The Little Mermaid
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Continuity mistake: After becoming human, Ariel swims and rest on a floating rock amidst the sea. A frame later she is laying on a rocky wall by the shore.

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Continuity mistake: When Grimsby is presenting the statue of Eric, the huge ribbon around it disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When we first meet Max, his front paws swap from white in the front angle, to grey in the angle shot from behind.

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Continuity mistake: The bowl in which the chef dips Sebastian swaps from grey coloured to blue.

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Continuity mistake: The lettuce under which Sebastian later hides, wasn't on the table in the first place.

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Trivia: When Scuttle discovers that Vanessa is actually Ursula, he sees Vanessa's true image reflected in the mirror, but the image we see in the mirror is not reversed, note Ursula's mole and her shell necklace are not backwards. This may be part of Ursula's magic, or simply an animation error, which is common (I believe it's the latter). (01:06:40)

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Trivia: The King and Grand Duke from Cinderella (1950) appear in a brief cameo while attending the attempted royal wedding of Prince Eric and Vanessa, and can be seen when Max runs past the guests just before he bites Vanessa.

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Revealing mistake: When we first see Max, his paws are leaning on a balustrade and become transparent. Though it may seem like it's an optical effect because they're in the shadows, the next angle shows them fully lit and opaque.

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Continuity mistake: When Ariel spies the guys on the boat, she is under an arched window. Depending on the angle, the space is made of 3 blocks of wood, or 2. This keeps changing randomly all the time.

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Continuity mistake: During the eels scene, when Ariel is crying, the stone she lays on is a single stone laying almost flat on the sand; then swaps to a double stone, and when she sends the eels away it is a single stone though way steeper, standing upright.

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Continuity mistake: Eric's statue changes between shots, notice the position of the right fist.

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Continuity mistake: After Ursula eats the shrimp, when the angle changes the rest of the shrimps in the shell become some sort of white beans.

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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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