Joe Alaskey joined the cast in 1997 as the second voice of Grandpa Lou. He took the place of David Doyle after his death. Alaskey has been a long-time performer in the voice-over community, even taking over playing the Looney Tunes voices after Mel Blanc's passing. He recieved a Prime Time Emmy Award for "Looney Tunes: Back in Action." Alaskey passed away on February 3, 2016.