The Electric Company (2006– )

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Thirty-two years after the power was first turned on, a natural-foods diner opens in New York City that becomes the hangout for four kids who have superhuman powers with words. With the ... See full summary »

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 Leo Watson (42 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Jack Bowser (40 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Herself (31 episodes, 2009-2010)
Celisse Henderson ...
 Herself (26 episodes, 2006-2010)
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Thirty-two years after the power was first turned on, a natural-foods diner opens in New York City that becomes the hangout for four kids who have superhuman powers with words. With the help of a beat-boxing short-order cook and a lot of music, the kids keep their neighborhood safe from troublemakers. Written by MuzikJunky

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"Make it funnier," Sesame Workshop co-founder Joan Ganz Cooney said when she was shown the show's pilot. See more »

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Perfect Show!
8 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is AWESOME! It teaches reading, and phonetics through music, graphics, and fun story lines. My 19 month old son, and 4 year old daughter both love this show. It's hard to find kid shows that don't drive me, as the mom, crazy. This is one that I don't mind having on at all. I can't wait for the DVD of the seasons to come out so that we can have it in the car for our road trips. Many of the themes taught are: Honesty, Integrity, overcoming shyness, being true to yourself, and working well with others. Even the 'bad guys' known as the Pranksters, have their shining moments where they join the forces of 'good.' I love the way it teaches about silent 'e' and ways to remember grammatical rules. Kids are learning through fun, bright, music and artistic demonstrations.


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