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  • The artists at Walt Disney Animation may have traded their pencils and notepads for computers

  • and keyboards over the years, but not everything has changed. Decades of Disney heroes are

  • too beloved to be forgotten, which means plenty of Easter Eggs, secret cameos, and inside

  • jokes to watch out for. Here is our list of 10 Hidden Details in Disney Movies.

  • Frozen

  • Long before Anna, Elsa, and Olaf became household names, the makers of Frozen had a party to plan.

  • Being named Queen of Arrendale may have stressed Elsa out, but it also meant the gates

  • of the castle would finally be opened to villagers and visiting guests. When Anna finally steps

  • out of the gates, two arriving villagers should stand out to Disney fans: Rapunzel and Flynn Rider,

  • the stars of Disney's Tangled.

  • Big Hero 6

  • As one of the most successful movies Disney has ever released, we're willing to bet the

  • Easter Eggs and references to Frozen are just beginning. The minds behind Big Hero 6 are

  • clearly fans - and hold a serious grudge against Hans, the would-be king who tried to kill

  • both of Frozen's leading ladies. A statue of Hans can be seen for just a moment before

  • Baymax destroys it while trying out his new armor. If that weren't enough, his face can

  • be seen gracing a Wanted poster in a San Fransokyo police station.

  • The Little Mermaid

  • It seems Disney animators never miss a chance to fill crowd scenes with iconic characters

  • from other movies and cartoons, even before Easter Eggs were mandatory. When King Triton

  • assembles the underwater masses in the opening scene of The Little Mermaid, eagle-eyed viewers

  • can spot Donald Duck, Goofy, and Mickey Mouse in the crowd. And it isn't just Disney mascots

  • who get in on the fun, either: Kermit the Frog can be seen just a few rows behind them.

  • Lilo & Stitch

  • You don't have to be a princess just to star in a Disney adventure, only willing to don

  • a disguise to protect your family - and belt out a few musical numbers too. Mulan learned

  • that for herself when she pretended to be a man to join China's forces against the invading

  • Huns in Disney's retelling of the classic story. Its message must have struck a chord

  • with the cast of Lilo and Stitch, since a poster of Mulan hangs on Lilo's mother Nani's wall,

  • and the family even passes a restaurant called "Mulan Wok" when first adopting the

  • trouble-making alien.

  • Wall-E

  • Trading a human or animal star for a robotic one, Wall-E was a major turning point for

  • Pixar as a whole, relying less on dialogue than ever before. Set in a future where mankind

  • has turned Earth into one massive landfill and headed into space, Wall-E is just one

  • maintenance robot left behind. He's put his time to good use, too, collecting dozens of

  • trinkets and souvenirs to store in his home. When Wall-E first enters his house in the

  • movie, one Toy Story character can be seen hidden behind a pair of bowling pins.

  • How Rex managed to survive the man-made end of the world isn't clear, but if he did survived,

  • then there's reason to believe that Woody and the gang were still alive off-screen as well

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

  • Few Disney movies can compete with the number of cameos tucked into The Hunchback of Notre

  • Dame, with the opening scene alone featuring a vendor selling Aladdin's magic carpet, and

  • Beauty and the Beast's Belle out for a morning stroll. The Lion King jokester Pumbaa seems

  • the odd one out, but his other cameo in the films climax is even better: proudly standing guard as a stone gargoyle.

  • Brave

  • When Pixar was made an official branch of Walt Disney Animation, the tradition of Easter

  • Eggs and cameos was just one thing both studios could agree on - even if it made no sense

  • to the story being told. It's strange enough that among the wooden carvings being sold

  • by the Witch in Brave is the same Pizza Planet delivery truck included in every Pixar film.

  • But the carved image of Sully, the furry star of the wildly successful Monsters, Inc. shows

  • that even witches need to worry about what's hiding in their closet.

  • Beauty and the Beast

  • One of the best known Pixar Easter Eggs is the label "A113", the classroom at the California

  • Institute of Technology where many of the company's earlier animators learned their trade.

  • But the California locations are nothing new: in Beauty and The Beast, Maurice and Felipe

  • find themselves lost in a terrifying forest, with a worn-out signpost offering little help.

  • But a closer look shows arrows pointing to both Valencia, where the school

  • is located, and Anaheim, home to Disneyland.

  • Ratatouille

  • In what may be Pixar’s most unconventional tale to date, Ratatouille follows a rat with

  • a flair for the culinary arts, and a young man named Linguini who hopes to become a great

  • chef, but lacks the skills to do it. The pair realizes success means combining their talents,

  • but actually working together poses a serious challenge. When Linguini considers smuggling

  • Remy into the kitchen in his pants, the rat isn’t on board. But the biggest reveal of

  • the scene is Linguini’s underwear, shown to be patterned with the logo of Mr. Incredible,

  • the star of The Incredibles.

  • A Dog Eat Dog World

  • There's one fact that no one can deny: the Disney animators are most certainly dog people.

  • And what's better than a canine adventure? How about a shared universe of them? 101 Dalmatians

  • has enough spotted dogs in a single family to worry about, but when the call goes out

  • that the pups are in trouble, Lady and the Tramp can be seen in the city streets, along

  • with their canine co-stars Jock and Peg. The litter's father, Pongo also makes a Cameo

  • in Oliver & Company, along with Jock, Peg, and the always loyal Trusty.

  • So what do you think of our list? Did we miss any of your favorite Disney easter eggs or

  • inside jokes? Let us know in our comment section and don't forget to subscribe to our channel

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10 Hidden Details in Disney Movies

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    Yu Chan posted on 2015/09/02
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