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The Walt Disney Company, more commonly referred to as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media corporation headquartered in Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California. It is one of WB's biggest competitors, and as such, many references to Disney in WB animated TV shows are used to make fun of it. However, the rivalry between the two studios is not necessarily a bitter one, as in the past, The Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie was occasionally shown on The Disney Channel, and reruns of Pinky and the Brain were shown on Disney XD for a while. Also, various WB and Disney characters have appeared alongside each other in various projects, such as the 1988 Disney/Spielberg film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, as well as the 1990 TV special, Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue.

Many references to the Walt Disney Company have been made on Tiny Toon Adventures throughout the show's run.

References to Disney on Tiny Toon Adventures

Picture(s) Season Episode Number Epsiode Name Reference(s)
BabsasJessicaRabbit
1 1 The Looney Beginning
  • Daffy's idea that he tries to pitch to the WB Studio, Honey, I Shrunk the Laundry, is parody of the 1989 Disney film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
  • One of Babs' first impressions in the beginning of the episode is that of Jessica Rabbit, Wife of Roger Rabbit, from the 1988 Disney/Spielberg film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
  • Another Reference is that when Buster and Babs escape from the garbage bin, Buster says, "Roger, Rabbit!," from the same Disney Movie.
1 2 A Quack in the Quarks
  • The two alien ducks, Frank and Ollie, were named after veteran Disney animators, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston.
Teststress
1 4 Test Stress
  • In the episode segment, Never Too Late to Loon, During Plucky's Transformation into Einstein, he is surrounded by little pink versions of Einstein. This is a parody of the Imfamous Pink Elephants on Parade scene from the 1941 Disney film, Dumbo.
Busterbunnybunch
1 5 The Buster Bunny Bunch
  • This episode is a parody of the 1955 TV Show, The Mickey Mouse Club.
Plucktales
1 7 Journey to the Center of Acme Acres
  • When Buster, Babs, Plucky and Hamton are preparing for the earthquake, they sing a song that is a parody of the song, "Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?," from the 1932 Walt Disney Silly Symphony adaptation of the classic fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs.
  • Plucky swimming through Monty's gold coin vault references the 1987 Disney Afternoon cartoon series, Duck Tales, which has a title sequence that also depicts a duck swimming in gold coins. (Scrooge McDuck, in this case.)
StuffThatGoesBumpInTheNight-Clownabog
1 8 Stuff That Goes Bump in the Night
  • The opening is a direct parody of the "Night on Bald Mountain" segment of the 1940 Disney film, Fantasia, even using the same Mussorgsky piece.
SuperBabs-Wutherland
1 19 Cinemaniacs!
  • In the episode segment, SuperBabs, Wex Wuthor's theme park, Wutherland's slogan, "The Unhappiest Place on Earth", is a play on the famous Disneyland slogan, "The Happiest Place on Earth".
BusterPluckyPiratesofTheCarribean 1 21 Gang Busters
  • When Buster and Plucky try to escape, their side-stops include the Pirates of The Carribean ride from Disneyland.
Gooftar
1 29 Rainy Daze
  • In the episode segment, Rent A Friend, one of Monty's comics reads, "Rich Scottish Duck Gets Roasted", an obvious reference to Disney's Scrooge McDuck.
  • In the episode segment, Bunny Daze, the alien Gooftar seems to be a combination of the popular Disney characters Goofy and Pluto. Even saying Goofy's famous laugh.
FieldsOfHoney-BabsTheFootballPlayer
1 30 Fields of Honey
  • When Babs asks Hamton what he knows about Honey, he mentions that it's sweet and Winnie the Pooh has a problem with it, making a reference of Disney's Winnie the Pooh.
  • One of Babs' commercials is a parody of the Disneyland commercials, where an announcer asks someone what they're going to do next.
Drooley Davey
DaveyIQUIT
1 34 The Wide World Of Elmyra
  • Drooley Davey, the main protagonist of the episode segment, Drooley Davey, closely resembles Baby Herman from the 1988 Disney/Spielberg film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. He also acts in a similar way when he says, "I quit!" to his parents in a gruff voice.
1 42 Looniversity Daze
  • In the episode segment, The Learning Principal, Bugs Bunny mentions Roger Rabbit when it is revealed that Bugs is the principal.
DuckInTheDark-TheRabbitLaughsAtTheDeer
1 43 Best O' Plucky Duck Day
  • In the intro, Buster says "Today we're presenting three hysterical duck tales", to which Plucky remarks, "Don't use that word!", prompting Buster to reword that line. Duck Tales is a Disney afternoon cartoon series from 1987 that TMS worked on.
  • In the episode segment, Duck in the Dark, the deer and rabbit in the movie Plucky watches resemble Bambi and Thumper from the 1942 Disney film, Bambi.
WhalesTales-GagCredit
1 45 Whale's Tales
  • The gag credit references the fact that Sherri Stoner, one of the producers and writers for Tiny Toons served as the body model for Ariel, the main protagonist of the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid.
1 46 Ask Mr. Popular
  • When Hamton asks Plucky why they're at Dizzy Devil's cave, Plucky tells him that if they didn't, they'd have to spend another night watching the Disney Channel.
1 48 Mr. Popular's Rules of Cool
  • In the episode segment, Venison Anyone? Vinnie the Deer mentions Bambi, the titular protagonist of the 1942 Disney film.
BunnochioTitleCard
BearNecessities-TitleCard
1 49 Fairy Tales for the 90's
  • The double-length episode segment, Bunnochio's title is a play on the fairy tale, Pinocchio, perhaps best known for its 1940 Disney film adaptation.
  • The episode segment, Bear Necessities is named after the song, The Bare Necessities from the 1967 Disney film, The Jungle Book, the last film Walt Disney personally supervised.
WBBB-TC
1 50 Who Bopped Bugs Bunny?
  • This episode, specifically the title, is a parody of the 1988 Disney/Spielberg film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
1 51 Tiny Toon Music Television
  • The segment, Top Secret Apprentice is a parody of the "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment of the 1940 Walt Disney film, Fantasia. In keeping with the parody, there is no dialogue except for one line at the end spoken by Buster and all sound effects except the first time the door closes are represented by music.
BooHaHa-HornedDemon
1 52 The Return to the Acme Acres Zone
  • In the episode segment, Boo Ha Ha, when Hamton said that the hotel reminds him of a certain ride, he is making a reference of the ride/movie, The Haunted Mansion.
  • Within the same episode segment, Hamton and Plucky encounter a giant horned demon that looks like Chernabog, the devil from "Night on Bald Mountain" from the 1940 Disney film, Fantasia.
TheMuscularBearWithTattoos 1 53 The Acme Home Shopping Show
  • One of The Angry Bear's tattoos reads, "Oh Bother", which is Winnie the Pooh's catchphrase when something goes wrong.
RobinHare-TitleCard
ERTW-BustersNightmare
1 54 Weirdest Story Ever Told
  • The episode segment, Robin Hare is a parody of the classic fairy tale, Robin Hood, which over the years has had many different adaptations, one of which was made by Disney in 1973 and features various animals playing the roles of the characters.
  • The episode segment, Elmyras Round the World parodies the Disneyland ride, It's a Small World.
RogerRabbitAuditions
1 61 New Character Day
  • Roger Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit makes a cameo trying to become a new character in Tiny Toons.
Chip&DaleRescueRangersOnTTA
1 62 Here's Hamton
  • In the episode segment, America's Least Wanted, one of the channels that Plucky flips through while channel surfing is a parody of Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers. This scene would later be used in the opening to The Plucky Duck Show, during the line, "Other shows seem yucky now that Plucky's on the air!"
HoneyIShrunkTheClothes-TitleCard
1 64 K-Acme TV
  • The sketch, Honey, I Shrunk the Clothes trailer, is a parody of the 1989 Disney film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
BabsAsRogerRabbit
2 66 Pledge Week
  • Babs does an impression of Roger Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
2 67 Going Places
  • In the episode segment, Slaughterhouse Jive, when Monty is forced to watch How to Make a Hamburger, during the scene where Happy the Cow is thrown into the meat grinder, Happy warns the viewers that the next scene (unseen to the viewers, but seen to Monty) is graphic, and recommends for viewers with weak stomachs to tune in the Disney Channel.
JiminyCockroach
2 71 Toon Physics
  • In the episode segment, Once Upon a Star, Jiminy Cockroach is a parody of Jiminy Cricket, who acts as Pinocchio's conscience in the 1940 Disney film, Pinocchio. Jiminy also briefly sings a parody of When You Wish Upon A Star from the same film until Elmyra squishes him.
Cabletv4
2 72 Acme Cable TV
  • One of the sketches in the episode is entitled, Walt Dizzy Presents The Cat Who Thought He Was Hammerhead Shark, with Dizzy Devil as Walt Dizzy.
HackWriters
B&BGH-Roger&JessicaCameo
BabsAsMaryPoppins
2 73 Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian
  • A "Mermaid" poster can be seen in the Writers' staff room, referencing the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid, and the fact that Sherri Stoner was the body model for Ariel in that film.
  • Roger Rabbit and Jessica Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit have a cameo riding in a limo. Only Jessica's legs and Roger's arm are seen.
  • Babs also does an impression of Mary Poppins from the 1964 movie of the same name.
UtterTerror
2 76 Kon Ducki
  • Hamton and Sweetie fall asleep while watching a laughing cartoon mouse on TV, which Plucky notes as "Utter terror". The cartoon mouse bears a striking resemblance to Mickey Mouse.
MontyFinishes101CuddlyPuppies
2 77 Sepulveda Boulevard
  • Elmyra's film, 101 Cuddly Puppies Meet Princess Pretty Girl, is a parody of the 1961 Disney film, 101 Dalmatians.
Thirteensomething-BabsAsJessicaRabbit
Thirteensomething-Buster&PluckyAsJessicaRabbit
3 79 Thirteensomething
  • Babs does an impression of Jessica Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Buster and Plucky later do an impression of the same character just to mock Babs.
3 88 Buster's Directorial Debut
  • In the episode segment, Fit to Be Stewed, Witch Sandy mentions Huey and Dewey. Huey and Dewey are the names of two of Donald Duck's nephews, perhaps best known for their appearances in the 1987 Disney afternoon cartoon, DuckTales.
ToonTV-ItsInHisKissTheGirl
3 90 Toon TV
  • One scene in the music video, It's In His Kiss parodies the Kiss the Girl scene from the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid.
JeffKatz&TheDisneyExecs
PluckyImpersonatesMickeyMouse
3 96 A Cat's Eye View
  • In the episode segment, Party Crasher Plucky, after Jeffrey Katzenberg, the then-chairman of Disney, and several Disney executives are seen exiting a limo and discussing their future plans, Plucky decides to impersonate Mickey Mouse, Disney's title mascot, to sneak into Shirley MacLaine's party.
3 98 It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special
  • In the alternate timeline, Buster is horrified when Plucky drops an anvil on Babs, and asks him, "What are you, goofy?" Plucky duck says he resents that comparison and accuses Buster of being a spy from Disney before having Arnold and Sneezer (the latter of whom in the alternate timeline, is renamed Sleazer) remove him from the studio. He then says, "Nice try, Katzenberg!", a reference to Jeffrey Katzenberg, the then-chairman of Disney.
BeneathTheOcean
HappyWorldLandParkSign
ThCA3Z7UPE
How I Spent My Vacation
  • When Babs is underwater, she sees some sea creatures singing a parody of Under the Sea from the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid. She then says, "Oops, wrong cartoon." before resurfacing.
  • Happy World Land could possibly be a parody of Disneyland or DisneyWorld.
  • Babs does an impression of Jessica Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? during her and Buster's visit to the Delta Burke.
PumpkinGuy&TissueboxZero
Night Ghoulery
  • The episode begins with a parody of the 1993 film, The Nightmare Before Christmas.
HappyMealTrain1994
McDonald's Happy Birthday Happy Meal
  • The 1994 McDonald's Happy Birthday Happy Meal has Buster and Babs (and to a lesser extent, Bugs and Daffy) appearing alongside various characters from Happy Meals that McDonald's has had over the years. Among the featured characters were Ariel from The Little Mermaid and the Dalmatians from 101 Dalmatians.

References to Tiny Toon Adventures in Disney

Picture TV Show Name Season Number Episode Number Episode Name Reference
DarkwingDuckCuteLittleLostBunnies
Darkwing Duck ABC Season 2 90 Malice's Restaurant
  • Two of the characters in the episode, known as "The Cute Little Lost Bunnies", bear a striking resemblance to Buster and Babs. The yellow rabbit is voiced by Charlie Adler, and the Blue one is voiced by Frank Welker.
SteelbeakFowlmouthReference
Darkwing Duck Comic Book Issue #11
  • A dazed Steelbeak says, "Ma? That you? I will watch my langauge... Buster told me to.", a reference to the Test Stress episode segment, To Bleep or Not to Bleep. Coincidentally, Steelbeak and Fowlmouth are both rooster characters voiced by Rob Paulsen in their respective cartoons.
Phineas and Ferb 2 65 Swiss Family Phineas
  • In the episode, Buford hugs Perry, saying Elmyra's catch phrase, "I'm gonna hug you and squeeze you and never let you go."

Trivia

  • Many fans believe that Perfecto Prep, The arch-enemy of Acme Looniversity, and it students represent Disney. A few examples include:
    • The Statue in front of the school is wearing a sorcerer outfit, and almost looks like Yen Sid from the 1940 Disney film, Fantasia.
    • Perfecto Prep's school strangely resembles Cinderella's Castle from Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.
    • The three male students, Roderick Rat, Danforth Drake, and Bledsoe Brabant/Hector Horse, might represent Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and either Goofy or Horace Horsecollar.
    • The three female students, Rhubella Rat, Margot Mallard, and Bertha Bovine/Bernice Bovine, might represent Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Clarabelle Cow.

Connections

  • Charlie Adler voiced Ned the Baboon from Jungle Cubs, Sir Thornberry from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Mad Dog from TaleSpin, Ganzeem and some of the Market Sellers in Aladdin, as well as Mechanikles in its TV series spin-off, Mr. Whiskers from Brandy and Mr. Whiskers, and Mjomba the Aardwolf in The Lion Guard.
  • Joe Alaskey voiced the Lobster Mobster from The Little Mermaid TV series, Tigger in Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You, and Flaps the Elephant from Bonkers.
  • Michael Bell voiced Quackerjack from Darkwing Duck and Aziz in the Aladdin TV series.
  • Jeff Bennett voiced King Igthrorn from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Zazu in the "Morning Report" song on The Lion King 2003 Platinum Edition DVD release and The Lion Guard, and is the current voice of Mr. Smee from Peter Pan and The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland.
  • Pat Buttram voiced Napoleon in The Aristocats, The Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood, Luke in The Rescuers, Chief in The Fox and the Hound, A Toon Bullet in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and the Possum Park Emcee in A Goofy Movie (which was dedicated to his memory).
  • Hamilton Camp voiced Fenton Crackshell/GizmoDuck on DuckTales and Darkwing Duck.
  • Dan Castellaneta voiced Megavolt from Darkwing Duck, and The Genie in The Return of Jafar and the Aladdin TV series.
  • Danny Cooksey voiced Urchin from The Little Mermaid cartoon series, the titular Dave the Barbarian, Thaddeus from Phineas and Ferb, Mooch from the 101 Dalmatians TV series, and Brad from Kick Buttowski.
  • Jim Cummings is the current voice of Pete from Mickey Mouse, as well as the current voice of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger from Winnie the Pooh, as well as King Louie, Kaa and Colonel Hathi from The Jungle Book, and has also voiced El Capitan from DuckTales, Zummi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Don Karnage and King Louie from Talespin, Monterey Jack, Fat Cat and Professor Nimnul from Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers, Darkwing Duck, Negaduck, Herb Muddlefoot, and Professor Moliarty from Darkwing Duck, Razoul from Aladdin (as well as its sequels and TV series spin-off), The Apple Seller in Aladdin, Bonkers D. Bobcat and Lucky Piquel from Bonkers, Ed the Hyena in The Lion King and Timon and Pumbaa, The Colonel and Mayor Ed Pig in 101 Dalmatians: The Series, and Ray the Firefly in The Princess and the Frog.
  • Tim Curry voiced Thaddeus E. Klang on Talespin, Taurus Bulba on Darkwing Duck, the Evil Manta in The Little Mermaid TV series, Lord Dragaunus in The Mighty Ducks TV series, and Maestro Forte in Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas.
  • June Foray voiced Lucifer the Cat in the original Cinderella, Witch Hazel (not to be confused with the Looney Tunes character of the same name) in the Donald Duck cartoon, Trick or Treat, Squaw and one of the Mermaids in Peter Pan, Magica DeSpell and Ma Beagle from DuckTales, Grammi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Wheezy and Lena Hyena in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Ma Parker in Bonkers, and Grandmother Fa in Mulan.
  • Pat Fraley voiced Young Scrooge McDuck and and Sir Guy Standforth from DuckTales, Wildcat from Talespin, Bucky Buzzsaw, Ma's Henchman, and Toon Microphone Boom from Bonkers, Wally from Goof Troop, Gwumpki from Quack Pack, and Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story merchandise, the Toy Story Treats shorts, and Disney theme park attractions.
  • Stan Freberg voiced Mr. Busy the Beaver in Lady and the Tramp.
  • Ben Ryan Ganger voiced Oscar Vandersnoot from Talespin.
  • Joan Gerber voiced Mrs. Beakley from DuckTales.
  • Edan Gross voiced Christopher Robin in Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too.
  • Phil Hartman voiced Captain Frye from DuckTales, Ace London from Talespin, Paddywhack from Darkwing Duck, and Air Conditioner and Hanging Lamp in The Brave Little Toaster.
  • Peter Hastings created the Disney's One Saturday Morning block on ABC.
  • John Kassir voiced Meeko from Pocahontas.
  • Maurice LaMarche voiced Scuttle on The Little Mermaid TV series, Mortimer Mouse in Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse, The March Hare in Bonkers and House of Mouse, Comrade Z on Teamo Supremo, Horace Badun in 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, and Mr. Big in Zootopia.
  • Tress MacNeille is the current voice of Daisy Duck from Mickey Mouse, and has also voiced Chip and Gadget Hackwrench from Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, Shenzi the Hyena in Timon and Pumbaa, The Queen of Hearts in House of Mouse, Anastasia in the Cinderella sequels, Kanga from Winnie the Pooh, and Fang in Dave the Barbarian.
  • Kenneth Mars voiced King Triton from The Little Mermaid and The Old Water Buffalo from Jungle Cubs.
  • Don Messick voiced Fergus McDuck in DuckTales and The Mayor in Bonkers.
  • Edie McClurg voiced Carlotta in The Little Mermaid, Dr. Flora in A Bug's Life, Minny in Cars, Mary in Wreck-it Ralph, Gerda in Frozen, and Trudi Traveler in Wander Over Yonder.
  • Candi Milo voiced Thundra in the Aladdin TV series and Jacobo Jacobo in The Replacements.
  • Rob Paulsen voiced Steelbeak from Darkwing Duck, P.J. from Goof Troop and its movie follow-ups, Young Hathi in the first season of Jungle Cubs, Banzai the Hyena in Timon and Pumbaa, Ian Waszelewski in Teacher's Pet, and Jaq and the Grand Duke in the Cinderella sequels.
  • Vincent Price voiced Professor Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective.
  • Kath Soucie is the current voice of Kanga from Winnie the Pooh, and has also voiced Morgana MacCawber in Darkwing Duck, The Bimbettes in Beauty and the Beast, Attina in The Little Mermaid TV Series, Cadpig, Rolly and Anita in 101 Dalmatians TV series, Butch in Recess, Tish Katsufrakis in The Weekenders, Adult Wendy in Return to Neverland, Perdita in 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, and young Nick Wilde in Zootopia.
  • Steven Spielberg worked on Who Framed Roger Rabbit?.
  • Sherri Stoner served as the body model for Ariel in The Little Mermaid and Belle in Beauty and the Beast.
  • Sally Struthers voiced Rebecca Cunningham from Talespin.
  • Cree Summer voiced Hyena in Gargoyles Princess in 101 Dalmatians TV series, Young Louie in the second season of Jungle Cubs, and Princess Kida Nedakh in Atlantis: The Lost Empire and Atlantis: Milo's Return.
  • Frank Welker voiced Toby and Felicia in The Great Mouse Detective, Big Time, Baggy, and Bubba the Cave Duck from DuckTales, Tummi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Morgana MacCawber's pets on Darkwing Duck, Waffles and Chainsaw on Goof Troop, Abu, Rajah, and The Cave of Wonders on Aladdin (as well as the former two in its sequels and TV series spin-off), Fall-Apart Rabbit on Bonkers, Scorch and Al the Gator on the 101 Dalmatians cartoon series, the Grubs on Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Lucifer in the Cinderella sequels, and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in the Epic Mickey video games.

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