The Storyteller (1987–1989)

TV Series   |  TV-Y7   |    |  Adventure, Drama, Family


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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.


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  • Maggie Wilkinson in The Storyteller (1987)
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  • Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders in The Storyteller (1987)
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Creator:

Jim Henson

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31 March 2006 | dipantha
Classic and beautiful
The Storyteller is a series that will age well, despite some use of primitive computer generated effects. It appeals to young and old, as long as there is still a sense of wonder and magic in the individual. It is beautifully, lyrically written and based on ancient stories that have been thoroughly researched. The actors are magnificent, as are the creatures which Jim Henson's team creates. The medieval score lends an authenticity to each episode and is thoroughly enchanting in its own right. There is a richness to the series that is not found in Disney, as there is no attempt to dumb down the stories for children. The best episodes are "The Three Ravens", "Straggletag" and "The Soldier and Death".

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