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Ursula (Character)
from The Little Mermaid (1989)

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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Ursula: Yes, hurry home, princess. We wouldn't want to miss old Daddy's celebration, now, would we? Huh! Celebration indeed.
[chuckles sarcastically]
Ursula: Bah! In my day, we had fantastical feasts when I lived in the palace. And now, look at me - wasted away to practically nothing - banished, and exiled, and practically starving, while he and his flimsy fish-folk celebrate. Well, I'll give 'em something to celebrate soon enough. Flotsam! Jetsam! I want you to keep an extra close watch on this pretty little daughter of his. She may be the key to Triton's undoing...

Ursula: Oh, no, no, no, no, no. I can't stand it! It's too easy! The child is in love with a human. And not just any human. A prince!
[laughs]
Ursula: Her daddy'll love that. King Triton's headstrong, lovesick girl would make a charming addition to my little garden.

Ursula: Come in. Come in, my child. We mustn't lurk in doorways. It's rude. One might question your upbringing.

Ursula: Well, angelfish, the solution to your problem is simple. The only way to get what you want is to become a human yourself.
Ariel: Can you do that?
Ursula: My dear, sweet child. That's what I do. It's what I live for, to help unfortunate merfolk, like yourself, poor souls with no one else to turn to.

Ursula: Oh, and there is one more thing. We haven't discussed the subject of payment. You can't get something for nothing, you know.
Ariel: But I don't have any.
Ursula: I'm not asking much. Just a token really, a trifle. You'll never even miss it. What I want from you is your voice.
Ariel: My voice?
Ursula: You got it, sweetcakes. No more talking, singing, zip.

Ursula: Now I am the ruler of all the ocean! The waves obey my every whim!

Ursula: [watching Flotsam and Jetsam knock the boat with Ariel and Eric in it about to kiss] Nice work boys. That was a close one too close! The little tramp!
[sighs]
Ursula: Well, she's better than I thought. At this rate, he'll be kissing her by sunset for sure!
[smashes through her potions]
Ursula: Well, it's time Ursula took matters into her own tentacles.
[throws a bottle with a butterfly in it, into her cauldron]
Ursula: Triton's daughter will be mine and then I'll make him writhe. I'll see him wriggle like a worm on a hook!
[laughs, transforming into Vanessa]

Ursula: [Scuttle hums the wedding march and hears Vanessa singing] What a lovely little bride I'll make / my dear, I look divine / Things are working out according to my ultimate design.
[throws pin at angel vanity]
Ursula: Soon I'll have that little mermaid / And the ocean will be mine.
[looks into mirror and sees Ursula]
Scuttle: [sees whats going on in the ship] The Sea Witch! Oh, she's what the? I gotta.
[crashes into ship with a loud ding]
Scuttle: Ariel!

Ariel: If I become human, I'll never be with my father or sisters again.
Ursula: That's right. But you'll have your man. Life's full of tough choices, isn't it?

Ariel: But without my voice, how can I.
Ursula: You'll have your looks. Your pretty face and don't underestimate the importance of "body language." Ha!
[singing]
Ursula: The men up there don't like a lot of blabber / They think a girl who gossips is a bore / Yes, on land it's much prefered / for ladies not to say a word / After all, dear, what is idle prattle for? / Come on, they're not all that impressed with conversation / True gentlemen avoid it when they can / But they dote and swoon and fawn / On a lady who's withdrawn / It's she who holds her tongue who gets her man.

Ursula: Now, here's the deal. I will make you a potion that will turn you into a human for three days. Got that? Three days. Now listen, this is important. Before the sun sets on the third day, you've got to get dear ol' princey to fall in love with you. That is, he's got to kiss you. Not just any kiss the kiss of true love. If he does kiss you before the sun sets on the third day, you'll remain human, permanently, but if he doesn't, you turn back into a mermaid, and you belong to me!

Ursula: [to Eric] So long, lover boy!

Ursula: [her last words] So much for true love!

Ursula: [singing] If you want to cross a bridge, my sweet / You've got to pay the toll / Take a gulp and take a breath and go ahead and sign the scroll! / Flotsam, Jetsam, now I've got her, boys / The boss is on a roll / This poor unfortunate soul!

Ursula: [singing] I admit that in the past I've been nasty/They weren't kidding when they called me, well a witch/But you'll find that now-a-days/I've mended all my ways, repented, seen the light and took a switch/true? Yes. And I fortunately know a little magic/It's a talent that I always have possessed, but now dear lately, please don't laugh/I use it on behalf, of the miserable, lonely and depressed!
[conjures a fat mermaid and a skinny merman]
Ursula: [to Flotsam & Jetsam] Pathetic!
Ursula: [Continues singing] Poor, unfortunate souls! So sad, so true! This one longing to be thinner, that one wants to get the girl and do I help them?
[snaps fingers and the pair become fit and hug each other]
Ursula: Yes, indeed! Now it's happened once or twice/someone couldn't pay the price/and I'm afraid I have to rake them across the coals!
[turns them into seaweed people]
Ursula: Yes I have had my share of complaints but on the whole I've been a saint!... to those Poor Unfortunate Sou-uls!

Ursula: [after Ariel makes her vaporize Flotsam and Jetsom] Babies! My poor little poopsies!


Kingdom Hearts (2002) (VG)
Hades: That little squirt took down that Heartless! Who'd have thought it?
Jafar: Such is the power of the Keyblade. The child's strength is not his own.
Ursula: Why don't we turn him into a Heartless? That'll settle things quick enough.
Captain Hook: And the brat's friends are the king's lackeys. Swoogle me eyes, they're all bilge rats by the look of them.
Oogie Boogie: You're no prize yourself.
Captain Hook: Shut up!
Maleficent: Enough. The Keyblade has chosen him. Will it be he who conquers the darkness? Or will the darkness swallow him? Either way, he could be quite useful...

Ursula: You pathetic fools! I RULE THE SEAS NOW! ALL OF THE SEAS BOW TO MY POWER!

Ursula: Those impudent fools will never find the Keyhole. But the girl could prove useful. And I've got the Heartless on my side. Triton, my old friend... Your day is coming.

Jafar: [Sora's party had defeated Clayton] What drew the Heartless to that world?
Maleficent: The hunter lured them there. It was his lust for power that was the bait. But it seems the bait was too tasty for his own good.
Oogie Boogie: [laughs] Yeah, he got chomped instead!
Jafar: A weak-hearted fool like him stood no chance against the Heartless. But the boy is a problem. He found one of the Keyholes.
Maleficent: Fear not. It will take him ages to find the rest. Besides, he remains blissfully unaware of our other plan.
Ursula: Yes, the princesses...
Maleficent: They're falling into our hands, one by one.
[Alice is revealed, having been captured]
Maleficent: Speaking of which...


"Once Upon a Time: Darkness on the Edge of Town (#4.13)" (2015)
Fast Food Worker: Welcome to Mr. Cluck's, what can I get you?
Cruella De Vil: One double cluck combo.
Ursula: Make it two.
Cruella De Vil: Rumple?
Rumplestiltskin: No, thanks. I'd like to survive for my happy ending.
Fast Food Worker: That'll be $14.15. Please pull up to the window and have a cluckity cluck, cluck day.
Rumplestiltskin: Please hurry up.

Ursula: He's not that powerful.
Rumplestiltskin: Love how you underestimate me. Adorable.


Mickey's House of Villains (2001) (V)
Cruella De Vil, Ursula, Captain Hook: Oh, Halloween at the House of Mouse, all treats and no tricks. If this were my house, I'd run things differently.
Ursula: Add a splash of evil?
Captain Hook: Pillage and plunger?
Iago: Blah, blah, blah. Every year it's the same thing. All talk and no play. What a bunch of dull villains.
Jafar: Well this year will be different.
Jafar: [Jafar holds a small hourglass]
Jafar: I've got a trick for Mickey Mouse. But you'll have to wait till midnight.

Ursula: Hit the road, Minnie!


Kingdom Hearts II (2005) (VG)
Ursula: [to Ariel] Should I change you into a human, Ariel? Or should I change you into something else? Ha ha ha!


Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013) (TV)
Ensemble, Ensemble, Sea Witch, Ensemble, Ensemble: [Villians chanting] I only wished, I only wished, I only wished, I only wished!
Ensemble: [Cruella appearing] I only wished to have a coat made out of puppies!
Ensemble, Ensemble, Sea Witch, Ja'far, Ensemble, Ensemble: [Everyone yelling at Cruella] Just leave! What's wrong with you? Get out! That's insane! Why would you do that?