Pluto Of Disney Celebrating 90th Anniversary

Pluto is one of the “Sensational Six”—the biggest stars in the Disney universe: Watch for Offers

Disney shares 90-year anniversary post to its evergreen character Pluto. The yellow-orange colour, medium-sized, short-haired dog with black ears, He is distinct from every adorable character created by Disney. 

He is also called Pluto the Pup is a fictional dog created in 1930 at Walt Disney Productions. He is Mickey Mouse’s pet. Officially a mixed-breed dog, he made his debut as a bloodhound in the Mickey Mouse cartoon The Chain Gang. 

Along with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Goofy, he is one of the “Sensational Six”—the biggest stars in the Disney universe. His debuted in animated cartoons and appeared in 24 Mickey Mouse films before receiving his own series in 1937. Altogether he appeared in 89 short films between 1930 and 1953. Several of these were nominated for an Academy Awar. In 1998, Disney’s copyright on him, set to expire in 2003, was extended by the passage of the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act. 

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He was initially a minor character until 1934 when Disney animator Norm Ferguson gave the dog a key role in the cartoon Playful Pluto. He is a relatively normal animal, with few anthropomorphic traits apart from his facial expressions. He usually does not speak in English, walk upright, or wear clothing. generally, a cheerful and adventurous dog, although he can be given to sheer panic when confronted with something unknown. Common themes in his stories involve him becoming jealous of Mickey getting another pet including Mickey’s Elephant, Lend a Paw, Mickey and the Seal.


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Many of his appearances with Mickey, Pluto will get himself into trouble and cause Mickey to get angry at him. Mickey, however, often cheers up quickly; often telling Pluto “I can’t be mad at ya.”Pluto appeared as a non-playable character in Mickey Mania (1994). He also appears in Disney Golf for the ps2.

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