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You Totally Missed This Connection Between "Hercules" And "The Little Mermaid"

It's a family affair.

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So you've probably seen Hercules and The Little Mermaid.

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While they are similar — both Disney animated movies — they're totally different movies, right?

But Tumblr user petitetiaras has an interesting fan theory that links them.

In Greek mythology Zeus and Poseidon are brothers.

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Zeus is Hercules' father.

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And Poseidon is King Triton's father.

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That makes Hercules and King Triton first cousins.

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And we all know Ariel is Triton's daughter.

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So that would make Ariel and Hercules first cousins, once removed.

This is you, mind blown!

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