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CBS Storybreak 

30-minute animated series, each episode telling a different beloved childrens story.
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1988   1987   1985  
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Series cast summary:
Hamilton Camp ...  Dr. Crabneckel 5 episodes, 1985-1988
Mona Marshall ...  Nicole / ... 5 episodes, 1985-1988
Frank Welker ...  Cat / ... 5 episodes, 1985-1988
Brian Cummings 5 episodes, 1985-1987
Michael Bell 4 episodes, 1984-1988
Neil Ross ...  Dr. Fargo 4 episodes, 1985-1987
Keland Love Keland Love 3 episodes, 1984-1985
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday 3 episodes, 1985-1988
Marilyn Schreffler Marilyn Schreffler 3 episodes, 1985-1988
June Foray ...  Aunt Alice / ... 3 episodes, 1985-1987
Pat Fraley 3 episodes, 1985-1987
Wayne Scherzer 2 episodes, 1984-1987
Joan Gerber Joan Gerber 2 episodes, 1984-1985
Noah Hathaway 2 episodes, 1984-1985
Christina Lange Christina Lange 2 episodes, 1985-1988
Kenneth Mars 2 episodes, 1985-1988
Hakeem Abdul-Samad 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Sean G. Griffin Sean G. Griffin 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Amy Licon Amy Licon 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Jeremy Schoenberg Jeremy Schoenberg 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Jack Angel Jack Angel 2 episodes, 1985
Al Fann 2 episodes, 1985
Will Ryan 2 episodes, 1985
Lennie Weinrib 2 episodes, 1985
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30-minute animated series, each episode telling a different beloved childrens story.

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anthology | surrealism | See All (2) »

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Animation | Family

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TV-Y7
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 1985 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Featured in All Star Rock 'n' Wrestling Saturday Spectacular (1985) See more »

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Why is this not available on DVD?
15 April 2005 | by KelexSee all my reviews

I loved this series growing up. Absolute favorite episode was Dragon's Blood, the first of Jane Yolen's "Pit Dragon Trilogy" of books about the Austarian dragons and the dragon masters who train them for battle.

Every episode was a classic. This series was the reason I got out of bed on Saturday mornings! So many of the classic shows of my youth are becoming available on DVD, there's no reason this shouldn't be one of them.

Storybreak gave children their first taste of what reading books can be like. Some of these books (like the aforementioned Dragon's Blood) I didn't have available to me at the time, and in fact had never even heard of, but once I knew about them I had to read the full story (no matter how well done, a 30 minute cartoon can't give the entire experience of the book, but it CAN spark the interest to find the book and get the rest of the story for yourself)

But the fact of the matter is, these stories WERE well done! Whether it's a story of a boy who ate too much chocolate, or a kid who was transported to a parallel dimension where Dinosaurs evolved and mankind was extinct. Silly or serious, as long as it's entertaining...and it always WAS!


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