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Shortly after his first victory, the tortoise gets cocky.
Post race drug test.
The Bull, the Bear, the Ant, and the Grasshopper
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"After I won, I came all unglued."
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The tortoise and the hare are in a shoe store trying on shoes in preparation for their race.
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Wolf in a men's clothing store buying a sheepskin outfit
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"It is thornlike in appearance, but I need to order a battery of tests."
The Aunt and the Grasshopper
"I think feeling a certain amount of anxiety over the up coming race with the Hare is perfectly normal!"
"I'm having trouble with the part where the lion doesn't just eat the mouse anyway."
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The Fox and the Crow.
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Breaking the stereotype
"So far, so good! And no one's wise to the performance enhancing drugs!"
Tortoise and the hare stand at a starting line; the hare is looking at the tortoise's shell which is covered in endorsement stickers like a race car.
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'Yes, I'm very slow, but through good planning, I'm never late...'
Tortoise and hare on treadmills.
Tortoise V Hare Enquiry
Hare reading a book while the tortoise races past
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"You're only winning because it's a wheelbarrow race."
'This isn't going to lead to one of those stereotypical race scenarios, is it?'
'On your mark, get set...'
'I won! I won!'
"Just shoot me if I ever take up power walking."
'This wasn't quite the fairytale ending that Colin had anticipated...'