The Land Before Time has some of the **realest** moments in cartoon-dinosaur history - including the moment Littlefoot's mother died, breaking the hearts of literal millions.
First off, the whole thing starts with this motherfucking Sharptooth motherfucker here to ruin everyone's day.
He's basically trying to kill Littlefoot and Cera, so Littlefoot's mother, being a BAMF, comes to the rescue.
And not only does she SAVE THEM BOTH but she also totally Mufasas that motherfucker Sharptooth.
See you in hell, shithead.
*saved ur life NBD*
Even Littlefoot is like "dammmnnnnn mom you're legit."
So they're both safe now and Cera runs off without even thanking Littlefoot's mother which, tbh, rude right?
And then Cera's dad is like "OMG Cera I'm only worried about you and not the literal MILLIONS of other dinosaurs dying."
Oh yeah, forgot to mention; THE LITERAL GROUND IS LITERALLY ERUPTING BENEATH ALL THE DINOSAURS.
Look at the pain in the eyes of these dinosaurs. Look at the fear. That is real life.
Oh yeah before we move on, the creators of this movie wanted to be sure we know THESE DINOSAURS ARE DEAD. GONE. DECEASED.
Anyway for some reason we're still focussing on Cera who is doing her best not to fucking die.
Cera tries to jump over a small gap that quickly ERUPTS UNDERNEATH HER LIKE HELL IS COMING TO EARTH.
So now there's this literal divide happening between the centre of the Earth's motherfuckin' crust and I just want to remind you this is A CHILDRENS' MOVIE.
And now the narrator - who before this didn't think it was important that he explain WHAT THE FUCK WAS GOING ON - just pipes up and says something like "Oh no, Cera is on one side of the divide and her parents are on the other :'( :'("
And then TONE SWITCH to Littlefoot walking through the darkness IN THE RAIN screaming out for his MOTHER.
Before he even *finds* his mother he nearly DIES but manages to scramble up a part of the PLANET that has ERUPTED from the ground.
Legit this is Littlefoot's face when he sees his mother.
So he finds his mother and he's like "mom mom please get up please you have to get up I love you."
And then his mother says "I DON'T THINK I CAN."
She tries to get up...
...and it turns out she's right. She can't get up. Because she's DYING.
So she whispers something to Littlefoot (who legit is a baby and doesn't even understand the concept of death yet) about following his heart.
AND THEN SHE DIES. WE FADE TO BLACK. END OF SCENE.
WE ALL DO LITTLEFOOT. WE ALL DO.
You can watch this here and tear your own heart out if you want:
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