''Marvin The Tap-Dancing Horse'' is an animated television show produced by {{Nelvana}}. It tells the story of [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Marvin The Tap-Dancing Horse]] who works at a carnival with his friends. It first aired on PBS Kids as part of their Bookworm Bunch. Now it can be seen on {{qubo}}. Based on a children's book by mother-son team Betty and Michael Paraskevas. ''Very'' similar to ''WesternAnimation/MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast'' of the same authors in it's sacchariness.
!!Tropes found in this series:

* AmazingTechnicolorWildlife: Diamonds is a pink elephant.
* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Elizabeth.
* DeadpanSnarker: Stripes.
* {{Five Man Band}}:
** {{The Leader}}: Marvin
** {{The Lancer}}: Eddy and Stripes
** {{The Big Guy}}: Diamonds
** {{The Smart Guy}}: Jack
** {{The Chick}}: Elizabeth
* AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted: the plot of the original book.
* {{Jerkass}}: [[MeaningfulName Lyman Slime]].
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Stripes.
* NaiveNewcomer: Eddy in the first episode. He quickly befriends everyone and becomes an expert working backstage of the carnival.
* OldShame: Marvin isn't too proud of his first acting job in [[{{Film/42ndStreet}} ''43rd Street'']].
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eddy Largo's real name is Edward Larue III.
* ShrinkingViolet: Elizabeth the Emotional Pig.