The Land Before Time

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  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • 6.5  (677)

The Land Before Time is a traditionally animated television series which takes place after the twelfth and final direct-to-dvd sequel, The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends. The first and only season contains 26 half-hour long episodes. This spin-off is based on the original The Land Before Time that tells the story of a group of young dinosaurs searching for a utopian landscape known as the Great Valley. Their journey focuses on the newly orphaned Apatosaurus known as Littlefoot and his companions Cera, Ducky, Petrie and Spike. The movie was executively produced by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas in 1988. The franchise has been a critical success due to its dealings with issues of death and prejudice between species. Although the original movie had only a brief soundtrack, the television series mirrors the movie sequels in terms of style. They are considered musicals, each episode containing exactly two brief songs. The Land Before Time television series is a part of the multi-million dollar franchise which includes movies, video games, and various merchandise. With strong themes of morality, The Land Before Time and its franchise have won near universal acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

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Through the Eyes of A Spiketail
26. Through the Eyes of A Spiketail
January 23, 2008
In this special episode, we get to see the world from Spike's point of view! We hear Spike's thoughts - and everyone else's grunts - as the kids go off in search of the legendary Hard-Water Sweets. Spike can actually hear the sweets and so could lead the kids to them, if they'd just quit arguing long enough to follow him!
Search For the Sky Color Stones
25. Search For the Sky Color Stones
January 22, 2008
The kids all want to find "Sky Color Stones" (geodes) - but they can't agree where to look for them! The kids split up, and soon it turns into a competition between Cera and Ruby. Even Ducky becomes crazed about finding the stones - and keeping them all for herself! But are Sky Color Stones really that important?
Return to Hanging Rock
24. Return to Hanging Rock
January 18, 2008
The "Flying Rocks of Many Nights" make Ruby concerned about her family's safety. Ruby decides she must make sure they're okay, and sets out into the Mysterious Beyond alone. But she has a hard time being alone when Ducky, Chomper and Spike decide to join her!
The Forbidden Friendship
23. The Forbidden Friendship
January 17, 2008
Spike's friend Tippy and his spiketail herd return to the Great Valley, but there's not enough green food to go around. The adults' tempers flare, and Spike and Tippy are forbidden to be together. So when Ducky discovers Spike and Tippy sneaking off to play, she's not sure what to do!
March of the Sand Creepers
22. March of the Sand Creepers
January 16, 2008
Tiny, crab-like Sand Creepers have invaded the Great Valley - and they're driving everyone crazy! Ducky has her work cut out for her as she tries to protect the Creepers from all of the larger dinosaurs in the Valley. Meanwhile, Littlefoot and the other kids find themselves completing increasingly difficult tasks while trying to convince a cranky old Sand Creeper to lead the other crabs out of the Great Valley.
The Great Egg Adventure
21. The Great Egg Adventure
January 15, 2008
Littlefoot, Chomper, Petrie and Ducky discover three Sharptooth eggs while trying to get away from troublemakers Hyp, Mutt and Nod. All seven kids have to overcome their fears - and personalities - as they move the eggs away from the Great Valley and into the Mysterious Beyond!
The Big Longneck Test
20. The Big Longneck Test
January 14, 2008
Littlefoot's father Bron and "step-brother" Shorty return to the Great Valley! Bron is there to give Littlefoot a leadership test known as "The Big Longneck Test." Shorty is jealous of Littlefoot, and sets out with the other kids on a leadership test of his own!
The Amazing Threehorn Girl
19. The Amazing Threehorn Girl
January 11, 2008
When Cera accidentally scares off some bellydraggers, everyone thinks that she's rid the Great Valley of them and she's a hero. Pretty soon, Cera believes it, too! Cera becomes very proud of her made-up accomplishment. That is, until everyone discovers the bellydraggers are still in the Great Valley!
The Hermit of Blackrock
18. The Hermit of Blackrock
January 10, 2008
A big wind blows Petrie and Guido out of the Great Valley and into the Mysterious Beyond. After a rough landing, the two comically bumble their way around Black Rock until they meet Swooper, a blind flier. Each using their individual talents, the comical trio work together to brave the fierce winds and attempt the dangerous journey back home.
Stranger From the Mysterious Above
17. Stranger From the Mysterious Above
January 9, 2008
When Spike accidentally falls into a deep hole, a group of tiny subterranean mammals declare him "The Big Wise One" and treat him like royalty. Unaware of this, Mr. Thicknose and Mr. Threehorn argue at length about the best way to rescue Spike, without making any effort to get him out! Meanwhile, Spike discovers that he must face the Great Hideous Beast!
The Lone Dinosaur Returns
16. The Lone Dinosaur Returns
January 8, 2008
When Doc, an older longneck that Littlefoot believes to be the legendary Lone Dinosaur, arrives unexpectedly, the kids are convinced he's there to drive Chomper but of the Great Valley. While Littlefoot tries to discover Doc's true intentions, Cera leads the other kids on a wacky journey in an attempt to hide the panic-stricken Chomper.
The Spooky Nighttime Adventure
15. The Spooky Nighttime Adventure
January 7, 2008
Ruby is convinced her story about the invisible Hidden Runner is made up. But that doesn't stop the other kids from having scary sleep stories. To make matters worse, Mr. Threehorn insists the Hidden Runner is real! With the help of Mr. Threehorn, the kids set out to face their fears.
The Missing Fast Water Adventure
14. The Missing Fast Water Adventure
September 2, 2007
When Littlefoot and the other kids try to find out why the fast-water stopped flowing, they run into their old friend Mo! Littlefoot, Mo and the other kids work together to get the water flowing again. Chomper puts Cera in her place when he proves that his little arms aren't just okay, they're good enough to save the day!
The Lonely Journey
13. The Lonely Journey
September 1, 2007
The Time of Great Giving has arrived, and everyone in the Great Valley is excited about the big feast. Everyone, that is, except Chomper. It's pretty lonely being the only sharptooth at a leaf-eater feast. So Chomper decides to go out into the Mysterious Beyond and try to teach the sharpteeth how to be friends. But the sharpteeth Chomper meets aren't very friendly!
The Days of Rising Waters
12. The Days of Rising Waters
March 21, 2007
When a relentless rainstorm destroys Petrie's nest, Petrie freaks out at the prospect having to move to a new nest. Meanwhile, Cera insists that Ducky take on the seemingly impossible task of teaching baby Tricia how to swim.
The Hidden Canyon
11. The Hidden Canyon
March 19, 2007
The kids stumble upon a hidden canyon filled with fruit trees. Chomper and Ruby think the fruit stinks! But the other kids like the fruit, and keep the place a secret so they can eat it all themselves. However, the secret doesn't seem like such a good idea when sharpteeth use the canyon to get into the Great Valley!
Escape From the Mysterious Beyond
10. Escape From the Mysterious Beyond
March 16, 2007
The kids accidentally stumble out of the Secret Caverns and into the Mysterious Beyond, where they're confronted by Red Claw! An earthshake traps Ducky and Chomper on a ledge with Red Claw's Sharptooth lackey Thud, who is pinned down by rocks. In the end Chomper and Thud discover which of them is the "bigger" Sharptooth!
The Bright Circle Celebration
9. The Bright Circle Celebration
March 15, 2007
Petrie is very excited about the Bright Circle Celebration. But Cera thinks it's silly to thank the Bright Circle for shining. Cera and her dad steer clear of everyone preparing for the festivities. But when a fire threatens to destroy the celebration, Cera and her dad try to help out. But have they arrived too late?
The Legend of the Story Speakers
8. The Legend of the Story Speakers
March 14, 2007
When Grandpa Longneck's old friend Saro comes to visit, the kids discover that Grandpa used to be a legendary Story Speaker. But Saro is upset that Grandpa doesn't want to be a Story Speaker again. Can the unlikely duo of Littlefoot and Chomper help prevent the Great Longneck Stories from being forgotten?
The Great Log Running Game
7. The Great Log Running Game
March 13, 2007
Ducky discovers how to balance on a floating log while running. Soon Chomper, Ruby and Petrie are all trying to balance on logs - with hilarious results. But when Cera tries to prove that Threehorns are the best at the game, she gets swept away by the fast water! Can the kids' new log balancing skills help save Cera?
The Meadow of Jumping Waters
6. The Meadow of Jumping Waters
March 12, 2007
Ruby and Chomper tell the other kids about a place where water jumps out of the ground, and they head out on an adventure to see it. Meanwhile, Petire frets that some tree stars Spike has eaten will bring them all bad luck on their journey.
The Brave Longneck Scheme
5. The Brave Longneck Scheme
March 9, 2007
Littlefoot's longneck friend Ali returns to the Great Valley. But her new friend Rhett turns out to be a braggart. When the kids try to prove Rhett isn't as brave as he claims, their plan backfires. Suddenly, the longnecks believe Chomper is a threat to the Great Valley!
The Star Day Celebration
3. The Star Day Celebration
March 7, 2007
Ruby's first Star Day (her birthday) in the Great Valley has Ruby missing her family. But when the other kids decide to throw a surprise "Giving Ceremony" to make Ruby feel better, their secretive preparations result in Ruby feeling even lonelier!
The Canyon of Shiny Stones
2. The Canyon of Shiny Stones
March 6, 2007
When Cera accidentally loses Tria's favorite shiny stone, Cera is determined to go to the Canyon of Shiny Stones to find a replacement. But the journey will take them past Smoking Mountain - a volcano that, according to Petrie, doesn't like fliers!
The Cave of Many Voices
1. The Cave of Many Voices
March 4, 2007
While exploring the Secret Caverns to find Chomper a new cave to live in, the kids accidentally create an opening into the Mysterious Beyond that is discovered by the fearsome Red Claw and his Sharptooth lackeys. Meanwhile, an insecure Ducky implores her offbeat friend Ruby to teach her how to "talk big."
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The Land Before Time is a traditionally animated television series which takes place after the twelfth and final direct-to-dvd sequel, The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends. The first and only season contains 26 half-hour long episodes. This spin-off is based on the original The Land Before Time that tells the story of a group of young dinosaurs searching for a utopian landscape known as the Great Valley. Their journey focuses on the newly orphaned Apatosaurus known as Littlefoot and his companions Cera, Ducky, Petrie and Spike.

The movie was executively produced by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas in 1988. The franchise has been a critical success due to its dealings with issues of death and prejudice between species. Although the original movie had only a brief soundtrack, the television series mirrors the movie sequels in terms of style. They are considered musicals, each episode containing exactly two brief songs.

The Land Before Time television series is a part of the multi-million dollar franchise which includes movies, video games, and various merchandise. With strong themes of morality, The Land Before Time and its franchise have won near universal acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

  • Premiere Date
    March 4, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (677)