National Bugs Bunny Day:
National Bugs Bunny Day is on 30th April and serves to recognize the date when the popular and renowned bunny first featured in a short film almost 100 years ago in 1938.
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Why National Bugs Bunny Day?
The National Bugs Bunny Day is a commemoration of the famous comical antics created by the popular Bugs Bunny. In his role, Bugs Bunny managed to create so many mind-grabbing memories during his role on Looney Tunes as well as on Merrie Melodies cartoons that were produced by the Warner Bros Company. Among Bugs Bunny’s most exceptional appearances include the Wascally Wabbit, which inspired many other exceptional scenes for his subsequent appearances in Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Porky in, Pepe Le Pew, and Marvin the Martian among others.
Bugs Bunny, in his humorous appearance, is progressively associated with the catchphrase “What’s up, doc?” The very first appearance of Bugs Bunny was in 1938 when the funny bunny featured in Porky’s Hare Hunt. In this role, Bugs Bunny was a very happy rabbit who later established his character like Bugs Bunny two years later in A Wild Hare. There have been various characters over the years that have featured in different films to voice Bugs Bunny in his animations. Nonetheless, it was Mel Blanc who was the very first voice behind the Bugs Bunny character, and managed to make a name for himself with the iconic catchphrase “Eh, What’s up, doc?” Mel Blanc went on to do so for almost half a century later.
How can we celebrate National Bugs Bunny Day?
We can celebrate or observe the National Bugs Bunny Day by doing any of the following, or all:
- Watching Bugs Bunny films
The first way through which you can observe the National Bugs Bunny Day is by watching one of Bugs Bunny’s films. These are normally shown on internet sites such as YouTube, or disks and tapes. The films are characteristically funny and lovable to give you the much desired time to laugh, feel happy and release some stress.
- Wearing a Bugs Bunny costume
You can also put on a Bugs Bunny costume on the National Kite Flying Day. Doing so would keep the celebration alive while having fun at it. You and your friends can each imitate Bugs Bunny and see who performs best in as far as the accuracy of imitation is concerned. The challenge can also be about who can imitate his personality more, and the person with the best imitation takes the prize home.
- Post on social media
Posting on social media using the #NationalBugsBunnyDay is also a way of observing this auspicious day, as it ensures the Bugs Bunny character celebration goes past the confines of the boarder. With a very huge internet presence these days, it will only be a matter of time before everyone is talking about Bugs Bunny.
- Share different Bugs Bunny films
You can also observe the National Bugs Bunny Day by sharing some of the films you have with your friends and helping them also is part of the Bugs Bunny movement. You can also borrow the films you do not have from your friends. This will go a long way in keeping the occasion interesting as well as fun-filled.
Interesting facts about National Bugs Bunny Day:
Some of the most interesting facts about National Bugs Bunny Day include the following:-
- The day is celebrated to recognize the participation of Bugs Bunny in the film industry.
- Bugs Bunny has made a name for himself as one of the funniest and most humorous TV personalities in the world.
- While the National Bugs Bunny Day commemorates Bugs Bunny for his role in the television film, it extends to his other appearances in the animation industry.
History of National Bugs Bunny Day:
The history of the National Bugs Bunny Day does not trace back to any particular origin. However, it celebrates the television film that was very popular and still is. The day recognizes the remarkable achievements that have been made by this humorous animation and his very memorable “Eh, What’s up doc?” catchphrase. There is no one person that claims responsibility for the pronunciation of this remarkable day, an action that has seen the bunny claim all credits for his character.