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March 2, 2012
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1:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers.G

1:30 am 
Mr. Bean  "The Return of Mr. Bean"  While shopping at a department store, Mr. Bean gets carried away, literally. Then he shakes hands with the Queen.G

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Traveling Idaho's forests and mountaintops, this episode tells the history of the state's fire tower lookouts, and visits with the contemporary watchers who still spend their summers in the remaining structures, providing the first alarm about growing fires.G

2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Nuclear Power After Fukushima Daiichi"  Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with John Grossenbacher, the director of the Idaho National Laboratory about what scientists have learned from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster and what might be the future of nuclear power.G

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Siblings"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are coloring and start to fight over the crayons. Chris and Christy ask what is going on, and Baby Bear tells them that Curly is aggravating him, and he does not want to share with her. Chris and Christy explain to Baby Bear that sometimes it is hard to share with a sibling, your brother or sister, and they should know because they are twins. D

4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Enough with the Seashells"  Sid brings home an estimation jar from school, filled to the top with seashells. He's determined to guess how many there are, but he has a problem.there are too many shells to count! At school, Sid and his friends learn a new strategy for making their best guess -- estimation! Now Sid can estimate just about anything -- shells, toys, leaves and stars in the sky!. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Down on the Farm/Martha Runs Away"  Down on the Farm - Helen, Martha, and T.D. visit T.D.'s grandpa CK on his farm. Martha Runs Away - When Helen gets mad, Martha feels unappreciated and decides to run away.G

5:00 am 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Champagne Region"  The Champagne region of France bubbles over with fine wine, gourmet cuisine, picturesque towns and gothic spires. We base in Reims, home of the historic cathedral where French kings were crowned. From Reims, we tour wine country, visiting champagne producers both large and small. D

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands"  Reaching up to Mexico's northwest corner, Pacific dry deciduous forest extends south all the way to Costa Rica, providing a pathway into Sonora for many widespread tropical plants and birds. This is especially evident in the southern tip of the Sonoran Desert on Mexico's mainland, near Alamos, Sonora. Travel with a group of bird watchers from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum as they journey through coastal and forest habitats in search of some of the rarest birds in the region. D

7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Tailgate Gourmet"  Are you ready for some high-powered foods that will get you around the track to that final lap? We're cooking up some hot recipes at NASCAR today right on the edge of turn 11, the most exciting turn at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. We're taking the show on the road today, literally. We're preparing an exciting tailgate menu of sliders and fixins, spicy corn salad, and fruit kabobs. D

8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Edible Schoolyard - Using The Garden As The Classroom"  Berkeley, CA. - The Edible Schoolyard is a shining example of how a garden can be used as an outdoor classroom, utilizing all of the children's senses to bring book-learning to life. This public middle school classroom uses a natural setting to teach every aspect of its core curriculum (math, science, language arts, social studies, nutrition awareness, etc. D

8:30 am 
This American Land  "Cattle Rustling, Bats, Colorado River"  Good guys in Oregon use new technology to fight outlaws committing age-old crimes. Bats get a bad rap in the animal kingdom, but are seldom seen as they are in this footage. The Colorado River serves a lot of needs, and that tug of war is getting critical.G

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D

9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Arkansas & Missouri Railroad"  Tracks Ahead goes to Arkansas, home of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and a combination freight passenger railroad; meet a train collector whose displays only enhance his operating layouts; go to Kansas and ride behind a restored steam engine; and visit a piece of resurrected history in Nevada. D

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   The Leadbetters; The Song Catchers. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Inspected By 4"  Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the Laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can't find four of anything and threatens to shut down the Laundromat! Luckily, Elmo suggests counting the bottles of fabric softener. Time to count! 1,2,3,4! There are four bottles of fabric softener. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Fast Friends/T. Rex Teeth"  Fast Friends - Buddy, Tiny, and Mom ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Oren and Ollie Ornithomimus, some of the fastest dinosaurs ever! Our kids love meeting the fast-moving and fast-talking twins. T. rex Teeth - When Buddy loses a tooth, Mom takes him to Rexville to ask his Tyrannosaurus friends all about T. rex teeth. They explain that he'll grow new teeth to replace the old ones. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Plan for Sand/Whale Music"  A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate. Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moonlight Celebration"  Paint a simple yet detailed scene using minimal colors.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Cole Porter's "Night And Day" and the signature lick from "Nobody Does It Better." Featured guests include David Tolley, Karl Propst and five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit. D

3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch"  Host David Yetman joins his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, for an exploration of the traces of humans along the Colorado River and Grand Canyon region. They observe sacred salt mines from the boat, visit the intersection of the Little Colorado River with the main river and even enjoy an impromptu canyon concert. The brothers learn the history of rapids - how they got their names, the scales of intensity and spend time with scientists studying the effects of the Glen Canyon Dam on the flora and fauna of the Grand Canyon. D

3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Traveling Idaho's forests and mountaintops, this episode tells the history of the state's fire tower lookouts, and visits with the contemporary watchers who still spend their summers in the remaining structures, providing the first alarm about growing fires.G

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G

7:00 pm 
Yellowstone: Land to Life   Filmmaker John Grabowska presents a lyrical interpretation of the geologic story of Yellowstone. Formation of glaciers, mountain ranges and the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano provide a sweeping saga. A short concluding film "Yellowstone's Cascade Corner" features the portion of the national park that lies in Idaho and is filmed and produced by Idaho Public Television.G

7:30 pm 
Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert   Travel a storied landscape of the American West, a land of hallowed mountains, red rock canyons and vast plateaus. Indian author N. Scott Momaday gives words to the landscape filmmaker John Grabowska captures on film. Together they present a thoughtful interpretation of land ethics. Indian actor Irene Bedard (Pocahontas) narrates.G

8:00 pm 
Irish Rovers: Home In Ireland   Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland, THE IRISH ROVERS: HOME IN IRELAND celebrates 45 years of the hits made famous by the rollicking Irish Rovers. Known for such folksy jigs as "The Unicorn," "Wasn't That a Party," "Grandma Got Run-Over by a Reindeer," "Whiskey on a Sunday" and "The Black Velvet Band," their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy for generations of fans. With three award-winning television series to their credit, the group takes to the small screen once again to share their love of music and their native land. D

9:30 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Roof of the World"  Taking the high road to Lhasa, Palin seeks to see for himself what the Chinese have done to Tibet. From the Potala Palace to the great monasteries of Tashi Lhunpo and Sera, he sees religion is once again tolerated, while the old Tibetan centre of the city is being torn down to be replaced with shopping malls and nightclubs. He also learns how to milk a yak, makes cheese with a nomad family, and travels to the summer horse festival in Yushu. Part 4 of 6G

10:30 pm 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G

11:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Traveling Idaho's forests and mountaintops, this episode tells the history of the state's fire tower lookouts, and visits with the contemporary watchers who still spend their summers in the remaining structures, providing the first alarm about growing fires.G

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