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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Toothpaste (Episode #604)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste helps fight cavities? Join Joel Greene as he ventures through the Tom's of Maine facility to learn how toothpaste is made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Travel with Joel Greene and the crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Behind The Scenes (Episode #513)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join the CQ crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the US to answer your letters of curiosity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel and the CQ crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Behind The Scenes (Episode #513)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Join the CQ crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the US to answer your letters of curiosity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Behind The Scenes (Episode #513)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join the CQ crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the US to answer your letters of curiosity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel and the CQ crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Bowling Balls (Episode #511)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join the CQ crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!

Plate Making (Episode #510)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 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: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rugby (Episode #104)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rugby? Just think of a blend of football and soccer. Girls and boys, from 4 years old, run Joel ragged around the "pitch" and coach him about this fast-paced, exciting sport that is becoming more popular with America's youth.

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Orange Packing (Episode #507)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him.

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 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: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 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: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Bike Making (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 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.

Bakery (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 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: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Pizza (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

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.

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