History Characters / PeterPan

22nd Feb '17 4:49:46 PM Pamina
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* HairDecorations: Her blue hair bow.

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* HairDecorations: Her blue hair bow.bow in the Disney version.



* DrivenToSuicide: In the play.

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* DrivenToSuicide: In the play.original play, he throws himself to the crocodile in despair when he finally realizes he can't defeat Peter. The book softens this to having him provoke Peter into showing "bad form" by kicking him overboard, without realizing that the crocodile is waiting below. Subsequent LighterAndSofter adaptations have moved even further away from this trope: for example, Disney's Hook accidentally falls overboard while trying to claw Peter in the back and is last seen [[SparedByTheAdaptation swimming frantically away from the crocodile.]]
21st Feb '17 10:03:19 PM annette12
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* CastingGag: Nearly every theatrical production of Peter Pan has the actor playing Captain Hook portray George.
21st Feb '17 9:26:50 PM Pamina
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Wendy (unless you count the Disney version, who is nothing like Wendy). She gets her own SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute in her daughter Margaret.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For In the book, she becomes this for Wendy (unless you count the Disney version, who is nothing like Wendy). as Peter's new "mother." She gets her own SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute in her daughter Margaret.Margaret. Averted in the Disney version, though, where she's nothing like Wendy.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Michael -- they have similar physical characteristics and innocent nature.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For his uncle Michael -- they have similar physical characteristics and innocent nature.



* BetterToDieThanBeKilled: The poison he carries is actually to allow him to commit suicide if captured, using it on Peter was purely opportunistic.

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* BetterToDieThanBeKilled: The poison he carries is actually to allow him to commit suicide if captured, using captured. Using it on Peter was is purely opportunistic.



* EvilIsHammy: Hans Conried, the voice of Captain Hook, was clearly having a blast while recording his lines.

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* EvilIsHammy: Hans Conried, the voice of Captain Hook, Hook in the Disney version, was clearly having a blast while recording his lines.
21st Feb '17 9:20:01 PM Pamina
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* ParentalAbandonment: Implied in one take, but may have been actually accidental.

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* ParentalAbandonment: Implied When he tried to go home to his parent some time after he first ran away, he found the window barred and another little boy in one take, but may have been actually accidental.his bed, and left assuming that his mother had forgotten all about him, though we never know if she really did or not.



* EasilyForgiven: In the Disney movie, Wendy holds no grudge against Tinker Bell despite the fact that she just tried to get her killed. In fact, right after Peter says that he is banishing Tink forever, Wendy gets him to reconsider.

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* EasilyForgiven: In the Disney movie, Wendy holds no grudge against Tinker Bell despite the fact that she just tried to get her killed. In fact, right after Peter says that he is banishing Tink forever, Wendy gets him to reconsider.reconsider and reduce it to a week.



** [[spoiler: Drank poison to save Peter. Resurrected by clapping hands.]]

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** In the book and most other adaptations, [[spoiler: Drank she drinks poison to save Peter. Resurrected Peter, but is resurrected by [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve clapping hands.]]]]]]



** [[spoiler: Turns out she died sometime before Peter came to take Wendy back for "spring cleaning" a year after their first adventure, and Peter does not even remember her.]]

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** [[spoiler: Turns In the book it turns out she died sometime before Peter came to take Wendy back for "spring cleaning" a year after their first adventure, and Peter does not even remember her.her. Unsurprisingly, most modern sequels such as ''Film/Hook'' and Disney's ''Return to Neverland''[[SparedByTheAdaptation ignore this passage and keep her alive]].]]



* AdaptationalBadass: The original 1953 movie has Wendy being a DamselInDistress. Come the 2003 movie, she's a full-on ActionGirl complete with a sword.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The original In the book, 1953 movie has Wendy being Disney movie, and most other adaptations, she's a bit of a DamselInDistress. Come the 2003 movie, she's a full-on ActionGirl complete with a sword.



* ComingOfAge: If one looks at Peter Pan closely, it's really about Wendy learning that an idealized life may not be the one that she truly wants to live.

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* ComingOfAge: If one looks at Peter Pan ''Peter Pan'' closely, it's really about Wendy learning that an idealized life of eternal childhood may not be the one that she truly wants to live.



* {{Kid Hero}}ine: Wendy is only 12 at the beginning.

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* {{Kid Hero}}ine: Wendy is only 12 at the beginning.same size as Peter Pan, whose age is [[VagueAge vague]], but who still has all his baby teeth. Most adaptations age them up to around 12, but the fact that they're children is still a key plot point.



* SilkHidingSteel: Wendy is a very mature girl with the ability to influence someone like Peter Pan himself. During the WalkThePlank scene, she was the definition of composed.

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* SilkHidingSteel: Wendy is a very mature girl with the ability to influence someone like Peter Pan himself. During the WalkThePlank scene, she was scene in the Disney version, she's the definition of composed.composed, only shedding a {{Single Tear}} as she walks to what she thinks will be her death.



* TrueBlueFemininity: She wears a blue nightdress and blue hair bow, emphasizing her gentle and motherly nature. Even as an adult, she is seen to wear a blue dressing gown.

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* TrueBlueFemininity: She In the Disney version she wears a blue nightdress and blue hair bow, emphasizing her gentle and motherly nature. Even as an adult, adult in the sequel, she is seen to wear a blue dressing gown.
17th Feb '17 9:11:11 PM Tailikku
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->'''Voiced by:''' Bobby Driscoll (1953 film), Corey Burton (Back to Never Land), Blayne Weaver (various Disney projects), Kevin Schon (Disney's Villains' Revenge, elderly), Chris Steele (Kingdom Hearts franchise, Fantasmic!), Michael Welch (Disney's Villains' Revenge), Adam Wylie (Jake and the Never Land Pirates)

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->'''Voiced by:''' Bobby Driscoll (1953 film), Corey Burton Creator/CoreyBurton (Back to Never Land), Blayne Weaver (various Disney projects), Kevin Schon (Disney's Villains' Revenge, elderly), Chris Steele (Kingdom Hearts franchise, Fantasmic!), Michael Welch (Disney's Villains' Revenge), Adam Wylie (Jake and the Never Land Pirates)
16th Feb '17 8:47:56 PM Tailikku
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->'''Voiced by:''' Hans Conried (original film), John Carradine (''Lux Radio Theater''), Jack Wagner (Disneyland attraction), Corey Burton (1983-present), Tom Hiddleston (''The Pirate Fairy'')

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->'''Voiced by:''' Hans Conried (original film), John Carradine Creator/JohnCarradine (''Lux Radio Theater''), Jack Wagner (Disneyland attraction), Corey Burton (1983-present), Tom Hiddleston Creator/TomHiddleston (''The Pirate Fairy'')
15th Feb '17 2:27:04 PM Tailikku
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->'''Voiced by:''' Bobby Driscoll (1953 film), Corey Burton (Back to Never Land), Blayne Weaver (various Disney projects), Kevin Schon (Disney's Villains' Revenge, elderly), Chris Steele (Kingdom Hearts franchise), Michael Welch (Disney's Villains' Revenge), Adam Wylie (Jake and the Never Land Pirates)

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->'''Voiced by:''' Bobby Driscoll (1953 film), Corey Burton (Back to Never Land), Blayne Weaver (various Disney projects), Kevin Schon (Disney's Villains' Revenge, elderly), Chris Steele (Kingdom Hearts franchise), franchise, Fantasmic!), Michael Welch (Disney's Villains' Revenge), Adam Wylie (Jake and the Never Land Pirates)



->'''Tootles Voiced by:''' Aaron Spann (''You Can Fly with Tinker Bell'' and ''Disney On Ice'')

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->'''Tootles Voiced by:''' Aaron Spann (''You Can Fly with Tinker Bell'' and Bell'', ''Disney On Ice'')
Ice'', ''Adventures in Neverland'')



* CastingGag: Nearly every theatrical production of Peter Pan has the actor playing Captain Hook portray George.



->'''Voiced by:''' Dee Bradley Baker

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->'''Voiced by:''' Jimmy [=MacDonald=], Dee Bradley Baker
14th Feb '17 9:37:12 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: Well, breed change. She's a Newfoundland in the book, but a St. Bernard in the Disney movie.
14th Feb '17 6:42:24 PM malias
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* BrownEyes: In the Disney version; the book almost completely avoids physical descriptions, so we don't even know Peter's ''hair'' color, much less his eye color.
3rd Feb '17 11:02:25 PM creader
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* ChickMagnet: Disney's Peter Pan has Tinker Bell, Wendy, Tiger Lily and a gang of mermaids all over him and easily jealous.

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* ChickMagnet: Disney's Peter Pan has [[GreenEyedMonster Tinker Bell, Wendy, Bell]], [[ProperLady Wendy]], [[IndianMaiden Tiger Lily Lily]] and a [[OurMermaidsAreDifferent gang of mermaids mermaids]] all over him and easily jealous.


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* AscendedFangirl: She was a fan of Peter Pan and Neverland when she was younger. At an older age, she was able to meet Pan and travel to Neverland personally.
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