3/11/1987

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 133-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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15960 133-02 PHONER: FIBONACCI SEQUENCE 2:08 STUDIO
Arthur has a one-sided telephone conversation where he writes down the Fibonacci Sequence -- a series of numbers beginning with 1 whose next term is generated by adding the two terms previous.
15540 133-03 (BLACKSTONE) LEAD-IN & TAG 0:09 BUMPER
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15534 133-04 BLACKSTONE: LIGHTENING CALCULATOR 2:33 STUDIO
Blackstone has the spectator create a Fibonacci series of 10 numbers where each term is the sum of the two previous. He can calculate the sum of the 10 because it equals the 7th term multiplied by 11.
17920 133-05 (LIGHTENING CALCULATOR OUTRO) LOGO 0:12 BUMPER
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15710 133-06 MATHMAN: PERCENTAGES MORE THAN 1/2 1:17 ANIMATION
Mathman plays a video game in which he must eat only percentages that are less than 1/2.
11740 133-07 KING'S STOOGES 6:13 STUDIO
The Stooges must arrange tables of 4 for 20 people. They can't use 5 separate tables, and they realize that they will need more than the 5 tables if they are to have any sort of a line arrangement.
13006 133-08 PERSON ON THE STREET: TESSELLATIONS 1:04 LIVE ACTION FILM
The Person on the Street Interviewer asks several people if they can define what tessellations are.
15810 133-09 TESSELLATIONS 3:15 SONG
A boppy beach tune illustrates the concept of tessellation as surfers cover their boards and the beach with repeating geometric shapes.
13610 133-10 TESSELLATION 1:33 ANIMATION
In this computer graphic animation, sneakers and TV sets tessellate across the screen.
11043 133-11 MATHNET:PROBLEM OF THE TROJAN HAMBURG-3 9:01 MATHNET
Continuing to recover the Diamond, the Mathnetters calculate how much a carat weighs. They discover a piece of balloon canvas on the scene and discuss how far a helium ballon could travel.
Sketch Count:11
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:11

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