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23 Disney Facts That Will Make You Feel Hella Old

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1. The actor who provided the voice of Prince Eric will turn 43 this year.

Christopher Daniel Barnes was born in November 1972 and was only 16 years old when he first provided the voice of Prince Eric.


5. Raven-Symoné was just 13 when she shot Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, and over 16 years have passed since the movie first aired.

Raven appeared in Zenon four years before starring in her own Disney Channel original series That's So Raven.

6. Anyone who becomes old enough to drive in 2016 will know only of a time when you could get FastPasses to avoid lines at Disneyland.

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The FastPass system was put into practice back in 1999. Those of us who remember visiting Disneyland before FastPasses are old AF.


10. Most teens today won’t recognize these bulky VHS cases, as Disney has been releasing titles on DVD worldwide for over 15 years.

However, they didn’t completely stop releasing VHS tapes until 2006. The last title to be released in this format was The Fox and the Hound 2.


16. Finding Nemo was released in 2003, over 12 years ago. Clownfish generally live between six and ten years in the wild, so…


Yeah, if Nemo had been a real fish then his ass would probably be dead by now.


19. It’s been 16 years since the live-action Inspector Gadget movie was released. That’s roughly the same amount of time that passed between when the original cartoon first aired in 1983 and when the live-action version hit theaters in 1999.

20. Michelle Trachtenberg was 14 when she starred in Inspector Gadget. Here’s what she looked like then versus how she looks now (at almost 30).

Photographed above at this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.