With Easter approaching what a great way to spend some time in doing a Disney Easter Eggs Hunt the Disney way. How many Disney movies have you watched and thought “hey that’s Scar from Lion King, what’s he doing in Hercules?”
Over many years, the Disney animators have made it their mission to insert hidden characters and Mickey symbols throughout their movies. This is to add some magical Disney mystery and intrigue to their fun-loving movies.
With Easter around the corner and Disney+ launching this week, we’ve decided our Easter Egg Hunt is going to take a decidedly Disney turn, specifically trying to find all the Easter Eggs hidden in Disney films.
Disney Easter Eggs
Yea! We are still talking about Disney Easter Eggs. It’s funny to think about the history of hiding Easter eggs in animated movies. Before the days of VHS, if an animator slipped something into the background of a film, it really was an in-joke that quite possibly very few people could ever find out about.
Once home-video came into play and the slo-mo features that came with it fans could pore over every frame of a movie. These Disney Easter eggs which span nearly four decades run the gamut. There are some that are delivered with a wink as if the animators expected fans to notice and be delighted by them right away.
Older ones, though, were even hard to spot on a streaming service you really needed to find an old-school, frame-by-frame way of watching it to find the hidden surprise.
Movies That You Can Spot Disney Easter Eggs
There are Disney hidden Easter eggs out there, below are some highlighted movies that you can spot the Disney Easter eggs;
Flounder from Little Mermaid in Moana; flounder from The Little Mermaid can be found in Moana when Maui is singing ‘You’re Welcome’
Belle from Beauty and the Beast in Hunchback of Notre Dame; Belle from Beauty and the Beast can be seen walking the village streets during The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo’s song ‘Out There’
Scar from Lion King in Hercules; Scar can be found in Hercules as a throw. This is referenced from the Lion King when Zazu states that Scar “would make a very handsome throw rug”
Mrs. Potts and Chip from Beauty and the Beast in Tarzan; Enjoying their cameo in Tarzan are Mrs. Potts, Chip, and the tea set from Beauty and the Beast.
Sebastian from Little Mermaid in Aladdin; looking through his ‘Royal Recipes’ book, the Genie from Aladdin finds none other than Sebastian from Little Mermaid hanging on his finger as we hear ‘Under The Sea’ play for a couple of seconds.
Dumbo in Lilo and Stitch; found among Lilo’s toys is a small Dumbo teddy.
Rapunzel from Tangled in Frozen; Rapunzel from Tangled walks through the gates and past Anna as Anna sings ‘For the First Time in Forever.
Sleeping Beauty’s Spinning wheel in Tangled; making a feature from Sleeping Beauty 1959 is the spinning wheel that Sleeping Beauty pricked her finger on and fell into a deep sleep. Glad Rapunzel didn’t succumb to the same fate.
Aladdin’s Magic Carpet in Princess and the Frog; Aladdin’s Magic Carpet as seen in the village scene from Princess and the Frog.
Mickey, Goofy, and Donald Duck in the Little Mermaid; what a great place to hide Mickey, Goofy, and Donald Duck than in the crowd in The Little Mermaid.
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