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47 Easter Eggs from Every Classic Disney Movie  

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Right behind Marvel and Pixar, the Easter egg king of Hollywood movie making is most certainly Disney. The animators work on these films for years at a time, and like to sneak in little jokes and references for fans to discover for years to come. People scour these movies with a fine tooth comb, looking for any clever Disney Easter eggs and hidden nods that throw back to Disney’s storied history. This list includes all kinds of fun facts and little details you might not have noticed in Disney’s animated classics.

Disney has been planting Easter eggs (by hand and frame by frame, back in the day) since before the term was even relevant. From Genie's many, many references to other classic Disney movies in Aladdin, to the many Lady and the Tramp nods in 101 Dalmatians, Easter eggs in Disney movies are everywhere, if you're only paying attention!

This list contains Easter eggs from classic Disney animated films (all pre-1995). So, whether it's Sebastian showing up in Aladdin, Bambi's mother being resurrected and appearing in flashback in a few films, or Goofy, Mickey and Donald popping up in the strangest of places, these are the best Easter eggs in classic Disney Films!

Upvote the most interesting and surprising classic Disney movie Easter eggs below and don't worry, there's an entire list of Easter eggs from modern Disney movies and all those hidden Mickeys, too!
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Sebastian from The Little Mermaid Has a Cameo in Aladdin
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The Little Mermaid's Sebastian makes a cameo as the Genie looks for a royal recipe to transform Aladdin into a prince.
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Lady and the Tramp Make a Cameo in 101 Dalmations
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The canine stars of Lady and the Tramp (1955) appear in the Twilight Bark scene. The cocker spaniel in the middle of the street is Lady and The Tramp is the mutt barking from the top of the parked car.
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Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy Have Little Mermaid Cameos
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When Triton's enters the amphitheater, he passes three special guests in the audience. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy appear just to the left of Triton's back.
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The Genie Dons Goofy's Cap in Aladdin
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After earning his freedom, the Genie prepares for his trip to Disney World by donning a Hawaiian shirt and Goofy's cap.
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