In "Bedtime for Sniffles" (1940), for example, the little mouse struggles to stay up until Christmas to see Santa Claus. Record and instantly share video messages from your browser. Like several of Hansen's other late '30s characters, he suffered from terminal cuteness. With Mel Blanc, Margaret Hill-Talbot, Cliff Nazarro, Gay Seabrook. [2] The character was designed by Disney veteran Charles Thorson, an old hand at designing cute characters for Disney's Silly Symphonies. The mouse's final cartoon was "Hush My Mouse" in 1946. Both the country mouse and Sniffles are, in a word, cute. Sniffles is an animated cartoon and comic book character in the Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies series of cartoons and comics. Search for "Naughty But Mice" on Amazon.com, Title: Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes? Sniffles also has cameos in the movie Space Jam (1996) and television series The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (1995). Both the country mouse and Sniffles are, in a word, cute. Still, he appeared in a dozen or so cartoons over the next few years, before being phased out in favor of more up-tempo Jones creations, such as Ralph Phillips, Hubie & Bertie and The Three Bears. His ears grow from the sides of his head, placed so as to hearken more to a human infant than to Disney's top star, Mickey Mouse. Thorson's design was highly derivative of a character he had designed for Disney, the country mouse from the Oscar-winning short The Country Cousin(1936). Rel 4/17/43 - Prod 995 - MPAA 8432 - MM - Rereleased 12/9/50 - Blue Ribbon No. Full name Looking for something to watch? Species Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commission-free in our professional marketplace. Then he was absent from the big screen for a half-century, before making an appearance with the rest of the Warner characters in Space Jam (which, by the way, was his only crossover with his compatriots). Sniffles most recently appeared in the New Looney Tunes segments "DarkBat", "Bonjour, DarkBat" and "Smoothie Operator" voiced again by Kath Soucie. Sniffles' head is almost as large as his body, which allows his infant-like face to dominate his look. //-->, Purchase Warner Bros. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Some of Sniffles' films pair him with a bookworm character who accompanies the mouse into a sort of fantasyland where books and toys come to life, such as Toy Trouble (1941). His voice was done by Bernice Hansen, who also spoke for Andy Panda over at Walter Lantz's studio. https://looneytunes.fandom.com/wiki/Sniffles?oldid=230116. Thus, he secured a slot in its back pages that long outlasted his stint in cartoons. 4.3 out of 5 stars 15. Plus, see what some of your favorite '90s stars look like now. Both the country mouse and Sniffles are, in a word, cute. Sniffles appears in The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries voiced by Kath Soucie. Use the HTML below. Thorson's design was highly derivative of a character he had designed for Disney, the country mouse from the Oscar-winning short The Country Cousin (1936). Jones was moving out of his Disney-esque stage in the late 1940s, and Sniffles was retired in 1946 as the director took to more hilarious and sadistic characters such as the Three Bears, fellow mice Hubie and Bertie, Marvin the Martian, and Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner. Sniffles and Mary Jane would then adventure in a sort of magical toyland. See more ideas about Looney tunes, Cartoon, Calvin and hobbes. Browse and buy exceptional, royalty-free stock clips, handpicked by the best. 1 Information 2 Personality 3 Appearance 4 Appearances 4.1 Tom and Jerry Tales 5 Trivia 6 Gallery Jerry Mouse is visited by his sister, who asks him to babysit Sniffles while she runs some errands. These comics teamed Sniffles with a little girl named "Mary Jane" who could shrink herself to mouse size by sprinkling magic sand or simply by wishing it. Something once lived here, but has been deleted. There, he teamed up with a little girl named Mary Jane, who could wish herself down to his size. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Chuck was moving out of his Disney-like stage by the late 1940s, and Sniffles was retired as the director took to funnier characters such as the Three Bears and the mice Hubie and Bertie. This is "Sniffles The Mouse - Bedtime For Sniffles" by Bugs Bunny on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. However, he would find new life in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics begun in 1940 by Dell Comics (writer Chase Craig used several minor Warner Bros. characters to fill pages). Chuck went on to direct eleven more cartoons featuring the character, most of which showcase the naïvité of Sniffles by placing him in a dangerous world. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Sniffles quickly faded into obscurity in the animation arena. See more ideas about Looney tunes, Cartoon, Calvin and hobbes. Physical description These adventures proved a favorite with readers, and the series continued until 1961. "The Brave Little Bat" was the last Sniffles cartoon Margaret Hill-Talbot did, and Marjorie Tarlton who did the voice of Batty took over the Sniffles voice role. Sniffles the mouse, in his first appearance in a Warner Bros. cartoon, goes to a drugstore and gets drunk on a cold remedy, then befriends an electric razor and gets it drunk as well. Sniffles' head is almost as large as his body, which allows his infant-like fac… Today in Toons: Every day's an anniversary! Was this review helpful to you? https://tomandjerry.fandom.com/wiki/Sniffles?oldid=102151, Sniffles bears a close resemblance to an infant version of, Sniffles is not to be confused for the minor. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Broadcast your events with reliable, high-quality live streaming. According to the Toonheads episode "The Early Works of Chuck Jones", Sniffles received his name when Jones decided to give the little mouse a run-on cold. VHS Tape Currently unavailable. The character was designed by Disney veteran Charlie Thorson, an old hand at designing cute characters for Disney's Silly Symphonies. In Naughty but Mice, Sniffles has a cold and is searching for a remedy. google_ad_format = "ref_text"; Looney Tunes Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community.