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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 14, Episode 14 Orangutans of the Rain Forest

First Aired: February 10, 1987

Examining how orangutans are becoming increasingly endangered in Borneo's jungles. Included: rehabilitation centers that care for orphaned orangs and prepare them for survival in the wild. Also: a contraption that gives researchers a treetop view of the orangutans.

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Season 14, Episode 13

February 3, 1987

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Freud Under Analysis

Season 14, Episode 15

February 17, 1987

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