Tootsie made her debut in the five-part DuckTales episode "Time is Money", when the heroes accidentally go too far back in time. She and Bubba sneak onto the time machine and travel to the present day with Scrooge, Launchpad, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. After that, she made recurring appearances in the series.
Tootsie appeared in a few DuckTales comics, often just in cameos.
- Bubba actually named her after Launchpad's foot, which he calls his "tootsie".
- She bears a striking resemblance to Cera (also a Triceratops) from Land Before Time, except Tootsie has orange skin, whereas Cera has golden yellow skin.
- Even odder, she debuted just a week after Cera did.