Based on the children's book series by James Marshall and Maurice Sendak, and featuring the voices of Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin, George and Martha focuses on the quirky and inspiring friendship of two hippos who are best of friends, and their experiences with everyday events. Surrounded by other animal friends, the two hippos are always learning the meaning of compromise and camaraderie.
Last Episode02x13 The Fibber, The Mascot Aired: May. 13, 2000
George exaggerates in his stories about himself; an ice-cream company needs a mascot.
Series Fun Facts
- "George and Martha" shares a theme song with another HBO series "Real Sex" (1990), a decidedly less family-oriented show.