Pippi takes a handful of gold-coins from her old suitcase and brings Tommy and Annika on a shopping-spree. In a sweet-shop Pippi buys almost all the sweets they have for sale. Outside the shop a lot ...
Tommy and Annika live with their parents in a small town. Beside their house is an uninhabited house called Villa Villekulla. One day a girl moves into Villa Villekulla with a horse and a monkey, but...
Pippi has invented a new word - spunk - but she doesn't know what it is. Together with Tommy and Annika she tries to figure out what a spunk could be. They build a trap at Villa Villekulla in case it...
Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.
An 8 y.o. Swedish boy always gets into trouble despite good intentions and afterwards ends locked up in a shed. He lives on a farm (before electricity and cars) with his mom, dad, sister, maid, best friend the farmhand and an old woman.
Madicken is a Swedish girl from the upper level family, growing up during the time of first world war which did not include Sweden. She lives happily with her family, experiencing the world and making brave and crazy things.
The Melkersson family decides to leave the city for the summer to rent a house in the Stockholm archipelago. They come to enjoy the simple life there and all adventures that come their way together with resident family, the Grankvists.
Born on a stormy night Ronja begins her life as the heir to the leader of a gang of thieves deep in the Swedish woods. There is a lot of things to beware of in the forest not least other gangs. But as it turns out they are not all bad.
The production of this series was a bit too expensive for Swedish studios at the time, so they received financial support from the West German film companies, Iduna Film and Beta Film, the latter of which cooperated in exchange for distribution rights to all territories outside Sweden. As a result, three of the series' regulars, Margot Trooger (Ms. Prysselius), Hans Clarin (Thunder-Karlsson), and Paul Esser (Bloom), were on loan from Germany. In the original Swedish version, the three German actors were dubbed over by Gun Arvidsson, Gösta Prüzelius, and Hans Lindgren, respectively. See more »
Used to watch this series every Saturday morning on the french CBC network in Canada. Though the series was well dubbed in Belgium (and the movies were dubbed in Canada later...), it was the funniest and most original series ever come from Europe. It made me discover Sweden as well. It has an international touch in which the location would not matter here...
If Pippi (or Fifi in french) had a few tricks on her dress to avoid the cops or the old lady who wants to bring her to an orphanage, she was real kind to her best friends Tommy and Anika, and always was eager to help. And she loved her animals, especially her horse and the pet monkey.
I liked the first season due to its freshness and originality. The "pirates" one and the 3rd season are less interesting.
Wish there would be a DVD in French for this wonderful show...
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