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Water and the Brain/Arthur The Unfunny (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Water and the Brain - Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. Arthur tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain.
* Arthur the Unfunny - Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh - or else!

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Water and the Brain/Arthur The Unfunny (Episode #213)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Water and the Brain - Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. Arthur tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain.
* Arthur the Unfunny - Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh - or else!

Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party (Episode #215)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party for Grandma Thora. But somehow, in the midst of all the party-planning mayhem, one teeny detail gets forgotten -- the guest of honor! In the second story, shy Fern hosts a slumber party. Her guests are sure it will be boring, but when disaster strikes, Fern's special talents save the day. Or, in this case, the night.

Water and the Brain/Arthur The Unfunny (Episode #213)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Water and the Brain - Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. Arthur tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain.
* Arthur the Unfunny - Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh - or else!

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train (Episode #1105)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
* Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train (Episode #1105)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
* Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train (Episode #1105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
* Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??

D.W. On Ice/Spoiled Rotten! (Episode #1109)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* D.W. on Ice - D.W. tells her friends that she's a fantastic skater. The truth is, she can barely stand on ice! And with Emily's skating party coming up, how will D.W. face everyone and tell them the truth?
* Spoiled Rotten - Accused of being spoiled by her friends, Muffy sets about to prove them wrong by being the most charitable person around. But Francine is unimpressed by Muffy's token efforts - that is, until a used clothing store helps Muffy discover her true talents, and the true meaning of charity.

Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train (Episode #1105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
* Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??

The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes A Stand (Episode #1208)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Blackout - It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV? Luckily, the Molina family steps in to teach the Reads a lesson on how to keep cool and have fun as a community even under the toughest of weather conditions!
* Mei Lin Takes a Stand - Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling. But then Baby Kate and Pal's flea friends, brothers Sale and Pepe, return to Elwood City and share a tale of a little princess in the land of "Hanzan-Niis" who learns to walk in order to save her beloved court jester. Will Mei Lin be inspired to take a stand or continue to stumble?

Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Arthur gets some bad news -- Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? In part two, does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks -- and soon even Arthur thinks it, too. Can Arthur manage to avoid Francine -- for the rest of his life?

Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret (Episode #1104)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person.
* Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in Kindergarten - and that's a fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans??

Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur gets some bad news -- Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? In part two, does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks -- and soon even Arthur thinks it, too. Can Arthur manage to avoid Francine -- for the rest of his life?

Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret (Episode #1104)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person.
* Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in Kindergarten - and that's a fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans??

Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance (Episode #212)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Arthur gets some bad news -- Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? In part two, does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks -- and soon even Arthur thinks it, too. Can Arthur manage to avoid Francine -- for the rest of his life?

Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee (Episode #214)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

As Sue Ellen's friends help her look for her lost diary, they start to wonder -- how come she won't let them read it? What's in this diary anyway? In part two, Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump -- where he was not allowed to go.

Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance (Episode #212)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Arthur gets some bad news -- Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? In part two, does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks -- and soon even Arthur thinks it, too. Can Arthur manage to avoid Francine -- for the rest of his life?

The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools (Episode #1106)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Making of Arthur - Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar # winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? They'll have to wait and see if Matt Damon thinks so. (Note:This episode promotes the real "Postcards from You" initiative that encourages kids around the country to make their own videos.)
* Dancing Fools - Mrs. Molina is a teaching a dance class for kids. The class creates the opportunity for some unlikely dance pairings - Muffy and Binky, D.W. and the Tibbles, and, the most unlikely of all, Francine and George. Will the two survive the dance class? Or, could they possibly emerge as the next Fred and Ginger?

D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it.

Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In (Episode #1103)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Buenas Noches, Vicita - Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book - a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon Jungle. No book means no sleep for Vicita - or for any of the Molinas. Since Vicita knows the story by heart, maybe D.W. and Arthur can help her find a way to re-create it and get the family back to sleep.
* Prunella Packs It In - Everyone knows that elementary school is way too early to start thinking about college - except for Prunella. Her older sister's anxiety about college is so contagious that Prunella piles on extra-curricular activities to make her more "appealing." Will she crack under the heavy load? Or will she learn to relax and focus on the things that she actually enjoys?

D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it.

Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In (Episode #1103)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Buenas Noches, Vicita - Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book - a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon Jungle. No book means no sleep for Vicita - or for any of the Molinas. Since Vicita knows the story by heart, maybe D.W. and Arthur can help her find a way to re-create it and get the family back to sleep.
* Prunella Packs It In - Everyone knows that elementary school is way too early to start thinking about college - except for Prunella. Her older sister's anxiety about college is so contagious that Prunella piles on extra-curricular activities to make her more "appealing." Will she crack under the heavy load? Or will she learn to relax and focus on the things that she actually enjoys?

D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books (Episode #211)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it.

Water and the Brain/Arthur The Unfunny (Episode #213)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Water and the Brain - Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. Arthur tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain.
* Arthur the Unfunny - Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh - or else!

D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books (Episode #211)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder (Episode #1607H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
* Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder (Episode #1607H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
* Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast (Episode #1605H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
* Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D. W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast (Episode #1605H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
* Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D. W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

D.W. Goes to Washington - D.W. gets lost during a tour of the White House. A kind employee reunites her with her family and invites them all in for pizza - but doesn't that guy look a little ... familiar? < br>Arthur's Mystery Envelope - when Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home, Arthur fears the worst.

Swept Away/Germophobia (Episode #1101)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Swept Away - It's summertime! Arthur, D.W. and Buster are spending a few days at the beach where they discover the simple joys of building sand castles. But can they save their beloved creation from the inevitable ocean tides?
* Germophobia - Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria. But when Buster goes way overboard to avoid any kind of germs, his friends think he may have gone too far. Can they bring Buster back to reality before his pool party?

D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. Goes to Washington - D.W. gets lost during a tour of the White House. A kind employee reunites her with her family and invites them all in for pizza - but doesn't that guy look a little ... familiar? < br>Arthur's Mystery Envelope - when Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home, Arthur fears the worst.

Swept Away/Germophobia (Episode #1101)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Swept Away - It's summertime! Arthur, D.W. and Buster are spending a few days at the beach where they discover the simple joys of building sand castles. But can they save their beloved creation from the inevitable ocean tides?
* Germophobia - Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria. But when Buster goes way overboard to avoid any kind of germs, his friends think he may have gone too far. Can they bring Buster back to reality before his pool party?

Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer (Episode #209)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train (Episode #1105)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
* Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??

Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer (Episode #209)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends?
* Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?

Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends?
* Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?

Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends?
* Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?

Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance (Episode #212)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Arthur gets some bad news -- Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? In part two, does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks -- and soon even Arthur thinks it, too. Can Arthur manage to avoid Francine -- for the rest of his life?

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends?
* Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?

Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret (Episode #1104)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person.
* Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in Kindergarten - and that's a fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans??

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever (Episode #1610H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
* The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out (Episode #1609H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong?
* Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak?

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever (Episode #1610H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
* The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out (Episode #1609H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong?
* Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak?

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever (Episode #1610H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
* The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books (Episode #211)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it.

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever (Episode #1610H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
* The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In (Episode #1103)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Buenas Noches, Vicita - Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book - a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon Jungle. No book means no sleep for Vicita - or for any of the Molinas. Since Vicita knows the story by heart, maybe D.W. and Arthur can help her find a way to re-create it and get the family back to sleep.
* Prunella Packs It In - Everyone knows that elementary school is way too early to start thinking about college - except for Prunella. Her older sister's anxiety about college is so contagious that Prunella piles on extra-curricular activities to make her more "appealing." Will she crack under the heavy load? Or will she learn to relax and focus on the things that she actually enjoys?

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder (Episode #1607H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
* Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder (Episode #1607H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
* Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope (Episode #210)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

D.W. Goes to Washington - D.W. gets lost during a tour of the White House. A kind employee reunites her with her family and invites them all in for pizza - but doesn't that guy look a little ... familiar? < br>Arthur's Mystery Envelope - when Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home, Arthur fears the worst.

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Swept Away/Germophobia (Episode #1101)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Swept Away - It's summertime! Arthur, D.W. and Buster are spending a few days at the beach where they discover the simple joys of building sand castles. But can they save their beloved creation from the inevitable ocean tides?
* Germophobia - Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria. But when Buster goes way overboard to avoid any kind of germs, his friends think he may have gone too far. Can they bring Buster back to reality before his pool party?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast (Episode #1605H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
* Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D. W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast (Episode #1605H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
* Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D. W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends?
* Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer (Episode #209)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

All About D.W./Blockheads (Episode #1603H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight?
* Blockheads - D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime. But apathy turns to obsession when they begin building their dream house. Forget snacks and naptime! They've got a palastle to build!

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Get Smart/Baby Steps (Episode #1604H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it... After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. Let the battle of rat vs. machine begin!
* Baby Steps - Mei Lin can say "hello" AND play the piano?!? Kate can't even wave! Worried about her sister's future, D.W. enlists the help of Brain to determine if Kate is above average, below average, or (gulp!) just average-average...Meanwhile, Kate and Pal are puzzled by D.W.'s odd behavior and vow to find a "cure."

All About D.W./Blockheads (Episode #1603H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight?
* Blockheads - D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime. But apathy turns to obsession when they begin building their dream house. Forget snacks and naptime! They've got a palastle to build!

Get Smart/Baby Steps (Episode #1604H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it... After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. Let the battle of rat vs. machine begin!
* Baby Steps - Mei Lin can say "hello" AND play the piano?!? Kate can't even wave! Worried about her sister's future, D.W. enlists the help of Brain to determine if Kate is above average, below average, or (gulp!) just average-average...Meanwhile, Kate and Pal are puzzled by D.W.'s odd behavior and vow to find a "cure."

All About D.W./Blockheads (Episode #1603H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight?
* Blockheads - D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime. But apathy turns to obsession when they begin building their dream house. Forget snacks and naptime! They've got a palastle to build!

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever (Episode #1610H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
* The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out (Episode #1609H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong?
* Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak?

Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel (Episode #1602H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Flippity Francine - When Muffy posts a goofy video of Francine on the Muffington Post, Francine worries she will become the laughing stock of the entire school. Can Francine regain her dignity? Or will she have to swap her cleats for clown shoes?
* Muffy Takes the Wheel - It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy's revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can Muffy hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?

Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1601H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction?

Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel (Episode #1602H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Flippity Francine - When Muffy posts a goofy video of Francine on the Muffington Post, Francine worries she will become the laughing stock of the entire school. Can Francine regain her dignity? Or will she have to swap her cleats for clown shoes?
* Muffy Takes the Wheel - It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy's revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can Muffy hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?

Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1601H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction?

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale (Episode #1608H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
* On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder (Episode #1607H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
* Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up (Episode #208)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways?
* Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be... Rattles?!?

Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up (Episode #208)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast (Episode #1605H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
* Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D. W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

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

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

Get Smart/Baby Steps (Episode #1604H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it... After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. Let the battle of rat vs. machine begin!
* Baby Steps - Mei Lin can say "hello" AND play the piano?!? Kate can't even wave! Worried about her sister's future, D.W. enlists the help of Brain to determine if Kate is above average, below average, or (gulp!) just average-average...Meanwhile, Kate and Pal are puzzled by D.W.'s odd behavior and vow to find a "cure."

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

All About D.W./Blockheads (Episode #1603H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight?
* Blockheads - D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime. But apathy turns to obsession when they begin building their dream house. Forget snacks and naptime! They've got a palastle to build!

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel (Episode #1602H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Flippity Francine - When Muffy posts a goofy video of Francine on the Muffington Post, Francine worries she will become the laughing stock of the entire school. Can Francine regain her dignity? Or will she have to swap her cleats for clown shoes?
* Muffy Takes the Wheel - It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy's revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can Muffy hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1601H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction?

Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room! (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? In part two, D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes!

Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal (Episode #1702H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Adventures in Budylon - D.W. and Bud embark on an epic wilderness adventure! Dense jungles, mystic ruins, the backyard has never been so exciting!
* Ladonna Compson: Party Animal - Apple picking, bake sales, craft classes - there's so much to do in Elwood City in the fall! And Ladonna's determined to do it all. But when you're juggling so much at once, you're bound to drop a ball, or five.

Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room! (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? In part two, D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes!

Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal (Episode #1702H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Adventures in Budylon - D.W. and Bud embark on an epic wilderness adventure! Dense jungles, mystic ruins, the backyard has never been so exciting!
* Ladonna Compson: Party Animal - Apple picking, bake sales, craft classes - there's so much to do in Elwood City in the fall! And Ladonna's determined to do it all. But when you're juggling so much at once, you're bound to drop a ball, or five.

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

D.W., The Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

D.W. has a tantrum in a restaurant -- someone tried to slip her some spinach! Is this the end of D.W.'s nights on the town? Based on a book of the same title by Marc Brown. In the second story, two really cool kids agree to teach Buster some skateboard tricks, but he has to do whatever they dare him to. How far will Buster go to be cool?

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend (Episode #1701H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Show Off - It's the Elwood City Dog Show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz, the snobby, championship-winning poodle. Can Pal, Killer's coach, transform her into a sophisticated dog and beat the bully?
* Dog's Best Friend - Arthur agrees to watch his neighbor Alberto's dog Amigo while Alberto is away. However, when Arthur is looking after Amigo, Pal feels he is losing his rank as top dog of the house.

D.W., The Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. has a tantrum in a restaurant -- someone tried to slip her some spinach! Is this the end of D.W.'s nights on the town? Based on a book of the same title by Marc Brown. In the second story, two really cool kids agree to teach Buster some skateboard tricks, but he has to do whatever they dare him to. How far will Buster go to be cool?

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend (Episode #1701H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Show Off - It's the Elwood City Dog Show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz, the snobby, championship-winning poodle. Can Pal, Killer's coach, transform her into a sophisticated dog and beat the bully?
* Dog's Best Friend - Arthur agrees to watch his neighbor Alberto's dog Amigo while Alberto is away. However, when Arthur is looking after Amigo, Pal feels he is losing his rank as top dog of the house.

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs (Episode #1703H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

*Molina's Mulligan - Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing at the local country club. But will his dad's over-enthusiastic and embarrassing cheers cause him to give up the sport altogether?
* Buster Bombs - The unthinkable has happened! Buster has lost his flair for funny, and the harder he tries to make people laugh, the worse it gets. Fortunately, comic legend Vince Ruckles is on hand to teach Buster the true secret to comedy, and Buster eventually learns some things can't be forced.

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs (Episode #1703H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

*Molina's Mulligan - Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing at the local country club. But will his dad's over-enthusiastic and embarrassing cheers cause him to give up the sport altogether?
* Buster Bombs - The unthinkable has happened! Buster has lost his flair for funny, and the harder he tries to make people laugh, the worse it gets. Fortunately, comic legend Vince Ruckles is on hand to teach Buster the true secret to comedy, and Buster eventually learns some things can't be forced.

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up (Episode #208)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright (Episode #207)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Arthur's TV-Free Week - The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack?
* Night Fright - Big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret - he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Arthur's Underwear - Arthur thinks its hilarious when Binky's pants split during class - until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him.

Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider - Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider! Can Francine stand the humiliation of being second-best?

Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket (Episode #1704H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Opposites Distract - Arthur and Buster have always been best friends. But when a leaky roof forces Arthur to study in Buster's room, they discover they make better friends than roommates.
* Just the Ticket - Arthur's ecstatic when he wins free concert tickets on the radio. They're even in the front row! The problem is, he can only take one friend. Let the pestering begin!

Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur's Underwear - Arthur thinks its hilarious when Binky's pants split during class - until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him.

Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider - Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider! Can Francine stand the humiliation of being second-best?

Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket (Episode #1704H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

* Opposites Distract - Arthur and Buster have always been best friends. But when a leaky roof forces Arthur to study in Buster's room, they discover they make better friends than roommates.
* Just the Ticket - Arthur's ecstatic when he wins free concert tickets on the radio. They're even in the front row! The problem is, he can only take one friend. Let the pestering begin!

Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider (Episode #205)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Arthur's Underwear - Arthur thinks its hilarious when Binky's pants split during class - until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him.

Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider - Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider! Can Francine stand the humiliation of being second-best?

Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W. (Episode #206)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider (Episode #205)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Arthur's Underwear - Arthur thinks its hilarious when Binky's pants split during class - until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him.

Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider - Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider! Can Francine stand the humiliation of being second-best?

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Tattletake Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room! (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 3:30 AM

Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? In part two, D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes!

Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal (Episode #1702H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

* Adventures in Budylon - D.W. and Bud embark on an epic wilderness adventure! Dense jungles, mystic ruins, the backyard has never been so exciting!
* Ladonna Compson: Party Animal - Apple picking, bake sales, craft classes - there's so much to do in Elwood City in the fall! And Ladonna's determined to do it all. But when you're juggling so much at once, you're bound to drop a ball, or five.

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    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too