BUGS BUNNY 80TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
FEATURING 60 CLASSIC THEATRICAL SHORTS ON DIGITAL AND BLU-RAY™
WILL BE AVAILABLE IN A COLLECTOR’S GIFT SET
THAT INCLUDES A FULL-SIZE GLITTER FUNKO FIGURE
ON DECEMBER 1, 2020
FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Three-Disc Collection Features 60 Shorts Along with Bonus Content
Including 10 Episodes of Looney Tunes Cartoons,
A Documentary and Collectible Memorabilia
To this day if I see Bugs Bunny on the TV I have to stop and watch. This is one of the best cartoons ever made in my opinions. I love that they have the whole collection coming out and I can share the love of Bugs Bunny with my little guy. What could be better?
BURBANK, CA (September 23, 2020) — Eh, what’s up Doc? It’s Bugs Bunny’s 80th anniversary! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment invites you to celebrate that wascally wabbit’s milestone anniversary with the release of Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection, a gorgeous collector’s set featuring 60 theatrical shorts on Blu-ray™, plus a full-size Bugs Bunny glitter Funko figure. Available in stores on December 1, 2020, Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection will also include a Digital Copy of the 60 original theatrical shorts, a new documentary, 10 episodes of the Looney Tunes Cartoons – the new HBO Max series produced by Warner Bros. Animation – and an introductory letter from animation historian Jerry Beck. Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection is priced to own at $74.99 ($89.99 Canada).
Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection will be available to own on Digital for $39.99 SRP in the US and $49.99 SRP in Canada on November 3, 2020.
Bugs Bunny, one of animation’s most recognizable characters, first hopped onto the screen in 1940 and he’s been a pop-culture icon ever since. More than eight generations have enjoyed the timeless antics of the carrot-munching wise guy who always outsmarts his rivals. Cartoons, movies, TV, comics, music, sports and more – this wascally wabbit has done it all. Clever pranks and one-liners are here, along with interviews with today’s most renowned animators, historians and superstars. Enjoy the full range of his silly and smart-alecky personality with 60 theatrical shorts restored and remastered to the original 4X3 aspect ratio on Blu-ray™ for the first time. It’s just what the doctor – er, doc – ordered.
Some of the best and most beloved theatrical shorts from Bugs Bunny’s illustrious career are featured on Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection. This compilation contains a variety of memorable works, by some of the most renowned animators in cartoon history including Bob
Clampett, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Friz Freleng, Tex Avery and others. Included are Academy AwardÒ-nominated/winning shorts such as A Wild Hare and Knighty Knight Bugs. Other popular favorites include Baseball Bugs, Hair Raising Hare, Bugs Bunny Rides Again, 8 Ball Bunny, The Rabbit of Seville, What’s Opera Doc? and much more. Fans will be captivated watching the evolution of the look and sound of Bugs Bunny’s character through this set of classic shorts that spans several decades, starting with early works from the 1940s, to cartoons which debuted in the 1990s.