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Netflix Orders New Episodes of “The Magic School Bus”

Netflix/Scholastic(NEW YORK) -- Netflix on Wednesday announced that it would debut all-new episodes of The Magic School Bus.

According to a report in The New York Times, the online streaming platform plans to begin airing half-hour episodes of the beloved series in 2016.

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos told the Times that the animated adventure "teaches science in a way that transcends generations."

The new incarnation has been rechristened The Magic School Bus 360°.

The show was first broadcast on PBS in 1994.

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