20 Things You Probably Didn’t Catch In Your Favorite Disney Movies
King Triton in “The Princess and the Frog”
The enormous and elaborate Mardi Gras parade at the end of “The Princess and the Frog” certainly offered an audience plenty to look at, but one of the easiest crossover appearances to spot was King Triton as the featured float masthead. Subtlety is so overrated.
Dumbo in “Lilo and Stitch”
In Lilo’s bedroom, as she rushes to her window to look at what she believes is a shooting star, you can find a small Dumbo toy perched on the end of her easel. A nod to beloved animals that can fly, perhaps? We sure think so.
Magic Carpet in “The Princess and the Frog”
At the beginning of “The Princess and the Frog”, the audience can see a sweeping view of a street in the New Orleans French Quarter. In that shot, there just so happens to be a certain familiar rug hanging off the edge of a nearby balcony. That’s right. It’s the magic carpet from “Aladdin”.
Bill the Lizard in “The Great Mouse Detective”
Now here is a Disney animated character that managed to get two movie roles for the price of one! Bill the Lizard, who originally appeared in “Alice in Wonderland”, is also part of Rattigan’s criminal gang in “The Great Mouse Detective”. Apparently, the only non-mouse, non-rat of the group!