Early on in the writing and development of the film, the character was originally an English-butler lobster named Clarence; songwriter Howard Ashman proposed changing Clarence to a Jamaican Rastafari crab and shifting the music style throughout the film to reflect this.
• Disney's Not So Spooky Spectacular • Happy Hallowishes • Let's Get Wicked • Re-Villains! This earns him a kiss from Ariel. Dudley is an elderly sea turtle who also serves somewhat of an assistant to King Triton besides Sebastian. Jessie J, Part of Your World (Sisterly Reprise) - Ariel Winter and Jessie J, Part of Your World For A Moment (Finale) - Jessie J and Jodi Benson. removed from its resting place by Triton or his family, Morgana sends Melody on a quest to retrieve it. Near the end of the musical there is a contest where the princesses of the land are to sing for Eric, in the hope that one of them will have the voice of the girl who saved his life.

Television: Little Mermaid's Island • The Little Mermaid: The Series • A Poem Is... • The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live! Max does however appear in The Little Mermaid Live!, played by Bagel the sheepdog. This causes a difficult relationship between her and her parents, who have told her that the ocean is extremely dangerous in hopes that she will stay away from it. Though disappointed, Triton reluctantly agrees to keep the merpeople away from the She seems to have inherited a fairly even blend of traits from her parents. She makes her first appearance in episode "Red" at a party held by Ariel, arriving with a crowd of friends on "squid-cycles". She comes over to him to see if he is alright, but everyone starts to Flounder has a small role in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, where he is reunited with a grown-up Ariel and takes part in the search for Ariel and Eric's daughter Melody. In the 2008 direct-to-DVD prequel The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning , Triton bans music from Atlantica after his wife Athena is crushed to death by a pirate ship. Bringing Simon home to King Triton poses another challenge until Simon helps King Triton to save Atlantica and its merpeople from an invasion of evil sea anemones. His biggest role in the series is in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, where Ursula kidnapped him to force Ariel to give her the trident. Eric contributes singing vocals to the opening song "Fathoms Below", and performs two solo songs: "Her Voice", a song about Eric's obsession with Ariel's voice that had been written for the original film but discarded, and "One Step Closer", a new song where Eric helps Ariel express herself through dance. The character is inspired by the son of the Greek sea god Poseidon, although the actual Triton is from Greek mythology and has two finned feet. shark. The Idea 2.0. Melody's dream was the opposite of her mother's; while Ariel was a mermaid who wanted to be a human, Melody is a human who wanted to be a mermaid. His supporting role is similar as in the film, but he does not give Ariel the statue of Eric, and does not help Ariel reach Eric's wedding barge, as the Vanessa subplot has been removed. Morgana uses a potion to turn Melody into a mermaid, which excites her. Unlike Ariel, Melody is not giddy, mischievous, bubbly and sensitive. Due to Archimedes being ostracized by the merpeople, he lives in an abandoned sunken ship, in the wilderness outside of Atlantica, is also where he keeps his collection of human objects, initially, unlike Ariel, he has directly met humans, he has even interacted with them. She appears in the opening prologue of the prequel, in which she is at first shown singing her and Triton's special song (Athena's song) to the girls before bedtime. 12 years later after Melody goes out to sea, Triton turns Ariel back into a mermaid to look for her. Unfortunately, Ariel's pleas only fall on deaf ears as Melody's anger gets the better of her, refusing to listen to her mother and gives Morgana the trident. castle for Melody's sake but tasks Sebastian with keeping an eye on the girl and inform him should her safety ever be threatened. Ursula appears in the 1989 film. Sebastian made an appearance in three titles of the Kingdom Hearts series of video games, voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson in the English version and Kōichi Yamadera in the Japanese version. Flotsam and Jetsam appear in the prequel television series alongside Ursula. During the party, Melody dances with a young prince, but

In the opening scene, Grimsby is shown as not having the stomach for the sea, and dismisses the sailors' stories about merpeople living under the sea. [5], Two reggae albums featuring Samuel E. Wright performing in-character as Sebastian were released under the Walt Disney Records label. her dream come true - to marry Prince Eric and become part of the human Melody demands to know why the sea is forbidden to her, only to be given vague and improper answers.
As Morgana reacts, Melody is pushed off the tower where she falls to her doom. Ariel is looking for her father and needs the help of her undersea friends, but Ursula has caught all of them.