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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bob Dorough ...  Vocals / ... 28 episodes, 1973-2009
Jack Sheldon ...  Vocals / ... 16 episodes, 1973-2009
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Storyline

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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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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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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Referenced in Riverdale: Chapter Twenty-Nine: Primary Colors (2018) See more »

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A picnic of education
27 May 2000 | by Darth_VoorheesSee all my reviews

Teachers will love to show this to their kids.Kids will like the jokes,the music,and much more.It teaches younger viewers a secret early education.It is a great tv show.So all I can say is that it is a picnic of education .Watch out for this tv show.Show it to younger kids.They will love it.better than barney,Blue`s clues,etc


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