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The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
"The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Drama | Family  -  19 September 2000 (USA)
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To protect her from a sea witch, Ariel's daughter is not allowed in the ocean; but when she becomes 12, she runs away to an adventure under the sea.

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Ariel (voice)
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Sebastian (voice)
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Melody (voice) (as Tara Charendoff)
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Morgana (voice)
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Scuttle (voice)
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King Triton (voice)
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Tip (voice)
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Dash (voice)
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Prince Eric (voice)
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Undertow (voice)
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Flounder (voice)
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After having found a magic locket which shows the kingdom of Atlantica, Melody decides to run away from home and find the truth behind it. Ariel eventually discovers that her daughter has run away after being told by Sebastian. Ariel must turn back into a mermaid to go into the sea once more to find her missing daughter. However, the crazy sister of Ursula, named Morgana intends to take control over the entire ocean. Ariel and her friends must stop Morgana from accomplishing the mission that Ursula failed and save Melody from her evil clutches. Written by Eric ggg

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10 years ago, a mermaid dreamed of life on the land. Now her daughter dreams of the sea. See more »


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This sequel contains a number of visual references to the original film, which has been dubbed by the Disney Channel as "Double Takes". Among these references are: A similar opening shot featuring a flying seagull. The shot of Melody shooting to the surface after searching for shells is exactly the same as the shot of Ariel's resurfacing after she was transformed into a human by Ursula. Melody sinking down to the bottom of the cave where the locket lies is similar to shots of Ariel while singing "Part of Your World". Sebastian unintentionally reminds Melody about her party the same way Scuttle unintentionally reminded Ariel about her concert. While Louis chases Sebastian, Sebastian hides under a piece of lettuce, just as he did in the original movie. Melody does a back flip through the water while singing "For a Moment", which is the exact same movement Ariel did while singing "Part of Your World". When Morgana tells Melody to "enjoy those fins... while you can", the screen fades to black, while her eyes stay their original white, and her tentacles tap each other. This was also done in the original movie when Ursula says "she may be the key to Triton's undoing". Melody pushes Dash out of a hole almost too small for him to go through, which is what Ariel does to Flounder during the shipwreck scene in the first movie. Scuttle torments Morgana to help Ariel escape the same way he did Vanessa to help Ariel reach the wedding boat in time. When the sun sets, Melody turns back to a human. In the original movie, Ariel turned back into a mermaid when the sun set. When Ariel discovers Melody's visit to the sea, she says "You deliberately disobeyed me," the same line King Triton delivers to Ariel when he discovers her visits to the surface. See more »

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The trident changes in length and thickness many times, and when Melody throws it to King Triton, the cap on the end disappears. See more »

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Ariel: Oh Daddy, I'm so worried.
King Triton: Everything's going to be all right Ariel.
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Referenced in Frasier: Motor Skills (2001) See more »

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Jodi Benson just had to reprieve her role
11 June 2008 | by (Texas, United States) – See all my reviews

Disney has yet to meet a movie it couldn't make at least two sequels about. And this one was no exception to the people at Disney to give a weak story to receive a quick reward. Somehow, although I did not pay to view it, I feel cheapened by watching it.

Ariel is grown up now and had a daughter. Yet doesn't allow the daughter to go into the sea because of some idle threat made by the sister of the deceased sea-witch. So here we go again.

The daughter is tricked (of course) and helps the sea-witch. After a not-so-glorious battle, she is defeated and the mermaids and humans live in harmony. Yawn.

There is nothing to view here. Go back to your lives. "D-"


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