It's Bug Bunny's 80th birthday, and fans of iconic Looney Tunes character are sharing their love and appreciation online. Bugs Bunny's origins go back to comic strips in the late 1930s like Porky's Hare Hunt before he stepped out on his own. Bugs has since remained at the top of the list of all-time great cartoon characters, with a TV Guide editor explaining, "His stock...has never gone down...He not only is a great cartoon character, he's a great comedian. He was written well. He was drawn beautifully. He has thrilled and made many generations laugh. He is tops."
Scroll below to see just why Bugs Bunny remains the "tops" to so many of his fans!
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Why He's The G.O.A.T.
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Bugs Loves Everyone
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Bugs Bunny is 80 years old today.— Mark Rees (@reviewwales) July 27, 2020
To celebrate, here's a reminder of the time that crazy rabbit SHOT somebody who wouldn't stop coughing.
They don't make cartoons like this anymore...#BugsBunny #BugsBunny80 pic.twitter.com/lY0oeVp28j
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Bugs Bunny is still keeping so many of his fans young at heart. Laughter truly is the best kind of medicine.prevnext