Questions tagged [disney]

The Walt Disney Company is a major US media company best known for its in-house animation, most notably the iconic Mickey Mouse. Disney also owns several media properties, including Marvel, Pixar Studios, and Star Wars

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
22
votes
1answer
2k views

How many genies are there in Disney's Aladdin canon?

I've only seen the two movies and little bits and pieces of the animated series and didn't spot any mention of an other genie. So, is Genie actually, THE Genie, one of his kind until fulfilling Jafar'...
11
votes
1answer
962 views

What is written on Aladdin's lamp?

In Disney's Aladdin (1992), Aladdin, after retrieving the lamp, says: I think there's something written here. But it's, it's hard to make out. After this, he rubs the lamp, releasing the Genie (...
7
votes
2answers
722 views

What explains the Genie's fate?

In Disney's Aladdin (2019), Aladdin wishes for But why doesn't he just stay a Genie but without the shackles, like in the 1992 version?
8
votes
1answer
202 views

Old Mickey Mouse comic where Mickey thwarts a bank robbery by making the building fall into a giant hole in the ground

I remember an old comic book from my early childhood (must be around the year 2000) which featured Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters, as well as scifi elements. There's one feature that sticks ...
30
votes
1answer
4k views

Has Darkwing Duck ever met Scrooge McDuck?

Has Darkwing Duck ever met Scrooge, in any media, new or old?
4
votes
1answer
592 views

Mako Mermaids/H2O Just Add Water: Why do mermaids fear cats?

I've been watching "Mako Mermaids" - a Netflix Original series... a sort-of sequel to "H2O - Just Add Water" (which I believe Disney-channel aired). Anyway, a sort of running joke in the series, is ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

Where was it established that Super Goof's goobers were irradiated by a meteor?

In old comics from the 1960s and later, Goofy used to have a superhero alter ego, Super Goof. Toonopedia explains that Disney made a trial run in Donald Duck #102 (October, 1965) where Gyro Gearloose ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

Disney cartoon with 5 wheeled characters on floating islands, slides take them to islands to do missions

I used to watch this cartoon in 2011 or 2014, I think. It has five characters, and all of them have wheels. There are floating islands, and whenever they have a mission, I think a slide appears, and ...
50
votes
2answers
11k views

What is Mr Incredible's real name?

The 2004 Pixar movie The Incredibles follows the lives of the forcibly retired superhero Mr Incredible and his family. Shortly after we are introduced to Robert (Bob) Parr we discover that he and his ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Where did the King and Queen get the idea to lock Elsa away?

After Elsa freezes Anna's head Grand Pabbie gives Elsa and her family some advice on how to deal with her growing powers. Grand Pabbie: It's for the best. Listen to me, Elsa, your power will only ...
36
votes
4answers
12k views

What does this writing by the genie in Disney's Aladdin say?

I was rewatching Aladdin the other day and caught the genie writing this: What does it say?
37
votes
4answers
5k views

Why the Dearth of Wishes at the end of Aladdin?

At the end of the 1992 Disney adaptation of Aladdin, Aladdin uses his last wish to set the genie free instead of wishing to be a prince (which is odd in itself). One thing I have always wondered is, ...
12
votes
1answer
373 views

Is there any significance to the prison numbers of the Beagle Boys starting with 176-?

One of the things which has puzzled me since my childhood are the prison numbers of the Beagle Boys: (source: Wikipedia) They all start with 176- followed by a permutation of those digits. The ...
3
votes
1answer
249 views

Where did Darkwing Duck make his money?

Maybe I missed something, but what does Drake do in ordinary life? Maybe S.H.U.S.H finance him?
16
votes
5answers
1k views

Are Darkwing Duck and Ducktales set in the same universe?

At a glance, the shows Darkwing Duck and Ducktales share the same universe, as Launchpad McQuack and Gizmo-Duck exist in both shows, with the same personalities. However, to my recollection, no ...
0
votes
1answer
287 views

Does the Mickey Mouse universe ever acknowledge non-Disney owned characters?

Peanuts, by Charles Schulz, especially in the later years had a running joke about Spike having Mickey Mouse shoes: Another strip says that they were given to him by Mickey Mouse, but I can't find it....
13
votes
2answers
394 views

Who is this tsum tsum?

I went round to my friends' house earlier and they had just finished a Tsum Tsum Disney jigsaw puzzle. We were able to work out most of the characters, but there was one we couldn't work out. Can ...
4
votes
1answer
153 views

Is Toontown canon?

In the movie Who framed Roger Rabbit, all cartoon characters working on Hollywood reside in a cartoonish "kind of physical place" (described here as a pocket dimension) called Toontown. This includes ...
5
votes
0answers
174 views

Donald Duck almost burns down his house trying to bake something

I'm looking for a comic book on Donald Duck. The general plot is that Donald wants to bake something (I think it had chocolate in it?), it's like a gift for Valentine's or something similar. But, ...
12
votes
1answer
6k views

How did Mother Gothel know (or work out) the 'Flower Song'?

How does Mother Gothel know the lyrics and melody to the magical songs that makes the flower (and later Rapunzel's hair) do the rejuvenation and healing magic that we see in Disney's Tangled?
2
votes
0answers
103 views

Why didn't Erica suck the vampire venom out of Ethan instead of Sarah?

In My Babysitter's A Vampire Season 1 Episode 13 (Re-Vamped), we see that Sarah sucks the venom out of Ethan, although reluctantly as she did not want to become a full vampire, but Erica doesn't. Why ...
3
votes
2answers
298 views

Burbank reference in Donald Duck comics

In the story “Lost in Andes!” by Carl Barks when Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie arrive in Plain Awful, they are greeted by the inhabitants . They, speaking with an old American accent, ask Donald where ...
29
votes
2answers
6k views

Will the Genie be blue?

I noticed the new cover of Entertainment Weekly, which features a cover of the actors to be in the new live-action Aladdin. With Will Smith slated to be the Genie, he decidedly does not look like ...
7
votes
1answer
198 views

Comic where Scrooge McDuck or Donald Duck is facing a chess player that never loses

I'm looking for an old comic with Scrooge McDuck I think, or maybe Donald Duck. I read it in French was I was young (late 80s or beginning of the 90s). He is facing a chess player, some kind of ...
37
votes
1answer
13k views

How is the Mary Poppins Sequel legal when the author denied a sequel?

In her will P.L. Travers stated that another movie version was not to be made. How is it possible for Disney to make and distribute Mary Poppins Returns based on the work of P.L. Travers when the ...
-4
votes
2answers
311 views

Why was the Snow White's father called the First King

On the Disney Wiki, Snow White’s father, the King, is called “The First King.” One Wiki commentator thinks it’s an awkward title and asked would it make more sense for him to be called that if he died ...
23
votes
2answers
5k views

Bad girls at Pleasure Island/Toyland?

This applies to the original fairytale as well. There are tons of little boys at Pleasure Island/Toyland, but not one little girl. However, with the Disney version, some theorize that bad girls DO go ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the nature of the Grinning Gargoyle at the end of Disney's “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”?

At the end of Disney's animated "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", the antagonist Frollo Was the significance of this scene, or the grinning gargoyle, ever explained in "behind-the-scenes" materials or ...
4
votes
1answer
388 views

Why couldn't the Carnotaurus speak in the Dinosaur film from Disney?

All the other dinosaur species could talk, except the Velociraptors and the Carnotaurus. Why couldn't they speak?
5
votes
2answers
329 views

TV series: girl becomes a mermaid by rubbing a gel on her legs, brother grows into a man in one day

I remember watching a TV show where there's a family consisting of a father, mother, elder daughter and a son. The intro of the show is like any other intro just showing them and their names and some ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Why aren't the Star Wars movies on television lately?

Before Lucasfilm was sold to Disney it seemed like the Star Wars movies were on television every weekend. In the US, Spike TV would do weekend marathons of them. Has there been an official statement ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

Did Rapunzel ever ask who her adopted father was?

This also applies to the original fairy tale as well. Did Rapunzel ask who her father was and what he looked like? Did Gothel tell her he died?
12
votes
1answer
286 views

According to Disney, where during “Beauty and the Beast” do the sequels take place?

A common complaint about the Beauty and the Beast sequels (Belle's Magical World and The Enchanted Christmas) is that they mess with the continuity of the film. According to Disney, when during the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

What does this code from Ducktales mean?

In episode 17 of the new Ducktales, a sequence of binary numbers appears as follows: 010010101 0110101101 01101001 These translate in decimal to: 149 429 105 I may have mistranscribed the numbers ...
1
vote
0answers
185 views

Did Lady Tremaine kill Anastasia and Drizella’s biological father?

So, just to clarify, I’m only talking about the 1950 animated classic. We know from all 3 Cinderella movies that Lady Tremaine is obsessed with wealth and power and she even says “Love has nothing to ...
4
votes
1answer
378 views

Is Ursula’s Vanessa disguise based on the princess from the original fairy tale?

As we all know, The Little Mermaid is based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. In it, the prince falls in love with the princess of a neighbouring kingdom. So could Ursula’s human disguise be ...
4
votes
0answers
236 views

Trying to find a Disney/nick film from the 90s

So I was it was around 1996 I saw this film. I can only remember a weird scene where a woman executive is talking to a man. She is a villain. She makes some pun joke, revolves in her chair, and two ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

Were the Supers born or created?

There is a theory surrounding the Supers in the Incredibles universe that the Supers were created by the government as part of a experimental program. The main ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

Identify a 90's Disney movie featuring spaceship “surprise” and futuristic Neo Nazis

Can you help me identify this 90's movie about a space ship ambushing a superiorly numbered, and larger ships, piloted by futuristic Neo Nazis. What is at stake? A planet full of water. It was a ...
4
votes
1answer
493 views

According to Disney is Jediism a religion?

Now according to "A New Hope" Jediism is considered a religion. Now according to "The Last Jedi" Luke says the following(Thanks Valorum). The Sacred Jedi texts! Then Yoda says. ... that ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

What does Disney consider to be Star Wars canon? [duplicate]

I know the original movies, as well as I think the Clone Wars and Rebels cartoons were brought forward. I know Disney's movies are canon, and I assume the books being released after Disney purchase ...
24
votes
1answer
2k views

Who are these 'Incredibles' superheroes?

The one in the foreground is obviously Mr. Incredible, but who are the ones in the background?
9
votes
1answer
438 views

Why was Iago hiding in Jafar's 'Old Man' disguise?

When Jafar meets Aladdin in prison to fetch the lamp, he disguises himself as an old man. For some reason, he has his parrot Iago hidden in his back while in disguise. OLD MAN: There is a cave, boy....
-1
votes
1answer
492 views

Does Phineas and Ferb ever reference Milo Murphy's Law?

We know that Milo Murphy's Law takes place in the same universe as Phineas and Ferb. This eveident from the many references to Phineas and Ferb in the later Milo Murphy's Law. But is the reverse true ...
12
votes
1answer
708 views

Old animated Disney movie that explained math problems [closed]

I remember watching an old Disney animated movie, that primarily was about math, which I think my dad made me watch to gain interest. Anyway, I'm fairly certain it featured at least Mickey and Donald, ...
2
votes
1answer
528 views

In Milo Murphy's Law, does Milo Murphy's sister Sara have the family curse?

In the TV show Milo Murphy's law, all members of the Murphy family have a curse: That everything that can go wrong, will go wrong. But in the Dr. Zone Files episode, it's implied that while Milo ...
18
votes
1answer
845 views

Trying to identify a short story about Disney characters in a post-apocalyptic world

Back around 1985 I remember reading a short story, I think it was in Omni Magazine, of a post-apocalyptic world where something unexpected happens. The story begins during a storm over an ancient ...
5
votes
1answer
183 views

In Gravity Falls, whose bunker is in the tree?

In Gravity Falls, Dipper and Wendy find a bunker under a tree. We then find out a similar bunker exists under the Mystery Shack. We know that the Mystery Shack's bunker was built by Stan Ford. Is ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

What P. T. Barnum quote was Rourke referring to?

Towards the end of Atlantis: The Lost Empire, the crew stand up against Rourke. Rourke sighs and says "P. T. Barnum was right," in disgust, then drives away. What quote was being referenced here? ...
9
votes
2answers
695 views

What are weird blue & red orbs on the bridge of the Cygnus in Disney's The Black Hole?

I've been rewatching scenes from the 1979 Disney film The Black Hole. The scene where the crew of the Palomino steps foot onto the bridge of the Cygnus is still visually stunning: What in the world ...