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Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright (Episode #1107)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Hic or Treat - D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. No matter how much advice she gets from Arthur and his friends, she just can't find the right cure. (Well, at least her Halloween costume as "Hiccup Girl" is all set...) Will D.W. ever get relief - or will she have the hiccups for the rest of her life and set the world record? Mr. Alwaysright - It seems that Brain is always right about everything and it's really starting to get on Buster's nerves. But Buster is convinced that someday Brain will make a mistake - and when he does, Buster will be waiting. But is friendship really about being right or wrong?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen (Episode #804)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Fernkenstein's Monster - Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can Fern prove her skills as a writer and create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? D.W., Dancing Queen - Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't seem to get the moves. Is D.W. a no-talent klutz? Or is it Binky's teaching that needs practice?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny (Episode #1405)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 4:30 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:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

What Scared Sue Ellen?/Clarissa Is Cracked (Episode #312)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Sue Ellen's not afraid of much, but when she encounters a really creepy howling noise in the woods, she's scared for real. She musters the gang for a showdown. Will they face their fears and learn the source ofthe mysterious howls?

In the second story, Grandma Thora has a lot of fun stuff, especially her porcelain doll, Clarissa. When Grandma lends Clarissa to D.W. for a week they have the most wonderful adventures together. But ... will all that fun blemish the fair Clarissa?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 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.

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 27, 2013 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 27, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 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?

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Loses His Marbles/Friday The 13th (Episode #610)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Arthur Loses His Marbles - When Arthur discovers that Grandma Thora is a marbles champion, he trains with her so he can beat all his friends . And though Thora teaches Arthur everything he knows, she doesn't teach him everything she knows... and it's Read versus Read in the first-ever Elwood City Marbles Tournament.
* Friday the 13th - Brain doesn't believe in superstitions, even though his friends step over sidewalk cracks... and even Mr. Ratburn walks around ladders. So when Brain's defiance leads to a string of bad luck, he's stunned. Can he reverse the trend before the unluckiest day of them all - Friday the 13th?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 4:30 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 27, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 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?

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Rhyme for Your Life/for Whom The Bell Tolls (Episode #608)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

While struggling to write a poem for his mom, Binky falls asleep and gets trapped in Verseberg... where it's a crime not to rhyme! After tangling with the big purple orange and meeting poet William Carlos Williams, Binky finally escapes this curse-but will he be able to stop speaking in verse?? D.W. lost her voice! For Arthur it's a dream come true...until Mom asks Arthur to take care of D.W., and he finds himself at the mercy of a bad mime with a cowbell. Will Arthur spend the rest of his life at D.W.'s beck and call, endlessly fetching ginger ale and playing Crazy-eights?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! (Episode #607)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

All the kids know that George is smart-so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? With a little help from others with dyslexia like Principal Haney... and Leonardo Di Vinci!... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways. D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful! When she learns that Emily and the Tibbles have been already getting theirs for...well...years, D.W. is devastated. How can she remain friends with them is they have more money than she does?

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

The Good Sport/Crushed (Episode #609)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

When the Athlete of the Year Award doesn't go to Francine, she makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings from Jenna, the recipient. Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater and graduate of Lakewood Elementary (who knew?), guest stars to teach Francine about good sports(wo)manship. Arthur can't believe his parents are hiring a babysitter-he's 8-years-old! Besides, babysitters are b-o-r-i-n-g! But 16-year-old Sally MacGill's favorite hobbies are eating ice cream and playing the Dark Bunny VI: Curse of the Moomy videogame, and now all Arthur can think is...WOW!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Fifteen - Parts I & II (Episode #1501)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Rhyme for Your Life/for Whom The Bell Tolls (Episode #608)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

While struggling to write a poem for his mom, Binky falls asleep and gets trapped in Verseberg... where it's a crime not to rhyme! After tangling with the big purple orange and meeting poet William Carlos Williams, Binky finally escapes this curse-but will he be able to stop speaking in verse?? D.W. lost her voice! For Arthur it's a dream come true...until Mom asks Arthur to take care of D.W., and he finds himself at the mercy of a bad mime with a cowbell. Will Arthur spend the rest of his life at D.W.'s beck and call, endlessly fetching ginger ale and playing Crazy-eights?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! (Episode #607)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

All the kids know that George is smart-so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? With a little help from others with dyslexia like Principal Haney... and Leonardo Di Vinci!... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways. D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful! When she learns that Emily and the Tibbles have been already getting theirs for...well...years, D.W. is devastated. How can she remain friends with them is they have more money than she does?

Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny (Episode #1405)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 13, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Muffy's Soccer Shocker/Brother, Can You Spare A Clarinet? (Episode #604)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the-gulp!-shock absorber. Even if Muffy survives playing goalie in the big game against Mighty Mountain, will the team survive her dad? The try-outs for the Young Person's Orchestra are coming to Lakewood Elementary and everyone agrees that Binky is a shoe-in, since he's the best musician in school. So why is Binky suddenly refusing to play in band practice? Has Binky turned against the clarinet or against music itself?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space 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.

The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! (Episode #607)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

All the kids know that George is smart-so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? With a little help from others with dyslexia like Principal Haney... and Leonardo Di Vinci!... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways. D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful! When she learns that Emily and the Tibbles have been already getting theirs for...well...years, D.W. is devastated. How can she remain friends with them is they have more money than she does?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap (Episode #606)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

After visiting The Elwood City Times, Francine decides to start her own paper-The Frensky Star! The tabloid, complete with embarrassing photos and sensationalized headlines, is a smashing success...until all her friends stop speaking to her. Somebody stole D.W.'s backpack!! Who is this fluffy unicorn thief... this Mary Moo Cow-napper? In the backpack left behind, D.W. finds clues in an assortment of exotic objects. Could the backpack thief be even more sinister than she imagined-or just well traveled?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny (Episode #1405)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 4:30 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:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Muffy's Soccer Shocker/Brother, Can You Spare A Clarinet? (Episode #604)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the-gulp!-shock absorber. Even if Muffy survives playing goalie in the big game against Mighty Mountain, will the team survive her dad? The try-outs for the Young Person's Orchestra are coming to Lakewood Elementary and everyone agrees that Binky is a shoe-in, since he's the best musician in school. So why is Binky suddenly refusing to play in band practice? Has Binky turned against the clarinet or against music itself?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space 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.

Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success (Episode #602)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 5, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature (Episode #510)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

"Arthur's Family Feud" Who ruined Dad's perfect souffl? The only thing Arthur and D.W. can agree on is that poor Pal was an unwitting accomplice. To solve this whodunit, Mom and Dad listen to both sides and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! "Muffy Gets Mature" When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she searches for more sophisticated friends _ and finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts. But is Muffy in over her head?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Buster Spaces Out - Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 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.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 4, 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!

Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies (Episode #603)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead. Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. watch impossibly immature TV showsand silly grown-ups are often in need of rescue!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 4:30 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?

* 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.

Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success (Episode #602)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 2, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 2, 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success (Episode #602)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 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:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/Best of the Nest (Episode #601)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Sue Ellen is the champion of the popular Internet game, Virtualgoose.com. She becomes so obsessed, however, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! Can Sue Ellen give up Virtualgoose before she finally quacks...er, cracks? Now that the gang has beaten Virtualgoose, they move onto Best of the Nest, where five geese fight to survive in the virtual woods. As the competition escalates, Brain becomes inspired to initiate a camping trip in the real woods. Will any of his friends be willing to forgo their computers for a real, live adventure?

Arthur Unravels/All The Rage (Episode #1408)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

* 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
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