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Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944)

Somewhere in the South Pacific, Bugs, floating in a crate, lands on an island filled with Japanese soldiers. His peace and quiet come to a halt when bombs start hitting the island. Bugs tangles with an angry soldier, then a sumo wrestler, and finally, hundreds more Japanese, whom he outwits in disguise as the "Good Rumor Man." All finally ends up happy when Bugs finally runs into- of all things- a girl rabbit in a sarong. ;

Bugs Bunny Rides Again (1948)

Yosemite Sam is a-lookin' for any varmint what dares to tame him. And Bugs is just the varmint.

Bugs' Bonnets (1956)

In a variation on the phrase "The Clothes Make the Man", Bugs and Elmer get various hats dropped on their heads and begin taking on the personas associated with the hats like, Gangster, Cop, Judge, Pilgrim, and Game Warden, among others. Bugs dons a G.I. helmet, but Elmer emerges with a General Douglas MacArthur-style hat, corncob pipe and dark glasses. "I've been outranked!" Bugs exclaims. After a furious exchange of hats, Elmer wears a bridal headpiece and falls in love with Bugs (wearing a groom's topper).

Bully for Bugs (1953)

Bugs Bunny takes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and winds up in a Mexican bullring fighting one heck of a big bullying bull.

Bunker Hill Bunny(1950)

In the Revolutionary War "Battle of Bagel Heights" of 1776, Patriot Bugs and (Yosemite) Sam Von Schamm, the enemy, try to capture each other's forts. "Who am I? I'm Sam Von Schamm the Hessian, that's who I am!" Sam declares. "You ornery fur-bearin' rebel, you'll pay for this," he emotes, adding, "Ya better say yer prayers, ya flea-bitten varmint, I'm a-gonna blow ya to smithereenies!" After being blown up himself at least three times, Sam admits: "I'm a Hessian without no aggression. If ya can't beat 'em, join 'em."

Bunny Hugged (1951)

Bugs is the mascot of wrestler Ravishing Ronald, who's getting mauled by the villain wrestler (Ronald's signs reading "Help!", "S.O.S.!" and "Foul!" earn no respite). Bugs laments, "There goes my bread and butter!" He decides to take the wrestler's place against The Crusher, and uses "strategy" to avoid getting crushed.

Busy Bakers(1940)

Animated short. Directed by Cal Dalton and Ben Hardaway. Swenson the baker is down to a single donut in his shop, which he willingly gives to a blind man who comes in. Unknown to him, that was really an elf, who enlists his friends to fill the shop with all manner of baked goods while the baker sleeps. Included on

By Word of Mouse (1954)

Hans, a German mouse, arrives in America to visit his cousin, Willie. Hans wants to know all about the free market capitalist system. So, Willie takes Hans to see a lecturer in a university, another mouse, who talks at length about the capitalist system while Sylvester Cat chases all three rodents around the lecture halls.

Canary Row(1950)

Sylvester, looking through his binoculars from the headquarters of the Bird Watcher's Society in San Francisco, tries a variety of schemes to snag Tweety from Granny's high-rise apartment, the Broken Arms Hotel, which clearly states, "No Cats and Dogs." Trying to gain access Sylvester attempts to disguise himself as an organ grinder's monkey, a bellboy and a tightrope walker. However, he cannot make it past Granny or the cat-hating desk clerk.

Canned Feud (1951)

Sylvester Cat finds that his people have gone on vacation and left him alone in a locked house with a large stash of canned food in a cupboard. Sylvester needs a can opener, or he'll starve. And a pesky mouse has the only can opener in the house and torments Sylvester into trying more and more desperate measures to obtain it. ;