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  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    Lord of the Lies -- The legislative body of a world power becomes stranded on a desert island and appoint as their leader someone who is psychologically unable to tell the truth.
  • PigletPiglet All Saints Host, Circus Host
    Lice in Wonderland

    A girl goes down a rabbit-hole and starts to feel itchy ...

    (Sorry about that) :naughty:
  • In a similar vein,

    The Lion, the Itch, and the Wardrobe

    Young Lucy Pevensie ducks into a wardrobe and meets a lion who give her fleas.
  • la vie en rougela vie en rouge Circus Host, 8th Day Host
    Coop

    A satirical novel about a Fleet Street hen house.
  • SipechSipech Shipmate
    Arriva

    A group of well-meaning atemporal aliens come to earth on a replacement bus service.
  • DafydDafyd Shipmate
    edited March 2019
    Geat Expectations
    Beowulf's secret benefactor was really Grendel.
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    While we're on a Dickens roll . . .

    The Old Curiosity Hop -- The life of an orphan girl who lives with her shopkeeper grandfather changes when she attends a high school dance.
  • mousethief wrote: »
    In a similar vein,

    The Lion, the Itch, and the Wardrobe

    Young Lucy Pevensie ducks into a wardrobe and meets a lion who give her fleas.

    I think I actually had that exact one already, too. Great minds and all that.
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Reader

    Young king who enjoys a good book in the early morning hours chronicles his wanderings.
  • PigletPiglet All Saints Host, Circus Host
    Not forgetting The Silver Hair - the sequel that chronicles the Pevenseys once they're old enough to have to swap Narnia for SAGA holidays.
  • Lord of the Rigs
    It's not very well known but the North Sea oil wells are staffed mostly by Hobbits
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    The Cacher in the Rye -- the trials and tribulations of a young angst-ridden compulsive hoarder.
  • The Two Owers

    Bilbo and Frodo are both in hawk to their ears after Bag End is repossessed.
  • la vie en rougela vie en rouge Circus Host, 8th Day Host
    I think we’re starting to get a few repeats. Time for a variant, maybe?
  • EnochEnoch Shipmate
    Still on the original theme.

    Un homme et un femme

    A chap meets a girl and gets a surprise he wasn't expecting.
  • DafydDafyd Shipmate
    Fining Nemo
    Tracking down the delinquent who blocked the fish tank's filter.
  • The Celebrated Jumping Fog of Calaveras County

    A tale of strange weather conditions in central California.
  • SipechSipech Shipmate
    A Feast For Cows

    When Westeros goes Vegan.
  • I don't think we've had these yet:

    The Rime of Miss Jean Brodie -- Edinburgh schoolmistress waylays a wedding guest with a tale of an eventful voyage to the southern oceans.

    The Grapes of Wath -- An attempt at viticulture in South Yorkshire.

    Are we allowed television programmes? If so: The Magi Roundabout -- three wise men in a psychedelic garden.
  • Wesley JWesley J Shipmate
    The Gapes of Wrath

    A genuinly friendly man tries to be vengeful for a bet, but proves an utter failure, as he can't bring himself to utter a bad word
  • The Boer

    Paul Simon's classic story of a poor boy trying to make a life for himself on the streets of Johannesburg. Lie la lie.
  • DafydDafyd Shipmate
    The God Fater
    A demigod is drawn back into the family business of playing with mortal destinies.
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    Mayflower Adam -- Adventures of the First Man that didn't quite make it into Genesis.
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    Moby-Ick -- Saga of seafarer's encounter with oceanic pollution.
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    Lady Windemere's Fa -- a lady's husband decides to leave her when it is discovered she can't sing solfege.
  • The Toms of Atuan

    Young wizard Ged visits a nearby kingdom to rescue male cats from the temple.
  • A Disney selection:

    Snow Whit

    The tale of how unexpectedly wintry conditions spoil a Pentecost celebration.

    Sleeping Beaut

    Exactly the same movie, but with Australian accents.

    Dumb

    Elephants can't talk. But can they fly?

    Robin Ood

    One of the aliens from Doctor Who lives in a forest with his band of merry men.

    Beauty and the East

    Belle takes a holiday in China.

    Angled

    Rapunzel just can't stand up straight!

    Moan

    A girl on a Pacific island just won't stop complaining.
  • Lilo and Stich

    Young Hawaiian girl becomes a writer of formal poetry.
  • The Marian

    Member of an obscure Catholic order gets left behind in the Polish wilderness.
  • Lash Gordon

    Ming the Merciless gets into BDSM.
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Tone

    The Hogwarts gang try to prevent Voldemort discovering the secret of the perfect fake tan.

    Harry Potter and the Camber of Secrets

    Harry and Ron ponder the best angle to set their cart’s wheels to.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fir

    Hogwarts is consumed by a mystery - who on earth makes a drinking vessel out of soft wood?
  • mousethief wrote: »
    Lilo and Stich

    Young Hawaiian girl becomes a writer of formal poetry.


    Again, I'm reading things incorrectly (tired? need new glasses?) and thought you wrote "Lilo and Stritch"! Now, THAT would be funny! Elaine Stritch teaches young Hawaiian girl to be a star on Broadway.
  • Gone With the Win

    Rhett Butler doesn't give a damn, frankly, and steals all of Scarlett O'Hara's lingerie.
  • The Lathe of Heave

    Poor George Orr. Everytime he dreams, the world changes. However, he's always dreaming about throwing up...
  • A Doll's Hose

    Nora signs a fake promissory note to get money to buy stockings for her doll.
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth 8th Day Host, Mystery Worship Editor
    edited April 2019
    Alley of the Dolls: Three ambitious young women know what part of town to go to when they need to buy a little girl's toy.
  • Payton Place: The scandalous adventures and soap opera drama of the NFL quarterback, Payton Manning and his family, friends, and hapless neighbors.
  • The5thMary wrote: »
    Payton Place: The scandalous adventures and soap opera drama of the NFL quarterback, Payton Manning and his family, friends, and hapless neighbors.

    I think it's drop a letter not switch a letter.
  • The5thMaryThe5thMary Shipmate
    Oops.
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