An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
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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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The show's theme song is performed by Little Richard. See more »

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Phoebe Terese: [after Arnold has just saved the class from a T-Rex] It's a good thing you didn't stay home today, Arnold!
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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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Featured in ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 90s Cartoon Intros (2017) See more »

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On The Magic School Bus
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Music & Lyrics by Peter Lurye
Performed by Little Richard and Jeffrey Landman
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great show...wish it was still on TV covering new topics
31 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

yes, sesame street and other shows teach the basics better. however, once your kid advances to the "how it works" stage, this program hits the nail on the head. my kid likes hearing how honey is produced and what the roll of the bee-keeper as well as the queen bee, etc. There are also a lot of factoids that he just will spout off for the next few days. Sesame street was great when he was 2 and 3, but now at 4, its magic school bus time.

we just recently discovered the books and they are great also. we do story time before bed every time and usually its at least 5 books. one of these books takes about 20-30 minutes though because there are a lot of factoids in each of them and reading each and every one takes time. i learned quite a bit myself. i kind of like the book better than the show.


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