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The best of The Electric Company

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 : Primary school : 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 programs
Educational television programs
Juvenile works
Children's films
Nonfiction television programs
Children's
Juvenile films
Material Type: Primary school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Behar; Bob Schwarz; Luis Avalos; Jimmy Boyd; Lee Chamberlin; Joe Raposo; Sesame Workshop.; Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
ISBN: 0738933562 9780738933566
OCLC Number: 62869202
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: 4 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages)
Details: DVD, 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) --
Disc 2: Episode 109 (March 23, 1972) ; Episode 131 (October 23, 1972) ; Episode 181 (January 1, 1973) ; Episode 285 (November 23, 1973) ; Episode 321 (January 14, 1974) --
Disc 3: Episode 279 (April 3, 1974) ; Episode 386 (April 15, 1974) ; Episode 391 (October 21, 1974) ; Episode 437 (December 24, 1974) ; Episode 453 (January 15, 1975) --
Disc 4: Episode 491 (March 10, 1975) ; Episode 72A (January 27, 1976) ; Episode 110A (March 19, 1976) ; Episode 79B (February 3, 1977) ; Episode 130B (April 15, 1977).
Other Titles: 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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