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Martha's Sweater/The Mystery of the Missing Dinosaur
Martha's Sweater: A dog in a sweater? Not on Martha's watch. But what can she do when Grandma Lucille presents her with a neatly knitted pullover? Desperate to rid herself from woolly embarrasment, Martha sets out to prove that no sweater can withstand the rugged lifestyle of a dog. Vocabulary: (E) dignified, fib, hideous, loathe, undignified. The Mystery of the Missing Dinosaur: T.D.'s day starts like any other: getting on a bus and riding it to the end of the line. But when he passes by a toy that looks suspiciously like one he used to own, he's pulled into a mystery that even he couldn't dream up. Who's behind this game of a boy and his missing plastic dinosaur? Vocabulary: (E) absorbing, appealing, fascinating, intriguing, rendezvous.

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 6:00am
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 6:00am
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 -- 4:30am


Martha's Holiday Surprise/We're Powerless!
Martha's Holiday Surprise: A blizzard is headed towards Wagstaff City and Mittens the cat is trapped in an alley. Fears rise when the story unfolds: Mittens has kittens. Abandoning animal prejudices, Martha and Skits trample into the snow-capped city to rescue the endangered cat and her young. Vocabulary: (E) attack, comfort, nourish, secure, snuggle. We're Powerless!: A blackout in Wagstaff City renders Helen, T.D. and Truman incapable of playing their favorite videogame, Multi-Dimensional Intergalactic Kleine Nachtgopher Attack Four. But with a little imagination, a basket of laundry and some salad tongs, these nachtgophers might not be so powerless after all. Vocabulary: (E) blackout, chill, discomfort, shiver, starve.

Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 6:00am
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 6:00am
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 -- 6:00am
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 -- 6:00am


Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy
Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises...as is he. Vocabulary: (E) poem, poet, prose, imposter, metaphor(ically). Milo's Reading Buddy - When Milo reads in front of other people he gets nervous. T.D. has the perfect, confidence-building solution: a Reading Buddy! The whole gang gets excited about helping Milo. Maybe too excited. Can Milo find the Reading Buddy who's perfect for him? Vocabulary: (E) fluent, struggle, apprehensive, interject, nervous.

Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 6:00am


Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird/Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird
* Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird - The gang is camping out. The tent is pitched, they've played a hundred hands of Go Fish, and they've even eaten all the s'mores - but they still aren't tired. When TD suggests they tell science fiction stories, no one expects this story to end as it does: to be continued! Vocabulary: (E) science fiction, data, unpredictable, forsee(able), unforeseen, feline(s) (I) gather(ing), mysterious, peculiar, vine.
* Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird - A shadow on the outside of the tent inspires still more stories. With humans shrinking to the size of ants, and ants growing to the size of humans,everyone has something to contribute. Vocabulary: (E) miniature(ize), enormous, magnify(ing), improbable, scientist (I) ray, puny, huge, giant, mini.

Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures
Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. The Adverbalizer activates adverbs - giving the user the ability to make things happen completely, sloppily, instantly... Of course T.D. orders one... immediately! Vocabulary: (E) sloppily, instantly, immediately, completely, adverb.

Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 6:00am


Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery
* Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts.
* The Missing Metal Mystery Who's been stealing things from t-he local junkyard? When Detective TD announces the identity of his main suspect, everyone is shocked. Vocabulary: (E) waste, pollut(e)(ing)(tion), landfill, biodegradable (I) aluminum, copper, metal(s), trophy, sleepwalking.

Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football
Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. He uses a time machine to bring a dinosaur back from the late Cretaceous period. Let the competition begin. Vocabulary: (E) match, force, equal, contend(er), clash. Carolina Tackles Football - The Wagstaff Dogs are tired of losing every game. In their search for new leadership, the gang is shocked to discover a fanatical football coach in...Carolina? Can the girly-girl protect her image and still bring the team to victory? Vocabulary: (E) pass, tackle, fumble, huddle, intercept(ion).

Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 4:30am


Martha's Market/Bye Bye Burger Boy
Martha's Market - Martha pitches in to run Tio Jorge's market when everyone else is busy. Will Martha and her canine coworkers be able to satisfy their customers' needs? Or is a staff of dogs in a store full of food a recipe for trouble? Vocabulary: (E) market, stock, inventory, display, order. Bye Bye Burger Boy - Burger Boy, the gang's favorite childhood restaurant, is going out of business. Can Martha and Friends' advertising campaign save their local eatery? Or are they doomed because of competition from the newest burgerchain in town, Big Burgertorium? VocabularY: (E) business, customer, commercial, advertistement, market(ing).

Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!
* Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin.
* Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. While they try to track down the owner, it becomes almost impossible for them to keep their cool. Vocabulary: (E) emergency, scorching, parched, sizzling, broiling (I) panting, sweat(y), heat, thirsty, page.

Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 6:00am
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 6:00am


Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two
Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One - When Martha learns that Helen's extended family will be coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to search for her own long-lost canine siblings. Tails begin to wag as the family reunites, but where is Martha's mother? Vocabulary: (E) reunion, prepare, organize, trace, quest. Martha's Thanksgiving, Part Two - Still in search of her mother, Martha digs into her past to uncover the reason they were separated. Can Martha and her friends solve the mystery and find her mom in time for the family reunion? Vocabulary: (E) assemble, connect, memory, recognize, arrange.

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 6:00am
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 6:00am


Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman
* Skits and Mr. Scruffles - Everyone's too busy to play with Skits. While he's moping around the neighborhood, he meets Milo, a lonesome newcomer who just moved to Wagstaff City. The two bond, but when they tell their respective families about their new companion, no one believes they're real. Vocabulary: (E) occupied, companion, lonesome, disappoint, imaginary (I) bored, lonely, twice, play(ed)(ing), fun. < br>* Brave Truman - Truman is afraid to try out his new sled on the town's steepest, scariest, lumpiest hill. His friends are convinced that Truman is braver than he seems. Is he? Vocabulary: (E) panic, reaction, terrify(ed)(ing), phobia, reassur(e) (ing) (I) height(s), worr(y)(ied), dizzy, steep, tall.

Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 6:00am
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two
Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part Two - The Announcer is still at large and has put the city into grammatical peril. Fortunately, the Bookbots have discovered a secret weapon: adjectives. Equipped with this new linguistic leverage, our heroes may just be able to save their beloved city from their phonological foe. Vocabulary: (E) oath, adjective, define, modify, weightless.

Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 5:30pm
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze
Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. Dog Daze - When Carolina chastises Martha for her doggish mannerisms, Martha wishes Carolina could just see things from her point of view. That night, Carolina goes to sleep only to awake as...a dog! What will happen when she's forced to take on a furry, four-legged perspective? Vocabulary: (E) empathy, sympathy, characteristics, mannerisms, point of view.

Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 6:00am
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman
Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. Does T.D. have what it takes to become a great scientist? Vocabulary: (E) telescope, seminar, identify, curious, astrophysicist, presentation. Camp Truman - Milo is super-exited to go to Camp Winnetka this summer - he's been packing since Christmas. But when Truman discovers that Camp Winnetka is closing, he takes it upon himself to cheer Milo up -- by showing him how miserable and grueling camp can be. Vocabulary: (E) activity, hike, forage, nature, grueling.

Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!
Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. Together they hatch a plan to reunite Kit with her dog. What could possibly go wrong? Vocabulary: (E) admire, reunite, ambition, famous, audition. Cora Encore! - Confusion ensues as Martha and Ham cross paths with a troupe of circus dogs who all look exactly like Cora. Can our heroes find the real Cora before she's sent off to perform in the big top? Or before Kit finds out about the mess they've made? Vocabulary: (E) actress, stash, bold, chaos, understudy.

Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 6:00am
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 6:00am


Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha
Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. Too Much Martha - Martha's constant pursuit of snacks has added some extra pounds and the vet says she needs to lose some weight. The family resolves to help Martha control her portions and maintain a balanced diet, but when Martha learns what this means, she's pretty fed up. No more late-night pizza? Vocabulary: (E) weight, portion, restrict, nutrition, balanced diet.

Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 6:00am
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 6:00am


Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble!
Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. first found Skits, we learn that innocent, easy-going Skits may in fact have been a time-traveling puppy! Vocabulary: (E) paleontologist, expedition, past, era, age, museum. Dinosaurs in Trouble! - Due to a lack of funds, the museum's fossil exhibit is closing and Milo and Truman are devastated. What's more fun than fossils? Can the Mesozoic enthusiasts find a way to save the dinos? Vocabulary: (E) museum, fossil, funds, exhibit, archaeologist.

Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 4:30am


The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period
The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. So do kittens and elephants and..."gulp"...whales? Vocabulary: (E) anticipation/ing, exhausted, dejected, determined, concerned. Martha's Blue Period - It's impossible. It's unthinkable. It's unbearable. Helen is leaving Martha and going to art camp. Full of separation anxiety, Martha's melancholy clouds even her ability to help T.D. take off his shoes. Feeling blue without her companion, Helen pours her feelings into her paintings. Vocabulary: (E) morose, pitifu, sentimental, mope(ing), blue.

Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 6:00am
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 2:00pm


The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember
The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. Never Forget to Remember - It's the first day of spring and everybody wants to play their favorite outdoor game, Kickup! Only, where's the ball? In order to find it, the kids recount their memories of the last game. The problem is, everybody remembers things differently... Vocabulary: (E) certain, specific, sure, detail(s), previously.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 -- 2:00pm


My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have
My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, accurate. Martha's Must-Have - When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo Collar makes people give you food, she has to have one. Ignoring Helen's claims that the product isn't as magical as it seems, Martha sets out to earn some cash for the collar. Vocabulary: (E) artificial, cheap, expensive, phony, bogus.

Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 6:00am
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 6:00am


Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper
Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear. The Cheating Chum Caper - Inspired by her favorite mystery novel, Heroic Helen is on the hunt for trouble. When she notices TD's grades have suddenly improved and spies him meeting secretly with Martha and Francois, things get personal. Has she uncovered a cheating scandal between her dog and her best friend? Vocabulary: (E) cheat, cram, quiz, tutor, drill.

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 6:00am
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 -- 6:00am


Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover
Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible.

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 4:30am
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 -- 4:30am


Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold
Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift.

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 -- 2:00pm


The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep
The Return of Ralph - Buying a bigger TV usually means a better entertainment experience. For the Lorraine's, it means the return of Ralph, the conniving duck whose obsession with television has Helen's family desperate to be duck-free. But this time, Ralph has an even bigger surprise under his feathers... Vocabulary: (E) layover, migrate, pause, remain, stay. Little Bo's Sheep - Martha can't figure out why there's a sheep in her kitchen until Bo, a border collie, rushes in to explain that they got lost on their way to a herding festival. Can Helen and Martha get them there before it starts? And before the sheep eats all their pillows? Vocabulary: (E) dawdle, halt, insist, persistent, route.

Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 -- 6:00am
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 -- 6:00am


Alice Tells A Story/Pirates and Princesse
Alice Tells a Story: When Alice tells the story of how she got Nelson, her class is confused. She ate pizza while playing hockey in an animal shelter? With a little help from Helen and T.D., she might be able to tell it correctly, even if it is about cats... Vocabulary :(E) comprehend, digress, edit, order, tangent. Pirates and Princesses: Princesses Carolina, Alice and Helen needeth a castle. Skipper Truman and First Mate T.D. are scouring the land for a ship. The problem: Helen only has one tree house. Who will prevail in the clash between bucanneers and royalty? Vocabulary: (E) narrative, recap, scenario, summary, theme.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 -- 4:30am
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 -- 6:00am
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 -- 4:30am
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 -- 6:00am


Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat/Grandpa Bernie Cleans
Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat: No cat is stronger than a Bookbot... unless the Bookbots are out of shape! And with little crime to fight, our heroes have become just that. Will they be able to get fit in time to stop a new literacy-loathing villain on the rise? Vocabulary: (E) fitness, in shape, lazy, sluggish, strength. Grandpa Bernie Cleans Up: When the dogs join Helen and T.D. to clean Grandpa Bernie's garage, they meet Candy, an elderly dog who claims she was bit by a ball from outer space! As Bernie's trash becomes T.D. 's treasure, Martha and Skits dig through Candy's yard for the truth behind the fanged space ball. Vocabulary: (E) achey, elderly, mobility, vigor, youthful.

Wed, Dec 24, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 4:30am
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 6:00am
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Thou Callest Me A Dog/Martha's Paper Chase
Thou Callest Me a Dog: A dog speaking Shakespeare? 'Tis a consumation devoutly to be wished and achieved when Martha swallows Hamlet. Never was a dog's desire for meat so artfully expressed. Vocabulary: (E) dialogue, director, monologue, producer, soliloquy. Martha's Paper Chase: It's the Town Crier deadline and Carolina needs a headline. Hot on the trail for a story, and a biscuit, Senior Canine Reporter Martha stumbles into a scoop that screams front page: the whereabouts of Big Minnie. But is exposing Minnie's privacy worth the story? Vocabulary: (E) confirm, feature, integrity, topic, verify.

Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 -- 4:30am
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 -- 6:00am
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 -- 2:00pm


Martha Speaks/Martha Gives Advice
* Martha Speaks (book based) - When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. And boy, does she talk. After her family complains that she talks too much, she clams up and stops eating her soup. Then a cat burglar breaks into her house, and Martha finds herself speechless. Can she get help in time? Vocabulary - (E) express, discuss(ion), mumble, exclaim, shout (I) speak(ing), jabber(ing), talk, whisper(ing), communicate. < br />* Martha Gives Advice - Helen's cousin Carolina is a little bit older but a lot more fashion-conscious. Helen tries to take her advice, even though she's pretty happy with how she looks already. Then Martha becomes the new host of a radio advice show, and people start doing some pretty strange things. Will Helen learn whose opinion really matters? Vocabulary - (E) persuade, defend, encourage, groan(ed), advice (I) (dis)agree, suggest, offer(ing), plead, sigh, opinion.

Fri, Dec 26, 2014 -- 10:30pm
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 -- 4:30am
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 -- 6:00am
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 -- 2:00pm


T.D. Gives A Report/Martha's Canine Cleaners
* T.D. Gives A Report: When T.D. finds out the Pony Express wasn't a train for horses, he's crushed. It was the only thing worth doing a report on for Mrs. Clusky's class. Helen tries to spark his interests in other topics, but it just won't work. Is there anything he can get passionate enough about to research? Vocabulary: (E) apathetic, avid, eliminate, indifferent, passionate.
* Martha's Canine Cleaners: Lily needs help. She tore a pillow while she was sleeping. Canine Cleaners Martha and Skits answer the call... and make things a whole lot worse. Can they clean up their mess made before Milo's dad gets home? Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear.

Wed, Dec 31, 2014 -- 10:30pm


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