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Characters: Oliver & Company

Oliver
Voiced by: Joey Lawrence

Tropes associated with Oliver:

Dodger
Voiced by: Billy Joel

Tropes associated with Dodger:

Ignacio Alonzo Julio Federico de Tito
Voiced by: Cheech Marin

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Einstein
Voiced by: Richard Mulligan

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Francis
Voiced by: Roscoe Lee Browne

Tropes associated with Francis:
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Fake Brit: His voice actor, Roscoe Lee Browne, is actually an African-American, born in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Insistent Terminology: He refuses to be referred to as "Frank" or "Frankie", a fact that Tito abuses when they fight over what to watch on TV.
  • Large Ham
  • Meaningful Name: Some denominations of Christianity revere Francis of Assisi, who was born into wealth, as the patron saint of animals. Many churches conduct animal blessings on his feast day.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He fancies himself as a Shakespearian actor material and high class, despite being another homeless mutt.
  • The Smart Guy
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Tito.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Plays dead in front of Jenny's limo to distract Winston long enough for Oliver and Tito to steal the radio from inside.

Rita
Voiced by: Sheryl Lee Ralph

Tropes associated with Rita:
  • The Chick
  • Sassy Black Woman
  • The Smurfette Principle: Is noticeably the only female dog in Fagin's gang, and the only major female character, apart from Jenny and Georgette.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: She seems to be wearing blue eyeshadow. What's odd is, Rita is never seen applying it whereas it's a part of Georgette's morning routine.
  • Women Are Wiser: Notably the only one who voices doubts about "rescuing" Oliver from Jenny's house, as well as the only one who notices that Oliver is unhappy afterwards.

Fagin
Voiced by: Dom De Luise

Tropes associated with Fagin:
  • Anti-Villain: He does thievery and has the dogs do his dirty work, but he does care for them. Plus he's justified in his paranoia his dealings with Sykes and the welfare of the dogs if he gets "sleepin' with the fishes".
  • Cowardly Lion: He does crimes to escape his possible gangster death punishment from Sykes, but he does try to fight against him once he goes too far.
  • The Fagin: An expy of the Trope Namer only having a heart of gold this time around.
  • Homeless Pigeon Person: Except with dogs.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A difference shared with the film adaptation - yes, he's a thief, and was planning to ransom Oliver, but he clearly loves his pets, and when he learns that Jenny is Oliver's owner, he immediately gives up all idea of collecting the ransom (even though he is fully aware that he will be killed if he fails to pay Sykes) in order to return Oliver to her.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: His book counterpart is sentenced to execution at the novel's end.

Roscoe and Desoto
Voiced by: Taurean Blacque (Roscoe) and Carl Weintraub (Desoto)

Tropes associated with Roscoe and Desoto:

Bill Sykes
Voiced by: Robert Loggia

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Jenny Foxworth
Voiced by: Natalie Gregory

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Winston
Voiced by: William Glover

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Georgette
Voiced by: Bette Midler

Tropes associated with Georgette:
The Great Mouse DetectiveCharacters/Disney Animated CanonThe Little Mermaid
The Nut JobCharacterSheets/Animated FilmsOpen Season

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