The Magic School Bus Season 4
The Magic School Bus Season 4
First Air Date: September 13, 1997
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4x13 Takes a Dive (December 06, 1997)
When Wanda discovers that one of Ms. Frizzle’s ancestors was Redbeard the Pirate, she naturally wants to follow the treasure map he left. The map leads the class to a coral reef, where they learn firsthand that life there is risky.
4x12 In the City (November 29, 1997)
City Critters: Ms. Frizzle’s class is visiting the zoo, which is, according to Tim, the only place in the city where wild animals can survive. To test this idea—ZAP!—Ms. Frizzle turns the class into possums, foxes, and falcons!
4x11 Gets Programmed (November 22, 1997)
Ms. Frizzle’s class opens the school for Mr. Ruhle. But there’s so much to do! “There must be a way to do these chores without actually doing them,” says Carlos. Enter Mr. Ruhle’s new computer and Mikey, Carlos’ whiz kid brother!
4x10 Gets Charged (November 15, 1997)
It’s Valentine’s Day and the class is selling lightbulbs. When they stop at Ms. Frizzle’s house to sell her one, they find that her battery-operated doorbell doesn’t work.
4x09 Makes a Stink (November 08, 1997)
Flora Whiff, the famous expert on smell—whose “nose knows”— comes to school to judge the First Annual Smell Search. Ms. Frizzle’s class creates a unique smell that is bound to take first prize.
4x08 Gains Weight (November 01, 1997)
Phoebe is chosen to give a slam-dunk exhibition during the big basketball game. When she finds she can’t jump high enough because gravity is “pulling on” her, Ms. Frizzle takes the class into space and turns the Bus into a planet—with adjustable gravity!
4x07 Sees Stars (October 25, 1997)
When the kids see Horace Scope (Dabney Coleman) on the Star Shopping Network, they decide to buy Dorothy Ann a real twinkling star for her birthday.
4x06 Goes Cellular (October 18, 1997)
It’s the night of the rock lovers’ annual Granite Awards, and Arnold is about to become the first kid to win the Rocky Award. He’s so excited, all he’s been able to eat for weeks are “Seaweedies.” When he arrives for the big event, he’s totally nervous and totally... orange!
4x05 Gets Swamped (October 11, 1997)
Should Walkerville get rid of the swamp and replace it with a great new shopping mall or build the mall somewhere else? The class learns that the swamp is an important habitat and natural water filter, but the town council’s not convinced until... FLOOD!
4x04 Goes on Air (October 04, 1997)
The only contribution the kids in Ms. Frizzle’s class have made to the Walkerville Space Capsule is an empty jar. “It’s not empty,” argues Keesha. “It’s filled with air!” Ralphie thinks that air doesn’t do anything, but when the bus shrinks and gets stuck inside the jar—the class finds that their only hope for escape is... air!
4x03 Goes to Mussel Beach (September 27, 1997)
Ms. Frizzle’s “Uncle Shelby” wants the class to look after his beachfront property. The kids soon discover that this “luxurious” accommodation is only a tiny spot on the shoreline.
4x02 Cracks a Yolk (September 20, 1997)
The principal, Mr. Ruhle, has to go away for a few days and leaves his beloved chicken, Giblets, in Dorothy Ann’s care. The Friz takes the class on a field trip to see how eggs are made - from the inside out!
4x01 Meets Molly Cule (September 13, 1997)
When Wanda’s favorite singer, Molly Cule comes to town and she chooses Ms. Frizzle’s class to wash her famous car, the kids discover how to clean the car down to the very last bit.