Schoolhouse Rock – Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips – Number Cruncher – closed captioned


To have some fun,
(Chorus singing) Or pass a quiz.
(Chorus singing) Just follow this computer whiz,
(Chorus singing) Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips.
(Chorus singing) They got the answers at their fingertips.
(Chorus singing) Scooter: Baseball’s s’posed to be fun! Can’t wait to hit a home run, -but they got me playing
the wrong position. but they got me playing
-the wrong position. Since they made me the statistician. I’m in numbers up to my ears! -This is gonna take me years and years
and years and years and years. This is gonna take me years and years
-and years and years and years. -Mr. Chips: Numbers?
Scooter, did you say numbers? Mr. Chips: Numbers?
-Scooter, did you say numbers? Scooter: Yes, numbers, Mr. Chips. -Batting averages, earned run averages,
team standings. Batting averages, earned run averages,
-team standings. -I can probably figure this stuff out,
but I’ll miss batting practice. I can probably figure this stuff out,
-but I’ll miss batting practice. -Mr. Chips: Feed me those numbers.
I’ll do the work. Mr. Chips: Feed me those numbers.
-I’ll do the work. -Scooter: You mean . . .
Mr. Chips: Precisely! Scooter: You mean . . .
-Mr. Chips: Precisely! -Sit down Scooter, you’re in for a treat.
Numbers, you see, are just my meat. Sit down Scooter, you’re in for a treat.
-Numbers, you see, are just my meat. -‘Cause I’m a number cruncher.
A mathematical muncher. ‘Cause I’m a number cruncher.
-A mathematical muncher. -I can round numbers off,
I can square them. I can round numbers off,
-I can square them. -I can line numbers up
and compare them. I can line numbers up
-and compare them. -I can change them around,
rearrange them around, I can change them around,
-rearrange them around, -I can deal with them
in any way you choose. I can deal with them
-in any way you choose. -I’m not a math professor,
I am a data processor. I’m not a math professor,
-I am a data processor. -I can mix numbers up and combine them,
I can take them apart and align them. I can mix numbers up and combine them,
-I can take them apart and align them. -I can shake numbers up,
I can break numbers up, I can shake numbers up,
-I can break numbers up, -I can turn them into
something you can use. I can turn them into
-something you can use. -If you can punch them,
I can crunch them. If you can punch them,
-I can crunch them. ‘Cause I’m a number cruncher. Scooter: Mr. Chips, you’re amazing! -Mr. Chips: Elementary, Scooter.
A piece of cake. Mr. Chips: Elementary, Scooter.
-A piece of cake. -Just feed me the numbers
and I’ll process them for you. Just feed me the numbers
-and I’ll process them for you. -Scooter: In other words, I punch them-
Mr. Chips: Precisely, and I crunch them. Scooter: In other words, I punch them-
-Mr. Chips: Precisely, and I crunch them. -I process numbers as quick as a flash
for whatever results you need. I process numbers as quick as a flash
-for whatever results you need. -I process numbers into measuring tools
to measure sound and time and speed. I process numbers into measuring tools
-to measure sound and time and speed. -I process numbers to find just how fast
a rocket can get to Mars. I process numbers to find just how fast
-a rocket can get to Mars. -I project the future
and recall the past, I project the future
-and recall the past, -And I can show you a map of the stars.
Scooter: Wow! And I can show you a map of the stars.
-Scooter: Wow! -I process numbers into curves and lines,
display them on the graph or a chart. I process numbers into curves and lines,
-display them on the graph or a chart. -I process numbers into colors and shapes
to make a digital work of art! I process numbers into colors and shapes
-to make a digital work of art! A work of art! -‘Cause I’m a number cruncher.
A mathematical muncher. ‘Cause I’m a number cruncher.
-A mathematical muncher. -I can round numbers off,
I can square them. I can round numbers off,
-I can square them. -I can line numbers up
and compare them. I can line numbers up
-and compare them. -I can change them around,
rearrange them around. I can change them around,
-rearrange them around. -I can deal with them
in any way you choose. I can deal with them
-in any way you choose. -I’m not a math professor,
I am a data processor. I’m not a math professor,
-I am a data processor. -I can mix numbers up and combine them.
I can take them apart and align them. I can mix numbers up and combine them.
-I can take them apart and align them. -I can shake numbers up,
I can break numbers up, I can shake numbers up,
-I can break numbers up, -I can turn them into
something you can use. I can turn them into
-something you can use. -Scooter: My baseball statistics?
Mr. Chips: A piece of cake! Scooter: My baseball statistics?
-Mr. Chips: A piece of cake! But remember, first
you have to punch them. Scooter: I know then
you can crunch them. -‘Cause you’re a number cruncher
Mr. Chips: Precisely. ‘Cause you’re a number cruncher
-Mr. Chips: Precisely. (Giggles) Closed captioning by
The Closed Captioning Project

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