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The Magic School Bus
PBS,

1994

| Adventure, Children, Fantasy, Animation
Rating: 4/5

A classroom taught by Ms. Valerie Frizzle is always fun and exciting. The colorful teacher owns a Magic School Bus which can transform into different things like a spaceship, a battery, or even an alligator! These things can help Ms. Frizzle with visual teaching methods as she reveals information about anything in science. The students include Carlos, Phoebe, Keesha, Dorothy Ann, Tim, Ralphie, Arnold, and Wanda. Originally, The Magic School Bus aired on PBS. But when production ceased after four years, The Magic School Bus's run on PBS ended with it.


Great Performances
PBS,

1972

| Music, Dance, Anthology, Variety
Rating: 5/5

After springing up from humble roots, 2012-2013 marked the show's 40th Anniversary, making it the longest running anthology program featuring the performing arts. From Broadway to Rock n' Roll, Great Performances has successfully provided an opportunity for the American public to enjoy many different forms of music, dance and entertainment for the very first time.


NOVA Wonders
PBS,

2018

| Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

NOVA Wonders takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of science, where researchers are tackling some of the biggest questions about life and the cosmos. From the mysteries of astrophysics to the secrets of the body to the challenges of inventing technologies that could rival-and even surpass-the abilities of the human mind, these six hours reveal how far we've come in our search for answers, how we managed to get here, and how scientists hope to push our understanding of the universe even further. Along the way, we meet the remarkable people who are transforming our world and our future.


The Brain With David Eagleman

Six episodes that tell the story of the inner workings of the brain and take viewers on a visually spectacular journey into why they feel and think the things they do.


I'll Have What Phil's Having

Embark on an international culinary expedition with Phil Rosenthal, creator of the TV hit Everybody Loves Raymond, and one of Hollywood's funniest producers. Join Phil as he explores six culinary capitals of the world in search for the best of a city's specialty, or one of its most unusual dishes.


Rick Steves' Europe
PBS,

1991

| Reality

Rick Steves has been the "travel guinea pig" for American Public Television since Travels in Europe with Rick Steves debuted in April of 1991. He continues his travels under a new title, but it's obviously the same format.


Secrets of the Six Wives
PBS,

2017

| Drama, History
Rating: 5/5

Historian Lucy Worsley time travels back to the Tudor Court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives. Combining drama based on eye witness accounts, historical sources and Lucy's own contemporary historical comment, Lucy moves seamlessly from the present to the past. In a world run by men where the king had ultimate power, each queen (as well as their ladies in waiting) found their own unique methods of exerting influence. For the first time, it is these women's stories that Lucy wants to uncover, witness and explore, as well as offering her own take on Henry himself.


The Civil War
PBS,

1990

| Documentary

Between 1861 and 1865, Americans made war on each other and killed each other in great numbers - if only to become the kind of country that could no longer conceive of how that was possible. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America.


Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World
PBS,

2019

| Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects that modern people take for granted, and see how science, invention and technology built on one another to change everything. These are the secrets of how we got to our modern world.


Big Pacific
PBS,

2017

| Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean's rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television. The show examines an ocean that covers a third of the Earth's surface.