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Thermos, Pez Candy, Mark Twain

Episode 7 ( 23 min )
  • USA
  • Rating: PG
  • English
  • 2011
  • dhkatz
  • Coca Cola, Slinky, Frisbee

    Learn how a pharmacist and an accountant created the most famous drink in the world, COCA COLA! And, learn the “BEAR” truth behind how a U.S. president helped create everyone’s favorite stuffed toy, THE TEDDY BEAR! Then, how did a piece of wire accidentally “SLINK” its way to become a fantastic fun toy for children? Plus, how a the WIFFLE BALL was invented.


    Season Episode 1

    (23 min)

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    Coca Cola, Slinky, Frisbee

    Learn how a pharmacist and an accountant created the most famous drink in the world, COCA ...

  • Etch A Sketch, Bingo, Bikini

    Before computer drawing programs, there was a toy that if you mastered its two circular white knobs you could have a picture perfect SKETCH. We’ll explain how the ETCH A SKETCH drew onto the scene. And what did Neil Armstrong REALLY say when he stepped on the moon, the “aahh” answer will surprise you! Plus, where did the explosive name BIKINI come from?


    Season Episode 2

    (23 min)

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    Etch A Sketch, Bingo, Bikini

    Before computer drawing programs, there was a toy that if you mastered its two circular wh...

  • Popsicle, Barber Poles, Brain Freeze

    On a hot summer’s day, nothing cools you down like a frozen fruity POPSICLE! You’ll learn how an 11-year old boy created this sweet icy treat! And, have you ever noticed those colored spinning poles outside the BARBERSHOP? You’ll be in STITCHES when you learn how they got their start! Plus, find out how a melting chocolate bar gave way to the invention of the MICROWAVE!


    Season Episode 3

    (23 min)

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    On a hot summer’s day, nothing cools you down like a frozen fruity POPSICLE! You’ll learn ...

  • Kitty Litter, Bullet Proof Vest, Neon Lights

    It was the PURRRFECT idea for making our furry friends more pleasant around the house! You’ll learn how KITTY LITTER clawed its way into our homes. And you’ll learn how a garment made out of special woven fibers can stop a bullet, plus, why is walking under a ladder bad luck? And finally, we’ll CUT TO THE CHASE and explain the history behind this common phrase!


    Season Episode 4

    (23 min)

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    It was the PURRRFECT idea for making our furry friends more pleasant around the house! Yo...

  • Haagen Dazs, America's First Pizzeria, Charcoal Briquettes

    It’s the city of love, Paris, France. The world over knows its most famous structure, the Eiffel Tower! But did you know PARISIANS originally wanted to tear it down! We’ll explain why and how it was saved! Then, you’ll visit America’s FIRST PIZZERIA! And how the gourmet ice cream HAAGEN DAZS got its exotic start in Bronx New York!


    Season Episode 5

    (23 min)

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    Haagen Dazs, America's First...

    It’s the city of love, Paris, France. The world over knows its most famous structure, the...

  • Sweet 'N Low, Riding Shotgun, Potato Chip

    It’s been sweetening America for almost 40 years! Now, find out the truth behind how SWEET N LOW actually got its name! And why do we yell SHOTGUN when getting into a car with friends? Then, is it really bad luck to open an umbrella in the house? And, learn the salty truth on how the POTATO CHIP was invented out of ANGER!


    Season Episode 6

    (23 min)

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    Sweet 'N Low, Riding Shotgun...

    It’s been sweetening America for almost 40 years! Now, find out the truth behind how SWEE...

  • Thermos, Pez Candy, Mark Twain

    Learn the secrets behind THERMOS’ amazing technology! And they were the sweet candy pellets we loved as a kid, but did you know that PEZ was created to help people stop smoking? And find out how a steamboat inspired SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS to change his name to MARK TWAIN!


    Season Episode 7

    (23 min)

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    Thermos, Pez Candy, Mark Twa...

    Learn the secrets behind THERMOS’ amazing technology! And they were the sweet candy pelle...

  • Grand Central Terminal, 120 Volts, Nachos

    It’s one of the world’s most famous train stations. GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL. We’ll take you on a trip to reveal its many fascinating secrets! And if they are cleaned without water, how do clothes get spotless when they are DRY CLEANED?


    Season Episode 8

    (23 min)

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    It’s one of the world’s most famous train stations. GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL. We’ll take y...

  • Domino's Pizza, Fortune Cookies, Gadgets

    It’s cheesy and and eaten all over the world! You’ll learn how DOMINICK’S PIZZA became DOMINO'S PIZZA . And we all know how going to a circus wouldn’t be complete without fluffy sweet COTTON CANDY! We’ll explain how this feathery goodness SPUN to life! And all the spy action heroes use them, but where did the term GADGET really come from?


    Season Episode 9

    (23 min)

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    It’s cheesy and and eaten all over the world! You’ll learn how DOMINICK’S PIZZA became DO...

  • Monopoly, Area Codes, Tuxedo

    Take a trip to the Jersey Shore and learn how one of its famous boardwalks helped to inspire the iconic board game of MONOPOLY. And how did a donkey and an elephant become associated with politics? Plus, what’s the difference between TOP GRAIN LEATHER and FULL GRAIN LEATHER?


    Season Episode 10

    (23 min)

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    Take a trip to the Jersey Shore and learn how one of its famous boardwalks helped to inspi...

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    If you have ever gone to a hockey game, or gone ice-skating, there is ONE revolutionary machine that helps keep the fun and action going! And that’s all thanks to the ZAMBONI® ICE RESURFACING MACHINE. You’ll learn how and why it was invented! And ever notice some pistachio nuts are RED in color? We’ll throw up the RED FLAG and explain why the color is simply a COVER UP!


    Season Episode 11

    (23 min)

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  • Swiss Army Knife, Cup of Joe, Hamburger

    If you ever go camping there is one thing you do not want to leave home without, the SWISS ARMY KNIFE! We’ll explain how it evolved into the most famous knife in the world and how the company’s name got “CUT” together! And where did the term CUP OF JOE come from as well as the word JAVA? And we all love a juicy HAMBURGER, so where did these chopped meat patties come from?


    Season Episode 12

    (23 min)

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  • Almond Milk, Scapegoat, Buffalo Wings

    Learn how ALMOND NUTS get transformed into “MILK.” And why are movie TRAILERS shown at the beginning of the film? We'll keep your attention so you'll want to stick around for the answer. And learn how detergents make your clothes SEEM brighter and whiter.


    Season Episode 13

    (23 min)

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Learn the secrets behind THERMOS’ amazing technology! And they were the sweet candy pellets we loved as a kid, but did you know that PEZ was created to help people stop smoking? And find out how a steamboat inspired SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS to change his name to MARK TWAIN!

Actors(s): jeff johnson

Director(s): david harris katz

Writer(s): david harris katz, george clements

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