The Tale of the Stone Maiden 

A boy is turned into a statue in the woods after he refuses to introduce his artist girlfriend to his snobby parents. His girlfriend then tries to save him with the help of two eccentric adults.


Adam Weissman


D.J. MacHale (original creator), Mark David Perry


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Episode cast overview:
Jeff Saumier Jeff Saumier ... Kevin Tyler
Terra Vnesa ... Julie Hart (as Terra Vanessa)
Maggie Castle ... Sandra
Ryan Best Ryan Best ... Donald
Martin Neufeld Martin Neufeld ... Protector / Henry
Lorne Brass Lorne Brass ... Dr. John Tyler
Kathleen Fee Kathleen Fee ... Vivian White
Linda Smith Linda Smith ... Mrs. Diane Tyler
Terence Bowman Terence Bowman ... Bob / Maintenance Man
Daniel DeSanto ... Tucker
Kareem Blackwell Kareem Blackwell ... Quinn
Elisha Cuthbert ... Megan
David Deveau David Deveau ... Andy
Vanessa Lengies ... Vange


Kevin is reluctant to introduce his artist girlfriend Julie to his uptight and judgmental parents, but she takes that the wrong way and decides they're not meant to be together. He goes walking in the woods alone, and is thirsty enough to drink water falling from the pot of a statue of a woman. He feels sick afterward, and Julie and their friends don't see him return. The next day a strange professor approaches Julie and claims he knows where Kevin is, then leads her to a stone statue that looks like him, claiming Kevin turned into it. Julie doesn't believe it at first, but then meets the statue's creator, Vivian White. It turns out that the statue was based on a Greek myth about a star-crossed couple who chose to turn to stone and always be together, and there was never water in the bucket that the statue had been holding before. They learn that the statue has been divided in half, with a male subject detached from it, so the woman probably released water like tears and transformed ... Written by brainybrailler@comcast.net

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16 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Julie's apartment building is the same one from "The Tale of Apartment 214". See more »


Julie Hart: I don't know who's nuttier, me or you.
Protector: [laughing nervously] Th-that would be me.
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? Theme
Arranged and produced by Ray Fabi
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