A ten year old boy instantly becomes as tiny as an insect realizing what life would be if he was not in normal size.

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Tracey Moore ...
 George Bernard Shrinks (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Paul O'Sullivan ...
 Harold Shrinks (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Kathleen Laskey ...
 Perdita Shrinks (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Robbi Jay Thuet ...
 Junior Shrinks (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Becky Lopez (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
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A ten year old boy instantly becomes as tiny as an insect realizing what life would be if he was not in normal size.

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The show made its U.S. debut 30 September 2000 as one tier of the "PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch". Other tiers included "Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse", "Seven Little Monsters", and "Timothy Goes to School". When the production of "PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch" ended, the network gave this show a solo shot beginning 6 January 2003. See more »

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Elevator Operator: Bonjour. Floor?
Harold Shrinks: [looking down at the floor of the elevator] Ooooooh, yes. Very nice... tile-y!
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Cute, enjoyable little cartoon
19 February 2004 | by (Wichita, Kansas) – See all my reviews

The children's book "George Shrinks" is about a boy (perhaps eight years old) who awakens one morning to discover he has shrunk to the size of a mouse. This program modifies the premise in this way: the main character is named "George Shrinks" (yes, "Shrinks" is his last name) and, to the best of anyone's knowledge, he has always been about two inches tall. George's family takes their oldest son's diminutive size in stride, as does George himself. Mr. Shrinks is an inventor and has made several devices to assist tiny George in getting around and doing what he needs to do. And George himself is one plucky kid, who (in the tradition of other shrunken kids such as Alice) isn't going to let being mouse-sized stop him from enjoying life.

Some of the adventures of George come about by his being so tiny; other times, George uses his miniature size to solve a problem (such as when his mother's wedding ring is washed down the drain.) The stories are imaginative and non-violent, and should be a delight for young and old alike.


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