"Bill Nye, the Science Guy"
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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Year: 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Flight

10 September 1993


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Jaffar Smith ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: The Earth's Crust

17 September 1993
Bill Nye goes to the depths of the Earth (literally) to explain how the Earth's surface and its inner mantle differ.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various

Jenna von Oÿ ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 3: Dinosaurs

24 September 1993
Bill Nye explains how fossils are formed and how scientists use them to learn about dinosaurs.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various

Rachel Glenn ... Nancy

Robin Leach

John Ratzenberger
Sabree ... World Leader

Season 1, Episode 4: Skin

1 October 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various
Nate McMillan ... Himself

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 5: Buoyancy

8 October 1993


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various

Rachel Glenn ... Nancy

Ivyann Schwan ... Ivyann

Season 1, Episode 6: Gravity

15 October 1993
Have you ever wondered what holds the ocean on the Earth? Or what makes the Earth round? Host Bill Nye provides the explanations for these and other questions about Earth's gravity.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 7: Digestion

22 October 1993
Bill Nye explains how the body's digestive system is like a finely-tuned machine that turns food into energy.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various

Russell Hornsby ... Food Truck Assistant
Graham Kerr

Ivyann Schwan ... Herself
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 8: Phases of Matter

29 October 1993
Bill Nye's scientific lecture explains that matter exists in three phases which are solids, liquids, and gases.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 9: Biodiversity

5 November 1993
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about the existence of numerous different kinds of plants and animals in an environment anywhere on this planet.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 10: Simple Machines

12 November 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 11: The Moon

19 November 1993
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about the moon's orbit around the earth, its phases, and its eclipses. In addition, he explains the moon's glow, its possible origin theory, and its gravity.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 12: Sound

26 November 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 13: Garbage

3 December 1993


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Pat Cashman ... Various

Season 1, Episode 14: Structures

10 December 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 15: Earth's Seasons

17 December 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 16: Light and Color

24 December 1993

Pat Cashman ... Various
Brian Naubert ... Heavy Metal Guitarist

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 17: Cells

21 January 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about the fundamental unit of organisms composed of billions of molecules. He uses a variety of examples in order to reveal how cells make up all living things.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 18: Electricity

28 January 1994
Bill Nye's lecture about people's use of electricity.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 19: Outer Space

4 February 1994
Bill Nye's entertaining lecture about the solar system, lunar eclipse, and constellations.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 20: Eyeballs

11 February 1994
Bill Nye's anatomical lecture explains about how eyes operates in our bodies. Anything can be shown right side up, but start out upside down. It is a quick deception our brain performs by the way is the part of our eyes that we can see in physical form.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Magnetism

18 February 1994
Bill Nye shows all kinds of unexpected places where magnets can be found. In fact, the Earth itself is a huge magnet! Find out how to make a compass and why opposites attract.
Jim Abbott ... Sam

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 2: Wind

25 February 1994
Bill Nye's lecture explains about air having a mass as well as the sun's heat and our planet's celestial rotation keep the air windy.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jim Abbott ... Weatherman

Rachel Glenn ... Nancy

Willard Scott

Season 2, Episode 3: Blood & Circulation

4 March 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about our blood and circulatory system. He explains how valves, blood cells, and the circulatory system operate together to pump up in our hearts.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Sinbad

Season 2, Episode 4: Chemical Reactions

11 March 1994
Have a blast watching the explosive examples Bill Nye uses to explain how everything is made of chemicals.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Candace Cameron Bure ... Candace, the Science Gal (as Candace Cameron)

Rachel Glenn ... Nancy

Elaine Miles

Sinbad

Season 2, Episode 5: Static Electricity

18 March 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about a stationary electric charge typically produced by friction that causes sparks or crackling or the attraction of dust or hair.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Elaine Miles

Season 2, Episode 6: Food Web

25 March 1994
Watch Bill Nye become tangled in a complex food web in his quest to demonstrate that all living things depend on other living things to survive.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Alfonso Ribeiro
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 7: Light Optics, Bending and Bouncing

10 September 1994
You won't believe your eyes when Bill Nye reflects, refracts, bends, bounces, absorbs, and pulls light waves to show how things can be seen in different ways.

Penn Jillette ... Himself

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Teller ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 8: Bones and Muscles

17 September 1994
Bill Nye's anatomical lecture about the skeletal system and muscular system.

Paul Michael Bloodgood ... Ballet Dancer

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 9: Ocean Currents

24 September 1994
Bill Nye's aquatic-themed lecture explains why oceans are salty. In addition, he explores the ocean currents themselves.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 10: Heat

1 October 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture is about heat. It flows being the energy of moving molecules. Heat can make anything go and burn as long as it features convection, conduction and radiation.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 11: Insects

8 October 1994
Bill Nye's lecture focuses on all insects, but spiders and scorpions are arachnids.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Queen Latifah ... Herself
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 12: Balance

15 October 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about balance explains how something moves by giving it either a push or a pull. The size of its change relates to the strength or amount of force involving a push or pull.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 13: The Sun

22 October 1994
Bill Nye sheds light on solar flares, eclipses, sunspots, fusion, and solar energy, and visits an enormous solar energy farm outside Sacramento, California, to demonstrate how the sun is the source of energy for all living things on Earth.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 14: The Brain

29 October 1994
Bill Nye's lecture is all about our brain which physically understands the words we see and hear. It controls our heart, our oxygen, our body temperature, and even our stomach. Our brain smells, sees, thinks, moves, and remembers all kinds of things all the time as long as it operates everyday.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 15: Forests

5 November 1994
"Wood" you like to learn more about forests? This terrestrial biome is Bill Nye's lecture about conservations for every forest all over the world.

Adam Boster ... Singer

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 16: Communication

12 November 1994


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 17: Momentum

19 November 1994
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about momentum which is the product of mass and velocity of physical movement.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 18: Reptiles

26 November 1994
Bill Nye's zoological lecture is all about reptiles.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 19: Atmosphere

3 December 1994
There's something in the air. Bill Nye's scientific lecture is all about the atmosphere, its five different levels, and how it protects the Earth. He also soars into the heavy topic of atmospheric air pressure and radio waves.
Sonya Khazaal ... Super Hero

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 20: Respiration

7 January 1995
Bill Nye gets aerobic about the importance of respiration when he jogs, bikes, swims, and scuba dives. Discover how to measure how much air each breath contains, and make a model lung in a nifty home experiment. See a demonstration of how cigarette smoke can infiltrate and injure lungs.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Planets and Moons

14 January 1995
Bill Nye goes planet-gazing and takes a serious look at Jupiter's features, Earth's elliptical orbit, and the distances between planets. A cool home demo shows how to make Mars soil. With more than 16 Emmys to its credit and legions of fans, it's easy to see why the "Bill Nye the Science Guy" show is one of the most popular educational series of all time. Beloved by teachers and students alike, Bill Nye and his unique brand of Way Cool Science make complex science principles accessible for all learners.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 2: Pressure

21 January 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 3: Plants

28 January 1995
Bill Nye branches out and gets to the root of the matter to explain wild things about plants, such as how they breathe, make food, defend themselves, and move their seeds. With more than 16 Emmys to its credit and legions of fans, it's easy to see why the "Bill Nye the Science Guy" show is one of the most popular educational series of all time. Beloved by teachers and students alike, Bill Nye and his unique brand of Way Cool Science make complex science principles accessible for all learners.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 4: Rocks & Soil

3 February 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 5: Energy

10 February 1995
Bill Nye's scientific lecture explains how energy works, how it effects ourselves, and what they do for their purpose.
Dylan J. Frombach ... Rapper

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 6: Evolution

17 February 1995
Join Bill Nye as he compares the primordial to the present.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 7: Water Cycle

24 March 1995
Bill Nye's scientific lecture explains how water vapor forms clouds. It is a very important part of the water cycle which features its evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 8: Friction

31 March 1995
Bill Nye explains how various types of transportation utilize friction.
Pat Cashman ... Various
Toby Lawless ... Family Magician

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 9: Germs

7 April 1995
A mysterious uneasiness has descended on a young man. His only recourse: to seek out a knowledgeable PI who confirms his suspicions. He isn't alone. None of us are - Germs are everywhere!

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Dylan Maddalena ... Young Man

Season 3, Episode 10: Climates

14 April 1995
Bill Nye explains how different climates affect our planet.

Colleen Kresoja ... Colleen (as Colleen Parker)

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 11: Waves

21 April 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 12: Ocean Life

28 April 1995
Bill Nye goes underwater to explore the importance of ocean ecosystems.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Karen Montano ... Herself - Cool Scientist
Derrick Coleman
Jessica Lee
Michaela Leslie-Rule
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 13: Mammals

8 September 1995
Bill Nye's zoological lecture explains about similarities between mammals and humans.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 14: Spinning Things

15 September 1995


Colleen Kresoja ... Colleen (as Colleen Parker)

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 15: Fish

22 September 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 16: Human Transportation

29 September 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Raven-Symoné ... Herself

Season 3, Episode 17: Wetlands

6 October 1995
Bill Nye's scientific lecture about wetlands. He explains that they consist marshes and swamps saturated with moisture.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 18: Birds

13 October 1995
Bill Nye's zoological lecture is all about birds. He explains that they either fly, run, walk, or swim. Many birds have feathers on their bodies and all of them have beaks on their faces, but some birds migrate for particular seasons for their survival.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 19: Populations

20 October 1995
Bill Nye explains how all living populations compete for resources.
Pat Cashman ... Various

Margaret Cho ... Herself

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 20: Animal Locomotion

27 October 1995
Bill Nye explains how animals of all sizes get around.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jaffar Smith ... Himself

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Rivers and Streams

3 November 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 2: Nutrition

10 November 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 3: Marine Mammals

17 November 1995
Bill Nye's zoological lecture about marine mammals. He explains that they have a few similarities with us which are breathing air, having hair, nursing their offspring, and being warm-blooded. These mammals keep the same body temperature all day.
Robert Alan Barnett ... Harry Flipper

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 4: Earthquakes

24 November 1995
Find out what makes the big pieces of the Earth's crust move.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 5: NTV Top 11 Video Countdown

1 December 1995


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 6: Spiders

5 January 1996


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 7: Pollution Solutions

12 January 1996
Bill Nye explains why pollution solutions are important for the planet.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jennifer Lin

Season 4, Episode 8: Probability

19 January 1996
Bill Nye explains how probability can help to predict future events.

Amy Broder ... Amy

Romi Dames ... Hiromi

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 9: Pseudoscience

26 January 1996


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 10: Flowers

2 February 1996
Bill Nye explains that there are more to flowers than just pretty faces.

Drew Barrymore ... Herself

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 11: Archaeology

9 February 1996


Bill Nye ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 12: Deserts

16 February 1996
Bill Nye explores the unique ecosystem of deserts.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 13: Amphibians

23 February 1996
Bill Nye's zoological lecture explains about lifestyles of amphibians.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 14: Volcanoes

31 January 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 15: Invertebrates

7 February 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 16: Heart

14 February 1997
Bill Nye explores the functions of the body's most important muscular pump.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Todd Licea ... Taxi Dispatcher
Jennifer Lin

Season 4, Episode 17: Inventions

21 February 1997
Bill Nye examines the process of inventing.

Samuel L. Jackson ... Himself

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Edward O'Blenis ... Talk Show Host

Season 4, Episode 18: Computers

25 April 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 19: Fossils

5 September 1997

Season 4, Episode 20: Time

12 September 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Forensics

19 September 1997

Christine Kemp ... Missing Ice Cream Investigator

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 2: Space Exploration

26 September 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 3: Genes

17 October 1997
Join Bill Nye as he explores the chromosomal world of DNA.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Romi Dames ... Hiromi
Mark Lund ... Wonder Bread Guy

Season 5, Episode 4: Architecture

24 October 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 5: Farming

31 October 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 6: Life Cycles

14 November 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Drew Barrymore ... Herself

Season 5, Episode 7: Do-It-Yourself Science

21 November 1997
Bill Nye explains how YOU can conduct scientific experiments.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 8: Atoms and Molecules

28 November 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 9: Ocean Exploration

5 December 1997


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 10: Lakes and Ponds

21 February 1998
Bill Nye explains the difference between lakes and ponds.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 11: Smell

28 February 1998


Amy Broder ... Amy
Preston Cheung ... Smell Gibson's Son
Ethan Ferkiss ... Smell Gibson
Toby Lawless ... Smell Family Son

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 12: Caves

25 April 1998


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 13: Fluids

2 May 1998

Season 5, Episode 14: Erosion

9 May 1998


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host
Jennifer Lin
Shera Threet ... Doctor

Season 5, Episode 15: Comets and Meteors

16 May 1998

Toby Lawless

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 16: Storms

23 May 1998
Bill Nye explains how storms help to distribute heat around the planet.

Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 17: Measurement

30 May 1998


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Matt Riedy ... 007, point 007

Season 5, Episode 18: Patterns

6 June 1998


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 19: Science of Music

13 June 1998


Bill Nye ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 20: Motion

20 June 1998
Bill Nye explains how everything needs a push or a pull to move or stop.

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