Not a corner of London is safe while Ratigan is at large. There’s no
evil scheme he wouldn’t concoct, no depravity he wouldn’t commit! Who
knows what dastardly scheme that villain may be plotting even as we
in 1986 disney changed the name of “basil of baker street” to “the great mouse detective,” which they considered less ambiguous and confusing. this really pissed off a lot of employees, including one animator who issued this fake memo.
my personal favorites include “puppies taken away,” “robin hood with animals,” and “aristocats.”
Character Tropes: Basil of Baker Street (The Great Mouse Detective)
Kay, so I saw @konako made a few of these with the Kung Fu Panda characters and I thought it was a great idea. So if it’s cool with you, Konako, now and then I’m probably going to do one with a favorite character of mine. Basically the idea is a GIFset identifying a character and his/her TV Tropes. Aaaand Basil seemed like an obvious good place to start. :D