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Knight-Mare Hare (1955)

An apple falls on Bugs' head, transporting him back to King Arthur's England.

Director:

Chuck Jones

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Sir Osis / King / Merlin the Magician / Donkey Owner (voice)
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Storyline

When an apple falls on Bugs' head, he's knocked into medieval times and immediately meets (and aggravates) The Black Knight. He also meets Merlin the Magician who transforms Bugs into different animals. At the end, Bugs isn't sure it was a dream. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Riddertiden See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

At the beginning, Bugs is reading a huge book, "Tales of Knighthood and Gallantry" by Burton. There is no such book. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Well, that gives him a hobby, but I still ain't no nearer to my natural habitat.
[Sees an apple like the one that hit him in the beginning]
Bugs Bunny: Well, why not? After all, they laughed at the man when he invented penicillin.
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Connections

Referenced in Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time (1999) See more »

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The Old Grey Mare
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a New York wabbit in King Arthur's court
7 December 2007 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

For most of Chuck Jones's "Knight-Mare Hare" - the first cartoon in which he billed himself as "Chuck Jones", as opposed to the earlier "Charles M. Jones" - it looked as though the cartoon was one of the shorts holding the places in between the really great ones. But I really laughed when Bugs Bunny rattled off the names of his friends: Duke of Ellington, Count of Basie and Satchmo of Armstrong! That's probably the main reason that it's a good thing that I saw this cartoon now, when I'm old enough to understand it; I can guarantee you that at six years old, I'd never heard of Louis Armstrong or any of those guys, so I wouldn't have known what to think when Bugs named them.

But aside from that, it's a pretty funny cartoon, as Bugs gets knocked out and dreams that he's in medieval England, and proceeds to turn everything upside down. Worth seeing.


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