Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids

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  • 2000
  • 8 Seasons
  • 7.4  (873)

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is a British animated television series that aired on ITV from 2000 to 2013. The show is based on a series of books by Jamie Rix and features a series of cautionary tales designed to scare children into good behaviour. Each episode of Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids tells a different story, with a new set of characters and a new moral lesson to be learned. The stories are all set in a dark and eerie world called Grizzlyland, a place where twisted creatures live and wickedness is commonplace.

The show is hosted by a spooky narrator called the Grizzly Tales Monster, whose voice is provided by actor Nigel Planer. The Monster is the key to the show's dark and humorous tone, frequently breaking the fourth wall to interact with the audience and comment on the action.

The animation style of Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is reminiscent of classic horror comics, with bold colours and exaggerated features. The characters are all grotesque and cartoonish, with oversized heads and exaggerated facial expressions. The show's visual style is intended to be both scary and funny, appealing to a wide audience of children and adults.

Throughout the show, the Grizzly Tales Monster serves as a guide, introducing each story and setting the stage for the spooky events to unfold. The tales themselves range from cautionary tales about bullying and greed to supernatural ghost stories and tales of revenge.

Each episode ends with a moral lesson, designed to teach children the importance of honesty, kindness, and respect towards others. The show's focus on teaching good behaviour is a central theme throughout, with every episode designed to reinforce positive character traits in young viewers.

One of the most appealing features of Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is its approach to storytelling. Unlike most children's shows, which tend to be upbeat and light-hearted, Grizzly Tales is full of dark and twisted humour. The show doesn't shy away from scary or unsettling content, but always balances it with a healthy dose of humour to keep things lighthearted.

Despite its often macabre subject matter, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is beloved by children and adults alike. The show's unique blend of horror and comedy has earned it a loyal following, with many fans praising it for its willingness to tackle darker subject matter and its ability to frighten and delight viewers in equal measure.

In conclusion, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is a delightfully spooky and wickedly funny animated series that leaves a lasting impression on its audience. Its dark and humorous tone makes it unique among children's programming, and its focus on teaching positive behaviour makes it an excellent choice for parents seeking out educational content for their children. Each episode is an adventure in the dark, twisted world of Grizzlyland, filled with memorable characters, thrilling storylines, and valuable life lessons.

Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (105 episodes). The series first aired on January 4, 2000.

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Nuclear Wart
13. Nuclear Wart
October 2, 2012
Tom and Jerry Ganglion are two brothers who fight tooth and nail. Their mother, a feng shui expert, warns them to stop because all their bad energy has got to go somewhere.
Old Macdonalds Farm
12. Old Macdonalds Farm
November 1, 2012
A girl who disrespects her elders and thinks that old people are as worthless as old boiler chickens falls foul of the Old Peoples's Dead Army and has her neck wrung by a short-sighted farmer.
The Wrap Man
11. The Wrap Man
October 31, 2012
A boy who NEVER says thank you for his birthday and Christmas presents is paid a visit by The Wrap Man, who parcels him up and posts him to his Great Aunt in Ireland to make him say thank you in person.
The Little Flower Girl
10. The Little Flower Girl
October 30, 2012
All Petal wants is for people to love her and tell her how pretty she is; and for strangers to gasp when she comes into a room and say; "Doesn't that name suit her."
The Undertaker
9. The Undertaker
October 30, 2012
Gulab Gobby loves the sound of his own voice, so much so that he becomes the youngest politician in history, but when he falls foul of The Speaker by shouting her down, she assigns the Undertaker to take care of him.
Nail's In Her Coffin
8. Nail's In Her Coffin
October 29, 2012
A vicious girl who admires the single-minded violence meted out by her cat, grows her nails and slashes her way to power, only to drown accidentally, like many cats before her, in the neighbour's uncovered swimming pool.
Frank Enstein's Monster
7. Frank Enstein's Monster
October 29, 2012
Frank Einstein is a firework freak, who is given the chance to light the biggest firework on bonfire night if he can build the best Guy in the village.
Lazy Bones
6. Lazy Bones
September 10, 2011
Ida is a big girl because she lives on the sofa and does nothing for herself.
The Worm
5. The Worm
September 9, 2011
Eustace Colon eats worms, because it grosses out girls especially his little sister.
Nerves Of Steel
4. Nerves Of Steel
September 8, 2011
Attention seeking Charlie Chicken tells lies. His biggest is that he is a superhero called Fearlessman and to prove it he will walk out into traffic.
The Apostrophic Expositor
3. The Apostrophic Expositor
September 7, 2011
B.S. Brogan is a boy who talks fifteen to the dozen and does not believe in using punctuation when he writes, because punctuation stops the flow of words.
The Hair Fairies
2. The Hair Fairies
September 6, 2011
Living just outside Totnes in Devon, in a country house called Little Babylon, renowned for its gardens full of hedge sculptures, Hemp Sock is the son of the Duke of Devonshire, aka the Hippy Lord.
The Blood Doctor
1. The Blood Doctor
September 5, 2011
Vain Georgina, aka Gorgeous George, will do anything to become a beauty queen.
Where to Watch Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids is available for streaming on the ITV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids on demand at Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    January 4, 2000
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (873)