Bunker Hill Bunny
Bunker Hill Bunny is a 1949 Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoon short, released in 1950 and starring Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam as a Hessian mercenary in the American Revolution. It was directed by Friz Freleng (I. Freleng) and written by Tedd Pierce. Hawley Pratt and Paul Julian did the layout and backgrounds, while Arthur Davis, Ken Champin, Virgil Ross and Gerry Chiniquy headed the team of animators. Mel Blanc provided voice characterizations, and Carl Stalling created the musical score.
- I'm a Hessian without no aggression. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
- Yosemite Sam: Ahoy there! Enemy ahoy!
- Bugs Bunny: What's up, Doc?
- Yosemite Sam: A rabbit? Ha ha ha ha! A rabbit.
- Bugs Bunny: Yeah, Ha ha ha ha! A rabbit. And just who do you think you are?
- Yosemite Sam: Who am I? I'm Sam Von Schmamm the Hessian, that's who I am, and I've got you outnumbered one to one. Surrender or die, rabbit!
- Bugs Bunny: Now just a minute, Von Schmamm the Hessian. This happens to be me native soil and I like it. In fact, I love it. [kisses ground] And no Hessian oppression is gonna put me off'n it. [plants a flag] Now just try and take it.
- Yosemite Sam: You better say your prayers, you flea-bitten varmit! I'm a-gonna blow you to smithereenies!
- Bugs Bunny: Ah, your brother blows bubblegum!
- Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny / Yosemite Sam.