1997, Kids, Other
Wishbone is a small dog with a big imagination who acts out stories inspired by literature.

Episode Guide

  • Wishbone - The Roamin' Nose (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Roamin' Nose

    Wishbone becomes Aeneas, a man facing an uncertain future in Virgil's "The Aeneid.".

  • Wishbone - Pup Fiction (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Pup Fiction

    Wishbone and friends are led into mischief, in the same fashion as Jane Austen's characters in "Northanger Abbey.".

  • Wishbone - Barking at Buddha (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Barking at Buddha

    Wishbone daydreams about ancient China and Wu Ch'Eng-En's folk novel "The Monkey," a tale of growing up too fast.

  • Wishbone - Moonbone (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Wishbone plays detective, imitating Wilkie Collins in "The Moonstone," to uncover a missing Super Bowl ring.

  • Wishbone - War of the Noses (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    War of the Noses

    Wishbone feels betrayed and becomes Richard Shelton, the hero of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Black Arrow," to learn the truth.

  • Wishbone - A Bone of Contention (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    A Bone of Contention

    Wishbone plays John Alden in the fight for Priscilla in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Courtship of Miles Standish.".

  • Wishbone - Groomed for Greatness (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Groomed for Greatness

    Helping an artist leads Wishbone to identify with Pip, Charles Dickens' poor orphan character from "Great Expectations.".

  • Wishbone - The Prince of Wags (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Prince of Wags

    Wishbone compares Joe to William Shakespeare's worrying Prince Hal from "Henry IV, Part One.".

  • Wishbone - Halloween Hound: The Legend of the Creepy Collars (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Halloween Hound: The Legend of the Creepy Collars

    Joe's superstition reminds Wishbone of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and the unfortunate Ichabod Crane.

  • Wishbone - Picks of the Litter (Season 1 Episode 40)
    Season 1 Episode 40:

    Picks of the Litter

    Wishbone introduces a friend to favorite stories from past episodes.

  • Wishbone - Rushin' to the Bone (Season 1 Episode 39)
    Season 1 Episode 39:

    Rushin' to the Bone

    Wishbone becomes Ossip, the retainer of a civil servant who's mistaken for a government inspector, in Gogol's "The Inspector General.".

  • Wishbone - Dances With Dogs (Season 1 Episode 38)
    Season 1 Episode 38:

    Dances With Dogs

    In an American Indian tale, Wishbone is a young warrior who finds courage in a song from the past.

  • Wishbone - Pantin' at the Opera (Season 1 Episode 37)
    Season 1 Episode 37:

    Pantin' at the Opera

    In "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux, Wishbone is the Viscount Raoul de Chagny.

  • Wishbone - The Entrepawneur (Season 1 Episode 36)
    Season 1 Episode 36:

    The Entrepawneur

    As King Midas, Wishbone turns everything he touches into gold in a tale from Ovid's "Metamorphoses.".

  • Wishbone - Viva Wishbone! (Season 1 Episode 35)
    Season 1 Episode 35:

    Viva Wishbone!

    Wishbone is Juan Diego in the story of "Our Lady of Guadalupe.".

  • Wishbone - Hercules Unleashed (Season 1 Episode 34)
    Season 1 Episode 34:

    Hercules Unleashed

    In "Hercules and the Golden Apples," Wishbone wanders the world searching for the golden apples of the Hesperides.

  • Wishbone - Muttketeer! (Season 1 Episode 33)
    Season 1 Episode 33:


    Wishbone is D'Artagnan in Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers.".

  • Wishbone - Shakespaw (Season 1 Episode 32)
    Season 1 Episode 32:


    Wishbone is the sprite Ariel, serving the magician Prospero on his island in William Shakespeare's "The Tempest.".

  • Wishbone - Terrified Terrier (Season 1 Episode 31)
    Season 1 Episode 31:

    Terrified Terrier

    Wishbone is Civil War soldier Henry Fleming in Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage.".

  • Wishbone - A Dogged Expose (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    A Dogged Expose

    As Sherlock Holmes, Wishbone outwits a blackmailer in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "A Scandal in Bohemia.".

  • Wishbone - Little Big Dog (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:

    Little Big Dog

    David disobeys his parents; David and Goliath.

  • Wishbone - Salty Dog (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:

    Salty Dog

    As Jim Hawkins, Wishbone searches for pirate gold in Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island.".

  • Wishbone - The Count's Account (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:

    The Count's Account

    Damont uses one of David's inventions; "The Count of Monte Cristo."

  • Wishbone - The Prince and the Pooch (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    The Prince and the Pooch

    Wishbone portrays both royalty and the indigent Tom Canty in Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper.".

  • Wishbone - Furst Impressions (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Furst Impressions

    Wishbone is Mr. Darcy in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice.".

  • Wishbone - Paw Prints of Thieves (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Paw Prints of Thieves

    As Robin Hood, Wishbone is a hero to the poor for stealing from the rich.

  • Wishbone - Bark to the Future (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Bark to the Future

    In "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, Wishbone visits the year 802701, where he encounters the Eloi.

  • Wishbone - The Pawloined Paper (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Pawloined Paper

    Wishbone portrays Detective Dupin in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Purloined Letter.".

  • Wishbone - The Canine Cure (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Canine Cure

    Wishbone teaches Nathaniel how to overcome his imaginary allergy while relating the tale of Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid.".

  • Wishbone - Mixed Breeds (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Mixed Breeds

    Wishbone, as John Utterson, uncovers the secret life of his friend Dr. Jekyll in the Robert Louis Stevenson tale.

  • Wishbone - One Thousand and One Tails (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    One Thousand and One Tails

    Wishbone relives Ali Baba's encounter with 40 thieves in tales based on "The Thousand and One Arabian Nights.".

  • Wishbone - Hot Diggety Dawg (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Hot Diggety Dawg

    Wishbone finds a mysterious treasure; "A Journey to the Center of the Earth."

  • Wishbone - Frankenbone (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:


    Wishbone strives to give life to a monster when he becomes the title character in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein.".

  • Wishbone - A Tale of Two Sitters (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    A Tale of Two Sitters

    Wishbone is on trial for his aristocratic French family's crimes in Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities.".

  • Wishbone - Golden Retrieved (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Golden Retrieved

    Wishbone, as Silas Marner, learns that love is more important than gold in the George Eliot classic.

  • Wishbone - Hunchdog of Notre Dame (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Hunchdog of Notre Dame

    As the misshapen bell-ringer Quasimodo, Wishbone befriends a woman in Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame.".

  • Wishbone - Sniffing the Gauntlet (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Sniffing the Gauntlet

    Wishbone, as the title character in Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe," defends a woman's honor.

  • Wishbone - Fleabitten Bargain (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Fleabitten Bargain

    Joe learns the price of instant gratification; Wishbone makes a deal with the devil in Goethe's "Faust.".

  • Wishbone - Impawssible Dream (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Impawssible Dream

    Wishbone becomes Sancho Panza, squire to Don Quixote, a poor gentleman who dreams of knightly adventures, in Cervantes' tale.

  • Wishbone - Bone of Arc (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Bone of Arc

    A boys soccer team; Mark Twain's "Joan of Arc."

  • Wishbone - Digging Up the Past (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Digging Up the Past

    Wishbone is Rip van Winkle in the Washington Irving tale of a man who falls asleep for 20 years.

  • Wishbone - The Slobbery Hound (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Slobbery Hound

    Wishbone becomes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, in "The Hound of the Baskervilles.".

  • Wishbone - Cyranose (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    As the title character, Wishbone impresses Roxanne with his poetic words in Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac.".

  • Wishbone - Bark That Bark (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Bark That Bark

    An overloaded David doesn't realize he needs help; Wishbone learns about the power of wisdom from two African-American folk tales.

  • Wishbone - Homer Sweet Homer (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Homer Sweet Homer

    Developers are trying to destroy Jackson Park; Wishbone undertakes Odysseus' quest in Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey.".

  • Wishbone - Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh! (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh!

    Wishbone is Romeo in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," a tragic tale of feuding families and young love.

  • Wishbone - Twisted Tail (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Twisted Tail

    A crime wave hits Oakdale; Wishbone is Oliver Twist, and he is caught up in London's underworld in the Charles Dickens classic.

  • Wishbone - A Tail in Twain (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    A Tail in Twain

    End of summer; Wishbone/Tom Sawyer has an adventure with Huck.