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February 12, 2014

Jiminy Cricket

Jiminy Cricket

Jiminy Cricket is the lovable little cricket, and Pinocchio's conscience, in the 1940 Walt Disney animated classic, 'Pinocchio.' He can also be found in the films 'Mickey's Christmas Carol,' 'Fun and Fancy Free,' 'Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse,' and he has a cameo in 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' In television shows he can be found in 'Once Upon a Time,' 'The Mickey Mouse Club,' 'A Poem Is,' 'Disneyland,' and 'House of Mouse.' In video games he can be seen in Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion, Disney INFINITY, Disney's Villains Revenge, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Pinocchio, Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour, and the Kingdom Hearts games. Finally in other merchandise he can be seen in toys, books, pins, Disney art, Vinylmations, and clothing.

He lives with Pinocchio, Figaro, Geppetto, and Cleo at Geppetto's Workshop. He has many friends he can count on such as the Blue Fairy, Wilbur the Grasshopper, Geppetto, Pinocchio, Cleo, Figaro, and the rest of the good Disney characters. His enemies include Stromboli, Lampwick, Honest John, Monstro, Gideon, The Coachman, and the rest of the evil Disney villains.


Jiminy is a very tiny cricket who has green skin. He looks really sharp in the suit he wears which contains a navy jacket, white undershirt, gold scarf, orange button up vest, brown pants, blue and gold shoes, white gloves, and a blue and gold top hat. He also carries a maroon umbrella with a gold handle. He is very wise, loyal, and extremely optimistic.

He was animated by Ward Kimball, Milt Kahl, and Eric Goldberg. He has been voiced by a few different people over the years such as Cliff Edwards, Eddie Carroll, Phil Snyder, and Sterling Holloway.

Jiminy Cricket

Jiminy Cricket can be seen in Disney parks around the world as a meet and greet character. He can also be seen in Fantasmic!, Mickey and the Magical Map, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, The Pinocchio Village Haus, Wishes, SpectroMagic, Pinocchio's Daring Journey, A Christmas Fantasy Parade, Jubilation!, Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams, and he will also be in the upcoming Disney Festival of Fantasy parade. He can also be seen in various Disney on Ice shows.


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