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Wild Kratts Previous Broadcasts

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422)

KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Aye Aye (Episode #318H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean, they discover a very strange, other-worldly castaway.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Aye Aye (Episode #318H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean, they discover a very strange, other-worldly castaway.

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Creature Power Challenge (Episode #203)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Creature Power Challenge (Episode #203)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers.

Box Turtled In! (Episode #418H)

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Spirit Bear (Episode #416H)

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Stuck On Sharks (Episode #137)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Stuck On Sharks (Episode #137)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend.

Snow Runners (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Walk on the Wetside (Episode #116)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards.

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Walk on the Wetside (Episode #116)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards.

Journey to the Subnivean Zone (Episode #226)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mimic (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Mimic (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Sea Horse Rodeo (Episode #212)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

While exploring the world of the sea horse, Martin and Chris uncover a plot by Donita Donata to capture these amazing creatures and turn them into living jewelry.

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Sea Horse Rodeo (Episode #212)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

While exploring the world of the sea horse, Martin and Chris uncover a plot by Donita Donata to capture these amazing creatures and turn them into living jewelry.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 4:00 PM
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