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Martha Speaks Previous Broadcasts

Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom (Episode #133H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. What started out as a joke, turns into a nightmare for Helen, Alice, and TD, when Martha gets the job and takes it very seriously.
* TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts! As Helen predicted, TD winds up in a panic until he has a moment of inspiration. Can he pull off his project in time?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand (Episode #132H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. But she changes her tune after Martha witnesses an accident that destroys Mrs. Demson's lawn furniture. Now Mrs. Demson will do anything to get Martha to appear as her witness in court.
* Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha. Faced with yet another bath, Martha makes a stand for her right to, well, stink. But if Martha is going to stand up for her rights, Dad says she can do it outside. Will Martha be an outside dog forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Speaks Martha's Dirty Habit/Helen's All Thumbs (Episode #130H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* Martha's Dirty Habit - Every spring, Martha gets an urge to dig that she just can't control. When Martha's habit gets her in trouble with the whole neighborhood, the family decides they need to put her desire to dig to good use.
* Helen's All Thumbs - Ronald gives Helen his old gamekid, and pretty soon she's hooked! She forgets to walk Martha, neglects her homework, and becomes completely preoccupied. When Helen forgets to feed Martha and Skits again, and misses the fieldtrip because she forgot her permission slip, she turns to Martha for help. Can Helen break the habit?

Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand (Episode #132H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. But she changes her tune after Martha witnesses an accident that destroys Mrs. Demson's lawn furniture. Now Mrs. Demson will do anything to get Martha to appear as her witness in court.
* Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha. Faced with yet another bath, Martha makes a stand for her right to, well, stink. But if Martha is going to stand up for her rights, Dad says she can do it outside. Will Martha be an outside dog forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze (Episode #406H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Will Helen figure out a way to get her out of there before those marauding video monsters gobble her up?
* Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework. Martha decides to show that she's even more perfect than the perfect pet, so Helen won't replace her with a mechanical mutt. If that fails, can she work with Nelson to get rid of Dynamo?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. She manages to call Helen and tell her how to get there by smell. Can Helen and TD follow her scent map and uncover Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair?
* Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears. It sounded like a good idea. . ..

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. He's sure if he takes good care of it, soon he'll be harvesting freshly blossomed steaks. But when the buds open to reveal flowers instead of sirloins, TD has to think fast before he's humiliated in front of his friends.
* TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops. After many failed schemes to catch the gluttonous gopher, they realize the best way to keep him from eating the crops is by offering him a better meal elsewhere!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Speaks Martha Treads The Boards/Martha's Pack (Episode #134H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Treads the Boards - Helen's mom and dad are starring in the community theater production, and Helen's the stage manager. Even Martha gets a part... as a bull. When the big night finally comes, Mom and Dad get trapped in their dressing room. The play must go on, but now the bull is the bullfighter and the bullfighter is... her sister? What will they do for an encore?
* Martha's Pack - When Helen leaves Martha off her family tree, Martha decides to make her own pack. However, the call of the wild becomes the call of the can opener for her pack mates, and soon Martha is left alone at Doghead Lake, hunting for dinner. But can she really eat that poor wounded duck?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two (Episode #405H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom (Episode #133H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. What started out as a joke, turns into a nightmare for Helen, Alice, and TD, when Martha gets the job and takes it very seriously.
* TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts! As Helen predicted, TD winds up in a panic until he has a moment of inspiration. Can he pull off his project in time?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents (Episode #131H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. But when a last-minute order comes in at the flower shop, Martha and Skits decide to take over. Do two dogs with no thumbs (and a cookbook) have what it takes to bake?
* Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent. After a few tries, he concocts the perfect pooch perfume. So why is Martha begging for a bath?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand (Episode #132H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. But she changes her tune after Martha witnesses an accident that destroys Mrs. Demson's lawn furniture. Now Mrs. Demson will do anything to get Martha to appear as her witness in court.
* Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha. Faced with yet another bath, Martha makes a stand for her right to, well, stink. But if Martha is going to stand up for her rights, Dad says she can do it outside. Will Martha be an outside dog forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Speaks Martha's Dirty Habit/Helen's All Thumbs (Episode #130H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha's Dirty Habit - Every spring, Martha gets an urge to dig that she just can't control. When Martha's habit gets her in trouble with the whole neighborhood, the family decides they need to put her desire to dig to good use.
* Helen's All Thumbs - Ronald gives Helen his old gamekid, and pretty soon she's hooked! She forgets to walk Martha, neglects her homework, and becomes completely preoccupied. When Helen forgets to feed Martha and Skits again, and misses the fieldtrip because she forgot her permission slip, she turns to Martha for help. Can Helen break the habit?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Will Helen figure out a way to get her out of there before those marauding video monsters gobble her up?
* Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework. Martha decides to show that she's even more perfect than the perfect pet, so Helen won't replace her with a mechanical mutt. If that fails, can she work with Nelson to get rid of Dynamo?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. He's sure if he takes good care of it, soon he'll be harvesting freshly blossomed steaks. But when the buds open to reveal flowers instead of sirloins, TD has to think fast before he's humiliated in front of his friends.
* TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops. After many failed schemes to catch the gluttonous gopher, they realize the best way to keep him from eating the crops is by offering him a better meal elsewhere!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Skits under the Weather/Martha the Weather Dog (Episode #126H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* Skits under the Weather - Martha and Skits hate the sound of thunder. One day Skits gets fed up and tries to outrun the storm, but soon discovers that all roads somehow lead back home.
* Martha the Weather Dog - Windy McCloud, Wagstaff City's meteorologist, wants Martha to be her weather dog. Martha's thrilled that she'll be able to change the weather to suit Helen and her friends, until she finds out she's not going to make the weather, she's going to predict it. But all her predictions are way off. What should she tell Windy?

TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. He's sure if he takes good care of it, soon he'll be harvesting freshly blossomed steaks. But when the buds open to reveal flowers instead of sirloins, TD has to think fast before he's humiliated in front of his friends.
* TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops. After many failed schemes to catch the gluttonous gopher, they realize the best way to keep him from eating the crops is by offering him a better meal elsewhere!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two (Episode #405H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Sings/Td Makes The Band (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! Helen and Martha visit the vet, some musicians, and an opera singer, trying to discover the source of her musical malady to no avail. Will Martha ever be able to talk without a tempo again?
* TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts! He could write a better song than that, and that's just what he's going to do! He recruits the gang to join his band and then sets out to write a hit song. - about Belgium? Inspiration strikes, but what will they do for an encore?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents (Episode #131H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. But when a last-minute order comes in at the flower shop, Martha and Skits decide to take over. Do two dogs with no thumbs (and a cookbook) have what it takes to bake?
* Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent. After a few tries, he concocts the perfect pooch perfume. So why is Martha begging for a bath?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. After she sees a performance of the ballet, she secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. But how can she ever admit she's interested when she knows her brother Ronald will tease her mercilessly?
* Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her. But when she tries out a course that Mrs. Clusky built for Francois, her agility dream becomes a nightmare. Now Martha won't even walk in public. How can Helen and Alice get Martha back on her feet?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Speaks Martha's Dirty Habit/Helen's All Thumbs (Episode #130H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha's Dirty Habit - Every spring, Martha gets an urge to dig that she just can't control. When Martha's habit gets her in trouble with the whole neighborhood, the family decides they need to put her desire to dig to good use.
* Helen's All Thumbs - Ronald gives Helen his old gamekid, and pretty soon she's hooked! She forgets to walk Martha, neglects her homework, and becomes completely preoccupied. When Helen forgets to feed Martha and Skits again, and misses the fieldtrip because she forgot her permission slip, she turns to Martha for help. Can Helen break the habit?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures (Episode #402H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot (Episode #129H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Will Helen figure out a way to get her out of there before those marauding video monsters gobble her up?
* Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework. Martha decides to show that she's even more perfect than the perfect pet, so Helen won't replace her with a mechanical mutt. If that fails, can she work with Nelson to get rid of Dynamo?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models (Episode #127H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha in the Doghouse - Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. All she needs is for everybody to be quiet for, oh, 16 hours a day. Is that too much to ask? Helen and the gang try to help by designing a doghouse for Martha.
* Martha Models - Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade. She teams up with Helen to design outfits for Martha and Skits, sure that this will be her big break. Is Carolina on her way to Fashion Avenue?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke (Episode #128H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. He's sure if he takes good care of it, soon he'll be harvesting freshly blossomed steaks. But when the buds open to reveal flowers instead of sirloins, TD has to think fast before he's humiliated in front of his friends.
* TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops. After many failed schemes to catch the gluttonous gopher, they realize the best way to keep him from eating the crops is by offering him a better meal elsewhere!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Skits under the Weather/Martha the Weather Dog (Episode #126H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Skits under the Weather - Martha and Skits hate the sound of thunder. One day Skits gets fed up and tries to outrun the storm, but soon discovers that all roads somehow lead back home.
* Martha the Weather Dog - Windy McCloud, Wagstaff City's meteorologist, wants Martha to be her weather dog. Martha's thrilled that she'll be able to change the weather to suit Helen and her friends, until she finds out she's not going to make the weather, she's going to predict it. But all her predictions are way off. What should she tell Windy?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Sings/Td Makes The Band (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! Helen and Martha visit the vet, some musicians, and an opera singer, trying to discover the source of her musical malady to no avail. Will Martha ever be able to talk without a tempo again?
* TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts! He could write a better song than that, and that's just what he's going to do! He recruits the gang to join his band and then sets out to write a hit song. - about Belgium? Inspiration strikes, but what will they do for an encore?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. After she sees a performance of the ballet, she secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. But how can she ever admit she's interested when she knows her brother Ronald will tease her mercilessly?
* Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her. But when she tries out a course that Mrs. Clusky built for Francois, her agility dream becomes a nightmare. Now Martha won't even walk in public. How can Helen and Alice get Martha back on her feet?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

There Goes The Neighborhood/I Scream (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* There Goes the Neighborhood - Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Everyone knows kittens are not to be tolerated. But could this kitten be different?
* Ice Scream - Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream. Alice thinks deciding you won't like ice cream without trying it is, well, prejudiced! Can Helen and TD find a compromise that satisfies Alice but doesn't force Truman to give in to peer pressure?

Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. After she sees a performance of the ballet, she secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. But how can she ever admit she's interested when she knows her brother Ronald will tease her mercilessly?
* Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her. But when she tries out a course that Mrs. Clusky built for Francois, her agility dream becomes a nightmare. Now Martha won't even walk in public. How can Helen and Alice get Martha back on her feet?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures (Episode #402H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts (Episode #121H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Until they're gone, she has to wear a cone on her head to keep her from scratching. Martha hates the cone; it gets in the way and makes everything sound weird. Worse than that, it terrifies Jake. Will Martha have to live in the cellar until she gets better?
* Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody's art supplies begin disappearing, their affectionate mood begins to fade. Can Martha solve the mystery of the stolen supplies?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models (Episode #127H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha in the Doghouse - Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. All she needs is for everybody to be quiet for, oh, 16 hours a day. Is that too much to ask? Helen and the gang try to help by designing a doghouse for Martha.
* Martha Models - Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade. She teams up with Helen to design outfits for Martha and Skits, sure that this will be her big break. Is Carolina on her way to Fashion Avenue?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #120H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Fed up, Skits decides to follow the cool air into the store, and Martha has to follow to get him out. What are they going to do now that they're stuck in the bathroom and the store is about to close?
* Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere. Little does she know, they're trapped inside the darkened department store, trying to find the exit . . . when they aren't distracted by the comfy beds, overflowing garbage cans, and automatic tennis-ball shooter. Will they find their way out before it's time to blow out Mom's birthday candles?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Skits under the Weather/Martha the Weather Dog (Episode #126H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Skits under the Weather - Martha and Skits hate the sound of thunder. One day Skits gets fed up and tries to outrun the storm, but soon discovers that all roads somehow lead back home.
* Martha the Weather Dog - Windy McCloud, Wagstaff City's meteorologist, wants Martha to be her weather dog. Martha's thrilled that she'll be able to change the weather to suit Helen and her friends, until she finds out she's not going to make the weather, she's going to predict it. But all her predictions are way off. What should she tell Windy?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy (Episode #401H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Sings/Td Makes The Band (Episode #125H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! Helen and Martha visit the vet, some musicians, and an opera singer, trying to discover the source of her musical malady to no avail. Will Martha ever be able to talk without a tempo again?
* TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts! He could write a better song than that, and that's just what he's going to do! He recruits the gang to join his band and then sets out to write a hit song. - about Belgium? Inspiration strikes, but what will they do for an encore?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Nurse Martha/Td Gets The Scoop (Episode #123H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Nurse Martha - Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. But when Mrs. Clusky's niece brings her puppy to the vet - and he speaks nothing but incomprehensible puppy talk - Martha's going to need more than her linguistic skills to figure out what's wrong.
* TD Gets the Scoop - Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news. TD turns investigative reporter, until he becomes the headline himself. Martha thinks she's uncovered a real scoop, but Carolina disagrees, no bones about it.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course (Episode #124H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. After she sees a performance of the ballet, she secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. But how can she ever admit she's interested when she knows her brother Ronald will tease her mercilessly?
* Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her. But when she tries out a course that Mrs. Clusky built for Francois, her agility dream becomes a nightmare. Now Martha won't even walk in public. How can Helen and Alice get Martha back on her feet?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

There Goes The Neighborhood/I Scream (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* There Goes the Neighborhood - Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Everyone knows kittens are not to be tolerated. But could this kitten be different?
* Ice Scream - Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream. Alice thinks deciding you won't like ice cream without trying it is, well, prejudiced! Can Helen and TD find a compromise that satisfies Alice but doesn't force Truman to give in to peer pressure?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts (Episode #121H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Until they're gone, she has to wear a cone on her head to keep her from scratching. Martha hates the cone; it gets in the way and makes everything sound weird. Worse than that, it terrifies Jake. Will Martha have to live in the cellar until she gets better?
* Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody's art supplies begin disappearing, their affectionate mood begins to fade. Can Martha solve the mystery of the stolen supplies?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #120H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Fed up, Skits decides to follow the cool air into the store, and Martha has to follow to get him out. What are they going to do now that they're stuck in the bathroom and the store is about to close?
* Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere. Little does she know, they're trapped inside the darkened department store, trying to find the exit . . . when they aren't distracted by the comfy beds, overflowing garbage cans, and automatic tennis-ball shooter. Will they find their way out before it's time to blow out Mom's birthday candles?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. She leads an escape attempt, only to find that freedom isn't much without a family. (1st of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) abandon, deserted, neglected, overlooked, (un) fortunate (I) alone, forgot, harsh, lonely, tough, rough.
* Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind. Adopting that many dogs is out of the question, so Martha, Helen, and TD cook up a plan to find families for the pound pooches. (2nd of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) adopt, affection, devoted, embrace, loyal. (I) adore, belong, care, dream, hope.

Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #120H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Fed up, Skits decides to follow the cool air into the store, and Martha has to follow to get him out. What are they going to do now that they're stuck in the bathroom and the store is about to close?
* Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere. Little does she know, they're trapped inside the darkened department store, trying to find the exit . . . when they aren't distracted by the comfy beds, overflowing garbage cans, and automatic tennis-ball shooter. Will they find their way out before it's time to blow out Mom's birthday candles?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy (Episode #401H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed (Episode #114H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. She organizes an expedition with TD, Truman, and Martha to gather "exotic" plants. When the canoe capsizes, a storm blows up, and the sun starts to go down, they worry they may never get off Flea Island. Vocabulary - (E) cooperate, consensus, government, law, supervise (I) agree, lead, in charge, rule, team. * No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse. But who should be president? When the girls hold an election (Carolina vs. Tiffany, of course), both candidates aggressively court Helen's vote. Vocabulary - (E) campaign, debate, elect, influence, issue (I) choose, decide, lose, vote, win, club.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Nurse Martha/Td Gets The Scoop (Episode #123H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Nurse Martha - Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. But when Mrs. Clusky's niece brings her puppy to the vet - and he speaks nothing but incomprehensible puppy talk - Martha's going to need more than her linguistic skills to figure out what's wrong.
* TD Gets the Scoop - Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news. TD turns investigative reporter, until he becomes the headline himself. Martha thinks she's uncovered a real scoop, but Carolina disagrees, no bones about it.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea (Episode #113H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Martha decides to use her powers of speech to take care of the patient and find a cure. So why are a police car, fire engine, pizza delivery van, and chimney sweep truck all blocking the road in front of Helen's house? Vocabulary - (E) remedy, recover, recuperate, cure, medicine (I) hoarse, rest, well, sick(ness).
*Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat. Which means he'll get seasick. But Truman's desire to see Balaenoptera musculus drives him to overcome his fear, with a little help from someone who knows the true meaning of perseverance! Vocabulary - (E) dread, nauseous, overcome, persevere, seasick (I) ill, quit, queasy, sick, shaky.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

There Goes The Neighborhood/I Scream (Episode #122H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* There Goes the Neighborhood - Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Everyone knows kittens are not to be tolerated. But could this kitten be different?
* Ice Scream - Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream. Alice thinks deciding you won't like ice cream without trying it is, well, prejudiced! Can Helen and TD find a compromise that satisfies Alice but doesn't force Truman to give in to peer pressure?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey!/Martha and Truman Get Lost (Episode #117H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey! - Professor Monkey is coming to town to promote his craft books with co-author Beppo. But his directions to the bookstore end up under Bob the dog's fiercely guarded porch. Can Martha help Professor Monkey find the bookstore before Beppo turns in her banana suit?
* Martha and Truman Get Lost - Truman needs Martha to help him find something he lost at Dog Head Lake. The only problem is he won't tell Martha what they're looking for because he's too embarrassed. After getting lost deep in the forest and coming face-to-face with his fears, Truman learns a valuable lesson about himself and his . . . whatsit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts (Episode #121H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Until they're gone, she has to wear a cone on her head to keep her from scratching. Martha hates the cone; it gets in the way and makes everything sound weird. Worse than that, it terrifies Jake. Will Martha have to live in the cellar until she gets better?
* Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody's art supplies begin disappearing, their affectionate mood begins to fade. Can Martha solve the mystery of the stolen supplies?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers (Episode #116H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. With Truman and Martha keeping an eye out for the janitor, Helen and TD sneak into the school after hours to switch the drawings. But will they get caught, or worse still, eaten by a desert mountain snow wolf?
* Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille. To prove that she's really considerate, she decides to do something really special for Grandma's birthday. But finding the perfect present for a human is a lot harder than it looks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #120H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Fed up, Skits decides to follow the cool air into the store, and Martha has to follow to get him out. What are they going to do now that they're stuck in the bathroom and the store is about to close?
* Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere. Little does she know, they're trapped inside the darkened department store, trying to find the exit . . . when they aren't distracted by the comfy beds, overflowing garbage cans, and automatic tennis-ball shooter. Will they find their way out before it's time to blow out Mom's birthday candles?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2 (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. She leads an escape attempt, only to find that freedom isn't much without a family. (1st of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) abandon, deserted, neglected, overlooked, (un) fortunate (I) alone, forgot, harsh, lonely, tough, rough.
* Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind. Adopting that many dogs is out of the question, so Martha, Helen, and TD cook up a plan to find families for the pound pooches. (2nd of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) adopt, affection, devoted, embrace, loyal. (I) adore, belong, care, dream, hope.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed (Episode #114H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. She organizes an expedition with TD, Truman, and Martha to gather "exotic" plants. When the canoe capsizes, a storm blows up, and the sun starts to go down, they worry they may never get off Flea Island. Vocabulary - (E) cooperate, consensus, government, law, supervise (I) agree, lead, in charge, rule, team. * No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse. But who should be president? When the girls hold an election (Carolina vs. Tiffany, of course), both candidates aggressively court Helen's vote. Vocabulary - (E) campaign, debate, elect, influence, issue (I) choose, decide, lose, vote, win, club.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea (Episode #113H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Martha decides to use her powers of speech to take care of the patient and find a cure. So why are a police car, fire engine, pizza delivery van, and chimney sweep truck all blocking the road in front of Helen's house? Vocabulary - (E) remedy, recover, recuperate, cure, medicine (I) hoarse, rest, well, sick(ness).
*Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat. Which means he'll get seasick. But Truman's desire to see Balaenoptera musculus drives him to overcome his fear, with a little help from someone who knows the true meaning of perseverance! Vocabulary - (E) dread, nauseous, overcome, persevere, seasick (I) ill, quit, queasy, sick, shaky.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze (Episode #406H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea (Episode #113H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Martha decides to use her powers of speech to take care of the patient and find a cure. So why are a police car, fire engine, pizza delivery van, and chimney sweep truck all blocking the road in front of Helen's house? Vocabulary - (E) remedy, recover, recuperate, cure, medicine (I) hoarse, rest, well, sick(ness).
*Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat. Which means he'll get seasick. But Truman's desire to see Balaenoptera musculus drives him to overcome his fear, with a little help from someone who knows the true meaning of perseverance! Vocabulary - (E) dread, nauseous, overcome, persevere, seasick (I) ill, quit, queasy, sick, shaky.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey!/Martha and Truman Get Lost (Episode #117H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

* Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey! - Professor Monkey is coming to town to promote his craft books with co-author Beppo. But his directions to the bookstore end up under Bob the dog's fiercely guarded porch. Can Martha help Professor Monkey find the bookstore before Beppo turns in her banana suit?
* Martha and Truman Get Lost - Truman needs Martha to help him find something he lost at Dog Head Lake. The only problem is he won't tell Martha what they're looking for because he's too embarrassed. After getting lost deep in the forest and coming face-to-face with his fears, Truman learns a valuable lesson about himself and his . . . whatsit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
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      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

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      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

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      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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