Thanks to Walt Disney and Hans Christian Anderson, the majority of the world is convinced Eric and Ariel fell in love with each other at first sight, or the beloved Little Mermaid met a tragic end. This, however, is not the case. It's little known that Walt and Hans had an extreme lying disorder. A tendency to stretch the truth. Ariel and Eric couldn't stand each other.-Or at least, they definitely weren't fans. Eric is always teasing her, and Ariel can usual find something to throw at his head. Will she knock some sense into Eric? This is Ariel: What really happened.