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Once, all Speedy Gonzales cartoons were taken off of television 1)

Cultural icon

Speedy was dubbed a “cultural icon” in 2002 by the League of United Latin American Citizens, an advocacy group for Hispanic Americans. 2)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is one of the all-time greatest cartoon films ever made that blended together live-action and animated characters. 3)

Equal screen time

Warner Bros Insisted On Equal Screen Time In Who Framed Roger Rabbit together with Disney characters. 4)

Five Oscars

Looney Tunes has won five Academy Awards. 5)


The series is called Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies because was first developed to showcase Warner-owned musical compositions. 6)

Beloved characters

The directors Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, and Bob Clampett introduced Porky Pig in 1935, Daffy Duck in 1937, and Elmer Fudd and Bugs Bunny in 1940, creating the Looney Tunes we know today. 7)

Tom and Jerry parody

The Roadrunner cartoon was meant to parody the likes of Tom & Jerry but soon became incredibly popular in its own right. 8)

Specific set of rules

Wile. E Coyote and The Road Runner follow nine certain rules. 9)


Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny was the one that popularized the word “nimrod” while accidentally changing the meaning of it. 10)

Elmer Fudd

Elmer Fudd became a popular and loved character thanks to his great catchphrase: “Shhh. Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting wabbits”, and his recognizable contagious laugh. 11)

Tasmanian Devil

Although Taz, the Tasmanian Devil is considered one of the most popular characters in Looney Tunes he appeared in just five short animations. 12)


In 1968 eleven episodes of Looney Tunes were withdrawn due to their use of ethnic stereotypes. 13)

Censored Eleven purchase

The Censored Eleven were made available for purchase by Warner Bros, but they are all preceded by the warning. 14)

Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc was the voice of dozens of classic characters, including Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Yosemite Sam, Marvin the Martian, Foghorn Leghorn, Speedy Gonzales and, of course, Bugs Bunny. 15)

That's all folks

The trademark phrase “THAT’S ALL FOLKS” is written on Mel Blanc’s gravestone. 16)

World wide fame

Bugs Bunny is a cultural icon and the 9th-most portrayed film personality in the world. 17)

looney_tunes.txt · Last modified: 2022/08/23 07:21 by aga