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  • Actor Allusion: Scrooge's voice actor has dealt with a genie before named Gourdy, and not only that but he was the genie's 'mastuh.'
  • Box Office Bomb: Budget, $20,000,000. Box office, $18,100,000.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes
    • Home video releases for the film have been very irregular. There was a VHS release, but the DVD was only sporadically available to the general public, only being available through the Disney Movie Club or the Disney Movie Rewards program for many years (except, for some reason, in Germany), This was possibly due to the character Dijon being an Arabic stereotype. The eventual digital releases on both Disney+ and Prime Video would cease any further inconvenience.
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    • The CD of David Newman's soundtrack also had a limited run but eventually got a digital release.
  • One-Book Author: The only film to be created for Disney's MovieToons label. See below for further details.
  • The Other Darrin: In the French dub, all the voice actors from the series reprised their roles, with the exception of Duckworth. While Roger Carel voiced him in the series, he was instead voiced by Jacques Ferrière in this movie, who also voiced Dijon.
  • Stillborn Franchise: The film was meant to kick off a highly ambitious venture for The Walt Disney Company, Disney's MovieToons, a newly-created subdivision made up of the company's Television Animation units that would focus on more comedic character-driven films as opposed to musical spectacles that the Disney Animated Canon films (which were handled by the main Feature Animation unit) were known for. Among the planned movies were feature film adaptations of other shows from The Disney Afternoon, which included Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers and Darkwing Duck, as well as ones for characters from both the Classic Disney Shorts and their comic books from the '30s and '40s, one of which being a long-gestating Mickey Mouse feature, along with several more DuckTales movies. Since all of these projects were banking on the success of this one, all of them were abandoned when it failed, with A Goofy Movie being the only survivor and the MovieToons division being retooled as Disney Video Premieres/DisneyToon Studios, which focused on Direct to Video sequels to the Canon films.
  • What Could Have Been
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    • As mentioned above, the film's success could have meant spinoffs of other Disney Afternoon shows, including more DuckTales movies.
    • Before settling on MovieToons for the new subdivision, Disney planned to call it "Disney's Funny Flickers", complete with a logo that was specially commissioned... until the L and I turned out to be a little too close to each other.

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