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23 Of Disney's Best Animated Sidekicks That Kicked Some Major Butt

Where would Nemo be without Dory? Probably still lost.

Every hero needs a loyal sidekick — nothing proves that more than our favorite Disney movies. From embarking on adventures, to getting out of sticky situations, to even falling in love, it helps to have a faithful friend by your side. In honor of this very important role, we've rounded up some of the very best sidekicks in Disney history.

  1. Baloo, The Jungle Book
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    Talk about the best big brother bear out there!

  2. Baymax, Big Hero 6
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    He may not be a real human, but he's the best friend you'll ever have.

  3. Thumper, Bambi
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    "If you don't have nothin' nice to say, don't say nothin' at all." Ain't that the truth, Thumper.

  4. Flit and Mako, Pocahontas
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    The duo that can solve anything!

  5. White Rabbit, Alice In Wonderland
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    Don't be late, and don't be too curious.

  6. Pegasus, Hercules
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    Who doesn't love having a best friend that can fly?

  7. Sgt. Tibbs, 101 Dalmatians
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    A cat in charge of 101 pups? Somehow it works.

  8. Terk, Tarzan
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    There since the beginning, Terk is Tarzan's right hand ma ... gorilla.

  9. Pacha, The Emperor's New Groove
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    Talk about a forgiving man! Pacha sticks by the emperor's side even after all the horrible things he says and does.

  10. Timothy Q. Mouse, Dumbo
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    This is probably where we get the phrase, "tiny, but mighty."

  11. Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio
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    As Pinocchio's sidekick, Jiminy Cricket is the most "human" sidekick of them all.

  12. The Seven Dwarves, Snow White
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    One woman with seven men to do whatever she pleases? Can I get an amen?

  13. Tinkerbell, Peter Pan
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    Gotta get some of that fairy dust.

  14. The Magic Carpet, Aladdin
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    Again, the flying is pretty cool.

  15. Dug, Up
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    A man's best friend.

  16. Olaf and Sven, Frozen
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    "You're worth melting for."

  17. Pascal, Tangled
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    Another small but mighty sidekick.

  18. Gus and Jaq, Cinderella
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    A dynamic duo.

  19. Lumiere and Cogsworth, Beauty & The Beast
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    Both pretty good at fighting bad guys.

  20. Mushu, Mulan
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    Mushu has the best sass.

  21. Dory, Finding Nemo
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    Quirky, yes, but one of the best sidekicks in the game.

  22. Sebastian and Flounder, The Little Mermaid
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    From land to sea, Sebastian and Flounder have Ariel's back.

  23. Timon and Pumbaa, The Lion King
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    The ultimate duo. Teaching you lessons, and kicking some major butt.

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