Who Knew You Could Make a Living Doing THAT? - interviews with people who have fun and unusual occupations: Fred Newman, a voice effects artist; Ilisha Newhouse, a mystery shopper; Aaron Sneary, a master builder at Legoland; Susie Ellis, a spa evaluator; Samantha Haft, head of a company that specializes in coordinating celebrity gift bags; and John Gowdy, a sand sculptor.
Lost and Found - stories of people who have recovered things lost to them, including a lost love reunited after 25 years, a lost dog recovered 1,200 miles from home, and a lost necklace improbably returned to its owner.
Canadian war correspondent Scott Taylor and his Turkish colleague Zeynep Urtugrul are interviewed about having been held hostage in Iraq for five days. Also interviewed are Mariane Pearl, whose husband Daniel was beheaded by extremists in Pakistan in January 2002, and Liz Merman, whose film The Beauty Academy of Kabul (2004) shows how women from the West are working to introduce personal amenities to the women of Afghanistan.
Various dangers regarding teens are discussed, including drug addiction, binge drinking, online predators, sexual promiscuity and video game addiction. A major topic is the increasingly younger ages at which young people are engaging in these activities.
Inspiring stories from high school sports: First, Billy Bob Thornton and author H.G. Bissinger discuss the new film Friday Night Lights (2004), along with four members of the 1988 Permian High School Panthers football team. Next, a look at how the residents of Punta Gorda, Florida have rallied around the Charlotte High School football team in the wake of Hurricane Charley. Finally, an interview with Bobby Plump, star of the 1954 Indiana high school basketball team that inspired the film Hoosiers (1986).
A Mafia Childhood - Gregg and Gina Hill, children of mobster Henry Hill, are interviewed about their book "On the Run: A Mafia Childhood" and growing up in the witness protection program. Their father is also heard in a pre-recorded telephone interview. Other guests include former U.S. Attorney Ed McDonald and Gerald Shur, founder of the witness protection program.
Moms of the NFL - mothers of NFL players discuss the rewards and challenges of having a son at the top level of pro sports. Guests include Tiki Barber and his mother Geraldine, Grant Wistrom and his mother Kathy, Ian Gold and his mother Celia, and Brett Favre's mother Bonita.
A look at the effects of Alzheimer's Disease, as well as breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating the affliction. Guests include the director of the Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, as well as three members of a family affected by Alzheimer's.