Fan Theory: FROZEN, TANGLED And LITTLE MERMAID All Share Same Universe

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As you may remember, we do love to find links in movies that suggest that they are part of a larger, shared universe, so this theory that has popped up over the weekend linking three Disney films – The Little Mermaid, Tangled and Frozen – caught our fancy.

It starts off with a little easter egg that Frozen’s animators dropped in that references Disney’s last film Tangled. Notice that the two royal guests arriving at the palace in Frozen for Elas’s assumption of the throne? That’s right, it’s Tangled‘s Rapunzel and Eugene. Now why would they be showing up at the palace for Elsa’s ceremony?

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So why would these two characters be showing up? That’s the question taken up by some folks over at first Pintrest and then Tumbler

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So in essence, while The Little Mermaid was produced some 20 years earlier, the sunken boat that Ariel explores in her film has been ret-conned to be the same one that Elsa and Anna’s parents were lost on when it sank in a storm.

Via BuzzFeed.

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William Gatevackes
April 2, 2014 9:48 pm

Ah, that explains the pictures in the media library.

Jenn Moscato Dreeser
April 2, 2014 9:58 pm

I mean how many of these disney love fest movies can they make? I’ll spare you the exhaustive list of their movies where there’s a corny love theme. What i want to know is where is the hidden phalus in Frozen?

William Gatevackes
April 2, 2014 10:02 pm

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FilmEksis
April 2, 2014 10:09 pm

Fan Theory: FROZEN, TANGLED And LITTLE MERMAID All Share Same Universe http://t.co/vj3VTsatyz

Jnj Gibbon
April 4, 2014 2:48 am

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