The cartoon, “I Haven’t Got a Hat”, was the first to introduce Porky Pig to the public in 1935. It was part of the series “Merrie Melodies”. Porky Pig is most well-known for his distinctive stutter. At the end of many shorts, he says: “Thth-thth-that’s all people!”
The catchphrase is “Th-thth-that’s it all people!”
Yosemite Sam, one of few human characters prominently featured in the “Looney Tunes,” franchise was introduced officially in the 1945 “Hare Trigger” cartoon. He’s depicted as a cowboy/prospector who’s known in the series as being an aggressive gunslinger who despises rabbits—particularly Bugs Bunny.
The catchphrase is “I am the toughest, meanest, most hombre to ever cross the Rio Grande, and I’m not o namby bamby!”
Elmer Fudd, one of the first characters to be created in the franchise’s history, made his debut in “Elmer’s Candid Camera” in 1940. He started out as Egghead, and became the antagonist to Bugs Bunny.
Catchphrase: “Shhh. Keep your mouth shut, because I’m looking for wabbits.
Sylvester was first introduced in “Naughty But Mice” (1939). He is known for chasing after characters such as Speedy Gonzales and Tweety Gonzales. Sylvester was featured in three cartoons that won him three Academy Awards. That’s more than any other character from “Looney Tunes.” Sylvester James Pussycat Sr., is his full name.
Catchphrase: “Sufferin’ succotash!”
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Robert McKimson, an animator, created Foghorn Leghorn in 1946’s cartoon “Walky Talky Hawky”. The radio character Senator Claghorn who was played on “The Fred Allen Show” by Kenny Delmar inspired him.
The catchphrase is “That’s just a joke son!”
MARVIN THE MARTIAN
Marvin the Martian’s character is extraterrestrial, unlike other Looney Tunes characters who were based on humans or animals. His appearance in 1948’s Haredevil Hare was his first. It is well-known for the distinctive uniform he wears, which draws its inspiration from Ancient Greek soldiers wearing Hoplite armor.
The catchphrase is “Where’s the Kaboom?”
Taz is the Tasmanian Devil. He first appeared in “Devil May Hare,” 1954. After appearing on his own TV show, “Taz-Mania,” he gained more recognition and became one of the most beloved characters in the franchise during the 1990s.
PEPÉ LE PEW
Pepé Le Pew was first introduced to “Looney Tunes” during 1945, through the cartoon “Odar-able Kitty.” Le Pew has been known throughout the franchise as a French-skunk obsessed with Penelope Pussycat, a black and spotted cat.
My catchphrase: I am Pepé Le Pew, your lover.”
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This cartoon character, officially introduced in “Speedy Gonzales” 1955, was also known as The Fastest Mouse In Mexico. Speedy Gonzales’ impressive speed, which he used to avoid Sylvester, and his bizarre Mexican accent are what make him so popular.
Catchphrase: “arriba, arriba … andale, andale”
WILE E. COLYOTE and THE ROAD RANGER
In 1949’s cartoon, “Fast and Furryous”, Wile E.Coyote and Road Runner were first introduced. They are the most well-known duo in “Looney Tune”. The Road Runner is a speedy ground bird. In many cartoons, Coyote tries catch it and eat him.
Catchphrase: “Beep Beep!”