In this third made-for-TV production of the classic show, the Disney touch is an effective one: The cast and crew iron out the satirical wrinkles to deliver a smoothly pressed family musical.
Many moons ago, things were not well in the far-off land ruled by Queen Aggravain (Carol Burnett, who made her 1959 Broadway review as the show's ingenue). Although unmarried Prince Dauntless (Dennis O’Hare) should be in the market for a suitable princess, his over-protective mother has ensured that no candidate ever passed muster. With the help of her Wizard (Edward Hibbert), Aggravain is confident that Dauntless will remain a Mama’s Boy forever. And by unjust royal de...