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Bugs Bunny Builders
Genre
Based onLooney Tunes
Voices of
Opening themeBugs Bunny Builders (Main Title) (adapted from "Merrily We Roll Along") by Matthew Janzen, Charles Tobias, Murray Mencher and Eddie Cantor
ComposerMatthew Janzen
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes18
Production
Executive producer
Producers
  • Nicole Belisle
  • Abe Audish (supervising)
Editor
  • Colin Sittig
Running time11 minutes
Production companyWarner Bros. Animation[a]
Distributor
Release
Original networkCartoon Network (Cartoonito)
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25) –
present
Chronology
Preceded byLooney Tunes Cartoons (2020–present)

Bugs Bunny Builders is an American interactive animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, based on the characters from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies.[1][2] The series aired on July 25, 2022 on Cartoon Network on their Cartoonito preschool block and was released on July 26 on HBO Max.[3][4][5] It is the second pre-school program in the Looney Tunes franchise, following Baby Looney Tunes in 2002.

Plot

The Looney Builders, managed by Bugs Bunny and Lola Bunny, help their friends and neighbors around Looneyburg. By working together as a team, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety, and others use their tools and wild vehicles to pull off some of the looniest construction jobs ever.[6]

Voice cast

See also: List of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies characters

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code [9]
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Splash Zone"Joey AdamsStory by : Nicole Belisle
Teleplay by : Laura Bowes
July 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)[b][10]101N/A
2"Ice Creamed"Lindsey PollardStory by : Nicole Belisle
Teleplay by : Sam Bissonnette
July 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)102N/A
3"Race Track Race"Ade AudishStory by : Jake Fleisher
Teleplay by : Ade Audish
July 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)1030.132[11]
4"Dino Fight"Joey AdamsNicole BelisleJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)104N/A
5"Snow Cap"Joey AdamsSam BissonnetteJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)1050.091[11]
6"Tweety-Go-Round"Andy ThomLaura BowesJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)106N/A
7"Smash House"Joey AdamsSarah NerbosoJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)1070.068[11]
8"Play Day"Andy ThomSam BissonnetteJuly 25, 2022 (2022-07-25)108N/A
9"Rock On"Andy ThomNicole BelisleSeptember 26, 2022 (2022-09-26)TBAN/A
10"Buzz In"Lindsay PollardJo ClaesSeptember 27, 2022 (2022-09-27)TBAN/A
11"Stories"Lindsay PollardChristian Marsh ReimanSeptember 28, 2022 (2022-09-28)TBAN/A
12"Cheesy Peasy"Lindsay PollardNicole BelisleSeptember 29, 2022 (2022-09-29)TBAN/A
13"Looney Science"Joey AdamsJo ClaesSeptember 30, 2022 (2022-09-30)TBAN/A
14"Big Feet"Andy ThomKevin Fleming and Rob JanasOctober 31, 2022 (2022-10-31)TBATBD
15"Squirreled Away"Lindsay PollardAydrea WaldenNovember 1, 2022 (2022-11-01)TBATBD
16"Beach Battle"Joey AdamsSam BissonetteNovember 2, 2022 (2022-11-02)TBATBD
17"Game Time"Lindsay PollardKevin Fleming and Rob JanasNovember 3, 2022 (2022-11-03)TBATBD
18"Soup Up"Andy ThomLaura BowesNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)TBATBD
19"Looneyburg Lights"TBATBADecember 5, 2022 (2022-12-05)TBATBD

Shorts

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Haunted Garage!"TBATBAOctober 27, 2022 (2022-10-27) (YouTube)
October 31, 2022 (2022-10-31) (Cartoonito)
TBATBD
2"Bugs Bunny Boogie"TBATBANovember 28, 2022 (2022-11-28)TBATBD

International broadcast

The series will premiere on Cartoonito in Latin America on December 1, 2022, as part of its launch.

The series will premiere on Boomerang in Portugal on November 20, 2022, as part of its Cartoonito block.

The series premiered on Cartoonito in the UK and Ireland on November 4, 2022.

Reception

The show gained positive reception from critics. Tierra Carpenter of WISH-TV says "Tapping into parents’ nostalgia, “Bugs Bunny Builders” is THE show parents have been waiting for to introduce their favorite Looney Tunes characters to their kids. The show is designed to be funny on two levels, allowing kids to laugh along with these characters while also enticing parents to stay in the room and watch together."[5][1]

References

  1. ^ a b Farkas, JM (July 18, 2022). "Looney Tunes' First Educational Show Debuts A New Lola Bunny For Preschoolers". romper. Retrieved July 25, 2022.
  2. ^ "Tweety's 80th Anniversary Takes Flight as WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences Launches Collection of 80 Murals Around the World". Pressroom. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  3. ^ ""Bugs Bunny Builders" Join Looney Tunes Mania". KOIN.com. August 2, 2022. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  4. ^ Major, Michael. "Cartoon Network Announces BUGS BUNNY BUILDERS Series Premiere". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  5. ^ a b Carpenter, Tierra (July 25, 2022). "First Looney Toons preschool show 'Bugs Bunny Builders' in over 20 years premieres tonight". WISH-TV. Retrieved July 25, 2022.
  6. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (June 14, 2022). "Trailer: 'Bugs Bunny Builders' Breaks Ground on Cartoonito July 25". Animation Magazine. Retrieved June 19, 2022.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Bugs Bunny Builders Breaks Ground July 25 on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and July 26 on Cartoonito on HBO Max". Pressroom. Retrieved June 14, 2022.
  8. ^ "Bugs Bunny Builders Breaks Ground July 25 on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and July 26 on Cartoonito on HBO Max". Pressroom. Retrieved June 14, 2022.
  9. ^ http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch/bugs-bunny-builders/listings/
  10. ^ Kaplan, Rebecca (July 23, 2022). "SDCC 2022: The Merry-Go-Round Breakdown of the LOONEY TUNES for Everyone panel!". Geek Girl Authority. Retrieved July 25, 2022.
  11. ^ a b c "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Monday 7.25.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED | Showbuzz Daily". Showbuzzdaily.com.

Notes

  1. ^ Animation services provided by Snipple Animation Studios
  2. ^ Originally uploaded to YouTube on July 22nd, 2022