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Charlie Dog

Charlie Dog Eyes: Black
Hair: Light brown fur
Race: Airedale terrier, possibly a mutt

Known relatives: Mrs. Dog (mother, only in comics)

Story: Charlie Dog is a homeless dog looking for a new owner.

Continuity: Looney Tunes
Publisher(s): Warner Bros.
Looney Toones
Dell Comics
DC Comics
First app.: Cartoons: Porky's Pooch (December, 27 1941)
Comics: Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies #122 (1951)
Creator(s): Warren Foster
Izzy Ellis
Country of origin: USA USA

Background notes: Charlie Dog started out as a homeless dog named Rover who wanted a new master. The new master he had decided should be Porky Pig. This was his first appearance in the cartoon Porky's Pooch from 1941. His second appearance was a remake of the first cartoon, only in color and the dog had changed name to Charlie Dog. The cartoon was Little Orphan Airedale from 1947. Charlie Dog appeared in seven cartoons, Dog Tales from 1958 being the last. He then had a few appearances on The Bugs Bunny Show and The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show doing reruns of the old cartoons, but was otherwise shelved until The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries started in 1995. Here he appeared from 1997 to 1999 in a yet unknown number of episodes. In the original cartoons Charlie's voice was done by Mel Blanc and in The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries the voice was done by Joe Alaskey.

In comics he appeared a few times in the series Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (#122 from 1951 is the earliest record so far), and he has also had a few appearances in the current Looney Tunes from DC Comics, so he is still around after more than 60 years, even though he not a very prominent character.

Related links/characters:
- Looney Tunes Characters
- Granny
- Hector
- Porky Pig
- Sylvester Pussycat
- Tweety