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The Electric Company

This superbly entertaining and educational series aimed at kids ages 7 to 10 teaches reading skills through razzle-dazzle techniques, including sketches, music, cartoons, graphics and memorable characters like Easy Reader (portrayed by Morgan Freeman).

Premiered: October 25, 1971

Rating: None

User Rating:5 out of 5 (9 ratings)

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Luis Avalos

The Electric Company Alum Luis Avalos Dies at 67

Luis Avalos, who co-starred on The Electric Company, died on Wednesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He passed after recently suffering a heart attack. On the PBS series, Avalos played a variety of characters, including Dr. Doolots, who cured… Read more

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Trouble Afoot Season 1, Episode 6 Paid

Hector mysteriously loses his agility right before his big basketball game. Can The Electric Company get to the bottom of Hector's sudden clumsiness before he loses to Manny Spamboni?

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Jessica gets a job pet sitting Tiki Barber's African Gray parrot. When the parrot flies the coop it's up to The Electric Company to save the bird and Jessica's reputation.

Season 1 Season 1, Episode 0 Paid

Hey You Guys! Plug in to the power of the all-new Electric Company and follow the adventures of four friends with unique "literacy superpowers" as they foil the mischievous efforts of some tricky neighborhood Pranksters. Watch as this series unlocks a world of literacy and imagination for kids ages 6 -to- 9 using games, music videos, and celebrity guest stars in twelve electrifying episodes!

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  • Premiered: October 25, 1971
  • Rating: None
  • User Rating:5 out of 5 (9 ratings)
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  • Premise: This superbly entertaining and educational series aimed at kids ages 7 to 10 teaches reading skills through razzle-dazzle techniques, including sketches, music, cartoons, graphics and memorable characters like Easy Reader (portrayed by Morgan Freeman). (more)

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