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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 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, Jan 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 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, Jan 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 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?

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 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, Jan 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 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, Jan 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 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, Jan 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 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, Jan 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 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, Jan 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 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, Jan 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 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, Jan 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 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, Jan 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

* 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 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, Jan 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 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: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 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, Jan 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 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, Jan 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Speaks Martha Gets Spooked/Martha Changes Her Luck (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Gets Spooked - Is someone fixing up the haunted house? If not, who ordered those flowers? Was it the ghost of Mrs. Parkington's Great-Aunt Martha? Whoever or whatever it was, Martha has to go in there to protect Helen, before it's too late!
* Martha Changes Her Luck - Uh-oh. Martha walked under a ladder-and broke a mirror-so now she thinks she's jinxed. And she's worried her bad luck is rubbing off on everybody else. Helen tries to explain that all the accidents are just coincidence, but things just keep getting worse.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 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, Jan 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Best In Show/Truman on the Ball (Episode #118H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Best in Show - Carolina decides to enter Francois in the dog show, and Helen just can't help herself. She has to enter Martha, too, so she can show Carolina who the true champion really is. A little competition between cousins isn't a bad thing, or is it?
* Truman on the Ball - Why does Truman want to become a hobo and/or join the circus? Is he actually trying to run away? Maybe it has something to do with tomorrow's softball game, and the fact that Truman can't actually catch the ball. Can Martha and Alice help?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 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, Jan 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 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: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Speaks Martha Gets Spooked/Martha Changes Her Luck (Episode #119H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha Gets Spooked - Is someone fixing up the haunted house? If not, who ordered those flowers? Was it the ghost of Mrs. Parkington's Great-Aunt Martha? Whoever or whatever it was, Martha has to go in there to protect Helen, before it's too late!
* Martha Changes Her Luck - Uh-oh. Martha walked under a ladder-and broke a mirror-so now she thinks she's jinxed. And she's worried her bad luck is rubbing off on everybody else. Helen tries to explain that all the accidents are just coincidence, but things just keep getting worse.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha (Episode #112H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
* Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Best In Show/Truman on the Ball (Episode #118H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Best in Show - Carolina decides to enter Francois in the dog show, and Helen just can't help herself. She has to enter Martha, too, so she can show Carolina who the true champion really is. A little competition between cousins isn't a bad thing, or is it?
* Truman on the Ball - Why does Truman want to become a hobo and/or join the circus? Is he actually trying to run away? Maybe it has something to do with tomorrow's softball game, and the fact that Truman can't actually catch the ball. Can Martha and Alice help?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Walks the Dog* (*book based) - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Helen and Martha decide they have to do something. They try steak, squeaky toys, soothing music, but nothing calms the beast within. Then unexpectedly Ronald's parrot reveals the power of a few well-chosen words. Vocabulary - (E) annoy, beware, insult, pleasant, unpleasant (I) bully, mean, loud, tough, naughty.
* Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind. He must have her. Maybe he can tempt her into his clutches with some well-placed praise and a lifetime supply of bones. He invites her to a talent show, and Martha tells the gang. TD, Truman, and Carolina are game, but they aren't the kind of game Weaselgraft was hoping to catch. Vocabulary - (E) coax, compliment, flatter, tempt, praise (I) tongue twister, care, friendly, practice, treat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* 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: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* 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: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 5:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha (Episode #112H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
* Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

* Martha Walks the Dog* (*book based) - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Helen and Martha decide they have to do something. They try steak, squeaky toys, soothing music, but nothing calms the beast within. Then unexpectedly Ronald's parrot reveals the power of a few well-chosen words. Vocabulary - (E) annoy, beware, insult, pleasant, unpleasant (I) bully, mean, loud, tough, naughty.
* Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind. He must have her. Maybe he can tempt her into his clutches with some well-placed praise and a lifetime supply of bones. He invites her to a talent show, and Martha tells the gang. TD, Truman, and Carolina are game, but they aren't the kind of game Weaselgraft was hoping to catch. Vocabulary - (E) coax, compliment, flatter, tempt, praise (I) tongue twister, care, friendly, practice, treat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha (Episode #110H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

* Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? To increase sales, Helen, Martha, and T. D. set out to convince Granny Flo to advertise on the popular TV show, International Icon. Who will Granny Flo choose as a spokesperson? Vocabulary - (E) deceive(ing), honest(ly), dishonest, mislead(ing), popular (I) trust(ing), believe(able), fooling, right, wrong, ad(vertise)(ment).
* Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland. The family sniffs something suspicious, but why has Martha suddenly begun speaking Polish? Will they really have to say pozegnalny to Martha? Vocabulary - (E) deny, admit, claim, false, translate (I) switch(ed) (ing), mistake, trick, fraud.

Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha Walks the Dog* (*book based) - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Helen and Martha decide they have to do something. They try steak, squeaky toys, soothing music, but nothing calms the beast within. Then unexpectedly Ronald's parrot reveals the power of a few well-chosen words. Vocabulary - (E) annoy, beware, insult, pleasant, unpleasant (I) bully, mean, loud, tough, naughty.
* Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind. He must have her. Maybe he can tempt her into his clutches with some well-placed praise and a lifetime supply of bones. He invites her to a talent show, and Martha tells the gang. TD, Truman, and Carolina are game, but they aren't the kind of game Weaselgraft was hoping to catch. Vocabulary - (E) coax, compliment, flatter, tempt, praise (I) tongue twister, care, friendly, practice, treat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 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: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* 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: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling (Episode #109H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* The Dog Who Came to Dinner - Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. To Martha's chagrin, Francois turns out to be a demanding and manipulative guest who knows just how to charm the humans. When Martha gets blamed for the teacup poodle's bad behavior, something has to be done, but what? Vocabulary - (E) jealous, visitor, privileges, envy, demanding (I) houseguest, welcome, rude, polite, manners.
* Martha Calling* (*book based) - When Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, there's only one problem: No dogs allowed. Helen and Martha put their heads together to come up with a solution. Enter Granny Martha. But when a "mad dog" eats Granny Martha, pandemonium ensues. Where's Martha and why is everybody running for the exits? Vocabulary - (E) allow(ed), forbid(den), permit, restrict, problem (I)guest, rules, invite, vacation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 5:00 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: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze (Episode #406H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 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, Jan 2, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha (Episode #112H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
* Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

* Martha Walks the Dog* (*book based) - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Helen and Martha decide they have to do something. They try steak, squeaky toys, soothing music, but nothing calms the beast within. Then unexpectedly Ronald's parrot reveals the power of a few well-chosen words. Vocabulary - (E) annoy, beware, insult, pleasant, unpleasant (I) bully, mean, loud, tough, naughty.
* Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind. He must have her. Maybe he can tempt her into his clutches with some well-placed praise and a lifetime supply of bones. He invites her to a talent show, and Martha tells the gang. TD, Truman, and Carolina are game, but they aren't the kind of game Weaselgraft was hoping to catch. Vocabulary - (E) coax, compliment, flatter, tempt, praise (I) tongue twister, care, friendly, practice, treat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      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 […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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