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The Magic School Bus 

An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lily Tomlin ...  Ms. Valerie Frizzle 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Daniel DeSanto ...  Carlos Ramon 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Erica Luttrell ...  Keesha Franklin 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Tara Meyer Tara Meyer ...  Dorothy Ann 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Maia Filar ...  Phoebe Terese 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Lisa Jai Lisa Jai ...  Wanda Li 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Stuart Stone ...  Ralphie Tennelli 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Malcolm-Jamal Warner ...  The Producer 41 episodes, 1994-1997
Danny Tamberelli ...  Arnold Perlstein 39 episodes, 1995-1997
Andre Ottley-Lorant Andre Ottley-Lorant ...  Tim Jamal 39 episodes, 1995-1997
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Storyline

In a small grade school, one class has a unique way of learning about the world with their teacher, Ms. Frizzle. To illustrate the science concepts they discuss, they always take a field trip on the Magic School Bus, a magic vehicle that can go anywhere and be anything as the class explores space, the arctic, the human body, and more in order to have a firsthand experience of the principles of science. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scholastic's The Magic School Bus See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show is based on the books written by Joanna Cole. See more »

Quotes

Phoebe Terese: At my old school, we never rode on bees.
Keesha Franklin: We *are* at your old school, Pheobe.
Phoebe Terese: Oh, right.
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The closing credits are always shown over a still from the episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

VHS and DVD versions of the show are uncut and feature the producer segments at the end. See more »

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Soundtracks

On The Magic School Bus
(title song)
Music & Lyrics by Peter Lurye
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Great Education Video/Show
29 August 2012 | by andrew-iceSee all my reviews

I remember watching this show all the time as a kid, and even in current times it's something I would highly recommend to any parent or teacher for their child, or students to watch. It's a creative take on educational purposes that actually pull the child into what's going on. It keeps them actively engaged and is quite amusing to watch as well. The show is really a play off of imagination, which is one of the most creative ways to teach a child every aspect they need to know. It is healthy for brain growth and more.

My daughter saw me scrolling through IMDb and told me to click on "that one" as I was on my way through, so here I am! Thumbs up for The Magic Schoolbus.

-Andrew Http://www.failurefreeonline.com/home


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