The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

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 The Littlest Hobo / ... (114 episodes, 1979-1985)
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London is an extremely intelligent, wandering German shepherd who walks into a different place in each episode of this long-running television series, and comes upon people down on their luck or in trouble. London always befriends and helps the struggling person or persons. Then, when his job is done at episode's end, London declines to be the pet of the people he has helped and departs to continue his cross-country drifting. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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11 October 1979 (Canada)  »

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Der Vagabund - Die Abenteuer eines Schäferhundes  »

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A 16 year old Mike Myer whom later would achieve fame with "Saturday Night Live", "Wayne's World", "Austin Powers" and "Shrek" appeared as Tommy in the 10th story of Series 1 Boy on Wheels (#1.10). It was Myer's 3rd acting role. See more »

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Referenced in Corner Gas: The Littlest Yarbo (2005) See more »

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Maybe Tomorrow
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Composed by Terry Bush
Lyrics by John Crossen
Sung by Terry Bush
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They don't make them like this anymore.
16 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Saw this show again by accident while channel surfing. Immediately took me back to growing up in Australia watching this after school. OK, it doesn't have the highest production values or detailed plot lines but that's the point. You don't need car chases or explosions to be entertaining. It is still great television for youngsters even after all these years. As for the theme song; when I heard it again at the end together with the shots of London walking the streets, trotting down the road, and riding in the train, I got this lump in my throat when I was taken back to my childhood days. This song perfectly sums up all those youthful feelings of freedom and innocence and I don't think many theme tunes can do that.


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