14 Reasons Bill Murray Is Our Greatest Hero

Even though America has more than 315 million people in it, it’s safe to say that Bill Murray is arguably the best of the lot. Check out a few reasons why he’s a cultural icon and make sure to check out his latest movie, A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III, in theaters now and also available on iTunes and cable VOD.

1. First Of All, He’ll Match Patterns With Patterns (With Patterns!) Without Thinking Twice

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Oh shut up, it’s not like you even get INVITED to Cannes.

2. He Breaks Things And Laughs About It

Like this guy’s nose, which broke when Bill threw a Coke bottle into the crowd at a celebrity golf tournament in Utah!

3. He Doesn’t Care About Things Like Manners

5. He Invented “Sexual Awareness Week”

Very few scenes in the history of cinema are as brilliant as this one from “Meatballs.”

6. He Doesn’t Blend In

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Well, maybe he does

7. He Keeps Us Caring About Holiday Traditions

And more importantly, about Charles Dickens’ intentions.

8. He Is Not Ashamed To Flaunt His Style

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9. He’s Not Afraid To Talk Over Michael Jordan

10. He’ll Can Convince You To Buy Something By Batting His Eyelashes

11. He’s Athletic

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12. He Participated In One Of The Very First Flash Mobs

13. He Can Have Any Woman He Wants

Dead or alive.

14. He Made It OK To Go Dumpster Diving

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