Clown Bassie and acrobat Adriaan work in a circus. They seem to attract criminals and when Adriaan and Bassie manage to get a few arrested one criminal in specific devotes his life to ...
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In this long-running Dutch animation series, Mr. Owl reads from the Fabeltjeskrant (Dutch for "Fables newspaper") it's named after the links between the scenes which show various animals (... See full summary »
Frans van Dusschoten,
Tita Tovenaar is a wizard with a mischievous daughter who always gets into trouble because she thinks she can do magic as well as her father. Whenever she loses control over the situation, ... See full summary »
Gert and his speaking dog Samson live together in the 'Dorpstraat 101', where they have lots of funny adventures with their friends. The tubby hairdresser Albert, the clumsy mayor and his ... See full summary »
Walter De Donder
Long ago, in a little Viking Village called Flake, young Wickie lives a happy life. His father, Halvar, is the chief of the Vikings, and would have liked a son a little more courageous. So,... See full summary »
Clown Bassie and acrobat Adriaan work in a circus. They seem to attract criminals and when Adriaan and Bassie manage to get a few arrested one criminal in specific devotes his life to making sure the two will never be able to do that again.
(series 5) According to Aad van Toor, the two new thieves introduced in this series (B2 being an already existing character) were both based on real people. The Baron was based on a bearded tramp who was similarly nicknamed because he used to walk around with a cane in a dignified way. Vlugge Japie ("Quick Japie") was based on Van Toor's former sound technician, who was ironically called "quick", since he always made the same relaxed reply when asked to do something really quickly. See more »
The titular crown is said to be the crown of King William II of the Netherlands, which is the official Dutch state crown. After stealing the crown, the Baron puts it on his head, which he shouldn't be able to do. The Dutch state crown is only meant for display during the monarch's inauguration and wouldn't fit on a person's head. See more »
The show's leader contains several scenes which were only shot for the leader, in order to make the viewer curious about the story, while never appearing in the series itself. See more »
In the mid-1980s, there were two episodes missing, episode 2 and 7 of season 2. So Aad van Toor re-edited the series, to make the story work without those episodes. All reruns, videos and DVDs until 2004 are missing about three episodes because of this. (Aad had to delete about one episode of material to remove any references to the missing episodes.) One of the two missing episodes was rediscovered in 2004 (episode 2). It was put back in again, together with some of the material referring to it. See more »