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The Fairytaler (1998-2003) (Danish: Der var engang...) is a 1998 Danish animated television series based on the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen.

The Fairytaler
Written byHans Christian Andersen
Directed byJørgen Lerdam
Voices ofHenrik Koefoed
Ditte Gråbøl
Thomas Mørk
Søren Spanning
Kaya Brüel
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Nicola Coughlan
Narrated byHenrik Koefoed
Country of originDenmark / United Kingdom
Original language(s)Danish / English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (31 segments)
Running time25 min.
Production company(s)Egmont Imagination
Original release1998 –

List of episodesEdit

  1. The Little Mermaid
  2. The Emperor's New Clothes
  3. The Nightingale
  4. The Tinderbox
  5. The Ugly Duckling
  6. The Wild Swans
  7. The Hardy Tin Soldier
  8. The Travelling Companion
  9. The Swineherd
  10. The Flying Trunk
  11. The Beetle
  12. What the Old Man Does is Right
  13. The Galoshes of Fortune
  14. The Golden Treasure
  15. The Professor and the Flea
  16. The Fir-Tree
  17. The Snow Queen, Part 1
  18. The Snow Queen, Part 2
  19. The Snowman (half-long episode)
  20. The Bottleneck
  21. Thumbelina
  22. The Jumper (half-long episode)
  23. Jack The Fool
  24. It's Quite True (half-long episode)
  25. Ollie Shuteye (half-long episode)
  26. The Lovers (half-long episode)
  27. Little Ida's Flowers (half-long episode)
  28. The Princess and the Pea (half-long episode)
  29. The Gardener and the Family (half-long episode)
  30. Sausage Peg Soup (half-long episode)
  31. The Old Street Lamp (half-long episode)

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