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Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman Previous Broadcasts

Ruff Ruffman Breaks The Mold (Episode #201)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Mike and Willie are challenged to investigate the microbial world of germs and discover which places in Mike's house are the "germiest." With the help of a public health expert, the boys swab several locations in Mike's house. Then, they head off to a lab to grow the germs in culture and analyze the growth of bacteria to determine which place has the most germs. Meanwhile Nina and Madi visit a chocolate factory and learn how to make candy. The girls quickly learn that it's not as easy as it looks, and that they must work together to accomplish their challenge.

The Dogcathalon Finale (Episode #120)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

GRAND FINALE - After an incredible season of earning points from wild-and occasionally ridiculous-challenges, the Great Dane of All Episodes is here! In this grand finale, Ruff must award the season's grand prize--which he still hasn't come up with yet! Three elimination rounds of ultimate competition will pit Noah, Khalil, Julia, Brian, Anna, and Taylor against each other. Who will be crowned FETCH! GRAND CHAMPION?! And how will Ruff decide on a grand prize?!

Ruff Ruffman Spaces Out (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff's communication satellite is on the blink, in desperate need of repair. He'd fix it himself, but he can't fit into the old spacesuit from his doggie cosmonaut days. This is where Taylor, Brian, Khalil, Anna, Julia, and Noah come in: Ruff sends them all to Space Camp for astronaut training!

Scat Cat, Scat (Episode #118)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

There's been a break-in! While Ruff was away at a Canine-Television-Entertainment-Convention, someone broke into his doghouse and stole his new kneeboard. He sends Noah out to learn the ins and outs of kneeboarding, while another team of FETCHers learns how to track all types of wild animals.

Ruff Ruffman Spaces Out (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 16, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff's communication satellite is on the blink, in desperate need of repair. He'd fix it himself, but he can't fit into the old spacesuit from his doggie cosmonaut days. This is where Taylor, Brian, Khalil, Anna, Julia, and Noah come in: Ruff sends them all to Space Camp for astronaut training!

Scat Cat, Scat (Episode #118)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

There's been a break-in! While Ruff was away at a Canine-Television-Entertainment-Convention, someone broke into his doghouse and stole his new kneeboard. He sends Noah out to learn the ins and outs of kneeboarding, while another team of FETCHers learns how to track all types of wild animals.

Relaxin' with Ruff (Episode #117)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff decides to turn over a new leaf--the stress of running a TV show will no longer get to him-no siree. He sends the FETCHers to a spa to learn about yoga and how to get their heart rates down, then it's on to an amusement park to get their pulses racing and scientifically measure their "fear factor."

Don't Put The Kart Before The Sea Lion (Episode #116)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff is learning how to drive using his new Driver Simulation Program for Dogs. Problems ensue as he veers off the course and into a sea lion tank, but this vehicular disaster provides Ruff with two great ideas for today's show: Julia becomes the pit crew chief for a professional junior go karter, and Taylor trains sea lions at the New England Aquarium!

Tryin' Chef (Episode #115)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

When Ruff's owner brings home a "doggy bag" consisting of one measly dinner roll, Ruff decides that his evening meal needs to get "kicked up a notch." He challenges his cast to use creativity, cunning, and capability in this Iron Chef spoof!

Grandma Ruffman's Recipe for Success (Episode #114)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Grandma Ruffman wants Ruff to sell a few hundred thousand copies of her cookbook on his show, but she thinks her grandson needs to be much funnier to garner the ratings he'll need to move product. So Ruff sends Taylor, Noah, and Brian out to cook Grandma's recipes...on a farm, and Grandma sends Khalil out to learn how to tell jokes from a professional comedian.

Send in the Clowns (Episode #113)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff plans on getting back at the Great Spotinsky, the now famous circus dog responsible for cheating Ruff out of his dream job. Ruff sends Brian out to the big top to get some circus pointers, and another team sets out to design a water balloon launcher: the Ultimate Weapon of Revenge!

Grandma Ruffman's Recipe for Success (Episode #114)

PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 9, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Grandma Ruffman wants Ruff to sell a few hundred thousand copies of her cookbook on his show, but she thinks her grandson needs to be much funnier to garner the ratings he'll need to move product. So Ruff sends Taylor, Noah, and Brian out to cook Grandma's recipes...on a farm, and Grandma sends Khalil out to learn how to tell jokes from a professional comedian.

Send in the Clowns (Episode #113)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff plans on getting back at the Great Spotinsky, the now famous circus dog responsible for cheating Ruff out of his dream job. Ruff sends Brian out to the big top to get some circus pointers, and another team sets out to design a water balloon launcher: the Ultimate Weapon of Revenge!

That Doesn't Float My Boat (Episode #112)

PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Trying to relieve a bad case of "Game Show Host Block," Ruff has fallen asleep and left the water in the bathtub running! The flooded doghouse is filled with floating junk, giving him the perfect idea for today's challenge: Khalil, Anna, and Julia, must design a boat out of materials they find at the dump. Their boat has to float; it has to be stable and steer-able; and it has to be propelled by something other than oars.

It's Raining Cats and Dogs (Episode #111)

PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff, in an artistic mood, is working on putting the finishing touches on his latest masterpiece when he hears the loud crashing of thunder outside his doghouse. Having just heard the weather announcer on W-O-O-F predict clear skies, a confused Ruff is determined to figure out what's going on. He sends Taylor out to learn how to forecast the weather. And Noah, Khalil and Brian must brave the elements to make some art of their own as they join the city's mural crew in planning and painting a mural for a local pizzeria.

This Old....Lemonade Stand (Episode #110)

PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

In a slight lapse of fiscal judgment, Ruff decides to buy the Apple-Peeler 2.0, reducing the show's budget to 13#. He decides to recruit the FETCHers to earn some quick cash by building their own lemonade stand with the help of master carpenter Norm Abram.

Saturday Night with a Slight Fever (Episode #106)

PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff has lined up an "easily recognizable" major pop star for today's challenge-producing and directing a music video. When his talent cancels and his "handy electronic device filled with hard-to-get phone numbers" falls into his soup, Ruff must come up with a replacement, and quick. Good thing Ruff has found stars for the video he's sure the kids will recognize-their grandparents!

Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie! (Episode #519)

PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie... Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. And at Glen's request, he makes them dress up as pirates...

Saturday Night with a Slight Fever (Episode #106)

PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 2, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff has lined up an "easily recognizable" major pop star for today's challenge-producing and directing a music video. When his talent cancels and his "handy electronic device filled with hard-to-get phone numbers" falls into his soup, Ruff must come up with a replacement, and quick. Good thing Ruff has found stars for the video he's sure the kids will recognize-their grandparents!

Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie! (Episode #519)

PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2018 -- 6:00 AM

Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie... Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. And at Glen's request, he makes them dress up as pirates...

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