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The evolution of Minnie Mouse's design.

Image As seen in/Year Notes
Tumblr n4rvvkc5oC1r3jmn6o2 1280 Plane Crazy (1928) Minnie's original design, seen in this short, does not wear gloves, a shirt, or high heels. Her eyes also appear to take up half of her face.
The gallopin gaucho 3large The Gallopin' Gaucho (1928) In this short, Minnie's ears are not perfectly circular, has a dress with no shirt on, and now wears oversized high heels.
Mickey and Minnie Steamboat Willie Steamboat Willie (1928) Minnie now has small black oval eyes.
Tumblr n1cxl8GQRB1qhcrb0o1 1280 The Plowboy (1929) In this short, Minnie is shown to be wearing gloves for the first time and appearing with eyebrows and "pie eyes" for the first time.
Blue rhythm-0 Blue Rhythm (1931) Minnie's pie eyes are back to being black ovals; her eyebrows have also disappeared.
Minnie 1932 Parade of the Award Nominees (1932) Minnie appears in color for the first time.
Tve79494-19350928-1006 On Ice (1935) Minnie wears yellow polka dot dress.
Mickey-and-Friends 3 Mickey's Rival (1936) Minnie's dress is now blue and the polka dots are gone.
Tumblr lyjj4mcsR71qhcrb0o1 1280 Boat Builders (1938) Minnie wears light yellow dress and light blue hat.
Tumblr n7cjersuNI1qhcrb0o1 1280 Brave Little Tailor (1938) Minnie's face now has a pale tone instead of white.
Suprise Party 2 Mickey's Surprise Party (1939) The first animated short to feature Fred Moore's new design for Minnie. Her eyes now have pupils in them.
Tumblr ndiec4BFT61qhcrb0o1 1280 The Little Whirlwind (1941) Minnie now has a slimmer body and more perspective ears, this only lasted until Mickey's Birthday Party.
Mickey s Birthday Party Mickey's Birthday Party (1942) Minnie's dress is now red.
Tumblr lury2mnCv51r3jmn6o1 1280 First Aiders (1944) Minnie's ears are now back to being round.
Figaro and frankie 9large Figaro and Frankie (1947) Minnie is now drawn at a taller height.
44105 Mickey's Delayed Date (1947) Minnie's last appearance in a Mickey Mouse short as a starring role.
Minnie-Mouse Knitting Pluto's Sweater (1949) Minnie now has a bigger head.
Tumblr m0mt1wlND11r3jmn6o1 1280 Pluto and the Gopher (1950) Minnie's last appearance in a starring role, her height is now shorter.
Mickey-christmascarol-disneyscreencaps.com-2030 Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) Minnie makes her theatrical comeback but in a non-speaking appearance. Her design resembles the way she looked in the 1940s.
TotallyMinnie Totally Minnie (1988) Minnie appears in a starring role for the first time on television.
Runaway Brain screenshoot 27 Runaway Brain (1995) Minnie reverts once again to her 1940s style.
Mickey's Mistake - Minnie with the new bow Mickey Mouse Works (1999-2000) Minnie's dress is blue once again, as is her bow.
Three-musketeers (25) Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004) This is the only film where Minnie has hair bangs as well as being animated by Simon Ashton.
Twiceuponaxmas 039 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004) Minnie appears in CGI for the first time.
Minnie Dancing Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (2006-2016) Minnie's bow and skirt are both pink and covered with polka dots. This would be her standard design in the 2000s.
Minnie in Power of Illusion Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (2012) In this video game, the 2D cutscenes depict Minnie with the pie eyes of her 1929 design but with the addition of her bow.
MinnieGetAHorse Get a Horse! (2013) Minnie reverts to her original style but with pie eyes.
Minniemickeyshorts2013 Mickey Mouse (2013-2019) Minnie's outfit is combined with her Runaway Brain outfit, her hat from Mickey's Rival, and her pie eyes from The Karnival Kid. Her red skirt has white polka dots.
Mickey and the Roadster Racers S02E09 - SuperCharged Pop Star Helpers The Chip 'N Dale 500 - Part 3 0-53 screenshot Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures (2017-2021) Minnie's design reverts to her Mickey Mouse Clubhouse design but changes her clothing many times.

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