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Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore! (Episode #409H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Myth Me?/Td's Myth Take (Episode #310H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Myth Me? - On a rainy, boring day, the gang does what everybody does on a rainy day: act out Greek myths! And, as always, they are really better with dogs! Vocabulary: (E) myth, legend, moral, reflection, fate (I) point, ending, setting, over, greek.
* TD's Myth Take - TD isn't satisfied with any Greek myth, so he decides to write his own version. With the help of Martha and Truman, he puts on a performance that exceeds everyone's expectations... Vocabulary: (E) version, alter, revis(e)(ing), adaptation, dramatize (I) change, fix, perfect, plot, nymph.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman (Episode #408H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Acts Up/Ronald Is In (Episode #309H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Acts Up - Mrs. Boxwood offers Martha a part in Alice in Wonderland, and Martha is thrilled at her new chance to become a star of the stage. But when Martha finds out what she's cast as, she's horrified. Vocabulary: (E) character(s), motivat(e)(ation), portray(s) , psychology, instinct(ual) (I) part, actors, play, line(s), show. < br />* Ronald Is In - When Ronald finds a book on psychology, he becomes the expert on everyone's "problems." Is his cure worse than the complaint? Vocabulary: (E) attitude, diagnose(is)(ed)(ing), emulate(ing), mimic(ing) (I) mental, borrow, worried, used book(s), yogurt.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha (Episode #307H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise.
* It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. But then she finds a story that's stranger than she bargained for. Vocabulary: (E), source, exaggerate(d)(ing)(tions), (un)reliable, anonymous, retract(ed)(ing)(ion) (I) reporter, lie(s), record, ton, pounds.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 2:00 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.

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day (Episode #304H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Truman's Mad When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e) (ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism) (s).
* Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. When the two decide to switch roles for a day, they discover that life can be surprisingly tough in someone else's shoes (or tail). Vocabulary: (E) hypothesis, experiment, conclusion, compare(d), result(s) (I) human, canine, science, easy, hard(er).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 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: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze (Episode #406H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

The Dog Did It/Martha Out West (Episode #311H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* The Dog Did It - Martha shares the Great Oral History of Dogs with Helen, TD, and Truman. According to Martha, dogs gave humans lots of stuff: fire, philosophy, physics, art, and even language. Could this explain why Shakespeare's hero is named Hamlet? Vocabulary: (E) primitive, civilization, prehistor(y)(ic), ancient, philosopher, origin (I) stone(s), fire, cave(man)(boy)(girl)(dog) (kids), history.
* Martha Out West - The gang has borrowed a video camera from the library so they can film their very own Wild West production. They each tell their version, featuring with pioneers, outlaws, and... strawberry milkshakes? Vocabulary: (E) pioneer, frontier, found(ed), outlaw, property (I) west(ern), mayor, sheriff, town, settle(r)(d).

Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily (Episode #305H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice... until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye.
* Carolina Picks a Lily - Carolina adopts a new puppy, and she's so excited. It matches her purse! But when the gang points out the pup won't stay pocketbook-sized for long (check out those paws!), she regrets her impulsive adoption. Will they be able to find a home for Lily? Vocabulary: (E) shallow, temperament, vicious, impulsive, foster, hypoallergenic (I) sweet, type, breed, kind, nasty.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two (Episode #407H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
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Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two (Episode #405H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 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: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day (Episode #304H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Truman's Mad When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e) (ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism) (s).
* Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. When the two decide to switch roles for a day, they discover that life can be surprisingly tough in someone else's shoes (or tail). Vocabulary: (E) hypothesis, experiment, conclusion, compare(d), result(s) (I) human, canine, science, easy, hard(er).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
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Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures (Episode #402H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 7:30 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: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman (Episode #302H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift. What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 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: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze (Episode #406H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 16, 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: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #206H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country.
* Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. But why does the president want Martha? Is there a top-secret cat conspiracy? Vocabulary: (E) mission, function(ing), appoint(ed)(ing)(ment), advise/advisor, representative(s), cabinet (I) aide(s), serve(d), official, secretary.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice... until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye.
* Carolina Picks a Lily - Carolina adopts a new puppy, and she's so excited. It matches her purse! But when the gang points out the pup won't stay pocketbook-sized for long (check out those paws!), she regrets her impulsive adoption. Will they be able to find a home for Lily? Vocabulary: (E) shallow, temperament, vicious, impulsive, foster, hypoallergenic (I) sweet, type, breed, kind, nasty.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #301H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts).Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script.
* The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. Our talking dog comes up with a whale of a show. But is her new partner - or TV - ready for it? Vocabulary: (E)pilot, imaginative, suspense, depict(ing)(ion)(ed) (I) duo, viewers, children('s), pirate(s), whale.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 14, 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: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted (Episode #303H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift.What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day (Episode #304H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Truman's Mad When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e) (ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism) (s).
* Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. When the two decide to switch roles for a day, they discover that life can be surprisingly tough in someone else's shoes (or tail). Vocabulary: (E) hypothesis, experiment, conclusion, compare(d), result(s) (I) human, canine, science, easy, hard(er).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 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: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 12, 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: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman (Episode #302H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift. What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #206H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country.
* Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. But why does the president want Martha? Is there a top-secret cat conspiracy? Vocabulary: (E) mission, function(ing), appoint(ed)(ing)(ment), advise/advisor, representative(s), cabinet (I) aide(s), serve(d), official, secretary.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #301H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts).Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script.
* The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. Our talking dog comes up with a whale of a show. But is her new partner - or TV - ready for it? Vocabulary: (E)pilot, imaginative, suspense, depict(ing)(ion)(ed) (I) duo, viewers, children('s), pirate(s), whale.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat (Episode #308H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers.
* Scaredy Cat - To escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house. TD, Alice, and Helen decide to tell spooky stories to pass the time. But as spooky things start happening in the house, they wonder if their stories might be a little too real. Vocabulary: (E) silhouette, unexpected, nightmare, phantom, ominous (I) scare(d)(y), dark(ness), windy, rainy, night(time).

The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #301H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts).Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script.
* The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. Our talking dog comes up with a whale of a show. But is her new partner - or TV - ready for it? Vocabulary: (E)pilot, imaginative, suspense, depict(ing)(ion)(ed) (I) duo, viewers, children('s), pirate(s), whale.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted (Episode #303H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift.What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird/Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird (Episode #313H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 8, 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: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed! (Episode #213H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman (Episode #302H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift. What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #215H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn.
* Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. Undaunted, Martha uses disguises and gadgets to hound the evil soup thieves. Vocabulary: (E) trespass(er)(ing), self-destruct, invisible, scheme, mastermind (I) disguise, combination, crook, hideout.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country.
* Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. But why does the president want Martha? Is there a top-secret cat conspiracy? Vocabulary: (E) mission, function(ing), appoint(ed)(ing)(ment), advise/advisor, representative(s), cabinet (I) aide(s), serve(d), official, secretary.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby (Episode #214H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed).
* Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. Vocabulary: (E) complain(t)(ed), disposition, cruel, personality, amiable (I) grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #301H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts).Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script.
* The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. Our talking dog comes up with a whale of a show. But is her new partner - or TV - ready for it? Vocabulary: (E)pilot, imaginative, suspense, depict(ing)(ion)(ed) (I) duo, viewers, children('s), pirate(s), whale.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat (Episode #308H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers.
* Scaredy Cat - To escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house. TD, Alice, and Helen decide to tell spooky stories to pass the time. But as spooky things start happening in the house, they wonder if their stories might be a little too real. Vocabulary: (E) silhouette, unexpected, nightmare, phantom, ominous (I) scare(d)(y), dark(ness), windy, rainy, night(time).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird/Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird (Episode #313H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed! (Episode #213H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #211H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

* Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before.
* Martha's Life in Crime, Part 2 -Puppy Martha's new owner turns out to have unsavory plans for her. Can Martha turn the tables on the bumbling crooks and still find a family? Vocabulary: (E) reminiscing, background, aspire(d)(ations), sequence (I) time, past, wish(ed), happened, when.

Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed! (Episode #213H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2 (Episode #215H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn.
* Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. Undaunted, Martha uses disguises and gadgets to hound the evil soup thieves. Vocabulary: (E) trespass(er)(ing), self-destruct, invisible, scheme, mastermind (I) disguise, combination, crook, hideout.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space (Episode #210H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship.
* Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. Vocabulary: (E) universe, extraterrestrial, astronom(y)(er), astronaut, asteroid, inva(sion)( ed)(ing)(er), (in)humane (I) alien(s) , world, creature.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby (Episode #214H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed).
* Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. Vocabulary: (E) complain(t)(ed), disposition, cruel, personality, amiable (I) grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Que Pasa, Martha/Td Is Talking Dog (Episode #209H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

* Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember.
* TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. Vocabulary: (E) enunciate, language, linguist, vocabulary, accent (I) tone, again, repeat, animal, phrase.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat (Episode #308H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

* TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers.
* Scaredy Cat - To escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house. TD, Alice, and Helen decide to tell spooky stories to pass the time. But as spooky things start happening in the house, they wonder if their stories might be a little too real. Vocabulary: (E) silhouette, unexpected, nightmare, phantom, ominous (I) scare(d)(y), dark(ness), windy, rainy, night(time).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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