Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; It’s Raining Cats And Dogs
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- Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
- It’s Raining Cats And Dogs
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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
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Season One (1) Broadcast 2006 RUFF, IN AN ARTISTIC MOOD, IS WORKING ON PUTTING THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON HIS LATEST MASTERPIECE WHEN HE HEARS THE LOUD CRASHING OF THUNDER OUTSIDE HIS DOGHOUSE. HAVING JUST HEARD THE WEATHER ANNOUNCER ON W-O-O-F PREDICT CLEAR SKIES, A CONFUSED RUFF IS DETERMINED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT'S GOING ON. HE SENDS TAYLOR OUT TO LEARN HOW TO FORECAST THE WEATHER. AND NOAH, KHALIL, AND BRIAN MUST BRAVE THE ELEMENTS TO MAKE SOME ART OF THEIR OWN AS THEY JOIN THE CITY'S MURAL CREW IN PLANNING AND PAINTING A MURAL FOR A LOCAL PIZZERIA.
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- Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
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