Term of Endearment for Alice Kramden (Audrey Meadows) when she was first married to bus driver Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) on the sitcom THE HONEYMOONERS/CBS/1955-56.
Note: Bunny was also the name of Sgt. Vince Carter’s girlfriend “Bunny” Olsen (Barbara Stuart) on the military comedy GOMER PYLE, U.S.M.C/CBS/1964-70; and the name of Charlie Halper’s wife “Bunny” Halper (Pat Carroll) on the sitcom THE DANNY THOMAS SHOW/ABC/CBS/1953-65; and on the sitcom SUGAR AND SPICE/CBS/1990 Cliff Buttram (Gerrit Graham) was called “Bunny Lips” by his wife, Bonnie (Stephanie Hodge). Cliff called his wife “Prairie Blossom” and “Cuddle Buns.”
“Be a good bunny!” was the sign-off phrase of Hollywood starlet Wendy Barrie who hosted THE WENDY BARRIE SHOW/DUM/ABC/NBC/1949-50, a celebrity interview and gossip show where stars dropped into her supposed Manhattan apartment to chit-chat with her.