7.3/10
496
8 user 5 critic

The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977)

The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn
The First Easter Rabbit (TV Short 1976)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A beloved toy stuffed rabbit is rescued by a fairy to be the first Easter Rabbit.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Burl Ives, Robert Morse, Stan Freberg
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Joel Grey, Tammy Grimes, John McGiver
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Peanuts gang prepare for Easter in their own clumsy ways.

Director: Phil Roman
Stars: Todd Barbee, Melanie Kohn, Stephen Shea
The Little Drummer Boy (TV Short 1968)
Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr., and 1 more credit »
Stars: José Ferrer, Paul Frees, June Foray
Frosty's Winter Wonderland (TV Short 1976)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Andy Griffith, Shelley Winters, Dennis Day
Frosty Returns (TV Short 1992)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas.

Directors: Evert Brown, Bill Melendez
Stars: Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When the Evil Toy Taker takes all of Santa's toys, it's up to Rudolph and his friends Hermey, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snowman "Bumbles" to stop him and bring Christmas to the children of the world.

Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Jamie Lee Curtis, Rick Moranis
Jack Frost (TV Movie 1979)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Buddy Hackett, Robert Morse, Paul Frees
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (TV Movie 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The story begins when Santa's new chief mechanic, Tinsel, creates a speedy, new high tech sleigh for Christmas. But what Santa doesn't know is that North Wind has secretly sabotaged the ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Thomas
Stars: Mickey Rooney, George S. Irving, Juan Chioran
A Charlie Brown Valentine (TV Short 2002)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Linus tries to get away from Sally as she continues to try and get Linus to like her. Lucy wants kisses and chocolates from Schroeder. Charlie Brown tries to dance with Peppermint Patty.

Director: Bill Melendez
Stars: Wesley Singerman, Lauren Schaffel, Corey Padnos
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
S.D. Kluger (narrator) (voice)
...
Bob McFadden ...
Chugs (voice)
Allen Swift ...
Gadzooks / Newsreel Announcer, blue engine / Red Engine / Town Guard (voice)
Ron Marshall ...
Hallelujah Jones (voice)
Jill Choder ...
Chicken #1 / Chicken #2 (voice)
Meg Sargent ...
Lilly Longtooth (voice)
James Spies ...
King Bruce (voice)
Karen Dahle ...
Linda the Schoolteacher / Chicken #3 (voice)
Michael McGovern ...
Child (voice)
...
Child (voice)
George Brennan ...
Child (voice)
Gia Andersen ...
Child (voice)
Stacey Carey ...
Child (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid mailman). And when Sunny goes delivering eggs to the nearby town (which he has to dye to fool Gadzooks, the mean bear on the mountain), he discovers that there are no kids in the town, and that the rightful (kid) ruler is being suppressed by his aunt. But the young king likes Sunny's dyed eggs and jelly beans. So Kidville, with the help of an old train engine, makes a few plans (and a decoy chocolate rabbit) to distribute them. Written by Kathy Li

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 April 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A húsvéti nyuszi a városba megy  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The three singing chickens are introduced as the "Hendrews Sisters". This is a takeoff on the famous Andrews Sisters, a trio who were recording stars through the 1940s and into the 1950s. See more »

Quotes

King Bruce: What do you do with these easter eggs?
Sunny the Easter Bunny: Um... Good question.
See more »

Connections

Follows Frosty the Snowman (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

The Easter Bunny Is Comin' To Town Today
Written by Maury Laws and Jules Bass
Performed by Fred Astaire
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cute as a bunny.
1 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As with Santa Clause is Coming to Town this is a cute follow up on how to tell origins of traditions in connection to a traditional holiday. It touched my heart ever since it came out as The First Easter Rabbit did when it came out one year prior to this one.The kids make a cute rendition in Kidville and Lily Supplies a good Villainess more or less equivalent to The Burger Meister,Meister Burger with her soldiers and all.I agree that this Easter special brings out the kid in all of us as do both "Here comes Peter Cottontail" and "The First Easter Rabbit" do. Sunny Bunny is very cute both as a baby bunny as well as a big bunny.Gad Zooks the bear is equivalent to both The Abominal Snowman in Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer and the winter warlock in Santa Clause is Coming to town of which brings to mind in part how the late Fred Astaire did come back to narrate this special. Truthfully, Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a."Ste" of Framingham,Ma.USA.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?