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Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek (#122H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can blend into the background, making them very hard to find.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 -- 3:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 -- 11:30pm
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 15, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

My Son, The Frogfish/A Day for Papa (#126H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Gush's long-lost son Wart shows up in Reeftown to visit. Gush is excited to be a "hands-on" dad and take care of Wart, but Wart is extremely independent, and only wants to visit. Ultimately, Gush realizes that the Reeftown Rangers all look up to him as a father figure. / To show how much she appreciates everything he does for her and her brothers, Ripple wants to give her Papa time to relax, so she sets up a day full of special activities for him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 3:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 21, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 21, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Smell of Fear/A New Spin (#127H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Splash and his friends are playing "surprise fish," they accidentally release a "fear smell alarm," which spreads from fish to fish and causes Mayor Sting to call for everyone to be "reef ready!" / The Reeftown Rangers help Dorsal locate his old friend Spin, another spinner dolphin who he hasn't seen since he was young. They recognize each other with their unique whistle names and are happy to be reunited after many years.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 2, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 26, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy (#124H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bubbles learns that every drop of ocean water is full of life, and decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. / Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner, a female garibaldi fish named Neat. Splash and his friends, however, get Mrs. Tidy mixed up with another fish, who's not an easy fit in the kelp forest. When the real Mrs. Tidy (Neat) arrives, she is very impressed with Tidy's clean algae bed, and appreciates the kelp forest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 16, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Lu The Explorer/I've Got Rhythm? (#101H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Splash takes his pals to go see his friend, LU, a fearless explorer in the deep. He has met Lu in his travels, and she has been an inspiration for Splash. Lu turns out to be a female football fish (the "Lu" stands for "bio-LU-minescent") who leads them on an adventure in the abyss. / Wave, the octopus, loves the musicality of Reeftown, but tries to keep others from discovering that he has no rhythm.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 12, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury? (#125H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always "spreading the word" about things on the reef, often gets things wrong. Due to his poor vision, he sometimes mistakes what he thinks he sees, with comic results.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef (#128H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Splash and friends are playing in their clubhouse when Jerome and the fusiliers show up, claiming that the ship is actually their clubhouse. The two groups must then figure out who can use the clubhouse once and for all. / Being the newest member of Reeftown, Splash discovers the majority of things around him on the reef are actually living creatures. Some corals, some spongy things, some creatures he had no idea about, but no matter what their size, color or shape, he finds out that each have their own unique voice to be heard!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 5, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Stormy Waters/Scoot On Over! (#129H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends experience rain and stormy conditions. They learn they don't need to be afraid, but it's good to stay close to home in a storm and take shelter. / The kids' old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang. While there, he explains that he is getting older and wants to scout for some potential places to settle, so the kids show him everything that Reeftown has to offer!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 6, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Puffy/The Big Shake (#130H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Dunk meets Puffy, a female pufferfish who admires his sand patterns, and becomes friends with her. When he starts spending all his time with just Puffy and not with the group, the gang teaches Dunk that it's good to make new friends, but keep the old ones as well. / When Splash experiences his first earthquake on the reef, Bubbles and Dunk decide to go on a quest to find out what causes "the big shake" and help put their friend's mind at ease.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 7, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2 (#114H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4 (#115H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. / Splash and his friends end their journey, returning home to Reeftown, where they are delighted to see that Splash now knows that although there are fun adventures to be found all over their "One Big Ocean," Reeftown is home to him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 9, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

I Only Have Eyespots for You/Double Bubbles (#102H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Splash sees a beautiful fish go by and instantly wants to be its friend, but whenever he tries to talk to the fish, it ignores him. He and his friends soon learn the fish has false eyespots on her back and had no idea they were trying to talk to her. / When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles starts to worry that they're so similar, her friends won't need her around anymore.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Cleaner of the Kelp/How Bubbles Got Her Moves Back (#103H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy. / Bubbles injures her fin and has trouble swimming, but still wants to move around, so she begins trying all of the methods that other creatures on the reef use to move.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 14, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Dunk The Artist/Ripple's Sea Dragons (#104H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Dunk discovers that what he considers "just playing with sand" is actually considered beautiful art by his friends, and he is proud of himself for having a special talent. / Ripple leads the gang to investigate the legend of the Sea Dragon that has been passed down in her family. When they discover what Sea Dragons actually are, they learn that just because they haven't seen something before doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 19, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 19, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Tooth Treasure/Race Around The Reef (#105H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

The kids find a tooth lying in the sand outside the reef, and they are determined to return it to the owner, even when they find out it's a shark! / Splash and his friends have a race around the reef, and Splash wins by riding the currents instead of swimming. Bubbles and Dunk then want to know all about the currents so they too can race faster.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 22, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 22, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale (#106H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 23, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 23, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo (#107H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. The kids try to accommodate Mo, despite his large size, but he's only there for a short time, because large fish like him prefer the space in the open ocean.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 27, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 27, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers (#108H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Tired of always being the "nervous friend," Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. At first, Splash, Bubbles and Ripple are happy that Dunk won't be nervous, but soon realize that Dunk's cautiousness and puffing up serves a great function in their relationship. / Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tidy, the Garibaldi Fish, as "kelp forest keepers." Tidy's desire to have everything "just so" conflicts with Bubbles, Dunk and Splash's desire to have fun exploring the kelp forest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Splash's Swim School/Light at the End of the Tunnel (#109H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Splash's old school comes to visit the reef. Splash and his friends are impressed by their synchronized swimming abilities and try to duplicate them, but their attempt is complicated by the fact that they all move differently. / After losing Dunk's lucky shell in the abyss without any light to guide them, Splash and friends follow a mysterious light in the distance before realizing that the light is from a firefly squid.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 29, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Small But Mighty/Washed Away (#110H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY

Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      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 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      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

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

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