Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman is taken prisoner by a hideous beast in his castle. Despite her situation, Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff - a teapot, a candelabra and a mantel clock, among others - and ultimately learns to see beneath the Beast's exterior to discover the heart and soul of a prince. To become prince again, the Beast must learn to love Belle and win her love in return, or he will remain Beast forever.