Questions tagged [peter-pan]

For questions about the character Peter Pan and the works involving him such as the Disney film by the same name. For questions about the 2015 film Pan see [pan-2015].

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Is Tick-Tock the Crocodile dead in Hook?

In the 1991 film Hook, Captain Hook implies that he killed Tick-Tock the Crocodile previously off-screen. Spoilers ahead. HOOK: Finally I'm going to kill Peter Pan... ...that cocky boy who cut off my ...
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How did J. M. Barrie come up with the names for the Lost Boys?

In Peter Pan, four of the six Lost Boys are named: Tootles, Nibs, Curly, and Slightly. How did Barrie come up with these names? Were they common nicknames at the time the play was written? "Curly&...
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Which of the Peter Pan adaptations share canon with the 1953 animated film?

There have been a large number of Peter Pan adaptations over the years, but I am specifically interested in the films and TV series spawned from or related to the original Disney movie and how they ...
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How did (Disney's) Tinker Bell meet up with that version of Peter Pan?

In most versions of J.M. Barrie's tale, Peter and Wendy, the guardian fairy Tinker Bell is Peter's aide de camp, as well as constant companion. The Disney version of the character, however, expanded ...
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How did Tinkerbell become Peter Pan's personal pixie pal and magical guardian? [closed]

This question could have several different answers, depending on the version of Peter Pan used, so multiple answers are acceptable. Any canon sources [the original Barry novels and subsequent works] ...
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Peter Pan & the Pirate: How did Peter become symbiotically linked to Neverland?

In the Peter Pan & the Pirates episode The Neverscroll, it's established that Peter is magically linked to the fate of Neverland. To quote Tinkerbell: "Peter Pan is Never Land...and Neverland ...
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Anime Series with Peter Pan and Flying Islands, Ships

I have been trying for years to find this anime series. I watched this series on TV, maybe in the 90's. I just remember that it was in the Neverland, there were flying islands and flying ships, ...
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Why did Tiger Lily lie to Peter?

Why did Tiger Lily lie to Peter about his mother? I know she claimed it was to keep him on his destined path but surely if it's his destiny he will end up doing what he was meant to anyway. If it was ...
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Does Peter Pan have the fountain of youth?

We all know that Peter Pan makes his home in the land where you'll never grow up. However, he probably didn't start there, and he likely won't end there. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, ...
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Is Link based on Peter Pan?

I stumbled across this comparison between Link (Nintendo) and Peter Pan (Disney). Both: have a fairy companion wear green tunics and pointy green hats have elf-like pointed ears play a small whistle-...
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Does the Great Ormond Street Hospital control who can make Peter Pan adaptations?

In 1929, J.M. Barrie transferred the rights to his book Peter Pan to a children's hospital in London, called the Great Ormond Street Hospital. They now receive royalties from all adaptations of the ...
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Did Peter Pan Need Continual Infusions of Fairy Dust?

It's known that Peter Pan needed fairy dust to fly. He used it on Wendy, John, and Michael so they could fly with him to Neverland. (But in the books, there's no indication that the Lost Boys can ...
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How old is Peter Pan?

From an epilogue of the play Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie, he writes that after Wendy returns to her real home, Peter comes to visit her years later. Wendy has grown up and ...
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Why can't the Lost Boys fly?

In Peter Pan, all you need to do to fly is think of a wonderful thought, any happy little thought. All it takes is faith and trust ohh and there's dust. Pixie dust. Why then can't the Lost Boys fly? ...
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