An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
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 Ms. Valerie Frizzle (53 episodes, 1994-2002)
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 Carlos Ramon (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Keesha Franklin (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tara Meyer ...
 Dorothy Ann (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
Maia Filar ...
 Phoebe Terese (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
Lisa Jai ...
 Wanda Li (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Ralphie Tennelli (52 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 The Producer (41 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Arnold Perlstein (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
Andre Ottley-Lorant ...
 Tim Jamal (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
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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 literally 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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In episode 2 of the first season, the class goes inside Arnold's digestive system. After talking about the esophagus and comparing it to a tube of toothpaste, the camera pans across the bus and you can see Arnold sitting in a seat. This is a pretty big goof considering they're supposed to be in Arnold's body. See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits of every episode, following the Nelvana and SCETV logos, the show's logo appears as Liz pops out from behind it and waves to the audience. See more »

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Referenced in Halloweentown High (2004) See more »

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On The Magic School Bus
(title song)
Music & Lyrics by Peter Lurye
Performed by Little Richard
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Magic School Bus
30 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I used to watch the Magic School Bus and learned a lot from that program. I watched it when I was little and several segments were hilarious to me at that age. I still fall back on these tape to help simplify my knowledge when studying in high school. All those who say that this would never be helpful to children have problems of their own. Every person I've every known of who watched this series has found it useful and fun. Even my mother (52) watches it in her spare time. It's a helpful way to begin to teach more complicated science subjects to children. In my High school, the Graduates are required to watch one episode relating to the unit at the beginning of each unit. The Magic School Bus is useful and suggest to all parents to look into it to help commence some education in your child at a young age.


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