What Makes Rick Tick?

Rick Sebak is a Pittsburgh treasure whose award-winning documentaries have entertained and educated local and national viewers for 25 years. As he celebrates this anniversary at WQED, we look back at Rick's memorable programs and hear about the stories behind them. Rick talks about his inspiration as a filmmaker, while colleagues and fans share their thoughts on Rick's appealing and timeless body of work.

What Makes Rick Tick? aired on Nov 26, 2012.


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Series: Experience

Original airdate: Nov 14, 2011


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At the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, animal keepers are working to save the world's most endangered and threatened species. WQED goes behind the scenes at the Pittsburgh landmark to focus on efforts to protect animals such as amur tigers, Philippine crocodiles, and sea turtles.

Original airdate: May 30, 2011


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