Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
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Rip Van Winkle 

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

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... Herself - Host
... Rip Van Winkle
... Brom Dutcher
... Derrick Van Bummel
... Little Rip
... Mayoral Candidate
... Peter Vanderdonk
... Nicholas Vedder
... Will Tussenbrook (as Christopher Penn)
... Hendrick Hudson / Narrator
... Harpoon Crew Member
... 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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23 March 1987 (USA)  »

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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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