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e super readers! we need to call the rest of the super readers. call them with me. [ cellphone ♪ ] say, "calling all super readers." children: [ in audience ] calling all super readers. [ remote phone ringing ] to the book club! to the book club! children: to the book club! come on, to the book club! [ ♪ ] whyatt here. [ ♪ ] "p" is for pig! [ ♪ ] red riding hood rollin' in! [ ♪ ] princess pea at your service! and you, say your name. great. we're all here. together, we will solve princess pea's problem.
let's go! [ ♪ ] [ electronic beeps ] okay, princess pea, state your problem. i don't know how to tie the laces on my skates and my dad is too busy to help me. oh dear. oh my! how can i tie my laces if my dad can't help me? good question. and when we have a question, we look... all: in a book! which book should we look in? peas and carrots, carrots and peas... book come out, please, please, please! let's read the title of this book. we know what to do.
we need to jump into this book... and find the answer to princess pea's question. first, we look for super letters. and then, put them in... our super duper... computer! super duper computer, how many super letters do we need? [ beeping ] oh! in this story, we need five super letters, and then we'll get... [ triumphant ♪ ] our super story answer! it's time to transform. ready? all: ready! arms in! put your arm in. [ ♪ ] whyatt: super readers... all: to the rescue! [ ♪ ] alpha pig with alphabet power!
[ ♪ ] wonder red with word power! [ ♪ ] princess presto with spelling power! [ ♪ ] super why, with the power to read! [ ♪ ] and super you with the power to help! [ ♪ ] together we are... all: the super readers! why-flyers! we're ready to fly into this book! [ ♪ ] ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪ ♪ it's time to fly with the super readers ♪ ♪ 'cause we've got a problem to solve ♪ ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪
♪ super readers ♪ working together with powers to read ♪ ♪ into books we fly ♪ to find the super story answer ♪ ♪ with super why ♪ super readers to the rescue! ♪ presto! we're in the "rumpelstiltskin" book! let's read. why writer, highlight! read with me. what can i do for you today, princess? hmm...
[ giggling ] more! more gold! can't spin anymore straw into gold. i have so much do! so much to do! oh! but i don't know how to spin straw myself! [ gasp ] that's just like my problem. i don't know how to tie the laces on my skates myself. and that, super readers, is why we are in this book. princess pea and the princess don't know how to do something they want to do. let's go talk to the princess and see what she does about spinning straw into gold. to the princess! let's roll! [ ♪ ]
hello, princess. we're the super readers and we want to talk to you. all right, but i'm getting ready for my golden tea party. everything will be made of gold! [ gasps ] where is that rumpelstiltskin? he must spin this straw into gold for me. after all, i cannot do it myself. ooh! here is the straw you requested. and now i am ready to spin the straw into gold. spin the wheel, lo and behold, it goes in straw, it comes out gold! oops. out of straw. [ gasp ] will you fetch some more straw? lots and lots! yes, of course, princess. [ panting ] more straw! more. okay, whatever you say.
there you go. more! even more! [ wood breaking ] [ gasp ] [ whimper ] my spinning wheel... it's broken! and we haven't spun all the straw into gold yet! what can we do? [ ♪ ] alpha pig to the rescue! with my amazing alphabet tools, i can fix the spinning wheel! sing the alphabet with me. ready? a-b-c, sing with me! [ singing ] ♪ sing with me amazing alphabet singing! now let's find all of the letters
in the word "spin" to make the wheel spin again. where is the letter "s"? children: there! alpha pig: i see it! "s"! now we need the letter "p". where is the letter "p"? children: there! alpha pig: that's the "p"! okay. next we need the letter "i". where is the "i"? children: there! alpha pig: there's the "i"! one more letter to go. do you see the letter "n" anywhere?
children: right there! alpha pig: we found the "n"! we did it again! [ ♪ ] lickety letters! we fixed the spinning wheel by spelling the word "spin"! let's give ourselves a big thumbs up. my spinning wheel is fixed! thank you. more straw, as requested. [ laughing ] now i can spin it all into gold. both: [ laughter ] spin the wheel, lo and behold, it goes in straw, it comes out gold. spin the wheel, lo and behold, it goes in straw... remember to look out for super letters. ...lo and behold,
it goes in straw, it comes out gold. [ ♪ ] you see super letters? which letters did you find? children: "a"! "n"! "a" and "n"? fantastic! now let's put these letters in... our super duper... computer! three more super letters and then we'll get... our super story answer! princess: ooh! the golden decorations look simply splendid! but do you know what would be really, really great? even more gold! more gold, your highness? uh... [ yawn ] i'm so sleepy...
but rumpelstiltskin, i want something golden to wear on my head. your head? oh, as you wish. [ yawning ] here i go. spin the wheel, lo and beho... ho... ho-o... [ snoring ] oh my chinny chin chin! rumpelstiltskin fell asleep! [ muttering sleepily ] rumpelstiltskin? rumpelstiltskin? he won't wake up! and i still don't have something golden to wear on my head. oh! what will i do? [ ♪ ] wonder red to the rescue! [ snoring ] oh! with my wonder words basket, i can find something golden for you to wear on your head.
let's read this word. what is this letter? children: "b"! "b". what sound does "b" make? children: buh, buh. buh, buh. and this says "at". buh-at. what word is this? children: "bat"! bat! ooh, this is an "at" word. i love "at" words. [ singing ] ♪ wonderific you're terrific ♪ ♪ wonderific you're terrific ♪ let's see what happens when we put the word "bat" through the spinning wheel. [ ♪ ] [ snoring ] wonder red: [ gasp ] it made a golden bat!
[ laughing ] [ squeaking ] a golden bat? i cannot wear a golden bat on my head. no, thank you. [ squeaking ] ew-w-w! let's try another "at" word. what letter is this? children: "h"! "h". what sound does "h" make? hmm... children: huh, huh. huh-at. huh-at. what word is this? children: "hat"! "hat"! i wonder what will happen when we put the word "hat" through this spinning wheel. [ ♪ ] a golden hat! i can certainly wear a golden hat on my head.
wonderific! you are terrific! we made a golden hat for the princess to wear. [ snore/yawn ] oh-h... [ ♪ ] you found a super letter? what letter did you find? children: "l"! "l"! let's put it in our super duper... computer! we need two more super letters and then we'll get... our super story answer! [ trumpet fanfare ] huh! i'm awake! i'm awake! girls: [ distant giggles ] oh dear! my friends are almost here, but i still haven't spun all the straw into gold.
rumpelstiltskin, will you help me? oh, i'm so sorry, princess, but i haven't made the tea yet for the tea party. you simply cannot have a tea party without tea! i'll be right back. now who will help me? well, maybe you can spin the straw into gold yourself. but... i don't know how! [ sobbing ] [ gasp ] aw, princess. i'm sure we can figure something out. you don't have to cry. [ tearfully ] but i do have to cry. it says so in my story. see? [ sobbing ] we have to help princess stop crying so she can make more gold. but how? super why to the rescue! with the power to read, i can change this story and save the day!
super readers, let's change the word "cries" in this sentence. let's zap it. ready, set... z-zap! why writer, write. what should the princess do instead of cry to make more gold? hmm... how about a word that rhymes with "cries"? which word rhymes with "cries"? children: "tries"! "tries"! where is the word "tries"? it starts with the letter "t". child: there! now let's change the word "cries"
to "tries"! ready, set... z-zap! let's read it and see what happens. [ ♪ ] hmmm... if i try, i think i can learn how to spin straw into gold. okay, let's see. um, rumpelstiltskin always says a rhyme when he spins gold. all right, let me try. spin the wheel... lo and behold... it goes in straw... it comes out gold! it worked! i learned how to spin straw into gold! super readers: hooray! super job, super readers! we changed the story and helped princess learn to spin gold! [ ♪ ]
[ laughing ] [ doorbell ringing ] [ gasp ] my friends! they're here for the golden tea party! come in, come in! look at all of this beautiful gold. [ panting ] golden tea is served! well, hello, everyone. [ sigh/grunt ] [ ♪ ] you found super letters? what letters did you find? children: "e"! "r"! "e" and "r"? way to go, super readers. now let's put these letters in... our super duper... computer! [ gasp ] we did it! we found all of our super letters!
our super story answer is... [ triumphant ♪ ] but... why? red: because when rumpelstiltskin couldn't spin gold for the princess, she had to learn to do it herself. so my question is, if my dad can't help me, how can i tie the laces on my skates? and the answer is... all: learn! i can learn to tie my laces! then i won't need dad to do it for me. thanks, super readers! back to my castle! i want to try and learn how to tie my laces. i can help! cross the laces and make an "x".
cross the laces and make an "x". one under the other and pull tight. one under the other and pull tight. make two bunny ears. make two bunny ears. one, two. i know! now cross and pull them through. [ gasp ] i did it! [ gasp ] i'm so proud of you! you learned to do it yourself. ready to go skating, pea? let's go! hip, hip, hooray! the super readers save the day! [ ♪ ] ♪ hip, hip, hooray ♪ hooray! ♪ ♪ the super readers save the day ♪ ♪ we changed the story ♪ we solved the problem ♪ we worked together so hip, hip, hooray! ♪
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contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you! thank you! [train whistle blows] >> ♪ dinosaur train [whistle blows] >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ once upon a time there was a mom her name was mrs. pteranodon sitting on her nest she heard a scratching and said... ♪ >> oh, boy! my eggs are hatching! >> ♪ one by one her kids popped free baby pteranodons 1, 2, 3 ♪ >> i'll name you tiny, shiny, and don. >> ♪ but tiny said... >> wait! there's one more, mom! >> ♪ last little baby was a different size with teeth and a tail and big green eyes he didn't look anything like the rest ♪ >> what am i doing in a pteranodon nest? >> ♪ but dear, old mrs. pteranodon said... ♪ >> oh, this is your family, and i'm your mom. you may be different, but we're all creatures. all dinosaurs have different features. come on, buddy. we'll take a vacation. i'll get us a ticket at pteranodon station. we'll travel the world in sunshine and rain and meet all the species on the... >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train
>> ♪ we're gonna ride ♪ >> ♪ ride, ride, ride, ride [whistle blows] >> ♪ the dinosaur train [roaring] [captioning made possible by the jim henson company] [whistle blows] >> what an amazing invention the dinosaur train is, zooming around the world, traveling through time and space, meeting the most amazing creatures. >> yeah. it's my favorite thing in the whole world. >> me, too. well, maybe my favorite thing after fish. >> tickets, tickets, please. well, hello, pteranodon family. >> hello, mr. conductor! >> argentinosaurus acres, huh? visiting your friend arnie? must still be big dinosaur week. >> yep! this whole week we've been riding all around the mesozoic era, meeting some of the biggest dinosaurs. >> and we saved the biggest one that we know for last. >> indeed. argentinosaurus is certainly one of the biggest dinosaurs that i know.
>> awk! and you know a lot. >> look how much bigger it is than a pteranodon. >> right, and with 4 legs and a long neck, argentinosaurus is a... >> sauropod! >> bingo! all sauropods have the following things in common--giant bodies, long necks... >> and tiny heads! well, at least compared to their huge bodies! >> well said, miss tiny. what else did you learn this week? >> well, sauropods have to eat a lot of plants to get enough energy to keep their huge bodies going. >> and growing. in arnie's case, he's already big, but by the time he's grownup, arnie will be longer than a couple of these passenger coaches. >> whoa! >> can you believe it? arnie's already too big to ride the dinosaur train. >> i know. it's so sad. >> when we visit today if we talk about the train, we might make arnie feel bad. >> you're right, buddy, so let's remember not to talk about it. >> awk! i'm proud of you two for thinking about arnie's
feelings. >> i agree, mrs. p. your kids are so thoughtful all the time. time? time?! ooh. time tunnel approaching! next stop: argentinosaurus acres in another part of the cretaceous time period. so long, pteranodons and t. rex. have fun with arnie. >> bye! >> ok. let's go find arnie! >> tiny, i think he's right behinds us. >> shh. >> boo! ha ha ha! >> hi, buddy. hi, tiny. i wanted to surprise you by hiding behind the station, but i think i'm getting too big to hide behind it anymore. >> i know. your head sticks out one end, and your tail sticks out the other. >> i think you're even bigger than the last time we saw you, arnie. >> yup. i'm still a-growing. pretty soon, i won't be able to hide behind anything.
>> no more hide-and-seek? >> nope, but there are good things about being this big, too. when we're full grown, argentinosaurus don't have any predators. >> you mean, big meat-eating carnivores that want to eat you? >> right! they don't even bother trying to eat us. >> wow! that's amazing! >> but while you're still a kid, you stay near one of your parents, right, arnie? >> right. there's dad right over there. hi, dad! >> hey, hey, arnie! oh. hi, pteranodon family. >> hello, mr. argentinosaurus. so good to see you. >> wow! i can see why predators don't even bother trying to eat a full-size argentinosaurus. they're huge! >> yup. no one's gonna bother us. ha! we're just too big. >> [growls] nah. >> awk! but, you know, even for a kid, arnie's huge, too. >> yup. i'm already way too big to ride the train anymore, but
i still like to hang around by the station. don't you just love the dinosaur train? >> um...yeah. >> [sighs] yeah. i remember when i was small enough to ride it. i just love that old train. ♪ i love the tender i love the brakes i love the sound that the drivers make >> i love the gauges i love the pump >> everything about it makes me want to jump on a train ♪ >> [sighs] >> we just love trains. you guys are so lucky that you can still ride it. >> well, sure. it's fun, but, hey, do you want to play something, a game? >> hmm. uh, we could play hide-and-seek. >> uh, hide-and-seek? >> yeah. in those woods over there. you guys are small enough to try and hide from me. heh. come on. >> say, we'll all go. you kids want a ride on my head? >> yeah!
>> whoa, whoa, whoa! ha ha ha! >> ok. you guys hide behind the trees, and i'll use my long neck to try to find you. >> great! close your eyes and count to 10. >> whoo-hoo! >> 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. ready or not, here i come. >> ha ha ha! >> heh heh. i see you, buddy. >> ha ha! good one. >> awk! >> tiny? >> psst. ha ha ha! ahem. boo! ha ha ha! that was funny!
>> got you. >> ok. now what should we play? >> let's pretend that we live in a big cave. that's what it's like down here under arnie's dad. >> great. >> uh, do you guys mind if we walk back to the train station? >> why? >> my dad and i just like to hang out there in the afternoon and wait for the train to come by. >> yep. we just love to hear that old whistle blow. >> it's our favorite sound. >> come on. race you to the station, arnie. buddy and tiny, want a ride? >> yeah? [booming] >> here we are. slide down, kids. >> oh, oh, oh, whoa! >> whoa, whoa, whoa! ha ha ha! [train whistle blows] >> oh, i think i hear it. there it is. >> the dinosaur train!
>> hooray! >> all right! >> whoo-whoo! >> hello, dinosaur train fans. >> hello, mr. conductor! >> how's the train running today? >> like a well-oiled machine, right on schedule. ooh. and speaking of which, we'd better stay on schedule. all aboard! >> arnie, mr. argentinosaurus, it was such a nice visit. >> wish we could come with you. ha ha ha! >> ha ha ha! >> but we're too big! ha ha! bye! >> bye! >> aw. why the long faces, buddy and tiny? >> aw. mr. conductor, it's just so sad that our argentinosaurus friends are too big to ride the train. >> yeah. we're sad for arnie and for all the giant sauropods we've met this week. >> aw. i know, kids. i wish there was something i could do about it, but they're just too big. oops! better call it. time
tunnel! time tunnel approaching! next stop, troodon town in another part of the cretaceous time period. we're taking the train into the roundhouse to switch out some cars. care to come along and watch? >> yes! >> come on, kids! awk! >> [groaning] >> oh! this is exciting, isn't it, kids? >> yeah! so many different cars for different kinds of jobs, the aqua car for sea creatures. >> what's that big flat car for? >> that's actually what it's called, tiny, the flat car. >> they put piles of branches on it for the biggest herbivores to eat. >> ohh! come on, everybody! mr. conductor, i just got a great idea! you know we wish that arnie and the other big sauropods could ride the train, right? >> well, sure, tiny, but you know they are too big to fit in
the cars. >> whoa! you mean they could ride on the flat car? >> hmm. you know, tiny, maybe we could actually do it. >> [all talking at once] >> just imagine. what if all the biggest dinosaurs could ride the train? that would be so fantastic! >> it is called the dinosaur train after all. we should be able to haul every kind of dinosaur! >> oh, it's a crazy idea, but as long as it's safe, we can probably make it work. >> what if we built a guard rail around the outside of it? >> and then they could duck down when we go through the time tunnels. >> you know, it just might work. >> all right. get over there. make sure it's safe. [train whistle blows] ahem. argentinosaurus family, may i present the latest specialized car from dinosaur train industries, the sauropod flat car.
>> ooh! you mean, i get to ride the dinosaur train? >> whoa! >> dad, do you want to ride the train first? >> no, son. i want you to ride it first. >> wow! thanks, dad. >> come on, arnie. buddy and i can ride in the observation car so we can be right next to you. >> ha ha! this is so great. >> where do you want to travel to first, arnie? >> ooh, ooh! pteranodon terrace. i've always wanted to see your nest and the western interior sea. >> we'd love to have you, arnie. we'll take good care of him, mr. argentinosaurus. >> and the dinosaur train will have him back here in time for dinner. all aboard! [whistle blows] >> bye, dad! >> bye, arnie! have a great time. >> bye! >> ♪ the biggest dinosaurs
the biggest dinosaurs the biggest dinosaurs the biggest dinosaurs ♪ whoo-hoo! >> hi. i'm dr. scott, the paleontologist. hey, guys. i'm down here. this dinosaur is so big, you can barely see me. do you know what kind of dinosaur this is? >> argentinosaurus. >> argentinosaurus. >> that's right, this is an argentinosaurus, one of the largest animals ever to live on land. now, what's the biggest animal living on land today? >> an elephant. >> right. elephants are big, but argentinosaurus was about 100 feet long. that's as long as 5 elephants put together. an argentinosaurus weighed about as much as 20 elephants. now, that's a lot of dinosaur. and just like elephants do today, argentinosaurus must have eaten an amazing amount of plant food. paleontologists still
wonder how argentinosaurus could have eaten enough food with such a small head. now, how do elephants reach high up into trees to find food? >> with their trunks. >> argentinosaurus didn't have a trunk, but it did have a long neck that it probably used to reach high into trees. and being such a gigantic animal, it probably spent most of the day just trying to find enough of the green stuff to keep itself going. ok, remember, get outside, get into nature, and make your own discoveries. >> hello, folks. it's me, the conductor. today the pteranodon family visits a geyser. that's a hole in the ground that shoots steam and hot water into the sky. so come on along with me on the dinosaur train. all aboard! [whistle blows] tickets. tickets, please. well, hello, pteranodon and lambeosaurus families.
>> hello, mr. conductor. >> where are you all off to today? >> to geyser gulch station. >> ooh! geyser gulch, huh? >> yep. none of us have ever seen a geyser before. >> we have so many questions. >> well, that's what i like to see, kids getting out into nature and asking lots of questions. >> dad told us it's a place with lots of amazing holes. i love holes. >> well, you are in for a treat, don, because there's lots of holes at geyser gulch. but you have to be careful around these holes. >> why? >> dad told us that the holes have a surprise. what kind of surprise? >> the surprise comes from inside the holes. a geyser is a natural fountain that shoots super-hot water and steam way up into the sky. >> but why does the hot water shoot out of the holes? >> good question, tiny. why do you think the water shoots out? >> hmm. maybe the water is like me. it just likes to jump out of holes and surprise everyone. >> hmm. interesting hypothesis,
don. heh! now, take a gander at this. the inside of the earth is so hot, it even melts rock. and when the melted rock called magma gets close to the surface, it warms up the water that's under the ground. when that underground water gets really hot, the pressure grows and grows until the super-heated water explodes up into the air through holes and cracks. that's what we call a geyser. they shoot way up in the air. some go over 100 feet high. >> wow! >> whoo! >> i can't wait to get there and see these geysers for ourselves. >> heh heh. and we dads can't wait to show them to you, right, larry? >> abso-positvely-tutely, mr. p. heh heh heh! >> and where there's hot water coming out of the ground, you can also find what we call hot springs. >> hot springs? >> ooh, hot springs? >> yep. there are pools of warm and hot water that form near the geysers. but again, the water can get quite hot. so you
kids should only get in the pools with your parents' permission. >> yeah, right, right, but let's get back to those geysers! >> that shoot out of those super holes. >> [cheering] >> ooh. i've been to these hot springs before, mrs. pteranodon. they are simply amazing. some are hot, some are warm, some are cool. you just find the one with the perfect temperature and hop in. you will love them. >> this'll be perfect. we can relax in the pools while the dads and the kids watch the geysers. >> it's gonna be great. >> next stop, geyser gulch. geyser gulch station! >> [cheering] >> have fun at the geysers, and remember, you never know when hot water will shoot up in the air. you have to wait and watch. so be careful around those holes, especially you, mr. the don. >> ok, mr. the conductor. >> we will, mr. conductor! bye! >> whoo-hoo!
>> heh heh heh! >> oh. it's been forever since i've been in those pools. i surely would love to walk down to the pools and soak my toe claws in that bubbly water. but i'm the conductor. i can't. got to stay with the train. ooh, maybe i should. >> well, maybe you should! >> mother! must you come sneaking up on me like that? >> i can't help it. troodons are stealthy. ooh, i heard you talking to yourself, and i thought you were talking to me. ha ha ha! and i say, why not go down to the pools? take the afternoon off. i can fill in for you as conductor. haven't forgotten how to do it. ha ha ha! >> why not? i deserve an afternoon off from the dinosaur train once in a while. i got my own special pool that no one else knows about. i'll go there, and no one'll be the wiser. thanks, mom! >> have a great time at your secret pool, sonny boy. >> wow! >> [whistles] all right, team pteranodon and team lambeosaurus, let's
stick together and find us a geyser! >> [cheering] >> you dads go ahead and take the kids to the geysers. mrs. pteranodon and i are gonna find the hot springs. >> ooh. ok, lorraine. see you in a bit. let's go, let's go, let's go! >> all right, larry, but let's all be careful. remember, geysers can shoot hot water up at any time. >> look, dad. there's a bunch of dinosaurs standing around that one big hole. i wonder if that's the geyser. >> let's go see. >> morris stegosaurus? >> oh. hey, small ones. what's up? >> what are you doing here in the cretaceous? >> yeah. you're from the jurassic time period. >> just visiting. i time-traveled here. i'm a big fan of geysers, tiny. all these dinosaurs are. we're hanging out here waiting for old reliable to erupt. >> old reliable? >> yeah. it goes off pretty often--several times a day, too. i mean, it's not like you
can tell the time by it, but it's pretty reliable. that's why they call it old reliable. >> ooh. so when it's gonna erupt? >> well, you just have to wait and be patient. actually, the waiting is almost the best part, right? just being here now. >> being here now. i can do that. look at me. i'm being here now. >> ooh! >> oh, oh, oh, oh. >> so when's it going to erupt? >> you just have to be patient, shiny. we're being here later. wait, that's not right. we're... >> [cheering] >> ooh! here they are--the pools. >> oh, they're beautiful. and what a lovely spot. but how do we know if the water's too hot?
>> you just dip your toe in very carefully, like this. ooh. ooh. too hot. not this one. hmm. uh...nope. too cold. hmm. >> rawk! lorraine, i found one that's perfect! >> ooh! wonderful. let's hop in. >> rawk! it's heavenly. >> [sighing] >> [humming] >> ooh. >> huh? huh. i must be hearing things. ahh. just rest my eyes for a minute. got to stay on schedule. time tunnel. time tunnel approaching... >> [cheering]
>> ok, that was great. now what do we do? >> well, we are out in nature. let's go exploring, because we're the... >> nature trackers! whoo-hoo! >> hey! i see those pools the conductor was talking about. they have steam coming off of them. >> rawk! they're beautiful. >> come on, you guys! >> ok! wait up, nature trackers. we'll come, too. >> yeah! >> let's go! come on! >> ooh. this one's warm. yike! ho, that one's too hot, kids. >> aw, mine's cold. warm. warmish. >> hmm. too cold. mmm. too hot. rawk! just right. >> just right, eh? let's see. >> you know, she is right. >> last one in's a rotten dinosaur egg! >> ya ha ha! >> [sighing]
>> oh, yeah. kids, larry and i are gonna soak in this pool for a minute. so all of you remember to stay within rawking distance. >> and hooting distance. >> yeah, come on, go to this one. >> [squawking] >> huh. too many dinosaurs at the hot springs nowadays. tourists, hootin' and tootin'. >> [laughter] >> aah! giant dinosaur attack! >> ooh! >> oh, my. oh, my. oh, my. >> mrs. pteranodon. mrs. lambeosaurus. i'm terribly sorry to disturb you. see, i was just attacked by a giant dinosaur, and i-- >> [laughter] >> ohh, it was just the kids. >> oh, mr. conductor. >> oh, gosh! and me wearing nothing but my bathing hat. this is so embarrassing. kids, could you please bring my clothes from the other pool? >> sure, mr. conductor. >> awk! we'll be right back. >> w-w-we heard the shouting.
is everyone all right? >> is everyone all right? looks like everyone's having the best time ever! how's the water, kids? >> fantastic! >> whoa, ho, ho. well, wait until you see the secret pool we just found on the other side of that boulder. it's the best pool ever. >> b-b-but that's my secret pool. >> ha ha ha! i'd say the secret's out, mr. conductor. come on, everybody! >> [cheering] >> rawk! just right. >> come on in, mr. conductor! >> ohh. pteranodon! >> [cheering] >> rawk! there's the dinosaur train. time to head back, kids. >> is it? oh. where'd i put my watch? well, old reliable should be going off again. >> [gasping] [cheering]
[whistle blows] >> the engineer must be getting real impatient to get going. >> ho ho, they're fine. mother won't let them leave without me. >> [laughter] >> ha ha ha! you know, it's amazing how a good soak in the geyser gulch hot springs does a body a world of good. ahh. i'll probably feel relaxed for weeks. whoa! >> glad you finally made it, sonny. there's tickets to punch and a lost wallet. oh, and the toilet's plugged up in the passenger coach bathroom. chop, chop! let's go! all aboard! >> oh, mother. as i've said before, that is my line. oh, well. all aboard! [whistle blows] >> yeah! >> hi there. i'm dr. scott the paleontologist. geysers are an amazing feature of nature. they were around during the age of dinosaurs, and there's lots of geysers today, too. but what is
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