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Season 2 Episode 27

Shapes and Gravity

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Aired Unknown Nov 22, 1983 on PBS
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Shapes and Gravity
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From the San Diego Wild Animal Park, Miguel and Paco observe elephants flipping dust and dirt on their backs. An evolutionary expoert at the Wild Animal Park explains why elephants have large, sturdy legs. FILM INSERT: Gravity. Robin goes to a California logging camp see forester Becky Robertson. Robertson explains to Robin how certain trees take on some shapes due to sunlight and gravity. FILM INSERT: Building a skyscrapers. Jackie talks to Marvel Allen on the Golden Gate Bridge to learn the forces acting on a suspension bridge. Back at the Wild Animal Park, Miguel and Paco find out how ostriches have survived in their environment. The evolutionary expoert also discusses the strength of an egg, any egg. THE BLOODHOUND GANG: "The Case of the Magnetic Woman, Part Two." Ricardo consults a magician friend to discuss the egg trick. This leads Vikki to consult Lulu Hearst's book on the real Little Georgia Magnet. It lets the Gamg expose the swindle that Billy Chatterton and his father almost fall to. Back at the Wild Animal Park, Miguel and Paco have some final words.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Nan-Lynn Nelson

Nan-Lynn Nelson

Victoria Allen [Vikki], in The Bloodhound Gang

Marcelino Sanchez

Marcelino Sanchez

Ricardo, in The Bloodhound Gang

Hank Martin

Hank Martin

Theme Singer

Tish Rabe

Tish Rabe

Theme Singer

Benjamin H. Carlin

Benjamin H. Carlin

Paco

Judy Leak

Judy Leak

Robin

Joy Bond

Joy Bond

Mrs. Chatterton

Guest Star

George Guidall

George Guidall

Mr. Chatterton

Guest Star

Andrew Cassese

Andrew Cassese

Billy

Guest Star

Don Plumley

Don Plumley

Policeman

Recurring Role

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