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"Adventures from the Book of Virtues" Compassion (1996)

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Original Air Date:
3 September 1996 (Season 1, Episode 4)
Emile Zigrodny, a classmate Zach barely knows, loses his house in a fire, and Zach is hesitant to show... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)
Darleen Carr ... The Girl's Mother (voice)

Tara Strong ... The Little Girl (voice) (as Tara Charendoff)

Jim Cummings ... Ari / The Samaritan Merchant (voice)
Keene Curtis ... The Levite (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... Plato (voice) (as Kevin M. Richardson)

John Rubinstein ... (voice) (as John Rubenstein)

George Segal ... Eli (voice)

Pamela Adlon ... Zach Nichols (voice) (as Pamela Segall)

Kath Soucie ... Annie Redfeather / Aurora / Joshua (voice)

Frank Welker ... Sock / Lion / Donkeys / Buzzards / Dogs (voice)

Michael York ... Androcles / The Priest (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brad Boyer ... (voice: Singaporean version)
Joe Murray ... Plato / Sock / Ari (voice: Singaporean version)

Chuck Powers ... (voice: Singaporean version)
Brian Zimmerman ... (voice: Singaporean version)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Joanna Romersa 
Writing credits
William J. Bennett (book "The Book of Virtues")

Bruce D. Johnson (creator)

Marion Wells (written by)

Emma Lazarus (poem "The New Colossus")

Produced by
William T. Baumann .... executive producer
Glen Hill .... producer
Bruce D. Johnson .... executive producer
Steven Kulczycki .... co-executive producer: KCET
Patricia Kunkel .... co-executive producer: KCET
Fred Schaefer .... co-producer
Mary Ann Steward .... associate producer
Andrea Tompkins .... associate producer
Original Music by
J.A.C. Redford 
Film Editing by
Tom Gleason 
Casting by
Kris Zimmerman 
Production Design by
John Petrovitz 
Art Direction by
Grigor Boyadjiev 
Gene Dieckhoner 
Production Management
Sam Im .... overseas production manager: Rainbow Animation Group
Ray Pointer .... unit production manager: Rainbow Animation Group (uncredited)
Art Department
Francis Barrios .... storyboard artist
Alfonso DeLeon .... storyboard artist (as Alfonso De Leon)
Ric Estrada .... storyboard artist
Romeo Francisco .... storyboard artist
Aleta Fritz-Kozak .... storyboard supervisor (as Aleta Kozak)
Juan 'Jo' Luna .... storyboard artist (as Juan Luna)
Carol Lundberg .... storyboard artist
Cesar Magsombol .... storyboard artist
Danny Taverna .... storyboard artist (as Danilo Taverna)
Sound Department
Robert Duran .... sound effects
Melissa Ellis .... re-recording mixer (as Melissa Gentry-Ellis)
Ray Leonard .... re-recording mixer
Jackson Schwartz .... dialogue mixer
Anna Thunholm .... sound recordist
Visual Effects by
Chris Cho .... special effects: Rainbow Animation Group
Animation Department
Richard Bowman .... animation director
Grigor Boyadjiev .... background designer
Charles Choi .... character director: Rainbow Animation Group
Joseph DeAsis .... background painter (as Joseph De Asis)
Gene Dieckhoner .... background designer
Gene Dieckhoner .... background painter
Joan Drake .... animation director
Greg Garcia .... layout supervisor
Kevin Gollaher .... character designer
Simon Han .... animation director: Rainbow Animation Group
Christopher Holt .... background designer
Kevin Kim .... character director: Rainbow Animation Group
Sang Kim .... supervising director: wraparounds
Carol Lundberg .... character designer
Frank Magsino .... background painter
John Petrovitz .... background designer (as Vadim Sokolov)
Pio Ravago .... background painter
Mike Reyna .... overseas supervisor
Jesse Santos .... background designer
Joseph M. Tangonan .... background painter (as Joseph Tanganon)
Allen Wilzbach .... animation director
Kay Wright .... animation director
Michael Q. Ceballos .... character designer (uncredited)
Victor Gaitan .... animation director: Rainbow Animation Group (uncredited)
Shawn Gibson .... final line animator (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Ray Clarke .... on-line editor
Tom Gleason .... vice president of post-production
Music Department
David Cates .... music editor
Stu Goldberg .... composer: additional music
Stu Goldberg .... music arranger
Stu Goldberg .... music performer
Stu Goldberg .... music recordist
Michael Harriton .... composer: additional music
Michael Harriton .... music arranger
J.A.C. Redford .... composer: theme music
Other crew
Aletta Cooper .... researcher
John Cribb .... creative consultant
Gordon Hunt .... voice director
Bruce D. Johnson .... story editor
Robert Laws .... researcher
Glenn Leopold .... creative consultant
Fred Schaefer .... story editor
Adam D. Wright .... distribution executive (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Directed by
Walt Kubiak 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eleanor Burian-Mohr 
Bruce D. Johnson  creator
Terence Taylor 

Sound Department
Michael Miller .... foley mixer
Brian Rader .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
Damon Crowe .... digital artist: Rainbow Animation
Brian Godlewski .... digital artist
Justin Schultz .... digital compositor
Music Department
John Bisharat .... composer: additional music
Production CompaniesOther Companies

Additional Details

Did You Know?

Plato:A famous playwright once wrote mercy "is twice blessed. It blesses him that receives..."
Aurora:"And him that takes."
[sings a note and flies off the rock to his shoulder]
Plato:[chuckles] Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice".
Aurora:[clears throat] Act 4, Scene 1.
Plato:[good-naturedly] Show-off.
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