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John Ratzenberger's Made in America

(1)8.320085 Seasons

John Ratzenberger returns for a fifth season of Made in America, exploring the people, places and ingenuity behind some of America's most interesting companies and products. From every day names like Gore-Tex, Frito-Lay corn chips, and Sub-Zero refrigerators to exotic buildings like the Rock n' Roll Museum and the Seattle Space Needle, John Ratzenberger uses his unique wit and engaging storytelling to take viewers to the birthplace of their favorite American products and places.

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1. Hobie Cat/General Jackson Showboat

We visit sunny Oceanside, California and Hobie, the company that put American-made catamarans and kayaks on the map. Then we head to Nashville, Tennessee and take a paddlewheel riverboat ride as we explore the Music City on the General Jackson Showboat.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 2, 2008

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2. Shedd Aquarium/California Portland Cement

We pay a visit to the 26,000 aquatic citizens of Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Then it's off to Colton, California, where California Portland Cement Company makes the cement that makes the concrete that keeps our highways rolling and our high rises rising.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 2, 2008

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3. Viking Ranges/Sears Tower

We're firing up the burners at the Viking Range Corp. in Greenwood Mississippi, to see how these home appliances are designed with industrial strength and designer looks. Then we travel to the Sears Tower in Chicago, a sentinel over all of North America.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 9, 2008

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4. French Quarter/United Record Pressing

We're visiting the French Quarter in New Orleans to explore the landmarks of the historic Jackson Square. Then we travel to Nashville, Tennessee, where United Record Pressing presses the vinyl albums and singles that record-sprinning audiophiles swear by.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 9, 2008

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5. Twin Span Bridge/ Maytag Dishwashers/ Channellock Tools

We begin on top of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana for a trip across the Twin Span Bridge. Then it's off to Jackson, Tennessee, where we clear the kitchen with a Maytag dishwasher. And finally we get a firm grip on reality with a pair of Channellock Pliers

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 16, 2008

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6. Chapman-Leonard Camera Dollies/Cathedral of Learning

We begin in Hollywood where Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment makes the camera dollies that help shoot our favorite films. Then it's off to the Univ. of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, which reaches for the sky so its students can reach for the stars.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 16, 2008

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7. Old State Capitol Building/Elgin Street Sweepers

We travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and pay a visit to the historic Old State Capitol Building. Then we head to Elgin, Illinois and the Elgin Sweeper Company, home of the original motor-driven street sweeper, which is still cleaning America's streets.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 23, 2008

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8. Rock n Roll Hall of Fame/Wright Medical Orthopedics

We turn up the music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH. Then we're in Arlington, TN at Wright Medical Technology to see how they make artificial joints that replace worn out knees and hips with shiny new ones made of cobalt-chrome alloy.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 23, 2008

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9. Marathon Petroleum/Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

We're heading to Garyville, Louisiana to see how Marathon Petroleum refines crude oil into gasoline -- as well as asphalt and jet fuel. Then we travel to the Outer Banks of North Carolina to visit the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 30, 2008

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10. Fallingwater/Cone Denim

We're traveling to Fallingwater in Run Mill, Pennsylvania, where modern design meets a waterfall, courtesy of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Then we visit White Oak, North Carolina to see how Cone Denim keeps America forever in blue jeans.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: May 31, 2008

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11. Chihuly Bridge of Glass/Hoist Liftruck

We visit Tacoma, WA and the one-of-a-kind structure that's revitalizing the city center, The Chihuly Bridge of Glass. Then it's off to Bedford Park, IL, where Hoist Liftruck shows us what goes into a machine that can hoist the weight of 30 elephants.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: May 31, 2008

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12. Space Needle/American Cresent Elevators

On this episode of Made in America, we climb the skyline of Seattle, Washington, to get the inside story of the Space Needle. Then we travel to Picayune, Louisiana, where American Crescent Elevators makes vertical travel safe and convenient.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: June 7, 2008

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13. C. Cretors Popcorn Machines/Cleveland Arcade

We visit Chicago, IL, where C. Cretors and Company make the popcorn machines that keep the movies popping. Then we pay a visit to Cleveland, OH, where we explore a landmark in city history and the history of American commerce - the Cleveland Arcade.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 2, 2008

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14. Conservatory of Flowers/Gilbarco Veeder-Root Gas Pumps

We travel to San Francisco, CA to discover a jewel inside Golden Gate Park, The Conservatory of Flowers. Then it's off to Greensboro, NC, where we learn how Gilbarco Veeder-Root manufactures the gas pumps that keep Americans and their cars on the road.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: June 14, 2008

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15. Brown & Haley Almond Roca/PPG Place

We travel to Tacoma, WA, where Brown and Haley create a nutty, chocolatey wonder called Almond Roca. Then it's off to Pittsburgh, PA to explore a glass-encased wonder of modern architecture, and trace a historic name in American industry - PPG Place.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: April 2, 2008

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16. Biltmore Estate/CMC Rescue Equipment

On this episode of Made in America, we travel to the historic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. Then we head to Goleta, CA to check out the harnesses, straps and safety equipment made by CMC Rescue.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: June 28, 2008

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17. Griffith Park Observatory/TiLite Titanium Wheelchair

We travel to Los Angeles, CA to scope out a classic in American science, the Griffith Park Observatory. Then we head to Kennewick, WA, where TiLite custom wheelchairs are crafted to order from a light-weight, non-corrosive material - titanium.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: June 28, 2008

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18. Thomas Built Schoolbuses/Grand Coulee Dam

We're headed to High Point, NC to see how Thomas Built School Buses makes the buses that take our kids to school. Then it's off to Grand Coulee, WA where the Grand Coulee Dam supplies water and power to millions.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: June 28, 2008

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19. San Fransisco Cable Car System/Dennis School Uniforms

We're off to San Francisco to find out how the cable car system helps people navigate this hilly city. Then we're going to Portland, OR to see how Dennis Uniform makes the clothes that your kids wear to school

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: July 5, 2008

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20. Wild Horse Wind Farm/ Bradbury and Bradbury Wallpaper

We're headed to Benicia, CA to see how Bradbury and Bradbury makes the wallpaper that spruces up your walls. Then it's off to Kittitas, WA to see how the Wild Horse Wind Farm is changing the way Americans power their homes.

TV-G Language: English Runtime: 21 minutes Release date: July 5, 2008

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Season year 2008
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