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Archie the Scare Pig
Background information
Feature films Monsters University
Television programs
Video games Disney INFINITY
Disney INFINITY: 2.0 Edition
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators
Voice Dee Bradley Baker
Performance model
Designer
Inspiration Japanese Chin dog
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality
Appearance
Birthday
Occupation Fear Tech Mascot
Alignment
Affiliations
Alignment
Goal
Home Monstropolis
Relatives
Pets
Allies Fear Tech, Roar Omega Roar (former), Monsters University students
Minions
Enemies Mike, Sulley, Randy, Johnny Worthington III
Likes
Dislikes
Powers and abilities
Weapons
Fate
Quote

Archie the Scare Pig is a character in Monsters University.[1] He is the mascot of Fear TechMonsters University's rival college. His appearance seems to be derived from a six-legged pig with goat horns with weird eyes featuring rectangular pupils; the insignia of Fear Tech, is seen on his side. Archie was voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

Official Bio

"The squealing mascot of Monsters University’s rival school, Fear Tech, becomes the unsuspecting target of an MU prank when he’s secretly swiped. But Archie the Scare Pig is no boneless ham; he can take care of himself, and his fast feet and feisty nature keep his hijackers in hot pursuit."[2]

Appearances

Monsters University

Sulley stole Archie in order to impress the Roar Omega Roar, the fraternity he was hoping to enter. Pursed by Fear Tech students, he broke in Mike Wazowski's room with the pig, who hid under Mike's bed. Sulley, realizing he wasn't in his room has he thought, tries to get Archie out from under the bed. Sulley chases the pig, and accidentally causes a bookcase to fall on him, at which point he introduces himself to Mike. Soon after, Archie steals Mike's hat and jumps out the window. Archie races through Monsters University's campus up to the Greek row, chased by Mike and Sulley, and wreaking havoc. Mike rides the pig for some time, and later manages, by throwing a football at a row of bikes, to imprison the pig in a garbage can. Nevertheless, Sulley got all the credit for the capture. The catch of Fear Tech's mascot met with joy among the MU students, who proceeds in covering the Fear Tech logo with the MU insignia.

Video Games

Disney INFINITY

Archie Disney Infinity
In Disney INFINITY, Archie can be ridden after being purchased from the store in the Monsters University playset.

Archie is the Fear Tech mascot, and can be unlocked by completing the Race to Victory mission in the Play Set (which is the final main story mission). He costs 1500 tokens to purchase from the Toy Store.

While riding Archie in the Toy Box, the music will change to a marching band drum corp music.

Trivia

  • The design of Archie the Scare Pig was inspired by director Dan Scanlon’s dog Carol, a Japanese Chin.[3]
  • Archie's kidnapping by somebody from another college could be a parody of The Simpsons episode "Homer Goes to College", where Homer swipes Springfield A&M's mascot, a pig named Sir Oinks-A-Lot. It could also be a reference to Texas A&M stealing UT Austin's mascot, a bull named Bevo. Additionally, Fear Tech seems to have black and orange as their school colors, which are the same colors of UT Austin.

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References

  1. [1], 2:04
  2. Monsters University Official Website
  3. ‘Monsters University’ Fun Facts, New Hi-Res Stills, Concept Art
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Media: Monsters, Inc. | Mike's New Car | Monsters University | Party Central

Video Games: Monsters, Inc. | Monsters, Inc. Scream Arena | Monsters, Inc. Scream Team | Monsters, Inc. Scream Team Training | Mike's Monstrous Adventure | Disney Universe | Disney Infinity

Park Attractions: Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek | Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! | Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

Monsters, Inc. Characters: Sulley | Mike Wazowski | Boo | Henry J. Waternoose III | Randall Boggs | Fungus | Roz | Celia Mae | Needleman and Smitty | Flint | Thaddeus Bile | Jerry | Claws Ward | Lanky Schmidt | George Sanderson | Charlie Proctor | CDA | Ted | Sushi Chef | Baby Smitty | Yeti

Monsters University Characters: Frank McCay | Art | Terri and Terry Perry | Squishy | Don Carlton | Johnny Worthington III | Chet Alexander | Carrie Williams | Dean Hardscrabble | Professor Knight | Sheri Squibbles | Claire Wheeler | Brock Pearson | Archie the Scare Pig

Fraternities/Sororities: Oozma Kappa | Roar Omega Roar | Jaws Theta Chi | Slugma Slugma Kappa | Eta Hiss Hiss | Python Nu Kappa | Scare Games

Locations: Paris, France | Monstropolis | Monsters, Inc. | Harryhausen's | Himalayas | Boo's Room | Trailer Son and Mom | Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor | Monsters University | Fear Tech

Objects: Scarer's Leaderboard | Scream Canisters | Doors | Little Mikey | Pixar Ball | Pizza Planet truck

Songs: If I Didn't Have You | Put That Thing Back Where It Came From Or So Help Me | Monsters University (song)

Merchandise: Monsters, Inc. Laugh Factory

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