This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- It's Donut Week | KCET
This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- It's Donut Week
Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Sparkletts"
Did you know that America drinks 4.4 billion gallons of bottled water a year? The water company Sparkletts began in 1925 and within three years, sold one million bottles of water. Huell gets a wonderful tour of this historic company and even takes a look at its source.
Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Water Car"
Imagine sitting by the lake on a hot day and watching as a car drives into the water and motors away. Well that's just what piqued Huell's interest. Terry Tates parents bought their Amphibious Car in the early 60s and have passed it on to Terry. Huell goes to Lake Castaic and gets the ride of his life.
Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Donuts"
For almost 40 years, Stan's Corner Doughnut Shop of Westwood, California has baked the world's most gourmet donuts. Huell spends the morning doing "research" at this Los Angeles landmark.
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Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Donut Man"
At Jim Nakano's Donut Man, people aren't salivating over just jelly donuts and crullers. Jim's specialty is the strawberry donut. Only available for a few months in the spring, these sweets are piled high with fresh, locally grown strawberries and Jim's own glaze.
Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Doughnut History"
Huell visits the Salvation Army for a lesson in donut history, which begins on the battlefields of World War I. Then it's off to Stan's Donuts in Westwood, where Stan cooks up his "peanut butter pockets," a high-calorie confection which has been officially renamed "The Huell."
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Saturday @ 5:30PM -- "
In this one-hour special, Huell retraces the route of the old Stagecoach line in and around Santa Barbara. Join him for the ride through history.
Sunday @ 7PM -- "Bullocks Tea Room"
The Southwestern University School of Law has lovingly restored the Tea Room to its original splendor. Huell meets up with some of the people who were in the original program on the closing of the Tea Room and reminisces about this glorious part of history.