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Episode 77: The Great Mouse Detective – Sit, Toby

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The Rotoscopers discuss the first film in their ‘Mice & Rats’ podcast series, Disney’s 1986 The Great Mouse Detective.


  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: Mice in animation
  • Main Discussion: The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
  • First thoughts and memories. 1992 VHS release.
  • The whole film takes place in one night. Perhaps a time vortex is at work?
  • Why doesn’t that flower ballerina toy exist in real life?
  • There’s way too much pink in Rattigan’s hideout.
  • Is the sexy singing bar mouse really ok?
  • The first ever semi-use of CGI in a Disney animated film. The clock’s cogs are in CGI, then traced onto paper.
  • Rattigan reveals his real form.
  • We rate it!
  • Voicemail: Dustin, Dylan, JK and Michael.
  • Mail bag: Joshua, Hannah, Krissy, Kate, Catherine, Catherine, MoonDisneyPower.
  • Don’t forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts77 on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:33:59, 23.6MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.