20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

Animators just love sneaking in little Easter eggs for fans to catch in their shows and movies. Disney has been doing this for years… a lot of their films like to hide pictures of Mickey Mouse ears, also known as “Hidden Mickeys,” and it’s been a staple of their films since Snow White!

We at AZtag love cartoons and here’s our list of special cameo appearances in some of your favorite animated shows and movies.

1. It’s not just cartoons that appear in Ralph Breaks the Internet

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

2. You know SpongeBob made it big when he guest-starred on The Simpsons.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

3. Adam West and Burt Ward (who played Batman and Robin) reunited in this Futurama episode.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

4. Lady and the Tramp make a brief appearance in 101 Dalmations.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

5. Bambi’s mother has had quite a career. Here she is in The Sword in the Stone.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

6. Does this Little Mermaid from A Goofy Movie look familiar to anyone?

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

7. Cinderella’s father-in-law and the Grand Duke were invited to a wedding in The Little Mermaid.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

8. Aladdin’s Sultan owns a toy version of Beauty’s Beast.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

9. Look at the bottom right corner. Belle is reading a book in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

10. Rapunzel and Flynn Rider appear at the coronation in Frozen.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

11. Just look at these bootleg movies from Zootopia. The giraffe one is for an unmade Jack and the Beanstalk movie.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

12. Flounder from The Little Mermaid appears as a fish in Moana.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

13. Wreck-It-Ralph also appears in Moana’s end credits.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

14. Those Mickey Mouse cartoons are full of old friends!

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

15. The Powerpuff Girls (or animals cosplaying as them) appear in Chowder.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

16. Then again, maybe Townsville is a sister city.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

17. If he’s so smart, why is Dexter still in kindergarten with the Powerpuff Girls?

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

18. Olaf from Frozen made a quick appearance in Big Hero 6.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

19. King Triton (from The Little Mermaid) appears as a Mardi Gras parade float in The Princess and the Frog.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

20. Cricket Green from Big City Greens is a plush toy in Amphibia.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

21. Who would have guessed Soos from Gravity Falls would channel his inner-Gumby?

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

22. Here’s a 2-for-1: Mr. Incredible has a Monster’s Inc. themed shirt and Mrs. Incredible has a Finding Nemo themed dress.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

Bonus: Animated characters can also appear as live-action versions of themselves. Sleeping Beauty, Belle, and Tiana appear at Cinderella’s ball.

20+ Cameos in Famous Cartoons We Were Amazed to See

What are some cameos that you noticed in your favorite cartoons? Let us know!

Preview photo credit The Hunchback of Notre Dame / Disney