Aside from being arguably the most awesome movie in the last 30 years, Groundhog Day is still an actual event, with
Punxsutawney Phil in the lead role instead of Bill Murray. 98 out of the past 113 times he's seen his shadow, in fact, signifying a long winter. This year was different: Phil says we're getting an early spring! Thanks buddy, we expect that will be coming with all the usual perks: lower heating bills, trips to the beach in April, and those little leeks that pop up for a week or two, whatever they're called. Here's what the Twitter-net had to say about Groundhog Day. Bill Murray, was on the mind to say the least.
30 Rock's Tracy Morgan/Jordan talked his favorite Bill Murray movie.
In honor of Groundhog's Day, I'm watching my favorite Bill Murray movie. Garfield: Tail of Two Kitties is really good, guys.
Russel Brand apparently practices safe sex (only?) while watching Bill Murray movies.
Mum, today is Groundhog Day. I will spend all day watching Groundhog Day; which is what I did yesterday. Send condoms.
Ellen DeGeneres has some nice words for Andie Macdowell. We'd hate to live over and over again with Ellen's tweets.
I hope the groundhog doesn't see his shadow. I'd hate to live the same day over & over again until @andiemacdowell3 falls in love with me.
Funny Or Die thought one of Phil's predictions was especially prescient.
Shit. Punxsutawney Phil just predicted 6 more seasons of Jersey Shore.
Dave Weigel noted the comparisons between Groundhog Day the movie and Congress.
We are debating the health care bill that passed last year on Groundhog Day. That is all.
John Fugelsang questioned Phil's objectivity.
Punxsutawney Phil predicts early Spring but also said pollution causes Climate Change which totally ruins his credibility.
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