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On Set with Wishbone - Interview with “Wishbone” Executive Producer Rick Duffield

Jim Ruddy

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  •  Duffield talks about creating and casting “Wishbone” 
  •  Duffield explains the format of a typical episode of the show 
  •   Duffield discusses the difficulties he faces as the producer of a television series starring a dog 
  •   Duffield speaks about the educational value of “Wishbone” 
  •  Soccer’s fascination with insects is mentioned 
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This footage, taped by director Jim Ruddy for “Entertainment Tonight”, takes a behind the scenes look at the production of the Emmy award-winning PBS children’s television series “Wishbone”. Taped on set in Allen, Texas in the spring of 1995, this clip features an unedited interview with series creator and executive producer Rick Duffield. Throughout the interview, Duffield discusses the creation of “Wishbone”, the casting of Soccer the dog in the titular role, as well as the difficulties with producing a series starring an animal. Off-camera, actor Larry Brantley provides the voice for Wishbone.