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Bill Nye, the Science Guy 

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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.
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Series cast summary:
...  Himself - Host 100 episodes, 1993-1998
Pat Cashman ...  Various / ... 99 episodes, 1993-1998
Michaela Leslie-Rule ...  Herself / ... 54 episodes, 1993-1997
Jaffar Smith ...  Himself 46 episodes, 1993-1995
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It's "Mr. Wizard" for a different decade. Bill Nye is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science. Written by Jwelch5742

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10 September 1993 (USA)  »

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Disney Presents Bill Nye the Science Guy  »

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Won over 19 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series, Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series, Outstanding Single Camera Editing, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series,Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series - Bill Nye, Outstanding Single Camera Editing, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Sound Mixing, Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series, Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series, Outstanding Single Camera Editing, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Children's Series, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Sound Mixing, Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series and Outstanding Children's Series. See more »

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[repeated line]
Bill Nye: SCIENCE!
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Referenced in Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger (2013) See more »

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One of my favorite shows after all these years...
19 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

When I was seven, I spend most of my time watching Bill Nye the Science Guy. He made science a lot simpler for me and I could easily understand what does what and other things (like how far the nearest star is outside of the solar system or how a CD works). Now that his show is now on Thursday from midnight to two in the morning on Friday on Noggin as part of Cable in the Classroom, I try my best to stay up long enough to set up my VCR to record the 4 episodes shown in that time.

It had a lot of good humor (The kind that wouldn't translated well in certain countries due to grammar differences) and an equal amount of visual aids to simplify the lectures. It still rocks after all these years

Rating: 13 out of 10


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