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"Thanks to Minnie" is the twelfth episode of House of Mouse, originally aired on ABC on April 7, 2001.


Minnie is misled to believe that the House of Mouse would be better off without her due to a misunderstanding in one of Clarabelle Cow's gossips, so she quits her job.


The episode begins as usual with Mike introducing Mickey as the audience applauds, Mickey asks if they've heard the latest gossip and passes to Cralabelle to tell them the big-city gossip.

Meanwhile Minnie hires Iago and other parrots to form the band "The Parrots of the Caribbean" to tell the truth with Minnie at the helm there is nothing to fear, at the end of her gossip, Clarabelle asks Mickey what is happening among vast, Mickey comments that the disasters are the same but with Minnie in charge there is nothing to fear and that I could assure him.

By memorizing what Mickey told her about Minnie, Clarabelle goes through the heads of Mickey's friends telling them about it forming a rumor, and they even say that to the Queen of hearts, Pocahontas and Robin Hood to what the latter writes a note that would devastate Minnie for life "to be better off without her."

Clarabelle tells Minnie about the note that Robin Hood had written saying that they would be better off without her, this rips Minnie apart, so much so that she runs away crying, leaving Lumiere, Cogsworth and Mrs. Potts stunned, who witnessed all this while sitting in the table.

After finishing the first cartoon, Mickey prepares to introduce the Caribbean parrots but realizes that they have not yet arrived and prepares to leave the stage for a while, he asks Pluto where the Caribbean parrots were, Pluto answers who have quit their job, when Mickey is about to present another cartoon he realizes that the screen had been sold, Mickey asks Clarabelle where Minnie was and she replies that it is rumored that she is angry with him, Mickey thinks its neither their birthday nor their anniversary.

Clarabelle tells Minnie that people are leaving and that it is not going well without her, Minnie tells her that Mickey had told her that horrible thing about and that Clarabelle had said it that same "Gossip is true" and breaks down crying once more, Mickey, since he had nothing to do, prepares to present his latest cartoon with an old projector.

Later Clarabelle tells Mickey that she has to talk to Minnie to fix things, when Minnie tells her that he had told her a horrible thing about her, Mickey assures her saying that with her in charge there is nothing to fear and that she will She told Clarabelle and the other clients, Clarabelle clarifies things by saying that someone had told someone and that someone told another and another, Clarabelle apologizes to the two and moves away from them, reconciled again and leaving Minnie to save the show.

At the end after the Caribbean parrots performance, Iago thanks Minnie for being from movie to movie having been the best parrot leader, just when Clarabelle is about to tell Daisy a rumor, Minnie stops her by asking if there wasn't. learned nothing, Mickey is relieved because thanks to Minnie they had left this, finally presents the sponsor of Clarabelle and says goodbye to everyone ending the episode.

Featured shorts

Running gags

Episode introduction "Direct from downtown Main Street, it's Disney's House of Mouse!"
Mickey introduction "And now, three circles and you've drawn him - Mickey Mouse!"
Sponsor "Gossip for this very special episode of the House of Mouse was provided by Clarabelle Cow!"



  • Mickey's Big Break is shown on a projector due to the big screen being repossessed; however, when the camera pulls out at the end of the cartoon, it's being shown on the big screen that the club currently does not have.


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Main Characters: Mickey MouseMinnie MouseDonald DuckDaisy DuckGoofyPlutoPeteMax GoofHuey, Dewey, and LouieClarabelle CowHorace HorsecollarGus GooseMortimer MouseLudwig Von DrakeMicrophone MikeChip and Dale

Recurring Guests: TimonPumbaaJafarIagoHadesMushuCri-KeeArielPrince EricKing TritonFlounderSebastianPeter PanJiminy CricketPinocchioBelleBeastLumiereGastonDumboTimothy Q. MouseMad HatterMowgliShere KhanThe Three Little Pigs Cruella De VilChernabogMufasaSimbaGrumpyMagic MirrorAladdinJasmineCinderellaMaleficentPain and PanicUrsulaBaby ShelbyGoat ManKuzco the Llama

Season One: "The Stolen Cartoons" • "Big Bad Wolf Daddy" • "The Three Caballeros" • "Goofy's Valentine Date" • "Unplugged Club" • "Timon and Pumbaa" • "Gone Goofy" • "Jiminy Cricket" • "Rent Day" • "Donald's Lamp Trade" • "Donald's Pumbaa Prank" • "Thanks to Minnie" • "Pluto Saves the Day"

Season Two: "Daisy's Debut" • "Goofy for a Day" • "Clarabelle's Big Secret" • "The Mouse Who Came to Dinner" • "Max's New Car" • "Not So Goofy" • "Everybody Loves Mickey" • "Max's Embarrassing Date" • "Where's Minnie?" • "Super Goof" • "King Larry Swings In" • "Ladies' Night" • "Dennis the Duck"
Season Three: "Suddenly Hades" • "Pete's One-Man Show" • "House of Crime" • "Mickey and Minnie's Big Vacation" • "Donald and the Aracuan Bird" • "Goofy's Menu Magic" • "Music Day" • "House of Scrooge" • "Donald Wants to Fly" • "Dining Goofy" • "Chip 'n' Dale" • "Humphrey in the House" • "Ask Von Drake" • "Salute to Sports" • "Pluto vs. Figaro" • "House of Magic" • "Mickey vs. Shelby" • "House of Turkey" • "Pete's Christmas Caper" • "Clarabelle's Christmas List" •"Snow Day" • "Pete's House of Villains" • "Halloween With Hades" • "House Ghosts" • "House of Genius" • "Mickey and the Culture Clash"

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