1001 Nights

1001 Nights

  • TV-PG
  • 2006
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.3  (2,984)

This animated series presents fairy tales from the classic collection One Thousand and One Nights. In the series, the stories are narrated by the character of Scheherazade, who reads the stories to her family. The series debuted in 2011 on the Teletoon network in Canada and in 2012 on the Cartoon Network in the United States.

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Sinbad Forever / One Thousand and One Nights
13. Sinbad Forever / One Thousand and One Nights
April 16, 2013
When Sinbad destroys the Queen's fleet, he gets stripped of his rank and becomes homeless. Then, the story of how the book of 1001 Nights came to be.
Three Tales of a Daydreaming Girl / Abu Mohammad Lazybones
12. Three Tales of a Daydreaming Girl / Abu Mohammad Lazybones
June 27, 2012
A second set of shorts about a cat who befriends a bird, a genie-in-training, and a little pickpocket who finds kindness in others. In another tale, a simpleton rises to become the leader of a town without trying to.
The Tale of the Haunted Palace / Habib and the Baby Genie
11. The Tale of the Haunted Palace / Habib and the Baby Genie
April 2, 2013
When their wagon breaks down in the middle of nowhere, Shahryar, Shahrzad, Shahzaman, and Donyazad are forced to spend the night in a haunted palace. Later, a baby genie and a human genie are switched at birth.
The Man Who Went Back in Time / The Schoolmaster
10. The Man Who Went Back in Time / The Schoolmaster
March 26, 2013
A man complains his life would have been better if he'd been given his neighbor's's lucky breaks. When he gets the chance to go back in time and change things, however, he realizes it's not as easy as he imagined. Later, a con man lies his way into a job as a Schoolmaster and learns an unexpected lesson about the value of integrity.
The King Who Outlawed Laughter / Sinbad and the Black Diamond
9. The King Who Outlawed Laughter / Sinbad and the Black Diamond
March 17, 2013
A king tries to execute his prisoners but no matter what he does, he is unable to kill them. In another tale, Sinbad is off once more on a hilarious adventure. This time he battles the dread pirate Santiago for a mysterious black diamond that possesses strange powers.
The King Who Became a Slave / The Spoon That Ruined Everything
8. The King Who Became a Slave / The Spoon That Ruined Everything
May 16, 2012
A king learns what happens when he's out of touch with his people. In another tale, people in a small community see a spoon for the first time and begin to fight over it.
Arman the Cheat / Abu Hassan's Legendary Wedding
7. Arman the Cheat / Abu Hassan's Legendary Wedding
March 5, 2013
When a young boy gets away with cheating, he decides that crime really does pay. Later, a wedding goes horribly wrong when the groom appears to have uncontrollable flatulence.
The Riddle of the Ruined Tomb / The Merchant and the Pickpocket
6. The Riddle of the Ruined Tomb / The Merchant and the Pickpocket
May 10, 2012
Three witnesses to a crime each give different accounts about what really happened. Then, a young pickpocket learns that there is no honor among thieves.
The Tale of the Mountain and the Valley / Three Tales of a Daydreaming Boy
5. The Tale of the Mountain and the Valley / Three Tales of a Daydreaming Boy
May 10, 2012
A silly rumor spreads like wildfire through two communities, causing them to go to war with each other. Later, Shahrzad tells a set of three shorts about two artists who compete for the same customers, a thirsty bird who struggles to drink the water at the bottom of a bottle, and two kids who accidentally release a mischievous genie.
The Broken Jewel / The Boy Who Became a Genie
4. The Broken Jewel / The Boy Who Became a Genie
February 5, 2013
Two servants accidentally break a jewel from the king's crown. In order to avoid getting caught, they must find another one at the top of Asir Mountain. In another tale, dissatisfied with his life, Harif trades places with a genie, only to discover that his boring life wasn't so bad after all.
The Genie, the Fish, the Wolf and the Witch / The Forbidden City of Shenzhen
3. The Genie, the Fish, the Wolf and the Witch / The Forbidden City of Shenzhen
May 16, 2012
When Shahryar can't sleep, Shahrzad tells a series of stories within stories that become fascinatingly intertwined. In another episode, Ahn-Ming climbs to the other side of the forbidden wall to learn that everything he's been taught about his evil neighbors is wrong.
Abu Kassim's Smelly Shoes / The Bandits of Basra
2. Abu Kassim's Smelly Shoes / The Bandits of Basra
January 22, 2013
A grouchy old man inherits a pair of smelly shoes. No matter how hard he tries, he is unable to get rid of them. Then, Mujab and Sameer pretend to be lawmen in order to land jobs as sheriffs in a small town. What they don't realize is that they have to arrest the most vicious bandit in the territory.
The Tale of Taymour and Tiny / The Boy and the Panther
1. The Tale of Taymour and Tiny / The Boy and the Panther
January 15, 2013
Taymour accidentally knocks an egg out of a bird's nest and decides to care for it. When he does, he gets a big surprise. Later, Nadeem witnesses a crime at the fair and sees that the wrong person gets blamed. Since he wasn't supposed to be there, he can't tell anyone or he'll get in trouble.
Description

This animated series presents fairy tales from the classic collection One Thousand and One Nights. In the series, the stories are narrated by the character of Scheherazade, who reads the stories to her family. The series debuted in 2011 on the Teletoon network in Canada and in 2012 on the Cartoon Network in the United States.1001 Nights is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (62 episodes). The series first aired on November 7, 2006.

1001 Nights is available for streaming on the Kanal D website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch 1001 Nights on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    November 7, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (2,984)