The Great Mouse Detective August 21 1992 VHS.jpg Back in April 1992, Disney planned to use the title "The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective", until it was re-released in theaters on July 2, 1986, then later on VHS on August 21, 1992 and on CAV Laserdisc have the 1986 Walt Disney Home Video Logo then CLV Laserdisc have the 1989 Walt Disney Classics logo. The Great Mouse Detective was last seen in stores in this format on April 30, 1993.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

When a lovable London toymaker is kidnapped, his daughter turns to none other than legendary super-sleuth, Basil of Baker Street, setting the stage for one of Disney's most entertaining and fast paced musical adventures. Basil's jolly assistant, Dr. Dawson, and the loyal dog Toby lend a hand nd a nose as they sniff out clues through a charming miniature world.  The chase leads to the notorious Professor Ratigan (Vincent Price) -- a ruthless rat whom basil must outwit to save all of mousedom! Full of colorful characters and spectacular animation highlighted by a cinematic climb to the top of Big Ben -- it's no secret why you'll love Disney's greatest little mystery in history!

Advertised on:[edit | edit source]

  1. 101 Dalmatians (1992 VHS) (July 17, 1992)
  2. The Rescuers (1992 VHS) (September 18, 1992)
  3. So Dear to My Heart (1992 VHS) (September 18, 1992)
  4. The Great Mouse Detective (1992 Demo Tape) (August 21, 1992)

VHS Supplements[edit | edit source]

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens June 19, 1992
2 Sneak preview #2 for Aladdin August 21, 1992
3 Feature Presentation June 19, 1992
4 Walt Disney Classics logo July 17, 1992
5 The Great Mouse Detective July 2, 1986
6 Video preview of The Rescuers August 21, 1992
7 Video preview of Beauty and the Beast July 17, 1992
8 Disney's Sing-Along Songs promo June 19, 1992
9 Trailer for The Rocketeer June 12, 1991
10 Walt Disney's Studio Film Collection promo September 7, 1991
11 Video preview for Father of the Bride April 10, 1992
12 Video preview for The Jungle Book July 12, 1991
13 Video preview for The Rescuers Down Under March 15, 1991
14 Touchstone Home Video promo October 19, 1990

In Other Countries[edit | edit source]

Country of origin Release date
UK October 1992
Australia October 1, 1993

Television broadcasts[edit | edit source]

Upon moratorium of the 1992 VHS, The Great Mouse Detective premiered on the Disney Channel on August 1, 1993. It aired through October.

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