Weird But True! TV Series

Siblings and science lovers Charlie and Kirby explore the fun, strange, and surprising ways our world works in the TV series Weird But True!

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A Beekeeper's Life - Ep. 1

Who is the queen bee of Southside, Chicago? Charlie and Kirby of “Weird But True!” find her while visiting beehives in their hometown.


Weird But True! Weirdest, Bestest, Truest

Flying Airplanes with "Weird But True!" - Ep. 2

Charlie and Kirby from “Weird But True!” are flying high in this episode about planes. Their adventure takes them soaring above the Earth with Charlie in the pilot’s seat.


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Siblings Kirby and Charlie share strange discoveries and fun facts from the world of “Weird But True!"

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All About Charlie!

5 Weird But True! facts about Charlie:

1. Charlie can identify any tree from the state of Michigan!

2. When he was younger, Charlie ran a button-making business.

3. Charlie has a pet snake named Lumpy.

4. The second heaviest instrument in the world is the carillon, and Charlie knows how to play it!

5. Charlie loves collecting glass bottles.

All About Kirby!

5 Weird But True! facts about Kirby:

1. Kirby is pretty good at the flying trapeze because she went to circus school.

2. An award-winning Irish dancer, Kirby is known for kicking up her heels!

3. Kirby can do a headstand on a surfboard.

4. Friends turn to Kirby when they can't find something - she can find anything that’s lost!

5. Kirby has six chickens!


Love Charlie and Kirby? Check out the Nature Boom Time series!

Nature Boom Time

Petrified Forest National Park - Ep. 1

Join Charlie, Kirby, and Patrick on their adventure in the Petrified Forest National Park in this episode of Nature Boom Time. Learn cool facts about petrified wood—like how it became fossilized and why it’s scattered in eastern Arizona.


Nature Boom Time

Coastal Redwoods vs. Giant Sequoias - Ep. 5

In this episode of Nature Boom Time, Charlie has a hard time figuring out which is larger: a coastal redwood or giant sequoia. Explore with him to learn about the biggest tress in the world and what makes them different from each other.


Nature Boom Time

Sequoia National Park - Ep. 3

In this episode of Nature Boom Time, Kirby climbs to the top of a giant sequoia and spends the night! Follow her to find out how scientists use special equipment to climb trees, plus learn fun facts about giant sequoias.


Nature Boom Time

Florida Everglades - Ep. 11

In this episode of Nature Boom Time, follow Kirby and Charlie as they undertake a two-day canoe trip through the Florida Everglades to find out about mangroves and their importance to this coastal ecosystem.