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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jodi Benson ...  Ariel 31 episodes, 1992-1994
Samuel E. Wright ...  Sebastian 31 episodes, 1992-1994
Edan Gross 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 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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Details

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 opening theme to the show is a combination of the songs "Part of Your World", "Under the Sea", and "Kiss the Girl". The overture for the upcoming stage musical of The Little Mermaid will be similar to this. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000) See more »

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to the person who said this show sucked
13 June 2015 | by malgrdSee all my reviews

I hope you realize they used the exact same voices for Ariel, Sebastian, and the king as they did in the movie. Obviously voice actors can't always do the TV series but for you to say the voice wasn't even right when it WAS JODI BENSON... I just can't. If you didn't like it then why did you even watch it?

I loved this show. I wasn't around for it when they showed it the first time but I for sure remember the reruns! I love spin off shows and i thought this was amazing! Brings me back to watching cartoons with my grandma. I wish Disney would come back with shows like these. They'd probably have more viewers if they did.


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