Watch PBS's hourlong 1981 documentary on Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Nov 26, 2013, 7:47 PM EST (Updated)

This Thanksgiving, how about a nice blast from Indiana Jones’ past — long before the phrase “nuke the fridge” was an accepted part of the English language?

An awesome, hourlong PBS documentary on Raiders of the Lost Ark has surfaced online, focusing on the making of Steven Spielberg’s 1981 adventure classic. The best part? Young Harrison Ford at his snarkiest, making sassy comments to the camera about stunts and everything in between. Seriously, he’s awesome.

The special also has a lot of good stuff from young Spielberg, showing the award winner in his element while crafting what would become one of his most beloved flicks. It’s interesting to get a look at his directorial style, especially at a young age.

The rest? Let’s be honest — it’s just hella cool to get to poke around the set for an hour with the cast and crew, getting a peek at the different sets and action scenes that were in the works. So, clear a little time out and enjoy:

(Via /Film)