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Popular Mechanics for Kids is an educational Canadian television series based on Popular Mechanics magazine. It was notable for starting the careers of both Elisha Cuthbert and Jay Baruchel. The show's purpose was to teach viewers how things work. It was awarded the Parents Choice Award in 2003, and was nominated for the Gemini Awards.

The series aired from 1997 to 2001, and re-runs of the show continued to air on many channels until 2008. It aired on BBC Kids and Discovery Kids until December 31, 2009. After the closure of Discovery Kids Canada, BBC Kids stopped airing re-runs in all countries except Canada. The reruns on BBC Kids in Canada ended on May 14, 2011. As of 2013 re-runs of the show continue to air on Knowledge Network. Along with Cuthbert and Baruchel, the cast included Charles Powell nicknamed "Charlie" for the series, Tyler Kyte, and eventually Vanessa Lengies.

The show was filmed primarily in Montreal, Quebec, and is currently distributed on VHS / DVD by Koch Vision.

Series Cast

  1. Elisha Cuthbert

    Elisha Cuthbert

    Elisha

    72 Episodes

  2. Tyler Kyte

    72 Episodes

  3. Charles Powell

    72 Episodes

  4. Jay Baruchel

    Jay Baruchel

    72 Episodes

  5. Vanessa Lengies

    Vanessa Lengies

    72 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 4

2001 | 6 Episodes

Season 4 of Popular Mechanics for Kids premiered on January 7, 2001.

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Status Ended

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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