'Once Upon a Time': 'Ariel' 'honors the story' of 'The Little Mermaid,' says JoAnna Garcia Swisher

"Once Upon a Time" is bringing one of Disney's most beloved characters to life in Sunday's (Nov. 3) episode titled "Ariel." Actress JoAnna Garcia Swisher, who plays the Little Mermaid, tells Zap2it that she forms a very sweet friendship with Snow White."Ariel comes upon Snow at a moment where Snow really needs her and they have this friendship. It's cool to see how I'm able to save Snow from a near-death experience, and in return she's able to give me the courage to follow my dreams and follow my heart and find the man that I'm madly in love with. It's a really sweet friendship that is struck almost instantly," says Garcia Swisher.Part of their friendship involves Snow teaching Ariel about the ways of being a princess, to help her win her love, Prince Eric. "[Prince Eric] is a prince in a different kingdom. But because Snow is a princess she's accustomed to going to...



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