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Tag Archives: Merrie Melodies
#CotD: The very popular short “Early To Bet” is the only appearance of the Gambling Bug in a Merrie Melodies short.
#CotD: Sylvester was still called Thomas in “Tweetie Pie” the first WB short to win an Academy Award.
#CotD: Elmer alters the lyrics of “Oh Susanna” to contain the line “V for Victory” in “The Wacky Wabbit” Obviously a wartime short.
CotD: Despite the strong racial overtones of the film, “Bugs Bunny Nips The Nips” has been released to home video, and was not even included in WB’s “Censored Eleven” cartoons.
CotD: Due (once again!) to a drunk stork, Bugs ends up with the “Apes Of Wrath” as their somewhat dim child.
CotD: Well before the Disney cartoon of the same “Beauty And The Beast” was Warner Bros.’ second (and last!) Cinecolor cartoon.
CotD: Robert McKimson’s most beloved character– Taz– takes on Bugs down under in “Bedevilled Rabbit” and guess who wins? Watch it now and see!
CotD: An apparent parody of the Fleischer/Famous Studios “Superman” cartoons, “Super-Rabbit is also reminiscent of Super Mouse (later to become Mighty Mouse
CotD: Taz’s final appearance in a classic Warner Bros. cartoon short was in 1964’s “Dr. Devil And Mr. Hare.
CotD: Pepé is always the incurable romantic, especially in “Scent-imental Romeo as he chases another poor cat with a white paint stripe down her back.
CotD: Friz Freleng’s “A Hare Grows In Manhattan” is renown for the tap-dancing Bugs sequence animated by Virgil Ross.
CotD: One of the forty or so Art Davis WB shorts, “A Hick A Slick And A Chick” was his personal favorite.
CotD: March must be Daffy Duck month! We have another Daffy cartoon today with “Rocket Squad” which pairs the duck with Porky as they protect the cosmos from evil-doers.
CotD: Daffy steps up to center screen in “Robin Hood Daffy” as he once again tries to out-do Errol Flynn.