The Magic School Bus is coming back to Netflix!

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The Magic School Bus with Ms. FrizzleMeeting Ms. Frizzle = Best Day Ever!

I have so many fond memories of The Magic School Bus – and my kids are just as nuts about it! There’s a lot of buzz going on right now online about our favorite Ms. Frizzle but here are a few facts we do and don’t know. Instead of sifting through a zillion news articles I’ve done it for you and pulled out the facts for you in easy bullet form! I’ll update this post as soon as I find out more details!

The Magic School Bus Facts We Know:

  • Features updated computer-generated animation
  • Ms. Frizzle’s hair will remain the same!
  • The bus has been updated with more modern tools
  • The kids will make use of advanced technologies
  • The original actor for “Ralphie” will be back!
  • Many original cast members are returning to the new series
  • A LOT of big celebrity names will be involved!
  • 9 Story Media, Scholastic, and Netflix have partnered together

The Magic School Bus Facts We Don’t Know:

  • Release Date (possibly fall 2017?)
  • Cast
  • Will it live up to the incredible legacy of the original series?!


Although you can watch The Magic School Bus various places online for free we bought the entire DVD collection so we can watch them in the car for road trips! (Or in the classroom when the internet is being wonky!) Here are a few more fun school bus related items!

The Magic School Bus Ms Frizzle pillow The Magic School Bus science Chemistry kit school bus play tent for kids


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