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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Really cute, fun, entertaining, and educational show
8 May 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

Wow! This is a really cute, fun, entertaining, and educational show. I said that because I watch this on Noggin with my 16-month-old nephew from time to time. It's hard to say which show on Noggin is the best. Still it's really cute, fun, entertaining, and educational. If you ask me, the writing is very good, and the animation is excellent. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that the people at Noggin really know how to reach a toddler's developing mind. Now, in conclusion, if you have children, nieces, or nephews, I strongly recommend this really cute, fun, entertaining, and educational show. I guarantee you that they will enjoy it.


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