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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 12:30 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...

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked (Episode #1303)

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list.
* Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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?

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

Macfrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky (Episode #1304)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed?
* The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. But when Emily starts ruffling the feathers of other pre-schoolers on the playground, Binky worries he hasn't been the best role model. Can Binky restore Emily to her former, tea-party loving self?

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 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.

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

It's A No-Brainer/The Shore Thing (Episode #503)

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* It's a No-Brainer - When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he abandons his books and nickname for a career in - stand-up comedy?!? Is the Brain gone forever?
* The Shore Thing - Arthur and D.W. beg Dad to take them to Aqualand - the coolest water park ever! But Dad knows an even better place - Ocean Zone. The kids explore the old-fashioned ocean and find all kinds of cool sea stuff by the seashore.

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 8:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked (Episode #1303)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list.
* Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 8:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Kids Are from Earth, Parents Are from Pluto/Nerves of Steal (Episode #502)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Kids Are From Earth, Parents Are From Pluto - Francine's dad falling asleep in class? Arthur's dad telling food jokes in the cafeteria? Is it a bad dream? No, it's Lakewood Elementary Parents Open House! How will the kids survive a whole evening of their parents' embarrassing antics?
* Nerves of Steal - Buster can't cope with being the only kid in Elwood City who doesn't have a Cybertoy, so he decides to take matters in his own hands by borrowing one from the store. But Buster gets caught - by his guilty conscience.

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 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: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Silent Treatment/Kung Fool (Episode #1302)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Silent Treatment - When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party!
* Kung Fool - Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbor, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity. Suddenly she imagines herself as his student - and soon, she will be a Kung Fu master herself! But will Fern be disappointed to learn that dish cleaning and laundry folding are not really part of some special martial arts training? Or can she learn a valuable lesson in acceptance and friendship?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 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?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 12:30 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...

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 12:30 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?

Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic (Episode #1209)

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

* Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all.
* Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. When Buster is hired as the magician for DW's birthday party, Arthur is tempted to show the kids that Buster's tricks aren't so magical after all. Or, will Arthur step in and help his friend after all?

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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!

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 8:00 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...

Arthur and the Big Riddle/Double Dare (Episode #501)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Arthur and the Big Riddle - Alex Trebec guest stars as the famous host of "Riddle Quest," Alex Lebec. Arthur is going to be a contestant and his friends are a little too anxious to help in prepare. They may end up helping him over the edge. When he ends up in second place he becomes a hero - after all, for a lifetime supply of choco-sticks, second place IS the best!
* Double Dare - Arthur, Francine, Buster and Brain have all dared each other to skip school so that they can watch "Dark Bunny" instead of doing homework. Francine doesn't get the message that everyone else has chickened out and now they must help her get IN to school.

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 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 Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 8:00 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: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

The Perfect Game/D.W.'s Furry Freakout (Episode #1210)

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* The Perfect Game - Francine is excited for Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet - he's asked them to design their very own model cities! From minarets to fancy lights, Francine's got plenty of good ideas. But as the deadline looms, she's so obsessed with making everything perfect, that she can't seem to get anything done at all.
* D.W.'s Furry Freak Out - D.W. finds a stray kitten and begs to keep it - after all, Arthur has his own dog! But the unbearably cute kitten soon turns out to be a lot more than D.W. can handle and wrecks havoc (and fur balls) all over her life. Maybe D.W. isn't quite ready for a pet after all?

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 8:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic (Episode #1209)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all.
* Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. When Buster is hired as the magician for DW's birthday party, Arthur is tempted to show the kids that Buster's tricks aren't so magical after all. Or, will Arthur step in and help his friend after all?

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* 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?

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 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?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

War of the Worms/I Owe You One (Episode #1207)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* War of the Worms - Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe. But things gets out of hand, when Fern convinces Brain that there really are giant worms attacking Elwood City!
* Owe You One - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship?

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 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!

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 12:30 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?

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog (Episode #1407)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 12:30 PM

Around the World in 11-Minutes - Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private?

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

* For the Birds - Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird species called the green-tailed grebe. When Mr. Ratburn starts a bird-watching club at school, Brain is panicked! What if someone finds the grebe first and ruins his chances at fame and fortune? Or, can Brain learn that nature is a gift meant for everyone to share? < br />* Ungifted - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship? Educational Objective: Buster learns a lesson about debt, and that true friendship means doing favors without expecting anything in return.

Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush (Episode #1404)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

* Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor!
* The Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929?

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. What can Muffy do to fix the damage she's done?
* Matchmaker Matchbreaker - Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best.

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 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.

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 8:00 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: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot (Episode #1205)

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* The Chronicles of Buster - Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In fact, he's so engrossed that he neglects his training for a class rock-climbing trip. After jeopardizing his relationship with best friend and climbing partner, Arthur, Buster finally learns that special effects can't take the place of hard work when conquering real mountains.
* On this Spot - Arthur is thrilled to learn that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City! He rallies the residents to mark the spot of the legend's visit with a monument - but is dismayed when his friends care more about celebrity sightings than local history. Can Arthur get them to see the specialness of their city's spots?

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 8:00 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: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* For the Birds - Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird species called the green-tailed grebe. When Mr. Ratburn starts a bird-watching club at school, Brain is panicked! What if someone finds the grebe first and ruins his chances at fame and fortune? Or, can Brain learn that nature is a gift meant for everyone to share? < br />* Ungifted - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship? Educational Objective: Buster learns a lesson about debt, and that true friendship means doing favors without expecting anything in return.

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 8:00 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 4:30 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?

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog (Episode #1407)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Around the World in 11-Minutes - Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private?

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 8:00 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry (Episode #1203)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* D.W.'S Stray Netkitin - D.W. is panicked when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer. Who will take care of her virtual Netkitin pet? "Tickly" needs her hair brushed just so and will only eat Net Nibbles! So D.W. turns to Arthur and Emily for help - but is she really ready to give up control?
* Bats in the Belfry - Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora lets them turn her attic into a clubhouse. They each have their own fantasy vision of what it should look like... but their argument is interrupted by the appearance of a very real bat! Will the bat threaten their new play space? Or can they appreciate meeting this unfamiliar creature?

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 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?

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog (Episode #1407)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 12:30 PM

Around the World in 11-Minutes - Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private?

Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush (Episode #1404)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor!
* The Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing (Episode #1403)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other....it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever?
* The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot (Episode #1402)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 12:30 PM

* The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
* D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

* The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All-Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Or are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat?
* Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. just found, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie - er, fly?

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog (Episode #1407)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Around the World in 11-Minutes - Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private?

Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II (Episode #1110)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

In this special two-part episode, Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky receives the news of getting a baby sister with great excitement, and he delights in helping prepare for her arrival, and visiting China. Although at times Binky worries about how his life will change, and more importantly, whether his new sister will even like him - Binky becomes the proudest big brother in Elwood City.

Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny (Episode #1405)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny - When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes.
* Pet Projects - Arthur and Francine enter their pets to compete against each other in the "Perfect Pet" video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo knows so many tricks! Who will win? But after jumping through hoops - literally - Nemo and Pal decide that enough is enough. Can't their owners love them for who they are?

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 8:00 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: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 4:30 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?

Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush (Episode #1404)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor!
* The Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny (Episode #1405)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny - When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes.
* Pet Projects - Arthur and Francine enter their pets to compete against each other in the "Perfect Pet" video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo knows so many tricks! Who will win? But after jumping through hoops - literally - Nemo and Pal decide that enough is enough. Can't their owners love them for who they are?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real (Episode #1108)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Francine's Pilfered Paper - Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! Instead of despairing like her friends, Francine finds the perfect Web site for her research, which she happily copies and pastes in a matter of minutes for her entire report. There's nothing wrong with that....is there?
* Buster Gets Real - Everyone loves the new "Top Supermarket" reality series on TV - everyone except Arthur. So when Buster stops watching Bionic Bunny to watch this popular new show, Arthur fears their friendship is over.

Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing (Episode #1403)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other....it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever?
* The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush (Episode #1404)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor!
* The Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Is That Kosher/Never Never Never (Episode #1201)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Is that Kosher? - Joan Rivers lends her voice as Francine's sharp-tongued grandma, Bubba, in this episode about family traditions and communal celebration. Francine's convinced that she can fast on Yom Kippur just like her older sister. But then Arthur wins a free pizza party for all his friends for that very same day! Will Francine be able to resist? With Bubba's help, Francine learns that there's more to the special holiday than making it through a fast.
* Never, Never, Never - Since Grandma Thora gives D.W. so many gifts, it must mean she really loves her, right? When D.W.'s extra toys fall into the hands of the destructive Tibble twins, she worries that no one loves her anymore - until Arthur comes to the rescue and proves that giving gifts isn't the only way of showing you care.

The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot (Episode #1402)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
* D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?

Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing (Episode #1403)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other....it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever?
* The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* 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?

The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report (Episode #1401)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the "Arthur CVS All Kids Can" Contest!)
* The Buster Report - The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks....Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection? Or...will George sing the praises of some of Buster's other traits that often go overlooked?

The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot (Episode #1402)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 12:30 PM

* The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
* D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All-Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Or are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat?
* Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. just found, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie - er, fly?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 3:00 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 12:30 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 2:00 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?!?

The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot (Episode #1402)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
* D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?

Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots (Episode #1007)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Unfinished: Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends. But - oh no! The last few pages are missing! Now what? Will Arthur ever find out what happens to Dr. Gustavius Boles and Caleb Trimingham on their round-the-world balloon adventure? Or will Arthur have to make up his own ending?
* D.W., Bossy Boots: For D.W., there's nothing better than getting her own way - that is, until all her friends stop playing with her. Will D.W. be forever shunned at the playground - or will she figure out how to be a little nicer to her friends?

The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears (Episode #1006)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* The Curse of the Grebes: The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach. There's one problem - whenever Buster is at the game, the Grebes lose! Is Buster the team's curse?! Or can the players convince Buster that his loyalty as a fan is more valuable to them than winning?
* Arthur Changes Gears: Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams! But - this new bike is way too nice to actually ride. What if it gets wet? Or dirty?! It takes the whole gang - plus a special visit by the Ghost of Bikes Never Ridden - to convince Arthur that his treasured possession is better off being enjoyed than kept on display.

The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report (Episode #1401)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the "Arthur CVS All Kids Can" Contest!)
* The Buster Report - The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks....Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection? Or...will George sing the praises of some of Buster's other traits that often go overlooked?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears (Episode #1006)

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* The Curse of the Grebes: The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach. There's one problem - whenever Buster is at the game, the Grebes lose! Is Buster the team's curse?! Or can the players convince Buster that his loyalty as a fan is more valuable to them than winning?
* Arthur Changes Gears: Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams! But - this new bike is way too nice to actually ride. What if it gets wet? Or dirty?! It takes the whole gang - plus a special visit by the Ghost of Bikes Never Ridden - to convince Arthur that his treasured possession is better off being enjoyed than kept on display.

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All-Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Or are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat?
* Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. just found, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie - er, fly?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears (Episode #1006)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

* The Curse of the Grebes: The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach. There's one problem - whenever Buster is at the game, the Grebes lose! Is Buster the team's curse?! Or can the players convince Buster that his loyalty as a fan is more valuable to them than winning?
* Arthur Changes Gears: Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams! But - this new bike is way too nice to actually ride. What if it gets wet? Or dirty?! It takes the whole gang - plus a special visit by the Ghost of Bikes Never Ridden - to convince Arthur that his treasured possession is better off being enjoyed than kept on display.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (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 […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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