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March 21, 2012
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4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Clean Air!"  Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Best In Show/Truman on the Ball"  Best in Show - Carolina decides to enter Francois in the dog show, and Helen just can't help herself. Truman on the Ball - Why does Truman want to become a hobo and/or join the circus?G

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Widespread Panic"  The Georgian jam band celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across the group's career.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast"  Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham"  The Tohono O'Odham ("Desert People") live on the second-largest reservation in the United States, located southwest of Tucson, Arizona and share hundreds of miles with the Mexico border, across which some still live. Although many O'Odham live off the reservation and don't grow traditional crops, among the older members their language is still very much alive, as are many of the cultural traditions and beliefs. Learn how a concerned group of tribal members knowledgeable in these traditions are taking an active part in passing down practices of saguaro fruit harvesting and basket weaving to their children and grandchildren. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Oyster Dressing, Cornbread and Crawfish Dressing, and Shrimp and Mirliton Dressing. D

9:00 am 
America's Heartland   Singer-Songwriter Jewel shows off her music and her Texas ranch. A Mississippi farmer celebrates Blues music as part of his farm's rural roots. And North Carolina farmers show their stuff when it comes to bluegrass music. D

9:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Salmon Dishes"  It's salmon time! Nick Stellino is joined by Chef Wade Wiestling of The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Minneapolis where they hit a home run with Sockeye Hot Chili Oil with Fresh Mango Salsa. Nick creates another hit with Salmon with Vodka and Lemon Sauce with Capers. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Fall Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Pot-Roasted Pork Loin. Chris then discusses the differences between baking soda and baking powder with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pork. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Entries"  Your entry's decor says a lot about you, both inside and outside your home! We learn a little bit about making a color and style statement indoors and outdoors and create a new entry with accessories. Then, we learn about flooring from an expert, including types of materials and how to choose based on your family's lifestyle. We finish up with a home decor focal piece that reflects your personal style using photographs. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Doc Watson & Jeff Little. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano"  Erma Eoraptor - Buddy, Tiny, and Mrs. Pteranodon go on an expedition to find Erma Eoraptor, a member of the first species of dinosaur that ever lived. They venture off the beaten paths in the Triassic to find Erma, and then bring her back for a ride on the Dinosaur Train! Under the Volcano - Tiny, Buddy, and Mr. Pteranodon take the Dinosaur Train to Volcano Valley to see the local volcano. The sight is so spectacular, they go back for the rest of the family only to discover they've already gone to see the volcano! The merry mix-up concludes as the whole family meets up to marvel at the sight of Mt. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of the Tooth Fairy"  Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Animal Migration"  Animal migrations don't just happen in the spring and arent just something birds do. Lots of different animals migrate and for good reasons. Why? What is it that drives animals to move from one part of the country to another and then back again? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists Jeff Knetter, wildlife biologist with the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game and Vicky Runnoe, conservation educator with the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, will answer questions about animal migration.G

3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Kickin' West On Route 66"  Join host David Yetman and his travel companion, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, as they travel along the historic Route 66 through some of the finest deserts in the United States. Beginning near the border of Texas and New Mexico, they cruise by convertible along the road that allowed thousands of Americans to make the journey to California. The Desert Speaks also takes the time to stop at some of the memorable locales along the way. D

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the Vicar falls ill, controversial and free-thinking curate Reverand Marley takes charge, causing consternation among some parishioners.G

7:00 pm 
William and Mary   William is hired by a gang of bikers to give one of their members a massive send off. They want to do a final bike ride with the deceased's body attached to his bike, wearing his leathers and helmet.G

8:00 pm 
Masterpiece  "Sense and Sensibility - Part 1"  Hattie Morahan plays level-headed Elinor Dashwood, and Charity Wakefield is her impulsive sister Marianne. Though poor, they attract a trio of very promising gentlemen: soon-to be wealthy Edward Ferrars, heroic colonel Brandon and Byronic John Willoughby. Part 1 of 2G

9:30 pm 
Masterpiece  "Sense and Sensibility - Part 2"  Hattie Morahan ("The Golden Compass") plays levelheaded Elinor Dashwood, and Charity Wakefield ("Jane Eyre") is her impulsive sister Marianne. Though poor, they attract a trio of very promising gentlemen: soon-to-be wealthy Edward Ferrars (Dan Stevens, "The Line of Beauty"), heroic Colonel Brandon (David Morrissey, "Meadowlands" and "State of Play") and Byronic John Willoughby (Dominic Cooper, "The History Boys"). This production of "Sense and Sensibility" was adapted by Andrew Davies and directed by John Alexander. D

11:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the Vicar falls ill, controversial and free-thinking curate Reverand Marley takes charge, causing consternation among some parishioners.G

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