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     Michael Jordan
Played by: Himself (as an adult), Brandon Hammond (as a kid)
A recently retired basketball player who's roped (literally) into helping the Looney Tunes fight for their freedom in a basketball game.
  • The Ace: He was brought down to Looney Tune Land in order for his basketball skills to help them against some aliens.
  • Badass Normal: He's able to keep up with super-powered aliens and reality-warping toons by simply being the basketball legend that he is. Then he learns how to use Toon Physics, and takes a level in badass to become an Empowered Badass Normal.
  • Nice Guy: He's quite the gentleman to put it mildly.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Downplayed. While he does keep his composure after being sucked into the Looney Tunes world, he does get bewildered constantly.

     Stan Podolak
Played by: Wayne Knight
Michael's eccentric and goofy publicist who helps the Tunes against the Monstars.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's the butt of many jokes throughout the movie.
  • Large Ham: Wayne Knight is clearing having fun with his character.
  • The Load: Zig-Zagged. He doesn't really do much for the Tunes, but him relaying the info about the Monstars stealing the NBA players talents and actually scoring for them in one scene does make him a little useful.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He adds in to the movie's comedy with his goofy nature.
  • The Stool Pigeon: Of the good variety. He overhears the Monstars saying that they robbed the NBA players of their talents and while he is beaten up for his snooping, he does manage to relay this information to his teammates.

     Bill Murray
Played by: Himself
A well-known actor and friend of Michael's who helps the Looney Tunes out in the end.
  • 11th-Hour Ranger: Bill Murray shows up for the last play of the game in order to lend a hand to Michael and the Tune Squad since they're short one member.
  • Actor Allusion: Not really from him, but from a line by Mr. Swackhammer.
  • Flat Character: The only relevant thing about him is that he's a friend of Michael's.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: When Bill Murray shows up for the climax, Daffy Duck asks him how he got there and Murray replies, "The producer's a friend of mine."
  • Surprisingly Realistic Outcome: He's a 47-year old man playing intense basketball against opponents who have the vitality and skill of some of the NBA's greatest athletes. Although he contributes greatly to the Tune Squad's victory, the exhaustion and soreness he experiences after having to compete for only a few minutes of the game are enough to make him realize that a career change into professional sports probably isn't for him.

The Looney Tunes

     Bugs Bunny
Voiced by: Billy West

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A smart-alec toon rabbit and head of the Tune Squad.

  • Adaptational Wimp: As Chuck Jones himself states, Bugs should have been able to handle the aliens single-handedly. Here however, he has to rely on his fellow Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan to make the aliens go away.
  • Break the Haughty: His trademark smugness is broken down when faced against the Nerdlucks/Monstars when they prove to be a serious threat to the Looney Tunes.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Puts himself in harm's way to prevent Lola from getting slammed on by Pound.
  • Mr. Exposition: This huge monologue when he explains the Tunes' predicament to Michael. Billy West must have rehearsed this line at least 500 times in order to get it right.
    Bugs: You see, these aliens come from outer space, and they want to make us slaves in their theme park. Eh, what do we care? They're little, so we challenge them to a basketball game. But then they show up and they ain't so little, they're huge! We need to beat these guys, 'cause they're talking about slavery! They're gonna make us do stand-up comedy! The same jokes, every night, for all eternity! We're gonna be locked up like wild animals and then trotted out to perform for a bunch of lowbrow, bug-eyed, fat-headed, humor-challenged aliens! Eh, what I'm trying to say is... WE NEED YOUR HELP!

     Daffy Duck

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A self-centered toon duck.

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He's a lot less of a jerk in this movie than he is in the cartoon shorts.
  • Butt-Monkey: Not even a theatrical movie can save him from being the brunt of Amusing Injuries.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His famous sarcastic quips are all throughout the movie. Take this line for example when he at first laughs off the Nerdlucks and their claim of enslaving the Looney Tunes.
    Daffy: Oh, fear clutches my breast.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: Everyone cheers when the Tazmanian Devil, Lola Bunny, Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan make their entrances, but when Daffy makes his, no one but the crickets cheer for him.
    Daffy: Very funny. Let's all laugh at the duck.
  • Literal Ass-Kissing: Daffy Duck kissing his own butt after declaring the Looney Tunes are property of Warner Bros. Inc.

     Lola Bunny
Voiced by: Kath Soucie

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A female toon rabbit who joins the Tune Squad and Bugs' love interest.

  • Bare Midriffs Are Feminine: She’s the only female member of the Tune Squad and she wears a midriff-baring uniform.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: She suffers from none of the usual slapstick antics of the Looney Tunes.
  • Berserk Button: "Don't ever call me doll." Bugs and Pound learned this the hard way.
  • Canon Foreigner: Lola was created specifically for the movie. However, she proved popular among the fans and was later used in subsequent Looney Tunes projects, such as The Looney Tunes Show.
  • Custom Uniform: Her jersey reveals her midriff.
  • Damsel in Distress: During the scene where the Monstars cause bodily harm to the Tunes in order to put them out of comission, Pound tries to bellyflop on her, but Bugs pushes her out of the way.
  • Double Entendre: Lola's introduction was rather... interestingly displayed, especially after beating Bugs. She approaches him with bedroom eyes, as one of her shoulder straps had fallen off her shoulder.
  • Dude Magnet: Bugs falls in love with her, and the male members of the audience are excited to see her when she’s introduced, with one of them giving a Wolf Whistle.
  • Ears as Hair: Lola ties her ears back in a ponytail.
  • Fireball Eyeballs: The first time Bugs calls her "doll", Lola becomes enraged enough to develop flaming eyes.
  • Hair Flip: Then she does a "hair flip" with her ears after beating Bugs in a basketball match.
  • Head-Turning Beauty: Bugs immediately falls for her the moment she first appears. The male toons in the crowd also react as such when she’s introduced.
  • Hey, You!: Bill Murray wasn't properly introduced to Lola, so he just calls her "Girl Bunny".
  • Immune to Slapstick: Out of all of them, Lola is the only character who doesn't get involved much in the Toon Physics, to the point the one instance she is almost hurt by a Monstar is Played for Drama.
  • Inspirational Insult: Occurs twice with Lola Bunny. During the tryouts at Schlesinger's Gym, Bugs Bunny puts the move on Lola, asking, "You wanna play a little one-on-one, doll?" Lola's Fireball Eyeballs signal that she severely dislikes being regarded as a pretty face and nothing more. She quickly leaves Bugs in a ridiculous knot at the foul line, and throws down an impressive jam. Later, during the Ultimate Game, the Monstar Pound challenges Lola, "Try to get by me, doll." After disarranging Pound's face, Lola throws down another strong jam. Notable in that these are the only times that Lola Bunny is seen scoring points.
  • Leitmotif: A Sexophone plays in the background whenever she appears, accentuating her beauty.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She is sure to catch the attention of male viewers. Even some male toons on the team (especially Bugs) and in the crowd take a shine to her.
  • Not So Stoic: She mimics Bugs' trademark "Whoo-hoo-hoo!" and fist-pump when Bugs kisses her in the postgame.
  • Sexophone: Plays at one point during Lola's introduction scene.
  • Sexy Silhouette: Lola appears in a form of this upon entering the arena for the game.
  • Smooch of Victory: She plants one on Bugs after being saved from being crushed by Pound.
  • Satellite Love Interest: One of her main traits is being Bugs' target of lust.
  • Supermodel Strut: She often walks in a sensual strut, but sometimes she puts more emphasis on it, such as when she leaves the room with an exaggerated sway of her hips and a Coat Over the Shoulder after beating Bugs in a match game and when she enters the stadium during the Toons role-call, her Sexy Silhouette can be seen rocking her hips from side to side and she even ends it doing a Modeling Pose.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Lola shoots Daffy a disapproving glare after he passed the ball to Granny, resulting in the Monstars dogpiling her. Despite the fact Granny wasn't a player, nor even on the court. Daffy weakly defends himself.

     Elmer Fudd
Voiced by: Billy West
A toon hunter.
  • Hidden Depths: He seems to have a fondness for bowling as mentioned when Bugs rounds up the Tunes to find out what to do with the Nerdlucks and Elmer suggests challenging them to a bowling tournament.

     Porky Pig
Voiced by: Bob Bergen
A stuttering toon pig.
  • Hidden Depths: He appears to enjoy spelling as mentioned when Bugs rounds up the Tunes to find out what to do with the Nerdlucks and Porky suggest challenging them to a spelling bee.
  • Potty Failure: Admits that he wet himself after the Nerdlucks turn into the MonStars

     Sylvester the Cat
Voiced by: Bill Farmer
A gluttonous toon cat.
  • Skewed Priorities: During the scene where the Tunes try to come up with a plan to get rid of the Nerdlucks, his main concern is coming up with a plan to finally eat Tweety. Later on, he actually does try to eat Tweety during the Big Game, even though they're supposed to be on the same side and will be enslaved if their team loses.

     Tweety Bird
Voiced by: Bob Bergen
An innocent toon Yellow Canary.
  • Adaptational Badass: He manages to kick the asses of three Monstars in one scene.
  • Bullying a Dragon: What else did he expect when he got in Monstar Bang's face when he calls Michael 'all-washed-up'?
  • Pint Sized Power House: Beats up the Monstars with ease when they corner him despite being much smaller than them.

Voiced by: June Foray
An energetic toon elder, Sylvester and Tweety's owner and a cheerleader for the Tune Squad.

     Foghorn Leghorn
Voiced by: Bill Farmer, Greg Burson (uncredited)
A talkative toon rooster.

     Pepé Le Pew
Voiced by: Maurice LaMarche
A romantic French toon skunk.

     Yosemite Sam
Voiced by: Bill Farmer
A hot-headed toon cowboy.
  • Demoted to Extra: He has no moment of shining in the movie.
  • Too Dumb to Live: In hindsight, threatening an alien at gunpoint when he is armed with a more powerful laser-gun wasn't a good idea. In Sam's defense, he probably didn't know about the laser gun.

     Wile E. Coyote
A silent toon coyote.
  • Adaptational Badass: Or luck in his case. When Bupkus tries to score a point, he finds out that Wile had already rigged the basket with explosives, getting it blown up in his face, making this moment so far the only instance in which the ACME products Wile often uses work in his favour.
  • Everyone Has Standards: He disapproves of Daffy's tasteless joke regarding Stan's state when the latter is beaten up by the Monstars.
  • The Voiceless: As per usual for the character; any dialogue of his being provided by his trademark signs.

The Aliens

     Mr. Swackhammer
Voiced by: Danny DeVito
The cruel CEO of the failing outer-space theme park Moron Mountain who plans to enslave the Looney Tunes and use them as entertainment for Moron Mountain.
  • Bad Boss: He is quite abusive to the Nerdlucks, even when they become the Monstars, he is not above bossing them around and at one point, slams his foot on Monstar Bupkus. This is what prompts a well-deserved The Dog Bites Back moment from them.
  • Big Bad: He's the villain of the movie.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Swackhammer is more than a Bad Boss who abuses and terrorizes his Nerdluck minions, more than a Corrupt Corporate Executive willing to abduct the Looney Tunes to his theme park, more than a Sore Loser who smashes Bupkus's toes. He actually agrees to raise the stakes in the Ultimate Game, in which he'd take Michael Jordan as well to be Made a Slave as an attraction.
  • Cigar Chomper: He is never seen without his trademark cigar.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: His primary goal is to make sure his failing theme park thrives, no matter what unethical thing he has to do in order to do that.
  • Fat Bastard: He is quite chubby and utterly cruel.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He has quite a hot temper.
  • Hate Sink: Swackhammer is a corrupt, greedy, and abusive scumbag who is clearly meant to be so vile in order to make the Nerdlucks/Monstars more likable by comparison.
  • Jerkass: He's a greedy owner of a space theme park who shows no remorse in abusing his henchmen or capturing the Looney Tunes in order to prevent his theme park from running out of business.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: His abusive behavior to the Nerdlucks/Monsters prompts them to put him in a rocket and launch him back to Moron Mountain.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Despite being the Big Bad, he never gets physically involved in the action, letting the Monstars do all the heavy lifting. This backfires on him when they realize they're now far stronger than he is.
  • The Nose Knows: He is able to smell Stan from the Monstar's locker room.
  • Pet the Dog: The only nice thing he does in the entire film is compliment the Monstars for scoring way ahead of the Tunes.
  • Sore Loser: While not technically a player for the Monstars, he does not take their loss at the end of the movie well. Even during the game's proceedings, he is seen getting more and more frustrated whenever the Tunes score a point.

     The Nerdlucks/The Monstars
The Nerdlucks
The Monstars
A quintet of small aliens from Moron Mountain who are tasked by Swackhammer to capture and enslave the Looney Tunes for attractions. When they are challenged to a basketball game, they steal talent from five NBA players and use it to transform into large, monstrous creatures called The Monstars.
  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: After their transformation into Monstars they become more vicious to the Toons than before in the movie. See Alternative Character Interpretation section on YMMV page for possible explanation of their behavior at that time.
  • All There in the Script: None of their individual names are mentioned in the film itself, only in the credits. Likewise, the name of their pre-Monstars species, Nerdlucks, is not mentioned either.
  • Appropriated Appellation: While it's not outright stated, the Monstars moniker was bestowed upon them by Sylvester, and Nawt introduces themselves as such in their next scene, implying that they took a liking to the name.
  • Badass Boast: Courtesy of Pound:
    Pound: You've heard of the Dream Team? Well, we're the Mean Team, wussy man!
  • Casual Sports Jersey: As Monstars, they all wear jerseys with the number 0, and it's the only thing they wear throughout the movie.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: When the Nerdlucks arrive to enslave the Looney Tunes, the Tunes are not easily intimidated, and challenge them to a basketball game, expecting it to be a cakewalk. Their tune immediately changes when the Nerdlucks become the Monstars.
  • Graceful Loser: After losing the game, they return the talent they stole. Although they were initially reluctant, they relented when Michael reminded them it was part of the deal.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After realizing that they don't have to endure Swackhammer's abuse anymore, they turn on their former boss and send him flying away.
  • I Choose to Stay: At the end of the film, the Nerdlucks decide they don't want to go back to Moron Mountain and ask Bugs to stay with the Looney Tunes.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Played with. As Monstars, they look like monstrous versions of the NBA players they stole talent from:
    • Pound: Charles Barkley
    • Bang: Patrick Ewing
    • Blanko: Shawn Bradley
    • Nawt: Muggsy Bogues
    • Bupkus: Larry Johnson
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: What sets off their Heel–Face Turn. After being abused by Swackhammer for losing the game, Michael asks them why they endure the abuse. Their responses make them come to a realization and decide they've had enough.
    Jordan: Why're you taking it from this guy?
    Bupkis: Because he's bigger!
    Pound: He's bigger!
    Bang: Than we used... to be...
    Monstars: ...wait...
    Swackhammer: What are you doing?!
    (cue The Monstars shoving Swackhammer in a rocket and sending him away)
  • One-Winged Angel: Their Monstar forms are these.
  • Power Parasite: They all have the ability to steal the inherent talent of others. Their power is so refined that they can even transfer it into a basketball for storage.
  • Slasher Smile:
    • They sport these frequently as the Monstars.
    • Even before that, Pound and Bang both sport one as they hold the bag containing the ball with the talent they stole.
  • Super-Strength: In their Monstar forms.

Nerdluck Pound
Monstar Pound
Voiced by: Jocelyn Blue (Nerdluck), Darnell Suttles (Monstar)
The short-tempered orange leader of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.
  • Bald of Evil: Due to stealing Charles Barkley's talent, he has no hair on his head as a Monstar, though the "evil" part is averted following the Monstars' Heel–Face Turn.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Played for Laughs. He shakes his head in disgust when Bill Murray tells Daffy he only showed up during the climax because he's friends with the producer.
  • Going Commando: When Sylvester steals his shorts, he's revealed to not underwear under his uniform, prompting himself to cover up in embarrassment.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Like Swackhammer, he has quite a temper on him.
  • The Heavy: As the leader of the Nerdlucks/Monsters, he's The Dragon to Swackhammer. However, he's far more directly involved in the situation and when he becomes a Monstar is far stronger than him. Unfortunately for Swackhammer, he and the other Monstars realize this in the end.
  • The Leader: He sort of serves as the de facto leader of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.
  • Meaningful Name: His name is quite fitting as he goes around pounding whatever in sight.
  • Pain-Powered Leap: He gets sent flying in the air when Toro the Bull charges its horns into his butt after Daffy painted his rear red.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He at one point tries to body slam Lola, though Bugs prevents this by Taking the Bullet for her.

Nerdluck Bang
Monstar Bang
Voiced by: June Melby (Nerdluck), Joey Camen (Monstar)
The pessimistic green member of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.
  • '90s Hair: As a Monstar, he sports Patrick Ewing's flat top.
  • Breath Weapon: He burns Foghorn Leghorn to ashes by breathing fire on him.
  • The Eeyore: He has a knack for complaining.
  • The Lancer: Though not stated, he seems to act as if he's the second-in-command of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.

Nerdluck Blanko
Monstar Blanko
Voiced by: Charity James (Nerdluck), Steve Kehela (Monstar)
The dim-witted blue member of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.

Nerdluck Nawt
Monstar Nawt
Voiced by: Colleen Wainwright (Nerdluck), T.K. Carter (Monstar)
The pink, smallest member of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: His small nature and high-pitched voice give this sort of impression. Even in Monstar form, he has the height of a teenager, implying his talent specifically came from the 5'3" Muggsy Bogues.
  • Book Dumb: Implied when he tries to spell the Monstars team name but has trouble knowing what comes after "n."
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He may be the smallest member of the aliens, but that does not mean he can pack a punch.

Nerdluck Bupkus
Monstar Bupkus
Voiced by: Catherine Reitman (Nerdluck), Dorian Harewood (Monstar)
The excitable purple member of the Nerdlucks/Monstars.
  • Casting Gag: His Monstar voice actor, Dorian Harewood, previously voiced Michael Jordan in the cartoon, ProStars, and in this film, he's voicing a character opposing the real Michael Jordan.
  • Copycat Mockery: When Michael Jordan rejects the Monstars'challenge, stating that he doesn't play basketball anymore, Bupkus repeats what MJ said in a mocking tone.
  • Custom Uniform: His Monstar jersey is shorter than the others, resembling a crop top.
  • The Generic Guy: He has the least amount of personality out of his teammates.
  • Keet: As a Nerdluck, what little personality he has shows him to be very excitable.
  • Oh, Crap!: His reaction when he see the backboard rigged with explosives, followed by a This Is Gonna Suck expression just before it explodes.