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Land before time

The Land Before Time is a series of animated films centered on dinosaurs. The series began in 1988 with the Land Before Time, directed and produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. It was followed by a total of 13 direct-to-video sequels, though none involves the participation of Bluth, Lucas, or Spielberg. Voice actor Frank Welker is the only cast member from the first film to have a role in every incarnation of the series.

The films follow a friendship group of dinosaurs, by the names of Littlefoot, Cera, Petrie, Ducky and Spike. After finding the Great Valley, they raise a carnivourous baby, survive a drought and a cold snap, and witness a solar eclipse. Throughout all films, they embark upon adventures, learning lessons about life and friendship upon the way.

There are a total of 14 Land Before Time films:

  1. The Land Before Time (1988)
  2. The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
  3. The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
  4. The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1995)
  5. The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
  6. The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998)
  7. The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000)
  8. The Land Before Time VII: The Big Freeze (2001)
  9. The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002)
  10. The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
  11. The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
  12. The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2007)
  13. The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
  14. The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (2016)

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Appearances in MAD

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