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Mrs. Gleeful[1] is the paranoid, traumatized and disturbed mother of Gideon Gleeful and wife of Bud Gleeful.

History[]

Early life[]

After marrying her husband Bud Gleeful and settling into their home in Gravity Falls, Oregon, Mrs. Gleeful gave birth to their only child, Gideon. Despite spending a seemingly blissful time with her infant son, his violent tantrums and sadistic tendencies (brought on by the discovery of Journal 2) likely prompted her to become the fearful parent she was later shown to be. At an unknown point, a memory of hers concerning the supernatural secrets of the town was erased by the Blind Eye Society, an action that could have been overseen by her husband, an active member of the organization.

Season 1[]

Mrs. Gleeful is first seen in "Little Dipper." All she does throughout the episode is vacuum the floors of the Gleeful household while muttering, "Just keep vacuuming" whenever Gideon acts out. When she was seen for the first time, she was vacuuming the kitchen floor, then the living room while sitting on the couch. When Gideon greets her she appears too scared to reply and to look at him.

She is briefly seen in "Gideon Rises," cowering alongside Bud while Gideon rages about not having found Journal 1.

Season 2[]

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Mrs. Gleeful's memory tube seen in "Society of the Blind Eye."

In "Society of the Blind Eye," one of the memory storage tubes in the Hall of the Forgotten has "Mrs. Gleeful" written on it. It is possible that Bud, her husband, erased some memories hers regarding Gideon's anger.

She later appears in "Blendin's Game," when Dipper and Mabel Pines are sent ten years into the past. Her younger self is seen pushing a carriage containing baby Gideon down the street, with her husband walking beside her. She appears to not be traumatized or paranoid, but is actually smiling.

Far later in "Weirdmageddon Part 1," Mrs. Gleeful is seen running away from Bill Cipher's bubbles of pure madness barrage.

In "Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls" she can first be seen in Bill's throne room when the towns people are unfrozen, implying during Weirdmageddon she was frozen and a part of Bill's throne. Later she is with Gideon Gleeful and Bud Gleeful at Dipper and Mabel's thirteenth birthday party. She appears happier than we have ever seen her, as she is genuinely smiling alongside her husband and son.

Appearance[]

Mrs. Gleeful appearance

Mrs. Gleeful has long, frizzy gray hair with horizontal white streaks through it. She wears a green dress and has wrinkles on her face. She also has very pale skin. She's usually seen wielding a vacuum cleaner or mumbling to herself. She is normally seen slouching. Ten years ago, her hair was a light brown color, with no streaks. She was also not as thin then. 

Sightings[]

Season 1

Season 2

Quotes[]

"Just keep vacuuming... Just keep vacuuming..."
—Mrs. Gleeful[source]

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References[]

  1. "Society of the Blind Eye." Matt Chapman, Alex Hirsch (writers) & Sunil Hall (director). Gravity Falls. Disney XD. October 27, 2014. No. 7, season 2.

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