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Family Dog 

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The twisted adventures of the Binsford family's dog. A spin-off from an "Amazing Stories" episode.







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Complete series cast summary:
Martin Mull ...  Skip Binsford 10 episodes, 1993
Molly Cheek ...  Bev Binsford 10 episodes, 1993
Danny Mann ...  Family Dog 10 episodes, 1993
Zak Huxtable Epstein Zak Huxtable Epstein ...  Billy Binsford 10 episodes, 1993
Cassie Cole Cassie Cole ...  Buffy Binsford 10 episodes, 1993


The twisted adventures of the Binsford family's dog. A spin-off from an "Amazing Stories" episode.

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dog | surrealism | cartoon dog | See All (3) »


A delightfully offbeat, dog's-eye-view of modern family life! See more »


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Canada | USA



Release Date:

1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The network ordered 13 episodes of the show, plus an additional 5 scripts were written. 10 episodes were finished and sent back from the animation house in Taiwan but producers were dissatisfied with the results, so they halted production on the final three episodes and outsourced the ten episodes to Canada's Nelvana animation studio for "fixes and completions." See more »


Referenced in The Comix Scrutinizer: Fish Police #1 (2015) See more »

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Funnier when I was 14
22 August 2007 | by aprshep-1See all my reviews

I just discovered this cartoon again on You Tube (the Amazing Stories 1/2 hour version). I remember laughing so hard at this when I was 14 years old. I went to school the next day and discussed it with my friend who had watched it...we got in trouble in library for being too loud. We couldn't stop laughing about the "blaming it on the dog" part. Back then, fart jokes on TV were hard to come by...so this cartoon was a huge hit. I have always remembered The Family Dog as being one of the funniest cartoons I have ever seen. I searched for it again and amazingly found it! It did get some smiles out of me still, especially the Dad's flared nostrils and blaming it on the dog...about 20 some years later...still pretty funny, but not nearly as much. Maybe I'm jaded now with all the fart humor so readily available :) I think anyone (especially dog owners) can appreciate this cartoon. It was definitely ahead of it's time!

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