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Adventure; Fat Man Goes Gaucho


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Fat Man Goes Gaucho
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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Tom Vernon (aka "fat man on a bicycle")hits the road again, this time bringing his bicycle to the Pampas in Argentina where the horse is the preferred way to travel. Vernon rides alongside the legendary Gaucho to explore a harsh but flamboyant way of life.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Fat Man Goes Gaucho,” 07/23/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CF7361396EA4274A73CCBC24C17DF23.
MLA: “Adventure; Fat Man Goes Gaucho.” 07/23/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CF7361396EA4274A73CCBC24C17DF23>.
APA: Adventure; Fat Man Goes Gaucho. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CF7361396EA4274A73CCBC24C17DF23
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