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This sound effect can be found on The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It's the same sound as ELECTRICITY, SPARK - HIGH VOLTAGE SPARK from The Mix I Broadcast Music Library.

Info

  • First recorded: July 5, 1988
  • Creator: Mike McDonough
  • Owner: Universal Studios (July 5, 1988-April 1992), Sound Ideas (April 1992-present)
  • Origin: California
  • Year debut: November 22, 1989
  • First heard: Back to the Future Part II (1989)
  • Area used: Worldwide

It was originally a Universal sound effect; this is one of the most common electricity sounds used in media. It debuted in the 1989 Oscar-nominated film Back to the Future Part 2, and many TV shows, films, and video games from the 1990s onward use the sound. There's a 99% chance that you've heard this sound heard before.

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Movies

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Commercials

Australia:

  • Dell Computers (1996)
  • Starburst Squirts (2002)

New Zealand:

  • Ribena (1999)

UK:

  • Ford Focus - Lighthouse (2001)

USA:

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  • VR Troopers

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Logos

  • Animation Magic (1994-1995) (Logos)
  • Fox Lab (1994-2003)
  • Rough Draft Studios (2002) (Logos)
  • Shaheen Film (2011) (Logos)
  • Toei Home Video (2006-Present) (Logos)
  • Torus Games Logo (Monster Jam) (2007-2008) (Variants)
  • Warner Bros. Digital Distribution

Trailers

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Websites

  • Blaquemetalworks.com (2017-present)

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