Pippi takes a handful of gold-coins from her old suitcase and brings Tommy and Annika on a shopping-spree. In a sweet-shop Pippi buys almost all the sweets they have for sale. Outside the shop a lot ...
Tommy and Annika live with their parents in a small town. Beside their house is an uninhabited house called Villa Villekulla. One day a girl moves into Villa Villekulla with a horse and a monkey, but...
Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.
An 8 y.o. Swedish boy always gets into trouble despite good intentions and afterwards ends locked up in a shed. He lives on a farm (before electricity and cars) with his mom, dad, sister, maid, best friend the farmhand and an old woman.
The Melkersson family decides to leave the city for the summer to rent a house in the Stockholm archipelago. They come to enjoy the simple life there and all adventures that come their way together with resident family, the Grankvists.
Born on a stormy night Ronja begins her life as the heir to the leader of a gang of thieves deep in the Swedish woods. There is a lot of things to beware of in the forest not least other gangs. But as it turns out they are not all bad.
The original Swedish version comprised of 13 TV episodes, followed the next year by 2 original theatrical feature films Pippi in the South Seas (1970), and finally, Pippi on the Run (1970). In West Germany (where the series was co-produced), there were 4 theatrical films (the first two being Pippi Longstocking (1969) and Pippi Goes on Board (1969), which were compilations of the TV series, done by the German studios Iduna Film and Beta Film; the last two being, of course, "Pippi in the South Seas" and "Pippi on the Run."), and the TV series ran for 21 episodes (the first 13 match the original Swedish version, and the additional 8 episodes were 4-part serialized versions of "Pippi in the South Seas" and "Pippi on the Run," including several deleted scenes from both films). See more »
Used to watch this series every Saturday morning on the french CBC network in Canada. Though the series was well dubbed in Belgium (and the movies were dubbed in Canada later...), it was the funniest and most original series ever come from Europe. It made me discover Sweden as well. It has an international touch in which the location would not matter here...
If Pippi (or Fifi in french) had a few tricks on her dress to avoid the cops or the old lady who wants to bring her to an orphanage, she was real kind to her best friends Tommy and Anika, and always was eager to help. And she loved her animals, especially her horse and the pet monkey.
I liked the first season due to its freshness and originality. The "pirates" one and the 3rd season are less interesting.
Wish there would be a DVD in French for this wonderful show...
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