Sebastian the Crab -
Trusted advisor and guardian of
Ariel the mermaid on the Disney
cartoon THE LITTLE MERMAID/CBS/1992-94.
Sebastian (voice of Samuel E. Wright) lives in the undersea
kingdom of Atlantica. His full name is Horatio Felonious
Ignatious Crustaceous Sebastian.
Originally from Jamaica, Sebastian left home to see the world.
Eventually, he was hired as the royal guardian and advisor of
Ariel, the daughter of King Trition. Sebastian is also music
teacher to King Triton's seven daughters, including Ariel who
has a beautiful singing voice.
Sebastian's other friends include Flounder the Guppy; Scuttle the
Seagull; Old Dudley the Sea Turtle; Urchin the merboy, and Daniel the Scientist's Apprentice.
His enemies are Ursula the Sea-Witch; Lobster Mobster & Da
Shrimp; the Evil Manta; the Evil Scientist; Zeus the Crab;
Sharkadians and Octopons.
When not serving the Royal court, Sebastian is the Scout-Master
for the Atlantican Troop of Sea Explorers called Crabscouts whose
members include Tuffy, Clawdia and Buster.
The Sebastian character first appeared in the 1989 animated
theatrical release The Little Mermaid.
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