The Simpsons are an animation staple. On air since December 17, 1989, the show has broadcast 528 episodes and the twenty-fourth season ended on May 19, 2013. Similarly gigantic in the world of animation, is Walt Disney. The animated tale of Ariel, the Little Mermaid, remains one of the most popular films in the Disney catalog.
The Little Mermaid - 83 min. Rated G
Ariel is a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid who is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father's order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues Prince Eric, the man of her dreams. Determined to be human, she strikes a bargain with the devious seawitch, Ursula, and trades her fins and beautiful voice for legs. With her best friend Flounder, and her reluctant chaperone Sebastian at her side, Ariel must win the prince's love and save her father's kingdom.
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea - 73 min. Rated G
A threat forces Ariel and Eric to hide Melody's true mermaid heritage. But the young princess, curious about her roots, ultimately ventures into the sea where she meets new friends and becomes a pawn in Morgana's plot to gain control of the seven seas.
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning - 77min. Rated G
Long ago in a kingdom where music is outlawed, King Triton's youngest daughter Ariel discovers her love for music in a secret underground music club. Torn with the choice of whether to hide her passion or share it with her father and risk losing everything, Ariel sets off on a daring adventure to restore music to Atlantica.
The Simpsons Movie - 87 min. Rated PG-13
Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population forces the Simpsons to move to Alaska. Meanwhile, the president is induced by his advisor from the EPA to put a dome over Springfield to hold in the population and destroy the city. When Marge sees the news on television, she tells Homer that they must return to Springfield to save their town and friends, but Homer is not convinced that the people of Springfield deserve their support.