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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Trivia

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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Pop Culture Clasics: 3-2-1 Contact.
19 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

3-2-1 Contact (1980-1992) was a fun show that I watch for a few years when I was a kid. The concept of the show was two girls and a guy talking about science and making it fun. There was also a cheesy mystery short thrown in. It was a continuing serial that featured a group of young sleuths who went around solving real easy problem solving cases. I stopped watch the show after 1983. But during the first three seasons I sure did have a lot of fun watching this show. I saw some later episodes but it just wasn't the same. I'll always have my memories.

A P.B.S. children's program.


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