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A classic twist on fairy tales, "The Best of Fractured Fairy Tales' are a collection of animated shorts by Jay Ward. Jay Ward is the creator of the classic TV show "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show." "The Fractured Fairy Tales" were featured periodically as part of the show. Just as in "Rocky and Bullwinkle," Jay Ward invests the same balance of wit and silliness in the "Fractured Fairy Tales."

The remakes of the beloved fairy tales are done in a comic fashion as well as illustrate narrative elements. Due to this unique combination, "The Best of Fractured Fairy Tales" have been used in High School English classrooms to teach those narrative elements. The plots in each story contain small fun twists to classic stories that give a fresh new feel to each story.

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  • A King known for keeping his word is tricked into marrying an ugly witch.

  • Joe White, son of well-known Snow White, goes out to earn his fortune. However, it turns out his mother's fame does him more harm than good. / Jack enters into the magic fountain business with an old trick up his sleeve. / Potter's temper brings him bad luck when he becomes the victim of a group of witches trying to reach their quota. / A boy asks his father's permission to get married but must meet three requirements first.

  • Joe White, son of well-known Snow White, goes out to earn his fortune. However, it turns out his mother's fame does him more harm than good.

  • The Count becomes rich when he discovers a bird who can lay eggs filled with gold coins. / The King decides to find a husband for his daughter, but becomes frustrated in his choice. / The Prince falls in love with a beauty named Esmeralda Fump. Unfortunately, Esmeralda needs to nap at almost all important palace functions. / Booby is awarded a red wishing hat, which transforms things at will.

  • The Count becomes rich when he discovers a bird who can lay eggs filled with gold coins.

  • The only way Delicia can solve his mother-in-law problems is to earn some money. Unfortunately, he only manages to scrape together 98 cents.

  • In the tiny kingdom of Easy Pickens, Schuyler Sugg is elected Man of the Year. Now he must find out who's inside the mysterious black castle. / The Little Tinker is on his own for the first time and finds himself face to face with the Giant Troll. / Julius the Frog wants to become a person and needs the help of his fairy frog mother. / A set of false teeth give a clue to the rightful ruler of Baghdad.

  • In the tiny kingdom of "Easy Pickens," Schuyler Sugg is elected "Man of the Year." Now he must find out who's inside the mysterious black castle.

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears pack up their little old cottage and head for a new clean apartment.

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears pack up their little old cottage and head for a new clean apartment.

  • Dragon University is a place where all dragons come to study and graduate. Unless your Milo, who is having some serious trouble. / The kingdom of "Tootsie-Lavendre is having a rough season until "The Popper comes to save the day. / Alden Farquahar was always surrounded by beautiful maidens, until the day the evil queen casts a nasty spell on him. / Little Fred Riding Hood does a good deed for two little dwarfs and is surprised by the payoff.

  • Dragon University is a place where all dragons come to study and graduate. Unless your Milo, who is having some serious trouble.

  • The Enchanted Fly grants the King his wish of becoming a fly. / The old woodcutter leaves his children two very special gifts. However, his daughter Felicia's may be much more special than she realizes. / Hans Clinker has a difficult time discovering which occupation is right for him. / A witch named Grizelka was named "Witch of the Year," and with good reason too.

  • The Enchanted Fly grants the King his wish of becoming a fly.

  • The mud maker asks a fairy for a son, unfortunately his wish is granted.

  • It's truly amazing how the talking fish can draw a huge audience, but it's even more amazing when they discover he's a do-it-yourself wish machine. / Delightful poetry and a few tender moments combine to stave off the disaster caused by these dastardly Goblins. / The Prince must make like a bird and daringly rescue Rapunzel. / The Little Princess' growth spurt causes disaster.

  • It's truly amazing how the talking fish can draw a huge audience, but it's even more amazing when they discover he's a do-it-yourself wish machine.

  • The Wolf, seeking a life of ease, attempts to marry one the three pigs. /Goldilocks opens a wonderful new winter resort but has trouble with the three bears who are busy trying to hibernate. / Beauty and the Beast's son has a hard time convincing people of his own accomplishments. / Androcles finds it is often helpful to befriend a lion, especially when you are thrown into a lion pit yourself.

  • The Wolf, seeking a life of ease, attempts to marry one the three pigs.

  • The son of Rumpelstiltskin is cast out into the world and is forced to make a name for himself.

  • The son of Rumpelstiltskin is cast out into the world and is forced to make a name for himself.

  • A frog is changed into a prince but soon discovers that it's a frog eat frog world. / This Pied Piper can blow the most amazing things from his pipe and everyone in the kingdom rushes to see. / A fairy Godmother manages to make something of a wicked little boy, Prince Darling. / A talented little duck finds it difficult to break into show business because of his ugliness.

  • A frog is changed into a prince but soon discovers that it's a frog eat frog world.

  • The witch tries to cast an evil spell on the beauty, but the prince is there to save the day. / Aladdin's magic lamp produces many "genies" and causes all kinds of fights between the King and the evil Wizier. / Rumpelstiltskin makes the poor miller's daughter sin by challenging her to contest after contest. / The Chimney Sweep finds good luck in a bad fish.

  • The witch tries to cast an evil spell on the beauty, but the prince is there to save the day.

  • The Pied Piper plays the most devastating instrument, the "flatt" and its music drives everyone to distraction.

  • The wicked witch turns Hansel into an aardvark and it takes plenty of "brooming" from Gretel to get him back.

  • The wicked witch turns Hansel into an aardvark and it takes plenty of "brooming" from Gretel to get him back.

  • The Enchanted Frog/ The Pied Piper/ The Magic Fish

  • We find that the shoemaker has to do many unlikely things to learn his trade.

  • Cinderella Returns/ Rumpelstiltskin Returns/ Leaping Beauty

  • The court jester tries to fool the King by providing him with fake princesses.

  • Pinocchio/ Ridinghood Anonymous/ The Ugly Duckling

  • Cinderella/ Snow White/ Sleeping Beauty

  • Goldilocks learns a lesson about the downside of misusing other people's property.

  • Rapunzel/ The Brave Little Tailor/ Rumpelstiltskin

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