39 Most Famous Bunnies of All Time
14. Trix Rabbit
> Debuted: 1959
The Trix Rabbit is the marketing icon for the General Mills breakfast cereal of that name. He has been appearing in TV commercials since 1959. He keeps trying to trick children into giving him a bowl of cereal but is rebuffed with the tagline “Silly rabbit! Trix are for kids.” At one time he was voiced by the famous animation actor Mel Blanc.
> Debuted: 2016
Bunnicula, as his name suggests, is a vampire rabbit who feeds on vegetable juice rather than blood. He appears in a series of books written by James and Deborah Howe. Bunnicula is taken in by the Monroe family, and the stories are told from the perspective of their pet dog Harold. The Bunnicula books have been adapted for an animated TV series and for the stage.
> Debuted: 1955
Miffy is the subject of a series of picture books by Dutch artist Dick Bruna, who died in 2017. The books have sold tens of millions of copies and spawned a number of TV series as well as “Miffy the Movie.” In Bruna’s hometown of Utrecht there is a square named after Miffy (or Nijntje, as she is known in Dutch) that features a statue of the little rabbit. She serves as a celebrity character spokesperson for UNICEF.
11. White Rabbit
> Debuted: 1865
The White Rabbit is another famous bunny from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” He is the one Alice follows down a rabbit hole into Wonderland. In the Disney animated version of the book, he sings the famous song that begins, “I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date!” The White Rabbit has been referenced numerous times in popular culture, including in a psychedelic song of that name by Jefferson Airplane, and he even appeared in the 1966 Star Trek episode “Shore Leave.”
10. Lola Bunny
> Debuted: 1996
Lola Bunny made her debut in the 1996 film “Space Jam,” in which she played Bugs Bunny’s girlfriend, and has since appeared in cartoons and comics. Famously spirited and seductive, she plays a mean game of basketball. Lola has been voiced by Kristen Wiig among others.