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Greedy for Tweety is a 1957 Looney Tunes short directed by Friz Freleng.


Hector, Sylvester and Tweety are chasing each other on the street, and accidentally get injured by passing cars. They are taken to the Animal Hospital, where nurse Granny takes care of them. Only Tweety tries to get some rest, while Sylvester tries to get him like usual, and Hector harasses Sylvester by barking at him. Hector hits Sylvester's cast with a mallet after being told by the cat to shut up for the second time, and Granny sees him in pain, so she relocates him to another bed opposite Hector in the same ward and gives him pills to make him fall asleep, only for Hector to bother him again. Sylvester succeeds into eating Tweety, but Granny sees Tweety's feathers on Sylvester, and when she sees Tweety in an X-ray, she takes Sylvester in for surgery to get Tweety out. Sylvester appears to be out of surgery, with a giant bandage over his chest.

Hector tries to hit Sylvester's cast again with a club, but Sylvester slides his cast into a mouse hole only for the mouse to hit both Sylvester's and Hector's casts with a hammer, and when Granny saw the two in pain, she straps them in their beds. Sylvester build a machine that puts dynamite in Hector's cast, but Hector rows to Sylvester's bed and switched the dynamite cast in Sylvester's leg, which it explodes. Later, Granny tells them that there is nothing wrong with them, and they are released.

As soon as the trio are discharged from the animal hospital, Sylvester resumes chasing Tweety, and Hector goes after Sylvester again, once again leading the chase to the streets. Granny, as she checks "Tweety", "Cat", and "Dog" into the "Outgoing Patients" list, she sees the chase, and knowing that they'll get injured by passing cars again, puts them back into "Incoming Patients", and sighs, "Que sera sera."


  • (1982) VHS - The Prince and the Showgirl (as Warner A Night at the Movies)



  • When aired on The WB channel, the part where the mouse hammers both Sylvester and Hector's cast-bound feet was cut.


  • When Sylvester quiets Hector the first time, Hector is yowling in pain even before Sylvester hits Hector's cast, and Hector's mouth isn't moving in sync.


  • This cartoon was used in Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island, but was edited for time.
    • Although this cartoon is a Looney Tunes short, it uses the Merrie Melodies Blue Ribbon opening and closing titles.
  • Hector has yellow fur instead of his usual light grey fur in this cartoon, just like in "A Street Cat Named Sylvester" (1953).
  • Parts of this cartoon would later be recycled in two cartoons from DePatie-Freleng Enterprises studio, "The Pink Pill" (1968) from the Pink Panther series and later "From Bed to Worse" (1971) from The Ant and the Aardvark series.
  • This and "Birds Anonymous" are the last Tweety cartoons to be "Blue Ribbon" reissued.
  • Granny quotes a line from a popular Doris Day song, "Que sera, sera".


TV Title Cards

Sylvester Cartoons
1945 Life with FeathersPeck Up Your Troubles
1946 Kitty Kornered
1947 Tweetie PieCrowing PainsDoggone CatsCatch as Cats Can
1948 Back Alley OproarI Taw a Putty TatHop, Look and ListenKit for CatScaredy Cat
1949 Mouse MazurkaBad Ol' Putty TatHippety Hopper
1950 Home, Tweet HomeThe Scarlet PumpernickelAll a Bir-r-r-dCanary RowStooge for a MousePop 'Im Pop!
1951 Canned FeudPutty Tat TroubleRoom and BirdTweety's S.O.S.Tweet Tweet Tweety
1952 Who's Kitten Who?Gift WrappedLittle Red Rodent HoodAin't She TweetHoppy Go LuckyA Bird in a Guilty CageTree for Two
1953 Snow BusinessA Mouse DividedFowl WeatherTom Tom TomcatA Street Cat Named SylvesterCatty CorneredCats A-weigh!
1954 Dog PoundedBell HoppyDr. Jerkyl's HideClaws for AlarmMuzzle ToughSatan's Waitin'By Word of Mouse
1955 Lighthouse MouseSandy ClawsTweety's CircusJumpin' JupiterA Kiddies KittySpeedy GonzalesRed Riding HoodwinkedHeir-ConditionedPappy's Puppy
1956 Too Hop to HandleTweet and SourTree Cornered TweetyThe Unexpected PestTugboat GrannyThe Slap-Hoppy MouseYankee Dood It
1957 Tweet ZooTweety and the BeanstalkBirds AnonymousGreedy for TweetyMouse-Taken IdentityGonzales' Tamales
1958 A Pizza Tweety-PieA Bird in a Bonnet
1959 Trick or TweetTweet and LovelyCat's PawHere Today, Gone TamaleTweet Dreams
1960 West of the PesosGoldimouse and the Three CatsHyde and Go TweetMouse and GardenTrip for Tat
1961 Cannery WoeHoppy DazeBirds of a FatherD' Fightin' OnesThe Rebel Without ClawsThe Pied Piper of GuadalupeThe Last Hungry Cat
1962 Fish and SlipsMexican BoardersThe Jet Cage
1963 Mexican Cat DanceChili WeatherClaws in the Lease
1964 A Message to GraciasFreudy CatNuts and VoltsHawaiian Aye AyeRoad to Andalay
1965 It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around the HouseCats and BruisesThe Wild Chase
1966 A Taste of Catnip
1980 The Yolks on You
1995 Carrotblanca
1997 Father of the Bird
2011 I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat

Tweety Cartoons
1942 A Tale of Two Kitties
1944 Birdy and the Beast
1945 A Gruesome Twosome
1947 Tweetie Pie
1948 I Taw a Putty Tat
1949 Bad Ol' Putty Tat
1950 Home, Tweet HomeAll a Bir-r-r-dCanary Row
1951 Putty Tat TroubleRoom and BirdTweety's S.O.S.Tweet Tweet Tweety
1952 Gift WrappedAin't She TweetA Bird in a Guilty Cage
1953 Snow BusinessFowl WeatherTom Tom TomcatA Street Cat Named SylvesterCatty Cornered
1954 Dog PoundedMuzzle ToughSatan's Waitin'
1955 Sandy ClawsTweety's CircusRed Riding HoodwinkedHeir-Conditioned
1956 Tweet and SourTree Cornered TweetyTugboat Granny
1957 Tweet ZooTweety and the BeanstalkBirds AnonymousGreedy for Tweety
1958 A Pizza Tweety-PieA Bird in a Bonnet
1959 Trick or TweetTweet and LovelyTweet Dreams
1960 Hyde and Go TweetTrip for Tat
1961 The Rebel Without ClawsThe Last Hungry Cat
1962 The Jet Cage
1964 Hawaiian Aye Aye
2011 I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat