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Background: In 1939, cartoonist Larry King created the famous cartoon characters that P&P Features has used from 1939 to December 31, 1974 and from mid-1978 to present. On December 31, 1974, the girls were given a "five-year vacation". The next day, the company replaced them with the U.S. Bicentennial (1776-1976) symbol. On May 7, 1979, at the same time that McDonald's adopted the "Nobody Can't Do It Like McDonald's Can" campaign, the girls were brought back and were named Patricia, Bianca, and Jasmine. From 1939 until November 1994, no name had been given to them, although promos aired in December 1994 on Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and The Family Channel (now ABC Family) held a contest to determine the name for them (commercials for the contest featured a CGI kid traveling through a world of question marks). A kid named Bill Weekly won the contest and named the characters "The Powerpuff Girls". From 1998 until 2001, The Powerpuff Girls used P&P's 1939-2002 design of the girls (includes the many variants made specifically and exclusively for the show) for the series' end shots at the end of every episode. Apparently, P&P Features approved use of the girls' designs. In 2002, a new design of the girls was introduced for both Cartoon Network and P&P Features. In 2009, P&P Features became a low-budget unit of Warner Bros. Pictures after shutting down as an independent studio under Time Warner.


1st Logo (May 12, 1939-July 11, 1947) Logo: On a cloudy background, we see a box with the girls and the company's names inside it.

Variant: On colorized versions of P&P films from the era, the words "COLORED (or COLORIZED) PRINT (or VERSION) - (C) (year) P&P FEATURES" appear below the company's name.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie, a fanfare that sounds like a messed up version of the Paramount on Parade theme, or None.

Availability: Rare.

Scare Factor: Low.


2nd Logo (August 22, 1947-February 6, 1953)

Logo: On a light blue-yellow gradient background with indigo lines, we see the girls zoom out. The company's name in indigo appears above and the word "PRESENTS" appears below.

Variants:

  • Some movies don't have the company's name above the girls and the word "PRESENTS" is replaced by "P&P PRESENTS".
  • On Disturbances! (1950), the girls don't zoom out to the screen. Instead, the opposite takes place.

FX/SFX: The zooming.

Music/Sounds: Same as the previous logo or None.

Availability: Rare.

Scare Factor: Low.


3rd Logo (February 27, 1953-September 15, 1967)

Logo: On a red background, we see the girls inside a blue box. Below them are the words "P&P FEATURES PRESENTS".

Variant: On CinemaScope films, the text below the company's name reads "PRESENTS IN CINEMASCOPE".

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None for the regular variant, but the second half of the 20th Century Fox fanfare for the CinemaScope variant.

Availability: Common.

Scare Factor: None.


4th Logo (October 6, 1967-November 17, 1972) Logo: On a green background, we see the girls and a black shape with the company's name below them.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Common.

Scare Factor: None.


5th Logo (December 1, 1972-May 18, 1984) Logo: On a blue-purple gradient background, we see the girls zoom out. Below them are the company's name and the Warner Communications byline.

Variants:

  • There is a version used for the entire year of 1975 and the entire of year 1976 in which the girls are replaced by the U.S. Bicentennial (1776-1976) symbol.
  • There is another version from January 1, 1977 to May 6, 1979, in which the flag of the USA appears instead of the girls.

FX/SFX: The zooming.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Common.

Scare Factor: Minimal.


6th Logo (June 8, 1984-February 10, 1999) Logo: On a red-blue gradient background, we see the girls above the company's name and the byline.

Bylines:

  • "A WARNER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY" (1984-1990)
  • "A TIME WARNER COMPANY" (1990-1992)
  • "A TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY" (1992-1999)

Variants:*From 1986 to 1997, the gradient background was changed to a purple-green gradient background.

  • From September 1997 to 1999, the background is a space BG.
  • From 1998 to 1999, the words are darker and sightly bolder.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Common.

Scare Factor: Minimal.

7th Logo (March 10, 1999-November 18, 2011) Logo: On a light blue background with indigo lines, we see the girls on the left and the company's name on the right. Below them is a byline.

Bylines:

  • "A TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY" (1999-2001)
  • "An AOL Time Warner Company" (2001-2003)
  • "A TimeWarner Company" (2003-2011)

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Common.

Scare Factor: None.


8th Logo (December 16, 2011-) Logo: On a cloudy background, we see the familiar WB shield with the TimeWarner byline appearing as always. Suddenly, the shield and byline break into pieces and the pieces turn into liquid and morph into the girls and the company's name from the previous logo. The TimeWarner byline zooms out below and the text shines. Trivia: P&P Features is a division of Warner Bros. since the year 2009, thus explaining the Warner Bros. shield at the beginning of this logo.

FX/SFX: The shattering and morphing.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Current. Scare Factor: Low.

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