Cartoons

On this page you’ll discover all our Cartoon Characters, but first…

Interesting Facts about Cartoon Characters

Almost everyone grows up watching cartoons and has one cartoon character that they love the most. Cartoon characters can have a big influence on our lives even into adulthood but most of us know almost nothing about our favorite characters. There are enough interesting facts about Bugs Bunny alone to fill a book let alone other childhood favorites.

Did You Know?

  • Bugs Bunny was created in the Brooklyn in 1938 and that his accent is actually a blend of Bronx and Brooklyn dialects.
  • The Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner characters were created in 1948 by Chuck Jones as a parody of the usual cat and mouse cartoons such as Tom and Jerry.
  • The famous duo Tom and Jerry were originally called Jasper and Jinx. Their names were changed after the second world war.
  • Smurfette was the first female smurf, created by evil sorcerer Gargamel, she was originally a brunette until Papa Smurf turned her hair blonde.

Activity

Modern cartoon characters also have many unknown facts surrounding them. Ask students to choose their favorite cartoon character to research interesting facts about. Then have each student present five interesting facts they learned to the class.

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