Netflix Aims To Make Science Even Cooler In The First Trailer For ‘Bill Nye Saves The World!’

Posted Thursday, February 9th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4 by

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If there’s one thing the world could always use more of, it’s education for all people.  The question that has plagued mankind – teachers, mostly – since the beginning of time is: how can learning be made cool?  Well, one guy has had a pretty firm grasp for a while now on how to make education totally radical – raducation, am I right?  No?  Okay, I’ll stop now – and that’s Bill Nye, “The Science Guy.”  Fortunately, Netflix has seen the nerdy light, for they are bringing Nye to a screen near you in April with his very own new series, ‘Bill Nye Saves the World!

Here’s a description of the show, directly from the folks at the big N:

Bill Nye – science guy, educator, mechanical engineer, and curator of curiosity – returns with a new show. Each episode of Bill Nye Saves the World tackles a specific topic or concept through lively panel discussions, wide-ranging correspondent reports from a crackerjack team, and Bill’s very special blend of lab procedure and sly personality.

I can’t really explain it any better than that, so why bother trying?  In addition to Bill’s regular co-hosting team, the show will also see special guests stopping by from week to week: celebs making their appearance include Zach Braff, Joel McHale, Diamond Stone, Tim Gunn, Donald Faison, Wil Wheaton, Steve Aoki, and Rachel Bloom.  Netflix says each episode will “tackle a topic from a scientific point of view, dispelling myths, and refuting anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders or titans of industry.”

Sound good so far?  Check out the trailer for the show below, which seems to indicate that the show will be a blend of live-audience time, pre-recorded skits/interviews, and additional on-location zany fun!

‘Bill Nye Saves the World’ will premiere on Netflix in the United States on April 21, 2017.

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Tony Schaab started an online petition to try and get Gilbert Gottfried hired as the voice of B-9, the robot in Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ reboot, because – well, c’mon, wouldn’t that just be awesome?  A lover of most things sci-fi and horror, Tony is an author by day and a DJ by night. Come hang out with Tony on Facebook and Twitter to hear him spew semi-funny nonsense and get your opportunity to finally put him in his place.

  • MM237

    Too biased. We’d be better with someone who’s accepting of God and presents scuence without bashing those who believe the evidence supports different conclusions than his.

    • Spag_Hoops

      I think if you’re going to bring belief into it, then your position being bashed is probably what you need.