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  • Tall Tales & Legends (1985–1988)
  • TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Family
Tall Tales & Legends (1985–1988)
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Family

An anthology series that showcases various mythical characters and incidents throughout history.
Seasons
Writers
Rod Ash (written by) | Mark Curtiss (written by) | Washington Irving (story) | Lan O'Kun (written by) & 12 more
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 25, 1985

Release date (First episode)
Sep 25, 1985 (United States)

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Cast

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129 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Shelley Duvall
Self - Host / Clementine Self - Host / Clementine   See fewer
5
David McCharen
Bart / Cowboy Pete / Enrique / Van Der Meer Bart / Cowboy Pete / Enrique / Van Der Meer   See fewer
4
Stewart Duvall
Bumpkin / Miner / Settler / Tom Bumpkin / Miner / Settler / Tom   See fewer
4
Michael McKean
Mac Macintosh / Mr. Wallace Mac Macintosh / Mr. Wallace   See fewer
2
Lewis Arquette
George / Jimbo Smith / Narrator George / Jimbo Smith / Narrator   See fewer
2
Edward Duke
Rudolpho / Waiter Rudolpho / Waiter   See fewer
2
Walter Olkewicz
Van Epps / Zeke Van Epps / Zeke   See fewer
2
Jane Alden
Congressman's Wife / Mrs. Chapman Congressman's Wife / Mrs. Chapman   See fewer
2
Harry Frazier
Caleb / Van Ripper Caleb / Van Ripper   See fewer
2
Warren Berlinger
Herb / Marty Williams Herb / Marty Williams   See fewer
2
Donovan Scott
Joe / Man in the Moon Joe / Man in the Moon   See fewer
2
Bill Turner
Preacher / Reporter Preacher / Reporter   See fewer
2
John Achorn
The Umpire / Thomas Edison The Umpire / Thomas Edison   See fewer
2
Jamie Lee Curtis
Annie Oakley Annie Oakley   See fewer
1
Ed Begley Jr.
Ichabod Crane Ichabod Crane   See fewer
1
Martin Short
Johnny Appleseed Johnny Appleseed   See fewer
1
Steve Guttenberg
Pecos Bill Pecos Bill   See fewer
1
1
Danny Glover
John Henry John Henry   See fewer
1
Michael York
Ponce de Leon Ponce de Leon   See fewer
1
Mac Davis
Davy Crockett Davy Crockett   See fewer
1
Beverly D'Angelo
Katrina Van Tassel Katrina Van Tassel   See fewer
1
Brian Dennehy
Buffalo Bill Buffalo Bill   See fewer
1
Carol Kane
Barbara Barbara   See fewer
1
Rebecca De Mornay
Rose 'Slew Foot Sue' Peasley Rose 'Slew Foot Sue' Peasley   See fewer
1
Rob Reiner
Jack Smith Jack Smith   See fewer
1
Tom Hulce
Quinn Quinn   See fewer
1
Edward Asner
Lucky Jake Lucky Jake   See fewer
1
1
Adam Carl
Ben Parker Ben Parker   See fewer
1
Charles Durning
Uncle Doffue Uncle Doffue   See fewer
1
Cliff De Young
Frank Butler Frank Butler   See fewer
1
Martin Mull
Governor Ambrose Peasley Governor Ambrose Peasley   See fewer
1
Molly Ringwald
Jenny Smith Jenny Smith   See fewer
1
Lynn Whitfield
Pollie Ann Pollie Ann   See fewer
1
1
Mimi Kennedy
Ben's Mom Ben's Mom   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Tim Thomerson
Brom Bones Brom Bones   See fewer
1
Barry Corbin
Mr. Jenkins Mr. Jenkins   See fewer
1
1
1
Gordon Jump
Mr. Ripple Mr. Ripple   See fewer
1
Anne Jackson
Mother Nature Mother Nature   See fewer
1
Ruth Westheimer
Mysterious Stranger Mysterious Stranger   See fewer
1
Lu Leonard
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria   See fewer
1
John Matuszak
Mountain Man Mountain Man   See fewer
1
McLean Stevenson
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson   See fewer
1
Bill Macy
Pop Gumm Pop Gumm   See fewer
1
Richard Schaal
Bob Watkins Bob Watkins   See fewer
1
1
1
Dean Dittman
Squire Van Tassel Squire Van Tassel   See fewer
1
1
Elizabeth Gorcey
Pansy Peasley Pansy Peasley   See fewer
1
Hamilton Camp
Undercrawl Undercrawl   See fewer
1
Julian Holloway
Mr. Yorkshire Mr. Yorkshire   See fewer
1
Lou Rawls
Jim Wallace Jim Wallace   See fewer
1
Barret Oliver
Hendrick Van Tassel Hendrick Van Tassel   See fewer
1
Diana Bellamy
Mrs. Van Tassel Mrs. Van Tassel   See fewer
1
Nick Ramus
Sitting Bull Sitting Bull   See fewer
1
Megan Mullally
Posy Peasley Posy Peasley   See fewer
1
Daniel Davis
Congressman Congressman   See fewer
1
David L. Lander
Mr. Sylvester Mr. Sylvester   See fewer
1
Dominick Brascia
Alfredo Alfredo   See fewer
1
1
Murphy Dunne
Smiley Smiley   See fewer
1
Rae Dawn Chong
Circe Lafemme Circe Lafemme   See fewer
1
1
Dana Lee
Mr. Sum Luk Mr. Sum Luk   See fewer
1
1
E'Lon Cox
Edward Edward   See fewer
1
Michael Richards
Sneaky Pete Sneaky Pete   See fewer
1
Mina Kolb
Widow Bleacher Widow Bleacher   See fewer
1
1
Gino De Mauro
Whitey Whitey   See fewer
1
David Donham
Capt'n Johnson Capt'n Johnson   See fewer
1
Fisher Stevens
Indian Chief Indian Chief   See fewer
1
Charles Gray
Mr. Dent Mr. Dent   See fewer
1
1
Jadili Johnson
Young John Henry Young John Henry   See fewer
1
Michael Dalea
Van Der Kar Van Der Kar   See fewer
1
Don Swayze
Groom Groom   See fewer
1
Alan Autry
Butch Butch   See fewer
1
1
Dee Cooper
Counterman Counterman   See fewer
1
Beans Morocco
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
1
Christopher Burton
Young Quinn Young Quinn   See fewer
1
Apesanahkwat
Interpreter Interpreter   See fewer
1
Randy Newman
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
1
Tim Haldeman
Georgie Georgie   See fewer
1
1
Rick Reynolds
John Henry's Father John Henry's Father   See fewer
1
Robin Eurich
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
1
Monica Miller
Marsha Marsha   See fewer
1
Anne Marie McEvoy
Young Annie Young Annie   See fewer
1
Paul Willson
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
1
Richardson Morse
Mr. Chapman Mr. Chapman   See fewer
1
1
Lemoria English
John Henry's Mother John Henry's Mother   See fewer
1
Douglas Milbrand
Small Boy Small Boy   See fewer
1
Claude Akins
Grandpa / Narrator Grandpa / Narrator   See fewer
1
Monica Parker
Dona Inez Dona Inez   See fewer
1
1
Kendall Mayes-Taylor
Baby John Henry Baby John Henry   See fewer
1
Bryan Brightcloud
Medicine Man Medicine Man   See fewer
1
Denny Dillon
Daughter Daughter   See fewer
1
Kayla Blake
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
1
1
Ty Crowley
Death Hug Death Hug   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Bobby Jacoby
Little Johnny Little Johnny   See fewer
1
1
Bubba Carr
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
1
1
Garry Goodrow
Mr. Goodwin Mr. Goodwin   See fewer
1
1
Apashanaquat
Scout #1 Scout #1   See fewer
1
Tim Sampson
Scout #2 Scout #2   See fewer
1
Regina McKee Redwing
The Lovely Lady The Lovely Lady   See fewer
1
J. David Wayne
Cowboy (uncredited) Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Cynthia Lea Clark
Senator's Wife (uncredited) Senator's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Mallory
Conquistador (uncredited) Conquistador (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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