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Looney Tunes Turns 85 Years Old

What’s up doc? I’ll tell you what the hell is up, this week marks the 85th anniversary of Looney Tunes! The American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.[1] Originally named after Walt Disney’s then-concurrent musical series Silly Symphonies, Looney Tunes initially showcased Warner-owned musical compositions through the adventures of cartoon characters such as Bosko and Buddy. Soon after came more well known and loved characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, PepĂ© Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales, Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, the Tasmanian Devil and many others. Everyone knew a kid growing up who always wore clothing with some sort of Looney Tunes character on it. It was often paired with the wearing of sweat pants. Well guess what? I was that guy growing up. Boom! Truth Bomb! Thanks to websites like TV Store Online I …