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Mr. Wizard's World, a faster-paced version of the show developed by Don Herbert, was shown three times a week on the then rising kids cable channel Nickelodeon. Once again, the revival was produced in Canada (this time in Calgary
Calgary
Calgary is a city in the Province of Alberta, Canada. It is located in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie, approximately east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies...

). The show produced 78 episodes from 1983 onwards, and continued to run thereafter as reruns. During its airing on Nickelodeon, Mr. Wizard's World was the channel's #3 rated show in 1983 (behind Livewire
Livewire (talk show)
Livewire is a kids' talkshow on the U.S. television cable network, Nickelodeon which aired during the early 1980s and ended in 1985. Livewire was a talk show for kids of all ages, and the show's main focus discussed true current events and stories during those times...

, and You Can't Do That on Television
You Can't Do That on Television
You Can't Do That on Television is a Canadian television program that first aired locally in 1979 before ultimately airing internationally in 1981...

). The show was also famous for its Ask Mr. Wizard segment where Mr. Wizard answered questions sent in by Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon (TV channel)
Nickelodeon, often simply called Nick and originally named Pinwheel, is an American children's channel owned by MTV Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom International. The channel is primarily aimed at children ages 7–17, with the exception of their weekday morning program block aimed at preschoolers...

 viewers of all ages. Episodes of Mr. Wizard's World were re-aired in 2005-2006 on the digital cable channel The Science Channel
The Science Channel
Science is a United States cable, satellite and IPTV Television Network produced by Discovery Communications. Science features programming in the fields of space, technology, prehistory and animals.-History:...

. Mr. Wizard's World still frequently airs on The Science Channel
The Science Channel
Science is a United States cable, satellite and IPTV Television Network produced by Discovery Communications. Science features programming in the fields of space, technology, prehistory and animals.-History:...

, and is considered a candidate for Nickelodeon's "Nick Rewind" DVD/VHS release. Don Herbert once said: "My time on this Earth is getting shorter and shorter each day, but no matter how old I get, and even when I am dead, Mr. Wizard's World will never die". This series was canceled in 1990, though reruns continued on Nick at Nite
Nick at Nite
Nick at Nite is the nighttime Cable network that broadcasts over the channel space of Nickelodeon on Sundays from 8.p.m.-7.am., Monday through Fridays from 9 p.m.-7 a.m. and Saturdays from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. . Though it shares channel space with Nickelodeon, A.C. Nielsen Co...

 until 1995 and often in early morning time slots right after Nick at Nite
Nick at Nite
Nick at Nite is the nighttime Cable network that broadcasts over the channel space of Nickelodeon on Sundays from 8.p.m.-7.am., Monday through Fridays from 9 p.m.-7 a.m. and Saturdays from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. . Though it shares channel space with Nickelodeon, A.C. Nielsen Co...

finished, through at least 1997. In 1994, Herbert developed another new series of 15-minute spots called Teacher to Teacher with Mr. Wizard. The spots highlighted individual elementary science teachers and their projects. The series was sponsored by the National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health...

and was shown on Nickelodeon. Selected episodes of Mr. Wizard's World are available on DVD in 8-Single Volumes including 4-Episodes on each DVD. Gift Box-Sets are also available from Mr.Wizard Studios Inc.

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