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 145 shorts were released during the 1960s. Excluding the two Road Runner cuttowns by Format Films as they didn't include any new content.

1960[edit]

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Fastest with the Mostest LT Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1536 January 9, 1960
West of the Pesos MM Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1534 January 23, 1960
Horse Hare LT Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1539 February 13, 1960
  • Currently not shown on television, due to negative stereotyping.
Wild Wild World MM Robert McKimson 1528 February 27, 1960
Goldimouse and the Three Cats LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Sylvester Junior 1535 Mar 15, 1960
Person to Bunny MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Daffy, Elmer 1523 April 1, 1960
  • Final Bugs and Daffy Cartoon directed by Friz Freleng and his musical methods and techniques.[1]
Who Scent You? LT Chuck Jones Pepé, Penelope 1492 April 23, 1960
Hyde and Go Tweet MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1526 May 14, 1960
Rabbit's Feat LT Chuck Jones Bugs, Wile E. 1532 June 4, 1960
Crockett-Doodle-Do MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Egghead Jr. 1531 June 25, 1960
Mouse and Garden LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Sam Cat 1538 July 16, 1960
Ready, Woolen and Able MM Chuck Jones Ralph and Sam 1519 July 30, 1960
Mice Follies LT Robert McKimson The Honey-Mousers 1542 August 20, 1960
From Hare to Heir MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1548 September 3, 1960
The Dixie Fryer MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Pappy & Elvis 1540 September 24, 1960
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
Hopalong Casualty LT Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1545 October 8, 1960
Trip for Tat MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1541 October 29, 1960
Dog Gone People MM Robert McKimson Elmer 1547 November 12, 1960
High Note LT Chuck Jones 1480 December 3, 1960
Lighter Than Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1553 December 17, 1960

1961[edit]

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Cannery Woe LT Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1544 January 7, 1961
Zip 'N Snort MM Chuck Jones Wile E. and Road Runner 1498 January 21, 1961
Hoppy Daze LT Robert McKimson Hippety, Sylvester 1549 February 11, 1961
The Mouse on 57th Street MM Chuck Jones 1543 February 25, 1961
Strangled Eggs MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Henery, Prissy 1546 March 18, 1961
Birds of a Father LT Robert McKimson Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1559 April 1, 1961
D' Fightin' Ones MM Friz Freleng Sylvester 1555 April 22, 1961
The Abominable Snow Rabbit LT Chuck Jones

Co-Dir: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Daffy, Hugo 1551 May 20, 1961
Lickety-Splat LT Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Abe Levitow

Wile E. and Road Runner 1573 June 3, 1961
A Scent of the Matterhorn LT Chuck Jones (credited as M. Charl Jones) Pepé, Penelope 1552 June 24, 1961
  • Screen credits appear as French corruptions of actual names.
The Rebel Without Claws LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1562 July 15, 1961
Compressed Hare MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

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

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester 1554 August 19, 1961
Prince Violent LT Friz Freleng

Co-Dir: Hawley Pratt

Bugs, Sam 1566 September 2, 1961
  • Retitled Prince Varmint for television distribution, and featuring new title cards.
Daffy's Inn Trouble LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Porky 1560 September 23, 1961
What's My Lion? LT Robert McKimson Elmer, Pete Puma (Rocky the Mountain Lion) 1564 October 21, 1961
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
Beep Prepared MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

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

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1569 December 2, 1961
Nelly's Folly MM Chuck Jones

Co-Directors: Maurice Noble & Abe Levitow

1558 December 30, 1961

1962[edit]

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

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

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

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Elmer (cameo), Jose & Manuel 1561 April 21, 1962
Mexican Boarders LT Friz Freleng

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester, Slowpoke Rodriguez 1570 May 12, 1962
Bill of Hare MM Robert McKimson Bugs, Taz 1612 June 9, 1962
Zoom at the Top MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1574 June 30, 1962
The Slick Chick LT Robert McKimson Foghorn 1577 July 21, 1962
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
Louvre Come Back to Me! LT Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Pepé, Penelope, Claude 1572 August 18, 1962
Honey's Money MM Friz Freleng Sam 1583 September 1, 1962
The Jet Cage LT Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1609 September 22, 1962
Mother Was a Rooster MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Barnyard Dawg 1571 October 20, 1962
  • iTunes/Amazon Video
Good Noose LT Robert McKimson Daffy 1565 November 10, 1962
Shishkabugs LT Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1615 December 8, 1962
Martian Through Georgia LT Chuck Jones & Abe Levitow

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

1556 December 29, 1962

1963[edit]

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

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

1578 January 19, 1963
Devil's Feud Cake MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Sam 1653 February 9, 1963
Fast Buck Duck MM Robert McKimson

Co-Director: Ted Bonnicksen

Daffy, Hector (Percy) 1617 March 9, 1963
The Million Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs, Daffy 1610 April 6, 1963
Mexican Cat Dance LT Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester, El Toro 1614 April 20, 1963
Now Hear This LT Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

1611 April 27, 1963
Woolen Under Where MM Phil Monroe and Richard Thompson Ralph and Sam 1620 May 11, 1963
Hare-Breadth Hurry LT Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Wile E. 1663 or 1616 June 8, 1963
Banty Raids MM Robert McKimson Foghorn, Barnyard Dawg 1613 June 29, 1963
Chili Weather MM Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester 1650 August 17, 1963
The Unmentionables MM Friz Freleng Bugs, Rocky and Mugsy 1622 September 7, 1963
Aqua Duck MM Robert McKimson Daffy 1619 September 28, 1963
Mad as a Mars Hare MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Marvin 1667 October 19, 1963
Claws in the Lease MM Robert McKimson Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1654 November 9, 1963
Transylvania 6-5000 MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Bugs, Count Blood Count, Witch Hazel (cameo) 1621 November 30, 1963
To Beep or Not to Beep MM Chuck Jones

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1608 December 28, 1963

1964[edit]

Title Series Director Characters Production Number Release date Availability Notes
Dumb Patrol LT Gerry Chiniquy Bugs, Porky (cameo), Sam 1664 January 18, 1964
A Message to Gracias LT Robert McKimson Speedy, Sylvester 1652 February 8, 1964
Bartholomew Versus the Wheel MM Robert McKimson 1661 February 29, 1964
Freudy Cat LT Robert McKimson Hippety, Sylvester, Sylvester Jr. 1657 March 14, 1964
Dr. Devil and Mr. Hare MM Robert McKimson Bugs, Taz 1665 March 28, 1964
Nuts and Volts LT Friz Freleng Speedy, Sylvester 1651 April 25, 1964
The Iceman Ducketh LT Phil Monroe

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

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

Co-Director: Maurice Noble

Wile E. and Road Runner 1660 June 6, 1964
Hawaiian Aye Aye MM Gerry Chiniquy Sylvester, Tweety, Granny 1662 June 27, 1964
False Hare LT Robert McKimson Bugs, Foghorn (cameo) 1669 July 16, 1964
  • Final classic-era WB theatrical cartoon featuring Bugs Bunny.
Señorella and the Glass Huarache LT Hawley Pratt 1606 August 1, 1964
  • Final cartoon produced by the original Warner Bros. cartoon studio.
Pancho's Hideaway LT Friz Freleng

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Speedy. Yosemite Sam (Pancho Vanilla) No Number October 24, 1964
Road To Andalay MM Friz Freleng

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester No Number December 26, 1964

1965[edit]

  • 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! LT Chuck Jones (uncredited) Wile E. and Road Runner, Ralph Phillips January 1, 1965
It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around the House LT Friz Freleng

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

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

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester January 30, 1965
Road Runner a Go-Go MM Chuck Jones (uncredited) Wile E. and Road Runner February 1, 1965
Wild Chase, The MM Friz Freleng

Co-Director: Hawley Pratt

Speedy, Sylvester, Wile E. and Road Runner February 27, 1965
Moby Duck LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy March 27, 1965
Assault and Peppered MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy April 24, 1965
Well Worn Daffy LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy May 22, 1965
Suppressed Duck LT Robert McKimson Daffy June 18, 1965
Corn on the Cop MM Irv Spector Daffy, Granny, Porky July 24, 1965
Rushing Roulette MM Robert McKimson Wile E. and Road Runner July 31, 1965
Run, Run, Sweet Road Runner MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner August 21, 1965
Tease for Two LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Goofy Gophers August 28, 1965
Tired and Feathered LT Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner September 18, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films
Boulder Wham! MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner October 9, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films
Chili Corn Corny LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy October 23, 1965
Just Plane Beep MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner October 30, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films
Hairied and Hurried MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner November 13, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films
Go Go Amigo MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy November 20, 1965
Highway Runnery LT Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner December 11, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films
Chaser on the Rocks MM Rudy Larriva Wile E. and Road Runner December 25, 1965
  • Produced by Format Films

1966[edit]

  • 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 Characters Release date Availability Notes
The Astroduck LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy January 1, 1966
Shot and Bothered LT Rudy Larriva Wile E., Road Runner January 8, 1966
  • Produced by Format Films
Out and Out Rout MM Rudy Larriva Wile E., Road Runner January 29, 1966
  • Produced by Format Films
Mucho Locos MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy, Porky Pig (cameo) February 5, 1966
The Solid Tin Coyote LT Rudy Larriva Wile E., Road Runner February 19, 1966
  • Produced by Format Films
Mexican Mousepiece MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy February 26, 1966
Clippety Clobbered LT Rudy Larriva Wile E., Road Runner March 12, 1966
Daffy Rents LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy March 26, 1966
A-Haunting We Will Go LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy, Witch Hazel Apr 16, 1966
Snow Excuse MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy May 21, 1966
  • DVD – 4 Classic Cartoons promotional DVD
A Squeak in the Deep LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy July 19, 1966
Feather Finger MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy August 20, 1966
Swing Ding Amigo LT Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy September 17, 1966
Sugar and Spies LT Robert McKimson Wile E., Road Runner November 5, 1966
A Taste of Catnip MM Robert McKimson Daffy, Speedy, Sylvester, Hector (cameo) December 3, 1966

1967[edit]

  • 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, Sam 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 Director Characters Release date Availability Notes
Daffy's Diner MM Robert McKimson January 21, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
Quacker Tracker LT Rudy Larriva April 29, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
The Music Mice-Tro MM Rudy Larriva May 27, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
  • Produced by Format Films
The Spy Swatter LT Rudy Larriva June 24, 1967 Daffy, Speedy, Sam cat
  • Produced by Format Films
Speedy Ghost to Town MM Alex Lovy July 29, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
  • First cartoon directed by Alex Lovy
Rodent to Stardom LT Alex Lovy September 23, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
Go Away Stowaway MM Alex Lovy September 30, 1967 Daffy, Speedy
Cool Cat LT Alex Lovy October 14, 1967 Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire
  • First appearances of Cool Cat and Colonel Rimfire
Merlin the Magic Mouse MM Alex Lovy November 18, 1967 Merlin, Second Banana, Sam cat
  • First appearances of Merlin the Magic Mouse and Second Banana
Fiesta Fiasco LT Alex Lovy December 9, 1967 Daffy, Speedy

1968[edit]

  • 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 January 13, 1968
Norman Normal N/A Alex Lovy February 3, 1968
  • 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 February 10, 1968
Skyscraper Caper LT Alex Lovy Daffy, Speedy March 9, 1968
Hippydrome Tiger LT Alex Lovy Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire March 30, 1968
Feud with a Dude MM Alex Lovy Merlin & Second Banana May 25, 1968
See Ya Later Gladiator LT Alex Lovy Daffy, Speedy June 29, 1968
3 Ring Wing-Ding LT Alex Lovy Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire August 24, 1968
Flying Circus LT Alex Lovy September 14, 1968
Chimp and Zee MM Alex Lovy October 12, 1968
Bunny and Claude (We Rob Carrot Patches) LT Robert McKimson Bunny and Claude November 9, 1968

1969[edit]

  • All cartoons directed by Robert McKimson. The Warner Bros. Animation studio shut down in 1969 when the Kinney National Corporation acquired Warner Bros. from Seven Arts. Injun Trouble was the final WB cartoon until 1980, when Warner Bros. reopened its animation department.
Title Series Director Characters Release date Availability Notes
The Great Carrot Train Robbery MM Robert McKimson Bunny and Claude January 25, 1969
Fistic Mystic LT Robert McKimson Merlin & Second Banana March 29, 1969
  • Features a different one-time-use version of "The Merry Go Round Broke Down"
Rabbit Stew and Rabbits Too! LT Robert McKimson Rapid Rabbit and Quick Brown Fox June 7, 1969
  • Intended as a series, but never materialized due to the closure of the Warner Bros. cartoon studio weeks after completion.
Shamrock and Roll MM Robert McKimson Merlin & Second Banana June 28, 1969
Bugged by a Bee LT Robert McKimson Cool Cat July 26, 1969
Injun Trouble MM Robert McKimson Cool Cat September 20, 1969

Further reading[edit]

  • 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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