If We Give You a Brief Description, Can You Name the Cartoon Character?


By: Susan McDonald

6 Min Quiz

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Cartoons aren't just for Saturday mornings anymore. While many of our old favorites still make us smile, we can also choose from multiple primetime TV series geared to adults, and animated films that appeal to all ages. How well do you know your classic and current cartoon characters?

This floppy-eared favorite loves to munch on carrots.

Bugs Bunny has been a fan favorite since 1940. He's known for his mischievous personality and his catch phrase, "What's up, Doc?"


"Doh!" is his trademark catchphrase.

Homer Simpson has been helming his bright yellow family since the end of 1989. Multiple career changes are just one of the challenges he faces.


We've wondered for years why this guy wears no pants, but wraps a towel around his waist when he comes out of the shower.

Donald Duck is rarely without his signature blue shirt and red bow tie, but we've never seen him in pants. For some reason, with him, it doesn't seem creepy.


Will he EVER catch up to the Road Runner?

Using a wide variety of items he orders from the Acme Corporation, Wile E. Coyote has spent decades trying to catch his prey. Even getting crushed by an anvil multiple times doesn't seem to deter him.


This guy loves spinach more than anyone we know.

Believe it or not, Popeye has been around for nearly a century. As far as we know, he's still competing with Bluto for the attentions of the lovely Olive Oyl.


He's the king of Disneyland, among other things.

Created by Walt Disney in 1928, Mickey Mouse is perhaps the most recognized and best beloved cartoon character. His signature ears, red shorts, and big yellow shoes make him easy to spot.


"I got a rock."

Who is more hapless than the lovable Charlie Brown? Just once, we'd like to see him get some real candy for Halloween and get a chance to kick that football.


He's probably the only 1-year-old who fantasizes about killing his mom.

Stewie Griffin, the one-year-old star of "Family Guy," is quite the prodigy, especially for a sociopath who wants to kill his long-suffering mother, Lois.


His common catchphrase is, "Yabba Dabba Doo!"

Bedrock's favorite resident works hard for a living at the rock quarry, but Fred Flintstone also finds plenty of time to annoy his wife and get into mischief with his best friend, Barney.


Better guard your pic-a-nic basket if this guy is around.

Yogi Bear has been cruising around Jellystone Park with his little buddy, Boo Boo, since the early 1960s, much to the dismay of the park rangers.


One flies and the other has antlers.

Rocky and Bullwinkle spend a lot of time fending off the efforts of the scheming Boris and Natasha. The moose and squirrel combo seems unlikely, but they're best buds.


His alter-ego is a World War I flying ace.

Snoopy, the world's most beloved beagle can do almost anything, including helping cook a Thanksgiving dinner, especially if he has the help of his buddy, Woodstock.


This foul-mouthed kid is as wide as he is tall.

Claiming he's not fat, just big boned, South Park's Cartman is as bratty and offensive as they come, and that's why we love him.


Here he comes to save the day!

As far back as 1942, Mighty Mouse has been flying through the air to . . . well, save the day, like the song says. He's super strong, has x-ray vision, and generally can't be defeated.


This pal of Mickey and Donald is dim-witted but lovable.

Has any character's name ever been more descriptive? Goofy is not the brightest guy around, but gawrsh, we love him.


This handsome redhead has a robot for a maid.

George Jetson is just your average husband and father, with a few exceptions. He flies to work in a saucer, makes a living by pushing a few buttons now and then, and lives in the sky.


This black beauty speaks with a lisp and likes to hang out with a big gray rabbit.

In one form or another, Daffy Duck has been around since 1937. Don't stand too close because he tends to spit a bit when he talks.


He tawt he taw a puddy tat.

Poor little Tweety! He spends most of his time trying to escape from Sylvester, who thinks the little yellow bird looks delicious.


This French skunk just can't catch a break with the ladies.

Pepe Le Pew can't help himself. He's a hopeless romantic who just wants love, but his skunk odor makes it unlikely.


This cute middle child is a highly intelligent liberal vegetarian Buddhist.

Ah, Lisa Simpson. She certainly doesn't fit in with that family of hers, spending her time fighting for causes she believes in while putting up with the antics of brother Bart.


This guy's heart grew three sizes in one day.

The residents of Whoville taught the Grinch that Christmas means more than gifts and roast beast. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is a holiday classic.


"Th-th-th-that's all, folks!"

Porky Pig's pronounced stutter hasn't stopped him from becoming one of the most beloved of the Looney Tunes characters.


This guy's life would be a lot easier if he'd just get a pair of glasses.

Mr. Magoo just can't admit that he's, to say the least, nearsighted. Fortunately, he has amazingly good luck and comes out unscathed from his hair-raising adventures.


These dim-witted high schoolers would rather watch music videos than try to learn something.

Beavis and Butthead entered our lives in 1993 and we'd never seen anything like them. Dumb as a box of rocks and lacking moral scruples, they can make almost anything seem dirty.


This canine superhero was a baby boomer favorite.

A canine version of Superman, Underdog is the alterego of Shoeshine Boy, who steps into a phone booth and emerges as a crime-fighting superhero.


Pass him the lasagna, please.

Garfield is one fat cat, and with good reason. He so lazy that he thinks breathing is exercise and he eats all the Italian food he can get his paws on.


This red-tufted bird is known for his iconic laugh.

Woody Woodpecker has a laugh like no other. Initially a wild child who abused anyone who crossed him, he mellowed a little with time.


These spies were always out to get "moose and squirrel."

Did Pottsylvania really have no more competent spies than Boris and Natasha? Those two tried their hardest, but they were always thwarted by Rocky and Bullwinkle.


It's a bird . . . it's a plane . . .

With his iconic blue tights and S emblazoned on his oversized chest, Superman is the ultimate superhero. Clark Kent steps into a phone booth and out comes a savior for the world.


This ferocious guy is always hungry, but music seems to calm him down.

The Tasmanian Devil, often known as Taz, wants everyone to know just how mean he really is. He's not that smart and his English isn't great, but play him a tune and he might leave you alone.


This outlaw with a big hat and bigger mustache is no friend of Bugs Bunny.

First appearing in the mid-1940s, Yosemite Sam is a gun-slinging outlaw who really, really hates rabbits, especially ones named Bugs.


He's the fastest mouse in all of Mexico.

Blink and you'll surely miss him. Speedy Gonzales is super quick, so it's amazing he can keep that big yellow sombrero on his head.


He's probably the only guy you know who's made of green clay.

Along with his best buddy, Pokey, Gumby tries to curtail the antics of the Blockheads as they travel through history.


Na na na na, na na na na, na na na na, na na na na . . .

Batman is one of the most beloved superheroes, with cartoons, live action movies, merchandise and much more to his name. He also has the coolest car and tools.


When it comes to solving mysteries, this canine is the greatest.

Scooby-Doo is an invaluable member of Shaggy's crime-solving team. He tends to cause trouble, of course, but in the end, he's a pretty good detective.


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