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In honor of his 75th birthday, we look back on some of the lesser-known milestones from the iconic cartoon character's career.

In honor of his 75th birthday, we look back on some of the lesser-known milestones from the iconic cartoon character’s career.


  • The 1947 short Hare-ea 51, in which Bugs and the U.S. government perform a secret autopsy on Marvin the Martian.
  • The 1962 cartoon The Second Shooter eerily predicted the Kennedy assassination, with Bugs facing off against two Elmer Fudds in downtown Dallas.
  • With Civil Rights looming, 1964 marked the year when Bugs Bunny finally stopped saying the N-Word in every single short.
  • 1969 - Bugs drops acid, sees human beings for first time.
  • 1978-present - in addition to his beloved work as Bugs Bunny, B.B. takes on the job of playing Garfield in Jim Davis’s comic, TV cartoon, and merchandise.
  • In 1982, Bugs runs afoul of some CIA agents while they’re introducing crack cocaine to America’s inner-cities. And the rest, as they say, is history!
  • Bugs Bunny’s 1988 hit single, “What’s Up, The Twist?” features vocals from the legendary Chubby Checker and the rapping debut of MC Skat Cat.
  • 1996 - While filming Space Jam, Bugs Bunny beats the shit out of Michael Jordan for showing up late to set.
  • 1997 - A private sex tape featuring Bugs and the Easter Bunny leaks.
  • 2001- I Am-I Say, I Am Sam, a misguided parody short wherein a young Bugs is removed from the custody of his mentally handicapped father, Yosemite Sam.
  • 2002 - A drunken Bugs shows his dick on Leno.
  • 2010 - Bugs performs on stage with a hologram Daffy Duck after a Looney Tunes / Disney shootout leaves him dead at 28.
  • The 1957 classic What’s Opera, Doc? is later developed into several operas by 19th century composer Richard Wagner.
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