Bugs Bunny in Space
Directed byChuck Jones
Friz Freleng
Produced byHal Geer
StarringMel Blanc
Edited byRick Steward
Music byCarl Stalling, Milt Franklyn
Distributed byCBS
Release date
  • September 6, 1977 (1977-09-06)
Running time
30 minutes
CountryUnited States

Bugs Bunny in Space is a Looney Tunes television special that originally aired on CBS September 6, 1977.[1] Assembled to capitalize on the enormous success of the original Star Wars film in summer 1977, the special is a compilation of clips from science fiction themed Warner Bros. Cartoons, including Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century.[2]

This is the only Bugs Bunny special not to include any new animation.[3]



Bugs Bunny in Space is a parody of Star Wars (1977) that features a compilation of science-fiction themed clips from Warner Brothers cartoons starring Bugs Bunny and other characters.[7]


Cartoons featured

Haredevil Hare (Released Prior to August 1948) is not included. Due to being sold to a.a.p. in 1956.


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  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. p. 231. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  3. ^ Beck, Jerry; Friedwald, Will (1989). Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons. Henry Holt and Co. p. 369. ISBN 0-8050-0894-2.
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