|Narrated by||Su-chin Pak|
|Opening theme||"The Gift"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||21|
|No. of episodes||369 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Distributor||Viacom Media Networks|
|Picture format|| NTSC |
|Original release||March 31, 1998 –|
June 21, 2017
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