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The Wild Thornberrys 

Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique ... See full summary »
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Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

Directors: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lacey Chabert ...  Eliza Thornberry / ... 90 episodes, 1998-2004
Jodi Carlisle ...  Marianne Thornberry / ... 90 episodes, 1998-2004
Tim Curry ...  Nigel Thornberry / ... 90 episodes, 1998-2004
Danielle Harris ...  Debbie Thornberry / ... 90 episodes, 1998-2004
Tom Kane ...  Darwin / ... 90 episodes, 1998-2004
Flea ...  Donnie / ... 89 episodes, 1998-2004
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Storyline

Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique because she was granted the magical ability to talk with and understand animals. Together with her teen-age sister Debbie, her pet monkey Darwin, and her wild-boy foster brother Donnie, Eliza gets involved with many different wildlife (and wild adventures). Written by Mike Konczewski

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal World See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(90 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A huge mural by the escalators at the defunct Nickelodeon Studios is of the main characters of the Wild Thornberrys along with the logo. The mural can still be seen from second story windows of the abandoned building. See more »

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[opening lines to every episode]
Eliza Thornberry: This is me, Eliza Thornberry, part of your average family. I've got a dad, a mom, and a sister. There is Donnie - we found him. And Darwin, he found us. Oh yeah, about our house - it moves, because we travel all over the world. You see, my dad hosts this nature show, and my mom shoots it. Okay, so we're not that average. And between you and me, something amazing happened... and now I can talk to animals. It's really cool, but totally secret. And you know what? ...
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19 December 2002 | by Tricer1447See all my reviews

I dont see why so many people on this site are bashing this show. It's not idiolic or stupid and it defiently isn't crap! When I first saw this show I was blown away by its accurate knowledge of animals and became a big fan. I was inspired to be a biologist from this show and by the I loved this show and hated Doug (yes DOUG!) at the same time. And I still do. I have many found memories of this show and is one of the more intelligent Nicktoons. It strongly focuses on family relationships and each character has a totally different personality. Debbie the lonely teenaged brat, Nigel and Merryann the strong spirited parents, Darwin the wise cracking chimp, Donnie the wildboy and Eliza the animal loving girl with a free will that talks to animals. I object to everyone on this site that insulted this show. Enviromental piece of crap my a$$! (WITH ALL DUE RESPECT)


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