“Should warm the hearts and minds of science lovers, weather enthusiasts, environmental watchdogs and astronomy buffs, all while inspiring viewers to ask questions and seek answers.”

Garry Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

“[A] delightful, revealing documentary …”

Andy Webster, New York Times

“’Bill Nye: Science Guy’ offers an absorbing and entertaining portrait, of both the science evangelist and the guy behind him.”

Lora Grady, The Washington Post

Co-directors David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg … effectively chart their affable subject’s trek from mechanical engineer to renowned Science Guy to passionate defender of the planet.

-Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter 


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