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Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! Previous Broadcasts

A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation (Episode #109H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things!
* Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!

A Plan for Sand/Whale Music (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

* A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
* Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best singing teacher in the world, Humphrey the Humpback Whale! While bobbing in the ocean, Humphrey teaches the kids that whales communicate by singing, and that it's not how you sing that matters, but what you're saying in the song. The kids return home to delight their mothers with their song!

Trees Company/Now You See Me (Episode #107H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. As neat as that is, there's one thing those trees don't have, and that's mom's home cooking!
* Now You See Me - Nick and Sally are playing hide and go seek, but Sally keeps getting found! The Cat takes the kids to meet the best hider ever, his friend Gecko! Through a game of hide and go seek in the jungle, the kids learn how Gecko not only hides, but how he runs and climbs. Now Sally knows how to camouflage herself so she won't be so easily found!

Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

* Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together!
* Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs.

Flower Power/Snowman's Land (Episode #105H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive.
* Snowman's Land - Sally and Nick have just finished making a statue of the Cat in the Hat out of snow, but he's starting to melt! Good thing Cat knows where to take the melting snowcat: to the cold and snowy north! In the arctic, the kids skate on a frozen lake, make snow sculptures, and learn that water can freeze and melt when it's cold or warm outside. Because it's getting warmer back home, they leave their snowcat sculpture there so they can come back and visit him!

I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home! (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

* I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night!
* Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!

Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing (Episode #103H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together!
* Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs.

Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation (Episode #101)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 16, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate.

You're It/The Holes Story (Episode #311H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 16, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

Sally keeps getting found when they play Hide and Seek. Cat takes them to Tagaloo to meet a great seeker. They keep trying to catch up to the elusive Tagaloop, and along the way they find out that they can use more than their sense of sight to find things. Sally loses her special bead in the sandbox and they can't find it. Cat takes them to the Hole-Lot-of Funhouse, where they have to make their way across different floors without falling through. Along the way they discover how the size and shape of materials can be used to sort or filter different materials.

Dress Up Day/Bathtime (Episode #106H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 15, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. Sally uses the silk thread to fix her swirly twirly princess dress!
* Bathtime - Nick and Sally have been playing in the mud, and now they need to get clean! The Cat in the Hat knows some friends who have some very wonderful ways to bathe! In Bana Bana Savanah, they meet three different animals who all keep clean in very different ways. Even though it was fun to try bathing how the animals do, Sally and Nick decide that good old soap and water works best for them!

You're It/The Holes Story (Episode #311H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 14, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Sally keeps getting found when they play Hide and Seek. Cat takes them to Tagaloo to meet a great seeker. They keep trying to catch up to the elusive Tagaloop, and along the way they find out that they can use more than their sense of sight to find things. Sally loses her special bead in the sandbox and they can't find it. Cat takes them to the Hole-Lot-of Funhouse, where they have to make their way across different floors without falling through. Along the way they discover how the size and shape of materials can be used to sort or filter different materials.

Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better (Episode #108H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 13, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain!
* No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him.

Clever Levers/Going, Going, Gong (Episode #310H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 13, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

The kids need to move a big rock in their backyard so they can plant an apple tree. The Cat takes them to Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they learn how a lever can solve their problem. Sally is playing a song on an instrument made up of different things in the Treehouse but she can't find the right note for her song. In Gongolia, they find out that bigger things make lower sounds and smaller things make higher sounds.

Dress Up Day/Bathtime (Episode #106H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 12, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. Sally uses the silk thread to fix her swirly twirly princess dress!
* Bathtime - Nick and Sally have been playing in the mud, and now they need to get clean! The Cat in the Hat knows some friends who have some very wonderful ways to bathe! In Bana Bana Savanah, they meet three different animals who all keep clean in very different ways. Even though it was fun to try bathing how the animals do, Sally and Nick decide that good old soap and water works best for them!

Design Time/A Prize Surprise (Episode #309H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

Sally thinks that the three sticks she has aren't enough to make anything. Cat takes them to a place where they can get more sticks. And along the way, they discover just how many things you can do with three sticks. When Nick drops the mailbag into his train set, his fingers are too big get it out. Cat shrinka-ma-doodles them so they're small enough to be in the train set. But when the Thinga-ma-jigger falls out of reach, they need the right sized tool to help them out.

A Plan for Sand/Whale Music (Episode #104H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 11, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
* Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best singing teacher in the world, Humphrey the Humpback Whale! While bobbing in the ocean, Humphrey teaches the kids that whales communicate by singing, and that it's not how you sing that matters, but what you're saying in the song. The kids return home to delight their mothers with their song!

Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow (Episode #308H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 11, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level.

I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home! (Episode #102H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 10, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

* I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night!
* Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!

You're It/The Holes Story (Episode #311H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 9, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Sally keeps getting found when they play Hide and Seek. Cat takes them to Tagaloo to meet a great seeker. They keep trying to catch up to the elusive Tagaloop, and along the way they find out that they can use more than their sense of sight to find things. Sally loses her special bead in the sandbox and they can't find it. Cat takes them to the Hole-Lot-of Funhouse, where they have to make their way across different floors without falling through. Along the way they discover how the size and shape of materials can be used to sort or filter different materials.

Opposites Attract/The Talents of Balance (Episode #306H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 9, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

Nick gets some new train cars for his train set and wants to add them to his train, but the magnets won't connect. The Cat takes them to the Magnetic Fields where they learn how magnets work. Nick is trying to learn how to ride his bike so the Cat takes him and Sally to Balence Point, where he discovers the things to keep in mind when trying to maintain your balance.

Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow (Episode #308H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level.

Accidents Happen....If You're Lucky/Making Waves (Episode #302H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

When Sally accidentally destroys Nick's model of a mountain, the Cat takes them to meet Sara of Serendip, an inventor who helps them understand that you can make new discoveries through your mistakes. Nick discovers that Sally can't hear him when he yells from his bedroom window if their bedroom windows are closed. The Cat takes them to the Soundy Sea and they learn that sound travels in waves.

Design Time/A Prize Surprise (Episode #309H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 7, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Sally thinks that the three sticks she has aren't enough to make anything. Cat takes them to a place where they can get more sticks. And along the way, they discover just how many things you can do with three sticks. When Nick drops the mailbag into his train set, his fingers are too big get it out. Cat shrinka-ma-doodles them so they're small enough to be in the train set. But when the Thinga-ma-jigger falls out of reach, they need the right sized tool to help them out.

Clever Levers/Going, Going, Gong (Episode #310H)

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

The kids need to move a big rock in their backyard so they can plant an apple tree. The Cat takes them to Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they learn how a lever can solve their problem. Sally is playing a song on an instrument made up of different things in the Treehouse but she can't find the right note for her song. In Gongolia, they find out that bigger things make lower sounds and smaller things make higher sounds.

Design Time/A Prize Surprise (Episode #309H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 5, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Sally thinks that the three sticks she has aren't enough to make anything. Cat takes them to a place where they can get more sticks. And along the way, they discover just how many things you can do with three sticks. When Nick drops the mailbag into his train set, his fingers are too big get it out. Cat shrinka-ma-doodles them so they're small enough to be in the train set. But when the Thinga-ma-jigger falls out of reach, they need the right sized tool to help them out.

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (Episode #304H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

Nick and Sally are having a sleepover in the treehouse and Nick is startled by a shadow. The Cat explains that shadows aren't scary if you know what they are. He takes them to Silhouette Valley where they learn that shadows are made by blocking light and the position of the light can make shadows grow or shrink. Nick unintentionally loses Sally's bouncy ball. They go to Ballaballo and learn how different balls are made of different materials, which help them move in different ways.

Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow (Episode #308H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level.

Pulling Together/Fact and Friction (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

The kids want to get a trunk up into the treehouse and go to the Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they're introduced to simple machines, and learn about the pulley. Sally loses her "slidiness" and when they go to the Frictionarium, they find out that there's a force called friction that can stop a person from sliding.

Who Can See The Wind?/Gravity Drop (Episode #307H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 3, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Sally wants to fly her kite but can't seem to work out the timing to get the wind right - after all, you can't see wind. The Cat takes them to Windnasium where they learn to "see" wind in all kinds of ways. When Nick's favorite flyer gets stuck in the tree, Nick wishes he could jump really high and retrieve it, but gravity holds him down. Cat takes them to Gravity Drop where they discover what happens when there's more or less gravity. And Nick figures out how to use gravity to get his plane back.

Accidents Happen....If You're Lucky/Making Waves (Episode #302H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 3, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

When Sally accidentally destroys Nick's model of a mountain, the Cat takes them to meet Sara of Serendip, an inventor who helps them understand that you can make new discoveries through your mistakes. Nick discovers that Sally can't hear him when he yells from his bedroom window if their bedroom windows are closed. The Cat takes them to the Soundy Sea and they learn that sound travels in waves.

Opposites Attract/The Talents of Balance (Episode #306H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Nick gets some new train cars for his train set and wants to add them to his train, but the magnets won't connect. The Cat takes them to the Magnetic Fields where they learn how magnets work. Nick is trying to learn how to ride his bike so the Cat takes him and Sally to Balence Point, where he discovers the things to keep in mind when trying to maintain your balance.

Whatever Floats Your Boat/Building Bridges (Episode #301H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

When Nick and Sally's boat sinks, they need to build another boat, but don't know how. A trip to Floating Island helps them discover that, along with needing the right material, you also need to make the shape of your boat float. Nick is in pursuit of finding out how to build a drawbridge. In Spansylvania, they meet a dragon who chases after them - and along the way they find out that some materials are better suited for bridges than others.

The Search for String/Mirror Mirror (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Nick and Sally need a strong piece of string to pull their train, but it breaks, and they don't have anything stronger in their craft box. The Cat takes them away, but the Thinga-ma-jigger malfunctions and they have to make an unscheduled landing. It turns out they've shrunken and are inside the craft box, where they discover that they can create a stronger string by braiding several strands together. Nick and Sally are in the treehouse making funny faces at themselves in the mirror when they notice a bird flying back and forth into the tree branches. They discover that the bird is building a nest and they want to get a closer look but can't do it without disturbing the birds. The Cat takes them to a mirror world where they learn how reflections work and they concoct a kind of periscope that allows them to watch the bird without disturbing it.

Biggest Bird/Drum Di Drum (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 -- 7:30 AM

* Biggest Bird - Sally and Nick are pretending to be birds, because it's fun to fly! But not all birds can fly, says the Cat. His friend Os the ostrich can't fly, but he can do oh so many other things! Why don't they go meet him and try to guess what he's best at doing? Off to Savannah Saloo! They guess that he's good at being big, a really fast runner, growing beautiful feathers and seeing really far away! But those aren't what he does best. They meet Os' wife and ostrich chicks and realize that being moms and dads are what ostriches do best! Just like Nick and Sally's moms and dads!
* Drum Di Drum - Nick and Sally are trying to make some music, but they need drums. What about the drums in your ears? asks the Cat. Drums in ears?? Dr. Giggles will teach them all about it! By shrinking down super small, they go inside Thing One's ear to explore. They get to the ear drum and learn that it's not for making sounds, but for catching them! Back at home they play their music, and thank their ear drums for being able to hear it!

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