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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)
Soccer the Dog ...
 Wishbone (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Prince John / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Man / ... (21 episodes, 1995-1997)
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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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A rotating cast of Dallas theatre/stage actors filled the various fantasy roles. See more »

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

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Wishbone
17 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wishbone was one of those educational yet fun and action packed shows of my childhood in the mid 90's. I couldn't get enough of these shows. Wishbone made George Washington Irving, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, and even Greek Mythology an adventure, and encouraged children to crack open a book. The show was a wholesome, well-rounded, educational show that was fun to watch. I'll never forget the Legend of the Creepy Dog collars episode, or the one when Wishbone explores the Japanese Heaven. Unfourtunatley, most children's programs I see today are just meant to make kids laugh, and send a shallow message. I am proud to say I grew in a time when children shows were in their prime. Wishbone is no exception.


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