- Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The popularity of the shorts in other countries, especially in the USA through its run on the Nickelodeon show Pinwheel.
- Viewer Gender Confusion: The art style and lack of dialogue have caused some amount of confusion to viewers, especially since many male characters were drawn with big eyelashes, including the titular Rabbit itself. Over the decades, people have variably seen the Rabbit as a boy or a girl. If you want to be pedantic, it's neither — it's a living toy.
YMMV / The Rabbit with the Checkered Ears