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This is sound effect can be found on Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It debuted in The Ruff and Reddy Show in 1957. It should not be confused with Cartoon Bite 6.


  • First recorded: 1957
  • Creator: N/A
  • Owner: Hanna-Barbera (1957-2001), Sound Ideas (1993-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: December 14, 1957
  • First heard: The Ruff and Reddy Show
  • Area used: Worldwide

It made its debut in 1957 with The Ruff and Reddy Show and was used when a character takes a bite out of a type of food or jaws (specifically an animal or a character's) chomping shut. It is also a common bite sound effect used in many cartoons (like The Tom and Jerry Show and Muppet Babies), along with other bite sound effects Sound Ideas, BITE, CARTOON - BONE BITE and Sound Ideas, BITE, CARTOON - BIG SHARK BITE. It would make its way to other studios like Disney, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox and it is still used in media today.

Similar Variations

  • Sound Ideas, BITE, CARTOON - BIG CRUNCH (Alternate variant)
  • H-B BITE, CARTOON - SMALL CHOMP (High pitched version)
  • H-B BITE, CARTOON - LARGE CHOMP (Low pitched version)

Used In

TV Shows

NOTE: Don't expect this sound effect to be in every animated show. For example, not all Cartoon Network shows use this sound effect.

TV Specials

  • A Flintstone Christmas Carol (1994)
  • Halloween is Grinch Night (1977)
  • I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
  • Pink Panther in "A Pink Christmas" (1978)
  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (1980)
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling (2019)


NOTE: Don't expect this sound effect in every animated film just because there may be other bite sounds or other cartoon sound effects in it.


  • 30-Second Bunnies Theatre (Shorts) (Heard once in "Caddyshack", "The Human Centipede" and "It" (2017).)
  • Ape Escape (2002 CG Shorts)
  • Calling Cat 22! (Heard once in "Flying Discs".)
  • DC Super Hero Girls
  • DePatie-Freleng Cartoons (Heard in "Pink Campaign" (1975) and the Misterjaw cartoon "The $6.95 Bionic Shark" (1976).)
  • Disney Fairies
  • Gordon Bleugh  (Heard only once in "Lobster".)
  • Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Heard once in "Bunny and Claude" (1968) and "Museum Scream" (2003).)
  • Moose and Zee (Heard once in "The Princess Picks a Pet".)
  • Noggin: Storytime (Heard once in "Why the Moon is in the Sky".)
  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Shorts (Heard once in "Rad Cries".)
  • Pixels (2010)
  • Puppy! (2017) (Short)
  • Ren Höek & Stimpy: Big House Blues (1990)
  • SheeZaam (2005)
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Tom and Jerry: The Mansion Cat (2001)


  • Built Ford Tough Commercials (2003-Present) (Heard once in one 2017 commercial.)
  • Burger King Commercials (1990's) (Heard twice at the end when two chunks of the Burger King logo disappears as if being eaten.)
  • Burger King Rugrats Movie Commercial (1998)
  • Chuck E. Cheese's Ad: "Crabs" (1994) (Heard once when a boy takes a bite out of a slice of pizza.)
  • Cocoa Puffs (2010's) (Heard once in one commercial.)
  • Cookie Crisp - Flying Cookie and Sprinkle Explosion (2009) (Heard once in the end when Chip tastes sprinkles.)
  • Eggo Waf-Fulls - Strawberry (2002) (Heard once in a fast speed.)
  • Froot Loops Sooper Loopers (2012)
  • Froot Loops Playing Fetch with the Dinosaur (2015)
  • Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles Commercials
  • Fruity Pebbles TV Commercial For Boss Prank
  • Heinz Pokémon Pasta (2000)
  • Kraft - Cheesasaurus Rex Commercials (2000's) (Heard once at the end when Cheesasaurus Rex takes a bite out of a spoonful of Kraft Mac n' Cheese. This sound effect is usually in low volume when it is heard. Was heard once in normal volume in one commercial advertising Night at The Mueseum.)
  • Kraft Singles Commercial: Red and Ned in Cheese Trapeze (2002)
  • Lunchables Brigade Commercials
  • Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake Cartoon Network iPhone App ID (2014) (Commercials)
  • Num Nons Commercials (2015)
  • Popsicle: Juice Busters (1999) (Commercials) (Heard once when a boy takes a bite out of a Juice Busters popsicle.)
  • Pop Tarts Splitz - It's Alive!!!!!!! (2000's) (Heard once when one person takes a bite out of the Pop Tarts Splitz Frankenstein parody off-screen.)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toons Figures Commercial (1993) (Heard once in the end when Angelo eats a slice of pizza.)


  • Cartoon Network Studios Logo
  • Cartoon Network Studios Logo: Chowder (Heard once when Chowder eats the letter "O" in Cartoon Network before an apple gets left behind, replacing the "O".)


  • Warner Bros. Pictures Logo (Scooby-Doo (2002)) (Variants) (Heard once when a chunk of the Warner Bros. shield disappears as if being eaten.)

Video Games


  • Quickdraw Freakshow (Heard twice when you eat Waffle twice.)
  • Smashing Slots PDS


  • ABC z Reksiem (heard after hovering the mouse cursor on the seal in F letter page and on Zbigniew in Z letter page))
  • Bad Piggies
  • The Cluefinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra
  • Disney's Animated Storybook: The Lion King (1994) (Video Game)
  • Fisher-Price: Ready for School - Toddler (video game)
  • Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove (2001) (Video Game)
  • Great Adventures by Fisher-Price: Castle (1998) (Video Game) (Heard once in the castle)
  • Jumpstart ABC's
  • Jumpstart Around The World
  • Jumpstart 1st Grade (1995)
  • Jumpstart 2nd Grade
  • Jumpstart Kindergarten
  • Jumpstart Numbers (1998)
  • Jumpstart Phonics
  • JumpStart Preschool (1999 Version)
  • Living Books - Arthur's Birthday (1994)
  • Living Books - Dr. Seuss's ABC (1995) (Video Game)
  • MDK2 (Video Game)
  • On-Track Time, Money and Fractions (2001)
  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening (1998) (Video Game)
  • Reader Rabbit: Playtime for Baby
  • Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2 (PC Game)
  • Stay Tooned
  • SimCopter
  • Ultimate Writing and Creativity Center (Video Game)


  • Bad Piggies
  • Sunstorm interactive: Candy Maker

Sega Genesis:

  • Earthworm Jim (Video Game)


  • Frogger: He's Back! (Video Game)
  • Centipede (Video Game) (Heard in Dish Network's Games Channel 96 version.)
  • Canis Canem Edit (Heard in the Monkey Fling arcade game.)

PlayStation 3:

  • Dynasty Warriors 6: Empire (Heard when Meng Huo eats the mushroom about to use poisonous breath.)

PlayStation 4:

  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

PlayStation Portable:

  • LocoRoco

Nintendo 64:

  • Banjo-Tooie


  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  • Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
  • Tom & Jerry Tales (Video Game)



  • Mario Superstar Baseball (Heard once in the intro.)


  • Mario Strikers Charged (Heard when Petey Piranha eats a character during his losing animations.)

Nintendo 3DS:

  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (Heard whenever Torkscrew eats something.)

Nintendo Switch:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Used whenever BowWow eats an enemy.)

Kids WB:

  • Run Jerry Run
  • Taz Burgers and Bombs



  • Boomerang: Tom and Jerry Marathon (2011)
  • Tom & Jerry: The Magic Ring Boomerang Movie Matinee (2004) (Promos)


  • ABC - Shark Tank Premiere (2015)
  • Boomerang Pet of the Week: Scooby-Doo (2015) (Promos)
  • Cartoon Network: Bloopers of the Cartoon Stars (1997)
  • Disney XD - Power Up With New Animation (2016) (Promos)
  • Game Shakers Promos
  • Nickelodeon - Shriek Week (2009)
  • Nicktoons Promo: Taste Better #2 (2000)
  • Syfy Promo: Sharknado (2019)


  • Cartoon Network Bumper - A Pup Named Scooby Doo (2000)
  • Cartoon Network Bumper - The Powerhouse Era (1998-2005)


  • Barnyard (2006) (Trailers) (Heard once when Miles gets fed by his farmer.)
  • Gremlins (1984) (Trailers) (Heard once in the 4K trailer.)
  • Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Video Game Trailers)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) (Trailers)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998) (Trailers) (Heard twice when a Nile crocodile tries to snap at one of the lion cubs.)
  • The Magic School Bus Explores the Rainforest (1997) (Heard once when a hummingbird gets eaten by a snake.)
  • Penguins of Madagascar (2014) (Trailers)
  • The Pebble and the Penguin (1995) (Trailers) (Heard once when a leopard seal tries to catch Rocko the first time.)
  • Peter Pan (1953) (Trailers) (Heard once in The Signature Collection trailer.)
  • Shark Tale (2004) (Trailers)
  • UglyDolls (2019) (Trailers)
  • The Wiggles: Cold Spaghetti Western (2004) (Trailers)

TV Spots

  • Barnyard (2006) (TV Spots)
  • The Croods (2013) (TV Spots)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) (TV Spots)

Other Media

  • 100.7 The Bay - Baltimore's Classic Rock (Heard in some radio ads only.)
  • Club Penguin Island
  • Little People: A to Z Learning Zoo (Alligator noises only.)

DVD Menus

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Absorbing Favorites (2005 DVD) (DVD Menus)
  • There's Something About Mary (1998)



  • Boomerang USA Bumper: Shaggy and Tom (2015)
  • Cartoon Network: Juniper Lee (Bumpers)
  • Noggin/Nick Jr: I Don't Like Candy Corn (2003-2011)


YouTube Videos

  • Ada Sports
  • Annoying Orange
  • The Beanie Babies Movie (2009)
  • Beanie Babies 2 (2011)
  • The Best Pals Hand Show (2017)
  • Best Pals Hand Toons
  • Blue's Clues Season 3 Episode 4 - Movie Cartoon Sounds (2014) (GoAnimate Version)
  • ChaoChao0071 Videos (Heard once in "Die, Ant!" and "htfmovie [Happy Tree Friends / asdfmovie]".)
  • Columbia Pictures Television Logo Bloopers
  • Doc McStuffins Funny Story Series
  • Dumb Ways to Die
  • EmpLemon (Heard in "YouTube Poop: Frying Nemo".)
  • Gachaverse Stories (Heard 12 times in "CHOMP".)
  • Glove and Boots
  • Golden Book Video Killers
  • LazY BosS Videos (Heard in the intro, but high-pitched)
  • Mario's Goal Calamity (2015) (Shorts)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 - Shinnok Reveal Trailer
  • The Nostalgia Critic (Heard once in "Hulk 2003".)
  • Pencilmation
  • SuperMarioLogan Videos
  • Team Fortress 2: Scout's Caps (2012)
  • Webkinz
  • WhitneyGoLucky
  • Yo Mama (Heard once in "Yo Mama So Fat: Dracula Sucked Her Blood, He Got Diabetes!" and "Yo Mama So Skinny: She Ate an M&M and Looked 8 Months Pregnant.")
  • YTP - Evil Hood
  • edward poole


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Audio Samples

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