Bugs 'n Daffy is an American animated television series created by Warner Bros. Animation. It currently airs on Kids' WB! as it is in its tweflth season, adding up to over 175 episodes and 4 specials. The show's episodes are set in one or two formats: either divided into three segments or classic cartoons with wraparounds before each segment or a singular episode of approximately 22 minutes. Only seven episodes use the "two shorts" format: From The Mind of Daffy Duck, Top Toon Tips from Bugs & Daffy, Looney Fairy Tales, New Cartoon Character Day, Daffy Kon Ducki, Bugs Bunny's Directoral Debut and Warner Bros. Sports Cartoons. Besides the 175-plus episodes, the series also had four specials, Bugs 'n Daffy's Spring Break Special and Bugs 'n Daffy's Halloween Night of Frights. A direct-to-video release, the two-hour Bugs 'n Daffy's Summer Weekend, also aired in four parts as part of the show's episode package and another direct-to-video release, Bugs 'n Daffy's Biggest High-Flying Adventure, was also split into four parts and added to the show's episode package.
|Seasons||Episodes||Originally aired||DVD release date|
|Season 1||65||1995-1996||June 29, 2005|
|Season 2||15||1997-1998||September 9, 2005|
|Season 3||18||1999-2000||October 31, 2006|
The episodes' production codes indicates which studio animated the show
- RDS=Rough Draft Studios
- CJP=Chuck Jones Productions
- AC=Atomic Cartoons
- TCA=Toon City Animation
- W=Wang Film Productions
- CNS=Cuckoo's Nest Studio
- TMS=Tokyo Movie Shinsha
- E=Encore Cartoons
Season 1 (1995-1996)
In this first season, other Warner Bros. Animation stars, such as Yakko, Wakko and Dot from Animaniacs and Babs and Buster Bunny from Tiny Toon Adventures, were added to the show as regular and recurring characters, as well as appearing in other segments in the forms of special guests and cameo appearances. Some characters were left out from the series.
|Episode Number||Original Airdate||Production Code||Title||Plot|
|1-101||January 13, 1995||CJP/W-148||"The Bugs 'n Daffy Beginnings"||A fictionalized orgin story of the series. Taking inspiration from recent Looney Tunes-related projects, an animator (voiced by an uncredited Steven Spielberg) attempts to reintroduce the Looney Tunes characters in a new way but discards the sketches. Bugs, Babs, Buster, Yakko, Wakko and Dot then create the show's setting of Looney Tunes Land and adds the popular Warner Bros. characters to inhabit the new setting. Cameo appearances by Charlie Dog and Clyde Rabbit.|
|2-102||January 20, 1995||A-140||"Duck Dodgers vs. Duck Vader"||A loose Star Wars parody. Daffy Duck, as Duck Dodgers, and Plucky Duck must team up with Marvin the Martian to save the Planet X from Duck Vader, Duck Dodgers' evil twin.|
|3-103||January 27, 1995||TMS-113||"The Wheel of Cartoons"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy spin a special wheel to determine the characters that star in each segment
|4-104||February 3, 1995||TMS-122||"It's All About The Warners"||
Wraparounds: Yakko, Wakko and Dot host this episode...with Looney results!
NOTE: This episode is the only one to feature the Animaniacs intro alongside the Bugs 'n Daffy characters
|5-105||February 10, 1995||TMS-119||"A Toonster's Freedom of Speech"||
Wraparounds: Buster speaks against the censorship of the most-popular cartoons.
|6-106||February 17, 1995||TMS-108||"Daffy Duck in Wackyland"||
After being kicked out of the series for lack of spotlight sharing and self-control, Daffy leaves and moves into Wackyland. He becomes the king of Wackyland, until Daffy scolds the residents about self-control and has to be rescued by Bugs, Buster, Babs, Plucky, Porky, Yakko, Wakko and Dot. First appearances of Pinky and the Brain and Minerva Mink.
|7-107||February 24, 1995||TMS-138||"The Day The Toons Stood Still"||Buster, Babs, Plucky and Hamton learned that the Earth stopped moving as well as movement of the characters. The Tiny Toons gang finds out that a mysterious adversary is causing the problems with the Earth. Cameo appearance by Scooby-Doo.|
|8-108||February 31, 1995||A-127||"Toons That Go Bump in the Night"||
|9-109||June 9, 1995||TMS-131||"The Bugs 'n Plucky Show"||
Wraparounds: In Daffy Duck's absence, Plucky is asked to replace him for the episode.
|10-110||June 16, 1995||CJP-133||"How To Break The Fourth Wall"||
Wraparounds: Daffy Duck teaches the Acme Looniversity class to break the fourth wall when necessary.
|11-111||June 23, 1995||W-132||"Starting The Show From Scratch"||Dr. Scratchensniff notices a family of fleas that lands on Wakko. Bugs, Yakko and Plucky get shrunken to the size of fleas to save the younger child to reunite him with his family.|
|12-112||June 30, 1995||W-117||"Hare-Raising Hare Night"||Bugs, Daffy, Lola, Buster, Babs, Yakko, Wakko and Dot attempt to stop a mad scientist named Dr. Gene Splicer. First official appearance of Lola Bunny, Bugs Bunny's current love interest.|
|13-113||July 7, 1995||A-105||"Pinky and the Brain: Two Mice Ruling Da World"||
Each of these cartoons is linked to the other chronologically. In all three, Pinky and the Brain try to take over the world, one night and one adventure at a time. All adventures are from Animaniacs, excluding the last cartoon.
|14-114||July 14, 1995||CJP-128||"The Looney Tunes Zone"||
Wraparounds: A parody of The Twilight Zone with Bugs as Rod Sterling.
|15-115||July 21, 1995||A-126||"Life In The 1990s"||
Wraparounds: Bugs introduces each segment, describing them as examples of life in the 1990s.
|16-116||September 15, 1995||W-109||"Cinemaniacs!"||
A three-part episode, each segment parodying movies with the characters in the movies' roles. Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy move among theaters at a multiplex.
|17-117||September 22, 1995||W-124||"The Weirdest Story Ever Told"||
Wraparounds: Buster, Babs and Plucky spend the day at the Acme Looniversity library.
|18-118||September 29, 1995||TMS-101||"Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow"||Bugs Bunny is taken hostage by Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam. He escapes and frees the other animals the duo have caught, but he himself is recaptured. Daffy, Lola, Yakko and Buster come to rescue him from Elmer and Sam.|
|19-119||October 20, 1995||RDS-102||"Prom-ise Her Everything"||After being asked to the prom by Fifi, Wakko tries to learn how to dance by watching vintage dance clips of Looney Tunes cartoons, but then performs poorly until Bugs and Daffy come in and assist him. Meanwhile, Dot is trying to get Plucky Duck to like her, even though he is focusing on the girl Furrball brought in.|
|20-120||October 27, 1995||W-104||"You Asked For It"||
Wraparounds: A "viewer's request" episode. Bugs and Daffy choose the characters to star in each cartoon.
|21-121||November 3, 1995||RDS-112||"Club Busters"||When Yosemite Sam blames Buster, Plucky and Wakko for stealing a slushie machine, Bugs and Daffy decide to be the trio's lawyers to prove them innocent. However, they all end up imprisoned together and are broken out by capturing Rocky and Mugsy. To get their revenge on Sam, the toons decide to humiliate him via rap battles.|
|22-122||November 10, 1995||W-121||"Welcome Home Wakko"||When Wakko runs away since he feels unappreciated, the toons go around the world to find him, with the help of some allies on the way. First appearances of Cool Cat, Colonel Rimfire, Rita and Runt.|
|23-123||November 17, 1995||W-130||"Wake-Up Call of the Wild - Part I"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy educate the viewers on the "calls of the wild" and animal insticts.
|24-124||November 24, 1995||AC-107||"Bugs Bunny and the Wolverine"||A musical episode in which Fifi describes Bugs, Daffy, Yakko, Wakko, Dot, Buster, Babs, Plucky and Furball being persued by a wolverine in a parody of Peter & the Wolf. Each character is represented by a musical instrument.|
|25-125||December 5, 1995||AC-123||"You Asked For It Part II (Again)"||
Wraparounds: Another "viewer's request" episode. Bugs and Daffy pick names out of a drum, then Taz eats the drum.
|26-126||December 12, 1995||TMS-125||"Hollywood Daffy"||Based on the Merrie Melodies cartoon, Daffy travels to Hollywood to pitch a new movie with Porky. While in Hollywood, he discovers that Bugs was planning on telling the producer Daffy's biggest movie idea.|
|27-127||December 19, 1995||W-142||"The World of Europe in 30 Minutes"||Bugs and Daffy go on an adventure in Europe, searching for a rare artifact, The Crown of King Toonsworth III. First off, Bugs and Daffy must find a way past their adversaries, female fans, tourists and finally, themselves!|
|28-128||December 26, 1995||A-136||"Bugs Bunny's Wide World of Sports"||
|29-129||January 1, 1996||TMS-115||"From The Mind Of Daffy Duck"||
Wraparounds: Bugs, Buster and Babs explore the mind of Daffy Duck.
NOTE: This episode was created to celebrate the New Year of 1996, as it is proven in this episode's gag credit at the end, One Thing We Had To Say/Happy New Year's Day, Everyone!, and Bugs Bunny's end credit, "Happy New Year's, Doc!".
|30-130||January 5, 1996||AC-116||"Fields of Honey"||When Bugs and Buster help Babs find a female mentor, they discover Honey of Bosko and Honey. Bugs then helps Babs and Buster build a theater to show Bosko and Honey cartoons, which leads to a monumental meeting with her.|
|31-131||January 12, 1996||W-137||"Wackyland World"||Gogo Dodo creates a Wackyland theme park but a circus owner kidnaps him, Buster, Babs, Fifi and Plucky. Bugs, Yakko, Wakko, Dot, Pinky, The Brain, Daffy and Pepe must rescue them.|
|32-132||January 19, 1996||CJP-132||"Spring in Looney Tunes Land"||
|33-133||January 26, 1996||CJP-152||"Pyschic Minds Are Not Alike"||
Wraparounds: Shirley predicts what will happen to each character by looking into her crystal ball.
|34-134||February 2, 1996||TMS-149||"As The Toon Turns"||A parody of As The World Turns. Bugs is out to solve a mystery to discover who kidnapped his son, Buster Bunny. He asks five prime suspects: Fifi, Minerva, The Warners, Daffy Duck and Yosemite Sam, when it turns out, Buster was just at a basketball game for the whole cartoon.|
|35-135||February 9, 1996||TMS-155||"A Cartoon Page Right Out of History"||After procrastinating on his homework, Plucky invents a time machine to go back in time. In the process, he accidentally sends himself, Bugs, Daffy, Buster and Babs back into prehistoric times. Cameos by Freakazoid and Damey Wayne.|
|36-136||February 16, 1996||CJP-145||"Animaniacs!"||Buster shows Plucky how to create a cartoon as part of his class assignment.|
|37-137||February 23, 1996||W-111||"Career Oppor-Toon-ities"||
|38-138||March 1, 1996||TMS-103||"True Tales of Life Science"||
|39-139||March 8, 1996||CJP-129||"Daffy Duck and the Groovie Goolies"||
Wraparounds: The Groovie Goolies hang out with the cast of Bugs 'n Daffy
|40-140||March 15, 1996||CJP-120||"Space Jam!"||The Looney Tunes basketball team competes against other teams and wins all games. Daffy acts as a double agent for The Monstars, one of the competing teams. Only appearance of the Monstars, outside of Space Jam.|
|41-141||March 22, 1996||W-114||"The Duckfather"||A parody of The Godfather. Bugs and Daffy are in a parody of crime flicks, dealing with a mob of criminals run by Sammy the Kid. Cameos by Pinky and the Brain, Speedy Gonzales, Charlie Dog, Clyde Rabbit and Lola Bunny. This episode is notable for being the longest episode to feature almost every one of the characters, at least nine months before Daffy Duck got his own series. Features one of the shortest cameos of The Warners and Tiny Toons.|
|42-142||March 29, 1996||CJP-110||"Records in the Toon Books"||
Wraparounds: Pinky promotes a cartoon record book while The Brain uses mind-control on the viewers.
|43-143||April 5, 1996||TMS-118||"Best of Plucky Duck Day"||
|44-144||April 12, 1996||CJP-106||"Looney Tunes Stew"||
Wraparounds: A mix of Bugs 'n Daffy cartoons with the selection of a mix of characters.
|45-145||April 19, 1996||CJP-154||"The Were-Duck at Hare Manor"||During a stay at Bugs Bunny's mansion, Bugs begins to suspect that something's wrong with Daffy when he begins to stay up late. The toons start thinking that Daffy has been infected with the Were-Duck infection and Bugs, Plucky and Yakko go on the case to find the real Were-Duck, knowing that Yosemite Sam was in disguise. Guest appearances by Pinky and the Brain.|
|46-146||April 26, 1996||TMS-141||"Looney Tunes Music Television"||
A collection of music videos, starring the Bugs 'n Daffy stars, for the following:
|47-147||May 3, 1996||CJP-134||"Top Toon Tips From Bugs & Daffy"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy offer the Acme Looniversity students on how to make their mark in cartoons.
|48-148||May 10, 1996||CJP-160||"The Unnaturals"||Bugs and Daffy are coaching the junior baseball team as they made it to the championship after a successful season. However, a rival school, EMCA Evil Academy, come in and challenge them for the trophy! After every player has been injured for the junior Acme team, Wakko is their only hope. He brings in his gags to defeat their opponents, who, by the dismay of the crowd, chicken out of the championship. First episode with Charles Adler as Buster. Charles Adler would become the official voice of Buster starting in the 4th season.|
|49-149||May 17, 1996||CJP-143||"Looney Fairy Tales"||
Wraparounds: Two popular fairy tales are given a modern retelling, Bugs 'n Daffy style.
|50-150||May 24, 1996||CJP-144||"Who Bopped Bugs and Daffy?"||A jealous cartoon character, Droopy's rival Spike, tries to eliminate Bugs and Daffy and steal their Academy Awards. Luckily, The Warners and the Tiny Toons are finding the right pieces to the puzzle.|
|51-151||May 31, 1996||TMS-163||"The Return of the Looney Tunes Zone"||
Another version of The Looney Tunes Zone, this time with Yakko as the host.
|52-152||June 7, 1996||ST-161||"The Warner Bros. Shopping Show"||
Wraparounds: Bugs & Daffy host their own shopping show.
|53-153||June 14, 1996||W-157||"Toonenstein"||Bugs and Daffy learn that the myth of Toonenstein is true, but don't want the younger toons to find out. Buster knows that Toonenstein is real and joins Bugs and Daffy to disprove the rumor. Unfortunately, when they find the mummy's tomb, they are in for a big surprise. Cameos by Ralph the Security Guard, Tom & Jerry, Marvin the Martian and Fetch from Histeria!.|
|54-154||June 21, 1996||W-159||"French Louvres Are We In Two"||
Wraparounds: Visiting a French museum with the Warners is not as it seems.
|55-155||June 28, 1996||W-162||"Viewer's Request Week"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy read their weekly fan mail.
|56-156||July 5, 1996||AC-156||"Warner Bros.' Wide World of Sports"||
|57-157||July 12, 1996||ST-139||"Random Toonin' In"||
|58-158||July 19, 1996||TMS-153||"Viewer's Choice"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy choose the most-popular cartoons for the viewers.
|59-159||July 26, 1996||RDS-151||"Heroic Tales of Brave Toonsters"||
Wraparounds: A William Shakespeare-style episode of Bugs 'n Daffy, telling heroic tales of the Toonsters.
|60-160||August 2, 1996||CNS-158||"Fifi La Fume: Le Skunk De Pew"||
Wraparounds: Fifi is upset that Bugs and Daffy star in all of the episodes and demands she gets one for herself.
|61-161||August 2, 1996||CNS-164||"New Cartoon Character Day"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy audition new characters to appear on the show.
|62-162||August 9, 1996||RDS-146||"Here's Porky!"||
Wraparounds: Porky is featured in parodies of famous TV intros.
|63-163||August 16, 1996||W-147||"No Toon Is An Island"||Bugs, Daffy, Yakko, Wakko, Dot, Buster and Babs end up stranded on an island.|
|64-164||August 23, 1996||W-150||"K-Warner TV"||A collection of TV parodies featuring the Bugs 'n Daffy cast. Final episode to feature Jeff Bergman as Daffy Duck. Starting with Bugs 'n Daffy's 65th Anniversary Special, Joe Alaskey became the official voice of Daffy Duck.|
|65-165||August 30, 1996||CJP-165||"Bugs 'n Daffy's 65th Anniversary Special"||A "live" special that highlights Bugs and Daffy's career in the Looney Tunes series, from their official debuts to their world-famous team-ups and rivalry as well as their breakout points that solidified them as popular Warner Bros. stars. Behind the scenes, though, a mysterious adversary is plotting their demise. Guest appearances by Pinky and the Brain, Babs and Buster Bunny, Plucky Duck, Sylvester, Tweety, Porky Pig, Dizzy Devil, Fifi La Fume, Taz, Bosko, Goopy Geer, Foxy, Roxy, Foghorn Leghorn and Yosemite Sam.|
Season 2 (1997-1998)
Season 2 premiered on November 28, 1997. One episode, The Return of Duck Dodgers, aired as episode 75, first airing on The Daffy Duck Show.
|Episode Number||Original Airdate||Production Code||Title||Plot|
|66-201||November 28, 1997||A-168||"Looney Toon Telethon"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy ask viewers for pledges to give to local charities.
|67-202||December 5, 1997||CJP-167||"It's A Warneroonie Bugs 'n Daffy Christmas Special"||The Looney Tunes have a problem since Bugs Bunny is considering quitting Bugs 'n Daffy. It started after Bugs began a holiday special being audienced by TV executives. After being excluded from the show for being late, Yosemite Sam sabotaged Bugs' efforts, made him look like a failure and replaced him as the star of the Bugs 'n Daffy show. Before Bugs can throw himself out of the picture, his guardian toon angel shows him the consequences of the TV show if he never was the star in the first place. Bugs later changes his mind and takes his place back as the star. Cameos by Gogo Dodo, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, The Tasmanian Devil, Foghorn Leghorn, Dr. Scratchensniff, Minerva Mink and Pinky and the Brain.|
|68-203||December 5, 1997||A-169||"Elephant Issues"||
Wraparounds: Wakko explains the dangers of peer pressure, or at least outright parodying it.
|69-204||December 12, 1997||TMS-171||"The Warner Bros. Big Cartoonie Show"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy host a very special episode, filled with Warner Bros. laughs.
|70-205||December 19, 1997||CJP-166||"Bugs 'n Daffy's Christmas Cartoons"||
Wraparounds: A special Christmas episode featuring examples of enjoying the holiday spirit.
|71-206||December 26, 1997||A-170||"The Laws of Cartoon Physics"||
Wraparounds: Wile E. Coyote teaches the class the laws of cartoon physics.
|72-207||January 2, 1998||TMS-179||"Warner Cable TV"||
Having learned that the Warners have caught the Taiwan Flu, the toons decide to watch their new Warner Cable TV with them. They watch "The Bugsy and Duckwinkle Show", a "Juice Loops" commercial, "The Skunk Who Thought She Could Swim", "Brainy", "The Story of Yosemite Sam", "Looneywood Squares", Skunkanne", "Warner Boy Jeans", "The Wakkosby Show" and "Solved Mysteries".
|73-208||January 9, 1998||TMS-163||"The Warners Go Hawaiian"||The Warners put a halt to Daffy's show since not all of the characters were featured. They go to Steven Spielberg's office and helped all of the characters get decent parts. The show goes on despite Buster's dislike of flight. The Warners have a hard time with their flight and arrival to Hawaii, due to Ralph trying to capture them. Yakko however is using Bugs' gold card. The Warners have a great time at Hawaii and enjoy their holiday until the show ends and Steven has another show in store for them.|
|74-209||January 16, 1998||TMS-172||"Love Disconnection"||
Wraparounds: Bugs hosts the game show 'Love Disconnection'.
|75-210||February 13, 1998||CJP-179||"The Return of Duck Dodgers"||
After a ridiculous attempt to establish his own show, Daffy wants to be in the newest Warner Bros. blockbuster movie of his own character, Duck Dodgers. He goes with Porky to the studio to talk with Chuck Jones and Tim Burton. With difficulty they make it to his office. Chuck Jones likes Daffy's enthusiasm, but Tim Burton is not willing to give Daffy a screen test, so Daffy easily manages to convince them. Daffy and Porky ready themselves with their costumes and props from Duck Dodgers. His screen test is a disaster, but he gets the part. At the studio, Daffy realizes that he is being used as a stunt duck and quits to resume his previous show. This episode was originally the pilot for Daffy Duck's own series.
|76-211||February 20, 1998||TMS-184||"Daffy Kon Ducki"||
|77-212||February 27, 1998||ST-185||"Henry Youngman Day"||
Wraparounds: In Daffy Duck's absence, Henry Youngman (in caricature as an actual hen) is teaching the class, making everyone in the classroom bored.
|78-213||March 27, 1998||RDS-177||"Sepulveda Boulevard"||Yosemite Sam is in a mess. Five years ago, he tried to plagarize Daffy Duck's script and hid in the Acme Acres mansion Sepulveda Boulevard, resided by Lola Bunny, Sylvester and Tweety Bird from the '30s. Sam's stay becomes a torment until he formulated a plan to steal Lola's script ideas. After months of work between Lola's constant torment, Sam finally finished. Porky delivered it to the Warner Bros. Studio, but Daffy entitled it as his own. At the studio, Sylvester was picked to star in a new production. That night, Lola realizes that she'd been duped and disposed of Sam in the gutter where Sam started his story. Lola's filming is cut short. Sam, Lola and Daffy go after Cooper DaVille, who stole their entire life's work.|
|79-214||May 1, 1998||TMS-178||"Thirteensomething"||The Looney Tunes gang are going to watch TV tonight and Lola's choice of Thirteensomething is decided, much to the guys and Dot's dismay. Babs decides to audition for Thirteensomething on a bet with Buster. Babs reaches New York, while Bugs and the others fail to find a replacing co-star. Babs disguises herself as a lady named Babs Bunniwalskioversmith to audition and wins the part. Despite the fame, Babs begins to miss her Bugs 'n Daffy co-stars, and vice versa. During the next show taping, Bugs, Daffy, Buster and Lola all show up. They and Babs all divulge their true identities before they make their escape.|
|80-215||May 15, 1998||ST-182||"Americana Week"||
Wraparounds: Bugs and Daffy explain important events in a historical context.
NOTE: This episode was produced in the same vein as Histeria!, which would premiere on The WB Network later that same year. In the wraparounds, Father Time appears to help Bugs and Daffy with historical tidbits.