Franklin (1997– )

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The popular children's books, written by Paulette Bourgeois, come alive in this television series about a turtle named Franklin. Each episode has a story of Franklin and his friends. You'll... See full summary »

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 Franklin Turtle / ... (36 episodes, 1997-2004)
Elizabeth Saunders ...
 Mrs. Turtle (34 episodes, 1997-2004)
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 Beaver (34 episodes, 1997-2004)
Richard Newman ...
 Mr. Turtle (32 episodes, 1997-2004)
Arthur Anger ...
 Franklin (french) (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
Luca Perlman ...
 Bear (23 episodes, 1998-2004)
Kyle Fairlie ...
 Rabbit (20 episodes, 1997-2004)
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 Narrator (20 episodes, 1998-2000)
Kristen Bone ...
 Snail (18 episodes, 1997-2004)
Gil Filar ...
 Fox (17 episodes, 1997-2000)
Annick Obonsawin ...
 Skunk (16 episodes, 1998-2004)
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The popular children's books, written by Paulette Bourgeois, come alive in this television series about a turtle named Franklin. Each episode has a story of Franklin and his friends. You'll meet his parents, Bear (his best friend), Goose, Beaver, Rabbit, Mr. Owl, Badger and Snail along with other animal friends. You will follow the adventures of Franklin as he learns about the world around him, and how to be an honest turtle with good character. Written by CindyH

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Franklin - Eine Schildkröte erobert die Welt  »

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Many stories in the first season of the program were based upon book releases from the "Franklin" series. This practice was abandoned entirely beginning with the second season, though some stories still featured minor references to events or dialog from the storybooks. See more »

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Spin-off Franklin's Magic Christmas (2002) See more »

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Franklin Theme
Written and Performed by Bruce Cockburn
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I like this show (well I used to)

I would watch this how all the time. It was funny, and entertaining, and just a great show. The characters were great and the story-lines were suberb. Then all of the sudden, they started introducing new characters like crazy, and Bear started wearing a blue vest that made him look gay. That's when I stopped watching. If you want to watch Franklin, make sure it's the original episodes.


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