Pop Goes The Classics – The Little Mermaid (1989)

On the twenty-fourth installment of the Pop Goes The Classics series looking at the Disney animated features, Mirandia Berthold, Andy Atherton & Steve Riddle look at 1989’s, The Little Mermaid. This story is loosely based on the 1837 Danish Hans Christian Anderson fairytale of the same name. Listen as they take a dive, under da sea, to discuss: statues; Ariel’s behavior; where Ursula ranks as an all-time villain; the trio of Flounder, Sebastian & Scuttle and more baffling things they now see as adults. Make sure to stick with them as they talk about all the super fun music that comes from this film and all the core memories they’ve obtained with. And with this film, the Disney animated films renaissance officially begins!