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Once Upon a Mattress

Once Upon a Mattress

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, December 18, 2005 5.3 9 3
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  • Season: 2005-06
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Musical
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Sci-Fi / Supernatural / Fantasy
  • Based On: Once Upon a Mattress written by Jay Thompson

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Jay Thompson. In a small kingdom long ago, Prince Dauntless is searching for a bride. Dozens of women have been rejected by his Mother, the dominating Queen of the land who insists her son marry a true princess. A search begins beyond the kingdom and soon arrives zany Princess Winnifred who appalls the Queen. She conspires to get rid of the Princess as the Prince falls in love with her. A sensitivity test is devised ; the young royal must sleep soundly with a pea under her mattress.


Production Company:

  • Tudor Television, Mabel Cat and Marc Platt Prods. IAW Touchstone Television

Production Type:

  • In-House
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