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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova (Episode #1310)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
* The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova (Episode #1310)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
* The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* 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?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* 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?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* 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?

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova (Episode #1310)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
* The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?

Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood (Episode #1309)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. Along the way, they learn that growing up is inevitable and maybe it isn't so bad.
* The Pride of Lakewood - To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which immediately and fervently adds members, distributes buttons and creates special chants. But Brain and Sue Ellen, feeling pressured, decide they don't want to join - and are accused of not loving their school. Can they prove that they're proud of Lakewood Elementary even if they're not part of this new group?

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova (Episode #1310)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

* Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
* The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?

Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood (Episode #1309)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. Along the way, they learn that growing up is inevitable and maybe it isn't so bad.
* The Pride of Lakewood - To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which immediately and fervently adds members, distributes buttons and creates special chants. But Brain and Sue Ellen, feeling pressured, decide they don't want to join - and are accused of not loving their school. Can they prove that they're proud of Lakewood Elementary even if they're not part of this new group?

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova (Episode #1310)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

* Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
* The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?

Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood (Episode #1309)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. Along the way, they learn that growing up is inevitable and maybe it isn't so bad.
* The Pride of Lakewood - To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which immediately and fervently adds members, distributes buttons and creates special chants. But Brain and Sue Ellen, feeling pressured, decide they don't want to join - and are accused of not loving their school. Can they prove that they're proud of Lakewood Elementary even if they're not part of this new group?

Fernlets By Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker (Episode #1308)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Fernlets by Fern - As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City. But booming business causes Fern to burn out. Can Fern and Muffy find a way to make writing fun again? * Prunella and the Haunted Locker - Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen. Will Prunella have seven years of bad luck (and bad grades) or can she get to the bottom of this mystery?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

Fernlets By Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker (Episode #1308)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

* Fernlets by Fern - As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City. But booming business causes Fern to burn out. Can Fern and Muffy find a way to make writing fun again? * Prunella and the Haunted Locker - Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen. Will Prunella have seven years of bad luck (and bad grades) or can she get to the bottom of this mystery?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

Fernlets By Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker (Episode #1308)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

* Fernlets by Fern - As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City. But booming business causes Fern to burn out. Can Fern and Muffy find a way to make writing fun again? * Prunella and the Haunted Locker - Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen. Will Prunella have seven years of bad luck (and bad grades) or can she get to the bottom of this mystery?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

George and the Missing Puzzle Piece/D.W. Swims With the Fishes (Episode #1306)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* George and the Missing Puzzle Piece - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other?
* DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet and recruit their big siblings to coach them. All goes swimmingly until Arthur and Molly start taking their jobs a little too seriously. Who's this race about, anyway?

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending (Episode #1305)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
* Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.

George and the Missing Puzzle Piece/D.W. Swims With the Fishes (Episode #1306)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

* George and the Missing Puzzle Piece - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other?
* DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet and recruit their big siblings to coach them. All goes swimmingly until Arthur and Molly start taking their jobs a little too seriously. Who's this race about, anyway?

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending (Episode #1305)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
* Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.

Do You Speak George?/World Girls (Episode #1009)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther" George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again?
* World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every country - and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. But maybe with some creativity, the friends can work together and find a fun solution to their respective dilemmas.

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

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

George and the Missing Puzzle Piece/D.W. Swims With the Fishes (Episode #1306)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

* George and the Missing Puzzle Piece - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other?
* DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet and recruit their big siblings to coach them. All goes swimmingly until Arthur and Molly start taking their jobs a little too seriously. Who's this race about, anyway?

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending (Episode #1305)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
* Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 8:30 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)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Feeling Flush/Family Fortune (Episode #1004)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* Feeling Flush: When Elwood City experiences a drought, Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his. But Francine is shocked to learn that, despite her conservation efforts, her water meter levels are twice as high as Arthur's! What's going on at the Frensky household? Will Francine find out who's behind the flushing frenzy?
* Family Fortune: The TV show, Treasure Caravan, is coming to Elwood City! Arthur and D.W. are convinced that in Grandma Thora's attic they'll find treasures that will make them famous on TV - and rich beyond their wildest dreams. But what they really discover is that family history and cultural traditions are far more precious.

Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets (Episode #1003)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importance of a balanced diet to overall health.
* The Secret About Secrets: Everyone seems to have a secret - everyone that is, except D.W.! But when D.W. is finally told one, she quickly learns that getting a secret is easy, but keeping one - and avoiding hurt feelings - is a lot harder than she thought.

Silent Treatment/Kung Fool (Episode #1302)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 5:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 9:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet (Episode #1002)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* The Squirrels: After watching the classic horror movie, "The Squirrels", Arthur and his friends are scared to step out into the playground - and just about everywhere else! Are squirrels suddenly trying to take over the world? Will Arthur ever be able to go outside again? Or, will he and the gang find a way to make friends with their furry neighbors?
* Fern & Persimmony Glitchet: Fern's story about perfect Felicity Bonchance is thought perfectly boring by her friends,so Fern seeks advice from Persimmony Glitchet, the mysterious and elusive author of the book series, Horrendously Horrible Happenings. With Mr. Glitchet's help, Fern learns that creativity, imagination, and hard work - not sugar and spice - are the real ingredients for a good tale.

Happy Anniversary, Parts I & II (Episode #1001)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Arthur's parents have been married for 10 years and it's time to celebrate! But the festivities are cut short when the van breaks down, stranding the whole family. Will the Reads miss their fancy dinner reservation? And what about Arthur's special "Bionic Bunny" sleepover with Buster?! Just when things couldn't get any worse, Arthur and D.W. end up locked in a diner storeroom - but when they hear the inspiring radio tale of Crooning Cowboy Kid Carter and his little sister sidekick, Arthur realizes that the best celebration of all is just being with his family.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

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

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 9:00 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.

What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery (Episode #1010)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthand - and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes.
* Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. Will Buster be able to dig out of the pile of mail - and mess - he's created? Or will he crack under the pressure?

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

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

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker (Episode #1206)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 8:00 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 Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot (Episode #1205)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 5:30 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)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 5:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

For The Birds/Ungifted (Episode #1204)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 9:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 6:00 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?

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 8:30 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)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 8:00 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:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* 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 Plus: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 8:00 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 A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

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

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* 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?

Prunella Sees The Light/Return of the Snowball (Episode #709)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Prunella Sees the Light - To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her... or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities?
* Return of the Snowball - For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W.has been trying to solve the mystery of her snowball's disappearance. So when it re-appears in the freezer, she's ecstatic!! But wait - if it was taken once, how can she stop it from being stolen again? Can D.W. keep the snowball safe from plotting thieves... or even from melting?

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues (Episode #910)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Binky Goes Nuts - When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy. Breezy Listening Blues - Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

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

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* 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?

Pick A Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues (Episode #706)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Pick a Car, Any Car - The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart. How can Mom and Dad even think of replacing it? "Car Talk" hosts Click and Clack the Tappet brothers (otherwise known as Tom and Ray Magliozzi) lend some much-needed advice as Arthur desperately tries to save the beloved vehicle.
* Jenna's Bedtime Blues - Muffy's annual slumber party is the envy of Lakewood Elementary. This year Jenna is finally invited and she's absolutely... horrified! What if the other girls discover that she's an occasional bed-wetter? She'll be the lonely laughingstock of Elwood City! Can Jenna make it though the night with her sheets dry - and her secret safe?

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- 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?

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- 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?

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

To Tibble The Truth/Waiting to Go (Episode #704)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* To Tibble the Truth - When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? Tommy and Timmy try to be honest Tibbles before they lose all their friends - and each other.
* Waiting to Go -Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides have come and gone, leaving Binky and Brain behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot, waiting to go?

Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery (Episode #701)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Cast Away - Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. Finally - an escape from D.W.! But when a change in plans forces them to include her, Arthur's had enough. Does D.W. always have to get her own way?
* The Great Sock Mystery - Ever wonder where all those missing socks go?One minute they're in the laundry basket, and the next - poof! - they've vanished! Find out once and for all when Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- 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?

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. / The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

Ants In Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy (Episode #703)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Ants in Arthur's - Pants To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got `em to ace his ant project... until the crawly creatures end up everywhere but in their ant-farm! Can Arthur's P.A.N.T.S. save his project - and save the ants from the exterminator?
* Don't Ask Muffy - Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper to launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host. There's only one problem - the kids are ignoring her, and flocking to a mystery advice-giver instead! If Muffy wants to be as popular as Hoprah Linseed, she'll have to learn a few lessons about competition and what really makes a good listener...

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

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

Francine's Split Decision/Muffy Goes Metropolitan (Episode #702)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Francine's Split Decision - Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday, with Francine leading the team. So what if Francine's cousin is having his Bar Mitzvah at exactly that same time? The amazing Francine can be in both places - or at least seem to be- and no one will be the wiser. Or so she thinks... < br />* Muffy Goes Metropolitan - Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitation to spend the weekend in the bustling metropolis, Crown City. At last! Her big chance to revel in an unending parade of glamorous fashions, high culture, and fine cuisine! But can Muffy accept city realities that are quite different... yet perhaps more interesting... than her fantasies?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Carl's Concerto - Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold, or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Carl's Concerto - Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold, or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

The Last Day (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1910H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC-voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn to embrace the future, while appreciating the past.

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Carl's Concerto - Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold, or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad.. .Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it.
* One Ornery Critter - Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad.. .Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it.
* One Ornery Critter - Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad.. .Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it.
* One Ornery Critter - Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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!

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 9:30 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!

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 9:00 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

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!

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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?

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky (Episode #1906H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
* Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky (Episode #1906H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
* Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky (Episode #1906H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
* Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad.. .Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it.
* One Ornery Critter - Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

Arthur Weighs in/the Law of the Jungle Gym (Episode #903)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Arthur Weighs In - When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's gotten "husky-sized." Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical.. .exercise?! The Law of the Jungle Gym - Muffy found the perfect place to take pictures with her new digital camera - the jungle gym. Unfortunately, it's Tough Customer territory, and Molly wants to bully Muffy right out of her new studio. But Crosswires do not compromise! Or. do they?

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      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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