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The Electric Company 

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Thirty-two years after the power was first turned on, a natural-foods diner opens in New York City that becomes the hangout for four kids who have superhuman powers with words. With the ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Jenni Barber ...  Lisa Heffenbacher 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Dominic Colón ...  Manny Spamboni / ... 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Steven Freitas ...  Paul the Gorilla 52 episodes, 2009-2011
William Jackson Harper ...  Danny Rebus 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Ashley Austin Morris ...  Francine Carruthers 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Sandie Rosa Sandie Rosa ...  Annie Scrambler 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Josh Segarra ...  Hector Ruiz 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Ricky Smith ...  Keith Watson 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Priscilla Star Priscilla Star ...  Jessica Ruiz 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Chris Sullivan ...  Shock 52 episodes, 2009-2011
Reggie Watts ...  Music Man 52 episodes, 2009-2011
L. Steven Taylor ...  Leo Watson 42 episodes, 2006-2011
Tyler Bunch ...  Jack Bowser 40 episodes, 2009-2010
Lenique Vincent ...  Herself 31 episodes, 2009-2010
Celisse Henderson Celisse Henderson ...  Herself 26 episodes, 2006-2010
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Storyline

Thirty-two years after the power was first turned on, a natural-foods diner opens in New York City that becomes the hangout for four kids who have superhuman powers with words. With the help of a beat-boxing short-order cook and a lot of music, the kids keep their neighborhood safe from troublemakers. Written by MuzikJunky

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This revolution will be televised.

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Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Official Sites:

PBS Kids

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2009 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Besides their "Electric Company" roles, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Sullivan, James Iglehart, Bill Sherman, and Chris Jackson are members of the hip-hop comedy troupe Freestyle Love Supreme. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Electric Company (1971) See more »

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Perfect Show!
8 December 2010 | by deborahcopeSee all my reviews

This show is AWESOME! It teaches reading, and phonetics through music, graphics, and fun story lines. My 19 month old son, and 4 year old daughter both love this show. It's hard to find kid shows that don't drive me, as the mom, crazy. This is one that I don't mind having on at all. I can't wait for the DVD of the seasons to come out so that we can have it in the car for our road trips. Many of the themes taught are: Honesty, Integrity, overcoming shyness, being true to yourself, and working well with others. Even the 'bad guys' known as the Pranksters, have their shining moments where they join the forces of 'good.' I love the way it teaches about silent 'e' and ways to remember grammatical rules. Kids are learning through fun, bright, music and artistic demonstrations.


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