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The Wild Thornberrys 

The life of an adventurous family, from the point of view of an eleven-year-old girl gifted with animal language.
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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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Eliza Thornberry (Lacey Chabert) is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel (Tim Curry) and Marianne (Jodi Carlisle), 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 (Danielle Harris), her pet monkey Darwin (Tom Kane), and her wild-boy foster brother Donnie (Flea), Eliza gets involved with many different wildlife (and wild adventures). Written by Mike Konczewski

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Nigel Thornberry was based on Sir David Attenborough. 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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A Good Show
6 June 2005 | by NZTigerboySee all my reviews

I enjoy the Wild Thornberrys, it's a very good show.

Some Episodes might be boring or annoying but it's a very good show.

Plus it helps kids to get interested in animals.

Some people hear might hate Eliza but I like her for her curiosity and to help all animals on our precious planet.

Debbie is sometimes annoying to me but she's just a teenager who want to do normal things and I don't think most teens will see traveling around the world in a convee shooting documentaries is normal.

Also I love how Nigel (Dad) is always in a good mood in any situation. Now I wish there more people like him.

Now like I said this is a very show.


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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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(90 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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