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M & M's - "Thanks, Easter Bunny!" (Commercial, 1984)

Here's a memorable Easter commercial for M & M's chocolate candies.

"Thanks, Easter Bunny! Bawk! Bawk!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, April 4th 1984.

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There was a mid-late 1970's incarnation for M&M's at Easter with the phrase said by kids "Thanks, Mom!"
Comment posted by dth1971 on Friday, March 21st 2008 at 3:34pm.

I remember the bumper from the Bozo show that was on at the beginning of the clip.
Comment posted by 1980sfan on Friday, March 21st 2008 at 7:31pm.

Comments now allow...

Formatting...

with paragraphs...

for easier reading!!! (Thanks Easter Katzwinkel! Bawk! Bawk!)

Comment posted by FuzzyMemories on Friday, March 21st 2008 at 9:13pm.

This one is a definite classic!

Remember that Jell-O pudding commercial with Bill Cosby and a group of kids where he asked them "what do you say when your mom gives you a nice bowl of Jell-O pudding?" The kids respond, "Thank you, mother dear!" Then Bill asks, "and what do you say when your mom gives you a SECOND helping of Jell-O pudding?" They respond, "Thank you, mother dear!" Bill then asks them "and what would you say if she takes a FROG and sticks it in your face?" Naturally the kids respond, "Thank you, mother dear!!!"

Comment posted by Ray on Saturday, March 22nd 2008 at 8:05pm.

I now, at 36 years of age, instictively say "bawk bawk" whenever anyone ends a sentence with the words "Easter Bunny". Am I culturally literate or half way to senile. You make the call!
Comment posted by AbeFroman on Sunday, March 23rd 2008 at 12:16pm.

Happy Easter, Fuzzy Bunny! bawk bawk
Comment posted by ChitownTVFan on Sunday, April 12th 2009 at 12:07pm.

Lulz! I'll be thanking the CVS Easter Savings Bunny for the 1/2 price bags of unhealthy sugar come Monday morning. :-D
Comment posted by Pete on Sunday, April 4th 2010 at 1:41am.

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This clip debuted on FuzzyMemories.TV on Friday, March 21st 2008.
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