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  • 1994-01-08T12:30:00Z on PBS
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The "VISITING" series takes us to the many diverse neighborhoods of Southern California, and introduces us to the people who live there. "VISITING" has captured the spirit of the Southland with episodes ranging from a look at how menudo is made to the celebration surrounding the rededication of Angeles Flight.

LA Times critic Howard Rosenberg calls Huell's style, "Intimate,magnificently unslick, utterly charming, and absolutely irresistible." Viewers agree, and VISITING With HUELL HOWSER continues to be one of the most popular programs on KCET - PBS Los Angeles.

30 episodes

2x01 Low Riders

  • Season Premiere

    1994-01-08T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

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.

2x02 A Place Called Home

  • 1994-01-16T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell spends the afternoon at an after-school program in South Central Los Angeles, where Deborah Constance and a handful of dedicated volunteers have turned the rear of a church into a wonderful place for kids to study and feel safe.

2x03 Virgil Village

  • 1994-01-27T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell spends the day getting a wonderful tour of this very special neighborhood at the corner of Virgil and Marathon Streets in Los Angeles. He meets a descendant of the original land grant family who has lived here her entire life.

2x04 Earthquake Special

  • 1994-02-08T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell spends the day touring Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Northridge earth-quake. This is an inspirational look at why people love Los Angeles and, in the midst of devastation, refuse to leave.

2x05 Fillmore Earthquake Special

  • 1994-02-19T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell spends the day touring the small town of Fillmore in Ventura County. Noreen Withers, City Clerk, explains how this tight-knit community pulled together in the aftermath of the Northridge earthquake.

2x06 Earthquake Volunteers

  • 1994-02-25T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell spends the day in Northridge with the City Volunteers. Paul Petersen, safety engineer, acts as Huell's guide on this inspiring visit. Find out why people volunteer and how this disaster has brought out the best in Southern California.

2x07 Pershing Square Dedication

  • 1994-03-09T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Pershing Square, which over the past 120 years, has gone through many changes, re-opens as a world-class plaza is the largest open space in downtown Los Angeles. Huell gets a grand tour and talks with the architect and others who helped create this very special place.

2x08 World Cup Preview

  • 1994-03-21T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell gets a first-hand look at how this international event is being organized. We meet Alan Rothenberg, President of World Cup, and get a wonderful tour of their headquarters. We also enjoy some kids playing soccer in the Rose Bowl where the World Cup games will be played and watched by millions.

2x09 Over L.A.

  • 1994-04-09T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

During this exciting show Huell spends time with three people who make their living over Los Angeles. We fly in the Goodyear Blimp, with the LAPD Air Support Division and a popular traffic reporter, and find out what it's like to work in the sky.

2x10 Wax Museum

  • 1994-04-19T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Join Huell as he gets a tour of the world famous Hollywood Wax Museum as well as a behind the scenes look at how these incredibly lifelike figures are made.

2x11 Hockney

  • 1994-05-08T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits with world famous artist David Hockney in his Los Angeles studio and we get a first hand look at some of the newest work.

2x12 Videolog Favorites

  • 1994-05-28T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

A look back at some of Huell's favorite Videologs. We'll re-visit Fosselmans Ice-cream, Michael Rubel's Castle in Glendora, and the wonderful Ventura Yard Lady.

2x13 San Pedro Rock House

  • 1994-06-08T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell gets a first hand look at the Korean Bell and a wonderful home in San Pedro. We'll also take a look at the beautiful Pt. Fermin Lighthouse.

2x14 One-Room Schoolhouse

  • 1994-06-17T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits the small town of Woody in Kern County and joins a reunion of students who attended the one-room schoolhouse, Blake School.

2x15 Eagles Reunion Concert

  • 1994-06-26T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Attend the first Eagles concert in fifteen years and listen in as Huell talks with fans, friends, crew members and the Eagles themselves.

2x16 Colombian World Cup

  • 1994-07-13T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Visit with Colombians on the day of a big match between Colombia and the United States. Join Huell as he rides with a busload of Colombians on their way to the Rose Bowl.

2x17 L.A. River

  • 1994-07-23T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell gets a first hand tour of this much-maligned river. He starts at its source and follows it to Long Beach where it empties into the ocean.

2x18 Bullocks Wilshire Update

  • 1994-08-03T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell re-visits the famous Bullocks Wilshire building and finds out about its new re-incarnation as the Southwestern School Of Law.

2x19 Olvera Street

  • 1994-08-14T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell Gets a first rate tour of Olvera St. and learns about its long and amazing history.

2x20 Black Promenade of Prominence

  • 1994-09-01T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits with members of the black community who believe the role models for today's youth should be people from the local community and not just athletes and movie stars.

2x21 Union Station

  • 1994-09-09T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell gets a first rate tour of the historic train station, Union Station and learns about its history.

2x22 Angels Flight

  • 1994-09-16T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell looks at the history of Angels Flight and learns about the plans to re-build.

2x23 Downtown Surprises

  • 1994-09-27T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell looks at the Grier Musser Museum and the San Antonio Winery, the last remaining winery in Los Angeles. Two little known downtown attractions.

2x24 Hollywood Ladies

  • 1994-10-09T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits with 5 ladies who were all actresses in the 40s and have remained friends and walked together every Saturday for 50 years.

2x25 Unusual Downtown Art

  • 1994-10-28T11:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits several works of public art that have been controversial from the start.

2x26 Tallest Building

  • 1994-11-12T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits the First Interstate building which is the tallest building west of the Mississippi (73 floors) and goes off the top with the window washers.

2x27 Cars & Cowboys

  • 1994-11-24T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell visits with the Checker Car Club and Orville Jinks, an old cowboy with some great stories.

2x28 Historic Theaters

  • 1994-12-08T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

Huell takes a close look at several of L.A.'s grandest theaters and talks with people who want to make sure these beauties don't fall by the wayside. Huell also talks with Gaylord Carter who played the organ in the silent film days.

2x29 Subway

  • 1994-12-29T12:30:00Z — 30 mins

A tour of the first L.A. subway, created in the 1920s but now abandoned.

2x30 L.A. Times

  • 1994-12-30T12:30:00Z — 30 mins