Animated plots frequently involve natural enemies chasing or hunting each other.
Named for the Animated Series Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines
. In that case, its enemy pilots and an Instant Messenger Pigeon
Can be Road Runner vs. Coyote
if we see them comically failing repeatedly to catch it.
- One story in the Warhammer 40K comic Deff Skwadron involves the orks repeatedly failing to intercept a messenger squig. So they breed a special hunting squig to take it down, but find that it won't come back once the messenger is caught. The story ends with the skwadron's boss repeating "Catch that squig!"