The story of a lazy man who falls asleep in the Catskill mountains for twenty years.

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Herself - Host
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Brom Dutcher
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Derrick Van Bummel
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Little Rip
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Mayoral Candidate
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Peter Vanderdonk
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Nicholas Vedder
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Will Tussenbrook (as Christopher Penn)
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Hendrick Hudson / Narrator
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Wilma Van Winkle
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The story of a lazy man who falls asleep in the Catskill mountains for twenty years.

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Although not the final of Faerie Tale Theatre to air, Rip Van Winkle was the last to finish production. See more »

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doesn't live up to the tale...totally
2 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I watched this show with my son one night. I rented it thinking it would match up to what the original story is. My son had to be put to bed early because he was either frightened of a scene or just plain bored. If your looking for a good Faerie Tale theatre episode, see the frog prince or aladdin. Rip van Winkle was obviously never at the peek of the series success. But I did think it was, "okay." It doesn't deserve much else.


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