See the Best of Bugs Bunny — as voted by you — beginning Monday, May 3
Watch 'Toon In With Me' all week for your fan-favorite Bugs cartoons.
From Monday, May 3, through Friday, May 7, tune in to Toon In With Me at 7AM | 6C for The Best of Bugs! We asked you, the fans, to pick your favorite Bugs Bunny cartoon from the fantastic Looney Tunes library. Now, we proudly present the winners.
Bill and Toony welcome special guest all week, including Jeff Bergman (former voice of Bugs Bunny), Jerry Beck (cartoon historian), Billy West (voice of Bugs in Space Jam), Robert McKimson Jr. (son of Looney Tunes director Robert McKimson), and Ruth Clampett (daughter of Looney Tunes director Bob Clampett).
Each day is built around a theme, as we trace the history of Bugs, showcase his musical side, and much more! Here is a guide to what you will see.
Monday, May 3 at 7AM | 6C
We trace the origin of Bugs Bunny, from his white prototype, Happy Rabbit, to the gray rabbit we know and love today. See how his image and voice evolved. Cartoons include Porky's Hare Hunt (1938), Prest-O Change-O (1939), Hare-Um Scare-Um (1939), A Wild Hare (1940) and Elmer's Candid Camera (1940).
Tuesday, May 4 at 7AM | 6C
"Of Course You Realize This Means War"
On day two, we examine Bugs' biggest adversaries — human, animal, and alien. Cartoons include Wabbit Twouble (1941), Duck! Rabbit, Duck! (1953), Wild and Wooly Hare (1959), Hare-Way to the Stars (1959), and Devil May Hare (1954).
Wednesday, May 5 at 7AM | 6C
"Ballads for a Bunny"
Get ready to sing along! Day three examines Bugs' musical side, and the many ways Looney Tunes incorporated classical music and opera. Cartoons include Rhapsody Rabbit (1946), Long-Haired Hare (1949), Rabbit of Seville (1950), Baton Bunny (1959), and What's Opera, Doc? (1957).
Thursday, May 6 at 7AM | 6C
On day four, we watch cartoons with a Hollywood connection. Cartoons include Slick Hare (1947), What's Cookin' Doc? (1944), A Star is Bored (1956), A Hare Grows in Manhattan (1947), and What's Up, Doc? (1950).
Friday, May 7 at 7AM | 6C
On our fifth and final day, we present the fan-favorite Bugs Bunny cartoons as voted online by you. It's the First Annual Toony Awards! Cartoons include Little Red Riding Rabbit (1944), Bully for Bugs (1953), Hillbilly Hare (1950), Baseball Bugs (1946), and… your vote for the best Bugs Bunny cartoon of all time!