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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 31, 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: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 30, 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, Dec 31, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 6:00 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?

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep (Episode #508H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

The Return of Ralph - Buying a bigger TV usually means a better entertainment experience. For the Lorraine's, it means the return of Ralph, the conniving duck whose obsession with television has Helen's family desperate to be duck-free. But this time, Ralph has an even bigger surprise under his feathers... Vocabulary: (E) layover, migrate, pause, remain, stay. Little Bo's Sheep - Martha can't figure out why there's a sheep in her kitchen until Bo, a border collie, rushes in to explain that they got lost on their way to a herding festival. Can Helen and Martha get them there before it starts? And before the sheep eats all their pillows? Vocabulary: (E) dawdle, halt, insist, persistent, route.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover (Episode #506H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible.

Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold (Episode #507H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 27, 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: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 26, 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, Dec 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep (Episode #508H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

The Return of Ralph - Buying a bigger TV usually means a better entertainment experience. For the Lorraine's, it means the return of Ralph, the conniving duck whose obsession with television has Helen's family desperate to be duck-free. But this time, Ralph has an even bigger surprise under his feathers... Vocabulary: (E) layover, migrate, pause, remain, stay. Little Bo's Sheep - Martha can't figure out why there's a sheep in her kitchen until Bo, a border collie, rushes in to explain that they got lost on their way to a herding festival. Can Helen and Martha get them there before it starts? And before the sheep eats all their pillows? Vocabulary: (E) dawdle, halt, insist, persistent, route.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 25, 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: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold (Episode #507H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift.

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 24, 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: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep (Episode #508H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

The Return of Ralph - Buying a bigger TV usually means a better entertainment experience. For the Lorraine's, it means the return of Ralph, the conniving duck whose obsession with television has Helen's family desperate to be duck-free. But this time, Ralph has an even bigger surprise under his feathers... Vocabulary: (E) layover, migrate, pause, remain, stay. Little Bo's Sheep - Martha can't figure out why there's a sheep in her kitchen until Bo, a border collie, rushes in to explain that they got lost on their way to a herding festival. Can Helen and Martha get them there before it starts? And before the sheep eats all their pillows? Vocabulary: (E) dawdle, halt, insist, persistent, route.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover (Episode #506H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible.

Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold (Episode #507H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift.

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have (Episode #504H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, accurate. Martha's Must-Have - When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo Collar makes people give you food, she has to have one. Ignoring Helen's claims that the product isn't as magical as it seems, Martha sets out to earn some cash for the collar. Vocabulary: (E) artificial, cheap, expensive, phony, bogus.

Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold (Episode #507H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 19, 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, Dec 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover (Episode #506H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have (Episode #504H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, accurate. Martha's Must-Have - When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo Collar makes people give you food, she has to have one. Ignoring Helen's claims that the product isn't as magical as it seems, Martha sets out to earn some cash for the collar. Vocabulary: (E) artificial, cheap, expensive, phony, bogus.

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 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: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 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.

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 16, 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: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have (Episode #504H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, accurate. Martha's Must-Have - When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo Collar makes people give you food, she has to have one. Ignoring Helen's claims that the product isn't as magical as it seems, Martha sets out to earn some cash for the collar. Vocabulary: (E) artificial, cheap, expensive, phony, bogus.

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 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: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 2:00 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.

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 6:00 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, accurate. Martha's Must-Have - When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo Collar makes people give you food, she has to have one. Ignoring Helen's claims that the product isn't as magical as it seems, Martha sets out to earn some cash for the collar. Vocabulary: (E) artificial, cheap, expensive, phony, bogus.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 12, 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: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 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. . ..

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 11, 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: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 2:00 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 10, 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, Dec 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 2:00 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Martha Smells/Martha Hears (Episode #135H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 9, 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: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 2:00 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?

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 6, 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.

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 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?

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 4, 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?

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 3, 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.

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 2, 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?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 2:00 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?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 6:00 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: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
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Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day (Episode #304H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 7:30 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: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

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

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

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

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

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