Looney Tunes: Laff Riot is a scrapped television series based on the Looney Tunes characters. Besides the 22-minute pilot, the series would have feature three 6-7 minute shorts which more closely follow the style of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts.
The show began production in 2009 and took three to five years to produce, according to an interview. The staff on the show had been recording and writing episodes since early June 2009, with voice actors cast in May 2009.
The crew first began working on a 22-minute pilot entitled "Casa De Calma". The pilot was shown to the higher-ups at Warner Bros., who disliked it. Due to this, most of the staff were laid off, without notice from Warner Bros., and the show took an eight-to-ten month hiatus, with production to resume in mid-to-late January 2010. To make up for the sudden firing, the staff were given severance packages and vacation pay.
When production resumed, the show was retooled into The Looney Tunes Show, an animated sitcom.
- Bob Camp
- Chris Reccardi
- Doug Langdale (writer)
- Eddie Fitzgerald
- Jim Gomez
- Jim Smith (artist)
- Lynne Naylor
- Mark Banker (writer)
- Mauricio Pardo (director)
- Mike Fontanelli
- Mike Smith (voice for Speedy Gonzales)
- Richard Pursel
- According to another interview, at one point during production the crew attempted to make the characters younger.
- The Looney Tunes Show episode "Casa De Calma" and the Sylvester and Tweety plot of "Point, Laser Point" were hold-overs from this show (the latter comprising a 6-7 minute short).