I still remember (aghast) a Bugs, Daffy & Elmer about whether it was Rabbit or Duck Season. I’ve seen the full cartoon before and since and loved it BUT this particular showing must have been at the height of the Cartoon Violence craze. I think that there were 4 or more times in the cartoon where crafty Bugs got Daffy to say “Duck Season” and Elmer pulled the trigger.
Now in the full cartoon, you saw Elmer pull the trigger, you saw the smoke and heard the bang and Daffy’s bill got spun, twisted etc. from the blast. In this benighted scissors&paste showing, all that was shown to the presumably impressionable kiddies was Elmer reacting and Daffy adjusting. All of the violence was removed! Wowsers what a relief, our kid’s innocence was SAVED!
My best guess was that it was either a new grad from Touchy-Feely who did the hatchet job OR a totally disgruntled tech under orders who probably thought; “OK, you want no violence, I’ll show you what you get!” I could just feel the karma being spread, or was that the fertilizer?