Although her real name is Jill, this spunky scientist-in-training got her fitting nickname from always asking "How?" She's Alvin's tiny, curious and chipper apprentice. Howie lives next door to the Ackermans. You can always count on her to pop up unexpectedly. Usually, through Alvin’s window.
What happens when you put a superstar snowboarder and a scientific genius under one roof? You're about to find out! When Max Asher moves to a snowy ski-town to live with Alvin "Shred" Ackerman and his family, an unlikely friendship forms. Max loves to hit the slopes and Shred loves to hit the books. But even though these two dudes are totally different, they've always got each others' backs. There's no problem this unlikely duo can't handle.