Bits and Bytes is a television series, broadcast on both TVO and CBC in Canada, that educates viewers on the basics of how to use a computer, starring Billy Van and Luba Goy. Luba is Billy's teacher in the Canadian television show that, with the use of animation, introduces Billy to the world of microcomputers. This purpose of this series is to help assist teachers and adults in the art of computer-assisted instruction. Bits and Bytes employs field trips and animated sequences to teach the basic operation of computers and how they work. Each show in the series concentrates on a different aspect of computer language, communication between computers, programs, games, and more. This program allows computer novices to feel comfortable as they learn different aspects of computing and both hardware and software with fellow novice, Billy Van. This program demonstrates the usefulness of computer use in the school settings, the home setting and the work setting.