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Last month, LeVar Burton launched a Kickstarter campaign with the goal of reviving his beloved children's TV series Reading Rainbow in a free online format. The iconically nerdy host has already roped in $4 million, but he's hoping the project's funding can go even higher. Comedy mainstay Seth MacFarlane told Burton that he would match the next $1 million raised for the project.

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