An anthology series that showcases various mythical characters and incidents throughout history.
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David McCharen ...
 Bart / ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Stewart Duvall ...
 Bumpkin / ... (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Herself - Host / ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Mac Macintosh / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 George / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Edward Duke ...
 Rudolpho / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Van Epps / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jane Alden ...
 Congressman's Wife / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Harry Frazier ...
 Caleb / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Herb / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bill Turner ...
 Preacher / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 The Umpire / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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An anthology series that showcases various mythical characters and incidents throughout history.

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25 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales & Legends  »

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