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 Eliza Thornberry / ... (90 episodes, 1998-2004)
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 Marianne Thornberry / ... (90 episodes, 1998-2004)
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Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique because she was granted the magical ability to talk with and understand animals. Together with her teen-age sister Debbie, her pet monkey Darwin, and her wild-boy foster brother Donnie, Eliza gets involved with many different wildlife (and wild adventures). Written by Mike Konczewski

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$38,004 (South Africa) (25 April 2003)
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A huge mural by the escalators at the defunct Nickelodeon Studios is of the main characters of the Wild Thornberrys along with the logo. The mural can still be seen from second story windows of the abandoned building. See more »

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[opening lines to every episode]
Eliza Thornberry: This is me, Eliza Thornberry, part of your average family. I've got a dad, a mom, and a sister. There is Donnie - we found him. And Darwin, he found us. Oh yeah, about our house - it moves, because we travel all over the world. You see, my dad hosts this nature show, and my mom shoots it. Okay, so we're not that average. And between you and me, something amazing happened... and now I can talk to animals. It's really cool, but totally secret. And you know what? ...
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Followed by The Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie (2001) See more »

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A Cause for Applause!
3 October 2001 | by (I'm proud to be an American!!) – See all my reviews

The Wild Thornberrys is a cause for applause, folks! Anyone who doesn't like it must have mistaken this show for some other thing. Because I can't understand why anyone would dislike this sweet, educational, fun, family-friendly show about a lovable 12-year-old kid with "the gift of gab." What I mean by this is that Eliza can talk to animals, and don't you wish you could, too? I do! It's my totally favorite show, with Rocket Power in close second, and As Told By Ginger in third. Other than that, I don't watch too much TV. Anyway, I'm going off on a tangent.


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