Little Mermaid II, The: Return to the Sea (film) Direct-to-video release on September 19, 2000. Ariel and Prince Eric, living happily married on land, have a feisty daughter, Melody, who is curious about her roots. Melody, venturing into the sea against her parents’ wishes, makes new friends of Tip the Penguin and Dash the Walrus, but then becomes a pawn in a plot by Morgana, Ursula’s sinister sibling, against Ariel’s father, King Triton. Ariel must come to the rescue. Directed by Jim Kammerud. Voices include Jodi Benson (Ariel), Tara Charendoff (Melody), Pat Carroll (Morgana), Max Casella (Tip), Stephen Furst (Dash), Samuel E. Wright (Sebastian). 75 min.