Who is Toto?
Toto is a fictional dog from L. Frank Baum’s Oz series of children’s books. His name has become an enduring icon and is pronounced with a long “O,” which is a homophone for “toe-toe”. Toto first appeared in the 1900 first edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and has since reappeared in numerous adaptations of the books, including The Wizard of Oz (1939), The Wiz (1978), and Return to OZ (1985).
Toto is a lovable dog with a unique personality and a large personality. She is the only character in the series to speak in the first book. The rest of the animals gain the ability to speak in later books, but Toto is speechless. Toto’s ability to talk first appears in Tik-Tok of Oz and often talks continuously in The Lost Princess of Oz. In the sci-fi television miniseries Tin Man, Toto is a shape-shifting human, and the series’ main protagonists are Dorothy Gale and Neddie.
Toto was born in Kansas and was adopted by Dorothy Gale. His name means “dog” in Munja’kin, a Native American language. Although his name comes from a Munja’kin word, the character is often portrayed as a German shepherd. In the NBC television series Emerald City, Toto is voiced by Chris Cox. In the upcoming animated film The Wizard of Oz, Toto is a German Shepherd named Tutu. In the sci-fi TV series Lost in Oz, Toto is a shape-shifting human.
The first book of the Oz series includes a novelization of Toto, which is a sequel to The Muppets’ classic. This adaptation features Pepe the King Prawn as Toto. The Oz Kids animated series focuses on Toto, and includes several episodes of the same name. In VeggieTales, Toto is replaced by Tutu, a female version of Toto. In the Sci-Fi Channel miniseries Tin Man, Toto is a human with shape-shifting abilities.
Toto is a German shepherd who belongs to Dorothy Gale. In the first book, Toto does not speak. Other animals gain the ability to talk, but Toto remains speechless. In the second book, Toto shows her ability to speak in the episode Tik-Tok of Oz. In the fourth book, The Lost Princess of Oz, she becomes the first dog to recognize Mimics. Toto is a character from the Oz series.
In the fifth book, Toto is a Japanese mythological character. According to the myth, Toto was born from the excrement of a goddess of the Earth. In the original Oz books, humans used to offer human dung to the toilet god, as it is believed that it would give a fertile crop. However, in later books, the other animals learned to speak, but Toto is still speechless. In the sixth book, Tik-Tok of Oz, Toto also talks constantly. In the seventh book, The Lost Princess of the Orient, Toto is the first to recognize Mimics.