T.V. Series Review: The Little Mermaid Series Season 1

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The Little Mermaid Series Season 1 Summary

The Little Mermaid is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation based on the 1989 Disney film of the same name. It features the adventures of Ariel as a mermaid prior to the events of the film. This series is the third Disney television series to be spun off from a major animated film. 

Season 1, Episode 1: Whale of a Tale

Ariel becomes friends with a baby killer whale that was separated from his family because of human poachers, but Triton insists that he be sent away once he has been taught how to survive on his own.

Season 1, Episode 2: The Great Sebastian

Sebastian tells Triton that he is capable of making a deal with the Sharkanians (a race of shark-like merpeople with an attitude to match), but in truth, he is petrified of them and Ariel and Flounder must tag along to help him make the process go smoothly.

Season 1, Episode 3: Stormy

Ariel rides a wild sea horse named Stormy against her father’s wishes and gets lost in the wilderness with Stormy.

Season 1, Episode 4: Urchin

Ariel became friends with an orphaned merboy who has fallen in with the underwater gangster ‘the Lobster Mobster’ (Note: this is the first appearance of Urchin).

Season 1, Episode 5: Double Bubble

Ariel babysits two mischievous mertwins. As lively as the twins are, matters are complicated by the Lobster Mobster, who kidnaps the twins to gain their mother’s pearl necklace.

Season 1, Episode 6: Message in a Bottle

Ariel befriends Simon, a lonely sea dragon after she, Sebastian and Flounder discover his message that he sent in a bottle.

Season 1, Episode 7: Charmed

Ariel puts on a human bracelet, but finds it hard to take it off afterwards. Afraid of how her father would react when he sees her wearing a human thing, she runs away from home and goes off to find the key to the lock of the bracelet. However, the moment that she finds it, a giant whirlpool traps her in a horrible underwater cave.

Season 1, Episode 8: Marriage of Inconvenience

Ariel believes her father King Triton is setting her up for an arranged marriage with a snobbish merman-prince of another sea kingdom of Olympia named Prince Thor, and her good friends go to great lengths to prevent this from happening.

Season 1, Episode 9: The Evil Manta

Ariel accidentally frees a dark figure known as the Evil Manta, who tries to take over Atlantica using deception and lies to turn its merpeople and the sea creatures against each other. To make things even worse, he even tries to turn Flounder against Ariel.

Season 1, Episode 10: Thingamajigger

When a pirate’s boot falls into the sea, Ariel, Sebastian and Flounder try to figure out what it is, culminating in the Lobster Mobster and the Evil Manta both mistaking it for a weapon.

Season 1, Episode 11: Red

A magic spell turns King Triton into a young and energetic merboy, and Ariel has to play “mother” to him.

Season 1, Episode 12: Beached

Before a family trip to the Carnival of Tides on the tide, Ariel and Arista get into a fight and are “beached” (grounded); and Sebastian has to stay and look after them. Two gators attempt to steal the royal treasure. Ariel and Arista not only learn more about each other and have an adventure together, but they also learn to work together and to get along.

Season 1, Episode 13: Trident True

Ariel looks for the perfect Father’s Day gift to give to King Triton, but it leads her to misfortune when a giant octopus traps them in a cave, forcing Urchin to try and steal the trident so that he can save the day.

Season 1, Episode 14: Eel-Ectric City

Pearl, a mermaid who is obsessed with partying, takes Ariel and her sixth eldest sister, Alana, to Eel-Ectric City instead of to her house, while Sebastian and Flounder follow. In the end Ariel and Alana are beached (Note: this is Ariel’s second time getting beached).

The Little Mermaid Series Season 1 Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Finally found this series, truly fun and wonderful for families with our favorite character from the films. A good watch for social lessons

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