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The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period (Episode #502H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. So do kittens and elephants and..."gulp"...whales? Vocabulary: (E) anticipation/ing, exhausted, dejected, determined, concerned. Martha's Blue Period - It's impossible. It's unthinkable. It's unbearable. Helen is leaving Martha and going to art camp. Full of separation anxiety, Martha's melancholy clouds even her ability to help T.D. take off his shoes. Feeling blue without her companion, Helen pours her feelings into her paintings. Vocabulary: (E) morose, pitifu, sentimental, mope(ing), blue.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble! (Episode #501H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. first found Skits, we learn that innocent, easy-going Skits may in fact have been a time-traveling puppy! Vocabulary: (E) paleontologist, expedition, past, era, age, museum. Dinosaurs in Trouble! - Due to a lack of funds, the museum's fossil exhibit is closing and Milo and Truman are devastated. What's more fun than fossils? Can the Mesozoic enthusiasts find a way to save the dinos? Vocabulary: (E) museum, fossil, funds, exhibit, archaeologist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble! (Episode #501H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. first found Skits, we learn that innocent, easy-going Skits may in fact have been a time-traveling puppy! Vocabulary: (E) paleontologist, expedition, past, era, age, museum. Dinosaurs in Trouble! - Due to a lack of funds, the museum's fossil exhibit is closing and Milo and Truman are devastated. What's more fun than fossils? Can the Mesozoic enthusiasts find a way to save the dinos? Vocabulary: (E) museum, fossil, funds, exhibit, archaeologist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 5:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper (Episode #505H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear. The Cheating Chum Caper - Inspired by her favorite mystery novel, Heroic Helen is on the hunt for trouble. When she notices TD's grades have suddenly improved and spies him meeting secretly with Martha and Francois, things get personal. Has she uncovered a cheating scandal between her dog and her best friend? Vocabulary: (E) cheat, cram, quiz, tutor, drill.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember (Episode #503H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. Never Forget to Remember - It's the first day of spring and everybody wants to play their favorite outdoor game, Kickup! Only, where's the ball? In order to find it, the kids recount their memories of the last game. The problem is, everybody remembers things differently... Vocabulary: (E) certain, specific, sure, detail(s), previously.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period (Episode #502H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. So do kittens and elephants and..."gulp"...whales? Vocabulary: (E) anticipation/ing, exhausted, dejected, determined, concerned. Martha's Blue Period - It's impossible. It's unthinkable. It's unbearable. Helen is leaving Martha and going to art camp. Full of separation anxiety, Martha's melancholy clouds even her ability to help T.D. take off his shoes. Feeling blue without her companion, Helen pours her feelings into her paintings. Vocabulary: (E) morose, pitifu, sentimental, mope(ing), blue.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble! (Episode #501H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. first found Skits, we learn that innocent, easy-going Skits may in fact have been a time-traveling puppy! Vocabulary: (E) paleontologist, expedition, past, era, age, museum. Dinosaurs in Trouble! - Due to a lack of funds, the museum's fossil exhibit is closing and Milo and Truman are devastated. What's more fun than fossils? Can the Mesozoic enthusiasts find a way to save the dinos? Vocabulary: (E) museum, fossil, funds, exhibit, archaeologist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 7:30 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).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 2:00 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?

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 21, 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: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 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: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 20, 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: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha (Episode #306H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* The Opera Contest - An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Vocabulary: (E) opera, soprano, bass, quartet, accomplish (I) scene, rhyme, costume, stage, prop(s).
* Maestro Martha - Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. Very strange music. Can Martha turn down the volume on their evil scheming before it's too late? Vocabulary: (E) orchestra, symphony, conduct(or)(ing), percussion, composition (I) trumpet, string, maestro, gong, usher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 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, Jun 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 18, 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: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* 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, Jun 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 5:00 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).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 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: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha (Episode #306H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

* The Opera Contest - An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Vocabulary: (E) opera, soprano, bass, quartet, accomplish (I) scene, rhyme, costume, stage, prop(s).
* Maestro Martha - Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. Very strange music. Can Martha turn down the volume on their evil scheming before it's too late? Vocabulary: (E) orchestra, symphony, conduct(or)(ing), percussion, composition (I) trumpet, string, maestro, gong, usher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 2:00 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?

The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha (Episode #306H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* The Opera Contest - An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Vocabulary: (E) opera, soprano, bass, quartet, accomplish (I) scene, rhyme, costume, stage, prop(s).
* Maestro Martha - Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. Very strange music. Can Martha turn down the volume on their evil scheming before it's too late? Vocabulary: (E) orchestra, symphony, conduct(or)(ing), percussion, composition (I) trumpet, string, maestro, gong, usher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 14, 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, Jun 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 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, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 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, Jun 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 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: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 12, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 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: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 11, 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: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 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, Jun 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* The Opera Contest - An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Vocabulary: (E) opera, soprano, bass, quartet, accomplish (I) scene, rhyme, costume, stage, prop(s).
* Maestro Martha - Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. Very strange music. Can Martha turn down the volume on their evil scheming before it's too late? Vocabulary: (E) orchestra, symphony, conduct(or)(ing), percussion, composition (I) trumpet, string, maestro, gong, usher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 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, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 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: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 7, 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: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 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: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 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, Jun 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 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: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 5, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 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: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 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, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 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: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 3, 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: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 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, Jun 3, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 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: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

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

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

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 1:30 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: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

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      (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 […]

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Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too