Netflix is slowly taking over the world, and part of that takeover involves the use of established creatives like Roald Dahl and Dr. Seuss, both of which will be used as ammo in the upcoming streaming war. The first to get pushed out in front of us audience members for judgment is an adaptation of the beloved book Green Eggs and Ham.
Netflix has released a short video teasing the impending series, which will come in the form of 13 half-hour episodes. So, yes. Fully expect this thing to expound upon the established story.
Below is the official synopsis for Green Eggs and Ham:
“The story of Green Eggs and Ham is like a postmodern Planes, Trains and Automobiles through the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. Sam rescues the rare Chickeraffe from the Glurfsburg Zoo, hides it in a briefcase, and attempts to make his way to Meepville where he can charter a cold air balloon to take the Chickeraffe to his island home.
Guy just flopped his last big chance at being a world famous inventor for the industrial Snerz Co. He packs up his invention in a briefcase and resigns to give up on his dreams and become a paint watcher.
A chance meeting at a diner with Sam, and a switch up with the briefcases results in these two unlikely souls getting mixed up on an adventure that takes them on a journey of self discovery.
Our two mismatched heroes cross paths with overprotective Michellee, whose daughter, EB, desperately wants a pet, and falls madly in love with the Chickeraffe… despite her mother’s fears that it will eat off her face (it won’t). Michellee’s walled up heart also connects with the heart-hardened Guy. And a laborious love story begins.
Our fakakta foursome are also unknowingly pursued by a bounty hunter goat, two bad guys, and a villain who’s out to get the Chickeraffee as his ultimate trophy.”
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