This article is about the 1951 animated character. For the 2010 live-action character, see Mallymkun.
Alice in Wonderland
Sleepy, droopy, lazy, cowardly
Small, slender, dormouse, gray fur, dark magenta nose, blue eyes, both pink coat and loose bow tie, purple vest, white unfastened collar, purple shoes
Jam on his nose, tea, living in the teapot
Ceases to exist when Alice wakes up, as it was all just a dream
"Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat!"
is a character and a friend of the
animated feature film,
Alice in Wonderland
Cheshire Cat tells Alice to visit the Mad Hatter, Alice visits him during his unbirthday party. When Alice sits down, the Mad Hatter and March Hare exclaim there is no room. Then the March Hare says how rude it is to sit at a table without being invited and the Dormouse, sleepy-eyed, pops his head out of a yellow teapot and backs him up by mumbling "Very very very rude indeed". Next, he is shown when Alice's unbirthday cake explodes. He is flying with an umbrella singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat. As he floats down to the table, the Mad Hatter puts his teapot under him and closes the lid. When the Mad Hatter and March Hare ask Alice to explain her adventure, Alice says she was sitting by the riverbank with Dinah her cat. Then the Dormouse goes on a crazed frenzy shrieking "Cat cat cat cat cat!" Everyone helps to apply jam to his nose and he goes back to sleep. He is last seen at Alice's trial in his yellow teapot. Before the Queen of Hearts asks him to give her information in her loud tone of voice the King of Hearts and Card Soldiers warn her to speak quietly. When he is asked he sings "Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat" which the Queen of Hearts states is very important information. When Alice says she sees the Cheshire Cat on the Queen of Hearts's crown he goes in his crazed frenzy yelling "Cat cat cat cat cat!" It is even harder to apply jam to his nose as the Queen of Hearts gets hit on the head and jam splatters in her face. He isn't shown in the final chase scene.
The Dormouse makes cameo appearances in some crowd shots, popping out of a teapot that is on a table surrounded by
Alice in Wonderland characters.
spin-off series, the Dormouse is mentioned in the first episode by the Once Upon a Time White Rabbit to have see a very alive Cyrus. However, Will Scarlet (the Knave of Hearts) advises Alice to not believe the statements of the narcoleptic mouse. It turns out that this testimony is a lie of the rabbit, under the order of the Red Queen.
dark ride, the Dormouse appears popping his head in and out of a teapot at the Alice in Wonderland Magic Kingdom, Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland versions.
attraction, as you spin around in teacups, the Dormouse is shown in the middle of the ride popping his head out of a giant teapot.
Mad Tea Party
The Dormouse sleeps in the teapot
The Dormouse flying with the umbrella and saying
Twinkie Twinkie Little Bat.
The Doormouse with a jam on his nose after he ran with a word cat
The King of Hearts chasing the Dormouse
Alice in Wonderland cast line-up
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Lilo & Stitch: • Stitch • Lilo • Scrump • Pleakley • Jumba • Angel • Leroy • Dr. Hämsterviel Ugly Duckling
Silly Symphonies: • Donald Duck • Big Bad Wolf • Practical Pig • Fiddler Pig • Fifer Pig Ugly Duckling
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: • Snow White • Evil Queen • Doc • Grumpy • Happy • Bashful • Sneezy • Sleepy Dopey
Pinocchio: • Pinocchio • Jiminy Cricket • Figaro • Cleo • Gepetto • Blue Fairy • Honest John and Gideon • Lampwick Monstro
Fantasia: • Mickey • Yen Sid • Chernabog • Hyacinth Hippo Ben Ali Gator
Bambi: • Bambi • Thumper • Miss Bunny • Friend Owl The Great Prince of the Forest
The Three Caballeros: • Gauchito Burrito
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Mr. Toad
: Cinderella • Cinderella • Jaq and Gus • Prince Charming • Fairy Godmother • Lady Tremaine • Lucifer • Suzy • Perla Bruno
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Lady and the Tramp: • Lady • Tramp • Si and Am • Jock • Trusty Peg
Sleeping Beauty: • Aurora • Phillip • Maleficent • Flora • Fauna • Merryweather • Diablo • Samson • King Stefan • Goon • Owl Rabbit
Mary Poppins: • Mary Poppins • Bert • Carousel Horse Penguin Waiter
One Hundred and One Dalmatians: • Cruella De Vil • Lucky • Patch Rolly
The Jungle Book: • Mowgli • Baloo • Bagheera • Shere Khan • Kaa • King Louie • Hathi, Jr. Raksha
Pete's Dragon: Elliott
The Fox and the Hound: • Tod Copper
The Aristocats: • Marie • Berlioz • Toulouse • Duchess Thomas O'Malley
The Rescuers: • Bernard Bianca
Oliver & Company: • Oliver • Dodger • Tito • Rita • Francis Einstein
The Little Mermaid: • Ariel • Flounder • Sebastian • Eric • Ursula • Triton • Max Scuttle
Beauty and the Beast: • Belle • Beast • Lumière • Cogsworth • Mrs. Potts • Chip • Maurice • Philippe • Gaston LeFou
Aladdin: • Aladdin • Abu • Genie • Jasmine • Jafar • Sultan • Iago Rajah
The Nightmare Before Christmas: • Jack Skellington • Sally • Zero • Lock, Shock, and Barrel • Oogie Boogie • Dr. Finkelstein • Mayor of Halloween Town Santa Claus
The Lion King: • Simba • Nala • Timon • Pumbaa • Zazu • Rafiki • Scar Ed
Pocahontas: • Pocahontas • John Smith • Meeko • Flit Percy
Hercules: • Hercules • Megara Hades
Mulan: • Mulan • Li Shang • Mushu • Fa Zhou Khan
The Emperor's New Groove: • Kuzco • Yzma Kronk
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Chicken Little: Chicken Little
The Princess and the Frog: Dr. Facilier
Tangled: • Rapunzel • Flynn Rider • Pascal • Maximus • Mother Gothel • Queen Arianna • King Frederic • Fidella • Cassandra Pub Thug
Wreck-It Ralph: • Wreck-It Ralph Fix-It Felix, Jr.
Frozen: • Anna • Elsa • Olaf • Kristoff • Sven • Hans Snowgies
Big Hero 6: • Hiro • Baymax • Fred • Wasabi • Honey Lemon • Go Go Tomago • Tadashi Hamada • Yokai Mochi
Zootopia: • Judy Hopps • Nick Wilde • Mayor Lionheart • Flash • Yax • Gazelle • Chief Bogo • Clawhauser • Finnick • Mr. Big • Bellwether Jerry Jumbeaux Jr.
Moana: • Moana • Maui • Pua • Heihei • Tamatoa Kakamora
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: • Chip • Dale • Gadget Monterey Jack
Phineas and Ferb: Perry
The Lion Guard: • Kion • Ono • Bunga • Beshte Fuli
DuckTales (2017): • Scrooge McDuck • Huey, Dewey, and Louie Webby Vanderquack
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