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Bugs Bunny’s 75th Birthday

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What’s up, Doc?

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Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny!

Today, marks the 75th birthday of the that “wascially wabbit”, Bugs Bunny. He made his first official debut on July 27th 1940.

Bugs Bunny first made his appearance in the 1938 short,  Porky’s Hare Hunt. At the time, this was still an early version of the Bugs Bunny that we have come to know and love. This version of Bugs was created by Ben Hardaway and Cal Dalton.

Then when the 1940 short, Wild Hare , this was the first official appearance of the Bugs Bunny that we know today. He looked like himself, sounded like himself and it also was the first time that he said his now famous catchphrase, “What’s up, Doc?” The current version of Bugs was created by Tex Avery.

The first appearance of Bugs’ name wasn’t until the short, Elmer’s Pet Rabbit which premiered in 1941, which was directed by…

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