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Reading Rainbow

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Reading Rainbow (1983 - 2006)

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Family Children Rated: All (TV-G)1983 - 200621 Seasons

Journey to exciting places and build a lasting connection with your favorite books. Each episode centers on a theme from a book, or other children's literature, which is explored through a number of segments or stories.Reading Rainbow featuring LeVar Burton has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on PBS KIDS (Via Prime Video), available for purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a children and family show with 168 episodes over 21 seasons. Reading Rainbow is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (4,650 votes).

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Reading Rainbow Season 21 Overview

Nov 6, 2006 - Nov 10, 2006

Season 21 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Reading Rainbow Season 21 Episodes
Season 21, Episode 05 Show Way
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Show Way
Nov 10, 2006

As LeVar helps his wife and daughter construct his family tree, Diahann Carroll narrates Show Way, in which the author...

S21 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 21, Episode 04 Game Day
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Game Day
Nov 9, 2006

James Avery reads a story written by identical twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who became professional football players, and...

S21 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 21, Episode 03 Boxes for Katje
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Boxes for Katje
Nov 8, 2006

LeVar profiles Children For Children, a New York based youth organization that creates care packages for relief to children affected...

S21 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 20 Overview

Dec 15, 2004 - Jan 21, 2005

Season 20 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 20 Episodes
Season 20, Episode 05 Two Old Potatoes and Me
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Two Old Potatoes and...
Jan 21, 2005

Jordan Puryear reads "Two Old Potatoes and Me," about a girl who works with her father to recycle two rotted...

S20 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on Prime Video and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Season 20, Episode 04 Beegu
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Beegu
Jan 20, 2005

As LeVar investigates types of communication, Freddie Prinze Jr. reads Beegu, the story of an alien who visits Earth while...

S20 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 20, Episode 03 Mr. George Baker
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S20 E03

Mr. George Baker
Dec 17, 2004

Eliza Dushku reads a story about a girl attending private school who attempts to create her own unique style without...

S20 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on Prime Video and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Reading Rainbow Season 19 Overview

Sep 2, 2002 - Sep 6, 2002

Season 19 of Reading Rainbow has 4 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 19 Episodes
Season 19, Episode 04 Our Big Home: An Earth Poem
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Our Big Home: An...
Sep 6, 2002

LeVar visits the United Nations building to learn more about how different countries of the world try to work together....

S19 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 19, Episode 03 Enemy Pie
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S19 E03

Enemy Pie
Sep 5, 2002

LeVar observes activity in a playground to see how people do and don't get along with each other. Ed Harris...

S19 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 19, Episode 02 Max
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Max
Sep 3, 2002

LeVar profiles people who are considered "Everyday Heroes" for doing important jobs to provide services, like firefighters, doctors, police officers,...

S19 E02 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 18 Overview

Oct 23, 2000 - Apr 20, 2001

Season 18 of Reading Rainbow has 6 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 18 Episodes
Season 18, Episode 06 Badger's Parting Gifts
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S18 E06

Badger's Parting Gifts
Apr 20, 2001

LeVar discusses cathartic ways to adjust to losing a loved one in this episode. He and fellow viewers talk about...

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Season 18, Episode 05 My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States
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S18 E05

My America: A Poetry...
Mar 16, 2001

Levar takes us on a literary tour of the United States. From Hawaii to Maine and Montana to New York,...

S18 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 18, Episode 04 The Secret Shortcut
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S18 E04

The Secret Shortcut
Feb 16, 2001

In the first of two map shows, LeVar Burton wants to show how to use maps. But he is not...

S18 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 17 Overview

Oct 5, 1998 - Oct 9, 1998

Season 17 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Reading Rainbow Season 17 Episodes
Season 17, Episode 05 Work Song
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S17 E05

Work Song
Oct 9, 1998

This week's episode is about performance. In "When Aunt Lena Did The Rumba" a little girl puts on her own...

S17 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 17, Episode 04 When Aunt Lena Did the Rhumba
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When Aunt Lena Did...
Oct 8, 1998

LeVar explores Broadway as he looks at live entertainment options. Lucie Arnaz reads the feature story, about a young girl...

S17 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 17, Episode 03 Saturday Sancocho
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S17 E03

Saturday Sancocho
Oct 7, 1998

LeVar attends a rummage sale to observe how people sometimes barter for items when they don't have money to buy...

S17 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 16 Overview

Apr 7, 1997 - Apr 11, 1997

Season 16 of Reading Rainbow has 6 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 16 Episodes
Season 16, Episode 05 The Carousel
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The Carousel
Apr 11, 1997

This episode of "Reading Rainbow," teaches a lesson about legacies. The book "Carousel", narrated by Sarah Hubbard, shows that a...

S16 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 16, Episode 04 Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
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Giving Thanks: A Native...
Apr 10, 1997

LeVar discusses how people show gratitude for kind acts and how we can repay each other in acts of kindness...

S16 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on Prime Video and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Season 16, Episode 03 Regina's Big Mistake
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S16 E03

Regina's Big Mistake
Apr 9, 1997

In this episode of the "Reading Rainbow," Levar Burton visits with The Bill Saxton Quartet and Saxophonist Joshua Redman. We...

S16 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 15 Overview

Oct 7, 1996 - Oct 11, 1996

Season 15 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 15 Episodes
Season 15, Episode 05 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
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Zin! Zin! Zin! A...
Oct 11, 1996

Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to...

S15 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Season 15, Episode 04 Someplace Else
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S15 E04

Someplace Else
Oct 10, 1996

Levar shows us his travel room, a place very dear to him. His travel room has many maps and globes...

S15 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 15, Episode 03 Hotel Animal
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S15 E03

Hotel Animal
Oct 9, 1996

Levar dreams he is miniature size and everything around him is "so very big." When he Awakes, everything is back...

S15 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 14 Overview

Oct 8, 1995 - Apr 12, 1996

Season 14 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 14 Episodes
Season 14, Episode 05 How Many is a Million?
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How Many is a...
Apr 12, 1996

In this episode of Reading Rainbow Levar ponders what it takes to count to one million. Levar visits a Crayola...

S14 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 14, Episode 04 Owen
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Owen
Oct 11, 1995

It's easy to get flashbacks while watching Reading Rainbow. Now it's LeVar's turn, as he gets in touch with visions...

S14 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

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Season 14, Episode 03 How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
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How to Make an...
Oct 10, 1995

LeVar and a friend say following recipes and cooking foods are very much like science experiments. They work on recipes...

S14 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Reading Rainbow Season 13 Overview

Oct 2, 1995 - Oct 6, 1995

Season 13 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 13 Episodes
Season 13, Episode 05 Archibald Frisby
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Archibald Frisby
Oct 6, 1995

LeVar gets in his share of scientific method while at an amusement park. He answers questions by observing and using...

S13 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 13, Episode 04 The Sign Painter's Dream
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S13 E04

The Sign Painter's Dream
Oct 5, 1995

LeVar is back in New York (as he always seems to be), this time on Broadway. It's a sign mecca,...

S13 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 13, Episode 03 Alejandro's Gift
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Alejandro's Gift
Oct 4, 1995

Alejandro gives the gift of water to various desert animals. Also includes Desert Scenes, At the Oasis, Niagara Falls and...

S13 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 12 Overview

Oct 3, 1994 - Oct 14, 1994

Season 12 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 12 Episodes
Season 12, Episode 10 Ruth Law Thrills a Nation
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Ruth Law Thrills a...
Oct 14, 1994

Once again the show looks into firsts in air travel, recounting great pilots such as Bessie Coleman, Amelia Earhart and...

S12 E10 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 12, Episode 09 My Shadow
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S12 E09

My Shadow
Oct 13, 1994

In this episode of Reading Rainbow: Levar shows the kids how shadows and lights make up our everyday lives. Andrea...

S12 E09 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Season 12, Episode 08 Stellaluna
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Stellaluna
Oct 12, 1994

LaVar discusses bats and the importance of sleep. The featured story is of a bat who is separated from her...

S12 E08 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 11 Overview

Oct 11, 1993 - Apr 20, 2001

Season 11 of Reading Rainbow has 12 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 11 Episodes
Season 11, Episode 19 Badger's Parting Gift
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S11 E19

Badger's Parting Gift
Apr 20, 2001

Levar takes us on a literary tour of the United States. From Hawaii to Maine and Montana to New York,...

S11 E19 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 11, Episode 15 The Shaman's Apprentice
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Season 11, Episode 10 June 29, 1999
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June 29, 1999
Oct 22, 1993

What's fact and what's fiction? What's the truth and what's absurd? LeVar looks into unusual stories and tries to distinguish...

S11 E10 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 10 Overview

Oct 5, 1992 - Oct 16, 1992

Season 10 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 10 Episodes
Season 10, Episode 10 Berlioz the Bear
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S10 E10

Berlioz the Bear
Oct 16, 1992

LeVar cruises the musical realms of New York in a program featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem. James Avery narrates...

S10 E10 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 10, Episode 09 Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies
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Through Moon and Stars...
Oct 15, 1992

What is it like to be adopted? In what may be the high point of the 10th season, this show...

S10 E09 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 10, Episode 08 Seashore Surprises
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Seashore Surprises
Oct 14, 1992

LeVar journeys to the shores of Sanibel Island, off the Gulf Coast of Florida, to witness the tides, feel the...

S10 E08 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 9 Overview

Sep 16, 1991 - Sep 27, 1991

Season 9 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Reading Rainbow Season 9 Episodes
Season 09, Episode 10 Snowy Day: Stories and Poems
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Snowy Day: Stories and...
Sep 27, 1991

LeVar travels to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is a perfect spot for a few poetry readings and winter observations. Some...

S09 E10 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 09, Episode 09 Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express
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Kate Shelley and the...
Sep 26, 1991

LeVar takes a train ride from California to Washington state. Along the way, we learn about trains and how the...

S09 E09 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 09, Episode 08 The Lady with the Ship on Her Head
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The Lady with the...
Sep 25, 1991

Turning even crazier, the show plays with our heads in more ways than one. LeVar is the "Head reporter" of...

S09 E08 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 8 Overview

Sep 10, 1990 - Sep 14, 1990

Season 8 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Reading Rainbow Season 8 Episodes
Season 08, Episode 05 Sunken Treasure
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S08 E05

Sunken Treasure
Sep 14, 1990

A hurricane of the coast of Florida in 1662 caused the Atocha, a Spanish galleon to sink. This book describes...

S08 E05 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Florence and Eric Take the Cake
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Florence and Eric Take...
Sep 13, 1990

LeVar visits a famed wax sculpture museum, where an expert wax artist makes a statue of him. Julia Child reads...

S08 E04 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 08, Episode 03 The Bicycle Man
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The Bicycle Man
Sep 12, 1990

Wheels are set in motion for this program. In-line skating, then a brand-new commodity, get featured side-by-side with bicycles. Tom...

S08 E03 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 7 Overview

Jul 3, 1989 - Mar 30, 1990

Season 7 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 7 Episodes
Season 07, Episode 10 Sports Pages
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Sports Pages
Mar 30, 1990

Levar Burton works out in a gym and talks about the determination it takes to succeed in sports. Burton narrates...

S07 E10 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Season 07, Episode 09 Bored–Nothing to Do!
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Bored–Nothing to Do!
Mar 29, 1990

Focusing on planes in this episode, LeVar takes a flying lesson and flies a plane himself. Also included: the activities...

S07 E09 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Season 07, Episode 08 Tooth-Gnasher Superflash
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Tooth-Gnasher Superflash
Mar 28, 1990

LeVar, the jack of all trades, becomes a garage mechanic for this episode. Much of it fantasizes about dream cars....

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Reading Rainbow Season 6 Overview

Aug 15, 1988 - Aug 31, 1989

Season 6 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 6 Episodes
Season 06, Episode 10 Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
Aug 31, 1989

LeVar celebrates the culture of Africa in New York City's Central Park where he learns how African drums are made....

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Season 06, Episode 09 Mummies Made in Egypt
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Mummies Made in Egypt
Aug 30, 1989

A camel is out of place in Boston, but LeVar rides one in preparation for a show that takes a...

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Season 06, Episode 08 Knots on a Counting Rope
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Knots on a Counting...
Aug 29, 1989

What's a handicap to a determined individual? With LeVar camping out by himself, the show banks itself on a news...

S06 E08 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

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Reading Rainbow Season 5 Overview

Jun 22, 1987 - Jul 3, 1987

Season 5 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 5 Episodes
Season 05, Episode 10 My Little Island
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My Little Island
Jul 3, 1987

LeVar spends a day on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. With the featured book as his guide, LeVar drives around...

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Season 05, Episode 09 Meanwhile Back at the Ranch
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Meanwhile Back at the...
Jul 2, 1987

LeVar travels to an old west town made to look like life in the 1880's to see how times have...

S05 E09 of Reading Rainbow is available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

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Season 05, Episode 08 Best Friends
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Best Friends
Jul 1, 1987

The best of friends are those whose friendships endure everything. And it extends to all walks of life, particularly to...

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Reading Rainbow Season 4 Overview

Jun 23, 1986 - Jan 1, 1987

Season 4 of Reading Rainbow has 15 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 4 Episodes
Season 04, Episode 15 My Little Island
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My Little Island
Jan 1, 1987

My Little Island

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Season 04, Episode 14 Meanwhile Back at the Ranch
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Meanwhile Back at the...
May 1, 1987

LeVar travels to an old west town made to look like life in the 1880's to see how times have...

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Season 04, Episode 13 Best Friends
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Best Friends
Jan 1, 1987

The best of friends are those whose friendships endure everything. And it extends to all walks of life, particularly to...

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Reading Rainbow Season 3 Overview

Jul 1, 1985 - Jun 27, 1986

Season 3 of Reading Rainbow has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Prime Video, PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 3 Episodes
Season 03, Episode 10 Mama Don't Allow
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Season 03, Episode 09 Watch the Stars Come Out
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S03 E09

Watch the Stars Come...
Jun 26, 1986

Videotaped at Ellis Island in 1985, this show is truly American or, more correctly, a salute to all those who...

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Season 03, Episode 08 Feelings
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Feelings
Jun 25, 1986

LeVar seems to have a lot of things going wrong for him as he spends a day in the park,...

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Reading Rainbow Season 2 Overview

Sep 3, 1984 - Sep 7, 1984

Season 2 of Reading Rainbow has 5 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Reading Rainbow Season 2 Episodes
Season 02, Episode 05 A Chair for My Mother
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A Chair for My...
Sep 7, 1984

A Chair for My Mother

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Season 02, Episode 04 Mystery on the Docks
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Mystery on the Docks
Sep 6, 1984

Mystery on the Docks

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Season 02, Episode 03 Ox-Cart Man
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Ox-Cart Man
Sep 5, 1984

Ox-Cart Man

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Reading Rainbow Season 1 Overview

Jun 6, 1983 - Jun 24, 1983

Season 1 of Reading Rainbow has 15 episodes that are available to stream on PBS Kids and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Reading Rainbow Season 1 Episodes
Season 01, Episode 15 Ty's One Man Band
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Ty's One Man Band
Jun 24, 1983

LeVar is ready to find music everywhere, and he does. This show includes the animation Onomatopoeia. Lou Rawls reads the...

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Season 01, Episode 14 The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
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The Day Jimmy's Boa...
Jun 23, 1983

The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash

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Season 01, Episode 13 Arthur's Eyes
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Arthur's Eyes
Jun 22, 1983

LaVar explores seeing and our other senses, as Bill Cosby tells the story of how the young aardvark, Arthur Read...

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154 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video and PBS Kids).

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152 episodes (90%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video, and 1 other).

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#6,128 Ranked TV Show

#4 Ranked in TV on PBS Kids

#47 Ranked in Children TV

#392 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

Reading Rainbow has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (4,650 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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