Bill Nye the Science Guy

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  • So entertaining, you won't know you're learning!

    Sep 29, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining, has many helpful learning stratagies, engaging, insightful, enjoyed by all ages of kids
    Cons: Can be a little too goofy at times, quick when talking about information

    Summary: Watching boring science videos have finally come to end in class. Now you can actually engage in what you're learning and be able to actually enjoy it too! Bill Nye has been the asked for video whenever the television at school turns on, and could even ... read more

  • Bill Nye The Science Guy!!!!!!!!

    Mar 10, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational and fun!
    Cons: None, it's always great!

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is an amazing program! I watched it all throughout school! It is so helpful in every aspect of science. I still can remember Inertia, Matter, Physics, Chemistry, you name it, it's on this program! It's absolute Brain Candy! ... read more

  • Bill Nye: What A Guy

    Nov 27, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The show is educational and fun to watch as a family.  
    Cons: I see no reason not to watch Bill Nye the Science Guy.

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy.  It has been around for a very long time. When I was a kid we would watch the show, not only for fun, but also in school so that we could learn.  He taught me, and other kids, about precipitation, volcanoes, ... read more

  • Bill Nye - A Classic Of the 90's

    Apr 5, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Bill Nye makes science fun!
    Cons: He can be a tad eccentric.

    Summary: Every kid who grew up in the 90's should remember Bill Nye. Bill was an essential feature to every science class. Not only kids loved it, but every teacher I know considers Bill Nye one of the most interesting, as well as educational series. ... read more

  • Bill Nye the science guy.

    Apr 8, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Teaches all about science in a fun hands on way.
    Cons: none.

    Summary: Is your child having trouble in science? Does your child have a very short attention span, and bore really easily? If so Bill Nye The Science Guy just may be that one show you have been looking for that will educate and entertain at the same time. What ... read more

  • Bill Nye...

    Feb 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: He expresses science using comedy. I love this guy!
    Cons: Needs famous people on the show doing weird science "stuff"

    Summary: The man is a complete genius. Mixing comedy with science. Did you know that before Bill Nye was recognized by PBS he was a standup comic. That's where he get's his sense of humor for the show. The show is so appealing to a person of any age. With ... read more

  • Bill Nye: The Royal Pain In The Neck

    Jan 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good educational program.
    Cons: Bill Nye is not what he seems.

    Summary: When I first contemplated homeschooling my kids, I started checking out as many educational programs as possible to see if I could use any of them. Bill Nye: The Science Guy is very educational and entertain for most children that are truly ... read more

  • Bill Nye Rocks! Bill Bill Bill Bill! Education made fun!

    Jan 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, fun, exciting, humorous
    Cons: make sure the kid knows not all of the experiments can be performed at home.

    Summary: Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill Nye the Science Guy! Educational, fun, exciting, humorous? All in the same sentence? Well, Bill Nye does it. How does he do it? Bill Nye the Science Guy is a wonderful program. ... read more

  • Science Made Accessible

    Dec 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funny, intelligent, good for kids and parents both
    Cons: none

    Summary: This is another one of those shows that I was surprised to see listed as a kids' show. I like this show. My friend Michael who teaches high school physics likes this show. Everyone I know who has sat down to watch it has had a good time. In ... read more

  • Inertia Is a Property Of Matter....

    Nov 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, fun, and interesting
    Cons: The catchy theme song will get stuck in your head...

    Summary: I love this show. I used to really hate science because none of ever made sense to me. This show has actually taught me you can learn science with it being fun. I would really look forward to watching Bill Nye because it was pretty much fun to watch as ... read more

  • Bill Bill Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Oct 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertain and Educational
    Cons: Not frequently on TV

    Summary: This is a phenomenal television show for those children or even teenagers who wish to understand the world of science. I'm currently in grade 12 and last year in science classes such as biology or chemistry we've watched a couple of Bill Nye. These ... read more

  • Is This Guy Great or What?

    Oct 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining, educational, fun
    Cons: none

    Summary: I was skeptical when I first heard about this guy? A Science show for kids that would actually hold their interest? COME ON! But my 5 year old became hooked on it and now I see why. He is teaching the little buggers and they really don't realize it. ... read more

  • exellent science show

    Oct 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational
    Cons: not on pbs

    Summary: This is a very educational show for young children and adults. It's something the whole family can sit down and enjoy and in turn promotes family gathering, which is essential. This encourages children to ask questions and gives parents a place to ... read more

  • Bill Nye rules!

    Oct 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, entertaining, educational
    Cons: None

    Summary: For a lot of kids, science at school can be pretty boring. That's where Bill Nye comes in! Instead of giving a lecture of a seemingly boring scientific study, Bill Nye demonstrates his experiments, and adds in wacky sound effects! Demonstrating the ... read more

  • I'm a Science guy!

    Oct 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great show and educational
    Cons: not really that many

    Summary: I have been watching Bill Nye since he started on PBS. You know as I remember being a kid in school science was never very fun for me. I always found myself sleeping during Ms. Gregory's science class. She tried real hard to teach us, but no matter what ... read more

  • Loving the Crazy Science Man!!

    Oct 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very education
    Cons: They weren't on when I was in grade school

    Summary: I would have to say science is the only thing that grabbed my attention in school. I was bored with history, I absolutely hated it. During high school I took a few science class. The man starring in all of these classes was Bill Nye. My ... read more

  • Better than school!

    Aug 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Learn at any age, have fun, go away happy, never a dull moment
    Cons: It isn't on every hour

    Summary: I am 17 years old and in high school. However, this show has taught me things that I have never been taught in school. The way that Bill Nye can get things across to people of any age is simply amazing. I look up to Bill Nye as a hero. I have always had ... read more

  • Science is fun!

    Jun 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: Science was never really fun! It never had the thing that clicked in my mind! I really could never understand it! Now, as I watch Bill on T.V. he truly helps me understand it a lot better. Kids think he is very funny and they enjoy watching him on T.V. ... read more

  • Learn science through televsion!!!

    Jun 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very educational!
    Cons: YOu're embrassed to be caught watching a cool science show!

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is a great educational series. Teachers and parents should encourage and recommend a daily dose of Bill Nye to their kids! WHAT IS BILL NYE ABOUT? This educational show talks about a miscellaneous science topic ... read more

  • Education Can BE Fun!

    May 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of Information for all ages
    Cons: Don't move "cause you'll miss something

    Summary: Science has really changed for the better. It's exciting! Bill Nye is a genius. He gives the facts with fast moving experiments, entertainment, and up-to-date style. The first time I paid any attention to Bill Nye was in a 3rd grade ... read more

  • No One Beats Bill...

    May 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Intelligent show that children will understand
    Cons: No Cons!!!

    Summary: I had the rare opportunity of sitting and watching television with my younger brother upon which he suggested a show he watches daily, "Bill Nye the Science Guy." Due to memories of previous "television-watching" experiences when my ... read more

  • Bill!Bill!Bill!Bill Nye the Science Guy

    May 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining, filled with useful information
    Cons: none

    Summary: This is an outstanding video collection. I am a teacher and my fourth grade students love Bill Nye and I find that by watching him, they have a good grasp on science. It is entertaining and kids of all ages seem to really love it. The content is a ... read more

  • BILL NYE.....

    Apr 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very educational and very funny
    Cons: Can't name a thing

    Summary: I have been watching Bill Nye the Science Guy ever since i can remember. Bill Nye has been in my family for years. My family is conducted of science-interest members(everybody in my family loves Science) and they are all in love with this program. ... read more

  • Weird Science

    Apr 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Weird Science
    Cons: What channel is this on??? Where has Nye gone???

    Summary: Bill Nye is an energetic, funny, genius who makes science interesting. And not just for kids. I used to watch his show whenever I could -- I can't find it on TV anymore (sad). The Science Guy is one of the best shows out there. The skits are funny ... read more

  • Cooler, hipper, younger Mr. Wizard

    Apr 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very educational and fun
    Cons: can get a bit stupid in attempts at humor

    Summary: I remember watching Mr. Wizard when I was younger. He would play almost every morning (in a very early time slot) on Nickelodeon. I would watch and learn, and I still to this day remember some of his most impressive experiments. Today's child audience ... read more

  • WOW!

    Apr 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Captivating
    Cons: none

    Summary: My first impression of Bill Nye the Science Guy was that of pure amazement. Bill Nye emits an energy that is rarely seen but completely contagious. He seems to lure you into his world of science with a bait that catches your imagination. I was ... read more

  • Science is Da Bomb!

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of Learning
    Cons: Not exactly chopped full of action

    Summary: If I could think of one guy to watch on tv other than the Croc Hunter, it would be this guy Bill Nye, "The Science Guy." He's just great...Real smart guy and explains all these really hard to learn subjects and makes them so easy, even a ... read more

  • Making Learning Fun for Kids (and Adults!)

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, Innovative, Funny
    Cons: None

    Summary: Of all the shows I have watched on PBS throughout the years, one of the best I have come across and still watch, whenever I can, to this day is Bill Nye the Science Guy. Taking an often hilarious approach to science, Bill brings to every child (and ... read more

  • Science Rules!

    Apr 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: keeps kids and adults attention - fun and interesting
    Cons: sometimes so fast-paced it can be dizzying!

    Summary: My kids turned me on to this show. I heard the television while I was puttering around the house and I noticed that my kids were actually PAYING ATTENTION to the show - so I started paying attention, too! Bill Nye is the embodiment of our ... read more

  • Making Science Fun...Even For Mom

    Apr 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, upbeat and engaging
    Cons: I wish it aired more often

    Summary: "Bill Nye The Science Guy " is a little too advanced for my five year old (though he does like it) but his mom is another matter. I find it fascinating and informative. I graduated from high school in 1983 and I should have learned this stuff a ... read more

  • (SCIENCE)^100th Power

    Apr 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: EDUCATIONIAL, FUNNY, INTERESTING
    Cons: NOT ENOUGH TIME IN THE DAY

    Summary: Bill Nye the science guy is GREAT for everyone of all ages. He makes some of the most complicated ideas and concepts seem easy and fun to learn about. I am studying to be an engineer and have to work with many of these "hi-tech" concepts and ... read more

  • Viva La Bill!

    Mar 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, Bill is rockin', funny
    Cons: Only 30 minutes. Bill's lab coat clashes with his tie

    Summary: Bill Nye is by far one of the best shows. Its fun and entertaining. I even enjoy it. Bill is funny yet it is educational. One of my favorite experiments is the one in which he launches a film canister into the air using water and baking powder (not ... read more

  • Bill Nye and my little guy

    Mar 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, informative, teaching tool
    Cons: none

    Summary: I never really sat down to watch Bill Nye the Science Guy until about 6 months ago. I make it a habit to view what my 4 year old watches. I sat with my son, watching the show and was impressed with what I saw. There was a mix of science, comedy and ... read more

  • Way Cool Dude O' Science!

    Mar 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great fun and very educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: This is an awesome show! It takes a subject viewed by many as boring or way too complicated. Bill Nye uses every cool trick available today to enliven his subject. He will also send out a 'Way Cool Book O' Science'; [sent me seven for my seven ... read more

  • Bill, Bill, Bill. Bill

    Mar 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fun, educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: My husband first brought Bill Nye the Science Guy into our house. He's kind of a PBS junkie so I tune out a lot of PBS shows just out of protest. First he got my oldest daughter caught up in this show and now the whole family watches. Bill ... read more

  • He knows his stuff !!

    Mar 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes science interesting
    Cons: children may want to try it themselves

    Summary: What can we say about Bill!! He knows how to make learning fun, my children love to watch his show. More teachers need to watch this and introduce this into a possible class activity. More children may become interested in science and ... read more

  • Inertia is a property of matter!

    Mar 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great show, makes it fun to learn
    Cons: none

    Summary: This show is absolutely wonderful. I started watching Bill Nye when I was a freshman in high school. It was funny because a lot of what he talked about we would discuss the next day in class. Bill Nye combines comedy with intelligence. He makes ... read more

  • Let's experiment

    Mar 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: challenges young minds
    Cons: none

    Summary: My 6 year old could watch this show all day long if you let him. He like a lot of children is a science sponge. (He get's it from his father) Bill Nye the Science Guy used to be on PBS, and is now only on the Disney channel. We do not get the Disney ... read more

  • Science made fun and funny

    Feb 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great show, very entertaining and educational
    Cons: Bill doesn't fulfill personal appearances

    Summary: I laugh and learn throughout this entire 1/2 hour episode. Oh yeah, and so does my 3 year old... :) Bill make science fun and interesting. The background voice (commentator?) is hilarious. He underscores the funny stuff and makes it look as ... read more

  • Bill...Bill....Bill....Bill....

    Feb 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Humorous, children involved, lively
    Cons: Uses the Theory of Evolution only

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is a really good science show for children. I originally saw this on PBS as a daily show. I used this show as a spring board for my homeschooling science curriculum. Once Bill told us about a certain principle of science, I ... read more

  • My Kind Of Science

    Feb 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: learning while having fun!
    Cons: teaches evolution

    Summary: Besides Bill thinking we came from monkeys, this is the most entertaining show around. My son loves science, and started watching this show and would yell, "Mom, come and look!"..and of course I was hooked. The guy is just plain funny,has the ... read more

  • "Science Rules"

    Feb 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational but fun
    Cons: none

    Summary: "Bill Nye the Science Guy", what can I say about this show besides it is the greatest. It make science fun by taking a different approach to it. They do wacky experiments and have fun songs about science all while teaching. it is so fun you ... read more

  • I'm in love with a geek!

    Feb 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Presents scientific concepts in a fun and entertaining format
    Cons: none

    Summary: I love Bill Nye. Ok, there I said it. I started watching his show when my son was way too young to care. He still is, but I've taped all the episodes so he won't miss a single thing! Many a night, at the dinner table, I would spout out some bit of ... read more

  • Excellent! Best thing since Mr. Wizard.

    Feb 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great, informative, interesting, fun
    Cons: None

    Summary: I really like this guy. He knows what he's doing. It's great for kids, educational and entertaining, but it's something the whole family can enjoy. I spent my honeymoon at Disney World in Orlando and it was great. Thus, I'm not surprised at all that ... read more

  • SCIENCE for Preschoolers....Science for their Teacher

    Feb 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: entertaining, very educational
    Cons: None

    Summary: I NEVER liked science. I am a preschool teacher and while attending college, I dodged all the science classes that I could. I took only those that were required and those were too many. When I began teaching, my first job was fourth grade science. I ... read more

  • a great educational show!

    Feb 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funny, educational, entertaining
    Cons: none

    Summary: Bill Nye The Science Guy is a great educational show! I never liked learning about science, but I really enjoyed watching Bill Nye. I also learned a lot from this show. He explains things in a simple but exciting way, making it so everyone can ... read more

  • Making science FUN

    Feb 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Bill Nye makes science FUN
    Cons: none

    Summary: Bill Nye is wonderful! I am a fifth grade science teacher and I love the way he helps students understand science concepts. I have some Bill Nye videos in my classroom and they are a big hit. I strongly feel that kids learn by doing, so I ... read more

  • What a great show!

    Feb 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational and Fun!
    Cons: None!

    Summary: Bill Nye the science guy has got to be one of the best shoes ever made. Not only is it entertaining but it is highly educational as well. My kids have loved it since they were little (about four years old) and are still loving it today (my oldest is ... read more

  • I love science!!!!

    Feb 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great graphics and experiments
    Cons: dont always know when its on!

    Summary: When I was a child and even growing up in my high school year I remember hating science, biology , chemistry and so on. I wasnt too good at understand why things were this way and much less when it came to doing an experiment I didnt know how to ... read more

  • Bill Nye makes science fun

    Feb 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the way that science is presented
    Cons: the damn videos at the end

    Summary: Ok so Im watching tv one saturday and come across, this Bill Nye guy again, oh sure ive seen him before and watched his program, but until recently I only thougt this was just for kids. Boy was i wrong. this guy makes science so accesible to imbeciles ... read more

  • An Entertaining Show

    Feb 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything
    Cons: none

    Summary: This is an excellent show. I have seen it many times and enjoy it very much. The show is very well researched and is not a boring show for an educational show. Bill Nye makes you think a lot and he packs a lot of information in half an ... read more

  • Start Them Now

    Feb 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Increased perception.
    Cons: Small children playing with chemicals unattended.

    Summary: In the media broadcasts today how many of them are really educational? If we really think about it most children's shows are for entertainment. A cheap Babysitter. With Bill Nye's show we have a great opportunity to enhance our childrens minds and ... read more

  • Bill's the Best!!!

    Feb 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational and entertaining
    Cons: it is only half an hour

    Summary: Bill Nye is both entertiaing and educational. Bill Nye explaines science in a way that kids can understand. Every show gives multiple explinations for everyday science. This is the best science show for children I have ever seen. Along with Bill Nye ... read more

  • Bill, Bill, Bill....Science Rules!

    Feb 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent presentation of material, funny
    Cons: Bill Nye can't clone himself...wait..maybe he can

    Summary: Those were some of my first child's first words. When I realized what he was singing, I was stunned. He was singing the theme song to "Bill Nye the Science Guy"! I was blown away. Ever since then, good ole Bill Nye has had a ... read more

  • Bill Nye Tells You Why

    Feb 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun and educational
    Cons: Supports the theory of evolution

    Summary: Bill Nye's show is a great tool for teaching science to kids. I wish it had been around when I was younger -- maybe my grades would've been higher! An expert in his field, Bill Nye presents scientific info in a fun, exciting way for young people. ... read more

  • Science boring? Not with this guy!

    Feb 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This WILL make you interested in Science!
    Cons: As with all experiments, science can be dangerous!

    Summary: I recently read in our local paper about an elementary school that actually has its own Science teacher. Remember how we used to have Science with our "regular" teacher, but went to PE and Music class for the "experts" to teach us? In ... read more

  • Foot Tappin

    Feb 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent for kids
    Cons: none

    Summary: The first notes of the opening hits the ears of my kids and they come running. Doesn't matter which of their friends are here, they come running as well. Strange??? Not really. It's just the coolest science teacher on the face of the planet. ... read more

  • Great show

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: I agree. Bill Nye the Science Guy is a great educational show for children and adults. It is a great teaching tool for educators. My husband and I belong to a few astronomy clubs, and have used some of the deminstrations from his show in our ... read more

  • OH YEAH!

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very educational
    Cons: None

    Summary: With my kids t.v. viewing very restricted this is one of our most favorite shows to watch. We all enjoy it, even my 2 year old. It's a wonderful, educational show which promotes very valuable learning tools. It is enjoyable and informative. We ... read more

  • BILL-BILL-BILL

    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Engaging show that make science fun.
    Cons: No longer on our local station.

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science guy is responsible for my 6 year old daughter wanting to be a scientist. Well, maybe not solely responsible, but he certainly helped. His show is smart, fast paced and doesn't talk down to kids. It is a show with a lot of depth ... read more

  • Science Rules

    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great show
    Cons: I don't have the disney channel

    Summary: Wow I can't believe that this has actually happened. Bill Nye the science guy has combined humor with knowledge. Before him I would have not thought this to be possible but it is. He talks about science in a way that keeps people interested. He also ... read more

  • Makes Learning Science FUN!

    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, interesting, easy to follow experiments
    Cons: not accessible to families without cable

    Summary: My kids just love Bill Nye the Science Guy (okay, I admit...I'm addicted too!) We used to watch his show on PBS and I can't tell you how many times I heard, "Mom, can we do this experiment at home?" Bill Nye has a fun and ... read more

  • I'm 44 and I watch and Learn

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun to Learn and easy too.
    Cons: Not enough time in each show.

    Summary: I have two small children that I Home School and I try to make sure that they are able to watch this program anytime it is on. I also try to make sure I am able to sit and watch with them for I know I will learn something also. Bill makes ... read more

  • Bill Nye is the Guy

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational attention grabber
    Cons: none

    Summary: Of all the children's shows that are on television, this show is one of the best. When I was young we had things like 321 Contact to watch for science programs. I cannot remember watching any show like this with this much information. From teaching about ... read more

  • Science Made Fun

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: entertaining AND educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: My kids and I have watched this show for several years now. My son (now eight-years-old) loves it as much now as he did when he was two-years-old! Bill Nye takes the hoe-hum, and makes it's exciting. He's zany and quite silly, but he has the ... read more

  • Bill Nye IS the Guy

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent learning with fun
    Cons: Nothing bad

    Summary: My 10 year old daughter recently met Bill Nye the Science Guy at the opening of a museum here in Chicago. His show is excellent for all children at all ages. Most of adults can learn a thing or too also. He teaches Science in a way that the kids are so ... read more

  • Best for your kids...

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Learn about cool stuff
    Cons: Nothing is bad about this great show

    Summary: After seeing Bill Nye the Science Guy for years on the seattle based show, "Almost Live", I was so happy to hear he had his own show. When I first tuned in, I was totally hooked. I am 24, and I laughed alot during his show. And refreshed ... read more

  • Bill Rocks

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: entertaining and informative
    Cons: some may find it hyper or not appreciate the sense of humor

    Summary: Bill is cool at our house because he makes learning fun, his shows are original, and it has sparked an interest in science in my son. I can put up with the show as well, which is usually not true of alot of kids shows, which I think condescend to ... read more

  • Earth's Crust, Gravity, & Pressure

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: If you appreciate science and learning, go for it!
    Cons: If you hate rock and roll, you will hate this show

    Summary: Do you know a four year old you can explain and earthquake as a disruption in the earth's crust? Does your four year old tell you that when s/he throws a ball it will not fly into outer space, but will come back down to earth because of gravity's pull? ... read more

  • Yeah Science!

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: brings the explanations to a child's level, other children on the show doing demonstrations and experiments, short segments
    Cons: none

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is the best science show out there. It is geared for children third grade and above, but it can be enjoyed by younger children as well. Bill Nye takes very complex concepts and brings the explanations down to the ... read more

  • "It's Just for Big Kids You Know"

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to follow
    Cons: Those music videos

    Summary: I love Bill Nye and would watch him every once in a while when I was bored as my son was growing up. Well one day I came into the living room to find my son, 4 years old, glued to the TV trying to memorize the order of the planets! I was ... read more

  • Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!

    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, informative
    Cons: There's no downside to this show

    Summary: Consider the following... A professional comic develops a wacky science teacher persona. Said comic's life imitates his art as he BECOMES a wacky science teacher on TV. Bill Nye plays the clown while discussing sound scientific ... read more

  • He's no Mr. Wizard!

    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Brings back memories of Mr. Wizard..
    Cons: He's no Mr. Wizard! :(

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is yet another clone of a formerly great television show.. Bill Nye has taken the subject that Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard) had made great and turned it into a mockery. Unlike the great Don Herbert, Bill Nye is a real jokester. His ... read more

  • Fun Guy for all Ages

    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funny and extremely educational
    Cons: too short, we want more

    Summary: Bill Nye has taught not only my ten year old son all kinds of science concepts, he has taught me as well. As we watch this program together, we laugh and learn. My two year old daughter also stops whatever she's doing and watches the WHOLE show. I can ... read more

  • Humor and science

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun learning
    Cons: time slot

    Summary: I remember watching Bill Nye the Science Guy when I lived out in Seattle, Washington on public access television. Now look at him, there is not a grade school student who wouldn't know what the show was about anywhere in the United States. He can ... read more

  • Beyond Mr. Wizard

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SHOW
    Cons: None

    Summary: When I was a child growing up my favorite show was Mr. Wizard, I loved that show. I fondly remember the experiments we all tried at home, especially growing crystals on charcoal and bluing - (gosh those were so pretty). Bill Nye has brought that show ... read more

  • Scientific "Brain Food" for all ages

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Scientific "Brain Food" for all ages
    Cons: None, unless you can't stand science no matter how fun it is displayed

    Summary: "Did you know: The left side of your brain controls the right side of your body, and vice versa? Your brain has between 20 and 200 billion neurons? Your body can't make new brain cells?" Want to know more? Direct your questions to Bill Nye, the ... read more

  • Hey, Science is fun!

    Jan 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast paced, Funny, Brings Science to Life!
    Cons: Maybe a little too fast-paced for some kids

    Summary: Bill Nye's science show for kids is fast paced, entertaining and funny. It is quite obvious that Mr. Nye not only knows his science, bur he also knows how to relate to kids. What a great combination! I wish some of my childhood science teachers could ... read more

  • Wait a Minute, Science? Fun? Of course, but only with Bill

    Jan 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun and educational
    Cons: On cable only

    Summary: Bill Nye the Science Guy is one of my personal favorite TV shows. I'm not just talking about my favorite educational shows, this is my favorite of all the shows I watch. Bill Nye teaches science in such a fun way that you can't help but learn! This ... read more

  • Once For All, Interesting Science

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great graphics and special effects
    Cons: Just perfect..nothing to say...

    Summary: I wish that my Science teacher were Bill Nye. I have been watching this program ever since it came out. I truly enjoy it. Everything about it is just great. I remember how boring my science teacher was in high school. The visits to the lab were very ... read more

  • Excellent learning experience for the classroom and home

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: - interesting - educational - hands on experiments for kids to try - humorous
    Cons: - stereotypical scientist attire

    Summary: This show which is primarily targeted for ages 8-13 is a great learning experience for people of all ages! I am 24 and I find him interesting. He teaches science through his program and begins at a basic level which allows people with basic knowledge ... read more

  • Science Is Fun

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very entertaining while being educational
    Cons: overly cheerful at times

    Summary: This show is a must for our home school family! My three kids have watched this show for several years now and I have been amazed by some of the questions my kids have came up with and topics they have wanted to research from watching this funny but ... read more

  • Science is Cool...

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining learning!
    Cons: Not on as often as I'd like

    Summary: If you've ever seen Bill Nye the Science Guy - you can no doubt hear the opening song lyrics in your mind... Bill Nye is cool. As a parent, I wholeheartedly salute this program for taking one of the world's most intriguing and fun subjects, ... read more

  • A TV show with a purpose!

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Bill is fun!
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: Bill Nye is a great TV show!!!! I think the reason for it turning out so well is that Bill is full of fun and learning at the same time. So, parents and Children can enjoy. The experiments Bill does help (Even me) to understand science better. I love the ... read more

  • I'm not too old for this kid's show!

    Jan 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy-to-do experiments, lots of learning, fun for kids of all ages!
    Cons: none

    Summary: Finally a kids science show that's FUN to watch! Gone are the days of the 8mm films about the solar system with a monotone voice over. Today kids can watch Bill Nye The Science Guy! Nye pulls off the seemingly impossible in this show. He teaches science ... read more

  • This show isn't just for kids!

    Jan 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational. A very good teacher.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: My kids have been grown and gone for quite some time now so why am I writing about a childrens program? Because Bill Nye the science guy is a show that anyone can watch and enjoy. I never enjoyed science class way back when I was in school but ... read more

  • BILL BILL BILL BILL....

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Learning Science is fun!
    Cons: Mom says tv kills brain cells

    Summary: This show has been a staple in our home for over 5 years. I first tuned in to Bill Nye when my son was 2. We were looking for educational shows that would be age appropriate for him. After just one show, we were hooked! Not only did my son watch the ... read more

  • Bill Blows Beakman Out of the Water

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational
    Cons: don't try some of this stuff at home!

    Summary: Bill Nye is certainly not the first to launch a show like this. My dad clearly remembers Mr. Wizard from his childhood, and "Beakman's World" was the most recent kids' science show I saw before I happened upon Bill. Mr. Wizard was Old ... read more

  • Just for kids? NOT!!!

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, fun AND educational.
    Cons: Sometimes hard to find in my area.

    Summary: Okay, so I know that Bill Nye is supposed to be a kids show, but what can I say? I think it's great, and I'm 38! I have always thought that the best entertainment is something that you can learn from, with humor thrown in to keep it from getting dull. ... read more

  • Science Rules!

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational AND entertaining
    Cons: None

    Summary: I discovered this show by accident when our first son was too young to understand or enjoy it. When I was done watching the show, I was quite impressed! Not only was the show full of wonderful information, but it was also entertaining. My son ... read more

  • LOVE it! Nothing better! For all ages!

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: everything! great for all ages!
    Cons: Nothing

    Summary: I think this show is excellent. I'm 28 and I watch it every chance I get. I think that this show is good enough that a five year old can watch it and be entertained, your school aged child can watch it and be amazed, your teenager can watch it and be ... read more

  • Great Science Education

    Jan 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational
    Cons: Timeslots get moved around

    Summary: At first, I was a bit leary about Bill Nye the Science Guy. How interesting could he be? Would it really be educational? The answers are overwhelmingly YES. My eight year old son eats this stuff up. And he is learning. I really do believe it has ... read more

  • He is THE science guy!

    Jan 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining, educational, fun!
    Cons: On at weird times

    Summary: Bill Nye's creative and original TV show is entertaining and educational for kids and adults alike. In my science classes, during elementary, middle and high school, we watch the videos. A great part is that there are episodes on every subject from ... read more

  • Bill, I think it's love

    Jan 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, fun, science IS cool
    Cons: I don't get the Disney Channel!! :-(

    Summary: I've been watching Bill Nye, The Science Guy for years now, since back when he was on PBS. Bill makes "science rule" by including all kinds of crazy experiments, demonstrations and fun into learning about very real subjects. As ridiculous as it ... read more

  • Well I'm Impressed

    Jan 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funny, educational, smart, great, entertaining
    Cons: changed networks (from PBS to Disney Channel)

    Summary: This show must be the best science show I have ever seen. It teaches you in such an indirect way... through comedy. Bill Nye is hilarious, what a character. I sometimes would wonder if he actually knew what he was talking about. Anyway, this show is ... read more

  • learn and have fun

    Jan 13, 2000 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: intelligent,witty and fun
    Cons: has to be disguised as a kids show

    Summary: I am hardly a kid,but I like this show a lot. It makes learning interesting,and doesn't pander to the lowest common denominator either. There is so much on tv that shows something but never explains anything. sometimes you find explanations,but they are ... read more

  • Very Impressed!

    Jan 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: very entertaining
    Cons: none i could find

    Summary: This show is one that all three of my boys have watched. My oldest is now twenty-one and the youngest is fourteen. Now my young nephew is watching Bill Nye The Science Guy. This show has been great entertainment for so many years. It has been ... read more

  • Amazing Science Dude!

    Jan 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Gets you thinking about the world around you
    Cons: Sometimes very simplified

    Summary: I think Bill Nye the Science Guy is one of the very best children's television programs out there. It is certainly one of the best programs on science. If is a great show not just for children but for adults, too. This is the king of show that a parent ... read more

  • Let your kids watch TV guilt-free.

    Jan 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun and educational, interesting for grown-ups, too.
    Cons: Kids will want to "try this at home" and your house may get messy.

    Summary: Your kids always want to watch TV, and you wouldn't mind a half-hour of peace and quiet, but you feel guilty about letting them zone out in front of the electronic baby-sitter. The solution? Bill Nye the Science Guy. This show is interesting ... read more

  • Bill Nye Is The Man!

    Jan 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Bill Nye! He rocks! The music videos are cool, too.
    Cons: It's only 1/2 hour long.

    Summary: Bill Nye is a bonafide way to hook your youngster onto science. I'm a scientifically inclined person, and I still get a kick out of this show...especially the music video segments. For those of you who haven't seen the show yet, it's ... read more

  • Making Science fun :)

    Jan 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes science fun
    Cons: None

    Summary: Bill Nye is THE science guy! He knows how to make science fun so kids as well as adults actually want to learn more about science. In schools today they use Bill Nye video's in elementary school as well as middle school and I'm sure that some teachers ... read more

  • HOW INGENEOUS

    Jan 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: teaches kids in a way that is easily understood
    Cons: not enough new episodes

    Summary: This is probably the only show that I can get my five year old son to sit down and watch. he is an outdoors type child and does not like just sitting around. I think that is one of the reasons that this is such a great show for children, because even ... read more

  • Bill Nye is not a geek!

    Jan 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes science easy to understand and fun!
    Cons: Can't think of one

    Summary: This is a great show and Bill Nye is the perfect "geeky scientist" who really isn't a geek. In fact, I think he is totally cool for making science so much fun! I wish this show had been on when I was younger so I maybe would have taken more of ... read more

  • Great for Everyone

    Jan 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fun, has variety, interesting
    Cons: music videos sometimes

    Summary: This show is great for kids and kids at heart. It teaches things so that kids can understand it, but makes it interesting enough that older people can sit through it and learn a little something too. Why? Because, for the most part, it doesn't seem ... read more

  • Mixing fun and learning!! Great Idea

    Jan 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Learning and Fun!!
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: This is just great educational fun. Bill Nye the science guy is even fun to say!! This is terrific programming. How do you get kids to sit and learn without them thinking they are being torchured? Well Bill Nye knows. Make it fun and interesting. ... read more

  • WOW..This show AMAZES me too..and I'm 28

    Jan 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: wonderful everyday props
    Cons: sometimes a little fast paced for my daughter

    Summary: I must first say, that I am not at all a science-literate person! I have 2 children, an 8yr old girl and a 22 month old boy. The 8 year old girl hated science in school. NOW...because of this awesome approach to science that "Bill Nye" has, ... read more

  • Fun To Watch!

    Dec 31, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny
    Cons: None

    Summary: Not only is this show very educational but it's the only show that me and my 3 year old son watch together. I think it is funny and most of the time there are subjects that I never knew about, He likes it just because it is funny. Even though he only ... read more

  • Interesting for kids and adults alike

    Dec 26, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, fun, and can be enjoyed by both you and your child
    Cons: their are some sections just for children

    Summary: Now that I have a nephew that is close to my home, I'm sure I will be spending a lot more time doing "kid's" things. For the most part, my interaction with kids, family or otherwise, has been on a limited basis. You know, I'm the one that ... read more

  • This show really teaches

    Dec 23, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to relate to
    Cons: too much t.v.

    Summary: As an educator, I often get to review television programming for my students as well as my own children. Bill Nye the Science Guy stands a head above other science educational programs. This program brings the everyday uses of science ... read more

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  • Bill Nye Science = fun learning for entire family.

    Jul 18, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Great learning experience for children and parents alike.Definately recommend watching together !
    Cons: None

    Summary: We as a family,began watching the "Bill Nye the Science Guy " show when my second to oldest daughter had a  middle school homework assignment to watch and write a report on what she learned each week.I was amazed that my child ... read more

  • Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Apr 12, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: educational teaches kids abou things that occur around us
    Cons:  the music videos are cheesy and have no sence of anything on  the vid

    Summary: this program is educational and kind of entertaining and its not boring since its for kids it teaches you about science and it shows you some experiments which i think it might help kids understand what the topic in the show is about so bill in the ... read more

  • A rare good science show for kids

    Mar 20, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Makes science fun
    Cons: Occasionally the wackiness becomes annoying

    Summary: I have been a Bill Nye fan for years, and the more I learn about child development, education, and science, the more I like his show. This show focuses on all kinds of science in a lot of situations, and it does so in an entertaining way. The ... read more

  • Bill Nye the who?

    Jun 13, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Funny and educational.
    Cons: A bit confusing at parts and all over the place.

    Summary: This show is just one of those shows...NOT. Bill Nye the Science Guy is not your average show. It's hilarious and educational. Yes, educational. I have actually learned stuff from this show, and I can pick up a lot of information just by watching one ... read more

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