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    Buster Bunny 

Buster Bunny

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"This is the last time I do a cartoon without reading the script first."

Looney Tunes counterpart: Bugs Bunny (specifically the calm, cool and level-headed part of his personality).
Voiced by: Charlie Adler until the end of Season 3 and the TV specials, when John Kassir replaced him. (English). Ryūsei Nakao (Japanese), Marcelo Rodriguez (Latin American Spanish), Luq Hamet (French)

The male cohost of the show, a blue-furred male bunny. Effectively The Everyman of the show, being that he is generally portrayed as the smartest, most sensible and levelheaded of the protagonists, although not to the extent he's incapable of doing wacky stuff himself. Not related to Babs Bunny, but the two of them are occasionally hinted as being either a couple or attracted to each other.

  • The Ace: He is good at various sports, and has also shown incredible musical skill in playing the drums and the electric guitar.
  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: Whenever he's in his 'Mr. Popular' persona, he's a lot more arrogant and self-aggrandizing, with definite Bitch in Sheep's Clothing tendencies.
  • Alliterative Name: His first and last names begin with B.
  • Badass Adorable: A younger and cuter version of Bugs Bunny.
  • Butt-Monkey: While obviously not to the extent of other characters, Buster tends to suffer a lot of the time due to this being a show where no one is safe from pain or humiliation, usually when dealing with Elmyra.
  • Blue Is Heroic: He has light blue fur, and is The Leader and the Straight Man to some of his more wacky friends.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Now, It's Personal."
    • "Hiya, Toonsters!"
    • And "Now it's time to party: Buster style!"
  • Deadpan Snarker: He has the sassiness of Bugs Bunny, but has to work a little harder because he's younger and still learning.
  • Decomposite Character. Buster and Babs are both the Tiny Toons counterpart for Bugs Bunny. Specifically, Buster represents the cool and composed planner aspect of Bugs Bunny.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Phlegmatic
  • Friend to All Children: Aside from getting even with the antagonists, Buster also helps out kids who have been or may be victimized by them, such as saving a bunch of kids from being bored to death by an arrogant childrens' entertainer, and exposing a con-artist bike seller who sells shoddy bikes to kids. He even once interrupts a segment to warn kids NOT to try what Elmyra had just done (telling her dad to suddenly stop the car in the middle of a busy road and running out in traffic).
    Buster: Hi kids! I just have one thing to say. Please, please PLEASE don't ever ever EVER get out of a car and cross a busy highway or street!
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Ironically, in the first episode, he asks for clothes to please the censors, and yet still doesn't wear pants. This gets lampshaded several times.
  • The Hero: Buster's adventures include outsmarting Montana Max numerous times, escaping from Elmyra's house, spending a summer vacation downriver, facing a Wolverine, trying to get muscular, saving defenseless animals, playing with a virtual reality machine, discovering lost treasure, going to the prom with Babs, visiting the center of the Earth, and directing a Christmas special.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He can be a pretty huge jackass to Babs and Plucky on certain occasions, but he's still overall a Nice Guy.
  • Karmic Trickster: Just like his hero; his motto is "always stick up for the little guy."
  • The Leader: Generally, he takes charge when the gang is facing a big problem.
  • Nice Guy: Buster is generally a nice guy, until provoked, that is.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: The In-Between to Hamton's Nice and Plucky's Mean. While he can be level-headed, he still has his trickster side, much like Bugs Bunny.
  • Only Sane Man: Particularly evident whenever he's trying to direct a production with the other characters, which nearly drives him up the walls.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Plays Straight of Pantsless along with Plucky to Babs' Fully Dressed.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Blue Boy to Babs' Pink Girl (both literally, because of their fur color, and figuratively because of their personalities).
  • The Prankster: He has a mischievous nature, though his pranks are usually geared towards bullies and villains. Occasionally, however, he will play pranks on his on friends, sometimes on Babs, who usually responds in equal fashion.
  • Rascally Rabbit: Buster and Babs Bunny take after Bugs in this fashion.
  • Red Is Heroic: He wears a red shirt.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Babs' Red.
  • Ridiculous Procrastinator: While he usually averts it (and even helps Plucky when the latter did the same on a few occasions), he plays this straight in "Buster's Guide to Goofing Off" (part of "You Asked For It Again"), wherein he goofs of on his science project that he had two months to complete until the last possible minute, and teaches the viewers to do the same.
  • Running Gag: He and Babs clarifying that they're not related, despite the same last name.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The cool and calm Savvy Guy to Babs' manic and zany Energetic Girl.
  • Ship Tease: Buster has many times shown to be attracted to Babs, as the feeling is usually mutual. Sometimes Buster will nervously retreat from her advances, sometimes he returns her affection, and sometimes he even goes out of his way to impress her.
  • Species Surname: A bunny with the surname Bunny.
  • Super Speed: He has this ability in several of the video games, such as Buster's Hidden Treasure, Buster Busts Loose, and Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Montana's Movie Madness.
  • 10-Minute Retirement: In "It's a Wonderful Cartoon Show", Buster, in a state of self-loathing, decided that perhaps the series would be better off without him. He's stopped by the White Rabbit who shows him exactly what the series would've been like if he were never on, and it wasn't pretty.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Carrots, much like Bugs Bunny.
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    Babs Bunny 

Barbara Ann "Babs" Bunny

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"I just can't help myself!"

Looney Tunes counterparts: Bugs Bunny (specifically the Bugs Bunny that dresses in drag to trick his enemies, and represents the manic and zany part of his personality), and Honey from the Bosko cartoons. (See "The Original Looney Tunes" below and the episode "Fields of Honey")
Voiced by: Tress MacNeille (English), Mina Tominaga (Japanese), Mari Adachi (Japanese, as a baby), Elena Prieto (Latin American Spanish), Barbara Tissier (French)

The female cohost of the show, a pink-furred bunny. In contrast to Buster, she is more manic and wacky, though still capable of getting serious and sneaky if she thinks she needs it. Despite having the same last name, as they constantly reiterate, they are not siblings. Many episodes do imply some level of attraction between them.

Note that both Babs and Buster apply the Pink Girl, Blue Boy trope directly. Babs was a possible inspiration for a character introduced a couple years later, Lola Bunny.

    Plucky Duck 

Plucky Duck

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"I know a good, slightly tarnished soul. A steal at only $200000!"

Looney Tunes counterpart: Daffy Duck (specifically the sarcastic, egotistical, attention-seeking Daffy of later cartoons).
Voiced by: Joe Alaskey (English), Kōichi Yamadera (Japanese), Juan Carlos Vazquez (Latin American Spanish/1st voice), Orlando Noguera (Latin American Spanish/2nd voice), Luq Hamet (French)

A green-feathered, arrogant, narcissistic, bungling young drake, Plucky wants to be the metaphorical leader of the pack, but his arrogance far outshines his competence. Though he craves attention, he rarely gets it, at least not for the things he wants to get it for.

  • Anti-Hero: He's one of the main characters, but is often self-centered, greedy, and egotistical.
  • All Men Are Perverts: In "Thirteensomething", when Plucky tells Shirley his parents are out of town, he asks her if she wants to "play house" and Shirley kicks him in retaliation.
  • Asshole Victim: He will get the worst punishment for whatever jerkish action he enacts.
  • Attention Whore: He's basically a exact carbon copy and clone of Daffy, possibly more Daffy than a unique take of Bugs and Porky which Buster, Babs and Hampton represent.
  • Badass Adorable: Like Buster and Babs who are younger and cuter versions of Bugs Bunny, Plucky is the same of Daffy Duck who may look like a pitiful Butt-Monkey, but is shown to be pretty badass when the time calls for it.
  • Butt-Monkey: Although it's Played for Laughs, Plucky's bad luck and frequent physical abuse can make him something of a pitiful, sympathetic figure. Even when he's not being a smug jerk, fate is always against him — like in his appearance in "Tiny Toon Music Television", where not only does the caliph's cute daughter turn out to be Elmyra, but she breaks the jade duck statuette he retrieved and he gets punished by being forced to serve as a stand-in for it.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Usually whenever he's the protagonist of a short. The episode "Migrant Mallard" comes to mind.
  • Cowardly Lion: He's been known to run in the face of danger plenty of times, but just as often he will take five thousand levels in badass and help out the others when things get dire.
  • The Chew Toy: Prone to getting hit by an Anvil on Head and many other outright abuses. The amount of constant pain, bad luck and wince-worthy situations that get inflicted on him rival Daffy Duck and it's made all the worse when you consider its a child getting run over by cars, beaten by professional boxers, and crushed under 700lb pigs and sumo wrestlers.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: When he gets a chance to shine, he REALLY shines, especially when crossing blades with Montana Max.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He has such an abrasive and witty sense of humor that he might be more sarcastic than the rabbit duo.
  • Depending on the Writer: He switches between being an arrogant, self-aggrandizing Jerkass, a caring and loyal (if somewhat snarky) Jerk with a Heart of Gold who pals around with the other three main characters, or both.
  • The Dog Bites Back: He gets revenge on Babs for raining down anvils on him in "The Anvil Chorus" by having anvils drop on her in the Christmas Episode "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special".
  • Everyone Has Standards: The episode "The Acme Bowl" shows that for all his willingness to sell his friends out for his own gain, if given the choice, he would ''still'' pick his friends at Acme Looniversity over the cheating, rotten, wealthy snobs of Perfecto Prep. This is weaponized in the episode when he and Buster pull a Fake Defector gambit against them knowing they would cheat during the game.
  • Flanderization: In shorts where Hamton is the protagonist, Plucky becomes much more of a Dirty Coward who only looks out for himself.
  • Foul Waterfowl: He is a selfish, egotistical prick, though he can be a Jerk with a Heart of Gold at times.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Choleric.
  • The Gadfly: He's played this role to both his friends and enemies alike more often than not, particularly Hamton or Montana Max.
  • Green and Mean: He has green feathers and while he's not evil, he is selfish, egotistical, and many times, willing to throw Buster, Babs, Hamton, or any combination of the three under the bus for his own sake.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: He wears a white tank top, but no pants.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door:
    • In the episode, "Citizen Max", Monty pays Plucky to help him win the school election against Buster. After Buster was wrongfully expelled from Acme Looniversity, Plucky later poses as "Deep Quack" to prove to Buster and Babs that Monty framed the former for cheating and helps them expose Monty for the fraud that he is.
    • In the Buster's Hidden Treasure video game, Plucky is fought twice; the first time as his normal Brainwashed and Crazy self, then later as his superhero alter-ego, the Toxic Revenger, denying his true identity. Buster manages to snap him out of it by threatening not to help him with future homeworks.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Whenever Plucky makes a dastardly deed, they wind up biting him in the tail feathers.
  • Hidden Depths: Hinted at — Plucky will sometimes make erudite references and seems to admire Shakespeare. However, it's entirely possible this is just him putting on airs.
    • Although he has shown himself to be great at clog-dancing (as seen in "Duck in the Muck") and art (such as in "Oh, for Art's Sake"). The episode "Thirteensomething" also reveals he is capable of compassion and empathy, although this is abruptly cut off when he starts flirting with Shirley after she grips him by the shoulders.
  • Incoming Ham: His intro gallery-sequence screams this.
  • Interspecies Romance: With Shirley the Loon. In "The Return of Pluck Twacey", he also swoons over Hata Mari, the pigeon from "Plane Daffy", whilst in the "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" music video from "Tiny Toon Music Television", he's shown swooning over the caliph's cute (human) daughter.
  • Ironic Name: His name is Plucky, although he's usually seen being anything but.
  • It's All About Me: Just like Daffy, he's very egotistical and usually puts himself before others.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: An egotistical jerk who, excluding certain occasions, cares very little about the others. He also has more than a few Pet the Dog moments and has shown on occasion that he cares deeply about his friends, such as in "Pluck O' the Irish" where he refuses to leave the castle unless Hamton (who has been turned to stone) is turned back to normal, and in "Slaughterhouse Jive", he wastes no time in alerting Buster and Babs that Hamton is going to be turned into ground meat and readily jumps in to save his friend.
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: He seems to get away with a lot in the actual series. But gets kicked around by several characters in the specials.
  • Karmic Butt-Monkey: Since he's modeled after his idol, Daffy Duck, he is prone to suffering whatever unfortunate mishap comes his way whenever he's at his worse with his selfishness and egotism.
  • The Lancer: He tends to play second fiddle to Buster.
  • Large Ham: Let's just say his voice is inversely proportionate to his popularity and leave it at that.
  • Loveable Rogue: Whenever he's the protagonist of a cartoon, he's softened into one of these.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: In "Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian", he is shown offcamera to be the reverse of how he usually acts in cartoons.
  • Miles Gloriosus:
    • Whenever he's portrayed as a leader, such as in "Duck Trek" or "Kon Ducki", he's built up to be level-headed and eager to look danger in the eye. When danger rears its ugly head, he instantly panics and leaves others to deal with it.
    • Subverted with his alter ego, the Toxic Revenger, who proves to be an effective superhero.
  • Narcissist: In the first episode, he proves that he can play a lover by delivering a romantic overture to a hand mirror.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: The Mean to Hamton's Nice and Buster's In-Between. He acts as the narcissistic Attention Whore.
  • Noisy Duck: He is a Cloudcuckoolander who is quite dramatic and loud with his Speech Impediment, just like his mentor.
  • No-Respect Guy: On the rare occasion he does show legitimate talent (such as his silly little dance in "Buster and the Wolverine"), he still tends to be shot down almost immediately. There's Break the Haughty and then there's this.
  • Only Sane Man: Acts as this to Hamton's family in the How I Spent My Vacation film.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Played Straight Pantsless along with Buster Bunny to Babs Bunny's Fully Dressed.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Bonus points for being actually named "Plucky". It says something that he still manages to be recognizable as this despite every character technically being a comic character.
  • Prima Donna Director: He is shown to be this in the "Making of" segment of "Kon Ducki" when he oversees production of the titular film. He verbally and physically abuses the staff, gives outlandish demands, and only starts acting nice when he realizes he’s on camera.
  • Quacking Up: Downplayed. As the young protege of Daffy, Plucky shares his mentor's greed, selfishness, hunger for the spotlight, and bad luck; however, Plucky makes up for this with his loyalty for his friends, Pet the Dog moments and Cloud Cuckoo Lander tendencies, something the Friz Freleng/Chuck Jones-era Daffy lacks.
  • Ridiculous Procrastinator: He has procrastinated on his homework many times, and has a different solution for each time he procrastinated on his homework, whether it be building a Time Machine, getting Buster to teach him the basics of animation, Playing Sick, switching his test with Egghead Jr.'s, or pausing a dog and cat fight and trying to pass it off as a painting.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Hamton's Sensitive Guy.
  • Sidekick: Hired as such to Buster and Babs, much to his humiliation.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Like Daffy in his post-Screwy Squirrel appearances, his arrogance and hunger for the spotlight is one of his most defining traits.
  • Species Surname: He's a duck and his last name is Duck.
  • Speech Impediment: Like Daffy, Plucky has a lisp, albeit lateral.
  • Spinoff Babies: His baby-self starred in a few shorts, and became somewhat of an Ensemble Dark Horse in the memories of fans, to the point that he even cameoed a couple times in Animaniacs.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: He gets repeatedly hit with anvils in "Ducklahoma" as payback for trashing Buster's original production and demanding a showcase. After getting repeatedly hit during his musical numbers, Plucky apologizes and begs for some relief—saying there must be someone else on this show more deserving of this treatment than him. So, Buster cues Elmyra's song.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In "The Acme Bowl", determined not to let Acme Loo down, he manages to dodge the Perfeto Prep's football players and score a winning touchdown.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: While Plucky has been a jerk on many occasions, it's exaggerated in "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special", where in an alternate world since he's now the star of Tiny Toon Adventures, he abuses the other toons as his Butt Monkeys, but he abuses Babs the most by having endless anvils drop on her without having a shred of remorse for his actions and has his lackeys throw Buster out when he doesn't know him.
  • Toothy Bird: He has teeth.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: He's usually selfish, greedy, and arrogant and sells his friends out (especially Hamton) and deserves most of the karma he gets.
  • With Friends Like These...: He's sold out his friend, Hamton, on several occasions.
    • He's also been sold out by Buster and Babs on a few occasions as well (not like he's done any better).
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: Happens quite a lot on the show, even if the tactics he used to get what he wanted weren't exactly malicious. The worst example of this is in the Spring Break special.
  • Zany Scheme: He always concocts these, although obviously, things never go as planned.

    Hamton J. Pig 

Hamton J. Pig

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"I clean things and react to characters funnier than I am."

Looney Tunes counterpart: Porky Pig.
Voiced by: Don Messick (1990-1995), Billy West (Toonenstein: Dare to Scare! and Defenders of the Universe video games) (English), You Yoshimura (Japanese/1st voice), Shunichi Sugawara (Japanese/2nd voice), Jose Gomez (Latin American Spanish/1st voice), Juan Guzman (Latin American Spanish/2nd voice), Patrick Guillemin (French)

A somewhat milquetoast young pig, Hamton is the unabashed Straight Man of the protagonists; not wacky himself, but capable of generating laughs by playing foil to the more weird and manic outbursts of his friends. He's a nice guy, but a bit of a pushover, tending to be shoved around by his friends — especially the more extroverted and insensitive Plucky.

  • Art Evolution: Compare to how he looks in season 1 to how he looks in season 2 onward.
  • Barefoot Cartoon Animal: He wears a pair of overalls and no shoes.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's very sweet-natured, and usually tries to avoid conflict, but DO NOT push him too far. Seriously. Just don't.
  • Big Eater: The one thing he does share with animated works' usual depictions of pigs is that he loves to eat.
  • Blue Is Heroic: He wears blue overalls and is a Nice Guy.
  • Butt-Monkey: Just like his mentor. Though not to the same extent as Plucky or Furrball, lots of bad things still happen to him. Not that he always deserves it, considering he's one of the sweetest characters of this show.
  • Extreme Doormat: Usually to Plucky's antics.
  • Four-Fingered Hands: In season 1, Hamton was mostly seen with three fingers on each hand. Season 2 onward now gives him four.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Melancholic.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: Whenever Plucky messes up and chickens out, Hamton will deal with the problem and pick up the pieces in the drawing of a breath.
  • The Immune: In "Washingtoon", Plucky helps the Adult Coalition Against Funny Cartoons Chairperson drain all the tooniness from ACME Acres in favor of an educational show where he is the star. When Elmyra and Dizzy are affected, they respectively become a proper pet caretaker and a health fanatic. Hamton then arrives to his bedroom in a maid's outfit and says "Oh, boy! I'm gonna clean my room!". After he is affected, he is more or less the same as he was before; a neat freak.
  • Informed Judaism: In "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special", a menorah can be seen in the window of his house, implying that his family is Jewish. Most likely, this is meant to be a joke, as they do not keep kosher, as Hamton once tried to cook a lobster, and indeed, they aren't even kosher themselves, being pork.
  • Interspecies Romance: He has dated Fifi, a skunk, a few times.
  • Leitmotif: More often than not, Hamton is musically represented by "Old McDonald Had a Farm".
  • Neat Freak: Contrary to the usual depiction of pigs in fiction, he detests sloppiness and germs.
  • Nice Guy: Like Porky Pig.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: The Nice to Plucky's Mean and Buster's In-Between. He typically acts nice and sensitive.
  • Only One Finds It Fun: In "Henny Youngman Day", Henny Youngman substitutes for a sick Daffy Duck, and bores the class to the point of them leaving him. Not only is Hamton the only student who likes Henny's jokes, but also the only one who stays in class for the whole episode to hear them.
  • Only Sane Man: Will usually play this role to Plucky's egotistical antics and everyone else who are funnier than him.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Inverted as he was wearing overalls as a fully clothes to Fifi and Shirely's pantsless.
  • A Pig Named "Porkchop": His name is a play on the word "Ham", similar to Porky Pig.
  • The Prima Donna: In "Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian", he acts like a Nice Character, Mean Actor, especially in regards to having an epic role in a cartoon being pulled out from under him by Buster and Babs.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Plucky's Manly Man.
  • Sidekick: When Plucky is hired as Buster and Bab's sidekick, he complains, "Hamton's a sidekick! He has all the earmarks of a sidekick!" and promptly pulls Hamton's ear to reveal the word "sidekick". Interestingly, Hamton ended up being Plucky's sidekick in a lot of the shorts, most notably the Batman parody, in which he plays "Decoy", Batduck's answer to Robin.
  • Slasher Smile: Sports a surprisingly effective one at the end of the "Particle Man" video.
  • Species Surname: His last name is Pig.
  • Spell My Name with an S: The correct spelling is "Hamton", though some fans still somehow hear a "p" in the middle. It might also have to do with the fact that Hamton's name was actually misspelled in one of the show's credits as Hampton.
  • Straight Man: The trope title is actually used when he applied to join the cast because "I react to characters funnier than I am."
  • Vocal Evolution: After he was recast, Billy West initially gave him a nasally, congested tone that was closer to Don Messick's original voice. In Defenders of the Universe, West's take became less congested, and more upbeat and rubbery in inflection.
  • With Friends Like These...: Despite Plucky ostensibly being Hamton's best friend, Plucky routinely forces Hamton into a reckless course of action, then promptly abandons him when things go south.

    Dizzy Devil 

Dizzy Devil

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"Party!"

Looney Tunes counterpart: The Tasmanian Devil.
Voiced by: Maurice LaMarche (English), Shunsuke Takamiya (Japanese), Carmelo Fernandez (Latin American Spanish), Michel Modo (French)

A hyperactive young "Tasmanian Devil", Dizzy is a fairly one-dimensional character; he likes having a good time, whether that involves partying or just stuffing his face with absolutely anything. He does have a bit of a temper, though. He's a secondary character, mostly relegated to starring in shorts alongside the others rather than starring in his own stories.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: His only article of clothing is a yellow propeller beanie.
  • Alliterative Name: Given name and surname both begin with D.
  • Anti-Villain: It's hard to remember that he's actually supposed to be one of the show's bad guys, even being freed from the box of monstrous characters alongside Elmyra and Montana Max in the pilot.
  • Big Eater: Like Taz.
  • Butt-Monkey: Very often. He suffers a lot of Amusing Injuries.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the pilot, he's actually introduced as an antagonistic character. He eventually grows into the more friendly party animal that he's better known as.
  • Chick Magnet: When he's not acting like his adult counterpart, Dizzy is usually in the company of hot, human teenage girls who are crazy about him.
  • Extreme Omnivore: To the point where the male characters often play a game with Dizzy called "Will Dizzy Eat It?"
  • Inexplicably Tailless: Unlike his Looney Tunes counterpart, he lacks a visible tail.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pizza rolls.
  • Volatile Tasmanian Devil: While nowhere near aggressive as his Looney Tunes counterpart, he is a hyperactive party animal with a massive appetite and a bit of a temper. He's still counted as one of the antagonists in the show along with Elmyra and Montana Max.
  • Wild Card: Even the friendlier "party animal" Dizzy had his antagonistic moments, usually when he let his temper or appetite get the better of him (or when he got the homework assignment "eat a bunny").

    Montana Max 

Montana Max

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"What? You expect me to have morals?"

Looney Tunes counterpart: Yosemite Sam.
Voiced by: Danny Cooksey (English), Urara Takano (Japanese), Edilú Martínez (Latin American Spanish), Emmanuel Garijo (French), Luq Hamet (French/replacement voice)

The primary male antagonist of the show, a human kid whose ultra-rich family gives him a lot of finance-based weight to throw around. Selfish, greedy and a vicious, evil monster, he takes great pleasure in making everyone else utterly miserable whenever he can.

  • Asshole Victim: While Monty gets put through the wringer a lot, he usually has it coming.
  • Alliterative Name: Both parts of his name begin with the letter M.
  • Affection-Hating Kid: A good example is in "Buster's Guide to Dating". Monty interrupts the show to announce dating is disgusting and demand they do a real show now.
  • Bad Santa: His student film; "A Montana Max Christmas". We see Santa, played by Monty, pull a sledge hammer on Buster and Babs. The bunnies cut the film off before we see any actual violence though.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: He and Elmyra are the show's most prominent antagonists, though he's way more malicious than the latter.
  • Characterization Marches On: Became less villainous as time went on, even being the protagonist of some cartoons. He was still a bit of an egotistical and materialistic jerk, but not exactly villainous.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: He owns a number of rather destructive businesses, which Plucky often tries to stop as the "Toxic Revenger".
  • Captive Date:
    • In "Sepulveda Boulevard", he is tied up and forced to be Elmyra's live-in boyfriend, and re-write her awful cartoon script.
    • In "Buster's Guide to Dating", Buster and Babs force him to be a contestant on their dating game show. He "wins" a date with Elmyra which consists of her locking him in a rabbit cage.
  • Darker and Edgier: A mild example, but the two shorts which he is the main star of stand out for their considerably mean-spirited tone. Given Monty's nature, it’s hard to feel sorry for what he goes through.
  • Entitled Bastard: Believes that the amount of money he can throw around makes him better than anyone else and deserving of whatever he wants, and says as much whenever he faces the slightest resistance to his objectives.
  • Evil Laugh: Quite often laughs when things go his way.
  • Evil Former Friend: As stated below, Monty was once friends with Buster until money turned him into a complete jerkass.
  • Final Boss: In most of the video games.
  • Grade-School C.E.O.: Is sometimes shown owning various companies, especially in the Toxic Revenger episodes.
  • Girls Have Cooties: As Buster once said of him; "He'd rather have a lobotomy than go out with a girl."
  • Hair-Trigger Temper. Like Yosemite Sam.
  • Humans Are Bastards: He's one of the few human characters on the show and is a complete jerk.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: He spends a fortune on Rent-A-Friend, bringing them in by the bus load for his birthday. However, Max's abusive nature means he goes through them fast. He goes through multiple friends one rainy afternoon with one running off screaming "I am not an animal! I am a human being!" fleeing Max's estate with Max dressed like Robinhood with a bow and arrow. Max complains they haven't played William Tell yet. His reputation gets so bad that even Rent-A-Friend can't find anyone willing to spend time with him (except Buster, who in typical rabbit-style take this opportunity to payback Monty for all its worth).
  • Ignored Aesop: In "The Acme Acres Zone" he has a nightmare that he is a rabbit. When Elmyra is going to adopt him he begs to wake up, promising to be kind and generous to rabbits from now on. When he does wake up, Buster and Babs knock on his door asking for spare carrots. His reaction; "You have the nerve to ask me for carrots after what I've been through!?"
  • In-Series Nickname: He's usually just referred to as "Monty" rather than "Montana".
  • It's All About Me: Is extremely narcissistic, which apparently isn't helped by his parents' raising of him, to the point of the family's doorbell singing out "Monty!"
  • Jerkass: One of the best examples of this is his owning a toy store called Toys 'R' Mine at one point. Any kid who bought something there had to deal with the heartbreak of the giant Max cutout atop the sign stealing it back as they exited.
    • Max picks on just about anyone, for no real reason other than to get a kick out of it.
  • Karmic Butt-Monkey: A lot of his suffering is a result of his mean-spiritedness coming back to bite him whenever he goes off the deep-end.
  • Kidanova: In the "Love Disconnection", he's initially all fired up to go out on a date with the "cute daughter" of his parents' friends. He loses his enthusiasm when he learns that said "cute daughter" is none other than Elmyra.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Many of his mean-spirited schemes come back to bite him in a very big way.
  • Leitmotif: "The Gold Diggers Song (We're in the Money)".
  • Miles Gloriosus: He'll push people around and bully them when he thinks he’s got the upper hand. The moment someone stands up to him, he falls to pieces and runs away.
  • Mythology Gag: According to the series intro episode, Montana Max was originally pitched as the protagonist, but was rejected, and Buster & Babs' success at getting their own show is part of the reason why he hates them. This is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the fact that Daffy Duck was the "flagbearer" of the original Looney Tunes, until that position was stolen from him by Bugs Bunny.
  • No Indoor Voice: Full-fledged at first, but fizzled off a bit as time went on.
  • Pet the Dog: He has his moments, but those are usually towards Elmyra and no one else.
  • Rags to Riches: "Citizen Max" states that his family used to be poor.
  • Rich Bastard: He's obscenely wealthy, but uses his fortune as an excuse to pick on the other characters and make their lives miserable.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: Monty is incredibly easy to trick.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: He sometimes bribes people to get his way, one such person being the host of the game show Win, Loose, or Kerplowey.
  • Spoiled Brat: He is whiny, entitled and does everything he can to get his way.
  • Start of Darkness: As chronicled in "Citizen Max", Monty Used to Be a Sweet Kid back when his family was poor. He even used to be friends with Buster Bunny. Unfortunately, when his family won the lottery, Max turned into the money-grubbing sociopath the rest of Acme Acres knows and loathes.
  • Token Rich Student: The only rich kid at Acme Loo.
  • Villain Decay: See Characterization Marches On above.
  • Vocal Evolution: His voice actor being 14 when the show began, Max's voice got a little deeper in the later episodes.
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    Elmyra Duff 

Elmyra Duff

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"I'll just die if I don't hug a kitty!"

Looney Tunes counterpart: Elmer Fudd.
Voiced by: Cree Summer (English), Chie Kojiro (Japanese), Josefina Nuñez (Latin Americam Spanish/1st voice), Giset Blanco (Latin American Spanish/2nd voice), Véronique Alycia (French)

The primary female antagonist of the show, in contrast to Montana Max, Elmyra does not intend to be a bad guy. She is a very loving girl, with a huge fondness for animals. She is just a complete and utter moron who fails to realise that she is being too rough and clumsy with her pets. This results in a disturbing amount of on-screen injuries — and off-screen implied fatalities — and makes her more hated by her animal toon classmates than Montana Max. They can easily pay Max back in kind, but Elmyra's obliviousness means that she lacks malice, which means that their attempts to get her back usually don't work.

  • Adapted Out: Cree Summer confirmed in November 2020 that Elmyra will not be in the reboot. The most likely reason is that 99% of her humor revolved around (unintentional) animal abuse, a topic that's become much more sensitive since the original series.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: She likes Montana Max, and in Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain she has a crush on a slob named Rudy Mookich who is also a Jerkass.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Elmyra has a crush on Monty and one short called "Can't Buy Me Love" has Elmyra meet an evil little girl called Rhoda. Elmyra sees hearts and positively MELTS when Rhoda says she'll let her be her best friend, and spends the rest of the picture bending over backwards to make Rhoda like her.
  • And Call Him "George": She provides the page image. The treatment of her pets seriously harms them and in some cases even kills them.
  • Anti-Villain: Type IV, especially when in comparison with Montana Max and Gotcha Grabmore. She's never malicious in her treatment of her pets, but she's too stupid, irresponsible, enthusiastic and/or crazy to know better than what she's doing.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Becomes a giant in this episode
  • Babysitter from Hell: When she babysits Drooly Davey, he's terrified of her. She isn't malicious, just too stupid to properly look after him. Much like with her pets.
  • Baby Talk: It's rare that she doesn't talk like this.
  • Big Bad: She is portrayed as the main antagonist in the Spring Break special.
  • Chronic Pet Killer: Ironically, despite her good intentions, she was far more successful in killing wabbits than her counterpart.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Has a pretty bizarre interpretation of how the world works, seeing that she is unaware that her affections towards animals are harmful to them. She is not learning from her mistakes.
  • Composite Character:
    • While her name and appearance are obviously based on Elmer Fudd, her personality of adoring animals while obliviously causing them serious harm makes her more like Hugo the Abominable Snowman.
    • She also resembles Suzanne from A Kiddies Kitty, almost to the point of being a Suspiciously Similar Substitute.
  • Disability Immunity: In the short, "Drooley Davey" from the episode, "The Wide World of Elmyra", she's too stupid to even feel pain or at least not realizing she's hurt until later in the short.
  • The Ditz: Even more so than Elmer; exaggerated when she was incorporated into Pinky and the Brain, where she'd sometimes devolve into saying "Chockit Pie!".
  • The Dreaded: Everybody in Acme Acres is afraid of Elmyra. Even Montana Max. Even the Warners are scared of her, almost as much as they are of Baloney.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: In Prom-ise Her Anything, where Babs was anxiously wondering if Buster will ever ask her to the prom, Elmyra pointed out there's nothing wrong with girls asking boys to the prom (granted her idea of asking Max out to the prom left some things to be desired, she still made a good point).
  • Everyone Has Standards: Despite her lethal stupidity, Elmyra won't intentionally harm animals. For example, in Whale's Tales, when Elmyra finds out whales are used to make cosmetics (as in they're made from whales), she's so horrified, she faints.
  • Fiery Redhead: She has red hair, but she only gets mad when her "pets" try to get away.
  • Flanderization: A rare second hand example. Elmyra is Elmer Fudd for the next generation but with far greater stupidity and none of her predecessor's everyman charm.
  • Foil: To Elmer Fudd. He is a hunter who is unable to pose an actual threat to an animal; she is a little girl who unintentionally harms animals while demonstrating her love for them.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: In the two "Elmyra's Family" episodes, she is seen as the foolish sibling to her little brother Duncan's responsible sibling.
  • Genki Girl: Often very cheerful and energetic.
  • The Glomp: Gee, wonder why she's The Dreaded?
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: While normally an antagonist (albeit unintentionally), there are instances where Elmyra is shown to be a good friend to the Tiny Toons, especially Furrball at times. This is especially the case in school-based plots where she's more likely to interact with the animal toons as fellow students and peers rather than as potential pets.
  • Hanlon's Razor: Her actions are not malicious but they do a lot of damage. In keeping with the corollary about sufficiently advanced ignorance, she's probably got one of the biggest kill counts out of any Warner Bros animated characters that isn't some one-off.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: In her skit in the "Night Ghoulery" special, she creates a Frankenstein's Monster "super-pet" that can finally take her level of loving. It promptly proceeds to start loving her back with the exact same kind of dimwitted, over-enthusiastic to the point of painful "love" as she gives all her pets.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: She's a terrible singer voiced by Cree Summer.
  • Idiot Houdini: As per the "rules" of Looney Tunes, the fact that she means well and her antagonism comes from the fact she's an absolute moron prevents her from getting the same level of karmic retribution as more deliberate villains get, even though she's ultimately more dangerous than they are.
  • Implacable Woman: She can not be escaped.
  • Kiddie Kid: Despite being in the same class as the other teenage toons, Elmyra acts far younger than she should. Her subplot in How I Spent My Vacation shows that she even sits in a baby's car seat and is surrounded by many baby toys when she and her parents visit the ACME Wild Safari Zoo.
  • Leitmotif: She is musically represented by "I Went to the Animal Fair".
  • Lethally Stupid: In contrast to Elmer's Too Dumb to Live.
  • Mad Love: Towards Montana Max and also to her pets in general.
  • Naïve Animal Lover: Her undying affection for animals keeps her oblivious to how dangerous some of them are, especially those with sharp teeth and claws. When she does manage to get her hands on them, however, they find out from the way she treats them that she's even more dangerous than they are.
  • Nice Girl: In spite of her obsession towards animals, Elmyra is a truly kind hearted girl who means well despite the damage she causes.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: In "Toons from the Crypt", although initially terrified of her zombie pets coming back to get her, she quickly stops caring and is just happy to have them back. At the episode's end, it's got her hopes up so much that she runs off to her pet cemetary to dig them all up herself!
  • Obliviously Evil: She has no idea that showing her affection to animals often kills them.
  • Pet Dress-Up: Elmyra has done this many times.
    • In "Hare Today Gone Tomorrow", when she makes Buster her pet, she dresses him in baby clothes.
    • In "No Deposit, No Return of the Trash Bag Dispenser" (part of "Pollution Solution"), Elmyra throws a tea party and dresses several of her pets as babies against their will. Since she is polluting Plucky's pond with tin cans that can easily be recycled, Plucky (as his superhero alter-ego, The Trash Bag Dispenser) tries unsuccessfully to tell her that she is polluting his pond. Elmyra pays no attention to him, instead roping him into her tea party and dressing him in a bonnet and a diaper against his will.
    • "Little Dog Lost" (part of "A Cat's Eye View") begins with Elmyra dressing Byron Basset in a purple dress and high-heel shoes. This is what causes Byron to run away from her.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: In "Prom-ise Her Anything", she shows more interest in dating Montana Max than trying to chase after animals. She's also shown being able to interact socially with the animal toons in other episodes — primarily those centered around the school and classes — as well.
  • Signature Hair Decs: A bow with a skull on it. Since her interests are typically girly and all her intentions are genuinely good, this little detail is Leaning on the Fourth Wall more than anything.
  • Stalker with a Crush: She is shown to be this towards Montana Max in episodes where she dates him, such as "Prom-ise Her Anything" and "My Dinner with Elmyra" (Part of "Love Disconnection").
    • In "Dream Date Game", Elmyra's dream date with Monty consists of her locking him in a cage for the rest of his life.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Girly Girl to Mary Melody's tomboy. Elmyra mostly wears a dress and is into dolls, tea parties, and cute things like animals.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: In the Spring Break special, she doesn't seem to be oblivious of the pain she causes animals and seems to get a kick out of tormenting them.
  • Vague Age: While some of the characters are explicitly stated to be thirteen years old and Acme Looniversity is basically treated like a high school by the writers, Elmyra's intelligence, personality and behavior are more fitting for a much younger, if still exaggerated, character.
  • Villain Song: In the Spring Break special, which portrays her as being deliberately malevolent, she sings "I'll Be Chasing You", a parody of The Police song "Every Breath You Take".

    Fifi La Fume 

Fifi La Fume

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"Ooh, la, la! My cherie!"

Voiced by: Kath Soucie (English), Junko Asami (Japanese), Carmen Olarte (Latin American Spanish), Sybille Tureau (French), Barbara Tissier (French/replacement voice)

A lustful female skunk filled with deep passion and an all-consuming desire for a soulmate, Fifi comes from an implicitly poor background — living in a derelict car in a junkyard in Acme Acres — and is determined to find herself a Mr. Right. No matter how badly her smell and/or her aggressive come-ons tend to hinder her effort.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Though, much like her Spear Counterpart (Pepe), it's only her smell and aggressive come-ons that are abhorrent. In "Aroma Amore" from "Furrball Follies" a nameless wolf and Furrball were both clearly are attracted to her, but her scent is unbearable.
  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: The three lead cheerleaders, Babs, Shirley and Fifi, represent three different aspects: Babs Bunny is implied to be fully dressed but goes without shoes. Shirley wears a hairbow and pink sweater but no pants. Fifi, for the most part, wears just a hairbow; there will be times she may wear clothes, but Fifi is typically "nude".
  • Beauty, Brains, and Brawn: The Beauty to Shirley's Brains and Babs' Brawn. She's a flirtatious pretty skunk with a French accent.
  • Break the Cutie: Falls under this a lot. Tends to take losing her love in her shorts a lot more harshly than her predecessor ever did, was forced to be Elmyra's pet for a while, and her movie idol turned out to be a massive Jerkass. Though the last of which resulted in one of the most memorable moments in the series, when she finally snaps at his attitude towards her.
  • Butt-Monkey: More like "Butt Skunkey". She is usually abused and ignored for no reason.
  • Catchphrase: "Do not fear my dear, Fifi La Fume is here!"
  • Celeb Crush: In How I Spent My Vacation it is shown that she has a crush on the famous actor Johnny Pew, but ends up leaving him after she discovers how much of a Jerkass he is.
  • Damsel in Distress: In the Babs' Big Break video game, she is captured by the Forest Ghost in Level 3. In order to rescue her, you'll need to find the switch that opens her cage. Once you rescue her, she will return the favor by using her stench to knock down the trees blocking the path.
  • Depending on the Artist: In most of her appearances, she has white eyelids, but in a few of them they're purple instead. One could assume they're eyeshadow she's wearing in those cases though.
  • Dogged Nice Girl: She has problems controlling her musk and she can be rather aggressive in pursuing guys, but she genuinely is an affectionate and friendly girl.
  • Double Standard Rape: Female on Male: The probable main reason this character was made female: no one was going to complain if a pretty (if smelly) girl is chasing a guy to the point where some viewers might playfully think as long as a guy can get noseplugs, why look a gift horse in the mouth?
  • Everything Sounds Sexier in French: She has a French accent and is very attractive.
  • Failed a Spot Check: While Pepe's inability to recognize his love interest isn't as skunk can be due to Negative Continuity of the original shorts, Fifi's two unintentional boyfriends are boys she's encountered before, even though she doesn't normally hang out with them. She's at least been around Furrball and yet doesn't recognize him and the boy skunk she saw as remotely similar, even though the stripe was on his back and did not change anything else about his appearance. While Calamity being black and white at the time like a normal skunk would be convincing, his long ears and lack of a long tail should have been something of a red flag to indicate he's not a skunk.
  • Funny Foreigner: Like Pepe, she has a French accent and her unrequited affections can lead to comedic moments.
  • The Gadfly: In "The Buster Bunny Bunch", one of the earlier episodes, she was shown to not be entirely above teasing other characters, at least with Babs and Shirley. This side of her personality briefly returns in "Kon Ducki", where she demonstrates making Plucky’s mask by angering him enough to heat the mould.
  • The Glomp: Gives a huge hug to some of the boys she hits on.
  • Head-Turning Beauty: Played With. She would knock 'em dead with her good looks... if it wasn't for her scent and her aggressive way of coming on to guys she likes. Case in point, when Furrball saw her, he immediately jumped in her arms. All was great until he smelled her and noticed her tail stripe.
  • Hot for Teacher: Has a crush on her teacher and mentor, Pepe Le Pew.
  • I Am Not Weasel: She does not like being mistaken for a cat.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: What it seems she really wants is someone to love her. When Furrball and Calamity managed to remove the skunk-like looks before she could catch up to them and tell her they haven't seen any "cute boy skunk", she quickly breaks down in tears. She thinks that she has been abandoned and that no one loves her.
  • Interspecies Romance: Like Pepe, she mistakes other animals for fellow skunks and runs after them. Her hit list has included Furrball, Calamity, Beeper, and Dizzy. She also went to the prom with Hamton, and his interest in her is a gag in several episodes.
  • Leitmotif: "Alouette", not unlike Pepe. One of the few characters to have one.
  • Ms. Fanservice: A more downplayed example compared to Bimbette or Julie Bruin. Good looks: check, sexy accent: check, Ensemble Dark Horse: check. Even the subtitles in one of her shorts call her "Sexius Skunkius".
  • Nice Girl: Next to Hamton, she is one of the most legitimately kind-hearted characters.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: The Nice to Babs' Mean and Shirley's In-Between. She acts as the kind-hearted hopeless romantic.
  • No Guy Wants to Be Chased: This is her main problem, though unlike her Looney Tunes counterpart, she doesn't mind being chased. Unless it's by Elmyra of course.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Toward her love interests.
  • Out of Focus: Although technically one of the three female main protagonists, alongside Babs and Shirley, she tends to appear the least, perhaps because like her "predecessor", she's a bit of a one-joke toon, as well as the fact that after his initial successful run, Pepe would reduce his screentime, limiting himself on either cameos or supporting roles, so it's another thing that Fifi takes from Pepe.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Inverted as she is almost naked and pantsless a bit like McLoon's pantsless to Hamton Pig's Fully Dressed.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: One of her eyes is obscured by her hair.
  • Prehensile Tail: She can use her tail to grab "boyfriends", as a bat (As seen in "Buster at the Bat"), as a shield (As seen in the "Defenders of the Universe" licensed game), and to spray stink (Being a skunk and all).
  • Rage-Breaking Point: Normally, Fifi is rarely ever angry, even against Elmyra, all she had was just disgust. But after meeting Johnny Pew, her favorite actor, and having to endure him being dismissively mean towards her without even giving her his autograph because for her, he said he did not have any pens, and yet managed to whip out a pen when another attractive skunk passed by and signed his autograph for her in Fifi's photo of him, for the first time, Fifi looks visibly enraged.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: She's a quite cute skunk.
  • Saying Sound Effects Out Loud: "Sigh" or "Wheeze" isn't something you usually say exactly. But Fifi likes to say it loud like "Le sigh" or "Le wheeze" whenever she's being expressively melodramatic.
  • Smelly Skunk: Unlike Pepe, she can actually control her scent. At least, to a degree; part of the problem is not only do guys fear that she will start stinking if they let her get close, but sometimes she really does walk around with constant musk flowing from her (the "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" special is a good example). Still, she can control it better than he does; normally she only tends to lose control when she's getting worked up over a cute guy. She is also able to weaponize her stink in self-defense like a real skunk, as Elmyra learned the hard way.
  • Spell My Name with an S: Some people (including some who claim to be the aforementioned fans) still think her name is "Le Fume". Like Hamton as noted above, this is probably because the credits sometimes misspelled it as "Le Fume".
  • Self-Proclaimed Love Interest: Her latest crush is her boyfriend, if he likes it or not.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Much like her predecessor, Pepe, only she's never had to fight off guys chasing her (in fact, she prefers it).
  • Tempting Fate: In How I Spent My Vacation, If you see her hiding in the dish's cover, while humming, looking at herself in a mirror, fixing her hair, applying her lipstick and her perfume, assuring that her plan to see Johnny Pew is a success, but unfortunately it isn’t.
  • Town Girls: The Femme (flirty and romantic) to Babs' Butch (a sassy, energetic prankster) and Shirley's Neither (Granola Girl).
  • Verbal Tic: Uses "Le" frequently (Le wheeze, Le boo hoo hoo, Le sigh, ect.)
  • Visible Odor: Often seen with a green or purple trail.
  • Weaponized Stench:
    • In "Out of Odor" (part of "Viewer Mail Day"), Elmyra drenches Fifi La Fume in tomato juice so she can capture her. Fifi is eventually able to wash off the juice and tries to fight back by firing smell clouds out of her tail at Elmyra. Unfortunately, an allergic reaction to roses leaves Elmyra unable to smell anything, which allows her to capture Fifi anyway.
    • In the Babs' Big Break video game, she uses her stench to knock down the trees blocking the path after the player rescues her.

    Shirley McLoon 

Shirley McLoon

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Looney Tunes counterpart: Melissa Duck.
Voiced by: Gail Matthius (English), Mika Kanai (Japanese), Maria T. Hernandez (Latin American Spanish), Joëlle Guigui (French)

A female avian toon of indeterminate species — her name suggests that she's a loon, but her appearance is near perfectly that of a duck — Shirley may speak with a Valley Girl accent, but don't let that fool you. Under her vapid-seeming speech patterns and neo-hippie beliefs lies a keen mind and a formidable grasp of mystical powers. She is more or less Plucky's girlfriend, although Fowlmouth keeps trying to woo her away from him.

  • American Accents: Valley Girl. Justified, as her voice actress played a Valley girl before (though when Gail Matthius played Valley Girl Vicki on Saturday Night Live, it didn't sound as high as it does here. Whether Matthius perfected her Valley Girl voice between her short time on SNL and when she was hired to do TTA or her voice was pitched up after recording her lines isn't known).
  • Beauty, Brains, and Brawn: The Brains to Fifi's Beauty and Babs' Brawn. She's a very smart if eccentric loon with psychic powers.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Do NOT make her angry. Seriously, don't; she turns into Carrie White.
  • Catchphrase: Like, she tends to start sentences with "Like," and end them with "or some junk," or some junk.
  • Celeb Crush: She has one on Yul Brynner.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Though actually a very smart one.
  • Granola Girl: She is into E.S.P., telekinesis, astrology, crystals, tarot cards, tea leaves, palm reading, levitation and reincarnation.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Shirley wears only a pink shirt. She does not cover her bottom and her legs.
  • Hidden Depths: She's a gifted ballerina.
  • Informed Species: Just take a look at her, then look at a picture of a real loon. See anything similar?
  • Interspecies Romance: A loon in a love triangle with a chicken and a duck.
  • Levitating Lotus Position: She does this as part of her psychic powers.
  • Like Is, Like, a Comma: Like, to really bring the, like, Valley Girl stereotype, she, like, majorly talks like, like, this, or some junk.
  • Little Miss Snarker: She can deliver pretty snarky comments, mainly towards Plucky.
  • New-Age Retro Hippie: Shirley has a number of beliefs associated with the New Age movement.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: The In-Between to Fifi's Nice and Babs' Mean. She's usually pretty collected, but isn't above making snide remarks.
  • Nonmammalian Hair: She has long, blonde hair.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Inverted as she wears no pants to Hampton Pig's fully dressed.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She wears pink clothes.
  • Psychic Powers: Has psychic/mystical powers. When she gets angry, it's like a scene out of Carrie (in fact, there was an episode where she went berserk at a prom like in the climax of that work, albeit toned down for the younger crowdnote . Observing this, Babs even namedrops the film for Parental Bonus purposes).
  • Shout-Out: To actress Shirley MacLaine; by the time this series launched, she had become notorious for her professed beliefs in reincarnation, UFOs, and various New Age phenomena. (The two Shirleys actually meet in one short.)
  • Spell My Name with an S: Some think her name is Shirley THE Loon. Including the programmers of the Tiny Toons videogame.
  • Town Girls: The Neither (Granola Girl) to Fifi's Femme (flirty and romantic) and Babs' Butch (a sassy, energetic prankster).
  • The Trickster: As Plucky finds out in "Never Too Late To Loon".

    Furrball 

Furrball

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Looney Tunes counterpart: Sylvester (although he also shares traits with Penelope Pussycat [the cat who always gets painted up as a skunk on the Pepe Le Pew cartoons] and any generic cat character meant to be prototypes of Sylvester).
Voiced by: Frank Welker when voiced at all, except for one episode when Rob Paulsen voiced him instead (English), Ryuzou Ishino (Japanese), Rafael Monsalve (Latin American Spanish), Roland Timsit (French)

An incredibly unlucky alley cat who struggles to fend for himself on the streets of Acme Acres, sometimes being so desperate as to tolerate living with Elmyra for a while in order to attain food and shelter.

  • Anthropomorphic Zig-Zag: Depending on the episode, Furrball can be either be as much of a Funny Animal as the other kids attending the Looniversity or he can be a Nearly Normal Animal who doesn't speak, lives in alleyways and can be adopted as a pet.
  • Anti-Hero: Has been every type at least once.
  • Anti-Villain: Even at his most antagonistic, his actions are out of an instinct to survive, rather than genuine hostility.
  • Attractive Bent Species: He gets a stripe in the "Aroma Amore" segment of the "Furrball Follies". As a result, Fifi sees him as a cute boy skunk.
  • Break the Cutie: Things just never seem to go right for him.
  • Butt-Monkey: Probably the biggest on the show next to Plucky. The theme song calls him "unlucky" for a reason, and even makes it really clear by having him get flattened by a falling piano. That said, despite his bad luck, he's still a bit luckier than other cartoon cats like Sylvester or Tom.
  • Cute Kitten: He's a cat and can be adorable in his own way.
  • Cute Mute: A mute Cute Kitten.
  • Depending on the Writer: Is he a homeless stray or Elmyra's favorite pet? Depends on what the story needs...
  • Ear Notch: His right ear has a big chunk taken out from it.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Flattened by a falling piano in the intro (while peacefully minding his own business) sums up this character up quite effectively.
  • Gender Flip: Furrball acts more like Penelope Pussycat than Sylvester,
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Feminine Boy to Sweetie's Masculine Girl. These two are homeless creatures but Furrball's too timid and meek to stand up for himself against bigger animals and Sweetie is tougher and more aggressive and even intimidates Furrball who's bigger than her.
  • Piano Drop: During the Expository Theme Tune, he's out in the meadow sniffing a flower, and suddenly, a piano falls from the sky, not only crushing him but also breaking part of the ground.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The Blue Boy to Sweetie's Pink Girl.
  • Pointless Band-Aid: His tail, for some reason, is wrapped in a bandage almost to the tip.
  • Pyrrhic Victory: His adoption by Elmyra can be seen as this. While he gets the permanent home and steady food he's always been questing for, his owner is Elmyra. She loves Furrball deeply, but her tendencies knock him around just as bad as the street, albeit without malice.
  • Road Runner vs. Coyote: He serves as the Coyote to both Sweetie and Sneezer's Road Runners.
  • Silent Snarker: After he lost his rights to speak on the show, at any rate.
  • Spell My Name with an S: People can't seem to decide whether or not his name is "Furrball" with two 'r's, or "Furball" with one 'r'. Generally, either spelling seems to be okay with the fandom.
  • Suddenly Speaking:
    • In a few early episodes, Furrball had a few lines of dialogue, notably in "Buster and the Wolverine", where he grieves over the titular Wolverine having captured Sweetie, because he wanted to be the one who ate her. The voice Frank Welker used for him sounded like a higher-pitched version of Fred Jones. The writers quickly decided that Furrball worked better as a normal cat who just meows.
    • In the "Lost in the Fun House" Golden Book, Furrball has a few lines of dialogue. This book had a version with an audiocassette where the show's cast reprised their roles, and the voice Frank Welker used for Furrball was similar to the one he used for Gogo Dodo.
  • Team Pet: Whenever he's not shown to be a homeless stray, he's often someone's pet.
  • Team Rocket Wins: While he never won against Sneezer, he actually won against Sweetie in "Strange Tales of Weird Science".
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Well, a cat anyway. On very rare occassions, an episode will end on a happy note for him, proving that despite what the theme song calls him, he isn't always unlucky.
  • The Voiceless: Except for at least three occasions. Usually he'd just meow, but one time he had a voice that sounded like a higher-pitched version of Fred Jones.

    Sweetie Pie 

Sweetie Pie

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Looney Tunes counterpart: Tweety Bird (specifically with the nastier attitude he had in his earliest appearances).
Voiced by: Candi Milo (English), Yuko Mizutani (Japanese), Joëlle Guigui (French)

An ironically named pink female canary whose cutesy appearance hides a sarcastic attitude and an immense sadistic streak. She loves to feign innocence and harmlessness, both to lure in victims for her to abuse and to get away with tormenting other toons. She has a particular relish for harassing the luckless Furrball.

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    Calamity Coyote 

Calamity Coyote

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Looney Tunes counterpart: Wile E. Coyote.
Voiced by: Frank Welker (English), Mitsuaki Hoshino (Japanese)

A hyper-intelligent and nerdy male coyote, rarely seen speaking.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: His only article of clothing is a pair of pink sneakers.
  • Alliterative Name: Both parts of his name begin with C.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has huge eyebrows.
  • Butt-Monkey: Nothing ever seems to go his way. Even Furrball gets a break from time to time, but not Calamity.
  • Informed Species: While all of the coyotes in the Looney Tunes franchise have a similar appearance and at least resemble the real animal, Calamity is one weird-looking coyote. He has gray fur, a red nose, a small tail and stylized ears.
  • Jerkass Ball:
    • The episode "Hero Hamton" which sees him as a member of Montana Max's team and even joins in for a few Kick the Dog moments.
    • In "It's Buster Bunny Time" he tried to catch Buster for Elmyra, and got his punishment in the end.
  • Nerd: Once described as a nerdy coyote by Fifi in one episode, Calamity is a young prodigy with a genius IQ and a very inventive mindset.
  • Nice Guy: Calamity is generally characterized as nice. In fact, he does not seem to enjoy chasing Little Beeper, instead preferring to help others or invent things.
  • Road Runner vs. Coyote: He serves as the Coyote to Beeper's Road Runner. This should come as no surprise, as he's the Junior Counterpart of the Trope Namer.
  • The Smart Guy: Like Wile E. Coyote, he is intelligent and devises gadgets.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Implied to be Little Beeper's adopted brother.
  • Species Surname: His name is Coyote.
  • Talking with Signs:
    • It was always troublesome whenever he wanted to talk on the phone.
    • A strange case occurs in the Buster Busts Loose video game, during the prologue to the "Buster's Sky-Jinks" level. When Calamity has to speak to Buster, his sprite merely holds up a blank sign, but what he needs to say is displayed on the normal dialogue box. In the same game, he holds up a sign saying, "Help me!" in Babs' bonus game instead of yelling it like the other characters, and pulls out another sign saying "Thank you!" when you rescue him instead of saying it like the other characters.
  • Team Rocket Wins: In "Love Stinks".
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: They're all he wears.
  • The Voiceless: In fact, he's spoken even fewer lines than his Looney Tunes counterpart.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: At the end of "Love Stinks", he is for once triumphant against Little Beeper after he falls into a pool of Tar and Feathers making look a male skunk and then he gets Fifi La Fume to chase after Litte Beeper.

    Little Beeper 

Little Beeper

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Looney Tunes counterpart: Road Runner.
Voiced by: Frank Welker.

A male road runner most notable for his super-toon speed and his enjoyment of harassing and tormenting Calamity.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: His only article of clothing is a pair of blue sneakers.
  • A Taste of Defeat: Unlike the Road Runner, who always won in the Road Runner shorts, Little Beeper did lose at the end of "Love Stinks", though to be fair, he was mocking Calamity for his own amusement after scaring him and karma caught up to him quickly.
  • Informed Species: Bears absolutely no resemblance to an actual roadrunner just like his Looney Tunes counterpart.
  • Jerkass: He has run over Calamity with a truck for no reason many times (often straight after another painful experience). Even worse is in "A Piece of Mind" — in a flashback, it's hinted that Beeper and Calamity are actually adoptive brothers. Yikes...
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Near the end of "Love Stinks", as he mocks Calamity after startling him, he accidentally moves backwards, causing himself to smack into a parking meter and end up falling in a pool of Tar and Feathers, leaving himself covered in them. This gives Calamity the perfect opportunity to call Fifi La Fume over, thus resulting in Beeper getting mistaken for a male skunk by her.
  • Narcissist: Road Runners like Little Beeper are said to be quite vain and enjoy seeing their reflections.
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: Like Calamity, the only stitch of clothing he has.
  • Road Runner vs. Coyote: He serves as the Road Runner to Calamity's Coyote. This should come as no surprise, as he's the Junior Counterpart of the Trope Namer.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Implied to be Calamity's adopted brother.
  • Super Speed: Like Road Runner, he moves very fast.
  • The Voiceless: Also like Road Runner, he only says "Beep Beep".

    Gogo Dodo 

Gogo Dodo

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Looney Tunes counterpart: The Dodo from "Porky in Wackyland", who is apparently his father.
Voiced by: Frank Welker (English), Mitsuru Ogata (Japanese), Mario Santini (French), Frank Carreño (Latin American Spanish)

A hyperactive and crazy male "Dodo Bird" from the ultra-loony region of Wackyland, beyond Acme Acres. Mostly a cameo character who tends to show up for gratuitous random madcap humor.

Tropes:

  • Advertised Extra: One of the few characters mentioned in the theme song and gets a fair bit of attention in the Series Bible. After the first season, however, he's usually Out of Focus.
  • Black Bead Eyes: As a tribute to the original Dodo bird, he's the only recurring character to have them.
  • Catchphrase: "Cuckoo! Cuckoo!" Doubled with his job as the cuckoo bird in every clock on the show — no matter if said clock is an actual cuckoo clock or not. Also, his constant "Vo-do-de-oh, vo-do-de-oh"-ing.
    "Cuckoo! Cuckoo! If you're late for class, yooooou're Cuckoo! Cuckoo!"
    "Cuckoo! Cuckoo! It's lunchtime! And if you eat the meatloaf, yooooou're Cuckoo! Cuckoo!"
    "Cuckoo! Cuckoo! If you don't do your homework, yooooou're Cuckoo! Cuckoo!"
  • Cuckoo Clock Gag: He frequently emerges from the clocks at Acme Looniversity.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Quoth the Series Bible: "Gogo operates by his own set of rules, which means no rules."
  • Demoted to Extra: It seems like he was originally intended to be a principal character; he gets a fair bit of attention in the Series Bible, he's one of the characters to be mentioned in the theme song, and he plays fairly large roles in the Origins Episode and several episodes early in Season One ("Her Wacky Highness", "Sawdust and Toonsil", etc.). In later episodes he's a very minor character.
  • Doofy Dodo: While far from actually dumb, Gogo is pretty goofy and has a very eccentric mindset.
  • Fading Away: He and his fellow Wackylanders will suffer this trope if they're ever far from home for too long.
  • Informed Species: Just like his father, he looks nothing like a real dodo.
  • Last of His Kind: Referred to as the last of the Dodos in a couple of episodes, though usually only in passing.
  • Literal-Minded: Any visual joke Gogo makes becomes so literal, it's insanely hilarious.
  • The Mad Hatter: And how! The theme song says it best:
    "And Gogo is INSANE!"
  • Mouthy Bird: His beak resembles a pointy nose with a mouth underneath.
  • Pungeon Master: Usually visual puns — most of his wacky stunts that aren't completely random or nonsensical are pun-based.
  • Reality Warper: More so than any other Tiny Toon.
  • Spin-Offspring: Unlike the other characters, he's the only one who's actually related to a Looney Tunes character — his dad was the Dodo from "Porky in Wackyland".

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