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 Karel Majer (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Rumburak (13 episodes, 1979)
Alena Karesová ...
 Narrator (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Princess Arabela (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Margret Hermannová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Petr Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Fairy Queen (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Fairy King (12 episodes, 1979)
Ondrej Kepka ...
 Honzík Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Wizard Vigo / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Princess Xenie (10 episodes, 1979)
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 Stunk (8 episodes, 1979)
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 TV assistant Gros (8 episodes, 1979)
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 Petr's Alienist (8 episodes, 1979)
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 Director Novak (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Prince Willibald (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Miss Müllerová (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Head Physician (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Majer's neighbour (6 episodes, 1979)
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Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes before the revenge of a cunning and conceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets Petr Majer in the world of ours and falls in love with him. Spells, a magic ring, the bowl of seeing, a flying suitcase and magic things play a very important role in the series. Written by Jiri Kacetl

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In 2013, Václav Vorlícek was asked to direct an upcoming remake of the series for German television with all-German cast. He refused. See more »

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Referenced in Fack ju Göhte 2 (2015) See more »

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A classic which stands the test of time.
14 October 2005 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I watched it the first time they screened it on Czech TV and without a doubt it is one of the best kids series I have ever seen. I don't think there's anything like it and no matter how many times I've seen it, I always enjoy watching it as if it were my first time. It's a shame that it's not in English, I'm sure it would capture the imagination of millions of other children around the world even 25 years later.

Well that's all I had to say, but really your guidelines are annoying me, why can't I write how much or how little I want. Why does it have to be a minimum of 10 lines? Give your registered users a bit more flexibility, otherwise you'll rob yourselves and your customers of many comments. Thank you, that's all... and I hope its more than 10 lines. (Don't mean to be smartypants)


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