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What El-ahrairah story's are you hoping for?
« on: January 12, 2016, 11:36:25 PM »
I was thinking that it would be cool if the new series coming out had the story El-ahrairah and the black rabbit on Inle. What stories would you love to see? I would also like to see the looks of prince rainbow and king Darzin animated.

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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2016, 12:06:10 AM »
They'd have to put at least some of the stories in there, otherwise the religious references the characters make wouldn't make any sense to the new audience.

My thoughts? I haven't read TFWSD, but I would like to see all the ones in the original book which I have of course read. I don't think I want to see any original/new stories for the new series, I don't trust the writers to fulfill Adam's role to that extent.
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2016, 03:07:41 PM »
It's hard ... The mini series consisting of only 4 episodes. I do not think there is room for subplots. And more than miniseries movie should be.   :flax
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2016, 06:18:47 PM »
That's a rather hard question to answer.

From one point of view, we've already had the blessing story TWICE (once in the series and once in the movie), so I wouldn't mind if it was left out, but then it is kind of necessary to introduce the character of El-ahrairah, so it will probably end up getting included.

I would also like, if possible, to have the other four stories from the original book.  The story of El-ahrairah and the Black Rabbit of InlĂ© would be especially nice, but I can't help but wonder if the dark atmosphere of the original story could be better represented using traditional 2D animation...

If it were a five-part miniseries, I would have liked to have the last episode focus on the events of TFWD, including maybe at least one of the El-ahrairah stories in it, preferably The Sense of Smell.  However, since there will only be four episodes,  I guess it will probably be an adaptation of the original book without TFWD, so probably none of these new El-ahrairah stories will be included.

Creating more stories that didn't happen in the original?  I probably wouldn't like that.  I would prefer if they just stuck with the original material without expanding it too much.  It would be much more interesting, I think, to see the stories that appeared in the original before creating new ones.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2016, 10:59:40 PM »
Quote from: mistercynical on Jan 12 2016, 07:06:10 PM
They'd have to put at least some of the stories in there, otherwise the religious references the characters make wouldn't make any sense to the new audience.

My thoughts? I haven't read TFWSD, but I would like to see all the ones in the original book which I have of course read. I don't think I want to see any original/new stories for the new series, I don't trust the writers to fulfill Adam's role to that extent.
Tales from Watership down does have a lot of stories but the tv show would focus on the first book so they probably wouldn't have any stories from that book
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