Truant Student

Truant Student

Release Date: 1/5/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-94
  • A Windy and Breezy cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 10 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Robinson Gruesome

Robinson Gruesome

Release Date: 2/2/59
Direction: Alex Lovy
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Ray Abrams, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Raymond Jacobs and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-92
  • A Chilly Willy cartoon

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Tomcat Combat

Tomcat Combat

Release Date: 3/2/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-59
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon

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Yukon Have It

Yukon Have It

Release Date: 3/30/59
Direction: Alex Lovy
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Ray Abrams, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Raymond Jacobs and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-88
  • A Chilly Willy cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 12 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Log Jammed

Log Jammed

Release Date: 4/20/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-97
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Panhandle Scandal

Panhandle Scandal

Release Date: 5/18/59
Direction: Alex Lovy
Animation: Don Patterson, Ray Abrams, and Verne Harding
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Raymond Jacobs and Art Landy
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-99
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 13 (DVD; Columbia House)
    • Walter Lantz Presents: Wild and Woody (VHS; Universal/MCA)

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Bee Bopped

Bee Bopped

Release Date: 6/15/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-98
  • The final Windy and Breezy cartoon

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Woodpecker in the Moon

Woodpecker in the Moon

Release Date: 7/13/59
Direction: Alex Lovy
Animation: Don Patterson, Ray Abrams, and Verne Harding
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Raymond Jacobs and Art Landy
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-102
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon

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The Tee Bird

The Tee Bird

Release Date: 7/13/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-101
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 13 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Romp in a Swamp

Romp in a Swamp

Release Date: 8/7/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-100
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • The Gabby Gator prototype "Ali Gator" is featured again in this cartoon. This time, he looks pretty much the same as Gabby, but would not be officially called "Gabby" until Southern Fried Hospitality (1960).
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker Favorites (DVD; Universal/MCA)
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Space Mouse

Space Mouse

Release Date: 9/7/59
Direction: Alex Lovy

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-103
  • The first appearances of Hickory, Dickory, and Doc and the first in the Hickory, Dickory, and Doc series. Doc would eventually star in a series of his own solo cartoons.
  • An early concept sketch dated August 11, 1958 (courtesy of Monte and Taylor Robison) features a scruffier (and more sinister) version of Doc. Meanwhile, Hickory, a character who would be eventually developed into a female mouse, is shown here as a dim-witted male in blue overalls. It is possible that the Lantz studio opted not to use the dumb-smart formula for Hickory and Dickory due to similiarities with Chuck Jones' mouse pair Hubie and Bertie from Warner Bros.
  • Despite the title of this cartoon it does not feature the Lantz comic book character, Space Mouse.
  • Thanks to David Nestor Jr. and Julio Freirias for providing us with images from this cartoon.

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Kiddie League

Kiddie League

Release Date: 11/3/59
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Robert Bentley, Les Kline, and Don Patterson
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Art Landy and Raymond Jacobs
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody Woodpecker Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-105
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Last onscreen credit for Robert Bentley at Lantz
  • Hidden Gags: One of the little leaguers, briefly seen at the beginning of the cartoon, on the 'Bubble Gummers' team resembles MAD Magazine mascot, Alfred E. Newman. On one of the advertisements in the ball park, the name "Paul's" can be seen (probably a reference to director, Paul J. Smith). "Joe's Cafe and Catering" can also be seen, that one is most likely a variation of the old "Eat at Joe's" gag.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker Favorites (DVD; Universal/MCA)
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Mouse Trapped

Mouse Trapped

Release Date: 12/8/59
Direction: Alex Lovy
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Don Patterson, and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Layout: Art Landy
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Raymond Jacobs and Art Landy
Voices: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, and Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-104
  • A Hickory, Dickory, and Doc cartoon

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