About the TV Show
First Air Date: March 24, 1981
|First Aired on||:||1981|
|Created By||:||Peter Lustig|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||413 episodes in 40 Seasons|
Each 30 minute episode is dedicated to a separate issue or theme and consists mainly of related short featurettes, which explain, explore and educate how things of everyday life and even complex systems work. It spans a wide variety of topics from technology and industry to something as mundane as how the postal service works.