Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child

  • 1995
  • TV Show
  • TV-Y

Animated fairy tales recast with characters from various cultural backgrounds. The classic bedtime stories include a black `Jack and the Beanstalk,' a Chinese `Little Red Riding Hood' and a Latino `Hansel and Gretel.' Among the voices are Calista Flockhart, Pam Grier, James Earl Jones, Rosie Perez, Chris Rock, Will Smith, Jimmy Smits, Wesley Snipes and (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 Jack and the Beanstalk

First Aired: April 2, 1995

Tone Loc provides the voice of the giant (and sings a song) in an African-American adaptation of "Jack and the Beanstalk." Voices: Harry Belafonte (Magic Man), Jackee Harry (Giant's Wife) and Wayne Collins (Jack).

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  • Premiered: January 1, 1995
  • Rating: TV-Y
  • Premise: Animated fairy tales recast with characters from various cultural backgrounds. The classic bedtime stories include a black `Jack and the Beanstalk,' a Chinese `Little Red Riding Hood' and a Latino `Hansel and Gretel.' Among the voices are Calista Flockhart… (more)

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