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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 (8 episodes)

1 season available

(8 episodes)

Season1
Episode 1

Protect Yourself

Host Jack Rico demonstrates how to choose the right bike helmet and how to protect your wireless router from hackers; a teen driver gets a lesson from a top expert.
Episode 2

Fully Loaded

Host Jack Rico delves into the fascinating technology behind the cars of the future, participates in an unusual challenge involving a kitchen appliance and goes shopping with the help of a top scientist.
Episode 3

On Air

Host Jack Rico is on a mission to rid microscopic pollutants from the air in your home, helps out in a laboratory that tests vacuum cleaners and finds out whether it's worth trying to repair your smartphone screen yourself.
Episode 4

Buckle Up

Host Jack Rico shows you how to keep your cool when hydroplaning, how to organize your fridge to save money and waste less food, and how to stay safe using peer-to-peer payment apps.
Episode 5

First Class

Jack gets behind the wheel with a top car tester at the Consumer Reports test track, explores testing door locks for strength and protection, and shares tips for transforming your economy air travel experience into a journey fit for royalty.
Episode 6

High Noon

Jack faces off with an expert in a power-drill challenge. Cleaning up after grilling can be a chore, so he brushes up on his grill-cleaning techniques. Plus, we set out to decode television terminology.
Episode 7

Tread Carefully

Jack struggles to keep up with "Johnnie," a device used to test treadmills, gets a look inside the mind of a top scientist by asking him to perform a simple task: clean a kitchen, and shares useful tips for buying a car
Episode 8

Right Fit

Technicians turn up the heat on barbecues in the test lab, and Jack shares money-saving strategies for credit card owners and explains how to fold fitted sheets so they fit in your linen closet.

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