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Watch LeVar Burton Read One Of His Favorite Books — Go The F*ck To Sleep — For Charity!

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Gather ‘round, everyone!

It's time for some Reading Rainbow throwback goodness!

LeVar Burton, the legendary show's host, sat down with a group of adults to read them the fan favorite fiction, Go The F*ck To Sleep! LOLz!

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The message is simple: get your a** to sleep because it's bedtime — but LeVar is so much better at saying that than we ever could be!

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Not Only Did The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Hit Its Goal, It SHATTERED Veronica Mars' Record!

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We were so happy to hear that the Reading Rainbow hit its initial Kickstarter goal!

But LeVar Burton wasn't content to sit on his laurels after just one day! He rallied and came up with goals for getting the classic show into classrooms!

For that he would need $5 million! And fans didn't disappoint!

The Reading Rainbow fundraiser hit its stretch goal AND beat the previous Kickstarter record for

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You Won't Believe How Much Seth MacFarlane Is Donating To The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter!

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Seth MacFarlane doesn't just have A Million Ways To Die In The West; he also has a million bucks to spend in the name of education!

The Kickstarter campaign to bring back Reading Rainbow was successful in hitting its initial goal of $1 million, but LeVar Burton is trying to go twice as high now!

OK, actually more like 5 times as high!

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This Reading Rainbow's Intro Spoof Is A HIGHlariously Creepy Video You HAVE To Watch NOW!

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We all know reading is FUNdamental part of educating children, but did you know books are also a source of unfathomable power?

Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton teamed up with Funny Or Die to reimagine the show's intro credits and "take a look / it's in a book" theme song, and the result was friggin' hilarious!!

Ch-ch-check out their whimsically ridiculous spoof for yourself…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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LeVar Burton CRUSHES His Donation Goal In One Day For Reading Rainbow! Find Out How Much He Made HERE!

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Turns out we aren't the only ones who love Reading Rainbow!

Everyone does!

LeVar Burton pleasantly surprised the world when he announced he had started a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the show that teaches kids to love reading!

A show that we know firsthand definitely works!!!

LeVar's crowdfunding webpage had an original goal of $1 million dollars, but in less than 24 hours - LeVar had already passed that pretty high goal!

With 34 days to go the project has already made

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LeVar Burton Wants To Bring Back Reading Rainbow In A BIG Way! Will You Help Him??

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One in every 4 kids in America will grow up illiterate.

Let's let that sink in. That's not a fact from the early 1900s. That's from today. 2014.

Kids who can't read at their current grade level by 4th grade are apparently 400% more likely to drop out of high school! That's nuts!

Thank goodness for LeVar Burton!

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Shaquille O'Neal Serenades Levar Burton In The Only Way Possible!

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Listen, Shaquille O'Neal is doing his best here. Obviously Levar Burton couldn't be there in person for a spur-of-the-moment Instagram video, and he had to make do with a framed picture.

Shaq is also not a classically trained singer, and, well, his rapping days are over.

SO GIVE HIM A BREAK BECAUSE THIS IS AMAZING!

Ch-ch-check out the beautiful serenade Shaq pulls off in honor of the brightest Reading Rainbow in the sky!

Is there ANYTHING that Shaq can't do? We don't think so!

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