Bubble Bee is a 1949 Walt Disney cartoon featuring Pluto and Spike the Bee. The story follows Pluto as he plays with a ball in the park and stumbles across a bubble gum machine. He unsuccessfully attempts to get a gumball and then watches as a bee gets into the machine and gets one to take to the hive. Pluto then knocks the hive down and scoops up the gumballs that were inside. The bee then returns quite upset and a battle begins. This cartoon was directed by Charles Nichols and was released on June 24, 1949.