Herr Meets Hare is a 1945 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Friz Freleng. This short, coming a few months before the collapse of the Third Reich, was one of the last major wartime cartoons from Warner Brothers. Herr Meets Hare also set up for two important facets of Bugs Bunny: It was the first time that Bugs would realize he "should have made a left toin at Albukoykee", and the extended dance sequence in the middle of the film would later be retooled by Chuck Jones into his Bugs Bunny cartoon What's Opera, Doc?.
Bugs pops out of the hole, and bemused, asks Goering about the directions to Las Vegas, oblivious to his location. Goering replies "Las Veegas? Why, there is no Las Veegas in Chermany!" (Variants on this comment would be used in later cartoons as the lead-in to the joke that Bugs did indeed turn wrong somewhere in New Mexico, usually by not taking a left turn at Albuquerque). Once, he made a wrong turn at Des Moines. For once genuinely alarmed by his mistaken destination, Bugs hightails it, saying "Joimany? Yipe!", with Goering chasing after him shooting at him with his musket.
A few chase gags go by in which Bugs insults the integrity of Goering's medals by bending one with his teeth. Goering, suckered into bending one himself, declares them ersatz and mumbles all sorts of anti-Hitler sentiments ("Oh, how I hate that Hitler swine, that phony fuhrer, that..."). Bugs masquerades as Hitler using a bit of mud, and faces the surprised Goering. Goering disappears offscreen in a flash to change into his Nazi uniform adorned with all sorts of medals. After the usual Nazi salute, Bugs berates him in faux German as he strips Goering of his medals (Klooten-flooten-blooten-meirooten-tooten!) and even his belt, causing the latter to exclaim "Oh, I'm a bad flooten-boy-glooten!", a variant on Warner cartoons' frequently-cited Lou Costello catchphrase, "I'm a baaad boy!". Later, when the gig is up, Bugs dresses up as Brünhilde, from Wagnerian opera. Goering, entranced, responds by dressing up as Siegfried. The two dance, before Bugs once again makes a fool of Goering and escapes (a scene later re-used in the Bugs and Elmer cartoon What's Opera, Doc?).
Eventually, Goering captures Bugs, and brings him back to Adolf Hitler (who is playing solitaire), where he identifies him as "Bugsenheimer Bunny" (as opposed to "Weisenheimer" or "wise guy") to Der Führer. As Herr Hitler talks of the great rewards he's going to pile upon Goering for this act of heroism, he opens the bag to reveal Bugs dressed as Joseph Stalin—complete with an enormous pipe—staring back at him. Goering and Hitler flee. As the cartoon ends, Bugs glances back at the camera and asks, in a Russian accent, citing a cigarette ad catch-phrase of that era: "Does your tobacco taste different lately?"