45 Easter Eggs In “Space Jam: A New Legacy” That You Might Have Missed – BuzzFeed

Alternative movie title: “Harry Potter Joins the Toon Squad.”

And the sheer number of cameos and Easter eggs in this movie will have your jaw hitting the floor.

Luckily the amateur detectives over on Twitter have helped us unpack the dozens of cameos, most of which come from the DEEP vault of Warner Brothers properties.

So here are the tweets with all the details:


To start there was an appearance by Big Chungus (aka fat Bugs Bunny), the famous internet meme.

I watched the new Space Jam today and in the movie Bugs turns into Big Chungus and a kid in the theatre lost his shit so hard his mother had to take him outside. I forgot the entire film on the drive home.

02:34 AM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @yoshexe


We also got several old-school Looney Tunes Easter eggs like this pic of Yosemite Sam in the barber shop.

The portrait of Yosemite Sam in the background is an edited version of his scene from the Looney Tunes Show. I’m surprised I was even able to notice it. #SpaceJam

02:45 AM – 20 Jul 2021

Twitter: @El_Omar2203


Or the appearance of the Nintendo Game Boy game Crazy Castle that starred Bugs Bunny.

Alright, sorry sorry SORRY, Space Jam 2 spoilers incoming. I can’t put images in a spoiler tag but I need to talk..
….I’m LOSING my mind over how Crazy Castle is a plotpoint in LeBron’s origin story. Like, not even a fun background easter egg, ACTUAL DEDICATED SCREEN TIME

05:56 PM – 16 Jul 2021

Twitter: @Nirbion


As well as references to LeBron’s career.

As much as the new “Space Jam” tries to glorify LeBron, at least it includes an early true-to-life scene: Young LeBron missing a last-second shot. Yes, it started early.

12:52 AM – 20 Jul 2021

Twitter: @RealSkipBayless


And this from TNT, which something tells me was less planned ahead of time than the Nike spon.

Twitter: @tntdrama


My future husband, Steven Yeun, showed up for a brief cameo as a Warner Bros. executive.

Twitter: @DINDJ4RIN


And Don Cheadle dressed up as Bill Belichick.

Little nod to Bill Belichick in the new Space Jam Movie. Although they have the feared hoodie coaching the Goon Squad 😭

04:30 PM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @SpikeKing76


The WB Water Tower can be seen in the background.

The Water Tower is Also in Space Jam. I was so happy when i saw the water tower the animaniacs are my favorite show.

10:46 PM – 19 Jul 2021

Twitter: @_CJ2468


Since Warner Bros. owns DC Comics, we saw plenty of DC characters pop up, such as when Bugs and LeBron fought crime as Batman and Robin.

If there’s one thing I learned after watching ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ is that LeBron is a Robin and he will never be a Batman.

01:37 AM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @bayoonds


Or when Batman himself showed up in the audience for the final basketball game.

Twitter: @M0zZY2025


As can two different versions of Batman’s nemesis the Penguin.

Wait wait wait wait wait wait wait


AND THE MASK?!!! #SpaceJam

03:06 PM – 03 Apr 2021

Twitter: @darthramious


And even this random guy from Batman Returns is here.

@mrsundaymovies @wikipediabrown #weeklyplanetpod
just wanted to point out that the new Space Jam included the guy Batman lit on fire in Batman Returns

12:11 AM – 20 Jul 2021

Twitter: @Live_FMPB


Warner Bros. took advantage of their Harry Potter properties and included Lord Voldemort as a basketball spectator.

Did you all see #voldemort in #SpaceJamANewLegacy ?!?! @spacejammovie #harrypotter #easteregg #cameo #SpaceJam

06:07 AM – 19 Jul 2021

Twitter: @BowDownToGabe


And we learn that LeBron is actually a Hufflepuff.

@RachelLoveDisny saw space jam…. Harry Potter scene.. he’s in Hufflepuff! WE GOT LEBRON FREAKING JAMES BABY!!!!!!!

03:08 AM – 19 Jul 2021

Twitter: @sodalite64


And then the War Boys show up to the game.

I’m certain others have pointed this out, but are those FURY ROAD War Boys in the new SPACE JAM? Odd.

(However, if Leto Joker shows up talking about reacharounds with Elmer Fudd? Instant Five Stars. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

12:23 AM – 14 Jul 2021

Twitter: @neuroticmonkey


They inserted Yosemite Sam into Casablanca.

Oh. My. God.

I don’t even know what to say… this has left me literally speechless. #SpaceJamANewLegacy #Casablanca #SpaceJam #SpaceJamMovie #SpaceJam2

08:02 AM – 16 Jul 2021

Twitter: @jpooch21


And of course repurposed the film’s iconic line.

Say what you want about the new Space Jam movie, but I’m still dead from that Casablanca/Yosemite Sam bit
“Play it, Sam”

02:18 AM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @katalves18c


People were especially excited about the GoT references (and of course the dragons).

Twitter: @kwhitesays


King Kong and The Iron Giant watched LeBron battle his son on the court.

I watched the Space Jam 2 trailer again and I noticed the moment where King Kong and The Iron Giant fist pumped.

12:25 PM – 14 Jun 2021

Twitter: @LazybonesInc


Although this version of the Iron Giant appears to actually be from Ready Player One.

The funniest thing about The Iron Giant in Space Jam 2 is that they even re-used his CGI model from Ready Player One.

05:18 PM – 18 Jul 2021

Twitter: @ACriticalHuman


The Gremlins also showed up.

Space Jam : A New Legacy was fun.

Some funny moments, some I rolled my eyes at, but on the whole, an enjoyable sequel. I still prefer #SpaceJam though.

Loved seeing Stripe & two Gremlins before the Dom-Ball Basketball Game too. #SpaceJamMovie #SpaceJamANewLegacy #SpaceJam2

06:50 PM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @BigDoots1982


…who treated us with the catchphrase from Friday Night Lights, the show where he got his start.

when michael b jordan showed up in space jam and did the friday night lights “clear eyes full hearts…” chant I was the only person in the theatre to yell back “CAN’T LOSE”

04:07 AM – 17 Jul 2021

Twitter: @spidermannwh

Did you notice anything we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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