A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 13 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »
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David Quinn ...
 Himself (78 episodes, 1986-1988)
Debra Shapiro ...
 Herself (36 episodes, 1986-1988)
Todd A. Rolle ...
 Himself (33 episodes, 1986-1988)
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In this series, we follow the explorations of kids as they explore science in its various fields with experiments, films, cartoons and demonstrations. To highlight these principles application in an entertaining way, we also watch the cases of the Bloodhound Gang, a group of kids who are junior detectives for a private detective agency who use simple scientific knowledge, research and deduction to solve the crimes they encounter. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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14 January 1980 (USA)  »

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3, 2, 1, Contacto  »

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(225 episodes and 8 specials)

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1.33 : 1
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In one Bloodhound Gang case, the medium is supposed to be channeling an extraterrestrial being, not a ghost or spirit. This is unique in all of the history of television. See more »

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Referenced in Man Seeking Woman: Stain (2015) See more »

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Great Show!!
30 July 2006 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I spent a "few" days at home playing hooky, watching 3-2-1-Contact, trying to ease my guilty conscience. Having fun and getting my learn on... watching some pretty hot girls too. I've seen many shows that were like it but I haven't seen a show yet that had the educational value of 3-2-1-Contact with as cool a multiracial cast. They were the first show I can remember that didn't play the minorities like second class citizens or goofy sidekicks chiming in every now and then to make the Caucasian actors seem cooler or more intelligent or focal. They had some pretty girls to and if my memory serves me they were right up there with fine Maria from Sesame Street. The show was really fun though and I remember each segment clicked. Unlike some shows (even Sesame Street) who have 1 or 2 different segments that are cool and then 1 or 2 that miss each and every segment of 3-2-1-Contact fit right in and was equally looked forward to.


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