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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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2009   2002   1996   1995   1994   1993   … See all »
4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bob Dorough ...  Vocals / ... 28 episodes, 1973-2009
Jack Sheldon ...  Vocals / ... 16 episodes, 1973-2009
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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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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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Spoofed in BoJack Horseman: See Mr. Peanutbutter Run (2017) See more »

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Schoolhouse Rock rocks!
22 April 2005 | by strangrnstranglndSee all my reviews

I was actually a kid during the original days of School house rock and it taught me a great deal. Women's Sufferage, Manifest Destiny, the colonization of America, and the American Revolution were so much more interesting when put to song. I know what a magical number 3 can be, and I know that AND, BUT, and OR are conjunctions. I learned about Inventions, electricity, and all sorts of great stuff. I highly recommend School House Rock for anybody who wants a trippy trip down memory lane. Oooh! Buy School House Rock Rocks too. It's a CD with all sorts of alternative artists doing School House Rock covers. Blind Melon's version of Three the Magic Number is awesome!


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Official Sites:

Disney | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scholastic 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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