This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- Low Riders, Happy Chickens and Iron Curtain Moscow

Find out what classic episodes of "Visiting" are airing on KCET this week! Read more about KCET's Huell-centric programming here, and share your memories of Huell with other fans here.

Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Low Riders"

Huell spends the day at the Los Angeles Super Show, one of the largest low rider car shows in the world. We see some amazing cars and speak with the artists who created them as well as with their owners.

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Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Amir's Garden"

Once barren, but now planted with trees and shrubs, Amir's Garden in Griffith Park is an oasis. Huell visits and learns about the garden and the devotion of its creator.

Or watch the episode now at the Chapman University archives.

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Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Happy Chickens"

Huell visits Lily Farms and Quicksilver Ranch. Lily Farms is the home of the happy chickens. These are free range chickens whose eggs are the best. Quicksilver Ranch is the home of some very sweet miniature horses.

Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Woodworkers"

Huell watches two California woodworkers at work.

Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Epilepsy"

Huell learns all about epilepsy in a visit to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angels. Included is a short filmmade by Nathan Jones which shows the viewer what it is like to actually have an epileptic seizure.

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Saturday @ 5PM -- "Fireboat Update"

Huell visits San Pedro Harbor and sees what has happened with the old fireboat, the Ralph. J. Scott, and then checks out the brand-new, state-of-the-art fireboat.

Sunday @ 7PM -- "Hello Moscow"

In this special one-hour episode taped on a camcorder in 1990 and 1991, Huell goes behind the Iron Curtain to visit the charismatic people of Moscow, their traditions and their everyday struggles during a very exciting time in Russian history. See the largest outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by snow, where people swim in the heart of winter; visit an outdoor pet market with beautiful Russian dogs and cats; a gym, record store and even a barber shop. On a second trip, Huell records the aftermath of the attempted coup: see graffiti on the Russian White House and the pedestal where Lenin's statue once stood. Witness the dawning of a new political era and the excitement of the people of Russia!

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Drew Mackie, associate producer of new media, liked shows about old British people before it became fashionable. He also says silly things on Twitter.
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