3-2-1 Contact (1980–1992)

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A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.

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David Quinn ...
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Debra Shapiro ...
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Todd A. Rolle ...
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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 Kompass  »

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(225 episodes and 8 specials)

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This children's program has a connection to the movie "The Warriors"as 2 of the 3 original hosts Leon W. Grant and Ginny Ortiz had small cameos in the movie, 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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I watched it when I was in Kindergarten
21 July 2004 | by (Long Island) – See all my reviews

I remember that show when I was in Kindergarten. I tried so hard to search it on the web! I wasn't sure the whole name. I am so glad I finally found it! Too they don't play reruns of kids shows like they do with grown up shows. Maybe they think kids now days would not watch them. They don't make many kids shows like this anymore. Unfortunately, there its possible that kids now days, (with media like video games and fast paste shows) don't have the attention spans they do today. Maybe shows like this would help. I remember the song, "Contact, its when everything happens!" I remember learning how they milk cows, other than squeezing the utters! It was such a fun and educational show. Many shows to day, just lack intelligence and are not educational at all. Well unfortunately all good shows have to end at some points but I wonder why they show reruns of grown up shows and not kids shows! It is fortunate that at least good kids shows like "Barney and Friends," "Seasame Street," and "Blues Clues" exist. I wonder if I could get 321 contact on tape somehow. Not that I would watch it as an adult but when I have kids I would probably buy it, or buy it for a gift.


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