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This sound effect can be found on the Warner Bros. Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas.


  • First recorded: 1940s
  • Creator: Treg Brown
  • Owner: Warner Bros. (1940s-1992), Sound Ideas (1992-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: N/A
  • First heard: Any Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies cartoon in the 1940s
  • Area used: Worldwide

This sound effect was created by Treg Brown that debut in Warner Bros. cartoons, which is unknown, when it debut there. and later would find its way into other animation studios like DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, Sunbow Entertainment/Marvel Productions, Amblin Entertainment, Walt Disney Television Animation, Nickelodeon and others.

Today, this cartoon hit sound is commonly heard in most media (like The Peanuts Movie (2015), Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020).)

It should not be mistaken for the similarly-sounding HIT, CARTOON - BRAKE DRUM HIT from the Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library.

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials



Video Games


  • Poppy Playtime



YouTube Videos


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