Yosemite Sam

The Religious Affiliation of
Yosemite Sam

Religion: religious CBR Scale: S

Name: Yosemite Sam

Other Names: Yosemite Sam Schultz; General Pandemonium; K'chutha Sa'am; Sa'am

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC Dell Gold Key Looney Tunes Warner Brothers Whitman

First Appearance: Hare Trigger (1945)

Creators: Michael Maltese, Friz Freleng, Mel Blanc (actor)

Number of Appearances: 383

   Comic Book Appearances: 301

   TV, Film Appearances: 74

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 8

Enemy of: Bugs Bunny, Super-Chief

Occupation: cowboy

Gender: male

Whenever Yosemite Sam is preparing to shoot his arch-nemesis, Bugs Bunny, he tells him: "Now say your prayers!" Yosemite Sam then gives the rascally rabbit time to pray which (unfortunately for Sam), gives Bugs enough time to thwart Sam's attempt to shoot him.

Wikipedia's entry on Yosemite Sam referred to this habit, mentioned, that the character "consistently displays an odd respect for religious conventions."

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Hare Trigger (1945)

Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation: