Category Archives: PBS

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston (PBS) Rated NR

 Thurston explores our country’s landscapes and learns how they affect our daily work and play. Starring Christopher Lowe and Baratunde Thurston. I was little put off by this show. Thurston seems to be a city man who has no idea … Continue reading

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Little Women (2017) Rated TV-PG

The March sisters navigate love, loss, and the trials of growing up during the American Civil War. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, and Dylan Baker.  I say this each time I do … Continue reading

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Lucy Worsley Investigates (PBS) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley investigates major chapters in British History. She looks at the witch trials, the Black death, the madness of King George III, and the princes in the tower. She explores the contemporary perspective and looks at gender politics, class … Continue reading

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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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