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 ARTIST. THANK YOU!
11-16-2018 | A new Walt Disney Confessions was shared with a fond memory of loving both The Great Mouse Detective and The Rescuers in their childhood. It's been added to the I [heart] page, respectively.
11-09-2018 | Updated the Merchandise page (2) under the section Pins with a newly released PTD (Pin Trader Delight) featuring Hiram Flaversham. This is from the El Capitan Theater and Disney Studio Store Hollywood (DSSH), so it's only given through an ice cream sundae purchase.
11-02-2018 | Updated a section I haven't in years: the Easter Eggs of Disney theme parks, when something GMD-related is found. This was during Halloween at Tokyo Disney of a tapestry featuring Professor Ratigan. Photographed by U-chan of Instagram. The photo is credited and in the Easter Eggs section of the Miscellaneous photo page.
10-26-2018 | Perfect update for Halloween next week, artwork (with work in progress images) of Professor Ratigan by Claudio Varela (Instagram), has been added to the Professional Artists page. Check out their main Instagram for more of their amazing works of art.
10-19-2018 | Added a new professional artist, Marina Bianchi, to the Professional Artists page with a photo of her WIP (work in progress) of a digital design of Olivia Flaversham.
10-12-2018 | Updated the Merchandise page and section of DVD Release with NEW news (posted October 11!) of the release of The Great Mouse Detective Steelbook Blu Ray special edition. Set for release on November 5, 2018, pre-orders will be taking place on October 13th.
10-05-2018 | Added to the Craftwork section of Miscellaneous photos, this is an awesome paper mache of Basil, created by Tessa leigh of Instagram. Intended for work as a mystery prop, this idea came to mind to make a four foot tall creation of Basil!