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This sound effect can be found on Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It's unknown where this sound effect was originally came from, but it's from the same unknown library as BOING, CARTOON - BIG LONG BOING.


  • First recorded: 1950s
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Owner: Hanna-Barbera (1950s-2001), Sound Ideas (1993-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: Between 1950s or 1960s
  • First heard: The Yogi Bear Show
  • Area used: Worldwide

Similar Variations

  • ARROW, CARTOON - BUNG ZIP BOW (included)
  • CARTOON, BOW - SEVERAL BOW TWANGS, ARCHERY (repeating variation)
  • Cartoons - Miscellaneous - Comical Fx - CU - Bonk Rubber Band Snap, Various 01 (various pitches)
  • Cartoons - Miscellaneous - Comical Fx - CU - Bonk Rubber Band Snap, Various 02 (various pitches)
  • Cartoons - Miscellaneous - Comical Fx - CU - Bonk Rubber Band Snap, Various 03 (various pitches)
  • Cartoons - Miscellaneous - Comical Fx - CU - Bonk Rubber Band Snap, Various 04 (various pitches)
  • COMEDY, BOING - LOW J HARP BOING (low-pitched variant)
  • ZIP, CARTOON - ZURUP (reversed)
  • Valentino Plops, Bongs and Springs (included)

Clean, Full-Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect


Used In

TV Shows

  • 1000 Ways to Die (Heard in "Death Gets Busy" in the event "Choke-A-Lot".)
  • [The Adventures of Paddington Bear]] (Heard once in "A Spot of Decorating".)
  • The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (Heard once in "White Elephant".)
  • Arthur (Heard once in "Arthur's Chicken Pox".)
  • Atom Ant
  • Bear Behaving Badly
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • Beat Bugs (Heard once in "From Me to You".)
  • The Berenstain Bears (1985 TV Series)
  • Beverly Hills Teens (Heard once in "Double-Surfing Double-Cross" and "Teenclub Carnival".)
  • Big City Greens
  • Big Time Rush
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy
  • Blue's Clues (Heard twice in "What Story Does Blue Want to Play?" and heard once in "What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day?" and "Inventions".)
  • Bobby's World (Heard once in "One Clump or Two".)
  • Boohbah (Heard once in "Lots of Balls" and "Beards".)
  • The Book of Pooh (Heard once in "Paging Piglet".)
  • Bonkers
  • Brum
  • Bunsen Is A Beast!
  • Caillou
  • Camp Lazlo (Heard once in "Prickly Pining Dining".)
  • Casper and the Angels
  • CatDog (Heard once in "Brothers' Day".)
  • The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (Heard often in "Jump!" and once in "Big Cats" and "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!".)
  • Cattanooga Cats (Heard once in "Geronihoho".)
  • Chowder (Heard once in "The Trouble with Truffles".)
  • Clarence (Heard once in "Ren Faire".)
  • Class of 3000 (Heard once in "Funky Monkey".)
  • Clue Club (Heard once in "One of Our Elephants is Missing!".)
  • The Cramp Twins (Heard once in "Slave Mart".)
  • The Digswell Dog Show (Heard once in "Meeting Miss Daisy".)
  • Donkey Hodie (Heard once in "Pickle Penguin Problem".)
  • Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz
  • Dragon Tales (Heard once in "The Big Sleepover".)
  • Fanboy and Chum Chum
  • The Flintstones (Heard once in "Fred el Terrifico".)
  • The Flintstone Kids (Heard once in "Rubble Without a Cause".)
  • Fresh Beat Band of Spies (Heard once in "Frozen Fresh Beats".)
  • GoGoRiki (Heard once in "Magnetism".)
  • Goober and the Ghost Chasers (Heard once in "The Galloping Ghost".)
  • Goof Troop (Heard once in "You Camp Take It With You".)
  • The Get-Along Gang (Heard once in "The Bullies".)
  • The Glo Friends
  • H.R. Pufnstuf
  • Harvey Girls Forever!
  • Heathcliff (1984 TV Series) (Heard once in "Heathcliff's Middle Name" and "May the Best Cat Win".)
  • Henry's Amazing Animals (Heard six times in "Animal Neighbors".)
  • Higglytown Heroes (Heard once in "Flower Power".)
  • Hotel Transylvania (2017 TV Series)
  • House Partying the TV Show
  • Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling (Heard once in "The Wrong Stuff".)
  • I Dream of Jeannie (Heard as Jeannie shakes her head.)
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Inspector Gadget's Field Trip
  • The Jetsons
  • Jungle Cubs (Heard once in "Mondo Mungo".)
  • KaBlam! (Heard once in "Comics of Champions".)
  • Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (Rarely heard in some episodes, including "Dead Man's Drop", "There Will Be Nachos", "Father From the Truth", "And... Action!"; used in a normal pitch and a high pitch, "Clean... to the Extreme", and "Bwar and Peace"; mixed with BOING, CARTOON - HOYT'S BOING, where it was used.)
  • Laura's Star (2002 TV Series) (Heard twice in "The Hospital Visit".)
  • LazyTown
  • Linus the Lionhearted
  • The Loud House
  • Meatballs & Spaghetti
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Heard once in "Secret Spy Daisy", "Sea Captain Mickey" and "Mickey's Monster Musical".)
  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse
  • Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures (Heard once in "Goofasaur!".)
  • Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
  • Mister Maker
  • The Mr. Men Show (Heard once in a Normal Pitch in "Science" and "Sleep"; once in a Low Pitch in "Boo-Boos" and "Parade".)
  • Nature Cat (Heard once in "A Shedtime Story".)
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (Heard once in "Detention".)
  • The New Archie and Sabrina Hour
  • The New Archies
  • The New Scooby-Doo Movies
  • Oddhouse Phantom (Heard once in "Wild Wild West with Shane" and "Topsy's Christmas Adventure".)
  • Oggy and the Cockroaches (Heard once in "Oggy's Double" and "Winner Takes All".)
  • Pee-wee's Playhouse (Heard once in "Rainy Day".)
  • Pigs Next Door (Heard once in "HIgh on the Hog".)
  • Pingu
  • Pink Panther and Pals
  • The Pink Panther Show (Heard once in "Bully for Pink".)
  • Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks (Heard once in "Fresh Heir".)
  • Planet Cosmo (Heard once in "Sol's Bedtime".)
  • Pocket Dragon Adventures
  • Power Rangers
  • PrankStars
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show (Heard once in a low pitch in "Stimpy's Big Day", also heard once in "Big House Blues".)
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (Heard once in "The Magic Fish".)
  • Ryan's Mystery Playdate (Heard once in the intro.)
  • Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! (Heard once in "A Clue for Scooby-Doo", "Decoy for a Dognapper" and "A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts".)
  • Sesame Street (Heard once in "Speech Bubble: I for Ice Cream", "Speech Bubble: U for Umbrella", in the "Magical Herman" cartoon, and in "Monster in the Mirror".)
  • Shaabiat Al Cartoon
  • Sidekick (Heard once in "Comic Book Zombies".)
  • The Smurfs
  • Spider-Man (1981)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Squiddly Diddly
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (Heard once in "The Bird! The Bird!".)
  • The Telebugs (Heard once in "Zudo Bug" and "Professor in Danger".)
  • Teletubbies (Heard once in "Hanging Out the Washing".)
  • Timon & Pumbaa (Heard once in "Mozam Beaks".)
  • The Tom and Jerry Show (1975 TV series)
  • The Tom and Jerry Show (Heard once in "Meanie Genie".)
  • Top Cat (Heard once in "The $1,000,000 Derby", "Choo-Choo's Romance" and "Dibble's Double".)
  • Total Drama (Heard in "Total Drama All Stars: The Final Wreck-ening".)
  • The Voice
  • Wacky Races (Heard once in "Why Oh Why Wyoming".)
  • The Wacky World of Tex Avery (Heard once in "Mine, Mine, Mine!" and "Silence Of The Lames".)
  • The Yogi Bear Show

TV Specials

  • Cathy's Valentine (1989)
  • Christmas in Tattertown (1988) (Low-pitched edit.)
  • The Cricket in Times Square (1973)
  • Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
  • Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovie Goolies (1972)
  • Fat Albert's Easter Special (1982)
  • Frosty the Snowman (1969)
  • Mickey and Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas (2021)


  • The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)
  • The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) (Heard once, along with BOINK, CARTOON - DOINK 03, when Captain Underpants bounces on a trampoline before flying off.)
  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)
  • Chuck E. Cheese in the Galaxy 5000 (1999)
  • Early Man (2018)
  • Hey Arnold: The Movie (2002)
  • Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! (1964)
  • Home on the Range (2004) (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
  • Lilo & Stitch (2002) (Heard once when Scrump bounces on Jumba's belly.)
  • The Lorax (2012)
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
  • Minions (2015)
  • Monster Mash (2000)
  • Muppets from Space (1999)
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits / The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)
  • Return to Neverland (2002)
  • Scoob! (2020)
  • The Smurfs (2011) (Heard 3 times)
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) (Heard once followed by BORK, CARTOON - LOW BORK.)
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
  • Teacher's Pet (2004)
  • UglyDolls (2019)


  • DePatie-Freleng Cartoons (Heard once in "Bully for Pink".)
  • Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
  • The Loud House (2013) (Shorts)
  • Minnie's Bow Toons
  • Pink Panther Cartoons (Heard once in "Bully for Pink".)
  • Ren Höek & Stimpy: Big House Blues (1990)
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle (2014)
  • Sugar and Spies (1966) (Shorts)
  • Tom & Jerry (Heard once in "The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse".)
  • Walter Lantz Cartoons


  • CBBC (1997–2002, mouse variant)
  • Hanna-Barbera (1993-2002) (Logos) (Heard in the 1994-1997 Comedy logo.)


  • LA Times Commercial: Popcorn, the Inside Story
  • Lunchables Brigade Commercials

Video Games


  • Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights


  • Do Not Disturb! 2


  • Blast Corps
  • Gex: Enter the Gecko

Nintendo Switch:

  • Mega Man 11


  • Crapwoman
  • Whack Your Computer
  • Whack Your Ex


  • Blue's Reading Time Activities (2000) (PC Game)
  • Club Penguin
  • Felix the Cat's Cartoon Toolbox
  • Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch
  • Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove
  • Gex: Enter the Gecko
  • Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge
  • Living Books: Arthur's Birthday
  • Living Books: Arthur's Computer Adventure
  • Living Books: Dr. Seuss's ABC
  • Living Books: The Cat in the Hat (high pitched)
  • Mega Man 11 (various pitches)
  • Microsoft Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker
  • Worms 2
  • Worms Armageddon
  • Worms World Party


  • Gex: Enter the Gecko

PlayStation 2:

  • Scooby Doo Night of 100 Frights (2002) (Video Game)

PlayStation 4:

  • Mega Man 11 (various pitches)

VTech V.Smile:

  • Alphabet Park Adventure


  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2

Xbox One:

  • Mega Man 11 (various pitches)
  • Rare Replay


  • Arthur's Chicken Pox (1998) (Videos)
  • Arthur: Hooray for Health! (2011) (Videos) (Heard once in "Arthur's Chicken Pox".)
  • Blue's Clues: Rhythm and Blue (1999) (Videos) (Heard once in "What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day?".)
  • Dorothy the Dinosaur Meets Santa Claus (2009)
  • The Wiggles: Space Dancing! (2003) (Videos)

TV Spots

  • Lilo & Stitch (2002) (TV Spots)


  • Battlepark (Flash Animations)
  • Disney Channel - This or That (Miscellaneous)
  • Moana As Told By LEGO | Disney

Web Originals

  • Pink Donkey and the Fly (Heard once in "Looking Good".)

YouTube Videos

  • Beanie Babies 3 (2015)
  • Beanie Babies 4 (2018)
  • The Best Pals Hand Show
  • Best Pals Hand Time: Ready 2 Go On Vacation (2010)
  • The Best Pals Hand Toons Easter Special (2016)
  • Best Pals Hand Toons
  • Calling All Engines from Tomorrowland
  • Jack Sablich Videos (Heard once in "Mr. Hand's Son Gets a Job".)
  • JK150 Videos
  • MaryannKitty11: The Series
  • Olivier Hatta (Heard once in "Random video (feat tylertristar2isback)".)
  • Pyrocynical
  • SMG4 Videos
  • TerminalMontage
  • Webkinz
  • The Webkinz Movie (2012)
  • WhitneyGoLucky


  • D.N.Angel
  • Maple Town
  • One Piece
  • Osomatsu-kun: Greetings from the Watermelon Planet! (1989) (heard twice)
  • Tokyo Mew Mew
  • Yuru Yuri♪♪ (high pitched)

Image Gallery

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Audio Samples