Everybody loves a carnival! Join Kai-Lan and her friends for their backyard carnival, and other fun adventures! Ni Hao, Kai-lan is an animated series designed to open the eyes, ears and hearts of children to a fantastic new way to understand their social, emotional and physical world. Kai-lan and her animal friends encounter daily obstacles that help the kids at home make sense of the world around them. Aspects of Chinese-American family, food and culture are weaved throughout the series as well as the teaching of basic Mandarin Chinese phrases.
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).