Bugs Bunny’s Metaphorical Erection
Patrick Ewing’s Sex Life
The Barkley and Madonna Dating Joke
The Race Joke
On the golf course, Bill Murray and Michael Jordan have a conversation about Larry Bird that goes as follows:
Bill Murray: Do you think I have a shot in the NBA?
Michael Jordan: No.
Bill Murray: Is it because I’m white?
Michael Jordan: Larry Bird is white.
Bill Murray: Larry isn’t white, he’s clear.
Michael Jordan: True.
The Pulp Fiction Reference
Taking a Shot at Disney
During a scene in which Daffy and Bugs chat while walking the golf course, Bugs says “What kind of Mickey Mouse organization would call themselves The Ducks?”
Here, Space Jam throws shade on not only Disney, but also the University of Oregon, the mascot of which is a duck, and which school had a contract with Disney at the time of the film’s release. As an animated film,Space Jam was direct competition for Disney, Well done, but a kid likely wouldn’t have understood the full joke.