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Musical Bike (Episode #106)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 29, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Judy and Adam meet Beatriz in her hometown of Emeryville, CA, to help her combine her passion for music and bike building. Working at The Crucible - a non- profit educational foundry and metal fabrication shop - they design and build a pedal-powered bike organ for Beatriz to unveil at her high school block party.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 30, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

A Cut Above - Part 2 (Episode #105)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 22, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to New York City, the fashion capital of the United States, to meet up-and-coming designers Eduarda and Juan. Eduarda and Juan's dreams come true when fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges them to showcase their individuality and creativity by drawing upon Judy and Adam's engineering know-how to re-interpret a gown from his collection. Their red carpet-worthy designs are treated to a surprise critique when two editors from Teen Vogue magazine join Christian at a fashion shoot.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 29, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 23, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 22, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

A Cut Above - Part 1 (Episode #104)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 15, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to New York City, the fashion capital of the United States, to meet up-and-coming designers Eduarda and Juan. Eduarda and Juan's dreams come true when fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges them to showcase their individuality and creativity by drawing upon Judy and Adam's engineering know-how to re-interpret a gown from his collection. Their red carpet-worthy designs are treated to a surprise critique when two editors from Teen Vogue magazine join Christian at a fashion shoot.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 16, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 15, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Garden-To-Go (Episode #103)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 8, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to London, England, to meet Mariam and Bert, two young members of Global Generation -- a community organization that grows fruits and vegetables in one of London's largest construction sites. Bringing new meaning to the phrase "eat locally, build globally," Mariam and Bert work with Adam and Judy to design and build a pedal-powered mobile garden that will help them sell their produce to nearby restaurants.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 9, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 8, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

It's Alive! (Episode #102)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 1, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

Judy and Adam join forces with Jennifer-- a young pastry chef from Boston, MA -- to create the cake of her dreams for the cast party of "Young Frankenstein: The Musical." With guidance and inspiration from master baker Jorg Amsler of Truly Jorg's Patisserie in Saugus, MA, the team engineers a cake that is part delicious, part electronic and part mad scientist -- wowing the musical's cast and crew.

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