It's got its share of stupid manufactured tv drama, but it also has a metric TON of interesting information on alternative fuels. It's the story of an aussie crew of people who came to the US and traveled all around it using only alternative fuels. Fascinating stuff.
While the car I just bought isn't diesel factoid: diesel engines were originally designed to run on veggie oil, back in the 20's!, the next one certainly will be. I've got Dad & Lil Bro keeping a lookout for a good deal on one for me now.