Top 10 Things to Know

about Bugs Bunny

10. Race to the Postage Stamps

Bugs beat his Box-office rival, Mickey Mouse, to be the first animated cartoon character on a US Postage stamp in 1997.

9. Sergeant Bunny

During World War II, Bugs’ popularity soared when Warner Brothers made him an honorary Marine Master Sergeant by the U.S. Marine Corps.

8. Crazy Bugs

The word ‘Bugs’ was actually a nickname for ‘crazy’

7. Man of a Thousand Voices

The voice of Bugs Bunny, by Mel Blanc, is also shared with Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat and even Woody Woodpecker

6. Happy Rabbit

Bugs Bunny was originally called ‘Happy Rabbit’

5. Accent blends

Bugs Bunny's accent is an equal blend of the Bronx and Brooklyn dialects

4. I am The Greatest

In 2002, Bugs Bunny was named by TV Guide as the “greatest cartoon character of all time”.

3. Big Debut

On July 27, 1940, Bugs Bunny made his debut appearance in a cartoon.

2. Bugs Bunny Day

Bugs has his own day on April 30, in honor of his history and rabbit adoptions.

1. Hollywood Walk of Fame

On December 21, 1985 Bugs Bunny was inducted his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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