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The Little Mermaid 

The 1989 animated feature adapted by Disney for TV in a prequel that leads up to the events of the film.
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The adventures of Ariel and her friends at the age of fourteen. From her first known trouble with Ursula to her collection of human objects, the show illustrates the princess's journey as she finishes growing up. It also introduced new characters such as Ariel's merboy friend (an orphan named Urchin who her family all saw as a little brother), the snobbish merteen called Pearl, the mobster lobster, Evil Manta, Sebastian's family, and an orca Ariel titled Spot. Written by Max Vaughn

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11 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Disney's the Little Mermaid  »

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The deaf-mute character Gabriella was based upon a real little girl, a fan of the show who had passed away during its first season. See more »

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Brings Back Childhood Memories...
29 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I used to love watching "The Little Mermaid" T.V. series when I was little. I was 5 years old when this series premiered and I remember waking up early every Saturday morning with my sister just to watch it. I was so excited to see the new episodes. My favorite character was Flounder, he was so cute. My sister's favorite character was Sebastian, he was so funny. I occasionally still watch this show whenever I get a chance to on Toon Disney.

I loved the theme song of "The Little Mermaid" T.V. series because it was a mixture of many of the songs from the movie "The Little Mermaid", which I also love. My favorite episode was "Wish upon a Starfish".

All together I think this was a good prequel to the movie and I suggest everyone should watch it. I give this series 9/10 stars.


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