Then he attempts to eat Merida until Elinor breaks free from the ropes. With the commercial success of live-action remakes Cinderella andThe Jungle Book, Disney has already signed off on remakes of Mulan andThe Little Mermaid, with Beauty and the Beast hitting cinemas March 23rd. Merida appears in the nighttime show Disney Dreams!. Merida is horrified at the spell's effect and with her brothers' help gets Elinor out of the castle. Luckily, Emma's family and friend arrive in the nick of time to persuade her to stop and return Merida's heart. In terms of personality, she greatly parallels and resembles her father, as the two both tend to be unruly, impulsive, and loud. Master archeryMaster swordsmanship After Vanellope sings about how she wants a steering wheel for her video game Sugar Rush, Merida gives her a disgusted look. Guest Characters: Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather • Cinderella • Jasmine • Magic Carpet • Belle • Ariel • Aurora • Snow White • Mulan • Rapunzel • Tiana • Merida • Olaf • Merlin • Archimedes, Season Two: "Two Princesses and a Baby" • "The Enchanted Feast" • "The Flying Crown" • "Mom's the Word" • "The Silent Knight" • "Enchanted Science Fair" • "King for a Day" • "When You Wish Upon a Well" • "Gizmo Gwen" • "Sofia the Second" • "Mystic Meadows" • "Princesses to the Rescue!" Ratatouille: Remy Merida is kind and caring to those she really cares about and who are very close to her, as shown through her interaction with her family, particularly her brothers (whom she dotes on). With a company as large as Disney, criticism, and pedantic scrutiny of historicity and political correctness, is inevitable. Years later, Merida is a teenager that Queen Elinor is trying to make her into a proper princess of royalty despite Merida's objection. To live her own life and follow her own path (formerly)To break the bear spell on her mother Moana’s physical appearance reflects a small but positive step in Disney promoting more variation in the body shapes of their princesses. Hundred Acre Wood: Winnie the Pooh • Tigger • Piglet • Eeyore • Rabbit • Honey Bee Pooh • Flower Piglet • Bunny Tigger Suddenly, Mor'du attacks, and Elinor and Merida flee while Fergus stays behind to fight the demonic bear. Wreck-It Ralph: Vanellope • Ralph • Yesss • Fix-It Felix Jr. • Calhoun • King Candy Christmas: Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade. Then, under Rumplestiltskin's influence, Emma magically pulls Merida to her, rips her heart out, and begins to crush it. Now it’s time to answer that ultimate question: which Disney Princess are you? Character information She falls for a human named Eric and risks everything for her true love. If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. The character has not been introduced in a sequel. The Little Mermaid: Ariel • Flounder • Sebastian • Ursula • King Triton • Prince Eric • Wedding Ariel Parents Evil Queen • Emma's Theme • A Happy Beginning, Video games: Video game • Disney Infinity • Disney Crossy Road • Disney Heroes: Battle Mode • PAC-MAN: Ralph Breaks the Maze • Kingdom Hearts III • Kingdom Hearts Union χ • Disney Sorcerer's Arena The Rescuers: Bernard • Bianca As she enters, Merida listens to Fergus telling her triplet brothers the story of his battle with Mor'du until she interrupts and tells them that their father lost his left leg in the battle, and Mor'du is waiting his chance of revenge. Hocus Pocus: Winifred Sanderson • Mary Sanderson • Sarah Sanderson • Binx The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Esmeralda • Quasimodo • Hugo They journey back to the Witch's cottage, but they find her gone. Taking Mulan to the old battlefield, Merida found and retrieved one of her arrows that she had shot at the knight that had slain Fergus, with a piece of his cloak still on it. Merida tearfully runs away from the castle as Elinor quickly fishes the bow from the fire, feeling horribly guilty, and she too breaks down. Elinor, fearful of being seen and attacked, freezes into a stationary position while Merida walks into the room and tells them she was in conference with Elinor. You are the fairest in EVERY land. Cinderella, Cinderella "Her horizontal hairline that juts in on her temples is a sign of a rebel; this is someone who challenges the status quo," Haner says. Then Elinor heads into the forest and Merida follows her but is mentally a bear. At her father grave, Merida thanks Mulan and Ruby for their help before they go their separate ways. 2 - Enchanted Tea Party • Disney Princess Sing Along Songs Vol. Pop-culture entertainment, led by cultural giant Disney, not only reflects what audiences want to see, but it also sets standards of acceptable behavior that are followed around the world. Turns out that Gold has possessed the remaining fragment of the Olympian Crystal and has tethered the townspeople's magic to it, which would later end up in the hands of Henry in his quest to put an end to magic after seeing how it damages his family. Geena Davis Continued The See Jane program brings these princess gender types into the public eye and challenges animators and illustrators to create various types of women in diverse roles. Frozen was a phenomenally successful Disney computer animation movie, released in 2013. The character is born human, or human-like in the case of Ariel and formerly Tinker Bell. After waking up, Merida finds Belle near the town line, as Gold had tried to escape with her into the world. After Emma regains the stolen dreamcatchers from Hook, Merida has regained her memories, along with Emma's friends and family, of the past six weeks. 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" Peeking into the Great Hall, they see Fergus and the lords behind barricades, hurling weapons at each other, on the brink of war. Then she sees her father's bow on the table and asks him if she can shoot an arrow with it. Axing the romance plotline is a significant step for Disney scriptwriters. Merida is also shown to have developed an interest in archery early on her childhood, possibly by influence from her father. Sure, there are some body-positive characters, but they’re never worthy of main character status. Thinking she has failed, she tearfully hugs her mother. As she is taken out her anger and frustration on her bedposts by striking with her sword, Elinor enters telling her the story of a beloved king who had divided his kingdom for each of his four sons to rule, but the eldest wanted to rule the entire land and so brought chaos and war, and his desire to follow his own path led to the downfall of the kingdom. Merida is confused until they see a trail of will o' the wisps and follow them to the ruins of a castle. Later, Hades is eventually defeated by Zelena, but at the cost of Robin's life. Tangled: Rapunzel • Pascal • Flynn Rider • Maximus • Tiara Rapunzel • Mother Gothel Onward: Ian • Barley • The Manticore Meg is very cynical at times, she's also intelligent and quick-thinking. Sometimes, a major character may also have contrived or exaggerated vocal characteristics to enhance their role, but most often it is the sidekick or a caricature part. If that isn't a big mess, I don't know whae is!" She tells them of the story of the selfish prince who brought chaos to the land and reminds them that legends are lessons, and they ring with truths. Merida can also be slightly selfish, as shown when after feeding her mother the cake that contained the spell that would "change her mother", she ignored her mother's pain and groaning and consistently bombarded her with questions of whether she had changed her mind about the engagement, and also when she wanted to call off the gathering, despite seemingly knowing it might cause trouble as she mentions "we expect your declarations of war in the morning". Merida sincerely apologizes for everything, admitting it is her fault and says that she loves her, thereby mending the actual "bond torn by pride"—the bond between them as mother and daughter—moments before the rays of the second sunrise touch them. Rather than being a damsel in distress who is subservient to the customs, traditions, and social restrictions her society places on her and expects her to follow, Merida openly rebels and defies her heritage as a princess and would like for nothing more than to be a normal girl. As the sun starts to come up, Merida realizes it is the second sunrise; she grabs the tapestry and throws it around Elinor, but realizes that nothing is happening, much to her shock and sadness. Merida is about to kill him, but he throws a magic powder into her mouth, and she turns back to a human. Hurry back, little girl!". Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Snow White • Dopey • Magic Mirror • The Evil Queen • Grumpy • The Prince • Sleepy • Doc Merida is told that if she doesn't return the magic helm or its equivalent in 10k of gold by sundown tomorrow, then the witch will curse her subjects by turning them into bears. She finds a boat to cross, but she is caught by the boat's owner, King Arthur, who throws her in his dungeon. Queen Elinor's expectations of her daughter cause Merida to see Elinor as being distant while also causing friction between the two. With five dresses, plus a cloak, quiver, hand wrap, and necklace, as well as torn dresses, Merida has a total of 22 different costumes. Personality This is in stark contrast with Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and The Little Mermaid, where the narrative revolves around the attainment of ‘true love’ and in turn, a husband. La Forêt de l'Enchantement: Une aventure musicale Disney, Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal). After crossing the Ivory Sea to DunBroch, the two girls sneak into the Witch's cottage and brew a potion letting them see Merida's brothers. She sneaks off and appears on the field, declaring she will shoot for her own hand. When the competition begins, Merida sneaks her bow and arrows behind her throne. He refuses to fight, so she leaves. The Sword in the Stone: Arthur • Archimedes • Merlin • Madam Mim • Sugar Bowl Appearance Television programs Despite Elinor's desire to see Merida as a proper royal lady, Merida is an impetuous girl who wants to take control of her own desti… Mulan does not rely on a prince charming to come to her rescue. You know how the story goes, the servant girl Ella has a fairy godmother who goes all "What Not To Wear" on her filthy servant girl clothes and gives her a dream date with the prince. Bright, brave, and bold, Mulan is a loving daughter and loyal friend. She spends her days singing, daydreaming, and adventuring with Sebastian and Flounder. All Rights Reserved. Fantasia: Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey • Yen Sid Her bowHer pendant (formerly) She is also skilled in sword-fighting and racing across the countryside on her horse, Angus. Lang may yer lum reek, and may a moose ne'er leave yer girnal wi' a teardrop in his eye! She has been writing about movies since 2015 on her website and has written for, Blitz UNSW and Film Inquiry. This also helps to mend the distance between her and Elinor. She is aided by demi-god Maui, who, although male, is emphatically not a love interest. Emma sees this as confirmation of his love for Belle and commands Merida to kill Belle to force Rumple to protect her. Which Disney Princess most matches your personality? When her island is dying because of an ancient curse, she alone sails out on a quest to save the day. Home Overall, Merida has grown throughout the course of the film from a stubborn, rebellious, and defiant person to a more understanding, open-minded individual but remaining brave, courageous, kind, adventurous, free-spirited, compassionate, and loyal to those she loves the most. The clans had been enemies until they were threatened by the Northern Invaders and joined forces to defend their lands. From 1992, Disney finally caught up with society, and the next four films featured princesses of culturally diverse backgrounds. For today’s episode of “Disney fanatics reading too far into things,” we decided to conduct a super serious investigation into the meanings of Disney characters’ names. But I know better. Park attractions by Sean Fagan. Brave: Merida It was only 1989 when young girls were taught to prioritise beauty over brains as “it’s she who holds her tongue who gets a man”. She shoots arrows at targets she sets up in the forest and just explores. She saves Merida just in time and starts fighting Mor'du. It’s therefore no surprise they personify the traditional housewife stereotype, propagated by the domestic containment theory of the 50s. "Some say that fate is something beyond our command. Beauty and the Beast: Belle • The Beast • Lumiere • Cogsworth • Mrs. Potts • Chip Potts • Gaston • Enchantress • Winter Belle • Fancy Beast Mary Poppins: Mary Poppins • Bert, Matterhorn Bobsleds: Abominable Snowman Baffled, Merida accidentally sabotages the cottage, so Merida and Elinor take shelter in the remains of the cottage for the night. Jasmine’s character is less developed, but then again, it isn’t her movie. If you’re like us, you’ve spent a good amount of time discussing which Disney Princess you are with your friends, family, co-workers, and basically everyone you know. She is also shown to be very adventurous and brave, as she enjoys wandering around the forests that surround her kingdom and even climbed the Crone's Tooth and drank from the fire falls, something her father has mentioned that only the bravest kings have done. Moana, in cinemas now, has admirably strived for historical accuracy with directors Musker and Clements recruiting a group of cultural advisors known as the ‘Oceanic Trust’. This shift in perceptions of beauty is important, as for a long time Disney films encouraged the ideal that overweight people are ugly, unmarried and hostile. Portrayed by She also entered the games that would determine who would be her groom, so she could "shoot for her own hand." This has slowly shifted, in Tangled the marriage is implied, not a major plot point, and in Frozen, true love is sisterly, not romantic. Merida's hair is softened in her 2D appearance. BraveRalph Breaks the Internet It’s therefore no surprise they personify the traditional housewife stereotype, propagated by the domestic containment theory of the 50s. Occupation Every time Merida shoots her arrows, Emma managed to grab them. DunBroch She feels a human hand stroke her hair, and realizes the spell has been broken and Elinor is human again. 3. Unruly (initially), kind-hearted, courageous, defiant, stubborn, willful, brave, adventurous, rebellious, tomboyish, tough, strong-willed, selfish (sometimes), very sweet, short-tempered (sometimes), no-nonsense, quick-witted, fearless, sassy (sometimes), determined, brash, selfless, caring, bold, athletic, rowdy, hasty, sarcastic, energetic, rambunctious, outspoken, snarky, independent, outgoing, impulsive, compassionate, protective, loving, loyal, impatient Queen Elinor, King Fergus, Harris, Hubert, and Hamish, Angus, Lord Macintosh, Lord MacGuffin, Lord Dingwall, Young Macintosh, Young MacGuffin, Wee Dingwall, Witch, the Crow, Will O' the Wisps When they won the war, the clans made Fergus their king for bringing them together and made an alliance. © 2020 Film Inquiry. For her coronation, Merida is dressed in a sheer turquoise gown with gold trimming and a square neckline, along with a white headdress to keep her hair in place, and a gold tiara. A Goofy Movie: Max • Vacation Goofy • Powerline, Darkwing Duck: Darkwing Duck However, Merida also hardly ever understands her mother's feelings about wanting to do what she believed would be best for Merida or properly conveying her feelings and understanding how her desire for freedom and rebelliousness could potentially and negatively affect the kingdom. Merida's thick curly reddish-orange hair is much smoother, for it was quite thick in her film. Belle's intelligence . Ruby, Mulan, and Merida at King Fergus' grave. The Aristocats: Marie In products where she is seen along with other Princesses (also in all press releases, books, and magazines) her old 'coronation' redesign is used. She is a proud supporter of Australian film, any movie that passes the Bechdel test, and any movie with Cate Blanchett in it. Merida can be seen at Pixar Playtime in Tokyo DisneySea. When Elinor snaps out of it, Merida tries to calm her, but her mother flees in horror as Merida tries to tell Fergus that the bear is Elinor, but Fergus refuses to listen. As the suitors shoot at the targets, she chats with Fergus about each of them until Wee Dingwall wins by accident, striking a bulls-eye. The Nightmare Before Christmas: Jack Skellington • Sally • Zero • Oogie Boogie • Santa Jack • Dr. Finkelstein • The Mayor Since many films were based on classical fairy tales or myths, these women were traditionally the generally accepted view of a … Find out Which Aladdin Character You Are. Haste ye back, wee lassie! Merida participates in Happily Ever After and the Festival of Fantasy Parade. other live action remakes/spin-offs coming include. It seems the narratives are keen to tap into typical teenage angst, but as soon as these girls enter womanhood, they are resigned to subservience in their marriage. Books: Little Golden Book • One Sweet Race • Sugar Rush • Wreck-It Ralph: The Junior Novelization • I'm Gonna Wreck It! 2. I have spoken to plenty of parents to make sure that I have diverse research and opinions. While she rests, Merida overheard Emma seemingly talking to herself about betraying her; she is unaware that it was actually the manifestation of Rumplestiltskin that persuades Emma to do so. Disney Infinity: 3.0 Edition: R2-D2 • C-3PO • Jabba the Hutt • Jar Jar Binks • Mace Windu • Padmé Amidala • King Candy • Marshmallow • Yokai • Battle Droids • Marlin • Bruce • Anglerfish • Seagulls • Hank • Destiny • Bailey • Jellyfish, Music: Songs and Story • Sofia the First (soundtrack) • Sofia the First: Songs From Enchancia • Disney Junior DJ Shuffle • Disney Junior DJ Shuffle 2 Despite her impulsiveness and short-tempered nature, Merida can keep a calm head in a dangerous situation, as shown when she managed to calm her mother after her mother nearly attacked and ran frantically after the wisps and when she settled the dispute between the three different clans. The first three Disney Princess movies, Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, were made from the 1930s to 1950s. She originally begins as something of an antagonist, since she secretly works for Hades, but she has a heart of gold. Big Hero 6: Hiro Hamada • Baymax This fairy tale is not a love story. She falls through the floor into a throne room and realizes it was the kingdom from the story Elinor was telling her about. Inside Out: Joy • Sadness • Anger • Disgust • Fear • Bing Bong • Rainbow Unicorn WALL-E: WALL-E • EVE Ariel is curious about her world, yet is willing to sacrifice everything for a man she just laid eyes on. Oh My Disney. The various touchstones audiences have come to expect from the princess genre were laid out within Disney’s first stab at a full-length animated feature, as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs contains such instantly-recognizable elements as the wicked stepmother, the comedic sidekicks, and the dashing prince. Merida realizes that Elinor will become like Mor'du forever and lose her human sentience, and fixates on repairing the tapestry she sundered as the way to "mend the bond torn by pride" in hopes it will break the transformation spell. Up: Dug • Russel • Carl • Kevin • Alpha Merida then duels with Arthur to keep him from taking the helm, but the latter is then forced to back down when Lords Macintosh, Dingwall, and MacGuffin suddenly appears to back her up. Sleeping Beauty: Aurora • Prince Phillip • Maleficent • Flora • Fauna • Merryweather Yet with Brave and Moana, the girls have enough spunk to compensate for that uninspiring regression. The plot direction of these Disney movies is also reflective of the personal characteristics and traits embodied by these women. Frozen was inspired by Andersen’s The Snow Queen fairy tale.. In Shanghai Disneyland, Merida can be found at Enchanted Storybook Castle and Golden Fairytale Fanfare. 3 - Perfectly Princess • Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams She became the first and only Pixar character to appear in the series. Moana, an ancient Polynesian tale of empowerment and discovering your own identity, plays on a well-worn storyline with some small but significant differences. She is the first princess to be seen in her undergarments. But she reveals to the new Queen that the helm is not really magical, just a test for gaining the confidence of leading her kingdom without resorting to using magic. However, the film's creators claimed that, She and Moana are currently the only Disney Princesses who do not have a, They are also the only Disney Princesses who are not Spell Card characters in. He locks her in the tapestry room for protection and gives the key to the servant Maudie while he and the Lords go after Elinor. When everyone is gone, Elinor is proud of her, and they both head to the tapestry room. Merida has a dream about a memory of her as a child with Elinor as they are both are singing "Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal)" together. Powers and abilities For more than sixty years, Disney has been hugely influential in dictating to children the idealised characteristics of men and women. Mulan is the only disney princess we see take on a male role. A distraught and heartbroken Merida apologizes to her mother for her rebellious actions. There have been exceptions to this of course, especially in recent decades. 3. Context. She is now featured in a more brightly colored version of her new and more movie accurate redesign. Meg isn't a Disney princess and that's a TOTAL SHAME!!!!! That destiny is not our own. Merida, with Emma and David, found Arthur dead. When Vanellope glitches into the princesses' dressing room, Merida is seen talking with Mulan. Your life will never be the same after this moment. As Merida is looking for thread and needles to mend the tapestry, Elinor turns wild again and attacks Merida. Sign up to get our cinematic goodness delivered to your inbox every weekend. Eventually, she tears the dress slightly to gain better movement in her body and proper pose in holding her bow and arrows. She also seems to be skilled in sword fighting, as shown in the Brave featurette "Cutting the Class". He is soon able to beat her, but she tells him they have awhile to go if he is going to take down Emma. Season Five: Merida • Queen Eleanor • King Fergus • Harris, Hubert, and Hamish • The Witch • Lord MacGuffin • Lord Macintosh • Lord Dingwall • King Arthur • Sir Kay • Guinevere • Charon • Brennan Jones • Hades • Megara • Hercules • Cerberus • The Scarecrow • Toto • Cleo Fox • Auntie Em • Dr. Jekyll • Mr. Hyde • Evil Queen In 2014, the new redesign of Merida is used only in her 'personal' marketing, when she is alone in merchandise. Suddenly Mor'du appears and attacks the soldiers and Fergus. She defied the stereotypical female roles and portrayed a male character in order to fight in place of her father. Noticing a broom that sweeps by itself and a talking crow, Merida discovers that this old woodcarver is actually a witch, and asks for a spell. She is very athletic and enjoys nothing more than riding her horse Angus and practicing her archery, of which she is the best in the kingdom. Pets She quickly observed that the Beast changed into a gentler character. Sequel: Yesss • Shank • KnowsMore • Spamley • Double Dan • Gord • Maybe • Eboy • Fun Bun and Puddles • Arthur • Ralph Clones • Swati and Nafisa • Snow White • Cinderella • Aurora • Ariel • Belle • Jasmine • Pocahontas • Mulan • Tiana • Rapunzel • Merida • Anna • Elsa • Moana • C-3PO Likes She was also willing to defend her mother from her father after her father tried to kill her (as she was in her bear form and Fergus mistakenly believed that she in her bear form killed Elinor) and again when she shot arrows at Mor'du to protect him from attacking her father. She accidentally shoots her 6th arrow into the forest and goes to retrieve it, but is distracted by a trail of will o' the wisps that appear before her. So they all agree, but Merida notices a guard staring at Elinor's frozen pose and distracts everyone by telling them to got to the cellar to celebrate. 7 – 2000-Present: Life After the Handover, The History of Hong Kong Action Cinema Pt. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about cinema - get access to our private members Network, give back to independent filmmakers, and more. Robin Hood: Robin Hood • Maid Marian • Lady Kluck • Little John The Incredibles: Mr. A Bug's Life: Flik • Princess Atta • Heimlich This consisted of “a group of anthropologists, cultural practitioners, historians, linguists, and choreographers from islands including Samoa, Tahiti, Mo’orea, and Fiji” who were rigorous in their critique of Moana. Fergus comes and hugs his wife and daughter and kisses Elinor. They follow a trail of will o' the wisps to where Elinor was captured. Merida has honed her skill in archery and is one of the most skilled archers ever seen. That she wouldn’t be knocked over in those mighty oceanic breezes.”. 9. The witch showed her a contract that Fergus had signed two years earlier for a magic helm that will help him ensure the future of his kingdom. Mor'du Season Six: "The Savior" • "A Bitter Draught" • "The Other Shoe" • "Strange Case" • "Street Rats" • "Dark Waters" • "Heartless" • "I'll Be Your Mirror" • "Changelings" • "Wish You Were Here" • "Tougher Than the Rest" • "Murder Most Foul • "Ill-Boding Patterns" • "Page 23" • "A Wondrous Place" • "Mother's Little Helper" • "Awake" • "Where Bluebirds Fly" • "The Black Fairy" • "The Song in Your Heart" • "The Final Battle" Background information 4. Some character traits are admirable, but the plot still reduces their personality to a plot device used to attain a husband. Merida wears a dark plaid jacket with a dark top with a graphic of her mother in her bear form with the word "MUM" underneath, tan shorts and brown boots, and is seen lounging in a directors chair between Belle and Aurora. Yes, almost every Disney princess movie is about COMING OF AGE. Merida explains that the berries are poisonous nightshade berries and the water has worms in it. She is one of the few meetable characters that can go on attractions with guests, Aladdin being another, along with Alice, the White Rabbit and some others. also reflective of the personal characteristics. She was my favorite character when I was growing up, because she was someone who was real enough to aspire to, and cool enough that I wanted to be her. Disney has failed to represent women of color as princesses despite the recent inclusion of Tiana from The Princess and the Frog into Disney’s line of aggressively marketed iconography. She also tended to be playful, as shown by her playing hide-and-seek with her mother and being very hyperactive. This could be a reference to the. Hercules: Hercules • Meg • Pegasus • Hades • Phil • Zeus • "Bad Blood" • "Home" • "Nothing to Fear" • "Dirty Little Secrets" • "Heart of the Matter" • "To Catch a Thief" • "And They Lived...", Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Wonderland Castle • The Mad Hatter's House • White Rabbit's House • Underland • Tulgey Wood Alice in Wonderland: Alice • White Rabbit • Cheshire Cat • Mad Hatter • Caterpillar • The Queen of Hearts • Doorknob Merida starts crying again and calls out until her brothers show up… but they, too, have been turned into bears for eating of the cursed cake. 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