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     Buster Bunny 

Buster Bunny

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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). Ryusei 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.
  • Alliterative Name: His first and last names begin with B.
  • Badass Adorable: A younger and cuter version of Bugs Bunny.
  • 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."
    • 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.
  • Nice Guy: Buster is generally a nice guy, until provoked, that is.
  • Nice Mean And Inbetween: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Trickster: Much like Bugs Bunny.

     Babs Bunny 

Barbara Ann "Babs" Bunny

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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), 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 sibling. 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.

  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The manic and zany Energetic Girl to Buster's cool and calm Savvy Guy.
  • Ship Tease: Babs is many times shown to have a crush on Buster Bunny. 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.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: Both the male and female characters get their share of slapstick comedy. Although Babs is rarely on the receiving end, sometimes it happens. She also spends most of the movie as the Chew Toy, including getting pelted with water guns of increasingly ridiculous size, and going through a whole sequence where a family of moles tries to eat her while Buster isn't paying attention.
  • Species Surname: In spite of her and Buster having the same surname, the two of them always state "No relation" after introducing themselves.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Carrots, much like Bugs Bunny.
  • Town Girls: The Butch (a sassy, energetic prankster), to Fifi's Femme (flirty and romantic), and Shirley's Neither (Granola Girl).
  • The Trickster: Both she and Buster inherit this from their mentor Bugs Bunny, but especially Babs.
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     Plucky Duck 

Plucky Duck

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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 outsides 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.
  • Asshole Victim: He will get the worst punishments for his jerkish actions.
  • Attention Whore: Moreso than his mentor, Daffy Duck.
  • Butt-Monkey: Although it's played for comedy, Plucky's bad luck and frequent physical abuse can make him something of a pitiful figure. Even when he's not being a jerk, he still tends to come off badly — 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.
  • 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.
  • Expy: Likely the Tiny Toon who's the closest to being a true copy of his original counterpart. He has the exact same self centered, screwball personality of Daffy and they share the same voice actor who didn't particularly try to make them sound different.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Choleric.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It's All About Me: Just like Daffy, he think's he deserves all the attention and fame.
  • Jerkass: Just like the post-Flanderization Daffy Duck, Plucky is an egotistical prick who cares little about the others.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He has a few Pet the Dog moments, but those depend on the episode.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: In the Christmas Episode, he prays for Buster to get better after claiming to not care about him, but it's only because Plucky doesn't want Buster's departure to end the show and leave him having to find work elsewhere.
  • The Lancer: He tends to play second fiddle to Buster.
  • 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 Inbetween: The Mean to Hamton's Nice and Buster's In-Between. He acts as the narcissistic Attention Whore.
  • Only Sane Man: Acts as this to Hamton's family in the How I Spent My Vacation film.
  • 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.
  • 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 despite his obviously inferior talents is one of his most defining personality traits.
  • Species Surname: He's a duck and his last name is Duck.
  • 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.
  • Toothy Bird: He has teeth.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: He's usually obnoxious, greedy, and arrogant and sells his friends out (especially Hamton) and deserves all the comeuppance he gets.
  • Villain Protagonist: He will play an antagonist in some episodes if they're focusing on him, even if he is one of the main protagonists of the series.
  • With Friends Like These...: He's sold out his friend, Hamton, on several occasions.

     Hamton J. Pig 

Hamton J. Pig

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)
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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.

  • Adorkable: He's rather likable due to his nervous and easygoing personality.
  • 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.
  • Butt-Monkey: Lots of bad things happen to him. Not that he deserves it, considering he's one of the sweetest characters of this show.
  • Extreme Doormat: Usually to Plucky's antics.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Melancholic.
  • 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 Inbetween: The Nice to Plucky's Mean and Buster's In-Between. He typically acts nice and Adorkable.
  • 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."

     Dizzy Devil 

Dizzy Devil

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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.

  • 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?"
  • Kavorka Man: Popular with the ladies not because of his looks, but because the ladies always have a great, fun time when they're with him.
  • Nice Hat: His beanie.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pizza rolls.
  • 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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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 little snot, he takes great pleasure in making everyone else utterly miserable whenever he can.

  • Alliterative Name: Both parts of his name begin with the letter M.
  • 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 a 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".
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Kidanova: In the prom episode, 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.
  • 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.
  • Running Gag: Monty loves to swim in his private pool, but his antagonist in any given episode has been known to empty the pool right after he jumps off the diving board.
  • 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 a complete bastard 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.
  • 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.

     Elmyra Duff 

Elmyra Duff

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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.

  • 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 Max 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.
  • Baby Talk: It's rare that she doesn't talk like this.
  • Bald Women: In a few episodes and the Babs' Big Break video game, she is revealed to be bald (like her mentor, Elmer Fudd), and thus she wears a wig.
  • 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 Dreaded: Everybody in Acme Acres is afraid of Elmyra. Even Montana Max.
  • Fiery Redhead: She has red hair, but she only gets mad when her "pets" try to get away.
  • 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.
  • Hair Decoration: 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.
  • 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 or 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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").
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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".
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     Fifi La Fume 

Fifi La Fume

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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 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!"
  • 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.
  • Everything Sounds Sexier in French: She has a French accent and is very attractive.
  • Funny Foreigner: Like Pepe, she has a French accent and her unrequited affections can lead to comedic moments.
  • The Glomp: Gives a huge hug to some of the boys she hits on.
  • Hair Decorations: Wears a pink bowed ribbon in her hair.
  • Hello, Nurse!: 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.
  • 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". One of the few characters to have one.
  • Nice Girl: Next to Hamton, she is one of the most legitimately kind-hearted characters.
  • Nice Mean And Inbetween: 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.
  • 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).
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: She's a quite cute skunk.
  • 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.
  • 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".
  • 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).

     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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • New-Age Retro Hippie: Shirley has a number of beliefs associated with the New Age movement.
  • Nice Mean And Inbetween: 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.
  • 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 crowd [the pig's blood dumped on her was actually fruit punch and she only ended up flooding the gym instead of killing everyone]. Observing this, Babs even namedrops the film for Parental Bonus purposes).
  • Seldom-Seen Species: Not many loons in fiction. And she looks like a duck.
  • 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).
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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The Blue Boy to Sweetie's Pink Girl.
  • 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.
  • 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. Very rarely, an episode will end on a happy note for him.
  • 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.

  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She may seem nice at first glance, but she is really cruel and mischievous.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Her favorite type of humor.
  • Cute Is Evil: Much like her inspiration, she is an adorable bird...but not a nice one.
  • A Day in the Limelight: The result of her forcing Buster and Babs to give her a Three Shorts episode of her own.
  • Feathered Fiend: A bully and a bird.
  • Ironic Name: She is called "Sweetie" but is one of the nastiest characters on the show, perhaps even more so than Montana Max.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Eats a shrunken Tad (Hamton's Jerkass imaginary friend) in "A Pigment of His Imagination".
  • Jerkass: She always torments Furrball.
  • Little Miss Snarker: It's perhaps a warning of her real nature that she almost never speaks without snarking about something.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Masculine Girl to Furrball's Feminine Boy. 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.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: Subverted, it's implied she and Furball are "friends" of sorts outside their cartooning careers and that she still treats him like crap even then!
  • Mythology Gag: Sweetie Pie is based primarily on Bob Clampett's Tweety (as opposed to Friz Freleng's Tweety), who was pink and malicious.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The Pink Girl to Furrball's Blue Boy.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She is a pink female bird.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: For Furrball.
  • The Trickster: She keeps on messing with Furrball.

     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 affable male coyote, rarely seen speaking.

  • Alliterative Name: Both parts of his name begin with C.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has huge eyebrows.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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     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.

  • 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".
  • 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.
  • 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)

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.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Last of His Kind: Referred to as the last of the Dodos in a couple of episodes, though usually only in passing.
  • The Mad Hatter: And how! The theme song says it best:
    "And Gogo is INSANE!"
  • 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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