Admit it: if it weren't for Schoolhouse Rock
, you probably couldn't recite the preamble to the Constitution, and you might be fuzzy on the function of conjunctions, too. All the more reason to cue up the 30th-anniversary video, which culls 25 fan-selected favorites ("I'm Just a Bill," "My Hero Zero") plus a new, informative and wacky Electoral College number. The countdown, kind of like Casey Kasem's of the same era, reaches out to old-school Schoolhouse Rockers with instant recognizability (number 25 is the frontier-busting "Elbow Room"), but better yet, the science, math, grammar, and history bits burst through the decades dust bunny-free--verbs are still happening, and Interplanet Janet's intergalactic gusto still seems groovy. Turn it off halfway though and a flurry of interjections from a new flock of 4- to 10-year-olds may fly. --Tammy La Gorce
Schoolhouse Rock, the timeless collection of animated songs that taught an entire generation that knowledge is power, is back in this special 30th Anniversary Edition. THE BEST OF SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK features the Top 25 songs as voted by Schoolhouse Rock fans everywhere in an online poll. Now every day can feel like Saturday morning as you sing along with "I'm Just A Bill," "Three Is A Magic Number," "Interjections!" and the rest of your favorite tunes. Featuring a brand-new, soon-to-be-a-classic animated song by the original series' creators, these all-time Schoolhouse Rock favorites will keep you rockin all day long!