The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

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...  The Littlest Hobo / ... 114 episodes, 1979-1985
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London is an extremely intelligent, wandering German shepherd who walks into a different place in each episode of this long-running television series, and comes upon people down on their luck or in trouble. London always befriends and helps the struggling person or persons. Then, when his job is done at episode's end, London declines to be the pet of the people he has helped and departs to continue his cross-country drifting. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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11 October 1979 (Canada)  »

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Der Vagabund - Die Abenteuer eines Schäferhundes  »

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The series is a modern day western. Hobo, whose background, origins, motivation, and ultimate destination are never explained, wanders from town to town and befriends those who need help. At the end of each episode, despite the people he helped attempting to adopt him, he would head off by himself, preferring to be on his own. See more »

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Maybe Tomorrow
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Composed by Terry Bush
Lyrics by John Crossen
Sung by Terry Bush
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This show rocks!
18 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I love this show! It is one of the great Canadian shows, in my opinion. It depicts the time during which it was made, and has interesting stories to tell. And some of its guest actors are well known talents (eg. Leslie Nielsen and Mike Myers). Every Canadian should see this show at least once!


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