America Wild and Wacky

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Smithsonian Channel Premiered Jul 04, 2008 Special

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  • Season 1
    • Frog Pageant
      Frog Pageant
      Episode 9
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      Whether it's body hair, arm wrestling, or bullfrog costumes, there's a celebration devoted to it somewhere! Travel around the country to discover America's most bizarre competitions.
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      From the frozen slopes of Colorado to the riversides of Maryland, wacky American festivals attract thousands of celebrants year after year.
    • Redneck Olympics
      Episode 7
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      Celebrating redneck pride, creating 'alien poop,' and making boats that are destined to sink: these wild festivals are uniquely American.
    • Episode 6
      Episode 6
      2/5/10
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      Drag-racing drag queens in Washington, D.C.; medieval fantasy fighting in the hills of Virginia; the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota; a chili cook-off in Omaha.
    • Episode 5
      Episode 5
      3/5/10
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      The Black Hills roar to life during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as a half-million leather-clad bikers descend on South Dakota.
    • Episode 4
      Episode 4
      1/3/10
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      Alaska's Hairy Chest, Legs and Beard Contest, an arm wrestling competition, BuskerFest, and the amphibian-centric fun of the Frog Festival.
    • Episode 3
      Episode 3
      12/6/09
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      The quasi-Olympic spirit of the Summer Redneck Games, searching for extraterrestrials at the Roswell Crash Festival, and picking a winner at the World Championship Cardboard Boat Race.
    • Episode 2
      Episode 2
      9/10/07
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      A unique trio of events: the Frozen Dead Guy Days in Colorado, the Spamarama in Texas, and Baltimore, Maryland's Kinetic Sculpture Race.
    • America Wild and Wacky 2
      6/1/08
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      All across America, folks are gathering at local festivals - but many can only be described as wild and wacky. In this episode we visit three unique events - Colorado's Frozen Dead Guy Days, the Spamarama Festival of Texas and the Kinetic Sculpture Race of Baltimore, Maryland.
    • Episode 1
      Episode 1
      9/1/07
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      The pumpkin-hurling sport of Punkin Chunkin, the growing popularity of lawnmower races, a Roadkill Cookoff, and the customized creativity of ArtCar Fest.