Welcome to The Game's Afoot!, the definitive fansite for Disney's 26th underappreciated animated classic, The Great Mouse Detective (1986). Relive the exciting adventures of a clever mouse, Basil of Baker Street, and his arch-enemy, the notorious Professor Ratigan, in London 1897. This site contains the most comprehensive information and media on this underrated Disney gem. Be sure to sign Basil's Guestbook, feel free to contribute, and enjoy!
Note: Please do not take any photos without permission first. If you want to use Fan Art pictures, permission must be obtained from the original artists. Thank you!
09-23-2022 | For National BRAVE Day, I updated Scenes with "Olivia Confronts Professor Ratigan," when she tells him she's not afraid of him, not caring about the consequences. His line, bless Vincent Price, makes me laugh every single time!
09-16-2022 | Updated the Backgrounds page with Yuyao's gorgeous digital designs of Basil's sitting room. They are the first three images with the fourth image being a screenshot from The Great Mouse Detective film. Please check out Yuyao's Instagram for more great works!
09-09-2022 | Updated the Coloring Pages page with images and info to the Happy Color App. The app is available for phones and Google Play. It features four scenes from The Great Mouse Detective. A link is available to the main web site of Happy Color App to view and download the game.
09-02-2022 | Updated the Professional Artists page and John Quinn's section of his next CGI addition: Olivia Flaversham, the super adorable and brave girl who went up against foes such as Professor Ratigan and Fidget the Bat. Yet, according to one comic story in Disney Adventures, she and Fidget are friends. Who knew? 😆 Please check out John's Instagram for more great works!
08-19-2022 | Updated the Disney Daily Calendar pages section of Miscellaneous with a new page from the 2022 Disney/Pixar Desktop Calendar. Basil and Dr. Dawson were featured on Monday, August 15, 2022. It's at the scene where the pair examine Fidget's shopping list.