Can You Complete These Disney Song Lyrics?

By: Beth Hendricks
Image: Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios

About This Quiz

What is it about a song that transports us to another place and time? Music seems to be the backdrop to so many of our memories. It could be a song playing in a car when we went on a first date or set out for family vacation, or a tune we'd play with friends any time we got together. Maybe even a song that makes you remember where you were when you first heard it because it became an immediate favorite.

Song lyrics are no different. It's often easier to remember the lyrics to a song we've heard once or twice than it is to remember something important, like the answers to that quiz you spent hours studying for. Why is that? Why can we remember song lyrics from years ago, but we can't remember what we told someone last week? Some music psychologists say it has to do with where song lyrics are processed in our brains – that is, separately from the tune itself. We remember lyrics because of those memories attached to them or because we've heard them more than we realize. Those 87 times your niece watched "The Little Mermaid?" Your brain was secretly storing those song lyrics each and every time. 

So, let's see how well you remember the lyrics to the famous Disney songs in this quiz. Complete the phrases with the missing word. You'll probably be surprised that you remember what goes in these blanks: "Someday my _________ will come" and "_________ as old as time." "Be our guest" and see how good your memory is. Let's get singing!

Aladdin and Jasmine were going on a "magic carpet ride" in the 1992 cartoon release of this now-classic. A live-action version of "Aladdin" was released in 2019, starring Will Smith.

Though it was originally released in the 1940 movie, "Pinocchio," the Walt Disney Company has since adopted the song as a type of "theme song" for its entire company. You can even hear it playing aboard Disney Cruise Lines as the ships' sounding horn.

Of course, it's "wetter." It's "The Little Mermaid," where Ariel lived "Under The Sea" ... until she didn't. The song was her underwater friends' attempt to remind her that everything she needed was right there on the ocean floor.

"Tale as old as time" is the start of the song by the same name from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." In the cartoon version, released in 1991, Belle and Beast dance to this song before the villagers arrive at the castle to wreak havoc.

"The cold never bothered me anyway" is the correct phrase from the super-popular song, "Let It Go," that accompanied Disney's Frozen. Frozen tells the tale of Anna trying to break the spell cast by her sister, Elsa.

Snow White sings this song to the seven dwarfs in the oldest of the Disney "Princess" movies released in 1938. She is describing her ideal beau to the dwarfs and answering their questions when she begins singing this classic Disney song.

Simba "just can't wait to be king" in this catchy tune from "The Lion King." Simba is dreaming of the day when he'll be in charge of the kingdom in this song, which was originally written for the 1994 cartoon by Elton John.

Mary Poppins sings this ditty in the movie of the same name to encourage the Banks' children to clean up their room. A little bit of fun, she says, can make any tedious job easier to manage.

King Louie is an ape, and all he wants is to "be like you," a song he sings to Mowlgi, a human child raised in the jungle. Louie goes on to say he wants to "walk like you" and "talk like you," in the way that humans do.

Seeing as how Pinocchio was a puppet come to life, he was pretty happy to sing about having no "strings" to hold him down. In this movie, Pinocchio becomes a real boy after his creator, Geppetto, wished for it to be so.

The title of this nonsense song is also the phrase missing from its lyrics. Cinderella's Fairy Godmother sings this song as she transforms Cinderella (and her surroundings) into the perfect ball-appropriate finishings.

This song, "Colors of the Wind," includes the following question: "Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?" It is sung by Pocahontas in the movie of the same name, released in 1995.

This song, titled "Cruella de Vil," is about the villain in the Disney movie, "101 Dalmatians." She's an "evil thing" partly due to her desire to make a coat out of the puppies she kidnaps. Cruel, indeed!

In this popular song from "Frozen," Anna is trying to entice Elsa to go outside and play. One of her ideas is to build a snowman, which annoys Elsa. Anna also suggests riding bikes, but that doesn't have quite as catchy of a ring to it.

We couldn't tell you this song came from "The Aristocats" without giving away the answer! "Everybody wants to be a cat" is a line from the song of the same name, which also claims that "A cat's the only cat who knows where it's at."

Nothing is worse in Pooh's world than heffalumps and woozles, with the "woozle" being the missing word from this song. The song goes on to say they come in "ones and twoozles," so you better watch out.

It's Ariel's "fin" that is holding her back, as she sings in this song. She wants the legs of a human so that she can be on dry land, which just so happens to be where Prince Eric is hanging out. Coincidence?

Moana is an adventurer and she is drawn to the "line where the sky meets the sea," adding that it "calls her." "Moana" was a wildly popular movie when Disney released it in 2016.

"You've got a friend in me" is a line from one of the most well-known Disney songs of all, a song of the same name from the original "Toy Story," which was released in 1995. Disney is now on its fourth movie in that series.

Prince Eric and Ariel are having a romantic moment in a boat when this song is being played, encouraging him to "kiss the girl." The song is also titled "Kiss The Girl," and is sung in the film by Ariel's friend, Sebastian.

In "Coco," a 2017 Disney release, this song is used periodically. One of the most touching scenes in the movie where it is sung is when a young Miguel performs it for his great-grandmother.

How could you forget singing and dancing tableware? This song, "Be Our Guest," features the line "be our guest" repeatedly throughout, as Belle is learning to acclimate to the Beast's castle.

"Baby Mine" is a touching lullaby of sorts from Disney's "Dumbo," first released in 1941. In the movie, Dumbo's mother sings this song to her child when they are in one of the circus wagons.

Aurora sings this song in the woods while dancing with her owl friend when Prince Phillip shows up unexpectedly and joins in the fun. It's a romantic moment in the charming "Sleeping Beauty."

Who bites in a wrestling match, anyway? Gaston, that's who. He's a pretty smarmy character from "Beauty and the Beast," but the villagers are impressed with his brawniness and sing about it to make him feel better about himself.

It's the "circle of life" that fits into this phrase from the song of the same name. "The Lion King" was originally released in 1994 and its highly-anticipated live-action version hit theaters in the summer of 2019.

A beloved and timeless song from "The Jungle Book," "The Bare Necessities" encourages you to "forget about your worries and your strife." We need a daily reminder of that from this catchy little tune.

Rapunzel sings, "I'll keep wonderin' and wonderin', And wonderin' and wonderin', When will my life begin?" in the "Tangled" take on this classic fairytale. The song is voiced by Mandy Moore.

Genie tells Aladdin that he's never had a "friend" like him. Maybe it's his larger-than-life personality, or maybe it's the wishes that come along with finding a genie in a bottle. We're guessing the latter.

An iconic Disney song, "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes," was first introduced in "Cinderella" in its 1950 release. Cinderella won't tell her bird friends what her dream is because, she says, it won't come true if she divulges it.

Repeated throughout the song known as "The Dwarfs' Marching Song," is the phrase "heigh-ho." There's no real significance to this particular phrase except that it happens to rhyme nicely with the rest of the phrases.

"When will my reflection show who I am inside" is a line from the song "Reflection," sung by Mulan in the Disney movie of the same name. Christina Aguilera recorded this song as a single for the movie released in 1998.

The song, "Oo-De-Lally," shows up in the 1973 Disney film, "Robin Hood." It is featured as Robin Hood and Little John are navigating the forest, being chased (unsuccessfully) by the Sheriff of Nottingham's men.

The lyrics, "We are Siamese if you please, We are %0DSiamese if you don't please," tell you everything you need to know about these bratty cats in "The Lady and the Tramp." They're here, whether you like it or not. Sounds like most cats we know.

It's a pretty big party in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" that prompts these lyrics: "Once a year we throw a party here in town, Once a year we turn all Paris upside down, Ev'ry man's a king and ev'ry king's a clown, Once again it's Topsy Turvy Day."

The pirates aboard Captain Hook's ship sing this song after the Darling children have been kidnapped and tied up. They're trying to encourage them to sign up with Captain Hook and try the "life of a crook."

The Mad Hatter is just a wee bit off in "Alice in Wonderland," singing about a "very merry unbirthday" at his tea party table. They explain to Alice that an "unbirthday" is the other 364 days of the year when you don't have a birthday. Sounds like extra presents to us!

Hercules sings this song, titled "I Can Go The Distance," in the Disney film of the same name released in 1997. The song continues, "I'll be there someday, If I can be strong, I know every mile, Will be worth my while, I would go most anywhere, To feel like I belong."

"Can you feel the love tonight?" is a line from one of the most popular Disney songs of all time, a tune featured in "The Lion King." Elton John recorded this with the movie's original release, and Beyoncé and Donald Glover sing it in the live-action version of 2019.

A great villainous song in "The Little Mermaid," this gradually-intensifying tune is sung by Ursula in an attempt to get Ariel to seek her help. Ursula called these individuals, "Poor Unfortunate Souls," which is also the name of the song.

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