This 150-episode series of shorts chronicles Dorothy's long stay in the land of Oz. The Munchkins are portrayed as tiny globs; the Scarecrow is a fool named Socrates; the Tin Woodman is a ... See full summary »
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Return to Oz (TV Movie 1964)
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz.... See full summary »

Directors: F.R. Crawley, Thomas Glynn, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Larry D. Mann, Alfie Scopp, Carl Banas
Return to Oz (1985)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Director: Walter Murch
Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Shortly after a tornado rips through her Kansas home, Dorothy returns to Oz to save her friends from a villainous jester.

Directors: Will Finn, Daniel St. Pierre
Stars: Lea Michele, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Aykroyd
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands.

Director: Larry Semon
Stars: Dorothy Dwan, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tom the Cat and Jerry the Mouse get whisked away into The land of Oz.

Directors: Spike Brandt, Tony Cervone
Stars: Grey Griffin, Nikki Yanofsky, Joe Alaskey
Animation | Family | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Animated version of the classic story of a young farmgirl who is transported to the magic land of Oz.

Directors: Fumihiko Takayama, John Danylkiw
Stars: Aileen Quinn, Lorne Greene, Mari Okamoto
The Wizard of Oz (1990–1991)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Charles Adler, Liz Georges, David Lodge
Adventure | Family | Fantasy

Oz and Glinda have their first born child named Olivia. They don't tell Olivia that an evil spell has been cast on her by someone she never knew.

The Wizard of Oz on Ice (TV Movie 1996)
Family | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An ice-skating television adaptation of the 1939 musical film based on Lyman Frank Baum's 1900 fairy tale novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz".

Director: Paul Miller
Stars: Oksana Baiul, Victor Petrenko, Brent Frank
The Land of Oz I (2015)
Family | Fantasy
Stars: Madisyn Wright, Jake Getty, Derby Hart
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This 150-episode series of shorts chronicles Dorothy's long stay in the land of Oz. The Munchkins are portrayed as tiny globs; the Scarecrow is a fool named Socrates; the Tin Woodman is a bully named Rusty; and the dandy Lion is called Dandy. The Wizard, who speaks like W.C. Fields, can perform little magic beyond card tricks. Nevertheless, Dorothy continually pressures the Wizard to send her home. A constant threat is posed by the solid-green Wicked Witch of the West, who tries to make the dragonette Desmond follow her orders and attack the group of friends, even though he has no malice toward them. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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Wizard of Oz: [after being distracted from casting a spell] Distractions! Distractions! Interruptions! Interruptions!
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I didn't even remember the title of this show until now but it's certainly a childhood favorite cartoon of mine.
16 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This cartoon used to air on TV in Canada all the time and even if the cartoon came out during the 60's.

It never felt outdated to me at all as a kid and this was back during the late 80's and early 90's.

Thats pretty impressive that this show stood the test of time for that long.

I just re watched an episode yesterday on youtube and it was still as funny as i remembered it.

The animation and the drawings maybe a little crude but i didn't care as a kid nor do i care now since the entertainment value is still there.

If you have children of your own. I would highly recommend getting a DVD of this series and show your kids.

They'll likely really love this show as much as you did as a child and have a whole lot of fun watching it.

in closing they just don't make cartoons like they used to.


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