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Buzz the Bee is an anthropomorphic bee who is the mascot of the Honey Nut Cheerios commercials.
He is designed for the first commercials by Dean Yeagle at Zander's Animation Parlour in New York City. The bee did not have a name until 2000, when Kristine Tong, a fifth grade student from Coolidge, Texas, won a national contest to name the bee, dubbing him "BuzzBee". The name was later shortened to Buzz. Buzz also appeared as the host in the Honey Nut Cheerios Spelling Bee game, which was named after the breakfast cereal. Buzz has been portrayed by several different voice actors. He was originally voiced by Arnold Stang until 1990. He was then voiced by Billy West and Charlie Schlatter.