The fantastic adventures of David and his wife Lisa traveling around the world to save the animals and defeating the trolls.
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Series cast summary:
Matilde Conesa ...
 Lisa (26 episodes, 1985-1988)
Jane Woods ...
 Lisa (26 episodes, 1985-1988)
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David is a wise and friendly gnome doctor that can cure both physical and psychological injuries. With his beloved wife, Lisa, and his fox, Swift, he lives in the forest hidden from human eyes, living to help to the most defenseless. His fame and his wisdom as doctor cause that the gnomes of entire world to call him to solve their problems. With Swift, David travels, helping everyone. He creates peace between the gnomes, he heals injured animals and fights against the trolls - horrible and stupid creatures that enjoy causing harm to animals, and they like to hunt gnomes to cause them suffering. As the trolls also have issues with the humans, David must also help them too. In this way, David must be constantly alert to avoid being captured by trolls and defeat them before they cause irreparable damage. Written by Ivan Sanluis Garcia

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Narrator: Look around you. There are many things to see, that some would say could never be. These things I know. It's true and I will tell you so. They are there to see, if you believe. Trolls and wizards and fairy kings, birds that talk and fish that sing. And if your heart is true, then you will find them, too. In every wish and dream and happy home, you will find a kingdom of the Gnomes.
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Connections

Edited into The Gnomes Great Adventure (1995) See more »

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The World of David the Gnome
Written by Javier Losada
Performed by Norman Groulx
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Interesting to say the least...
8 December 2002 | by (Boston Area) – See all my reviews

It's funny. I am not sure if this show is still on in reruns now, but my kids used to watch Nick Jr all the time when they were little and this show was on then. It's cute little kid fare. It would keep them entertained while I did house chores. Funny thing is, it was created in another country (Anime or French animation) and translated and dubbed. As such, there are many vocal, but not verbal, expressions of emotions. One time when the kids were watching it and I was cleaning, I had to keep checking in on them, because without the visual, it almost sounds like a porno film.


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