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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.

1940

Title Series Director Characters Production number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Porky's Last Stand LT Bob Clampett Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 9158 January 6, 1940
  • DVD – Deception (1946 film) (unrestored)
  • DVD – All This, and Heaven Too (unrestored)
No
The Early Worm Gets the Bird MM Tex Avery 9103, BR 1318 January 13, 1940 Yes
  • Public Domain
Africa Squeaks LT Bob Clampett Porky 9160 January 27, 1940 No
Mighty Hunters MM Chuck Jones 9363, BR 1314 January 27, 1940 Yes
  • Based on the 1922–41 Good Housekeeping illustrated stories, Canyon Kiddies, by Jimmy Swinnerton].
Busy Bakers MM Ben Hardaway
Cal Dalton
9153 February 10, 1940 Yes
  • Final cartoon directed by Ben Hardaway and Cal Dalton as Friz Freleng returned to WB demoting them back to storymen. As a result, Hardaway left the studio.
Ali-Baba Bound LT Bob Clampett Porky 9364 February 17, 1940 No
Elmer's Candid Camera MM Chuck Jones Elmer 9371 March 2, 1940 No
  • First appearance of Elmer Fudd.
Pilgrim Porky LT Bob Clampett Porky 9368 March 16, 1940 No
Cross Country Detours MM Tex Avery 9423 March 16, 1940 Yes
  • Final cartoon with the sky background.
Confederate Honey MM Friz Freleng Elmer 9365 March 30, 1940 No
  • First to have the finalized "That's all Folks!" ending.
  • First to have black background instead of sky.
  • Friz Freleng returns from Captain of the Kids.
Slap Happy Pappy LT Bob Clampett Porky 9370 April 13, 1940
  • DVD – Brother Orchid (unrestored)
No
The Bear's Tale MM Tex Avery 9369, BR 2-13 April 13, 1940 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD
The Hardship of Miles Standish MM Friz Freleng Elmer 9373 April 27, 1940
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 9 (unrestored, with the 1947-48 ending card)
  • VHS - Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival Featuring "An Itch in Time" (unrestored, with the 1947-48 ending card.
No
Porky's Poor Fish LT Bob Clampett Porky 9372 April 27, 1940 No
You Ought to Be in Pictures LT Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 9366 May 18, 1940 No
  • Computer colorized in 1995.
Sniffles Takes a Trip MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 9367, BR 1315 May 22, 1940 Yes
A Gander at Mother Goose MM Tex Avery 9535 May 25, 1940 No
The Chewin' Bruin LT Bob Clampett Porky 9534 June 8, 1940 No
Tom Thumb in Trouble MM Chuck Jones 9425, BR 1175 June 8, 1940 Yes
Circus Today MM Tex Avery 9593 June 22, 1940 Yes
Porky's Baseball Broadcast LT Friz Freleng Porky 9536 July 6, 1940
  • DVD – Knute Rockne, All American (unrestored)
No
  • Hand Traced Color version
  • Computer colorized in 1995.
Little Blabbermouse MM Friz Freleng Little Blabbermouse 9159 July 6, 1940 Yes
The Egg Collector MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 9595 July 20, 1940 Yes
A Wild Hare MM Tex Avery Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 9617 July 27, 1940 Yes
  • First appearance of Bugs Bunny.
  • First pairing of Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd.
  • Reissued as The Wild Hare DVD - LTGC Volume 4, Disc 1, into "Bugs Bunny: Superstar" bonus with the 1995 dubbed version.
  • Original titles restored for LaserDisc but with the 1941-45 opening and original music cue restored for DVD.
  • Although the cartoon has been restored, Cartoon Network still shows the dubbed version blue ribbon, similar to the Torrid Zone Release.
Ghost Wanted MM Chuck Jones 9537 August 10, 1940 No
Patient Porky LT Bob Clampett Porky 9538 August 24, 1940 No
Ceiling Hero MM Tex Avery 9561 August 24, 1940 No
Malibu Beach Party MM Friz Freleng 9633 September 14, 1940 No
  • Final cartoon with 1939-40 opening.
  • First cartoon with orange rings the 1940-41 season.
Calling Dr. Porky LT Friz Freleng Porky 9616 September 21, 1940 No
Stage Fright MM Chuck Jones The Curious Puppies 9757 September 28, 1940 Yes
Prehistoric Porky LT Bob Clampett Porky 9614 October 12, 1940 No
Holiday Highlights MM Tex Avery 9637 October 12, 1940 No
  • First to have 1940-41 Merrily we roll Along.
Good Night Elmer MM Chuck Jones Elmer 9775, October 26, 1940
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 10 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Cartoon Movie Stars - Elmer! (unrestored)
  • iTunes/Amazon Video (unrestored)
No
  • Dubbed version keeps its original closing.
The Sour Puss LT Bob Clampett Porky 9634 November 2, 1940 No
  • Computer colorized in 1995.
Wacky Wildlife MM Tex Avery 9759, BR 1316 November 9, 1940 Yes
Bedtime for Sniffles MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 9635 November 23, 1940 Yes
Porky's Hired Hand LT Friz Freleng Porky 9636 November 30, 1940 No
Of Fox and Hounds MM Tex Avery Willoughby 9771, BR 1362 December 7, 1940
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 9 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 10 - Canine Corps (unrestored)
Yes
The Timid Toreador LT Bob Clampett
Norman McCabe
Porky 9638 December 21, 1940
  • Laserdisc - Longitude and Looneytude: Globetrotting Looney Tunes Favorites (unrestored)
No
  • Public Domain
Shop, Look and Listen MM Friz Freleng Little Blabbermouse 9639 December 21, 1940 No

1941

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Elmer's Pet Rabbit MM Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 9769 January 4, 1941
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 2 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Elmer Fudd Cartoon Featuring "An Itch in Time" (unrestored)
No
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Chuck Jones
Porky's Snooze Reel LT Bob Clampett
Norm McCabe
Porky 9772 January 11, 1941 No
  • Bob Clampett and Norm McCabe both directed this cartoon.
  • Computer colorized in 1995.
  • Only McCabe cartoon under copyright.
The Fighting 69½th MM Friz Freleng 9773, BR 1319 January 18, 1941 Yes
Sniffles Bells the Cat MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 9855 February 1, 1941 Yes
The Haunted Mouse LT Tex Avery 9774 February 15, 1941
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 8 - Tex-Book Looney (unrestored)
No
The Crackpot Quail MM Tex Avery Willoughby 9853 February 15, 1941 No
The Cat's Tale MM Friz Freleng 9859 March 1, 1941 Yes
Joe Glow, the Firefly LT Chuck Jones 9784 March 8, 1941 No
  • Public domain
Tortoise Beats Hare MM Tex Avery Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle 9937 March 15, 1941 No
Porky's Bear Facts LT Friz Freleng Porky 9866 March 29, 1941
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 2 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 12 - Porky and Daffy (unrestored)
No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • First with 1941-45 The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down.
  • Public domain
Goofy Groceries MM Bob Clampett 9851 March 29, 1941 Yes
  • First with 1941-45 Merrily we roll Along.
Toy Trouble MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 9949, BR 1176 April 12, 1941 Yes
Porky's Preview LT Tex Avery Porky 9808 April 19, 1941 No
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
  • Public domain
The Trial of Mr. Wolf MM Friz Freleng 9939, BR 1364 April 26, 1941 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD
Porky's Ant LT Chuck Jones Porky 9888 May 10, 1941 No
  • Hand Traced version
  • Public domain
Farm Frolics MM Bob Clampett 9857, BR 1178 May 10, 1941 Yes
  • Public domain
Hollywood Steps Out MM Tex Avery 9951 May 24, 1941 Yes
  • Public domain
A Coy Decoy LT Bob Clampett Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 9938 June 7, 1941 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Computer colorized in 1990.
  • Public domain
Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Elmer-like character 9953 June 7, 1941 Yes
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Friz Freleng.
  • First solo Bugs Bunny cartoon.
  • Blue Ribbon has Bugs on the WB shield
  • Original opening and credits restored for 1995 dubbed version with altered 1937-38 MM card, shown on Cartoon Network.
Porky's Prize Pony LT Chuck Jones Porky 9940 June 21, 1941
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 12 - Porky and Daffy (unrestored)
No
  • Public domain
The Wacky Worm MM Friz Freleng 93 June 21, 1941 Yes
Meet John Doughboy LT Bob Clampett Porky 74 July 5, 1941 No
  • Public domain
The Heckling Hare MM Tex Avery Bugs Bunny, Willoughby 75 July 5, 1941 No
  • Avery's departure happened shortly after when this cartoon was released.
Inki and the Lion MM Chuck Jones Inki, Mynah bird 79 July 19, 1941
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 3, Side 10 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 12 - Porky and Daffy (unrestored)
Yes
Aviation Vacation MM Tex Avery 91 August 2, 1941 No
We, the Animals Squeak! LT Bob Clampett Porky 76 August 9, 1941 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Public domain
Sport Chumpions MM Friz Freleng 77 August 16, 1941 No
  • Public domain
The Henpecked Duck LT Bob Clampett Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 78 August 30, 1941 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
Snowtime for Comedy MM Chuck Jones Two Curious Puppies 95, BR 1254 August 30, 1941 Yes
All This and Rabbit Stew MM Tex Avery (uncredited) Bugs 173 September 13, 1941 No
  • One of the "Censored Eleven"; the only one starring Bugs Bunny
  • Public domain
Notes to You LT Friz Freleng Porky Pig 174 September 20, 1941
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 5 - Musical Masterpieces (unrestored)
No
The Brave Little Bat MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 177, BR 1252 September 27, 1941 Yes
The Bug Parade MM Tex Avery 211, BR 1262 October 11, 1941 Yes
Robinson Crusoe. Jr. LT Norm McCabe Porky 172 October 25, 1941 No
Rookie Revue MM Friz Freleng 353 October 25, 1941 No
  • Public domain
Saddle Silly MM Chuck Jones 213 November 8, 1941 No
The Cagey Canary MM Tex Avery
Bob Clampett
225 November 22, 1941
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 3, Side 5 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 8 - Tex-book Looney (unrestored)
Yes
  • Planned by Tex Avery and finished by Bob Clampett.
Porky's Midnight Matinee LT Chuck Jones Porky 192 November 22, 1941 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Public domain
Rhapsody in Rivets MM Friz Freleng 175, BR 1365 December 6, 1941 Yes
Wabbit Twouble MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 413 December 20, 1941 No
  • First use of the 'fat' Elmer
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Bob Clampett.
Porky's Pooch LT Bob Clampett Porky 176 December 27, 1941 No
  • Public domain

1942

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

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Hop, Skip and a Chump MM Friz Freleng 223 January 3, 1942 Yes
Porky's Pastry Pirates LT Friz Freleng Porky 226 January 17, 1942
  • DVD – Larceny, Inc. (unrestored)
No
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
The Bird Came C.O.D. MM Chuck Jones Conrad 351 January 17, 1942 No
  • First appearance of Conrad the Cat
Aloha Hooey MM Tex Avery
Bob Clampett
227 January 30, 1942 No
  • Planned by Tex Avery and finished by Bob Clampett
Who's Who in the Zoo LT Norm McCabe Porky 224 February 14, 1942
  • DVD – In This Our Life (unrestored)
No
  • Public domain
Porky's Cafe LT Chuck Jones Porky Pig, Conrad 444 February 21, 1942
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 12 - Porky and Daffy (unrestored)
No
  • Only cartoon to co-star Conrad and Porky
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Public domain
Conrad the Sailor MM Chuck Jones Conrad, Daffy 415 February 28, 1942 No
Crazy Cruise MM Tex Avery
Bob Clampett
Bugs (cameo) 445 March 14, 1942 No
  • Planned by Tex Avery and finished by Bob Clampett
The Wabbit Who Came to Supper MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 573 March 28, 1942 No
  • Features the 'fat' Elmer.
  • Public domain
Saps in Chaps LT Friz Freleng 446 April 11, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Horton Hatches the Egg MM Bob Clampett 441 April 11, 1942 Yes
  • Based on the Dr. Seuss book of the same name
Dog Tired MM Chuck Jones Two Curious Puppies 417 April 25, 1942 No
Daffy's Southern Exposure LT Norm McCabe Daffy 442 May 2, 1942
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 15 - A Battle of Wits (unrestored)
No
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
  • Public domain
The Wacky Wabbit MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 603 May 2, 1942 No
  • Features the 'fat' Elmer
  • Public domain
The Draft Horse MM Chuck Jones 575 May 9, 1942 No
Nutty News LT Bob Clampett Elmer Fudd (cameo) 772 May 23, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Lights Fantastic MM Friz Freleng 443 May 23, 1942 No
Hobby Horse Laffs LT Norm McCabe 768 June 6, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Hold the Lion, Please MM Chuck Jones Bugs 609 June 13, 1942
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 2 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Caartoon Festival Featuring "Hold the Lion, Please" (unrestored)
No
  • Bugs Bunny does not zoom in appearing on the Warner Bros. shield eating a carrot for reasons unknown.
Gopher Goofy LT Norm McCabe 440 June 27, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Double Chaser MM Friz Freleng Hector 607, BR 1181 June 27, 1942 Yes
Wacky Blackout LT Bob Clampett 778 July 11, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid MM Bob Clampett Beaky, Bugs 605 July 11, 1942 No
Foney Fables MM Friz Freleng 625 August 1, 1942 No
  • Public domain
The Ducktators LT Norm McCabe 770 August 1, 1942 No
  • Public domain
The Squawkin' Hawk MM Chuck Jones Henery 627 August 8, 1942
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 3, Side 3 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 14 - Cartoon Superstars (unrestored)
Yes
Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner LT Bob Clampett 798 August 22, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Fresh Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 629 August 22, 1942
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 2 (unrestored)
  • DVD - Captains of the Clouds (dubbed version)
  • VHS - Bugs Vs. Elmer (unrestored)
  • VHS - Here Comes Bugs (unrestored)
No
  • Final use of the 'fat' Elmer
  • Public domain
  • Captains of the Clouds release has the blackface uncut.
The Impatient Patient LT Norm McCabe Daffy 774 September 5, 1942
  • VHS - Daffy Duck: Tales from the Duckside (unrestored)
No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Computer colorized in 1992.
  • Public domain
Fox Pop MM Chuck Jones 721 September 5, 1942 Yes
  • Public domain
  • EU dubbed has 1938 card for reasons unknown.
The Dover Boys MM Chuck Jones Dover Boys 631 September 10, 1942 No
  • A.K.A.: The Dover Boys at Pimento University, or The Rivals of Roquefort Hall
  • Public domain
The Hep Cat LT Bob Clampett Willoughby (Rosebud name) 776, BR 1177 October 3, 1942 Yes
  • First Looney Tunes in color.
The Sheepish Wolf MM Friz Freleng 719, BR 1180 October 17, 1942 Yes
  • Public domain
The Daffy Duckaroo LT Norm McCabe Daffy 802 October 24, 1942 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Public domain
The Hare-Brained Hypnotist MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 723 October 31, 1942 No
A Tale of Two Kitties MM Bob Clampett Babbit and Catstello, Tweety 725 November 21, 1942 Yes
My Favorite Duck LT Chuck Jones Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 1085, BR 1179 December 5, 1942 Yes
  • In color
Ding Dog Daddy MM Friz Freleng Willoughby 825 December 5, 1942 No
  • Public domain
Case of the Missing Hare MM Chuck Jones Bugs 829 December 12, 1942 No
  • Public domain

1943

  • Blue Ribbon re-releases start this year, cartoons from 1936-41 reissued in the 1943-44 and the first half of the 1944-45 season had their original credits cut, but the closing was kept. After the first half of the 1944-45 season, closings may have been kept depending on the year reissued.
  • All Looney Tunes are in black and white except where noted.
Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs MM Bob Clampett 827 January 16, 1943 No
Confusions of a Nutzy Spy LT Norm McCabe Porky 804 January 23, 1943 No
  • Public domain
Pigs in a Polka MM Friz Freleng 1100 February 2, 1943 Yes
  • Public domain
Tortoise Wins by a Hare MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle 915 February 20, 1943 No
To Duck or Not to Duck LT Chuck Jones Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 800 March 6, 1943
  • DVD – TCM Spotlight Collection, Errol Flynn Adventures, Edge of Darkness, dubbed version
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 6, Disc 1
No
  • In color
  • First cartoon to pair Daffy and Elmer
  • Public domain
The Fifth-Column Mouse MM Friz Freleng 913, BR 1182 March 6, 1943 Yes
  • Reissued as Fifth Column Mouse
  • Public domain
Flop Goes the Weasel MM Chuck Jones 1112 March 20, 1943 Yes
Hop and Go LT Norm McCabe 1054 March 27, 1943 No
  • Public domain
  • Original print does not exist, the print given to Sunset in 1955 had some of the opening rings chopped off, evident from the DVD release.
Super-Rabbit MM Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny 1029 April 3, 1943 No

The Unbearable Bear

MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 995, BR 1228 April 17, 1943 Yes
The Wise Quacking Duck LT Bob Clampett Daffy 1056 May 1, 1943 No
  • In color
  • Has the black and white WARNER BROS. and Present.
Tokio Jokio LT Norm McCabe 1058 May 15, 1943 No
  • Public domain
  • McCabe's final cartoon as he joined the Armed Forces.
Greetings Bait MM Friz Freleng 973 May 15, 1943 Yes
Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk MM Friz Freleng Bugs 993 June 12, 1943
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 7 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Cartoon Festival Featuring "Little Red Riding Rabbit" (unrestored)
No
The Aristo-cat MM Chuck Jones Hector, Claude, Hubie and Bertie 1031, BR 1229 June 19, 1943 Yes
  • First appearances of Hubie, Bertie and Claude Cat
Yankee Doodle Daffy LT Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 1048 July 3, 1943 Song: Yankee Doodle Daffy the Musical No
  • In Color
  • Public domain
Wackiki Wabbit MM Chuck Jones Bugs 1051 July 3, 1943 No
  • Public domain
Porky Pig's Feat LT Frank Tashlin Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny (cameo) 11-13 July 17, 1943 No
  • Hand Traced Version
  • Computer colorized in 1990.
  • Public domain
Tin Pan Alley Cats MM Bob Clampett 975 July 17, 1943 No
Scrap Happy Daffy LT Frank Tashlin Daffy 10-13 August 21, 1943 No
  • Public domain
Hiss and Make Up MM Friz Freleng 3-13 September 11, 1943
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 4, Side 3 (unrestored)
  • DVD - TCM Spotlight Collection, Errol Flynn Adventures, Edge of Darkness, dubbed version
Yes
A Corny Concerto MM Bob Clampett Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 19-12 September 18, 1943 No
  • A parody of Walt Disney's Fantasia
  • Public domain
Fin 'N Catty MM Chuck Jones Claude 21-12 October 23, 1943 Yes
Falling Hare MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, The Gremlin 8-13 October 30, 1943 No
  • Public domain
Inki and the Minah Bird MM Chuck Jones Inki, Mynah bird 23-12 November 13, 1943 Yes
Daffy - The Commando LT Friz Freleng Daffy, Adolf Hitler 12-13 November 28, 1943 No
  • In color
  • Public domain
An Itch in Time MM Bob Clampett Elmer, Willoughby, A. Flea 24-12 December 4, 1943 Yes
Puss n' Booty LT Frank Tashlin 13-13 December 11, 1943 No
  • Final black-and-white cartoon from WB
  • Final cartoon in public domain until The Goofy Gophers in 1947.

1944

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 and all cartoons are under copyright, the only year in which all cartoons produced by Schlesinger are all under copyright.

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Little Red Riding Rabbit MM Friz Freleng Bugs 25-12 January 4, 1944 No
  • First cartoon in which Mel Blanc gets on-screen credit.
What's Cookin' Doc? MM Bob Clampett Bugs 22-12 January 8, 1944 No
Meatless Flyday MM Friz Freleng 1-13 January 29, 1944 No
  • First to have the finalized MERRIE MELODIES logo at the top from 1944-55.
  • First to use red background blue rings.
  • 1995 dubbed version airs on TV.
Tom Turk and Daffy LT Chuck Jones Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tom Turk 1-14 February 12, 1944 No
Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears MM Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, Three Bears 2-13 February 26, 1944 No
I Got Plenty of Mutton LT Frank Tashlin 2-14 March 11, 1944 No
The Weakly Reporter MM Chuck Jones 6-13 March 25, 1944 No
Tick Tock Tuckered LT Bob Clampett Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 3-13, BR 1184 April 8, 1944 Yes
  • Color remake of Porky's Badtime Story (1937)
Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips MM Friz Freleng Bugs 4-13 April 22, 1944 No
  • The inclusion of this short on the aforementioned VHS caused a media controversy when the Japanese American Citizens League objected to it, leading to the VHS and the Golden Age of Looney Tunes Laserdisc set containing it to be withdrawn. However, there are recalled copies out there at least 8,000 of them. Some are for sale on Amazon.com.
  • As a result of the withdrawal, the cartoon was banned from syndication, much like the Censored Eleven.
Swooner Crooner LT Frank Tashlin Porky 5-13 May 6, 1944 Yes
  • Academy Award nominee
  • First Looney Tune to be reissued and the only one to have IN TECHNICOLOR.
Russian Rhapsody MM Bob Clampett 26-12 May 20, 1944 No
Duck Soup to Nuts LT Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 5-14, BR 1227 May 27, 1944 Yes
Angel Puss LT Chuck Jones 4-14 June 3, 1944 No
Slightly Daffy MM Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 20-12, BR 1224 June 17, 1944 Yes
  • Color remake of Scalp Trouble (1939)
Hare Ribbin' MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, 10-13 Jun 24, 1944 No
  • This film has 2 alternate endings, one shown as a feature on Volume 5 of the Golden Collection.
  • First cartoon to have Bugs Bunny's head appear after the WB shield.
Brother Brat LT Frank Tashlin Porky 6-14 July 15, 1944
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 3 (unrestored)
  • DVD – TCM Spotlight Collection, Errol Flynn Adventures, Uncertain Glory, dubbed version
No
  • Final cartoon to have the Looney Tunes 1942-44 IN TECHNICOLOR font.
  • Final Porky cartoon directed by Frank Tashlin.
Hare Force MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Willoughby (Sylvester name) 9-13 July 22, 1944 No
From Hand to Mouse LT Chuck Jones 3-14, BR 1255 August 5, 1944 Yes
Birdy and the Beast MM Bob Clampett Tweety, Hector, Prototype Sylvester 5-13 August 19, 1944 No
  • Final MERRIE MELODIES to credit Leon Schlesinger.
  • Final appearance of the Sylvester prototype.
  • 1995 dubbed version airs on TV.
Buckaroo Bugs LT Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, Red Hot Ryder 7-14 August 26, 1944 No
  • Final cartoon to credit Leon Schlesinger.
  • Bugs Bunny's first cartoon in the Looney Tunes series.
  • No face is shown under LOONEY TUNES in the opening rings.
  • IN TECHNICOLOR font changes to fit the MERRIE MELODIES font.
Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears MM Friz Freleng 13-13, BR 1253 September 2, 1944 Yes
  • One of the "Censored Eleven"
  • First to credit WARNER BROS. CARTOONS INC.
  • First to be produced by Eddie Selzer.
Plane Daffy LT Frank Tashlin Daffy Duck, Hatta Mari 8-14 September 16, 1944 No
  • First with Daffy's face in the opening without Porky.
  • Only Looney Tune to survive with the PRODUCED BY WARNER BROS. CARTOONS INC.
Lost and Foundling MM Chuck Jones Sniffles 1-14, BR 1187 September 30, 1944 Yes
Booby Hatched LT Frank Tashlin 9-14, BR 1185 October 14, 1944 Yes
The Old Grey Hare MM Bob Clampett Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 11-13 October 28, 1944 No
  • Shaking card at the end.
The Stupid Cupid LT Frank Tashlin Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 10-14, BR 1232 November 25, 1944 Yes
  • Lost ending hasn't been found.
  • First to credit WARNER BROS. PICTURES INC. and A WARNER BROS. CARTOON on opening credits.
Stage Door Cartoon MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 12-13 December 16, 1944 No
  • Prototype Yosemite Sam appears.

1945

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Odor-able Kitty LT Chuck Jones Pepé 8-13, BR 1230 January 6, 1945 Yes
  • First appearance of Pepé Le Pew (called "Stinky").
  • Last to credit PRODUCED BY WARNER BROS. CARTOONS on closing credits and RELEASED BY WARNER BROS. PICTURES INC.
Herr Meets Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Adolf Hitler 7-13 January 13, 1945 No
  • First to credit A WARNER BROS. CARTOON on closing credits.
Draftee Daffy LT Bob Clampett Daffy 1-15 Jan 27, 1945 No
The Unruly Hare MM Frank Tashlin Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 4-14 February 10, 1945 No
Trap Happy Porky LT Chuck Jones Claude Cat, Hubie & Bertie, Hector, Porky Pig 9-15, BR 1186 February 24, 1945 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Life with Feathers MM Friz Freleng Sylvester 2-14, BR 1231 March 24, 1945 Yes
  • First appearance of Sylvester
  • Final cartoon with 1941-45 Merrily we roll Along.
  • Nominated for an Oscar.
Behind the Meat-Ball LT Frank Tashlin (uncredited) Hector, Fido 13-14 April 7, 1945 No
  • Final cartoon with 1941-45 The Merry-Go Round Broke Down.
  • Final non-Bugs Bunny cartoon to start with the WB coming before WARNER BROS. PICTURES INC.
Hare Trigger MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam 9-14 May 5, 1945 No
  • First appearance of Yosemite Sam.
  • First pairing of Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam.
  • First with full credits.
  • First with 1945-55 Merrily we roll Along.
  • First with Bugs Bunny sitting on WB and then pulling the MERRIE MELODIES.
Ain't That Ducky LT Friz Freleng Daffy 14-14. BR 1313 May 19, 1945
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 3, Side 9 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival Featuring "Ain't that Ducky" (unrestored)
Yes
  • First with 1945-46 opening.
A Gruesome Twosome MM Bob Clampett Tweety, Captain and Schnooks, Hector 3-14 June 9, 1945 No
Tale of Two Mice LT Frank Tashlin Babbit and Catstello (mice versions) 7-15, BR 1309 June 30, 1945
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 3 (unrestored)
  • DVD – TCM Spotlight Collection, Errol Flynn Adventures, Objective Burma, dubbed version
Yes
  • Reissued as A Tale of Two Mice
Wagon Heels MM Bob Clampett Porky Pig 6-14 July 28, 1945 No
  • Color remake of Injun Trouble (1938)
Hare Conditioned LT Chuck Jones Bugs 5-14 August 11, 1945 No
Fresh Airedale MM Chuck Jones 12-15, BR 1259 August 25, 1945 Yes
Bashful Buzzard LT Bob Clampett Beaky 4-14, BR 1310 September 5, 1945 Yes
  • Followup to 1942's Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
Peck Up Your Troubles MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Hector 15-15, BR 1233 October 20, 1945 Yes
  • First appearance of Hector
  • One of the dubbed versions that keeps original closing.
  • Special ending cue heard previously in The Wacky Wabbit.
Hare Tonic LT Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd L-8-14 November 10, 1945 No
Nasty Quacks MM Frank Tashlin Daffy Duck, Melissa Duck 11-15 December 1, 1945 No
  • First appearance of Melissa Duck

1946

Starting with Hair-Raising Hare, the 1946-47 rings are used.

Starting with Kitty Kornered, the writing "That's all Folks!" is featured like Merrie Melodies films.

Starting with Rhapsody Rabbit, "Directed By" is used instead of "Direction".

Starting with The Great Piggy Bank Robbery, a new version of The Merry-Go Round Broke Down is heard until 1955.

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Book Revue LT Bob Clampett Daffy 8-15, BR 1234 January 5, 1946 Yes
  • Reissued as Book Review
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Baseball Bugs LT Friz Freleng Bugs 12-14 February 2, 1946 No
Holiday for Shoestrings MM Friz Freleng 7-14 February 23, 1946 Yes
  • Original opening and credits restored on DVD.
Quentin Quail MM Chuck Jones Quentin Quail 6-15 March 2, 1946 No
Baby Bottleneck LT Bob Clampett Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Drunked stork 12-15, BR 1256 March 16, 1946 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Hare Remover MM Frank Tashlin (uncredited) Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 10-14 March 23, 1946 No
  • Final cartoon directed by Frank Tashlin.
Daffy Doodles LT Robert McKimson Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 13-15, BR 1307 April 6, 1946
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 1, Side 8 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 4 - Daffy Doodles (unrestored)
  • DVD - My Reputation (dubbed version)
Yes
  • First cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
Hollywood Canine Canteen MM Robert McKimson 11-14 April 20, 1946 No
Hush My Mouse LT Chuck Jones Sniffles 13-14, BR 1258 May 4, 1946 Yes
  • Final cartoon with the 1939-46 Porky drum ending.
  • Final cartoon with the 1945-46 red rings black background.
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Hair-Raising Hare MM Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, Gossamer 1-15 May 25, 1946 No
  • First appearance of Gossamer
  • First cartoon to have red background, blue rings (1946-47 season).
Kitty Kornered LT Bob Clampett Porky Pig, Sylvester 1-16 June 8, 1946 No
  • First cartoon to co-star Porky and Sylvester
  • Only Sylvester cartoon directed by Bob Clampett
  • Merrie Melodies ending theme is used at the end
Hollywood Daffy MM Friz Freleng (uncredited) Daffy 2-15 June 22, 1946 No
Acrobatty Bunny LT Robert McKimson Bugs 3-15 June 29, 1946 No
  • First Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.
  • One of a kind ending music cue.
The Eager Beaver MM Chuck Jones Eager Beaver 2-16, BR 1354 July 13, 1946 Yes
The Great Piggy Bank Robbery LT Bob Clampett Daffy M-4-15 July 20, 1946 No
  • Porky has a cameo.
  • 1946-55 music used starting with this cartoon.
Bacall to Arms MM Bob Clampett(uncredited)(planned), Arthur Davis(uncredited)(finished) 1017 August 3, 1946 No
  • First cartoon directed by Arthur Davis
Of Thee I Sting LT Friz Freleng 3-16, BR 1260 August 17, 1946 Yes
Walky Talky Hawky MM Robert McKimson Foghorn Leghorn, Henery, Barnyard Dawg 4-16, BR 1353 August 31, 1946 Yes
Racketeer Rabbit LT Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny M-5-15 September 14, 1946
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 3, Side 4 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Bugs Bunny Classics: Special Collector's Edition (unrestored)
  • DVD - Public Enemies: The Golden Age Of The Gangster Film (unrestored)
No
  • Debut of Rocky.
Fair and Worm-er MM Chuck Jones Pepe le Pew (cameo) 5-16, BR 1401 Sep 28, 1946 Yes
The Big Snooze LT Bob Clampett (uncredited) Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd L-6-16 October 5, 1946 No
The Mouse-Merized Cat MM Robert McKimson Babbit and Catstello (mice versions) 7-15, BR 1404 October 19, 1946 Yes
Mouse Menace LT Arthur Davis Porky 1028, BR 1358 November 2, 1946 Yes
Rhapsody Rabbit MM Friz Freleng Bugs 1040 November 9, 1946 No
Roughly Squeaking LT Chuck Jones Claude, Hubie and Bertie, Hector 7-16, BR 1357 November 23, 1946 Yes

1947

Starting this year, some cartoons would be produced in Cinecolor instead of Technicolor due to a strike at the Technicolor studio[1] (no Bugs Bunny, Pepé Le Pew or Foghorn Leghorn/Henery Hawk/Barnyard Dawg cartoons were in Cinecolor). By late 1949, all cartoons will be produced in 3-hue Technicolor.

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
One Meat Brawl MM Robert McKimson Barnyard, Porky 1015, BR 1360 January 18, 1947 Yes
The Goofy Gophers LT Arthur Davis Goofy Gophers,
Bugs Bunny (cameo)
1021, BR 1375 January 25, 1947 Yes
  • First appearance of the Goofy Gophers
  • Planned by Clampett and finished by Davis.
  • Original closing kept for the reissue.
The Gay Anties MM Friz Freleng 8-15, BR 1351 February 15, 1947 Yes
Scent-imental Over You LT Chuck Jones Pepé 1016, BR 1356 March 8, 1947 Yes
A Hare Grows in Manhattan MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Hector 1020 March 23, 1947 No
  • Only cartoon to co-star of Bugs and Hector.
The Birth of a Notion LT Robert McKimson Daffy Duck 1018, BR 1352 April 12, 1947 Yes
  • Planned by Clampett, finished by McKimson.
Tweetie Pie MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1026, BR 1374 May 3, 1947 Yes
  • First pairing of Sylvester and Tweety.
  • Planned by Clampett, finished by Freleng.
  • First WB cartoon to win an Oscar
  • First Tweety cartoon directed by Friz Freleng
Rabbit Transit LT Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle 1025 May 10, 1947 No
  • Final cartoon to use the 1946-47 rings.
Hobo Bobo MM Robert McKimson Bobo Elephant, Mynah Bird 1022, BR 1359 May 17, 1947 Yes
  • First cartoon to use the 1947-48 rings.
Along Came Daffy LT Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam 1019, BR 1355 June 4, 1947 Yes
  • First cartoon to have LOONEY TUNES without REG US PAT OFF in closing rings.
Inki at the Circus MM Chuck Jones Inki, Mynah bird 1029, BR 1376 June 21, 1947 Yes
Easter Yeggs LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 1027 June 28, 1947 No
  • First Elmer Fudd cartoon directed by Robert McKimson
Crowing Pains LT Robert McKimson Foghorn, Barnyard Dawg. Henery, Sylvester 1030, BR 1371 July 12, 1947 Yes
  • First Sylvester cartoon directed by Robert McKimson
  • Original credits and opening restored on DVD.
A Pest in the House MM Chuck Jones Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 1024 August 3, 1947 No
The Foxy Duckling MM Arthur Davis 1031, BR 1366 August 23, 1947 Yes
House Hunting Mice LT Chuck Jones Hubie and Bertie 1049, BR 1370 September 6, 1947 Yes
  • Sequel to 1939's Dog Gone Modern.
  • Cinecolor, the first Looney Tunes to be in Cinecolor.
Little Orphan Airedale LT Chuck Jones Charlie, Porky Pig, Rags McMutt 1032, 1411 October 4, 1947 Yes
Doggone Cats MM Arthur Davis Sylvester, Wellington 1046, BR 1401 October 25, 1947 Yes
  • Reissued as Dog Gone Cats.
  • Cinecolor
Slick Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 1033 November 1, 1947 No
Mexican Joyride LT Arthur Davis Daffy 1034 November 29, 1947 No
Catch as Cats Can MM Arthur Davis Sylvester 1038 December 6, 1947
  • Laserdisc - GALT Volume 2, Side 6 (unrestored)
  • VHS - Looney Tunes - The Collector's Edition - Volume 13 - Comic Cat-astrophies (unrestored)
No
A Horse Fly Fleas LT Robert McKimson A. Flea 1060, BR 1410 December 13, 1947 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
  • Cinecolor

1948

This is the year in which the packages are split up into 3 packages. a.a.p., post-1948, and Sunset. Sunset package would go back in Warner's hands in 1968 while a.a.p. will return to Warner through Turner in 1996.

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Gorilla My Dreams LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny, Gruesome Gorilla 1036 January 3, 1948 No
  • First appearance of Gruesome Gorilla
Two Gophers from Texas MM Arthur Davis Goofy Gophers 1066, BR 1403 January 17, 1948 Yes
  • Cinecolor, 1947-48 closing rings
A Feather in His Hare LT Chuck Jones Bugs 1023 February 7, 1948 No
What Makes Daffy Duck? LT Arthur Davis Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 1069 February 14, 1948 No
  • Cinecolor
  • Inspiration for Hunting Trilogy in the early 50s.
  • 1950 MERRIE MELODIES closing for unknown reasons, but the dubbed version has the LOONEY TUNES 1947-48 closing.
What's Brewin', Bruin? LT Chuck Jones Three Bears 1035, BR 1372 February 26, 1948 Yes
Daffy Duck Slept Here MM Robert McKimson Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 1039 March 6, 1948 No
A Hick a Slick and a Chick MM Arthur Davis 1073 March 13, 1948 No
  • Cinecolor
Back Alley Oproar MM Friz Freleng Elmer, Sylvester 1037, BR 1377 March 27, 1948 Yes
  • Color remake of Notes to You (1941)
  • First pairing of Elmer Fudd & Sylvester.
I Taw a Putty Tat MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety, Hector 1072, BR 1407 April 2, 1948 Yes
Rabbit Punch MM Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, The Crusher 1043 April 10, 1948 No
Hop, Look and Listen LT Robert McKimson Hippety Hopper, Sylvester, Hector 1042, BR 1373 April 17, 1948 Yes
  • First appearance of Hippety Hopper
  • Original titles restored for 1995 Dubbed version
  • Original closing kept on reissue.
Nothing But The Tooth MM Arthur Davis Porky 1041 May 1, 1948 No
Buccaneer Bunny LT Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam 1047 May 8, 1948 No
Bone Sweet Bone MM Arthur Davis 1082, BR 1404 May 22, 1948 Yes
  • Cinecolor, 1947-48 closing on original titles.
  • Damaged, original print does exist.
Bugs Bunny Rides Again MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam 1050 June 12, 1948 No
  • Followup to 1945's Hare Trigger.
  • First cartoon to have COLOR BY TECHNICOLOR instead of IN TECHNICOLOR.
The Rattled Rooster LT Arthur Davis 1084, BR 1402 June 26, 1948 Yes
The Up-Standing Sitter LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Hector 1087 July 3, 1948 No
  • Cinecolor, original closing kept.
The Shell Shocked Egg MM Robert McKimson 1045, BR 1368 July 10, 1948 Yes
  • Final Merrie Melodies to be in the pre-1948.
Haredevil Hare LT Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny, Marvin the Martian 1052 July 24, 1948 No
  • First appearance of Marvin the Martian
  • Last short in the "pre-1948 library" of Warner Bros. Cartoons
  • First to have Color By TECHNICOLOR which would be used until 1954.
You Were Never Duckier MM Charles M. Jones Daffy Duck, Henery Hawk 1046, BR 1369 August 7, 1948 Yes
  • First short in the "post-1948 library" of Warner Bros. Cartoons
  • IN TECHNICOLOR instead of Color By TECHNICOLOR.
  • Special blue ribbon pre-1956 reissue.
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Dough Ray Me-ow MM Arthur Davis Heathcliff and Louie 1088 August 14, 1948 No
  • Cinecolor
  • 1957-59 blue ribbon ending
Hot Cross Bunny MM Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny 1053 August 21, 1948
  • DVD – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Two-Disc Special Edition) (unrestored)
Yes
The Pest That Came to Dinner LT Arthur Davis Porky Pig 1051, BR 1506 September 11, 1948 Yes
  • IN TECHINCOLOR instead of Color By TECHNICOLOR.
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
Hare Splitter MM I. Freleng Bugs Bunny 1059, BR 1501 September 25, 1948
  • DVD – Adventures Of Don Juan (unrestored)
Yes
Odor of the Day LT Arthur Davis Pepé, Wellington 1093 October 2, 1948 No
  • Silent, saved for one line at the end
  • Cinecolor
  • 1957-59 blue ribbon ending.
The Foghorn Leghorn MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Henery 1057, BR 1405 October 9, 1948 Yes
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
  • Special pre-1956 reissue.
A-Lad-In His Lamp LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny 1065 October 23, 1948
  • VHS - Looney Tunes: The Collector's Edition - Volume 4: Daffy Doodles (unrestored)
No
Daffy Dilly MM Charles M. Jones Daffy Duck 1064, BR 1413 October 30, 1948 Yes
  • Cinecolor
  • One of five post-1948 WB cartoons to get a Blue Ribbon reissue prior to 1956 - with the original credits cut.
Kit For Cat LT I. Freleng Elmer Fudd, Sylvester 1055, BR 1407 November 6, 1948
  • VHS - Wideo Wabbit (1998 dubbed version, with original titles and end card)
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 1, Disc 4 (blue ribbon ending)
Yes
  • Followup to 1944's Hare Force
  • Original opening restored on DVD and VHS.
  • Special blue ribbon pre-1956 reissue.
  • DVD original ending is blue ribbon for unknown reasons.
The Stupor Salesman LT Arthur Davis Daffy Duck 1058 November 20, 1948 No
Riff Raffy Daffy LT Arthur Davis Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 1079 November 27, 1948 No
My Bunny Lies Over The Sea MM Charles M. Jones Bugs Bunny 1062 December 4, 1948 Yes
Scaredy Cat MM Charles M. Jones Porky Pig, Sylvester 1056, BR 1412 December 18, 1948 Yes
  • First use of Sylvester's name
  • Original titles restored on DVD.
  • Special blue ribbon pre-1956 reissue.

1949

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Blue Ribbon Notes
Wise Quackers LT I. Freleng Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 1063 January 1, 1949 Yes
Hare Do MM I. Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 1068 January 15, 1949}} No
  • Final cartoon where Bugs sits on the WB shield.
Holiday for Drumsticks MM Arthur Davis Daffy Duck, Tom Turk 1096 January 22, 1949
  • VHS - The Stars of Space Jam: Daffy Duck (unrestored)
No
  • Cinecolor
  • 1957-59 blue ribbon ending.
Awful Orphan MM Charles M. Jones Charlie, Porky Pig 1067, BR 1516 January 29, 1949 Yes
Porky Chops LT Arthur Davis Porky Pig 1061 February 12, 1949 No
Mississippi Hare LT Charles M. Jones Bugs Bunny, Colonel Shuffle 1071, BR 1508 February 26, 1949 Yes
  • First appearance of Colonel Shuffle
Paying the Piper LT Robert McKimson Porky Pig 1070, BR 1451 March 12, 1949 Yes
Daffy Duck Hunt LT Robert McKimson Barnyard Dawg, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig 1078, BR 1458 March 26, 1949 Yes
Rebel Rabbit MM Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny 1074, BR 1517 April 9, 1949 Yes
Mouse Wreckers LT Charles M. Jones Claude, Hubie and Bertie, Hector 1076, BR 1452 April 23, 1949 Yes
High Diving Hare LT I. Freleng Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam 1077 April 30, 1949 Yes
The Bee-Deviled Bruin MM Charles M. Jones The Three Bears 1084 May 14, 1949 Yes
Curtain Razor LT I. Freleng Porky Pig 1081 May 21, 1949 No
  • Retitled Show Stopper on some television airings
Bowery Bugs MM Arthur Davis Bugs Bunny 1085 June 4, 1949 Yes
Mouse Mazurka MM I. Freleng Sylvester 1075, BR 1460 June 11, 1949 Yes
Long-Haired Hare LT Charles M. Jones Bugs Bunny 1080 June 25, 1949 No
Henhouse Henery LT Robert McKimson Foghorn, Henery 1090, BR 1454 July 2, 1949 Yes
Knights Must Fall MM I. Freleng Bugs Bunny 1086 July 16, 1949
  • Laserdisc - Bugs Bunny: Hare Beyond Compare (unrestored)
Yes
Bad Ol' Putty Tat MM I. Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1095., BR 1462 July 23, 1949 Yes
The Grey Hounded Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny 1083 August 6, 1949 Yes
Often an Orphan MM Charles M. Jones Charlie, Porky Pig 1098 August 13, 1949 Yes
The Windblown Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny 1094 August 27, 1949 No
Dough for the Do-Do MM I. Freleng (uncredited) Porky Pig 1101, BR 1453 September 2, 1949 Yes
  • Color remake of Porky in Wackyland (1938)
  • Final cartoon in Cinecolor.
  • One of two Cinecolor post-1948 to keep original closing rings.
Fast and Furry-ous LT Charles M. Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1091, BR 1455 September 16, 1949 Yes
Each Dawn I Crow MM I. Freleng Elmer Fudd 1092, BR 1461 September 23, 1949
  • DVD – Each Dawn I Die (unrestored)
  • iTunes/Amazon Video (unrestored)
Yes
Frigid Hare MM Charles M. Jones Bugs Bunny, Playboy 1089 October 7, 1949 No
Swallow the Leader LT Robert McKimson 1100, BR 1456 October 14, 1949 Yes
Bye, Bye Bluebeard MM Arthur Davis Porky Pig 1093 October 21, 1949 Yes
For Scent-imental Reasons LT Charles M. Jones Pepé, Penelope 1104, BR 1457 November 12, 1949 Yes
Hippety Hopper MM Robert McKimson Hippety, Sylvester, Hector the Bulldog 1097, BR 1463 November 19, 1949 Yes
Which Is Witch LT I. Freleng Bugs Bunny 1099 December 3, 1949 No
Bear Feat LT Charles M. Jones The Three Bears 1113, BR 1459 December 10, 1949 Yes
Rabbit Hood MM Charles M. Jones Bugs Bunny 1102 December 24, 1949 Yes
A Ham in a Role LT Robert McKimson Goofy Gophers 1106 December 31, 1949 Yes

Private Snafu shorts

Main article: Private Snafu
Main article: List of Private Snafu shorts

All of these shorts are in the public domain.

Title Director Release date DVD availability Note
Coming!! Snafu Chuck Jones June 1, 1943 LTGC Volume 5, Disc 3
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Gripes Friz Freleng July 1943 LTGC Volume 5, Disc 3
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Spies Chuck Jones August 1943 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4;
Private Snafu Golden Classics
The Goldbrick Frank Tashlin September 1, 1943 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
The Infantry Blues Chuck Jones September 1, 1943 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Fighting Tools Bob Clampett October 1, 1943 Private Snafu Golden Classics

Cameo of Daffy Duck.

The Home Front Frank Tashlin November 1, 1943 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Rumors Friz Freleng December 1, 1943 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Booby Traps Bob Clampett January 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Snafuperman Friz Freleng March 1, 1944 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 4
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike Chuck Jones March 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
A Lecture on Camouflage Chuck Jones April 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Gas Chuck Jones May 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics

Cameo of Bugs Bunny.

Going Home Chuck Jones Unreleased,
(Planned for 1944)
Private Snafu Golden Classics The often-quoted "Coming Home" is a non-existent title. It refers to "Going Home" - "Coming Home" was a result of an old typo.[2]
The Chow Hound Frank Tashlin June 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Censored Frank Tashlin July 1, 1944 LTGC Volume 4, Disc 2
Private Snafu Golden Classics
Outpost Chuck Jones August 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Payday Friz Freleng September 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Three Brothers Friz Freleng September 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics

Cameo of Bugs Bunny.

Target Snafu Friz Freleng October 1, 1944 Private Snafu Golden Classics
In the Aleutians – Isles of Enchantment Chuck Jones February 1, 1945 Private Snafu Golden Classics
It's Murder She Says Chuck Jones February 1, 1945 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Hot Spot Friz Freleng July 1, 1945 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Operation Snafu Friz Freleng October 1, 1945 Private Snafu Golden Classics
No Buddy Atoll Chuck Jones October 1, 1945 Private Snafu Golden Classics
Secrets of the Caribbean Chuck Jones Unreleased
(planned for 1945)
Master given to the Army[2]
Lost cartoon

Note: Private Snafu Cartoons, made by UPA, MGM, and Harman-Ising studio (in 1940's) are not listed.

Seaman Hook shorts (made for the U.S. Navy in 1945)

These titles are in the public domain, and are available at no charge from YouTube and the Internet Archive.

Title Director Release date LTGC availability (all as special features) Notes
The Good Egg Chuck Jones November 15, 1945 Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5
The Return of Mr. Hook Robert McKimson November 15, 1945 Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5
Tokyo Woes Robert Clampett November 15, 1945 Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5

Notes

  • "Take Heed Mr. Tojo" is the first cartoon in the Hook series produced at Walter Lantz studio and released in December 1944.

Miscellaneous shorts

Title Director Release date DVD & Blu-ray availability Notes
Any Bonds Today? Bob Clampett April 2, 1942 LTGC Volume 1, Disc 3 (part of ToonHeads: The Lost Cartoons) (edited) Bugs, Elmer, and Porky all appear
Point Rationing of Foods Chuck Jones February 25, 1943 LTGC Volume 3, Disc 3, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Documentary with limited animation.
Dive Bombing Crashes 1945 Only entry in the Navy's Flight Safety Training film series made by Warner Bros.
So Much for So Little Chuck Jones January 1, 1949 LTGC Volume 2, Disc 4, Academy Awards Animation Collection: 15 Winners, Academy Awards Animation Collection, Disc 1, LTPC Volume 1, Disc 3 (special feature) Theatrically screened
  • Jasper Goes Hunting is a George Pal Puppetoon stop-motion animation film with a brief standard animation cameo appearance of Bugs Bunny (animated by Robert McKimson), released by Paramount Pictures in 1944.

References

  1. http://www.widescreenmuseum.com/oldcolor/cinecolor2.htm
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://looney.goldenagecartoons.com/miscelooneyous/snafu/

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