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Maya & Miguel Previous Broadcasts

The Pen-Pal (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

For school, Miguel is assigned an electronic pen-pal from Puerto Rico. When they start corresponding, Miguel thinks his pen-pal, Roman, has a much more glamorous life than he does. So, with a little prompting from Paco, Miguel slowly starts embellishing the details of

Recipe for Disaster (Episode #131)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya wants to win an award offered to the student who donates the most books to a local book fair, so she collects every unwanted volume from her apartment, including some old cookbooks of Rosa's. The only problem is that Rosa has an old friend coming to visit, and she needs a favorite recipe from one of the books that Maya gave away. Now Maya and Miguel have to get the book back before Rosa's friend arrives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Dogwalkers (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

In order to send their neighbor, the retired Broadway dancer Mrs. Salviati, to her high school reunion, Maya and Miguel decide to open a pet-care business to raise money for the plane fare. But when they take on a few too many jobs, they are overwhelmed with neighborhood pets needing to be walked, fed, bathed, groomed and clipped. In the end, they learn not to bite off more than they can chew.

Maya Quixote and Miguel Panza (Episode #135)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya reads Don Quixote de la Mancha and is inspired by the themes of truth, honor, and courage found in the novel. When Miguel's favorite flavor of ice cream is discontinued, she decides they must go on a Don Quixote-style quest to get the flavor reinstated. They don a variety of household objects as makeshift knight's armor, and set out on their trusty "steeds" (Maya's bike and Miguel's skateboard). On the way to the ice cream shop, they encounter several people in need. Maya (who acts as Don Quixote in this tale) says that as knights, they must stop and help them. Miguel (who takes the place of Sancho Panza) wants to get to the ice cream shop as soon as possible, but is convinced by Maya to help. They stop and help Mrs. Salviati (who Maya sees as a helpless damsel) cross the street, Sr. Felipe deliver the mail (Maya sees him as a medieval scribe facing a bull), and return a cellphone to a businessman (Maya sees him as a King who has dropped a jewel). They finally make it to the ice cream shop and confront the "giant" (i.e., the shop owner, in Maya's fantasy), but their numbers are too small to convince him. Spying a nearby TV reporter, Miguel gets an idea and convinces her to help them. With her report, everyone in the neighborhood shows up to support Maya and Miguel's quest... and the ice cream flavor is reinstated.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Fashionistas (Episode #134)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the girls decide that the school needs a fashion show, Miguel agrees to help out. The problem is, he didn't know he agreed to actually be a model. What's more, in the audience is going to be the new coach of the local soccer travel team - which Miguel is trying out for! Miguel, worried that the coach won't want a player who dresses up in outrageous clothes for a fashion show, has to decide whether to participate or whether to "take a dive."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Abuela Upmanship (Episode #133)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya is sick about hearing how wonderful Lola's grandmother is - she seems to do everything just perfectly. Maya feels her own Abuela is pretty great and wants her to be recognized too. So she happens to mention that Abuela used to be a movie star! Now Maya has to prevent her friends and neighbors from discovering that Abuela's acting career was limited to a supporting role in a high school play.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Pen-Pal (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

For school, Miguel is assigned an electronic pen-pal from Puerto Rico. When they start corresponding, Miguel thinks his pen-pal, Roman, has a much more glamorous life than he does. So, with a little prompting from Paco, Miguel slowly starts embellishing the details of

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Recipe for Disaster (Episode #131)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya wants to win an award offered to the student who donates the most books to a local book fair, so she collects every unwanted volume from her apartment, including some old cookbooks of Rosa's. The only problem is that Rosa has an old friend coming to visit, and she needs a favorite recipe from one of the books that Maya gave away. Now Maya and Miguel have to get the book back before Rosa's friend arrives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Dogwalkers (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

In order to send their neighbor, the retired Broadway dancer Mrs. Salviati, to her high school reunion, Maya and Miguel decide to open a pet-care business to raise money for the plane fare. But when they take on a few too many jobs, they are overwhelmed with neighborhood pets needing to be walked, fed, bathed, groomed and clipped. In the end, they learn not to bite off more than they can chew.

Team Santos (Episode #127)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya accidentally sets off an air horn during an important soccer play, ruining Miguel's kick and losing the game for him. Feeling terrible, she embarks upon a plan to cheer him up. If he could only win the big carnival competition, he'd feel a lot better... and also perhaps forgive Maya. Unfortunately, the carnival competition pits Miguel against the soccer player who beat him in the previous game... and all his athletic brothers! Maya and Miguel must compete against them with the only family members at their disposal: Abuela Elena, Tito, and Paco. Maya's plan is unraveling; there's no way they can win against the other team. But Abuela Elena points out that there's more to competing than just winning. It's also important to have fun! It turns out that Abuela was a ringer all along, and with her help, they win the carnival competition. But, more importantly, they also have a great time!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Cheery Chipper Cupid Sisters (Episode #126)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya and her friends are in love with the new girls action cartoon, "The Cheery Chipper Cupid Sisters". They join the fan club, wear the t-shirts, chant the chants, and begin to drive their friends and families up a wall. Things only get worse when their efforts to spread sweetness, happiness and love in the manner of their two- dimensional idols seem to backfire. Only a very surreal experience of trying to find a bird-napped Paco makes Maya realize that perhaps she's taken this latest fad a bit too far.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Bet (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

When Maya comes to believe that Miguel has grown overly obsessed with playing videogames, she challenges him to go cold turkey. He agrees --on the condition that she refrain from meddling in other people's business. Whoever gives in first will do the other's chores for two weeks. Miguel has to summon all his strength to resist the lure of electronic games, while Maya is going batty trying to keep herself from offering advice to friends in need. Finally, Maggie has a problem that's just too much for Miguel to solve by himself, so he gives up on the bet in order to enlist Maya's help to find one more big idea.

The Dogwalkers (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

In order to send their neighbor, the retired Broadway dancer Mrs. Salviati, to her high school reunion, Maya and Miguel decide to open a pet-care business to raise money for the plane fare. But when they take on a few too many jobs, they are overwhelmed with neighborhood pets needing to be walked, fed, bathed, groomed and clipped. In the end, they learn not to bite off more than they can chew.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Slump (Episode #129)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When Miguel's baseball batting average drops off the charts, the bad vibes begin to extend into all areas of his life. In a desperate attempt to help Miguel regain his magic, Andy and Theo put Miguel through a series of slump-busting exercises... but nothing works, and Miguel quits the team. Meanwhile, Maya is on a mission to get the team new uniforms through sponsorship from neighbors. Friends are skeptical when she sets the extremely high goal of signing twenty- five sponsors, but she perseveres and succeeds. When Miguel sees the shiny new uniforms, he is inspired by his sister's determination. He returns to the team just in time to break out of his slump.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Friends Forever? (Episode #128)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

"Las Tres Amigas" get into an argument and split up. Miguel, Theo and Andy watch their breakup with amusement. As the girls return each other's borrowed belongings and try to avoid each other in the lunchroom, the boys smugly believe that such a thing could never happen to them. But when Theo and Andy discover that Miguel has been secretly coaching each of them for an open position on the soccer team, that's exactly what happens. The guys find themselves doing the exact same splitting-up routine, returning all their borrowed stuff. Before long, however, the girls and the boys realize that no kid is an island; each person is different from the other, but it makes the whole group better.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Team Santos (Episode #127)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya accidentally sets off an air horn during an important soccer play, ruining Miguel's kick and losing the game for him. Feeling terrible, she embarks upon a plan to cheer him up. If he could only win the big carnival competition, he'd feel a lot better... and also perhaps forgive Maya. Unfortunately, the carnival competition pits Miguel against the soccer player who beat him in the previous game... and all his athletic brothers! Maya and Miguel must compete against them with the only family members at their disposal: Abuela Elena, Tito, and Paco. Maya's plan is unraveling; there's no way they can win against the other team. But Abuela Elena points out that there's more to competing than just winning. It's also important to have fun! It turns out that Abuela was a ringer all along, and with her help, they win the carnival competition. But, more importantly, they also have a great time!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Cheery Chipper Cupid Sisters (Episode #126)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya and her friends are in love with the new girls action cartoon, "The Cheery Chipper Cupid Sisters". They join the fan club, wear the t-shirts, chant the chants, and begin to drive their friends and families up a wall. Things only get worse when their efforts to spread sweetness, happiness and love in the manner of their two- dimensional idols seem to backfire. Only a very surreal experience of trying to find a bird-napped Paco makes Maya realize that perhaps she's taken this latest fad a bit too far.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Bet (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

When Maya comes to believe that Miguel has grown overly obsessed with playing videogames, she challenges him to go cold turkey. He agrees --on the condition that she refrain from meddling in other people's business. Whoever gives in first will do the other's chores for two weeks. Miguel has to summon all his strength to resist the lure of electronic games, while Maya is going batty trying to keep herself from offering advice to friends in need. Finally, Maggie has a problem that's just too much for Miguel to solve by himself, so he gives up on the bet in order to enlist Maya's help to find one more big idea.

Maya and Miguel, Come On Down! (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Maya and Miguel seem to have an aptitude for their favorite TV game show. But when they decide to audition, they discover that they have very different approaches to training. As they move from one stage to the next -- preparing for the audition, passing the trial, training for the show -- their own rivalry grows more intense, and they lose the knack of working together. Only when they are on live TV, confronted by an unscrupulous contestant who will do anything to win, are they able to put aside their little differences and work together as sister and brother.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Adventures of Rabbit-Bird Man (Episode #121)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Miguel enters a comic book contest. Before he can finish his original comic book loosely based on Aztec mythology entitled, "The Adventures of Rabbit-Bird Man," Miguel comes down with a bad cold. Miguel has left the hero in grave jeopardy, and he implores Maya to finish the comic book and save him. Maya rounds up the gang to help her think of a way to save the hero from the bad guy. In a series of vignettes, we see each kid's proposed ending: Tito imagines a heroic soccer player (who looks just like him) saving the day, Theo pitches a robot boy (who looks just like him) saving the day, and Maggie and Chrissy imagine a fantastic singing duo (who look just like them) saving the day. With the clock ticking and no clear ending, Maya decides that they should combine all of their endings together, and make one grand finale. In the end, Maya's cooperative ending nets Miguel a prize for "Most Creative."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
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