"Practically speaking," I asked my wife, "Couldn't Belle have just knifed the Beast at some point early in her captivity? It seems like she wasn't really looking for opportunities to escape."
She replied, "Disney princesses don't do things like that."
Well, that is true. As a type, they aren't sufficiently cold blooded. But I don't think like a Disney princess and we don't live inside a Disney movie. If we did, the man in this funny BuzzFeed video would seem normal.