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Consumer 101

TVG • Lifestyle & Culture • TV Series • 2018

Host Jack Rico explores the science used to test every kind of product -- from the obscure to the fascinating to the everyday -- as well as more effic...more

Host Jack Rico explores the science used to test every kind of product -- from the obscure to the fascinating to the everyday -- as well as more effic...more

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1 season available (7 episodes)

1 season available

(7 episodes)

Season2
Episode 1

Sweet Ride

Jack Rico discovers how online ads are aimed at consumers and shares simple steps to avoid being targeted; Consumer Reports experts test a tire's slip and grip on wet pavement; Jack uncovers hidden breakfast sugar.
Episode 2

Smart Summer

Jack Rico learns what data smart speakers are collecting and how to protect his privacy while using them; a Consumer Reports expert shares how to keep summer cookouts safe by keeping the grill clean; how to pack a carry-on suitcase like a pro.
Episode 3

Out of the Box

Jack Rico learns easy steps to help minimize pesky robocalls; a Consumer Reports expert shares a deep dive into the world of online mattress shopping; how to keep kitchen appliances in tip-top shape.
Episode 4

American Suds Warrior

A Consumer Reports expert shares how to protect online accounts by using a password manager; Jack Rico faces off against two teens to see who can get their dirty car the cleanest in five minutes; secrets behind making a healthy, delicious smoothie.
Episode 5

Permission to Scoot

Jack Rico climbs aboard the newest advancement in micro-mobility: shared-ride scooters; Consumer Reports experts share how to protect digital privacy by taking control of smartphone permissions; modern car safety features at the Auto Test Center.
Episode 6

Sound Check

Jack Rico discovers Consumer Reports tire testing taking place in an unexpected location; how to choose headphones; how to get the most out of vacuums.
Episode 7

Lawn and Order

When a neighbor is spotted with a suspiciously lush lawn, Jack Rico uncovers dozens of tips on how to get the most out of his own yard; two teens drive with a top instructor at the Consumer Reports Auto Test Center; how to keep Wi-Fi routers secure.

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