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Droopy is a series of cartoons for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer created and initially directed by Tex Avery, with Dick Lundy taking over for one short, Caballero Droopy. Later entries were directed by Michael Lah. The series stars the titular character, a short bloodhound with a deadpan voice played by Bill Thompson.

Filmography

# Title Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Original release date Notes
1 Dumb-Hounded Tex Avery Rich Hogan Fred Quimby March 20, 1943 The first and only Droopy short to be written by Rich Hogan until 1949.
2 The Shooting of Dan McGoo Heck Allen March 3, 1945 The first Droopy short to be written by Heck Allen.
3 Wild and Woolfy November 3, 1945
4 Northwest Hounded Police August 3, 1946 The final Droopy short written by Heck Allen until 1952.
5 Señor Droopy Rich Hogan April 9, 1949 The first Droopy short to be written by Rich Hogan since 1943. A Live-action sequence occurs in the end of the short.
6 Wags to Riches Jack Cosgriff
Rich Hogan
August 13, 1949 The first out of two Droopy cartoons to be written by Jack Cosgriff, unless counting it's cinemascope remake, Millionaire Droopy (1956).
7 Out Foxed Rich Hogan November 5, 1949
8 The Chump Champ November 4, 1950 Spike cheats to win a sports beauty but gets more than he barginned for
9 Daredevil Droopy March 31, 1951
10 Droopy's Good Deed May 5, 1951
11 Droopy's Double Trouble November 17, 1951 The first appearance of Droopy's Brother, Drippy. The final Droopy short to be written by Rich Hogan.
12 Caballero Droopy Dick Lundy Jack Cosgriff
Heck Allen
September 27, 1952 The only Droopy cartoon to be directed by Dick Lundy. The second and final out of two Droopy shorts to be written by Jack Cosgriff, unless counting it's cinemascope remake, Millionaire Droopy (1956). The first Droopy short to be written by Heck Allen since 1946.
13 The Three Little Pups Tex Avery Heck Allen December 26, 1953 Live-action sequence
14 Drag-A-Long Droopy February 20, 1954
15 Homesteader Droopy July 10, 1954
16 Dixieland Droopy December 4, 1954
17 Deputy Droopy Tex Avery
Michael Lah
October 28, 1955 The final Droopy short to be written by Heck Allen. The final official Droopy short to be directed by Tex Avery, unless counting the following short. The first Droopy short to be directed by Michael Lah. The final Droopy short to be produced by Fred Quimby.
18 Millionaire Droopy Tex Avery Jack Cosgriff
Rich Hogan
William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 21, 1956 A CinemaScope remake of Wags to Riches. The first Droopy short to be produced by both William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
19 Grin and Share It Michael Lah Homer Brightman May 17, 1957 The first Droopy short to be completely directed by Michael Lah. The first short to be written by Homer Brightman. The first officially made Droopy short to be produced in CinemaScope, the following cartoons afterwards would be produced in CinemaScope, as well as being directed by Michael Lah, with Homer Brightman doing the writing.
20 Blackboard Jumble October 4, 1957 Produced in CinemaScope
21 One Droopy Knight December 6, 1957 Produced in CinemaScope
22 Sheep Wrecked February 7, 1958 Produced in CinemaScope.
23 Mutts About Racing April 4, 1958 Produced in CinemaScope
24 Droopy Leprechaun July 4, 1958 Produced in CinemaScope

Home Video

The entire Droopy library was released by Warner Home Video in 2007. However, the prints released were the 1995 USA Turner prints and not the restored negatives. As of October 2017, there are no plans to re-release the cartoons restored and remastered by Warner Home Video.

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