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 ...
 Wishbone (50 episodes, 1995-1999)
Sean Hennigan ...
 Prince John / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1999)
Cliff Stephens ...
 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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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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Wishbone: Try not to look cute and they'll leave you alone.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.191 (2012) See more »

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I love this show!!
6 August 1999 | by (Wilmington, NC) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful show!! And it's not hard to see why. You have a cute little doggie who dresses up in wonderfully made costumes (who's a better actor than a lot of humans) that acts out fantastic classic literature. It's a great show that gets kids to want to read, and gets adults want to read some classic books again. Another cool thing about the show is that it doesn't have commercials and at the end it takes a look at behind-the-scenes so that kids can see what it takes to put a show together. It's definently one of the best children's shows on TV!

P.S.- My favorite episode is the one where Penny comes to visit Wishbone and he tells her about Don Quixote and other great stories.


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