The Little Mermaid

Continuity mistake: When Ursula and Eric are about to marry, everyone is facing the aisle. A frame later, from a different angle, they've turned 45ยบ and face the priest.

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Continuity mistake: When the birds fly to attack Ursula and Eric, both them and the priest disappear in the aerial angle.

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Continuity mistake: On the pier, when Ariel watches Eric's ship sail away, the flowers around the column are two meters above her head. When the angle changes, they're now just a couple of centimeters above.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel sees a fork for the first time, it is sitting on some wooden planks. When the shot changes, the fork's position, plus the looks of the planks (which now resemble something like a broken chair) are completely different.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel's father transforms her into human, the sand mound Eric is laying by disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel goes to sleep in Eric's palace, the candle on the bed table disappears in the last shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Sebastian runs away from Grimsby's plate, the second fork on the right disappears, only to reappear in the next angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Sebastian falls in the boiling pot, the kitchen swaps from turned off to having huge flames rising.

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Continuity mistake: Louis flours Sebastian while holding the bowl sideways by the edge of the table. A frame later, his hand is away and the bowl is laying flat on the center of the table.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursula arrives at her mirror, most of the shells on the stands disappear in the second shot.

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Continuity mistake: The first time we see Ursula, the oyster keeps changing shape in every single angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel grabs the fork the prongs on the side are skewed. When scuttle grabs it, just the one on the right is, the rest look perfect.

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Continuity mistake: While investigating the sunken ship, Ariel is about to see the fork, she swims upwards towards a hole where a broken log stands out on the left. When the angle changes, the hole is completely different and the log is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel and Eric lay on the shore, Sebastian is sitting on a rock and his jaw falls, with Scuttle standing by his side. A frame later, Scuttle is standing meters away.

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Continuity mistake: When Grisby shows the covered statue, the shape of the bulk underneath changes drastically between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel and Eric exit the town on the chariot, she has her right arm down, but in the close-up it's up and holding a bouquet and some other stuff.

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Continuity mistake: Eric sits on the side of the boat wishing to find his true love, between a ladder and a rope. From the opposite angle, where we see Ariel peeping, the rope is gone.

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Continuity mistake: Before the maid brings the food, Grimsby puts his glass on the far left of the table. When the angle changes it's standing right in front of him.

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Continuity mistake: When the maid scolds Louis for making noise, the blood stain on the wooden door increases between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Louis is chasing Sebastian, all the stuff he breaks disappears when it hits the floor.

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Continuity mistake: When Carlotta brings the plates for the meal they all have a dome cover with a top handle, but when Sebastian runs across the table those handles have changed. (00:54:50)

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Sebastian: Are you sure about this?
Scuttle: Have I ever been wrong? I mean when it's important.

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Trivia: The two minute storm took 10 special effects artists over a year to finish.

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