Season 6

Little Mermaid Part 1: The Golden Contract
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Vintage engraving of a scene from the Little Mermaid, a fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul. (Photo: Getty)

Revisionist History takes on The Little Mermaid: a deep dive into a world where merpeople present us with a series of vexing moral conundrums. Part one of three.

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