"How the West is Fun" is a series of children's television programs on the history and culture of the West. Featuring middle-school-aged hosts fast-paced production techniques zany skits and spoof commercials the program is designed around kids' sharpest skill at this age - their sense of humor. Young students often have trouble relating to the past and How the West is Fun helps them make the connection.
Four Montana middle school students discover what it was like (it was tough!) to be an explorer. As their activities take them around the state, they learn about Native American explorers, Lewis and Clark and others. (First Aired Sunday, April 04, 1999)