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TimelineEdit

Format Cover Release Date(s) Publisher Notes
VHS May 18, 1990 Walt Disney Home Video Walt Disney Classics release
Laserdisc September 21, 1990 Walt Disney Home Video Walt Disney Classics release
Video 8 1990 Walt Disney Home Video Walt Disney Classics release
VHS March 31, 1998 Walt Disney Home Video Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection release
Laserdisc November 3, 1998 Walt Disney Home Video Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection release
DVD December 7, 1999 Walt Disney Home Video Limited Issue release
DVD
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October 3, 2006 Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2-Disc Platinum Edition release
VHS January 3, 2007 Walt Disney Home Entertainment Platinum Edition release
Blu-ray
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October 1, 2013 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Diamond Edition release
Blu-ray October 1, 2013 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment DVD Packaging
Blu-ray 3D October 1, 2013 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Diamond Edition release
DVD
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December 3, 2013 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Diamond Edition release
Blu-ray
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February 26, 2019 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Signature Collection release
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
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February 26, 2019 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Signature Collection release
DVD May 7, 2019 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Signature Collection release

SupplementsEdit

1990 Demo VHSEdit

Video
1
1984 fbi screen 1
1984 fbi screen 2
2 The Little Mermaid

1990 VHSEdit

Opening to The Little Mermaid 1990 VHS True HQ

Opening to The Little Mermaid 1990 VHS True HQ

Video
1
1984 fbi screen 1
1984 fbi screen 2
2
Walt Disney Classics 1989 Logo
3 The Little Mermaid

1990 VHS (Canadian Copy)Edit

Video
1
1984 fbi screen 2
1984 fbi screen 3
2
Walt Disney Classics 1989 Logo
3 The Little Mermaid

1990 LaserdiscEdit

Video
1
1984 fbi screen 1
1984 fbi screen 2
2
LaserVision
3
Walt Disney Classics 1989 Logo
4 The Little Mermaid

1998 VHS (Version #1)Edit

Video
1
Disneywarning1.JPG
2
Disney Green Warning (VHS from 1997-2000)
3 Introduction with Gil and Phil along with Jodi Benson
4 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #1
Teaser trailer: Mulan
5 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #2
Teaser trailer: A Bug's Life
6 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #3
Video trailer: Melody Time
7 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #4
Video trailer: The Spirit of Mickey
8 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #5
Video trailer: Pocahontas: Journey to a New World
9 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #6
Video trailer: Lady and the Tramp
10 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #7
Disney Cruise Line promo
11 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #8
Disney's One Saturday Morning on ABC promo
12 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #9
FP prototype from 1998
"And don't forget to stay tuned after the movie
for the music video, 'Part of Your World'!"
13
THX - Lucasfilm LTD Logo (1997-2003)
14
Disney Modified Screen -1
15 The Little Mermaid
16 Jodi Benson - "Part of Your World" music video

1998 VHS (Version #2)Edit

Video
1
Disneywarning1.JPG
2
Disney Green Warning (VHS from 1997-2000)
3 Introduction with Gil and Phil along with Jodi Benson
4 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #1
Teaser trailer: Mulan
5 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #2
Teaser trailer: A Bug's Life
6 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #3
Video trailer: Melody Time
7 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #4
Video trailer: The Spirit of Mickey
8 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #5
Video trailer: Pocahontas: Journey to a New World
9 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #6
Video trailer: Lady and the Tramp
10 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #7
Disney Cruise Line promo
11 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #8
Disney's One Saturday Morning on ABC promo
12 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #9
FP prototype from 1998
"And don't forget to stay tuned after the movie
for the music video, 'Part of Your World'!"
13
266px-WaltDisneyMasterPieceCollection
14
THX - Lucasfilm LTD Logo (1997-2003)
15
Disney Modified Screen -1
16 The Little Mermaid
17 Jodi Benson - "Part of Your World" music video

1998 VHS (Canadian Copy)Edit

Video
1
Disney Green Warning (VHS from 1997-2000)
2
Disney Green Warning (Canadian VHS from 1997-2000)
3 Introduction with Gil and Phil along with Jodi Benson
4 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #1
Teaser trailer: Mulan
5 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #2
Teaser trailer: A Bug's Life
6 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #3
Video trailer: Melody Time
7 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #4
Video trailer: The Spirit of Mickey
8 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #5
Video trailer: Pocahontas: Journey to a New World
9 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #6
Video trailer: Lady and the Tramp
10 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #7
Disney Cruise Line promo
11 Gil and Phil along with Jodi says #8
FP prototype from 1998
"And don't forget to stay tuned after the movie
for the music video, 'Part of Your World'!"
12
THX - Lucasfilm LTD Logo (1997-2003)
13
Disney Modified Screen -1
14 The Little Mermaid
15 Jodi Benson - "Part of Your World" music video

1998 LaserdiscEdit

Video
1
Disneywarning1.JPG
2
BVWD FBI Warning Screen 5b5
3
266px-WaltDisneyMasterPieceCollection
4
GW239H132
5 The Little Mermaid

1999 DVD - Limited IssueEdit

Video
1
Disneywarning1.JPG
2
Disneywarning2.JPG
3
Disneywarning3.JPG
4
Walt Disney Home Video gold text logo
5 The Little Mermaid

1999 DVD (Canadian Copy) - Limited IssueEdit

Video
1
Disneywarning2.JPG
2
Disneywarning3.JPG
3
Walt Disney Home Video gold text logo
4 The Little Mermaid

1999 DVD Menu - Limited IssueEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up SPOKEN LANGUAGES
English 5.1 Dolby Digital
French 5.1 Dolby Digital
Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

CAPTIONS
English for the hearing impaired

Bonus Features Film Recommendations

2006 DVD - 2-Disc Platinum EditionEdit

Video
1
WDHE Blue BG
2
Disney's Fast Play Bumper
3 Trailer for "The Little Mermaid III"
4 Trailer for "Meet the Robinsons"
5 Trailer for "Cinderella III: A Twist in Time"
6 Trailer for "Cars"
7 Trailer for "The Fox and the Hound": 25th Anniversary Edition
and
"The Fox and the Hound 2"
8
Disney DVD (2005)
9
Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix
10
Disney Navy Blue Warning (2003)
11
Foxwarning
12 The Little Mermaid
Platinum Edition

2006 DVD Menu - 2-Disc Platinum EditionEdit

Disc One

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix
French 5.1 Dolby Digital
Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

CAPTIONS
English for the hearing impaired

Bonus Features "Kiss the Girl" Performed by Ashley Tisdale
Disney Song Selection
Audio Commentary
The Little Mermaid III: Musical Sneak Peek
Disc 2 Preview

Disc Two

Menus Features
Supplemental Features Treasures Untold: The Making of The Little Mermaid
Storm Warning: The Little Mermaid Special Effects Unit
The Story Behind the Story
The Little Match Girl
The Little Mermaid Art Galleries
Early Presentation Reel
Original Theatrical Trailer
6 Deleted Scenes
"Silence is Golden" Song Demo (Audio Only)
Under the Sea Adventure: A Virtual Ride
DisneyPedia: Life Under the Sea

2007 VHS - Platinum EditionEdit

Video
1
WDHE Blue BG
2 The Little Mermaid
Platinum Edition

2013 DVD - Diamond EditionEdit

Video
1
Vlcsnap-2013-12-27-16h43m34s174
2
Disney's Fast Play Bumper
3 Trailer: The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition
4 COMING SOON TO THEATERS
5 Teaser trailer: Frozen
6 COMING SOON TO Blu-ray and DVD
7 Trailer: Mary Poppins:
50th Anniversary Edition
8 Trailer: Wreck-It Ralph
9 BecomeAnEx.org PSA
10
Vlcsnap-2015-11-01-13h03m24s804
11
Disney DVD (2007)
12
Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix
13
Disney Navy Blue Warning (2003)
14
Vlcsnap-2015-10-20-20h56m42s743
15
FBI warning 2012
16 The Little Mermaid
Diamond Edition
17
FBI warning 2012 2

2013 DVD Menu - Diamond EditionEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English 5.1 Dolby Digital
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital

SUBTITLES
English for the hearing impaired
French
Spanish
Portuguese

Bonus Features Part Of Her World: Jodi Benson's Voyage To New Fantasyland
2 Deleted Scenes

2013 Blu-Ray - Diamond EditionEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital

SUBTITLES
English
English for the hearing impaired
French
Spanish
Portuguese

Bonus Materials @DisneyAnimation
Under the Scene
Howard's Lecture
Deleted Character: Harold the Merman
Part of Her World
Crab-E-Oke Sing Along
Music Video: Carly Rae Jepsen - "Part of Your World"
Audio Commentary
4 Deleted Scenes
"Silence is Golden" (Song Demo)
The Little Match Girl
The Making of The Little Mermaid
The Story Behind the Story
Storm Warning: Special Effects Unit
Under the Sea Early Presentation Reel
John & Ron Make Caricatures of Each Other
Animators Comment on their Characters
The Little Mermaid Handshake
Original Theatrical Trailer
Song selection
Ashley Tisdale - "Kiss the Girl"
Disneypedia: Life Under the Sea
Behind the Ride that Almost Was
Under the Sea Adventure

2019 Blu-Ray - The Signature CollectionEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1

SUBTITLES
English for the hearing impaired
French
Spanish

Bonus Materials Alan Menken and the Leading Ladies
"What I Want From You Is...Your Voice"
Stories From Walt's Office: Gadgets and Gizmos
#Treasuresuntold
"Part of Your World" Music Video featuring Dcapella
Deleted Character: Harold the Merman
Under the Scene: The Art of Live Action Reference
Howard's Lecture
Audio Commentary
Classic Bonus Previews

2019 DVD - The Signature CollectionEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English Dolby Digital 5.1
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1

SUBTITLES
English for the hearing impaired
French
Spanish

2019 4K Ultra HD - The Signature CollectionEdit

Menus Features
Scene Selection 1. "Fathoms Below"
2. Main Titles
3. Sebastian's Concert
4. The Sunken Ship
5. Scuttle
6. Ursula Watches Ariel
7. "Part of the World"
8. To the Surface
9. Storm at Sea
10. Eric is Saved
11. "Under the Sea"
12. Sebastian and King Triton
13. Ariel's Hidden Treasure
14. Ursula's Lair
15. "Poor Unfortunate Souls"
16. Ursula's Deal
17. In Eric's Kingdom
18. Dinner in the Castle
19. "Les Poissons"
20. A Tour of the Kingdom
21. "Kiss the Girl"
22. Ursula Takes Charge
23. The Wedding Ship
24. Sunset on the Third Day
25. Ursula's Wrath
26. Happy Ending
27. End Credits
Set-Up AUDIO OPTIONS
English Dolby Atmos
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Japanese Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
Korean Dolby Digital 5.1
Mandarin Dolby Digital 2.0

SUBTITLES
English SDH
French
Japanese
Spanish
Korean
Mandarin (Traditional)

Advertised on:Edit

1989 TheatricalEdit

  • Bambi (September 28, 1989)

1990 Classics VHSEdit

  • Peter Pan (September 21, 1990)

1997 TheatricalEdit

  • Fun and Fancy Free (July 15, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (July 29, 1997)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (August 5, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (August 26, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (September 16, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (October 14, 1997)
  • How the Toys Saved Christmas (October 21, 1997)

1998 Masterpiece Collection VHSEdit

  • Hercules (February 3, 1998)
  • Belle's Magical World (February 17, 1998)
  • Peter Pan (March 3, 1998)

2006 Platinum Edition DVDEdit

  • Chicken Little (March 21, 2006)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (April 4, 2006)
  • Dumbo (June 6, 2006)
  • Eight Below (June 20, 2006)
  • The Wild (September 12, 2006)

2013 Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-rayEdit

  • Peter Pan (February 5, 2013)
  • Monsters, Inc. (February 19, 2013)
  • Wreck-It Ralph (March 5, 2013)
  • Brother Bear/Brother Bear 2 (March 12, 2013)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame/The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (March 12, 2013)
  • Mulan/Mulan II (March 12, 2013)
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire/Atlantis: Milo's Return (June 11, 2013)
  • The Emperor's New Groove/Kronk's New Groove (June 11, 2013)
  • Lilo & Stitch/Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (June 11, 2013)
  • Oliver & Company (August 6, 2013)
  • Robin Hood (August 6, 2013)
  • The Sword in the Stone (August 6, 2013)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (August 27, 2013)
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