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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Series cast summary:
Larry Brantley ...
 Wishbone / ... (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
Jordan Wall ...
 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)
Angee Hughes ...
 Wanda Gilmore (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Wishbone (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
Sean Hennigan ...
 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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Only the characters from Wishbone's literary daydreams and the audience can hear him speak throughout this entire series. The characters from Wishbone's daydreams view him as whatever famous character he portrays, not as a domestic dog. See more »

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Good children's show...
12 February 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Wishbone

Fine TV series about a small lap dog with a patch on his eyes who likes to read and act out famous works of literature in his own mind, with him as the characters of the story (example: he is Sherlock Holmes in "The Hound of the Baskervilles). Surprisingly entertaining, and educational for the kids. The pro-book message comes across a little strong (do they mistake kids for completely naive idiots?), but it's a fun TV show with a nice doggy as the main character. I actually enjoy watching some of the older stories acted out by the pooch--who would have ever thought so?

Rated TVG--appropriate for all ages.


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