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Martha Speaks

Children's animated sitcom

Martha Speaks is a American-Canadian-British TV series based on the books originally by Susan Meddaugh. It features a 10 year old girl, Helen Lorraine, and her dog, Martha, whom after eating alphabet soup, gained the ability to speak. The show is very popular among children aged 4 to 7 years old and especially in countries like Poland and Hungary. The show was aired from 2008 until 2014.

Contents

Season 1Edit

Martha SpeaksEdit

Entire family: Martha, be quiet!
Martha: (gasps) What's wrong?
Danny: You talk too much!
Mariella: You never stop!
Helen: Sometimes I wish you never learned how to talk!
(Martha's feelings are crushed, and she slowly walks away.)

Martha Blah BlahEdit

Granny Flo: Bye-bye B, Sayounara S, too-dle-too T, adios A!

Oh, nooo!Edit

Martha: Quiet, baby Jake! This is history in the making! This guy's singing could become an international superstar!
Helen: Except, I don't think he's going to win.
Martha: Well, he might if we called a number of times and voted for him.
Mariella: We can't do that, Martha. It would be dishonest. We're only allowed to vote once. (beat) Commercial's on! Popcorn time!
(Mariella gets up to find popcorn)
Danny: (reads newspaper) Oh no, it says here that Granny's alphabet soup is really taking a licking. No, it's an expression. Taking a licking means something isn't going well. It says here that Grandma Flo is really losing money.

Martha takes a standEdit

Martha: This is a matter of principle!
Danny: Principle? A principle is something you believe in very, very strongly, like being a good neighbor. But there is one principle I believe in above all others. A man has the right to not be bossed around by any of his pets!
(Mariella is reading a book)
Mariella: Good principle.

Truman and the Deep Blue SeaEdit

Alice: Could you please get your nose out of that book for one minute? What are you reading something so interesting anyway?
Truman: The Odyssey: It's a about a hero who's lost at sea, and he has to overcome all sorts of obstacles before he can get home!
Alice: Does he see any whales? Because that's what you're about to see!

Martha Runs the StoreEdit

Danny blows up a balloon, puts icing on a cake, and nails a banner to the wall
Danny: ahh... you've got a nap for this, Daniel!
(the phone rings)

Martha's Dirty HabitEdit

Television advertisement: Do you have an irresistible craving that nothing will stop? (explains the definition of "craving", Daniel peeks over) Maybe you crave the deep, rich ... perhaps you have a weakness, unstoppable urge for the thick chunky chocolate... (Daniel sweats and walks away)
Martha: What about you?
Daniel: Hey, I was just thinking (touches the cookie jar) it's pretty silly to stop digging all at once. What if you just went outside and dug a little?
Martha: Yeah, I know what you mean. :(Daniel stops touching the jar of cookies)
Television advertisment: Crunchy graham crackers, chocolate nougat, all in one irresistible bar! The crave bar! It's what you crave! Come on! Give in to the urge!

Season 2Edit

The Jakey ExpressEdit

(Danny gets out the spare tire out of the car to the amusement of Helen)
Mariella: Isn't that a good idea?
Danny: It would make a great sled!
(End of flashback)
Danny: Okay, it looks like I forgot to put the spare tire back in.

Martha's Steamed!Edit

Danny: Helen!
Helen: Yes, dad?
Danny: (eating out of a tub of ice cream) Why won't T.D.'s dad let him put his shoes in the freezer anymore?
Helen: Because his dad says they make the ice cream taste like feet.
(Danny starts becoming nauseous and throws up the ice cream in the sink while Helen walks away)

Season 4Edit

Bye Bye Burger BoyEdit

(the car pulls up in the drive-thru)
Danny: Hello Stan!
Stan: Hello! May I take your order?
Danny: We'll take 6 Burger Boy burgers, 3 large potato crisps, and one family style salad to go!

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