52 - Face-off

Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner debuts

It's a Great Feeling 1949 poster

Bugs Bunny makes a cameo in It's a Great Feeling film


Leon Schlesinger dies of viral infection.

1949 is yet another year in the golden age of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies.


  1. Lt icon "Wise Quackers" (Freleng/January 1/DD: FF) Blueribbon icon
  2. Music note "Hare Do" (Freleng/January 15/3:1)
  3. Music note "Holiday for Drumsticks" (Davis/January 22)
  4. Music note "Awful Orphan" (Jones/January 29/1:3) Blueribbon icon
  5. Lt icon "Porky Chops" (Davis/February 12/1:2)
  6. Lt icon "Mississippi Hare" (Jones/February 26/4:1) Blueribbon icon
  7. Lt icon "Paying the Piper" (McKimson/March 12/5:2) Blueribbon icon
  8. Lt icon "Daffy Duck Hunt" (McKimson/March 26/1:4) Blueribbon icon
  9. Music note "Rebel Rabbit" (McKimson/April 9/3:1) Blueribbon icon
  10. Lt icon "Mouse Wreckers" (Jones/April 23/2:2) Blueribbon icon
  11. Lt icon "High Diving Hare" (Freleng/April 30/1:1) Blueribbon icon
  12. Music note "The Bee-Deviled Bruin" (Jones/May 14) Blueribbon icon
  13. Lt icon "Curtain Razor" (Freleng/May 21/PP&F: HH)
  14. Music note "Bowery Bugs" (Davis/June 4/3:1) Blueribbon icon
  15. Music note "Mouse Mazurka" (Freleng/June 11) Blueribbon icon
  16. Lt icon "Long-Haired Hare" (Jones/June 25/1:1)
  17. Lt icon "Henhouse Henery" (McKimson/July 2) Blueribbon icon
  18. Music note "Knights Must Fall" (Freleng/July 16) Blueribbon icon
  19. Music note "Bad Ol' Putty Tat" (Freleng/July 23/2:3) Blueribbon icon
  20. Lt icon "The Grey Hounded Hare" (McKimson/August 6/4:1) Blueribbon icon
  21. Music note "Often an Orphan" (Jones/August 13/6:1) Blueribbon icon
  22. Lt icon "The Windblown Hare" (McKimson/August 27/3:3)
  23. Music note "Dough for the Do-Do" (Freleng/September 2/1:2) Blueribbon icon
  24. Lt icon "Fast and Furry-ous" (Jones/September 16/1:3) Blueribbon icon
  25. Music note "Each Dawn I Crow" (Freleng/September 23) Blueribbon icon
  26. Music note "Frigid Hare" (Jones/October 7/1:3)
  27. Lt icon "Swallow the Leader" (McKimson/October 14/4:4) Blueribbon icon
  28. Music note "Bye, Bye Bluebeard" (Davis/October 21/3:3) Blueribbon icon
  29. Lt icon "For Scent-imental Reasons" (Jones/November 12/1:3) Blueribbon icon
  30. Music note "Hippety Hopper" (McKimson/November 19/S&HH: MM) Blueribbon icon
  31. Lt icon "Which Is Witch" (Freleng/December 3)
  32. Lt icon "Bear Feat" (Jones/December 10/6:1) Blueribbon icon
  33. Music note "Rabbit Hood" (Jones/December 24/4:1) Blueribbon icon
  34. Lt icon "A Ham in a Role" (McKimson/December 31/6:1) Blueribbon icon

Blue Ribbon Reissues

1948 - 1949 Season

  1. Music note "Bedtime for Sniffles" (Jones/January 1)
  2. Music note "Prest-O Change-O" (Jones/February 5)
  3. Lt icon "Swooner Crooner" (Tashlin/February 12) {first Looney Tune to be reissued}
  4. Music note "Hop, Skip and a Chump" (Freleng/March 5)
  5. Music note "He Was Her Man" (Freleng/April 2)
  6. Music note "I Wanna Be a Sailor" (Avery/April 30)
  7. Music note "Flop Goes the Weasel" (Jones/May 21)
  8. Music note "Horton Hatches the Egg" (Clampett/June 18)
  9. Music note "The Egg Collector" (Jones/July 16)
  10. Music note "The Mice Will Play" (Avery/August 6)
  11. Music note "Inki and the Minah Bird" (Jones/August 20)

1949-1950 Season

  1. Music note "Tom Thumb in Trouble" (24-Sep-1949)
  2. Music note "Farm Frolics" (15-Oct-1949)
  3. Music note "The Hep Cat" (12-Nov-1949)
  4. Music note "Toy Trouble" (31-Dec-1949)

Character Debuts




Warner Club News Stories and Art

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