This article is about the character from Franklin. For the Franklin and Friends character, see this article.
Franklin Turtle is the titular protagonist of Franklin.
Franklin is a six-year-old turtle with a hard shell on the outside and a sensitive and soft heart on the inside. He is a big brother with a big group of friends. Franklin's parents guide him along the way to help him make the right decisions and be the best he can be. He has a pet goldfish, Goldie, and a stuffed dog named Sam (who he continues to have, even as he gets older).
Franklin has green skin, a brown and yellow shell, and orange-brown eyes. He normally wears a red baseball cap and a red neckerchief.
Franklin appears in every episode of Franklin. He debuted in "Hurry Up, Franklin" and was last seen in "Franklin Figure Skates".