Beep Prepared (1961) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., Vitaphone Releases
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble.
  • Produced By David H. DePatie.
  • Animated By Bob Bransford, Tom Ray, Ken Harris, Richard Thompson, Harry Love.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1962.
  • Music: Milt Franklyn.
  • Editor: Treg Brown.
  • Originally Released on November 11, 1961.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:00 minutes.
  • Production Number: 1607.
    MPAA: 19863
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Wile E. Coyote tries 11 more traps to catch the Road Runner. The coyote gets a severe flat foot from a truck rolling over it. After a mishap with an arrow, Wile E. gets caught between two boulders while falling from a cliff. The Road Runner uses a "portable hole"...  (more)

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The only Road Runner cartoon to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Tidbittius Velocitus vs. Hungrii Flea-Bagius.

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Wake up people! I'm not trying to be a jerk, but nobody mentioned the ending. Did you not see the 666? 6 on his helmet, and the two 6's on the rocket craft. Then, instead of going FORWARD on the tracks...he goes straight UP into the cosmos and...  (read more)

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Well, I guess the answer would be to try and think of any other major cartoon in 1961 that was worthy of an Academy Award...Gene Dietch cartoon anyone? Didn't think so...
This one is standard-fare...the end of it is in twilight, in slight difference...  (read more)

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It's good as Roadrunner cartoons go, but I'm not quite sure why this particular one was nominated for an Oscar.

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