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Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths


The Storyteller and his dog wander around in the labyrinth of the minotaur and while there the Storyteller tells tales from Greek mythology.

Four stories are told:
1. Theseus and the Minotaur
2. Perseus and the Gorgon
3. Orpheus and Eurydice
4. Daedalus and Icarus
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Episode Info

Final: 1x04 -- Daedalus & Icarus (Dec/22/1991)


Daedalus was a skillful architect, inventor, and master craftsman. Daedalus lived with his son Icarus. Daedalus was embarrassed and frustrated by his clumsy son and took on Talos, his nephew, as an apprentice. Talos displayed a skill and intellect that rivaled Daedalus's. Daedalus upset that Talos was everything his son was not and fearing that the boy would surpass his talent, murdered the boy by tossing him from the roof.

Daedalus, and his son, fled to the island of Crete, where he found himself in the court of King Minos. There he constructed the Labyrinth to contain the monstrous Minotaur. Minos cast Daedalus and Icarus into the Labyrinth.

Cast
Brian HensonBrian Henson
As The Storyteller's Dog
Michael GambonMichael Gambon
As The Storyteller
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Recurring Guests

David Greenaway as Puppeteer (3 eps)
Steve Varnom as Minotaur (2 eps)

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Warning: Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Children | Drama | Puppets
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Channel 4 ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: December, 1991
Ended: December, 1991
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