Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)

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A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.

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 Conjunction Junction Conductor / ... (2 episodes, 1973-1975)
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This title is the overall name for a series of animated educational shorts that present songs illustrating various subjects for rote memory. These include multiplication tables, history, science and grammar concepts. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>; corrected by Andrea Rabbia

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Each themed season had an opening of its own when they originally aired. In 1977, the kids entering the schoolhouse in "Figure Eight" was used. A few years later, the song including Schoolhouse Rocky seen on the VHS compilations was used. The DVDs exclude it but the 30th Anniversary Edition kept the tune of it for the menu's intro to Disc One and the schoolhouse footage for Disc Two. In video releases recurring series singer, Bob Dorough was the voice of the jukebox announcing each upcoming short while Jack Sheldon's conductor from "Conjunction Junction" was the Chef announcing each special (leading to the title). See more »

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Referenced in California Dreams: Schoolhouse Rock (1993) See more »

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i still hum the songs
19 August 2002 | by (anytown, usa) – See all my reviews

Conjunction junction, what's your function...

their function was to teach us with song and rhyme, and to this day, i still remember most of the lyrics. how much fun is it to still enjoy the series, and now i can enjoy them again with my kids


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