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The Eye of Rom (Episode #207)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

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.

Invasion of the Funky Flower (Episode #1107)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 13, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Contestants from all over Cyberspace have come to Gardenia, a gorgeous garden cybersite ruled by the Queen Mum, for its annual flower-growing contest. Hacker is sure his doofydill will win Tallest Flower, but when he loses to Inez and her happiolus, he is furious and plots a plant-based revenge. He flies off to a faraway site and brings back a funky flower - an invasive species! The funky flower emits a stinky odor that no one can handle - not even the Queen Mum. Worse, it also spreads quickly, steals water, hoards sunlight and crowds out all the native plants! The CyberSquad races against time to find ways to stop the funky flower. Can they rescue Gardenia before it - and Hacker - take over for good?

Giving Thanks Day (Episode #1201)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

It's Giving Thanks Day in Cyberspace! The CyberSquad is excited to celebrate together with a meal featuring Jackie's famous pumpkin pie. But, there's a big problem-all the pristine produce in Cornucopia is sold out for the season! The last customer was none other than... Hacker. Hacker is busy preparing his own spectacular meal, but he refuses to share any extra fruits and vegetables. With only unwanted, dented, and bruised produce left at the farm, can the CyberSquad pull off a successful Giving Thanks Day feast? Or is there more to food than meets the eye?

The Eye of Rom (Episode #207)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

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.

Fit to Be Heroes (Episode #1001)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

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.

Father's Day (Episode #705)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan... Using secret codes and a band of bad guys, he rolls into action, cleverly changing the code each step of the way to keep those "earthbrats" from catching on. Will Hacker succeed in spoiling Father's Day and embarrassing Max? Or will our heroes figure out the pattern to his codes in time to stop him?

A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos (Episode #1103)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

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.

Mother's Day (Episode #206)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 10, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

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.

The Case of the Missing Memory (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. Can they do it all before Motherboard's memory is lost forever? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: When faced with a problem, make sure you have all the information you need to solve it.

Giving Thanks Day (Episode #1201)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 9, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

It's Giving Thanks Day in Cyberspace! The CyberSquad is excited to celebrate together with a meal featuring Jackie's famous pumpkin pie. But, there's a big problem-all the pristine produce in Cornucopia is sold out for the season! The last customer was none other than... Hacker. Hacker is busy preparing his own spectacular meal, but he refuses to share any extra fruits and vegetables. With only unwanted, dented, and bruised produce left at the farm, can the CyberSquad pull off a successful Giving Thanks Day feast? Or is there more to food than meets the eye?

A Whale of a Tale (Episode #208)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

With special guest star Al Roker. A trip to R-Fair City nearly turns into a monster mash when Hacker abducts Glowla, a beautiful cyberlady who generates pure energy. Hacker is able to snatch Glowla by reprogramming her trick whale, Snout. As a result, Snout goes on a rampage. Digit and the kids must find Glowla and stop Snout before he totally destroys R-Fair City. The Big Idea: To be confident about your solution to a problem, make sure the answer is reasonable - that it is "in the ballpark". Math Topic: Ballpark Estimation; NCTM Links: Number and Operations Science Connection: Real-world checking of conclusions.

The Case of the Missing Memory (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 8, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. Can they do it all before Motherboard's memory is lost forever? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: When faced with a problem, make sure you have all the information you need to solve it.

Fit to Be Heroes (Episode #1001)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

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.

A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos (Episode #1103)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

A Whale of a Tale (Episode #208)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 6, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

With special guest star Al Roker. A trip to R-Fair City nearly turns into a monster mash when Hacker abducts Glowla, a beautiful cyberlady who generates pure energy. Hacker is able to snatch Glowla by reprogramming her trick whale, Snout. As a result, Snout goes on a rampage. Digit and the kids must find Glowla and stop Snout before he totally destroys R-Fair City. The Big Idea: To be confident about your solution to a problem, make sure the answer is reasonable - that it is "in the ballpark". Math Topic: Ballpark Estimation; NCTM Links: Number and Operations Science Connection: Real-world checking of conclusions.

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 2 (Episode #1203)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Has Hacker finally concocted his most perfect plan to shut down Motherboard once and for all, making him the ruler of Cyberspace? It looks that way, as Hacker has positioned giant patches of trash in Cyberspace to converge on Control Central! Hacker is giddy with delight, because the citizens of Cyberspace unknowingly helped his plan. They didn't dispose of their trash properly and created the huge trash patches to begin with. Back at Control Central, Digit is updating Motherboard's software for her birthday and accidentally causes her to shut down! He and the CyberSquad try to reboot her, to no avail. With Motherboard down, they must rely on their quick problem-solving skills and help from citizen scientists to get to the bottom of the trash trouble and protect Control Central. Can they save Motherboard - and all of Cyberspace - before it's too late?

Fit to Be Heroes (Episode #1001)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

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.

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 1 (Episode #1202)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Has Hacker finally concocted his most perfect plan to shut down Motherboard once and for all, making him the ruler of Cyberspace? It looks that way, as Hacker has positioned giant patches of trash in Cyberspace to converge on Control Central! Hacker is giddy with delight, because the citizens of Cyberspace unknowingly helped his plan. They didn't dispose of their trash properly and created the huge trash patches to begin with. Back at Control Central, Digit is updating Motherboard's software for her birthday and accidentally causes her to shut down! He and the CyberSquad try to reboot her, to no avail. With Motherboard down, they must rely on their quick problem-solving skills and help from citizen scientists to get to the bottom of the trash trouble and protect Control Central. Can they save Motherboard - and all of Cyberspace - before it's too late?

A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos (Episode #1103)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 4, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

A Whale of a Tale (Episode #208)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

With special guest star Al Roker. A trip to R-Fair City nearly turns into a monster mash when Hacker abducts Glowla, a beautiful cyberlady who generates pure energy. Hacker is able to snatch Glowla by reprogramming her trick whale, Snout. As a result, Snout goes on a rampage. Digit and the kids must find Glowla and stop Snout before he totally destroys R-Fair City. The Big Idea: To be confident about your solution to a problem, make sure the answer is reasonable - that it is "in the ballpark". Math Topic: Ballpark Estimation; NCTM Links: Number and Operations Science Connection: Real-world checking of conclusions.

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 2 (Episode #1203)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 3, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Has Hacker finally concocted his most perfect plan to shut down Motherboard once and for all, making him the ruler of Cyberspace? It looks that way, as Hacker has positioned giant patches of trash in Cyberspace to converge on Control Central! Hacker is giddy with delight, because the citizens of Cyberspace unknowingly helped his plan. They didn't dispose of their trash properly and created the huge trash patches to begin with. Back at Control Central, Digit is updating Motherboard's software for her birthday and accidentally causes her to shut down! He and the CyberSquad try to reboot her, to no avail. With Motherboard down, they must rely on their quick problem-solving skills and help from citizen scientists to get to the bottom of the trash trouble and protect Control Central. Can they save Motherboard - and all of Cyberspace - before it's too late?

Housewarming Party (Episode #1106)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

In Happily Ever Afterville, the Three Pigs have just finished building their new cottage at the base of Mount Evermore - a peaceful spot without any direct sunlight. They are celebrating with a housewarming party, and they've hired Jackie as their party planner! But trouble strikes when Hacker and Wicked, who are having a battle of wits above Mount Evermore, accidentally zap the mountain away. Now, the sun is streaming directly onto the pigs' house, and it is quickly heating it up inside! Meanwhile, Hacker starts feeling something very strange - guilt. Can the CyberSquad cool down the pigs' warming house and save their housewarming party? And will Hacker - for the first time ever - do the right thing?

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 1 (Episode #1202)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 2, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Has Hacker finally concocted his most perfect plan to shut down Motherboard once and for all, making him the ruler of Cyberspace? It looks that way, as Hacker has positioned giant patches of trash in Cyberspace to converge on Control Central! Hacker is giddy with delight, because the citizens of Cyberspace unknowingly helped his plan. They didn't dispose of their trash properly and created the huge trash patches to begin with. Back at Control Central, Digit is updating Motherboard's software for her birthday and accidentally causes her to shut down! He and the CyberSquad try to reboot her, to no avail. With Motherboard down, they must rely on their quick problem-solving skills and help from citizen scientists to get to the bottom of the trash trouble and protect Control Central. Can they save Motherboard - and all of Cyberspace - before it's too late?

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