The Brief: This meme format shows a tuxedo-wearing Bugs Bunny saying "I wish ____ a very pleasant evening."


“I wish ____ a very pleasant evening memes surged in popularity in early December 2020. They feature a cartoon of Bugs Bunny wearing a tuxedo and looking somewhat sly or smug. Text indicates that he’s wishing an individual or group a “very pleasant evening.”Β  According to Know Your Meme, this format originated in an October Tumblr post by user sunshineofyourlove1967.

Reminiscent of the “Goodnight To” TikTok trend, these memes send good vibes to specific, and often niche demographics. The original meme wished lesbians a “very pleasant evening” and many variations of the meme also honor members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

A shoutout to Elliot Page:


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A Wojak at a party “they don’t know” mashup meme:


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Pleasant Evening or goodnight to people with dark circles only, like I do. from memes

This meme recesses the script, wishing for something unpleasant for people: