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Old 09 March 2008, 12:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Brad from Georgia View Post
Mrs. Darling is alive in Disney's Peter Pan.
Mrs. Dear is alive in Disney's Lady and the Tramp.
Mrs. Jumbo is alive in Disney's Dumbo.
The mom is alive in Disney/Pixar's Toy Story and Toy Story II: The Revenge.
I selected these for a bit of a response.

In Peter Pan, the action happens away from home--away from Mrs. Darling.

Mrs. Dear is not Lady's mother.

Mrs. Jumbo is in jail.

The humans in Toy Story are not really even supporting characters. Woody and Buzz don't have mothers.

In each of these, the mother is pretty much out of the picture. Killing her would be gratuitious.

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