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Peg + Cat Previous Broadcasts

The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem (Episode #113H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating.
The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later they teach fair sharing to a "friend" who turns out to be a real tiger! Primary Content: Fair Sharing; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind).

The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem (Episode #114H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height.
The Tulip Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Neighbor Ladies Connie and Viv have a tiff, Peg and Cat make peace by making sure each has the same number of flowers. Primary Content: Subtraction, greater than/less than; Secondary Content: The equals sign.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem (Episode #108H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns.
The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Ordinal Numbers.

The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25.
The Birthday Present Problem - Peg's House/Pirate Island/Prehistoric Valley/The Purple Planet/Fairytale Land/The Giants' House. Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg's Mom for her 30th birthday. Primary Content: Counting by fives up to 30; Secondary Content: Time, using a calendar.

The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem (Episode #106H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers.
The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Shapes, the number 16.

The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem (Episode #113H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating.
The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later they teach fair sharing to a "friend" who turns out to be a real tiger! Primary Content: Fair Sharing; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem (Episode #104H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11.
The Giant Problem - Giant Land. Peg and Cat must attempt a great escape when they think the Giants want to eat them and their 8 fairy tale friends for lunch. Primary Content: Combinations that add up to 10; Secondary Content: Circle.

The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem (Episode #108H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns.
The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Ordinal Numbers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem (Episode #101H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100.
The Space Creature Problem - The Purple Planet. Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship. Primary Content: Counting by tens; Secondary Content: The number 100.

The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.

The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat are back as the Knights of the Round Table to reclaim their friends' missing shapes -- and their own Round Table! -- from the mysterious 100-headed creature, The Blabberwocky.

The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.

The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally.
The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.

The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem (Episode #106H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers.
The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Shapes, the number 16.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.

The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem (Episode #104H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11.
The Giant Problem - Giant Land. Peg and Cat must attempt a great escape when they think the Giants want to eat them and their 8 fairy tale friends for lunch. Primary Content: Combinations that add up to 10; Secondary Content: Circle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.

The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem (Episode #101H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100.
The Space Creature Problem - The Purple Planet. Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship. Primary Content: Counting by tens; Secondary Content: The number 100.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The George Washington Problem/The High Noon Problem (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But they have no idea when noon is!

The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat are back as the Knights of the Round Table to reclaim their friends' missing shapes -- and their own Round Table! -- from the mysterious 100-headed creature, The Blabberwocky.

The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 8, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally.
The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.

Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem (Episode #116H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down; Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical.
The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet's balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical; Secondary Content: Parallel.

The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem (Episode #109H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight.
The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew "over," "under," and "in between." Primary Content: Over, under, in between; Secondary Content: Balance.

The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps.
The Cleopatra Problem - Ancient Egypt. When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg's marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard. Primary Content: Using a pan balance to compare weight; Secondary Content: Triangles.

The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem (Episode #107H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position.
Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down. Primary Content: Ordering objects by height; Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.

The George Washington Problem/The High Noon Problem (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But they have no idea when noon is!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem (Episode #116H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down; Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical.
The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet's balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical; Secondary Content: Parallel.

The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat are back as the Knights of the Round Table to reclaim their friends' missing shapes -- and their own Round Table! -- from the mysterious 100-headed creature, The Blabberwocky.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps.
The Cleopatra Problem - Ancient Egypt. When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg's marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard. Primary Content: Using a pan balance to compare weight; Secondary Content: Triangles.

The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally.
The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem (Episode #112H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Baby Problem - Peg's Room. Babysitters Peg and Cat rescue the precocious Baby Fox from the top of his elaborate block tower. Primary Content: Solid shapes; Secondary Content: Diagrams.
The Sparkling Sphere Problem - Magical Forest. Knights of the Round Table Peg and Cat search for the Wizard Ramone, who has floated away in a sparkling sphere. Primary Content: Rectangular prism and rhombus; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.

Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem (Episode #116H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down; Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical.
The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet's balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical; Secondary Content: Parallel.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem (Episode #109H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight.
The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew "over," "under," and "in between." Primary Content: Over, under, in between; Secondary Content: Balance.

The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps.
The Cleopatra Problem - Ancient Egypt. When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg's marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard. Primary Content: Using a pan balance to compare weight; Secondary Content: Triangles.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 3:30 PM

The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem (Episode #107H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position.
Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down. Primary Content: Ordering objects by height; Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.

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