11 user 2 critic


Princess Arabela, the daughter of the King of the fairy tale world escapes before the revenge of a cunning and deceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets ... See full summary »






Learn more

More Like This 

Arabela se vrací (TV Series 1993)
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The series is the continuation of the series Die Märchenbraut.

Stars: Vladimír Dlouhý, Jirí Holec, Pavel Plch
Bylo nás pet (TV Mini-Series 1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Young Petr and his four friends undergoes several adventures throughout this series--setting a field on fire, sneaking into a theater without paying and many more.

Stars: Adam Novák, Jaroslav Pauer, Oldrich Navrátil
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two swindlers get to prison for alcohol theft. After an exit from prison they are employed for theft of the device for regeneration of old cows. The owner of salon wants to use devices for rejuvenation. But something went not so.

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Jirí Sovák, Iva Janzurová
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Jaromír Hanzlík, Libuse Safránková, Frantisek Filipovský
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel
Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský
Chalupári (TV Series 1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Show about live in a village in Czech republic in the 70's.

Stars: Jirí Sovák, Josef Kemr, Jirina Bohdalová
Kancelár Blaník (TV Series 2014)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Marek Daniel, Michal Dalecký, Halka Tresnáková
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bittersweet comedy from Ondrej Trojan - "Obcanský prukaz", based on book by Petr Sabach about four teenage boys, their friends, parents, lovers - from the moment when they are 15 to moment ... See full summary »

Director: Ondrej Trojan
Stars: Libor Kovár, Matous Vrba, Jakub Sárka
Fantaghirò (TV Movie 1991)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

During archery in a wood Princess Fantaghiro is discovered by the hostile king's son Romualdo. He is able to take a short look at her before she can escape and immediately falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Alessandra Martines, Mario Adorf, Kim Rossi Stuart
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Cuba Drobbyan (Jiri Sovak) is a poor cavalier who has a good wife (Bela Jurdova) and eleven children. When it comes to the twelfth, Cuba decides to go into the world and get a good ... See full synopsis »

Director: Martin Fric
Stars: Jirí Sovák, Rudolf Hrusínský, Václav Lohniský
Saturnin (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A gentleman Jiøí Oulický hires a sevant Saturnin and from that day he goes through many unusual situations...

Director: Jirí Vercák
Stars: Oldrich Vízner, Ondrej Havelka, Lucie Zednícková
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Dusan Klein
Stars: Pavel Kríz, David Matásek, Míla Myslíková


Series cast summary:
Vladimír Mensík ...  Karel Majer 13 episodes, 1979
Stella Zázvorková ...  Mrs. Majerová / ... 13 episodes, 1979
Jirí Lábus ...  Rumburak 13 episodes, 1979
Alena Karesová Alena Karesová ...  Narrator 13 episodes, 1979
Jana Nagyová ...  Princess Arabela 13 episodes, 1979
Veronika Tyblová Veronika Tyblová ...  Margret Hermannová / ... 13 episodes, 1979
Vladimír Dlouhý ...  Petr Majer 12 episodes, 1979
Jana Brejchová ...  Fairy Queen 12 episodes, 1979
Vlastimil Brodský ...  Fairy King 12 episodes, 1979
Ondrej Kepka Ondrej Kepka ...  Honzík Majer 12 episodes, 1979
Jirí Sovák ...  Wizard Vigo / ... 12 episodes, 1979
Dagmar Patrasová ...  Princess Xenie 10 episodes, 1979
Frantisek Filipovský ...  Stunk 8 episodes, 1979
Jirí Hrzán ...  TV assistant Gros 8 episodes, 1979
Petr Svojtka ...  Petr's Alienist 8 episodes, 1979
Jirí Kodet ...  Director Novak 7 episodes, 1979
Oldrich Vízner ...  Prince Willibald 7 episodes, 1979
Jana Andresíková ...  Witch 6 episodes, 1979
Jana Dítetová ...  Witch 6 episodes, 1979
Iva Janzurová ...  Miss Müllerová 6 episodes, 1979
Josef Vetrovec ...  Head Physician 6 episodes, 1979
Ladislav Zupanic ...  Majer's neighbour 6 episodes, 1979


Princess Arabela, the daughter of the King of the fairy tale world escapes before the revenge of a cunning and deceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets Petr Majer in the human world and falls in love with him. Spells, a magic ring, the crystal ball, a flying suitcase and magic things play a very important role in the series. Written by Jiri Kacetl

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Fantasy







Release Date:

1979 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Арабела See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


According to director Václav Vorlícek, his first choice for the role of princess Arabela was Libuse Safránková, the star of his earlier feature films. Unfortunatelly, the actress was ill at the time of shooting, so Vorlícek cast young actress Jana Nagyová instead. However, because of her strong Slovak accent was Nagyová over-dubbed in post production by Libuse Safránková. See more »


Referenced in Mixxxer Show: Timmy White (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Charming,bewitching and really fairy-fictious!
17 June 2001 | by Basti HSee all my reviews

The story begins when Mr. Majer,an actor who reads fairytales on a children's tv show,finds a little bell.He rings it,and Rumburak appears,a wizard from the land of fairytales,who takes him to this wonderland - where he by mistake shoots the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood!When he's back in the human world,Rumburak is for punishment transformed into a wolf - order of the king and queen of the fairy-tale land!But Rumburak gets help from two witches (one is from Hansel and Gretel!)...and he cries for vengeance!He wants to conquer the fairy-tale land and become king...as husband of the beautiful princess Arabela!This smart girl flees into the human world,where she meets the undergraduate Petr,the son of Mr. Majer,and falls in love with him... But Rumburak doesn't give up that easy! Not only many famous figures from the fairy tales,but also Mr.Majer and his family have to fight against the bad wizard...magic rings,cloaks and a suitcase play important roles in this wonderful series,people get transformed,the fairy tale-people don't know our world and get in strange situations,our world can't accept or understand that there's something that we CAN'T understand,that's not logic,just magic... It's a pleasure to watch this famous czech TV series, which is for a long time a classic and an evergreen! An intelligent,delightful plot between fairy and reality,great actors,pretty costumes,funny gags,but also moments of melancholy make this series to one of my favorites!

13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed