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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:
Bill Nye ...  Himself - Host 100 episodes, 1993-1998
Pat Cashman Pat Cashman ...  Various / ... 99 episodes, 1993-1998
Michaela Leslie-Rule Michaela Leslie-Rule ...  Herself / ... 54 episodes, 1993-1997
Jaffar Smith 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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

10 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney Presents Bill Nye the Science Guy See more »

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Bellevue, Washington, USA See more »

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Stereo
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Despite rumors, the series wasn't cancelled because of an episode explaining the science behind evolution. There indeed was an episode about evolution, but there were many seasons that continued after this. See more »

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Bill Nye: Science Rules!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Hercules (2014) See more »

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"Almost Live!" Meets Educational TV
2 December 2003 | by goleafs84See all my reviews

"Almost Live!" alumni Bill Nye produced a great educational show that was entertaining to both children and adults. It had an "Almost Live!" flavor to it. Some of the experiments he conducted were the same ones he used to perform on that show; The only things that were missing were his intro music; Thomas Dolby's "She Blinded Me With Science" and having host John Keister put on the safety glasses he always referred to as "the safety glasses of science".

Bill Nye would bring in his old "Almost Live" castmates like Darrell Suto, Pat Cashman and John Keister and have them perform classic skits like "Mind Your Manners With Billy Kwan" and I believe I remember seeing him bring back some of his old characters like "Speed Walker".

The show had a northwest flavor to it as well. Most of it was filmed all around the greater Seattle area as well as various parts of the Northwest. It was refreshing to see local celebrities and athletes from the Seattle Mariners, Seahawks, Sonics and Thunderbirds hockey team.

It was worth watching.


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