- Jiminy Cricket being cast as the Ghost of Christmas Past works in two ways: First is the fact that he is the tiniest Disney character by far, fitting with the first spirit usually being smaller than the other two. Second is the fact that this ties into another work by Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth.
- Scrooge lost his companion on Christmas Eve, which probably explains some of his hate for the holiday.
- Pete acting as a good guy, intending to scare the daylights out of Ebenezer to make him pay Cratchit/Mickey sufficient salary to maintain Tiny Tim's health!
- Goofy as Jacob Marley makes perfect sense—in life, by robbing the widows and swindling the poor (his words), he done goofed!
Fridge / Mickey's Christmas Carol