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The Little Mermaid 

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The 1989 animated feature adapted by Disney for television in a prequel that leads up to the events of the movie.

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Peter S. Beagle
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jodi Benson ...  Ariel 31 episodes, 1992-1994
Samuel E. Wright ...  Sebastian 31 episodes, 1992-1994
Edan Gross ...  Flounder 30 episodes, 1992-1994
Kenneth Mars ...  Triton / ... 26 episodes, 1992-1994
Jim Cummings ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1992-1994
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Storyline

The adventures of Ariel (Jodi Benson) and her friends at the age of fourteen. From her first known trouble with Ursula (Pat Carroll) 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 (Danny Cooksey), who her family all saw as a little brother), the snobbish merteen called Pearl (Cree Summer), the Lobster Mobster (Joe Alaskey), Evil Manta (Tim Curry), Sebastian's (Samuel E. Wright's) family, and an orca that Ariel named "Spot". Written by Max Vaughn

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TV-Y | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's the Little Mermaid See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(31 episodes) | (31 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

Connections

Followed by The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008) See more »

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Magical
28 November 2006 | by roxygirlblue01See all my reviews

"The Little Mermaid" is a magical tale. A healthy story to the child's spirit. Many have seen it but the new generation must see it. It's a magical story that fills the children's soul with fantasy and creativity. I think all children should see it at a young age. This Disney classic will win the heart your son/daughter/niece/nephew etc. I really encourage families to see it. Think of it as chicken soup for the children's soul. If you've ever heard of those books. It's a classic that you will never forget. A Magical tale that will light up you Shields face(s) I hope that this movie will make you children happy and joyful to the bone. Enjoy.


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