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Alphabetical Movie – Looney Toons: Back in Action

Look, I know that this movie isn’t all that good.  It spends a good portion of it’s incredibly short running time recalling funny moments from old Looney Tunes cartoons in ways that make them nowhere near as funny.

When Marvin the Martian said “where’s the Kaboom?  There was supposed to be an Earth shattering Kaboom” in “Hare-way to the Stars,” it was funny.  When he says the same thing in this film, it feels kind of desperate.

Back in my youth, I fell in love with the Looney Toons on Saturday morning.  For 60 or 90 minutes, they would play the best of the classic cartoons.  A lot of them were shortened or they would splice together a couple of road runner cartoons to make a really long road runner cartoon in which Wile E. Coyote really got the shit kicked out of him.

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