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The saga "ONCE UPON A TIME ..." are seven sets of 26 episodes of 26 minutes, about 80 hours of programming

It all began in April 1979, FR3 broadcasts the first episode of "Once Upon a Time ... Man." A funny man with the flowing beard tells the story of humanity, the origins of life until the end of the 20th century. A family through time, facing the great events of history. The success was immediate, children and unanimous relatives plébiscitent program. Building on this success, Albert Barillé then conceives six other series, whose fame far beyond the French framework. It is estimated, taking into account the many reruns, more than 4 billion children have seen at least one episode of a series, which is broadcast and rebroadcast in more than 120 countries (Europe, Middle East, Asia, USA , Canada, Latin America... ).
ONCE UPON A TIME…MAN

ONCE UPON A TIME…MAN

The history of man from his earliest origins to our own times. The action centers around the members of one family. We find these characters in the different settings of each ...
ONCE UPON A TIME…SPACE

ONCE UPON A TIME…SPACE

We are now going to follow our friends through the Universe which is becoming the "Far West" of our era and will continue to be in the decades to come. The space opera episodes ...
ONCE UPON A TIME…LIFE

ONCE UPON A TIME…LIFE

The series tells us the fabulous story of the human body. Here we go to the microcosm where life begins: the very core of the human being, its organs and cells, where life develops ...
ONCE UPON A TIME…THE AMERICAS

ONCE UPON A TIME…THE AMERICAS

"Once upon a time... the Americas" tells us the story of this vast continent. Our friendly little heroes will take us to discover the various stages that sometimes tore apart, ...
ONCE UPON A TIME…THE DISCOVERERS

ONCE UPON A TIME…THE DISCOVERERS

Here we tell the exciting story of the great discoveries and of those who made them, thus shaping the world to make it what it is today. From Chinese writing to the invention of the ...
ONCE UPON A TIME…THE EXPLORERS

ONCE UPON A TIME…THE EXPLORERS

"Once upon a time... the Explorers" is a counterpart to "... the Discoverers", which took us along the route to discovery of scientific knowledge. "The Explorers", ...
ONCE UPON A TIME… PLANET EARTH

ONCE UPON A TIME… PLANET EARTH

In "Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth", Maestro will draw the children's attention to the importance of Sustainable Development. Our young heroes are now secondary school ...
WILD INSTINCT

WILD INSTINCT

Have you ever been to a zoo? Seen the animals strut about, make faces, romp, and roar? But do you have any idea what really happens when the visitors aren't there or are looking ...