An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
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Cast

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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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Scholastic's The Magic School Bus  »

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The class and the bus shrink to their smallest ever in order to see molecules. In past episodes, they were shrunk where they could still be seen by the naked eye. See more »

Quotes

[Ms. Frizzle is taking the parents through a bat-filled castle]
Mr. Perlstein - Arnold's Dad: What *is* that smell?
Mr. Ramon - Carlos' Dad: That's bat poop, Mr. Perlstein. Better get used to it!
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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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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Cake Pillow (2015) 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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A Cute and Educational Show...
7 August 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

When I was in second grade my teacher always brought in videos of "The Magic School Bus". I loved the videos so I started watching the show on T.V. I enjoyed this show because it made learning fun. I learned about the human body, photosynthesis, outer space, sound, reptiles, and much more. It was cool.

One of my favorite episode was the one when the class is investigating a haunted house. In this episode the class learns about sound. I also like the episode when the class went to outer space to look for a star for Dorothy Ann. That episode was really funny.

I suggest this show to everyone and I give it 9/10 stars.


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