The Jungle Book
screenable online: 10 episodes
Rudyard Kipling’s most-loved characters come to life in "The Jungle Book" series and 60 minute Television feature for ages 6 to 10. It narrates stories of the man cub Mowgli who was raised in the Indian jungles by a pack of wolves. Drama, excitement and adventure mixed with a high element of comedy tell the tales of Mowgli, his beloved mentor, Baloo, the wise bear, Bagheera, his panther buddy and the lazy rock-python Kaa. Together they take on the evil Shere Khan who is out to get Mowgli.
His adventures open out in the lush tropical forest of Seeonee amidst splendid Indian royal forts, temples, waterfalls, the Waigunga river and many other picturesque locales. Throughout the series other characters from Kipling’s jungle stories add drama, comedy and action to top quality animation and storytelling.