• Extras:
    *The Film
    Audio Commentary with co-writer/directors Ron Clements and John Musker and composer Alan Menken
    “Kiss The Girl” music video by Ashley Tisdale (3:30)
    Disney Song Selection (instant access to 4 musical performances from the film - optional lyrics also included)
    The Little Mermaid III Sneak Peek (1:21)
    Sneak Peeks (first 5 play before the menu) for: "The Little Mermaid III" (0:59), "Meet the Robinsons" (0:52), "Cinderella III: A Twist in Time" (1:09), "Cars" (1:07), "The Fox and the Hound: 25th AE" (0:54), "Peter Pan: Platinum Edition" (1:34), "Robin Hood: SE" (0:42), "Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: A Kingdom of Kindness" (1:11), "Tinker Bell" (1:28), and "The Disney Cruise Line" (0:31)
    Disc Two Preview (0:43)

    Backstage Disney:
    - "Backstage Disney: Treasures Untold: The Making Of The Little Mermaid" 6-part documentary (45:35 in total):
    -- "Prologue: Flower Street" (2:48)
    -- "Act 1: Renaissance Men" (6:06)
    -- "Act 2: A Symphony of Talent" (7:31)
    -- "Act 3: Broadway Comes To Burbank (Adjacent)" (10:07)
    -- "Act 4: Setting Sail" (13:17)
    -- "Act 5: A Mermaid Sings" (5:45)
    - "Storm Warning: The Little Mermaid Special Effects Unit" featurette (8:40)
    - "The Little Mermaid: The Story Behind The Story" featurette (11:31)
    - "The Little Matchgirl" animated short (with introduction by director Roger Allers) (7:13)
    - "The Little Mermaid Art Galleries":
    -- Visual Development (50 images)
    -- Kay Nielsen Artwork (38 images)
    -- Storyboard Art (52 images)
    -- Backgrounds (25 images)
    -- Production Photos (25 images)
    -- Character Design:
    --- Ariel (43 images)
    --- Ursula (50 images)
    --- Prince Eric (28 images)
    --- King Triton (17 images)
    --- Sebastian (19 images)
    -- Miscellaneous Characters (33 images)
    - Early Presentation Reel (2:36)
    - Theatrical Trailer (2:16)
    Deleted SceneS (with introduction by either Ron Clements or John Muske):
    - Play All (23:57 in total)
    -- "Fathoms Below" alternate version (2:31)
    -- "Backstage with Sebastian" (1:44)
    -- "Poor Unfortunate Souls" alternate version (8:35)
    -- "Sebastian Lost in the Castle" (1:52)
    -- "Advice From Sebastian" (1:30)
    -- "Fight with Ursula/Alternate Ending" (6:55)
    - "Silence is Golden" song demo (audio only) (3:01)
    Games & Activities:
    - "Under the Sea Adventure: A Virtual Ride Inspired By Disney Imagineers":
    -- Ride the Attraction (with optional audio commentary by Tony Baxter, senior vice president at Disney Imagineering)(4:16)
    -- Ride with the Imagineers (with audio commentary by Tony Baxter, senior vice president at Disney Imagineering) (5:15)
    -- Behind The Ride That Almost Was with Disney Imagineers" featurette (5:54)
    - "DisneyPedia: Life Under the Sea" featurette (8:25)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH
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  • Soundtrack(s):
    English Dolby Digital 5.1 ("Disney Enhanced Home Theatre (DEHT) mix”)
    Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
    French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Case type:
    Keep Case
  • Notes:
    "Platinum Edition", comes with Slip case. Includes the "FastPlay feature" (which plays everything all at once).
    Comes with a booklet.
    Also available in The Little Mermaid Trilogy with "The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Special Edition" and "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning".
  • Easter eggs:
    Disc 1: Choose "The Making Of The Little Mermaid"-documentary, and the "Treasures Untold" sub-menu:
    1) John Musker and Ron Clements doing caricatures of one another (1:05 min).
    2) Comments from the animators Ruben Aquino, Glen Keane and Mark Henn (1:40 min).
    3) Access via DVD-ROM: Musker and Clements demonstrating "The Little Mermaid handshake".

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