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Chaos As Usual (#609) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals ... along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. Undaunted by the awesome array of Hacker's bad guys, Team Motherboard discovers distinctive patterns to these nefarious sluggers' past performances. But can the hit charts they develop be enough to help the good guys win?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 6:30am
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Team Spirit (#606) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Interest is lagging in the annual Mount Olympus Games, attendance is sagging, and Zeus is not happy. How can he restore the spirit of competition? With lightning bolt speed, he pits Team Motherboard, coached by Digit, against Team Hacker, coached by Wicked, The teams have to compete in the Triadditon, a relay-type race made up of an obstacle course, a swim race, and a foot race where each competitor does one event and tags their teammate to do the next. Bragging rights and hero worship go to the winners. But Wicked and Digit have their hands full when Hacker and Matt both insist on running the final event so that they can claim Zeus's glory. How can the kids convince Matt to let go of his personal pride - and rivalry with Slider who subs for the injured Jackie-for the good of the team?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:00am
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Spheres of Fears (#610) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now! To unlock the door and escape their Sphere, the kids must find the codebook-which Digit remembers is at the opposite end of the Sphere's diameter. And there is no way any of them will make that creepy journey alone! As chaos builds in cyberspace, the team uses the relationship between circumference and diameter to overcome obstacles, and their fears, in the search for the codebook. But can they find it in time? If they fail, chaos will reign supreme, and Hacker will take over the virtual universe forever!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:30am
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Jimaya Jam (#607) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker has discovered an army of awesome creatures he can use to rule cyberspace, but they are carved in stone on the walls of the Pyramid of Jimaya. To bring the animals to life, he must steal the Sphere of Being, a magical orb closely guarded by three ghosts (Hacker's worst nightmare). How can he distract them so he can steal the Sphere? Opportunity knocks when he tricks Jules, recently hired as tour guide, into pushing the wrong button and falling, along with the kids and Creech, into an underground arena from which there is no escape! Confronted by the Jam Master, the guardian of the pyramid, and the Pyramid's three ghosts, the kids are told they can go free if they can overcome the ghosts in a game of Jimaya Jam. The game is like basketball except for a few small quirks: When Matt tries to dribble and move the ball across the court, it breaks! And he can't move from where he stands on the court once he receives it. Coach Jackie struggles with a game plan until the kids realize that diagramming her plays makes it a whole lot easier to follow them. Down to their last ball, stopping Hacker rests on their ability to diagram and execute the right play.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 7:00am
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Perfect Score (#608) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. Observing Jackie's prowess on the dance floor, Hacker has Buzz and Delete detain Inez, then forces Jackie to teach him the moves and dance with him in exchange for Inez's safe return. As the contest unfolds, it becomes apparent that the judges lack a workable scoring system to decide the winner. Determined to help Inez, Matt joins the judges to find a way to score the contest. And, as Wicked points out, it had better be fair or she will wreak her revenge! Should Matt give Hacker and Jackie a higher score than Wicked and Nug so Inez can go free? Or judge the contest fairly and hope Digit rescues Nezzie in time?

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Totally Rad (#202) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. Math Topic: Perimeter/Area.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Return to Sensible Flats (#117) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Line Graphs) - Something is amiss with the bliss of Sensible Flats. The reservoir is dry. The town is out of water. And the folks who live there are leaving as fast as they can. But why? When the kids and Digit arrive, they use line graphs to reveal the true story of what happened - and all lines lead to Hacker, the newest resident of Sensible Flats. The Big Idea: You can use a line graph to tell a story about how things change, and make predictions.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Problem Solving In Shangri-La (#118) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(Topic: Problem Solving) - Hacker is holding the kids captive aboard the Grim Wreaker, when a storm forces the Wreaker to land on a snowy mountaintop. They are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master, who devises a game of strategy to test their problem solving skills. The winner of the game will be set free - the loser will remain a prisoner. In the battle of brainpower, the kids discover that each of them has a different way of solving problems - and that despite anger and frustration, they need to be tolerant of these differences. Hacker, of course, has his own way of solving problems. Working together, the kids find a way to defeat Hacker and gain their freedom. The Big Idea: Treat tough math problems like a challenging game. Set a game plan, and as you play, see how it goes. Take time to review and revise before playing again. Work on your problem as long as you can, but stop before anger and frustration overtake your desire to play.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Send in the Clones (#119) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. As the problem escalates, the kids do the math to keep track of the number of clones as they increase. Meanwhile, Cy Clone, a famous clone catcher sent to the site by Motherboard, vacuums up the clones - while Digit tries to get the Clonitron away from Hacker. The Big Idea: Multiplication is just repeated addition. If you're having trouble multiplying, you can always add to find your answer.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Trading Places (#120) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Money) - While attempting to rescue Dr. Marbles, the kids and Digit crash land on cybersite Nowhere, along with Hacker, Buzz and Delete. As a result of the crash, Hacker is shrunk, and Buzz and Delete become smart. In a race to rebuild their cybercraft and save Marbles, Digit and the kids learn to trade and barter and eventually create a monetary system. But who will finish first?!! The Big Idea: Instead of trading what you have for what you want, you can make it easy to buy and sell by creating a system where you exchange goods for tokens of different fixed values - money!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Less Than Zero (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. And when they discover that there are levels beneath what they thought was "zero," the kids must tap into the power of negative numbers. The Big Idea: Numbers don't have to stop at zero! Negative numbers -- numbers that are less than zero -- can extend the range of what you can measure on a scale and give you the ability to compare numbers using direction as well as amount. Math Topic: Negative Numbers NCTM Links: Number & Operations.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Perfect Fit (#307) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The monster Gigabyte returns! The bad guys bring Gigabyte to a remote, Mayan-style pyramid on cybersite Jimaya. The CyberSquad must work their way past a variety of obstacles, and block the rays of the sun before it can energize the metal monster and cause chaos!

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Time to Cook (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker finds the part he needs to fix his Magnetic Magnotube - a machine that would disable Motherboard forever - in a most unlikely place. All he has to do to get it is win a cooking contest on the hit cyberspace TV show, THE FEARLESS CHEF. Hacker's plan? To kidnap his competition. But the Cybersquad is on to him. The girls go on a rescue mission to save the Fearless Chef, while Matt and Digit take on Hacker. Digit is already a celebrity chef, so this should be a piece of cake. They must race the clock and Hacker to cook three delicious dishes in three outrageous locations. Will Digit beat Hacker? Only time will tell. Math Topic: Elapsed Time; NCTM Links: Measurement.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Trick Or Treat (#214) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker shows up at Motherboard Control Central. He pleads guilty to being the King of Chaos, but says he's sorry. He doesn't want to be a bad guy anymore. But when nobody's looking, he slips a strange frog into the air duct. What happens when this frog grows into a grotesque, alien creature that threatens to destroy Motherboard? And what will happen to the kids when they go inside Motherboard to track it down?

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Ecohaven Cse (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. The CyberSquad must use forensic science to build their case and find both the culprit and the critter before Hacker gets his way.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Borg of the Ring (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The long lost Totally Rad Ring of Radopolis has been found...and is soon swiped by Hacker. This powerful crown will grant the wearer his heart's desire, and Hacker is a cyborg who wants it all. From a new head of gorgeous hair to total cyberdomination, Hacker enjoys wreaking havoc with his new Ring. While racing to reclaim the Ring, the CyberSquad meets a mysterious teenborg named Slider. He seems nice, but whose side is he really on? The kids must all work together to get the Ring back from Hacker and put it inside the Circle of Supreme Safety before Hacker destroys Motherboard once and for all. But the Ring must be placed in the exact center of the circle -- only then will it be safe from those who wish to use its power to harm others.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Codename: Icky (#116) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. But unless the kids can reach the slug first, Hacker will use the slug to attack Motherboard's circuitry and disable her once and for all! The Big Idea: You can use a code (a communication system that substitutes one thing for another) to send top-secret messages as long as your code has an adjustable rule that can be reversed to read the message.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Fortress of Attitude (#123) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker decides that he can force cybersites to surrender by annoying them big time. He broadcasts his loud and obnoxious voice across the vastness of cyberspace from a massive statue shaped like the arrogant Hacker himself. The kids and Digit are sent by Motherboard to the Northern Frontier, where they carry out a Mission Impossible style scheme to silence the statue and disable Hacker's intimidation. Using their skills at measuring length, the kids make their way up through the inside of the booby-trapped statue to Hacker's pointy chin and big mouth. But can they shut him up before Hacker shuts them down? The Big Idea: To measure length and communicate your results easily and precisely, identify a system of units based on a single standard length that everyone using it agrees on. Math Topic: Linear Measurement NCTM Links: Measurement.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Deedle Beast (#706) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. What's going on?! The kids arrive to help, but how do you figure out what's wrong with an animal that can't talk? The kids begin to see a pattern in the critter's odd behavior - and the plot thickens when they realize that Hacker has moved in right next door. What is the King of Chaos up to this time?

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Spellbound (#707) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Wicked casts a spell on the Pompadorians to make them all adore her, Jackie and Digit must reproduce the only symbol that can break it - without being able to see what the symbol looks like. Matt and Inez can't get to Pompadoria to help, so they describe the symbol through their Skwak. But how can they describe the odd-looking spell-breaker accurately so Jackie can make a reproduction that works?

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Mother's Day (#206) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. The Big Idea: Use a decimal point to join tenths with whole numbers and you have a decimal system you can use to easily record, compare and combine whole numbers with fractions. Math Topic: Decimals; NCTM Links: Number and Operations.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Eye of Rom (#207) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

With special guest star Bebe Neuwirth. Hacker steals the powerful Eye of Rom from Binky the Cat's pyramid, placing the Ancient Egypt cybersite in jeopardy. The kids and Digit set out to retrieve the Eye from Hacker, but the journey is packed with a maze of exciting, action-filled gambits that force them to first do and undo a series of complicated steps. The Big Idea: Find the inverse of an action and you can undo it, putting things back the way they were. Math Topic: Inverse Operations; NCTM Link: Number & Operations.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Wedding Scammer (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Believing that the Wicked Witch is really the long lost daughter of a powerful king, Hacker agrees to marry her, convinced that their union will double his power and Motherboard will never be able to defeat him. What Hacker doesn't know is that Wicked has secretly hidden away the REAL long-lost daughter of the king and stolen her identity. The kids must think their way through an intricate series of puzzles to free the real daughter. Will they succeed and get back to the wedding before Hacker and Wicked say "I do"? Math Topic: Making Hard Problems Easier; NCTM Links: Problem Solving. *With special guest star Al Roker*

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Escape from Merlin's Maze (#604) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

On the prowl for a new power source, Hacker descends on Frogsnorts School of Sorcery. His scheme? To steal Professor Stumblesnore's wand and harness its awesome magic to energize himself. Hacker's first task is to get star student Shari Spotter out of his way. He entraps Shari in Merlin's Maze by blocking her path with a series of heavy stone slabs. The CyberSquad learns of Shari's plight, but the slabs that block her escape are too heavy to move unaided. In their rescue mission, the kids experiment with levers and discover a proportional rule: Multiply the length of your lever and you will similarly multiply the weight you can lift. They free Shari, but not in time: Hacker has been successful and stolen Stumblesnore's magic! Is Shari's magic powerful enough to defeat him?

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Zeus on the Loose (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. The Big Idea: When you need to divide things up into parts and share them, fractions are the numbers you use.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

The Poddleville Case (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

And They Counted Happily Ever After (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Clock Like An Egyptian (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. How much time do they have? Unfortunately, they have no clock or watch to tell them how much time has gone by. Is the mission impossible? Not for our kids! The Big Idea: To measure the passage of time, choose a starting point and count up the beats of something that repeats at steady, regular intervals.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Secrets of Symmetria (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Raising The Bar (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. Which graph will Ms. Fileshare believe? And what information is Hacker trying to destroy? Math Topic: Bar Graphs; NCTM Links: Representation. *With special guest star Jasmine Guy*

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Fit to Be Heroes (#1001) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The CyberSquad and their new friend Scanner embark on a quest to build a new Encryptor Chip for Motherboard and cure her virus. With Hacker in hot pursuit, the kids must run, ski, canoe and climb their way to the end of the mission. In the process, they learn that a little activity over time adds up. But will they also cure Motherboard? Big idea: To have fun and be healthy, get up and moving for sixty minutes each day. Math concepts: Data Representation/Tables.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

A Recipe for Chaos (#1002) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A popular new restaurant in Castleblanca serves delicious meals, but all the residents have become cranky and tired. The CyberSquad quickly learns the restaurant's food is unhealthy...and Hacker is behind it all. To get Hacker to stop making his unhealthy food, Digit challenges him to a cook-off. But if Hacker wins, the kids must leave Cyberspace forever! Who will win the hearts--and stomachs!--of Castleblanca? Big idea: Eat a balanced mix of food at meal times to keep your body healthy. Math concepts: Data Representation/Pie Charts.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

A Seedy Business (#1003) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The citizens of Factoria have been put back to work at a toy factory where they get free meals. The problem? The benefactor is none other than Hacker, and the meals all come from vending machines. The CyberSquad and their new friend--a little Factorian girl named Zoreen--suspect Hacker is up to no good, and they discover he's not making toys, but spy planes! To get the Factorians out of Hacker's clutches, the CyberSquad must show them how to grow their own food. Can they put Hacker out of business for good? Big idea: Delicious, healthful vegetables don't just come from the store. They grow from seeds - and you can grow (and eat) them yourself! Math concept: Area.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Parks and Recreation (#1004) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Kids in glamorous Gollywood have no safe place to play. When they discover an empty lot that can be converted to a park, they have only one opponent: Hacker. He wants the lot for his new Gollywood Tower, which he claims will broadcast entertainment to all of Cyberspace. (The tower is really meant to corrupt Motherboard's hard drive.) The CyberSquad goes up against Hacker at a city council hearing. Will they get their park, or will Hacker dazzle the council into approving his tower? Big idea: Communities need to provide safe, inviting outdoor spaces where kids can play and be physically active. Math concepts: Data Collection and Representation: Surveys, Tally Marks.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Watts of Halloween Trouble (#1101) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Matt is setting up the farm for his family's annual Halloween Pumpkin Patch Party and he is so excited! All his relatives come for the celebration, and even Grammy will be there this year! Inez and Jackie urge Matt to take a quick break and go into Cyberspace for Haunt-O-Rama at R-Fair City - an amusement park cybersite lit up to the nines for the Halloween holiday. The girls assure Matt he will be back home in plenty of time, and he agrees to go. But all their plans change when Hacker traps the kids on R-Fair City, hacking the portal system so they can't get back to Earth! (He thought he was keeping them out of Cyberspace for good, but alas, Buzz and Delete botched their task yet again.) Upset that he came to R-Fair City in the first place, Matt is worried about missing his family's party. The kids must find enough energy on R-Fair City to power Digit's old Portal Rebooter and fix the system. With the Halloween celebration in full swing, can they find enough big and small ways to save energy amid the bright lights? And will Matt make it back in time to see Grammy?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Bottled Up (#1005) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Radopolis has a big problem: water bottles. Radsters are an active bunch, but their desire to stay hydrated has led to a huge bottle pile-up. Way Cool Arena has been turned into a bottle dump, and the beloved skate park is next! The kids and Slider must find a way to get rid of the heaps of empties and reduce future waste while making sure Radsters stay healthy. Can they prevent their rad cybersite from getting bottled up? Big idea: Drinking water regularly is essential, but how you drink it is also important. Make choices that are healthy for both your body and the environment. Math concepts: Sampling and Multiplication.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Creech's Creature Quandary (#1102) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Creech invites her good friends the CyberSquad to Tikiville to show off the amazing new bike path that has everyone driving their fantastic new bikes and trikes rather than cars. Everyone is having fun - even Hacker is joyriding on his bike (and if that isn't suspicious, Jackie doesn't know what is). Inez, who cares deeply for animals, soon realizes the bike path has divided the habitats of many of Tikiville's cute, cuddly creatures. Creature families have been split up, and the busy bike path is preventing animals from reaching their food and water sources. Inez feels the bike path should be shut down, but Creech doesn't want to take away the benefits the path has created for her community. The disagreement drives a wedge between the two good friends. Will they find a compromise? Will a map of the area help Inez and her friends reunite the cute critters to their families and homes? And what is that sneaky Hacker up to?!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos (#1103) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Digit is going on his annual visit to Mermaidos, an underwater cybersite filled with merfolk, to visit one of his best friends in the whole cyber-world-Eugene. The two of them are great buddies who love to play underwater games, frolic with fish, and do other wacky water things in this idyllic underwater paradise. When Digit arrives, something is wrong. Mermaidos is murky and warm and the fish are leaving in droves. Digit feels terrible for his pal Eugene and promises to do what he can to make things right. It turns out Hacker has put a plan in motion to turn Mermaidos into his own personal hot tub! He is making the water hotter and hotter, raising the temperature to a hot 100 cyber-degrees- a temperature that would make Mermaidos uninhabitable for the Mermaidians and force them to move out. It is up to Digit and the CyberSquad to stop Hacker's plan, reverse the thermal pollution and help save Eugene's home.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Plantasaurus! (#1104) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door? It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door?

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Reboot Eve to Remember (#1105) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

It's that time of the year again: Reboot Day - when all of cyberspace celebrates a fresh start and all the bots make Reboot resolutions! It's Delete's favorite holiday, but Hacker is having none of it; he's in a foul mood because he's low on energy. Fortunately for him, the little windy town of Bottowa has a powerful energy source that'll put new pep in his step. Unfortunately for the Bottowans, this power source is what raises the big ball at the stroke of midnight on Reboot Eve (like dropping the big ball in Times Square, but in reverse), and their celebration is being broadcast live across Cyberspace! When Hacker steals the energy source, Delete is so upset that he decides to stay behind and join forces with the CyberSquad, who have come to help the poor little town from Virtual World-wide humiliation. To do this, they'll try to harness the natural power of the wind and build a giant windmill. But will they be able to finish it all by the stroke of midnight? And will Delete decide to stay in Bottawa forever?

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
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