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Robbie Parry
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Choose three, and only three, fictional animals that are your favourites from TV? No ties, honourable mentions, etc.

They must be based on real animals even though real animals don't talk, etc. So your fictional animal may be able to drive cars, speak many languages and fix planes, but he or she must still be based on a real animal. Anthropomorphism allowed, of course.

They can have appeared in films, but must have had a TV show, or been in a TV episode, at some point. They need not have started life as TV characters (starting life as a video game character is fine, etc.).

I suppose I can be charitable and allow a duo to count as one, but they must be a legitimate duo whose coming together is integral to a plot. So something like Tom and Jerry seems fine, but naming Porky Pig and Daffy Duck as "one" because they once appeared in an episode might be bending my rules slightly. ;-) 

Mine:

Bugs Bunny
Batfink 
Sonic the Hedgehog

Those are the three animals who've given me the most pleasure. I didn't miss an episode of SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, by the way, when Channel 4 aired it early mornings in the 90s. Yes, yours truly got up early on a Sunday to watch SONIC THE HEDGEHOG.
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John Byrne

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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sooty & Sweep.
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Brian O'Neill
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Bugs Bunny
Brian Griffin(Rorry, Rooby Roo)
Top Cat
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Michael Hogan
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Bugs and Daffy
Snoopy
Silver (the Lone Ranger's horse)
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Doug Centers
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Bugs Bunny
Mr. Peabody
Butch dog
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Neil Lindholm
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Uncle Scrooge
Goofy
Bugs Bunny
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Bill Mimbu
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Rocky and Bullwinkle

Wile E. Coyote

Usagi Miyamoto (Usagi Yojimbo) He did appear in animated form in one episode of the first TMNT TV series.









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Wallace Sellars
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*sigh*
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Brian O'Neill
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Sue
Si.
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Gregory Harshman
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Muttley Mutt
Pink Panther
Sylvester the Cat
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Steven Myers
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Scooby Doo #1 no contest!

Snoopy  easy #2

Diefenbaker (Due South)
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Brian Hague
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Rocky & Bullwinkle
Snoopy
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey- I once made a grown man cry just by describing the plot of Nestor to him while we were driving in a car. This was a hulking he-man of a guy who once rhapsodized to me that his dream job was to be a waterboarder and torturer of prisoners at Gitmo. 

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Robbie Parry
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*sigh*

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Yes, Bugs and Daffy would count as two choices. :/
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Eric Sofer
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Rocky and Bullwinkle
Krypto
Huckleberry Hound


Edited by Eric Sofer on 17 December 2017 at 9:37am
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Shane Matlock
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Bugs Bunny.
Scooby Doo. 
Scrooge McDuck.
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Brian O'Neill
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I would argue Bugs and Daffy could count as one,because they 'teamed up' in several cartoons.
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Robbie Parry
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So did Porky Pig, Brian, but for this topic, I think it's best to only count a duo as "one" if they are both integral to each other.

You can say that about Sylvester and Tweety or Tom & Jerry. But Bugs and Daffy are distinct individuals who have carried so many of their own cartoons.

It's doubtful a cartoon simply called "Tom" would work. Or "The Exploits of Jerry". But both Bugs and Daffy have "flown solo" on many occasions. 
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Laren Farmer
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Daffy Duck

Bugs Bunny

Snoopy
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Brian Floyd
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Snoopy

Bugs Bunny

Scooby Doo
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Peter Martin
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Jim Kirk, Star Trek. Real animal based on: human.

Cat, Red Dwarf. Real animal based on: cat.

Dog, Jim Henson's storyteller. Real animal based on: dog.




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Robbie Parry
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Jim Kirk, Star Trek. Real animal based on: human.

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10 out of 10 for effort and accuracy. ;-)
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Tim Cousar
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Arnold Ziffel
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John Popa
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So something like Tom and Jerry seems fine

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Jerry was an asshole anyway so I can't imagine anyone picking him :)

Mine would be:

Wile E. Coyote
Muttley
Pinky & The Brain
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Brian O'Neill
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Posted: 18 December 2017 at 4:13pm | IP Logged | 24 post reply

Always root for the mouse over the cat. Jerry had to be an asshole..and a creative one...because the stupid cat was always trying to kill him.
ALF was the only TV show where it was acceptable to sympathize with the cat.
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Mario Ribeiro
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Well, the first two are from the movies, but...

Bugs Bunny
Daffy Duck
Brian from Family Guy.
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