This sound effect can be found on Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas.


  • First recorded: 1961
  • Creator: TBA
  • Owner: Hanna-Barbera (1961-2001), Sound Ideas, (1993-present)
  • Origin: TBA
  • Year debut: 1961
  • First heard: The Flintstones
  • Area severed: Worldwide

It was mainly used for when someone bounces around or a object bounces like a ball. It debuted in 1961 in The Flintstones and would be used in some of the Hanna-Barbera cartoons before the sound made its way to other studios like Disney, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures. It is still used in modern media today.

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials



Home Videos

  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Sing and Play (1999) (Videos)
  • Animal Alphabet (1998) (Videos)
  • Animals Around Me (2010) (Videos)
  • Bert and Ernie's Word Play (2002) (Videos)
  • Baby Dolittle: Neighborhood Animals (2001) (Videos) (Heard once in various high pitches.)
  • Baby Einstein: Baby Galileo (2003) (Videos)
  • Baby Neptune (2003) (Videos) (Heard once when the beach ball hits on the duck's head in the scene before the opening credits and heard once when the frog puppet wearing a snorkel pops out before the ending credits.)
  • Baby Newton (2002) (Videos)
  • Baby Van Gogh (2000) (Videos)
  • Baby's Favorite Places (2006) (Videos) (Heard once when the frog jumps off the lily pad.)
  • Barney - It's Time for Counting (1998) (Videos)
  • Barney Songs From the Park (2003) (Videos)
  • Campwannarunaround (1997) (Videos)
  • Elmo's World: Wild Wild West (2001) (Videos)
  • Elmo's World: Happy Holidays (2002) (Videos)
  • Fabulous Wetlands with Bill Nye The Science Guy (1989) (Videos)
  • JumpStart Why Did The Bus Stop (1999) (Videos) (Heard once in a double high pitch.)
  • Look Mom! I Have Good Manners (2004) (Videos)
  • My First Signs (2007) (Videos)
  • Neptune's Oceans (2011) (Videos)
  • Signing Time: Everyday Signs (2002) (Videos)
  • Sing Yourself Silier at the Movies (1997) (Videos)
  • The Wiggles - The Wiggly Big Show (1999) (Videos) (heard once)
  • The Wiggles - Space Dancing (2003) (Videos) (heard once)
  • Wild Animals Safari (2010) (Videos)
  • World Animal Adventure (2009) (Videos)
  • What's the Name of That Song? (2004) (Videos)

Video Games



  • Arthur’s Preschool: Arthur’s Afternoon Adventure (PC Game)
  • Candy Land (1997)
  • Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove (2001) (Video Game)
  • How Many Bugs in a Box? (1995)
  • Jump Start 1st Grade (1995)
  • JumpStart 1st Grade Math (1997)
  • JumpStart Adventures 3rd Grade: Mystery Mountain (1996)
  • Just Me and My Mom (1996)
  • Living Books: Arthur's Birthday (1994)
  • Living Books: Arthur's Computer Adventure (1998) (Heard once in a high pitch and more than once in a normal pitch.)
  • Living Books: Arthur's Reading Race (1997)
  • Living Books: The Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight (1995)
  • Living Books: The Berenstain Bears in the Dark (1996) (Heard once in four different high pitches and more than once in a normal pitch.)
  • Living Books: The Cat in the Hat (1997)
  • Living Books: Dr. Seuss's ABC (1995)
  • Living Books: Green Eggs and Ham (1996) (Sometimes heard in a higher pitch.)
  • Living Books: Harry and the Haunted House (1994)
  • Living Books: Stellaluna (1996)
  • Little Monster Private Eye in The Smelly Mystery (1997)
  • Microsoft Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker (1997)



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  • Klasky Csupo Inc. (1998-present) (Logos)
  • Nick Jr. Productions (1999-2009) (Logos)


  • KidVision VHS Preview (1995)



  • Disney Channel Bumpers: Donald Duck (1983)


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