A guardian angel
Jiminy Cricket is one of the important characters of the Disney cartoon Pinocchio inspired by the Italian tale of the same name. It tells the story of Gepetto, an Italian carpenter and toymaker who was never able to have a child. One day he makes a puppet that he loves so much that he gives it a name, Pinocchio. In the evening, he makes a wish that he becomes alive. The blue fairy visits them and grants his wish by making the puppet alive. He promises her that he will be able to become a real little boy if he behaves well. It is there that she Jiminy the cricket who had returned to protect himself from the cold. She entrusts him with the mission of being the conscience of the little puppet in order to help him learn to recognize good and evil and to act as such.