Rabbit Fire (1951)
Directed by: Charles M. Jones
Featuring: Elmer Fudd and Daffy Duck
Elmer Fudd, in full hunting regalia, says, "Be vewwy,vewwy quiet. I'm hunting wabbits."
We see Daffy Duck wearing bunny feet to make rabbit tracks leading to Bugs' hole. When he gets there he takes off the feet and calls, "Oh, Bugsy. Bugsy, pal, there's a friend here to see ya." Daffy hides behind a nearby rock. "Survivial of the fittest," he tells us. "Besides, it's fun. Woo hoo!"
Bugs comes out of his hole. "Did someone knock?" Elmer takes a shot at him. "Say, Doc. Are you trying to get in trouble with the law? Everyone knows it's duck season."
A confused Elmer waits while Daffy and Bugs argue, "Rabbit season!" "Duck season!" "Rabbit season!" "Duck season!"
Bugs gets Daffy confused. Daffy says, "I say it's duck season and I say fire!" Elmer shoots him.
An injured Daffy walks over to Bugs. "Let's try that again. This time I'll start." They repeat the argument, with Daffy remaining calm, until he gets shot again!
"This time you start," he tells Bugs.
"Rabbit," says Bugs. Daffy shouts, "Duck, fire!" Elmer shoots him, obligingly. Daffy's head is on upside down this time.
Elmer apologizes that he can't play anymore because he has no bullets left. Daffy starts teasing him. "No bullets?" Daffy, of course, gets shot, and Elmer figures there must have been one bullet left after all.
"Hey, laughing boy," says Bugs. Did ya hear that? One bullet left."
"Yeah, I know, I know!" Daffy screams.
Bugs is now dressed as a duck and Daffy as a rabbit. Daffy says to Elmer, "You know what to do with that gun, Doc." Elmer sees a rabbit season sign and shoots Daffy. Daffy walks over to Bugs.
"You're despicable. Yes, you're despicable, and, and" as Daffy thinks up insults for Bugs, Bugs calmly takes out a book entitled, "1,000 Ways to Cook a Duck," and reads the names of some duck recipes. Daffy counters with his own book, "1,000 Ways to Cook a Rabbit."
"Rabbits au gratin du jour under tooled leather. Drool! Drool!"
Elmer confesses, "I'm sorry, fellas, but I'm a vegetarian. I only hunt for the sport."
Bugs and Daffy are outraged. "There's other sports besides hunting, you know!"
Daffy jumps out in a tennis outfit, holding up a racket. "Anyone for tennis?" BLAM! "Nice game, tennis."
"Hey, Doc," says Bugs, "Did you know you was using an elephant gun?"
Daffy adds, "Maybe you should be shooting elephants."
A huge elephant comes out of nowhere and says, "You do and I'll give you such a pinch!" as he pounds Daffy into the ground.
A shot rings out and Elmer is almost hit. Bugs is dressed as a buxom blond lady hunter, and Daffy is her dog.
"Oh, how simply dreadful, you poor little man. Did I hurt you with my naughty gun? Jigaboo! You naughty bow-wow." Bugs' ear pops out from under the wig and Elmer recognizes them both.
Bugs and Daffy stand in front of a tree with hunting signs tacked on it. They rip away the signs one at a time, each saying, "Rabbit season!" "Duck season!" "Rabbit season!" "Duck season!"
The last sign proclaims Elmer season. Elmer smiles nervously and runs away.
Bugs and Daffy are now in full hunting regalia. "Be vewwy, vewwy quiet," says Bugs. "We're hunting Elmers." Daffy adds, in an Elmer-like laugh, "Hahahahaha."