The Wild Thornberrys
(Left: From V.11 #2 of Burger King Adventures; ©2000 by Viacom.)
The Wild Thornberrys is Klasky-Csupo's third Nicktoon, about a family of filmakers that specializes in nature documentaries.
Unlike other Nicktoons, which have 2 stories in each half-hour program (aside from specials), each story on The Wild Thornberrys is one program-length (30 minutes) story. Also, the series is more serious and adventurous in tone; there are some scenes played for laughs, though not many in this series.
Here's a list of characters and their voices that will appear (in order from left-to-right):
Left: The Thornberry family in action in Kenya, crusing downstream
in a "cabolito", a type of canoe used by Peruvian farmers. From "Storm Warning",
their first televised episode.
(From the October 1998 issue of Animation Magazine, an industry trade publication.©1998 by Viacom.)
|Darwin||A chimp that can talk, in a British accent, to his best friend, Eliza (What's a nature show without chimps?)||Tom Kane|
|Donnie Thornberry||The adopted, (literally) wild 4-year-old from Indonesia||Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist)|
|Eliza Thornberry||Has the ability to speak with the animals (a la "Doctor Doolittle")||Lacy Chabert (Fox's Party Of Five)|
|Debbie Thornberry||Their teenage daughter who hates going on these adventures, carrying on squabbles best suited for back home in the US||Danielle Harris|
|Nigel Thornberry||Eliza's father; an expert at natural science, but a dunce at everything else||Tim Curry (Zimbo in Real Monsters)|
|Marrianne Thornberry||Eliza's mother and expert filmaker; always has a cool head||Jodi Carlisle|
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