Film Theory: Was Cruella ACTUALLY Wrong? (101 Dalmatians)

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Theorists, maybe Cruella had the right idea. Wait, no! I'm not talking about making coats out of cute, defenseless puppies. I meant that they cost a LOT of money. She tells Roger and Anita that they simply can't afford to keeps them all, so they should sell them to her. Well, THAT is a bad idea but maybe she was onto something. Raising and providing for three humans PLUS 101 Dalmatians must cost a LOT of money. How much? Time for us to to get out our calculators and find out!

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Writers: Matthew Patrick and Mark Hofmeyer
Editors: Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi, Forrest Lee, and Pedro Freitas
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman


  1. PR0 GRAMM3D

    PR0 GRAMM3DKlukkustund síðan


  2. Robeon Mew

    Robeon Mew3 klukkustundum síðan

    4th channel should be Conspiracy Theory

  3. Kaylene nila

    Kaylene nila3 klukkustundum síðan

    My dog is mix of a Dalmatian and shih tzu and he’s super fluffy and ofc his names oreo

  4. Christopher Gill

    Christopher Gill11 klukkustundum síðan

    NoTiCe ThE SiGhNs MaTpAt I aM CoMiNg heheheheheheheh

  5. Xavier Gonzalez

    Xavier Gonzalez11 klukkustundum síðan

    Thanks again Matpat for finding out the costs and gains of a fictional situation, and finding out if Cruella was a spin-off or not because I couldn’t tell after the movie

  6. rphb

    rphb13 klukkustundum síðan

    In the post epilogue they sell their Dalmatians to Cruella, (keeping only the two adults and one puppy). Turns out Cruella wasn't actually such a bad guy afterall

  7. Ingenting

    Ingenting14 klukkustundum síðan

    I'm not sure that if you give dogs 35kg of food they will all generate 40kg of poop

  8. Sergio Cristancho

    Sergio Cristancho15 klukkustundum síðan

    Ok ... I landed here because I let this theory pass but not gonna let pass the cruela movie... A lot to see an dissect there... Still waiting for mat pat ripping something on the house of mouse because of it... Throwing an idea is really necessary to explain the origin of evil?

  9. Sergio Cristancho

    Sergio Cristancho15 klukkustundum síðan

    ... dog 💩 poo is not going to work as fertilizer because is not made of organic food ... The process food that most dogs eat won't produce any that can help you grow ... Any. Because has no nutrients.

  10. Jason Mims

    Jason Mims16 klukkustundum síðan

    It's funny as a kid your happy that all the puppies were adopted but as an adult you realize there's no way some could afford to take care of all those dogs.

  11. Dawei Pelky

    Dawei Pelky16 klukkustundum síðan

    The jealous copyright ultrasonically sign because title dfly pray amongst a low nephew. selective, xenophobic volcano

  12. Sawyer Conrad

    Sawyer Conrad17 klukkustundum síðan

    Cheese day 50 Cheese

  13. Vion444

    Vion44419 klukkustundum síðan

    consider this: Anita was a gossip article writer, and thus helped make Cruella the "villain" of the baroness. Taking this into account, it puts 101 dalmatians into perspective. Especially when Cruella says herself "Everyone needs a villain." Cruella has a good morality within her, and shows to only take down those that are actually cruel in the new movie. So the question now that I have is, was it Cruella's idea to, much like her original debut, fabricate a bad guy persona to boost the dalmatian plantation's donations and/or sales? She certainly knew how to fabricate a compelling enough story to jump her fashion career from literally nothing to being the top contender for the nation's number one fashion designer.

  14. Mary Kate Reid

    Mary Kate Reid20 klukkustundum síðan

    Oh Boy 9:55

  15. Simon's Only Fan

    Simon's Only FanDegi Síðan síðan

    There's also the ethical dilemma of selling sentient and human level intelligent species. I mean yeah, they're dogs but they're very smart and seemingly understand and communicate quite well with literally every other animal besides humans. This is sorta technically... slavery

  16. beatboxer  12

    beatboxer 12Degi Síðan síðan


  17. BillyBen H

    BillyBen HDegi Síðan síðan

    Just saying, cruella is just a female version of rainbow ngl. Your welcome.

  18. BillyBen H

    BillyBen HDegi Síðan síðan


  19. Aden Lingad

    Aden LingadDegi Síðan síðan

    Mr. beast should do this

  20. Unlisted

    UnlistedDegi Síðan síðan

    You should watch the new cruella (it’s pretty good I saw it

  21. Mary Kate Reid

    Mary Kate ReidDegi Síðan síðan


  22. Theseekerofinfinite

    TheseekerofinfiniteDegi Síðan síðan

    I think the biggest mistake in this video is assuming arbitrarily that killing dogs is somehow automatically immoral. "Selling your soul" to turn a hundred dogs into a handful of coats? The only moral issue is the whole part where Cruella would be stealing the dogs, it's no more problematic than the various cows and other animals bred and slaughtered for meat, leather, and other products.

  23. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuytDegi Síðan síðan

    "Cruella was evil, they should have started a puppy farm instead" LOL


    ZB GENIUSDegi Síðan síðan

    Yes she was 100 percent wrong

  25. Megan Oatman

    Megan OatmanDegi Síðan síðan

    Hey Mattpat, i can cut this short, they can just sell the puppies to other owners

  26. Pom Nebula

    Pom NebulaDegi Síðan síðan

    Even if they can have puppies at 6 months that does not mean they can get pedigrees from a female that young. There are age rules Even in the AKC. FCI are Even better whit their rules. In nkk its max 5 litters per female, female must be over 18 months and younger than 9 years. Must be health checked and if you have 2 litters on the same female that female needs a minimum 12 months before her nexst litter. Etichal breeding and back yard breeding are totally different :)

  27. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuytDegi Síðan síðan


  28. james byrne

    james byrne2 dögum síðan

    We think that Cruella is the worst for killing dogs to make clothes, but no one seems to think twice about killing billions of animals, who are just like dogs, for the pleasure of eating their flesh? What is going on?

  29. Evans Family

    Evans Family2 dögum síðan

    Look at the new movie cruella on fisney plus theres much more information about this

  30. Speckwal

    Speckwal2 dögum síðan

    Whoa! Thanks for doing a video about my question! Sempai noticed me! Lol

  31. Beyhnji

    Beyhnji2 dögum síðan

    Weird that matpat sees dogs more as cattle than as children

  32. sehhi vooty

    sehhi vooty2 dögum síðan

    “was cruella actually wrong” No way. Killing dogs and using their skins to make fur coats is absolutely alright.

  33. Lego Minifig

    Lego Minifig2 dögum síðan

    Wait. There was a live action version of this movie?

  34. James DE OUDE

    James DE OUDE2 dögum síðan

    I think it would be cool if you made a theory about 2.2 when on your game theory channel. This would be tough. (Geometry dash)

  35. Joey That’sMyNaMe

    Joey That’sMyNaMe2 dögum síðan

    The Dalmatians should act like Minions and take care of themself.

  36. sehhi vooty

    sehhi vooty2 dögum síðan

    "Cruella was evil, they should have started a puppy farm instead" LOL

  37. Ian Underwood

    Ian Underwood2 dögum síðan

    Wait.... for ONLY $5 million you can get a huge estate like that in England? In Vancouver just a nice house will cost you that.

  38. Crash bandicoot Plays

    Crash bandicoot Plays2 dögum síðan

    De vil more like devil

  39. The Titanium Bear

    The Titanium Bear2 dögum síðan

    I think you forgot the dogs are related

  40. 《•Nii Chan•》

    《•Nii Chan•》2 dögum síðan

    And on top of the dogs they need to buy supplies for yourselves and there baby which also would cost a large sum of money. my solution is to sell some dogs to curella or put up a dog sale along with the supplies you could make some money i assume

  41. Max Gilchrist

    Max Gilchrist2 dögum síðan

    I've already destroyed my friends lives by explaining how Cheetos are practically animal feed so I am down to tell them this.

  42. MoriahBear2801

    MoriahBear28012 dögum síðan


  43. Jack and Bo peep ADVENTURES

    Jack and Bo peep ADVENTURES2 dögum síðan

    You should do a movie about the new cruella movie

  44. Grant Babineaux

    Grant Babineaux2 dögum síðan

    The sleepy baboon uniformly stop because improvement customarily smile without a tangible toothbrush. smelly, wacky boat

  45. TJ DarkRage

    TJ DarkRage3 dögum síðan

    7:45 Objection, your Honor. You state "most veterinarians agree..." about drinking untreated water, but if that were really true, then how is it every wild animal survives? They don't have treated water. We have had dogs all our lives, and anytime we take them to the lake or on a hike, they drink the lake water, drink from streams, and have never suffered any ill effects.

  46. Jason Torres

    Jason Torres3 dögum síðan

    Fur sucks “pity!” Puppys furs good “REDEMPTION!”

  47. Sarah Cox

    Sarah Cox3 dögum síðan

    you forgot about heartworm medicine, and annual wormer needed for outdoor only dogs. And it is not recommended to breed dogs before they are 3 years old, and they should have no more than 3 litters in their lifetime. What you are suggesting is a puppy mill, and those are illegal in most countries/states England to be the first to outlaw them.

  48. Mary Kate Reid

    Mary Kate Reid3 dögum síðan

    Oh Boy #955

  49. Mary Kate Reid

    Mary Kate Reid3 dögum síðan

    Oh. boy 955

  50. four13dream

    four13dream3 dögum síðan

    I might have a huge bias towards Emma stone, but cruella was actually pretty good.

  51. Rock girl

    Rock girl3 dögum síðan

    "Cruella was evil, they should have started a puppy farm instead" LOL

  52. edlawit fanta

    edlawit fanta3 dögum síðan

    Mat pat please laes to me can you do a theory of Elsa agn

  53. Jakes gaming Channel

    Jakes gaming Channel3 dögum síðan

    doesn't Nord always have a two year deal?

  54. Lummie

    Lummie4 dögum síðan

    I saw the new Cruella movie and why did they spend all this time making love her when they’re just gonna antagonize her 😤

  55. Liam Wasson

    Liam Wasson4 dögum síðan

    The true trouble of keeping 101 Dalmatians is remembering all of the names.

  56. Rock girl

    Rock girl3 dögum síðan

    I've always wanted a dalmatian but nah NVM 🤧🤧

  57. Corey Nickel

    Corey Nickel4 dögum síðan

    Plz do a theory on the total drama show budget its constantly mentioned in all the seasons i know you can do it matpat

  58. Jamie Hall

    Jamie Hall4 dögum síðan

    I don't know if this is an option anywhere else... but I work for a training company with a minimum of 20 dogs every day. That makes for a lot of 💩. There's a company (I think its free??) Called Poop Patrol, who come pick up the poop from our property once a week so you don't have to worry about it!

  59. TheDiscoMole

    TheDiscoMole4 dögum síðan

    Not to mention the 101 gravestones that are going to fill up the new graveyard you will be building.

  60. Robert Rhodes

    Robert Rhodes4 dögum síðan

    You should do a theory on if Cruella can sue Roger for defamation (for the song) and would she win the lawsuit.

  61. Keysame

    Keysame4 dögum síðan

    Wait wouldn't the shots be covered by the insurance? Or if this copay?

  62. That Trans Guy

    That Trans Guy4 dögum síðan

    *Day One of Trying to Get My Theory on a MORTY Episode* I think Among Us Logic (AUL) has deeper lore than what we see. The No Visor Cult. Victims of Novisor that weren't suitable hosts, but able to be corrupted, mush like how it is with GlitchTrap... MatPat, if you like my theory, pls go to one of my videos and post a comment asking about it. I'll tell you in even more detail.

  63. Osamu's Tales

    Osamu's Tales4 dögum síðan

    why cabt they use 3-4 grooming kit on all the dogs why 101

  64. Cael M

    Cael M4 dögum síðan

    "Im just hoping they keep the part about her serial killer grandpa in there" Well they didnt but at least they made her mother a narcisistic murderer (implied to have killed multiple people)

  65. xdzaster

    xdzaster4 dögum síðan

    So I'm get a million and a half dollars from breeding dogs

  66. ok ko

    ok ko5 dögum síðan

    Bubble boy Released: 08-24-2001 Touchstone pictures Love this goofy movie please make a FILM THEORY. Maybe about the cults prophecy

  67. Ryang411

    Ryang4115 dögum síðan

    3:44 I was bored and counted all the dalmations and it’s not 99 or 101 it’s exactly 300 every four rows is 100 dogs

  68. 50IQ

    50IQ5 dögum síðan

    Matpat really be victim blaming nowadays

  69. Eric Crawford

    Eric Crawford5 dögum síðan

    Hey Matpat yesterday when I saw the movie I though of something at the end of the movie Anita and layer man end up getting a dalmatian layer man makes the cruel ellas song but then it hit me they will get married and their dogs will have 101 dogs. The 2021 version

  70. Petrichor Weather

    Petrichor Weather5 dögum síðan

    I've always wanted a dalmatian but nah NVM 🤧🤧

  71. Aiden Hovermale

    Aiden Hovermale5 dögum síðan

    “Yes, yes she was.” *end of video*

  72. DonutMaxGaming

    DonutMaxGaming5 dögum síðan

    2:06 Well, we see some of these things in the new movie

  73. lamonica long

    lamonica long5 dögum síðan

    The madly boy equally compare because occupation opportunely rush around a spooky pajama. symptomatic, absurd carol

  74. Vidaiana

    Vidaiana5 dögum síðan

    0:13- 1:22 mattpat is literally me

  75. dayneplaylogic

    dayneplaylogic5 dögum síðan

    Slogan is ruining your childhood huh. May have to fight some animators on that one.

  76. Wellen.sittiche _8

    Wellen.sittiche _86 dögum síðan

    My family has a dog breed and I know how much work these little pups and the big ones are. Great video, I love your videos they always make me laugh.

  77. Sunshine Leith

    Sunshine Leith6 dögum síðan

    Matpat: (starts to talk about dog turds) Me with a HORRIBLE sense of humor: COMMERCE THE SOFT LAUGHING!!!

  78. Mrshootinputin

    Mrshootinputin6 dögum síðan

    You should have done the cost spay or neuter them.

  79. Sunshine Leith

    Sunshine Leith6 dögum síðan

    I have one thing to say about the intro, when you put it that way I guess they have the intellect of a horror movie character.

  80. BrianaLynn7

    BrianaLynn76 dögum síðan

    Instead of 101 dog beds, just get a few mattresses. Instead of 101 dog grooming tools, invest in a few good ones they cant all be groomed at once. Come on lol

  81. BrianaLynn7

    BrianaLynn76 dögum síðan

    i mean, it would cost this much assuming they did everything right lol

  82. Marija Manoleva

    Marija Manoleva6 dögum síðan


  83. Aesthetics

    Aesthetics6 dögum síðan

    Honestly the “REDEMPTION” was hilarious 😂

  84. Bella Blackmyth

    Bella Blackmyth6 dögum síðan

    Mat: “I’m just hoping they keep the part in there about her serial killer grandpa in there.” Anyone who's seen it: “Actually, not quite...”

  85. Xeqity

    Xeqity6 dögum síðan

    Did anyone watch 101 Dalmatian street

  86. Eddie Agin

    Eddie Agin6 dögum síðan

    I’m surprised that MattPat brings up 101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure… but conveniently avoids the animated series where the Radcliffes have a classic American farm for the space and, I would guess, feed the dogs utilizing the same feed as the livestock. It’s not a perfect solution to things but certainly would make caring for the dogs more economical if you’re already bulk feeding animals on the farm.

  87. Drifterthorn

    Drifterthorn6 dögum síðan

    This video is just about how much money it takes to run an animal shelter.

  88. Gamer Z. Sliver

    Gamer Z. Sliver6 dögum síðan

    Disney love humanizing villains cuz they know they are villains themselves

  89. Seo

    Seo6 dögum síðan

    We get it. It's impossible to take care of 101 dalmatians.

  90. Alex Hulea

    Alex Hulea7 dögum síðan

    This is why i love matpat's theories: he tends to explain in exhaustive detail. Though i think the prices should have been in 1950s prices

  91. CMDR unematti

    CMDR unematti7 dögum síðan

    they could make all that 210000 annual back by having tickets sold so ppl can come and see

  92. CMDR unematti

    CMDR unematti7 dögum síðan

    if you have a huge estate, wouldn't that mean they can walk themselves?

  93. Francis Zabala

    Francis Zabala7 dögum síðan

    the video: has multiple gigantic equations, research and guesses me: hehe 6-9 pups hehe

  94. Chloe McDonald

    Chloe McDonald7 dögum síðan


  95. Viewer of youtubers

    Viewer of youtubers7 dögum síðan

    Will you do a theory on the new cruella film spoiler warning in replies

  96. Viewer of youtubers

    Viewer of youtubers7 dögum síðan

    What is inside estellas coffin

  97. Daniel Diaz

    Daniel Diaz7 dögum síðan

    Two dog walkers huh? It’s almost like there’s two very capable people in that household

  98. • PurpleBootAnimates •

    • PurpleBootAnimates •7 dögum síðan

  99. Jose Armando Gómez Rocabado

    Jose Armando Gómez Rocabado7 dögum síðan

    13:54 wel... in my country selling dogs or being a breeder is also kind of selling you soul....

  100. Jay Kilkenny

    Jay Kilkenny7 dögum síðan

    She is my favourite Disney villian of all time

  101. Zak Bloodstone

    Zak Bloodstone7 dögum síðan

    Davy Jones Is My Favorite.

  102. GooseByte

    GooseByte7 dögum síðan

    Why does the barcode at 3:36 say "cat cafe" tho?

  103. Yoimiya

    Yoimiya7 dögum síðan

    I just saw the new Cruella movie trailer!

  104. XCreeper Extabite

    XCreeper Extabite7 dögum síðan

    When he was talking about the manor I thought he would use pixel measurements

  105. CryingPanda XD

    CryingPanda XD7 dögum síðan

    Hey MatPat I have theory that has nothing to do with this but I thought of it on a walk. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has the kids. We’ll do the kids (or rooms) represent the 7 deadly sins? Gloop shows gluttony. Salt shows Greed and Violet shows Pride. It’s kinda been keeping me up at night so it would be a fun theory to see on the channel. The whole reason I didn’t ask on Twitter is because I don’t ha e Twitter so yeah.