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rock Every Schoolhouse Rock! Song, Ranked Best to Worst  

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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 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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40 12
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32 7
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Interjections! 1974

3
36 10
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I'm Just a Bill 1976

4
30 7
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The Preamble 1975

5
28 8
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Three is a Magic Number 1973

6
27 8
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Unpack Your Adjectives 1974

7
24 6
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Electricity, Electricity 1979

8
24 6
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Figure Eight 1973

9
25 7
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A Noun is a Person, Place, or Thing 1973

10
25 7
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No More Kings 1975

11
23 6
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The Shot Heard ‘Round the World 1975

12
24 7
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The Tale of Mr. Morton 1993

13
21 5
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Verb: That's What's Happening 1973

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28 11
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Lolly, Lolly, Lolly Get Your Adverbs Here 1974

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19 4
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The Great American Melting Pot 1976

16
21 6
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Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla 1976

17
21 6
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Interplanet Janet 1978

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18 4
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Ready or Not, Here I Come 1973

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18 4
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Mother Necessity 1976

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19 5
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Telegraph Line 1979

21
19 7
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My Hero, Zero 1973

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16 5
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Elementary, My Dear 1973

23
14 4
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Lucky Seven Samson 1973

24
17 7
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Elbow Room 1976

25
11 3
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Three Ring Government 1979

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11 4
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I Got Six 1973

27
12 5
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Sufferin’ Till Suffrage 1976

28
13 6
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Them Not-So-Dry Bones 1979

The Best Frontmen in Rock

29
9 3
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The Good Eleven 1973

30
9 3
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Fireworks 1976

31
9 3
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Do the Circulation 1979

32
10 4
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This for That 1996

33
11 5
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Naughty Number Nine 1973

34
11 6
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Little Twelvetoes 1973

35
11 6
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Dollars and Sense 1994

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8 3
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The Four-Legged Zoo 1973

37
9 5
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A Victim of Gravity 1978

38
7 3
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Busy Prepositions 1993

39
8 5
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Tyrannosaurus Debt 1996

40
7 4
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The Energy Blues 1979

41
8 6
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$7.50 Once a Week 1995

42
7 6
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Walkin’ on Wall Street 1996

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43
6 5
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Tax Man Max 1995

44
6 5
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The Body Machine 1979

45
6 6
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Computer Rock Introduction 1982

46
6 6
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The Check’s in the Mail 1996

47
5 5
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Number Cruncher 1984

48
5 5
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Hardware 1982

49
6 7
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I'm Gonna Send Your Vote to College 2002

50
6 7
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Where the Money Goes 1995