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This science based children's TV show features twins Tom and Annie Edison, who solve problems with their friends that come up during the course of each show. The twins spend their time with their friend Lance and little brother Paul, who get the twins into various scrapes and also help them find a way out. During each episode a scientific principal is used to help the twins escape their problem, these principals are also presented as animations to make them easy for younger children to understand.

Nelvana
6 Seasons, 78 Episodes - Canceled
December 11, 1982
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7.7/10
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The Edison Twins Full Episode Guide

  • Lance and Lulu have decided to get married, but no ones told her parents. As the big moment rapidly approaches, Tom and Annie rush to the aid of their old friend to get everyone to the pool on time.

  • The university computer goes on the fritz and the twins decide to find out why, Armed with software and security codes, Tom traces the footprints of a hacker bent on crashing the system in a countdown to technological chaos.

  • On his way to a Fifties revival dance, Tom thinks he sees a ghost in an abandoned house. Spurred on by Annie, Tom gives the house a through search with his scientific equipment that sends Annie on her own investigation of the illusive apparition.

  • A foulup almost causes Annie to miss her trip to Italy, but a friendly travel agent solves the problem and gets invited to dinner. Nick is jealous and certain the travel agent has ulterior motives and drags Tom into a deadly web of international mystery and intrigue.

  • Out shopping one day, Tom, Annie, and Nick see a fleeing criminal. A suspect is apprehended, but Annie is certain the police have the wrong man. While Paul and Nick practice for a spaghetti eating contest, Tom and Annies investigation leads them to a web-footed culprit.

  • Paul and Joey decide to give all their money away and become hippies, but Nick has other plans for Tom and Annie. He knows of a pyramid money scheme thats guaranteed to make them all rich. As Tom is enticed by the lure of easy money, Annie holds fast in her stand against greed.

  • Tom goes horseback riding with Collette Featherstone and Annie is invited to tag along. Before they know it, they are off on a treasure hunt for a lost time capsule containing a secret Collettes Father would rather have kept buried.

  • A tutor arrives to help Annie with her business course and Paul is enchanted by his persuasive personality. Nick is convinced that something is wrong and he and Tom set out to discover the cause of the tutors mysterious transformation.

  • Tom is coerced into mixing up a batch of fertilizer for the seedlings Annie is germinating for her botany class. When an accident in the lab accelerates the growth of the plants at an alarming rate, Annie is thrilled, until Tom unearths a greenhouse conspiracy.

  • Student election time at Bayfield University puts Tom and Annie in opposing camps until Roxy tells them that neither candidate will support her cause to save a groove of trees. Paul and Joey come to her rescue and before long, they have Roxy running her own campaign and Tom and Annie carrying placards.

  • All star quarterback, Cliff Carter, is accused of taking drugs and the twins are called in to clear his name. Though chemical analysis and some shifty detective work, Annie discovers truth while Tom and Nick find a new mascot for the Bayfield Broncos.

  • Tom is undergoing a torturous initiation into the engineering fraternity and Annie is having problems in biology. When the professor brings in some rabbits as test subjects, Annies outraged lab partner decided to take matters into his own hands and Tom is called in to help Annie save the student from expulsion.

  • When Lance is almost arrested for trying to use phony concert tickets, Tom drags Annie along on an investigation to track down the man who gave Lance the tickets. Their search for the counterfeiters takes them to an abandoned warehouse, and after a chase through underground tunnels leaves them trapped in the basement, Annies quick thinking brings Paul to the rescue and leaves the counterfeiters spinning their wheels.

  • Intent on saving the financially troubled Weston Lanes Bowling Alley, Lance persuades the Edisons to join his team in the annual pro/am bowling tournament. Victory seems within their grasp, but when his luck suddenly abandons him, Lance sees the title and prize money slipping away until Tom and Annie prove that skill and fair play are more important than superstition.

  • When Tom and Annie are invited to the reading of George Kelsys video will, they, and two of Georges closest friends, find themselves involved in a mysterious treasure hunt in the old mansion. As Paul and Joey embark upon their own investigation, Tom and Annie unravel the cryptic clues that lead to a treasure more valuable than gold or priceless heirlooms.

  • When a mysterious presence threatens to close down Mammas Pizza Palace, Annie offers to run the restaurant for one day so she and Tom can witness the unexplained phenomenon first hand. During the ensuing pandemonium, Tom and Annie use their knowledge of electromagnetic interference to discover the criminal source of the poltergeist and Pauls gigantic pizza-to-go proves to be more than the phantom can digest.

  • After winning an award for a labour saving appliance, Tom goes invention crazy with plans to automate the entire Edison house. Paul wastes no time in organizing a press conference for his soon-to-be-famous brother, but when the house suffers a complete electrical breakdown, Annie comes to Toms rescue with a practical application for one of his gimmicky inventions.

  • An evening of watching video launches Paul into a new movie making career and Tom and Annie into an investigation of the origins of a doctored video tape that threatens to ruin the reputation of a family friend. While Paul is making video history shooting his Magnet Monster classic, Tom and Annie track down the rented video tape that proves their friends innocence, only to discover that Pauls magnet monster has erased the vital evidence!

  • After discovering that the gems in the Pali Harness are fake, Tom and Annie set out in search of the man who made them while Paul is left to entertain the Maharajah of Pali. To Pauls amazement, the Maharajah turns out to be his identical twin and when Tom and Annie realize the real gems are about to be spirited out of the country, Paul holds a press conference and Annies last minute daring brings the caper to a shattering conclusion.

  • The elephant is on the loose again; this time wearing a priceless, jewel studded harness, but when she finds her way back to Paul and Joey, the harness has vanished and her trainer is arrested for the crime. Convinced of his innocence, Tom, Annie and Lance devise a plan to re-enact the crime using the elephants passion for jelly beans to expose the real thiefs lust for gems.

  • After finding a baby elephant, Paul and Joey decide to build a home for her and pledge an oath of secrecy to keep their pachyderm pet a permanent playmate. Unfortunately, Pauls curious behavior begins to take on meaning when Tom and Annie learn that an elephant, brought to Weston as part of an exhibition of Indian treasures, has escaped, and when the irate owner of the elephant arrives on the scene, the Twins are forced to persuade Paul to surrender his floppy eared mascot.

  • Tom and Annies hopes of hosting an elegant black tie party in honor of a well-to-do English guest turn into bedlam when Paul accidentally sets a tarantula loose in the house. While Tom and Annie try to keep their guests entertained, Paul and his zoological friend unleash a battalion of crickets, frogs and eve a skunk to capture the spider, creating an hilariously unforgettable evening that threatens to make even the somber English guest crack a smile.

  • The arrival in town of a movie talent scout catapults Toms interest in nature photography into the hectic world of fashion photography as first his girlfriend Brenda, and then a bevy of budding actresses flock to his door to have their pictures taken. As Tom focuses on the job at hand, he is unable to see the negative effects his new career is having on Annies science project or on his relationship with Brenda.

  • Tom and Annie turn their scientific expertise toward go-karting when their friend Howie is challenged by a hot shot racer to prove himself on the track in an upcoming race. After working through some mechanical problems fixing up Howies Kart, the day of the big race arrives and the twins are confronted by more problems. They learn that Howie, a former racing champ, has lost his nerve, and that the challenger has copied a flawed spoiler design discarded by the Edisons that could spell disaster on the race track if the spoiler gives way.

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