Episode 31 – The Valley of Snowpiercer Monuments

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Episode 29 – Bears and MORE

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Episode 27 – Apocalyptic Art and a Watermelon in Easter Hay

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Episode 25 – The Build It Yourself Episode

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Episode 23 – Abandoned Places and Proposals in SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE

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Episode 21 – Close Knit Sleeping Rock and Roll Vampires… with Salsa

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Episode 19 – Man-eating Lions meet Gogol Bordello on the Fringe

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Episode 17 – A Walk In the Woods on Harper’s Island with Danger Mouse and Graham Parker

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Episode 15 – GIFs, Farscape, Ludo, and text-based Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy awesomeness

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