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PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA - FEBRUARY 2: Groundhog handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter during 128th annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2014 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day is a popular tradition in the United States and Canada. A smaller than usual crowd this year of less than 25,000 people spent a night of revelry awaiting the sunrise and the groundhog's exit from his winter den. If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow he regards it as an omen of six more weeks of bad weather and returns to his den. Early spring arrives if he does not see his shadow, causing Phil to remain above ground. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Cue up Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe,” because it’s…GROUNDHOG DAY!!!!

Okay, maybe we can pass on the Sonny & Cher, but with every February 2, it’s hard not to think about Punxsutawney Phil and the iconic 1993 comedy starring the equally iconic Bill Murray.

But have you ever stopped to think about just how many days Phil Connors is stuck reliving the same day? Late-great director Harold Ramis has said Phil is stuck reliving Groundhog Day for ten years, while the site Wolf Gnards, who is often sited when figuring out the timeline, says eight years, eight months and 16 days.

As expected, there are other theories, but the one we think might be the most accurate comes from WhatCulture which goes through a thorough breakdown of all of Phil’s actions, skills he’s mastered, etc. The result? 12, 395 days, which equals 33 years and 350 days! (No wonder Phil tried to kill himself so many times!)

Check out the complete breakdown in the video below.

How Many Days Does Bill Murray Spend Stuck In Groundhog Day?

Even Ramis himself couldn't make up his mind on how long Phil spends in the loop. So instead of wasting any more time wracking our brains, we got Simon Gallagher to investigate and set the record straight once and for all! Check out the original article at: http://whatculture.com/film/just-how-many-days-does-bill-murray-really-spend-stuck-reliving-groundhog-day.php Subscribe for more awesome content!

Blogger Erica Banas is a massive ‘Saturday Night Live’ fan, and she likes to KICK!  STRETCH!  AND KICK!

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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