|On January 4, 2015, I will be shutting down the server that hosts The TV IV website. It has been a very long time since I've been able to put any decent amount of time into the site, and ad revenue is plummeting. I think it is time to shut it down or hand it off to someone who can keep it going properly. If you are interested in taking over the site's code and data, contact administrators at tviv.org. --CygnusTMtalk|
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Encyclopedia was a children's program on HBO co-produced with Children's Television Workshop, the creators of Sesame Street. Each episode chose one letter, and then featured comedy skits and informative segments centering around objects beginning with that letter. The episode about the letter G might feature glass, gladiators, and gondolas; the H episode might feature heiroglyphics, horses, or Halloween.
One segment featured Attila the Hun, who 'died of overeating.'
One segment featured a performer trying to stuff Bagpipes into a bag and another explaining blood. There was a song about 'Bones' in this episode as well.
One segment featured the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
There was a song about 'Vertigo' in this episode.
- At a Glance: Additional information about the series