At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »
A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real life.
I checked this out from the library, and I was hesitant because my son isn't really old enough for me to read the stories to and I was afraid these would spoil them.
I needn't have worried, the program has no discernible relationship to the books other than the titles.
The show itself, I suppose wouldn't be that bad, if it didn't call itself "Mrs Piggle-Wiggle", although the pacing, even for a children's program seems terribly slow (and I usually enjoy children's programing). Even my son shut the television off, and he's two (and will watch TV every chance he gets!)! I'm glad I didn't pay any money for it!
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