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YMMV: The Sword in the Stone
  • Adaptation Displacement:
    • It was based on a book?!
    • Dutch Disney comics feature a Madame Mim story roughly once every month. None of these mention Arthur or Merlin, and they all take place in the Present Day. She's friends with Magica De Spell. Mim has a bad case of Villain Decay in these stories, to the point that some other writers have pretty much thrown her origin as a villain out of the window and made her a good guy.
      • It happens in Italian Disney comics as well, where she keeps her Italian name of 'Maga Mag˛' ((Female) 'Magician Magic˛').
      • Adaptation Name Change: For some odd reason, she is named "Madam Mikmak" in the comics, while in the Dutch dub of Sword in the Stone, she is still Madam Mim.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: As mentioned before, Madame Mim's popularity in comic books often renders her a good guy. In fact, when she is friends to Magica de Spell, she is invariably the Token Good Teammate.
    • She is more of a neutral figure. Most of the stories she's in deal with people seeking her help, with the people in question being various fairytale characters or obnoxious villagers who blame Mim for everything that goes wrong. Also, she's still often mischievous and evil-ish, such as when dealing with a government official looking to tear down her forest to make way for a road.
  • Ear Worm: Higitus Figitus
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Let's just say that the movie is not in fact about Arthur's doomed romance with a female squirrel, but you wouldn't know it from a lot of the discussion.
  • Fan Nickname: Fans of said squirrel have nicknamed her "Hazel".
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: It goes without saying that the girl squirrel would've been far better to Arthur than Guinevere was.
  • Fanon: The Hazel story from 4chan's /co/. (As it's 4chan, it's probably NSFW). Many /co/mrades accept it as legit canon just because they want that squirrel to have a happy ending.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The Dutch love Madame Mim. She's one of the most often seen Disney characters in the Netherlands. She's pretty popular in Sweden as well, where people who know her invariably learned about her from the comics.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Heh, Archimedes. Or alternately...
  • Love to Hate: Madame Mim.
  • Memetic Mutation: The fat female squirrel's reaction to Merlin changing back to normal has become a YouTube Poop fad.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Madame Mim.
    • That brief scene where Madam Mim transforms into a beautiful lady has gotten a lot of fan art. No points for guessing why.
    • The girl squirrel also plays this to a T.
  • Stalking Is Love: Watching Arthur, who has told the female squirrel 'no' very clearly multiple times, being ignored and visibly desperate while Merlin just laughs and goes "That's love for you" is... incredibly uncomfortable to watch, especially as Merlin is supposed to be imparting lifelong wisdoms. So, yeah, Arthur, you're not allowed to say no to a girl you're not interested in because that's just how the world works.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: That little girl squirrel is way too cute.
  • Tough Act to Follow: 101 Dalmatians has a tendency to overshadow this movie in the public eye, as does the movie that followed them both, The Jungle Book.
  • The Woobie: The girl squirrel, whose poor little squirrel heart is smashed to pieces after Wart gets changed back into a human.

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