Religion: anthropomorphic animal
Name: Brer Terrapin
Other Names: Br'er Terrapin
Classification: supporting character
First Appearance: Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings (1886)
First Appearance (additional details): (film) Song of the South (1946); (comic book) Four Color #129 (Dec. 1946): "Brer Terrapin's Tug-o'-War"
Creators: Joel Chandler Harris
Number of appearances: 40
Comic book appearances: 39
TV, film appearances: 1
In the Disney film Song of the South (1946), many characters from the original "Uncle Remus" stories appeared. One such characater who appeared briefly was "Brer Terrapin," a turtle who was seen at the end of the film. Brer Terrapin was briefly seen chasing after Uncle Remus and racing with the dog named "Teenchy."
Brer Terrapin later appeared as a recurring character in many Disney comics featuring Brer Rabbit and other characters from "Song of the South."
This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Four Color #129 (Dec. 1946): "Brer Terrapin's Tug-o'-War"
Song of the South (1946)
Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings (1886)
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