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* ActuallyQuiteCatchy: During the "Prince Ali" song, Iago is dancing along until Jafar's DeathGlare puts an end to it.

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* HonestyAesop: Genie tries to get Aladdin to drop his princely getup and woo Jasmine by being himself.


** The magma itself.
* AbhorrentAdmirer: The big lady in "One Jump Ahead". "Still I think he's rather tasty!"

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** The magma itself.
itself is 3D-rendered.
* AbhorrentAdmirer: The big big, croak-voiced lady in "One Jump Ahead".Ahead" that sweeps up Aladdin to coddle him. "Still I think he's rather tasty!"



* AdaptationalNameChange: Prince Achmed becomes Prince Abdullah in the Broadway show.



* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the stage adaptation, Jafar's sidekick Iago is a human instead of a parrot.
* AdaptedOut:
** In both the Disneyland and Broadway musical adaptations, Abu is omitted from the story,[[note]]although in the Broadway version he appears as a placard illustration during the 'white persian monkeys' line of "Prince Ali", and is the excuse used during Jasmine's ObfuscatingInsanity [[/note]] as is Jasmine's pet tiger, Rajah.
** The Genie of the Ring makes no appearance in the Disney adaptation, nor does Aladdin's mother.

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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the stage adaptation, Jafar's sidekick Iago is a human instead of a parrot.
* AdaptedOut:
** In both the Disneyland and Broadway musical adaptations, Abu is omitted from the story,[[note]]although in the Broadway version he appears as a placard illustration during the 'white persian monkeys' line of "Prince Ali", and is the excuse used during Jasmine's ObfuscatingInsanity [[/note]] as is Jasmine's pet tiger, Rajah.
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AdaptedOut: The Genie of the Ring makes no appearance in the Disney adaptation, nor does Aladdin's mother.



%% * AllThatGlitters: The treasure in the Cave of Wonders.
* AlmostKiss: Between Aladdin and Jasmine in his hideaway before they are interrupted by the guards, just after Jafar is revealed as a traitor, and again at the conclusion before Genie grabs them in a group hug.

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%% * AllThatGlitters: The treasure in the Cave of Wonders.
* AlmostKiss:
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Between Aladdin and Jasmine in his hideaway before they are interrupted by the guards, just after Jafar is revealed as a traitor, and again at the conclusion before Genie grabs them in a group hug.



%% * AmuletOfConcentratedAwesome
%% ** The lamp/Genie.
%% ** Jafar's [[MagicWand snake staff]].
* AnachronismStew: [[TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson Mostly in Genie's gags]].

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%% * AmuletOfConcentratedAwesome
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AmuletOfConcentratedAwesome: Apart from the three rules (can't kill, no bringing back the dead, no forcing people to fall in love), the Genie will grant any three wishes to his master. Riches, power, anything. However, it's important to keep a hold on the lamp, as anyone who takes it is now the new master. Aladdin learns this the hard way when Jafar gets a hold of it.
* AnachronismStew
** The lamp/Genie.
%% ** Jafar's [[MagicWand snake staff]].
* AnachronismStew:
[[TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson Mostly in Genie's gags]].gags]]. He makes many references to modern-day movies and has a lot of props that are out of the time period, such as slot machines, top hats, etc.



** Princess Jasmine's freakin' [[LimitedWardrobe regular outfit]] is an anachronism, overlapping with PoliticallyCorrectHistory. The bedlah outfits worn by her (and various harem girls throughout the film) are [[TheCoconutEffect a Hollywood invention]], created during the early twentieth century. Hollywood popularized it enough to result in a defictionalization. If you get over that, it still makes no sense at all that the Princess goes around wearing a belly dancer costume.

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** Princess Jasmine's freakin' [[LimitedWardrobe regular outfit]] is an anachronism, overlapping with PoliticallyCorrectHistory. The bedlah outfits worn by her (and various harem girls throughout the film) are [[TheCoconutEffect a Hollywood invention]], created during the early twentieth century. Hollywood popularized it enough to result in a defictionalization. If you get over that, it still makes no sense at all that the Princess goes around wearing a belly dancer costume.



* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Jafar plans to control the Sultan and have him order Jasmine to marry him.
* AngelFaceDemonFace: The Genie begins the movie as a playful, googly, shape shifting comedian. But when his lamp comes into the possession of Jafar, his coloration and body shape temporarily change to the "evil Djinn” style.

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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Jafar plans to control the Sultan and have him order Jasmine to marry him.
* AngelFaceDemonFace: The Genie begins
him so that he can become the movie as a playful, googly, shape shifting comedian. But when his lamp comes into the possession of Jafar, his coloration and body shape temporarily change to the "evil Djinn” style. new Sultan.



* AnimateInanimateObject: The Carpet is a magic carpet that can fly and carry people while doing so.
* AnimationBump: Noticed in most of Genie's animation in general, having been supervised by former Creator/RichardWilliams associate Creator/EricGoldberg. The scenes in the Cave of Wonders also make use of this trope.

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* AnimateInanimateObject: The Carpet is a magic carpet that can fly and carry people while doing so.
so. He also has a personality of his own.
* AnimationBump: Noticed in most of Genie's animation in general, having been supervised by former Creator/RichardWilliams associate Creator/EricGoldberg. The scenes in the Cave of Wonders also make use of this trope.trope, using 3D effects for the magma and the tiger head.


** Iago says "Pack the guns, the weapons, the knives... oh, and how about this picture, I think I'm making a weird face in it." Miniature paintings were absolutely not in vogue in the Abbasid period, but more to the point, '''''THE GUNS?''''' According to the DVDCommentary, that was Gilbert Gottfried ad-libbing, and it got a laugh out of Creator/RobinWilliams.

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** Iago says "Pack "Bring the guns, the weapons, the knives... oh, and and, uh, how about this picture, picture? I don't know, I think I'm making a weird face in it." Miniature paintings were absolutely not in vogue in the Abbasid period, but more to the point, '''''THE GUNS?''''' According to the DVDCommentary, that was Gilbert Gottfried ad-libbing, [[ThrowItIn ad-libbing]], and it got a laugh out of Creator/RobinWilliams.


%% * AbnormalLimbRotationRange: Genie.

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%% * AbnormalLimbRotationRange: Genie.Genie takes of his head and turns it around twice in his first scene.



* AdaptationalVillainy: While it's far from the first adaptation to make UsefulNotes/GrandVizierJafar a villain, it's probably the most well known example of it. In the ''Literature/ArabianNights'', Jafar was a minor character but generally a hero (although Sunni tradition, which thinks very highly of Harun al-Rashid, assumed that Ja'far must have been guilty of something if the great Caliph had him killed), and in the Aladdin story, the Grand Vizier (who is actually not the same character as Jafar, as Jafar did not appear in the Arabian Nights Aladdin story, but he is replaced by Jafar in the movie) is hostile to Aladdin at first, but then [[TheCassandra he has a point]], and is actually TheGoodChancellor in contrast to the Disney movies depiction of Jafar as an EvilChancellor; the real villain of the story is a magician from North Africa.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: While it's far from the first adaptation to make UsefulNotes/GrandVizierJafar a villain, it's probably the most well known example of it. In the ''Literature/ArabianNights'', Jafar was a minor character but generally a hero (although Sunni tradition, which thinks very highly of Harun al-Rashid, assumed that Ja'far must have been guilty of something if the great Caliph had him killed), and in the Aladdin original story, the Grand Vizier (who is actually not the same character as Jafar, as Jafar did not appear in the Arabian Nights Aladdin story, but he is replaced by Jafar in the movie) there) is hostile to Aladdin at first, but then [[TheCassandra he has a point]], and is actually TheGoodChancellor in contrast to the Disney movies depiction of Jafar as an EvilChancellor; the real villain of the story is a magician from North Africa.



* AnimationBump: Noticed in most of Genie's animation in general, having been supervised by former Creator/RichardWilliams associate Creator/EricGoldberg. The scenes in the Cave of Wonders also makes use of this trope.

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* AnimationBump: Noticed in most of Genie's animation in general, having been supervised by former Creator/RichardWilliams associate Creator/EricGoldberg. The scenes in the Cave of Wonders also makes make use of this trope.



%% * AudibleGleam: When Aladdin is first revealed as "Prince Ali" (in the musical number).

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%% * AudibleGleam: When Aladdin is first revealed as "Prince Ali" (in the musical number).number), when he flashes that big toothy grin.



* BackFromTheDead: {{Defied|Trope}} -- one of the genie rules forbids this. The phrasing of said rule suggests that it's not ''impossible'', but that Genie refuses due to [[CameBackWrong the results typically being unpleasant]].

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* BackFromTheDead: {{Defied|Trope}} -- one Rule #3 of the genie rules code forbids this. The phrasing of said rule suggests that it's not ''impossible'', but that Genie refuses due to [[CameBackWrong the results typically being unpleasant]].



-->'''Aladdin:''' You want to be a genie? You got it! And everything that goes with it! Phenomenal cosmic powers! ...[[CallBack Itty-bitty living space!]]

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-->'''Aladdin:''' You want to be a genie? You got it! And everything that goes with it! [[CallBack Phenomenal cosmic powers! ...[[CallBack Itty-bitty powers, itty-bitty living space!]]


* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: As a woman in ancient Arabia, Jasmine's free spirit wouldn't have been quite so tolerated in RealLife. There'd be no such thing as suitors; she's marrying whoever Daddy chooses for political purposes. On the other hand, the Sultan really is a softie, and in this time period the father is ''allowed'' to consult the daughter's wishes even though he doesn't ''have'' to. He is well aware of this as when Jafar brings up the fact that he can choose for her, the Sultan refuses that he couldn't bring himself to choose someone she hates to marry. So it's more a case of a loving father wanting his daughter's happiness and not being concerned with alliances. He even allows her to marry a pauper, something that definitely would not have been allowed as he is far below her social status.

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* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: As [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. While Jasmine, as a woman in ancient Arabia, Jasmine's free spirit wanting not to be tied down by an arranged marriage wouldn't have been quite so tolerated in RealLife. There'd RealLife, since she'd be no such thing as suitors; she's marrying whoever Daddy chooses for political purposes. On purposes and there would be no such thing as suitors, the other hand, the Sultan really is Sultan's also a softie, and real softie and, in this time period period, the father is ''allowed'' to consult the daughter's wishes even though he doesn't ''have'' to. He is well aware of this as when Jafar brings up the fact that the law says he can choose for her, the Sultan refuses that because he couldn't can't bring himself to choose someone she hates would hate to marry. So it's more a case of He's a loving father wanting who wants his daughter's happiness and not being isn't concerned with alliances. He alliances, even allows her allowing Jasmine to marry a pauper, pauper when he realizes that the guy has won her heart, something that definitely would not have been allowed as he is far below her social status.

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** The Sultan's design, personality, and love for toys are identical to the Sultan in the 1940 film ''[[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1940 The Thief of Bagdad]]''.


** Jasmine dresses down her father, Aladdin, and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers Jafar]] for discussing her future right in front of her.

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** Jasmine dresses down her father, Aladdin, and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers Jafar]] Jafar for discussing her future right in front of her.



---> '''Genie:''' Alright... your wish is my command... ''(aside)'' Way to go, Al...
---> '''Jasmine:''' ''(after [[spoiler: Jafar turns into a genie]])'' What have you done?

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---> '''Genie:''' Alright... your wish is my command... ''(aside)'' Way to go, Al...
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Al...\\
'''Jasmine:''' ''(after [[spoiler: Jafar turns into a genie]])'' What have you done?

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* KitchenSinkIncluded: After Genie is freed and declares that he’s going to see the world, he pulls out a suitcase and starts packing it with various things, a sink blatantly being among them.

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* BaitAndSwitchCharacterIntro: Iago the evil parrot is first introduced by having him spend a few moments repeating things like a normal parrot... and then ask, "Where did you dig this bozo up?", revealing that he has a smart mouth and [[PollyWantsAMicrophone can talk properly]].


* TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson: The Genie is this to the max, [[TropeNamer obviously]]. His accurate impressions of movie stars (such as, notably, Creator/JackNicholson) provided ample {{Parental Bonus}}es, and like Merlin in ''WesternAnimation/TheSwordInTheStone'', he exhibits ample working knowledge of twentieth-century zeitgeist and technology. In the sequels and [[WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries television series]] that followed, he frequently alluded to several other Disney franchises and impersonated their characters, including Pumbaa from ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}''.\\
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Worth noting is that Aladdin {{lampshade|Hanging}}s the Genie's tendency to do this in the cartoon series. "What's the genie doing?" "Dreaming about references to some form of entertainment that hasn't been invented yet." It's occasionally mentioned that Genie sometimes time-travels in his spare time, which explains how he knows about pop culture icons from the future. There is one episode of the show that [[CutawayGag explicitly shows him in another time, with Napoleon]]. There's also a fairly popular fan theory that the movie actually takes place in the distant ''future'', which also explains it handily.

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* TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson: The Genie is this to the max, [[TropeNamer obviously]]. His accurate impressions of movie stars (such as, notably, Creator/JackNicholson) provided ample {{Parental Bonus}}es, and like Merlin in ''WesternAnimation/TheSwordInTheStone'', he exhibits ample working knowledge of twentieth-century zeitgeist and technology. In the sequels and [[WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries television series]] that followed, he frequently alluded to several other Disney franchises and impersonated their characters, including Pumbaa from ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}''.\\
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''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}''.
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Worth noting is that Aladdin {{lampshade|Hanging}}s the Genie's tendency to do this in the cartoon series. "What's the genie doing?" "Dreaming about references to some form of entertainment that hasn't been invented yet." It's occasionally mentioned that Genie sometimes time-travels in his spare time, which explains how he knows about pop culture icons from the future. There is one episode of the show that [[CutawayGag explicitly shows him in another time, with Napoleon]]. There's also a fairly popular fan theory that the movie actually takes place in the distant ''future'', which also explains it handily.


** Ironically, said berserk button was also what finalized Iago's decision to defect from Jafar in the beginning of ''Return of Jafar'', and leave Jafar in a well.
** Shows up in ''King of Thieves'' as well:
--->'''King of Thieves:''' Good birdy... Polly want a--\\

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** *** Ironically, said berserk button was also what finalized Iago's decision to defect from Jafar in the beginning of ''Return of Jafar'', and leave Jafar in a well.
** *** Shows up in ''King of Thieves'' as well:
--->'''King of Thieves:''' Good birdy... Polly want a--\\a little--\\

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** After gaining his freedom, the Genie hurriedly tells Aladin to "Wish for The Nile", and yells "NO WAY" when the latter complies. Al actually got what he wished for...DENIAL[[note]]Sounds like 'de (the) Nile'[[/note]]. It ain't just a river in Egypt.


* SeaOfSand: The Arabian desert as portrayed in the movie seems to consist almost entirely of dunes.



* SelfDeprecation:
** The Sultan gives an accidental, but ironic example - "I don't know where she gets it from. Her mother wasn't nearly so picky."

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* SelfDeprecation:
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SelfDeprecation: The Sultan gives an accidental, but ironic example - -- "I don't know where she gets it from. Her mother wasn't nearly so picky."


* MisplacedWildlife: Abu and Iago are a New World monkey and macaw. While it makes sense the Sultan's vizier might have access to exotic pets from far outside Arabia, that doesn't explain where a homeless teenager got a monkey. Rajah the tiger is often assumed to be this, but he actually isn't; there really were tigers in the Middle East at the time the movie takes place.

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* MisplacedWildlife: Abu and Iago are a New World monkey and macaw. While it makes sense the Sultan's vizier might have access to exotic pets from far outside Arabia, that doesn't explain where a homeless teenager got a monkey. Rajah the tiger is often assumed to be this, but he actually isn't; there really were tigers in the Middle East at the time the movie takes place. Prince Ali's menagerie also contains some South American llamas, which would be hard to come by in the Middle East, though those were [[AWizardDidIt conjured by the Genie]].

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