- 11 Seasons
When it comes to animated cartoon shows "Looney Tunes" is one of the most popular and well-known programs. The show is produced by Warner Brothers Animation and it features all of the "Looney Tunes" cartoon characters that are famous worldwide. Each episode of "Looney Tunes" features several cartoon shorts. Some of the cartoons are classic older shorts while others have been made in recent years. The cartoons include many that have been made by some of the world's greatest cartoon directors. The cartoons are clean and are for all ages. Some of the cartoon directors whose work is shown on "Looney Tunes" include Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng, Tex Avery and Robert McKimson. The voices of the characters in the cartoons are supplied by well-known voice over artists such as Mel Blanc, Billy Booth, Stan Freberg, Don Messick, Bea Benaderet, Joe Dougherty and Daws Butler. While most of the cartoons shown on "Looney Tunes" are in full color some of the older cartoons are filmed in black and white. When viewing the cartoons on this show one can see the evolution of specific characters. The appearance and voices of some characters changed several times through the years because different artists drew the characters. Among the cartoon characters who can be seen on "Looney Tunes" are Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester the Cat and Tweety Bird. The cartoons always feature artwork by some of the world's top animation artists. Some of the other characters who appear on the show are Speedy Gonzales, the Tasmanian Devil, the Road Runner, Granny, Pepe Le Pew and Marvin the Martian. A wonderful feature with the cartoons in"Looney Tunes" is the accompanying music. While an array of musical styles are presented the orchestral sound provides an entertaining and timely complement to the onscreen hijinks. The theme song to "Looney Tunes" which is titled "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down" is instantly recognizable to generations of people around the world.