The Reference Is Lost: Stuff From Old Cartoons That Made Sense At The Time

04/17/2012 12:29 pm ET | Updated Jun 17, 2012

If you've seen a lot of Looney Tunes cartoons, and you have, because you're now reading this article, there were probably several moments when you, in your youth and/or lack of cultural awareness, were completely mystified by an on-screen reference. In this, our second installment (our first can be found here), we dig even deeper into the cartoon vault to find more references to jokes that make little sense to us now, but made our grandparents laugh like hell.

What follows are seven more bizarre and dated cartoon references explained:



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