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Over the Garden Wall 

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Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
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2014  
Top Rated TV #55 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Elijah Wood ...  Wirt / ... 10 episodes, 2014
Collin Dean ...  Gregory / ... 10 episodes, 2014
Melanie Lynskey ...  Beatrice 8 episodes, 2014
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Storyline

Somewhere, lost in the clouded annals of history, lies a place that few have seen. A mysterious place called The Unknown... Two Brothers, Wirt and Greg find themselves lost in the strange woods, adrift in a time. With the help of a shadowy Woodsmen and a foul-tempered bluebird named Beatrice, they travel through the foggy land in Hope of finding a way home.

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Although Wirt (Elijah Wood) and Gregory (Collin Dean) arrive in The Unknown on Halloween and return to the real world only a few seconds later at the end of the mini-series, it was originally planned for the boys to come back on Christmas day. See more »

Quotes

Wirt: Now, to find someplace to wait out this rain.
Greg: [about an abandoned house] As long as it's not that old, broken down...
Wirt: [cutting Greg off] Shhh!
[seeing the house Greg was talking about]
Wirt: It's perfect! C'mon Greg!
Greg: [Wirt starts running off toward the house] Ahhh, Wirt...
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The name of Greg's frog listed during the end credits changes each episode based on the running gag that Greg keeps renaming it. See more »

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A new golden age of TV animation ?
9 November 2014 | by jkushwarSee all my reviews

Over the Garden Wall is brilliant. Thank you Cartoon Network for allowing it to happen. Beautifully animated, wonderfully paced with just the right blend of humor and creepiness. Also - kudos to using the mini series format, I hope this is only a sign of things to come and more self contained short events are on the way. I'm tired of watching several seasons of a series that started strong end up wandering aimlessly with no clear endgame in sight.

The voice cast was exceptional, and the resolution handled perfectly. A big thanks to the other reviewer that gave the Cartoon Network programming history perspective above, explains a lot. Now if only CN could find a way to apologize for and right the wrongs done to all of the terrific DC nation series that were unceremoniously canceled.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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(10 parts)

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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