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This sound effect can be found on the Warner Bros. Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It's nearly identical to BOING, CARTOON - METAL WOBBLE BOING 01. It shouldn't be confused with TWANG, CARTOON - SAW BLADE TWANG 01 on the Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library.

Similar Variations

Cash Box Bell Small Se LB025201 (included)


  • First recorded: 1950s
  • Creator: Treg Brown
  • Owner: Warner Bros (1950s-1992), Sound Ideas (1992-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: Unknown
  • First heard: Any Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies cartoon in the 1950s
  • Area used: Worldwide

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials

  • Elmo Saves Christmas
  • The Pee-Wee Herman Show On Broadway (2011)
  • Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1994)



  • Chip 'N' Dale's Nutty Tales (Heard once in "Tree's A Crowd" (ascends in pitch) and "My Muddy Valentine" (high pitched).)
  • Dexter's Laboratory: Chicken Scratch (2002) (Shorts)
  • Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
  • Mickey Mouse Hot Diggity Dog Tales (Heard once in "Mickey's Tricky Tractor!" and "Mickey's Water Hose Woes!".)
  • Minnie's Bow Toons (Heard once in "Locked Out".)
  • My Little Pony: Meet the Ponies (2008) (Shorts) (Heard once in "Sootaloo's Party".)
  • SpongeBob: Squidward's Embarassing Moment! (Heard, slightly cut off, as a crowd becomes disgusted.)


  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland: Sing and Play (1999) (Videos)
  • Baby Einstein
    • Baby Dolittle Neighborhood Animals (2001) (Videos)
    • Baby Dolittle: World Animals (2001) (Videos)
    • Baby MacDonald: A Day on the Farm (2004) (Videos)
    • Baby Neptune: Discovering Water (2003) (Videos) (Heard along with CARTOON, WHISTLE - QUICK CUCKOO WHISTLE.)
    • Baby Noah: Animal Expedition (2004) (Videos) (Heard along with CARTOON, WHISTLE - QUICK CUCKOO WHISTLE.)
    • Baby Van Gogh (2000) (Videos) (Heard twice throughout the video, used along with CARTOON, WHISTLE - QUICK CUCKOO WHISTLE as the jack in the box pops up, and then used in a high pitch when the red moose puppet hops the second time.)
  • Barney: Let's Go on Vacation (2009)
  • Barney - Come on Over to Barney's House! (2000 video)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Heroes of Woodland Valley (2003)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Practice Makes Perfect (2003)
  • Bert and Ernie's Word Play (2002) (Videos)
  • A Celebration of Me, Grover (2004) (Videos)
  • Elmo's Magic Cookbook (2001) (Videos)
  • Fisher Price: Little People Volume 1 - Big Discoveries (Heard quadrice in "Maggie's Friends Pitch In"; twice in "Eddie Saves the Circus".)
  • The Land Before Time More Sing-Along Songs (1999) (Video) (Heard once during the song "Anywhere in Your Dreams" from the then-upcoming "An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island".)
  • Richard Scarry's Best Silly Stories and Songs Video Ever! (1994) (Videos)
  • Weebles: Welcome to Weebleville! (2005) (Videos)
  • The Wiggles: Big Birthday (2011-2012) (Videos)
  • The Wiggles: It's a Wiggly Wiggly World! (2000) (Videos)
  • The Wiggles: Yule Be Wiggling (2001) (Videos) (Heard when the present lands before opening itself up to reveal the Wiggles.)



  • Cocoa Puffs Ad- Cuckoo Coaster (2003)


  • NSPCC - Cartoon (2002)


  • WordWorld Website

Video Games


  • Star Wars Racer Arcade (Heard once during the Sega Logo with Jar Jar Binks in attract mode.)


  • New Super Mario Bros.


  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Used in normal and high pitches for ChuChus and in a very high pitch for the springboards in the Wind Temple.)


  • Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story
  • Living Books: Harry and the Haunted House
  • Living Books: The New Kid on the Block
  • Sesame Street: Get Set to Learn! (1996) (PC Game)
  • Sesame Street Grover's Travels
  • The Sims (Heard in the Cartoon TV channel.)


  • Cats Don't Dance (1997) (Trailers)
  • Peter Pan (1953) (Trailers) (Heard once in the Platinum Edition trailer.)

TV Spots

  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) (TV Spots)


  • Holedigger Films (2003) (Logos) (Heard when the boy puts his shovel to the ground.)
  • Youman Cartoon TV (2013) (Logos)

YouTube Videos

  • Animated Frenzy (by lochlannDS Productions, heard in a slightly low pitch)
  • Annoying Orange
  • The Best Pals Hand Show
  • Best Pals Hand Time: The Movie (2007)
  • Blue's Clues YTPs (Heard once in "Steve's Safari Adventure".)
  • Fuzzy Puppet Series
  • Golden Book Video Killers
  • Ironmouse
  • The Kirby Collab 3
  • MajorEngineStudios
  • Pencilmation
  • Summer Break Beanie Babies (2017)
  • TED-Ed (Heard once in "Do animals have language?".)
  • TNTMan93
  • Webkinz 3: Furrier Moment (2019)
  • WhitneyGoLucky
  • Wileyk209zback's 3DMM Videos

Web Originals


  • Chibi Maruko-chan
  • Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (Pioneer dub only)
  • Hamtaro (Heard once in "Bijou's in Danger".)
  • Higurashi When They Cry (Heard once in "Jealously".)
  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (Heard once in the pilot.)
  • Naruto
  • Pani Poni Dash!
  • Tokyo Mew Mew
  • When They Cry: Kai
  • Yuru Yuri (very high pitched)

Image Gallery

Sound Ideas, CARTOON, TWANG - WOBBLING TWANG/Image Gallery

Audio Samples