Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies filmography (1960–69)

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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 1960 and 1969.

A total of 148 shorts were released during the 1960s.

1960

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Fastest with the Mostest LT Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1536 1960-01-09
West of the Pesos MM Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1534 1960-01-23
Horse Hare LT Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1539 1960-02-13
  • Currently not shown on television, due to negative stereotyping.
Wild Wild World MM Robert McKimson 1528 1960-02-27
Goldimouse and the Three Cats LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Sylvester Junior 1535 1960-03-19
Person to Bunny MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Daffy, Elmer 1523 1960-04-02
Who Scent You? LT Chuck Jones Pepé, Penelope 1492 1960-04-23
Hyde and Go Tweet MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1526 1960-05-14
Rabbit's Feat LT Chuck Jones Bugs, Wile E. 1532 1960-06-04
Crockett-Doodle-Do MM Robert McKimson Foghorn 1531 1960-06-25
Mouse and Garden LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Sam Cat 1538 1960-07-16
  • Last pairing of Sylvester and Sam Cat.
Ready, Woolen and Able MM Chuck Jones Ralph and Sam 1519 1960-07-30
Mice Follies LT Robert McKimson The Honey-Mousers 1542 1960-08-20
From Hare to Heir MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1548 1960-09-03
The Dixie Fryer MM Robert McKimson Foghorn 1540 1960-09-24
Hopalong Casualty LT Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1545 1960-10-08
Trip For Tat MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1541 1960-10-29
Dog Gone People MM Robert McKimson Elmer 1547 1960-11-12
High Note LT Chuck Jones 1480 1960-12-03
  • Mel Blanc provides some uncredited drunken sound effects
Lighter Than Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1533 1960-12-17

1961

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Cannery Woe LT Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1544 1961-01-07
Zip 'N Snort MM Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1498 1961-01-21
Hoppy Daze LT Robert McKimson Hippety, Sylvester 1549 1961-02-11
The Mouse on 57th Street MM Chuck Jones 1543 1961-02-25
Strangled Eggs MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Henery, Prissy 1546 1961-03-18
Birds of a Father LT Robert McKimson Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1559 1961-04-01
D' Fightin' Ones MM Friz Freleng Sylvester 1555 1961-04-22
The Abominable Snow Rabbit LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Daffy, Hugo 1551 1961-05-20
  • First and only appearance of Hugo.
Lickety-Splat LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Abe Levitow

Wile E. and Road Runner 1573 1961-06-03
A Scent of the Matterhorn LT Chuck Jones (credited as M. Charl Jones) Pepé, Penelope 1552 1961-06-24
  • Screen credits appear as French corruptions of actual names.
The Rebel Without Claws LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1562 1961-07-15
Compressed Hare MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Wile E. 1557 1961-07-29
The Pied Piper of Guadalupe LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester 1554 1961-08-19
Prince Violent LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Bugs, Sam 1566 1961-09-02
  • Retitled Prince Varmint for television distribution, and featuring new title cards.
Daffy's Inn Trouble LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Porky 1560 1961-09-23
What's My Lion? LT Robert McKimson Elmer 1564 1961-10-21
Beep Prepared MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1607 1961-11-11
The Last Hungry Cat MM Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1569 1961-12-02
Nelly's Folly MM Chuck Jones

Co-Directors: Maurice Noble & Abe Levitow

1558 1961-12-30

1962

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Wet Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs, Blacque Jacque Shellacque 1568 1962-01-20
A Sheep in the Deep MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Ralph and Sam 1563 1962-02-10
Fish and Slips LT Robert McKimson Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1567 1962-03-10
Quackodile Tears MM Art Davis Daffy 1582 1962-03-31
Crows' Feat MM Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Elmer (cameo) 1561 1962-04-21
Mexican Boarders LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester 1570 1962-05-12
Adventures of the Road Runner LT Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1962-06-02
Bill of Hare MM Robert McKimson Bugs, Taz 1612 1962-06-09
Zoom at the Top MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1574 1962-06-30
The Slick Chick LT Robert McKimson Foghorn 1573 1962-07-21
Louvre Come Back to Me! LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Pepé, Penelope 1572 1962-08-18
Honey's Money MM Friz Freleng Sam 1553 1962-09-01
  • Yosemite Sam's only solo cartoon.
The Jet Cage LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1609 1962-09-22
Mother Was a Rooster MM Robert McKimson Foghorn 1571 1962-10-20
Good Noose LT Robert McKimson Daffy 1569 1962-11-10
  • First cartoon scored officially by Bill Lava.
Shishkabugs LT Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1615 1962-12-08
Martian Through Georgia LT Chuck Jones & Abe Levitow

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

1556 1962-12-29

1963

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
I Was a Teenage Thumb MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

1578 1963-01-19
Devil's Feud Cake MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1653 1963-02-09
Fast Buck Duck MM Robert McKimson

Co-Dir: Ted Bonnicksen

Daffy, Marc Anthony (Percy) 1617 1963-03-09
Million Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs, Daffy 1610 1963-04-06
Mexican Cat Dance LT Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester 1614 1963-04-20
  • Contains footage from Bully for Bugs.
  • Similar plot to Bully for Bugs.
Now Hear This LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

1611 1963-04-27
  • First cartoon with abstract WB titles
Woolen Under Where MM Phil Monroe

Co-Director: Richard Thompson

Ralph and Sam 1620 1963-05-11
Hare-Breadth Hurry LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Wile E. 1663 1963-06-08
Banty Raids MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Barnyard Dawg 1613 1963-06-29
Chili Weather MM Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester 1650 1963-08-17
The Unmentionables MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Rocky and Mugsy 1622 1963-09-07
Aqua Duck MM Robert McKimson Daffy 1619 1963-09-28
Mad as a Mars Hare MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Marvin 1667 1963-10-19
Claws in the Lease MM Robert McKimson Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1654 1963-11-09
Transylvania 6-5000 MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs 1621 1963-11-30
To Beep or Not to Beep MM Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1608 1963-12-28

1964

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Dumb Patrol LT Gerry Chiniquy Bugs, Porky (cameo), Sam 1664 1964-01-18
A Message to Gracias LT Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1652 1964-02-08
Bartholomew Versus the Wheel MM Robert McKimson 1661 1964-02-29
Freudy Cat LT Robert McKimson Hippety, Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1657 1964-03-14
Dr. Devil and Mr. Hare MM Robert McKimson Bugs, Taz 1665 1964-03-28
Nuts and Volts LT Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester 1651 1964-04-25
The Iceman Ducketh LT Phil Monroe

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Daffy 1668 1964-05-16
War and Pieces LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1660 1964-06-06
Hawaiian Aye Aye MM Gerry Chiniquy Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1662 1964-06-27
False Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs, Foghorn (cameo) 1669 1964-07-16
Señorella and the Glass Huarache LT Hawley Pratt 1606 1964-08-01
Pancho's Hideaway LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy & Yosemite Sam (Pancho Vanilla) No Number 1964-10-24
Road To Andalay MM Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester No Number 1964-12-26

1965

  • All cartoons except Cats and Bruises star either Daffy or Wile E. and Road Runner.
  • All cartoons directed by Rudy Larriva are produced by Format Films.
Title Series Director Characters Release date Availability Notes
Zip Zip Hooray! MM Chuck Jones (uncredited) Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-01-01
It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around the House LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Daffy, Granny, Speedy, Sylvester 1965-01-16
  • First cartoon to co-star Daffy & Speedy.
Cats and Bruises MM Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester 1965-01-30
Road Runner a Go-Go MM Chuck Jones (uncredited) Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-02-01
Wild Chase, The MM Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester, Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-02-27
Moby Duck LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy 1965-03-27
Assault and Peppered MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy 1965-04-24
Well Worn Daffy LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy 1965-05-22
Suppressed Duck LT Robert McKimson Daffy 1965-06-18
Corn on the Cop MM Irv Spector Daffy, Granny, Porky 1965-07-24
Rushing Roulette MM Robert McKimson Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-07-31
Run, Run, Sweet Road Runner MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-08-21
Tease for Two LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Goofy Gophers 1965-08-28
Tired and Feathered MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-09-18
  • Produced by Format Films
Boulder Wham! MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-10-09
  • Produced by Format Films
Chili Corn Corny LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy 1965-10-23
Just Plane Beep MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-10-30
  • Produced by Format Films
Hairied and Hurried MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-11-13
  • Produced by Format Films
Go Go Amigo MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy 1965-11-20
Highway Runnery LT Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-12-11
  • Produced by Format Films
Chaser on the Rocks MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner 1965-12-25
  • Produced by Format Films

1966

  • All Daffy and Speedy cartoons are directed by Robert McKimson.
  • All Wile E. and Road Runner cartoons are directed by Rudy Larriva except Sugar and Spies, which is directed by the former.
Title Series Director Release date Characters Availability Notes
The Astroduck LT Robert McKimson 1966-01-01 Daffy, Speedy
Shot and Bothered LT Rudy Larriva 1966-01-08 Wile E., Road Runner
  • Produced by Format Films
Out and Out Rout MM Rudy Larriva 1966-01-29 Wile E., Road Runner
  • Produced by Format Films
Mucho Locos MM Robert McKimson 1966-02-05 Daffy, Speedy
The Solid Tin Coyote LT Rudy Larriva 1966-02-19 Wile E., Road Runner
  • Produced by Format Films
Mexican Mousepiece MM Robert McKimson 1966-02-26 Daffy, Speedy
Clippety Clobbered LT Rudy Larriva 1966-03-12 Wile E., Road Runner
Daffy Rents LT Robert McKimson 1966-03-26 Daffy, Speedy
A-Haunting We Will Go LT Robert McKimson 1966-04-16 Daffy, Speedy, Witch Hazel
Snow Excuse MM Robert McKimson 1966-05-21 Daffy, Speedy
  • DVD – 4 Classic Cartoons promotional DVD
A Squeak in the Deep LT Robert McKimson 1966-07-19 Daffy, Speedy
Feather Finger MM Robert McKimson 1966-08-20 Daffy, Speedy
Swing Ding Amigo LT Robert McKimson 1966-09-17 Daffy, Speedy
Sugar and Spies LT Robert McKimson 1966-11-05 Wile E., Road Runner
A Taste of Catnip MM Robert McKimson 1966-12-03 Daffy, Speedy, Sylvester

1967

  • In 1967, Seven Arts, which had just acquired Warner Bros., decided to internalize cartoon production once more, with William L. Hendricks as producer and Alex Lovy as director.
  • All cartoons, except for Cool Cat and Merlin the Magic Mouse, co-star Daffy and Speedy.
  • All cartoons produced by Format Films are directed by Rudy Larriva.
  • DFE cartoons are directed by Robert McKimson.
  • All cartoons after the 4th one this year are directed by Alex Lovy at Warner Bros. Animation.
Title Series Release Date Characters Availability Notes
Daffy's Diner MM 1967-01-21 Daffy, Speedy
Quacker Tracker LT 1967-04-29 Daffy, Speedy
The Music Mice-Tro MM 1967-05-27 Daffy, Speedy
The Spy Swatter LT 1967-06-24 Daffy, Speedy, Sam cat
Speedy Ghost to Town MM 1967-07-29 Daffy, Speedy
  • First cartoon produced in-house by Warner Bros. Animation since 1964
  • First cartoon directed by Alex Lovy
Rodent to Stardom LT 1967-09-23 Daffy, Speedy
Go Away Stowaway MM 1967-09-30 Daffy, Speedy
Cool Cat LT 1967-10-14 Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire
Merlin the Magic Mouse MM 1967-11-18 Merlin, Second Banana, Sam cat
  • First appearances of Merlin the Magic Mouse and Second Banana
  • Last appearance of Sam the cat.
Fiesta Fiasco LT 1967-12-09 Daffy, Speedy

1968

  • All cartoons directed by Alex Lovy except Bunny and Claude.
  • Blue Ribbon re-releases ended this year
Title Series Director Characters Release date Availability Notes
Hocus Pocus Pow Wow LT Alex Lovy Merlin & Second Banana 1968-01-13
Norman Normal N/A Alex Lovy 1968-02-03
  • Released as a "Cartoon Special" (neither a Looney Tune nor a Merrie Melodie)
  • Used Peter, Paul and Mary's "Norman Normal" as the opening music
Big Game Haunt MM Alex Lovy Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire 1968-02-10
Skyscraper Caper LT Alex Lovy Daffy, Speedy 1968-03-09
Hippydrome Tiger LT Alex Lovy Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire 1968-03-30
Feud with a Dude MM Alex Lovy Merlin & Second Banana 1968-05-25
See Ya Later Gladiator LT Alex Lovy Daffy, Speedy 1968-06-29
3 Ring Wing Ding LT Alex Lovy Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire 1968-08-24
Flying Circus LT Alex Lovy 1968-09-14
Chimp and Zee MM Alex Lovy 1968-10-12
Bunny and Claude (We Rob Carrot Patches) LT Robert McKimson Bunny and Claude 1968-11-09

1969

  • All cartoons directed by Robert McKimson. The Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Animation studio shut down in 1969. Injun Trouble was the final WB cartoon until 1979, when Warner Bros. reopened its animation department.
Title Series Characters Release date Availability Notes
The Great Carrot Train Robbery MM Bunny and Claude 1969-01-25
Fistic Mystic LT Merlin & Second Banana 1969-03-29
  • Features a different one-time-use version of "The Merry Go Round Broke Down"
Rabbit Stew and Rabbits Too LT Rapid Rabbit and Quick Brown Fox 1969-06-07
  • Intended as a series, but never materialized due to the closure of the Warner Bros. cartoon studio weeks after completion. This makes it the last short to feature one-shot characters.
Shamrock and Roll MM Merlin & Second Banana 1969-06-28
Bugged by a Bee LT Cool Cat 1969-07-26
Injun Trouble MM Cool Cat 1969-09-20

Further reading

  • Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons, by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald (1989), Henry Holt, ISBN 0-8050-0894-2
  • Chuck Amuck : The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist by Chuck Jones, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, ISBN 0-374-12348-9
  • That's Not All, Folks! by Mel Blanc, Philip Bashe. Warner Books, ISBN 0-446-39089-5 (Softcover) ISBN 0-446-51244-3 (Hardcover)
  • Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons, Leonard Maltin, Revised Edition 1987, Plume ISBN 0-452-25993-2 (Softcover) ISBN 0-613-64753-X (Hardcover)

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