A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.
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 Evil Queen (10 episodes, 2000)
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 Prince Wendell (10 episodes, 2000)
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 Virginia Lewis (10 episodes, 2000)
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 Wolf (10 episodes, 2000)
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 Tony Lewis (10 episodes, 2000)
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 Relish the Troll King (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Huntsman (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Blabberwort the Troll (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Burly the Troll (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Blue Bell the Troll (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Chancellor Griswold (7 episodes, 2000)
William Osborne ...
 Lord Rupert (7 episodes, 2000)
Edward Jewesbury ...
 Old Retainer (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Cinderella (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Acorn (5 episodes, 2000)
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Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself from prison, and turns the prince into a golden retriever. Wendel, by means of a magic mirror, escapes into a hitherto-unknown Tenth Kingdom (modern day New York City) and meets Virginia and her father Tony. Pursued by trolls, cops, and a wolf in man's form, the three blunder back into the Nine Kingdoms and begin their adventures to restore Wendel to his human form and throne, and find the magic mirror that will take Tony and Virginia back home, all the while unknowing that Virginia already has a connection to the Nine Kingdoms that may prove deadly before we reach Happily Ever After. Written by Kathy Li

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27 February 2000 (USA)  »

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$44,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Wolf was in jail for "Sheep Worrying." See more »

Goofs

When Clayface first shows Tony his carving his hand is tinted green. When Clayface helps Acorn out of the hole in the prison wall his hands are no longer green. See more »

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[first lines]
Virginia: [voice over] My name is Virginia... And I live on the edge of the forest.
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References Red Hot Riding Hood (1943) See more »

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Wishing on a Star
Performed by Miriam Stockley
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definite Emmy contender
28 February 2000 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

I wasn't sure what to expect when I saw the previews for this mini series. I thought it was to be a fluff piece on fairy tales. I was quite surprised to see the amazing make-up, the costumes and the scenery. All those things make the series well worth the 4 hours. The storyline is interesting and has a number of fantasy filled subplots. The Trolls were scary and humorous at the same time. The clash of the parallel worlds was done well, with much attention to detail. The different 'kingdoms' were distinguishable and each unique and fantastic. I see definite Emmy nominations and awards here, especially for make-up, costumes, and script.


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