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Western Animation / Minnie Mouse

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Her full name, Minerva Mouse, is given in the comic strip story "The Gleam" by Merrill De Maris and Floyd Gottfredson and published from January 19 to May 2, 1942.

In many appearances, Minnie was presented as Mickey Mouse's Love Interest, a close friend to Daisy Duck, and/or a friend to Clarabelle Cow.

See also supporting Disney Character section of the Kingdom Hearts Character Sheet for tropes that refer to them specifically in said video game series.

Media featuring Minnie

Notable shorts:

  • Plane Crazy (1928) - First appearance of Minnie.
  • The Gallopin' Gaucho (1928) First time Minnie was seen wearing her high heels and bra as seen on the classic title cards, as well her eyes evolving to her iconic "classic" look.
  • Steamboat Willie (1928) - First time Minnie was seen wearing her bowler hat with a flower on it.
  • The Karnival Kid (1929) - The first time Minnie wore her White Gloves as well as the first time she spoke.
  • Wild Waves (1929)
  • On Ice (1935) - First color appearance in Minnie, and her skirt was depicted with polka-dots for the first time.
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  • Mickey's Surprise Party (1939) - The first time Minnie was redesigned into her modern appearance, with redesigned eyes and trading in her bowler hat with her signature bow.
  • Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Firing Line (1942)
  • Mickey's Delayed Date (1947) - The last appearance of Minnie in a Mickey Mouse short.
  • Pluto and the Gopher (1950)
  • Pluto's Christmas Tree (1953) - The last appearance of Minnie in the classic shorts.
  • Mickey's Christmas Carol
  • Runaway Brain

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Comic Books:


  • Totally Minnie
  • Minnie 'n Me

Tropes That Apply to Minnie:

  • Satellite Character: Really doesn't have much of a personality outside of her interactions with Mickey and co. Some later projects such as House of Mouse have tried to subvert this and make her an individual character, usually by making her a foil for Daisy.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Daisy is part of The Sensational Six, but not of The Fabulous Five. Minnie is present in either case, being the sole female in the latter.
  • True Blue Femininity: It was not uncommon to see her wearing blue in older appearances. In the last 30 years she's began leaning toward pink and red though.
  • Species Surname: She is a mouse whose surname is "Mouse".
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Design wise, she's basically Mickey with eyelashes, a bow and a dress.
  • Women Are Wiser: Several cartoons depict her as slightly more level headed and responsible than Mickey.


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