Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies filmography (1940–1949)

This is a listing of all the animated shorts released by Warner Bros. under the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies banners between 1940 and 1949.

A total of 307 shorts were released during the 1940s.

1940Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
271 Porky's Last Stand LT Robert Clampett I. Ellis Daffy Duck, Porky Pig Jan. 6, 1940
272 The Early Worm Gets the Bird MM Fred Avery Robert Cannon Mama Blackbird, Baby Blackbird, Fox, Disgruntled Blackbird, Brother Bird in Bed, Worm Jan. 13, 1940 October 2, 1943
November 29, 1952
273 Africa Squeaks LT Robert Clampett John Carey,
Dave Hoffman
Porky Pig Jan. 27, 1940
274 Mighty Hunters MM Charles Jones Ken Harris Narrator, Canyon Kiddies Jan. 27, 1940 June 13, 1953
275 Busy Bakers MM Ben Hardaway
Cal Dalton
Richard Bickenbach Swenson the Town Baker Feb. 10, 1940 October 20, 1945
  • Final cartoon to be directed by Ben Hardaway and Cal Dalton as Friz Freleng returned in 1939.
276 Ali-Baba Bound LT Robert Clampett Vive Risto,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
John Carey (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.),
Dave Hoffman (unc.)
Porky Pig, Suicide Squad, Baby Dumpling, Man at Gas Station, Bomber, Humpmobile Camel Feb. 10, 1940[1]:424
277 Elmer's Candid Camera MM Charles Jones Bob McKimson Elmer Fudd, Happy Rabbit Mar. 2, 1940
  • First appearance of Elmer Fudd.
278 Pilgrim Porky LT Robert Clampett Norman McCabe Porky Pig Mar. 16, 1940
279 Cross Country Detours MM Fred Avery Paul Smith Narrator, Deer, Little Girl, Phone Operator, Bear, Scoutmaster, Polar Bear, Bobcat, Baby Quail, Grand Canyon Tourist, Gila Monster, Husky Mar. 16, 1940 January 15, 1944
  • Final cartoon to have the sky background.
280 Confederate Honey MM I. Freleng Cal Dalton Elmer Fudd (as Ned Cutler), Crimson O'Hairoil, Colonel O'Hairoil Mar. 30, 1940
281 The Bear's Tale MM Fred Avery Rod Scribner The Three Bears, Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood Apr. 13, 1940 March 11, 1944
282 Slap-Happy Pappy LT Robert Clampett John Carey,
I. Ellis
Porky Pig, Eddie Cackler, Rochester Duck, Jack Bunny, Bing Crosby Chicken, Andy Devine Chicken, Ned Sparks Chicken, Walter Winchell Bird, Chickens Apr. 13, 1940
283 Porky's Poor Fish LT Robert Clampett David Hoffman Porky Pig Apr. 27, 1940
284 The Hardship of Miles Standish MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Elmer Fudd (as John Alden), Miles Standish, Priscilla Apr. 27, 1940
285 Sniffles Takes a Trip MM Charles Jones Philip Monroe Sniffles May 11, 1940[1]:425 August 1, 1953
286 You Ought to Be in Pictures LT I. Freleng Herman Cohen Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Leon Schlesinger, Michael Maltese, Gerry Chiniquy, Charles M. Jones, Robert Clampett, Henry Binder, Paul Marin May 18, 1940
  • Friz Freleng's first cartoon since returning to Leon Schlesinger.
  • First Daffy Duck cartoon to be directed by Friz Freleng.
287 A Gander at Mother Goose MM Fred Avery Charles McKimson Narrator, Mistress Mary, Little Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, Jack, Big Bad Wolf, Dog, Eagle, Mouse, Little Hiawatha, Little Mouse May 25, 1940
288 Tom Thumb in Trouble MM Charles Jones Robert Cannon,
Bob Givens (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.),
Alex Ignatiev (unc.),
Rudy Larriva (unc.),
Roy Laufenburger (unc.),
Bob McKimson (unc.),
Phil Monroe (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Jun. 8, 1940 September 24, 1949
289 The Chewin' Bruin LT Robert Clampett Norman McCabe,
Vive Risto
Porky Pig Jun. 8, 1940
290 Circus Today MM Fred Avery Sid Sutherland Balloon Vendor, Firewalker, Monkey, Stork, Gorilla, Elephant, Conductor, Circus Bandmaster, Narrator Jun. 22, 1940 May 22, 1948
291 Little Blabbermouse MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Little Blabbermouse, W.C. Fields Mouse Jul. 6, 1940
  • First appearance of Little Blabbermouse
292 Porky's Baseball Broadcast LT Isadore Freleng Cal Dalton Porky Pig Jul. 6, 1940
293 The Egg Collector MM Charles Jones Rudy Larriva Sniffles, Bookworm, Owl, Other Mice Jul. 20, 1940 July 16, 1949
294 A Wild Hare MM Fred Avery Virgil Ross,
Charles McKimson (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Jul. 27, 1940
295 Ghost Wanted MM Charles Jones Bob McKimson,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Rudy Larriva (unc.)
Little Ghost, Big Laughing Ghost Aug. 10, 1940
296 Patient Porky LT Robert Clampett Norman McCabe Porky Pig Aug. 24, 1940
297 Ceiling Hero MM Fred Avery Rod Scribner Narrator, Pilots Aug. 24, 1940
298 Malibu Beach Party MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Jack Bunny, Deanna Durbin, Ned Sparks, Winchester, Crab, Phil Harris Sep. 14, 1940
299 Calling Dr. Porky LT I. Freleng Herman Cohen Porky Pig Sep. 21, 1940
300 Stage Fright MM Charles Jones Ken Harris The Two Curious Puppies Sep. 28, 1940
301 Prehistoric Porky LT Robert Clampett John Carey,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.)
Porky Pig Oct. 12, 1940
302 Holiday Highlights MM Fred Avery Charles McKimson Narrator, New Year Baby, Little Girl, Tommy, George Washington, Dog, Fox, College Professor, Turkey Oct. 12, 1940
303 Good Night, Elmer MM Charles Jones Philip Monroe Elmer Fudd Oct. 26, 1940
  • This short has a special opening rendition of the "Merrily We Roll Along" theme.
304 The Sour Puss LT Robert Clampett Vive Risto,
Dave Hoffman
Porky Pig, Sour Puss, Flying Fish, Canary, Mouse, Shark Nov. 2, 1940
305 Wacky Wildlife MM Fred Avery Virgil Ross Narrator, Deer, Snake, Bird, Bob Cat, Tom Cat, Pack Rat, Alligator, Mother Bluebird, Bluebird Chick, Pig, Ducks, Termite, Cowboy, Horse, Coyote, Camel, Wild Dog Nov. 9, 1940
306 Bedtime for Sniffles MM Charles Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Rudy Larriva (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Phil Monroe (unc.)
Sniffles Nov. 23, 1940
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: The Best of Bugs Bunny and Friends
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Volume 2, Side 10, Variations on a Theme
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 2: Running Amuck
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles: The Chuck Jones Collection Disc I, starring Sniffles
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
January 1, 1949
307 Porky's Hired Hand LT I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Porky Pig, Gregory Grunt, Fox Nov. 30, 1940
308 Of Fox and Hounds MM Fred Avery Charles McKimson,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Willoughby, George the Fox Dec. 7, 1940 May 13, 1944
February 6, 1954
309 The Timid Toreador LT Robert Clampett
Norman McCabe
I. Ellin Porky Pig, Slapsie Maxie Rosenbull Dec. 21, 1940
  • Hand-traced color version
  • First cartoon directed by Norman McCabe.
310 Shop Look & Listen MM I. Freleng Cal Dalton Little Blabbermouse, W.C. Fieldmouse, Tour Guide Dec. 21, 1940
  • Final appearance of Little Blabbermouse

1941Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes Video if in the public domain
311 Elmer's Pet Rabbit MM Charles M. Jones Rudy Larriva,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Jan. 4, 1941
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Chuck Jones.
  • First cartoon in which Bugs is given his name.
312 Porky's Snooze Reel LT Robert Clampett
Norman McCabe
John Carey,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.)
Porky Pig, Narrator Jan. 11, 1941
313 The Fighting 69½th MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Black Ant, Red Ant Captain, Black Ant General, Red Ant, Red Ant General, Vocalists Jan. 18, 1941 December 4, 1943
July 11, 1953
314 Sniffles Bells the Cat MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris Sniffles Feb. 1, 1941 September 20, 1947
315 The Haunted Mouse LT Fred Avery Sid Sutherland Black Starving Cat, Haunted Mouse Feb. 15, 1941
316 The Crackpot Quail MM Fred Avery Robert McKimson Willoughby, Quail Feb. 15, 1941
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes volume 1, side 3: Tex Avery
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Volume 3: Tex Avery
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 8: Tex-Book Looney
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
317 The Cat's Tale MM I. Freleng Herman Cohen Mouse, Cat, Spike the Bulldog Mar. 1, 1941
  • This cartoon has a special ending cue.
318 Joe Glow, the Firefly LT Charles M. Jones Philip Monroe Joe Glow Mar. 8, 1941
319 Tortoise Beats Hare MM Fred Avery Charles McKimson Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle, Chester Turtle Mar. 15, 1941
320 Porky's Bear Facts LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez Porky Pig Mar. 29, 1941
321 Goofy Groceries MM Robert Clampett Vive Risto Cows, Can Can Dancers, Gorilla's Mother, Crab, Jack Bunny, Chicken Pie, Dog, Gorilla, Black Boy, Superman, Little Egypt Mar. 29, 1941
322 Toy Trouble MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon Sniffles, Bookworm Apr. 12, 1941 December 31, 1949
323 Porky's Preview LT Fred Avery Virgil Ross Porky Pig Apr. 19, 1941
  • Final Porky Pig cartoon directed by Tex Avery.
324 The Trial of Mr. Wolf MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach
Manuel Perez (unc.)
Granny, Little Red Riding Hood, Mr. Wolf Apr. 26, 1941 February 9, 1946
December 25, 1954
325 Porky's Ant LT Charles M. Jones Rudolph Larriva Porky Pig, Inki the Pygmy May 10, 1941
326 Farm Frolics MM Robert Clampett John Carey,
I. Ellis
Mama Pig, Farm Dog, Rosebud, Pig children, Narrator, Eddie Cantor Horse, Female Red Ant May 10, 1941 October 15, 1949
327 Hollywood Steps Out MM Fred Avery Rod Scribner,
Bob McKimson (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Ben Shenkman (character designer) (unc.)
May 24, 1941 October 2, 1948
328 A Coy Decoy LT Robert Clampett Norman McCabe Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Decoy Duckling, Wolf Jun. 7, 1941
329 Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Bugs Bunny, Hiawatha (Elmer-like without the speech impendent) Jun. 7, 1941 February 12, 1944
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Friz Freleng.
  • Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
330 Porky's Prize Pony LT Charles M. Jones Ken Harris Porky Pig, Pony Jun. 21, 1941
331 The Wacky Worm MM I. Freleng Cal Dalton Wacky Worm, Crow Jun. 21, 1941
332 Meet John Doughboy LT Robert Clampett Vive Risto Porky Pig, Soldiers, Horse, Chicken, Spitter Plane, Rochester, Short Soldier, Narrator, Citizen Sugar Cane Jul. 5, 1941
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333 The Heckling Hare MM Fred Avery Bob McKimson Bugs Bunny, Willoughby Jul. 5, 1941
  • VHS, Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Bunny Classics: Special Collector's Edition
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: The Very Best of Bugs
  • LaserDisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 1, Side 7: Bugs Bunny By Each Director
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 7: Bugs Bunny By Each Director
  • Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition, Vol. 8: Tex-Book Looney
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 2, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Masterpieces
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 2: Hollywood Caricatures and Parodies (special feature, From the Vaults, What's Up, Doc? A Salute to Bugs Bunny: Part 1)
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
334 Inki and the Lion MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
Inki, Mynah Bird, Lion Jul. 19, 1941 May 20, 1950
  • First cartoon which Inki is given his name.
335 Aviation Vacation MM Fred Avery Sidney Sutherland Native Chief, Translator, Ostrich, Sick Butterfly, Irish Singer, Narrator Aug. 2, 1941
336 We, the Animals Squeak! LT Robert Clampett I. Ellis Porky Pig, Kansas City Kitty, Patrick Aug. 9, 1941
337 Sport Chumpions MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy Bikers, Catcher, Football Players, Referee, Narrator Aug. 16, 1941
338 The Henpecked Duck LT Robert Clampett John Carey Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Mrs. Daffy Duck Aug. 30, 1941
  • Final cartoon to use the "Porky in a Drum" opening.
339 Snowtime for Comedy MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon The Two Curious Puppies Aug. 30, 1941 April 12, 1952
340 All This and Rabbit Stew MM Fred Avery (uncredited) Virgil Ross,
Charles McKimson (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Sidney Sutherland (unc.)
Bugs Bunny Sep. 13, 1941[2]:102
  • N/A
  • One of the Censored Eleven, and the only one to star Bugs Bunny.
  • Final Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Tex Avery.
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341 Notes to You LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez Porky Pig, Cat Sep. 20, 1941
342 The Brave Little Bat MM Charles M. Jones Rudy Larriva Sniffles, Batty, Cat Sep. 27, 1941 March 15, 1952
  • Final Sniffles cartoon with the Disney-esque cutesy direction and slow-pacing.
343 The Bug Parade MM Fred Avery Rod Scribner Various Insects, Jerry Colonna Bird, Spider, Narrator, Red and Black Ant Oct. 11, 1941 July 12, 1952
344 Robinson Crusoe, Jr. LT Norman McCabe Veve Risto Porky Pig, Friday Oct. 25, 1941
345 Rookie Revue MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Drill Sergeant Oct. 25, 1941
346 Saddle Silly MM Charles M. Jones Philip de Lara,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Pony Express Rider, Dispatcher Nov. 8, 1941
347 Porky's Midnight Matinee LT Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.)
Porky Pig, African Pygmy Ant Nov. 22, 1941
348 The Cagey Canary MM Fred Avery (co-director) Bob McKimson Granny, Cat, Canary Nov. 22, 1941 October 11, 1947
349 Rhapsody in Rivets MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Various Construction Workers Dec. 6, 1941 August 16, 1947
September 11, 1954
  • Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
350 Wabbit Twouble MM Robert Clampett (credited as Wobert Cwampett) Sid Sutherland (credited as Sid Suthewand),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Park Ranger, Bear Dec. 20, 1941
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival Featuring "Wabbit Twouble"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Vs. Elmer
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 1, Side 4: Bob Clampett
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 4: Bob Clampett
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition, Vol. 11: Wabbit Tales
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1, disc 1, starring Bugs Bunny
  • Blu-ray – Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 2, disc 2
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
  • First use of the 'fat' Elmer.
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
351 Porky's Pooch LT Robert Clampett I. Ellis Porky Pig, Rover, Sandy Dec. 27, 1941

1942Edit

This year marks the beginning of production of color Looney Tunes. For this year and the next, most would still be in black and white.

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes Video if in the public domain
352 Hop, Skip and a Chump MM I. Freleng Cal Dalton Hopalong Casserole, Stan Laurel Crow, Oliver Hardy Crow Jan. 3, 1942 March 5, 1949
  • Reissued as Hop Skip and a Chump
353 Porky's Pastry Pirates LT I. Freleng Gerald Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin
Porky Pig, Jimmy Cagney Bee, Fly Jan. 17, 1942
354 The Bird Came C.O.D. MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Conrad the Cat Jan. 17, 1942
  • First appearance of Conrad the Cat
355 Aloha Hooey MM Fred Avery (co-director) Leilani, Sammy Seagull, Cecil Crow Jan. 31, 1942[3]:17
356 Who's Who in the Zoo LT Norman McCabe John Carey Porky Pig, Zoo Animals Feb. 14, 1942
357 Porky's Cafe LT Charles M. Jones Rudolph Larriva,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
Porky Pig, Conrad the Cat Feb. 21, 1942
358 Conrad the Sailor MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam Daffy Duck, Conrad the Cat Feb. 28, 1942
359 Crazy Cruise MM Fred Avery (co-director) Rod Scribner Bugs Bunny (cameo) Mar. 14, 1942
360 The Wabbit Who Came to Supper MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Mar. 28, 1942
  • Features the 'fat' Elmer.
361 Saps in Chaps LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez Cowboys, Vulture, Traveler, Cat, Villain, Horse, Cactus Pete, Narrator Apr. 11, 1942
  • N/A
362 Horton Hatches the Egg MM Robert Clampett Robert McKimson,
Izzy Ellis,
Thomas McKimson,
Phil Monroe,
Virgil Ross,
Rod Scribner,
Cornett Woods
Narrator, Horton, Mayzie, Peter Lorre Fish, Baby, Mouse, Hunters Apr. 11, 1942
363 Dog Tired MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
The Two Curious Puppies Apr. 25, 1942
  • Final appearance of The Two Curious Puppies
364 Daffy's Southern Exposure LT Norman McCabe Vive Risto,
/Cal Dalton (unc.)
Daffy Duck May 2, 1942
365 The Wacky Wabbit MM Robert Clampett Sid Sutherland,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd May 2, 1942
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Elmer!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs! and Elmer!
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 2, Side 5: Bob Clampett
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 7: Welcome To Wackyland
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5, disc 3: Putting a Bob Clampett on It
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
  • Features the 'fat' Elmer
  • This short, along with "Peck Up Your Troubles", has a special 1941-55 Merrie Melodies ending cue.
366 The Draft Horse MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Bob Givens (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
The Draft Horse May 9, 1942
367 Lights Fantastic MM I. Freleng Gil Turner Eye Test Announcer, Singing Clown, Bus Driver, Man With Cold, Vocalists May 23, 1942
368 Nutty News LT Robert Clampett Virgil Ross,
Vive Risto (unc.)
Elmer Fudd (Voice Only) May 23, 1942
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
369 Hold the Lion, Please MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris Bugs Bunny, Monkey, Giraffe, Mrs. Bugs Bunny, Hippo, Leo the Lion Jun. 6, 1942[1]:426[3]:163
  • The intro did not feature Bugs lying on top the WB shield.
  • Bugs became shorter in this cartoon. Chuck Jones would continue to use this version of Bugs until A Feather in His Hare.
370 Hobby Horse-Laffs LT Norman McCabe Cal Dalton Narrator, Orville Scudder, Prentiss Slemp, Herbert Strongfort, Professor Blooper, Samson McDivitt, Julius Digby, Annoying Newspaper Readers, Herman Dibble, Chuck Negiggleswig, Barts Jun. 6, 1942
371 Gopher Goofy LT Norman McCabe I. Ellis Farmer, Gophers Jun. 27, 1942
372 Double Chaser MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy Hector the Bulldog, Cat, Mouse Jun. 27, 1942 March 25, 1950
373 Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid MM Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Robert McKimson,
Virgil Ross,
Sid Sutherland
Bugs Bunny, Beaky Buzzard, Mama Buzzard Jul. 11, 1942
374 Wacky Blackout LT Robert Clampett Sid Sutherland,
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Narrator, Farmer, Spitz, Cow, Calf, Mother Bird, Baby Bird, Woodpecker, Tom Cat, Vocalists, Fireflies, Caterpillars, Telegram Messenger, Turtles, Turkey, Carrier Pigeons Jul. 11, 1942
375 Foney Fables MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Narrator, Prince, Tom Thumb, Giant, Goose, Baby, Grasshopper, Ant, Aladdin, Boy Who Cried Wolf, Dog, Mother, Wolf Aug. 1, 1942
Foney Fables
376 The Ducktators LT Norman McCabe John Carey Hitler Duck, Hirohito Duck, Dove of Peace, Jerry Colonna Rabbit, Mussolini Goose, Tojo Duck, Father Time Aug. 1, 1942
377 The Squawkin' Hawk MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Rudy Larriva (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Henery Hawk Aug. 8, 1942
  • First appearance of Henery Hawk, known in this cartoon as "Junior".
378 Fresh Hare MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Phil Monroe,
Richard Bickenbach,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Gil Turner
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Aug. 22, 1942
379 Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner LT Robert Clampett Virgil Ross,
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Piano-Playing Narrator (played by Leo White), Moth, Honey Bee, Black Widow Spider Aug. 22, 1942
380 Fox Pop MM Charles M. Jones Phil DeLara,
Robert Canon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.),
Rudy Larriva (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Fox Sep. 5, 1942
Fox Pop
381 The Impatient Patient LT Norman McCabe Vive Risto Daffy Duck, Dr. Jerkyl Sep. 5, 1942
  • Final cartoon to use the "Porky on the Fence" opening.
  • Final cartoon to use the 1939-42 Porky in a drum outro.
382 The Dover Boys at Pimento University or The Rivals of Roquefort Hall MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
The Dover Boys, Dora Stanpipe, Dan Backslide Sep. 19, 1942[1]:427
  • Also known by the shortened title The Dover Boys.
383 The Hep Cat LT Robert Clampett Bob McKimson Hep Cat, Rosebud the Dog, Bird Oct. 3, 1942 November 12, 1949
  • First color Looney Tunes short.
384 The Sheepish Wolf MM I. Freleng Ken Champin Sheepdog, Wolf, Black Sheep, Wolves Oct. 17, 1942 March 4, 1950
385 The Daffy Duckaroo LT Norman McCabe Cal Dalton,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Daisy June, Little Beaver Oct. 24, 1942
  • N/A
386 The Hare-Brained Hypnotist MM I. Freleng Philip Monroe Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Bear Oct. 31, 1942
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Elmer!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs! and Elmer!
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny's Comedy Classics
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 4, Side 1: Bugs Bunny
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 14: Cartoon Superstars
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 2, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Masterpieces
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
387 A Tale of Two Kitties MM Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Rev Chaney (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Sidney Sutherland (unc.)
Babbit and Catstello, Tweety Nov. 21, 1942 July 31, 1948
388 Ding Dog Daddy MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Ken Champin (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.)
Female Dog, Love Bird, Goofy Dog, Bulldog Dec. 5, 1942
389 My Favorite Duck LT Charles M. Jones Rudy Larriva Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Baby Eagle, Father Eagle Dec. 5, 1942
  • In color
  • First Porky and Daffy short in 3-hue Technicolor.
390 Case of the Missing Hare MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Robert Cannon,
Rudy Larriva,
Ben Washam,
Alex Ignatiev (assistant animation),
Roger Daley (assistant animation),
Al Pabian (assistant animation),
Betty Brenon (ink and paint),
Raynell Day (ink and paint),
Gladys Hallberg (ink and paint),
Charlotte Huffine (ink and paint),
Peggy Matz (ink and paint),
Martha Sigall (ink and paint),
Dixie Smith (ink and paint),
Auril Thompson (ink and paint)
Bugs Bunny, Ala Bahma Dec. 12, 1942

1943Edit

The Blue Ribbon Merrie Melodies re-release program starts this year. Previous color Merrie Melodies shorts would be re-released with the original credits cut. In addition, four more Looney Tunes shorts were produced in 3-hue Technicolor. The series would go into full color the following year.

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes Video if in the public domain
391 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs MM Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Thomas McKimson (unc.),
Manny Gould (unc.)
So White, Prince Chawmin', Dwarves, Queen, Mammy Jan. 16, 1943
  • N/A
392 Confusions of a Nutzy Spy LT Norman McCabe I. Ellis,
Art Davis (unc.),
Cal Dalton (unc.),
John Carey (unc.),
Vive Risto (unc.)
Porky Pig, Eggbert, Missing Lynx Jan. 23, 1943
  • Final Porky Pig short to be directed by Norman McCabe.
393 Pigs in a Polka MM I. Freleng Ken Champin The Big Bad Wolf, The Three Little Pigs Feb. 2, 1943[2]:137[4] August 14, 1948
394 Tortoise Wins by a Hare MM Robert Clampett Bob McKimson,
Manny Gould (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle, Mrs. Turtle Feb. 20, 1943
395 To Duck or Not to Duck LT Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Laramore, Ducky Wheeze Mar. 6, 1943
  • In color
  • First cartoon to pair Daffy and Elmer
396 The Fifth-Column Mouse MM I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach,
Ken Champin,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Phil Monroe,
Manuel Perez
Mice, Hitler Cat Mar. 6, 1943 April 22, 1950
  • Reissued as Fifth Column Mouse
397 Flop Goes the Weasel MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris Black Baby Chicken, Weasel, Mammy Hen Mar. 20, 1943 May 21, 1949
398 Hop and Go LT Norman McCabe Cal Dalton,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Claude Hopper, Scottish Rabbits Mar. 27, 1943
399 Super-Rabbit MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Robert Cannon,
Ben Washam,
Rudy Larriva
Bugs Bunny, Professor Canafrazz, Cottontail Smith Apr. 3, 1943
400

The Unbearable Bear

MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Ben Washam,
Robert Cannon
Sniffles, Fox Burglar, Henry Bear, Mrs. Bear Apr. 17, 1943 December 9, 1950
401 The Wise Quacking Duck LT Robert Clampett Phil Monroe,
Virgil Ross (unc.), Art Babbitt (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Sidney Sutherland (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Mr. Meek May 1, 1943
  • In color
402 Greetings Bait MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez Wacky Worm, Jerry Colonna May 15, 1943
403 Tokio Jokio LT Cpl. Norman McCabe I. Ellis,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Nipponews Buzzard, Air Raid, Prof. Tojo, Red Togoson, Admiral Yamamoto, Lord Hee Haw, Human Torpedo May 15, 1943
  • N/A
  • Final short to be directed by Norman McCabe.
404 Yankee Doodle Daffy LT I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Sleepy LaGoon Jun. 5, 1943[1]:427[3]:391 Song: Yankee Doodle Daffy the Musical
  • In color
405 Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk MM I. Freleng Jack Bradbury Bugs Bunny, Giant, Narrator Jun. 12, 1943
406 The Aristo-Cat MM Charles M. Jones Rudy Larriva Claude, Hubie and Bertie Jun. 19, 1943 November 11, 1950
  • First appearance of Hubie and Bertie and first appearance of Claude Cat
407 Wackiki Wabbit MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris Bugs Bunny, Two Castaways Jul. 3, 1943
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection": The Very Best Of Bugs
  • VHS - A Taste Of Cartoon Network
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Vol. 3, Side 2: Bugs Bunny
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Vol. 11: Wabbit Tales
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Classics
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
408 Porky Pig's Feat LT Frank Tashlin Phil Monroe,
Arthur Davis,
Cal Dalton
Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny (cameo), Petunia Pig (mentioned) Jul. 17, 1943
  • First cartoon Frank Tashlin directed since his departure in 1938.
  • Final black and white appearance of Porky Pig.
  • The only black and white appearance of Bugs Bunny.
409 Tin Pan Alley Cats MM Bob Clampett Rod Scribner,
Art Babbitt (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Giant Lips, Rubber Band, Adolf Hitler, Cat, Uncle Tom Cat Mission Singers, Fats Waller Cat Jul. 17, 1943
  • N/A
410 Scrap Happy Daffy LT Frank Tashlin Art Davis,
Izzy Ellis (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Adolf Hitler, Nazi Soldiers, Submarine Captain, Billy Goat, Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Uncle Dillingham Duck, Minuteman Duck, Pioneer Duck, Admiral Duck, Lincoln Duck Aug. 21, 1943
  • Final appearance of Daffy Duck in black and white.
411 Hiss and Make Up MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy Granny, Roscoe the Dog, Wellington the Cat, Canary Sep. 11, 1943 September 18, 1948
412 A Corny Concerto MM Robert Clampett Robert McKimson Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig Sep. 18, 1943
413 Fin'n Catty MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Shamus Culhane (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
Claude Cat, Goldfish, Narrator Oct. 23, 1943 December 11, 1948
414 Falling Hare MM Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Bill Melendez (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, The Gremlin Oct. 30, 1943
415 Inki and the Minah Bird MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Shamus Culhane (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
Inki, Mynah Bird, Lion Nov. 13, 1943 August 20, 1949
416 Daffy - The Commando LT I. Freleng Ken Champin Daffy Duck, Adolf Hitler, Von Vultur, Schultz Nov. 20, 1943[3]:85
  • VHS, LaserDisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs and Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 2, Side 8: The Art of Daffy
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 6, disc 2: Patriotic Pals
  • In color
417 An Itch in Time MM Robert Clampett Bob McKimson,
I. Ellis,
Phil Monroe,
Rod Scribner,
Manny Gould,
C. Melendez (assistant animator)
Elmer, Dog, A. Flea, Cat, Bugs Bunny (cameo), Porky Pig (cameo) Dec. 4, 1943
418 Puss n' Booty LT Frank Tashlin Cal Dalton,
Shamus Culhane,
Arthur Davis,
Izzy Ellis,
Don Williams
Rudolph the Cat, Petey the Canary Dec. 18, 1943
  • Final black-and-white cartoon by Warner Bros.
  • Only black-and-white cartoon released in the 1943-44 season
  • Latest cartoon to have fallen into the public domain.
  • Last cartoon in the Sunset Productions/Guild Films package.

1944Edit

From this year onward, all cartoons are under copyright.

Leon Schlesinger sold his cartoon studio to Warner Bros. in 1944; Eddie Selzer took over as producer after Buckaroo Bugs was released.

Beginning this year, all cartoons are in color.

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
419 Little Red Riding Rabbit MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Gil Turner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Little Red Riding Hood, Wolf Jan. 1, 1944
  • First cartoon in which Mel Blanc gets on-screen credit.
420 What's Cookin' Doc? MM Robert Clampett
Friz Freleng (uncredited)
Bob McKimson,
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Gil Turner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Emcee, Hiawatha, Hollywood Wolf, Oscar Jan. 8, 1944
421 Meatless Flyday MM I. Freleng Jack Bradbury,
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.)
Spider, Fly, Air Raid Warden Jan. 29, 1944
422 Tom Turk and Daffy LT Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tom Turk Feb. 12, 1944
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Porky Pig and Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival Featuring "Tick Tock Tuckered"
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Porky Pig Cartoon Festival Featuring "Tom Turk and Daffy"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Porky Pig and Company
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Super Stars' Porky & Friends: Hilarious Ham
423 Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears MM Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Shamus Culhane (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, The Three Bears Feb. 26, 1944
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs! and Elmer!
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny's Greatest Hits
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes: Vol. 3, Side 2: Bugs Bunny
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1, disc 3: Looney Tunes All Stars Part 1
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
424 I Got Plenty of Mutton LT Frank Tashlin I. Ellis,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Wolf, Killer Diller Mar. 11, 1944
425 The Weakly Reporter MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam Lady Buying Steak, Saleslady, Narrator, Cabbie, Lady with Bottle, Cop, Man Sharing Car Parts, Meat Department Clerk, Robber, Politician Mar. 25, 1944
426 Tick Tock Tuckered LT Robert Clampett Tom McKimson,
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Phil Monroe (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Boss Apr. 8, 1944
427 Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.)
Bugs Bunny Apr. 22, 1944
  • No longer shown on American television due to World War II ethnic stereotyping of Japanese people.
428 Swooner Crooner LT Frank Tashlin George Cannata,
I. Ellis (unc.),
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Porky Pig, Frankie Rooster, Bing Crosby Rooster, Rudy, Al, Jimmy, Cab May 6, 1944 February 12, 1949
  • Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
429 Russian Rhapsody MM Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Arthur Davis (unc.),
Manny Gould (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Adolf Hitler, Gremlins from the Kremlin, Radio Announcer May 20, 1944
430 Duck Soup to Nuts LT I. Freleng Richard Bickenbach,
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Gil Turner (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig May 27, 1944
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: The Best of Bugs Bunny and Friends
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Porky Pig and Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival Featuring "Tick Tock Tuckered"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Just Plain Daffy
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 1, Side 6: Friz Freleng
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 6: Friz Freleng
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 2, disc 3: Tweety & Sylvester and Friends
  • Streaming - Boomerang App
  • Digital – Looney Tunes: Daffy Duck (paired with Stupor Duck)
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
431 Angel Puss LT Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Shamus Culhane (unc.),
Phil Monroe (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Claude Cat, Lil' Sambo, Angel Puss, Cat Jun. 3, 1944
  • N/A
432 Slightly Daffy MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.),
Norman McCabe (unc.),
Vrigil Ross (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig Jun. 17, 1944 October 14, 1950
  • Color remake of Scalp Trouble (1939).
433 Hare Ribbin' MM Robert Clampett Bob McKimson,
Manny Gould (unc.),
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Russian Dog Jun. 24, 1944
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs! and Elmer!
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny's Festival of Fun
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 1, Side 7, Bugs Bunny By Each Director
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Vol. 7: Bugs Bunny By Each Director
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 5, Side 8: Supplement Material (director's cut)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 10: Canine Corps
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5, disc 3: Putting a Bob Clampett on It
  • This film has two alternate endings. One is shown as a feature on Volume 5 of the Golden Collection: In From the Vaults.
434 Brother Brat LT Frank Tashlin Art Davis,
Cal Dalton (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.)
Porky Pig, Percy/Butch, Percy/Butch's Mom Jul. 15, 1944
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars Porky!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Daffy! and Porky!
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes volume 2, side 3: Frank Tashlin
  • DVD - TCM Spotlight: The Errol Flynn Adventures
  • Last Porky Pig cartoon directed by Frank Tashlin.
435 Hare Force MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Proto-Granny, Willoughby (as Sylvester the Dog) Jul. 22, 1944
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Starring Bugs Bunny!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Bunny Classics: Special Collector's Edition
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 3, Side 2: Bugs Bunny
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny: Hollywood Legend
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 10: Canine Corps
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Classics
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
436 From Hand to Mouse LT Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Mouse, Lion, Gorilla Aug. 5, 1944 February 9, 1952
437 Birdy and the Beast MM Robert Clampett Tom McKimson,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
Manny Gould (unc.)
Tweety, Schnooks, Butch, Hen Aug. 19, 1944
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Little Tweety and Little Inki Cartoon Festival Featuring "I Taw a Putty Tat"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Tweety and Sylvester
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 3, Side 6, Tashlin/Clampett
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2, Disc 1
  • Final Merrie Melodies release to credit Leon Schlesinger.
  • Only Tweety short animated by Tom McKimson.
  • First short that Tweety was given his official name.
  • First Tweety cartoon to star Tweety.
438 Buckaroo Bugs LT Robert Clampett M. Gould,
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Red Ryder Aug. 26, 1944
439 Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears MM I. Freleng Ken Champin,
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.)
Big Bad Wolf, Wee Small Bear, Western Union Boy, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Grandmother, Narrator Sep. 2, 1944
  • N/A
  • One of the Censored Eleven.
  • First Merrie Melodies cartoon produced by Eddie Selzer.
440 Plane Daffy LT Frank Tashlin Cal Dalton,
Arthur Davis (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Hatta Mari, Pigeon 13, Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, Narrator Sep. 16, 1944
  • First Looney Tunes cartoon produced by Eddie Selzer.
441 Lost and Foundling MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Robert Cannon (unc.),
Ken Harris (unc.)
Sniffles, Orville the Hawk Sep. 30, 1944 August 26, 1950
442 Booby Hatched LT Frank Tashlin I. Ellis,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Robespierre, Mother Duck, Franklin, Eleanor, Winston, Leon Oct. 14, 1944
443 The Old Grey Hare MM Robert Clampett Robert McKimson,
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Basil Davidovich (unc.),
Manny Gould (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.),
A.C. Games (effects) (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Oct. 28, 1944
  • Final cartoon to bear only WARNER BROS..
  • Final cartoon to use Produced by WARNER BROS. CARTOONS on opening titles.
444 The Stupid Cupid LT Frank Tashlin I. Ellis,
Cal Dalton (unc.),
Art Davis (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd Nov. 25, 1944
445 Stage Door Cartoon MM I. Freleng Jack Bradbury,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.),
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Southern Sheriff Dec. 30, 1944[1]:428[2]:156

1945Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
446 Odor-able Kitty LT Charles M. Jones Robert Cannon,
Ken Harris (unc.),
Ben Washam (unc.)
Pepé Le Pew Jan. 6, 1945
447 Herr Meets Hare MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Jack Bradbury (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Bird, Walter Winchell Jan. 13, 1945
448 Draftee Daffy LT Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Manny Gould (unc.),
Basil Davidovich (unc.),
A.C. Gamer (effects) (unc.)
Daffy Duck, The Little Man from the Draft Board, Mailman Jan. 27, 1945
449 The Unruly Hare MM Frank Tashlin Cal Dalton,
Art Davis (unc.),
I. Ellis (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Feb. 10, 1945
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival Featuring "Wabbit Twouble"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Vs. Elmer
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes volume 1, side 7: Bugs Bunny by Each Director
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes: Vol. 7: Bugs Bunny by Each Director
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Here Comes Bugs
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
  • One of two Bugs Bunny cartoons directed by Frank Tashlin.
  • Final Bugs Bunny cartoon to use the 1941-45 opening rendition of "Merrily We Roll Along".
  • Final Bugs Bunny cartoon not to have expanded credits.
450 Trap Happy Porky LT Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Ken Harris (unc.)
Claude Cat, Hubie & Bertie, Hector the Bulldog, Porky Pig Feb. 24, 1945
  • Only cartoon with Hubie and Bertie paired with Porky Pig.
451 Life with Feathers MM I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.)
Sylvester Mar. 24, 1945
  • First appearance of Sylvester
  • Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
452 Behind the Meat-Ball LT Frank Tashlin (uncredited) I. Ellis,
Richard Bickenbach (unc.),
Cal Dalton (unc.),
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Fido, Two Other Dogs, Mistress Apr. 7, 1945
453 Hare Trigger MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam, Narrator May 5, 1945
  • First appearance of Yosemite Sam.
  • First pairing of Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam.
454 Ain't That Ducky LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Daffy Duck, Little Yellow Duck, Hunter May 19, 1945
455 A Gruesome Twosome MM Robert Clampett Robert McKimson,
Manny Gould,
Rod Scribner,
Basil Davidovich,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Tweety, Colonel, Snooks, Girl Cat, Hector Jun. 9, 1945
  • Last Tweety cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
  • Last Tweety cartoon before he is permanently paired with Sylvester.
  • Final appearance of Tweety without feathers.
456 Tale of Two Mice LT Frank Tashlin (uncredited) Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Art Davis,
I. Ellis,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Babbit and Catstello (mice versions) Jun. 30, 1945
  • Reissued as A Tale of Two Mice
457 Wagon Heels MM Robert Clampett I. Ellis,
Manny Gould,
C. Melendez,
Rod Scribner,
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Porky Pig, Injun Joe, Sloppy Moe Jul. 28, 1945
  • Color remake of Injun Trouble (1938)
458 Hare Conditioned LT Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Basil Davidovich,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Robert Cannon (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Store Managers, Floorwalker Aug. 11, 1945
459 Fresh Airedale MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Shep, Cat, Prowler, Nightmare Voices, Narrator, Shep's Master Aug. 25, 1945
460 The Bashful Buzzard LT Robert Clampett Robert McKimson,
Manny Gould (unc.),
Rod Scribner (unc.)
Beaky Buzzard, Mamma Buzzard Sep. 15, 1945[1]:428[3]:34
  • Followup to 1942's Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
461 Peck Up Your Troubles MM I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Ken Champin,
Manuel Perez (unc.)
Sylvester, Hector the Bulldog, The Woodpecker Oct. 20, 1945
  • First appearance of Hector
462 Hare Tonic LT Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Ben Washam,
Basil Davidovich
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Nov. 10, 1945
  • One of two cartoons with the special Bugs Bunny Looney Tunes drum ending.
463 Nasty Quacks MM Frank Tashlin (uncredited) Art Davis,
I. Ellis,
Richard Bickenbach
Daffy Duck, Melissa Duck, Agnes, Agnes' Father Dec. 1, 1945
  • First appearance of Melissa Duck
  • Final Daffy Duck cartoon directed by Frank Tashlin

1946Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
464 Book Revue LT Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
C. Melendez,
Manny Gould,
Robert McKimson
Daffy Duck, Little Red Riding Hood, Big Bad Wolf Jan. 5, 1946
465 Baseball Bugs LT I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Virgil Ross,
Ken Champin
Bugs Bunny, The Tea Totallers, The Gashouse Gorillas Feb. 2, 1946
466 Holiday for Shoestrings MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Virgil Ross,
Ken Champin
Shoemaker Jake, Elves Feb. 23, 1946 September 15, 1951
467 Quentin Quail MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Basil Davidovich,
Lloyd Vaughan
Quentin Quail, Baby Toots, Worm, Crow Mar. 2, 1946
468 Baby Bottleneck LT Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
C. Melendez,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis,
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Narrator, Jimmy Durante Stork, Stork, Dog Inventor, Goose, Duck, Kangaroo, Scotty Dog, Baby Alligator, Baby Factory Worker, Mother Gorilla, Tweety Mar. 16, 1946
469 Hare Remover MM Frank Tashlin (uncredited) Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Art Davis,
I. Ellis,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Rover, Bear Mar. 23, 1946
  • Last Warner Bros. cartoon directed by Frank Tashlin.
  • One of two Bugs Bunny cartoons directed by Frank Tashlin.
470 Daffy Doodles LT Robert McKimson Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Don Williams
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Judge, Jerry Colonna Jury Apr. 6, 1946
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Porky Pig and Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival Featuring "Tick Tock Tuckered"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Porky!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Daffy! and Porky!
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes volume 1, side 8: 1940s Zanies
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Volume 8: 1940s Zanies
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collector's Edition, volume 4 - Daffy Doodles
  • DVD - My Reputation
October 11, 1952
  • First cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
471 Hollywood Canine Canteen MM Robert McKimson Cal Dalton,
Don Williams,
Richard Bickenbach
Bing Crosby Dog, Colonna Dog, Costello Dog, Besser Dog, Servicedog, Sailor Apr. 20, 1946
472 Hush My Mouse LT Charles M. Jones Basil Davidovich,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Sniffles May 4, 1946
  • Final appearance of Sniffles (his only appearance in a Looney Tunes cartoon).
473 Hair-Raising Hare MM Charles M. Jones Basil Davidovich,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, Gossamer, Peter Lorre Mad Scientist May 25, 1946
  • First appearance of Gossamer.
474 Kitty Kornered LT Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
J.C. Melendez,
Manny Gould
Porky Pig, Sylvester Jun. 8, 1946
  • First cartoon to co-star Porky and Sylvester.
  • Only Sylvester cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
475 Hollywood Daffy MM Friz Freleng (uncredited) Virgil Ross,
Manuel Perez,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Ken Champin
Daffy Duck, Studio Guard, Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Johnny Weissmuller, Bette Davis Jun. 22, 1946
476 Acrobatty Bunny LT Robert McKimson Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Arthur Davis,
Don Williams (unc.),
Anatole Kirsanoff (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Nero the Lion Jun. 29, 1946
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
477 The Eager Beaver MM Charles M. Jones Basil Davidovich,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Narrator (voiced by Frank Graham) Jul. 13, 1946
478 The Great Piggy Bank Robbery LT Robert Clampett Rod Scribner,
C. Melendez,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig (cameo) Jul. 20, 1946
  • Final Porky Pig and Daffy Duck cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
479 Bacall to Arms MM Robert Clampett (uncredited, planned),
Arthur Davis (uncredited, finished),
Friz Freleng (animation from She Was an Acrobat's Daughter, uncredited)
Rod Scribner,
Don Wiliams,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis
Bogey Gocart, Laurie Be-Cool, Mother in Law, Wolf, Fat Theater Patron, Henpecked Husband, Lion, Duckling, Rochester Soundalike, Newsreel Narrator Aug. 3, 1946
480 Of Thee I Sting LT I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Manuel Perez,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Ken Champin
Mosquitoes Aug. 17, 1946 January 12, 1952
481 Walky Talky Hawky MM Robert McKimson Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Don Williams,
Arthur Davis (unc.)
Foghorn Leghorn, Henery Hawk, Barnyard Dawg Aug. 31, 1946
  • First appearances of Foghorn Leghorn and the Barnyard Dawg.[6]
  • First Henery Hawk cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
  • Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
482 Racketeer Rabbit LT I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Bugs Bunny, Rocky, Hugo Sep. 14, 1946
  • First appearance of Rocky.
483 Fair and Worm-er MM Charles M. Jones Basil Davidovich,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Worm, Crow, Cat, Dog, Dogcatcher, Dogcatcher's Wife, Mouse, Skunk, Narrator Sep. 28, 1946 October 22, 1955
484 The Big Snooze LT Robert Clampett (uncredited) Rod Scribner,
J.C. Melendez,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Hollywood Wolf Oct. 5, 1946
  • Last cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
485 The Mouse-Merized Cat MM Robert McKimson Richard Bickenbach,
Cal Dalton,
Arthur Davis,
Don Williams
Babbit and Catstello (mice versions) Oct. 19, 1946 November 26, 1955
486 Mouse Menace LT Arthur Davis Manny Gould,
Don Williams,
Cal Dalton,
Herman Cohen (unc.),
Basil Davidovich (unc.),
Emery Hawkins (unc.),
J.C. Melendez (unc.),
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Porky Pig Nov. 2, 1946
487 Rhapsody Rabbit MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Virgil Ross,
Ken Champin
Bugs Bunny, Mouse Nov. 9, 1946
488 Roughly Squeaking LT Charles M. Jones Basil Davidovich,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Ben Washam
Claude Cat, Hubie and Bertie, Hector the Bulldog Nov. 23, 1946
  • Final appearance of Claude Cat before his official redesign in Mouse Wreckers (1949).

1947Edit

With the exceptions of A Pest in the House, Mexican Joyride and Catch as Cats Can, every non-Bugs Bunny cartoon released this year was ultimately reissued as a Blue Ribbon Merrie Melodies cartoon.

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
489 One Meat Brawl MM Robert McKimson Cal Dalton,
Manny Gould,
Rod Scribner,
John Carey (unc.),
Arthur Davis (unc.),
Robert McKimson (unc.),
Don Williams (unc.)
Porky Pig, Barnyard Dawg (called Mandrake), Grover Groundhog Jan. 18, 1947 July 10, 1954
  • First Barnyard Dawg cartoon without Foghorn Leghorn. In his shorts with Porky Pig, he is called "George P. Dog".
490 The Goofy Gophers LT Bob Clampett (uncredited, planned)
Arthur Davis (uncredited, finished)
Manny Gould,
Don Williams,
Cal Dalton,
J.C. Melendez
Mac and Tosh (Goofy Gophers), Watchdog, Bugs Bunny (cameo) Jan. 25, 1947 July 23, 1955
  • First appearance of the Goofy Gophers.
  • Planned by Bob Clampett and finished by Arthur Davis.
491 The Gay Anties MM I. Freleng Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez
Ants, Couple Feb. 15, 1947
492 Scent-imental Over You LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Abe Levitow (unc.)
Pepé Le Pew, Narrator, Chihuahua Mar. 8, 1947 December 26, 1953
  • Pepé's name is changed from Henry to Stinky.
  • It's the only 1947 cartoon is fallen into the public domain.
493 A Hare Grows in Manhattan MM I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin
Bugs Bunny, Spike, Dogs, Lola Beverly Mar. 22, 1947[1]:429
494 The Birth of a Notion LT Bob Clampett (planned, uncredited),
Robert McKimson (finished)
John Carey,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis,
Thomas McKimson
Daffy Duck, Leopold the Dog, Mad Scientist, Joe Besser Duck Apr. 12, 1947 November 7, 1953
495 Tweetie Pie MM Bob Clampett (planned)
I. Freleng (finished)
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Sylvester, Tweety, Owner May 3, 1947 June 25, 1955
  • First pairing of Sylvester and Tweety.
  • First time that Tweety has yellow feathers.
  • First Warner Bros. cartoon to win an Oscar.
  • First Tweety cartoon directed by Friz Freleng.
  • In this cartoon, Sylvester is called "Thomas".
496 Rabbit Transit LT I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Virgil Ross,
Ken Champin,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle May 10, 1947
497 Hobo Bobo MM Robert McKimson Rod Scribner,
Richard Bickenbach,
Izzy Ellis
Bobo the Elephant, Mynah Bird, Narrator, New Yorkers, Baby May 17, 1947 April 3, 1954
498 Along Came Daffy LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Daffy Duck, Two Starving Hermits Jun. 14, 1947 July 24, 1954
  • Followup to 1943's Wackiki Wabbit
  • Color remake of Daffy's Southern Exposure (1942)
499 Inki at the Circus MM Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Abe Levitow (unc.)
Inki, Mynah Bird, Two Dogs Jun. 21, 1947 October 16, 1954
500 Easter Yeggs LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Richard Bickenbach,
I. Ellis,
Fred Abranz (unc.),
Anatolle Kirsanoff (unc.)
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Easter Rabbit, Bratty Kid Jun. 28, 1947
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Starring Bugs Bunny!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Bunny Classics: Special Collector's Edition
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny's Comedy Classics
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 3, Side 2: Bugs Bunny
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 4: Daffy Doodles
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Classics
  • Blu-ray – Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 3, disc 1
  • First Elmer Fudd cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
501 Crowing Pains LT Robert McKimson Manny Gould,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
I. Ellis
Foghorn Leghorn, Barnyard Dawg. Henery Hawk, Sylvester Jul. 12, 1947 April 23, 1955
  • First Sylvester cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
  • Only pairing of Foghorn Leghorn and Sylvester in the original shorts era.
502 A Pest in the House MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monror,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Basil Davidovich (unc.),
Abe Levitow (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd Aug. 2, 1947[1]:429
503 The Foxy Duckling MM Arthur Davis Manny Gould,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez
A. Fox, Duckling, Fish Aug. 23, 1947 November 6, 1954
504 House Hunting Mice LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris
Hubie and Bertie Sep. 6, 1947 April 2, 1955
505 Little Orphan Airedale LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Charlie Dog, Porky Pig, Rags McMutt Oct. 4, 1947 August 4, 1956
506 Doggone Cats MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
Bill Melendez,
Herman Cohen,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Sylvester, Wellington, Orange Cat Oct. 25, 1947
  • Reissued as Dog Gone Cats.
  • First Sylvester cartoon directed by Arthur Davis.
  • Cinecolor
507 Slick Hare MM I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra, Sidney Greenstreet, Carmen Miranda, Ray Milland Nov. 1, 1947
508 Mexican Joyride LT Arthur Davis Don Williams,
Basil Davidovich,
J.C. Melendez,
Herman Cohen
Daffy Duck, Bull Nov. 29, 1947
509 Catch as Cats Can MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Herman Cohen,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Sylvester, Frankie Sinatra canary, Bing Crosby parrot Dec. 6, 1947
510 A Horse Fly Fleas LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
Manny Gould
John Carey,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
A. Flea Dec. 13, 1947
  • Cinecolor

1948Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
511 Gorilla My Dreams LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis,
John Carey
Bugs Bunny, Gruesome Gorilla, Mrs. Gruesome Gorilla, Tarzan, Gorillas Jan. 3, 1948
  • First appearance of Gruesome Gorilla.
512 Two Gophers from Texas MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Mac and Tosh (Goofy Gophers), The Dog Jan. 17, 1948 March 31, 1956
  • Cinecolor
513 A Feather in His Hare LT Charles M. Jones Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam
Bugs Bunny, Indian Feb. 7, 1948
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Starring Bugs Bunny!
  • Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Bunny Classics: Special Collector's Edition
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes volume 3, side 10: Politically Incorrect
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Here Comes Bugs
  • Chuck Jones' first Bugs Bunny cartoon to feature the modern design of Bugs.
514 What Makes Daffy Duck? LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins,
Herman Cohen (unc.)
Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Fox Feb. 14, 1948
  • Cinecolor
  • The only Elmer Fudd short to be directed by Arthur Davis.
515 What's Brewin', Bruin? LT Charles M. Jones Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam
Three Bears Feb. 28, 1948[1]:429[2]:182 August 20, 1955
516 Daffy Duck Slept Here MM Robert McKimson Manny Gould,
Charles McKimson,
I. Ellis,
Jean Blanchard (character design)
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Hotel Clerks, Manager, Elevator Boy, Bellboy Mar. 6, 1948
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival Featuring “Ain’t That Ducky”
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Just Plain Daffy
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 4: Daffy Doodles
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 3: Porky and the Pigs
  • DVD - Stars of Space Jam: Daffy Duck
  • DVD - Stars of Space Jam Collection Volume 1
  • Digital – Looney Tunes: Daffy Duck (paired with Drip-Along Daffy)
517 A Hick, a Slick, and a Chick MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins,
Herman Cohen (unc.)
Elmo the Mouse, Herman, Blackie, Daisy Lou Mar. 13, 1948
  • Cinecolor
518 Back Alley Oproar MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Tabby Singer Mar. 27, 1948
  • VHS - Viddy-Oh! For Kids Cartoon Festivals: Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival Featuring "An Itch in Time"
  • VHS - Cartoon Moviestars: Tweety and Sylvester
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Volume 1, Side 6, Friz Freleng
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Volume 6, Friz Freleng
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 9: A Looney Life
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 2, disc 4: Looney Tunes All-Stars: On Stage and Screen
  • DVD - Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection: Volume 2, Disc 2
  • Blu-ray – Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 2, disc 1
  • iTunes - Elmer Fudd
  • DVD - Looney Tunes Musical Masterpieces
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
February 5, 1955
  • Color remake of Notes to You (1941)
  • First pairing of Elmer Fudd and Sylvester.
519 I Taw a Putty Tat MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Pete Burness (unc.)
Sylvester, Tweety, Hector the Bulldog Apr. 2, 1948 February 25, 1956
  • The American and European Turner "dubbed" prints cut out all blackface scenes.
  • Cinecolor
  • Based on a similar plot to the 1943 black and white film Puss n' Booty
520 Rabbit Punch MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Ben Washam
Bugs Bunny, the Crusher, Ring Announcer Apr. 10, 1948
  • First appearance of the Crusher.
521 Hop, Look and Listen LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis
Hippety Hopper, Sylvester, Hector the Bulldog Apr. 17, 1948 June 4, 1955
  • First appearance of Hippety Hopper.
522 Nothing But the Tooth MM Arthur Davis J.C. Melendez,
Don Williams,
John Carey,
Basil Davidovich
Porky Pig, Native American, Horse, Pony Express Package Man, Old Prospecto May 1, 1948
523 Buccaneer Bunny LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam, Polly Parrot May 8, 1948
524 Bone Sweet Bone MM Arthur Davis Don Williams,
Emery Hawkins
Basil Davidovich,
J.C. Melendez
Shep, Professor, Bulldog, Curator May 22, 1948
  • Cinecolor
525 Bugs Bunny Rides Again MM I. Freleng Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez
Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam Jun. 12, 1948
  • VHS, Laserdisc - Cartoon Moviestars: Bugs Bunny Classics - Special Collector's Edition
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Collection: Bugs Bunny's Zaniest Toons
  • Laserdisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 1, Side 10: The Art of Bugs
  • VHS - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 10: The Art of Bugs
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition, Vol. 1: All-Stars
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 2, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Masterpieces
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
526 The Rattled Rooster LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Rooster, Worm, Rattlesnake Jun. 26, 1948 October 22, 1955
527 The Up-Standing Sitter LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
Manny Gould,
John Carey
Daffy Duck, Hector the Bulldog, I. Squeel Jul. 3, 1948
  • Cinecolor
  • Despite having been released in the 1947–1948 season, the cartoon uses 1948-1949 opening and closing sequences because the cartoon was originally released in Cinecolor.
  • Last cartoon in the a.a.p. package to be produced.
528 The Shell Shocked Egg MM Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Manny Gould,
I. Ellis,
John Carey
Clem, Mama Turtle, Tom, Dick, Harry Jul. 10, 1948 November 27, 1954
  • Last Merrie Melodies cartoon in the a.a.p. package.
529 Haredevil Hare LT Charles M. Jones Ben Washam,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Bugs Bunny, Marvin the Martian, K-9 Jul. 24, 1948
530 You Were Never Duckier MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Lloyd Vaughan
Daffy Duck, Henery Hawk, Rooster, George K. Chickenhawk Aug. 7, 1948
  • VHS - Warner Bros. Cartoon Cavalcade: Daffy Duck's Madcap Mania
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 12: Porky and Daffy
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5, disc 1: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck
  • Digital - Looney Tunes: Daffy Duck (paired with The Stupor Salesman)
  • Streaming - Boomerang App
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
February 26, 1955
531 Dough Ray Me-ow MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Louie the Parrot, Heathcliff, Dog Aug. 14, 1948
  • Cinecolor
532 Hot Cross Bunny MM Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
Anatolle Kirsanoff (unc.),
Fred Abranz (unc.),
Izzy Ellis (unc.),
John Carey (unc.)
Bugs Bunny Aug. 21, 1948
  • VHS, DVD - Stars of Space Jam: Bugs Bunny
  • Blu-ray, DVD – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Two-Disc Special Edition)
  • Blu-ray - Looney Tunes: Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
November 1959
  • Oldest released post-1948 cartoon to be reissued.
533 The Pest That Came to Dinner LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
John Carey
Porky Pig, Pierre the Termite, I.M.A. Sureshot Sep. 11, 1948
534 Hare Splitter MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Bugs Bunny, Casbah Rabbit, Daisy Lou Sep. 25, 1948
  • VHS, DVD - Stars of Space Jam: Bugs Bunny
  • DVD – Adventures Of Don Juan
  • DVD - Stars of Space Jam Collection Volume 1
  • Blu-ray - Looney Tunes: Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
Between 1957 and 1958
535 Odor of the Day LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Pepé Le Pew, Wellington Oct. 2, 1948
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show Volume 5
  • VHS - Warner Bros. Cartoons Golden Jubilee 24 Karat Collection: Pepe Le Pew's Skunk Tales
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Classic Collection (WHSmith Exclusive Video) (United Kingdom only)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 14: Cartoon Superstars
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Super Stars' Pepe Le Pew: Zee Best of Zee Best
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
  • Cinecolor
  • First Pepé Le Pew short to not be directed by Chuck Jones.
536 The Foghorn Leghorn MM Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Manny Gould,
Phil DeLara,
John Carey,
Pete Burness
Foghorn Leghorn, Henery Hawk, Barnyard Dawg Oct. 9, 1948
537 A-Lad-In His Lamp LT Robert McKimson Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
Manny Gould,
John Carey,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Bugs Bunny, Caliph Hassan Pheffer, Smokey the Genie Oct. 23, 1948
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show Volume 7 (U.K.)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Special Bumper Collection Volume 1 (U.K.)
  • VHS - Warner Bros. Cartoon Cavalcade: Bugs Bunny's Hare-Raising Tales
  • Laserdisc - Wince Upon a Time: Foolhardy Fairy Tales and Looney Legends
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collector's Edition - Volume 4: Daffy Doodles
538 Daffy Dilly MM Charles M. Jones Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Daffy Duck, J.P. Cubish, Reporter, Butler Oct. 30, 1948 August 18, 1956
539 Kit for Cat LT I. Freleng Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin
Elmer Fudd, Sylvester Nov. 6, 1948 April 21, 1956
540 The Stupor Salesman LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Daffy Duck, Slug McSlug Nov. 20, 1948
541 Riff Raffy Daffy LT Arthur Davis Don Williams,
Emery Hawkins,
Basil Davidovich,
J.C. Melendez
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig Nov. 27, 1948
  • Cinecolor
  • The only Arthur Davis cartoon to pair Daffy and Porky.
542 My Bunny Lies over the Sea MM Charles M. Jones Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, Angus MacRory Dec. 4, 1948
  • Laserdisc - Bugs Bunny: Winner by a Hare: 14 of Bugs Bunny's Best
  • VHS - Authentic and Original Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Cartoons: Bugs Bunny's Hare-Brained Hits
  • VHS - From Hare to Eternity
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Presents: Bugs Bunny - Big Top Bunny
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 2: Running Amuck
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1, disc 1, starring Bugs Bunny
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
Between 1958 and 1959
543 Scaredy Cat MM Charles M. Jones Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam
Porky Pig, Sylvester Dec. 18, 1948
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show Volume 3
  • VHS - Porky Pig
  • Laserdisc - Looney Tunes After Dark: Ghoul, Ghost and Goblin Cartoon Classics
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Special Bumper Collection Volume 4
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 2: "Running Amuck"
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1, disc 2, starring Daffy Duck and Porky Pig
  • DVD - Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960s Volume 2, Disc 1, first cartoon in The Porky Pig Show episode 3
  • Blu-ray, DVD – Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 1, disc 1
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
  • First use of Sylvester's name.
  • First appearance of Sylvester in a Chuck Jones cartoon.

1949Edit

# Title Series Director Animator Characters Release date Availability Reissue release date Notes
544 Wise Quackers LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Pete Burness,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd Jan. 1, 1949 Between 1958 and 1959
545 Hare Do MM I. Freleng Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd Jan. 15, 1949
  • Laserdisc - Bugs Bunny: Winner by a Hare: 14 of Bugs Bunny's Best
  • VHS - Carrotblanca
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 9: A Looney Life
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 1: Bugs Bunny Classics
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
546 Holiday for Drumsticks MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Daffy Duck, Tom Turk, Ma, Pa, Hillbilly Neighbor Jan. 22, 1949
  • Cinecolor
547 Awful Orphan MM Charles M. Jones Lloyd Vaughan,
Ken Harris,
Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam
Charlie Dog, Porky Pig Jan. 29, 1949 Between 1957 and 1958
548 Porky Chops LT Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Porky Pig, Squirrel, Bear Feb. 12, 1949
549 Mississippi Hare LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, Colonel Shuffle, Southern Gentleman, Purser Feb. 26, 1949 Between 1957 and 1958
550 Paying the Piper LT Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Manny Gould
Porky Pig, the Supreme Cat, Mayor Mar. 12, 1949 October 20, 1956
551 Daffy Duck Hunt LT Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles,
McKimson,
John Carey,
Manny Gould
Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Barnyard Dawg Mar. 26, 1949 November 17, 1956
552 Rebel Rabbit MM Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Manny Gould
Bugs Bunny, Postal Employee, Game Commissioner, Guard, Southern Senator Apr. 9, 1949 Between 1957 and 1958
553 Mouse Wreckers LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Hubie and Bertie, Claude Cat Apr. 23, 1949 March 9, 1957
  • First cartoon featuring Claude Cat's redesign.
  • Nominated for an Academy Award in 1949.
554 High Diving Hare LT I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Pete Burness
Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam Apr. 30, 1949 Between 1958 and 1959
555 The Bee-Deviled Bruin MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
The Three Bears May 14, 1949
  • N/A
556 Curtain Razor LT I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Pete Burness
Porky Pig May 21, 1949
557 Bowery Bugs MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Bugs Bunny, Steve Brody Jun. 4, 1949 Between 1958 and 1959
  • Only Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Arthur Davis.
558 Mouse Mazurka MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Pete Burness
Sylvester, Mouse, Narrator Jun. 11, 1949
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show Volume 10
  • Laserdisc - Longitude and Looneytude: Globetrotting Looney Tunes Favorites
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Volume 5: Musical Masterpieces
  • DVD/Blu-ray – Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles: The Chuck Jones Collection Disc II, starring Hubie and Bertie (special feature, More Mice)
September 15, 1956
559 Long-Haired Hare LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, Giovanni Jones Jun. 25, 1949
560 Henhouse Henery LT Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Manny Gould
Foghorn Leghorn, Henery Hawk, Barnyard Dawg Jul. 2, 1949
  • Streaming - Boomerang App
December 1, 1956
561 Knights Must Fall MM I. Freleng Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross,
Gerry Chiniquy
Bugs Bunny, Sir Pantsalot of Dropseat Manor Jul. 16, 1949 Between 1959 and 1960
October 28, 1967
562 Bad Ol' Putty Tat MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Sylvester, Tweety Jul. 23, 1949 June 29, 1957
563 The Grey Hounded Hare LT Robert McKimson John Carey,
Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
Manny Gould
Bugs Bunny, Gnawbone - #7 Dog Aug. 6, 1949 Between 1961 and 1962
564 Often an Orphan MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Charlie Dog, Porky Pig, Charlie Dog's Master Aug. 13, 1949
565 The Windblown Hare LT Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Manny Gould
Bugs Bunny, Three Little Pigs, Big Bad Wolf, Proto-Granny Aug. 27, 1949
  • Laserdisc - Wince Upon A Time: Foolhardy Fairy Tales and Looney Legends
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collectors Edition Vol. 4: Daffy Doodles
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3, disc 3: Porky and the Pigs
  • Streaming - HBO Max (restored)
566 Dough for the Do-Do MM I. Freleng (uncredited) Gerry Chiniquy (unc.),
Manuel Perez (unc.),
Ken Champin (unc.),
Virgil Ross (unc.)
Porky Pig, Yoyo Dodo Sep. 3, 1949
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show Volume 6
  • VHS - Warner Bros. Cartoons Golden Jubilee 24 Karat Collection: Porky Pig's Screwball Comedies
  • Laserdisc - Longitude and Looneytude: Globetrotting Looney Tunes Favorites
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Presents Taz's Jungle Jams
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1, disc 2, starring Daffy Duck and Porky Pig
April 6, 1957
  • Color remake of Porky in Wackyland (1938)
  • Final Warner Bros. short to be produced in Cinecolor.
567 Fast and Furry-ous LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan,
Abe Levitow,
Al Pabian (assistant animation),
Paul Marron (animation checking),
Auril Thompson (ink and paint special effects),
Jan Cornell (ink and paint),
Peggy Drumm (ink and paint),
Shirley Thomas (ink and paint),
Wilma Guenot (ink and paint),
Pernella Butler (ink and paint),
Raynell Day (ink and paint),
Peggy Matz (ink and paint)
Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner Sep. 17, 1949
568 Each Dawn I Crow MM I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Manuel Perez,
Ken Champin,
Virgil Ross
Elmer Fudd, Mystery Voice, John Rooster Sep. 24, 1949
  • VHS - The Looney Tunes Video Show - Volume 15 (U.K.)
  • VHS - Elmer Fudd (U.K.)
  • VHS - Authentic and Original Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Cartoons: Elmer Fudd's School of Hard Knocks
  • VHS - Looney Tunes Special Bumper Collection: Volume 3
  • DVD – Each Dawn I Die
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
June 15, 1957
569 Frigid Hare MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, Playboy Penguin, Eskimo Oct. 8, 1949
570 Swallow the Leader LT Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Pete Burness
The Supreme Cat, Narrator Oct. 15, 1949 January 19, 1957
571 Bye, Bye Bluebeard MM Arthur Davis Basil Davidovich,
Don Williams,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Porky Pig, Mouse, Bluebeard Oct. 22, 1949
  • Last cartoon directed by Arthur Davis.
572 For Scent-imental Reasons LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Pepé Le Pew, Penelope Pussycat Nov. 12, 1949 February 2, 1957
573 Hippety Hopper MM Robert McKimson Phil DeLara,
Charles McKimson,
John Carey,
Pete Burness
Hippety Hopper, Sylvester, Bulldog, Mouse Nov. 19, 1949 August 24, 1957
  • First short in which Hippety Hopper is named.
574 Which Is Witch LT I. Freleng Gerry Chiniquy,
Virgil Ross,
Arthur Davis,
Ken Champin,
A.C. Gamer (effects)
Bugs Bunny, Witch Doctor I.C. Spots Dec. 3, 1949 N/A
575 Bear Feat LT Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
The Three Bears, Narrator, Bugs Bunny (cameo) Dec. 10, 1949 May 18, 1957
576 Rabbit Hood MM Charles M. Jones Phil Monroe,
Ben Washam,
Ken Harris,
Lloyd Vaughan
Bugs Bunny, the Sheriff of Nottingham, Little John, Robin Hood Dec. 24, 1949
577 A Ham in a Role LT Arthur Davis (planned, uncredited)
Robert McKimson (finished)
Charles McKimson,
Phil DeLara,
J.C. Melendez,
Emery Hawkins
Mac and Tosh (Goofy Gophers), the Dog, Director Dec. 31, 1949[1]:430[2]:204 Between 1959 and 1960 Some sources list the release date as Dec. 31, 1949.[7]:246

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Maltin, Leonard. Of Mice And Magic: A History Of American Animated Cartoons (Revised ed.). New York, NY: Plume. ISBN 0-452-25993-2.
  2. ^ a b c d e Beck, Jerry; Friedwald, Will (1989). Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company. ISBN 0-8050-0894-2.
  3. ^ a b c d e Webb, Graham (2011). The Animated Film Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to American Shorts, Features and Sequences 1900-1999 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-4985-9.
  4. ^ McCall, Douglas L. (1998). Film Cartoons: A Guide to 20th Century American Animated Features and Shorts. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 180. ISBN 978-0786405848.
  5. ^ a b c Appears in Bugs Bunny: Superstar, Part 1
  6. ^ As the Barnyard Dawg usually appears alongside Foghorn, only those cartoons in which the Dawg appears without him will list the Barnyard Dawg in the "Characters" column.
  7. ^ Schneider, Steve (1988). That's All Folks!: The Art of Warner Bros. Animation. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company. ISBN 978-0805008890.

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