1/31/1990

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 313-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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30500 313-02 PERSON ON THE STREET: ONE PIZZA A DAY 1:14 LIVE ACTION FILM
People on the street are asked: If you eat one pizza a day, how long will it take to eat one thousand pizzas? One million pizzas? One billion?
30430 313-03 BIG NUMBERS - BILLION 0:30 ANIMATION
This segment compares one billion to one million, and tells the viewer that one billion seconds is almost 32 years.
30510 313-04 MICHIGAN STADIUM: P'PONG BALLS (24 BILL) 1:36 LIVE ACTION FILM
The following question is posed to the viewer: How many ping-pong balls would it take to fill the Michigan Stadium to the top?
15030 313-05 EB: NUMBER PATTERN #1 0:27 ANIMATION
This short animation illustrates a number pattern beginning with 9 X 1 + 2 = 11 and continuing through 9 X 123456789 + 10 = 1111111111.
30550 313-06 BUT WHO'S COUNTING?: SMALLEST - CAST OUT 4:51 GAME SHOW
Players arrange five randomly chosen digits to form the smallest possible five-digit number, with a wild spin. To play, they must apply some knowledge of place value and probability.
13480 313-07 Has XIN SEARCH OF THE GIANT SQUID 3:51 STUDIO
The navigator of a submarine fails to consider the concept of scale -- and mistakenly thinks that they are only centimeters away from a giant iceberg.
30023 313-08 MATHNET-PARKING METER MASSACRE-3 14:27 MATHNET
Mathnetters find the thief is Peter Pickwick who makes an extra copy of the meter collection schedule. A reporter prints George's story that one of his coins is valuable, and another meter is smashed.
31240 313-09 LONG CLOSE 0:44 BUMPER
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Sketch Count:9
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:26

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