Culture Quest With Mister Otter
Culture Quest With Mister Otter
Culture Quest With Mister Otter
Mr. Otter, a professor of general knowledge, has an offbeat approach to learning. In each short episode, kids discover culture and relive history as Mr. Otter sinks his teeth into anything from the invention of the electric guitar to the genius of Archimedes. More
Ends
Apr 17 2021
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng
Duration
2 Minutes
Episodes
52
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E52 -Dragons
    EP52
    Dragons

    Where do dragons come from? Mr. Otter disguises himself as a dragon guarding his treasure — salmon!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E51 -Archimedes
    EP51
    Archimedes

    The amazing story of the ancient Greek engineer who had his best idea in the bath.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E50 -Fabric Dyes
    EP50
    Fabric Dyes

    How did the search for a malaria treatment lead to synthetic colours?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E49 -The Postage Stamp
    EP49
    The Postage Stamp

    Few things are more common than a stamped envelope. But even that had to be invented by someone!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E48 -Pizza Marguerita
    EP48
    Pizza Marguerita

    The most popular pizza in the world is the margherita. But who invented it?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E47 -Coffee
    EP47
    Coffee

    Mr. Otter is a shepherd on the high plains in Yemen. An agitated goat disrupts the peaceful scene.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E46 -Teddy Bear
    EP46
    Teddy Bear

    The amazing story of the American president who loved bear hunting but couldn't pull the trigger.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E45 -Paper
    EP45
    Paper

    How did mankind invent paper? Mr. Otter, a Chinese Emperor's eunuch, and the Little Rascal have the answer.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E44 -The Electric Guitar
    EP44
    The Electric Guitar

    Mr. Otter recreates the origins of the electric guitar.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E43 -Fries
    EP43
    Fries

    Mr. Otter is fishing on the banks of a French river in the 18th century.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E42 -Chocolate
    EP42
    Chocolate

    Chocolate, the favourite drink of Mayan warriors. Mr Otter and the Little Rascal dress as the Mayas.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E41 -Marco Polo
    EP41
    Marco Polo

    Mr. Otter adopts the role of Marco Polo, the great 13th century explorer, and relives some of his "discoveries".

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E40 -The Chameleon
    EP40
    The Chameleon

    Fact: Chameleons are reptiles. Fact: Chameleons can change their colour. For camouflage but also for other reasons.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E39 -The Cooler
    EP39
    The Cooler

    Encountering the legendary sultan who drinks nothing but ice water.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E38 -The Tulip\'s Adventure
    EP38
    The Tulip's Adventure

    How did an onion, popular in 16th-century Constantinople, become the national symbol of Holland?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E37 -The Bikini
    EP37
    The Bikini

    Mr. Otter explains the suprising history of the bikini. It's a great opportunity to discuss painting, beach sports and…

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E36 -The Frisbee
    EP36
    The Frisbee

    William Frisbee was a baker who made great, round pies. But it is his round, plastic disks that made him famous.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E35 -The Red Cross
    EP35
    The Red Cross

    Generosity is often born of sorrow. Mr. Otter drags us to the battle fields, and to a wounded solider.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E34 -The Nobel Prize
    EP34
    The Nobel Prize

    What is the Nobel Prize? Who is awarded, and who awards it? And who was Alfred Nobel?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E33 -Silk
    EP33
    Silk

    Few know how the mystery of silkworm's cocoon was discovered.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E32 -Capoeira
    EP32
    Capoeira

    Mr. Otter explains the origins of Capoeira, the Brazilian dance style from the 18th century.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E31 -The Maggot Mystery
    EP31
    The Maggot Mystery

    Mr. Otter is Ambroise Paré, the great French surgeon. And the Little Rascal is a small maggot.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E30 -Potato Chips
    EP30
    Potato Chips

    Whether you call them potato chips or crisps, everyone loves to eat them — but who knows where they come from?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E29 -The Panda
    EP29
    The Panda

    Mr. Otter helps us understand the panda through the Chinese legend of the crying bear.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E28 -The Sandwich
    EP28
    The Sandwich

    Mr. Otter takes the guise of the Earl of Sandwich.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E27 -Dry Cleaning
    EP27
    Dry Cleaning

    Mr. Otter explains how a simple accident came to revolutionize the science of washing.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E26 -The Democratic Pirates of the Caribbean
    EP26
    The Democratic Pirates of the Caribbean

    Mr. Otter and the Little Rascal disguise themselves as cruel pirates.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E25 -The Humble Beard
    EP25
    The Humble Beard

    Peter The Great has had enough of his traditional beard. Mr. Otter shaves everyone in his path.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E24 -Christmas Trees and Decorations
    EP24
    Christmas Trees and Decorations

    Mr. Otter and the Little Rascal decorate a Christmas tree.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E23 -Jean-Baptiste Lully
    EP23
    Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Mr. Otter is Jean-Baptiste Lully, Louis XIV's favourite musician.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E22 -Finger Prints
    EP22
    Finger Prints

    What are digital fingerprints? And who was the smart policeman with the idea to use them to catch robbers?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E21 -The Marathon
    EP21
    The Marathon

    The scene is Ancient Greece. Local warrior Mr. Otter faces off with the Little Rascal, his Persian enemy in a battle.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E20 -Badminton
    EP20
    Badminton

    How did English officers reinvent a 2500-year-old game from China by the name of Badminton?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E19 -Why the English Drive on the Left
    EP19
    Why the English Drive on the Left

    Why should you mount a horse from the left? Why do many countries drive on the left?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E18 -Swan Lake
    EP18
    Swan Lake

    How was Swan Lake created? Mr. Otter puts on his tutu and tiara and the Little Rascal plays Prince Charming.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E17 -Puffins VS Penguins
    EP17
    Puffins VS Penguins

    What's the difference between a penguin and an auk?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E16 -Buffalo Bill
    EP16
    Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill is one of the legends of the Old West. Mr. Otter is thrilled to play the part.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E15 -Cheers!
    EP15
    Cheers!

    Mr. Otter and the Little Rascal try to poison each other with a deadly drop in each cup...

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E14 -The Amazonians
    EP14
    The Amazonians

    What does "Going up the Amazon" mean? And who are the Amazons?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E13 -Didgeridoo
    EP13
    Didgeridoo

    The didgeridoo is the oldest instrument in the world.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E12 -Chewing Gum
    EP12
    Chewing Gum

    Explaining the history of the chewing gum — from Mayan warriors to American soliders to the Mexican revolution.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E11 -Little Pinky
    EP11
    Little Pinky

    Why is raising one's little pinky a sign of distinction? Mr. Otter must have the answer.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E10 -Marcel Duchamp\'s Fountain
    EP10
    Marcel Duchamp's Fountain

    Mr. Otter, a misunderstood painter, explains how to revolutionize contemporary art with a urinal.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E9 -The Mini Skirt
    EP9
    The Mini Skirt

    Mr. Otter and the Little Rascal explain the origins of the mini-skirt!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E8 -The Microwave Oven
    EP8
    The Microwave Oven

    Microwave ovens are found in kitchens everywhere but where do they come from?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E7 -The Roquefort
    EP7
    The Roquefort

    Mr. Otter and the Little Rascal explain how a little forgetfulness can lead to great discoveries in taste.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E6 -The Elephant\'s Graveyard
    EP6
    The Elephant's Graveyard

    Mr. Otter is fascinated by the tales of the Elephants' Graveyard.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E5 -Roller Skates
    EP5
    Roller Skates

    The history of roller skates began with a Belgian maker of musical instruments.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E4 -Blue Jeans
    EP4
    Blue Jeans

    Mr. Otter takes us to the American West. He explains how blue dye from another cloth became the most famous trousers.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E3 -The Croissant
    EP3
    The Croissant

    Are French pastries really Austrian? Mr. Otter is on the ramparts at the siege of Vienna.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E2 -The Invention of the Hot Air Balloon
    EP2
    The Invention of the Hot Air Balloon

    Mr. Otter explains how two flight-crazed brothers from France first sent animals into the sky, inspired by a shirt.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Culture Quest With Mister Otter E1 -The Otter
    EP1
    The Otter

    Who better to explain the charm of otters than Mr. Otter himself?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
 

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