A dad, burdened by his difficult life, makes a wish that comes true but with consequences.
0:45 -- Narration
Once upon a time a long time ago far far away a king and a queen had a beautiful daughter named Fiona.
But she was posessed by a terrible curse. By day, a lovely princess by night, a hideous ogre.
Only true love's kiss could lift her curse, and so Fiona waited in a tower guarded by a dragon until the day when her true love would arrive.
[But] As the days turned into years, the king and queen were forced to resort to more desperate measures.
- 2:00 -- Dueling Banjos, by Eric Weissberg
- 2:30 -- King Midas
- 2:45 -- Rumpelstiltskin
4:00 -- More narration!
No one would have guessed that an ogre named Shrek, whose roar was feared throughout the land, would save the beautiful princess Fiona.
True love's kiss led to marriage and ogre babies.
(And) the kingdom of Far Far Away was finally at peace.
And they lvoed happily ever after.
- 4:15 -- Pinocchio
- 5:00 -- Eww, kids.
- 7:15 -- See also Groundhog Day - (1993 movie)
- 9:00 -- So this movie is assuming that kids understand procreation, because they're really showing some cross-breeding there.
- 16:15 -- Eyeballtini
- 17:00 -- Mime artist
- 25:45 -- "Old Macdonald" is an interpretation of Bingo (folk song)
- 51:15 -- Paradox
- 36:00 -- Timeshare
- 36:45 -- Origami
- 37:30 -- Petting zoo
- 38:45 -- Bloodhound
- 46:00 -- That water thing is related to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - (1900 book), by L. Frank Baum
- 48:45 -- He could tell her he knows her day/night curse secret.
- 50:30 -- Where did he get all those things?
- 52:00 -- Pied Piper of Hamelin
- 1:02:30 -- Why is there only one female ogre? Is this like a Smurfette equivalent?
- 1:08:30 -- "Cracker" is some casual racism.
- 1:12:15 -- Old Mother Hubbard
1:21:45 -- The various book there are of various faerie tales