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Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle picture

Trivia: The cyclops thumb in the bar, who says, 'Woo-hoo' is in every thumb movie.

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Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers picture

Trivia: "Moon cheese shares soar." is written on the newspaper that Gromit is reading at the beginning of the episode, a reference to "Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out" (1989).

Dr Wilson
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A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit picture

Trivia: Gromit was originally supposed to be a cat, but it was decided that a dog was easier to sculpt from plasticine.

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Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave picture

Trivia: When Gromit is in jail, "Feathers was here" is written on the wall behind him. Feathers McGraw was the villain of Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993).

Dr Wilson
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Pop Goes the Easel picture

Trivia: One of the little girls playing hopscotch is Larry Fine's daughter.

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Trivia: In the television programme towards the end of the short, the host is Mr Pratt, and the scientist is Dr Robert Bruce Cameron. "Mr Pratt" is a reference to the Warner Brothers layout artist Hawley Pratt, whereas Robert Bruce Cameron is a reference to the narrator, Robert C. Bruce.

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Hare Conditioned picture

Trivia: The department store manager that harasses Bugs Bunny throughout the cartoon is a parody of The Great Gildersleeve, a character played by Harold Peary in the radio programme "Fibber McGee and Molly."

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Rabbit of Seville picture

Trivia: Bugs' line of "Eh, next!" at the very end of the cartoon is the only spoken line of dialogue. The rest of both his and Elmer Fudd's lines are all sung.

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Daffy Doodles picture

Trivia: When Porky is walking past the movie theatre, all of the film posters have moustaches drawn on them. You can see a poster of Warner Brothers star Bugs Bunny with a moustache at the ticket office.

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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Trivia: When the Coyote is about to attack the Road Runner with an axe towards the end of the cartoon, look behind him and you can see a billboard saying "Jones Motel" - a reference to the Warner Brothers director Chuck Jones.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown picture

Trivia: Just after Linus seals his letter to the Great Pumpkin in an envelope, he walks past Lucy who is sitting on the floor watching TV. In her hands, Lucy is holding an issue of TV Guide Magazine. On the cover? Lucy, sitting on the floor in the same position, wearing the same blue dress. (00:07:00)

Professor Zed
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Quackodile Tears picture

Trivia: "Quackodile Tears" was Arthur Davis' final cartoon as director for Warner Bros. Many printed sources erroneously credit Friz Freleng with directing this cartoon.

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Yankee Doodle Daffy picture

Trivia: When Sleepy Lagoon is licking his lollipop towards the end of the cartoon, look at the wall and you can see a picture of the Warner Brothers animator and director Friz Freleng.

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An Egg Scramble picture

Trivia: When Prissy arrives at the grocery store to see if her egg has been delivered there, there is "Foster's Fresh Eggs" on the window - a reference to the Warner Brothers story writer Warren Foster.

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Three Little Bops picture

Trivia: "Three Little Bops" marks the first time that anyone other than Mel Blanc was credited for voice characterizations. Stan Freberg provided all the voices in this cartoon.

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Unaccustomed As We Are picture

Trivia: Laurel and Hardy's first talkie.

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The Music Box picture

Trivia: "The Music Box" won the first Academy Award for Live Action Short Film in 1932. It was also the only Laurel and Hardy film to be honoured with an Oscar.

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Beep, Beep picture

Trivia: The soup crate that the coyote uses for the "free drink of water" trap has "Harris Soup" on the side - a reference to the Warner Brothers animator Ken Harris.

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Bad Ol' Putty Tat picture

Trivia: When Tweety is lighting the fuse on the rocket, there is a crate behind him with a label saying "Friz" on the side of it - a reference to the director Friz Freleng.

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Jerry's Diary picture

Trivia: When Tom is reading Jerry's diary, the flashbacks we see are clips from four previous Tom and Jerry shorts: "Tee for Two", "Mouse Trouble", "Solid Serenade" and "Yankee Doodle Mouse."

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