Samuel Michelangelo Rosenbaum (better known as Yosemite Sam) is the major antagonist in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies franchise. He is one of Bugs Bunny's arch-enemies (along with Elmer Fudd, Marvin the Martian and Cecil Turtle).

He was created because Friz Freleng needed a much more dangerous antagonist to be Bugs Bunny's enemy since Elmer Fudd was considered too soft.

He was also one of the members of a Looney Tunes team called the Tune Squad.


He is short man who is mostly evil, dangerous, grumpy, explosive, bad-tempered and loud, but sometimes has good intentions. Sam quickly became just as hopeless as Elmer Fudd, though he is more dangerous and only a bit more smart than him.

Unlike Elmer, Sam does not fall for the same trick twice. He was even willing to shoot Santa if he doesn't give him any presents.

Heroic Acts

  • In Space Jam, he teamed up with other toons and Michael Jordan to defeat the Monstars.
  • In The Looney Tunes Show, he gives Bugs and Daffy advice to overcome everyday problems. He also comforts and hugs Daffy when he cried one time.
  • In Gribbler's Quest, he helped Daffy solve his problem with obsession with online shopping.
  • He helped Sylvester to find and defeat Sasquatch.
  • He saved Bugs from Lola when she is chasing him.




           Looney Tunes Logo Heroes

Main Heroes
Bugs Bunny | Daffy Duck | Lola Bunny | Porky Pig | Sylvester Pussycat | Tweety Bird | Yakko Warner | Wakko Warner | Dot Warner | Elmer Fudd | Yosemite Sam | Road Runner | Foghorn Leghorn | Tazmanian Devil | Foghorn Leghorn | Speedy Gonzales | Pepé Le Pew

Secondary Heroes
Granny | Witch Hazel | Tina R. Duck | Floyd Minton | Hubie Rat | Bertie Mouse | Claude Cat | Charlie Dog | Sylvester Junior | Hector Bulldog | Sam Sheepdog

Tertiary Heroes
Gossamer Monster | Penelope Pussycat

Quaternary Heroes
Honey Bunny

Guest Heroes
Michael Jordan | Stan Podolak | DJ Drake |

           WBLogo Animation Heroes

Animated Features
Mewsette | Jaune Tom | Batman | Thumbelina | Prince Cornelius | Jacquimo | Stanley | Danny | Sawyer | Peabo Pudgemeyer | Kayley | Garrett | Devon and Cornwall | Ayden | Lady Juliana | Sir Lionel | Bladebeak | Iron Giant | Hogarth Hughes | Annie Hughes | Dean McCoppin | Batman | Chris | Holly | James the Conductor | Billy | Lenny | The Hobo | Smokey and Steamer | Victor Van Dort | Emily | Scraps | Lucas Nickle | Zoc | Queen Ant | Mumble | Gloria | Ramón | Memphis | Norma Jean | Eddy | Edd | Ed | Kevin | Rolf | Nazz | Jimmy | Sarah | Emmet Brickowski | Wyldstyle | Vitruvius | Batman | Princess Uni-Kitty | Benny | Metalbeard | Good Cop | Mordecai | Rigby | Benson Dunwoody | Skips | Muscle Man | Hi Five Ghost | Junior | Tulip | Diamond Destiny | Alfred Pennyworth | Robin | Batgirl | Migo | Meechee | Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi | Sweet Mayhem

Live Action Films
Michael Jordan | Osmosis Jones | Leah Estrogen | Drix | D.J. Drake

Television Shows

Bugs Bunny | Daffy Duck | Porky Pig | Lola Bunny | Tweety Bird | Sylvester | Granny | Elmer Fudd | Tasmanian Devil | Foghorn Leghorn | Road Runner

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