I was suddenly struck with a memory of a Bugs Bunny book I read as a child (I probably read it in the 1980 to 1990 time frame, but I'm pretty sure it was a book that had been in the house for longer than that). Bugs had a machine that had a crank on the side, and turning the crank generated carrots. I think he had to feed something else in the hopper at the top, although I don't recall what, and what he fed into it influenced the carrots (what sticks in my head is the carrots being blue, or cubical, which later made me think it might have been a "square root" joke for the adults).

I don't recall where he got the machine. I think it wound up breaking down due to him either using it too much or trying to jam too much stuff in the hopper.

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    Aparently we never discussed Bugs Bunny on Meta, but correct me if I'm wrong, I don't remember the animals having been lifted or whateves and the fantasy in that was mostly kids cartoon logic. From where I stand that's off-topic but correct me if I missed something... – Jenayah Feb 7 at 12:57
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    @Jenayah: It came up at scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/135054/…, but nevertheless, a machine that creates carrots from junk is pretty sci-fi. :) – FuzzyBoots Feb 7 at 13:07
  • Hmmm. Reading the comments there it seems we could go into the same round of arguments... As for the machine, from where I stand that's kind of the same 'kid's cartoon logic" stuff than the anvil. I'm itching to press the close button on that other one too, but better to take it to Meta instead. – Jenayah Feb 7 at 13:11
  • Here goes the Meta – Jenayah Feb 7 at 13:23
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    If Donald Duck is on-topic as per scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/204827/… then Bugs must be as well? – Alith Feb 7 at 16:53

Bugs Bunny's Carrot Machine (1971)

Here is a picture of the machine and Bugs putting junk in to get it to work.

Pages showing the machine in action

And the machine does eventually break down explode due to Bugs being too greedy and shoving too much junk into it as shown above.

Pages showing the machine exploding

The whole thing is being shown in this YouTube video:

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    Thank you. I realized it right after posting the question and doing an elementary Google search. :-D But you beat me to it. Apropos username too. – FuzzyBoots Feb 7 at 12:25
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    @FuzzyBoots I approve of the machine and any chance to answer these sorts of questions. – TheLethalCarrot Feb 7 at 12:26
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    Fulfilling the carrot responsibilities +1 – Steve Harrington Feb 7 at 12:27
  • @TheLethalCarrot Any idea what he puts in the machine to create lethal carrots? – Lord Farquaad Feb 7 at 19:30
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    @LordFarquaad Strychnine of course... – JPhi1618 Feb 7 at 20:00

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