This long-suffering showrunner of The Muppet Show has weathered all kinds of setbacks, from kidnapping to amnesia. Nevertheless, Kermit has kept his unruly troupe afloat for 40 years—what a boss!
Forget the lemonade stand. Lucy might be a kid, but that doesn’t stop her from offering her, uh, “psychiatric” services to the Peanuts gang for the low, low price of five cents.
What would Springfield be without Moe’s Tavern? Moe’s may not be the warmest, cleanest, or most legal establishment in town, but it’ll always be a reliable spot to throw back an ice-cold Duff.
Getting fired from Columbia University didn’t stop Venkman, Spengler, and Statz. They turned their work as parapsychologists into a wildly successful business—and saved New York City!
How could we leave out the grooviest member of the Full House gang? Jesse Katsopolis endured a few classic small business trials to get the Smash Club up and running, but after securing that small business loan, Cool Uncle Jesse had the hottest nightclub in town.
Thanks to a loan from Harry Potter, the Weasley twins turned their expulsion from Hogwarts into a business opportunity, and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes was born: a joke shop with magical merchandise as mischievous as the twins themselves.
Kissing her frog prince isn’t the end of the story for Tiana. This New Orleans-born restaurateur is the first princess to own her own business! That’s our kind of leading lady.
Who could forget this hardworking woodworker? Whale catastrophe aside, Geppetto’s got an enviable life, working with his hands and enjoying the simple things in life with puppet-son Pinocchio.
Belle’s eccentric father might not be the most successful inventor in France, but that doesn’t stop him from toiling away in his workshop in pursuit of the next big thing!
Even the Mushroom Kingdom needs a few trusty plumbers, though it’s hard to imagine Mario has time for many house calls, what with all the kidnapped princesses to save.