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Dr. Badger is a minor character from the 2016 Disney animated feature film Zootopia. She is a doctor who handles the most pressing medical cases.

Background

Development

Madge was originally named Honey Badger and served as a major character in the film. She was a conspiracy theorist who believed in the "sheep conspiracy", meaning she was obsessed with a supposedly oncoming apocalypse in which sheep would rule the world. She even had her own hidden bunker with sheep-specific defense weapons.[1][2]

She was also one of Nick Wilde's best friends, alongside Finnick and Clawhauser, and would assist the other members of her circle in different scams.

Though this version of Honey was scrapped, she was reworked to remain in the movie (with a new name), in a minor role as a doctor working on a savage outbreak plaguing predator citizens.

Role in the film

When Judy and Nick infiltrate the Cliffside Asylum, they find the savage animals and Mayor Lionheart as the one responsible for their imprisonment. While the duo hides, Lionheart is seen discussing with Dr. Badger about her theory on predators being reverted back to their savage selves via biology. Dr. Badger voices her concern about the growing problem and suggests they make the case public. Mayor Lionheart scolds her, knowing he too is a predator, which would ruin his own reputation, not knowing Judy was videotaping them. After the exposure, both the mayor and the doctor are arrested.

After finding out about the night howlers and exposing Bellwether's plan, Peter Moosebridge announces that an antidote was created by the doctors for the savage predators. It's unknown if Dr. Badger was released to help them.

Trivia

  • Her professional name was revealed in The Official Zootopia Handbook.

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References


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Media
Film and Television: Zootopia (soundtrack) • Zootopia+

Video Games: Disney Infinity: 3.0 EditionDisney Crossy RoadZootopia: Crime FilesDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle ModeDisney Sorcerer's Arena
Books: Zootopia Junior NovelizationThe Art of ZootopiaZootopia: Friends to the Rescue

Disney Parks
City of ZootopiaDisney Animation BuildingHappy CirclePLAY!

Entertainment: "A Whole New World" A Magical Disney SongbookFollow Your DreamsMax LIVE: Gettin’ Goofy with ItMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey’s Storybook Adventure
Parade: Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street PartyMickey's Storybook ExpressUsatama on the Run!
Firework: Disney EnchantmentHappily Ever AfterILLUMINATE! A Nighttime CelebrationWonderful World of Animation
Spring: Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party!Disney Friends Springtime Processional
Summer: Club Mouse BeatSummer Blast
Christmas: Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

Characters
Judy HoppsNick WildeFinnickChief BogoMayor LionheartClawhauserBellwetherYaxFlashMr. BigKoslovFru FruMr. OttertonMrs. OttertonDuke WeaseltonBonnie and Stu HoppsMr. ManchasGazellePeter MoosebridgeJerry Jumbeaux Jr.Gideon Grey • Nangi • DougDr. BadgerPriscillaBucky and Pronk Oryx-AntlersonZootopia Police OfficersSwinton • Major Friedkin • Gary and LarryFabienne GrowleyJack Savage (deleted) • Dharma Armadillo
Locations
ZootopiaSahara SquareSavanna CentralTundratownBunnyburrowLittle RodentiaRainforest DistrictMystic Springs OasisZootopia Police DepartmentDepartment of Mammal VehiclesJumbeaux's CaféZootopia Police AcademyCliffside AsylumWild Times
Songs
Try EverythingA Bunny Can Go Savage
Objects
PawpsicleJumbo-popNight howlersCarrot Pen
See Also
As Told by Emoji
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