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Cameos

All the Toon characters on this list have either appeared physically or in another form in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. These characters had either appeared in animated features or cartoon shorts made by various studios, presented here.

Note: This list does not contain the characters mentioned in the film or the character cameos from the Roger Rabbit shorts Tummy Trouble, Roller Coaster Rabbit, and Trail Mix-Up. Also planned were several cameos in the cancelled prequel Roger Rabbit II: The Toon Platoon.

Cameo appearances[]

The Walt Disney Company[]

Warner Bros.[]

MGM Cartoons[]

Paramount Pictures[]

Fleischer Studios[]

Famous Studios[]

Harvey Films[]

20th Century Fox[]

Terrytoons[]

Columbia Pictures[]

Universal Pictures[]

Walter Lantz Productions[]

RKO Pictures[]

Van Beuren Studios[]

  • Felix the Cat (in a photo and on the keystone of the tunnel that leads to Toontown)

Deleted/Unused Characters[]

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Many additional characters were planned, or at least considered, for inclusion in the film but were ultimately omitted or dropped due to legal issues and/or production limitations. Others managed to appear or make it into the final film, but were either cut out or replaced later on during production and development.

Special Edition DVD Cameos[]

Numerous characters that did not make cameos in the film made a few on the menus of the Special Edition DVD.

Note: Most characters can be seen in the second disc.

(*) Denotes anachronisms; these characters (or, in the cases of characters such as Tinker Bell and Marvin the Martian, the animated versions of them that appear in the film) were created or adapted to cartoons after 1947. But as screenplay writer Peter S. Seaman said, "The aim was entertainment, not animation history." It has also been argued that the characters may have "existed" in the Toon world before being "discovered" and featured in real productions.

Gallery[]

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Trivia[]

  • Some cameos were planned for the unproduced sequel, with a lot of them appearing in the first film (such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, the Seven Dwarfs, the Hyacinth Hippo, Dumbo, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Sylvester, Tweety Bird, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Speedy Gonzales, Droopy Dog, and Woody Woodpecker) in addition to those who did not make the final cut (such as Chip and Dale, Pepé Le Pew, Petunia Pig, the Tasmanian Devil, and Hector the Bulldog) and new characters like Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, Rocket J. Squirrel, and Bullwinkle J. Moose.
  • There were also cartoon cameos in the Roger Rabbit shorts that were released some years after the movie. The characters appearing in the shorts are Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, The Mad Doctor, the Three Little Wolves, Raggedy Andy, and Droopy Dog in Tummy Trouble; Clarabelle Cow, Pinocchio, and Ariel from The Little Mermaid in Roller Coaster Rabbit; Tinker Bell, Evinrude from The Rescuers, the Genie from Aladdin, and the Boy from Off His Rockers in Trail Mix-Up.
  • Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Bugs Bunn and Daffy Duck also appeared with the Muppet Babies versions of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and Gonzo, and Winnie the Pooh and Tigger in the anti-drug TV special Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue two years later in 1990. This would mark the last time characters from either company would interact in official media.
  • The novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary K. Wolf (the novel on which the film is based on) mentions original characters from American comic strips, including Dick Tracy (who was originally intended to appear in the film on his own), Snoopy, Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead, Beetle Bailey, and Hägar the Horrible.[1] Bugs Bunny also appears and other characters, such as Petunia Pig are mentioned.
  • In the 5th issue of the comic series based on the film, there was an appearance of a character named Percy Pig, which shares the same name of the candy mascot "Percy Pig". However, the comic was published in 1990, while the candy product with the same name was created 2 years after, in 1992.
  • All of the characters from the Mickey Mouse cartoons appear in their designs from specific animated shorts in this film.
    • Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Pete, Huey, Dewey, and Louie appear in their designs from the early-1940s cartoons.
    • Clarabelle Cow and Horace Horsecollar appear in their designs from the early-1930s black-and-white cartoons.
    • Clara Cluck appears in her original design from her debut cartoon The Wise Little Hen.
    • José Carioca appears in his design from his debut film Saludos Amigos.

References[]

  1. Sampson, Wade (December 17, 2008). "The Roger Rabbit That Never Was". MousePlanet.

External links[]


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Media
Films and Television: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (video/soundtrack) • Mickey's 60th BirthdayTummy TroubleRoller Coaster RabbitTrail Mix-Up

Video Games: 1988 video gameNES gameGame Boy game
Cancelled projects: Roger Rabbit II: The Toon PlatoonHare In My Soup

Disney Parks
Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin

Entertainment: Once Upon a Mouse
Parades: Disney's FantillusionDisney's Party ExpressDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney on Parade: 100 Years of MagicDisney Classics ParadeSpectromagicTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Fireworks: Remember... Dreams Come True
Christmas: A Christmas Fantasy Parade
Cancelled projects: Roger Rabbit's Hollywood

Characters
Film: Roger RabbitJessica RabbitEddie ValiantDoloresBaby HermanBenny the CabJudge DoomToon PatrolR.K. MaroonMarvin AcmeLt. SantinoAngeloBaby Herman's MotherBongo the GorillaToon BulletsLena Hyena

Comics: SunshineNightwingC.B. MaroonRick Flint
Deleted: Captain CleaverVoltaire
Other: Lenny the CabList of cameos in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Songs
Film: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2Why Don't You Do Right?The Merry-Go-Round Broke DownSmile Darn Ya SmileWitchcraft

Deleted: This Only Happens in the Movies

Locations
ToontownCloverleaf IndustriesMaroon CartoonsLos AngelesValiant & ValiantAcme CorporationThe Ink and Paint ClubHollywood
Objects
DipDip MachineMarvin Acme's WillToon RevolverPacific Electric Railway
See also
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