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Greedy For Tweety
Directed By: Friz Freleng
Produced By: Eddie Selzer
Released: September 28, 1957
Series: Looney Tunes
Story: Warren Foster
Animation: Gerry Chiniquy
Art Davis
Virgil Ross
Layouts: Hawley Pratt
Backgrounds: Boris Gorelick
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
June Foray
Music: Milt Franklyn
Starring: Sylvester
Hector the Bulldog
Preceded By: Zoom and Bored
Succeeded By: Touché and Go
Greedy for Tweety is a Looney Tunes cartoon released in 1957 starring Tweety, Sylvester, Hector, and Granny. It was directed by Friz Freleng, and voices were provided by Mel Blanc and June Foray.


Hector, Sylvester, and Tweety are chasing each other on the street. They accidentally get injured by passing cars. They are taken to the Animal Hospital, where Nurse Granny takes care of them. Tweety tries to get some rest, but Sylvester tries to get him. Hector hits Sylvester's cast with a mallet, and Granny sees him in pain, and gives him pills to make him fall asleep, only for Hector to bother him. Sylvester succeeds into eating Tweety, but Granny sees Tweety's feathers on Sylvester, and when she sees Tweety in an X-Ray, she does surgery to get Tweety out. Sylvester appears to be out of surgery, with a giant bandage over his chest. Hector tries to hit Sylvester's cast again with a club, but Sylvester slides his cast into a mouse hole only for the mouse to hit both Sylvester's and Hector's casts with a hammer, and when Granny saw the two in pain, she straps them in their beds. Sylvester build a machine that puts dynamite in Hector's cast, but Hector rows to Sylvester's bed and switched the dynamite cast in Sylvester's leg, which it explodes. Later, Granny tells them that there is nothing wrong with them, and they are released. But they start the street chase again, and Granny, as she checks "Tweety", "Cat", and "Dog" into the "Outgoing Patients" list, she sees the chase, and puts them back into "Incoming Patients", and sighs to the audience, "Que sera sera.". Iris out.



  • When aired on the former WB channel, the part where the mouse hammers both Sylvester and Hector's cast-bound feet was cut.


  • Although this cartoon is a Merrie Melodies Blue Ribbon short, it uses the Looney Tunes opening and closing themes.
  • Parts of this cartoon would later be recycled in two cartoons from DePatie Freleng Enterprises studio; The Pink Pill (1968) from the Pink Panther series and later From Bed To Worse (1971) from The Ant and The Aardvark series.
Sylvester Cartoons
1945 Life with FeathersPeck Up Your Troubles
1946 Kitty Kornered
1947 Tweetie PieDoggone CatsCatch as Cats Can
1948 Back Alley OproarI Taw a Putty TatHop, Look and ListenKit For CatScaredy Cat
1949 Mouse MazurkaBad Ol' Putty TatHippety Hopper
1950 Home Tweet HomeThe Scarlet PumpernickelAll a Bir-r-r-rdCanary RowStooge for a MousePop 'Im Pop!
1951 Canned FeudPutty Tat TroubleRoom and BirdTweety's S.O.S.Tweet Tweet Tweety
1952 Who's Kitten Who?Gift WrappedLittle Red Rodent HoodAin't She TweetHoppy Go LuckyA Bird in a Guilty CageTree for Two
1953 Snow BusinessA Mouse DividedFowl WeatherTom Tom TomcatA Street Cat Named SylvesterCatty CorneredCats A-Weigh
1954 Dog PoundedBell HoppyDr. Jerkyl's HideClaws for AlarmMuzzle ToughSatan's Waitin'By Word of Mouse
1955 Lighthouse MouseSandy ClawsTweety's CircusJumpin' JupiterClaws for AlarmA Kiddies KittySpeedy GonzalesRed Riding HoodwinkedHeir-ConditionedPappy's Puppy
1956 Too Hop to HandleTweet and SourTree Cornered TweetyThe Unexpected PestTugboat GrannyThe Slap-Hoppy MouseYankee Dood It
1957 Tweet ZooTweety and the BeanstalkBirds AnonymousGreedy For TweetyMouse-Taken IdentityGonzales' Tamales
1958 A Pizza Tweety PieA Bird in a Bonnet
1959 Trick or TweetTweet and LovelyCat's PawHere Today, Gone TamaleTweet Dreams
1960 West of the PesosGoldimouse and the Three CatsHyde and Go TweetMouse and GardenTrip For Tat
1961 Cannery WoeHoppy DazeBirds of a FatherD' Fightin' OnesThe Rebel Without ClawsThe Pied Piper of GuadalupeThe Last Hungry Cat
1962 Fish and SlipsMexican BoardersThe Jet Cage
1963 Mexican Cat DanceChili WeatherClaws In The Lease
1964 A Message to GraciasFreudy CatNuts and VoltsHawaiian Aye AyeRoad to Andalay
1965 It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around The HouseCats and BruisesThe Wild Chase
1966 A Taste of Catnip
1995 Carrotblanca
1997 Father of the Bird
2011 I Tawt I Taw A Putty Tat
Tweety Cartoons
1942 A Tale of Two Kitties
1944 Birdy and the Beast
1945 A Gruesome Twosome
1947 Tweetie Pie
1948 I Taw a Putty Tat
1949 Bad Ol' Putty Tat
1950 Home Tweet HomeAll a Bir-r-r-rdCanary Row
1951 Putty Tat TroubleRoom and BirdTweety's S.O.S.Tweet Tweet Tweety
1952 Gift WrappedAin't She TweetA Bird in a Guilty Cage
1953 Snow BusinessFowl WeatherTom Tom TomcatA Street Cat Named SylvesterCatty Cornered
1954 Dog PoundedMuzzle ToughSatan's Waitin'
1955 Sandy ClawsTweety's CircusRed Riding HoodwinkedHeir-Conditioned
1956 Tweet and SourTree Cornered TweetyTugboat Granny
1957 Tweet ZooTweety and the BeanstalkBirds AnonymousGreedy For Tweety
1958 A Pizza Tweety PieA Bird in a Bonnet
1959 Trick or TweetTweet and LovelyTweet Dreams
1960 Hyde and Go TweetTrip For Tat
1961 The Rebel Without ClawsThe Last Hungry Cat
1962 The Jet Cage
1964 Hawaiian Aye Aye
2011 I Tawt I Taw A Putty Tat

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