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When I was a child, around fifteen years ago give or take (late 90s, early 00s), there was a TV show that aired on TV (could have been Disney Channel, or another channel airing content for children) with live dogs talking [so not a cartoon/animation, but live content], and, I believe, having jobs or so.

I do remember one of them being a Dobermann, and I think he had an important job such as a Boss of something (he could even have worn clothes but I am not sure about that). I don't believe he was the main character, though. My sister and I have been looking for that show's title for years, but we remember so little it's pretty hard to find it. There is a possibility it is a movie rather than a show, but I'm pretty sure it is a show.

I watched this on French television but this was definitely originally a US show.

  • This isn't a lot to get started. But is the show: Allô maman, c'est Noël?. The original English title is: Look Who's Talking Now. – Shreedhar Dec 20 '19 at 10:40
  • I hate to break it to you, but that's more like 20 years ago. You're getting old. :) – SQB Dec 20 '19 at 11:59
  • More to the point, was this live action or animation? – SQB Dec 20 '19 at 11:59
  • I perhaps should have said that it wasn't animation, rather than not a cartoon, will edit to clarify! [when doing my really bad maths I assumed I was somewhere younger than ten which was 15 years ago, but numbers aren't my forte apparently :') ] – AoiTora Dec 20 '19 at 14:14
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Maybe this one: 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd

A boy is changed to a dog and won't become human again until he does 100 good deeds.

100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd is an American television sitcom created for Nickelodeon by Steven H. Berman, Mitchel Katlin, and Nat Bernstein. The series ran for three seasons - from October 16, 1999 until April 21, 2002.

Eddie McDowd (Jason Dohring) is considered to be a schoolyard bully by his peers. McDowd considers himself very attractive and powerful and so he bullies others without mercy. One day, while bullying a kid after school, he is caught by a kind of mystical man. He tells McDowd that due to his bullying he will be punished for his wrongdoings by living life as a dog, and that in order to be restored as a human he has to do 100 good deeds for others. Besides The Drifter, the only one who can hear him talk is Justin Taylor, the last kid he bullied. At first the two are firmly against the idea, but McDowd realizes that he must work alongside Justin and his family to finish his good deeds. Every time Eddie performs a good deed the Drifter appears with a creatively presented number stating the remaining deeds he has left. Occasionally when Eddie misbehaves the Drifter takes away one of his deeds. The story has no ending as the series was cancelled before a final resolution could be made.

In France, this show could be seen on France 3 in 1999 and on France 5 in 2010.

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  • In France, this show could be seen on France 3 in 1999 and on France 5 in 2010. – Lyzvaleska Dec 20 '19 at 10:50
  • @Lyzvaleska you or jo1storm can edit that into the answer, that's valuable information. – SQB Dec 20 '19 at 12:02
  • This might be the one. I'm still confused as I pretty vividly remember that dobermann (the only thing I truly remember tbh), but I'll look into that tonight, as all other things check out. I will accept the answer as soon as I check some episodes to see if that's the one, thanks :D – AoiTora Dec 20 '19 at 14:20

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