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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Educational Television TV series.

The very best educational television shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest educational television shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular educational television TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining educational television show of all time is. Don't let your favorite educational television television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of educational television television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This is a list that includes shows like Design Squad and Serving Through Science.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best educational television show of all time?" and "What are the greatest educational television shows?"
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Bill Nye the Science Guy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Bill Nye the Science Guy Ed Begley Jr., Rachelle Carson, Bill Nye

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76 20
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
The Magic School Bus Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

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89 28
MythBusters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
MythBusters Jamie Hyneman, Robert Lee, Adam Savage

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66 23
Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Sesame Street Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney

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51 13
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Keith David, Fred Rogers, Don Francks

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42 11
Reading Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Reading Rainbow LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang

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46 19
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Schoolhouse Rock Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate

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46 21
Cyberchase is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Cyberchase Novie Edwards, Annick Obonsawin, Jacqueline Pillon

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30 14
Super Why! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Super Why! Siera Florindo, Tajja Isen, Zachary Bloch

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40 25
Dirty Jobs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe, David M. Barsky, Doug Glover

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30 17
Liberty's Kids is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Liberty's Kids Whoopi Goldberg, Liam Neeson, Billy Crystal

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22 12
WordWorld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
WordWorld Marc Thompson, Veronica Taylor

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23 17
WordGirl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
WordGirl Dannah Feinglass Phirman, Ryan Raddatz, Maria Bamford

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24 19
The Electric Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
The Electric Company Morgan Freeman, Joan Rivers, Bill Cosby

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16 15
Team Umizoomi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Team Umizoomi Donovan Patton, Jennifer Twomey, Chris Phillips

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Meerkat Manor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Meerkat Manor Flower the Meerkat, Mozart the Meerkat, Bill Nighy

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Man vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Man vs. Wild Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Jake Gyllenhaal

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12 13
Discovery Atlas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Discovery Atlas James Spader

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16 19
Survivorman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Survivorman Les Stroud

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7 9
Hi5 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Hi5 Karla Cheatham Mosley, Kimee Balmilero, Jenn Korbee

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10 13
Beakman's World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Beakman's World Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider

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5 8
Awesome Adventures is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows

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5 8
Let's Get Inventin' is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Luke Nola added Let's Get Inventin'

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10 14
DinoSquad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows

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Watch Mr. Wizard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Watch Mr. Wizard Don Herbert

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4 8
The Magic Garden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
The Magic Garden

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8 13
Lemur Street is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows

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5 10
A Place of Our Own is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
A Place of Our Own B.B. King, Debi Gutierrez, Alina Rosario

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4 9
Betsy's Kindergarten Adventure... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows

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8 14
Big Blue Marble is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows

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DragonflyTV is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
DragonflyTV

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3 8
Newton's Apple is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Newton's Apple Craig T. Nelson, Su-chin Pak, Ira Flatow

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5 11
Panwapa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Panwapa Kevin Clash, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, Carmen Osbahr

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3 10
Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Cake Christa B. Allen, Anna Maria Perez de Taglé, Emily Rose Everhard

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5 13
The New Yankee Workshop is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
The New Yankee Workshop Norm Abram, Bill Wallick, Gary Sullivan

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4 14
Omnibus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Educational Television TV Shows
Omnibus Marlon Brando, James Dean