Season 8, Episode 3 The Sea Behind the Dunes

First Aired: October 14, 1980

"The Sea Behind the Dunes" studies the denizens of a Massachusetts coastal lagoon. Included: a hermit crab; a male pipefish whose parental duties include carrying its mate's eggs until they hatch; and seagulls who display a hearty appetite for all kinds of fish.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: 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)

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