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Highway Runnery (1965)

Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner around an old jalopy that starts up and runs him over, with the Road Runner at the wheel. Wile E. plants a bomb in a fake egg shell for the Road Runner... See full summary »

Director:

Rudy Larriva

Writer:

Al Bertino (story)

Star:

Paul Julian
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Paul Julian Paul Julian ... Road Runner (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner around an old jalopy that starts up and runs him over, with the Road Runner at the wheel. Wile E. plants a bomb in a fake egg shell for the Road Runner to sit on, but instead of exploding under the Road Runner, it hatches a robot that walks over to Wile E. and explodes. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wer rastet, der rostet See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Format Films,Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first and only cartoon to have Wile E. Coyote howling. See more »

Quotes

[the Road Runner is running down the road]
Road Runner: Meep, meep! Meep, meep!
[Wile E. Coyote gets ready to charge after the Road Runner. The Road Runner runs past the Coyote. The birds speed causes a cactus to slap the Coyote on the back. The Coyote yelps in pain, and then jumps in the air, howling]
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Follows Going! Going! Gosh! (1952) See more »

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Quite painful to watch
29 February 2004 | by Chip_douglasSee all my reviews

It is really sad to see how the Road runner series had deteriorated by the mid sixties. The animation is poor, the gags seem to be recycled from earlier efforts and it all looks terrible. The same shots (and punchlines) are used over and over again and go on for far to long. What is the point in setting up the gag with the old car when it only leads to the old Road Runner behind the wheel cliché? Personally I never enjoyed seeing double R. driving any vehicle. It makes no sense and being the 'good guy' he really should not be driving over anybody at all.

There are so few jokes that they have to milk each drawing and stretch out each scene for as long as they possibly could to fill a mere six and a half minutes. The animation is about par with a Hanna/Barbera TV show. They made an attempt to compensate this with more elaborate sound effects than usual, which only helps to emphasize the flatness of the animation. The only vaguely original thing is a walking bomb that looks like a baby road runner and even this bit doesn't amount to anything.

2 out of 10


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