Pop Goes The Classics – The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

On the twenty-second installment of the Pop Goes The Classics series looking at the Disney animated features, Mirandia Berthold, Andy Atherton & Steve Riddle look at 1986’s The Great Mouse Detective. They discuss the many aspects of the film including: the somewhat scary opening of the film; the casting of the legend Vincent Price as Ratigan; comparisons of Fidget to Creeper; Felicia the cat being Ratigan’s own Rancor creature; the gusto of Olivia; Toby the basset hound; Dawson & Basil as a pairing; the nefarious plan of the “puppet government” & the exciting climax of the film at Big Ben.