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1. The Busy Barber (1932)

Animation, Short

8.8
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Director: William Nolan | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 24

2. The Cartoon Cartoon Show (1995– )

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Various original cartoons by some of today's top animators.

Creators: Genndy Tartakovsky, Robert Alvarez, Rob Renzetti, John McIntyre, Zac Moncrief, Jason Butler Rote, Adam Shaheen, Jody Schaeffer, Dan Smith, J.D. Smith | Stars: Jeff Bennett, Kath Soucie, Charles Adler, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 418

3. Teacher's Pests (1932)

Animation, Short

8.5
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Directors: Walter Lantz, William Nolan

Votes: 29

5. Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (1990–1993)

23 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.4
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In celebration of Bugs Bunny's fiftieth birthday, this television series, broadcast on weekdays, consisted of classic cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny and other characters conceived by the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray, Daws Butler

Votes: 715

6. Parking Space (1933)

10 min | Animation, Short

8.4
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Director: William Nolan

Votes: 13

7. Tex Avery, the King of Cartoons (1988 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writer: Joseph Adamson | Directors: John Needham, Tex Avery | Stars: Chuck Jones, Joseph Adamson, Ed Love, Mark Kausler

Votes: 35

8. The Bugs n' Daffy Show (1996–1999)

28 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.2
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1995's That's Warner Bros.!, a television series of 65 installments containing classic theatrical cartoons with Bugs Bunny and other characters, reappeared in 1996 under this title. For ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Leslie Barringer, Dick Beals

Votes: 154

9. The Quail Hunt (1935)

Animation, Short

8.1
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Writers: Tex Avery, Walter Lantz, Victor McLeod | Directors: Walter Lantz, Tex Avery

Votes: 27

10. A Wet Knight (1932)

Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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When a rainstorm hits, Oswald the Rabbit and Kitty seek shelter in a haunted castle, which is occupied by a monstrous ape.

Directors: Walter Lantz, William Nolan

Votes: 27

11. Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.0
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Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

Writers: Heck Allen, Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson

Votes: 297

12. Cartoon Alley (2004–2007)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Documentary

8.0
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A new series on Turner Classic Movies, to showcase some classic Cartoon Shorts.

Star: Ben Mankiewicz

Votes: 36

13. A Wild Hare (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.9
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Elmer is a dim-witted hunter whose "wooking for wabbits." Bugs proceeds to confuse, bamboozle, and otherwise humiliate the poor simp.

Writer: Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 916

14. Magical Maestro (1952)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.9
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A magician is spurned by an opera singer, and takes a spectacular revenge by replacing the conductor and turning the hapless tenor into one thing after another. And watch out for the hair ... See full summary »

Writer: Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Carlos Ramírez

Votes: 751

15. Wonderland (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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Directors: Walter Lantz, William Nolan

Votes: 24

16. I Love to Singa (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.8
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A spoof of Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer", a strict piano teaching owl is cursed with a son who "loves to singa", but only jazz.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Tommy Bond, Johnnie Davis, Joe Dougherty

Votes: 1,239

17. Tortoise Beats Hare (1941)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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An upset Bugs challenges the slick Cecil Turtle to a race.

Writer: Dave Monahan | Director: Tex Avery | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 863

18. Bad Luck Blackie (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.8
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A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Writer: Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 1,002

19. The Three Little Pups (1953)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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A variation on the age-old 'Three Little Pigs' theme, with Droopy and pals being the target of one of the most laid-back wolves you'll ever see...

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson

Votes: 307

20. Hänsel und Gretel - Sie sind innen hässlich (2003)

Animation, Short

7.8
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Writer: David Germain | Directors: David Germain, Tex Avery

Votes: 8

21. Speaking of Animals in the Zoo (1941)

Animation, Short

7.8
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Part of Tex Avery's "Speaking of Animals" series of animated shorts. A collection of puns, sight gags and slapstick jokes involving lions, zebras, monkeys and other animals at the zoo, as ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Anthony, Charles Shows | Director: Tex Avery | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 9

22. The New Adventures of Tom and Jerry (1980–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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It is about a cat who's chasing a mouse ...

Stars: Frank Welker, Lou Scheimer

Votes: 267

23. Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.7
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The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Daws Butler, June Foray, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,752

24. King-Size Canary (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.7
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A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities...

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,251

25. Symphony in Slang (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.7
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At the gates of Heaven, the admitting officials have a hard time understanding a newcomer's life story with all his contemporary slang.

Writer: Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Star: John Brown

Votes: 510

26. Northwest Hounded Police (1946)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.7
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A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere.

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham

Votes: 782

27. The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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This starts off as an adaptation of Robert Service's poem 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew', complete with a literal depiction of a man with one foot in the grave, but when Dan McGoo turns out ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert W. Service, Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Bea Benaderet, Paul Frees, Frank Graham

Votes: 357

28. Dixieland Droopy (1954)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.7
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Don't be fooled by the title - Droopy looks like Droopy, but he's actually jazzman John Pettibone, with his performing flea combo, and the film shows how it came into being.

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, John Brown

Votes: 351

29. Speaking of Animals Down on the Farm (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Part of Tex Avery's "Speaking of Animals" series of animated shorts. A collection of puns, sight gags and slapstick jokes involving pigs, cows, chickens and other animals on a farm.

Writer: Charles Shows | Directors: Tex Avery, Lou Lilly | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 17

30. Towne Hall Follies (1935)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Writers: Walter Lantz, Victor McLeod | Directors: Tex Avery, Walter Lantz | Star: Walter Lantz

Votes: 31

31. Ham and Eggs (1933)

Animation, Short

7.7
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Director: William Nolan

Votes: 18

32. The Looney Tunes Show (2011– )
Episode: Double Date (2011)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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When Daffy, through a bit of sabotage, wins a romantic dinner at a high end place, he must get advice from Lola in order to pick up another duck he met at the copy shop. This accidentally gets Lola to fall for Daffy.

Writers: Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, Rachel Ramras | Director: Jeff Siergey | Stars: Jeff Bergman, Bob Bergen, Jennifer Esposito, Kristen Wiig

Votes: 51

33. The Looney Tunes Show (2011– )
Episode: Members Only (2011)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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After falsifying his way into a country club, Daffy invites Bugs to it, where Bugs falls in love and goes on a date with a crazy, hyperactive bunny named Lola.

Writers: Hugh Davidson, Pat Devine, Larry Dorf, Rachel Ramras | Director: Jeff Siergey | Stars: Jeff Bergman, Rene Auberjonois, Kristen Wiig, Grey Griffin

Votes: 65

34. The Looney Tunes Show (2011– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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An updated iteration of the classic Looney Tunes characters focusing on their satirical misadventures living in suburbia.

Stars: Jeff Bergman, Bob Bergen, Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig

Votes: 5,147

35. Sh-h-h-h-h-h (1955)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A mild-mannered man whose nerves are shot from incessant noise is sent to an exclusive, silent retreat with hilarious results.

Writer: Tex Avery | Director: Tex Avery | Star: Daws Butler

Votes: 139

36. Deputy Droopy (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up? Not if deputy Droopy has his way. Much of this cartoon is a remake... See full summary »

Writer: Heck Allen | Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah | Stars: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Daws Butler

Votes: 397

37. Swing Shift Cinderella (1945)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.6
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Bored with chasing Red Riding Hood, the Wolf decides to go after Cinderella, but her fairy godmother takes a shine to him instead - and has an arsenal of magical powers to help achieve her ends.

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Frank Graham, Imogene Lynn

Votes: 477

38. Doggone Tired (1949)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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An energetic dog needs a night's rest if he's going to be ready for rabbit hunting at dawn. A crafty rabbit does everything he can to keep him awake.

Writers: Rich Hogan, Jack Cosgriff | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bea Benaderet, Daws Butler

Votes: 275

39. Crazy Mixed Up Pup (1954)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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After a traffic accident, a man is treated with dog plasma while his dog is treated with human plasma.

Writer: Tex Avery | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford

Votes: 153

40. Woody Woodpecker and His Friends (1982 Video)

80 min | Animation, Documentary

7.6
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A compilation of ten clasic Walter Lantz cartoons: Knock Knock (1940), The Bandmaster (1947), Ski for Two (1944), Hot Noon or 12 O'Clock for Surf (1953), The Legend of Rockabye Point (1955)... See full summary »

Writers: Homer Brightman, Ben Hardaway, Walter Lantz, John Semper | Directors: John Semper, Tex Avery, Shamus Culhane, Walter Lantz, Alex Lovy, Dick Lundy, Paul J. Smith | Stars: Grace Stafford, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Paul Frees

Votes: 73

41. Cellbound (1955)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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Spike has just finished the 20 year process of digging a tunnel from his prison cell but he picks the wrong place to hide.

Writer: Heck Allen | Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah | Star: Paul Frees

Votes: 200

42. Ventriloquist Cat (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

Writer: Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Red Coffey, Bill Thompson

Votes: 300

43. The Shriek (1933)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Oswald the Rabbit comes to the rescue when a peg-legged sheik abducts his girlfriend and brings her to a mysterious pyramid filled with walking skeletons, animate hieroglyphics and other strange sights.

Directors: Walter Lantz, William Nolan | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 18

44. The Looney Tunes Show (2011– )
Episode: Newspaper Thief (2011)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Daffy has caused so much destruction in the neighborhood, that Bugs has thrown a dinner party so Daffy can say sorry. This won't be easy, as Daffy suspects one of the neighbors of newspaper thievery.

Writers: Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, Rachel Ramras | Director: Matt Danner | Stars: Jeff Bergman, Bob Bergen, Kwesi Boakye, June Foray

Votes: 32

45. The House of Tomorrow (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

7.5
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A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances.

Writers: Jack Cosgriff, Rich Hogan | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Joi Lansing, Frank Graham, Don Messick

Votes: 359

46. Dumb-Hounded (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The Wolf escapes from prison but is hounded by the police dog named Droopy. Wherever The Wolf goes, the little fellow is there, too.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham

Votes: 650

47. Who Killed Who? (1943)

8 min | Animation, Mystery, Comedy

7.5
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A man is murdered, and the detective tries to find out whodunit. But the house he's investigating is decidedly haunted, and he never knows just what's round the next corner...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Sara Berner, Billy Bletcher, Richard Haydn

Votes: 542

48. Don't Look Now (1936)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Cupid and a Devil are having fun on St. Valentine's Day with arranging and destroying love affairs. Cupid wins: he knows what to do with a lonely skunk...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Billy Bletcher, Tommy Bond, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 73

49. The Heckling Hare (1941)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.5
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This time Bugs is chased by hunting dog Willoughby.

Writer: Michael Maltese | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Tex Avery

Votes: 520

50. Billy Boy (1954)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.5
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A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Star: Daws Butler

Votes: 246