Oct. 08, 1995
30 min.
PBS TV Network

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Wishbone, a little dog with a BIG imaginationis is bridge between life and literature as he embarks on exciting journeys. He's escapades with kids of the fictional town Oakdale, trigger a series of daydreams. In these daydreams, he imagines himself as a character in modern-day scenes that parallel the storylines from classic literature, emphasizing universal themes explored in classic tales.

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01x18 Hot Diggety Dawg Aired: Nov. 01, 1995

Wishbone digs for Wanda, turning the day into the pages of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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The show had 2 seasons and 50 episodes air between 1995 and 2001.

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  • Every episode was shot on two interior soundstages, and one exterior backlot. There was a "contemporary" set, and a "literary" set built for each episode.
  • There were actually five "Wishbones". One dog named Soccer, the main actor, and four "stunt" dogs named Phoebe, Bear, Slugger, and Shiner.
  • Wishbone was dressed as Sherlock Holmes twice.
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