An old storyteller regales his sarcastic dog with folk tales adapted from Celtic, Russian and German myths performed by remote-controlled puppets.
S01:E01 - The Storyteller: S1 E1 - Hans My Hedgehog
A barren peasant woman, desperately craving a child, naively says aloud that she wouldn't care what it looks like. Soon enough, she gives birth to a baby who resembles a hedgehog.
S01:E02 - The Storyteller: S1 E2 - Fearnot
A young man named Fearnot sets out on a quest to learn how to shiver in fright. He meets a traveling tinker called McKay who vows to lead the boy to frightening places.
S01:E03 - The Storyteller: S1 E3 - a Story Short
The Storyteller recounts a time in his life when he came upon a castle as a beggar and talked himself into a commission to tell the King a story each night for a year.
S01:E04 - The Storyteller: S1 E4 - the Luck Child
When a cruel, cold-hearted king hears about the birth of a luck child prophesied to one day rule in his stead, he seeks out the child and tries to get rid of him.
S01:E05 - The Storyteller: S1 E5 - the Heartless Giant
Prince Leo learns about a heartless giant imprisoned long ago by his father somewhere in his castle. The boy tries to befriend the giant, but he tricks Leo into setting him free.
S01:E07 - The Storyteller: S1 E7 - the True Bride
Anja has been forced to work for a nasty troll all her life. When her master's tasks become increasingly difficult, a magical white lion appears out of nowhere to help her out.