Disney Canon-Forgotten/Minor Characters #24: Tod’s Mom

tod mom

Disney’s 24th animated feature, “The Fox and the Hound”, is an important one from a historical perspective. It’s the film that had the baton figuratively passed down from the old animators to the hands of the new generation of animators and colleagues including future famous names such as Glen Keane, Ron Clements, Richard Rich, Don Bluth, Henry Selick, John Lasseter, and Brad Bird.

It’s also the film during which Don Bluth left the Disney studios with a handful of other animators and went to form his own animation studios which would become Disney’s biggest competitor for a while.

Sorry, I still consider you a Disney traitor!
Sorry, I still consider you a Disney traitor!

But anyway, this post isn’t meant to be so much about the historical significance of the film as it about the film and its characters themselves. So let’s take a closer look. Continue reading “Disney Canon-Forgotten/Minor Characters #24: Tod’s Mom”

Disney Canon-Forgotten/Minor Characters #22: Mr. Sanders

Capture

I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I know I’m going obscure again!

Explanation

But come on, who the heck is forgotten or minor from the “Winnie the Pooh” franchise?! Everybody all over the world knows about Winnie the Pooh and his friends. All kids know about them! All adults know about them! Heck, I’m sure extraterrestrials know about them!

That would explain Pooh's odd choice for a helmet!
That would explain Pooh’s odd choice for a helmet!

Sigh…well let’s begin this post, shall we? Continue reading “Disney Canon-Forgotten/Minor Characters #22: Mr. Sanders”