Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection!!! - Forum.
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I wanted to give this a thread of its own; Warner has recently announced the highly-anticipated, already a #1 seller, Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection!!!

This set will include 60 cartoons; 20 classics already on DVD/Blu-ray and a WHOPPING 40 cartoons either never before released on disc, presented in their original full screen formats or haven't receive restoration before!!!

Here's the full list (special thanks to Thad Komorowski):

Disc 1:
Elmer’s Candid Camera
A Wild Hare
Hold the Lion, Please
Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
Super Rabbit
Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk
What’s Cookin’ Doc?
Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears
Hare Ribbin’
The Old Grey Hare
Baseball Bugs
Hair-Raising Hare
Racketeer Rabbit
Bugs Bunny Rides Again
Haredevil Hare
Hot Cross Bunny
Hare Splitter
Knights Must Fall
What’s Up Doc?
8 Ball Bunny

Disc 2:
Rabbit of Seville
Rabbit Every Monday
The Fair-Haired Hare
Rabbit Fire
His Hare-Raising Tale
Hare Lift
Upswept Hare
Robot Rabbit
Captain Hareblower
No Parking Hare
Yankee Doodle Bugs
Lumber Jack Rabbit
Baby Buggy Bunny
Hare Brush
This is a Life?
Rabbitson Crusoe
Napoleon Bunny-Part
Half-Fare Hare
Piker’s Peak
What’s Opera, Doc?

Disc 3:
Bugsy and Mugsy
Show Biz Bugs
Hare-Less Wolf
Now, Hare This
Knighty Knight Bugs
Hare-Abian Nights
Backwoods Bunny
Wild and Woolly Hare
Bonanza Bunny
People are Bunny
Person to Bunny
Rabbit’s Feat
From Hare to Heir
Compressed Hare
Prince Violent
The Million Hare
The Unmentionables
False Hare
Blooper Bunny

And according to Blu-ray.com, extras will include archival extras, a new documentary and as a special bonus; the first 10 episodes of HBO Max's Looney Tunes Cartoons series!:


No doubt there'll be more as we near the release date. 😉
There are 32 newly restored/new-to-disc shorts in the set, 13 that have been previously released in bluray (HD repeats) and 15 previously restored being upgraded to HD in physical media for the first time (some of them are already available in HD at streaming platofrms).

I have very mixed feelings about this set and my verdict is to wait for a sale or funko-less edition.

On the one hand, I liked the number of new restorations (32) and liked the content overall.

On the other hand, I think the set is overpriced. For 60 cartoons I'd expect at most $60.

I feel like Warner really should change the way they release LT/MM stuff. For God's sake, go comprehensive. LT/MM releases have been ridiculously chaotic and disrespectful with what the fans most want: new-to-disc shorts. WHV doesn't emphasize on new-to-disc shorts anymore. Only Jerry Beck and the collectors look forward for new restorations and actually care about knowing which shorts are newly restored.

Ever since LTGC ended, on every LT release, fans, collectors and specialized websites have to painstakingly research:
which are new restored transfers,
which are double-dips,
which are HD upgrades taken from pre-existing LTGC HD-restored transfers,
which are cropped to widescreen,
which are corrected full-frame versions of previously cropped shorts,
which are restored from interpositives (PP101),
and a new, unfortunate trend: which aren't restored at all (Stars of Space Jam, Parodies...).
What's more: Warner does this in purpose, so that a regular customer doesn't care about anything above, while the collectors and fans are going to buy anyways because they care about rare, new-to-disc content that is mixed in the bag.
I always come to TTTP in Exile in the hope of finding news about Warner announcing Tex Avery Collection.
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Wow, so many new to disc shorts! It's great to see "Bugsy and Mugsy," "Backwoods Bunny" and "Wild and Woolly Hare" finally coming to disc. But seeing as the asking price will be $75, I'm waiting for a sale before even thinking of picking this one up.
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