4/9/1987

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 154-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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15411 154-02 (BOBOS DILEMMA) LEAD IN 0:07 BUMPER
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15410 154-03 BOBO'S DILEMMA 3:56 STUDIO
Bobo, the circus clown, has two 6 1/2' boards, but he must travel 7' from the rim of the ring to the center - and the boards can't touch the ground. A bit of creative problem-solving saves the day.
13008 154-04 PERSON ON THE STREET: PALINDROME 1:22 LIVE ACTION FILM
The Person on the Street Interviewer asks several people if they know what a palindrome is.
14110 154-05 IT'S A PALINDROME 2:53 SONG
A tango dance serves as the backdrop for a song about the definition and generation of palindromes -- numbers that read the same backwards and forwards.
16320 154-06 EB: PALINDROME 0:35 ANIMATION
This short animation illustrates how to make any two-digit number into a palindrome; simply reverse the digits and add and repeat this process until the sum is a palindrome.
11875 154-07 GROANING WALL V/B'STONE (PT 3 OF 3 PTS) 0:47 STUDIO
Harry Blackstone and the cast tell each other riddles that have a mathematical theme.
15540 154-08 (BLACKSTONE) LEAD-IN & TAG 0:09 BUMPER
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15538 154-09 BLACKSTONE: THE MAGIC SPELLS 3:08 STUDIO
A spectator cuts the deck, counts the number of cards, adds the two digits of the answer together, counts the number from the bottom and remembers the card. After a 19-letter spell, the card appears.
15296 154-10 POS VS. NEG JOUSTS: THE ABYSS +3 PLUS -3 0:30 ANIMATION
When three "negative" clay-mation creatures confront three "positive" clay creatures, no clay creatures remain.
11024 154-11 MATHNET:TRIAL OF GEORGE FRANKLY-4 13:26 MATHNET
The pilot who allegedly flew George off the island to rob the bank uses arithmetic to prove that George had the time to commit the crime. Much to George's surprise, the pilor also identifies him.
Sketch Count:11
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 27:39

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