Dove Approved: All Ages
Davey and Goliathฎ, the beloved stop-motion animated television series about a little boy Davey and his talking dog Goliath aired on broadcast television between 1960 and 1975 and has had a profound impact on millions of people around the world for more than 40 years. Now, this timeless series is available on DVD to a whole new generation of children. We welcome these quirky, wholesome characters back into our lives!
Relive your childhood memories! Produced by Gumby creators Art Clokey and Ruth Clokey Goodell, Davey and Goliath provides a welcome alternative to other children's programming. The series, newly refurbished and digitally restored for DVD, features moral themes, which today can be seen as timeless.
This 50th Anniversary Edition features thirty of the all-time classic episodes:
Lost in a Cave: Davey remembers being separated from his family while they toured
a cave. But like Jesus going after a lost sheep, the family's tour guide rescued Davey.
Stranded on an Island: When he tide turns, Davey, Sally, and Goliath are stranded
on an island.
The Wild Goat: Davey and Goliath rescue a wild goat that was trapped under a
heavy tree branch
The Winner: (An all-time favorite) Jealous and envious of his friend Mike, Davey
enters a soap box derby.
The New Skates: Disobeying his mother, Davey skates on thin ice and falls through.
Cousin Barney: (The Lost Episode) Davey is amazed that his father continues to
show affection to Barney, Davey's annoying young cousin who has come for a visit.
The Kite: Davey, Jimmy, and Teddy try to fly a kite, but too many hands on the
kite string result in disaster.
The Mechanical Man: Davey is fascinated by a new remote controlled robot toy
until he realizes it cannot love.
The Time Machine: Taking imaginary trips in a time machine, Davey, Sally, and
Goliath see that God's love transcends time.
On The Line: Davey makes a string telephone and talks to his unseen parents to
show his friends how it's possible to talk to God even though He is invisible.
The Polka Dot Tie: (The Lost Episode) Davey and friends reject Nat because he
wears a funny tie, but they soon realize God rejects no one.
All Alone: During a family outing, Davey hops a ride on a train and is trapped inside
all by himself, but he is comforted remembering that God is everywhere.
Pilgrim Boy: Davey learns about pilgrims via a flashback.
The Silver Mine: Ignoring "danger" signs, Davey finds himself trapped in an
abandoned mine, and he must rely on Sally and Goliath for help.
Ten Pin Alley: (The Lost Episode) Davey fears parental rejection when he doesn't
make the track team.
Boy Lost: While visiting a carnival, Davey gets separated from his father. Though
he's frightened, Davey is sure his father will find him.
A Sudden Storm: During a family vacation, the Hansens get caught in a storm and
the lights go out.
The Bell Ringer: Davey helps Mr. Opp, a bell ringer at Davey's church, by winding
clocks while Mr. Opp is out of town.
Not For Sale: After he loses one of his father's skis, Davey learns he can't
The Shoemaker: At first suspicious of an immigrant shoemaker, Davey learns
compassion for the man and his sick wife.
The Runaway: Davey runs off to the circus, but the daily chores of the circus
send him back home where he belongs.
Officer Bob: Davey breaks his bike when he disobeys Officer Bob's warning about
not riding on the handlebars.
The Parade: Joining in a parade, Davey and Goliath hope to win a pony. Goliath
stars as a fierce lion.
The Dog Show: Davey enters Goliath in a doggie talent show, but when Davey falls
ill, Goliath is unable to complete his roller skating act.
Down on the Farm: Davey tries his hand at gardening, but he is neglectful of his
chores. Davey learns that God sends sun and rain, but it's up to him to the rest.
The Waterfall: Davey attempts to rescue Goliath after he falls in a river. Together
they go over a waterfall, and Davey must help an injured Goliath.
Happy Landing: Davey compares his neighbor Hank to God after watching him do his
job as an air traffic controller, but Hank quickly sets Davey straight.
Editor-in-Chief: As editor-in-chief of his own small newspaper, Davey lands a big
scoop, but he turns it over to the real newspaper's editor-in-chief.
Man of the House: When John and Elaine Hansen leave the house for the day, Davey
and Sally get permission to stay by themselves. Davey soon learns that rights and
responsibility go hand in hand.
Bully up a Tree: Davey and Goliath get into a fight with a bully and his dog, but later
when he sees the boy in trouble, Davey forgives him.