Season 2, Episode 4 Drive-Ins

First Aired: June 3, 2002

American drive-ins are toured, beginning with the Texas-based Pig Stand, which originated curbside service in 1921. Other eateries visited include the Varsity in Atlanta, where hot dogs served from a conveyer belt; the Sonic chain, where the roving waitstaff delivers fast food in less than four minutes; and Jack in the Box, which opened the first drive-thru window in 1951. Also: vintage intermission films from drive-in movies.

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  • Premiered: July 16, 2001
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A lighthearted look at how some of America's favorite foods are processed and packaged. (more)

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