A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.
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Jack Sheldon ...
 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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6 January 1973 (USA)  »

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ABC Schoolhouse Rock  »

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(52 episodes)

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(1973-1984)| (1993-1995)

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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 Detroit Rock City (1999) See more »

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School House Rock
28 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Schoolhouse Rock is GREAT...when I was a senior in high school taking Government, you would see seniors sitting them mouthing The Preamble to the Constitution and having our teacher tell us to quit and he knew that we all had schoolhouse rock - It was great....That's the way that kids should learn (I do my thing in action - VERB - that's what action is!) As a parent, I use this same tool for my own kids, I must say that I am partial to the older ones and not really ready to embrace new episodes that have been created. For all those old enough to remember, wasn't that a great time. My favorite had to be Verb - that 's what action is, I'm just a Bill, the Preamble and Conjuction, Junction.


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