Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths

Season 1
 (145)1991TV-PG
This spin-off series features a new Storyteller, who finds himself trapped with his dog in the ruins of an ancient labyrinth. As he wanders deeper into the maze, he discovers artifacts in the rubble, each with a remarkable myth behind it. Now digitally remastered!
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Michael GambonBrian HensonDerek Jacobi
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEspañol

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  1. 1. Daedalus & Icarus
    December 8, 1991
    24min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, Español
    Daedalus was the greatest craftsman in Greece. Unfortunately, his skill did not rub off on his son, Icarus. Jealousy and frustration force the pair into a life on the run. Cruel King Minos of Crete asks Daedalus to design a maze to imprison the creature known as the Minataur, then locks Daedalus and his son inside the labyrinth to make sure only he knows the secrets it hides.
  2. 2. Orpheus & Eurydice
    December 22, 1991
    24min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, Español
    Orpheus was the only mortal on whom Apollo had bestowed the gift of music. A few years after his adventures as one of Jason's Argonauts, Orpheus married Eurydice and settled down. Their happiness was short-lived though when Eurydice died from a snake bite. Heart-broken, Orpheus descended to the Underworld (the Land of the Dead) in a desperate attempt to try and fetch her back.
  3. 3. Theseus & the Minotaur
    December 1, 1991
    24min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, Español
    An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the young hero Theseus came of age, he began walking the heroes path. Reclaiming his rightful place as the son of Athenian king Aegeus, Theseus insisted in traveling to Crete to face the dreaded minotaur.
  4. 4. Perseus & the Gorgon
    December 8, 1991
    24min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, Español
    Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. He is given special weapons and armor by the gods to complete his task but still cannot escape the prophesy that he will one day kill his grandfather. With his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus escapes death at sea and vows to bring back Medusa the Gorgon to stop the evil king Polydektes from marrying his mother.

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Directors
David GarfathJohn MaddenTony SmithPaul Weiland
Supporting actors
Art MalikFrances BarberDavid MorrisseyGina BellmanJohn WoodLindsay Duncan
Season year
1991
Network
The Jim Henson Company
Content advisory
Sexual contentnudityviolence
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