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Children Animation Rated: All (TV-G)2008 - Present3 SeasonsReturning: Date TBAOn: Free Services 

Sid the Science Kid is a half-hour PBS Kids series that debuted on September 1, 2008. The computer generated show is produced by The Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET in Los Angeles, California using the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio. The show is produced by motion capture which allows puppeteers to voice digitally animated characters in real time. Production began in the fall of 2008 with 42 half-hour episodes of Sid the Science Kid having been ordered. The series debuted on PBS Kids on September 1, 2008, with a two-year on-air commitment. The original working title for the series was "What's the Big Idea?" and the central character, Sid, was originally named Josh. KOCE, the current primary PBS member for the Los Angeles area, began co-producing the show after KCET disaffiliated with PBS on December 31, 2010.24-hour preschool channel PBS Kids Sprout acquired Sid the Science Kid on March 25, 2013. It airs daily at 3:30pm ET.Sid the Science Kid featuring Julianne Buescher and Alice Dinnean has one or more episodes free on PBS Kids, available for purchase on Google Play, and available for purchase on YouTube. It's an animation and children show with 93 episodes over 3 seasons. Sid the Science Kid is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (572 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Season 1
41 Episodes | PBS Kids & Rent or Buy

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8 episodes (9%) are available to watch free online (PBS Kids).

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67 episodes (72%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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Not available to stream on a subscription service.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#5,987 Ranked TV Show

#472 Ranked in Children TV

#884 Ranked in Family TV

#1211 Ranked in Animation TV

Sid the Science Kid has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (572 votes) and was well received by critics. The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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