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Series
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
Program
Finale: Fetch! with Scruff Ruffman
Program Number

320

Series Description

Premiered May 29, 2006

Part game show, part reality TV, and part spoof, FETCH! features real kids, real challenges, real science, and an unreal host named Ruff Ruffman (yes, he's an animated dog!) Featuring 20 half-hour episodes, FETCH! mixes live-action with animation and breaks the mold with its educational and comical take on America's newest television genre. Targeting six- to ten-year olds, it is spontaneous, unscripted, and full of twists.

FETCH! explores the untapped potential of the hugely popular reality television genre and proves that it can be a great venue for kids to have fun while learning problem-solving skills and teamwork. The series also offers viewers an important perspective on competition by letting them know that the value of an experience isn't just determined by winning or losing, but by what happens along the way. Funded in large part by the National Science Foundation, the series focuses on real world science, featuring kids as they pursue questions, conduct experiments, and actively investigate the world around them. Series release date: 5/29/2006

Program Description

Ruff's twin brother Scruff has taken over! The show is now "FETCH with SCRUFF Ruffman!" Scruff devises a series of elimination games that take place in a variety of Ruff and Scruff's important childhood haunts. Will the Grand Finale explain Ruff and Scruff's past? Who will be the Grand Champion? And once again, is Ruff stuck without a Grand Prize?!?

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Creators
Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
Citation
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APA: Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; Finale: Fetch! with Scruff Ruffman. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7F92589B48C84555A920AD54B1D7A576
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