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    19 Times Mushu Was The Greatest Character In "Mulan"

    "Dishonor on you! Dishonor on your cow!"

    1. When he had the best intro of all time.

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    2. When he unwaveringly helped Mulan despite significant doubt from the guardian ancestors.

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    He was there for Mulan even when she was skeptical of her pint-sized helper.

    3. When he adamantly and adorably insisted on being a dragon, despite glaring evidence to the contrary.

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    4. When he kept abreast of the news.

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    5. When he got up early to cook Mulan a delicious breakfast on her first day in training.

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    "Look, you get porridge! And it's happy to see you!"

    6. When he gave Mulan life advice AND made sure she had plenty to eat.

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    7. When he wanted to get to the bottom of everything.

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    8. When he motivated himself and Cri-Kee with the perfect nickname for the Huns.

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    9. When he made Mulan practice her "war face," then was brutally honest about how effective it was.

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    10. When he was always Mulan's #1 cheerleader.

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    He supported her no matter what.

    11. When made a valiant effort to improve Mulan's "manly" image.

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    It caused more problems than it solved, but his intentions were good.

    12. When he wasn't shy about making it known ~exactly~ how he felt.

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    13. When he took one for the team to spare Mulan from being exposed.

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    He chomped down on Ling's butt — now that's dedication.

    14. When he saved Cri-Kee multiple times.

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    Despite all their bickering, he truly loved that little cricket.

    15. When he masterfully sledded down the mountain on a shield, searching for Mulan.

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    16. When his firepower literally saved Mulan from being killed by the Huns.

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    17. When he mastered the art of looking more intimidating than he really was.

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    Master of disguise.

    18. When he helped set off the fireworks that saved Mulan from Shan Yu... and ultimately all of China.

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    Hero status.

    19. When he persisted in helping Mulan, despite all his haters and with the odds stacked against him.

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    And he effectively restored his former position as a guardian ancestor in the process.

    Whether he was a dragon or a lizard, Mushu was a hilarious, pint-sized badass.

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    And despite his size and limitations, Mulan couldn't have saved China without him.

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