Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

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 Bastian Balthazar Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Atreyu (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Xayide (4 episodes, 2001)
John Dunn-Hill ...
 Coreander (4 episodes, 2001)
Edward Yankie ...
 Mr. Blank / ... (4 episodes, 2001)
Noel Burton ...
 Michael Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
Johnny Griffin ...
 Connor (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Fallon (4 episodes, 2001)
Valérie Chiniara ...
 Marley (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Yonie (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Olano (4 episodes, 2001)
Stéfanie Buxton ...
 Fly Girl (3 episodes, 2001)
Audrey Gardiner ...
 Childlike Empress (3 episodes, 2001)
Stefano Faustini ...
 Lucas (3 episodes, 2001)
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 Tartus (3 episodes, 2001)
Jane Wheeler ...
 Laura Bux / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Greg Kramer ...
 Rip Rowdy (2 episodes, 2001)
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 April (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Cairon (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Hykrion (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Wise Woman (2 episodes, 2001)
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
 Martha Finnegan / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless imagination is reborn. Bastian comes across a magical book, "The Neverending Story", in a curious little bookstore. Inspired by the book, Bastian creates an enchanted world called Fantasia, inhabited by dragons, dark knights and assorted heroes and villains. The adventure of a lifetime begins when Bastian projects his Fantasian alter ego, Atreyu, into a battle against the sinister force of The Nothing. This terrible force threatens to destroy Fantasia and its ruler, the Childlike Empress. Only Atreyu, a 14-year-old Woodland boy and unlikely hero, can save her and find a cure for The Nothing. Bastian's experiences in the real world; such as his mourning, his new, sometimes tumultuous life with his dad, his problems with a school bully and his terror of... Written by Betty Palik

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Rip Rowdy: If you don't mind my asking, what are you doing here?
Atreyu: What do you mean?
Rip Rowdy: Well, if I was a hero I'd be heading for the Southern Oracle.
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In episode # 1.8 "The Luck Stops Here," the credit for 'Audrey Gardiner' says "Moochild." See more »

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Version of The NeverEnding Story (1984) See more »

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I'll give it a B
12 November 2004 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

It's not exactly like the movie but it's a pleasant t.v series for kids.

The nothing is never really explained and i must say i much prefer the movie version where it just sucks everything up. I was a little disturbed by the death of the mother. It was a little much, but after episode one it picks up. Love the little boy with the buck teeth in the tribe. A flying machine replacing the luck dragon is clever.

Though the ease in which everyone learns to fly it is far fetched.

In all, i prefer the original movie (hated the sequel) but who wouldn't.


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