Roadtrip Nation

The Power Of Serendipity

Season 10, Episode 3 of 8

Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. Deon joined the navy as a teenager to escape the drugs and violence of his neighborhood, and stresses the importance of rejecting peer pressure. Moving onto New Mexico, the team meets two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, whose non-linear life experiences teach the Roadtrippers to embrace serendipity.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
2/23/2014
11 a.m.
2/23/2014
10 p.m.
2/24/2014
5 a.m.
4/20/2014
11 a.m.
4/20/2014
10 p.m.
4/21/2014
5 a.m.
11/2/2014
11 a.m.
11/2/2014
10 p.m.
11/3/2014
5 a.m.
11/6/2014
9:30 p.m.
12/13/2015
11 a.m.
12/13/2015
10 p.m.
12/14/2015
5 a.m.
12/17/2015
9:30 p.m.
7/24/2016
11 a.m.
7/24/2016
10 p.m.
7/25/2016
5 a.m.
7/28/2016
9:30 p.m.
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