“Help!! I’ve fallen and can’t get up!!”
Ribbit. Ribbit. Hiccup?
Time brings us “The 9 Rules of Every Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner Cartoon“.
The Looney Tunes universe had boundaries as severe as an Acme anvil to the head.
Rules for the show include a restriction on dialogue (save for “Beep-beep!”), setting (“All action must be confined to the natural environment of the two characters — the Southwest American desert”) and outcomes (“The coyote is always more humiliated than harmed by his failures”). There’s even an instruction on who the real enemy of Wile E. is: “gravity.”