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February 8, 2012
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

12:30 am 
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1:00 am 
Underground Railroad: The William Still Story   The first generation of his family born free, the black abolitionist and historian (1821-1902) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sets out to get as many escaped slaves as he could across the U.S. border to safety in Canada, and to document their stories. This film uses Still's diaries, re-enactments, historical perspectives and contemporary accounts to re-create the Underground Railroad saga and Still's part in it.G

2:00 am 
Our Vanishing Past   Neglect, abandonment or encroaching development threaten many historic places. And each passing year claims more factories, old neighborhoods and favorite downtown stores, depriving future generations of the chance to experience history firsthand. OUR VANISHING PAST examines the important relationship between people and their architectural heritage, by focusing on New Jersey's struggle to retain its historical landmarks, including Wildwood, New Jersey's "Doo Wop" motels, Revolutionary War-era structures and safe houses on the Underground Railroad. D

3:00 am 
Harvest of Loneliness   Shedding light on the current debate over immigration reform and the use of "guest workers" in American agriculture, this historical documentary examines what was known as the Bracero Program, a system put in place from 1942 to 1964 to recruit Mexican farm laborers for temporary work in the United States.G

4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Static Electricity"  Eighteenth-century electricians knew how to spark the interest of an audience with the principles of static electricity. D

4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy"  This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote. D

5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

5:30 am 
French In Action  "Bills of Fare II"  It's morning and Robert gets up, orders breakfast, and sets out to explore Paris. He ends up at a restaurant where he's distracted by a scene between a fussy customer and a hapless waiter.G

6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Weight Loss & Toning"  NULL

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Two's Company/Fair Weather Friend"  All of the dogs are so excited that their old friend K.C. is back on the island for a couple of days. Cleo, however, is particularly excited and focuses all of her attention on him at the expense of ignoring T-bone and Clifford. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending"  No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine. D

7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Sees Stars/Curious George Gets A Trophy"  George tries to count all the stars in the sky & tries to keep an ice cream sculpture from melting.G

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Pick Your Friends/ Finola's Farm"  Pick Your Friends - It's Valentine's Day and Nick and Sally disagree hotly on how to decorate the card they're making for the Cat. Does this mean they aren't really best friends? The Cat takes them to meet Sheldon, a tortoise who knows all about friendship. They learn that Sheldon's best friend is completely different from him and that being best friends doesn't mean you always have to agree. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Rolling Rice Cakes"  Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it.in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo and the Monarch Butterfly"  Elmo and Telly are reading the book Fascinating Facts About Insects. First they see two ants, and after looking at them through their magnifying glass, they learn that ants never sleep. Next they see two ladybugs and learn that ladybugs smell with their feet. D

11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Shadow Smile!"  After looking at his own shadow, Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. This leads Sid and his friends to investigate shadows at The Science Center. They explore ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source and discover that shadows show shapes but not details like colors, stripes, or a smile! (Educational objective - Shadows). D

11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!"  Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever! His WordFriends try every trick in the book to help him, but which cure will work? A..a.choo! - Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn't know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can't even tell Sheep what he really needs is A.. D

12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Snowman"  Snowflakes - Caillou eagerly awaits the first snowfall of winter, and imagines himself building the biggest snowman in the world. When the snowflakes finally start to fall he rushes outside to play. He and Sarah take a close look at some snowflakes, and then go inside to make their own snowflakes out of paper. D

12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "A Game for Everyone, A Sports Adventure"  Barney, Baby Bop, BJ and the kids are planning a Sports Day in the park. When they meet Jill, a new friend who is too shy to participate, Barney explains that Jill might just need a little encouragement to join the fun. In the end, Sports Day is a huge success for everyone. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Pick Your Friends/ Finola's Farm"  Pick Your Friends - It's Valentine's Day and Nick and Sally disagree hotly on how to decorate the card they're making for the Cat. Does this mean they aren't really best friends? The Cat takes them to meet Sheldon, a tortoise who knows all about friendship. They learn that Sheldon's best friend is completely different from him and that being best friends doesn't mean you always have to agree. D

1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Armor"  Zoboo thinks that if he had armor, like his new African crested porcupine friends, he would be safe as he leapt from place to place. After some unsuccessful armor experimentation with the Kratt Brothers, he realizes that his eyes, ears and brain are the best protection he can have.G

2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Sees Stars/Curious George Gets A Trophy"  George tries to count all the stars in the sky & tries to keep an ice cream sculpture from melting.G

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D

3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Bad Apple"  PJ has to write a story for his creative writing class, but his assignment has given him a bad case of writer's block. Can Lisa help him write a Western that takes place in a refrigerator?. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Highway to Havarti/Tiny Big"  Highway to Havarti - The Botsford Family vacation gets diverted when Becky discovers that Dr. Two-Brains is going to be performing his latest heist at the International Cheese Exposition. Tiny Big - Mr. Big manufactures the ultimate teen idol, Tiny Big, to steal WordGirl's thunder and brainwash the town into spending all their money on pop star merchandise. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aardvark Town"  When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Blowin' in the Wind"  Hacker pursues a career as a singing idol and goes on tour, leaving behind a book that contains the secret to curing Motherboard's virus, buried in the windiest place on the Northern Frontier. Slider and the CyberSquad are determined to find it.but to do so they must discover how to measure wind speeds in different places so they can compare them. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Pigs Out and Has A Whale of a Time"  Ruff's cameradog, Tank, is not the most reliable employee in the world, and Ruff is looking for his replacement. Meanwhile, Blossom informs him that pigs are actually smarter than dogs. Ruff sends Bethany and Brian out to prove Blossom wrong; and Sterling and Liza go to SeaWorld to see if Shamu could make a good replacement for Tank. D

5:30 pm 

5:56 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:57 pm 

7:00 pm 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G

8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Separating Twins"  Abandoned shortly after birth at an orphanage in Bangladesh, twin girls, Trishna and Krishna, are joined at the head and have little chance of survival. Aid workers take them to Australia where they spend two years battling for life before doctors can attempt a marathon separation surgery to allow them to live separate lives.G

9:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Big Cats"  Dissecting a lion and a tiger, scientists show how alike the two big cats are under the skin. Biologist Simon Watt comes face to face with a liger - a cross between a lion and a tiger. Unlike small cats, both lions and tigers roar and the team analyzes what enables them to make that sound.G

10:00 pm 
Ashes to Ashes   Alex campaigns for the CID to take a prostitute's claims of rape seriously. Gene agrees to investigate because the woman's injuries resemble those of a recent murder victim's. The investigation takes them to a fancy dress boat party on the Thames.G

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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