1. General Info

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Synopsis


Feeling sad and left out, the Japanese Beetle seeks friendship. The fastest snake in the west, the Blue Racer, offers his slithering scales in friendship; but what kind of a friend tries all afternoon to eat their best friend?

Characters

Blue Racer
(Voice: Bob Holt)
Japanese Beetle
(Voice: Bob Holt)

DVD

United States

The Blue Racer (commentary by Jerry Beck)

BluRay Disc

The Blue Racer

Notes

Milestones

While released second, this was the pilot entry in the series (which explains why the designs are different compared to later entries)

Trivia

Only time in the series where Blue Racer and the Japanese Beetle are voiced by Bob Holt.

Distributor(s)

United Artists

Technical Specifications

MPAA Number: 23196
Running Time: 6:43
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

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Screenshots

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History

4/5/2012

  • New title added by Toonatic

11/29/2013

  • Characters added by eutychus
  • Tech specs added by eutychus

3/22/2017

  • Credits added by TibbyH

5/30/2017

  • Home video info added by Toonatic

5/30/2017

  • Credits added by TibbyH
  • Milestones added by TibbyH
  • Trivia added by TibbyH

6/21/2017

  • Running time added by eutychus
  • MPAA Number added by eutychus

6/24/2017

  • Screenshots added by eutychus

6/25/2017

  • Synopsis added by TibbyH

Sources

Arthur "Art" Davis: Director
  • Verified by "The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons" by Jeff Lenburg

John W. Dunn: Story
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Doug Goodwin: Music
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

David H. DePatie: Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Isadore "Friz" Freleng: Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Don Williams: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Richard "Dick" Thompson: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Bob Matz: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

John V. Gibbs: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Bob Holt: Voices
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Richard "Dick" Ung: Layout
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas: Backgrounds
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Stan Paperny: Production Executive
  • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website

Harry Love: Production Supervisor
  • Verified by The DePatie Freleng Website