Premiered Date
October 25, 1971
Genre
Comedy
Network
PBS
84

Morgan Freeman

as Count Dracula

89

Rita Moreno

as Carmela

84

Bill Cosby

as Hank

95

Mel Brooks

as Blond-Haired Cartoon Man

62

Irene Cara

as Iris -Member of the Short Circus

1957-2019

Denise Nickerson

as Allison -Member of the Short Circus

1915-1977

Zero Mostel

as Spell Binder

76

Hattie Winston

as Sylvia

62

Todd Graff

as Jesse -Member of the Short Circus

About The Electric Company

About

Educational comedy-sketch show that teaches children the basic concepts of reading, grammar, and other literary focal points. 

Trivia

This show was regarded as the first modern comedy-sketch show which influenced a show like Saturday Night Live. Actress Rita Moreno is the only cast member in the show that didn't appear in the show's finale. As a child, actor Giancarlo Esposito was one of the children singing the chorus of the opening theme song.