The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)

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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce. Written by Kathy Li

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Originally, the Hellenic Storyteller was to have a new dog in the shape of Cerberus, the three-headed guard dog. But when this creature proved to be too difficult to produce on a Television schedule, the dog from the original The Storyteller (1987) was dusted off and rebuilt in a new, high-tech incarnation. See more »

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Wondrous perspective of Greek Folklore!!!
8 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

That Jim Henson! He sure did know how to capture the charisma of mythology and folklore. This is no exception.

This time, instead of a typical Storyteller in a beautiful cabin, it's a Greek Storyteller taking refuge in a Labyrinth on Rhodes island. I like all the stories here,too.Nada bad one at all!!!

Like the 1st "Storyteller",this is very dark and sometimes pretty frightening for wee ones. No cutesy low-rent puppets singing and dancing with starry lil' eyes. No bubblegum nor sugar-coating. The muppets,like in the 1st half of this mini-series is pretty realistic and fantastic like usual.

Watch this when this comes on sometime!


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