Category Archives: PBS

Hillary (PBS) Rated NR

 The biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, who grew up in a strict family but set his own path to climb mountains. Starring Andrew Munro, Dean O’Gorman, and Amy Usherwood.  The first episode is confusing as it jumps around the timeframe … Continue reading

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Arthur (PBS) Rated TV-Y7

 Based on the books by Marc Brown, this series follows Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, as he and his family grow and learn to be kind. Starring J.T. Turner, Daniel Brochu, and Melissa Altro.  I love the book series by Brown, … Continue reading

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Professor T (PBS) Rated NR

Professor Jasper Tempest, a professor of criminology at Cambridge University, struggles with OCD but advises the police on cases. Starring Ben Miller, Emma Naomi, and Barney White. I have not watched the original series from Belgium, but this show reminds … Continue reading

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Human: The World Within (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Stories from around the world reveal how our lives, passions, and goals, have used our bodies’ complex systems. Starring Jad Abumrad. This documentary series discusses how we humans are amazing things. We start as one cell and form all these … Continue reading

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Nova Wonders (PBS) Rated NR

Nova Wonders follows researchers as they study the world around us. Starring Rana El Kaliouby, Andre Fenton, and Talithia Williams. Nova takes a turn to wonder about the world around us. The first episode is on the communication of the … Continue reading

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My Grandparents’ War (PBS) Rated NR

  Actors learn about the life and death decisions that their grandparents made during World War 2. Starring Caroline Catz, Helena Bonham Carter, and Mark Rylance. British actors learn what their grandparents did during the Second World War. Each one … Continue reading

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The adventures of a small town veterinarian practice in the 1930s and 40s in the countryside of Yorkshire. Based on the series by James Herriot. Starring Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, and Samuel West. I was pleasantly surprised by this remake … Continue reading

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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (PBS) Rated TV-G

Xavier Riddle and his friends have to solve a problem, so they head to the secret museum and go back in time to meet a childlike historical figure that helps them to understand the issue. Based on the book series,  … Continue reading

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Nature’s Epic Journeys (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Every year, millions of animals take epic journeys to reach their destinations. Starring Nigel Barber, Liz Bonnin, and Saba Douglas-Hamilton. This documentary highlights the journey that animals take for food, shelter, water, and to reproduce. It brilliantly showcases these animals … Continue reading

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