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Characters: Pinocchio


Voiced by: Dickie Jones

Jiminy Cricket

Voiced by: Cliff Edwards

  • Breakout Character: In the original story, he was a nameless cricket who was squashed by the title character early on and appeared later as a ghost. In the Disney version, he was given the name Jiminy Cricket and promoted to narrator.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Starts namecalling Monstro "blubbermouth" and "big moose".
  • The Conscience: Trope Codifier. The conscience to the title character.
  • Covert Pervert: He goes from angrily not watching Pinocchio's show to excitedly watching it with eyeglasses on when he sees the French girl puppets doing the kick dance.
  • Not so Above It All: For all his attempts to keep Pinnochio on the straight and narrow, he's shown to have some problems with keeping his Pride and Lust under control. His first question when being assigned to be Pinnochio's conscience is if he gets a badge.

Mister Geppetto

Voiced by: Christian Rub

  • Doting Parent: He doesn't care Pinocchio has gone and slightly-transformed himself into a donkey, so long as they're still together, is all that really matters.
  • Doomed Defeatist: He's tried and failed to escape Monstro so many times, he's convinced himself its impossible, even in the face of his son's determination and optimism.
  • For Happiness: All his life Geppetto has brought so much happiness to others, the Blue Fairy herself admitted he deserved to have his wish granted.

Blue Fairy

Voiced by: Evelyn Venable

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the original novel, the Blue Fairy had turquoise/blue hair. In the Disney version, her hair is blonde while her dress is blue.
  • Demoted to Extra: Her role in the film is significantly downplayed in favor of Jiminy Cricket's.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Jiminy Cricket is not very good at disguising his attraction towards her.

Honest John

Voiced by: Walter Catlett

  • Cunning Like a Fox: As to be expected from a cartoon one.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's perfectly fine with conning small children out of their money and freedom, and if one scene is to be believed, with doing hits as well. However, when the Coachman mentions taking young boys to Pleasure Island, he's absolutely horrified. And when the Coachman assures them that the boys won't return as themselves and makes a Nightmare Face for emphasis, the fox cowers in fear.
  • Faux Affably Evil: As to be expected from a conman.
  • Professional Killer: "Honest" John is implied to be this as he says to the Coachman "Who do I have to (makes throat slashing motion)"; his book counterpart was one too.
  • Sissy Villain: Probably due to his Large Ham persona and the fact that he just can't stop waving his hands around.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: With Gideon.
  • Villain Song: "An Actor's Life For Me". It's cheerful, but it's sung by Honest John to convince Pinocchio to become an actor.


Voiced by: Mel Blanc


"And when you are growing too old, you will make good...FIREWOOD!"
Voiced by: Charles Judels

  • Face Palm: "Going-a home-a to your father! Be back in the morning!", No you're not.
  • Greed: His motivation for threatening Pinocchio.
  • Greedy Jew: Despite being Italian, seems to be the model of this.Actually... 
  • The Show Must Go On: Even he appreciates in the midst of Pinocchio's bumbling, this is live entertainment - the show must go on at all costs.

The Coachman

"Give a bad boy enough rope, and he'll soon make a jackass of himself."
Voiced by: Charles Judels


Voiced by: Frankie Darro

  • Jerkass: and he becomes a literal jackass because of it.


Voiced by: Dickie Jones

  • Baleful Polymorph: The Coachman won't allow him to leave Pleasure Island, obviously as he can still talk. His fate to work there for the rest of his life, paying for the fun he had.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's a troublemaker and that's exactly what got him into this mess. But deep down he loves his mother, so his transformation into a donkey isn't complete, and unlike Lampwick and the majority of the bad boys on Pleasure Island, can still talk.

Monstro the Whale

Voiced by: Thurl Ravenscroft

  • It Can Think: Pretending to be asleep in order to catch the school of tuna, while grinning evilly to himself. Trying to intercept Pinocchio and Geppetto's escape course during the chase and smashing up their raft to slow them down.
  • Non-Malicious Monster: He's not evil or sadistic unlike Stromboli or the Coachman. He's just an hungry whale who's following his instincts.

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