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Wishbone

WishboneWishbone is about a little dog (a Jack Russell Terrier). The show originally aired from March 1, 1995 to June 1, 1998 in the United States on PBS. The main character, Wishbone, a talking dog lives with his owner, Joe Talbot, in the fictional modern town of Oakdale, Texas. Wishbone daydreams about being the lead character of stories from classic literature, drawing parallels between the stories and events in the lives of Joe and his friends. He was known as "the little dog with a BIG imagination".

 

Episode Title / Story Title Comptemporary Story Watch on YouTube
Season 1
1 & 2. A Tail in Twain / Tom Sawyer Wishbone & kids discover a man diging up the "No Name Grave" Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
3. Twisted Tail / Oliver Twist A Crimewave hits Oakdale Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
4. Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh! / Romeo & Juilet Wishbone is taken to pound & falls in love Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
5. Homer Sweet Homer / The Odyssey The kids try to save Jackson Park from developers Part 1, Part 2
6. Bark That Bark / African-American Folktales David doesn't want anyone's help setting up Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
7. Cyranose / Cyrano de Bergerac The kids struggle writing poetry Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
8. Slobbery Hound / Hound of the Baskervilles Wishbone is blamed for messing up the neighborhood Part 1, Part 2
9. Digging Up The Past / Rip Van Winkle An Elderly woman visits Oakdale Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
10. Bone of Arc / Joan of Arc Samantha joins the boy's soccer team Part 1, Part 2
11. The Impawssible Dream / Don Quixote Joe wants to beat the record for the most free throws Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
12. Fleabitten Bargain / Faust Joe wants to buy a virtual-reality machine at the fair Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
13. Sniffing the Gauntlet / Ivanhoe Samantha gets sick the day of the class spelling bee Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
14. Hunchbog of Notre Dame /
Huntchback of Notre Dame
Samantha teaches Nathaniel how to skate, making the kids jealous Part 1, Part 2
15. Golden Retrieved / Silas Marner Joe loses Wishbone in the park Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
16. A Tale of Two Sitters / A Tale of Two Cities Joe & David refuse to babysit Emily Part 1, Part 2
17 Frakenbone / Frankenstein David's Science Project comes to life Part 1, Part 2
18. Hot Diggety Dawg /
Journey to the Center of Earth
Wanda plants a tree in Joe's front yard & Wishbone digs up burried treasure Part 1, Part 2
19. 1001 Tails / 1001 Arabian Nights David runs into cybercrinmals online Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
20. Mixed Breeds / Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide Wanda falls in love with Mr. Pruitt Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
21. The Canine Cure / The Imaginary Invalid A boy alergic to dogs stays with Talbot's Part 1, Part 2
22. The Pawloined Paper / The Purloined Letter Joe tries to get a word puzzle back Part 1, Part 2
23. Bark to the Future / The Time Machine Joe uses a calculator instead of his brain Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
24. Paw Print of Thieves / Robin Hood Joe helps cafetria lady donate food Part 1, Part 2
25. Furst Impressions / Pride and Prejudice The Oakdale School Beach Party Social Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
26. Price & the Pooch / Price and the Pauper Joe tries to coach Emily's Tee-Ball Team Part 1, Part 2
27. Count's Account / Count of Monte Cristo David gets revenge against Demont Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
28. Salty Dog / Treasure Island Samantha wants to get "Blackbeard's Shoe" in a barn Part 1, Part 2
29. Little Big Dog / David and Goliath David breaks off the mirror of his parent's car Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
30. A Dogged Expose / A Scandal in Bohemia Embarrasing photos of Samantha Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
31. Terrified Terrier / The Red Bag of Courage Joe ditches David & Sam Part 1, Part 2
32. Shakespaw / The Tempest Kids attempt their own production of "The Tempest" Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
33. Muttketeer! / The Three Musketeers Wishbone tries to join the kids at school Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
34. Hercules Unleashed / The Golden Apples Sam is looking for a gift for her father's 40th Birthday Part 1, Part 2
35. !Viva Wishbone! / Our Lady of Guadalupe Joe buys a music box for his mother & breaks it Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
36. The Entrepawneur / Metamorphoses Joe tries to run a grocery delievery business Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
37. Pantin' at the Opera / Phantom of Opera Librarian stealing books from the library

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
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38. Dances with the Dogs /
Sound of The Deathless Voice
Native American friend of Joe tells stories Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
39. Rushin' to the Bone / Inspector General Wishbone gets the chance to be a star Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
40: Picks of the Litter / Various Wishbone tells stories to a female dog Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Season 2
1. Legend of Creepy Collars / Sleepy Hollow Joe & his friends goes on a scavenger hunt Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
2. Legend of Creepy Collars / Sleepy Hollow Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
3. The Prince of Wags / Henry VI, Part 1 Joe is elected captain of his basketball team Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
4. Groomed for Greatness / Great Expectations Wanda's cousin comes to create a sculpture Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
5. Bone of Contention /
Courtship of Miles Standish
Joe & David vying to ask the same girl to the school dance Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
or Part 1, Part 2
6. War of the Noses / The Black Arrow Wishbone tries to rescue his red chair Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
7. Moonbone / The Moonstone Wishbone burries a football star's ring Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
8. Barking of Buddha / Monkey (Journey West) Jimmy & Marcus want to impress Joe and his friends Part 1, Part 2
9. Pup Fiction / Northanger Abbey Wanda receives mysterious notes Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
10. The Roamin' Nose / The Aeneid A gas leak forces everyone to evacuate Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Movie: Wishbone's Dog Days of the West / Heart of the West A TV news station reporter tries to buy the newspaper from Wanda Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

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