Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; Send In The Clowns
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- Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
- Send In The Clowns
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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 PLANS ON GETTING BACK AT THE GREAT SPOTINSKY, THE NOW FAMOUS CIRCUS DOG RESPONSIBLE FOR CHEATING RUFF OUT OF HIS DREAM JOB. RUFF SENDS BRIAN OUT TO THE BIG TOP TO GET SOME CIRCUS POINTERS, AND ANOTHER TEAM SETS OUT TO DESIGN A WATER BALLOON LAUNCHER: THE ULTIMATE WEAPON OF REVENGE!
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- Taylor, Kate (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; Send In The Clowns,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBCBA5EBC4BF4813966F15399CF5018E.
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- APA: Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman; Send In The Clowns. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBCBA5EBC4BF4813966F15399CF5018E