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Peter Pan
Background information
Feature films Peter Pan
Return to Never Land
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse
Mickey's House of Villains
The Lion King 1½
(silhouette cameo)
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue
Television programs Walt Disney anthology series
House of Mouse
A Poem Is...
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Once Upon a Time
Video games Disney's Villains' Revenge
Return to Never Land
Peter Pan: Adventures in Never Land

Kingdom Hearts series
Disney Universe
Kinect Disneyland Adventures
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion
Disney INFINITY
(Townperson)
Hidden Worlds
Park attractions Peter Pan's Flight
Fantasmic!
Dream Along With Mickey
Mickey's PhilharMagic
It's a Small World
Mickey's Soundsational Parade
Celebrate a Dreams Come True Parade
Main Street Electrical Parade
SpectroMagic
Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Disney Dreams
Festival of Fantasy Parade
Portrayed by Robbie Kay (in Once Upon a Time)
Stephen Lord (as Malcolm)
Jared S. Gilmore (as Henry Mills)
Portrayed by
Animators Milt Kahl
Eric Larson
Voice Bobby Driscoll (original)
Blayne Weaver (2001 - present)
Chris Steele (occassionally)
Adam Wylie (Jake and the Never Land Pirates)
Performance model Bobby Driscoll
Mikhail Baryshnikov (in Disney Dream Portrait Series)
Designer
Inspiration Peter Pan from the novel of Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie
Honors and awards #11 greatest Disney Hero
Character information
Full name
Other names Peter
Little Flying Eagle (referred to by the Indian Chief)
Pan
Peter Pirate (confusedly referred to by George Darling)
The Pied Piper (in Once Upon a Time)
Malcolm (real name)
Personality Heroic, fun-loving, charming, brave, active, adventurous, cocky, immature, boyish
Appearance Slender, 12 years old (forever; when gave up becoming a man), handsome, fair skin, red hair, thick red eyebrows, brown eyes, pointy ears, green short-sleeved tunic (which resembles an elf's shirt) with both a collar & long V-cut neckline down to his heart, olive tights, both brown belt (with his dagger consisting of a silver blade and gold hilt) and dagger hostler, green cap with a red feather on it, sienna shoes
Nationality
Species
Birthday
Occupation Leader of the Lost Boys
Guardian of Never Land
Alignment
Alignment Good
Affiliation
Affiliations
Goal To never grow up. (succeeds practically)
To protect Never Land.
Home Never Land
Relatives
Pets
Allies Peter Pan franchise: Tinker Bell, Lost Boys, Wendy Darling, John Darling, Michael Darling, Jane, The Indian Chief, Tiger Lily, Tick-Tock the Crocodile, Jake, Izzy, Cubby, Skully, Disney Fairies
Kingdom Hearts: Sora, Riku, Kairi, Sora's summons, Terra, Ventus, Aqua
Once Upon a Time: Felix
Crossover material: Mickey and Friends, Jiminy Cricket, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
Minions Lost Boys, Tinker Bell, Jake, Izzy, Cubby, Skully
Enemies Peter Pan franchise: Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, the rest of the pirates
Kingdom Hearts: Riku (formerly), Heartless
Once Upon a Time: Emma Swan, Mary Margaret Blanchard, Regina Mills, Mr. Gold, Henry Mills, Belle, Grumpy, Granny
Crossover material: Mizrabel
Likes Flying, playing games, humiliating Captain Hook and his crew, stories, having fun, surprises
Dislikes Growing up, rebellious friends, Tinker Bell in trouble
Powers and abilities Flight
Rooster crows
Immortality
Weapons His dagger
Fate Lives happily in Never Land.
Quote "Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning!"
"Hook, you codfish!"
(his rooster crows)
Nobody calls Pan a coward, and lives!
―Peter Pan

Peter Pan is the titular character and male protagonist in the 1953 film of the same name, and its 2002 sequel. The character's origin comes from J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan, published in 1911. Peter travels from the enchanted isle of Never Land all the way to London just to hear Wendy Darling spin tales about him and his adventures. While his ego may seem inflated at times, even his arch-nemesis James Bartholomew Hook, Captain of the Jolly Roger ship, knows that Peter's no ordinary boy. He can fly without wings and match Hook's cutlass with nothing more than a dagger. He's also the undisputed leader of the Lost Boys and allows no breaks in ranks. Time makes little difference to him; when you never grow up, life is nothing but fun, whimsy and adventure. He is also the first Disney Adventurer.

He was voiced by Bobby Driscoll in the original film and is currently voiced by Blayne Weaver (with the exception for Jake and the Never Land Pirates where he is voiced by Adam Wylie).

Background

Peter Pan is a young boy who lives on the island of Never Land. He has a pixie called Tinker Bell who is his best friend and sidekick and he is the current leader of the Lost Boys. He spends most days going on adventures and battling the notorious pirate Captain Hook.

An earlier story idea involved Peter's birth and how he came to be. When he was an infant, fairies entered his home and took him away to Never Land. When Peter returned he discovered another baby in his mother's bed. Feeling rejected and forgotten, Peter left and returned to Never Land - now his home. Eventually Peter met Tinker Bell and gathered a group of younger kids and create the Lost Boys. The idea was dropped early in production as Walt Disney believed that how Peter came to be was another story.

Personality

He flies without wings. His shadow leads a merry little life of its own. Face-to-face with the terrible Captain Hook, Peter dispatches that pirate with jaunty ease. Peter is at home with mermaids and understands their language. He is twelve years old forever simply because he refuses to grow up beyond that comfortable age. Most remarkable of all, he knows where Never Land is and how to get there.
Walt Disney

Peter Pan is incredibly adventurous and daring. His favorite activities include battling pirates, engaging in friendly wars with the Indians, and listening to Wendy's stories of his adventures. Being a young boy, Peter can be rather impractical at times but when it comes to rescuing his friends, he is far more mature than any adult can be. He is respected and loved by nearly every inhabitant of Never Land with the exception of Captain Hook (and his crew) who despises Peter for cutting off his hand and feeding it to the crocodile during their first battle. Ever since, Peter and Hook have been at wits constantly battling in the hope that one would finally "walk the plank." One of the many things Peter discards is adulthood. This drove him to create a team of kids who also desire to stay young who he deems the Lost Boys. One can say Peter stands as a father figure for the group as well. Peter's most trusted companion is Tinker Bell. Even though they have a close best friend relationship, it is obvious Tink has strong feelings for Peter. Whether or not he's actually aware is currently unknown although in the first film when Tink was close to death, Peter stated "Don't you understand Tink, you mean more to me than anything in the world!." Despite being heroic and charming he can be quite cocky and being an immortal child somewhat he can also be quite immature and somewhat cocky.

Designs

Many of Walt Disney's envisioned characters went through an evolution of designs, and Peter Pan is no exception. Most model sheets depicted Peter as a small little boy but soon later changed into more of a fairy tale-like creature. Finally Peter was given the look of a nearly teenaged boy. His outfit is green resembling an elf's attire with a red feather on his Robin Hood-like hat. His shoes are a dirty blonde and holds a belt around his waist which holds his dagger.

Abilities

  • Flight: Peter Pan's most unique trait is his ability to fly without any physical methods, he uses this to gain the advantage on those who cannot.
  • Semi-Immortality: Peter Pan cannot die of old age, but it is never where he can survive death.
  • Eternal Youth: Peter Pan cannot age due to being in Never Land where he says nobody can grow up.
  • Knife-Fighting: Peter Pan is very skilled with his trusty knife, able to wield it with such skill he can fight a master swordsman, like his nemesis Captain Hook, and hold his own. However, Peter often fights while flying, which gives him an edge; when he fights Hook without flying, he is almost killed.
  • Impersonations: Peter Pan has an uncanny talent for impersonating others' voices, as he does when he imitates Hook and tries to trick Mr. Smee into taking Tiger Lily back to her people. In Kingdom Hearts, he imitates Smee to lure out Hook, and in both cases Smee and Hook are fooled.

Appearances

Peter Pan

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Peter in the original Peter Pan.

Peter first appears returning to Wendy's home to retrieve his shadow, but accidentally wakes up Wendy, John and Michael in the process. After she sews it back on, he then decides to take Wendy and her brothers to Never Land so she will never have to grow up and for Wendy to be mother of the Lost Boys. Once they arrive, they are attacked by Captain Hook. While he distracts the pirates, Peter orders Tinker Bell to take the Darlings to safety only to find that Tinker Bell had attempted to have the Lost Boys kill his new friend Wendy (by telling them that Pan told her Wendy was a terrible "Wendy bird" and that they were ordered to shoot her down). Peter swoops in just in time to save Wendy and after chastising the boys, learns that Tinkerbell was the mastermind. Peter banishes Tink and takes Wendy to see the mermaids of Mermaid Lagoon. While there, they spy Captain Hook and his right-hand man, Mr. Smee, with the Indian princess Tiger Lily as a captive, rowing toward Skull Rock.

Peter and Wendy investigate and find that Hook is planning to learn the location of Peter's hideout. Peter then rescues Tiger Lily by playing a prank on Smee and battling Hook. For his bravery Peter is rewarded by Tiger Lily's father the Indian Chief who crowns Peter "Little Flying Eagle," thus making him another chief of the Indians. Peter then returns home with the Darlings and the Lost Boys. Peter realizes Wendy is ready to return home and, even worse for Peter, the Lost Boys wish to have a real mother and return home with Wendy. Peter tells them once they grow up, they can never return. Peter really doesn't worry knowing they'll return eventually. Unbeknown to Peter however, his friends are actually kidnapped by Hook and his crew the moment they exit Hangman's Tree.

Peter is then a victim of Hook's newest scheme: Hook plants a bomb in Peter's home while he and Tinker Bell are inside. While Peter is truly unharmed, Tinker Bell is fatally injured. While she tells Peter that Hook has Wendy and the boys and that he needs to save them, he refuses to leave her and begs her to stay alive, saying that he loves her more than anything. Together, Peter and Tinker Bell fly over to The Jolly Roger ship to battle the pirates. After the pirates are done with, Peter takes on Hook alone atop the ship. As Hook was about to strike Peter in the back while he was off guard, Wendy quickly warned him having Peter fly out of the way leaving Hook to plummet into the sea where he is chased away by the crocodile. The Lost Boys, Michael, John, Tinker Bell, and Wendy all celebrate Pan's victory. Peter commands Tink to cover the ship in pixie dust so that he may drop Wendy and her brothers off home to London.

Return to Never Land

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Peter in Return to Never Land.

Peter and Tinker Bell are out and about in Never Land and pays Hook a little visit only to discover Hook has a girl being held captive who the Captain claims to be Wendy. Pan becomes serious and battles the Captain to rescue his friend. After Hook is defeated he frees the girl but instead of reuniting with Wendy, he meets her daughter Jane who unlike Wendy is rather practical.

He takes the newcomer to his hideout and introduces her to the Lost Boys. The boys begin to surround her asking to play all sorts of games and activities which causes Jane to lose her temper and storm off. Peter and Tinker Bell follow her and witness her collecting supplies and boarding them on a raft. After he failed attempt to ride off home, Peter informs her that the only way to go home is to fly. He takes her on a lesson and oblivious to Peter, Captain Hook is spying on them and plans to use Jane's desires to get home against his enemies. Jane's first take-off fails. Peter finds her beloved notepad and began playing rugby with it. It is accidentally eaten by Cubby and causes Jane to yet again lose her temper to the point where she announces that she does not believe in fairies. Jane's non-belief causes Tinker Bell to become ill.

The only way to save Tink is to have Jane believe again in magic. The friends set off to find her but she finds them instead. She suggest playing treasure hunt (as part of Hook's plan to retrieve his treasure in exchange for giving her a ride home) to which Peter agrees. She finds the treasure but she changes her mind about Hook but Tootles finds their communication whistles and alerts Hook. Peter angrily calls Jane a traitor and warns that Tink's light is going out. Jane rushes there while Peter and the boys are captured and taken to Hook's ship.

Peter being strapped to an anchor is about to walk the plank until Jane arrives with Tinkerbell fully charged. She frees Peter and the Lost Boys until Hook traps her by the neck with his hook. Peter returns the favor and cuts Hook loose falling through the ship and sinking with it until he and his crew are chased by the octopus. Peter personally escorts Jane back to London with the Lost Boys. Peter and Tink reunite with the now grown up Wendy. Originally upset at the fact that Wendy has changed by growing up, Peter happily accepted it after Wendy assured him that even though she's grown up, she hasn't really changed and still believes in him. After the reunion, Peter and Tink watch Wendy and her children happily greet Jane's father as he returned from war and then fly back to Never Land.

House of Mouse

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Peter in House of Mouse.

Peter makes numerous appearances in the television series House of Mouse.

Peter's most notable appearance is in the episode "Donald Wants to Fly." Peter and the Lost Boys are a band that was scheduled to perform at the club that night and are late for the show. Mickey sends Iago to find them. While Mickey is gone, Donald spends the night trying to fly. After Peter finally arrives, he teaches Donald how to fly, with the help of pixie dust. At the end of the show, he asks Mickey and Minnie to visit him in Never Land, saying that he had managed to make a cabana for them at Mermaid Lagoon.

In the episode "Super Goof", he is seen with Tink at a table watching Super Goof fly, during which he commented out of jealousy, "So, he can fly, he can fly, he can fly! Who can't?"

Peter also appears in Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse and Mickey's House of Villains.

The Lion King 1½

Peter makes a cameo appearance at the end, calling the Lost Boys to their theater seats with his rooster crow.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates

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Peter as he appears in Jake and the Never Land Pirates.

While Peter does not make any appearances in the first season of the series, he is mentioned several times by Jake, his crew and even Captain Hook. Peter has gone off to explore the world outside of Never Land and left Jake and his crew to keep Captain Hook at bay. Some of the episodes revolve around a message sent to Jake by Peter to complete a task. In the episode "The Key to Skull Rock," a silhouette in the form of stars are seen in the night sky shaped just like Peter.

For the Halloween episode "Trick or Treasure," Jake dresses as Peter, while at the end of the Christmas episode "It's a Winter Never Land!," Peter leaves gifts and a Forever tree, and a snowflake with his silhouette is seen flowing through the icy night sky as well as an echoed laugh from Peter.

Peter makes an appearance in the special episode Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns, where he was voiced by Adam Wylie. In the special, Peter returns to Never Land to recruit Jake, Izzy, Cubby and Skully to find his shadow. Without his shadow, Peter is unable to fly, causing more problems for the heroes and giving a plus to the revenge-seeking Captain Hook. Eventually, Peter and the shadow are rejoined and leave Never Land once again to explore new parts of the world. However, Peter promises that he'll be back soon.

Peter returns once again in the special Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky, when the pirates lose their ship Bucky to Captain Hook in a race against The Jolly Roger. Jake and the crew call Peter for help and the flying boy is able to learn that Jake and his crew can win Bucky back if they battle the Mighty Dragon and retrieve the legendary golden bell. The heroes do so, and Bucky is saved and Peter leaves once again to continue exploring the world.

Peter reappears once again in the special Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue under the disguise of the mysterious figure known as "The Guardian." Who explain that only the pirate who truly believes in himself can save Never Land from vanishing completely, Jake must break off from the rest of his crew and go alone on a mission to save the Forever Tree, the source of magic throughout all of Never Land.

Pan will return in the upcoming special, Battle for the Book, where a storybook containing the memories Wendy, Michael, and John share of Never Land is stolen by a destructive Hook. As a result, the Darling children slowly begin to lose their memories of Peter and Never Land, prompting the former to recruit Jake and his crew in a mission to recover the book before it's too late.

Once Upon a Time

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Peter Pan in Once Upon a Time.

Peter Pan appears as a major character in the third season of the ABC drama series. Here, however, he appears as a ruthless antagonist as opposed to the commonly benevolent persona commonly seen in various media, specifically Disney.

Peter Pan begins as Malcolm, the father of Rumpelstiltskin, whom he abandoned to gain eternal youth. Years later, Peter has established the Lost Boys, a band of fearful followers who listen to Pan's every command, and is in search for Henry, the son of Emma Swan, the heroine of the story. Pan plots to sacrifice Henry to gain his youth as his time as a young boy begins to fade away. However, Emma, along with a team of heroes (being Snow White, Prince Charming, Rumple, Queen Regina, and Captain Hook) comes to retrieve the boy. 

The battle between the parties last for days, and eventually, they retrieve Henry and return to their home in the real world, known as Storybrooke, with Pan imprisoned. Pan, however, managed to switches his body with Henry's before it was too late, and spends his time in Storybrooke (under the Henry guise) setting up an entirely new curse that'll transform Storybrooke into the new Never Land. Emma soon finds out Henry isn't who he seems and the heroes are able to find out the truth, eventually switching the two bodies back. Rumpelstiltskin then manages to find a way to defeat Pan by sacrificing himself, thus ending his reign.

Cameos

Peter Pan makes a cameo appearance at the end of This is Your Life, Donald Duck.

Books

Peter Pan also appears in books. A series of books created by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry was published by Hyperion BooksPeter and the StarcatchersPeter and the Shadow ThievesPeter and the Secret of RundoonPeter and the Sword of Mercy, and Bridge to Neverland.

Video game appearances

Being the lead character from one of Disney's most memorable films, Peter has appeared in an ample amount of video games including Peter Pan: The Legend of Never Land and Peter Pan: Adventures in Never Land. Peter also has an add-on costume in the game Disney Universe. Peter also appears in Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion, as a captive of Mizrabel. Although Peter Pan does not actually appear in Epic Mickey, a version of him called Pete Pan is portrayed by Pete in the Pirates of the Wasteland segment of the game.

Disney's Villains' Revenge

In the game, the Disney Villains stole and changed the ending of their stories so that they would succeed. Captain Hook stole Peter's story changing Peter into an elderly man so he is unable to battle. Jiminy Cricket and the game's player arrive to battle Hook in Peter's place. Once defeated, they restore the story reverting Peter to his original age.

Kingdom Hearts series

Peter Pan in Kingdom Hearts

Peter Pan first appears in Kingdom Hearts in Neverland, and joins Sora's party in search of Wendy and save her from the grip of Captain Hook. He helps Sora, Donald, and Goofy in their search for King Mickey, Riku, and Kairi, though he claims to do it only for Wendy. When they find Wendy, he becomes sympathetic to Sora, and returns to help fight Captain Hook after taking Wendy to safety. Once the captain is defeated, they go to Clock Tower, where Sora seals the keyhole and Peter sends Tinker Bell to accompany Sora on his journey, making her a summon ally.

Peter Pan returns to help defeat the mysterious Phantom that attacks the Clock Tower after the completion of the Final Keyhole in Hollow Bastion.

In Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories, Peter Pan appears as a figment of Sora's memories. He tries to save Wendy from Captain Hook, in which he succeeds.

Peter Pan returns in Kingdom Hearts II as a summon after Sora obtains the Feather Charm. The Feather Charm is only obtainable during the second visit to Port Royal after defeating the Grim Reaper Heartless for the first time.

Peter Pan returns ten years before Kingdom Hearts in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep. He encounters Terra on Skull Rock, where Terra attacks him, Captain Hook having tricked him into believing Peter Pan had stolen his treasure. They continue until the Lost Boys appear and clear up the misunderstanding. Unversed then attack, but Terra fights them off. Later, Peter comes into contact with Ventus, who has just defeated Hook in battle and whom leaves a wooden keyblade in Peter's treasure chest so that they may remember them. Later on, Peter meets Aqua, who finds their treasure map. Peter makes Aqua the leader of the group to find their treasure, which Hook has stolen again. When Aqua finds the wooden keyblade, Peter tells her that Ven left it there.

During the end credits, Peter is shown having stolen Hook's hat after recovering their treasure.

Kinect Disneyland Adventures

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Peter in Kinect Disneyland Adventures.

Peter appears as a meet-and-greet character outside his attraction in Fantasyland. Within his attraction's mini-game, Lost Boy Cubby has been kidnapped by Captain Hook, so Peter journeys to London to recruit the player to help him. They fly to Never Land where they battle the pirates and then fly around the pirate ship to distract the pirates so that Tinker Bell can free Cubby.

Peter also takes part in the Mickey's Soundsational Parade mini-game.

Peter also gives several missions to the player throughout the game, including one that involves finding his shadow. At one point, Peter and the player plan on sword-fighting with Hook and to do so, the player must pull out the legendary Sword in the Stone. After the sword is retrieved, Peter briefly trains the player to make sure they're prepared.

Disney Parks

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Peter Pan posing for a photo at one of the Disney Parks.

Peter appears in the Disney parks around the world as a meetable character. He is usually seen along with Wendy, and acts less pompous as he did in the film to better interact with guests. Peter is also a character featured in the show "Believe" on board the Disney Dream cruise ship.

Back To Neverland

This theme park theatrical cartoon was produced by Walt Disney Studios, BRC Imagination Arts in 1989 for The Magic of Disney Animation and featuring Tourist/Lost Boy, Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Crocodile, and reporter Walter Cronkite (thought Wendy and the mermaids are mentioned by Robin near the end). A tourist in a Goofy hat (the actor Robin Williams) is magically transformed into a cartoon "lost boy" so that he can learn firsthand how animation is produced (beforehand, Robin mentions that Peter Pan is his favorite Disney movie and that his favorite scene is when they fly over London). One of the first things that occurs is Tinker Bell using her pixie dust to transport Robin into a recording studio, in which he compares her to Barbara Streisand. Little Robin is happy about his transformation until his host- Walter Cronkite- drops him into a background painting of a pirate ship. Robin encounters Captain Hook himself, who wants to know where Peter Pan is hiding. Tinker Bell and the Crocodile show up and help save little Robin from the notorious pirate captain. After defeating him, Peter recognizes Robin and invites him to fly with him in Never Land.

Disney Dreams!

Peter is the lead character in the nighttime spectacular in Disneyland Paris. Here, Peter and Wendy are about to take a flight together when Peter's shadow unleashes some of the magic from the Second Star to the Right. Soon enough, the shadow is captured by some of the Disney Villains, led by Captain Hook. With the help of Tinker Bell, Peter is able to defeat the goons, save his shadow, and restore the star's magic.

Peter Pan's Flight

Peter appears as an audio animatronic in the dark ride featured in most Disney Parks based on his film.

Mickey's PhilharMagic

Peter Pan appears in the computer animated show in Disney's Mickey's PhilharMagic. In the show, Peter sprinkles pixie dust on Donald, giving him the ability to fly.

Dream Along With Mickey

Peter appears in the Pirate segment of Dream Along with Mickey at the Magic Kingdom theme park. Here, he and Wendy show Donald and Goofy the dreams of adventure. He also battles Captain Hook in a sword fight and reappears during the grand finale.

Fantasmic!

Peter Pan has his own segment in Disneyland's show. He is seen battling Captain Hook on his ship. Wendy, Tinkerbell, Smee and Tick-Tock the Crocodile are also in the show.

Quotes

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The Disney Wiki has a collection of quotes said by Peter Pan (character).

Trivia

  • Even though his film was a success, Peter Pan was not one of Walt Disney's favorite characters because he felt Pan was too immature and cold. This is less prevalent in the Disney parks, however, to enable better interaction between park guests and fellow characters, but he still does not like to be kissed by girls most of the time.
  • Peter's current voice actor for the Kingdom Hearts video games is Christopher Steele. Blayne Weaver reprised his role as the voice of Pan in Kinect Disneyland Adventures, however.
  • Peter Pan in the Disney movie is one of the few adaptations of the J.M. Barrie play where he is played by a male actor. In most versions, he is played by a female actress to resemble the pre-pubescent vocal styles and build of a young boy.
  • In Never Land, you never grow up. It is never confirmed how long Peter's been on the island or his actual age. It is possible that Peter is hundreds or thousands of years old.
  • Peter Pan is the first Disney hero of (probably) young age to wield a weapon.
  • Peter Pan is the only Disney hero who can physically fly.
  • James M. Barrie had two inspirations for Peter Pan's name. The first is the mischievous Greek God, "Pan." Peter's other namesake was Peter Llewelyn-Davies, who was one of the sons of his friend Sylvia Llewelyn-Davies. Peter and his brothers were the basis for Peter Pan and the Lost Boys.
  • Peter Pan was nominated for AFI's 100 Year...100 Hero and Villain list, one of the three animated heroes and one of three Disney heroes, along with Buzz Lightyear, Mary Poppins and Belle. Unfortunately, none of them made the cut.
  • Peter Pan is an inspiration for NiGHTS (from the series of the same name) and Link (from The Legend of Zelda series):
    • Link has a similar outfit and a fairy companion. He also lives in a forest just like Peter's hideout with a group of woodland people, he also has pointy ears like an elf, his world also has pirates just like Peter's world. Link even has a voice similar to Peter's in the CD-i games.
    • NiGHTS has a typical mischievous child's personality, and doesn't like being told what to do and can be a little rude at times. Visitors go to his/her world at night when it's time for bed, just like the story of Peter Pan. NiGHTS can fly like Peter too. He/She often bows when greeting people, and plays a mouth instrument: an invisible flute just like Peter's panpipe, and when (s)he flies, NiGHTS leaves a trail of stars behind that is similar to pixie dust. Additionally, in the movie Never Land is a world supposedly dreamed up by Wendy Darling on a night her parents are attending an important party (George and Mary return home from their party on the same night they leave for their party, to find Wendy asleep at the window and John and Michael still asleep in their beds, implying that she dreamed it all up);[1] Nightopia is clearly a dream world as well, accessible only by a human (known in-game as a "visitor") falling asleep in the real world. The town Bellbridge from the second game also resembles London during the Edwardian era, and Helen Cartwright's bedroom has casement windows, hardwood flooring and wallpaper much like the nursery, but there is no purple carpeting and the room is significantly smaller and has a different design.[2] Upon closer inspection, the wallpaper has the exact same vertical pattern as the nursery's,[3] and when the room is brightened with light it even has the same colors. Additionally, one of the official artworks for the game has NiGHTS, Helen and a boy named William Taylor flying above Bellbridge much like Peter and the Darling children flying over London.[4] The opening title sequence of the second game reveals all the above facts, and reveals that Nightopia has locations very similar to those of Never Land and more.[5] Both of the playable characters in the second game also have British accents.
  • On Teen Titans and its spin-off Teen Titans Go!, Starfire (as well as other Tamaraneans) can fly under her own power, without the aid of wings or any other applications. In space, this flight can achieve speeds much faster than light. It is said that this is used by feeling great happiness, much like how Peter flies. This makes sense, because Hynden Walch (the voice actress for Starfire), now does the voice of Wendy.
  • This is the first incarnation of the character to be portrayed by a male actor. All previous versions had him portrayed by a female.
  • Not counting Mr. and Mrs. Darling, Peter Pan ironically enough, is the only character in the film that doesn't sing. He does however, sing for the first time in House of Mouse, in the episode "Donald Wants to Fly," and also sings in Peter Pan Returns.
  • According to James Barrie, the depiction of Peter Pan as "the boy who wouldn't grow up" was the result of him when he was younger hearing that his friend's older brother had drowned in a lake covered by thin ice to save him from doing the same. The exact same backstory was used to create that of Jack Frost's in the 2012 DreamWorks animated film Rise of the Guardians.
  • For Once Upon a Time his casting call, using the codename "Rufio," describes him as "in his teens, and is a mischievous and devious Lost Boy."[6]
  • Peter has not made an appearance in any of the Tinker Bell series of prequel films to date.

Gallery

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References

  1. Peter von Brown's analysis of the end of the 1953 Peter Pan Disney movie, and basically all versions of the Peter Pan story
  2. [1]
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  4. [3]
  5. [4]
  6. http://www.spoilertv.com/2013/06/once-upon-time-episode-301-recurring.html

External links


Peter Pan
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Films and Television: Peter Pan | Return to Never Land | House of Mouse

Video Games: Kingdom Hearts | Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep | Peter Pan: Adventures in Never Land | Peter Pan: The Legend of Never Land | Disney Universe | Kinect Disneyland Adventures | Epic Mickey series | Disney's Villains' Revenge

Characters: Peter Pan/Peter Pan's Shadow | Tinker Bell | Wendy Darling | John Darling | Michael Darling | George Darling | Mary Darling | Nana | Captain Hook | Mr. Smee | Pirates Crew | Tick-Tock the Crocodile | Lost Boys | Indian Chief | Tiger Lily | Indians | Squaw | Mermaids | Fairies | Jane | Edward | Danny | Nana II | Octopus

Locations: Bloomsbury, England, UK | Nursery | Big Ben | Never Land | The Jolly Roger | Mermaid Lagoon | Skull Rock | Indian Camp | Hangman's Tree

Songs: The Second Star to the Right | You Can Fly | A Pirate's Life | Following the Leader | What Made the Red Man Red? | Your Mother and Mine | The Elegant Captain Hook | You Can Fly! (reprise) | Never Smile at a Crocodile | I'll Try | So to Be One of Us

Disney Parks: Peter Pan's Flight | Fantasmic! | Disney Dreams! | Following the Leader with Peter Pan | Back to Never Land

Spin-offs: Disney Fairies | Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Other: Pixie Dust | Alarm Clock | Captain Hook's Hooks | Bomb | Disney Sing Along Songs: You Can Fly!



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Disney Adventurers: Peter Pan | Captain Hook | Aladdin | Hercules | Tarzan

Movies: Peter Pan | Aladdin | The Return of Jafar | Aladdin and the King of Theives | Hercules | Hercules: Zero to Hero | Tarzan | Return to Never Land | Tarzan & Jane | Tarzan II

TV Shows: Aladdin (TV series) | Hercules: The Animated Series | House of Mouse | The Legend of Tarzan | Jake and the Never Land Pirates

TV Specials: Hercules and the Arabian Night | Peter Pan Returns

Video Games: Aladdin | Nasira's Revenge | Disney's MathQuest With Aladdin | Hercules Action Game | Tarzan Action Game | Tarzan: Untamed | Kingdom Hearts | Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure | Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Kingdom Hearts coded | Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep | Kingdom Hearts χ | Peter Pan: Adventures in Never Land | Peter Pan: The Legend of Never Land Disney Universe | Kinect Disneyland Adventures | Epic Mickey series | Disney's Villains' Revenge




Jake and the Never Land Pirates
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Media: Jake and the Never Land Pirates (Episode List) | Jake Saves Bucky | Playing with Skully | Disney Junior Storybook Collection | Disney Junior Little Golden Book Library

Characters: Jake | Izzy | Cubby | Skully | Marina | Captain Hook | Mr. Smee | Sharky and Bones | Tick-Tock the Crocodile | Pirate Princess | Bucky | Winger | Wise Old Parrot | Mama Hook | Captain Flynn | Peter Pan | Never Bird | Octopus | Lucille the Seal | Red Jessica | Sandy | Monkey | Patch the Pirate Pup | Peter's Shadow | Stormy | The Sea Witch‎‎ | Percy the Penguin | Misty the Wonderful Witch | Blinky| Brightly the Firefly | Cecilia | Purple Octopus | Snappy the Hermit Crab | The Seahorses | Camille | Gilly the Goldfish | Dragon | Sasha | Rosie | Ice Ogre | Slippery Serpent | Slink | Slink's Mother | Beatrice Le Beak | Fast Claw | Pip the Pirate Genie | The Sing-Songbird | Mermaids | Golden Crocodile | Harry | Tinker Bell | Queen Coralie | Bouncing Bumble Queen | Pirate Mummy | Captain Gizmo | King Crab | First-Mate Mollie | Brewster the Beast Trapper | The Singing Stones | Nanny Nell | Sand Serpent | Ogre Princess

Locations: Pirate Island | Crocodile Creek | Never Land | The Jolly Roger | Mermaid Lagoon | Skull Rock |Tiki Forest | Crimson Isle | Island of Bell | Seahorse Shallows | Doubloon Lagoon | Pirate Princess Island | Chi-Chi-Chilly Canyon | Sailor's Swamp | Stink Pot Swamp | Skybird Island | Ha-Ha Hedges | Cattail Chasm | Pirate Putt-Putt Course | Batwing Bog | Windy Cove | Have a Banana Grove | Cranberry Bog | Butterfly Bluff | Coral Cove | Pirate's Plunge | Skull and Bones Rock | Sandbar Straits | The Pirate Pumpkin Patch | Blue Whale Way | Big Tree Forest | City of Gold | Never Land Desert | Fountain of Forever | Buccaneer's Bluff | Birdbath Bluff | Shipwreck Rock | Pirate Rock (Island) | Hidden Cove | Basketball court | Crystal Tunnel | Shipwreck Beach | Never Land Jungle | Never Peak | Belch Mountain | Valley of Shadows | Pirate Pyramid | Never Sea Twin Tunnel | Never Falls | Big Bug Valley | Rainbow Falls | Forever Tree | Buccaneer Bird Bluff | King Crab Island | Neptune City | Fa-La-La Falls | Pegleg Pond | Tiptoe Pass

Songs: Yo Ho, Let's Go! | Aw Coconuts| Yo Ho Matye's Away | Never Land Pirate Band | Captain Hook is a Cranky Crook | Castaway On Pirate Island | Hot Lava | Pirate Password | Bucky's Shanty |Roll Up the Map | What's Cookin' Smee? | Never Sky | Tick Tock Croc | Shipwreck Shuffle | Talk Like A Pirate | Well Done Crew | Trick or Treasure | Peter's Pirate Team | Blast You Peter Pan | I Can't Fly | Here We Go Yo Ho | I Can Fly | A Friend in Never Land | Belay | Hook's Hooks | Gold Doubloons | Work to Get Bucky | Our Ship's Better Than Yours | Hook on Ice! | Mama Hook | Pirate Rock Recipe| The Codfish Reel | Jolly Roger | Me Pirate Mom | Rattle Yer Bones | Hook's Hookity-Hook! | Spyglass | Putt Putt | The Legend of the Golden Smee | Where the Rainbow Lands | Pirate Island Hideout | Sea Legs | Swamp Stomp | Tiki Tree Limbo | Blue as the Deep Blue Sea | Fetch that Pirate Pup | Hammock Song | King Crab| Sneaky Le Beak | Down in the Bubbly Blue | Lead the Way Jake | What Be Your Treasure Wish | What Be Your Treasure Wish (Reprise) | Runway Kitty | Sneezy Genie | X

Selected Episodes: Peter Pan Returns | Surfin Turf | Rock the Croc | Pixie Dust Away

Other: The Forever Sword | Pixie Dust | Team Treasure Chest | Fairy Rock | Rainbow Wand | Captain Hook's Hooks | Sword of Destiny | Never Sands of Time | Mega-Mecha Sword



 
Kingdom Hearts series
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Games: Kingdom Hearts + Final Mix | Chain of Memories | Re:Chain of Memories | Kingdom Hearts II + Final Mix | 358/2 Days | Birth by Sleep + Final Mix | coded | Re:coded | Dream Drop Distance | HD I.5 ReMIX | χ [chi] | HD II.5 ReMIX | Kingdom Hearts III

Incorporated Films and shorts: Alice in Wonderland | Aladdin/The Return of Jafar | Beauty and the Beast | Cinderella | Fantasia | Hercules | The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Lilo & Stitch | The Lion King | The Little Mermaid | Mickey, Donald and Goofy: The Three Musketeers | Mulan | The Nightmare Before Christmas | Peter Pan | Pinocchio | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl | Sleeping Beauty | Steamboat Willie | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs | Tarzan | Tron/Tron: Legacy | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Main Characters: Sora | Riku | Kairi | King Mickey | Donald Duck | Goofy | Roxas | Terra | Ventus | Aqua

Villains: Master Xehanort | Ansem | Xemnas | Maleficent/Dragon Maleficent | Pete | Organization XIII | Vanitas | Xigbar/Braig | Xaldin | Vexen | Lexaeus | Zexion | Saïx/Isa | Demyx | Luxord | Marluxia | Larxene | Terra-Xehanort | Young Xehanort | Xehanort's Guardian

Other Characters: Jiminy Cricket | Naminé | Ansem the Wise/DiZ | Yen Sid | Xion | Axel/Lea | Master Eraqus | Dilan | Even | Aeleus | Ienzo | Lingering Will | Data Sora | Data Riku | Data Naminé | Data Roxas | Hayner | Pence | Olette | Riku-Ansem | Kairi's Grandma | Riku Replica | Anti-Saïx | Anti-Sora | Anti-Riku | Sora-Heartless | Jiminy's Journal

Original Monsters: Heartless | Nobodies | Unversed | Dream Eater

Disney Characters and Villains: Queen Minnie | Daisy Duck | Pluto | Tarzan | Winnie the Pooh | Aladdin | Genie | Tron | Magic Brooms | Peter Pan | Quasimodo | | Merlin | Tigger | Eeyore | Rabbit | Ariel | Mulan | Mushu | Jack Sparrow | Chernabog | Simba | Timon | Pumbaa | Nala | King Triton | Jafar/Genie Jafar | Alice | Cheshire Cat | Jack Skellington | Esmeralda | Phoebus | Beagle Boys | Scrooge McDuck | Huey, Dewey and Louie | Master Control Program | Sark | CLU | Rinzler | Beast | Stitch | Hercules | Tick-Tock the Crocodile | Snow White | Wendy (More coming soon)

Square Enix Characters: Leon | Cloud | Neku Sakuraba | Shiki | Others

Plot Elements: Universe of Kingdom Hearts | Kingdom Hearts | Heart | Keyblade War | Dark Seeker Saga | More

Game Elements: Gameplay in Kingdom Hearts | Magic

Objects: Sea-salt ice cream | Wayfinder | Door to Darkness | Keyblade | X-blade | Mickey's Letters | Thalassa Shell | Kingdom Hearts Encoder | Keychain | Gummi Blocks | Bug Blox | Black coat| | Keyblade Armor

Locations: Land of Departure | Disney Castle | Disney Town | Timeless River | Datascape | Radiant Garden/Hollow Bastion | Keyblade Graveyard | Destiny Islands | Traverse Town | Dive to the Heart | End of the World | Realm of Darkness | Castle Oblivion | Twilight Town | The World That Never Was | Castle That Never Was | Halloween Town | Neverland | Wonderland

Organizations/Groups: Organization XIII | Princesses of Heart | Disney Villains Council

Music: Dearly Beloved | Simple and Clean | Sanctuary | Mickey Mouse Club March | Swim This Way | Part of Your World | Under the Sea | Ursula's Revenge | A New Day is Dawning | Destati | Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo | He's a Pirate | Beauty and the Beast | This is Halloween | It's a Small World | Night on Bald Mountain | Winnie the Pooh | The Sorcerer's Apprentice | The Pastoral Symphony

Soundtracks: Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack | Kingdom Hearts Final Mix - Additional Tracks | Kingdom Hearts II Original Soundtrack | Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack Complete | Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep & 358/2 Days Original Soundtrack | Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance Original Soundtrack


Once Upon a Time
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Shows: Once Upon a Time (Episode List) | Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

Books: Shadow of the Queen | Reawakened: A Once Upon a Time Tale | Once Upon a Time - Behind the Magic

Once Upon a Time Characters: Emma Swan | Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard | Prince Charming/David Nolan | Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold | The Evil Queen/Regina Mills | Belle/Lacey French | Killian Jones/Hook | Henry Mills | Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper | Victor Frankenstein/Dr. Whale | Princess Aurora | Prince Phillip | Mulan | Blue Fairy/Mother Superior | Widow Lucas/Granny | King George/Albert Spencer | The Genie of Agrabah/Magic Mirror/Sidney Glass | Mad Hatter/Jefferson | Milah | Robin Hood | Prince Henry/The Valet | Marian | Sheriff of Nottingham/Keith | Fairy Godmother | Peter Pan/Malcolm/The Pied Piper | Wendy Darling | Ariel | Zelena/The Wicked Witch of the West | Glinda/The Good Witch of the South | The Wizard of Oz/Walsh | Elsa/The Ice Queen | Anna | Kristoff | Hans | Pabbie | Sven | Tinker Bell | Black Beard | Dragon Maleficent | Lumière | Abigail/Kathryn Nolan | Ursula/The Sea Goddess | Red Riding Hook/The Wolf/Ruby | Huntsman/Sheriff Graham | Baelfire/Neal Cassidy | Pinocchio/August W. Booth | Frederick/Jim | Severe Nurse | Mayor Tomkins | Quinn | Anita | Hansel and Gretel/Nicholas and Ava Zimmer | The Woodcutter/Michael Tillman | Martin | Myrna | Stephen | Donna | Prince James | Jack | Blind Witch | King Xavier | Wraith | Peter | Siren | Hordor | Pongo | Ogres | William Smee | Dorothy Gale | The Witch of the East | The Witch of the North | Sir Gaston | Greg Mendell | Tamara | Geppetto/Marco | Rapunzel | Igor | The King/Mitchell Herman | Rapunzel's Father | Flying Monkeys | King Leopold | Queen Eva | Lost Boys | John Darling | Michael Darling | The Shadow | The Sheriff of Hamelin | King Midas | Nana | Mary Darling | George Darling | Medusa | Gus/Billy | Marshmallow | Zoso | The King and Queen of Arendelle

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Characters: Alice | Cyrus | Jafar | Percy/The White Rabbit | Grendel | Jabberwocky | Silvermist | Red King | The Sultan/The Old Prisoner | Nyx | Tweedledee and Tweedledum | Mrs. Rabbit | Elisabeth/Lizard | Rafi | Taj | Edwin | Sarah | Dr. Arthur Lydgate | Amara

Characters of both series: Will Scarlet/The Knave of Hearts | Anastasia/The Red Queen | Anastasia's Mother | Anastasia's Sister | Cinderella/Ashley Boyd | Little John | Friar Tuck | Grumpy/Leroy | Cora/The Queen of Hearts | Caterpillar | Maleficent

Locations: Storybrooke | The Jolly Roger | Enchanted Forest | Dark Palace | Dark Castle/Rumplestiltskin's Castle | Prince Thomas' Castle | Cinderella's Chateau | Neverland | Skull Rock | Wonderland | New York | Boston, Massachusetts | Land Without Color | Land of Oz | Emerald City | Arendelle | Agrabah | The Sultan's Palace | Sherwood Forest | Hamelin

Objects: Dreamshade | Dark One's Dagger | Enchanted Candle | Pandora's Box | Vorpal Sword | The Slippers

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