The Pentecostal tent revival is as exciting as Christian church gets. It is still church, however. Thomas goes to a revival in Arkansas to see how the holy spirit stacks up against secular temptations like drugs, movies, and sleeping in on Sunday.
Thomas tries not to lose his fingers working as a deckhand on a NYC tugboat.
To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, a good Muslim can't eat or drink all day. Not even water. After sunset though, it's a snacker's mecca. Thomas joins a Lebanese family in Dearborn, Michigan to give Islam a try during Mohammed's favorite month.
It's Bear Week in Provincetown, when the burliest members of the gay community descend on Cape Cod to revel in their heft, hair, and heartiest homosexual hankerings. Will Thomas find love with one of the many types of Bear? He otter! (Get it? Otter.)
The Eskimos and Inuit of Northern Alaska live in some of the roughest environments on Earth.