Do you know what these Looney Tunes titles are referencing?

These puns and parodies were taken from books, TV shows, poems and more!


For being "lowbrow" slapstick cartoons, Looney Tunes shorts often aimed high with their references. Sometimes there were quick jokes, and at other times full-on parodies of what Bugs might call "hoity-toity" art like poetry and opera.

Here are some cartoons that all have puns or parodies in their titles. Can you tell what each one is referencing?

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  1. “Rabbit Hood” is a pun on a character originally from…
  2. “The Honey-Mousers” is a direct parody of a…
  3. “Rabbit of Seville” is based on…
  4. “My Bunny Lies Over the Sea” is a pun based on a…
  5. “This Is a Life?” is a parody of a…
  6. “Kiss Me Cat” is a pun on the title of a...
  7. “Little Orphan Airdale” is a takeoff on a popular character that has had many adaptations but was originally a…
  8. “Water, Water Every Hare” is a pun referencing a…
  9. “Duck Dodgers in the 24th ½ Century” is a parody of a science-fiction character who first appeared where?
  10. “Strife with Father” is a pun referencing a story with many adaptations but was originally...
  11. “The Wearing of the Grin” is a pun referencing a…
  12. “Rabbit Every Monday” is a reference to “Chicken Every Sunday” which was a movie and a play but first a…

Do you know what these Looney Tunes titles are referencing?

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Mark 12 months ago
11 out of 12. Didn't realize Life With Father was a memoir before it was anything else. Got through the rest, no problem.
CharlieWaffles15 35 months ago
I’ll try to do better next time! ☺️
Jamesatkinson 36 months ago
8/12, terrible, because I love me some Looney Tunes. 😁
Lacey 36 months ago
10/12 but you played fast & loose with # 9 as I believe it started as a novella "Armageddon 2419" first published in Amazing Stories in 1928.

#4 stumped me because I just saw Brigadoon and linked it (wrongly ) to that.
scp 36 months ago
12 out of 12, but straight out guessed on one.
adamsbabe 36 months ago
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JohnAustin779 36 months ago
I got 9 out of 12 right. Some of these were pretty tough! I had to guess on a few of them. Great quiz!
texasluva 36 months ago

It's all about timing that our quizzer MrsPhilHarris got our Movie Quiz correct. Congrats MPH. Now we can venture through time on our movie. The Time Machine.....

The Time Machine
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