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This is a "Wild Mass Guess" entry, where we pull out all the sanity stops on theorizing. The regular entry on this topic is elsewhere. Please see this programme note.
Oliver & Company
Desoto and Roscoe are actually hellhounds.
Sykes bought them at a demonic petshop in Hell, and used them to threaten or even kill his (Sykes's) victims.

Each doberman pinscher represents a different sin: Roscoe, the sin of Lust and Envy, and Desoto the sin of Greed and Murder.

  • Murder is not one of the Seven Deadly Sins.
    • How about Wrath instead?

  • If it was, I would buy it. But Disney neglects this (awesome) film like you wouldn't believe.

Georgette is hiding some serious insecurities.
Listen to her song again: "When one knows the world is watching/one does what one must" "Sometimes it's too much for even me!/But when all the world says 'yes', then who am I to say 'no'?" Perhaps she's the dog equivalent of a pageant girl; she's been in a lot of dog shows and won every time, but that put a lot of stress on her, for her to always keep her title as "best in show". That's why she feels so threatened by Oliver's presence. She was taught her whole life that she was supposed to eliminate any competition. And that's what she saw Oliver as: Competition.
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