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This is sound effect can be found on the 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's 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 BONE BITE and 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.

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Used In

TV Shows

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

TV Specials

  • A Flintstones 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 film.

  • 102 Dalmatians (2000)
  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000) (Heard once when Theodore eats a steak followed by Big Single Gulp ie Dr CRT026803/GULP, CARTOON - BIG GULP, HUMAN and during the song "Monster Out in You".)
  • Antz (1998) (Heard once when Z tries to eat a giant sandwich covered in plastic.)
  • Barbie: Mariposa (2008)
  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) (Heard once during the "Acid Trip" segment when a creature bites off its own tongue.)
  • Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
  • Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
  • Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
  • Brother Bear (2003) (Heard once when one of the bears catches salmon.)
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) (Heard once when a beartrap flies in and clamps onto Principal Krupp's face.)
  • Casper's Haunted Christmas (2000)
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
  • Dōbutsu no Mori (2006)
  • Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
  • Ed, Edd n' Eddy's Big Picture Show (2009)
  • Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018)
  • The Emoji Movie (2017)
  • The Flintstones (1994)
  • Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo! (2020)
  • Hercules (Enchanted Tales) (1997)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
  • Hounded (2001)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Enchanted Tales) (1996)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002) (Heard once at the end when Djali eats Hugo's rose.)
  • Ice Age (2002) (Heard once during a battle between humans and Saber-toothed tigers.)
  • Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
  • Inspector Gadget (1999)
  • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
  • Joey (1997)
  • Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
  • The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave (2016)
  • Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood (2016)
  • Monster Mash (1999)
  • Mutant Aliens (2001)
  • My Friend Bernard (2009)
  • My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) (Heard once during the end credits.)
  • Pearl Harbor (2001) (Used once improperly for a bomb destroying a ship.)
  • Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
  • Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy (2004)
  • Prehysteria! 2 (1994)
  • Quest for Camelot (1998)
  • Ron's Gone Wrong (2021) (Used thrice in a row for Ron imitating Pac-Man.)
  • Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
  • Scoob! (2020)
  • Scooby-Doo (2002)
  • Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
  • Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015)
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King (2008)
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire (2003)
  • Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (2003)
  • Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (2006)
  • Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright (2013)
  • The Secret Life of Pets (2016) (Heard during the "Sausage Factory" segment when Max and Duke devour the remaining hula-dancing sausages four times in a row.)
  • See Spot Run (2001)
  • Shark Tale (2004)
  • Small Soldiers (1998)
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)
  • The Star (2017)
  • Straight Outta Nowhere: Scooby-Doo! Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog (2021)
  • Tom Thumb Meets Thumbelina (1996)
  • The Transformers: The Movie (1986) (Heard when Unicron devours the planet Lithone.)
  • Up (2009) (Heard once when Alpha bites Dug.)
  • The Wild (2006)


  • 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).)
  • Gordon Bleugh (Heard once in "Lobster".)
  • Inacio Studios Media
  • 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".)
  • Muppet Time
  • 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)
  • Ren Höek & Stimpy: Big House Blues (1990)
  • SheeZaam (2005)
  • Tennessee Tuxedo and Chumley (Heard once in "Dinner Party".)
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Tom and Jerry: The Mansion Cat (2001)



  • Patties (1992)


  • Built Ford Tough Commercials (2003-Present) (Heard once in one 2017 commercial.)
  • Burger King Commercials (1990's) (Heard twice at the end of one commercial when two chunks of the Burger King logo disappear 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 towards the end when Chip tastes sprinkles.)
  • Corn Pops - Sweet Toothasaur (2009)
  • Dairy Queen - The Haggle (2008) (Heard once in the outtakes when the lips attacks the girl scout.)
  • Dairy Queen - The New (2008) (Heard once, the second time the lips eats the Fudge Brownie temptation Waffle Bowl Sundae during outtakes)
  • 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
  • Grubhub
  • Heinz Pokémon Pasta (2000)
  • Kraft - Cheesasaurus Rex Commercials (2000's) (Heard once at the end of some commercials when Cheesasaurus Rex takes a bite out of a spoonful of Kraft Mac n' Cheese. It is usually in low volume when it is heard. Also 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)
  • NEW Cheez-It Extra Cheesy: Cheese Coat Makeover (2020) (Heard once at the end when the box vibrates.)
  • Num Noms 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.)

Theme Parks

  • SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D (Theme Parks)


  • 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".)
  • Oddhouse Home Video Logo


  • 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


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


  • Yoshi's Island DS (Used along with BONE BITE whenever the Piranha Plant boss bites down on the Chomp Rock.)



  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  • Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
  • Tom and Jerry Tales

Genesis/Mega Drive:

  • Earthworm Jim


  • Bad Piggies
  • Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games
  • Sunstorm interactive: Candy Maker
  • Talking Pocoyo


  • Banjo-Tooie

Nintendo Switch:

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


  • Quickdraw Freakshow (Heard twice when you eat Waffle.)
  • Run Jerry Run
  • Smashing Slots PDS
  • Taz Burgers and Bombs


  • ABC z Reksiem (Heard after hovering the mouse cursor on the seal in F letter page, on the lion in L letter page and on Zbigniew in Z letter page.)
  • Bad Piggies
  • Banana Kong (Used for the alligator.)
  • Braid Dead 13
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • The Cluefinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra
  • Disney's Animated Storybook: The Lion King
  • Explorapedia: The World of People
  • Fisher-Price: Ready for School - Toddler
  • Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove
  • Frogger: He's Back!
  • Great Adventures by Fisher-Price: Castle (Heard once in the castle.)
  • Jumpstart ABC's
  • Jumpstart Around The World
  • Jumpstart 1st Grade
  • Jumpstart 2nd Grade
  • Jumpstart Kindergarten
  • Jumpstart Numbers (1998)
  • Jumpstart Phonics
  • JumpStart Preschool (1999 Version)
  • Living Books: Arthur's Birthday
  • Living Books: Dr. Seuss's ABC
  • Madagascar
  • MDK2
  • M.U.G.E.N
  • On-Track Time, Money and Fractions
  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening
  • Reader Rabbit: Math Ages 4-6
  • Reader Rabbit: Playtime for Baby
  • Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2
  • Stay Tooned
  • SimCopter
  • Ultimate Writing and Creativity Center (Video Game)
  • Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo (Used every time you gain health.)


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

PlayStation 2:

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
  • Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters


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




  • 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
  • The Legend of Tarzan (Promo)
  • Nickelodeon - Shriek Week (2009)
  • Nicktoons Promo: Taste Better #2 (2000)
  • Syfy Promo: Sharknado (2019)


  • Cartoon Network - Block Bumpers
  • Cartoon Network Bumper - A Pup Named Scooby Doo (2000)
  • The Powerhouse Era (1998-2004)


  • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (2006) (Trailers)
  • Barnyard (2006) (Trailers) (Heard once when Miles gets fed by his farmer.)
  • Gremlins (1984) (Trailers) (Heard once in the 4K trailer.)
  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022) (Trailers)
  • Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Video Game Trailers)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) (Trailers)
  • 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 right before BONE BITE when a leopard seal tries to eat Rocko.)
  • 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

  • The Addams Family 2 (2021) (TV Spots)
  • Barnyard (2006) (TV Spots)
  • The Croods (2013) (TV Spots)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) (TV Spots)
  • Old Dogs (2009) (TV Spots)
  • UglyDolls (2019) (TV Spots)

Other Media

  • 100.7 The Bay - Baltimore's Classic Rock (Heard in some radio ads.)
  • 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)


  • Alphabetimals ("Shark" and "Thresher Shark" sounds.)
  • Nickelodeon Website & App - Don't Touch Button (2013-2015)
  • (2002-present)


  • 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
  • Amazing Meatball!
  • Animator vs. Animation III
  • Annoying Orange
  • The Beanie Babies Movie (2009)
  • Bakugan Small Brawl Stories (Used once for Hydorous in "Excuse You".)
  • Beanie Babies 2 (2011)
  • The Best Pals Hand Show
  • Best Pals Hand Toons
  • ChaoChao0071 Videos (Heard once in "Die, Ant!" and "htfmovie [Happy Tree Friends / asdfmovie]".)
  • Columbia Pictures Television Logo Bloopers
  • Dizztah
  • Doc McStuffins Funny Story Series
  • Doodle Toons
  • DoujinPixation
  • Dumb Ways to Die
  • EmpLemon (Heard once in "YouTube Poop: The NONcredibles" and "YouTube Poop: Frying Nemo".)
  • Gachaverse Stories (Heard 12 times in "CHOMP".)
  • Glove and Boots
  • Golden Book Video Killers
  • Grubhub Ad but it's in VR! (VRChat Funny Moments)
  • Hoffy1138
  • LazY BosS Videos (Heard in the intro, but high pitched)
  • LucianoTheWindowsFan
  • Luigikid Gaming
  • Mario's Goal Calamity (2015) (Shorts)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 - Shinnok Reveal Trailer
  • The Nostalgia Critic (Heard once in "Hulk 2003".)
  • Pencilmation
  • Sesame Street: 50 Years of Memories | HBO
  • TED-Ed (Heard once in "How do animals experience pain?".)
  • TerminalMontage (high pitched)
  • 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


  • Aria the Scarlet Ammo
  • Best Student Council
  • Birth (1984) (English dub only.)
  • Black Butler: Book of Circus
  • D4DJ: First Mix
  • Date a Live
  • Doraemon
  • Dragon Ball Super (Heard when someone eats something or bites someone.)
  • DragonBall Z Abridged (TeamFourStar)
  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya!
  • Kiss Him, Not Me!
  • Land of the Lustrous
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Nagasarete Airantō
  • Oraa Guzura Dado
  • Osomatsu-kun (1988)
  • Osomatsu-san the Movie (2019)
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • PaRappa the Rapper: The Animation
  • Pokémon
  • Rerere no Tensai Bakabon
  • Smile Pretty Cure
  • Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
  • Toradora SOS!
  • Toriko (Heard once in Episode 75.)
  • Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun
  • Yuru Yuri (2nd half)
  • Zombieland Saga

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Audio Samples

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