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The best of The Electric Company. disc 1

Author: Henry BeharBob SchwarzLuis AvalosJimmy BoydLee ChamberlinAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory ; New York : Sony BMG Music Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. The best episodes are here in true nostalgic glory.
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Genre/Form: Children's
Television series
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Behar; Bob Schwarz; Luis Avalos; Jimmy Boyd; Lee Chamberlin; Joe Raposo; Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0738933562 9780738933566
OCLC Number: 68217360
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television between 1971 and 1977.
Special features: Disc 1: Rita Moreno remembers; outtakes ; Joan Ganz Cooney "Then and Now" ; Disc 3: "Silent E" karaoke; the creative team remembers ; Disc 4: June Angela ("Julie") remembers.
Credits: Art directors, George McWilliams, Jason Ko and Todd Gallopo ; musical director, Joe Raposo.
Cast: Luis Avalos, Jimmy Boyd, Lee Chamberlin, Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, Irene Cara, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Mel Blanc, Zero Mostel.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1: Episode 1 (October 25, 1971) ; Episode 10 (November 5, 1971) ; Episode 14 (November 11 1971) ; Episode 21 (November 22, 1971) ; Episode 26 (November 29, 1971).
Other Titles: Electric Company
Electric Company (Television program)
Responsibility: Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz.

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A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. The best episodes are here in true nostalgic glory.

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