Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of ... See full summary »
Reviews
Popularity
2,304 ( 527)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



6   5   4   3   2   1  
1987   1986   1985   1984   1983   1982  
12 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Evil Lord Monsauron has conquered the land. Princess Ariealla, along with a friendly wizard and renegade troll, search the Haunted Forest for the one thing that can destroy Lord Monsauron and restore freedom to the land.

Director: Daniel Monroe
Stars: Daniel Monroe, Russell David Jaffe, Sandra Grover
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie 1990)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein
Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series 1988)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.

Stars: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott
Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)
Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Herself - Host / ... (17 episodes, 1982-1987)
...
 Comedian / ... (11 episodes, 1982-1987)
Patrick DeSantis ...
 Ensemble / ... (9 episodes, 1982-1987)
David McCharen ...
 Alfred / ... (7 episodes, 1984-1987)
Edit

Storyline

Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

anthology | fairy tale | See All (2) »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 September 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(27 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This series was inspired by an earlier children's television series Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

I LOVED these when I was little - I wish there was a way to see them again!
13 May 2003 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I have such great memories of all of these stories set to film. I particularly loved The Snowqueen and The Seven Dancing Princesses. What a great way to get to know classic stories and much better than what's out there for kids today. Someone should put them on DVD, I'd buy them for my future child


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?