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This sound effect can be found on The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. An alternate variant is ELECTRICITY, SPARK - HIGH VOLTAGE SPARK from The Mix I Broadcast Music Library.

Info

  • First recorded: 1985
  • Creator: Mike McDonough
  • Owner: The Walt Disney Company (1985-1989), Universal Studios (1989-April 1992), Sound Ideas (April 1992-present)
  • Origin: California
  • Year debut: July 24, 1985
  • First heard: The Black Cauldron (1985)
  • Area used: Worldwide

It was originally a Disney sound effect; this is one of the most common electricity sounds used in media. It debuted in the 1985 Disney animated film The Black Cauldron, 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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TV Shows

TV Specials

Movies

Shorts

Commercials

Australia:

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

New Zealand:

  • Ribena (1999)

UK:

  • Ford Focus - Lighthouse (2001)

USA:

Video Games

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Genesis:

  • VR Troopers

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DS:

Mobile:

  • Angry Birds (Used for Shockwave when it's electrocuted.)
  • Angry Birds Seasons (Used for Shockwave when it's electrocuted.)
  • Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow
  • Genshin Impact

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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

Theme Parks

Trailers

TV Spots

YouTube Videos

Websites

  • Blaquemetalworks.com (2017-present)

Promos

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Anime

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