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17 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

Sebastian was supposed to be British. British!

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2. Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel, sang "Part of Your World" in the dark to get the underwater grotto feel.

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7. When Scuttle breaks Ursula's necklace near Ariel's feet and releases Ariel's voice, Ariel is barefoot, but the next time Ariel is shown, full body, she is wearing shoes.

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9. Ursula's spell on Ariel contains Latin references to "throat," "voice," and "fish."

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10. Christopher Daniel Barnes was only 17 when he recorded the voice of Prince Eric for the movie. His voice was mature enough to be considered for a much older role. He also, later on, voiced Prince Charming in the second and third "Cinderella" movies.

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