Special Sub-Topic: Preschooler's Popular Peeps!
|Which sailor character would be lost without his can of spinach?|
Popeye. Popeye the Sailor was created by Elzie Crisler Segar in 1929. He has appeared in newspaper strips, animated cartoons and even a feature length movie. Spinach gives him magical strength to protect his beloved Olive Oyl from the scheming Bluto. In the cartoons we also occasionally meet his nephews, Peepeye, Pipeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.
|Who is the cute red-haired daughter of Wilma and Fred Flintstone?|
Pebbles. Pebbles first appears in the "Flintstones" cartoon series in 1963. T.V. Guide reported that Pebbles was born at the Bedrock Rockapedic Hospital on the 22nd of February 10,000 B.C. to Fred and Wilma Flintstone. She becomes best friends with Bamm-Bamm, the adopted son of the next-door neighbor Rubbles family. Ultimately, Pebbles marries Bamm-Bamm and they move to Hollyrock where she has twins, Chip and Roxy. She pursues a career in advertising and presumably lives happily ever after.
|What is the name of the arch nemesis of evil scientist Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz? (Hint: He belongs to Phineas & Ferb.)|
Perry the Platypus. Perry the Platypus first appeared on the Disney Channel in February of 2007. Perry is the placid pet platypus, property of the positive, practical Phineas Flynn and his step-brother Ferb Fletcher. While the boys participate in portentious projects, Perry the Platypus becomes 'Agent P' working for the OWCA (Organization Without a Cool Acronym) attempting to thwart the latest evil project of Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz.
|What flamingo-colored cat was a popular cartoon character in the 1970s?|
Pink Panther. The Pink Panther was the creation of Friz Freleng, Blake Edwards, and Hawley Pratt. He made his debut in "The Pink Phink" in 1964. This animated short won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. In total, the Pink Panther starred in 124 short films and 10 television shows.
|Which little yellow mouse-like character is one of the most recognizable of all of the "Pokemon" characters?|
Pikachu. First appearing in 1996, Pikachu is one of the most popular characters in the entire "Pokemon" franchise. Pikachu fights battles against the evil Pokemon characters. Pikachu stores electricity in his cheeks and can release it in lightning attacks.
|What are the names of the two Dalmatians who go on an adventure to rescue their puppies from the evil Cruella De Vil?|
Pongo & Perdita. Dodie Smith wrote the book "One Hundred and One Dalmatians" in 1956. In 1961, Walt Disney turned the story into its 17th full-length animated movie "101 Dalmatians." The story centers on the kidnapping of Perdita and Pongo's 15 puppies by the evil Cruella De Vil. With some assistance from their animal friends, Perdita and Pongo rescue 99 puppies from Cruella, Horace and Jasper.
|Which character drives the pink Compact Pussycat car in the "Wacky Races" cartoon?|
Penelope Pitstop. Penelope Pitstop drove Car #5 in the "Wacky Races" an animated series created by Hanna-Barbera. There were only 17 episodes ever produced with a total of 34 races. Penelope would win 4 of those races despite the cheating efforts of Dick Dastardly and his sidekick Muttley. Peter Perfect and Professor Pat Pending were two of her competitors.
|What is the name of Timon's warthog buddy in Disney's 1994 film, "The Lion King"?|
Pumbaa. Pumbaa the warthog and Timon the meerkat are two unlikely friends who save the life of Simba the lion in Disney's 1994 classic, "The Lion King." In the movies, the actor that gives voice to Pumbaa is Ernie Sabella. Pumbaa is also one of the stars of "Lion King II: Simba's Pride" (1998), and "The Lion King 1/2" (2004).
|What is the name of the satyr who is the mentor of Hercules in the 1997 Disney movie "Hercules"?|
Philoctetes. Philoctetes (Phil) is half-man and half-goat (a satyr) and appears as a hero of trainers in the 1997 animated movie "Hercules". He is voiced by Danny Devito and bears a striking resemblance to a Danny Devito caricature in the movie. In Greek legend, Philoctetes is an archer of exceptional ability and a noted friend and squire to Hercules.
|What faithful four-legged friend belongs to none other than Mickey Mouse himself?|
Pluto. The character of Pluto was created back in 1930 by Disney Productions. He first appeared as Minnie Mouse's dog in "The Picnic" (1930). However, over the years he has become the constant companion to Mickey Mouse. Some people have suggested Pluto's breed to be that of the English Pointer. He has appeared in over 100 short films and in 1942 "Lend a Paw" won an Academy Award.
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