Shnookums and Meat are a cat and a dog who often don't get along well with each other. They are the titular characters and the stars of the first segment of The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show. After their owners have left, the two always end up in a series of mishaps.
"It's my job. I protect the house from intruders."
"Oh, yeah? Well, I think you're too stupid to know otherwise. You've been programmed! I'll bet, I just bet, you'd run out there even if you knew it was me opening the gate!"