21 Completely Bizarre Moments In Disney History

Like that time Donald Duck told you to wear a condom.

1. When Mickey Mouse was jailed in the 1930s.

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2. When Minnie Mouse looked like this in 1933.

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3. When Mickey wore high heels in the ’30s…and publicly checked out Minnie’s bod.

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4. When Mickey and Minnie got married in 1936…and everyone seemingly forgot and chewed them out all these years for just dating.

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5. When Donald Duck promoted condoms during WWII.

“Pro” being short for prophylactic.

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6. And when he did it again in the ’60s.

Here he is in a Disney PSA about contraception and family planning.

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7. When Mickey Mouse decorated childrens’ gas masks during WWII.

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8. Also during WW2, Disney produced several war propaganda films, like Education for Death.

These were terrifying.

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9. When Disney sold war bonds in the 1940s.

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10. When Disney produced a video for young women in 1946 called The Story of Menstruation.

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11. When Mickey and Minnie got makeovers in the ’50s and looked like zombies.

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12. When you could buy lingerie at Disneyland in 1955.

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13. When Disney put the unabashedly racist song “What Makes the Red Man Red” in Peter Pan.

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14. And when they made the same mistake in Pocahontas with the song “Savages,” some 40 years later.

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15. When The Little Mermaid cover art appeared to depict a penis.

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16. And then there was also the priest in The Little Mermaid who appeared to be sporting an erection.

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17. And when a naked woman supposedly showed up in the background of The Rescuers.

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18. When Disney World completely changed the Snow White ride in 1994 because it was too disturbing.

The original ride did not have a happy ending. Basically, you “died” in it. Read more about it here.

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19. When Disney created an entire town in 1994 — Celebration, Florida — meant to embody Disney ideals and reflect a perfect suburban America aesthetic.

It’s so picture-perfect and regulated that some people feel it’s way too creepy.

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20. When Disney started selling Old Yeller dog food, which is messed up considering Old Yeller is killed in the movie.

To make matters worse, a dog allegedly died from the food. Watch the news story here.

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21. For years, Disneyland has released feral cats at night for rodent control in the park.

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