He also appears with Elmer J. Fudd in some cartoons. Merrie Melodies: Sylvester the Cat, Tweety Bird & Hector the Bulldog. Flaggle Claggle Prior to Sylvester's appearance in the cartoons, Blanc voiced a character of the same name on The Judy Canova Show using the voice that would eventually become associated with the cat. Although the character was named Sylvester in later cartoon shorts (beginning with 1948's Scaredy Cat), he was called "Thomas" in his first appearance with Tweety Bird in Tweetie Pie, most likely as a reference to Tom from Tom and Jerry. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Friz Freleng and Robert McKimson both made extensive use of these two very different versions of the character. Other appearances Sylvester as seen in The Looney Tunes Show. He also pointed out that, minus the lisp, Sylvester's voice was fairly close to his own (a claim that his son Noel Blanc has confirmed). D&D Beyond (In these cartoons, he basically plays the terrified Costello to Porky's oblivious Abbott.). ~ ", Tweety: "I wonder where that puddy tat went to?" Short summary describing this character. [citation needed]. When I say let go you let go! Season five Edit. Season two Edit. Insert details here. He shows different personality when paired with Porky Pig in explorations of spooky places, in which he doesn't speak, as a scaredy cat. first official appearance of Hector. He is a lazy mouser and an incompetent hunter, so his focus on catching Tweety is mostly obsession. Sylvester's first episode was \"Talking Kitty Cat #1 - Wake Up, Kitty!\" when Steve tried to wake him up, he refused to. Also like these characters he will use any means possible to catch his prey, by carefully placed tr… Sylvester was not named until Chuck Jones gave him the name Sylvester, which was first used in Scaredy Cat. Although this was his first official appearance, there was a claim that in "Notes to You", there was a prototypical version of him. Jones' version of Sylvester is depicted as rather cowardly and doesn't speak. The name Sylvester was taken from Felis silvestris, the scientific name of the wildcat. he was first named Thomas. In his early appearances he was unnamed but until then his original name was Thomas in "Tweetie Pie", most likely as a reference to Tom and Jerry, with Tom's full name being Thomas. This is just a play though since the character is actually a Tuxedo cat, a cat breed of domestic cat (Felis catus). Sylvester … ~ ", "All right, wise guy. His most common arch-enemy is Sylvester the Cat. He often chases Tweety, Speedy Gonzales, or Hippety Hopper. Sylvester also made a guest appearance on 4Steves (another popular series on SteveCash83’s channel). Often, Sylvester and Junior's shorts would feature Sylvester trying to capture Hippety Hopper, a baby kangaroo, to prove a point to his son. Let go! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ~ ", "Sheesh! The cat's very first words were "Thufferin' Thuccotash", uttered again and again throughout the cat's career. "Tweet Team" 308b. His goal in life is to eat Granny's other pet, Tweety, a Yellow Canary. Sylvester and Tweety proved to be one of the most notable pairings in animation history. "Victory Clasp" 326. In the film-shorts, he usually gets clobbered by Granny or Hector the Bulldog whenever he tries to eat Tweety. * "The Aristo-Cat" (1943) [First appearance of the unforgettable mousy duo of Hubie and Bertie] * "Catch as Cats Can" (1947) [This short depicts Sylvester with a different dialect (without the familiar lisp)] * "Snow Business" (1953) * "Kiddin' the Kitten" (1952) Tools used: Roxio Easy VHS to DVD 3 Plus . 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