Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted.
When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her ... See full summary »
I saw this BBC series in the 70's and recently bought the video package of the complete episodes. Pollyanna is like a breath of fresh air on a dark, dull and listless day, and she perks you up with her incessant chatter and "I AM glad...." lines. Her youthful exuberance slowly turns the dour grown-ups (like Aunt Polly and Mr Pendleton) into more lively and spontaneous adults. One of the best BBC productions, which I will cherish for years to come.
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