Wishbone Season 1
S01 E01Mar 23, 1995
A Tail in Twain (1) Mar 23, 1995 The kids have an end-of-summer adventure in Jackson Park and learn about the power of stories. Wishbone, as Tom Sawyer, has an adventure with Huck Finn in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
S01 E02Mar 24, 1995
A Tail in Twain Part Two Mar 24, 1995 Part One continued.
S01 E03Mar 25, 1995
Twisted Tail Mar 25, 1995 A crime wave hits Oakdale, making the kids selective in choosing friends and giving Wishbone a chance to dream of Oliver Twist.
S01 E04Mar 25, 1995
Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh! Mar 25, 1995 Wishbone, not wearing his collar, gets taken to the pound where he meets a beautiful female dog named Rosie.The inside story is that of ""romeo and Juliet"" by William Shakespeare
S01 E05Mar 26, 1995
Homer Sweet Homer Mar 26, 1995 Wishbone tells the story of Homer's ""The Odyssey.""
S01 E06Mar 30, 1995
Bark That Bark Mar 30, 1995 David overloads on responsibilities and doesn't understand the wisdom of asking for help. Wishbone explores the power of wisdom as it lies within two African-American folk tales.
S01 E07Mar 31, 1995
Cyranose Mar 31, 1995 Wishbone is Cyrano de Bergerac, serenading Roxanne with poetry.
S01 E08Apr 1, 1995
The Slobbery Hound Apr 1, 1995 Wishbone searches for a wandering dog who is wreaking havoc with garbage cans and items in people's yards and porches. Wishbone imagines himself as Sherlock Holmes in ""The Hound of the Baskervilles"", where he works to track down a murderer who uses a giant hound to commit his crimes.
S01 E09Apr 2, 1995
Digging Up the Past Apr 2, 1995 Wishbone and Joe meet a charming elderly Oakdale resident who has returned after a long absense, and together they search for a ""time capsule"" in Joe's backyard. Meanwhile, Wishbone imagines himself as Rip van Winkle, who falls asleep in the forest and wakes up twenty years later to discover that a whole new nation (the USA) has been born.
S01 E10Apr 3, 1995
Bone of Arc Apr 3, 1995 Samantha becomes the heroine of the boys' soccer team, while Wishbone becomes her ally. Meanwhile, Joan of Arc leads the men of the French Army against the English in Mark Twain's Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc. Wishbone is her friend, Louis de Conte.
S01 E11Apr 5, 1995
The Impawssible Dream Apr 5, 1995 Wishbone, while watching Joe pursue his impossible dream of making the book of world records, thinks of Don Quixote.
S01 E12Apr 5, 1995
Fleabitten Bargain Apr 5, 1995 Joe is dazzled by a virtual-reality machine demonstrated by a cunning salesman at a town fair. Meanwhile, Wishbone, as Faust, learns that making big sacrifices just to gain immediate satisfaction is not necessarily the wisest choice in the long run.
S01 E13Apr 6, 1995
Sniffing the Gauntlet Apr 6, 1995 Keeping oneself in the right frame of mind, Wishbone draws into Rebecca's world in Ivanhoe.
S01 E14Oct 26, 1995
The Hunchdog of Notre Dame Oct 26, 1995 Wishbone is the Hunchback of Notre Dame, standing for and defending Esmerelda.
S01 E15Oct 27, 1995
Golden Retrieved Oct 27, 1995 Wishbone is distressed with his owner Joe's infatuation with his new mountain bike, which causes Joe to pay less attention to Wishbone, and to act less caring and patient towards him. Then when Wishbone goes missing for a day, Joe realizes how much Wishbone means to him, and how his dog's company is so much more important than his new bike. Meanwhile, as Silas Marner, Wishbone learns the value of human warmth and companionship as opposed to acquired wealth.
S01 E16Oct 30, 1995
A Tale of Two Sitters Oct 30, 1995 Guilt by association haunts Wishbone in his dream of A Tale of Two Cities.
S01 E17Oct 31, 1995
Frankenbone Oct 31, 1995 David claims that through his experiments he has discovered the secret of life. Wishbone compares the mysterious experiment to the Mary Shelly horror, ""Frankenstein.
S01 E18Nov 1, 1995
Hot Diggety Dawg Nov 1, 1995 Wishbone digs for Wanda, turning the day into the pages of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth.
S01 E19Nov 2, 1995
One Thousand and One Tails Nov 2, 1995 While greed threatens to grip the humans around him, Wishbone imagines himself as Ali Baba among forty thieves. The sheer power of 1001 Arabian Nights seems overwhelming.
S01 E20Nov 3, 1995
Mixed Breeds Nov 3, 1995 Secrets abound in all people. Wanda and Mr. Pruitt find that out themselves, as does Wishbone in his visions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
S01 E21Nov 4, 1995
The Canine Cure Nov 4, 1995 This time, Wishbone imagines The Imaginary Invalid by MoliÃ¨re.
S01 E22Nov 5, 1995
The Pawloined Paper Nov 5, 1995 Joe has a substitute teacher for his class, who he likes a lot. After a word puzzle he makes up about her gets snatched, courtesy of Curtis, Joe must get it back before anyone sees it. Meanwhile, Wishbone tears the living room upside down looking for his toy newspaper, which is right under his nose the whole time, just like where the stolen letter is hidden in today's story ""The Purloined Letter"" by Edgar Allen Poe
S01 E23Nov 6, 1995
Bark to the Future Nov 6, 1995 Joe learns that his own intellect can never be replaced by modern technology. Meanwhile, Wishbone, as The Time Traveler, finds that in the year 802,701 the lazy Eloi have allowed their intellect to be replaced by technology in H.G. Wells' The Time Machine.
S01 E24Mar 2, 1996
Paw Prints of Thieves Mar 2, 1996 When Joe gets under the crosshairs for what appears to be a good deed, Wishbone imagines himself as Robin Hood.
S01 E25Mar 3, 1996
Furst Impressions Mar 3, 1996 While Sam, David, and Joe agonize over finding a date for the pending dance, Wishbone goes over the story of ""Pride and Prejudice"" by Jane Austin.
S01 E26Mar 4, 1996
The Prince and The Pooch Mar 4, 1996 It's another tale in Twain for Wishbone, playing both The Prince and the Pauper.
S01 E27Mar 5, 1996
The Count's Account Mar 5, 1996 Damont gets David into trouble after he uses one of David's inventions. Meanwhile, Wishbone as Edmond Dantes seeks revenge against his enemies in Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo.
S01 E28Mar 6, 1996
Salty Dog Mar 6, 1996 Samantha convinces Joe and David to help her look for a ""magic"" horseshoe that is rumored to be nailed somewhere inside an old rickety barn in a remote wooded area of Oakdale. Wishbone notes Sam's adventurous spirit and her eager determination to fulfill her quest, and compares her to Jim Hawkins in Robert Louis Stevenson's book ""Treasure Island"".
S01 E29Mar 7, 1996
Little Big Dog Mar 7, 1996 In David and Goliath, Wishbone has more bravery than the David we know from this series.
S01 E30Mar 8, 1996
A Dogged Expose Mar 8, 1996 Wishbone is Sherlock Holmes, deftly trying to stop a mastermind from the pages of A Scandal in Bohemia while Samantha is unwillingly tangled in a scandal at Oakdale.
S01 E31Mar 9, 1996
Terrified Terrier Mar 9, 1996 Now Wishbone feels wounded as he dreams of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage.
S01 E32Mar 10, 1996
Shakespaw Mar 10, 1996 David runs into no end of problems while staging a production of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
S01 E33Nov 2, 1996
Muttketeer! Nov 2, 1996 Wishbone is always eager to make friends. He does so in the real world at the local school. And as D'Artagnan, Wishbone makes friends of the Three Musketeers.
S01 E34Nov 3, 1996
Hercules Unleashed Nov 3, 1996 While Samantha seeks the perfect gift for her father's birthday, Wishbone plays up Hercules, seeking the Golden Apples of the Hesperides.
S01 E35Nov 4, 1996
!Viva Wishbone! Nov 4, 1996 The power of love, for Wishbone, plays itself out in Our Lady of Guadalupe.
S01 E36Nov 5, 1996
The Entrepawneur Nov 5, 1996 Based on a portion of the epic poem ""Metamorphoses,"" by the ancient Roman poet Ovid, this episode focuses on the story of King Midas.Meanwhile, Joe is in a ""touchy"" situation with his friends David and Samantha when he hires them to help run his summer grocery delivery business. See more at RECAP
S01 E37Nov 6, 1996
Pantin' at the Opera Nov 6, 1996 Wishbone tells the story of Gaston Leroux's ""The Phantom Of The Opera.""
S01 E38Nov 7, 1996
Dances With Dogs Nov 7, 1996 Lee Natonabah, a Native-American friend of Joe's, speaks about Navajo culture and story-telling, while Wishbone imagines himself as a young brave in a story that Lee tells.
S01 E39Nov 8, 1996
Rushin' to the Bone Nov 8, 1996 Wishbone dramatizes Gogol's The Inspector General.
S01 E40Nov 9, 1996
Picks of the Litter Nov 9, 1996 The obligatory flashback episode (and the only best-of the series would ever see).