Picture from Jim Hensons The Story Teller/ Greek Myths
Overall B

Jim Henson, the father of the Muppets, wanted to bring these ancient Athenian accounts to the general public by featuring them on his television series The Story Teller.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B
Profanity A
Substance Use A

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Jim Hensons The Story Teller/ Greek Myths

As the narrator discusses some of the trials faced by the characters in the myths, he states, “The Gods play with us.” How do you feel about that comment? Do you feel challenges are merely a torment or a learning experience? Do you believe there is a greater force at work in your life?

In the story of the Minotaur, one character sees only a monster while another sees something human behind the beast’s face. Why can separate people see the same situation from different angles? How does one’s perspective affect the way they respond?