Netflix to Restart Magic School Bus

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Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus gang are heading back to class.

Netflix announced Wednesday that it will launch The Magic School Bus 360°, an original computer-animated series based on the popular 1990s cartoon.

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The animated reboot will feature a modernized Ms. Frizzle and her elementary school class, who use a high-tech bus to explore the wide world of science.

The Magic School Bus revolutionized kids’ television through a unique and powerful blend of entertainment and science information,” Scholastic Media President Deborah Forte said in a statement. “The Magic School Bus 360° is a similarly compelling addition to the current landscape of children’s programming and on Netflix is bound to reach more families around the world than ever before who will now be able to watch the show anytime, anywhere they want.”

The 26-episode series will debut in 2016.

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9 Comments
  1. jenna says:

    what great news! I loved magic school bus as a kid and its nice that a new generation will get to watch the show

  2. Eric says:

    Any word on whether Lily Tomlin will reprise her role? She IS Miss Frizzle.

  3. steven says:

    This is not good news for Arnold. He’ll wish he’d stayed home from school.

  4. Britt says:

    OMG This is the best news ever!

  5. sheri says:

    This is great! I hope FETCH WITH RUFF RUFFMAN will be next. That was a fantastic, quality show for 7- to 10-year-olds. After your kid grows out of Nick Jr/Disney Jr, there is NOTHING for them to watch, beyond the Disney tween garbage.

  6. Cheeky says:

    Oh nostalgia!

  7. cjeffery7 says:

    please let this be a normal field trip. with the frizz? NO WAY!

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