Sneaking furtive gags into animated films has been a favorite pastime of artists since the early days of the film industry. So much so, in fact, that many people now claim to have found hidden messages that aren’t really there . . .




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Aladdin tells teenagers to take off their clothes.


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The Beast sports a tattoo in Beauty and the Beast
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Finland once banned Donald Duck because he wears no pants.


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Belle makes a cameo appearance in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.


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Letters spelling the word S-E-X are formed by a cloud of dust in The Lion King.


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Rafiki chants a naughty phrase in a talking Lion King book.


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A phallus was drawn on the video cover of The Little Mermaid by a disgruntled artist.


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A minister becomes aroused during the wedding scene in The Little Mermaid.


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The look of Tinker Bell in Peter Pan was based on Marilyn Monroe.


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Photographic images of a topless woman can be spotted in The Rescuers.


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The film Song of the South has never been released on home video in the USA.


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Disney produced an animated film called The Story of Menstruation.


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Lemmings were induced into jumping off a cliff for this Disney nature film.


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Mischievous animators drew Jessica Rabbit naked.


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Donald Duck shouts a racial epithet at Daffy Duck.


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The personalities of the dwarf characters in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs represent the seven stages of cocaine addiction.


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Disney will replace damaged or broken DVDs for a small fee.


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Image shows a risqué shadow in a scene from Toy Story 3.


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A viral gif shows Mickey Mouse using an obscene method to make cheese