How Many Disney Princess Sidekicks Do You Remember?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

This may be quite controversial, but we're going to say it anyway: A Disney princess is nothing without her sidekick. No, allow us to rephrase that: A Disney princess' journey would never succeed without her sidekick. That's better, right? So, we're going to honor these creatures by asking you to identify them. 

Of course, we have the sidekick of the official princesses like Belle, Rapunzel, Ariel, and Jasmine. But we've also added in sidekicks of the princesses whose statuses are still pending. They include Moana, Alice, Nala, and Megara. And because we all know that once a Disney couple gets together, it's forever, we've also added some sidekicks who were initially friends but have come to love their respective princesses. Take, for example, Abu, Genie, and Lumiere. So, this quiz encompasses basically every sidekick who has met and decided to help a princess out (no matter how small or big of a favor it was) once they met them. 

If you remember enough about these helpful animals and beings, take this quiz to see how far you'll go. 

Eddie Murphy stars as Mushu in Disney's Chinese animated film, "Mulan," which was released in 1998. Mushu, an arrogant red dragon, serves as Mulan's protector, guardian and an energetic sidekick who transforms from the self-seeking ways of his past to be good.

Hei-hei is the accident-prone, trusted rooster of Moana in Disney's 2016 animated film, "Moana." He is always unaware of his surroundings and involuntarily, he joins Moana and demi-god, Maui, on their journey across the ocean to restore Te Fiti's heart.

As Rapunzel's pet chameleon in the film, "Tangled," Pascal served as her sidekick and best friend while she was imprisoned in the tower. Though he never speaks, his gestures and facial expressions made him Rapunzel's trusted advisor and was usually seen mounted on her shoulder.

Famous for his hit song, "In the Summer," in Disney's "Frozen," Olaf, who is portrayed by Josh Gad, is a delightful and lovable snowman. This comical sidekick was a childhood snowman created as a result of Elsa's powers. He accompanies Anna on her search for her runaway sister as she seeks to restore summer.

Happy is one of the seven dwarfs in the Disney classic, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." As his name suggests, Happy is a bubbly and cheery dwarf who is always cheerful and friendly and was the first to introduce himself to Snow White. He is often seen giggling, singing and yodeling.

In Disney's "Aladdin," Abu is a small monkey and the loyal best friend of Aladdin. Despite his tiny stature, Abu is a big part of Aladdin's success in winning the heart of Princess Jasmine, from turning into an elephant, to his toy monkey transformation or even his thievery ways. He remains dedicated to his friend.

Sebastien is well-known for his songs "Under the Sea" and "Kiss the Girl" in Disney's "The Little Mermaid." As Ariel's voice of reason, this red animated anthropomorphic crab is very level-headed and presents logical ideas which always seems to keep her in line.

Lumiere is a showman and servant who was transformed into a candelabra by a curse in the Disney film, "Beauty and the Beast." The word Lumiere translates from the French word meaning "light." He is a defiant and charismatic member of the Beast's confidants.

Gus is the name given to one of Cinderella's mice who assists her in accomplishing her goals in the Disney classic film, "Cinderella." This adorable rodent is a vital character in the movie and plays a significant role in getting Cinderella to the ball.

Sleepy is one of the dwarfs in Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." He is the weary dwarf who is always keen on falling asleep. Despite his sleepy nature, he is considered the most logical and observant dwarf.

Meeko is Pocahontas' pet raccoon and trusted friend in the film, "Pocahontas." This cunning and greedy raccoon enjoys stealing from everyone. He is also notable for his rivalry with Percy, the dog belonging to Governor Ratcliffe, and the two are always in pursuit of each other.

Cri-Kee, as his name suggests, is a cricket and the lucky charm of the Fa Family in the Disney's animated film, "Mulan." He was given to Mulan by her grandmother with the hope of bringing her luck, but he turns out to be rather timid when Mulan is faced with dangerous situations.

As Kristoff's loyal pet reindeer in the 2013 Disney film," Frozen," Sven is an orphan who was rescued as a calf by Kristoff. The two are inseparable and accompany Anna on her journey to find her sister. Sven is Kristoff's faithful advisor and always encourages him to do the right thing.

In Disney's "Aladdin," Rajah is Princess Jasmine's pet tiger and protector who made his way to the palace from a circus tour when he was a cub. He is very loyal to Jasmine and quite supportive, displaying sudden dislike for anyone who annoys the princess.

Doc, the pompous, self-proclaimed leader of the dwarfs, is one of the dwarfs in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." He is pot-bellied and is often seen bumbling and stammering, while constantly losing his train of thought while struggling to keep from mixing up letters and sounds.

As the leader of Cinderella's mouse friends in the Disney animated film, "Cinderella," Jaq is one of the faithful mice devoted to their "Cinderellie." He is a quick thinker and cares for Cinderella dearly and considers her a sister or even a mother.

As the best friend and biggest ally of Ariel in "The Little Mermaid," Flounder is the loyal friend who seems to have Ariel's back and goes along with all of her ideas. Although he is always panicking, this lovable bright yellow and blue​ tropical fish supports Ariel's fascination for human items.

In "Moana," Disney's 2016 animated film, Pua is a pot-belly pet pig who is Moana's best friend and sidekick. He is considered a big supporter of Moana and the two have known each other since childhood, creating a strong bond. Though he usually acts like a puppy rather than a pig, Pua is at Moana's side assisting whenever he can.

In the Disney classic, "Pocahontas," Flit is the name given to a ruby-throated hummingbird and devoted companion of Pocahontas. In the film, although Flit did not initially take a liking to John Smith since he preferred Kocoum, he ultimately befriended the former.

Grumpy's name derives from his rude nature, sour deposition and antagonistic traits. As one of the seven dwarfs in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," he considered the most skilled and knowledgeable of the seven.

As the chief steward of the castle in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Cogsworth was turned into an enchanted clock by the curse cast by the Enchantress. He is strict in his demeanor and is often seen ordering the other servants as he abides by the Beast's rules.

This shire horse in Disney and Pixar's film, "Brave," is Merida's stubborn and faithful companion. Angus is usually persuaded by Merida into various adventures, but he remains dedicated and loyal to her, thus maintaining their strong bond.

Louis is one of the main characters in the 2009 Disney animated film, "The Princess and the Frog." He is an enormous alligator who is proven to be gentle and becomes a friend to Tiana and Prince Naveen. Louis enjoys Jazz music and dreams of playing the trumpet in a band.

This purple and pink striped Cheshire Cat is a fictional character in Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." He is ever-smiling but is regarded as very mysterious, mischievous and devious in nature. One of his notable traits is his ability to disappear and reshape his body to scare or amuse visitors.

As 'The Seventh" dwarf in the Disney animated classic film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," Dopey is the youngest of the dwarfs and always seems to be the subject of most of their jokes. This baby blue-eyed, cherry-nosed, bald dwarf does not speak, and it is Happy's assumption that the reason for his lack of speech is due to his failure to attempt to speak.

In Disney's "The Lion King," Pumbaa plays a loveable warthog. He is best friends with Timon and the pair carry on a lifestyle of "no worries," taking on various African adventures with their companion, Simba, whom they raised into adolescence.

In the Disney fairy tale, "Tangled," which is based on the story of Rapunzel, Maximus is a large white horse for the captain of the guards. With his expressions and hilarious moments, he is strong-minded with a duty to catch nefarious criminal Flynn whom he frees to save Rapunzel.

The White Rabbit in "Alice in Wonderland" is renowned for his line, "Oh, my fur and whiskers! I'm late, I'm late, I'm late." He appears to be extremely jittery, stressed and sometimes ill-tempered as he attempts not to be tardy, which he believes will be his cause of death by the Queen of Hearts.

Chip is the son of Mrs. Potts. He was transformed into a teacup in the "Beauty and the Beast" animated film. Before being cursed along with the other castle inhabitants, Chip was a boy who worked with his mother in the castle's kitchen.

Bashful is one of the seven dwarfs in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." As his name suggests, he is quite coy but is somewhat shy, which prompts his blushing, giggles and sheepish chuckles. He is said to have a crush on Snow White.

In the animated classic, "Hercules," Pegasus is the personal steed and best friend of Hercules. He is overly protective of his friend but his quirky behaviors, such as whistling and clicking his tongue, resemble those of a bird.

Philippe is the name given to the Belgian draft horse belonging to Belle and Maurice in "Beauty and the Beast." He accompanies Belle on her quest to rescue her father who has been captured by the Beast.

Genie is a fictional character who is regarded as an extremely powerful being in the animated feature film, "Aladdin." He is the inhabitant of a magical oil lamp that Aladdin finds in the Cave of Wonders. Genie is spirited and comical and displays love and support for Aladdin.

Sneezy is a stout, friendly dwarf in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," whose name is a direct reflection of his nature. He tends to sneeze a lot because of severe hay fever and blows away everyone and everything in his way. Sneezy typically predicts his sneezes and provides warnings, allowing the other dwarfs to hold his nose.

Ray is an old firefly who assists Prince Naveen and Tiana on their quest to find Mama Odie to cure them of the curse in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog." Ray is in love with Evangeline, the Evening Star, whom he sees as a goddess and it is his hope to become a star after death.

Disney's animated classic, "The Lion King," features Timon, a wise-cracking and vibrant meerkat who together with his devoted companion, Pumbaa, rescues and raises a young Simba while teaching him about their "Hakuna Matata" lifestyle.

The Mad Hatter is an eccentric and insane character in the animated feature film, "Alice in Wonderland." Although rather charming and charismatic in his approach with Alice, he is sometimes quite loud. He is friends with the March Hare and the pair usually host tea parties.

This eccentric seagull, Scuttle, is a devoted friend of Princess Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid." He is her only friend who can fly and the two share a love for human objects, although he appears to know very little, which is demonstrated by his numerous incorrect naming of items.

Mrs. Potts is the castle's head housekeeper in "Beauty and the Beast." She was transformed into a teapot when the curse was put on the inhabitants of the prince's palace. Her intelligence and level-headed thinking make her the voice of reason in the castle.

In the Disney film, "Mulan," Khan is Mulan's horse and companion who journeys with her disguised as "Ping" when she goes to war. Albeit his lack of speech, he communicates through his body language and snorts and remains loyal to Mulan.

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