This past January, PBS brought back the 1970s classic television show “The Electric Company,” with special appearances from several famous faces including Mario Barrett, Sean Kingston, and Tiki Barber. The original version of the educational kid’s program, which helped children learn the ins and outs of English grammar, regularly starred big names like Bill Cosby and Morgan Freeman.
Recently, Common [click to read], Wyclef, and Ne-Yo each made musical contributions to the show.
Common plays the part of an Indiana Jones type character who searches for a gigantic artifact:
Ne-Yo demonstrates how the letter “h” can create whole new words:
Wyclef teaches the electric slide:
The show, which airs on most PBS stations on Fridays, has received positive reviews.