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  • Goofy is the only original Disney character who does not have a girl like Mickey or Donald, but he's the only one who has a son, Max. It's not the fact that he had a son (possibly out of wedlock), it's the idea that Goofy actually had sex with a woman that keeps me up at night.
    • Actually, Goofy was paired with Clarabell at one point.
    • In the '50s era "Goofy the everyman" shorts where Max originated, Goofy actually did have a wife, but she (and all other female characters) was The Faceless.
    • Keeps you up at night? It's one of Disney's best Parental Bonus!
    • It's alluded to in A Goofy Movie that he is a widower, if that helps.
    • To answer all of the above, Maximum "Max" George Junior Goofy's (yes, that's his full official name) mother is most likely Penny Libertybee, from the Minnie 'N' Me franchise. She looks just like the faceless Mrs. Goofy would have looked: same red hair, same nose, etc. However, there was also another character from the comics called "Glory-Bee", who some say is the same character as Penny, and she did have red hair in at least one comic, but in most of them she was a blonde. Anyway, the major Goofy fans who keep track of the family trees have said that Max's mom was most likely Penny, but could have been Glory-Bee, or both if they were the same character.
  • In the Christmas movie Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Max is a little kid (younger than on Goof Troop), but in Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas he is a teenager. Yet Huey, Dewey, and Louie remain the same. I am at a loss to explain this one logically.
    • Huey, Dewey and Louie have a Gary Coleman-esque kidney problem. They are really in their 40's.
    • Huey, Dewey, and Louie have been stuck inside of a timewarp for the past 12 years
    • Did the second movie ever actually say that the stories all happened on the same Christmas?
      • Well at the end of the movie teenaged Max and 10-year old Huey, Dewey, and Louie are shown singing Christmas carols along with the rest of the gang.
    • To add to the mystery, Huey, Dewey, and Louie appear to be the same age in the Kingdom Hearts prequel, Birth By Sleep, as they appear ten years later in Kingdom Hearts 2. Maybe they just don't age?
    • This can be explained by a little judiciously-appled Tiny Toons physiology -- i.e. laughter (or rather, mindshare) keeps a toon young (or rather, at their "iconic" age). People know Huey, Dewey, and Louie as 10 year olds, so they stay 10 year olds; people don't really know Max, so he ages normally.
  • Disney went out of the way to make Mickey Mouse and friends, plus Oswald, popular again and succeeded . But why haven't they done anything else with them? The only thing they confirmed was Epic Mickey 2, Seriously the only thing I want is announcement for a new Mickey Cartoon.
    • They may still be thinking. Of stuff to do with him? Or they want it to be a surprise?
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