Tweety Bird celebrated his 80th birthday in 2022, and to mark the occasion, WarnerMedia launched the 80 Years of Tweety campaign in March 2022, honoring the Looney Tunes character’s unflappable and unapologetic personality. The year-long celebration culminated on Tweety’s actual birthday on November 21.
Tweety Bird mural pieces
Anchoring the 80 Years of Tweety campaign were 80 original murals depicting Tweety’s rich history and dynamic nature. Free for everyone to enjoy, these spectacular works of art were designed by a diverse group of artists from different parts of the world and appeared in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, and more.
In the U.S., Tweety murals were seen in more than 30 cities. The first Tweety mural, unveiled on March 11, 2022, in Austin at SXSW, was designed by local artist Kate Dehler.
In addition to Dehler’s, two additional murals were also unveiled in Austin and another one in Burbank.
The rest of the 80 murals appeared all over the world in the next few months.
Tweety Bird merchandise and apparel collection
As part of Tweety’s 80th birthday, Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced new offerings and partnerships across all categories throughout 2022. Released at the Looney Tunes Shop at the time was Tweety’s 80th Mural Collection, which included t-shirts featuring some of the 80 Tweety murals.
Tweety Bird x Loungefly backpack and wallet
Loungefly also joined Tweety’s 80th birthday celebration with two new Tweety-inspired products for fans of all ages. Tweety’s big, blue eyes are ready to follow fans along while keeping an eye out for Sylvester on the new Tweety 80th Anniversary Plush Backpack ($80). The front of the bag features Tweety’s unmistakable adorable shape, with wings on the front zipped compartment that move back and forth.
Fans can also capture the zany antics of Tweety and Sylvester with the Loungefly Tweety and Sylvester 80th Anniversary Zip Around Wallet ($40). Like the backpack, the wallet features Tweety 80th Anniversary motif on the inside lining, along with vegan leather. Both products were made available for purchase at Loungefly.com.
Tweety Bird x Ugly Dukling collection
Honoring Tweety’s adorable yet mischievous eyes, the Tweety Bird x Ugly Dukling collection is a limited-edition, box collection of luxury 3D magnetic eyelashes featuring a special dose of Tweety. Made available at Ugly Dukling online store, the curated collection features four, classic statement style lashes named “Tweety Pie,” “Tweety Bird,” “Looney Luxury Lashes” and “I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat!”
Presented in Tweety-themed keepsake packaging, the collection continues Ugly Dukling Beauty’s tradition of high-quality, hand-crafted seven-magnet eyelashes. No messy glue is required.
Tweety Bird on HBO Max
Tweety stars in the hit Looney Tunes Cartoons animated series from Warner Bros. Animation. All six seasons of the show are currently streaming on HBO Max in the United States.
Tweety Bird on Cartoonito
In the summer of 2022, Tweety started to star alongside his fellow Looney Tunes characters in Bugs Bunny Builders, a new preschool animated series coming to Cartoonito on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and built on the solid comedic foundation of the iconic Looney Tunes, Bugs Bunny Builders brings the wackiness, humor, and slapstick we’ve grown to love to a new preschool audience.
Set at ACME Construction Company, Bugs Bunny Builders follows Bugs Bunny and Lola Bunny managing a crew of builders that, quite frankly, should not be anywhere near a construction site. However, by working together as a team, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety, and others use their tools and wild vehicles to pull off some of the looniest construction jobs ever.
Frequently Asked Questions about Tweety Bird
1. What kind of bird is Tweety Bird?
Tweety Bird is a small, yellow canary with a sweet and innocent appearance. Tweety is best known for his appearances in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons.
2. When was Tweety Bird first introduced?
Tweety Bird made his debut in the Warner Bros. cartoon A Tale of Two Kitties, which was released on November 21, 1942. Tweety Bird was created by Bob Clampett and Friz Freleng.
3. Who is Tweety Bird’s arch-nemesis?
Tweety Bird’s primary antagonist is Sylvester the Cat, who is constantly trying to catch and eat him. Their ongoing rivalry is a central theme in many Tweety cartoons.
4. What catchphrase is associated with Tweety Bird?
Tweety Bird is known for his catchphrase, “I tawt I taw a puddy tat!” This phrase is often said when Tweety suspects that Sylvester is nearby.
5. Is Tweety Bird a male or female character?
Tweety Bird is typically portrayed as a male character, although his gender has occasionally been subject to debate due to his androgynous appearance.
6. Who provided the voice for Tweety Bird?
Mel Blanc, a legendary voice actor, originally provided the voice for Tweety Bird. After his passing, other voice actors, including Bob Bergen, have taken on the role.
7. Has Tweety Bird appeared in any feature films?
Yes, Tweety Bird has made appearances in several Looney Tunes feature films, including Space Jam (1996) and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003).
8. What is Tweety Bird’s personality like?
Tweety Bird is often portrayed as innocent, sweet, and clever. Despite his small size, he is resourceful and can outsmart his adversaries, particularly Sylvester the Cat.
9. Is Tweety Bird still popular today?
Yes, Tweety Bird remains a popular and beloved character in popular culture. His image is often used in merchandise, and he continues to appear in various forms of media.
10. What is Tweety Bird’s real name?
His original name was Orson, but it was changed to Tweety Bird before his first appearance