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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Jack and the Beanstalk

26 March 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Harry Belafonte ... Magician (voice)
Wayne Collins ... Jack (voice) (as Wayne Collins Jr.)

Jackée Harry ... Giant's Wife (voice)

Tone Loc ... Giant (voice)

Pauletta Washington ... Jack's Mother (voice)

Season 1, Episode 2: Little Red Riding Hood

1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Amy Hill ... Ma-Ma / Mrs. Oolong (voice)

James Hong ... Mr. Sung / Ba-Ba (voice)
Pearl Huang ... Mei Li / Poa-Poa (voice)

Brian Tochi ... The Tailor (voice)
Mai Vu ... Little Red Happy Coat (voice)

BD Wong ... The Wolf (voice)

Season 1, Episode 3: Hansel and Gretel

26 March 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Tito Larriva ... Ricky Garbanzo (voice)

Cheech Marin ... Alberto (voice)
Christopher Montoya ... Hanselito (voice)
Chrissy Padilla ... Gretletia (voice)

Rosie Perez ... Witch (voice)

Liz Torres ... Stepmother (voice)

Season 1, Episode 4: The Emperor's New Clothes

2 April 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Peter Jason ... Royal Treasurer (voice)

Denice Kumagai ... Toshio (voice)

George Takei ... Keiji (voice)

Brian Tochi ... Prince (voice)

Gedde Watanabe ... Emperor (voice)

John Wesley ... Royal Minister (voice)

Season 1, Episode 5: Rumpelstiltskin

9 April 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Roscoe Lee Browne ... Friar Ferdinand (voice)

Jasmine Guy ... Jonae (voice)

Sherman Hemsley ... Miller (voice)
Rodney Kageyama ... Turbaned Merchant (voice)

Denice Kumagai ... Hat Merchant (voice)
Ross Mapletoft ... Royal Servant (voice)

Robert Townsend ... Rumpelstiltskin (voice)

Denzel Washington ... King Omar (voice)

Season 1, Episode 6: The Frog Prince

16 April 1995


LeVar Burton ... Monk (voice)

Danny Glover ... King (voice)
Jay Johnson ... Magician (voice)

Jay Leno ... Jay Frog (voice)

Branford Marsalis ... Branford Frog (voice)

Sinbad ... Frog Prince (voice)

Cree Summer ... Princess Ebony (voice)

Season 1, Episode 7: Sleeping Beauty

23 April 1995


Lucie Arnaz ... Queen Maria (voice)
Marie Barrientos ... Rosita (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Carlos Mencia ... Poncho (voice)

Julia Migenes ... Evelina the Wicked Fairy (voice)

Ricardo Montalban ... King Carlos (voice)

Paul Rodriguez ... Court Jester (voice)

Jacob Vargas ... Prince Luis (voice)
Carmen Zapata ... Seventh Fairy (voice)

Season 1, Episode 8: Rapunzel

1995
In this retelling set in New Orleans, a wicked Hoodoo Diva named Zenobia locks up the long haired Rapunzel in a tower deep in the woods. She is trapped there until a handsome prince rescues her.

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Rapunzel (voice) (as Tisha Campbell)
Donald Fullilove ... Friend #1 (voice)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Zenobia The Hoodoo Diva (voice)

Hazelle Goodman ... The Woodcutter's Wife (voice)

Duane Martin ... The Prince (voice)

Meshach Taylor ... The Woodcutter (voice)

Tico Wells ... Friend #2 (voice)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Valiant Little Tailor

1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Mark Curry ... The Giant (voice)

Hugh Dane ... Horrible Looking Giant #2 (voice)

David Alan Grier ... Bongo (voice)

Barry Shabaka Henley ... Horrible Looking Giant #1 (voice)

James Earl Jones ... King Dakkar (voice)

Dawnn Lewis ... Princess Songe (voice)

Zakes Mokae ... Mr. Bakoosa (voice)

Season 1, Episode 10: Cinderella

30 April 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Daphne Zuniga ... Cinderella (voice)

Raquel Welch ... La Madrasta (voice)

Nely Galan ... Margarita (voice)

Sonia Braga ... Esmerelda (voice)

Edward James Olmos ... Rey Emiliano (voice)

Jimmy Smits ... Prince Felipe (voice)

Liz Torres ... The Fairy Madrina (voice)

Julio Oscar Mechoso ... The Program Hawker (voice)

Season 1, Episode 11: Beauty and the Beast

1995
A beauty falls in love with a beast.

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Debbie Allen ... Precious (voice)

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Tree (voice)

Gregory Hines ... The Beast / Prince Koro (voice)

Vanessa Williams ... Beauty (voice)

Paul Winfield ... Father (voice)

Season 1, Episode 12: Snow White

1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Buffy Sainte-Marie ... White Snow (Snow White) (voice)
Georgina Lightning ... Morning Dove (voice)

Graham Greene ... Brown Bear (voice)
Marjorie Tanin ... Sage Flower (voice)
Jeri Arredondo ... Sly Fox (voice)
Elaine Bilstad ... White Snow (voice)

Zahn McClarnon ... Gray Wolf (voice)
Pato Hoffmann ... Bright Silver (voice)
Burr DeBenning ... Fool's Gold / Smelly Sulphur (voice)
Tim Sampson ... Hard Jade (voice)
Jim Great Elk Waters ... Rough Copper (voice) (as Great Elk Waters)

Michael Horse ... Sharp Flint (voice)

Sonny Skyhawk ... Heavy Metal (voice)
Raymond Prado ... Flying Eagle (voice)

Season 1, Episode 13: The Princess and the Pea

4 June 1995


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Heidi Ahn ... Princess Dinner Guest (voice)

Margaret Cho ... Queen (voice)
Anna B. Choi ... Princess Dinner Guest (voice) (as Anna Choi)
Esther Hyun ... Princess Dinner Guest (voice)

Karen Lew ... The Princess (voice)

Deedee Magno ... Princess Dinner Guest (voice) (as Deedee Lynn Magno)
Woong-ki Min ... Young Ho (voice) (as Bianco Min)
Theresa Mullen ... Princess Dinner Guest (voice)
Steve Park ... I Kwan (voice)

Keone Young ... Ahbuhji (voice)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Pinocchio

13 April 1997


Franklyn Ajaye ... Sporty the Cat (voice)
Barry Douglas ... Redd Foxx (voice)

Charles S. Dutton ... (voice)
Rachel Guillaume ... Girl (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Brenden Jefferson ... Boy (voice)

Garrett Morris ... Buzzard (voice)

Della Reese ... The Blues Fairy (voice)

Chris Rock ... Woody (voice)

Will Smith ... Pinocchio (voice)

Season 2, Episode 2: Thumbelina

20 April 1997


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Marabina Jaimes ... Mother / Shair (voice)

Rosie Perez ... Thumbelina (voice)

Harvey Fierstein ... Mrs. Leaperman (voice)

Bronson Pinchot ... Sonny the Toad (voice)

Antonio Sabato Jr. ... Mario (voice)

Chita Rivera ... Katy (voice)

Debbie Allen ... Lola (voice)

Edward James Olmos ... El Murcielago (voice)

Season 2, Episode 3: Puss in Boots

27 April 1997

Season 2, Episode 4: The Pied Piper

4 May 1997

Season 2, Episode 5: Twelve Dancing Princesses

11 May 1997


Hector Elizondo ... King (voice)

Daisy Fuentes ... Princess Daisy (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Richard Montoya ... Princely Guy (voice)

Rick Najera ... Prince Pepito (voice)
Angelinas Santana ... Princess Marisol (voice) (as Angelines Santana)

Jon Secada ... Juan Carlos (voice)

Herbert Siguenza ... Andres (voice)

Liz Torres ... (voice)

Season 2, Episode 6: The Golden Goose

18 May 1997


James Avery ... Father (voice)

Avery Brooks ... King Maximus (voice)

Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Princess Katusha (voice)

Loretta Devine ... Mother (voice)

Meagen Fay ... Older Sister (voice) (as Meagan Fay)
Lois Foraker ... Middle Sister (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
James Hardie ... Innkeeper / Farmhand (voice)

Heavy D ... Drexel (voice)

Phil LaMarr ... Monk / Magistrate (voice)

Sugar Ray Leonard ... Axel (voice)

Richard Lewis ... Old Beggar (voice)

Sara Rue ... Younger Sister (voice)

Sinbad ... Simpleton (voice)

Season 2, Episode 7: The Little Mermaid

25 May 1997

Heidi Ahn ... Mi-Jin (voice)

Tia Carrere ... Mija (voice)

Margaret Cho ... Hul Muh Ni (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Amy Hill ... Ming (voice)

Karen Lew ... Mi Kyung (voice)

Tim Lounibos ... Chow-Yun (voice)
Jeanne Mori ... Michiko (voice)

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... King Young-Jin (voice)

Brian Tochi ... Turtle Photographer / Tsui (voice)

Gedde Watanabe ... Nuri (voice)

Season 2, Episode 8: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

1 June 1997

Rickey D'Shon Collins ... School Child #2 (voice)

David Alan Grier ... Dudley Bear (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Jenifer Lewis ... Black Widow Spider (voice)

Tone Loc ... Desmond Bear (voice)

Raven-Symoné ... Goldilocks (voice)
Lou Rawls ... Bat (voice)

Ben Vereen ... Snake (voice)

Alfre Woodard ... Winoome Bear (voice)

Season 2, Episode 9: The Fisherman and His Wife

8 June 1997
The children's tale of the kindly fisherman, his greedy wife and the generous fish that teaches them true happiness, told under the Spanish sun, with gypsy songs and flamenco dancing.

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Julia Migenes ... Fisherman's Wife (voice)

Edward James Olmos ... Fisherman (voice)
Pablo Rodríguez ... Fish (voice)

Season 2, Episode 10: Aladdin

15 June 1997


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Joan Chen ... Princess Jade (voice)

James Hong ... Emperor (voice)
Pearl Huang ... Aladdin's Mother (voice)
Steve Park ... Dong (voice)

George Takei ... Change (voice)

BD Wong ... Aladdin / Genie (voice)

Season 2, Episode 11: The Shoemaker and the Elves

22 June 1997


Maria Conchita Alonso ... (voice)

Jesse Borrego ... Tanatiuh the Fierce (voice)

Wanda De Jesus ... Xochitl (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

A Martinez ... Emperor (voice)

Carlos Mencia ... Xolotl (voice)

Lou Diamond Phillips ... Coatl (voice)

Paul Rodriguez ... Tizoc (voice)

Liz Torres ... Malinal (voice)
Abraham Verduzco ... Boy (voice)

Season 2, Episode 12: King Midas

29 June 1997


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Jennifer Holliday ... Dream Diva (voice)

Rae'Ven Kelly ... Goldina (voice)

Alfonso Ribeiro ... Kephra (voice)

Blair Underwood ... King Midas (voice)

Season 2, Episode 13: Mother Goose

20 October 1997
In this special, Mother Goose, or as we call her here Mother Gooseberg, is planning on retirement, so Humpty Dumpty (now wanting to be called "Egg") and Old King Cole (who's losing his reputation as a 'merry old soul') must rally the others to help talk her out of it.

Pepa ... Little Kitten (voice) (as Sandra 'Pepa' Denton)
Cheryl 'Salt' James ... Little Kitten (voice)
Spinderella ... Little Kitten (voice) (as Deidre 'Spin' Roper)

Regis Philbin ... Jack (voice)

Kathie Lee Gifford ... Jill (voice)

Jackée Harry ... Little Bo Peep (voice)

Nell Carter ... Mary (voice)

Lauren Tom ... Little Miss Muffet (voice)

Dave Chappelle ... Spider (voice)

Robert Pastorelli ... Sgt. Louie (voice)

Denzel Washington ... Humpty Dumpty / Crooked Man (voice)

Jimmy Smits ... Old King Cole (voice)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Mother Gooseberg (voice)

George Wallace ... Farmer (voice)
Sean Altman ... Little Piggy (voice)
Barry Carl ... Little Piggy (voice)
Elliott Kerman ... Little Piggy (voice)
Scott Leonard ... Little Piggy (voice)
Jeff Thacher ... Little Piggy (voice)

Steven Wright ... Bogeyman (voice)

Camille Winbush ... Child (voice)

Marla Gibbs ... Old Mother Hubbard (voice)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Three Little Pigs

22 June 1999
Three scrumptious piglets work to keep themselves dirty, pretty and plump at Camp Piggywood, run by a retired singer -- all while building their own cabins and foiling Big Bad Wolfgang and his plans to cook them over the campfire.

Loretta Lynn ... Deli Porkchop (voice)

Sinbad ... Big Bad Wolfgang (voice)

Courteney Cox ... Emerald Salt Pork (voice)

Tyra Banks ... Barbie Q. Pepper (voice)

Julie Brown ... Lottie Bologna (voice)

Sandra Oh ... Breadcrumb (voice)
Brian Reddy ... TV Announcer / Security Guard (voice)
Peter Renaday ... Pig Daddy (voice)

Season 3, Episode 2: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

14 July 1999
This time around, Ali is a young girl who outsmarts the 40 thieves and their leader, The Great One.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell ... Ali Baba (voice) (as Jurnee Smollett)

Bruno Kirby ... The Great One (voice)

Tommy Davidson ... Cassim (voice)

Will Ferrell ... Mamet the Moocher (voice)

Marla Gibbs ... Grandmother (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

George Wallace ... Baba Mustafa (voice)

Season 3, Episode 3: The Bremen Town Musicians

12 August 1999
This classic Grimm's fairy tale takes a wild turn with a puppy who doesn't dig the life of a guard dog, a soul diva donkey, a sassy kitten and a flashy, over-the-top, funky rooster. The four come together, form a group and go out on the road!

Jenifer Lewis ... Hazel (voice)

Gladys Knight ... Chocolate (voice)

Dionne Warwick ... Miss Kitty (voice)

George Clinton ... Scratchmo (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Brent Jennings ... Farmer Farouk (voice)

Marlon Wayans ... Itch (voice)

Shawn Wayans ... Bad Bobby (voice)

Season 3, Episode 4: The Empress' Nightingale

16 September 1999
In this soulful adaptation of Anderson's classic tale, a straight-talking nightingale teaches a greedy empress that inner beauty is more important than any material riches could ever be.

Pam Grier ... The Empress' Nightingale (voice)

Amy Hill ... The Empress (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Phil Hartman ... Game Show Host (voice)

Robin Leach ... Chamberlain (voice)

Season 3, Episode 5: The Happy Prince

6 October 1999
A contemporary New York twist to Oscar Wilde's classic story. A sassy, street-wise pigeon teams up with a good-hearted statue to help the city's poor, while her pals all fly off to Miami for Spring Break.

Cyndi Lauper ... Pidge (voice)

Ed Koch ... The Happy Prince (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator

Phil LaMarr ... Second Pigeon / New Mayor

Carol Kiernan ... Irish Nanny / French Tourist

Season 3, Episode 6: Henny Penny

19 November 1999
A satirical and political treatment of this classic "The sky is falling!" Chicken Little tale. It takes place during an election in New Barnyard, with Sharon Stone as the excitable hen (she's a blonde TV reporter in this telling), and the cast peppered with political notables.

Sharon Stone ... Henny Penny (voice)

Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. ... Foxy Woxy (voice)

Alan M. Dershowitz ... Turkey Lurkey (voice)

Mary Hart ... Lucy Goosey (voice)
Geraldine A. Ferraro ... Merle (voice)

Rudy Giuliani ... Earl (voice) (as Rudolph W. Giuliani)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Jesse Jackson ... Cocky Locky (voice)

Henry Kissinger ... Ducky Daddles (voice)
John Mclaughlin ... Wooster Rooster (voice)

Season 3, Episode 7: The Frog Princess

3 January 2000
A prince/princess turnaround -- it's the girl who is the frog this time. Not only does Prince Gavin learn that appearances can be deceiving and with love you can overcome anything -- but he learns how to cook and clean, too!

Jasmine Guy ... Frog Princess Lylah (voice)

Greg Kinnear ... Prince Gavin (voice)

Beau Bridges ... King Big Daddy (voice)

Mary Gross ... Elise (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Anne-Marie Johnson ... Verena (voice)

Wallace Langham ... Prince Bobby / Fish (voice)

Scott Thompson ... Prince Rip (voice)

Season 3, Episode 8: The Princess and the Pauper

21 February 2000
The classic tale of royal and peasant changing identities , but leaving the boys at home. This feminist makeover in the kingdom of Peachburg teaches the time-honored virtue of treating everyone with equal respect and courtesy -- regardless of their social status, education or upbringing.

Andre Braugher ... Julian Andrews (voice)

David Alan Grier ... King Maynar (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Phylicia Rashad ... Lady Fulten (voice)

Raven-Symoné ... Zoe / Olivia (voice)

John Witherspoon ... Scofflaw (voice)

Season 3, Episode 9: Rip Van Winkle

21 March 2000
A feminist rethink of Washington Irving's classic tale. Rip's a chauvinistic rock & roller who marries the talented Vanna, whose music career goes by the wayside when they marry. Harried and in need of some peace, she finds The Women of Thunder Mountain, who give her a potion designed to help her annoying hubby (Tom Arnold as Rip Winkle) change his rigid and male piggy ways. Instead, he goes for a long snooze. When he wakes up 20 years later, he finds that not only are his clothes out of style, but his ideas about men & women's roles are too. The president is a woman, Vanna owns her own business, and his now-grown son is a stay-at-home-dad. A rock & roll take on this classic tale, with Edgar Winter supplying the singing and the song for Tom Arnold's Rip, and a cadre of famous feminists and ground-breaking women supplying the voices for the Women of Thunder Mountain.

Maya Angelou ... Fairy Godmother (voice)

Tom Arnold ... Rip Winkle (voice)

Sandra Bernhard ... Bluebird (voice)

Linda Ellerbee ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)

Calista Flockhart ... Vanna Van (voice)
Betty Friedan ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)

Martin Grey ... Assistant / RD (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Gary Lazer ... Rocky (voice)

Jessye Norman ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)
Ann Richards ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)

Gloria Steinem ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)
Pati Welch ... Vanna Van (singing voice)

Season 3, Episode 10: The Snow Queen

18 April 2000
Hans Christian Anderson's classic tale of the Snow Queen and how she freezes a young boy's heart and turns him into a creature as cold as she. The boy's long-time, childhood friend travels far and wide and risks her life to save him. Her sweetness, innocence and tears that warm his heart return him to his real self. Eartha Kitt camps it up and steals the show as she sings how it is "Cool to Be Cold."
Táska Cleveland ... Gerda (voice)

Doug E. Doug ... Raven (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Brandon Hammond ... Kal (voice)

T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh ... Robber Girl / Grandmother (voice)

Eartha Kitt ... The Snow Queen (voice)

Bronson Pinchot ... Killer Whale / Reindeer (voice)

Season 3, Episode 11: The Steadfast Tin Soldier

16 May 2000


Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Goldie (voice)

Ruby Dee ... Grandma (voice)

Terry Ellis ... Doll (voice)

Savion Glover ... Dancer (voice)

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Kadeem Hardison ... Clown (voice)

Cindy Herron ... Doll (voice)
Maxine Jones ... Doll (voice)

Rae'Ven Kelly ... Imani (voice) (as Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly)
Andrew MacArthur ... Ant / Huckster (voice)

Q-Tip ... Teddy Bear / Roach (voice)

Caroline Rhea ... Spidey (voice)

Guy Torry ... Huge (voice)

Kim Wayans ... Jackie-In-The-Box / Lulu (voice)

Season 3, Episode 12: Robinita Hood

16 April 2000
Favorite classic fairytales retold with fresh, modern, musical twist.

Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)

Marc Anthony ... Mario (voice)

Nestor Carbonell ... Sir Gooey (voice)

Idalis DeLeon ... Guillermina Scarlet (voice)
Nancy Garcia ... Elena Dale (voice)

Ian Gomez ... Basilio (voice)

Rick Najera ... Sheriff Juan Jose Del Roman De Jamon (voice)

Rosie Perez ... Robinita Hood (voice)

Daphne Rubin-Vega ... Little Juanita (voice)

Season 3, Episode 13: Aesop's Fables: A Whodunnit Musical

18 July 2000


Robert Guillaume ... Narrator (voice)
Ruth Brown ... Ant / Tortoise (voice)

Diahann Carroll ... Crow (voice)

Melanie Chartoff ... Grape Fox (voice)

Dabney Coleman ... Monsieur Fox (voice)

Angie Dickinson ... Detective (voice)

Harvey Korman ... Lion (voice)

Kevin Pollak ... Grasshopper / Mouse (voice)

Katey Sagal ... Hare (voice)

Jaleel White ... Boy Who Cried Wolf (voice)

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