The Little Mermaid

Episode 88 – The Little Mermaid (TV Series)

Episode 88 – The Little Mermaid The Animated Series

This week’s request comes from an unknown listener lost to the mists of time…If you ARE that listener, drop us a line and let us know! The Little Mermaid animated series was a short lived animated series based on the Disney film of the same name. This was a first for Disney, and was quite a big deal at the time. Even leading to animated TV series for other Disney properties. Both of us remember very little of this show, and neither of us remotely qualify as the prime demographic for this show. But what the hell, let’s dive in!

From Wikipedia:

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animationbased on the 1989 Disney film of the same name. It features the adventures of Ariel as a mermaid prior to the events of the film. This series is the first Disney television series to be spun off from a major animated film. Some of the voice actors of the film reprise their roles in the series, among them Jodi Benson as Ariel, Samuel E. Wright as Sebastian, Kenneth Mars as King Triton and Pat Carroll as Ursula. Other voice actors include Edan Gross and Bradley Pierce as Flounder, and Jeff Bennett as Prince Eric.

Highlights:

Disney, Ron Clements, John Musker, The Princess and the Frog, Moana, Hans Christian Andersen, Howard Ashman, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, Alan Menken, Aladdin, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Splash, Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniels Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, Buddy Hackett, Ben Wright, Thumbelina, Spider-Man, Paddi Edwards, René Auberjonois, Frank Welker, Maurice Lamarche, Mark Hamill, Jim Cummings, Ron Perlman, Clancy Brown, Kath Soucie, Whitby Hertford, Cree Summers, Tim Curry,

Links:

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Mermaid_(TV_series)
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103477/
Anime series: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adventures_of_the_Little_Mermaid
Fan website: http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/The_Little_Mermaid_(TV_series)
Little Mermaid’s Island Pilot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imem8pXhOyg

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