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Returning home after nine years lost at sea, Dr. Lemuel Gulliver obsessively relives his experiences among the tiny people of Lilliput and the giants of Brobdingnag. As a result, he is admitted to the insane asylum Bethlem Royal Hospital.

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
Ned Beatty ... Farmer Grultrud
Edward Fox ... General Limtoc
Robert Hardy ... Dr. Parnell
Nicholas Lyndhurst ... Clustril
Phoebe Nicholls ... Empress of Lilliput
Karyn Parsons ... Lady-in-Waiting
Edward Petherbridge ... Dr. Pritchard
John Standing ... Admiral Bolgolam
John Wells John Wells ... Flimnap the Treasurer
Alfre Woodard ... Queen of Brobdingnag
Edward Woodward ... Drunlo
Peter O'Toole ... Emperor of Lilliput
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Storyline

Returning home after nine years lost at sea, Dr. Lemuel Gulliver obsessively relives his experiences among the tiny people of Lilliput and the giants of Brobdingnag. As a result, he is admitted to the insane asylum Bethlem Royal Hospital.

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Release Date:

4 February 1996 (USA) See more »

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Jim Henson Productions See more »
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Trivia

Edward Fox (General Limtoc) is the real life elder brother of James Fox (Dr. Bates). See more »

Quotes

Lady-in-Waiting: I was wondering if the little gentleman might be for sale.
Farmer Grultrud: No disrespect, my lady, but no amount of money is going to part the two of us.
Lady-in-Waiting: I have here five hundred pieces of gold.
Farmer Grultrud: Do you want to take him tonight?
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