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Bugs Bunny is the world's most popular rabbit. Bugs Bunny is an American fictional character who starred in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
series of animated films produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions,
which became Warner Bros. Cartoons in 1944.

In 2002, he was named by TV Guide as the greatest cartoon character of
all time. Bugs starred in 163 shorts in the Golden Age of American
animation, and made cameos in three others along with a few appearances
in non-animated films.

A Brief History of Bugs Bunny.

Source: The Presurfer

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Comment by Abdullah aka Chuck on November 12, 2010 at 4:24pm
There are certain times in my life when familiar things that I'd taken for granted for years grab me by the lapels and slap me into appreciation! Bugs was one of those. Always liked him but generally prefered Daffy and the Loony Tunes that didn't feature ongoing characters. After the Loony Tunes sets were released on dvds, my appreciation for Bugs grew and grew!!

Comment by Paco Malo on November 12, 2010 at 2:19pm
It was a thrill, Mickey. He even dashed off a quick pencil sketch of the Road Runner and signed it for me. Beep-Beep!
Comment by M.T. Fisher on November 12, 2010 at 2:03pm
Mel Blanc sent me a signed photo. In it, he's at his desk, and about ten of his characters are creating havoc in his office.

That would have been such a thrill to meet Jones.
Comment by Paco Malo on November 11, 2010 at 3:03pm
I had the great fortune to meet one of the animator / directors mentioned in the history of Bugs Bunny above -- Chuck Jones. It was back in my college days; Jones was speaking in our guest lecture series and I got to drive him around town.

One of my strongest memories of that encounter was at the airport while Mr. Jones and I waited for his luggage. While we waited, he was cracking jokes as the at various suitcases as they passed on the conveyor belt. He was a truly charming and funny man who made a lasting contribution to our popular culture.
Comment by Abdullah aka Chuck on November 10, 2010 at 12:19pm
That osacar-winning Rabbit!!

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