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Aladdin and the Return of Jafar (Video 1994) Poster

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The Genie lost his cuffs (the mark of his imprisonment) in the Aladdin (1992), but he wears them in both sequels and the Aladdin (1994) TV show because he "looks better" with them on.
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Disney's first direct-to-video sequel.
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Robin Williams was not a part of this movie due to a disagreement with Disney (see trivia for Aladdin (1992).
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The lyrics to the version of "Arabian Nights" heard in this film were lifted from the original demo version of the song.
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Originally planned as a television special but later Disney decided to make it a direct to video sequel to Aladdin (1992).
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Originally, Jafar was going to turn into a giant cobra snake like in the first Aladdin (1992), but the idea was scrapped, since the producers wanted a different sort of showdown.
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Walt Disney Television Animation Australia animates the first 34 minutes of the film. However, when Abis Mal jumps over the palace walls, the animation switches to Walt Disney Animation Japan and its support studios, and stays that way for the duration of the film.
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Due to box office failure of The Rescuers Down Under (1990) (a theatrical Disney animated sequel in 1990) Aladdin and the Return of Jafar (1994) was released on home video in May of 1994 instead of being released in theaters, in addition to the fact that Animated Theatrical Films would take 3-5 years to work on, compared to Direct to Video Films which take less than 2 years.
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In the first film, the pattern design for Carpet was very detailed. Most likely due to the daunting task of animating something so elaborate, his design was simplified for this and future Aladdin films (Including the animated series).
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Genie's laugh when being a jack in the box as a joke played on Iago was a joke taken on the way Krusty the Clown's laugh sounded in The Simpsons (1989). Krusty the Clown was also voiced by Dan Castellaneta.
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The first time the Captain of the Guards' name is mentioned. He was named Rasoul after Disney artist Rasoul Azadani.
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For unexplained reasons, Douglas Seale never reappeared to do the voice of the Sultan in this film and the sequels, series, etc. to Aladdin (1992), and therefore was replaced by Val Bettin.
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One of the voices Genie does in the Song "Nothing in the World" sounds like Rich Texan from The Simpsons (1989), also voiced by Dan Castellaneta.
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Dan Castellanetta later reprised his role as the voice of The Genie in the Aladdin TV series, Kingdom Hearts, and Aladdin in Nasera's Revenge video games in place of Robin Williams.
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Several scenes from this movie were used for the opening sequence to Aladdin (1994).
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In the German dub, Michael Pan replaced Wolfgang Ziffer as the voice of Iago.
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The Return of Jafar is reportedly being adapted as a sequel to Walt Disney Pictures' 2019 remake of Aladdin, marking the first time an animated direct-to-video Disney film is adapted to live-action.
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