Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Barber of Seville

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Rossini's opera The Barber of Seville easily lends itself to parody, as evidenced by Bugs Bunny and Woody Woodpecker. Watch your favorite cartoon characters wreck havoc on unsuspecting hair style victims.

Bugs Bunny stars as the barber of Seville as he taunts the already hairless Elmer Fudd with a razor and scissors in The Rabbit of Seville.

Rabbit of Seville from TravisD on Vimeo.

Woody Woodpecker attempts to give himself a haircut before taking over some of the regular customers of the barber of Seville.

In this stop-motion animated short, the barber starts by trimming each victim, but quickly gets carried away.

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Comments [2]

"Watch your favorite cartoon characters wreck havoc on unsuspecting hair style victims."

I believe the phrase you want is *wreak* havoc, though I have no doubt that many hairstyles were wrecked!

Great feature, though. Thanks for the series.

May. 08 2011 12:41 AM
Robert Kirk from Staten Island

I love this feature that you've added and look forward to Saturday morning. I'm 63 and grew up in a home with only top 40 and country western on the radio. Yet somehow i learned to love classical music. I attribute it to Saturday morning cartoons like this one.

May. 07 2011 10:53 AM

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