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The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DorkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1992, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for about two decades. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.

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The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DorkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1992, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1992'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for about two decades. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.

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* ''Film/{{The Little Mermaid|2018}}'' (2018 film)


The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DarkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1991, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for years afterwards. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.

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The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DarkAge DorkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1991, 1992, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for years afterwards.about two decades. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.


''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Creator/Disney Disney Cinematic Universe]] film ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.

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''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Creator/Disney Disney Cinematic Universe]] Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.


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''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''I want to wanna be where the people are...'']]

''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Creator/Disney Disney Cinematic Universe]] film ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.



The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DorkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1991, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for years afterwards. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.

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The original film is one of Disney's most iconic and successful films to date. It single-handedly booted Disney out of its DorkAge DarkAge and into the [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Disney Renaissance]]. This popularity led to several comics and licensed books. By 1991, the first of Disney's [[RecycledTheSeries animated series based off of their film properties]], ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', was released. It continued to air in syndication for years afterwards. Over the years the franchise has spawned many derivative works such as a SpinOffspring sequel, an {{interquel}}, a Broadway musical, and several video games. There is also a [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes live-action remake]] in the works.


''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.

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''The Little Mermaid'' is a {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.



* '''''{{WesternAnimation/The Little Mermaid|1989}}''''' (1989), the original animated film.

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* '''''{{WesternAnimation/The '''''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}''''' (1989), the original animated film.



* ''{{WesternAnimation/The Little Mermaid|1992}}'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.

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* ''{{WesternAnimation/The ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1992}}'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.


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* ''Anime/TheLittleMermaid'' (1975 anime series)



* '''''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}''''' (1989), the original animated film.

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* '''''WesternAnimation/{{The '''''{{WesternAnimation/The Little Mermaid|1989}}''''' (1989), the original animated film.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1992}}'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{The ''{{WesternAnimation/The Little Mermaid|1992}}'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.


* '''''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1''''' (1989), the original animated film.

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* '''''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1''''' '''''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1989}}''''' (1989), the original animated film.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'' ''WesternAnimation/{{The Little Mermaid|1992}}'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.


''The Little Mermaid'' is a Creator/{{Disney}} franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.

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''The Little Mermaid'' is a Creator/{{Disney}} {{Creator/Disney}} media franchise that began in [[TheEighties 1989]] with the Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon film ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', which itself is based off a [[Literature/TheLittleMermaid story of the same name]] by Creator/HansChristianAndersen.






!!Works in the franchise include:



!!Animated Films
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' (1989)
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'' (2000)
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIIArielsBeginning'' (2008)

!!Literature

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!!Animated Films

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'''Also see:'''
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' (1989)
'''''Literature/TheLittleMermaid''''' (1837 short story)
]

[[AC:Feature films]]
* '''''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1''''' (1989), the original animated film.
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''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'' (2000)
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(2000), a direct-to-video sequel.
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''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIIArielsBeginning'' (2008)

!!Literature
(2008), a direct-to-video prequel.
* ''The Little Mermaid'' (TBA), a live-action remake.

[[AC:Television series]]
* ''Series/LittleMermaidsIsland'' (1990), a failed live-action spin-off series that was cancelled during development.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'' (1992-1994), an animated prequel series that is directly based on the 1989 film.

[[AC:Video games]]
* ''VideoGame/TheLittleMermaid'' (1991)

[[AC:Literature]]



!!Live-Action Films
* ''The Little Mermaid'' (TBA)

!!Live-Action TV
* ''Series/LittleMermaidsIsland'' (1990)

!!Theatre

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!!Live-Action Films
* ''The Little Mermaid'' (TBA)

!!Live-Action TV
* ''Series/LittleMermaidsIsland'' (1990)

!!Theatre
[[AC:Theatre]]



!!Video Games
* ''VideoGame/TheLittleMermaid'' (1991)

!!Western Animation
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'' (1992--1994)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Marsupilami}}'' - "Sebastian the Crab" segments (1993)
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!!Video Games
* ''VideoGame/TheLittleMermaid'' (1991)

!!Western Animation
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'' (1992--1994)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Marsupilami}}'' - "Sebastian the Crab" segments (1993)
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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIII'' (2008)

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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIII'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIIArielsBeginning'' (2008)


* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'' (2000)

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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'' (2000)

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* ''Literature/DisneyVillainsTheTopSecretFiles'' (2005)


The series tells the various adventures of a teenage mermaid named Ariel. The youngest of eight daughters by King Triton and his deceased wife Queen Athena, Ariel is enamored with the human world. Ariel's closest friends are a nervous young fish named Flounder, a clownish seagull named Scuttle, and her father's crustacean adviser Sebastian.

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The series tells the various adventures of a teenage mermaid named Ariel. The youngest of eight seven daughters by King Triton and his deceased wife Queen Athena, Ariel is enamored with the human world. Ariel's closest friends are a nervous young fish named Flounder, a clownish seagull named Scuttle, and her father's crustacean adviser Sebastian.

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