17 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Ariel's body type and personality in the 1989 movie were based on Alyssa Milano. (Milano was a child star on "Who's the Boss?" at the time.
Guy proposes to various Disney characters at Disney World. That last one is priceless!- I can't leave it like this, this guy's name is Blaine Gibson he's an amazing and funny guy he works at rooster teeth and he talks about this on one of the podcasts.