Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Blu-Ray collection from WB

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  1. Vidiot

    Vidiot Now in 4K HDR! Thread Starter

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    I just caught this image over on Facebook and was very surprised:

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    This looks like a multi-disc HD Blu-ray collection of what might be every Bugs Bunny cartoon ever made, which I'm guessing would be at least 50 shorts, which would be 10 two-hour discs. Could potentially be a lot more, maybe as many as 200 shorts on 10 2.5-hour (or longer) discs. Anybody know anything about this? I think the packaging is legit.

    The timing is correct, since the first Bugs Bunny cartoon is generally considered to be "Porky's Hare Hunt" from July of 1940 (exactly 80 years ago). I hope WB was able to reconstruct any missing title credits and do a reasonable job remastering all these classic shorts to HD.
     
  2. Jord

    Jord Forum Resident

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    I recently bought the 3 volumes of Looney Tunes on Blu ray. I was surprised at the job they did restoring these. They looked amazing.
     
  3. bob_32_116

    bob_32_116 Forum Resident

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    Coises. Da wascally wabbit.
     
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  4. Veggie Boy

    Veggie Boy still trudgin'

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    I saw on another site this is supposed to be released on October 21 2020. I don't know how reliable the source is but I will definitely be on the lookout for further announcements.
     
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  5. All Rights

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    Daffy must be fuming.
     
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  7. Big Jimbo

    Big Jimbo Forum Resident

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    Hopefully Elmer Fudd still has a gun in these.
     
  8. Erik Tracy

    Erik Tracy Meet me at the Green Dragon for an ale

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    That was the first thought that I had. If it is woke wabbit, then woe and no for me.
     
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  9. electricberet

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    I can’t imagine it will include All This and Rabbit Stew or Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips.
     
  10. Strummergas

    Strummergas Forum Resident

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    Warner released the Tex Avery Collection Vol. 1 completely intact and included a disclaimer at the beginning of the shorts, so it's entirely possible that they do the same with Bugs.
     
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  11. finslaw

    finslaw muzak to my ears

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    Can I have a good quality Racketeer Rabbit or Beanstalk Bunny?
     
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  12. bartels76

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    He starred in over 160 cartoons so I assume given the size of the box it has most of those.

    List of Bugs Bunny cartoons - Wikipedia
     
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  13. TheHypnoToad

    TheHypnoToad Forum Resident

    From WB's website about the upcoming ComicCon activities:

    Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Extravaganza (WB)

    • 4:00pm PT session
    • Take a trip through eight decades of laughs and carrots when WBHE presents an all-encompassing look at one of the world’s most beloved and recognizable stars. Three current voices of Bugs Bunny — Billy West (“Space Jam,” “Futurama,” “Doug”), Jeff Bergman (“Tiny Toon Adventures,” “Our Cartoon President”) and Eric Bauza (“Looney Tunes Cartoons,” “Muppet Babies”) — join “Looney Tunes Cartoons” executive producer Peter Browngardt, movie historian/author/TV personality Leonard Maltin (“Entertainment Tonight”), animation historian/author Jerry Beck (“Animation Scoop”), and Warner Archive Senior Vice President George Feltenstein to discuss Bugs’ history from theatrical shorts to Saturday morning cartoons and the new HBO Max series. Plus, get in-depth information about WBHE’s release of the Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection, 60 specially remastered classic Bugs Bunny cartoons, some of which have never before been released, coming to Blu-ray™ in fall 2020. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “DC Super Hero Girls”) will moderate.
     
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  14. Dillydipper

    Dillydipper Sultan Of Snark

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    "WABBIT SEASON-!"
     
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  15. electricberet

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    I didn’t know about that release. Thanks.

    Is there an up-to-date list somewhere of what Looney Tunes shorts have yet to be released on DVD or Blu Ray?
     
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  16. fuzzface

    fuzzface Forum Resident

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    So... Roughly 1/3 of BB shorts. Sigh...
     
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  17. Gotta have that 85th and 90th anniversary set material.
     
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  18. Ringmaster_D

    Ringmaster_D Surfer of Sound Waves

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    I should be happy, but all I can see is another missed opportunity to do something comprehensive.
     
  19. TheHypnoToad

    TheHypnoToad Forum Resident

    Me too. It will be interesting to see what the 60 are and what is missing.
     
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  20. OldSoul

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    That's a thick set for only 60 shorts.
     
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  21. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    yea right! that would be horrible if they remove it...
     
  22. Pizza

    Pizza With extra pepperoni

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    I was so happy with the first post. Finally all the Bugs cartoons. Finally, Finally, Finally!!!

    Then someone had to spoil it all with the actual details. :mad:
     
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  23. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    wow! that sucks...
     
  24. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I was thinking the same thing! on BD to boot...damn.
     
  25. Pizza

    Pizza With extra pepperoni

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    I know.
    And the fact they said “some of which have never been released.” If it’s only 60, then at least make it 60 that have never been released.
     
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