The Magic Brooms are characters from Walt Disney's film Fantasia. They are the primary antagonists in "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment. They have become famous since their release and have been cast in many Disney related productions and events. Despite their antagonistic roles in the film, this does not carry over to later appearances and are seen to be good friends with Mickey Mouse.
The brooms are besom brooms with brown handles and yellow bristles. They have been animated by magic, and have sprouted thin, brown arms and four-fingered hands as a result. Their bristles are their "legs". The brooms are constantly seen carrying one brown bucket of water in each hand. Each bucket has a silver handle and two silver hoops around them.
In the short, one of the brooms become alive once Mickey brings them to life. He had done the spell in order for the broom to do the work instead. The plan goes by smoothly until Mickey falls asleep and wakes up hours later once the building is flooded. Mickey tries to stop the broom but it does not work. Mickey then takes an axe and chops the broom to pieces. From the two halves, as well as the scattered splinters, an entire army of water-carrying brooms arises, and the entire room is soon filled with water. Eventually, Mickey's mentor Yen Sid comes and ends the chaos.
The brooms made a cameo appearance in the film, sweeping at the Maroon Cartoons Studio while a man plays "The Sorcerers Apprentice" on a saxophone.
In the television series House of Mouse, the brooms makes cameos along with many other Disney characters. In the show, the brooms work at the club as its janitors and are frequently seen sweeping with modern brooms as a joke. In the episode "Donald's Lamp Trade", one of the brooms follows Donald and they end up walling off of Pride Rock and go flying.
A Magic Broom made a cameo appearance as a regular broom at the Town Square.
In Kingdom Keepers II: Disney at Dawn, the Broomsticks follow Finn around Hollywood Studios. In Kingdom Keepers V: Shell Game, they attack the DHI base with buckets of acid, but are thwarted by Charlene Turner.
The magic brooms are seen in parades at Disney Parks around the world.
Around the resort hotel districts, the Brooms' likeness can often be found in the form of statues, merchandise and a few advertisements.
When Donald accidentally loses the sorcerer hat, he journeys off into different Disney films including Fantasia where the brooms splash the water in the buckets onto Donald eventually leading him to The Little Mermaid.
In Disney's Hollywood Studios' version of the show. the brooms make minor cameos during the floating bubble sequence.
In Tokyo Disney Sea's version of the show, they appear marching on the Sorcerer's Hat stage during the Sorcerer's Apprentice sequence opening the show.
The Brooms appear as enemies in this game.
The Brooms appear as enemies in this game as well.
The Brooms appear in both Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II as housekeepers (and occasionally guards) of Disney Castle. As before, the Brooms are silent, but it is because they are so busy that they never talk to Sora and company. In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, the Brooms arrest and remove Pete at Queen Minnie's command. They also appear in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance in Symphony of Sorcery, and play a role similar to in Fantasia.
The brooms appear in the Fantasia-based transition stages and in the ending credits animation chasing a Blotling. They also serve as the inspiration for the Sweeper Blotlings. A lifeless broom can be seen in Yen Sid's studies during the opening. The Magic Brooms reappear in the sequel, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.
The Magic Brooms appear in Disney INFINITY as enemies, however several seem to aid Sorcerer Mickey as one of his attacks. In the 3DS version, they appear as cameos on the game board moving space turning them into coin spaces.
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