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The best of minorities in cartoons: How the characters saved Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone! This year, I thought I’d look at how various minority characters I’ve written about have “saved Christmas.” It seems to be mandatory for cartoon characters to save said holiday, which is more endangered than every other holiday for some reason. So, let’s look at how our heroes and heroines have saved the 25th of December. Doc McStuffins Doc has her own Christmas special, “A Very McStuffins Christmas.” There, she visits Santa’s workshop to fix a broken Christmas present. Go, Diego, Go! In…

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Minorities in cartoons: “Doc McStuffins”

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Doc McStuffins,” the lead character of an eponymously named series on Disney Junior (in the US). Disney Junior is a recently-started cable channel aimed at preschoolers, with both original shows and the former “Playhouse Disney” block from the Disney Channel’s morning lineup. The show centers around a six-year-old girl named Dottie McStuffins (nicknamed “Doc” by everyone), who like other little kids likes to play doctor to her stuffed animals. Unlike other kids, Doc has a magic stethoscope that…

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