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Xavier Riddle & the Secret Museum FULL EPISODE | I am Jesse Owens / I am Ella Fitzgerald | PBS KIDS


Brad is excited to show off his bowling skills to Xavier and Yadina, but when he steps up to the line, a noisy bowler in the next lane ruins his concentration. After a few clumsy gutter balls, Brad retires to the bench in frustration, but Xavier and Yadina aren’t about to let him give up so easily… to the Secret Museum! Our heroes are sent back in time to meet a talented and inspiring athlete, Jesse Owens. Jesse wows us with his quick feet as a kid, then with his awesome speed on the track field. Sadly, Jesse’s ‘teammates’ are less than encouraging, simply because his skin is a different color than theirs. Our trio watch in awe as Jesse fights hard to shut out all that negativity, then blow past it, running all the way to the 1936 Olympic Games where he wins an astonishing four gold medals. Brad is inspired to return to the bowling alley where he stops focusing on the loud kid in the next lane and instead focuses on doing his best. / When his friends tell him about a dance party happening at the museum, Brad wants to go, but doesn’t think he should – he can’t dance like everyone else. Xavier and Yadina aren’t about to let their best pal miss out on a fun party, so… to the Secret Museum! Our heroes are sent back in time to meet an incredible performer, Ella Fitzgerald. When we find Ella, she’s a bundle of nerves as she awaits a dance audition at the Apollo. She’s been watching some of the other dancers and realizes that she can’t dance the way they do. So, Ella decides to forget dancing altogether, and instead, she sings! Ella wins the competition and goes on to be a celebrated performer, not by trying to be like everyone else, but by just being herself. Brad is inspired to do the same, unveiling his patented “Brad” dance moves to the delight of his friends. Turns out, it’s always best to just be yourself.

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