What the Future Awaits is the the twenty-fifth episode of Season 4 of The New Looney Tunes Show, being a half-hour special.
In the middle of yet another one of their chases, Furrball, Sweetie and Sneezer stumble into the basement of Wile E.'s house, where he has been expecting them; it seems that he has perfected the science of predicting the future through astrology. He shows them the future, most exactly 15 years later, where the life of characters has changed drastically. For example, Bugs Bunny is now the CEO of Warner Bros., Daffy Duck became the Principal of Acme Loo (with Porky Pig as the vice-principal), Buster and Babs Bunny are still shy to say they have romantic feelings for each other and the Warners have to deal with the fact they're no longer children. Meanwhile, new challenges appear and the group has to team up to resolve it together to strengthen their bonds of friendship.
- "Wow. Just like my new Acme astrology machine had predicted. Welcome, Furrball, Sweetie and Sneezer!" - Wile E. Coyote.
- "Your casps are appropriate since I perfectly predicted the future (a sign saying "Welcome, Sylvester, Tweety and Speedy" appears and takes it out)" - Wile E. Coyote.
- "Boy, Fox is running out of ideas that they are still betting on series that are no longer fresh" - Buster Bunny.
- "C'mon, guys. Let's take a picture" - Dot Warner.
- "Wow! Looks like Calamity Coyote evolved during those years!" - Wakko Warner.
- "Say "cheese"!" - Dot Warner.
- "This sucks, I want to see Vice-President Taz (changes the channel)" - Sweetie.
- "Mr. Vice-President, this report is full of technical jargon. This isn't useful (Taz goes crazy and beats him up)" - Goverment Officer.
- This episode was originally intended to be the series finale, but due to the series' renewal for two additional seasons (specially due to the show's popularity, as well to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Bugs Bunny and the 30th anniversary of Tiny Toon Adventures in 2020), the production team decided to do it instead as a parodic episode about the future, in a similar way to The Simpsons episodes about the characters' future.
- The show's writing started to generally weaken after this and the Christmas special.
- Most of the adult characters have some wrinkles added and their hair/fur is lighter due to being older.
- Due to Skippy Squirrel being older in the episode, his voice is provided by Jess Harnell.
- Dot's full name is revealed to be Dotrice Clampett Warner as opposite to the name revealed in Wakko's Wish.
- Her middle name is a reference to Bob Clampett.
- The cartoon where Wakko was watching while being a couch potato was the first Looney Tunes short film Sinkin' in the Bathtub.
- This episode was animated entirely at Bardel Entertainment.