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Wild Kratts Previous Broadcasts

Platypus Cafe (Episode #106)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. Science Concept: Organisms use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves. Different senses give different information. Platypus have a special electromagnetic sense that detects objects, like food.

Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy (Episode #105H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. Worms need to stay wet and their environment helps keep them that way.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Flight of the Draco (Episode #104)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity.

Aardvark Town (Episode #103)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes.

Flight of the Draco (Episode #104)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity.

Aardvark Town (Episode #103)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes.

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. must use the creature powers of the intertidal to outlast each other and win the prize. Science Concept: Adaptation. Life usually finds a way to survive in even the harshest of environments.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mom of a Croc (Episode #101)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction.

Temple of the Tigers (Episode #502H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage.

Mom of a Croc (Episode #101)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction.

Temple of the Tigers (Episode #502H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage.

Puffin Rescue (Episode #407)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:30 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: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mystery of the North Pole Penguins? (Episode #501H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. Science Concept : Geographical distribution of species.

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:00 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.

Mystery of the North Pole Penguins? (Episode #501H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. Science Concept : Geographical distribution of species.

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:00 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.

Octopus Wildkratticus (Episode #115H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 7:30 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:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

Snowy Owl Invasion (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:30 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:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 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.

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:00 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.

Honey Seekers (Episode #110H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 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.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 3:00 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.

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 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.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00 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.

Voyage of the Butterflier XT (Episode #109H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration. Science Concepts: Life cycles.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 3:30 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.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 3:00 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.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:00 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.

Liturgusa Krattorum (Episode #401)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:30 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:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. Worms need to stay wet and their environment helps keep them that way.

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Whale of a Squid (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. Science Concept: Pressure is force applied to an area.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Hermit Crab Shell Exchange (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Fireflies (Episode #112H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light.

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. must use the creature powers of the intertidal to outlast each other and win the prize. Science Concept: Adaptation. Life usually finds a way to survive in even the harshest of environments.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Puffin Rescue (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 3:00 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: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. must use the creature powers of the intertidal to outlast each other and win the prize. Science Concept: Adaptation. Life usually finds a way to survive in even the harshest of environments.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Puffin Rescue (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

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: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:30 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 7:30 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: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Capture The Fishmobile (Episode #324H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 4:00 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.

Tenrec Treasure Hunt (Episode #322)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When Chris sets up an elaborate treasure hunt centering on a cool and rare group of insectivores - the Tenrec - from Madagascar, the rest of the crew sets off to complete the hunt.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mystery of the North Pole Penguins? (Episode #501H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. Science Concept : Geographical distribution of species.

Fossa Palooza (Episode #316)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest - amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!

Mystery of the North Pole Penguins? (Episode #501H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. Science Concept : Geographical distribution of species.

Fossa Palooza (Episode #316)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest - amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!

Golden Bamboo Lemur (Episode #321)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts learn from Wild Kratts Kid, Patricia Ranomafana, that a Golden Bamboo lemur baby has been born. The Team decides to stay a bit longer to learn about this rare lemur.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Chameleons On Target (Episode #315)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

Mystery on the Prairie (Episode #314)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

Chameleons On Target (Episode #315)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

Mystery on the Prairie (Episode #314)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Prairie Who? (Episode #313H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

The Amazing Creature Race (Episode #312)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

Prairie Who? (Episode #313H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

The Amazing Creature Race (Episode #312)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

Lemur Stink Fight (Episode #320)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts hear signs of a dispute between two troops of ringtailed lemurs. So they set out to figure out just what these two lemur groups are arguing about...

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Crocogator Contest (Episode #311)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

Where The Bison Roam (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

Crocogator Contest (Episode #311)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

Where The Bison Roam (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Opossum In My Pocket (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.

Search for the Florida Panther (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode.

Opossum In My Pocket (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.

Search for the Florida Panther (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode.

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:30 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:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Osprey (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!

Under Frozen Pond (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

Osprey (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!

Under Frozen Pond (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

When Fish Fly (Episode #302)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

Slider, The Otter (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida.

When Fish Fly (Episode #302)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

Slider, The Otter (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:30 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:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Temple of the Tigers (Episode #502H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage.

Build It Beaver (Episode #108)

PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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