The Daffy Duck Show (1978)

Season 1 Episode 26

Show #26

Aired Saturday 12:30 PM May 10, 1979 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • The title card for Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z is noted as being owned by "Selzer Sign Service", a reference to then-studio producer Eddie Selzer.

    • The Pseudo-Latin names given for Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner used in Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z are: Eatius birdius (Coyote) and Delicius-delicius (Road Runner).

    • Tugboat Granny is the only cartoon in the Warner Bros. series to bear Granny's name.

    • The plot of Hair-Raising Hare would later be re-used in the short Water, Water Every Hare (1952).

    • Hair-Raising Hare marks the first appearance of Chuck Jones' imposing red monster character, unnamed here, but in later cartoons named "Rudolph" and then "Gossamer".

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • On ABC, the scene from Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z where Wile E. Coyote fires a rifle at the Roadrunner, but the bullet stops and falls when The Roadrunner outruns it and Wile E. picks the bullet up was cut entirely. The scene with Wile trying to blow up the Roadrunner with a stick of dynamite on a spring was edited to remove the last part of the scene where after Wile E. backs himself into a hole in the canyon wall, the dynamite stick recoils with him, causing an explosion.

    • Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z was released in 1956.

    • Tugboat Granny is 7 minutes long.

    • Tugboat Granny was released on June 23, 1956.

    • Hair-Raising Hare is currently available in several issues of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection DVD box sets. The short occurs in its entirety in the documentary Bugs Bunny: Superstar Part 2, which is available as a special feature on Disc 2 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 4. It had previously been released independently on Disc 3 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1. It can also be found in What's Up, Doc: A Salute to Bugs Bunny part 2 as a Special Feature on Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 3, disc 3. In addition, Hair-Raising Hare is featured on side 8 of the LaserDisc release "The Golden Age of Looney Tunes: Volume 1".

    • Hair-Raising Hare is 7 minutes long.

    • Hair-Raising Hare was released on May 25, 1946.

  • Allusions

    • Batman

      At one point during Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z, Wile E. puts on a Batman outfit and dives off a cliff.

      Batman is a famous DC Comics comic book superhero, who first appeared in 1939.

      However, the costume Wile E. wears here is green and looks nothing like Batman's.

    • Tugboat Granny - Title

      The title of this cartoon is a reference to the movie Tugboat Annie (1933), starring Marie Dressler.