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Western Animation / Minnie's Bow-Toons

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There's no business like bow business!
Minnie's Bow-Toons are a Spin-Off from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and the specific episode "Minnie's Bow-tique". They debuted on November 14, 2011, in the United States and November 18 in the United Kingdom in celebration of Minnie's (and Mickey's, though the focus is on Minnie for once) birthday on the 18th. They are a miniseries of in-between shorts directly after the main shows, usually at 8:55 a.m. every day on Disney Junior.

Minnie Mouse runs the Bow-Tique with her best friend Daisy Duck, a specialty shop that sells only bows and bow ties. This show also showcases Clarabelle Cow, the cuckoo clock bird Cuckoo Loca, Minnie's pet kitten Figaro, and Minnie's nieces, Millie and Melody.

Rather surprisingly, it was eventually announced that new episodes would return in 2021 after a 5-year hiatus. The show is retooled a bit, and has Minnie, Daisy, and Cuckoo Loca running the Polka Dot Party Palace.

Tropes that apply to this show:

  • Dog Stereotype: Penelope is a high-class female poodle.
  • Fake Interactivity: It's averted here. The episodes play out regularly without anyone talking to the audience.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip: The plot of "Freaky Fowl Day" revolves around Clarabelle and Henny Penny switching their minds through Bungled Hypnotism (along with Daisy and Cuckoo Loca at the end).
  • Furry Reminder: A moo is heard when Clarabelle Cow slips on the water in "Leaky Pipes".
  • Here We Go Again!: At the end of "Freaky Fowl Day", after Clarabelle and Henny Penny switch back to themselves, Daisy and Cuckoo Loca have switched places.
    Minnie: Oh dear!
    Clarabelle: Now, where's that yo-yo?
  • Hypno Fool: In "Freaky Fowl Day", Henny Penny is hypnotized to relax so she can take a bath, but ends up thinking she's Clarabelle, while Clarabelle conversely thinks she's Henny Penny. After Minnie switches them back, the same thing happens between Daisy and Cuckoo Loca.
  • Hypno Pendulum: In "Freaky Fowl Day", Minnie and Daisy use a yo-yo to hypnotize Henny Penny into relaxing so they can give her a bath. Unfortunately, Clarabelle was also watching the yo-yo, resulting in her acting like Henny Penny, and Henny Penny likewise begins to act and talk like Clarabelle.
  • Inflating Body Gag: Happens to Cuckoo-Loca in the Season 6 intro.
  • Slapstick: Daisy (and sometimes Minnie) are put through a lot of abuse in each episode.
  • Spin-Off: From Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
  • Voices Are Mental: In "Freaky Fowl Day", when Henny Penny thinks she's Clarabelle, she speaks in the latter's voice. At the end, when Daisy and Cuckoo Loca also switch places, they speak in each other's voices also.
  • Wrench Wench: Clarabelle Cow usually serves as a mechanic in many episodes.