The Littlest Hobo (1979–1985)

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The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

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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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Rachel Blanchard who apeared as Lisa Farrell in "Voyageurs: Part 1", also appeared as an uncredited extra in an earlier episode . See more »

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Maybe Tomorrow
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Composed by Terry Bush
Lyrics by John Crossen
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A fab TV show and nowhere near the cheesiest thing to come from Canada!
5 April 2001 | by (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) – See all my reviews

I grew up with this TV show and I thought it was great, London the dog helping people just when they needed it and then refusing their offer of a home and moving on to help someone else, for me as a child it was a tear jerker, but London was an undeniably cute German Shepherd and whatever anyone else reckons I think it's a really cool show and I really enjoyed it.

Notable guest stars who appeared in the show include Al Waxman and DeForest Kelley who was best known for playing Dr "Bones" McCoy in Star Trek.


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