Best short movie trivia of all time

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Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle picture

Trivia: The cyclops thumb in the bar, who says, 'Woo-hoo' is in every thumb movie.

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Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers picture

Trivia: "Moon cheese shares soar." is written on the newspaper that Gromit is reading at the beginning of the episode, a reference to "Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out" (1989).

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A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit picture

Trivia: Gromit was originally supposed to be a cat, but it was decided that a dog was easier to sculpt from plasticine.

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Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave picture

Trivia: When Gromit is in jail, "Feathers was here" is written on the wall behind him. Feathers McGraw was the villain of Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993).

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Pop Goes the Easel picture

Trivia: One of the little girls playing hopscotch is Larry Fine's daughter.

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Hare Conditioned picture

Trivia: The department store manager that harasses Bugs Bunny throughout the cartoon is a parody of The Great Gildersleeve, a character played by Harold Peary in the radio programme "Fibber McGee and Molly."

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Rabbit of Seville picture

Trivia: Bugs' line of "Eh, next!" at the very end of the cartoon is the only spoken line of dialogue. The rest of both his and Elmer Fudd's lines are all sung.

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Curtain Razor picture

Trivia: Two of the acts that audition for Porky are a man whose trained pigeons fly out of a window, and a fox who does a dangerous stunt involving drinking chemicals. These acts would be re-used in a 1957 Friz Freleng cartoon, "Show Biz Bugs", with Daffy Duck as the performer.

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Daffy Doodles picture

Trivia: When Porky is walking past the movie theatre, all of the film posters have moustaches drawn on them. You can see a poster of Warner Brothers star Bugs Bunny with a moustache at the ticket office.

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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Trivia: When the Coyote is about to attack the Road Runner with an axe towards the end of the cartoon, look behind him and you can see a billboard saying "Jones Motel" - a reference to the Warner Brothers director Chuck Jones.

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Punch Trunk picture

Trivia: When a group of people are watching a TV towards the end of the cartoon, there is a banner above the set saying "Foster's Television" - a reference to the Warner Brothers story writer Warren Foster.

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Canary Row picture

Trivia: After Sylvester has swallowed the bowling ball, he goes back down the drainpipe and out into the street. When this happens, look behind him and you can see a sign saying "Drink Friz! Six Delicious Flavors" - a reference to the director Friz Freleng. There is also a building with "Champin's 5 and 10" on it - a reference to the animator Ken Champin.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown picture

Trivia: Just after Linus seals his letter to the Great Pumpkin in an envelope, he walks past Lucy who is sitting on the floor watching TV. In her hands, Lucy is holding an issue of TV Guide Magazine. On the cover? Lucy, sitting on the floor in the same position, wearing the same blue dress. (00:07:00)

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Dirty Work picture

Trivia: When Stan pulls Oliver down the chimney, a cloud of chimney soot engulfs them and Jessup. The 'soot' you see is actually powdered chocolate.

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I Taw a Putty Tat picture

Trivia: When Sylvester cannot put Tweety Pie in his mouth due to him swallowing the alum, he puts Tweety back in the cupboard. When he does so, you can see a small can with "Friz" behind him - a reference to the director Friz Freleng.

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Pet Peeve picture

Trivia: This was the first Tom and Jerry cartoon to be released in CinemaScope, as well as the first not to have Mammy Two-Shoes as the owner of the house.

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Beep Prepared picture

Trivia: The only Oscar-nominated Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoon.

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Trivia: The song the Engineer plays on his guitar is a section of 'Someone Else's Song' by the American band Wilco. The track used in the video was later released in full as a part of the Team Fortress 2 Soundtrack, under the name More Gun. (00:00:05)

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Herr Meets Hare picture

Trivia: The first Warner Brothers cartoon in which Bugs Bunny "should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque."

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The Hole Idea picture

Trivia: When we see the start of the newsflash at the theatre, the opening title has "Selzer" as the cameraman and the narrator is "Moray." "Selzer" is a reference to the Warner Brothers producer Eddie Selzer, whereas "Moray" is a reference to Norman Moray, the key executive with the Vitaphone Corporation, Warner Brothers' short subject division.

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