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Michael Maltese (1908–1981)

During the heyday of cartoon slapstick in Hollywood, one basic tenet held precedence: namely, that an inseparable connection existed between perennial antagonists like Tom and Jerry, Sylvester and Tweetie, Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam (or Elmer Fudd). In other words, one could not work without the other. Few ... See full bio »

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 2019 The Goldmining Robber (Short) (original story)
 2019 The Drew Bromley Show (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- That's Cwazy! (2019) ... (original story)
 2018 Bird Gone Wild: The Woody Woodpecker Story (Documentary short) (stories)
 2018 AzUrArInG's YouTube Poops (TV Series) (original story - 2 episodes)
- Bugs loves to SUCC (2018) ... (original story)
- One Weird Day for Characters like these (2018) ... (original story)
 2012 Daffy's Rhapsody (Short) (song - uncredited)
 2000 Great Performances (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
 1998 Marvin the Martian: Space Tunes (Video short) (stories)
 1998 Marvin the Martian & K9: 50 Years on Earth (Video short) (stories)
 1995 Another Froggy Evening (Short) (song - uncredited)
 1986-1992 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- What's Opera, Doc?/Hyde and Go Tweet/Duck Amuck/One Froggy Evening/Bewitched Bunny/Whoa Be-Gone!/Who Scent You? (1992) ... (segments "What's Opera, Doc?", "Duck Amuck", "One Froggy Evening", "Bewitched Bunny", "Whoa, Be-Gone!", "Who Scent You?")
- The Million Hare/Trip for Tat/Two's a Crowd/Transylvania 6-5000 (1987) ... (segments "Trip for Tat", "Two's a Crowd")
- No Parking Hare/D' Fightin' Ones/Dog Gone South/Hare-Way to the Stars (1987) ... (segments "Dog Gone South", "Hare-Way to the Stars")
- Bully for Bugs/Satan's Waitin'/Mouse-Taken Identity/Dumb Patrol (1987) ... (segment "Bully for Bugs")
 1991 Bugs Bunny's Lunar Tunes (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1991 Chuck Amuck: The Movie (Documentary) (stories)
 1991 Bugs Bunny's Overtures to Disaster (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1990 Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (TV Movie documentary) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1989 Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons (Video) (stories)
 1989 Bugs Bunny's Wild World of Sports (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1988 Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (TV Special short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (story - segments "Daffy Dilly", "Water, Water Every Hare", "Claws for Alarm", "Punch Trunk", "Jumpin' Jupiter")
 1988 Tex Avery, the King of Cartoons (TV Movie documentary) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1982 Woody Woodpecker and His Friends (Video documentary)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (stories: classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television (TV Movie) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1980 Daffy Duck's Thanks-for-Giving Special (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons - as Mike Maltese) / (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1980 Duck Dodgers and the Return of the 24½th Century (TV Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1980 The Bugs Bunny Mystery Special (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Thanksgiving Diet (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (written by)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Valentine (TV Short) (writer)
 1978 How Bugs Bunny Won the West (TV Short)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (1978)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1977 Bugs Bunny in Space (TV Short) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (TV Special) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1975 Bugs Bunny Superstar (Documentary) (stories: classic cartoons)
 1971-1972 The Funky Phantom (TV Series) (story - 17 episodes)
- Ghost Grabbers (1972) ... (story)
- Mudsy and Muddlemore Manor (1971) ... (story)
- The Hairy Scarey Houndman (1971) ... (story)
- The Forest's Prime-Evil (1971) ... (story)
- April's Foolish Day (1971) ... (story)
 1970 Harlem Globe Trotters (TV Series) (story - as Mike Maltese)
 1969 The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes)
- The Treacherous Movie Lot Plot (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- Carnival Calamity (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- Wild West Peril (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- The Boardwalk Booby Trap (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- The Terrible Trolley Trap (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
 1969 Cattanooga Cats (TV Series) (story - as Mike Maltese, 1969)
 1968-1969 Wacky Races (TV Series) (story - 17 episodes)
- Race to Racine/The Carlsbad or Bust Bash (1969) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- The Ski Resort Road Race/Overseas Hi-Way Race (1968) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- Ballpoint, Penn., or Bust/Fast Track to Hackensack (1968) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- Speeding for Smogland/Race Rally to Raleigh (1968) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
- Dopey Dakota Derby/Dash to Delaware (1968) ... (story - as Mike Maltese)
 1967 The World: Color It Happy (TV Movie) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1967 Abbott & Costello (TV Series) (story - 1967)
 1967 Cat and Dupli-cat (Short) (story)
 1965-1966 The Atom Ant Show (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Mouse Rouser (1966)
 1966 Frankenstein, Jr. and the Impossibles (TV Series) ("Impossibles" stories)
 1966 Love Me, Love My Mouse (Short) (story)
 1966 Mucho Locos (Short) (Robin Hood Daffy and Deduce You Say sequences - uncredited)
 1966 Duel Personality (Short) (story)
 1965 Zip Zip Hooray! (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1965 The Cat's Me-Ouch (Short) (story)
 1965 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1965 Big Mouse-Take (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1965 The Year of the Mouse (Short) (story)
 1965 I'm Just Wild About Jerry (Short) (story)
 1965 Roadrunner a Go-Go (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1965 Tom-ic Energy (Short) (story)
 1965 Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life (Short) (story)
 1965 Horse Shoo (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1964 The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse (Short) (story)
 1964 Bear Knuckles (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1964 Trouble Bruin (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1964 Snowbody Loves Me (Short) (story)
 1964 Much Ado About Mousing (Short) (story)
 1964 Is There a Doctor in the Mouse? (Short) (story)
 1964 Bear Hug (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1964 The Cat Above and the Mouse Below (Short) (story)
 1964 Elephantastic (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1964 Raggedy Rug (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1963 Habit Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1963 To Beep or Not to Beep (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1963 Drum-Sticked (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1963 Pent-House Mouse (Short) (story)
 1963 Sheep Stealers Anonymous (Short) (written by)
  The Flintstones (TV Series) (written by - 52 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (story by - 2 episodes, 1963)
- Ventriloquist Barney (1963) ... (story by)
- Carry On, Nurse Fred (1963) ... (story by)
- Fred's New Boss (1962) ... (written by)
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1962) ... (written by)
- Latin Lover (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 Bearly Able (Short) (written by)
 1962 Adventures of the Road-Runner (Short) (story)
 1962 Swash Buckled (Short) (written by)
 1962 Beef for and After (Short) (written by - as Mike Maltese)
 1961 Nelly's Folly (Short) (song - uncredited)
 1961 Snagglepuss (TV Series) (written by - 32 episodes)
- Royal Rodent (1961) ... (written by)
- One Two Many (1961) ... (written by)
- Footlight Fright (1961) ... (written by)
- Rent and Rave (1961) ... (written by)
- Tail Wag Snag (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 The Yogi Bear Show (TV Series) (written by - 32 episodes)
- Bear Foot Soldiers/Royal Rodent/Judo Ex-Expert (1961) ... (written by - segments "Royal Rodent", "Judo Ex-Expert")
- Ice Box Raider/One Two Many/Baddie Buddies (1961) ... (written by - segment "One Two Many")
- Threadbare Bear/Footlight Fright/Full Course Meal (1961) ... (written by - segment "Footlight Fright")
- Droop-a-Long Yogi/Rent and Rave/Witch Duckter (1961) ... (written by - segments "Rent and Rave", "Witch Duckter")
- Batty Bear/Tail Wag Snag/Dog Pounded (1961) ... (written by - segment "Tail Wag Snag")
  Quick Draw McGraw (TV Series) (story - 31 episodes, 1959 - 1961) (written by - 14 episodes, 1960 - 1961)
- Baba Bait/From Ape to Z/Zoom-Zoom Blabber (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 Zoo Is Company (Short) (story)
 1961 Fee Fie Foes (Short) (written by)
 1961 This Is My Ducky Day (Short) (story)
 1961 D' Fightin' Ones (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1961 The Mouse on 57th Street (Short) (story)
 1960 High Note (Short) (story)
 1960 Trip for Tat (Short) (story)
  The Huckleberry Hound Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (story - 2 episodes, 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Spud Dud/High Jinks/Tricks and Treats (1960) ... (written by - segment "High Jinks")
- Lullabye-Bye Bear/Rapid Robot/Grim Pilgrim (1959) ... (segment "Grim Pilgrim")
 1960 Ready, Woolen and Able (Short) (story)
 1960 Mouse and Garden (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1960 Rabbit's Feat (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1960 Hyde and Go Tweet (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1960 Who Scent You? (Short) (story)
 1960 Person to Bunny (Short) (story)
 1960 Goldimouse and the Three Cats (Short) (story)
 1960 Horse Hare (Short) (story)
 1960 Fastest with the Mostest (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1959 Little Bo Bopped (Short) (story)
 1959 Unnatural History (Short) (story)
 1959 Wolf Hounded (Short) (story)
 1959 A Witch's Tangled Hare (Short) (story)
 1959 Wild About Hurry (Short) (story)
 1959 Here Today, Gone Tamale (Short) (story)
 1959 Really Scent (Short) (story)
 1959 Hot-Rod and Reel! (Short) (story)
 1959 Hare-Abian Nights (Short) (story)
 1959 Baton Bunny (Short) (story)
 1958 Cat Feud (Short) (story)
 1958 Hip Hip-Hurry! (Short) (story)
 1958 Hook, Line and Stinker (Short) (story)
 1958 Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks (TV Series)
 1958 Weasel While You Work (Short) (story)
 1958 Tot Watchers (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1958 To Itch His Own (Short) (story)
 1958 The Vanishing Duck (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1958 Whoa, Be-Gone! (Short) (story)
 1958 Mutts About Racing (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1958 Hare-Way to the Stars (Short) (story)
 1958 Robin Hood Daffy (Short) (story)
 1957 Rabbit Romeo (Short) (story)
 1957 Touché and Go (Short) (story)
 1957 The Woody Woodpecker Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1957 Zoom and Bored (Short) (story)
 1957 Mucho Mouse (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1957 What's Opera, Doc? (Short) (story)
 1957 Steal Wool (Short) (story)
 1957 Fox-Terror (Short) (story)
 1957 Boyhood Daze (Short) (story)
 1957 Bedevilled Rabbit (Short) (song - uncredited)
 1957 Go Fly a Kit (Short) (story)
 1957 Ali Baba Bunny (Short) (story)
 1957 Scrambled Aches (Short) (story)
 1956 90 Day Wondering (Short) (story)
 1956 To Hare Is Human (Short) (story)
 1956 There They Go-Go-Go! (Short) (story)
 1956 Deduce, You Say (Short) (story)
 1956 Rocket-bye Baby (Short) (story)
 1956 Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (Short) (story)
 1955 One Froggy Evening (Short) (story)
 1955 Guided Muscle (Short) (story)
 1955 Square Shootin' Square (Short) (story)
 1955 Flea for Two (Short) (story)
 1955 Jumpin' Jupiter (Short) (story)
 1955 Double or Mutton (Short) (story)
 1955 Rabbit Rampage (Short) (story)
 1955 Past Perfumance (Short) (story)
 1955 Ready.. Set.. Zoom! (Short) (story)
 1955 The Legend of Rockabye Point (Short) (story)
 1955 Witch Crafty (Short) (story)
 1955 Beanstalk Bunny (Short) (story)
 1955 Helter Shelter (Short) (story)
 1954 Lumber Jack-Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1954 Baby Buggy Bunny (Short) (story)
 1954 Sheep Ahoy (Short) (story)
 1954 My Little Duckaroo (Short) (story)
 1954 Real Gone Woody (Short) (story)
 1954 Pig in a Pickle (Short) (story)
 1954 Stop! Look! And Hasten! (Short) (story)
 1954 Piggy's Dizzy Night (Short) (story)
 1954 Bewitched Bunny (Short) (story)
 1954 Hay Rube (Short) (story)
 1954 Claws for Alarm (Short) (story)
 1954 The Cats Bah (Short) (story)
 1954 No Barking (Short) (story)
 1954 A Horse's Tale (Short) (story)
 1954 Feline Frame-Up (Short) (story)
 1953 From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (Short) (story)
 1953 Punch Trunk (Short) (story)
 1953 Duck! Rabbit, Duck! (Short) (story)
 1953 Zipping Along (Short) (story)
 1953 Bully for Bugs (Short) (story)
 1953 Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (Short) (story)
 1953 Wild Over You (Short) (story)
 1953 Much Ado About Nutting (Short) (story)
 1953 Duck Amuck (Short) (story)
 1953 Kiss Me Cat (Short) (story)
 1953 Forward March Hare (Short) (story)
 1953 Don't Give Up the Sheep (Short) (story)
 1952 Terrier-Stricken (Short) (story)
 1952 Rabbit Seasoning (Short) (story)
 1952 Mouse-Warming (Short) (story)
 1952 Going! Going! Gosh! (Short) (story)
 1952 The Hasty Hare (Short) (story)
 1952 Beep, Beep (Short) (story)
 1952 Water, Water Every Hare (Short) (story)
 1952 Little Beau Pepé (Short) (story)
 1952 Feed the Kitty (Short) (story)
 1952 Operation: Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1951 Drip-Along Daffy (Short) (story)
 1951 A Bear for Punishment (Short) (story)
 1951 Cheese Chasers (Short) (story)
 1951 The Wearing of the Grin (Short) (story)
 1951 Chow Hound (Short) (story)
 1951 Rabbit Fire (Short) (story)
 1951 A Hound for Trouble (Short) (story)
 1951 Scent-imental Romeo (Short) (story)
 1951 Bunny Hugged (Short) (story)
 1950 Two's a Crowd (Short) (story)
 1950 Rabbit of Seville (Short) (story)
 1950 Caveman Inki (Short) (story)
 1950 The Ducksters (Short) (story)
 1950 Dog Gone South (Short) (story)
 1950 8 Ball Bunny (Short) (story)
 1950 The Hypo-Chondri-Cat (Short) (story)
 1950 Homeless Hare (Short) (story)
 1950 The Scarlet Pumpernickel (Short) (story)
 1949 Rabbit Hood (Short) (story)
 1949 Bear Feat (Short) (story)
 1949 For Scent-imental Reasons (Short) (story)
 1949 Frigid Hare (Short) (story)
 1949 Fast and Furry-ous (Short) (story)
 1949 Often an Orphan (Short) (story)
 1949 Long-Haired Hare (Short) (story)
 1949 The Bee-Deviled Bruin (Short) (story)
 1949 Mississippi Hare (Short) (story)
 1949 Awful Orphan (Short) (story)
 1948 Mouse Wreckers (Short) (story)
 1948 Robin Hoodlum (Short) (story supervisor - uncredited)
 1948 Scaredy Cat (Short) (story)
 1948 My Bunny Lies Over the Sea (Short) (story)
 1948 Kit for Cat (Short) (story)
 1948 Daffy Dilly (Short) (story)
 1948 House Hunting Mice (Short) (story)
 1948 Haredevil Hare (Short) (story)
 1948 Bugs Bunny Rides Again (Short) (story)
 1948 Buccaneer Bunny (Short) (story)
 1948 Rabbit Punch (Short) (story)
 1948 Back Alley Oproar (Short) (story)
 1948 What's Brewin', Bruin? (Short) (story)
 1948 A Feather in His Hare (Short) (story)
 1947 It's a Grand Old Nag (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 Boston Beanie (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1947 Slick Hare (Short) (story)
 1947 Little Orphan Airedale (Short) (story)
 1947 Swiss Tease (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1947 A Pest in the House (Short) (story)
 1947 Inki at the Circus (Short) (story)
 1947 Along Came Daffy (Short) (story)
 1947 Rabbit Transit (Short) (story)
 1947 Tweetie Pie (Short) (story)
 1947 A Hare Grows in Manhattan (Short) (story)
 1947 Scent-imental Over You (Short) (story)
 1947 Cockatoos for Two (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1947 The Gay Anties (Short) (story)
 1946 Roughly Squeaking (Short) (story)
 1946 Rhapsody Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1946 Fair and Worm-er (Short) (story)
 1946 Racketeer Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1946 Of Thee I Sting (Short) (story)
 1946 Hollywood Daffy (Short) (story)
 1946 Holiday for Shoestrings (Short) (story)
 1946 Baseball Bugs (Short) (story)
 1945 Peck Up Your Troubles (Short) (story)
 1945 Fresh Airedale (Short) (story)
 1945 Ain't that Ducky (Short) (story)
 1945 Hare Trigger (Short) (story)
 1945 Herr Meets Hare (Short) (story)
 1944 Stage Door Cartoon (Short) (story)
 1944 From Hand to Mouse (Short) (story)
 1944 Slightly Daffy (Short) (story)
 1944 Angel Puss (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1944 The Weakly Reporter (Short) (story)
 1944 Tom Turk and Daffy (Short) (as The Staff)
 1944 Meatless Flyday (Short) (story)
 1944 What's Cookin' Doc? (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1944 Little Red Riding Rabbit (Short) (story)
 1943 Daffy - The Commando (Short) (story)
 1943 Fin n' Catty (Short) (story)
 1943 Hiss and Make Up (Short) (story)
 1943 Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk (Short) (story)
 1943 The Unbearable Bear (Short) (story)
 1943 The Fifth-Column Mouse (Short) (story)
 1943 Pigs in a Polka (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Duck (Short) (story)
 1942 The Hare-Brained Hypnotist (Short) (story)
 1942 Fresh Hare (Short) (story)
 1942 Foney Fables (Short) (story)
 1942 Double Chaser (Short) (story)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (story)
 1942 The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (Short) (story)
 1942 Crazy Cruise (Short) (story)
 1942 Aloha Hooey (Short) (story)
 1942 Hop, Skip and a Chump (Short) (story)
 1941 Rhapsody in Rivets (Short) (story)
 1941 The Cagey Canary (Short) (story)
 1941 Notes to You (Short) (story)
 1941 Sport Chumpions (Short) (story)
 1941 The Heckling Hare (Short) (story)
 1941 Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (Short) (story)
 1941 The Trial of Mr. Wolf (Short) (story)
 1941 Porky's Bear Facts (Short) (story)
 1941 The Cat's Tale (Short) (story)
 1941 The Haunted Mouse (Short) (story - as Michael Malteze)
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Recorded audio commentary (comprised of archive footage) for the DVD release of What's Opera, Doc? (1957) (with Chuck Jones and Maurice Noble) on "Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Vol. 2".

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