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Gulliver describes his visit to the flying island Laputa and his encounter with the Houyhnhnms, a race of intelligent horses, and the bestial, human-like Yahoos. He must prove his sanity or spend the rest of his life in Bedlam.

Director:

Charles Sturridge

Writers:

Simon Moore (screenplay), Jonathan Swift (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Danson ... Lemuel Gulliver
Mary Steenburgen ... Mary Gulliver
James Fox ... Dr. Bates
Geraldine Chaplin ... Empress Munodi
Graham Crowden ... Professor of Politics
John Gielgud ... Professor of Sunlight (as Sir John Gielgud)
Robert Hardy ... Dr. Parnell
Isabelle Huppert ... Mistress (voice)
Shashi Kapoor ... Rajah
Edward Petherbridge ... Dr. Pritchard
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Immortal Gatekeeper
Omar Sharif ... The Sorcerer
Richard Wilson ... Professor of Language
Tom Sturridge ... Tom Gulliver (as Thomas Sturridge)
Navin Chowdhry ... Prince Munodi
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Storyline

Gulliver describes his visit to the flying island Laputa and his encounter with the Houyhnhnms, a race of intelligent horses, and the bestial, human-like Yahoos. He must prove his sanity or spend the rest of his life in Bedlam.

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Details

Release Date:

5 February 1996 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jim Henson Productions See more »
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Goofs

In several shots, it is clear that Mistress, who is described as a mare, has male genitalia. See more »

Quotes

Lemuel Gulliver: Why shouldn't we be seen as God made us?
Dr. Bates: Because as any Christian knows, it would be immodest!
Lemuel Gulliver: Meaning that these people would be incapable of modest behaviour if they were naked?
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