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Mrs. Potts
Mrs Potts
Biographical Information
Full name Beatrice Potts
Age possibly 40s (human form)
Eye color Blue (human form)
Hair color Blonde (human form)
Hometown France
Occupation Servant
Nickname Mrs Potts
Relationship Information
Family Chip (son)

Jean Potts (husband)

Friends Beast (master)

Cogsworth
Lumiere
Belle
LeFou (savior at end)

Enemies Gaston
Other Information
Talent(s) Cleaning
Strengths
Secrets
Weaknesses

Mrs. Beatrice Potts is a major character in the 2017 film adaption of Beauty and the Beast.

In this version, Mrs. Potts has a husband: a potter named Jean, who had forgotten about her and their son Chip as a result of the curse.

She is voiced and portrayed by Emma Thompson.

Background

Appearance

Personality

Role in the Film

Mrs. Potts is one of Beast's servants who was transformed into a teapot when under the curse. She has a son named Chip, who was transformed into a teacup.

During the spell, her husband Jean Potts forgot about her because the Enchantress blocked the villagers memories about the castle, but once the curse was broken, their memories returned, and Mrs. Potts was reunited with her husband.

Trivia

  • Mrs. Potts' first name is revealed in the 2017 live-action remake: it is Beatrice.
  • Mrs. Potts' husband, Jean Potts, is a major character in the 2017 movie.
    • Mrs. Potts' husband has never been revealed in animated canon. It is believed he passed away before the events of the curse or the story.
    • In the novel As Old as Time (A Twisted Tale), her husband is identified as Alaric Potts, the former stable-master and an old friend of Maurice, who was killed by his anti-magic friend Frederique before the curse was cast.
  • The only time her lid was removed intentionally was in The Enchanted Christmas.

Appearances in other films

  • A teapot resembling Mrs. Potts is seen in the ABC television series Once Upon a Time episode "Skin Deep". The episode itself also stars many characters from the film.
  • In the Disney film Hocus Pocus, one of the kids who go trick or treating is dressed up as Mrs. Potts.
  • Julie Andrews was considered for the voice of Mrs. Potts. However, she passed as she did not want to be typecast.
  • In An Extremely Goofy Movie, when Goofy is making breakfast, a teapot resembling Mrs. Potts can be seen on the table.
  • In Tarzan, a teapot and cup resembling Mrs. Potts and Chip can be seen at the campsite.
  • In Descendants: Isle of the Lost, Mrs. Potts is mentioned to still be around despite 20 years passing. Most would assume she passed away, given her hair color; however, it's possible it went white prematurely.
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