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Every Schoolhouse Rock! Song, Ranked Best to Worst

Updated March 19, 2020 21.0k votes 2.1k voters 30.3k views64 items

Few other educational videos had the impact of Schoolhouse Rock songs. Every Saturday since the 1970s, kids have gathered around their TV sets to enjoy cartoons while learning about everything from science and math to civics and history. If you're feeling nostalgic for your own days of weekend cartoon watching, enjoy this list of the best Schoolhouse Rock songs - all of them are listed here for your enjoyment.

“It’s great to learn, ‘cause knowledge is power!” The early introductions for Schoolhouse Rock established right off the bat that these clips were more than mere entertainment. The series itself ran from 1973 until 1985, and each season was comprised of funny episodes and short animated films set to catchy songs. This online list of Schoolhouse Rock videos includes every single one of these songs, from the clips that ran on TV to those that were produced direct-to-video.

For many, these Schoolhouse Rock songs were the way they began to understand the American government (“I’m Just a Bill”). For others, these short films instilled a lifelong love of grammar and language (“Conjunction Junction,” “Verb: That’s What’s Happening”). And for kids struggling with math, “My Hero Zero” and “Three is a Magic Number” helped them feel just a little more confident in the classroom.

Now it gets tough: what is the best Schoolhouse Rock song ever? Watch the videos to refresh your memory, and then vote for all your favorites.

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  • Conjunction Junction1
  • I'm Just a Bill2
    1,106
    211

    I'm Just a Bill

  • Interjections!3
    867
    183

    Interjections!

  • Lolly, Lolly, Lolly Get Your Adverbs Here4
    686
    185

    Lolly, Lolly, Lolly Get Your Adverbs Here

  • The Preamble5
    616
    162

    The Preamble

  • Three is a Magic Number6
    636
    170

    Three is a Magic Number

  • A Noun is a Person, Place, or Thing7
    518
    136

    A Noun is a Person, Place, or Thing

  • Verb: That's What's Happening8
    450
    127

    Verb: That's What's Happening

  • Unpack Your Adjectives9
    437
    122

    Unpack Your Adjectives

  • The Shot Heard ‘Round the World10
    448
    130

    The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

  • Electricity, Electricity11
    395
    117

    Electricity, Electricity

  • No More Kings12
    365
    105

    No More Kings

  • Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla13
    356
    103

    Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla

  • My Hero, Zero14
    384
    117

    My Hero, Zero

  • Interplanet Janet15
    388
    124

    Interplanet Janet

  • Figure Eight16
    353
    112

    Figure Eight

  • The Great American Melting Pot17
    333
    106

    The Great American Melting Pot

  • Mother Necessity18
    280
    84

    Mother Necessity

  • Ready or Not, Here I Come19
    292
    91

    Ready or Not, Here I Come

  • The Tale of Mr. Morton20
    292
    96

    The Tale of Mr. Morton

  • Elbow Room21
    264
    89

    Elbow Room

  • Telegraph Line22
    244
    83

    Telegraph Line

  • Elementary, My Dear23
    213
    81

    Elementary, My Dear

  • Sufferin’ Till Suffrage24
    213
    86

    Sufferin’ Till Suffrage

  • A Victim of Gravity25
    178
    72

    A Victim of Gravity