David the Gnome
David the Gnome



First Aired

Jan 04, 1988


David the Gnome


Network: Nickelodeon



The World of David the Gnome was based on the world famous children's books The Gnomes and The Secret of the Gnomes by Dutch authors Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen. David the Gnome, and his wife Lisa, were peace loving Gnomes who lived in a tree. They probably reminded more than a few children of their grandparents. David would travel around on the back of his trusty fox, Swift, who he would summon by whistling to help sick animals and gnomes and other mythical creatures with his medical expertise. Short series that lasted 26 episodes and the episodes were aired Saturday mornings on some channel, then Nickelodeon re-ran it in syndication as a part of their famous Nick Jr. block from 1988 up until fall 1996, then from 1996-1998 it was broadcasted on The Learning Channel. As of 1999 this show no longer airs anywhere in the world.


Good Medicine

Episode 1

In the first episode ""Good Medicine"" we are told some... Read more

Witch Way Out

Episode 2

Lisa is very worried about David and Swift, their red... Read more

David to the Rescue

Episode 3

David is called to Italy to treat a gnome girl.... Read more

The Baby Troll

Episode 4

The episode starts with Lisa explaining about the clothes gnomes... Read more

Little Houses for Little People

Episode 5

David explains how gnomes build their houses. The entrance of... Read more

The Wedding That Almost Wasn't

Episode 6

It is wintertime in the forest, and David and Lisa... Read more

To Grandfather's House We Go

Episode 7

David is expecting a visit from his granddaughter, Susan. In... Read more

Ghost of Black Lake

Episode 8

This episode begins with David explaining how gnomes make glass.... Read more

Kingdom of the Elves

Episode 9

The episode starts out with David telling how gnomes make... Read more

The Magic Knife

Episode 10

Lisa's sister, Julie, comes to visit, and she brings along... Read more

Young Dr. Gnome

Episode 11

David's nephew Jonathan is coming to visit. Jonathan is a... Read more

Happy Birthday to You

Episode 12

David tells about the childhood of gnomes, using his friend... Read more

The Siberian Bear

Episode 13

David is in his garden picking vegetables when he receives... Read more

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