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Painting with Cookie Monster (#4714H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cookie Monster learns how to control himself from eating his own paintings.

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Elmo's Sweet Ride (#4706H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo shares his scooter with Zoe and learns how to be patient and wait for his turn, while she practices and learns how to ride.

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Battle of the Chefs (#4730H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the "Cast Iron Cook."

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Having A Ball (#4705) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Saul the Ball is disappointed that he can't play ball with Elmo and Rosita inside the house, Elmo and Rosita help him use his imagination to play other games.

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House of Worm (#4719H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby helps Frankie the worm build a place that feels like home.

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Big Birds Song (#4712H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk.

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Be Kind to Your Worm (#4701) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities because he knows it'll make his best friend Slimey happy.

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Get Ready for Today (#4713H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play.

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The Kindness Kid (#4702) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind.

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Norberts Birthday (#4709) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him.

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Snuffys Dance (#4708) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Zoe choreographs a ballet & the dancers have to work together to figure out how to make Snuffy fly through the air

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Super Sitters (#4704) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby.

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Counting Hats (#4718) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head.

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Dress Up (#4707H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo play dress up and pretend to be lots of different people, like bike repair assistants to help Nina fix Rosita's bike.

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Abby Helps Clear Things Up (#4703H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby helps Prince Charming calm down so he doesn't feel anxious at the Eye Doctor's office.

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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