Climbing the Schmatterhorn Is Not A Winter Olympic Sport, Either - Macleans.ca
 

Climbing the Schmatterhorn Is Not A Winter Olympic Sport, Either


 

That could be because the two top competitors in this sport, Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam, have forfeited their non-pro status by doing it for a fee of 50,000 Kronkites.

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For music-spotters, the music the bad Swiss band keeps playing every time Sam falls down the mountain is not Swiss, but Czech: it’s from Bedřich Smetana’s The Bartered Bride, the opera that also supplied the Road Runner and Coyote’s theme music.


 
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Climbing the Schmatterhorn Is Not A Winter Olympic Sport, Either

  1. What's the exchange on 50,000 Kkkkkkkronkites? This is a Bugs Bunny classic. I'm glad this wasn't an edited verision of the cartoon. We get to se the St. Bernard actually take the drink. Thanks for posting.

    • If you look at McKimson' "Dog Tales" from a year later, the reuse the animation from that scene, including the imbibing St. Bernard, but they amputate Sam's arm (and the gun he's holding).