Can't find Horizon episode using PVR interface

J K.Eason mail at
Sun Sep 14 10:18:00 PDT 2014

> *From:* Geoff Soper <geoff.getiplayer at>
> *To:* get_iplayer at
> *Date:* Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:20:50 +0100
> Hi,
> (Horizon - Allergies: 
> Modern Life and Me) is showing on-line as being available for three 
> days longer but I can't find it using the web PVR interface. I've 
> searched for it in various ways (name, episode) and have also tried 
> putting 
> ergies-modern-life-and-me/ in the Quick URL field. I can only find 
> episodes  6, 10 and 12 in the current Horizon series which seems a 
> little suspicious.
> I've had a similar issue with a radio programme in the past but I 
> think that was due to it being a radio programme that was available 
> for a whole year. That discussion can be found at 
> .html
> Many thanks,
> Geoff

I've just checked and it *is* available using the command line and PID
although I stopped the download halfway through:
C:\Program Files\get_iplayer>get_iplayer --pid=b04g507y
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INFO: Episode-only pid detected
INFO: Trying pid: b04g507y using type: tv
INFO: Trying to stream pid using type tv
INFO: pid not found in tv cache
INFO: Checking existence of default version
INFO: flashhigh2,flashhigh1,flashlow1,flashlow2,flashstd1,flashstd2 modes
will be tried for version default
INFO: Trying flashhigh2 mode to record tv: Horizon - 2014-2015: Allergies:
3. Modern Life and Me
INFO: File name prefix = Horizon - 2014-2015 Allergies 3. Modern Life and
RTMPDump v2.4
(c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license:
Connecting ...
INFO: Connected...
Starting download at: 0.000 kB
INFO: Metadata:
INFO:   duration              3538.08
INFO:   moovPosition          36.00
INFO:   width                 640.00
INFO:   height                360.00
INFO:   videocodecid          avc1
INFO:   audiocodecid          mp4a
INFO:   avcprofile            77.00
INFO:   avclevel              30.00
INFO:   aacaot                2.00
INFO:   videoframerate        25.00
INFO:   audiosamplerate       48000.00
INFO:   audiochannels         2.00
INFO: trackinfo:
INFO:   length                88452000.00
INFO:   timescale             25000.00
INFO:   language              und
INFO: sampledescription:
INFO:   sampletype            avc1
INFO:   length                169827328.00
INFO:   timescale             48000.00
INFO:   language              und
INFO: sampledescription:
INFO:   sampletype            mp4a
175022.835 kB / 1774.48 sec (50.1%)


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