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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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The Snowman picture

Trivia: In the original book, the boy who's friends with the snowman isn't given a name. In the film he's given a gift by Father Christmas with a nametag on it, so the filmmakers opted for James, the husband of one of the animators.

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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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Punch Trunk picture

Trivia: When a group of people are watching a TV towards the end of the cartoon, there is a banner above the set saying "Foster's Television" - a reference to the Warner Brothers story writer Warren Foster.

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Canary Row picture

Trivia: After Sylvester has swallowed the bowling ball, he goes back down the drainpipe and out into the street. When this happens, look behind him and you can see a sign saying "Drink Friz! Six Delicious Flavors" - a reference to the director Friz Freleng. There is also a building with "Champin's 5 and 10" on it - a reference to the animator Ken Champin.

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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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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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Smitten Kitten picture

Trivia: The only Tom and Jerry cartoon to be animated by one animator.

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Curtain Razor picture

Trivia: One of the acts auditioning is a turtle who says he is "The Man of 1000 Voices." This was the nickname of the Warner Brothers voice actor, Mel Blanc.

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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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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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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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Chow Hound picture

Trivia: When Butch is looking at the "Lost and Found" ads in the newspaper, some of the ads have names of Warner Brothers staff: "Vaughan" (Lloyd Vaughan), "K. Harris" (Ken Harris) and "C.M. Jones" (Chuck Jones).

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Baseball Bugs picture

Trivia: When we see Bugs Bunny for the first time, behind him on the ballpark fence there is a picture of a man with a gun and a detective hat with the words "Mike Maltese, Ace Dick" written nearby. Michael Maltese was the writer for this cartoon.

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