Season 6, Episode 1 The Wild West
First Aired: October 4, 1995
Host Alan Alda travels the West in search of diamonds in Canada's Northwest Territories, diamondbacks in Arizona and scorpions in the Mojave Desert of California. Also: identifying soldiers who died during “Custer's Last Stand”; studying the art of calf-roping.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Science, technology and nature are examined with insight, humor and an eye on the practical, with smartly paced reports on such subjects as the big-bang theory, robots, the relationship between stress and illness, and whether we are alone in the universe.… (more)