This series uses several pieces of theme music for different adaptations.The original Japanese opening is "Kashi no Ki Mokku (樫の木モック)" which is sung by Kumiko Onoki.Gonzo later adapted the series into an anime under its manga name; Gonzo's anime resulted in a radio program, drama CD and an image song.
It was translated into English for the then upcoming 1990 Saban English series, to differ the English theme song for the series, from the Harmony Gold English movie version.
In the Saban version, Shuki Levy reused a lot of the music from the animated TV special The Adventures of Ronald Mc Donald: Mc Treasure Island produced by DIC Entertainment.
The episode ends with a forlorn Pinocchio weeping as he fumbles through the castle's surrounding undergrowth, naked and cold because his ex-adopted father has taken away his expensive attire.
There are clearly illustrated scratches etched into the wood of his body from the surrounding vegetation.
A selection of Pinocchio episodes are available in the UK at uk under the title "The Magical World of Pinocchio".
These are the American dubbed Jetix/Saban episodes, with the usual censorship (e.g. A DVD of the Jim Terry feature-length version is also available on as "The Adventures of Pinocchio" from Warner Home Video.
The subsequent episode sees Pinocchio transform into a small tree with a face and with roots fixed deep into the soil so that he can no longer move.
He is eventually found by a wood cutter who chops him down and sells him as a novelty singing tree.
Throughout the entire series Pinocchio (Mock), partly due to his own delinquency and repetitive disobedience, must undergo other costly ordeals of hardship and pain in which he is continuously tormented.