'Little Mermaid Live!' Harpooned by Critics and Other People With Good Taste

Queen Latifah emerged unscathed because she's, well, Queen Latifah, obviously 


ABC broadcast a live, live-action version of the classic Disney fish tale The Little Mermaid on Tuesday night -- and folks are still filleting it Wednesday morning.  

Here's what critics are saying about the "baffling" The Little Mermaid Live!, starring Queen Latifah, John Stamos, Amber Riley and, as Ariel, Auli'i Cravalho. 

"The Little Mermaid Live on ABC left some viewers confused by its strange format, Queen Latifah received praise and Shaggy baffled with a bizarre costume, according to all the reactions and reviews."

- Newsweek

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