With everyone absolutely delighted and excited about the highly-anticipated sequel (right? right?), we thought we’d take a look at some of the hidden messages, meanings, and Easter eggs hidden in the original classic 1996 movie that saw Michael Jordan and Bill Murray play basketball with a bunch of cartoons. Celebrities really do live the dream.

EASTER EGGSTRA SPACE AM The Mighty Ducks jab. 5 G+A P 9 When Daffy suggests they call themselves the Ducks, Bugs says: What kind of Mickey Mouse organization would name their team the Ducks? The Walt Disney Company created The Mighty Ducks franchise and founded The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

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EASTER EGGSTRA SPACE JAM Homer Simpson has a cameo in the movie. Well, the actor who voices him does. During the scene where the Nerdlucks dress up in their Doctor Who ensemble, they take a seat next to Patricia Heaton from Everybody Loves Raymond. Sitting next to her is Dan

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EASTER EGGSTRA SPACE AM There's a cameo of the first ever Looney Tunes star. Before Bugs Bunny, Warner Bros. created Bosko, the first ever main and recurring cartoon character.

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