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

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The Boy with His Head in the Clouds - 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.
* More! - 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 if they have more money than she does?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Citizen Frensky - 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.
* D.W.'s Backpack Mishap - 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:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

The Boy Who Cried Comet/Arthur and Los Vecinos (Episode #605)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* The Boy Who Cried Comet - Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying - a comet hurtling directly toward earth! Can Buster convince hisfriends that this sighting is real in time for them to save the planet?
* Arthur and Los Vecinos - Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away and Arthur wonders-who will be the new neighbors? When Alberto Molina and his family settle in, Arthur makes a new friend and learns about a different culture...and about a comic book character named Conejitos Mechanicos! (That's Spanish for Bionic Bunny)

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Muffy's Soccer Shocker - 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?
* Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet? - 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?

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Citizen Frensky - 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.
* D.W.'s Backpack Mishap - 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:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Muffy's Soccer Shocker - 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?
* Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet? - 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:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* Prunella's Special Edition - 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.
* The Secret Life of Dogs - 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 shows and silly grown-ups are often in need of rescue!

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Arthur Plays the Blues - 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?
* Buster's Sweet Success - When Buster signsup 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 h e does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Muffy's Soccer Shocker - 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?
* Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet? - 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:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur Plays the Blues - 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?
* Buster's Sweet Success - When Buster signsup 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 h e does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked - 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?
* Best of the Nest - 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?

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

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

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Arthur Plays the Blues - 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?
* Buster's Sweet Success - When Buster signsup 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 h e does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 10:00 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?

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 8:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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?

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

* Arthur's Family Feud - Who ruined Dad's perfect souffle? 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

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.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

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

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

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 4:28 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* 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?

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 4:28 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* 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?

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 6:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 4:28 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* 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?

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Arthur's Family Feud - Who ruined Dad's perfect souffle? 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 4:28 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Arthur's Family Feud - Who ruined Dad's perfect souffle? 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* 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 Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Last of Mary Moo Cow - D.W. is Mary Moo Cow's greatest fan. She watches the show every day and collects countless videos, toys, and clothes. When Mary Moo Cow is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television - or life as she knows it - ever be the same?
* Bitzi's Beau - Buster and his mom are very close - they like the same movies, the same food, the same boyfriends - wait, what?! Actually Buster hasn't yet met Bitzi's new boyfriend, but he fears the worst. Is he an alien? Is he Mr. Ratburn? Or worst of all - is he a Mom-stealer?

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Arthur's Family Feud - Who ruined Dad's perfect souffle? 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Just Desserts/The Big Dig (Episode #509)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Just Desserts - Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather"Grimm" dreams - starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, the Ti bbles as seven dwarves, and a fearsome giant made entirely of food!
* The Big Dig - Arthur and D.W. used to love it when Grandpa Dave came to visit - but now he only wants to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Sleep No More/Pet Peeved (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Sleep No More - Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - free pizza for life! - is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?
* Pet Peeved - Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great - all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.

The Election/Francine Goes to War (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

* The Election - "I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office of the President of the United ..." Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. How far will she go to win?
* Francine Goes to War- Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does - thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor! Will Francine get to play her drums or fight with her sister again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

* The Lousy Week - An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise?
* You Are Arthur - What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could be Arthur for a day? Kids can view Arthur's life through his very own eyes in this special episode.

Just Desserts/The Big Dig (Episode #509)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Just Desserts - Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather"Grimm" dreams - starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, the Ti bbles as seven dwarves, and a fearsome giant made entirely of food!
* The Big Dig - Arthur and D.W. used to love it when Grandpa Dave came to visit - but now he only wants to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

* The Lousy Week - An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise?
* You Are Arthur - What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could be Arthur for a day? Kids can view Arthur's life through his very own eyes in this special episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

The World Record/The Cave (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

* The World Record - Why is Buster walking backwards, and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Everyone tries to go it alone, but Arthur and the gang discover that working together more readily creates success, fun - and the world's largest pizza!
* The Cave - Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool. But won't it be, um, dark in there?

The Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Last of Mary Moo Cow - D.W. is Mary Moo Cow's greatest fan. She watches the show every day and collects countless videos, toys, and clothes. When Mary Moo Cow is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television - or life as she knows it - ever be the same?
* Bitzi's Beau - Buster and his mom are very close - they like the same movies, the same food, the same boyfriends - wait, what?! Actually Buster hasn't yet met Bitzi's new boyfriend, but he fears the worst. Is he an alien? Is he Mr. Ratburn? Or worst of all - is he a Mom-stealer?

Just Desserts/The Big Dig (Episode #509)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Just Desserts - Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather"Grimm" dreams - starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, the Ti bbles as seven dwarves, and a fearsome giant made entirely of food!
* The Big Dig - Arthur and D.W. used to love it when Grandpa Dave came to visit - but now he only wants to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau (Episode #508)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* The Last of Mary Moo Cow - D.W. is Mary Moo Cow's greatest fan. She watches the show every day and collects countless videos, toys, and clothes. When Mary Moo Cow is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television - or life as she knows it - ever be the same?
* Bitzi's Beau - Buster and his mom are very close - they like the same movies, the same food, the same boyfriends - wait, what?! Actually Buster hasn't yet met Bitzi's new boyfriend, but he fears the worst. Is he an alien? Is he Mr. Ratburn? Or worst of all - is he a Mom-stealer?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

Sleep No More/Pet Peeved (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* Sleep No More - Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - free pizza for life! - is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?
* Pet Peeved - Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great - all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.

The Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau (Episode #508)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The Last of Mary Moo Cow - D.W. is Mary Moo Cow's greatest fan. She watches the show every day and collects countless videos, toys, and clothes. When Mary Moo Cow is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television - or life as she knows it - ever be the same?
* Bitzi's Beau - Buster and his mom are very close - they like the same movies, the same food, the same boyfriends - wait, what?! Actually Buster hasn't yet met Bitzi's new boyfriend, but he fears the worst. Is he an alien? Is he Mr. Ratburn? Or worst of all - is he a Mom-stealer?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Sleep No More/Pet Peeved (Episode #507)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* Sleep No More - Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - free pizza for life! - is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?
* Pet Peeved - Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great - all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

* 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.

The Election/Francine Goes to War (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Election - "I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office of the President of the United ..." Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. How far will she go to win?
* Francine Goes to War- Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does - thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor! Will Francine get to play her drums or fight with her sister again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Sleep No More/Pet Peeved (Episode #507)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* Sleep No More - Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - free pizza for life! - is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?
* Pet Peeved - Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great - all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Election/Francine Goes to War (Episode #506)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* The Election - "I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office of the President of the United ..." Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. How far will she go to win?
* Francine Goes to War- Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does - thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor! Will Francine get to play her drums or fight with her sister again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The Lousy Week - An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise?
* You Are Arthur - What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could be Arthur for a day? Kids can view Arthur's life through his very own eyes in this special episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

The Election/Francine Goes to War (Episode #506)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The Election - "I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office of the President of the United ..." Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. How far will she go to win?
* Francine Goes to War- Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does - thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor! Will Francine get to play her drums or fight with her sister again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur (Episode #505)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* The Lousy Week - An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise?
* You Are Arthur - What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could be Arthur for a day? Kids can view Arthur's life through his very own eyes in this special episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur (Episode #505)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The Lousy Week - An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise?
* You Are Arthur - What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could be Arthur for a day? Kids can view Arthur's life through his very own eyes in this special episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The World Record/The Cave (Episode #504)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* The World Record - Why is Buster walking backwards, and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Everyone tries to go it alone, but Arthur and the gang discover that working together more readily creates success, fun - and the world's largest pizza!
* The Cave - Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool. But won't it be, um, dark in there?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 8:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

The World Record/The Cave (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* The World Record - Why is Buster walking backwards, and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Everyone tries to go it alone, but Arthur and the gang discover that working together more readily creates success, fun - and the world's largest pizza!
* The Cave - Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool. But won't it be, um, dark in there?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick... er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches?

In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

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

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur.

In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

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

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

The World Record/The Cave (Episode #504)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

* The World Record - Why is Buster walking backwards, and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Everyone tries to go it alone, but Arthur and the gang discover that working together more readily creates success, fun - and the world's largest pizza!
* The Cave - Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool. But won't it be, um, dark in there?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 4:28 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 4:28 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Swept Away/Germophobia (Episode #1101)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

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

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 4:28 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model big plane to babysitting D.W. (!). But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?!

In the second story, Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that w inning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the second story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick... er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches?

In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur.

In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

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

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

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

Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze (Episode #1710H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through... Buster's lungs!
In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City - and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes... from a spooky source.

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite (Episode #1707H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick... er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches?

In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Speak Up Francine/Waiting for Snow (Episode #1706H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

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

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that w inning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the second story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

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

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick... er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches?

In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that w inning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the second story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through... Buster's lungs!
In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City - and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes... from a spooky source.

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

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

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

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that w inning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the second story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze (Episode #1710H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 4:28 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: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze (Episode #1710H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Caught in the Crosswires/Framed (Episode #1709H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze (Episode #1710H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 4:28 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite (Episode #1707H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 6:30 AM

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

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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

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