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Series
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
Program
This Old Lemonade Stand
Program Number

FCTH0110

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

Season One (1) Broadcast 2006 IN A SLIGHT LAPSE OF FISCAL JUDGMENT, RUFF DECIDES TO BUY THE APPLE-PEELER 2.0, REDUCING THE SHOW'S BUDGET TO 13ยข. HE DECIDES TO RECRUIT THE FETCHERS TO EARN SOME QUICK CASH BY BUILDING THEIR OWN LEMONADE STAND WITH THE HELP OF MASTER CARPENTER NORM ABRAM.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Creators
Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; This Old Lemonade Stand,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C39C258A776046ACB60582C4B2BB2438.
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APA: Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; This Old Lemonade Stand. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C39C258A776046ACB60582C4B2BB2438
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