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Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve (Episode #130)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

* Arthur's First Sleepover - the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings.
* Arthur's New Year's Eve - Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 3:00 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?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 12:30 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!

Double Tibble Trouble/Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Double Tibble Trouble - Playing with the Tibble twins requires preparation, endurance and earplugs. But when one gets sick, playing with the other should be a lot easier - shouldn't it?
* Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival - Arthur and the gang create heir own music videos. What they lack in high-tech video gear, theymake up for in state-of-the-art imaginations!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline (Episode #313)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. George and Wally remain inseparable. The gang eventually gets pretty tired of talking to a dummy. George must learn to make it on his own? In the second story, Arthur thinks the best pet to have is a dog, and Francine probably would have agreed--that is, until little Nemo came along. Francine can't help herself--she's falling for a cute little kitten! What will Arthur think?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies (Episode #1510)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? (Episode #1507)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 4:30 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 3:00 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?

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 4:30 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Double Tibble Trouble/Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Double Tibble Trouble - Playing with the Tibble twins requires preparation, endurance and earplugs. But when one gets sick, playing with the other should be a lot easier - shouldn't it?
* Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival - Arthur and the gang create heir own music videos. What they lack in high-tech video gear, theymake up for in state-of-the-art imaginations!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 4:30 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline (Episode #313)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. George and Wally remain inseparable. The gang eventually gets pretty tired of talking to a dummy. George must learn to make it on his own? In the second story, Arthur thinks the best pet to have is a dog, and Francine probably would have agreed--that is, until little Nemo came along. Francine can't help herself--she's falling for a cute little kitten! What will Arthur think?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Double Tibble Trouble/Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival (Episode #311)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

* Double Tibble Trouble - Playing with the Tibble twins requires preparation, endurance and earplugs. But when one gets sick, playing with the other should be a lot easier - shouldn't it?
* Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival - Arthur and the gang create heir own music videos. What they lack in high-tech video gear, theymake up for in state-of-the-art imaginations!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies (Episode #1510)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline (Episode #313)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. George and Wally remain inseparable. The gang eventually gets pretty tired of talking to a dummy. George must learn to make it on his own? In the second story, Arthur thinks the best pet to have is a dog, and Francine probably would have agreed--that is, until little Nemo came along. Francine can't help herself--she's falling for a cute little kitten! What will Arthur think?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses (Episode #1509)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back.

The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies (Episode #1510)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? (Episode #1507)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe (Episode #1506)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. Buster's Carpool Catastrophe - Muffy, Arthur and Buster are carpooling to their cooking class. Buster wants this to be the best car pool ever, but his rolling party on wheels turns into a disaster. Can the kids stop fighting long enough to see the sights right in front of them?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. (Episode #1505)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

* To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing.
* S.W.E.A.T. - It's time for the kids at Lakewood Elementary to take the Stoddard-Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test, or "S.W.E.A.T." But with anxiety running high, it becomes clear that the kids need to learn some relaxation techniques. Luckily, Mrs. MacGrady is on hand to teach them a thing or two about de-stressing.

I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind (Episode #1502)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

* I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
* Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?

The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies (Episode #1510)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies (Episode #1508)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? < br>* Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age - and her name is even W.D.! They're going to be the best of friends! Turns out, no. They don't have anything in common. So D.W. and W.D. work together to convince their parents that they'll just never get along - and somehow, have a lot of fun in the process.

Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses (Episode #1509)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? (Episode #1507)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies (Episode #1508)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

* Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? < br>* Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age - and her name is even W.D.! They're going to be the best of friends! Turns out, no. They don't have anything in common. So D.W. and W.D. work together to convince their parents that they'll just never get along - and somehow, have a lot of fun in the process.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

April 9th (Parts I & II) (Episode #710)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

April 9th (Parts I and II) - April 9th begins like any normal day... until a fire destroys the teacher's lounge and forces Lakewood Elementary to close. This unexpected event finds the children dealing with a wide range of emotional reactions: Sue Ellen is devastated when her diary is ruined. Binky sees the frightening flames up close but tries to act cool. Mr. Read escapes a school catering job unhurt - but now Arthur is constantly worried about his dad's safety. And Buster feels totally left out because he overslept and completely missed the disaster! As Arthur and his friends struggle with their feelings about the fire,they wonder if life will ever return to normal. But with the support of parents, teachers, and community members, they discover that by reaching out and working together, they can help each other through the most difficult of times.

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe (Episode #1506)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. Buster's Carpool Catastrophe - Muffy, Arthur and Buster are carpooling to their cooking class. Buster wants this to be the best car pool ever, but his rolling party on wheels turns into a disaster. Can the kids stop fighting long enough to see the sights right in front of them?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? (Episode #1507)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. (Episode #1505)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing.
* S.W.E.A.T. - It's time for the kids at Lakewood Elementary to take the Stoddard-Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test, or "S.W.E.A.T." But with anxiety running high, it becomes clear that the kids need to learn some relaxation techniques. Luckily, Mrs. MacGrady is on hand to teach them a thing or two about de-stressing.

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe (Episode #1506)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. Buster's Carpool Catastrophe - Muffy, Arthur and Buster are carpooling to their cooking class. Buster wants this to be the best car pool ever, but his rolling party on wheels turns into a disaster. Can the kids stop fighting long enough to see the sights right in front of them?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard (Episode #1504)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Cents-Less - Mr. Ratburn decides it's time for his class to learn a little about money...or, rather, the lack of it. For the entire weekend, no one in the class can spend a cent. Will the kids survive!? And can't Muffy just use her credit card?? Or will she figure out how to use an actual skill and...barter? Buster the Lounge Lizard - Buster has the brand-new Dark Bunny Dark Buggy, complete with grappling hook and voice commands! But with all its bells and whistles, the Buggy seems to have a mind of its own and has zoomed its way into the mysterious teacher's lounge, where no student dares to enter. Until...now?

To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. (Episode #1505)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

* To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing.
* S.W.E.A.T. - It's time for the kids at Lakewood Elementary to take the Stoddard-Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test, or "S.W.E.A.T." But with anxiety running high, it becomes clear that the kids need to learn some relaxation techniques. Luckily, Mrs. MacGrady is on hand to teach them a thing or two about de-stressing.

I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind (Episode #1502)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
* Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. ..he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home (Episode #1410)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help...but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Finke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! The Long Road Home - After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise.

To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. (Episode #1505)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

* To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing.
* S.W.E.A.T. - It's time for the kids at Lakewood Elementary to take the Stoddard-Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test, or "S.W.E.A.T." But with anxiety running high, it becomes clear that the kids need to learn some relaxation techniques. Luckily, Mrs. MacGrady is on hand to teach them a thing or two about de-stressing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland (Episode #1503)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much?? The Last King of Lambland - James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland...a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?

Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard (Episode #1504)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Cents-Less - Mr. Ratburn decides it's time for his class to learn a little about money...or, rather, the lack of it. For the entire weekend, no one in the class can spend a cent. Will the kids survive!? And can't Muffy just use her credit card?? Or will she figure out how to use an actual skill and...barter? Buster the Lounge Lizard - Buster has the brand-new Dark Bunny Dark Buggy, complete with grappling hook and voice commands! But with all its bells and whistles, the Buggy seems to have a mind of its own and has zoomed its way into the mysterious teacher's lounge, where no student dares to enter. Until...now?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind (Episode #1502)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
* Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland (Episode #1503)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much?? The Last King of Lambland - James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland...a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind (Episode #1502)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

* I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
* Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. ..he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 15, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

1001 Dads/Prunella's Prediction (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

When Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, Arthur is convinced that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Can Arthur and the gang find Buster a new dad in time for the picnic? In the second story, Rubella's tarot cards foresee the delivery of a special birthday present and Prunella predicts a gift of flashpants, the hottest new fashion. When she gets a watch instead, Prunella can't bear to face the others, particularly since Muffy will be wearing them to the big skating party.

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. ..he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home (Episode #1410)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help...but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Finke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! The Long Road Home - After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

What Is That Thing?/Buster's Best Behavior (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. (!). But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?1! In the second story, Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa (Episode #1409)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

D.W., Queen of the Comeback - The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. In My Africa - D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is Brain's young cousin.. .and is also from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music - and she, Brain and Cheikh team up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!

My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show! (Episode #410)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. ..he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show! (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

1001 Dads/Prunella's Prediction (Episode #408)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

When Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, Arthur is convinced that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Can Arthur and the gang find Buster a new dad in time for the picnic? In the second story, Rubella's tarot cards foresee the delivery of a special birthday present and Prunella predicts a gift of flashpants, the hottest new fashion. When she gets a watch instead, Prunella can't bear to face the others, particularly since Muffy will be wearing them to the big skating party.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home (Episode #1410)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help...but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Finke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! The Long Road Home - After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show! (Episode #410)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

What Is That Thing?/Buster's Best Behavior (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. (!). But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?1! In the second story, Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home (Episode #1410)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help...but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Finke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! The Long Road Home - After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa (Episode #1409)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

D.W., Queen of the Comeback - The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. In My Africa - D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is Brain's young cousin.. .and is also from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music - and she, Brain and Cheikh team up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!

What Is That Thing?/Buster's Best Behavior (Episode #409)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. (!). But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?1! In the second story, Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa (Episode #1409)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 12:30 PM

D.W., Queen of the Comeback - The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. In My Africa - D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is Brain's young cousin.. .and is also from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music - and she, Brain and Cheikh team up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Follow The Bouncing Ball/Buster Baxter and the Letter From The Sea (Episode #1406)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Follow the Bouncing Ball - Alberto Molina's beloved soccer ball - signed by his favorite Ecuadorian soccer star, El Boomerang - is lost! Is it the same soccer ball bounding all over town, eluding potential captors?! This kicks off the first of 10 stories which follow the incredible journey of "El Boomerang" around the world! Come, follow the bouncing ball!
* Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea - While on vacation with the Read family, Buster discovers a message in a bottle on the shore. Could it be an urgent message from the people of the lost city of Atlantis? Buster is determined to find out and sends them a message back...by throwing his own bottles in the ocean.. .! Will he learn that keeping the beach and waters clean is the real message?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Hide and Snake/Muffy's New Best Friend (Episode #402)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

The kids capture a snake and learn that it's possibly poisonous--but only after it gets lost in Arthur's house! Can they find the snake before Arthur's parents discover their slippery little secret? In the second story, Muffy is interviewing for a new best friend. She and Francine are usually inseparable, but lately it seems they have less in common than they thought. Will the girls realize that even the best of friends can have different interests?

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      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

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      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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