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Bugs and Thugs (1954)

When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Rocky / Mugsy / Two Policemen (voice)
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Storyline

When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs y los rufianes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Third appearance of Rocky, first appearance of his accomplice Mugsy. See more »

Goofs

The kitchen door in Rocky's hideout swings outward for most of the cartoon; it swings inward when the police break in. See more »

Quotes

Rocky: Stop right there, rabbit! How much do you know?
Bugs Bunny: Who, me? Oh, I know uh lotsa things! Two and two is four, Carson City is the capital of Nevada, uh, George Washington was the first president...
Rocky: CUT IT! This guy knows too much, Mugsy.
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Soundtracks

Please Be Kind
(uncredited)
Music by Saul Chaplin
Played during the opening shot of the skyline
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Very Bunny
3 December 2004 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

I was never too interested in the character of Rocky, he always seemed too one-dimensional and monotone. Of course this is intentional but I could never excited when a Rocky and Bugs cartoon came on. He was however great in Daffy's Golden Yeggs.

This time around Bugs is taking it easy in the city as Rabbit Season (DUCK SEASON!) is kicking off in the country. He hails a taxi to go for a cruise but ends up in the backseat of Rocky's getaway car.

Seconds later, Rocky has robbed a bank and is using Bugs as a hostage. Bugs a hostage? Puh-lease! He's got more wits and cunning in his baby finger than both Rocky and Mugsy together.

Very clever hijinks follow with a very funny ending.


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