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The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
was an animated anthology series which compiled theatrical Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner
Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner
cartoons from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, which were produced by Warner Bros. Cartoons between 1949 and 1964. Several of the shorts, especially the ones produced from 1965 onward, were produced by DePatie–Freleng Enterprises after Warner Bros. closed their animation studio. The Road Runner Show also ran for two seasons on CBS
CBS
(1966–68), and then on ABC for two seasons (1971–73). Each show would feature one Road Runner/Coyote cartoon, with a Tweety
Tweety
and Sylvester cartoon in the middle segment, and other WB animated character(s) in the third segment (usually Elmer Fudd, Foghorn Leghorn
Foghorn Leghorn
Speedy Gonzales, Pepe Le Pew and Hippety Hopper). In 1968, CBS
CBS
combined The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
with The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
to produce The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour. The Road Runner and the Coyote more often shared at least an hour with Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
on CBS during the late-1960s through the mid-1980s to the early-1990s. The theme song was written and performed by Barbara Cameron. In 1999, it was covered by the Mexican band Chicos de Barrio and was later parodied in Histeria!
Histeria!
featuring Father Time
Father Time
and Big Fat Baby. It has also been covered by Barenaked Ladies. An instrumental version was used as the theme song for the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote segments of The Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Show.

Contents

1 References in popular culture 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

References in popular culture[edit]

The character Danny Torrance
Danny Torrance
watches The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
in the movie The Shining.[1] Mark Knopfler's song Coyote from The Ragpicker's Dream
The Ragpicker's Dream
album is written from the point of view of The Roadrunner addressing Wile E. Coyote.[2]

See also[edit]

The Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
Show Adventures of the Road Runner

References[edit]

^ http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b27_1405666499 ^ http://nodepression.com/album-review/mark-knopfler-ragpickers-dream

External links[edit]

The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
Page, by Kevin McCorry; retrieved 19 September 2013

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Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
and Merrie Melodies

Studios

Harman-Ising Productions (1930–1933) Leon Schlesinger
Leon Schlesinger
Productions (1933–1944) Warner Bros. Cartoons
Warner Bros. Cartoons
(1944–1964) DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
(1964–1967, 1979–1980) Format Films (1965–1967) Warner Bros.-Seven Arts
Warner Bros.-Seven Arts
(1967–1969) Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones
Enterprises (1976–1980, 1994–1997) Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation
(1980–present)

People

Tex Avery Bea Benaderet Mel Blanc Bernard B. Brown Arthur Q. Bryan John Burton Daws Butler Bob Clampett Cal Dalton Arthur Davis David H. DePatie Earl Duvall Milt Franklyn Stan Freberg Friz Freleng June Foray Ben Hardaway Hugh Harman Ken Harris William L. Hendricks Cal Howard Rudolf Ising Chuck Jones Jack King William Lava Abe Levitow Michael Maltese Frank Marsales Norman McCabe Robert McKimson Tom Palmer Hawley Pratt Virgil Ross Leon Schlesinger Rod Scribner Edward Selzer Norman Spencer Carl Stalling Frank Tashlin Ben Washam

Characters

Babbit and Catstello Barnyard Dawg Beaky Buzzard Beans Blacque Jacque Shellacque Bosko Buddy Bugs Bunny Bunny and Claude Cecil Turtle Charlie Dog Claude Cat Clyde Bunny Colonel Shuffle Conrad the Cat Cool Cat Count Blood Count The Crusher Daffy Duck Egghead Jr. Elmer Fudd Foghorn Leghorn Foxy Gabby Goat Goofy Gophers Goopy Geer Gossamer Granny Hector the Bulldog Henery Hawk Hippety Hopper Honey Bunny Hubie and Bertie Hugo the Abominable Snowman Inki Lola Bunny Marc Antony and Pussyfoot Marvin the Martian Melissa Duck Merlin the Magic Mouse Michigan J. Frog Miss Prissy Nasty Canasta Penelope Pussycat Pepé Le Pew Pete Puma Petunia Pig Piggy Playboy Penguin Porky Pig Ralph Wolf The Road Runner Rocky and Mugsy Sam Sheepdog Slowpoke Rodriguez Sniffles Speedy Gonzales Spike the Bulldog and Chester the Terrier Sylvester Sylvester Jr. Taz The Three Bears Tweety Wile E. Coyote Willoughby Witch Hazel Yosemite Sam

Shorts

1929–1939 1940–1949 1950–1959 1960–1969 1970–present and miscellaneous Featuring Bugs Bunny Featuring Daffy Duck Featuring Porky Pig Blue Ribbon reissues Censored Eleven Unreleased

Television

Compilations

The Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
Show The Road Runner Show The Porky Pig
Porky Pig
Show Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
on Nickelodeon Merrie Melodies
Merrie Melodies
Starring Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
& Friends Bugs 'n' Daffy

Originals

Tiny Toon Adventures Taz-Mania The Plucky Duck Show The Sylvester & Tweety
Tweety
Mysteries Baby Looney Tunes Duck Dodgers Loonatics Unleashed The Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Show Wabbit/New Looney Tunes Specials

Feature films

Compilations

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie The Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
Movie Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island Daffy Duck's Quackbusters The Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Hall of Fame

Made for video

Tweety's High-Flying Adventure Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Christmas Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run

Documentaries

Bugs Bunny: Superstar Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons Chuck Amuck: The Movie

Live-action/ animation

Space Jam Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Music/Songs

"Merrily We Roll Along" "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down" "Powerhouse" "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)" "Camptown Races"

Other

Video games

Book Category

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Children's programming on CBS
CBS
in the 1960s

First-run animated series

Mighty Mouse Playhouse (1955–67) Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales
Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales
(1963–72) Linus the Lionhearted The Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle
Cartoon Show Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
(1965–72) The Mighty Heroes The Underdog Show (last few seasons) Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles
Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles
(1966–68) Space Ghost and Dino Boy (1966–68) The New Adventures of Superman (1966–70) The Adventures of Batman
The Adventures of Batman
(1969–70) The Lone Ranger The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
(1968–71; 1975–78; 1978–85) The Beagles The Herculoids
The Herculoids
(1967–68) Shazzan Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor
Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor
(1967–69) The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure Go Go Gophers Wacky Races (1968–70) The Archie Show
The Archie Show
(1968–69) The Batman/Superman Hour Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines (1969–71) The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (1969–71) Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
(1969–72, 1974–76)

First-run live-action series

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
(1955–84) The Magic Land of Allakazam CBS
CBS
Children's Film Festival

Rebroadcasts

Sky King The Roy Rogers Show My Friend Flicka The Alvin Show The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin The Quick Draw McGraw Show The Jetsons The Adventures of Lassie Jonny Quest The Monkees (1969–72)

Schedules

1960–61 1961–62 1962–63 1963–64 1964–65 1965–66 1966–67 1967–68 1968–69 1969–70

Related programming and topics

Animation in the United States in the television era

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Children's programming on the American Broadcasting Company
American Broadcasting Company
in the 1970s

First-run animated series

The New Casper Cartoon Show (1963–70) The Smokey the Bear Show (1969–70) The Cattanooga Cats Show (1969–71) Hot Wheels (1969–71) Skyhawks
Skyhawks
(1969–71) The Adventures of Gulliver
The Adventures of Gulliver
(1968–70) Fantastic Voyage (1968–70) Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down (1970–72) The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
(1971–73) The Funky Phantom (1971–73) The Jackson 5ive (1971–73) The Osmonds (1972–74) The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–74) The Brady Kids
The Brady Kids
(1972–74) Kid Power (1972–74) Yogi's Gang
Yogi's Gang
(1973–75) Super Friends (1973–74) Lassie's Rescue Rangers
Lassie's Rescue Rangers
(1973–75) Goober and the Ghost Chasers
Goober and the Ghost Chasers
(1973–75) Mission: Magic! (1973–74) Hong Kong Phooey
Hong Kong Phooey
(1974–76) The New Adventures of Gilligan
The New Adventures of Gilligan
(1974–77) Devlin (1974–76) These Are the Days (1974–76) The Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Show (1975–77) The Great Grape Ape Show
The Great Grape Ape Show
(1975–76) The Oddball Couple
The Oddball Couple
(1975–77) Jabberjaw
Jabberjaw
(1976–78) The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (1976–77) The Mumbly Cartoon Show
The Mumbly Cartoon Show
(1976–77) The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977–78) Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics
Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics
(The Scooby-Doo Show Laff-A-Lympics Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels) (1977–79) Fangface (1978–79) Challenge of the Super Friends
Challenge of the Super Friends
(1978–79) The All-New Pink Panther Show (1978–79) The World's Greatest Super Friends
The World's Greatest Super Friends
(1979–80) The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (Mighty Man and Yukk Rickety Rocket) (1979–81) Spider-Woman (1979–80) Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (1979–80)

First-run live-action series

American Bandstand
American Bandstand
(1957–87) Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp (1970–72) Here Come the Double Deckers
Here Come the Double Deckers
(1970–72) Lidsville
Lidsville
(1971–73) Curiosity Shop (1971–73) Make a Wish (1971–76) Korg: 70,000 B.C. (1974–75) The Lost Saucer (1975–76) Uncle Croc's Block (1975–76) The Krofft Supershow (1976–78) Bigfoot and Wildboy

Dr. Shrinker Electra Woman and Dyna Girl Wonderbug

Junior Almost Anything Goes (1976–78) Animals, Animals, Animals (1976–81) ABC Weekend Special (1977–97) Kids Are People Too
Kids Are People Too
(1978–82)

Rebroadcasts

George of the Jungle (1967–70) Bewitched
Bewitched
(1972–73) Jonny Quest (1970–72) H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf
(1972–73) The Monkees (1972–73) The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (1972) The Roman Holidays
The Roman Holidays
(1972) Speed Buggy (1976) Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
(1978)

Schedules

1969–70 1970–71 1971–72 1972–73 1973–74 1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80

Related topics

Animation in the United States in the television era

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