First of new Looney Tunes cartoons "Dynamite Dance" released

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I've only watched clips of "The Looney Toons Show", but it looked pretty good for what it was. Maybe that's not the style of show you want to see these characters in but I think the quality was high enough.

As for this new short, I'll definitely agree that the animation is on point but that it can't stand on it's own.
 

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The animation is fine, but at this point I might as well just watch the original shorts and enjoy the nostalgia factor

I don't like the idea behind trying to bring the old looney toons back, because it will never come back, and these new shorts will just keep reminding me of that. You can make good Looney Toons stuff that isn't forgettable re-treads, such as Duck Dodgers and The Looney Toons Show, so just...try and make good shows and adapt to the times.
 

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I'm more of a later Chuck Jones era kind of a guy but I really dug that regardless. High quality animation indeed.

This is the first of a new series of shorts, which they're making 1000+ minutes worth of and will vary from one to six minutes. This being one of the shorter ones it seems. Really impressed by the animation in this!
lol, surely not. Did you mean to write 100?
 

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I dunno, I always thought Wabbit was way better than The Looney Tunes Show. See, TLTS basically felt like a sitcom in fursuits. It was mostly the characters just kind of talking snarkily to each other, not much in the way of actual slapstick. I guess if you're into snappy dialogue there's something there, but... yeah, Wabbit actually had a sense of physical comedy.

This looks good, though! Dunno if it'll be as good as the Mickey Mouse shorts of recent, but here's hoping!
 

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I'm willing to bet it goes a bit further back than that.
The usage of the word "toon" was popularized by Roger Rabbit, but I figure most people referring to the Looney Tunes as "Looney Toons" picked it up from Tiny Toon Adventures, as that directly ties to the Warner characters and more or less takes place in the same universe. Also doesn't help that the Tiny Toons are very close in model to the Looney Tunes characters, and that the show uses rings for its logo in a similar manner to the Looney Tunes.

not even really sure when referring to the characters as "Looney Tunes" even started, as Looney Tunes was merely one series in the WB animated catalog(the other being of course Merrie Melodies). Some characters, like Bugs, Porky, and Elmer originally debuted in the Merrie Melodies series. I think referring to the overall franchise as "Looney Tunes" started in the 80s somewhere, certainly in the late 80s we had things like "Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon".
 
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That was great, although I really wish they'd either use variable line-weight when drawing or apply a filter. There's something about uniform line width that makes modern animation look a little off to me.
 

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I dunno, I always thought Wabbit was way better than The Looney Tunes Show. See, TLTS basically felt like a sitcom in fursuits. It was mostly the characters just kind of talking snarkily to each other, not much in the way of actual slapstick. I guess if you're into snappy dialogue there's something there, but... yeah, Wabbit actually had a sense of physical comedy.
I mean, pointing out that Wabbit and TLTS are different isn't really the same thing as saying one is better than the other. I thought TLTS was pretty good as a sitcom in fursuits. Is the way I prefer to see these characters interact? Maybe not, but I don't think that makes TLTS bad. It just scratches a different itch than you would expect.
 

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I'm SO sad this show only had 2 seasons. Bring it back! It was GREAT. The "Wabbit" show they had afterwards was much worse. Putting these characters into a sitcom like setting is just gold.
WB listen to this man!!

It averaged something ridiculous like 3 million viewers an episode throughout it's entire run and yet they cancelled that hit with the quickness.

CN in the early 10's was just littered with awful management.
are you freaking kidding me? all this time it actually did WELL and somehow it got canned???
how does this happen?!
i wasn't looking to get mad before bed!
 

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WB got shook from those super super good new Mickey Mouse cartoons huh?

Feels like old Looney Toons though.
This is like the antithesis to the new Mickey mouse cartoons. Where as the Mickey ones are trying to be very modern and irreverent, these look to be aiming about as traditional as possible.
 
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lol, surely not. Did you mean to write 100?
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Warner Bros. Animation is announcing its most ambitious Looney Tunes content initiative to date with Looney Tunes Cartoons, a series of new short form cartoons starring the iconic and beloved Looney Tunes characters. With multiple artists employing a visual style that will resonate with fans, each “season” will produce 1,000 minutes of all-new Looney Tunes animation that will be distributed across multiple platforms – including digital, mobile and broadcast.
 

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The usage of the word "toon" was popularized by Roger Rabbit, but I figure most people referring to the Looney Tunes as "Looney Toons" picked it up from Tiny Toon Adventures, as that directly ties to the Warner characters and more or less takes place in the same universe. Also doesn't help that the Tiny Toons are very close in model to the Looney Tunes characters, and that the show uses rings for its logo in a similar manner to the Looney Tunes.

not even really sure when referring to the characters as "Looney Tunes" even started, as Looney Tunes was merely one series in the WB animated catalog(the other being of course Merrie Melodies). Some characters, like Bugs, Porky, and Elmer originally debuted in the Merrie Melodies series. I think referring to the overall franchise as "Looney Tunes" started in the 80s somewhere, certainly in the late 80s we had things like "Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon".
Looney Tunes is probably the most misspelled franchise name. It probably should be stated that the title Looney Tunes is a parody of Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies (which the series itself was technically Silly Symphony, but in plural was called Silly Symphonies).
 

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Wait, so does that mean they canceled Wabbit. That short with Porky and Daffy, that's classic Porky. Wabbit's redesign was, er...


Gimme old Porky any day.

And yeah, I liked the Looney Tunes Show.
 

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Thank goodness it's not flash animated.

I'd like a short documentary on their process of replicating the old animation style.
 

ArgyleReptile

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Didn't he always cause Elmer's plans to backfire instead of actively harming him though?
Admittedly it's been a long time since I saw looney tunes shorts, so I might not remember correctly
Sometimes, but there are plenty of episodes where Bugs and Daffy would further torment folks after getting even the first time.
 

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The Looney Tunes show won by taking a Shit Character like Lola Bunny and turning her into the funniest character in their stable.
 

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Honestly... this looks like a souless re-tread to me. Like they're just riffing on the classics.
 

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Will there be any new Road Runner and Coyote shorts? I don't care how old I get, those cartoons are always catnip for the humor portion of my brain.
 
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That was cool and all, but if there isn’t a short that focuses on Foghorn Leghorn mercilessly beating a dog for no reason in particular, what’s the point?