A friend of mine took this picture at Phoenix Comic Con and it took me a moment to get it
The opening scene with the street merchant was completely unscripted. Robin Williams was brought into the sound stage and was asked to stand behind a table that had several objects on it and a bed sheet covering them all. The animators asked him to lift the sheet, and without looking take an object from the table and describe it in character. Much of the material in that recording session was not appropriate for a Disney film.
"Combination hookah and coffee maker, also makes julienne fries! It will not break! It will not- …. it broke."
that line used to just kill me as a kid and now it’s better because it was unscripted and he probably broke the prop
I also now know what a hookah is.
With out sound his lips read
‘You piece..of poo poo’
I FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE
OMG I’M FUCKING DYING
the fact that they were able to actually give a fucking carpet understandable emotions just proves how amazing Disney is
as a kid i never understood why they didn’t like him
As an adult I still don’t understand..
psst it’s a brothel and he’s poor
OH MY GOD WH- WHAT
Maleficent vs Jafar
Originally, the peddler who introduces the movie would be revealed to be the Genie at the end - hence the fact that Robin Williams voiced him, too. Notice the similarities in the design of the two, especially the eyebrows, the beard shape and color, the color scheme (both have red waist-bands and light blue skin/robe) and the four-fingered hands. (All the other human characters have five fingers.)