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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Bike Making (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Rock Climbing (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Bakery (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Rock Climbing (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cranberries (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cakes (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how to make designer cakes. Watch as he eats his way through his lessons and joins a cake maker to create a yummy masterpiece.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cranberries (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Harlem Globetrotters (Episode #411)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join the crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

Pizza (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this flavorful quest as he learns how to make pizza from start to finish. Watch as Joel and the CQ crew designs their very own CQ pizza and offer it to patrons at John's Incredible Pizza.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cranberries (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cakes (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how to make designer cakes. Watch as he eats his way through his lessons and joins a cake maker to create a yummy masterpiece.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Safety Training (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Arena Floor (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Safety Training (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Snow Making (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this freezing quest as he learns how snow can be "man-made." Watch this early morning action as he tours the mountain in a snow cat.

Guide Dogs (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Safety Training (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Arena Floor (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered how dog sled teams practice in the summertime? Venture through this episode as we visit a dog sled camp as they demonstrate how these incredible creatures stay fit in between dog sled races.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Bed Making (Episode #609)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the CQ crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how dog sled teams practice in the summertime? Venture through this episode as we visit a dog sled camp as they demonstrate how these incredible creatures stay fit in between dog sled races.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Karate (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this high intensity quest where he learns from Sensei Mark how karate is done. Watch as he gets "initiated" and earns his very first black stripe.

Cranberries (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
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