Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; 3-2-1 Blast Off
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- Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
- 3-2-1 Blast Off
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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 IS FRAZZLED. HE NEEDS MORE TIME TO GET HIS FIRST SHOW READY, BUT UNFORTUNATELY, HE'S LIVE ON THE AIR RIGHT NOW! WHAT TO DO? THE SHOW MUST GO ON! RUFF SENDS THREE FETCHERS TO MEET A BIG STAR. THEY ARRIVE AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE TO DISCOVER THAT THE STAR IS THE SUN, AND THAT THEY'RE ABOUT TO BLAST OFF ON AN AMAZING SPACE RACE. CAN THEY RUSH THROUGH A CITY-SIZED SCALE MODEL OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM — USING TRAINS, BOATS, CABS, AND A THREE-WHEELED BIKE—BEFORE TIME RUNS OUT?!
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- Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
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