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Schoolhouse Rock! 

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A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bob Dorough ...  Vocals / ... 28 episodes, 1973-2009
Jack Sheldon Jack Sheldon ...  Vocals / ... 16 episodes, 1973-2009
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Storyline

This title is the overall name for a series of animated educational shorts that present songs illustrating various subjects for rote memory. These include multiplication tables, history, science and grammar concepts. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>; corrected by Andrea Rabbia

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Official Sites:

Disney | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ABC Schoolhouse Rock See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (1973-1984)| Stereo (1993-1995)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Each themed season had an opening of its own when they originally aired. In 1977, the kids entering the schoolhouse in "Figure Eight" was used. A few years later, the song including Schoolhouse Rocky seen on the VHS compilations was used. The DVDs exclude it but the 30th Anniversary Edition kept the tune of it for the menu's intro to Disc One and the schoolhouse footage for Disc Two. In video releases recurring series singer, Bob Dorough was the voice of the jukebox announcing each upcoming short while Jack Sheldon's conductor from "Conjunction Junction" was the Chef announcing each special (leading to the title). See more »

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School House Rock
17 February 2007 | by kevjulsapaulSee all my reviews

When our oldest child was 3 and 4 years old, we let him watch the School House Rock video. It was entertaining, but educational and not just a lot of mindless nonsense purely for the sake of entertainment. When the time came for him to learn the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, he already knew it! When he was introduced to his times tables and needed to multiply by 3's, he already knew them! He already knew how to count by 5's too! The same thing happened for multiplying by 8's and 9's!! My suggestion to all parents is this, if you let your child watch videos, make sure this is one that they view often! Great job guys!! Happy Home School Mom


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