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3-2-1 Contact 

TV-Y7 | | Family | TV Series (1980–1992)
A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.
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1988   1987   1986   1984   1983   1980  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 13 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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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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This children's program has a connection to Both "The Warriors" & "The Wanders" as 2 of the 3 original hosts Leon W. Grant and Ginny Ortiz had small cameos in both "The Wanders" and "Warriors" respectively , along with the late Marcelino Sánchez who was featured in both The "Bloodhound Gang" segments on 321 Contact and as "Rembrandt" one of the titular "Warriors". See more »

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Referenced in Waynehead: To Be Cool or Not to Be (1997) See more »

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The theme song still goes through my head sometimes.
4 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

The theme song still goes through my head sometimes. "Ready? 3-2-1 Contact."

I remember not liking this show much when I was younger. It wasn't until a few years later that I started watching this show, as well as "Square One TV" which was on about the same time. The old episodes of the show look very retro now.


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