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The Magic School Bus 

An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lily Tomlin ...  Ms. Valerie Frizzle 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Daniel DeSanto ...  Carlos Ramon 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Erica Luttrell ...  Keesha Franklin 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Tara Meyer Tara Meyer ...  Dorothy Ann 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Maia Filar ...  Phoebe Terese 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Lisa Jai Lisa Jai ...  Wanda Li 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Stuart Stone ...  Ralphie Tennelli 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Malcolm-Jamal Warner ...  The Producer 41 episodes, 1994-1997
Danny Tamberelli ...  Arnold Perlstein 39 episodes, 1995-1997
Andre Ottley-Lorant Andre Ottley-Lorant ...  Tim Jamal 39 episodes, 1995-1997
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In a small grade school, one class has a unique way of learning about the world with their teacher, Ms. Frizzle. To illustrate the science concepts they discuss, they always take a field trip on the Magic School Bus, a magic vehicle that can go anywhere and be anything as the class explores space, the arctic, the human body, and more in order to have a firsthand experience of the principles of science. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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English

Release Date:

10 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Scholastic's The Magic School Bus See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ralphie shoots left in hockey. See more »

Quotes

Arnold: Ms. Frizzle could be on Saturn, couldn't she?
Wanda Li: Okay, Arnold, but it's YOUR job to keep your crazy cousin under control!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits of every episode, following the Nelvana and SCETV logos, the show's logo appears as Liz pops out from behind it and waves to the audience. See more »

Alternate Versions

VHS and DVD versions of the show are uncut and feature the producer segments at the end. See more »

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Soundtracks

On The Magic School Bus
(title song)
Music & Lyrics by Peter Lurye
Performed by Little Richard and Jeffrey Landman
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Magic School Bus
30 June 2005 | by dark_snow_angelSee all my reviews

I used to watch the Magic School Bus and learned a lot from that program. I watched it when I was little and several segments were hilarious to me at that age. I still fall back on these tape to help simplify my knowledge when studying in high school. All those who say that this would never be helpful to children have problems of their own. Every person I've every known of who watched this series has found it useful and fun. Even my mother (52) watches it in her spare time. It's a helpful way to begin to teach more complicated science subjects to children. In my High school, the Graduates are required to watch one episode relating to the unit at the beginning of each unit. The Magic School Bus is useful and suggest to all parents to look into it to help commence some education in your child at a young age.


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