animated series Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids © Honeycomb Animation / Elephant Productions
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Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

In each episode of 'Grizzly Tales' we settle into (the stop-animated) Uncle Grizzly's theatre, where he shows us a 'tale of terror', which is basically a 2D animated morality tale. This series has an edge which is seldom found in series aimed at a younger audience. ABC, it's Australian distributor, calls it 'horror for kids' - 'Humorous, modern-day tales in which naughty children get what they deserve. Rude tongues are trimmed, couch potatoes are baked into cheese and onion crisps, precious fashion victims are sent to school with no clothes on, and moaning minnies are minced into spaghetti when they donít eat their food!'

Narrated, with all voices by Nigel Planer.

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[edit: some months later] I've just gone and upgraded my review to four stars. It's just too, too darn good. 'Grizzly Tales' strikes you as the sort of thing which might...
Created by: Honeycomb Animation, Elephant Productions
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Featuring the voices of:
Nigel Planer ... Narrator and all characters
Directed by: Sara Bor, Simon Bor and Jamie Rix
Produced by: Sara Bor, Simon Bor and Jamie Rix
Writing Credits: Jamie Rix
Based on: The books by Jamie Rix

animated series Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids © Honeycomb Animation / Elephant ProductionsHas allegedly gone to flash animation in 2006.

Winner of numerous awards, including best British animated series for children (twice)

Available on DVD in the UK

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