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This is sound effect can be found on the Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It debuted in The Ruff and Reddy Show in 1957. It should not be confused with Cartoon Bite 6.


  • First recorded: 1957
  • Creator: N/A
  • Owner: Hanna-Barbera (1957-2001), Sound Ideas (1993-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: December 14, 1957
  • First heard: The Ruff and Reddy Show
  • Area used: Worldwide

It made its debut in 1957 with The Ruff and Reddy Show and was used when a character takes a bite out of a type of food or jaws (specifically an animal or a character's) chomping shut. It's also a common bite sound effect used in many cartoons (like The Tom and Jerry Show and Muppet Babies), along with other bite sound effects BONE BITE and BIG SHARK BITE. It would make its way to other studios like Disney, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox and it is still used in media today.

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Used In

TV Shows

NOTE: Don't expect this sound effect to be in every show. For example, not all Cartoon Network shows use this sound effect.

TV Specials


NOTE: Don't expect this sound effect in every film.




  • Patties (1992)


  • Built Ford Tough Commercials (2003-Present) (Heard once in one 2017 commercial.)
  • Burger King Commercials (1990's) (Heard twice at the end of one commercial when two chunks of the Burger King logo disappear as if being eaten.)
  • Burger King Rugrats Movie Commercial (1998)
  • Chuck E. Cheese's Ad: "Crabs" (1994) (Heard once when a boy takes a bite out of a slice of pizza.)
  • Cocoa Puffs (2010's) (Heard once in one commercial.)
  • Cookie Crisp - Flying Cookie and Sprinkle Explosion (2009) (Heard once towards the end when Chip tastes sprinkles.)
  • Corn Pops - Sweet Toothasaur (2009)
  • Dairy Queen - The Haggle (2008) (Heard once in the outtakes when the lips attacks the girl scout.)
  • Dairy Queen - The New (2008) (Heard once, the second time the lips eats the Fudge Brownie temptation Waffle Bowl Sundae during outtakes)
  • Eggo Waf-Fulls - Strawberry (2002) (Heard once in a fast speed.)
  • Froot Loops Sooper Loopers (2012)
  • Froot Loops Playing Fetch with the Dinosaur (2015)
  • Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles Commercials
  • Fruity Pebbles TV Commercial For Boss Prank
  • Grubhub
  • Heinz Pokémon Pasta (2000)
  • Kraft - Cheesasaurus Rex Commercials (2000's) (Heard once at the end of some commercials when Cheesasaurus Rex takes a bite out of a spoonful of Kraft Mac n' Cheese. It is usually in low volume when it is heard. Also heard once in normal volume in one commercial advertising Night at The Mueseum.)
  • Kraft Singles Commercial: Red and Ned in Cheese Trapeze (2002)
  • Lunchables Brigade Commercials
  • Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake Cartoon Network iPhone App ID (2014) (Commercials)
  • NEW Cheez-It Extra Cheesy: Cheese Coat Makeover (2020) (Heard once at the end when the box vibrates.)
  • Num Noms Commercials (2015)
  • Popsicle: Juice Busters (1999) (Commercials) (Heard once when a boy takes a bite out of a Juice Busters popsicle.)
  • Pop Tarts Splitz - It's Alive!!!!!!! (2000's) (Heard once when one person takes a bite out of the Pop Tarts Splitz Frankenstein parody off-screen.)

Theme Parks


  • Cartoon Network Studios Logo
  • Cartoon Network Studios Logo: Chowder (Heard once when Chowder eats the letter "O" in Cartoon Network before an apple gets left behind, replacing the "O".)
  • Oddhouse Home Video Logo


Video Games





Genesis/Mega Drive:



Nintendo Switch:


  • Quickdraw Freakshow (Heard twice when you eat Waffle.)
  • Run Jerry Run
  • Smashing Slots PDS
  • Taz Burgers and Bombs



PlayStation 2:

PlayStation 3:

  • Dynasty Warriors 6: Empire (Heard when Meng Huo eats the mushroom about to use poisonous breath.)

PlayStation 4:

  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

PlayStation Portable:

  • LocoRoco
  • Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters








TV Spots

Other Media

  • 100.7 The Bay - Baltimore's Classic Rock (Heard in some radio ads.)
  • Club Penguin Island
  • Little People: A to Z Learning Zoo (Alligator noises only.)

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