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The Baroness' Dalmatians are the secondary antagonists of Disney's 2021 live-action film Cruella. They are the three Dalmatians that Baroness Von Hellman owns and at time she has been known to use them against her enemies before they switched their allegiance to Cruella De Vil.

Appearances

Cruella

At some unknown point the Baroness acquired three Dalmatians, whom she would show off during public gatherings such as her magnificent galas. The Baroness also used her dogs for darker purposes, such as murdering her enemies, which the Baroness used a special whistle as a tool to order and command her dogs to do such tasks. When former maid Catherine Miller appeared at the Baroness' gala to ask for money, a young Estella and her dog Buddy sneak into the gala and accidentally start a commotion, during which the Baroness uses her whistle to order her dogs to kill Catherine, during which they chase Estella and Buddy and then attack Catherine, who was pushed off a cliff to her death.

Years later, Estella attends the Baroness' gala as 'Cruella', during which the three Dalmatians growl at the unexpected guest when she crashes the party and sets fire to her white clock to revel a red dress, while Cruella and the baroness conversation about who Cruella is, Jasper and Horace start a pandemonium, during such the baroness starts commanding her three Dalmatians with her special whistle, which causes Cruella to realize that the Baroness commanded her dogs to murder her adoptive mother Catherine all those years ago. During the ruckus, one of the Dalmatians eats the necklace before Cruella and her accomplices can escape.

The next day Cruella, who is determined to get the necklace back, shows up at another one of the Baroness' gala's and kidnaps the three Dalmatians by luring them into their truck and driving off, which Jasper fears may cause Cruella to go to far. Cruella then keeps the three Dalmatians until one of them gives up the necklace via defecation. The Baroness was outraged that her dogs had been kidnapped and order the police to identify, find and arrest Cruella. After this Cruella pulled inspiration from the three Dalmatians fur and used it as a print in a dress, which caused the public to think that Cruella killed the dogs to make the print, even though the three dogs were actually still alive, Cruella likes the idea of letting everyone think that she killed them and made them into coats.

While holding the three Dalmatians in their hideout, Cruella taunts the Baroness by appearing at her gatherings in lavish outfits while staging pop-up shows that gained public support and caused the Baroness' sales continually dropped. Eventually the Baroness discovered that Cruella and Estella were the same person and tracked her to her, Jasper and Horace's hideout. After reclaiming her three Dalmatians the Baroness had Cruella tied up and attempted to murder her in a fire that would be blamed on Jasper and Horace, however Cruella was rescued by the Baroness's valet John.

Later on during the Baroness final gala for the season, Estella lures the Baroness outside to the cliffs where Catherine died. The Baroness then orders her dogs to attack Estella as they did to Catherine but Cruella easily commands them to her sides and the Dalmatians obey, accepting Cruella as their new master, due to taking the Baroness's whistle earlier. Estella then reviews to the Baroness her identity as her daughter, to which the Baroness feigned remorse for letting go "something extraordinary" but when the mother and daughter embraced, the Baroness pushed Estella over the cliff to her apparent death. Unknown to the Baroness, Jasper and Horace guided the guests outside so that the entire debacle would be witnessed by the guests, security guards and police. When she realizes she's been exposed for the monster she truly is, the Baroness tries to cover up her actions, but she is arrested for murdering her daughter, meanwhile Cruella survives the fall with a well-trimmed skirt made into a parachute.

With Estella's "murder" and the Baroness arrest, the Hellman family fortune, as well as the Baroness's former Dalmatians, are inherited by Cruella per Estella's will. After turning Hellman Hall into Hell Hall, Cruella took up residence in the mansion alongside Jasper, Horace, Artie, Wink and Buddy and kept the Baroness' former three Dalmatians by her side as new pets. Later the Dalmatians had puppies named Perdita and Pongo, whom Cruella gifted to Anita Darling and Roger respectively.

Trivia

  • The Baroness is implied to have used her dogs to kill multiple people in a similar fashion to how she used them to murder Catherine throughout her life given her response to Cruella's declaration that she killed her mother.
  • One of the three Dalmatians is named Genghis who is later revealed to be the mother of Pongo and Perdita.


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Media
Films: One Hundred and One Dalmatians101 Dalmatians102 Dalmatians101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureCruellaCruella 2

Television series: 101 Dalmatians: The Series101 Dalmatian Street
Music: One Hundred and One DalmatiansCruellaCruella: Original Score by Nicholas Britell
Video Games: Animated StoryBook: 101 DalmatiansMath Antics with Disney's 101 DalmatiansDisney Hotshots: Disney's 101 Dalmatians101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue102 Dalmatians: Activity Center101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureKingdom Hearts
Books: Disney Princess BeginningsHello, Cruel HeartBe Careful What You Wish Fur

Disney Parks
Club VillainSorcerers of the Magic KingdomMidship Detective Agency

Entertainment: Disney Classics: The Music & The MagicThe Golden MickeysVillains Tonight!
Parades: Disney Cinema Parade
Fireworks: Wonderful World of Animation
Halloween: Disney's Maleficious Halloween PartyFrightfully Fun ParadeHappy HallowishesHocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularIt's Good to be Bad with the Disney VillainsLet's Get WickedMickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeScream and Shout Halloween ParadeThe Disney Villains Halloween ShowtimeVillains Mix and MingleVillains Night Out! Chapter 2

Characters
One Hundred and One Dalmatians: PongoPerditaRoger RadcliffeAnita RadcliffeNannyCruella De VilJasper and HoraceDalmatian PuppiesLuckyPatchRollyPennyFrecklesPepperDannyScottieTowserLucyCaptainSergeant TibbsColonelThunderboltDirty DawsonPrissyCocoCollieThe CowsLabrador

101 Dalmatians: The Series: CadpigSpotMoochTripodScorchLieutenant PugMayor Ed PigDumplingCorneliaSwamp RatCydneStevenPersian PeteVendella De VilGo-GoBlazeCave PupRebeccaThe VandercreamsAmber DearlyP.H. De VilCecil B. De VilIvy De VilMalevola De VilJudge Dimsdale De Vil
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure: Lil' LightningLars
101 Dalmatians: HerbertAlonzoMr. SkinnerJewelDipstickFidgetTwo-ToneWhizzerKipper
101 Dalmatian Street: DylanDollyDawkinsDougDelilahTriple-DDanteD.J.DeepakDieselDorothyDa VinciDelgadoDizzy & Dee DeeDimitri TrioPortia PoodleFergus FoxHanselRoxySnowballClarissaPearlHunter De VilSpikeConstantin SidBig FeeSpencer Sausage DogSummerChipsArabellaPrunellaBessieApolloCuddlesDoctor DaveGodfreyHugoStanislav
Video game characters: Patches
102 Dalmatians: Chloe SimonKevin ShepherdJean-Pierre Le PeltDottieLittle DipperDominoOddballFluffyDroolerChompDiggerWaddlesworthEwan
Cruella: Baroness Von HellmanBuddyWinkArtieJohnCatherine MillerThe Baroness' Dalmatians

Episodes
101 Dalmatians: The Series

ABC Episodes: "Home is Where the Bark Is" • "He Followed Me Home" • "Love 'Em and Flea 'Em" • "Howl Noon" • "Easy on the Lies" • "Two for the Show" • "An Officer and a Gentledog" • "Bad to the Bone" • "Southern Fried Cruella" • "Swine Song" • "Watch for Falling Idols" • "The High Price of Fame" • "The Great Cat Invasion" • "No Train, No Gain" • "Rolly's Egg-Celent Adventure" • "Wild Chick Chase" • "The Dogs of DeVil" • "Dog's Best Friend" • "A Christmas Cruella" • "Out to Launch" • "Prophet and Loss"
Syndicated Episodes: "You Slipped a Disk" • "Chow About That?" • "Tic Track Toe" • "Lucky All Star" • "Shake, Rattle, and Woof" • "Cadpig Behind Bars" • "Leisure Lawsuit" • "Purred It Through the Grapevine" • "Our Own Digs" • "Goose Pimples (Goose Pamples)" • "Two Faces of Anita" • "The Fungus Among Us" • "Market Mayhem" • "Lucky to be Alone" • "Four Stories Up" • "It's a Swamp Thing" • "Roll Out the Pork Barrel" • "Alive N' Chicken" • "Prima Doggy" • "You Say It's Your Birthday" • "Oozy Does It" • "Barnboozled" • "Citizen Canine" • "Full Metal Pullet" • "Dough the Right Thing" • "Frisky Business" • "Cadet of the Month" • "Valentine Daze" • "Close But No Cigar" • "Invasion of the Doggy Snatchers" • "Smoke Detectors" • "Lobster Tale" • "Double Dog Dare" • "Mooove It On Over" • "Shipwrecked" • "Mall Pups" • "Shrewzle Watch" • "The Life You Save" • "Spots and Shots" • "On the Lamb" • "Treasure of Swamp Island" • "Lord of the Termites" • "Fountain of Youth" • "Walk a Mile in My Tracks" • "Cruella World" • "Hail to the Chief" • "Food for Thought" • "The Maltese Chicken" • "Film Fatale" • "My Fair Chicken" • "Snow Bounders" • "Gnaw or Never" • "Poison Ivy" • "Twelve Angry Pups" • "The Good-bye Chick" • "Robo-Rolly" • "Splishing and Splashing" • "Virtual Lucky" • "Cupid Pups" • "The Artist Formerly Known as Spot" • "The Nose Knows" • "K is for Kibble" • "Humanitarian of the Year" • "Beauty Pageant Pandemonium" • "Hog-Tied" • "Coup DeVil" • "Every Little Crooked Nanny" • "Cone Head" • "Channels" • "Un-Lucky" • "The Making of..." • "Best of Show" • "Walk on the Wild Side" • "Horace and Jasper's Big Career Move" • "DeVil-Age Elder" • "Jurassic Bark" • "My Fair Moochie" • "Dog Food Day Afternoon" • "Spot's Fairy God-Chicken" • "Good Neighbor Cruella" • "Animal House Party" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part I - Road Warriors" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part II - Cross-Country Calamity" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part III - Dearly Beloved"
101 Dalmatian Street
Shorts: "Merry Pups" • "Muddy Pups" • "Prank Pups" • "Ransom Pups" • "Target Pups" • "Yoga Pups" • "Jurassic Pups" "Space Pups" • "Disco Pups" • "Diva Pups"
Season One: "Dog's Best Friend" • "Boom Night" • "Power to the Puppies" • "Who The Dog Do You Think You Are?" • "Walkies on the Wild Side" • "May Contain Nuts" • "Winter Funderland" • "Snow Day" • "Perfect Match" • "All Fired Up" • "Poetry Scam" • "Crushed Out" • "Girls' Day Out" • "The Woof Factor" • "The Nose Job" • "My Fair Dolly" • "Flea-Mageddon" • "A Right Royal Rumble" • "Dal-Martians" • "A Date with Destiny... Dallas and Déjà Vu" • The Wow of MiaowFear WindowThe Dog HouseA Summer to RememberLong Tongue DayDoggy Da VinciLondon, We Have a ProblemIt's My PartyFox in the Dog HouseFetchDon't Push Your LuckThe Curse of the FerrydogThe Walls Are AliveDiamond DogsRide AlongPoodlewolfThe Longest NightBalancing ActDawkins Strikes BackPoodlefall!Dotty DancingYappily Ever AfterD-FactorPuppy DreamsDante's InfernoBetter The De Vil You KnowThe De Vil Wears Puppies

Locations
LondonRegents ParkHell HallDinsfordDearly FarmGruteley CountyCherry Tree FarmHouse of DeVil101 Dalmatian Street2nd Time AroundLiberty LondonSmith & WollenskyHouse of Baroness
Songs
Films: Cruella De VilKanine KrunchiesDalmatian PlantationPlayful MelodyI See SpotsTry AgainYou're the OneDigga Digga DogSo Fabulous, So FierceWho's Sorry Now?Perhaps, Perhaps, PerhapsLivin' ThingCall Me CruellaThese Boots Are Made for Walkin'

Animated Storybook: I Love FurPuppies, Oh, PuppiesTwilight BarkUp the StairCover Yourselves with Soot
Television series: 1-0-1Dalmatian VacationSurf PuppiesI Got My Pups with MeIt's a Dog's LifeIn the HouseDolly's RapDogs are Out for Summer SunIt's a PrankWe're Sending You Love
Deleted: Don't Buy a Parrot from a SailorMarch of the One Hundred and OneCheerio, Good-Bye, Toodle-oo, Hip Hip!One Hundred and OneThe Creation of Cruella De Vil

See also
Cruella's carJasper and Horace's truckThe Thunderbolt Adventure HourThe Disney AfternoonHouse of MouseOnce Upon a TimeThe Further Adventures of Thunderbolt
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