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"Human Stuff" is a song from the stage musical The Little Mermaid. It is sung by Ariel, Scuttle, and the chorus of seagulls.

When the show was revamped after closing on Broadway, the song was then deleted from the score.

Lyrics

Ariel
A dinglehopper?

SCUTTLE
Oh, these babies are fantabulous. Absolutely indispensary. When it comes to dinglehoppers, I'm a regular encyclopoodia!

Say thatcha wanna have a hairdo
Like the folks who live up there do
That'll flap their wings!

Gull 1
Flop their wigs!

Gull 2
Flap!

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Scuttle
Well, you'll look absolutely dandy
If you use one of these handy
Little thingmajigs!

Gull 1
Thingmabobs!

Gull 2
Jigs!

Gull 1
Bobs!

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Scuttle
Pick up the dinglehopper, just like so
Twirl it the way I'm twirling now!
Give it a little yank, and there ya go!
You're what the call "the dog's meow"!

Gulls
Wonderful stuff!

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Gulls
That human stuff!
Can't get enough -

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Gulls
Of human stuff!
And we are the authority -
No need for us to bluff!
Because we're great and explanatin'
Human stuff!

Ariel
(spoken and holding pipe) What's that?

Scuttle
(spoken)
A snarfblatt!

Ariel
(spoken)
Wow!

Scuttle
Back when the world was prehistorial
People sat as still as coral
Flat upon their bumps

Gull 1
On their runts!

Gull 2
Bunks!

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Scuttle
There they would be, not even thinkin'
Bored to death and barely blinkin'
Way down at the dumps

Gull 1
On the dumps!

Gull 2
At!

Gull 1
On!

GULL 3
Awwwk!

Scuttle
Then they invented snarfblatts, just by chance
Suddenly life was la-di-da!
Snarfblatts are what you use to make folks dance
Give it a blow, and then - voila!

'Gulls:
Wonderful stuff!

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Gulls
That human stuff!
If you're a buff -

Gull 3
Awwwk!

Gulls
Of human stuff!

Gull 1
It's marvable!

Gull 2
Stupendible!

SCUTTLE
Completely A-OJ!
Which sounds absurd, but take my word -

Gulls
That's what the humans say!

Scuttle
(with the other gulls)
Sensible stuff
That human stuff!
None of it fluff -
Not human stuff!
And heaven knows
Since we're the pros
From us, you'll get no guff

Scuttle
And once you've got a who's-ma-gig -

Gull 1
A thing-ma-what -

Gull 2
A watch-ma-gig -

Scuttle
That's all you need to bring you up to snuff!

Gulls
Right up to snuff!
With proper dinglehopper groomin'
Rest assured.. .you'll look real human!

Scuttle
We know, 'cause we know
Human stuff!


v - e - d
The Little Mermaid - 2013 Logo
Media
Films: The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid II: Return to the SeaThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's BeginningThe Little Mermaid (live-action film)Video

Television: Little Mermaid's IslandThe Little Mermaid: The SeriesA Poem Is...The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live!
Video games: NES gameSega Genesis GameAriel's Story StudioKingdom HeartsKingdom Hearts: Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts IIThe Little Mermaid 2: Pinball FrenzyDisney's The Little Mermaid: Magic in Two KingdomsDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle ModeKingdom Hearts III
Books: Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea WitchOfficial Comic AdaptationDisney ComicsThe Little Mermaid's Treasure ChestDisney Princess BeginningsMarvel Comics
Music: SoundtrackThe Legacy CollectionSebastian from The Little MermaidSebastian: Party Gras!The Little Mermaid: Songs from the Sea

Disney Parks
Mermaid LagoonDisney's Art of Animation ResortAriel's GrottoBlowfish Balloon RaceDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestFlounder's Flying Fish CoasterIt's a Small WorldJumpin' JellyfishKing Triton's Carousel of the SeaMermaid Lagoon TheaterMickey's PhilharMagicPrincess PavilionScuttle's ScootersSorcerers of the Magic KingdomStorybook Land Canal BoatsThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea AdventureThe WhirlpoolVoyage to the Crystal Grotto

Entertainment: AnimagiqueDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney's WishesDisney Pirate or Princess: Make Your ChoiceFantasmic!Feel the MagicGolden Fairytale FanfareKing Triton's ConcertMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey and the Magical MapMickey and the Wondrous BookSummer BlastThe Golden MickeysVillains Tonight!Voyage of the Little Mermaid
Restaurants: Ariel's Grotto
Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeMickey's New Year's Eve ParadeMove It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street PartyMickey's Soundsational ParadePaint The Night ParadeSpectroMagicStitch's Summer Dance BashThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeWalt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Fireworks: Believe... There's Magic in the StarsCelebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disney in the StarsDisneyland ForeverFantasy in the SkyHappily Ever AfterIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightMagic, Music and MayhemThe Magic, the Memories and YouOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color
Halloween: Are You Brave Enough?Disney's Not So Spooky SpectacularHappy HallowishesLet’s Get WickedRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeThe Villains WorldVillains Night Out! Chapter 2

Characters
Original: ArielFlounderSebastianScuttlePrince EricKing TritonUrsulaFlotsam and JetsamKing Triton's DaughtersMaxGrimsbyCarlottaChef LouisUrsula's GardenGlutThe Seahorse HeraldHaroldMerpeople

Sequel: MelodyTip and DashAlexMorganaCloak and DaggerUndertowHammerhead SharkFlounder's guppiesBaby PenguinUrsula and Morgana's mother
Prequel: Queen AthenaMarina Del ReyBenjaminThe Catfish Club BandStevieElectric Eels
Little Mermaid's Island: SandyScales
TV Series: UrchinGabriellaOllieDudleyPearlPearl's motherMantaLittle EvilDanielMoraySimonLobster Mobster and Da ShrimpThe SorceressGlowfishEbb and FloEmpreror Shargaand the SharkaniansOctopidBrain SpongeZeusSpot the Killer WhaleCrab ScoutsHans Christian AndersenLuckyThorAugustusStormy the Giant SeahorseThe Magical Wishing StarfishHowling HairfishApolloArchimedesSeaclopsNeptune
Comic Book: IndigoMarlin the MagicianJenny

Episodes
Season One: "Whale of a Tale" • "The Great Sebastian" • "Stormy" • "Urchin" • "Double Bubble" • "Message in a Bottle" • "Charmed" • "Marriage of Inconvenience" • "The Evil Manta" • "Thingamajigger" • "Red" • "Beached" • "Trident True" • "Eel-Ectric City"

Season Two: "Resigned to It" • "Calliope Dreams" • "Save the Whale" • "Against the Tide" • "Giggles" • "Wish Upon a Starfish" • "Tail of Two Crabs" • "Metal Fish" • "T'ank You For Dat, Ariel"
Season Three: "Scuttle" • "King Crab" • "Island of Fear" • "Land of the Dinosaurs" • "Heroes" • "The Beast Within" • "Ariel's Treasures" • "A Little Evil"

Objects
Prince Eric's StatueTridentUrsula's CauldronUrsula's NecklaceMelody's locketQueen Athena's music boxDinglehopperRoyal Ship
Locations
AtlanticaAriel's Secret GrottoUrsula's LairPrince Eric's CastleThe Wedding ShipMorgana's Ice Cave
Songs
Film: Fathoms BelowDaughters of King TritonPart of Your WorldUnder the SeaPoor Unfortunate SoulsLes PoissonsKiss the GirlDown to the SeaFor a MomentTip and DashHere on the Land and SeaJust One MistakeJump in the Line (Shake Senora)I Remember • I Will Sing

TV Series: Just a Little LoveYou Got to be YouThe Edge of the Edge of the SeaThe Lobster Mobster's MobThe Beddy Bye BluesSing a New SongIn HarmonyThis is the LifeNever Give UpYou Wouldn't Want to Mess with MeThe Sound of LaughterDaring to DanceJust Give Me a ChanceEvil Lullaby
Musical: She's in LoveHuman StuffPositoovityI Want the Good Times BackDaddy's Little AngelHer VoiceThe World AboveThe ContestIf OnlyBeyond My Wildest DreamsSweet ChildOne Step CloserAll Good Things Must End
Songs from the Sea: The Sea KingdomWhat's It Like to Be a Mermaid?The Scuttle StrutThere's Only One ArielHe's a FriendAt the Mermaids' BallParty With MeMy Room in the SeaDreamingH2O, What a Feeling!We Share the EarthWhere Mermaids Dwell
Deleted: Silence is GoldenGonna Get My Wish
Other: One Dance

See Also
MusicalThe Disney AfternoonDisney Sing Along Songs: Under the Sea
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