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Peg + Cat Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem (Episode #108H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 12:30 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 10:00 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 #208)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 10:00 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 #207)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 20, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem (Episode #107H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 19, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 19, 2018 -- 10:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 12:30 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.

The Too Big Dog Problem/The Giant Baby Problem (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

The Too Big Dog Problem - Peg's Yard. Big Dog is too big to play Little Red on Peg's stage, until an escaped elephant and mouse get into the act. Primary Content: Size and weight Secondary Content: Balance. The Giant Baby Problem - Giant Land. Babysitters Peg and Cat must figure out how to use a giant beeper while chasing a giant baby and fleeing a giant mouse. Primary Content:Addition and subtraction Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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.

The Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood (Episode #214)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 16, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Peanut Problem - George Washington Carver's Laboratory. George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. Primary Content: Counting in the 90s Secondary Content: Counting by 10s. More Adventures of Robin Hood - Sherwood Forest / The Tree / Peg's Neighborhood / The Delaware River / Ancient Egypt. When a greedy Pig shows up next door, Peg and Cat summon Robin Hood to their neighborhood. Primary Content: Greater than, less than Secondary Content: Seconds and minutes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 16, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 -- 12:30 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood (Episode #214)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 14, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

The Peanut Problem - George Washington Carver's Laboratory. George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. Primary Content: Counting in the 90s Secondary Content: Counting by 10s. More Adventures of Robin Hood - Sherwood Forest / The Tree / Peg's Neighborhood / The Delaware River / Ancient Egypt. When a greedy Pig shows up next door, Peg and Cat summon Robin Hood to their neighborhood. Primary Content: Greater than, less than Secondary Content: Seconds and minutes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 13, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 12, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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 Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood (Episode #214)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Peanut Problem - George Washington Carver's Laboratory. George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. Primary Content: Counting in the 90s Secondary Content: Counting by 10s. More Adventures of Robin Hood - Sherwood Forest / The Tree / Peg's Neighborhood / The Delaware River / Ancient Egypt. When a greedy Pig shows up next door, Peg and Cat summon Robin Hood to their neighborhood. Primary Content: Greater than, less than Secondary Content: Seconds and minutes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 12, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes.
The Golden Pyramid Problem - Magical Forest. Peg the Bold and Brave Sir Cat, Knights of the Round Table, search far and wide to retrieve the Mermaid's golden pyramids. Primary Content: Solid shapes; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.

The Package Problem/The Train Problem (Episode #204)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 12:30 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.

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood (Episode #214)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 10:00 AM

The Peanut Problem - George Washington Carver's Laboratory. George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. Primary Content: Counting in the 90s Secondary Content: Counting by 10s. More Adventures of Robin Hood - Sherwood Forest / The Tree / Peg's Neighborhood / The Delaware River / Ancient Egypt. When a greedy Pig shows up next door, Peg and Cat summon Robin Hood to their neighborhood. Primary Content: Greater than, less than Secondary Content: Seconds and minutes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 12, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 7, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem (Episode #139)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 10:00 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.

The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem (Episode #220)

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. The Mariachi Problem - Mexico City. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosana. Primary Content: Relative positions - above, below, in front of, behind, next to Secondary Content: Counting to 9.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Sam Problem/Mac The Fork (Episode #222)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Sam Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Jesse fears that if his Mom gets married she'll love him less. Peg uses math to show he has nothing to worry about! Primary Content: Division Secondary Content: Finite / infinite. Mac the Fork - Mega Mall. Sweet treats are being swiped four at a time, on the infamous utensil of Mac the Fork. Primary Content: Counting to 40 by fours Secondary Content: Fair sharing.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 10:00 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 Fuzzball Problem/The Silliest Song Problem (Episode #221)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

The Fuzzball Problem - Outer Space / Pellicius. In an outer space adventure, intergalactic superheroes Peg and Cat are besieged by swiftly multiplying Fuzzballs. Primary Content: Doubling / halving Secondary Content: Spheres / cylinders. The Silliest Song Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat must present the King with the silliest song in the land. They can't sing it without breaking down, so they break it down. Primary Content: Halves / fourths Secondary Content: Triangles.

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 -- 10:00 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. 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 Friday t he 13th Problem/The Looking Glass Problem (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 -- 10:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 1, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 1, 2018 -- 10:00 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.

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