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Wild Kratts Previous Broadcasts

Puffin Rescue (Episode #407H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Jimmy and Aviva end up on rafts in the middle of the ocean. Koki is trapped on a sinking Tortuga. While Chris and Martin end up on two islands. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin begins to devise a plan to use the powers of this little bird to get off the island and rescue his friends. Science Concept : Adaptation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old (Episode #419H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever.

Snowy Owl Invasion (Episode #403H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration.

Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old (Episode #419H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever.

Snowy Owl Invasion (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

Liturgusa Krattorum (Episode #401H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Kratt Bros. are hanging out with Shadow, the Black jaguar cub, when they receive news that a scientist has just named a newly discovered praying mantis species after them - Liturgusa krattorum. It's time to celebrate. But Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata and Chef Gaston Gourmand are not happy. They feel the species should have been named after them. So they hatch a plan to capture all the Liturgusa krattorum. It's now up to the Wild Kratts to rescue their namesake and return them safely to their jungle home. Science Concept : Taxonomy and classification.

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

Liturgusa Krattorum (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Kratt Bros. are hanging out with Shadow, the Black jaguar cub, when they receive news that a scientist has just named a newly discovered praying mantis species after them - Liturgusa krattorum. It's time to celebrate. But Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata and Chef Gaston Gourmand are not happy. They feel the species should have been named after them. So they hatch a plan to capture all the Liturgusa krattorum. It's now up to the Wild Kratts to rescue their namesake and return them safely to their jungle home. Science Concept : Taxonomy and classification.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old (Episode #419H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Bad Hair Day (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Zig-Zagged (Episode #127H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage."

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Bad Hair Day (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old (Episode #419H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever.

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Caracal-Minton (Episode #126H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Wild Kratts crew is playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function." Inspired by this Aviva perfects the caracal power for the Creature Power Suit and leaps off to retrieve Aviva's special birdie and rescue some caracal kittens who get into trouble along the way.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old (Episode #419H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Mimic (Episode #125H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Kerhonk (Episode #124H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Cheetah Racer (Episode #123H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. The team, inspired by the cheetah, "revs up" to explore the different functions required for speed build a cheetah racer and win the race.

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Journey to the Subnivean Zone (Episode #226H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Snow Runners (Episode #219H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late.

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Koala Balloon (Episode #122H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Falcon City (Episode #121H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Blue and the Gray (Episode #120H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess.

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Journey to the Subnivean Zone (Episode #226H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

Kickin' It with the Roos (Episode #119H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack.

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 4:58 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Snow Runners (Episode #219H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late.

Let The Rhinos Roll! (Episode #118H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense.

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Polar Bears Don't Dance (Episode #107)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. Science Concepts: Buoyancy, Traction.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Capture The Fishmobile (Episode #324H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game.

Journey to the Subnivean Zone (Episode #226H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2 (Episode #326H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever!

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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