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Elisha Cuthbert ... Elisha / ... (2 episodes, 1997-2000)
Bruce Simpson ... Nix & Tix (2 episodes, 1997-2000)

Series Directed by
Sid Goldberg (1 episode, 1997)
Mark Lawrence (1 episode, 2005)

Jean-Louis Côté (unknown episodes)
Marian MacNair (unknown episodes)
Serge Marcil (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Bruce Simpson (1 episode, 2000)

Series Produced by
Jonathan Finkelstein .... producer (1 episode, 1997)
Series Original Music by
Christian Clermont (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Bill Kerrigan (1 episode, 2000)
Series Film Editing by
Jason Levy (unknown episodes)
Zsolt Luka (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Jo Ho .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Nathalie Mayotte .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Luba Danylewick .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Nicolas Dallaire .... foley recordist (28 episodes, 1999-2003)

Rob Whitehurst .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
John Hamaric .... special effects technician (1 episode, 1997)
Series Visual Effects by
Mathieu Boucher .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Terry Brandenburgh .... stunts (1 episode, 1997)
Paul Leonard .... stunt driver (1 episode, 1997)
Jason Cavalier .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2000)

Jason Gray .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Animation Department
Bruce Simpson .... animator (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jo Ho .... wardrobe (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Sharlene Duale .... set production assistant: San Francisco (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
"P.M.K." - International (English title) (promotional abbreviation)
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3 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
More gross than educational, 12 December 2000
Author: ( from Toronto, Ontario

This program gives kids a bird's eye view into how things like computers and machines work and how things are made. It is colorful, fast paced and appears to have a higher budget than many Canadian-produced TV shows do. The two teenage hosts go all over North America to visit factories and research centers for their reports. Some of them are quite interesting though a bit complex for young kids to understand. The show however seems to have a fixation on the grungier side of things. One segment for example showed how manure is manufactured into fertilizer and actually showed a cow defecating (definitely not a pretty sight!) The show also features a man (Charlie Powell) in between the news segments, doing home made science experiments. In one show, he demonstrated to kids how to make homemade boogers! (now that's educational!)

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