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The Poetry Problem/The Disappearing Art Problem (Episode #211H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Poetry Problem - Amherst / Purple Planet / Peg's Pizza Place / Mega Mall. Peg and Cat lead Emily Dickinson far and wide in search of a rhyming pattern for her new poem. Primary Content: Patterns Secondary Content: One thousand Art Museum.
The Disappearing Art Problem - It's a nightmare for art museum guards Peg and Cat: Shapes are being stolen right off the paintings! Primary Content: Identifying flat shapes Secondary Content: Assembling shapes to make new shapes.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 9:00 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 Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem (Episode #104H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 9:00 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 Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem (Episode #103H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4.
The Sleepover Problem - Peg's House. When the Pirates are having a sleepover at Peg's house, they get scared at bedtime. Peg and Cat help the Pirates fall asleep by counting chickens. Primary Content: Counting to 20; Secondary Content: 4 + 1 = 5.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 2 (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 2 Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the earth from a planet-sized Pig's behind. Primary Content: Shapes Secondary Content: Time.

The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem (Episode #105H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.
The Buried Treasure Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat measure their way to buried treasure using Cat as a measuring stick! Primary Content: Non-standard units of measurement; Secondary Content: Mapping.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 1 (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1 The Farm / Washington, D.C. The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern. Primary Content: Shapes.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 9:00 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 Imaginary Friend Problem/The Promise Problem (Episode #206H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Imaginary Friend Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. Primary Content: The meaning of zero Secondary Content: Comparative size.
The Promise Problem - Verona. Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal Secondary Content: Between, above, vertical.

The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem (Episode #103H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4.
The Sleepover Problem - Peg's House. When the Pirates are having a sleepover at Peg's house, they get scared at bedtime. Peg and Cat help the Pirates fall asleep by counting chickens. Primary Content: Counting to 20; Secondary Content: 4 + 1 = 5.

The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Camp Problem Camp - Niniwawa. Peg and Cat's Gophers face the Rowdy Raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. Primary Content: AABB Patterns. Secondary Content: Counting by 5s to 50, by 10s to 100.
The Two Homes Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room? He lives in two places! Primary Content:Doubling Secondary Content: Dividing in half.

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 9:00 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 Package Problem/The Train Problem (Episode #204H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Package Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg and Cat are waiting for a package, one minute feels like forever; but when they're trying to prevent an explosion, time flies! Primary Content: Minutes and seconds Secondary Content: Adding to 7.
The Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. Missing lollipops, bananas, symphonies, and chickens can only mean: there's a thief on the Peg + Cat Express! Primary Content: Subtraction Secondary Content: Above and below.

The Pentagirls Problem/The Tree Problem of National Importance (Episode #218H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Pentagirls Problem - Recording Studio. The Pentagirls get to record with the famous Worm. But this really big break starts to break up the band! Primary Content: Flat shapes Secondary Content: Pie charts. The Tree Problem of National Importance - Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat must save the nation from humiliation when the Vice President is stuck atop a monument that's 170 feet or meters tall. Primary Content: Feet / meters Secondary Content: Height / length.

Another Train Problem/The Odd Sea (Episode #215H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Another Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. Albert Einstein's prize is missing! The clues point to everyone aboard the Peg + Cat Express. Primary Content: Deduction Secondary Content: Doubling. The Odd Sea -The Ocean / Odd Sea. Peg and Cat help the great Odysseus navigate the odd beasts and odd numbers of the Odd Sea. Primary Content: Odd and even numbers Secondary Content: Adding or subtracting 1 from an even number to get to an odd number.

The Dance Problem/Follow The Bouncing Ball (Episode #216H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Dance Problem - Peg's Room / Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat can dance with their idol Misty Copeland, if Cat can overcome one big obstacle: his tail. Primary Content: Size, shape, color Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers. Follow the Bouncing Ball - Peg's Room / Peg's Neighborhood / Flying Saucer / Sky / The Pirate's Ship / Whale's Belly / Farm. Cat chases his favorite ball as it bounces through 10 different worlds to 10 different beats. Primary Content: Musical patterns Secondary Content: Counting to 10.

The Claymation Problem/The Grumpy Judge Problem (Episode #203H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Claymation Problem - Peg's Yard. Temperamental director Richard finally finds performers he can totally control, shape, and mold: they're made of clay. Primary Content: Comparing height. Secondary Content: Counting to 20.
The Grumpy Judge Problem - TV Show Set. On the singing competition "Perfect Ten," Peg and Cat must impress the toughest judge ever: the Grumpy Grouchy Bear. Primary Content: Attributes Secondary Content: Adding to 10.

The Friday t he 13th Problem/The Looking Glass Problem (Episode #219H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Friday the 13th Problem - Camp Ninwawa. At the camp sleepover, Richard is terrorized by a number: 13! Primary Content: Counting in the teens Secondary Content: Addition, subtraction. The Looking Glass Problem - Peg's House / Wonderland. Peg and Cat go through the looking glass, where nonsense starts to make sense with the help of patterns. Primary Content: patterns - AB, AABB, AAABBB Secondary Content: Adding to eight.

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/The Painting Problem (Episode #202H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table - if only they can find a round table! Primary Content: Working with flat shapes. Secondary Content: Solid shapes. < br>The Painting Problem - Paris. To get purple paint for their masterpiece, famous painters Peg Casso and Vincent Van Goo (Cat) need a whole new kind of addition. Primary Content: Adding on to find sums to 5, identifying addition and equal signs. Secondary Content: Working with two dimensional shapes.

The Dance Problem/Follow The Bouncing Ball (Episode #216H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Dance Problem - Peg's Room / Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat can dance with their idol Misty Copeland, if Cat can overcome one big obstacle: his tail. Primary Content: Size, shape, color Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers. Follow the Bouncing Ball - Peg's Room / Peg's Neighborhood / Flying Saucer / Sky / The Pirate's Ship / Whale's Belly / Farm. Cat chases his favorite ball as it bounces through 10 different worlds to 10 different beats. Primary Content: Musical patterns Secondary Content: Counting to 10.

The Polka Dot Planet Problem/The Mardi Gras Problem (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Polka Dot Planet Problem - Polka Dot Planet. When Peg's space ship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking. Primary Content: Representing numbers using objects and numerals. Secondary Content: Defining two dimensional shapes by number of sides, patterns.
The Mardi Gras Problem - New Orleans. To jam with Billie Holiday in the Mardi Gras parade, Peg and Cat must learn to use a diagram of notes - sheet music. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers Secondary Content: Diagrams.

Another Train Problem/The Odd Sea (Episode #215H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Another Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. Albert Einstein's prize is missing! The clues point to everyone aboard the Peg + Cat Express. Primary Content: Deduction Secondary Content: Doubling. The Odd Sea -The Ocean / Odd Sea. Peg and Cat help the great Odysseus navigate the odd beasts and odd numbers of the Odd Sea. Primary Content: Odd and even numbers Secondary Content: Adding or subtracting 1 from an even number to get to an odd number.

The Robin Hood Problem/The Owl and the Pussy Cat Problem (Episode #140H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Robin Hood Problem - Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood can't tell how to redistribute the goodies! So Peg and Cat must teach him more and less.
The Owl and the Pussy Cat Problem - Dreamland. The Pig will only give Cat the hat he needs to warm his ears, if Peg and Cat will give him "infinity". So Peg and Cat sail off in search of infinity.

The Tree By the Nile Problem/The Eid al-Adha Adventure (Episode #213H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Tree By the Nile Problem - Ancient Egypt. Cat gets stuck in a tree in Egypt - with 3 crocodiles! Will calmness and choreography be enough to save him? Primary Content: Working with patterns Secondary Content: Using a pan balance.
The Eid al-Adha Adventure - Yasmina and Amir's Neighborhood. On Eid al-Adha, a holiday devoted to giving, Cat is asked to give more than he expected. Primary Content: More and less, dividing into thirds Secondary Content: Using a pan balance.

The Flat Woman Problem/The Hanukkah Problem (Episode #136H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Flat Woman Problem - Mathtropolis. Super Peg and Cat Guy face their greatest challenge yet: Triangulo and Flat Woman have teamed up to triangulate and flatten the entire town!
The Hanukkah Problem - Albert Einstein's House. When Albert Einstein has Peg and Cat over on Hanukkah, he shows them how to make a 2D piece of paper into a 3D dreidel. Later, they need to use this process to bring peace to Al's home and save his Hanukkah.

The Poetry Problem/The Disappearing Art Problem (Episode #211H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Poetry Problem - Amherst / Purple Planet / Peg's Pizza Place / Mega Mall. Peg and Cat lead Emily Dickinson far and wide in search of a rhyming pattern for her new poem. Primary Content: Patterns Secondary Content: One thousand Art Museum.
The Disappearing Art Problem - It's a nightmare for art museum guards Peg and Cat: Shapes are being stolen right off the paintings! Primary Content: Identifying flat shapes Secondary Content: Assembling shapes to make new shapes.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 2 (Episode #208H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 2 Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the earth from a planet-sized Pig's behind. Primary Content: Shapes Secondary Content: Time.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 1 (Episode #207H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1 The Farm / Washington, D.C. The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern. Primary Content: Shapes.

The T-Ball Problem/The Bus Problem (Episode #138H)

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

The T-Ball Problem - Purple Planet. Peg's T-Ball Team, the Mighty Nine, have no chance against a team of Aliens all-stars -- Unless Peg can use the Aliens' T-ball cards to predict where they'll hit.
The Bus Problem - The Farm. When the Electric Eleven perform on the farm, the 100 chickens swipe the band's bus and drive it around the world! Peg and Cat use position words to keep up with them.

Peg Meets Cat/The Valentine's Day Problem (Episode #210)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

A Peg Meets Cat - Carnival. Baby Peg is desperate to tell Mom she wants that stray kitty for her pet and problem-solving partner, but she can only point and say "TWO!" Primary Content: Counting to 30 by 5s Secondary Content: More and less. The Valentine's Day Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat scramble to make enough valentines for all their party guests and a pair of surprise visitors. Primary Content: Counting by 2s Secondary Content: 2D and 3D shapes, symmetry.

Richard The Third/The Lemonade Problem (Episode #135H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Richard The Third - The Purple Planet. At Richard's family's highly competitive annual picnic, Peg and Cat try to help Richard achieve his dream of not coming in third in every single event.
The Lemonade Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg realizes her lemonade stand has no cups, Cat must make a series of shrewd business deals to get 200 cups with only 2 cookies.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 2 (Episode #208H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 2 Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the earth from a planet-sized Pig's behind. Primary Content: Shapes Secondary Content: Time.

The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem (Episode #139H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Magic Uke - Kingdom of Night/Kingdom of Day. Peg must trek through the Kingdom of Night to reach Cat. To cross the star-shaped steps, Peg needs to find lines of symmetry with the help of a magic ukulele.
The Rocking Out Problem - Junk Yard. When Baby Fox makes a spectacular musical instrument out of junk, Peg and Cat get stuck in it! To get out they must use up, down, around and 3/4 time.

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 1 (Episode #207H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1 The Farm / Washington, D.C. The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern. Primary Content: Shapes.

The Bermuda Triangle Problem/The Breeze in the Branches (Episode #133H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Bermuda Triangle Problem - Bermuda. While on their beach vacation, Peg, Cat and the Pig tumble through a portal to a bizarre triangular universe
The Breeze in the Branches - Idyllic glade. The Toad brings Peg and Cat to the forest where he grew up and introduces him to his old friends, and his old patterns.

The Imaginary Friend Problem/The Promise Problem (Episode #206H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Imaginary Friend Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. Primary Content: The meaning of zero Secondary Content: Comparative size.
The Promise Problem - Verona. Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal Secondary Content: Between, above, vertical.

The Groovy Sixties Problem/Bad Jack Is Back (Episode #137H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The Groovy Sixties Problem - Woodstock. Peg and Cat help Peg's hippy Grandmom create a groovy birthday present for Granddad based on his favorite numbers: the sixties.
Bad Jack is Back - Wild West. When Bad Jack returns with his gang to tickle the townspeople, a surprise guest shows Peg and Cat how to fend off the bad guys' six feathers with four feathers.

The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem (Episode #205H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Camp Problem Camp - Niniwawa. Peg and Cat's Gophers face the Rowdy Raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. Primary Content: AABB Patterns. Secondary Content: Counting by 5s to 50, by 10s to 100.
The Two Homes Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room? He lives in two places! Primary Content:Doubling Secondary Content: Dividing in half.

The Claymation Problem/The Grumpy Judge Problem (Episode #203H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Claymation Problem - Peg's Yard. Temperamental director Richard finally finds performers he can totally control, shape, and mold: they're made of clay. Primary Content: Comparing height. Secondary Content: Counting to 20.
The Grumpy Judge Problem - TV Show Set. On the singing competition "Perfect Ten," Peg and Cat must impress the toughest judge ever: the Grumpy Grouchy Bear. Primary Content: Attributes Secondary Content: Adding to 10.

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/The Painting Problem (Episode #202H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table - if only they can find a round table! Primary Content: Working with flat shapes. Secondary Content: Solid shapes. < br>The Painting Problem - Paris. To get purple paint for their masterpiece, famous painters Peg Casso and Vincent Van Goo (Cat) need a whole new kind of addition. Primary Content: Adding on to find sums to 5, identifying addition and equal signs. Secondary Content: Working with two dimensional shapes.

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