Little Mermaid Island

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2023

Little Mermaid Island showLittle Mermaid Island was a short-lived syndicated puppet show created by the legendary Jim Henson. It was positioned as a follow-up to the 1989 animated hit The Little Mermaid. 2 pilot episodes of the show were shot, but never aired on television.

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  • Year of Debut: 1990
  • Year of Finale: 1991
  • Type of Series: Live-Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: Syndicated
  • IMDB Link


  • Marietta DePrima: Ariel
  • Samuel Wright: Sebastian
  • Buddy Hackett: Scuttle
  • Jim Cummings: Scales


  • Producer: John Purdy
  • Creator: Jim Henson

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