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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures.

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Larry Brantley ...
 Wishbone / ... (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Joe Talbot (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Sam Kepler (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
Adam Springfield ...
 David Barnes (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Ellen Talbot (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Wanda Gilmore (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Wishbone (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Baskerville Spirit / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Man / ... (21 episodes, 1995-1998)
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Wishbone the dog serves as a canine bridge between life and literature as he embarks on exciting journeys that include elements of action, adventure and comedy. In each of the 40 half-hour episodes, Wishbone the dog's escapades with the children and families of the fictional town of Oakdale, U.S.A., trigger a series of daydreams. In these daydreams, Wishbone imagines himself as a character in signature, modern-day scenes that parallel the storylines from classic literature, emphasizing the timeless and universal themes explored in these classic tales. Written by Anonymous

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Larry Brantley, the voice of Wishbone, made an appearance in the episode "Rushin' to the Bone". He played the character Larry Brinkley, the man providing the voice to Wishbone's Scottish character "Mr. MacPooch" for a dog food commercial. See more »

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Followed by Wishbone's Dog Days of the West (1998) See more »

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An Excellent Educational Children's Show
7 September 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this when I was younger and loving it. I first came across it when I was flicking through the channels and seeing a talking dog. At that age, I was obsessed with dogs and a talking one was even better. That's when I became hooked.

Wishbone is the story of a very imaginative Jack Russel terrier named . . . Wishbone who lives with his owners, Joe and his mother Karen Talbot. Wishbone loves literature and in each episode, he imagines himself in a classic novel/play/myth while there is a modern day version of it is going on in real life.

The good part about this show was that when I came home from school every day is was on at like 4:30 pm. Also, I always wondered why Joe's father was never around. It's good to see a single parent house hold on a children's show. And, recently, I found out that my favorite "Daily Show" correspondent Mo Rocca (love of my life) was a writer on this show and that Amy Acker (now Fred on "Angel", I love that show) worked on here. Pretty interesting.

If you have young kids between the ages 6-12, I definatly recommend this show. They won't be disappointed.


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