Psychologists say the best way to overcome a nightmare is to confront it. If you stand your ground, what was previously terrifying will become harmless and/or amusing. This strategy works in dreams and against Boggarts, so why not deploy it against a phantasmagoric Easter Bunny? Your comments provided ample ammunition.
Unfortunately, our favorite captions both went the opposite route, deepening our primal dread and adding yet another layer of scar tissue to our already battered psyches.