Analyzing Disney Love: Roger and Anita (101 Dalmatians)

"We'll buy a big place in the country. We'll have a plantation...a Dalmatian plantation!"
"Oh, Roger, that's truly an inspiration."
"It'll be a sensation!"
"We'll have a Dalmatian plantation. A Dalmatian plantation, I say."
From Walt Disney's animated feature One Hundred and One Dalmatians


I'm sure that for a majority of you would not have known who I was speaking of if I didn't include the "101 Dalmatians" bit. Now, back when I first INTRODUCED this series a couple months ago, I promised myself that I would include all human, Disney, adult couples who we see meet on-screen. Little did I know at the time that it meant these two, until I watched the movie a few months ago. This will be a short-but-sweet update, but on with the show!

When the movie begins, we hear the voice of Pongo speaking to us, explaining that him and Roger, his "pet," live a "dull" bachelor's life. It is from this moment that Pongo decides that they both need a mate. Soon after searching from the window, he finds one - a pretty dalmatian and an equally pretty owner.

Since he'd "never find a pair like that, not in a hundred years," Pongo decides to ask (in a dog's way) to go on a walk, rushing to the park to find the excellent pair.

Upon spotting them, he struts past them and gets settled in the grass. Determined to do something to catch their attention, Pongo steals Roger's hat, taking it by the females bench. But suddenly, Anita and Perdita leave.

Despite this, Pongo is still determined. He rushes over and manages to wrap the two together with his leash. And they soon fall into the pond together.

By this point, Anita isn't pleased, for her new spring suit, and her hat, is soaking wet. Roger apologizes over and over to her, but she just continues to find her hankerchief, only to see it was also drenched. Roger offers his - but his is, too. After a few seconds, they both begin to laugh.

Then, they cut to the wedding scene, and all we see their is Roger and Anita at the altar with Pongo and Perdita acting equally in love outside. We don't know how much time has lapsed before they were married, but we can only assume that since they're normal, it has been a little bit.

Six months passes and they (Roger and Anita, as well as the dalmatians) are happy as can be. And, they're expecting - the dalmatians, that is. And, from what we can assume, they'll live happily ever after.

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