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Martha Speaks 

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Tales of a dog, Martha, who eats alphabet soup and gains the ability to speak. This series follows the antics of Martha and her owner as she encounters many adventures with her newfound ability.
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J.T. Turner J.T. Turner ...  Narrator / ... 81 episodes, 2008-2011
Christina Crivici ...  Alice Boxwood 39 episodes, 2008-2010
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Tales of a dog, Martha, who eats alphabet soup and gains the ability to speak. This series follows the antics of Martha and her owner as she encounters many adventures with her newfound ability.

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Animation | Family

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USA | Canada | Philippines

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English

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1 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Locsi-fecsi Márta See more »

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Trivia

In the books, Helen's last name is Finney, but in the show, her last name is Lorraine. See more »

Quotes

Veteranarian (2008): [in Martha's imagination] What's your diagnosis, Nurse Martha?
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Martha Speaks Theme Song
Music by Daniel Ingram
Lyrics by Ken Scarborough
Performed by Robert Wilson
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Great show!
17 August 2010 | by blayneleonardSee all my reviews

My kid LOOOOOOVES Martha Speaks! We stumbled on this by accident while channel surfing. After I saw how interested he was in it, I went to the library to borrow a couple of DVDs. I knew then that he loved them enough for me to buy them. He now has 2 of Martha's DVDs and can't get enough of her. I love them because they do manage to write great and very funny stories that appeal to both kids and adults. I can truly call this a family show.

The thing that appeals to me about "Martha Speaks" is even though Martha is very intelligent and can articulate like a human, she's still a dog who still thinks like a dog (i.e., she still likes to drink out of the toilet bowl, dig holes and eat out of the garbage), which creates some very interesting situations! It also exposes my son to very big words and their meaning - and it does seem to have helped expand his vocabulary.

I think that this would make an excellent live-action movie if anyone decided to make that move (hint, hint) and I would be the first one to see it! I would HIGHLY recommend these DVDs and the books!


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