Animal Stories

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  • TV-Y
  • 1999
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (15)

Animal Stories from Ameba was an educational and entertaining show that aired from 1998 to 2001, and featured the voices of Nigel Hawthorne and Alan Marriott. The show aimed to teach children about various animals and their behaviors, habitats, and characteristics through animated stories.

The program was broken down into short stories, each featuring a different creature as the main character. These segments covered everything from domestic pets like dogs and cats, to exotic animals like lions and elephants. Each story was narrated by the distinguished British actor Nigel Hawthorne, who brought a warm and soothing tone to the show. Meanwhile, Alan Marriott provided the voices for the various animal characters, bringing them to life with energy and enthusiasm.

One notable aspect of the show was its focus on realism. The animators made an effort to portray the animals as accurately as possible, from their physical appearance down to their movements and behaviors. This attention to detail helped to make the stories more engaging and educational for children, who could learn about the animals they were watching in a fun and accessible way.

Another key element of Animal Stories from Ameba was its emphasis on telling stories with positive messages. Many of the segments dealt with issues like friendship, cooperation, and empathy, using the animals as a way to illustrate important lessons in a way that resonated with young viewers. Examples of this included stories about a group of birds working together to build a nest, or a lion learning to overcome its fear of water with the help of a supportive friend.

Overall, the show was a well-crafted and enjoyable way for children to learn about animals while being entertained at the same time. With its charming stories, engaging characters, and vivid animation, Animal Stories from Ameba will always be remembered as a classic children's program that helped inspire a generation of young animal lovers.

Animal Stories is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on February 1, 1999.

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A Reindeer Carol
11. A Reindeer Carol
April 7, 2016
Did you know fireflies like christmas songs? But be careful, they're very shy! This is what our friends discover when the clumsy reindeer tries to join the choir. But they soon find the perfect rhythm to really make the fireflies dance.
10. Lambs
December 21, 2013
The lamb's parents are shocked, because their little lamb doesn't sound like the other sheep: It's making a "moo" instead of a "baa".
The Mole and the Earthworm
9. The Mole and the Earthworm
November 12, 2015
In his quest for food, a lonely mole discovers that the shape of an earthworm can be misleading.
Elephant Fever
8. Elephant Fever
November 18, 2013
It's so annoying to be sick! Especially if you're an elephant and have to sneeze all the time. But with good friends you will soon get better.
7. HippoHop
November 19, 2015
The little hippo wants to join its mother in the water, but it can't swim yet. Maybe the fish can help?
Hugh the Worm
6. Hugh the Worm
February 1, 1999
Hugh who is secretly a worm has a whirlwind romance with Joyce.
Big Bold Lion
5. Big Bold Lion
February 1, 1999
The Old Lion is the laughing stock due to his baldness.
Smelly Dog
4. Smelly Dog
February 1, 1999
The Smelly Dog is kept out of the way due to his stinky breath.
Helen the Penguin
3. Helen the Penguin
February 1, 1999
Helen is obsessed with trying to fly and on her birthday, her wish is granted.
Trevor the Frog
2. Trevor the Frog
February 1, 1999
Trevor is is overwhelmed by his wife Milly's tadpoles, then gets used to it.
Big Pink Pig
1. Big Pink Pig
February 1, 1999
The Pig tries to work out hard, then he learns to be true to his character.
Where to Watch Animal Stories
Animal Stories is available for streaming on the Ameba website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Animal Stories on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    February 1, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (15)