Beauty and the Beast (Disney)

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Name: Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World
Abbreviation(s): BatB
Date(s): 1991 original animation,
1997 - 1998 (1st, 2nd sequel)
2017 re-make of the 1991 film
Medium: animated films, live-action
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: IMDB
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Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 Disney film based on the French fairy tale La Belle et la Bête. Due its popularity, it spawned two direct-to-video sequels, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997) and Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World (1998). It was also adapted into a Broadway musical in 1994, and a live-action remake of the original was released in 2017, with Emma Watson played Bella.


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Once Upon a Time

Belle first appeared on Once Upon A Time in the first season,[1] her role was originally reoccurring however it expanded to being a main character in the second season and onwards. Her father, Maurice, and Gaston also appeared in the series. Beast's role was given to Rumplestiltskin who appears in the series as the Dark One (main reoccurring villain in the series) as well as Crocodile from Peter Pan.


The Disney version of the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale has a small fandom. Belle/Beast is the fandom's OTP, although there are a few fans of Belle/Gaston.

Beauty and the Beast is a fairly common crossover in the Disney Fandom, often pairing up Belle or Beast with another Disney character; for example Belle/Ariel from The Little Mermaid. Other crossovers with non-Disney works are common as well, such as Beast/Odette from the Swan Princess.

Other people in the community often appreciate Gaston and regard him as a popular character, citing his song with variants like "Nobody does x like Gaston". He's been popular in a lot of Youtube videos and co-stars alongside Frollo in The Frollo Show.


Popular pairings for the animated fandom as:

The 2017 version popular pairings:


Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.



Fan Clubs

see: List of Beauty and the Beast Fan Clubs

Archives and Communities



  1. ^ Once Upon a Time Season 1 Episode 12 "Skin Deep"