The Electric Company: Season 1, Episode 1

1 (25 Oct. 1971)

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Episode cast overview:
Jim Boyd ...
Lee Chamberlin ...
Judy Graubart ...
Winnie / Jennifer of the Jungle / Julia Grown-Up / The Witch
Skip Hinnant ...
Julie - Member of the Short Circus
Iris - Member of the Short Circus
Douglas Grant ...
Zack - Member of the Short Circus
Kathy - Member of the Short Circus
Steve Gustafson ...
Buddy - Member of the Short Circus (as Stephen Gustafson)
Ken Roberts ...


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The title "The Electric Company" was a play on the original working title "The Eclectic Company" as the originators of the show planned on using a wide variety of characters, skits, and techniques to teach reading. The name change to "The Electric Company" and the corresponding theme song was creatively designed to show how literacy "empowers" an individual by enabling them to read and understand knowledge. See more »


During the Fargo North sketch "Gus, Go Get Gas", as Gus walks toward the door, the lens of a camera is visible on the set. See more »

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