1947 film by Robert McKimson
Easter Yeggs is a Looney Tunes animated short originally released theatrically on June 28, 1947, featuring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd. The title is a play on "Easter eggs" and on "yegg", a slang term for a burglar or safecracker.
- [Bugs opens the door of the first house and it's Elmer Fudd. He closes the door and opens the door of the second house and it's Elmer Fudd again. He closes the door and opens the door of the third house and it's the Dead End Kid]
- Dead End Kid: I want an Easter egg! I want an Easter egg! I want an Easter egg!
- Bugs Bunny: Oh, no!
- [Bugs closes the door and goes to the last house and Elmer crashes through the door. Bugs paints Elmer's head to look like an Easter egg]
- Bugs Bunny: [whistles]
- [Dead End Kid hits Elmer with a hammer]
- Dead End Kid: I want an Easter egg! I want an Easter egg! I want an Easter egg! I want an Easter egg...
- Elmer Fudd: Hey! Cut it out! Ooh! No! Stop it!
- [Elmer, with Dead End Kid runs away]
- Bugs Bunny: Well, that's that. No more with the nickering with Easter eggs.
- Easter Rabbit: Oh. Here's an Easter egg that crazy rabbit forgot to deliver it. If you want anything done, You have to do it yourself. [picks up an egg] Things like this just make me go all to pieces.
- [Bugs lights up the fuse]
- Bugs Bunny: It's the suspense that gets me!
- [The bomb explodes and the Easter Rabbit is left hanging on a tree]
- Bugs Bunny: Remember, Doc: keep smiling!
- [Bugs starts laughing as the cartoon irises out]