Ever wonder how long Bill Murray’s character was stuck in ‘Groundhog Day’ for? Well a film blog has worked it out for you: 33 years and 350 days.
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Four days ago the town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, celebrated Groundhog day – the annual event based around a prophetic rodent’s ability to foresee the early arrival of spring. The tradition was popularised by the 1993 film of the same name starring Bill Murray as sardonic TV weatherman Phil Connors, fated to repeat the same day in Punxsutawney over and over again.
Now, to celebrate 20 years of the iconic 1993 comedy, WhatCulture.com has worked just how long Phil Connors spent limbo. Amazingly, the torturous time equates to repeating the same day 12,395 times. Check out the blog here.
Director and fellow ‘Ghostbuster’ Harold Ramis originally stated that he thought Murray’s character had been stuck in Punxsutawney for ten years, however in 2009 he admitted the estimate was far tooRead More »from How long was Bill Murray stuck in Groundhog Day?