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'Reading Rainbow' project becomes most-backed Kickstarter of all-time

By Shawn Knight
Jul 3, 2014
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  1. Actor LaVar Burton of Reading Rainbow and Star Trek fame launched a Kickstarter campaign in late May. He initially set out to raise $1 million to help bring the children's television series to more platforms, develop a version of Reading...

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  2. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,547   +2,346

    Where's his visor?
     
  3. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,163   +197

    replaced by an ocular implant.

    if I were a 'corny joker', I'd say this:
    seriously, more children's tv shows are needed to combat the effects of violent-oriented 'mainstream' tv shows.

    Philippines has a tv show for children in the past. (I don't know its status now.)
    source: sketchpride blog.
     
  4. Hexic

    Hexic TS Addict Posts: 283   +132

    This is one Kickstarter that I will happily donate to. It's a great cause, and it's disappointing to see that so many programs such as this have died out since the 90's.
     
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  5. *LeVar
     
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,554   +2,894

    Loved the ending of the video.
    He did show the visor in the video. He must keep on hand it in a box for hard times.
     
  7. Most backers, not most money raised. Still, it's a good cause. I still remember the show's theme song from when I watched it as a kid twenty years ago.
     
    mojorisin23 likes this.

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