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Sid the Science Kid was American half-hour CGI animated series that aired on PBS Kids from September 1, 2008 to March 25, 2013, with a total 68 hal-hour episodes produced over two seasons. The computter generated show is produced by the Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET in Los Angeles, California and using the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio.


The show is about a little boy who loves science and is excited about learning. Each day he discovers something new at school and comes up with invention ideas at night.


  • Drew Massey as Sid
  • Julianne Buescher as May / Rose
  • Victor Yerrid as Gerald / Mort
  • Alice Dinnean-Vernon as Gabriela / Alice
  • Donna Kimball as Susie / Zeke
  • America Ferrera as Dr. Rosalinda Cordova


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The show got it's own movie called Sid the Science Kid: the Movie in 2012.


  • The working title for the show was "What's the Big Idea?"
  • Sid's original name was Josh during production.
  • The show was animated using motion capture, a method that allows voice actors to voice the characters in real time.