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Wishbone 

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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures.

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Rick Duffield
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Series cast summary:
Larry Brantley Larry Brantley ...  Wishbone / ... 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Jordan Wall Jordan Wall ...  Joe Talbot 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Christie Abbott ...  Sam Kepler 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Adam Springfield Adam Springfield ...  David Barnes 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Mary Chris Wall ...  Ellen Talbot 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Angee Hughes Angee Hughes ...  Wanda Gilmore 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Soccer the Dog ...  Wishbone 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Sean Hennigan Sean Hennigan ...  Baskerville Spirit / ... 25 episodes, 1995-1998
Cliff Stephens Cliff Stephens ...  Man / ... 21 episodes, 1995-1998
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Storyline

Wishbone the dog serves as a canine bridge between life and literature as he embarks on exciting journeys that include elements of action, adventure and comedy. In each of the 40 half-hour episodes, Wishbone the dog's escapades with the children and families of the fictional town of Oakdale, U.S.A., trigger a series of daydreams. In these daydreams, Wishbone imagines himself as a character in signature, modern-day scenes that parallel the storylines from classic literature, emphasizing the timeless and universal themes explored in these classic tales. Written by Anonymous

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

World Wide Wishbone

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosszcsont kalandjai See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This series never featured any foxes or coyotes in Wishbone's "contemporary" stories. The titular Jack Russell terrier occasionally interacted with cats. He confronted a black cat in the Halloween episode "Halloween Hound: The Legend of the Creepy Collars". See more »

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Referenced in Wishbone's Dog Days of the West (1998) See more »

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I love this show!!
6 August 1999 | by PhotoLoverSee all my reviews

This is a wonderful show!! And it's not hard to see why. You have a cute little doggie who dresses up in wonderfully made costumes (who's a better actor than a lot of humans) that acts out fantastic classic literature. It's a great show that gets kids to want to read, and gets adults want to read some classic books again. Another cool thing about the show is that it doesn't have commercials and at the end it takes a look at behind-the-scenes so that kids can see what it takes to put a show together. It's definently one of the best children's shows on TV!

P.S.- My favorite episode is the one where Penny comes to visit Wishbone and he tells her about Don Quixote and other great stories.


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