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15 Small Details From 'The Little Mermaid' That You May Have Missed

List RulesVote up the most interesting 'Little Mermaid' details.

Many people's childhoods are firmly rooted in the Disney classics. The Little Mermaid will always stick out to us, with its incredibly catchy score and brightly colored backdrop. A slew of passionate fans managed to find some small details about our favorite characters from under the sea and we definitely didn't notice them the first time around!

Did you notice any of these on your last re-watch? Vote up your favorites!

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    A Hidden Mickey Can Be Spotted In Ursula's Contract For Ariel

    Photo: The Little Mermaid / Buena Vista Pictures

    From Redditor u/iliketothinkicansing:

    In The Little Mermaid, there is a hidden Mickey while Ursula is presenting Ariel with her ccontract.

    Interesting detail?
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    The Song Chef Louis Sings Shares The Same Tune With 'Be Our Guest'

    From Redditor u/ShawnShablinski:

    "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast shares the same tune with the song "Les Poissons", sung by the chef in The Little Mermaid. Both songs were written by composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.

    Interesting detail?
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    Ariel Is The Only Sister With Her Hair Down

    Photo: The Little Mermaid / Buena Vista Pictures

    From Redditor u/an_ordinary_platypus:

    In The Little Mermaid, Ariel is the only one among her sisters who wears her hair down, visually establishing that she is different from them.

    Interesting detail?
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    A Fish From Another Movie Can Be Found During The 'Under The Sea' Sequence

    Photo: The Little Mermaid / Buena Vista Pictures

    From Redditor u/Wall-eeeeee:

    Mr. Limpet, a character in the 1964 movie with Don Knotts, can be spotted in The Little Mermaid during the 'Under the Sea' sequence.

    Interesting detail?