Merrie Melodies is a series of animated cartoons that was produced by Warner Bros. from 1931 to 1969. The series featured a variety of characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and many others. The cartoons were known for their witty humor, colorful animation, and catchy musical scores.
The Merrie Melodies series was created as a response to Disney’s popular Silly Symphonies cartoons. The goal was to create cartoons that were both entertaining and commercially successful. The series featured a wide variety of musical styles, including jazz, classical, and pop.
One of the most iconic aspects of the Merrie Melodies series was the “That’s All Folks!” catchphrase that appeared at the end of each cartoon. The phrase was spoken by Porky Pig, one of the most popular characters in the series.
The Merrie Melodies series was also notable for introducing several now-famous characters. Bugs Bunny, who made his debut in the cartoon “A Wild Hare” in 1940, quickly became one of the most beloved and recognizable cartoon characters of all time. Other popular characters include Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, and Sylvester the Cat.