Rumpelstiltskin debuted in the cartoon series in the Chapter 1 webisode "Apple's Tale: The Story of a Royal", which premiered on May 30, 2013. He is voiced by Audu Paden in the English version of the cartoon.
Professor Rumpelstiltskin opens the main doors of Ever After High before the three little pigs can. When Raven Queen returns to school at the start of the new year, he runs for it. Seeking 'volunteers' to spin his gold, Professor Rumpelstiltskin sets up a test barely any of his students are ready for so that those who fail it will have to get extra credit. In this, he underestimates Briar Beauty, who is prepared and able to speed-tutor her classmates. Rumpelstiltskin only gets to hand out A's and is left crying. Professor Rumpelstiltskin is hanging out in the hallways. It's another day of teaching Science and Sorcery for Rumpelstiltskin.
Professor Rumpelstiltskin opens the main doors of Ever After High before the three little pigs can. When Raven Queen returns to school at the start of the new year, he runs for it.
He helps students register for classes. Dexter Charming and a few others catch him at it and threaten to tell Headmaster Grimm if he doesn't delay the test and repair the MirrorNet. He pairs up students in Science and Sorcery class.He tries to take down the MirrorNet before his online test in order to fail his students so he can get 'volunteers' to spin his gold for extra credit.
Rumpelstiltskin is the teacher of his class, but he slacks off and is caught off-guard when Cupid's arrow hits him. He finds Baba Yaga and falls for her due to his lovesickness. He hands her the mood rose of friendship in the end, breaking his lovesickness. Rumpelstiltskin givse Apple a detention after she hits a ball through the wicket in his hair. Rumpelstiltskin gives Faybelle Thorn a detention, her punishment being spinning twenty bales of hay into gold for him. He later finds Faybelle using animals to do her work for her, so he gives her a double detention - her second punishment being cleaning out the unicorn stables for a month.
Rumpelstiltskin attends the Spring Fairest.Rumpelstiltskin teaches Science and Sorcery.