On a tour of the Southwestern US, Stephen Fry visits Los Alamos National Lab, speaks with architect Michael Reynolds, dines with a Navajo family, attends a Mormon calendar shoot, and learns about legal prostitution.


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Episode credited cast:
Stephen Fry ... Himself - Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan Austin Susan Austin ... Herself
Rob Big Horse Rob Big Horse ... Himself
Michael Reynolds Michael Reynolds ... Himself
Terry Wallace Terry Wallace ... Himself


Stephen Fry travels through the South West of the USA. In Los Alamos, New Mexico, Terry Wallace of Los Alamos National Laboratory shows Stephen an electron microscope and discusses dark energy. In Taos, avant-garde architect Michael Reynolds shows Stephen how "earthship" houses can be so luxurious and energy-efficient at the same time. Then, in Monument Valley, Arizona, Fry meets a Navajo family. After a lesson in basket weaving and a sublime outdoor dinner, it's time to go to Lake Powell, the second-largest man-made reservoir in the US. In Tucson, Arizona, Fry goes to see the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group ("The Boneyard"), a US Air Force plane storage and maintenance facility that houses over 3,000 old military planes. In the Old Tucson Studios, he plays a cowboy who gets into trouble with the local sheriff. In Nevada, he talks with young men of the Church of Latter-day Saints, who are shooting photos for a saucy Mormon calendar. His final visit is to a Nevada ... Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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24 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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