2/2/1987

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 106-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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11640 106-02 ROBIN HOOD 6:08 STUDIO
Robin Hood competes in an archery contest that allows 6 arrows to get the highest odd score. With a target containing only odd zones, Robin has his last arrow miss the target to ensure an odd score.
14090 106-03 CABOT & MARSHMALLOW: HEY CABOT 1:45 STUDIO
Cabot offers to pay Marshmallow nothing for 5 days to repay a 5 dollar bet before Marshamllow recognizes that zero times any number is zero.
13002 106-04 PERSON ON THE STREET: DODECAHEDRON 1:15 LIVE ACTION FILM
The Person on the Street Interviewer asks a variety of people what a dodecahedron is.
13606 106-05 DANCE OF THE GEO SHAPES:DODECAHEDRON 0:20 ANIMATION
Computer graphics illustrate and highlight a dodecahedron as it rotates in space.
17540 106-06 (BUT WHO'S COUNTING T.S.) LOGO 0:07 BUMPER
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10150 106-07 BUT WHO'S COUNTING - TEST SHOW 5:17 GAME SHOW
Contestants arrange five randomly chosen digits in an attempt to form the largest possible 5 digit number. To play, they must apply some knowledge of place value and probability.
10911 106-08 DISCLAIMER: ANGLES 0:08 BUMPER
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10180 106-09 ANGLE DANCE 2:23 SONG
The rock group Plane Geometry sings a song about angles and uses body movement to illustrate angles, as well.
15330 106-10 PLAYING THE ANGLE 3:00 LIVE ACTION FILM
Nancy Lieberman, the first woman to play professional basketball, talks about and demonstrates the mathematics involved in basketball. She cites angles and parabolas, in particular.
15180 106-11 PONG GAME 0:19 ANIMATION
This animation illustrates billiard geometry and shows a ball rebounding from wall to wall before finally exiting the one opening.
10540 106-12 MATHNET-CASE OF THE MISSING BASEBALL-1 6:27 MATHNET
The Mathnetters investigate a missing baseball by determining the angle at which it would have rebounded off a billboard.
Sketch Count:12
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 27:55

Notes: Emphasis: Angles