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* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: Daffy says this word-for-word when he senses an opportunity to off Bugs when the latter announces he's going to play a tune on a xylophone and tries to booby-trap the xylophone so that it blows Bugs up. Naturally, of course, Daffy's attempt on Bugs' life fails spectacularly.

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* AlasPoorVillain: Daffy may have an obnoxious ego, but he is genuinely talented as a dancer if nothing else and deserved better from the audience for it.


''Show Biz Bugs'' is a 1957 WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes cartoon starring WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck and WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. In this short, Bugs and Daffy are costars in a stage show, but Bugs is getting top billing and all the applause, while Daffy gets (very distant!) second billing and complete indifference from the audience. Jealous, Daffy tries both one-upmanship and sabotage, until desperation drives him to blow himself up. (This finally works.)

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''Show '''Show Biz Bugs'' Bugs''' is a 1957 WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes cartoon starring WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck and WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. In this short, Bugs and Daffy are costars in a stage show, but Bugs is getting top billing and all the applause, while Daffy gets (very distant!) second billing and complete indifference from the audience. Jealous, Daffy tries both one-upmanship and sabotage, until desperation drives him to blow himself up. (This finally works.)



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* ToiletHumour: A very mild example, given the time period, but still technically counts: Daffy enters his "dressing room" but quickly exits: "There can only be one explanation for white tile in a dressing room. ''(turns around sign on door, that reads "MEN")'' And that's it."

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* ToiletHumour: ToiletHumor: A very mild example, given the time period, but still technically counts: Daffy enters his "dressing room" but quickly exits: "There can only be one explanation for white tile in a dressing room. ''(turns around sign on door, that reads "MEN")'' And that's it."

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* HostilityOnTheSet: Invoked; even before Bugs and Daffy get on stage, Daffy has it in for Bugs: "Try not to trip me up with those ''big feet'', please."

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* ToiletHumour: A very mild example, given the time period, but still technically counts: Daffy enters his "dressing room" but quickly exits: "There can only be one explanation for white tile in a dressing room. ''(turns around sign on door, that reads "MEN")'' And that's it."


* XylophoneGag: Played completely straight, as Daffy wires the xylophone to explode when Bugs plays "Those Endearing Young Charms", only to blow himself up when he corrects Bugs' bad playing. (Also provides the page image.) This gag was a RecycledPremise that was previously used in "WesternAnimation/BallotBoxBunny" and would be again in later in "Rushing Roulette". Incidentally, this is the first instance of the gag to use a xylophone, making it the TropeNamer.

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* XylophoneGag: Played completely straight, as Daffy wires the xylophone to explode when Bugs plays "Those Endearing Young Charms", only to blow himself up when he corrects Bugs' bad playing. (Also provides the page image.) This gag was a RecycledPremise that was previously used in "WesternAnimation/BallotBoxBunny" and would be again in later in "Rushing Roulette". Incidentally, this is the first instance of the gag to use a xylophone, making it the TropeNamer.TropeNamer.
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* ImpossiblyAwesomeMagicTrick: Daffy's Special Trick. It may be amazing, but he could only do it once.

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* TheAce: All Bugs needs to do to get a roaring ovation is just ''stand on the stage'', let alone do any entertainment acts.


* DanceOff: Daffy dares Bugs to beat him at dancing. Bugs gets applause by tapping ShaveAndAHaircut, while Daffy's more energetic tap routine gets only ChirpingCrickets.

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* DanceOff: Daffy dares Bugs to beat him at dancing. Bugs gets applause by tapping ShaveAndAHaircut, while Daffy's more energetic "Jeepers Creepers" tap routine gets only ChirpingCrickets.


* BitterSweetEnding: In the end, Daffy finally managed to put up an act that won him the audience's applause, at the cost of his own life.

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* BitterSweetEnding: BittersweetEnding: In the end, Daffy finally managed to put up an act that won him the audience's applause, at the cost of his own life.


* BitterSweetEnding: In the end, Daffy finally managed to put up an act that won the audience's applause, at the cost of his own life.

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* BitterSweetEnding: In the end, Daffy finally managed to put up an act that won him the audience's applause, at the cost of his own life.

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* BitterSweetEnding: In the end, Daffy finally managed to put up an act that won the audience's applause, at the cost of his own life.


*** CBS and numerous local stations aired this short the same way as on the BBC, but without applause added.

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*** CBS and numerous local stations aired this short the same way as on the BBC, but without applause added.added, thus giving it NoEnding.

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** Bugs gets thunderous ovations just from walking onto the stage and standing there ''doing nothing'' for a long period of time. Daffy walking onto stage gets ChirpingCrickets and, once, ProducePelting.

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