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Ruffus The Dog video collection

Ruffus The Dog is a series of award-winning children's videos that originally aired on YTV Canada and are now being posted online under a Creative Commons Share-Alike license.

Ruffus The Dog is a wise-cracking canine who lives in a bookstore. Ruffus loves to read stories and becomes the hero of the tale.

With a wacky cast of characters in a storybook world, filled with jokes, adventure and original songs – Ruffus The Dog brings the world of reading to life.

All of the original shows are being posted online where they can be enjoyed by everyone. Videos, songs and storybooks – old and new – can be found here on the official Ruffus The Dog web site.

You can visit the official Ruffus website

Link ruffusthedog.net
 

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tom thumbRUFFUS THE DOG - TOM THUMB

Ruffus plays the diminutive Tom Thumb who, with his friend Bliss the pig, embarks on quest to find his place in the big world beyond his doorstep.

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the troll under the bridgeRUFFUS THE DOG - THE TROLL UNDER THE BRIDGE

Ruffus plays a young baker. He, and the rest of the folks in his town, learn a lesson about the homeless in this re-telling of “The Troll Under The Bridge”.

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the three musketeersRUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Ruffus plays D’Artagnan in the Alexandre Dumas classic “The Three Musketeers”. It’s one for all and all for one as they try to save King Louis.

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the three bearsRUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE BEARS

For a dog, Ruffus is one hep cat as he and his two beat poet pig pals take on the story of The Three Bears. The entire show is set to a jazzy snare beat.

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the second voyage of sinbad the sailorRUFFUS THE DOG - THE SECOND VOYAGE OF SINBAD THE SAILOR

Ruffus reprises his role as the famous adventurer, Sinbad the Sailor, with his stalwart crew mates Ray and Harry, the Hausen brothers in The Second Voyage Of Sinbad.

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the pied piperRUFFUS THE DOG - THE PIED PIPER

In this eerie tale the Pied Piper, played by Ruffus, keeps his promise to rid the town of Hamlin of every last rat.

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the emperors new clothesRUFFUS THE DOG - THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

In this notorious version of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, Ruffus plays a dishonest tailor who takes advantage of a less-than-wise Emperor, preying upon his ego and vanity, to sell him something less than he had before – and more than his loyal subjects had bargained for.

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rip van winkleRUFFUS THE DOG - RIP VAN WINKLE

Ruffus gets to plays the title character, Rip Van Winkle, who falls asleep in the woods and ends up bowling with the elves – helping them make the crashing sounds of thunder. Lots of silly fun and some great bowling action scenes!

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little bo peepRUFFUS THE DOG - LITTLE BO PEEP

Ruffus finds himself in a dress – once again – as he does his best to keep charge of the rambunctious and pesky sheep. Mayhem ensues.

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king midasRUFFUS THE DOG - KING MIDAS

Ruffus plays the greedy King Midas who wishes everything he touches could turn to gold. When his deepest desire is granted, King Midas finds out the hard way that sometimes you must be careful what you wish for.

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hansel and gretelRUFFUS THE DOG - HANSEL AND GRETEL

Ruffus plays himself (and his sister!) in this classic fairytale of two children lost in the woods who discover a cottage made of candies and sweets. But the wicked old woman who owns the cottage has other plans.

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gullivers travelsRUFFUS THE DOG - GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

Ruffus visits the tiny island of Lilliput where he meets the even tinier people who live there! Gulliver proves himself to be a big friend of the Lilliputians and even falls in love with the teensy weensy little Princess.

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cinderellaRUFFUS THE DOG - CINDERELLA

Ruffus gets to play the title role in Cinderella and learns, with the help of a very special Fairy Governator, that beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder.

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aladdin and the magic lampRUFFUS THE DOG - ALADDIN AND THE MAGIC LAMP

Ruffus gets his chance to make three wishes from a Genie in a magic lamp – but be careful what you wish for.

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20 000 leagues under the seaRUFFUS THE DOG - 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Ruffus takes a page from Jules Verne and goes for an undersea voyage with the infamous Captain Nemo and his crew on The Nautilus, a remarkable steam-punk submarine – and they encounter a giant squid!

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christmas carolRUFFUS THE DOG CHRISTMAS CAROL

Ruffus and friends present the classic tale of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with Ruffus as Scrooge in this original production made for the internet.

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a christmas carol with ruffusA CHRISTMAS CAROL SONG WITH RUFFUS THE DOG

A Christmas Carol with Ruffus made for the internet.

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around the world in 80 daysRUFFUS THE DOG - AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

The whole world is the star as Ruffus and his friends tackle this great Jules Verne classic – to win a bet they must travel “Around The World In 80 Days”

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robin hoodRUFFUS THE DOG - ROBIN HOOD

Ruffus plays Robin Hood who, with the help of his Merry People in Sherwood Forest, help defeat the wicked Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

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the brave little tailorRUFFUS THE DOG - THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR

Ruffus finds himself elected to defend his small town from an angry Giant - a big green guy who likes to throw around houses and complain about his inseam. Features the song: "Pants"

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the three little pigsRUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

Ruffus takes on the role of The Big Bad Wolf â with a big case of bad breath â who does his best to get the chin hairs of The Three Little Pigs.

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sinbad the sailorRUFFUS THE DOG - SINBAD THE SAILOR

Ruffus plays Sinbad and with the help of his friends Ray and Harry, the Hausen Brothers, he embarks on an epic adventure in search of fame and and fortune.

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dr jekyll and mr hydeRUFFUS THE DOG - DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

Ruffus discovers his dark side as he portrays both the kind-hearted Dr. Ruffus and the nefarious Mr. Snide from the classic Robert Louis Stevenson tale: The Strange Case Of Doctor Jekyll And Mister Hyde.

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the frog princeRUFFUS THE DOG - THE FROG PRINCE

Ruffus takes on the role of the hapless Prince, cursed to live as a frog in a well. Only the kiss of beautiful Princess will lift the curse and allow them to live happily ever after. But will she consent to an amphibious smooch?

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jack the beanstalkRUFFUS THE DOG - JACK & THE BEANSTALK

Jack & The Beanstalk Ruffus plays Jack and embarks upon an epic journey to the skies and a land of giants in this nimble paced re-telling of the fairy tale classic Jack & The Beanstalk.

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rapunzelRUFFUS THE DOG - RAPUNZEL

Puppet: Ruffus gets his chance to play Rapunzel, the lonely damsel with the long golden hair who is locked away in a tower with no one to play with.

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