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Super Why! Previous Broadcasts

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (Episode #150)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure (Episode #146Z)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices? Super Why and his friends head into the story of Hansel and Gretel to meet the equally tired and grouchy witch. They convince the witch to trade in her gingerbread house for something both delicious and nutritious - and Red learns what kinds of foods will help her go the distance so she can play with her friends for a super long time! Educational Objectives: To learn which foods taste great while providing long-lasting energy! Young viewers will play interactive alphabet games, practice the magic of spelling, and use healthy eating choices to change the story.

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (Episode #150)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (Episode #149)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Aladdin (Episode #145Z)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (Episode #149)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Swan Maiden (Episode #147)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Swiss Family Robinson (Episode #154Z)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure!
Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. Preschoolers will catch the alphabet using Alpha Pig's Alphabet Net, rhyme with ING words, and use the power to read to change the story.

The Swan Maiden (Episode #147)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (Episode #148)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Prince and the Pauper (Episode #152Z)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (Episode #148)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Aladdin (Episode #145)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

George and the Dragon (Episode #153Z)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Fe Fi Fo Fum!! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source!
Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Aladdin (Episode #145)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Snow White (Episode #141)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pinocchio (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Boy Who Drew Cats (Episode #144)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

King Midas (Episode #151Z)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

The Boy Who Drew Cats (Episode #144)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Peter Rabbit (Episode #143)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (Episode #150Z)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Peter Rabbit (Episode #143)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Snow White (Episode #141)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (Episode #149Z)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Snow White (Episode #141)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Pinocchio (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Peter Rabbit (Episode #143Z)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Pinocchio (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (Episode #139)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Snow White (Episode #141Z)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (Episode #139)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Sleeping Beauty (Episode #128)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (Episode #139Z)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling,and use the power to read to change the story!

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (Episode #130)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Sleeping Beauty (Episode #128)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (Episode #148Z)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Sleeping Beauty (Episode #128)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Rumpelstiltskin (Episode #126)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Gingerbread Boy (Episode #134Z)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked?
Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Rumpelstiltskin (Episode #126)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Beauty and the Beast (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

"Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (Episode #130Z)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Beauty and the Beast (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

"Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery (Episode #124)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Sleeping Beauty (Episode #128Z)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery (Episode #124)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Little Bo Peep (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Thumbelina (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Rumpelstiltskin (Episode #126Z)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Thumbelina (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Beauty and the Beast (Episode #125Z)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

"Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
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