Category:Animated western (genre) animation
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The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers – The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers is a Japanese-American animated Space Western television series created by Robert Mandell and Gaylord Entertainment Company. It was broadcast in syndication between 1986 and 1989, the series combines sci-fi stories with traditional wild west themes. It is one of the first anime-style shows produced mainly in the United States, at the time it aired, The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers was considered a revolutionary childrens show. In return for the help, the two aliens gave mankind construction plans for a hyperdrive device, after this key event in human history, interstellar travel flourished and a huge number of colonies emerged in distant star-systems. Alongside the growth of human activities in space, criminal activities also grew, a group known as BETA was founded to cope with these tasks, with a Ranger division being a part of it. Most of the colonies portrayed in the show specialized in agriculture or mining star stones. Many of the planets on the show have names that evoke ideas of a Western setting, Nebraska, Mesa, Ozark, BETA is shown to be the major military and exploratory arm of Earth. The organizations headquarters are on Earth, BETA sustains several bases on and around Earth, such as the Longshot Research Facility in the Grand Canyon and the BETA space station in Earths orbit. The Series-5 Brain Implant, or S5 is implied to be the closest mankind will ever get to merging with cybernetics. The S5 implant enables a dramatic boost of innate abilities due to its conversion of bio-electrical power generated by alpha radiation stored within the badges worn by the Galaxy Rangers. The Crown Empire, also known as the Crown, is ruled by the Queen of the Crown and she controls a large number of planets in a vast section of the galaxy, all of which she rules as a cruel tyrant. The Queen controls her empire using creatures called Slaver Lords with whom she has a psychic link, Slaver Lords derive their power from the psychic energy of other beings. After the Empire encountered humans, the Queen discovered that they were suitable for energy extraction than any other previously encountered species. Zachary Foxx is the captain of the series 5 Rangers and he is married and a father of two. His wifes mind was kidnapped by the Queen of the Crown and is contained in a psychocrystal, Foxx was voiced by veteran actor Jerry Orbach. Shane Goose Gooseman was genetically produced in a test tube as part of a government genetic experiment to create a group of enhanced mutant soldiers known as Supertroopers. Goose was at the range at the time, and thus avoided the gas. The other troopers had to be imprisoned, but some escaped
2. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West – An American Tail, Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An American Tail, and the last installment in the series to be released theatrically, two direct-to-video sequels were released in the late 1990s. A continuation, Fievels American Tails, aired on CBS in 1992, don Bluth, the original films director, had no involvement with this one. Instead, it was directed by Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells, Wells went on to do Were Back. A Dinosaurs Story, Balto, and The Time Machine, while Nibbelink went on to codirect Were Back, a Dinosaurs Story and direct his own independent features. The film follows the story of the Mousekewitzes, a family of Jewish-Russian mice who emigrate to the Wild West. In it, Fievel is separated from his family as the approaches the American Old West. It performed modestly at the box office grossing $40 million and received mixed reviews from critics, Fievel spends his days thinking about the Wild West dog-sheriff Wylie Burp, while his older sister, Tanya, dreams of becoming a singer. Meanwhile, Tigers girlfriend, Miss Kitty, leaves him to find a new life out west, soon after, Cat R. Waul forces the mice into the sewers, including the Mousekewitzes, and entices them into moving yet again to a better life out west. Tiger chases the train, trying to catch up with his friends, while on the train, Fievel wanders into the livestock car, where he overhears the cats revealing their plot to turn them into mouse burgers. After being discovered, he is thrown from the train by Cat R. s hench-spider, T. R. Chula and his family is devastated once again over his loss and arrive in Green River, Utah with heavy hearts. Upon arrival at Green River, Chula blocks up the water tower, Cat R. approaches the mice and proposes to build a new saloon together, although intending to trick the mice into doing the bulk of the work and then eat them afterwards. Meanwhile, Fievel is wandering aimlessly through the desert, as is Tiger, who has found his way out west as well, however, they each figure that the other is a mirage and continue on their separate ways. Tiger is captured by mouse Indians and hailed as a god, Fievel is picked up by a hawk, dropped over the mouse Indian village and reunites with Tiger. Tiger chooses to stay in while Fievel catches a passing tumbleweed, as soon as he makes his arrival, he quickly reunites with his family but is unable to convince them of Cat R. s plans to kill them. However, Cat R. hears Tanya singing and is enchanted by her voice and he sends Tanya to Miss Kitty, who is now a saloon-girl cat, and she reveals that she came at Cat R. s request. He tells Miss Kitty to put her on stage, with a little encouragement from Miss Kitty, she pulls off a performance for the cats. Meanwhile, Fievel is chased by Chula and briefly taken prisoner, while walking out of town, Fievel stops to talk with an elderly bloodhound sleeping outside the jail, discovering that he is actually Wylie Burp
3. BraveStarr – BraveStarr is an American Space Western animated television series. The original episodes aired from September 1987 to February 1988 in syndication and it was created simultaneously with a collection of action figures. BraveStarr was the last animated series produced by Filmation and Group W Productions to be broadcast before Filmation shut down in 1989, a spin-off series was in production along with Bugzburg when the studio closed down. Reruns of the show aired on Qubo Night Owl from 2010 to 2013, the idea for BraveStarr began with Tex Hex, his chief adversary. Tex Hex was created by Filmations staff artists in 1984, during the development of Filmations Ghostbusters, lou Scheimer found the character fascinating and pulled Tex Hex from the Ghostbusters cast. He asked Arthur Nadel, Filmations Vice President for Creative Affairs, as the concepts took shape, staff writer Bob Forward fleshed out the writers guide and eventually co-wrote the feature film script for BraveStarr, The Legend with writer Steve Hayes. The episodes combine elements of fiction and western genres. It is set in the 23rd century on a desert planet called New Texas. As on other Filmation series, a lesson is told at the end of each episode. One notable episode is The Price, in which a boy buys a drug called spin, becomes addicted to it, the setting in most episodes is New Texas, a planetary system orbiting three suns,600 parsecs from Earth. Much of the food and water supply is imported, the majority of land is desert, but there is one wetland area, which is the home of apecats. Water is also found in cactus-like Aqua-Pod plants, the chief export is Kerium, a red mineral used as a fuel source, and often therefore the prize of conflicts among characters. Implications exist that New Texas was colonized for Kerium, but will remain inhabited even after the mines are exhausted, the native civilization of New Texas are the Prairie People, who operate most of the Kerium mines. Fort Kerium, A mechanized town capable of armoring itself, BraveStarrs base of operation, Starr Peak, A mountain where Shaman lives, concealing the spacecraft in which he arrived on New Texas, atop a Kerium deposit. Stone Canyon, A large mining canyon, also the location of some crime. Peaceful Valley, A large agrarian land, the Hexagon, Fortress for most of the villains. The Badlands, the land surrounding the Hexagon. Two episodes are set on Earth, where the city of London resembles a modernized Victorian England, apecats, Gigantic non-humanoid felines who live near the only wetlands on New Texas
4. BraveStarr: The Movie – BraveStarr, The Movie is an animated Space Western released on March 18,1988 by Taurus Entertainment. The film was based on Filmations television series and Mattels action figure of the same name, the film tells the story of the original discovery of Kerium, and how the Galactic Marshall Bravestarr came to battle Tex Hex and his master Stampede on the planet of New Texas. It also introduces his allies, J. B. Thirty/Thirty, Deputy Fuzz, the movie received its own single DVD release on May 6,2008. Unlike The Secret of the Sword, the BraveStarr movie was produced and released following the conclusion of the TV series, sharing the same fate as the toy and TV show, it was not a box-office success, playing only to weekend matinées in limited markets. A year after its release, Filmation closed down for good, its last full-length production, Happily Ever After, the final Filmation show got its start with this little-seen feature. Far out in space on New Texas, a single marshal protects a frontier people from the machinations of Stampede and his lackey. Charlie Adler as Deputy Fuzz / Tex Hex Susan Blu as Judge J. B. Beck, Jerry, pp. 41–2. BraveStarr, The Movie at the Internet Movie Database BraveStarr, The Movie at the TCM Movie Database BraveStarr, The Movie at AllMovie BraveStarr, The Movie at The Big Cartoon DataBase
5. Buckaroo Bugs – Buckaroo Bugs is a Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short released in August 1944, directed by Robert Clampett, the film is set in a small town of the San Fernando Alley. According to the narration, Our story begins when the West was young, and early pioneers settled down to never more roam, despite its Western setting, the short makes references to World War II rationing. A pretend train robbery, lists as valuable cargo, butter, gasoline, sugar, shoes, the short also has Bugs stealing all the carrots from a victory garden, which is another World War II reference. Unlike in most shorts, Bugs Bunny serves as an antagonist, in the cartoon, he plays a carrot thief called the Masked Marauder, whom Brooklyns Red Hot Ryder must bring to justice. In the end, Red Hot Ryder catches on, but is unable to catch the Masked Marauder, Bugs tricks him into jumping into the Grand Canyon, and when underground Red Hot Ryder finally figures out that Bugs is the Masked Marauder. Bugs pops up from beneath the ground with a lit candle and he then kisses him and blows out the candle. Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny, Red Hot Ryder, Various Villagers Robert C. Bruce as Narrator The cartoon has been released on laserdisc in The Golden Age of Looney Tunes by MGM/UA Home Video. Shull, Michael S. Wilt, David E. Filmography 1944, Doing Their Bit, Wartime American Animated Short Films, 1939-1945, McFarland & Company, ISBN 978-0786481699 Young, William H. Young, Nancy K. Victory Gardens, World War II and the Postwar Years in America, A Historical and Cultural Encyclopedia, Volume 1, ABC-CLIO, ISBN 978-0313356520 Buckaroo Bugs at the Internet Movie Database
6. Buford and the Galloping Ghost – The series was composed of two unrelated segments, The Buford Files and The Galloping Ghost. Buford and the Galloping Ghost was animated at Filman, a studio in Madrid. Buford is a lazy bloodhound with a bark and a sharp nose for solving mysteries who lives deep in Fenokee swampland. Bufords abilities are expanded with ears that revolve like radar dishes, but Buford has two weaknesses, when the moon comes out, he howls his heart out, often at the most perilous moment, and he also has a running feud with a karate-wacking raccoon. He is also a guardian to two teenage cowgirls – Wendy and Rita – who work at the Fuddy Dude Ranch owned by grouchy, whenever Fuddy threatens to fire the girls, Nugget makes himself invisible and becomes a helping friend. He is always battling Fuddy and takes delight in harassing him in odd, when the girls are in trouble, Wendy summons Nugget by rubbing on her special gold nugget necklace. Following the cancellation of Yogis Space Race, repeat episodes of segments were repackaged and spun off in their own half-hour series from February 3 to September 1,1979. The show has been rebroadcast on USA Cartoon Express, Cartoon Network, Buford, Nugget Nose, Wendy and Rita also participated in intergalactic racing competitions with Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Jabberjaw and other characters featured on Yogis Space Race segment. While Nugget Nose, Wendy and Rita race together as a trio, Bufords partner is Jabberjaw whose race ship contained a track on which Buford runs to increase speed
7. Bugs Bunny Rides Again – Bugs Bunny Rides Again is a 1948 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies short, released in 1948, directed by Friz Freleng, the short is both part of the Western and a parody of the genres conventions. Voice characterizations are performed by Mel Blanc, the cartoon features Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam. It is the cartoon to pair them, after their first encounter in 1945s Hare Trigger. The title is a typical Western reference, as in The Lone Ranger rides again, in the scene where Yosemite Sam states. A hail of bullets flies down one street until a light turns red. Afterwards, Yosemite Sam walks into the saloon, all of the patrons are afraid of Sam, yelling his name in terror while the score plays Der Erlkönig. No one dares to challenge Sam except Bugs Bunny, Sam says that the town isnt big for both of them, after Bugs tries to accommodate him by then instantly building an entire city skyline, bur Sam is not appeased. Bugs and Sam draws out increasingly bigger guns, Bugs shoots Sams nose with a pea shooter, when Sam returns to the surface, Bugs dares him to cross lines drawn with his foot Sam does so until he falls off the cliff. Sam chases Bugs on horseback, until Bugs convinces Sam to play cards with him instead, after Bugs wins the game, he tries to get Sam to take the train out of town. The two of them arrive at the station and discover that the passenger car is the Miami Special. Accompanied with a rendition of Oh You Beautiful Doll fit for a striptease number, Bugs fights with Sam to board the train, and prevails as usual, shouting, So long, Sammy. A total of 18 such cues appear in this short, the title music is a short sample of the William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini. The establishing shot for the western town of the film is accompanied with a sample of Cheyenne by Egbert Van Alstyne. The establishing shot for the saloon and its customers is accompanied with a sample of Navajo, also by Van Alstyne, the entry of Yosemite Sam is accompanied by a sample of Der Erlkönig by Franz Schubert. When Bugs Bunny emerges as the only one willing to stand against Sam, the music is a sample of Yosemite Sam, when Sam and Bugs start their duel, the music is a sample of Inflamatus, a section of the Stabat Mater by Rossini. When Sam states that the town is not big enough for the two of them, the music is a sample of Sonata Pathétique by Ludwig van Beethoven. The dancing scene is set to the tune of Bugs Bunny Rides Again, which was heard with a similar dance in Stage Door Cartoon
8. Drip-Along Daffy – Drip-Along Daffy is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoon short released in 1951 and later re-released in 1959 as a Blue Ribbon, directed by Chuck Jones, in a tongue-in-cheek nod to The Lone Ranger, Daffys horse is named Tinfoil. Daffy notices that the last sheriff had shot, so the town needs a new sheriff. Daffy picks a sheriff out of his collection of badges and rides into town on his horse, Tinfoil. In a recorded commentary on the Looney Tunes Golden Collection, the commentator warns the viewer that this film is stuffed with every western cliché ever done. Other scenes include a holdup at Custards Last Stand and a horse stealing horseshoes from a smithy at gunpoint. In the town, Daffy is about to take a drink at the bar when Nasty Canasta walks in past his Wanted poster, Daffy tries to intimidate Canasta with his gun, but Canasta just bites off most of the gun and eats it. Canasta then threateningly orders Daffy two of his usual, a made of various poisons and toxic materials like cobra fang juice, hydrogen bitters. Canasta downs the drink with no effects, and when Daffy gets Porky to take the second drink with seemingly no side-effects. Daffy sternly says to Canasta I hate you, eventually, Daffy challenges Canasta to a showdown in the street. Canasta picks up the doll, chuckling, until the doll points its gun at Canasta and fires, with Canasta defeated, the rest of the town rush over to Porky, while Daffy is still pacing his way to the middle of the street. Daffy finally notices the adoration given to Porky, and in vain tries to get their attention, Porky is now the town sheriff, and Daffy reiterates his claim that hed clean up this one-horse town to the camera — except now hes a sanitation worker. Porky remarks, Lucky for him it is a one-horse town, a portion of this cartoon appeared in the 1991 movie JFK. In the scene where Jim Garrison and his family are at the dinner table and this cartoon is included with the original ending restored in Disc Two in the Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 1 and Disc Two in the Looney Tunes Platinum Collection, Volume 2. List of cartoons featuring Daffy Duck Drip-Along Daffy at the Internet Movie Database Drip-Along Daffy at The Big Cartoon DataBase
9. The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound – The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound is a 1988 animated made-for-television film produced by Hanna-Barbera for syndication as part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 series. The feature is a parody of western movies, the title is a take-off of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. The constant references to Huckleberry as a mysterious, steely-eyed, several other plot points are lifted from well-known western films, such as High Plains Drifter. As Huck enters town, the Daltons race past him taking his possessions, Huck accuses them of cheating, so they challenge him to a fight in a boxing ring, which Huck wins. Huck later deposits his nugget in Quick Draw McGraw and Babas bank, being partial to its blue ink, Huck chooses the fountain pen. Shortly, the Daltons rob the bank, stealing both Hucks nugget and pen and that night, an emergency Town Hall meeting is held to discuss what to do about the Daltons, now that Stinky has broken out of jail. Fearing for his life, Hokey quickly appoints Huck as the new sheriff, sheriff Huck goes after the three Dalton Brothers and successfully jails them. After a celebration in Town Hall, Huck is ushered to run from Stinky, Stinky arrives on schedule and tries to kill Huck. Stinky decides to get help by breaking his brothers out of jail by disguising himself as their grandmother. The Dalton Gang start their revenge against Huck, which Huck is able to evade, with Huck out of the way, the Daltons go on a crime spree quickly becoming the richest outlaws in the West, renaming Two-Bit as Daltonville in the process. Huck proposes to Desert Flower, but must first undergo a two-part initiation test to join the tribe for the chiefs approval, the first test is a game show where a rival suitor tries to make Huck fail by constantly messing with Hucks answer buzzer. By sheer luck, Huckleberry wins the show and passes the first tribal test. The second test is where Huck must wrestle the tribes strongest man, Chuckling Chipmunk, Huck loses to Chuckling Chipmunk and thus fails the initiation rites. Before Huck is forced to pay the penalty, Desert Flower falls in the river and is swept toward a waterfall, acting quickly, Huck jumps in and rescues her. Both grateful and impressed, the chief gives his blessing for the two of them to marry, the wedding ceremony is interrupted by Hucks horse, who restores Hucks memory and urges him to finish unfinished business with the Daltons. Promising to return and marry Desert Flower, Huck rides off on his faithful horsie Bob. He finds the Two-Bit townsfolk at their own circus and urges them to assist him in defeating the Daltons. Though the other Daltons are scared at first, Stinky refuses to be intimidated, wearing his disguise, Huck arrives in Daltonville on a green-painted train, which is rigged with special effects
10. Hare Trigger – Hare Trigger is a 1945 Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies cartoon short starring Bugs Bunny directed by Friz Freleng. It marks the first appearance of Yosemite Sam, who appears as a train robber, mel Blanc does both characters voices. The title is a play on hair trigger, referring to any weapon or other device with a sensitive trigger and this is the first cartoon with a shorter version of the Merrily We Roll Along music. This is also the first cartoon to credit all of the animators, after opening credits underscored by a lively instrumental of Cheyenne, an old-fashioned train is seen rolling along through the desert. It passes another train going around a utility pole, and voices are heard repeating Bread and Butter. Bugs is riding in the car of a train, singing a nonsense song called Go Get the Axe. He then calls for his horse, which he needs a rolling step-stair to mount and he catches up and boards the train and begins to rob it while the mail clerk wraps himself in a package marked DONT OPEN TIL XMAS. The bandit accidentally throws Bugs Bunny in his sack, the bandit scoffs and tells him, Im Yosemite Sam, the meanest, toughest, rip-roarin-est, Edward Everett Horton-est hombre what ever packed a six-shooter. Bugs tells Sam that there is another guy in the train packing a seven-shooter. Various fights ensue, as each character gets the upper hand for a while. In one scene Bugs dumps red ink on Sam, compelling him to think hes been shot, he collapses, Sam then pushed his face furiously into Bugs, then pulls back and with a quiet, offended tone asks, Why did you pour ink on mah haid. After another skirmish, Bugs tricks Sam into dashing into a car in which a horrific fight is occurring. Stock film footage of a western saloon fight, taken from the Warner Brothers western Dodge City, was used for this. With the sounds of crashes and bangs in the background, Bugs calmly sings Sweet Georgia Brown to himself, as Sam steps off the moving train, the mail-drop hook grabs him and temporarily whisks him off the train. Bugs thinks he has vanquished Sam, and yells, So long, screwy, a line that will be echoed in Wild and Woolly Hare and A Feather in His Hare. But Sam gets back on board somehow, Bugs and Sam start a fight on top of the passenger train. Finally, Sam has Bugs tied up, dangling from a rope, weighted down by an anvil, the screen fills with the words the narrator is saying, Is this the end of Bugs Bunny. Will our hero be dashed to bits on the rocks below
11. Home on the Range (2004 film) – Home on the Range is a 2004 American animated musical western comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 45th Disney animated feature film, it was the last 2D animated Disney film released until The Princess and the Frog in 2009. Named after the country song of the same name, Home on the Range features the voices of Roseanne Barr, Judi Dench, Jennifer Tilly, Cuba Gooding Jr. Randy Quaid. The film is set in the Old West, and centers on a trio of dairy cows—brash, adventurous Maggie, prim, proper Mrs. Caloway. The three cows must capture an infamous cattle rustler named Alameda Slim for his bounty in order to save their farm from foreclosure. Aiding them in their quest is Lucky Jack, a feisty, peg-legged rabbit, but a horse named Buck, eagerly working in the service of Rico. Home on the Range was released on April 2,2004 to mixed reviews, Maggie is the only cow left on the Dixon Ranch after Alameda Slim stole all the rest of Mr. Dixons cattle. Dixon sells Maggie to Pearl, a kind and elderly woman who runs a farm called Patch of Heaven. The local Sheriff arrives to tell Pearl that her bank is cracking down on debtors, Pearl has three days to pay the bank $750, or her farm will be sold to the highest bidder. Hearing this, Maggie convinces the other cows on the farm to go to town to attempt winning prize money at a fair, while the cows are in town, a bounty hunter named Rico drops a criminal off and collects the reward. Stating he needs a replacement horse to go after Alameda Slim while his own horse rests, when Maggie find out that the reward for capturing Slim is exactly $750, she convinces the other cows to try to capture him to save Patch of Heaven. That night, they hide among a herd of steers. Before any of them can do anything, Slim begins a yodeling song which sends all the cattle into a trance that causes them to dance madly and follow Slim anywhere. Grace is able to bring Maggie and Mrs. Caloway back to their senses just before Slim closes the path behind him with a rock-slide to stop Rico and his men from chasing him. As Rico discusses with his men what his next move will be, Buck starts talking with Maggie, Grace and this causes Rico to believe Buck is frightened by cows, so he sends Buck back to the Sheriff. Buck escapes, determined to capture Slim for himself to prove his worth, Maggie, Grace, and Mrs. Caloway continue their search for Slim, determined to pass Buck and get to Slim first, but they have a fallout when they lose the trail in a downpour. Mrs. Caloway accuses Maggie of wanting to go after Slim only as a personal vendetta, arguing that she and Grace are better off without Maggie. The three spend the night under a rock, with Maggie deciding to leave the next morning while Grace
12. My Little Duckaroo – My Little Duckaroo is a 1954 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoon produced by Edward Selzer and starring Daffy Duck. It was directed by Chuck Jones and written by Michael Maltese and this cartoon in many ways resembles the 1951 short directed by Chuck Jones entitled Drip-Along Daffy. The cartoon can be found on the volume of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection, as well as the second volume of its Blu-Ray successor. Much like Drip-Along Daffy, this cartoon parodies the widely popular Westerns of the time period and this looks like a job for. And besides, it isnt the principle of the thing, its the money, following large conspicuous signs to Canastas hide-out, Daffy tells Porky to wait outside whilst I go in and fix his little red wagon. Daffy bursts into the hideout, to find Canasta sitting peacefully at a table playing cards, challenged to join the game, Daffy departs and returns in new cowboy garb, confident of victory. What follows is the humiliation of Daffy again and again through different gags, the first round of the card game is ended abruptly when Canasta literally cuts the deck of cards with a meat cleaver, nearly cutting Daffys hand as well. Daffy deals the cards, giving Canasta one and himself the rest of the deck, Canasta wins the hand when he pokes a pistol in Daffys mouth and declares I gotta 3 of Clubs. Next scene opens with Canasta reading The Gravediggers Joke Book, by Burke and Hare, Daffy challenges Canasta to an arm wrestling match, which Canasta easily wins, smashing Daffy into and through the table. Porky appears and suggests to Daffy, Why dont you plain old arrest him. Daffy tries that, but when he puts Canasta in irons, Canasta effortlessly breaks the handcuffs, Daffy then gets annoyed and angry, telling Canasta that he is going to give him a fist beating, with Porky encouraging Daffy. However, Daffys spunk ends badly for Daffy himself, as Canasta rips his shirt right off just by flexing his muscles before beating up Daffy, the house shakes as Porky sits outside whittling with a knife and a stick. Daffy then emerges from the house after a few seconds, dazed and confused with slurred speech, followed by which we see Daffy walk outside the house with a shiny new looking red wagon. List of cartoons featuring Daffy Duck List of cartoons featuring Porky Pig My Little Duckaroo at AOL Video
13. Rango (2011 film) – Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated Western action comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski, written by John Logan, and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Rango was a critical and commercial success, and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, in the film, Rango, a chameleon, accidentally ends up in the town of Dirt, an outpost that is in desperate need of a new sheriff. It features the voices of actors Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Bill Nighy, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone, Timothy Olyphant, Stephen Root and Ned Beatty. The film premiered at Westwood on February 14,2011 and was released in the United States on March 4,2011 by Paramount Pictures, the film earned $245.7 million on a $135 million budget. A pet chameleon becomes stranded in the Mojave Desert after his terrarium falls from his owners car by accident and he meets an armadillo named Roadkill who is seeking the mystical Spirit of the West and directs the parched chameleon to find water at a town called Dirt. Using bravado and improvisation to fit in, the chameleon presents himself to the townsfolk as a drifter named Rango. He quickly runs afoul of outlaw Gila monster Bad Bill, Rango is chased by the hawk until he accidentally knocks down an empty water tower which crushes the predator. In response, the mayor, an elderly tortoise named Tortoise John. Meanwhile, the worry that with the hawk dead, the gunslinger Rattlesnake Jake. After discovering Dirts water reserves — stored in the town bank inside a water cooler bottle — to be near empty and that night, however, Rango inadvertently assists a trio of bank robbers, led by a mole named Balthazar, mistaking them for prospectors. The townsfolk find their water bottle stolen the day, so Rango organizes a posse. They discover bank manager Merrimack dead in the desert having somehow drowned despite the lack of water. They fight the clan over the stolen water bottle in a chase through a canyon before discovering the bottle to be empty. Despite the robbers professing they had found it empty, the posse brings them to town for trial, Rango confronts the mayor about his buying of the land around Dirt, who denies any wrongdoing and shows Rango that he is building a modern city with the purchased land. The mayor summons Rattlesnake Jake, who runs Rango out of town after humiliating him, Rango wanders away ashamed and confused about his identity. Finally, he meets the Spirit of the West, whom Rango identifies as the Man with No Name, the Spirit inspires Rango, telling him, No man can walk out on his own story. The mayor, however, forces Rango to surrender by threatening Beans life and he then tries to shoot Jake with Rangos gun, believing that Jake is still part of the Old West that the mayor wants to destroy along with the rest of the town. Impressed, Jake tips his hat to Rango as thanks for saving his life, the citizens of Dirt celebrate the return of the water and recognize Rango as their hero
14. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs – Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs is an animated television space western, similar to the series The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers and BraveStarr. The series premiered in the United States in 1987 and had a run of 52 episodes, the show was based on Star Musketeer Bismarck, a Japanese anime series created by Studio Pierrot that achieved moderate success in Japan. The English language rights to the series was purchased by World Events Productions, WEP reorganized and rewrote the series, incorporating the original episodes and creating 6 new ones, before releasing it under the name Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs. On July 11,2016, Toku began airing reruns of the series, the series is set in the distant future. Humans have spread beyond living on Earth and have colonized planets across the universe, in order to protect these new settlers and maintain law and order in the New Frontier, Earths Cavalry Command was created. Cavalry Command is a organization that maintains an army and fleet of ships to protect the New Frontier. The main foe of Cavalry Command and the Star Sheriffs is a race of creatures known as Vapor Beings that have jumped into our dimension in order to conquer it. They attack the Settlers, destroy settlements, and kidnap humans in order to various metals or crystals from the soil of various planets. Outriders are superior to humans in battle technology and they control a legion of gigantic robots with weapons greatly superior to the weapons and defenses of the space-going fleets of Cavalry Command. Saber Rider Original name, Richard Lancelot The title character in the American version of the series, Saber Rider is the teams leader and he is occasionally referred to by the nickname Top Sword. He is a man, yet is described as having legendary sword skills. Saber Rider hails from the Scottish Highlands and is an expert with swords and horses. He is generally depicted as being a gentleman with a head for tactics. The American version retained the British Union Jack on the upper arm, Saber Rider often rides a robotic horse named Steed, who has high–powered thrusters, and the ability to fly, run, and function in space. Steed is not capable of space travel, so he is kept stored in Ramrods cargo bay during journeys. He is used mainly to travel to planets from orbit, or utilized on a planets surface, Steed is almost sentient as he is capable of recognizing his masters voice commands, and working independently when Saber Rider is in danger. Fireball Hikari Original name, Shinji Hikari Fireball, a race car driver, was the youngest driving champion in history. He now serves as the pilot of the Ramrod Equalizer Unit and he drives the Red Fury Racer/Turbo, a race car armed with an extensive arsenal of weapons
15. Sheriff Callie's Wild West – Sheriff Callies Wild West is an American/Canadian musical comedy series for preschool children. The series is created by the efforts of George Evelyn, Holly Huckins and Denis Morella and produced by Wildbrain of Higglytown Heroes. This stars Mandy Moore from Disneys Tangled, the CGI animation was done by Harefoot Productions. It first aired on Disney Junior on January 20,2014 with an 11-minute episode preview aired in the Magical Holidays on Disney Channel programming event on December 13,2013. The series borrows elements from the Western genre with the theme of the series revolving around Getting along with each other and it also had a special look on Disney Junior on January 25,2014, at 7,25 pm ET. It was also the first Disney Original Series to premiere first on CGI basic cable via the WATCH Disney Junior app, in the Wild West town of Nice and Friendly Corners, everyone is an anthropomorphic and cute animal. They all get along and are friendly to each other, however, there are times when the townsfolk get into problems or dont get along with each other. The series follows Sheriff Callie, a calico cat and the sheriff alongside her friends Deputy Peck, a male red woodpecker and keeper of the town jail and Toby. Together they all solve problems and teach the townsfolk to get along with each other while working hard to make the town the friendliest in the west, Sheriff Callie is the titular character. She is a cat who wears a pink cowboy hat, a yellow sheriff badge and pink neck kerchief on a brown vest, a yellow-buckled brown belt holding up blue jeans. She is either wearing a shirt under the vest or her chest fur lacks the markings present on her face. A self-described cowgirl, she serves as the sheriff to Nice and she is able to ride a horse, do a front flip, and do a flexed arm hang on a rope carrying a horse between her thighs for over 5 seconds. Leaping lassos. and What in whiskers, in the original Okis Oasis, she was to be named Oki. On the opening she claims some say shes the best in the west and she always knows just whats right. It is incredibly strong, as it is able to support the weight of a train traveling across it when a bridge goes out and she has also used it to lasso a cloud, enabling her to move the cloud and also squeeze it to produce rain. She says someone taught her to many tricks but does not specify whom and she also described having started with a shorter macaroni lasso as a kitten while encouraging Toby to begin training with one. Sparky – Sparky is Sheriff Callies trusty blue horse. Deputy Peck is a woodpecker and the deputy of Nice. He wears a brown kepi as well as a brown vest with a shiny deputy badge
16. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron – Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western-drama film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. The film was written by John Fusco and directed by Kelly Asbury, in contrast to the way animals are portrayed in an anthropomorphic style in other animated features, Spirit and his fellow horses communicate with each other through sounds and body language. Spirits thoughts are narrated by his voice actor Matt Damon, but otherwise, Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron was released in theaters on May 24,2002, and earned $122.6 million on a $80 million budget. In the 19th-century American West, a young Kiger Mustang colt, Spirit soon grows into a stallion and assumes the role of leader of the herd, whose duty it is to keep the herd safe. Spirit is a leader but has great curiosity. Spotting a strange one night not far from his herd. He finds restrained, docile horses and their human wranglers sleeping around a campfire and they wake up, and seeing him as a magnificent specimen, chase and capture him, taking him to a US cavalry post. At this time, the army is fighting the Indian Wars, frightened and confused, Spirit sees horses used as slaves all around him. There, he encounters The Colonel, who decides to have the mustang tamed, refusing to believe the idea of Spirit being too stubborn, to weaken Spirit, The Colonel orders him tied to a post for three days with no food or water. Meanwhile, a Lakota Native American named Little Creek is also brought into the fort, Spirit is later supposedly broken in by the Colonel, who speaks his idea of how any wild horse can be tamed. However, Spirit gets a wind and finally throws him off. The Colonel gets frustrated and tries to him, but Little Creek saves Spirit from being shot. The two of them, along with horses, escape the post. Little Creeks mare, Rain, meets them along with other natives who capture Spirit, after returning to the Lakota village, Little Creek tries to tame Spirit with kindness, but Spirit refuses to be ridden. Little Creek ties Spirit and Rain together and, when he tries to leave, she insists on staying, Spirit begins to warm up to Little Creek and falls in love with the mare. At the end of their time together, Little Creek tries again to ride him and he then decides that Spirit will never be tamed and frees him. As Spirit asks Rain to come with him to his herd, during the vicious battle, the Colonel tries to shoot Little Creek, but Spirit runs into the Colonel and his horse, deflecting the shot and saving Little Creeks life. However, Rain is shot by the Colonel, knocking her into the river, Spirit dives into the river to try to rescue Rain but is unsuccessful and they both plummet over a waterfall
17. Tall in the Trap – Tall in the Trap is a Tom and Jerry animated short film, released on September 14,1962. It was the cartoon in the series to be directed by Gene Deitch. The shorts plot parodies the popular CBS-TV western series that was airing at the time Have Gun – Will Travel, in the Old West town of Dry Gulp, Jerry - wanted for cheese rustlin - steals a piece of cheese at the general store. When the shopkeeper angrily demands action, the sheriff hires the fastest trap in the West to Jerrys horror and this turns out to be Tom, who comes to town riding spurs like skates. He crashes into the office and gives him a card saying Have Trap. He then gives a demonstration of how he is quick on the draw with mousetraps. Tom and Jerry gather for a confrontation of drawing their weapons, but when Tom draws his weapons, he breaks his belt. Tom hops away while Jerry breaks into a fit of laughter, once Tom has recovered, he gives chase until they reach Jerrys hideout. Jerry rushes inside, but Tom puts his hand through the door, Jerry then puts a large bag of flour in Toms hand to fool him into thinking its him. As Tom tries to yank it out, Jerry opens another door above Toms head, an angry Tom then chases Jerry to Rockys Saloon, where he gets his head caught in the clapping doors before finding him in the basement. After it comes back on, Toms rifle is aimed at him by Jerry, the chase continues with Jerry running into another hole. Tom draws one of his traps and lines it with cheese, hoping to catch Jerry, when the trap snaps, Tom realizes too late that his own tail is in it and leaps into the air with a scream. Finally, Tom brings a powder keg from the store, hoping to get rid of Jerry once. Jerry drills a hole in the bottom of the keg and the gunpowder trickles out before Tom lights the fuse at the top, seeing this, Tom pushes the barrel into a water hole near the sheriffs office. But the fuse at the top is still burning and the keg explodes, the Sheriff angrily aims his six shooter at Tom and chases him out of town, while Jerry steals the last piece of cheese from the general store. Tall in the Trap at The Big Cartoon DataBase Tall in the Trap at the Internet Movie Database
18. Wild and Woolly Hare – Wild and Woolly Hare is a 1959 animated short starring Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam. It features Bugs in a Western setting, again saving a town from Yosemite Sam, a mustached cowboy tells his friend that he hears that Yosemite Sam is in town, to which his friend makes up an excuse about leaving a cake in the oven and flees. Sam enters the saloon and states who he is, until he gets interrupted by a voice yelling Eh, Sam comes up to the pink shirt cowboy who stayed and demands to know if he just told him to shut up. The cowboy reveals himself to be Bugs Bunny, who admits he indeed told Sam to shut up, when Sam tells Bugs that his backtalk has led him to a duel, Bugs simply comments on Sams bad breath. Sam then warns Bugs he will get shot and that hes a sharp shooter, Bugs, however, informs Sam hes a sharp shooter as well. To prove it, he tells Sam a shot hes good at, after Sam sees the bullet come in, he ducks and tells Bugs he missed, but when Bugs tells him to wait, Sams hat falls off in half, revealing parted hair. Unimpressed at this skill of sharp shooting, Sam shows Bugs some real shooting by tossing a can in the air, to top it, Bugs tosses the same can up, but shoots Sam in the face instead. When Sam threatens to blast Bugs for that accident, Bugs suggests that they settle things in a manner, to which Sam agrees to. They begin the typical ten-pace and fire, only with Bugs going the same way Sam does, Sam turns to fire, but fires directly past Bugs, who then kisses him on the nose. After Bugs does it again, Sam calls off the Gentlemens Duel and forces Bugs to fight dirty, as Sam goes to one end, Bugs blasts him in the face, and when Sam tries to return, Bugs outruns and blasts him again. Unfortunately, their fight is interrupted when Sam hears a train whistle, seeing that its 5,15, Sam tells Bugs that hes cutting the gunfight short so that he can catch and rob the train. Just as Sam hops aboard his horse and rides off after the train, Sam orders Bugs at gunpoint to go back so he can rob the train, but Bugs vows that hes going to save the train. Right after Bugs hops aboard the engines cab of the train, just as Sam reaches four, his horse makes him hit a telegraph pole. When Sam catches up again and tries counting to three, but when he gets to two, he runs into the wall of a tunnel. He catches up again and tries just counting two, but when he reaches two, he and his fall off a trestle bridge and into a river below. Sam, however, rides on ahead of Bugs and boards another locomotive to hit Bugs green-painted 4-4-0 American type steam engine with a tender, thinking this will make Bugs stop, Sam calls out to Bugs to stop his train because hes got one of his own. Bugs, instead, calls out to Sam to stop his train, both openly state that neither will stop their train unless the other stops his first. Thinking Bugs wants to play dirty, Sam tells Bugs theyll see who stops their train first when they crash, Bugs accepts this duel and advances the regulator of the engine in his train
19. Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa – Wild West C. O. W. -Boys of Moo Mesa is an American animated television series created by comic book artist Ryan Brown, known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It aired as part of ABCs Saturday morning lineup, first broadcast on September 12,1992, the show ran for two seasons of thirteen episodes each. It also aired on YTV from 1992 to 1999 in Canada, the series was featured in reruns on Toon Disney from 1998 to 2001. Like many cartoons during its time, Wild West C. O. W. -Boys of Moo Mesa dealt with a mutation of some kind, in this case, an irradiated comet struck the late 19th century Western plains creating a miles high mesa shrouded in clouds. Everything trapped on top of the mesa was cow-metized by the light from the cow-met, inspired by old tales of the Wild West, this new bovine community developed to the point where they emulated that eras way of life, including the requisite ruffians and corrupt sheriffs. However, their knowledge of Wild West living was limited, and as such, the concepts of steampunk and Weird West were utilized throughout its run. The series focuses on trying to keep justice in the frontier territory, the lawbreakers were too much for the corrupt regulators of Cowtown to handle by themselves. Helping them out, whether they wanted it or not, were a group of known as C. O. W. -Boys. Led by Marshal Moo Montana, the C. O. W. -Boys also included the Dakota Dude, Marshal Moo Montana and his deputies had their hands full with various ruffians and outlaw gangs that plagued the otherwise peaceful town. Marshal Moo Montana - Leader of the C. O. W. -Boys, courageous and quick on his hooves, Moo Montana battles the bad guys and makes the West a safer place to graze. Lives by the Code of the West, which he seems to make up as he goes along and he has a gun that shoots star-badges. The Dakota Dude - The soft-spoken muscle of Montanas posse, Dakota possesses a temperament and rarely gets mad. Dakota agreed to marry Cowlamity Kate in Wedding Bull Blues to save her fathers inheritance, Cowlorado Kid - A Holstein cattle who is the youngest of the group and a self-proclaimed ladies man with a good singing voice, regardless of his skill with the lasso and guitar. In Stolen on the River, he tries to prove hes worthy of being a deputy by catching Five Card Cud only to get in trouble and be rescued by Dakota, Lily Bovine - A bartender, former showgirl, and owner of the local saloon called The Tumbleweed. Lily is Moo Montanas love interest and her best friend is Cowlamity Kate. Cody Calf - Nicknamed Calf-Pint by Moo and his posse, he idolizes the marshall and he is apparently related to Lily Bovine in some way and lives with her, though he does not appear to be her son. Like everyone else, he refers to her as Miss Lily, though well-meaning, he often gets himself into serious trouble trying to help the lawcows, but has been a useful asset on several occasions. Cowlamity Kate Cudster - A tomboyish rancher and operator of the highly profitable Golden Cud Mine, shes as hard-working and hard-riding as any bull, and has enough skill with a lasso to put Cowlorado to shame