The Little Mermaid

Continuity mistake: When the song 'Under the sea' begins, Ariel is sitting on a rock. The amount of purple flowers on the sides, specially on the right side, change drastically between shots: They appear, disappear, reappear, change flowers, then to algae.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel first sees the fireworks, they are coming from the boat, but when the angle changes and the boat has moved along, they are being fired from the same spot, though now it's set in the middle of the sea, which is absurd. Some animator screwed it badly.

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Continuity mistake: When Sebastian escapes from the dip, the sauce has a white colour. When he throws the bowl over Louis' head it's changed to brown colour.

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Continuity mistake: During the Sebastian and Louis scene in the kitchen, all the stuff on the tables around keeps changing (appearing, disappearing, reappearing) between shots, with no logic whatsoever.

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Continuity mistake: When Flounder guides Ariel to the sunken statue of Eric, the statue's visage and position change drastically at least 3 times during the scene.

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Continuity mistake: On the boat, when Ariel goes back to being a mermaid and Ursula cries "Too late!", the whole decoration behind (ribbons, laces, bouquets, book stand, etc.) disappear.

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Continuity mistake: Between the moment when the dolphins attack Ursula and when Scuttle does, a fallen table and the mess around appear/disappear/reappear between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Eric and Ursula are about to marry they stand inches away from the Minister. When the birds attack her, the ground-level shot shows nothing two meters ahead of them, therefore the Minister and his book stand have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: At the pond, Scuttle jumps on a branch that ends in 2 branches, plus a third one cut. When the angle changes, that third branch is fully grown and filled with leaves.

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Continuity mistake: After Scuttle finds out that the girl is Ursula, he flies to tell Ariel. From the aerial angle she, Sebastian and Flounder are gone from the pier, only to reappear a frame later in a closer angle.

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Sebastian: Somebody's got to nail that girl's fins to the floor.

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Trivia: Glut the shark was going to appear a second time in the film and Flounder was going to have his time to shine and was going to beat him in a fight of some kind but was cut due to various reasons.

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Question: What are the names of Ariel's sisters? It's very hard to hear it during their song.

Answer: Their names are Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, and Allana.

Krista

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