Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 3)

This third season of Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre is a big one, fully in stride with some brilliant casting. "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is a hilarious twist on the ol' tale, with the perfectly bratty Tatum O'Neal as Goldilocks, the brilliant John Lithgow as Goldilocks' Father, the also-brilliant Carole King as Goldilocks' Mother, … Continue reading Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 3)

Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 2)

The second season of this marvelous series features a great set of actors doing their best to subvert the fairy tale genre with sharp dialogue and clever asides while remaining a perfectly respectable kids' show: Rapunzel stars Shelley Duvall in the lead role, with Jeff Bridges abiding as the Prince.... and the brilliant Gena Rowlands … Continue reading Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 2)

Faerie Tale Theater (Season 1)

Quite easily the greatest 80's kid TV show not starring Paul Reubens, Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theater is a crazy masterpiece that hits all the right notes: classic stories, edgy screenplays, the coolest cast of actors, and a self-aware sensibility that was light years' ahead of anything being produced while Reagan was president (with- again- … Continue reading Faerie Tale Theater (Season 1)