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Martha Speaks Previous Broadcasts

Martha's Market/Bye Bye Burger Boy (Episode #404H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Martha's Market - Martha pitches in to run Tio Jorge's market when everyone else is busy. Will Martha and her canine coworkers be able to satisfy their customers' needs? Or is a staff of dogs in a store full of food a recipe for trouble? Vocabulary: (E) market, stock, inventory, display, order. Bye Bye Burger Boy - Burger Boy, the gang's favorite childhood restaurant, is going out of business. Can Martha and Friends' advertising campaign save their local eatery? Or are they doomed because of competition from the newest burgerchain in town, Big Burgertorium? VocabularY: (E) business, customer, commercial, advertistement, market(ing).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 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: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football (Episode #403H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. He uses a time machine to bring a dinosaur back from the late Cretaceous period. Let the competition begin. Vocabulary: (E) match, force, equal, contend(er), clash. Carolina Tackles Football - The Wagstaff Dogs are tired of losing every game. In their search for new leadership, the gang is shocked to discover a fanatical football coach in...Carolina? Can the girly-girl protect her image and still bring the team to victory? Vocabulary: (E) pass, tackle, fumble, huddle, intercept(ion).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Speaks What's Bothering Bob?/Martha Spins A Tale (Episode #140H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* What's Bothering Bob? - What's gotten into Bob? He's off his chain and he's chasing Truman all over town. Soon Truman, Helen, Alice, TD, Kazuo the dog officer, the pizza guy, and Bob's owner are all up a tree, imprisoned by a barking Bob. Can Martha figure out what's bothering Bob?
* Martha Spins a Tale - It's sweltering hot and everybody is miserable. To distract Jake from the heat, Martha tells him about Goldi-Martha and the Skits Hatter and Little Red Riding Helen and their adventures among giants, queens, and a very familiar fire - breathing cat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around (Episode #139H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. He finally agrees to tell the whole gruesome story, but will it be too horrible for them to bear?
* Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV. In fact, he loves Malcolm so much he wants to be Malcolm, and he starts wearing a polka dot bowtie. Martha is mortified to be seen with him in public. How long is this phase going to last or could it be permanent?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. The Adverbalizer activates adverbs - giving the user the ability to make things happen completely, sloppily, instantly... Of course T.D. orders one... immediately! Vocabulary: (E) sloppily, instantly, immediately, completely, adverb.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 26, 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: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase (Episode #315H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever.
* The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem. Vocabulary: (E) instant, perception, transpire(d), occur(ed), review(ing) (I) crash, touch(ing), second, events, vase.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football (Episode #403H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. He uses a time machine to bring a dinosaur back from the late Cretaceous period. Let the competition begin. Vocabulary: (E) match, force, equal, contend(er), clash. Carolina Tackles Football - The Wagstaff Dogs are tired of losing every game. In their search for new leadership, the gang is shocked to discover a fanatical football coach in...Carolina? Can the girly-girl protect her image and still bring the team to victory? Vocabulary: (E) pass, tackle, fumble, huddle, intercept(ion).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Here's Martha!/Dog Fight (Episode #137H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Here's Martha! - Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Unfortunately, the only viewers are Martha and her friends, so the producers try a new format, Crime Scene Doggie.
* Dog Fight - Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy. Their bickering is driving Helen nuts, and now TD and Alice have taken sides. Can't they all just get along?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around (Episode #139H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. He finally agrees to tell the whole gruesome story, but will it be too horrible for them to bear?
* Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV. In fact, he loves Malcolm so much he wants to be Malcolm, and he starts wearing a polka dot bowtie. Martha is mortified to be seen with him in public. How long is this phase going to last or could it be permanent?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises...as is he. Vocabulary: (E) poem, poet, prose, imposter, metaphor(ically). Milo's Reading Buddy - When Milo reads in front of other people he gets nervous. T.D. has the perfect, confidence-building solution: a Reading Buddy! The whole gang gets excited about helping Milo. Maybe too excited. Can Milo find the Reading Buddy who's perfect for him? Vocabulary: (E) fluent, struggle, apprehensive, interject, nervous.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. The Adverbalizer activates adverbs - giving the user the ability to make things happen completely, sloppily, instantly... Of course T.D. orders one... immediately! Vocabulary: (E) sloppily, instantly, immediately, completely, adverb.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble (Episode #138H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. But trouble brews when Mrs. Demson, who claims a horrible allergy to dogs, is admitted for an invisible rash. Can Martha sneak in to help the other patients without Mrs. Demson knowing?
* Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce. Pretty soon, it feels like the duck is taking over. How long does it take for a duck's wing to heal anyway? Is it possible that Ralph has gotten a little too comfortable?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 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: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase (Episode #315H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever.
* The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem. Vocabulary: (E) instant, perception, transpire(d), occur(ed), review(ing) (I) crash, touch(ing), second, events, vase.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Here's Martha!/Dog Fight (Episode #137H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

* Here's Martha! - Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Unfortunately, the only viewers are Martha and her friends, so the producers try a new format, Crime Scene Doggie.
* Dog Fight - Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy. Their bickering is driving Helen nuts, and now TD and Alice have taken sides. Can't they all just get along?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

Here's Martha!/Dog Fight (Episode #137H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Here's Martha! - Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Unfortunately, the only viewers are Martha and her friends, so the producers try a new format, Crime Scene Doggie.
* Dog Fight - Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy. Their bickering is driving Helen nuts, and now TD and Alice have taken sides. Can't they all just get along?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 19, 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: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper (Episode #312H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop.
* The Crooning Crook Caper - Helen wishes she could be a kid detective just like her favorite book character, Curious Crystal. When Helen and Martha find a business card for "The Whistler" with "You've been warned" written on the back, they think their career as super sleuths has begun. Vocabulary: (E) caper, detective, camouflage, pursu(e)(it), stakeout (I) footprint, monocle, criminal, notebook, handwriting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble (Episode #138H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. But trouble brews when Mrs. Demson, who claims a horrible allergy to dogs, is admitted for an invisible rash. Can Martha sneak in to help the other patients without Mrs. Demson knowing?
* Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce. Pretty soon, it feels like the duck is taking over. How long does it take for a duck's wing to heal anyway? Is it possible that Ralph has gotten a little too comfortable?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 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: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother (Episode #136H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman figures out that she's saying the exact reverse of what she means to say. But can they figure out the cure before she ruins Grandpa Bernie's birthday party?
* Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them? Helen and Alice bet the boys that they can't keep the brother thing up for a week, because they don't exactly have a lot in common.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase (Episode #315H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever.
* The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem. Vocabulary: (E) instant, perception, transpire(d), occur(ed), review(ing) (I) crash, touch(ing), second, events, vase.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery (Episode #314H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts.
* The Missing Metal Mystery Who's been stealing things from t-he local junkyard? When Detective TD announces the identity of his main suspect, everyone is shocked. Vocabulary: (E) waste, pollut(e)(ing)(tion), landfill, biodegradable (I) aluminum, copper, metal(s), trophy, sleepwalking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Here's Martha!/Dog Fight (Episode #137H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Here's Martha! - Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Unfortunately, the only viewers are Martha and her friends, so the producers try a new format, Crime Scene Doggie.
* Dog Fight - Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy. Their bickering is driving Helen nuts, and now TD and Alice have taken sides. Can't they all just get along?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper (Episode #312H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop.
* The Crooning Crook Caper - Helen wishes she could be a kid detective just like her favorite book character, Curious Crystal. When Helen and Martha find a business card for "The Whistler" with "You've been warned" written on the back, they think their career as super sleuths has begun. Vocabulary: (E) caper, detective, camouflage, pursu(e)(it), stakeout (I) footprint, monocle, criminal, notebook, handwriting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother (Episode #136H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman figures out that she's saying the exact reverse of what she means to say. But can they figure out the cure before she ruins Grandpa Bernie's birthday party?
* Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them? Helen and Alice bet the boys that they can't keep the brother thing up for a week, because they don't exactly have a lot in common.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery (Episode #314H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts.
* The Missing Metal Mystery Who's been stealing things from t-he local junkyard? When Detective TD announces the identity of his main suspect, everyone is shocked. Vocabulary: (E) waste, pollut(e)(ing)(tion), landfill, biodegradable (I) aluminum, copper, metal(s), trophy, sleepwalking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper (Episode #312H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

* Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop.
* The Crooning Crook Caper - Helen wishes she could be a kid detective just like her favorite book character, Curious Crystal. When Helen and Martha find a business card for "The Whistler" with "You've been warned" written on the back, they think their career as super sleuths has begun. Vocabulary: (E) caper, detective, camouflage, pursu(e)(it), stakeout (I) footprint, monocle, criminal, notebook, handwriting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 2:00 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: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 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: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 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: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

* 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: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 1:30 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: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
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