When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she sacrifices it all to be with him.
In a kingdom where all frivolity is banned, a princess who has grown up never knowing what laughter is decides that she will marry the first man who can make her laugh.
A common boy named Aladdin has big dreams, which start to come true when he is approached by a Moroccan magician who presents him an offer he can't refuse.
A young woman recovering from the death of her father finds herself reduced to a servant in her stepfamily's household, but is given the surprise of her life when her fairy godmother appears to lend a helping hand.
Told entirely in the original poem, the town of Hamelin learns the heavy price of going back on their promise to the Pied Piper.
When her best friend is taken by the fabled Snow Queen, a girl named Gerda begins a perilous journey to rescue him.
The beautiful daughter of a merchant sacrifices her freedom to save her father from the punishment of a cursed beast.
A precocious girl with a penchant for telling tall tales learns to tell the truth and to respect the privacy of others.
A dreamer named Jack finds that his dreams have grown to enormous proportions.
A handsome prince on the search for a princess bumps into a woodsman who tells him the story of the fabled Sleeping Beauty.
An Emperor finds true friendship from a lowly kitchen maid and a plain little bird; both of whom are worth more than they appear.
The story of a girl who is taken from her parents by a witch, and is brought up in an isolated tower that can only be accessed by climbing her unnaturally long hair.
A miller's daughter is forced to answer for her father's tall tale that she can spin gold from straw.
A spoiled princess is forced to keep her promise to a talking frog when he rescues her golden ball from the bottom of a well.
Shelley Duvall's terrific series of classic fairy tales, featuring many top-notch guest stars.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 3 clip - starring Karen Black, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Goldblum, Matthew Broderick, Shelley Duvall, Paul Reubens. Directed by John Howard Davies.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 4 clip - starring Karen Black, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Goldblum, Matthew Broderick, Shelley Duvall, Paul Reubens. Directed by John Howard Davies.
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