George Shrinks is a Canadian–Chinese children's animated television series. It is based on the children's book by William Joyce, produced by Nelvana and Jade Animation, in association with PBS. It tells the story of a 10-year-old boy named George who, one night dreams that he is three inches tall, only to wake up and discover that it is true. The show details his adventures with his friends and family going through his adventures on his mini machines that George and his musical father have created. The total is 40 episodes from the first two seasons.
The series premiered on September 30, 2000, on PBS Kids as part of PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch. The Bookworm Bunch discontinued in 2004, but George Shrinks was given an individual PBS debut on January 6, 2003, along with The Berenstain Bears and Maurice Sendak's Seven Little Monsters.