History WesternAnimation / WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner

6th Jan '17 10:04:21 AM Whitewings
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* BornLucky: NOTHING goes wrong for Road Runner. Sometimes the laws of psychics are bent by him, such as ''going right through a brick wall with a fake road painted on it without getting hurt.''

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* BornInTheTheatre: At the end of one short, Wile E. pulled a standing sign onto the set. "Wanted: One gullible coyote. Apply to manager of this theatre."
* BornLucky: NOTHING goes wrong for Road Runner. Sometimes the laws of psychics physics are bent by him, such as ''going right through a brick wall with a fake road painted on it without getting hurt.''
1st Jan '17 2:36:43 PM ansang
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* GadgeteerGenius: Wile E. Coyote
24th Dec '16 9:46:02 PM Segal991
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* AshFace: Wile E. sometimes gets these when his contraptions blow up in his face?

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* AshFace: Wile E. sometimes gets these when his contraptions blow up in his face?face.
24th Dec '16 9:45:43 PM Segal991
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* AshFace

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* AshFaceAshFace: Wile E. sometimes gets these when his contraptions blow up in his face?


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* BornLucky: NOTHING goes wrong for Road Runner. Sometimes the laws of psychics are bent by him, such as ''going right through a brick wall with a fake road painted on it without getting hurt.''
12th Nov '16 6:07:16 AM ading
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* EvilVirtues: Wile E. Coyote has a '''Determination''' that puts Sisyphus to shame. Nothing can make him give up on catching that roadrunner.
7th Nov '16 6:24:57 PM ANTMuddle
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* EatTheCamera: "To Beep or Not to Beep."



** Some later shorts show a possible method of survival, opening with the Coyote trying to eat a rock or a cactus, failing, then going in pursuit of the Roadrunner. One episode even opened with the Coyote ''successfully'' eating a lizard (on screen: "Coyote (Eatibus anythingus)"). The Roadrunner is probably the only thing around with any real meat on it, so he's willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get just one filling meal.

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** Some later shorts show a possible method of survival, opening with the Coyote trying to eat a rock or a cactus, failing, then going in pursuit of the Roadrunner. One episode even opened with the Coyote ''successfully'' eating a lizard an insect (on screen: "Coyote (Eatibus anythingus)"). The Roadrunner is probably the only thing around with any real meat on it, so he's willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get just one filling meal.



** Typically, whenever one of the AcmeProducts ''does'' work as advertised, their success manages to work against Wile E. For example, a Dehydrated Boulder, upon hydration, becomes so large that it squashes him, or he finds out that the Earthquake Pills bottle label's fine print states that the pills arenít effective on road runners... right after he swallows the whole bottle thinking they don't work.

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** Typically, whenever one of the AcmeProducts ''does'' work as advertised, their success manages to work against Wile E. For example, a Dehydrated Boulder, upon hydration, becomes so large that it squashes him, the Burmese tiger trap catches an actual Burmese tiger (in the North American desert?), or he finds out that the Earthquake Pills bottle label's fine print states that the pills arenít effective on road runners... right after he swallows the whole bottle thinking they don't work.



* ShadowOfImpendingDoom: Anything that Wile E. launches will produce one of these. Right over him. [[HomingBoulders Even if he tries to dodge]].

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* ShadowOfImpendingDoom: Anything that Wile E. launches will produce one of these. Right over him. [[HomingBoulders Even if No matter where he tries to dodge]].is]].



** If a real coyote tops out at 38 mph versus 20 mph for a real road runner, the chase scenes shown at the start are a sign of this. Of course, HilarityEnsues with the little burst of speed the Road Runner puts on for his getaway (one exception being "Sugar and Spies," when the Coyote was knocked down by a thrown briefcase).

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** If a real coyote tops out at 38 mph versus 20 mph for a real road runner, the chase scenes shown at the start of many episodes are a sign of this. Of course, HilarityEnsues with the little burst of speed the Road Runner puts on for his getaway (one exception being "Sugar and Spies," when the Coyote was knocked down by a thrown briefcase).
19th Oct '16 11:41:25 PM Geoduck
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* FictionalDocument: Wile E. sometimes consults these while constructing his traps, such as the book "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin How To Build A Burmese Tiger Trap]]" in ''Stop! Look! And Hasten!''
9th Oct '16 8:51:17 PM ShiroAkuma
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'''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'' (1949), their debut, is a runner-up in ''The50GreatestCartoons'' and also listed as one of ''Literature/The100GreatestLooneyTunes''. ''WesternAnimation/GuidedMuscle'' is also listed as one of ''The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes''.

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'''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'' ''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'' (1949), their debut, is a runner-up in ''The50GreatestCartoons'' and also listed as one of ''Literature/The100GreatestLooneyTunes''. ''WesternAnimation/GuidedMuscle'' is also listed as one of ''The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes''.
18th Sep '16 8:58:32 AM jamespolk
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'''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'' (1949), their debut, is a runner-up in ''The50GreatestCartoons'' and also listed as one of ''Literature/The100GreatestLooneyTunes''.

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'''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'' (1949), their debut, is a runner-up in ''The50GreatestCartoons'' and also listed as one of ''Literature/The100GreatestLooneyTunes''.
''Literature/The100GreatestLooneyTunes''. ''WesternAnimation/GuidedMuscle'' is also listed as one of ''The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes''.
29th Aug '16 9:58:38 AM dsneybuf
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* UsefulNotes/LooneyTunesInTheSeventiesAndOnward: A series of shorts made for ''Series/TheElectricCompany'', and the newer theatrical shorts.

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* UsefulNotes/LooneyTunesInTheSeventiesAndOnward: A series of shorts made for ''Series/TheElectricCompany'', ''Series/TheElectricCompany1971'', and the newer theatrical shorts.
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