Wishbone (1995–1999)

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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, 1995-1999)
Jordan Wall ...
 Joe Talbot (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Sam Kepler (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
Adam Springfield ...
 David Barnes (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Ellen Talbot (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
Angee Hughes ...
 Wanda Gilmore (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
Soccer the Dog ...
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Sean Hennigan ...
 Prince John / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Man / ... (21 episodes, 1995-1999)
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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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Every episode was shot on two interior soundstages, and one exterior backlot. There was a "contemporary" set, and a "fantasy" set built for each episode. See more »

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Wishbone: Feed the dog. Feeeeeeed the dooooogggg.
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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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