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Droopy, Master Detective is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera in association with Turner Entertainment Co. and is a spin-off of Tom & Jerry Kids.[1] It debuted on FOX and ran for 13 episodes from September 11 to December 3, 1993;[2] in 1994, it was dropped from FOX's Saturday morning schedule on January 1[2] and months later, the series was aired on weekday afternoons in August and September.[3]


Droopy, Master Detective is a spoof of detective films and cop shows, featuring Droopy and his son, Dripple, as detectives on the mean streets of a big city.[4] Newly made seven-minute episodes were mixed in with new seven-minute cartoons featuring the Tom and Jerry Kids characters. The rest of the half-hour program mostly was taken up by Screwball Squirrel, another Tex Avery creation from the 1940s.

In these new cartoons, Screwy made his home in a public park, making life miserable for hot-headed park attendant Dweeble and his dog Rumpley — both, rather typical Hanna-Barbera comedy foes rather than Tex Avery-inspired characters. It also included two more characters from the previous show: Wild Mouse and Lightning Bolt the Super Squirrel.


Apart from episodes 11 and 13 every episode started and ended with Droopy installments:

Episodes Appearances
Droopy 23
Screwball Squirrel 13
Lightning Bolt 2
Wild Mouse 1
No.TitleWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
1a Droopy's Deep Sea MysteryStewart St. JohnJerry Eisenberg and Joel SeibelSeptember 11, 1993 (1993-09-11)
When a beautiful mermaid enlists the help of super sleuths Droopy and Dripple to find her father's magic golden shell, the evil Matoona sets out to stop them! 
1b How Can We Miss You if You Won't Go Away?Jim RyanJerry EisenbergSeptember 11, 1993 (1993-09-11)
Dweeble, an ineffective park groundskeeper, and his trusted sidekick Rumply, try every trick in the book to rid the park of Screwball Squirrel. 
1c Droopy and the Case of the Missing DragonDon Nelson & Arthur AlsbergJerry Eisenberg and Floyd NormanSeptember 11, 1993 (1993-09-11)
Droopy, hired by a mysterious woman to find the stolen Dragon used in the Chinese New Year's parade, also finds danger from the villainous double of the mysterious woman. 
2a The Babyman Bank HeistsSeptember 18, 1993 (1993-09-18)
Elliot Droopness and Son come face to face and baby carriage to baby carriage, with the arch criminal Babyman, in uncovering a series of unusual bank robberies. 
2b Dweeble's Night OutSeptember 18, 1993 (1993-09-18)
Dweeble comes home from a big night out only to find he's unprepared for a surprise visit from the park inspector. 
2c The Deep Space ChaseSeptember 18, 1993 (1993-09-18)
When a space alien is framed for polluting her planet, she enlists the aid of super-sleuth detectives Droopy and Dripple to clear her name. 
3a Round 'Em Up BubSeptember 25, 1993 (1993-09-25)
Droopy and Dripple do battle against Mad Dog McWolf in the old west. 
3b A Screwball RomanceSeptember 25, 1993 (1993-09-25)
Screwball Squirrel gives Rumply pointers on the finer art of wooing when Rumply falls for a pretty poodle. 
3c The Case of the Snooty StarSeptember 25, 1993 (1993-09-25)
Droopy, charming canine detective, saves a Hollywood from being sabotaged by that nefarious bad guy, Oliver J. Tudball. 
4a The Monster MobOctober 2, 1993 (1993-10-02)
One by one, the world's worst organized crime gang, the Monster Mob, go after Detectives Droopy and Dripple. 
4b Everybody OutOctober 2, 1993 (1993-10-02)
Dweeble hires a junkyard dog to get rid of Screwball Squirrel. The dog is an overachiever who throws out Dweeble and Rumply. 
4c Sherlock DroopyOctober 2, 1993 (1993-10-02)
Droopy is the famous British Detective Sherlock Droopy. He and Dr. Dripple do battle with the infamous professor Wolfiatity, their arch-nemesis. They stop him in Queen Victoria's bedroom. 
5a Queen of the Mutant Weirdo VampiresOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
Droopy, Master Detective and Dripple are called to the set of, "Queen of the Mutant Weirdo Vampires". Zuzu le Pew, the star of the film, threatens to quit unless she has protection and the villain is revealed. 
5b Screwball SnowballsOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
It is all out war when Screwball Squirrel, Rumply, and Dweeble have a snowball fight during the first snow of winter. 
5c Shadowman and the Blue PigeonOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
Droopy and Dripple face off against a shadowy criminal in order to protect a precious gem. 
6a Dueling DetectivesOctober 16, 1993 (1993-10-16)
Droopy and Dripple face off against McClue McWolf to see who has the best detective agency. 
6b Squirrelicus ObnoxiousnessOctober 16, 1993 (1993-10-16)
Screwball Squirrel takes full advantage of the Endangered Committee when they come to the park to protect certain species. 
6c Sherlock Droopy Gets HoundedOctober 16, 1993 (1993-10-16)
While trying to protect a client, Droopy and Dripple come face to face with the Hound of Baskerville. 
7a Droopy and the CyberdoltsOctober 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
Droopy and Dripple set out to find a stolen power source. 
7b Pickax MaxOctober 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
The peace and quiet of Dweeble Park is rudely interrupted by the cantankerous Pickax Max who comes digging for gold. 
7c Hey! Where's Arnold?October 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
Droopy, master detective, tracks down a rare species of elephant in the jungle kingdom of Tushyrumba. 
8a Auntie SnoopleOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
Droopy and Dripple are ably assisted by their meddlesome Auntie Snoople as they hunt down and capture mean McWolf, world's rottenest jail breaker. 
8b Demolition DisorderOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
Screwball Squirrels enlists the aid of Dweeble and his dog Rumply to fight off a hostile takeover of his park by millionaire developer Chauncey Megabucks, who wants to turn Screwball's pastoral paradise into a high rise parking garage. 
8c Mushu McWolfOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
Droopy and Dripple set out to bring in a criminal, who is a self proclaimed martial arts master. 
9a Return of the YolkerNovember 6, 1993 (1993-11-06)
Droopy and Dripple must stop The Yolker from stealing a very valuable egg. 
9b A Chip Off The Old BlockheadNovember 6, 1993 (1993-11-06)
To teach George a lesson, Jane secretly enters a beauty pageant he's judging. 
9c Mighty McWolfNovember 6, 1993 (1993-11-06)
Droopy and Dripple must stop a former hero when he turns to a life of crime. 
10a Sheep ThrillsNovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
When sheep start disappearing, Droopy and Dripple are hired to investigate. 
10b Screwball Out WestNovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
When Dweeble's doctor prescribes a two week stay at Diamond Dave's Dandy Dude Ranch to get away from Screwball Squirrel, it seems like a dream come true. Screwball wins a free trip to the same ranch, it turns into a real hootenanny of a time. 
10c The Maltese FossilNovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
Droopy and Dripple are hired to retrieve a dinosaur fossil from a rampaging caveman. 
11a Deep Swamp DroopyNovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
The competition is fierce on the swap when Droopy and Dripple face off against Mcwolf in a riverboat race. 
11b Dog Breath DweebleNovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
Dweeble dreams of living his life on the high seas as that rotten, no good pirate, Dog Breath Dweeble. 
11c Hogs WildNovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
A motorcycle gang of hogs terrify a local town and it is up to Lightning Bolt the Super Squirrel to stop them. 
12a The Case of Pierre le PouletNovember 27, 1993 (1993-11-27)
Master detectives Droopy and Dripple face their toughest case yet when a big city crime boss wants them eliminated from the scene. 
12b Commotion on the OceanNovember 27, 1993 (1993-11-27)
While on a cruise ship, Dweebie and Rumpley discover an uninvited guest in Screwball Squirrel. 
12c Alligator DroopyNovember 27, 1993 (1993-11-27)
Droopy and Dripple set out to find a missing kangaroo. 
13a Primeval PreyDecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
Wildmouse tries to evade capture from an explorer. 
13b Dweeble's Worst NightmareDecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
Dweeble's worst nightmare comes true when he confronts Screwball in his dreams. Screwball drives him super-nuts until Dweeble finally awakens. 
13c Battle of the Super SquirrelsDecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
Lightning Bolt the Super Squirrel battles Thundergut in a superhero showdown to prove who is better. 

Main cast

  • Don Messick - Droopy
  • Charlie Adler - Dripple, Screwball Squirrel, Lightning Bolt the Super Squirrel
  • William Callaway - Rumpley
  • Teresa Ganzel - Miss Vavoom, Misty Mouse (in "Primeval Prey")
  • Frank Welker - McWolf, Dweeble, Wild Mouse, Grunch the Caveman

Additional voices


  • Gordon Hunt - Recording Director
  • Don Jurwich - Recording Director
  • Kris Zimmerman - Casting and Recording Director
  • Ruben Chavez - Asst. Background Supervisor

Home media

The show is only available on the Boomerang (TV network) subscription streaming service app,[5] the show has yet to be released on DVD from Warner Home Video.


  1. (2018) The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield, page 168-169. ISBN 978-1538103739. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Fox Kids Saturday Morning Lineups (1993-1994)" (en). The Kids Block Blog (26 June 2011). Retrieved on 25 September 2019.
  3. "Fox Kids Weekday Lineups (1993-1995)" (en). The Kids Block Blog (25 October 2012). Retrieved on 25 September 2019.
  4. (2005) Television cartoon shows: an illustrated encyclopedia, 1949 through 2003. McFarland & Co, page 174-176. ISBN 07864-2255-6. 
  5. "Boomerang | Full Episodes of Your Family’s Favorite Cartoons". Boomerang. Retrieved on 25 September 2019.

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