Anyway, the phrase that came to mind is: When Elmer Fudd, while trying to hunt down Bugs Bunny with his shotgun, would do something unbelievably crazy, self-defeating or moronic that sabotaged his efforts, Bugs would be viewing the debacle from a distance, nibble on a carrot, and then turn and look at the camera/
—Chuck Jones on Bugs Bunny’s catchphrase “What’s up Doc?” The carrot-chewing scenes are generally followed by Bugs ‘ most well-known catchphrase, “What’s up, Doc?”, which was written by director Tex Avery for his first Bugs Bunny film, A Wild Hare (1940).
The word maroon is historically a racist insult for people of color.
Lola Bunny is a Looney Tunes cartoon character portrayed as an anthropomorphic female rabbit created by the Warner Bros. Studios. She is generally depicted as Bugs Bunny ‘s girlfriend. She first appeared in the 1996 film Space Jam.
Maroons are descendants of Africans in the Americas who formed settlements away from slavery. They often mixed with indigenous peoples, eventually evolving into separate creole cultures such as the Garifuna and the Mascogos.
Knighty Knight Bugs is the only Bugs Bunny cartoon to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, which was awarded in 1959. The short was later included in the 1981 compilation film The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie.
Daffy Duck (voiced by Jeff Bergman) – is a male black duck who is the roommate and best friend of Bugs Bunny.
According to Linda Jones Clough, the business parter and daughter of famed animator Chuck Jones, Bugs rocketed to fame because he was “character driven, rather than gag driven,” Jones Clough says. And while every director put his own spin on Bugs Bunny , they all agreed on one thing: Bugs was never to be mean-spirited.
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of films. Though he made only three theatrical appearances, Cecil has the unusual distinction in that he is one of the very few characters who was able to outsmart Bugs Bunny, and the only one to do so three times in a row and at the rabbit’s own game.
By 1530, slave revolts had broken out in Mexico, Hispa¤ola and Panama. The Spanish called these free slaves ” Maroons ,” a word derived from “Cimarron,” which means “fierce” or “unruly.” In 1655, the British conquered much of Jamaica, forcing the Spanish to flee to the northern coast.
Etymology. Maroon is derived from French marron (“chestnut”), itself from the Italian marrone that means both chestnut and brown (but the color maroon in Italian is granata and in French is grenat), from the medieval Greek maraon. The first recorded use of maroon as a color name in English was in 1789.
Cudjoe, Codjoe or Captain Cudjoe (c. 1690s – 1764), sometimes spelled Cudjo – corresponding to the Akan day name Kojo, Codjoe or Kwadwo – was a Maroon leader in Jamaica during the time of Nanny of the Maroons. He has been described as “the greatest of the Maroon leaders.”
Mel Blanc often told the story of the creation of the character and its name. He suggested that the character be named after the character’s initial director, Ben “Bugs” Hardaway . Development of Bugs Bunny.
|Voiced by||Mel Blanc (1938–1940) Ben Hardaway (1938)|
|Full name||Bugs B Bunny|
|Origin||At WB studio|
Happy 80th birthday, Bugs Bunny ! July 27, 2020, marks the 80th anniversary of Bugs Bunny’s official debut in his own cartoon. See his evolution from an unnamed rabbit in a Porky Pig Cartoon (1938) to the official mascot for Warner Bros. Warner Bros.
The scenario described in the ad never occurred because Bugs Bunny is a Warner Bros. cartoon character and wouldn’t be featured in any Walt Disney Co. property, according to University of Washington memory researchers Jacquie Pickrell and Elizabeth Loftus.