He initially finds her familiar, but her lack of a voice, due to Ariel trading her voice for a pair of legs, makes him think that she cannot be the girl who rescued him. Fantasia: Mickey • Yen Sid • Chernabog • Hyacinth Hippo • Ben Ali Gator Dumbo: Dumbo • Timothy Mouse Eric is a prince on the surface land of Atlantica. Appearances Discover (and save!) Minions However, Eric makes very brief cameo appearances in three episodes. Eric would later prove his commitment towards romance by risking his life at the climax for the safety of Ariel, proclaiming he's lost her once and refuses to lose her again. The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid 2: Pinball FrenzyKingdom Hearts IIDisney Princess Enchanting StorybooksHidden WorldsDisney Magic KingdomsDisney Emoji Blitz Inside Out: Joy • Sadness • Anger • Disgust • Fear • Bing Bong • Rainbow Unicorn The film ends with their wedding, at which Eric and Ariel exchange vows and Triton accepts Eric as his son-in-law. Chapter 2 After Morgana takes Ariel and Melody captive, Eric teams up with Scuttle and leads a resistance attack, though it is Melody that ultimately defeats the sea witch. The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, Attina, Alana, Adella, Aquata, Arista, and Andrina, https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Prince_Eric?oldid=4306210, Prince Eric speaks the first non-musical line of. His palace The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Esmeralda • Quasimodo • Hugo The Princess and the Frog: Dr. Facilier That evening, they go on a boat ride in which Sebastian leads a group of animals in a chorus of "Kiss the Girl" in an attempt to get Eric to fall in love with Ariel and kiss her so that she can remain human. Square Enix Characters: Leon • Cloud • Moogle • Others, Game Elements: Gameplay in Kingdom Hearts • Magic, Disney Worlds: Wonderland • Deep Jungle • Olympus Coliseum/Underworld/Olympus • Agrabah • Atlantica • Halloween Town/Christmas Town • Neverland • Hundred Acre Wood • The Land of Dragons • Beast's Castle • Port Royal/The Caribbean • Pride Lands • Space Paranoids • Dwarf Woodlands • Castle of Dreams • Deep Space • La Cité des Cloches • The Grid • Prankster's Paradise • Country of the Musketeers • Toy Box • Kingdom of Corona • Monstropolis • Arendelle • San Fransokyo • Game Central Station/Niceland/Cy-Bug Sector/Candy Kingdom, Heroic, smart, determined, exploratory, romantic, dreamy, fun-loving, kind, selfless, polite, regal, mature, sophisticated, generous, daring, friendly, brave, Slender, handsome, fair skin, black hair, light blue eyes, Sailing, the seas, romance, bonding with Max, playing the flute, Threats to his kingdom, threats to those he loves, losing Ariel or Melody, storms, losing his ship, Finds love in and marries Ariel; later becomes the father of a. Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Share on Facebook. Mary Poppins: Mary Poppins • Bert • Penguin Waiter • Carousel Horse Regina whispers something into a sea shell that causes Ariel to appear. Designer Ever since, he has been plagued by dreams of the person's face. The Little Mermaid: Ariel • Flounder • Sebastian • Ursula • King Triton • Prince Eric Lilo & Stitch: Stitch • Lilo • Scrump • Pleakley • Jumba • Angel • Leroy • Dr. Hämsterviel • Ugly Duckling • Sparky • 627 • Gigi • Babyfier • Yang • Slushy • Shortstuff • 625 • Amnesio • Dupe • Sample • Clip • Tank • Yin • Hunkahunka • Plasmoid Dumbo: Dumbo In tears, a muted Ariel heads back to the sea. Season Six: The Count of Monte Cristo • Aladdin • Gideon • Jasmine • Red Bird • Captain Nemo • Lady Tremaine • Clorinda • Tisbe • Jacob • Oracle • Royal Guards • The Sultan • Beowulf • Black Fairy • Tiger Lily • Robert • Prince Achmed • Stanum • Cowardly Lion • Lucy While on a sea voyage, he meets misfortune and almost drowns but is saved by a mysterious savior. Television: Little Mermaid's Island • The Little Mermaid: The Series • A Poem Is... • The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live! Rescue Rangers: Chip • Dale • Gadget • Monterey Jack • Devil Dale Disney Characters introduced in the manga: Caterpillar • Chi-Fu On the second night, he and Ariel were out on a little boat and almost kissed, until Flotsam and Jetsam interrupted them. Relatives During Melody's 12th birthday, Eric retains his first royal outfit but in a minor color change which resembles his white military uniform. Matthew O'Callaghan However, he was the one who convinced Ariel to temporarily transform into a mermaid to help their daughter. Grimsby helps him up and he tells him that a girl rescued him and sang to him with the most beautiful singing voice while walking around, trying to spot that girl, but the skeptical Grimsby drags him back to his palace. A new subplot in the stage musical is a singing competition where the eligible princesses in all the land are invited to sing for Eric. Characters in the Disney animated features canon, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse. Regina returns Ariel's voice to her and asks her to go to return to Storybrooke so Ariel can retrieve a weapon from Mr. Gold's shop that will be strong enough to stop Peter Pan. Portrayer by Gil McKinney Prince Eric is Ariel's true love whom he first meets following a shipwreck from which she saves him from.A year later, Ariel uses her 12-hour time with her legs to meet Eric at a ball. Affiliations UrsulaFlotsamJetsamMorganaUndertow The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Regina then promises Ariel that she can be a human permanently and if she goes to Storybrooke she will find Eric there. Eric is a handsome young man. Prince Eric is the deuteragonist of Disney's 1989 animated feature film, The Little Mermaid. Official Disney Prince • The Little Mermaid: Songs from the Sea, Entertainment: Animagique • Castle of Magical Dreams • Disney Dreams: An Enchanted Classic • Disney's Wishes • Fantasmic! Comic Book: Indigo • Marlin the Magician • Jenny, Season Two: "Resigned to It" • "Calliope Dreams" • "Save the Whale" • "Against the Tide" • "Giggles" • "Wish Upon a Starfish" • "Tail of Two Crabs" • "Metal Fish" • "T'ank You For Dat, Ariel" Blue Ariel does not see Eric at all, but Eric briefly glimpses Ariel from a distance, though Grimsby brushes it off as his imagination. To avoid messing up the film's story, Ariel does not see Eric's face, and Eric does not see Ariel at all. The Little Mermaid: Ariel • Flounder • Sebastian • Eric • Ursula • Triton • Max • Scuttle In the 2007 Broadway musical adaptation of the Disney film, the role of Eric was originated by Sean Palmer and notably replaced with Drew Seeley after Palmer's departure. Season Three: Peter Pan/Malcolm/Pied Piper • Wendy Darling • Ariel • Zelena/The Wicked Witch of the West • Glinda/The Good Witch of the South • The Wizard of Oz/Walsh • Elsa the Snow Queen • Tinker Bell • Blackbeard • Lumiere • Ursula the Sea Goddess • Jonathan • Dorothy Gale • The Witch of the East • Rapunzel • Rapunzel's Mother • Rapunzel's Father • Lost Boys • John Darling • Michael Darling • The Shadow • The Sheriff of Hamelin • Nana • Mary Darling • George Darling • Medusa • Prince Eric • Liam Jones • Roland When he regains enough consciousness to open his eyes he briefly sees Ariel, but before he can say anything to her, Max and Grimsby arrive, forcing Ariel to dive back into the water. This episode implies that Eric plays a significant role in altering Ariel's perception of humans. The Three Caballeros: Gauchito • Burrito Eric is kidnapped by Blackbeard and is left all alone on a deserted island. Peter Pan: Tinker Bell • Peter Pan • Captain Hook • Wendy • Nana • Smee He finds her familiar but her muteness makes him think that she could not possibly be the girl who rescued him, much to Ariel's annoyance. Onward: Ian Lightfoot • Barley Lightfoot, Ultimate Spider-Man: Spider-Man • Venom • Green Goblin • Miles Morales • Lizard • Rhino • Doctor Octopus • Iron Spider • Spider-Gwen • Kraven the Hunter • Hobgoblin Eric is featured throughout Ariel's segment of the castle show, Ignite the Dream. In the 2000 direct-to-video sequel, Eric is a supporting character. While he was unconscious, Ariel sang to him, and when he woke up, he recognized nothing about Ariel than her voice. He also wore white gloves. However, he was the one who convinced Ariel that keeping Melody away from the sea was tearing the family apart and that Melody was old enough to deserve an explanation as to why the sea wall was built. That night, as Eric plays Ariel's song on his tin whistle, Grimsby advises Eric to forget about his "dream girl", and focus on the one "warm, caring, and right before his eyes". During one of his voyages, Eric was rescued by a mysterious girl after nearly drowning during a storm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Snow White • Dopey • Magic Mirror • The Evil Queen • Grumpy • The Prince • Sleepy • Doc In The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, Eric retains his primary outfit throughout the film. His shirt collar is open to the point that it reveals his clavicles. "Once Upon a Time" has cast Gil McKinney as Prince Eric opposite JoAnna Garcia Swisher's Ariel for Season 3, according to TVLine. Prince Eric Dance and Play It! Good Prince Eric's original voice actor Christopher Daniel Barnes was only 16 when he recorded his voice for Eric. When he wakes up, he sees Ariel, transformed back into a human (courtesy of King Triton), and the two embrace finally kissing for the first time. Regina tells Ariel that Ariel will not have a second chance at true love and that she took her voice so Ariel can never tell Prince Eric how she truly feels. Relatives Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade • Disney's Fantillusion • Disney's Magical Moments Parade • Disney Carnivale Parade • Disney on Parade • Disney Stars on Parade • Festival of Fantasy Parade • Mickey's New Year's Eve Parade • Move It! Original Monsters: Heartless • Nobodies • Unversed • Dream Eater The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Mr. Toad One Hundred and One Dalmatians: Cruella De Vil • Perdita Feature films Portrayed by Cars: Lightning McQueen • Mater • Sally • Doc Hudson • Jackson Storm • Cruz Ramirez • Mack • Miss Fritter Black The Little Mermaid Season Four: "A Tale of Two Sisters" • "White Out" • "Rocky Road" • "The Apprentice" • "Breaking Glass" • "Family Business" • "The Snow Queen" • "Smash the Mirror" • "Fall" • "Shattered Sight" • "Heroes and Villains" • "Darkness on the Edge of Town" • "Unforgiven" • "Enter the Dragon" • "Poor Unfortunate Soul" • "Best Laid Plans" • "Heart of Gold" • "Sympathy for the De Vil" • "Lily" • "Mother" • "Operation Mongoose" It is explained through dialogue that Eric's father has passed away, and it is Grimsby's duty to help Eric find a bride, so he can return to the throne properly, despite Eric's affinity for exploring the seas. Soul: Joe • 22, Descendants: Mal Inspiration Cinderella: Cinderella • Jaq and Gus • Prince Charming • Fairy Godmother • Lady Tremaine • Lucifer • Suzy • Perla • Bruno He then rescues Ariel and defeats Ursula with the help of Sora, Donald, and Goofy. During his fight against Ursula and rescues Ariel, Eric wears a combination between his primary outfit and his royal outfit; he retains his white long-sleeved collared shirt with the sleeves rolled up from his primary outfit and wears his blue trousers with gold linings and his black boots with golden lining at their tops from his royal outfit.