List of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Characters - T - The Hep Cat

The Hep Cat

This unnamed feline is a black-and-white cat who looks prototypical to Sylvester The Cat. He first appeared in black-and-white in the 1941 Porky Pig short Notes To You{LT}, directed by Friz Freleng. He appeared for the first time in color in Double Chaser (1942). He would later reappear in shorts such as The Hep Cat (1942); the first color Looney Tunes short, The Fifth-Column Mouse(1943) as a Hitler-like antagonistic cat, and lastly in Birdy and the Beast (1944), as Tweety's antagonist. After Birdy And The Beast, the character is eventually discarded and then redeveloped as the official feline character Sylvester.

The cat appeared in a total of 5 shorts; three directed by Friz Freleng, and two directed by Bob Clampett.

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