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* {{Jerkass}}: A prime example of Bugs at his most RascallyRabbit-esque; Elmer does absolutely nothing whatsoever, not even accidentally, to provoke Bugs' bullying behavior, just being out prospecting for gold to contribute to the US war effort, and when he realises that Bugs is stalking him he merely responds "Dat's dat skwewy wabbit... oh well." Bugs, not Elmer, is the actual antagonist of the cartoon.

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* {{Jerkass}}: A prime example of Bugs at his most RascallyRabbit-esque; Elmer does absolutely nothing whatsoever, not even accidentally, to provoke Bugs' bullying behavior, just being out prospecting for gold to contribute to the US war effort, and when he realises that Bugs is stalking him he merely responds "Dat's dat skwewy wabbit... oh well." [[VillainProtagonist Bugs, not Elmer, is the actual antagonist of the cartoon.cartoon]].


* {{Jerkass}}: A prime of example of Bugs at his most RascallyRabbit-esque; Elmer does absolutely nothing whatsoever, not even accidentally, to provoke Bugs' bullying behavior, just being out prospecting for gold to contribute to the US war effort, and when he realises that Bugs is stalking him he merely responds "Dat's dat skwewy wabbit... oh well." Bugs, not Elmer, is the actual antagonist of the cartoon.

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* {{Jerkass}}: A prime of example of Bugs at his most RascallyRabbit-esque; Elmer does absolutely nothing whatsoever, not even accidentally, to provoke Bugs' bullying behavior, just being out prospecting for gold to contribute to the US war effort, and when he realises that Bugs is stalking him he merely responds "Dat's dat skwewy wabbit... oh well." Bugs, not Elmer, is the actual antagonist of the cartoon.

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* CurbStompBattle: Rather unusually, when Elmer [[RageBreakingPoint finally snaps]] and decides he's going to take his gold from Bug's jaw, he grabs hold of Bugs and absolutely ''mauls him''.


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* {{Jerkass}}: A prime of example of Bugs at his most RascallyRabbit-esque; Elmer does absolutely nothing whatsoever, not even accidentally, to provoke Bugs' bullying behavior, just being out prospecting for gold to contribute to the US war effort, and when he realises that Bugs is stalking him he merely responds "Dat's dat skwewy wabbit... oh well." Bugs, not Elmer, is the actual antagonist of the cartoon.


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* ThrowTheDogABone: When Elmer has finally had enough of Bugs' unprovoked bullying (culminating in Bugs attempting to ''bury him alive''), he for once gets his hands on him and ''pounds the crap out of him'' when he realises he can get at least some gold by taking Bugs' gold tooth.
** YankTheDogsChain: Unfortunately, the punchline of the episode reveals that, while Elmer did dish out some pain to Bugs, he somehow ended up [[EpicFail pulling out HIS OWN gold tooth instead without realising it]].

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* {{Prospector}}: Elmer is prospecting for gold in this cartoon.


* ScrewySquirrel: Bugs has absolutely no reason to pester Elmer throughout the cartoon than for kicks.


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* {{Troll}}: Bugs has absolutely no reason to pester Elmer throughout the cartoon than for kicks.

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* ItAmusedMe: Curiously, Elmer does nothing to provoke Bugs' usual KarmicTrickster antics in this short, with the latter deciding to just troll him for fun's sake.


* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud: Bugs and Elmer are waiting for a stick of dynamite to go off, but it turns out to be a dud. So what does Bugs do? "[[SuddenlyShouting BAAAAAAAM]]!"

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* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud: Bugs and Elmer are waiting for a stick of dynamite to go off, but it turns out to be a dud. So what does Bugs do? "[[SuddenlyShouting BAAAAAAAM]]!"BAAAAAAAM]]!" Followed by putting a pot over Elmer's head and [[BangingPotsAndPans giving it a whack.]]

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* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud: Bugs and Elmer are waiting for a stick of dynamite to go off, but it turns out to be a dud. So what does Bugs do? "[[SuddenlyShouting BAAAAAAAM]]!"

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* GoofyPrintUnderwear: Elmer is revealed to be wearing polka dot boxers along with his girdle when Bugs cuts his pants.


* OfCorsetsFunny: Elmer is revealed to be wearing a corset when bugs cuts his pants

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* OfCorsetsFunny: Elmer is revealed to be wearing a corset girdle when bugs Bugs cuts off his pantspants.

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* DesertSkull: Bugs emerges from a burrow under a cow skull, which he wears on his head while first teasing Elmer.


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* GoldTooth: Bugs tells Elmer that he found gold, and as Elmer gets all excited, he shows him his gold cap tooth. Elmer shows Bugs his own gold cap before realizing he's been tricked again.


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* OfCorsetsFunny: Elmer is revealed to be wearing a corset when bugs cuts his pants


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* TheToothHurts: Elmer decides to pull out Bugs' gold tooth. They fight until Elmer emerges with a gold tooth in his hand... which turns out to be his own.


* ShoutOut: Just as the "Oh, Susanna!" number ends, Bugs bellows "Good evening, friends!"

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* ShoutOut: Just as the "Oh, Susanna!" number ends, Bugs bellows "Good evening, friends!" friends!", a reference to Creator/AlJolson.


* PublicDomainAnimation

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* PublicDomainAnimationPublicDomainAnimation: The cartoons copyright wasn't renewed, so its become a staple PublicDomain cartoon in the Looney Tunes series.

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* StandardSnippet: Elmer sings a variation of "Oh, Susanna!" in the opening, and Bugs joins in on the singing without him realizing it.

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* StandardSnippet: Elmer sings a variation of "Oh, Susanna!" in the opening, and Bugs joins in on the singing without him realizing it. Later, Elmer sings "I've Been Working on the Railroad".

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