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      Season 1 – HBO Storybook Musicals

      1987 Kids & Family Fantasy Musical Animation List
      Reviews Animated musicals that are true to the original storybook's illustrations. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Sep 24 Buy Now

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      Episode 1 Aired Nov 18, 1987 Lyle, Lyle Crocodile: The Musical The Primm family grows fond of a crocodile left in its new home by the previous owners. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 3, 1989 The Story of the Dancing Frog Animated. Amanda Plummer narrates the tale of a woman who befriends a dancing frog following the death of her husband. Details Episode 3 Aired Feb 7, 1990 The Red Shoes Animated. A magical pair of shoes teaches Lisa the importance of friendship. Narrated by Ossie Davis. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 22, 1990 Earthday Birthday Young dinosaurs launch a crusade to save the planet from pollution. Featuring the voices of Christopher Reeve and Lainie Kazan. Details Episode 5 Aired Sep 10, 1990 Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Mike Mulligan and his shovel, Mary Anne, worry what will become of them when the steam shovel becomes outdated. Details Episode 6 Aired Sep 15, 1990 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day The animated story of a boy's bad experiences during the course of a day. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 5, 1990 The Marzipan Pig In the "Marzipan Pig," based on the classic children's tale by Russell Hoban, a pig falls behind a sofa. Details Episode 8 Aired Dec 6, 1990 The Little Match Girl The classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale set in 1999. Narrated by F. Murray Abraham. Details Episode 9 Aired Jun 11, 1991 The Tale of Peter Rabbit Carol Burnett tells Beatrix Potter's story of a rabbit family. Details Episode 10 Aired Nov 6, 1991 Ira Sleeps Over A teddy bear poses a problem when Ira has an overnight invitation. Details Episode 11 Aired Apr 3, 1992 A Child's Garden of Verses A bed-bound boy uses his imagination to experience life. Featuring the voice of Jonathan Pryce. Details

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      Season Info

      Michael Sporn
      Kids & Family, Fantasy, Musical, Animation
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Nov 18, 1987