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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 31, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild?
* Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries - will music class ever be fun again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged (Episode #803)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Arthur's Snow Biz - Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! His snow shoveling business is booming - that is, until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up... and the boys battle to be the best on the block.
* Bugged - Sure, Brain can be a know-it-all and sometimes he really bugspeople. But when Brain wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach, he can't believe it! Is this a dream ... or has he finally become a real pest?!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top (Episode #902)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow?
* George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. But when Buster's borrowing gets out of control, will George risk their friendship to say enough is enough!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged (Episode #803)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Arthur's Snow Biz - Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! His snow shoveling business is booming - that is, until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up... and the boys battle to be the best on the block.
* Bugged - Sure, Brain can be a know-it-all and sometimes he really bugspeople. But when Brain wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach, he can't believe it! Is this a dream ... or has he finally become a real pest?!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild?
* Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries - will music class ever be fun again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged (Episode #803)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

* Arthur's Snow Biz - Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! His snow shoveling business is booming - that is, until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up... and the boys battle to be the best on the block.
* Bugged - Sure, Brain can be a know-it-all and sometimes he really bugspeople. But when Brain wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach, he can't believe it! Is this a dream ... or has he finally become a real pest?!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley (Episode #807)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Desk Wars - It's the hottest school day of the year, and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks - and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history!
* Desperately Seeking Stanley - On his third birthday, Arthur's favorite present was Stanley, his teddy bear. Stanley protected Arthur when he was afraid of the dark - and even when his new baby sister DW arrived. But Arthur is 8-years old now - he doesn't need his furry friend anymore - right?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Big Horns George/Bleep (Episode #810)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Big Horns George - Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues." George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him - until Koko andTaj encourage George to keep singing those blues!
* Bleep - D.W. overhears a mysterious word and immediately embarks on a quest to discover its meaning. This word must be very powerful - after all, a boy said it and his mom nearly fainted! Can D.W. risk the consequences of blurting out "BLEEP!" to her parents?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib (Episode #808)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Muffy's Art Attack - Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation. When Muffy sees Ganson's machines, she brags that she can make even better ones ... until the artist himself shows her that art is beautiful when created out of self-expression, not competition.
* Tales from the Crib - Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage. D.W. was also reluctant to make the transition to a bed without bars, but then discovered the joys - and responsibilities - of her new-found freedom.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley (Episode #807)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Desk Wars - It's the hottest school day of the year, and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks - and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history!
* Desperately Seeking Stanley - On his third birthday, Arthur's favorite present was Stanley, his teddy bear. Stanley protected Arthur when he was afraid of the dark - and even when his new baby sister DW arrived. But Arthur is 8-years old now - he doesn't need his furry friend anymore - right?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit (Episode #401)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the first place...)
In the second story, Arthur wonders if it's ever okay to hit someone. Sometimes you just get so mad, you wanna...pow! Arthur experiences considerable confusion, and finally clarity, as he finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 12, 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 4:30 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?

D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit (Episode #401)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the first place...)
In the second story, Arthur wonders if it's ever okay to hit someone. Sometimes you just get so mad, you wanna...pow! Arthur experiences considerable confusion, and finally clarity, as he finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 4:30 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 Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess (Episode #1606H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

Get Smart/Baby Steps (Episode #1604H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up (Episode #801)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

* Dear Adil - Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school ... and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth?
* Bitzi's Break-Up - Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend and Buster is really sad. Harry is his favorite baseball buddy! Can Buster get them back together in time for the next game? And, more importantly, will Buster and Harry be able to stay friends?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks A lot, Binky (Episode #802)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain - Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain so that she can have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero! But Francine is assigned to be her hiking buddy and the two girls fight all the way up the trail. Will Fern and Francine be able to work together and weather some unexpected challenges?
* Thanks a Lot, Binky - Binky decides to become "No More Mr. Nice Guy" after not getting thanked for saving Rattles from a dangerous stunt. After all, if he's not going to be appreciated, why bother doing any good deeds? But then one day he's shown what life would be like without any acts of kindness ...

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

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

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Get Smart/Baby Steps (Episode #1604H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up (Episode #801)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

* Dear Adil - Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school ... and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth?
* Bitzi's Break-Up - Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend and Buster is really sad. Harry is his favorite baseball buddy! Can Buster get them back together in time for the next game? And, more importantly, will Buster and Harry be able to stay friends?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

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

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

D.W.'s Time Trouble/Buster's Amish Mismatch (Episode #707)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

* D.W.'s Time Trouble - D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time and demands to know why she couldn't have been born before Arthur! So she goes on a magical trip through time to see what life would be like with Arthur as her little brother. Surely D. W. would be much happier if she were in charge... wouldn't she?
* Buster's Amish Mismatch - During a field trip to Amish country, Buster becomes enamored with the simple lifestyle and vows to forgo all modern conveniences back home. But this is easier said than done - living without TV or car rides is a bumpy road, and far worse, a lonely one. Will Buster find anyone to join him in his quest for a simple life?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
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    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

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