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George Shrinks 

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A ten year old boy instantly becomes as tiny as an insect realizing what life would be if he was not in normal size.

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William Joyce
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tracey Moore Tracey Moore ...  George Bernard Shrinks 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Paul O'Sullivan Paul O'Sullivan ...  Harold Shrinks 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Kathleen Laskey Kathleen Laskey ...  Perdita Shrinks 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Robbi Jay Thuet Robbi Jay Thuet ...  Junior Shrinks 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Bryn McAuley ...  Becky Lopez 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Catherine Gallant Catherine Gallant ...  Aunt Eunice 12 episodes, 2000-2003
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A ten year old boy instantly becomes as tiny as an insect realizing what life would be if he was not in normal size.

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Animation | Family

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Country:

Canada | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Georges rétrécit See more »

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Jade Animation,Nelvana See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

The show made its U.S. debut 30 September 2000 as one tier of the "PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch". Other tiers included "Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse", "Seven Little Monsters", and "Timothy Goes to School". When the production of "PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch" ended, the network gave this show a solo shot beginning 6 January 2003. See more »

Quotes

Elevator Operator: Bonjour. Floor?
Harold Shrinks: [looking down at the floor of the elevator] Ooooooh, yes. Very nice... tile-y!
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Utterly enjoyable
16 June 2004 | by gaidokuSee all my reviews

Started watching this one in the mornings with my daughter this past year and it's one of the few cartoons I find really enjoyable (that we can both watch). No product placements, no card games to buy, nothing along those lines, nor is it too adult/deep for her 11 years. The art direction is superb... sort of a 30's California-suburbia (yes, I know, that's an anachronism) feel. The parents are a mix of style, elegance (of a sort) and goofiness that we both find amusing and appealing, while George and Becky have a unique friendship that avoids a lot of the boy/girl clichés. By this I mean that there are often situations where George finds he needs Becky's help, given his stature. The majority of the time, however, George's quick thinking turns an otherwise potentially bad situation into a happy ending for all involved. On the whole, it's easily digestible, gorgeous eye-candy, good for some laughs, and leaves you wanting more. My only complaint is not with the cartoon, but the network that airs it where we live... we need more episodes... you're starting to repeat.


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