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Reading Rainbow 

TV-Y | | Family | TV Series (1983– )
Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.
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...  Himself - Host 152 episodes, 1983-2015
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LeVar Burton introduces an appropriate subject for each episode to go with the featured children's book that is read in its entirety. This is followed by suggestions of other books for further reading. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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LeVar Burton hosted the series while co-starring in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Reading Rainbow: The Bionic Bunny Show (1988), the most popular episode of all time, featured a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Star Trek TNG. It included a set of TNG bloopers, the only legal release of such material. See more »

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[Closing phrase]
LeVar Burton: I'll see you next time.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/The Strokes (2002) See more »

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A Great Flashback
27 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Although I never saw this on PBS, I remembered enjoying this show throughout my first grade. As a kid, I used to love watching this show once in a while on Fridays since it was an adorable alternative to the boring voice of my teacher reading the same books that were portrayed in Reading Rainbow.


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