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Feeling Flush/Family Fortune (Episode #1004)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Feeling Flush: When Elwood City experiences a drought, Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his. But Francine is shocked to learn that, despite her conservation efforts, her water meter levels are twice as high as Arthur's! What's going on at the Frensky household? Will Francine find out who's behind the flushing frenzy? Family Fortune: The TV show, Treasure Caravan, is coming to Elwood City! Arthur and D.W. are convinced that in Grandma Thora's attic they'll find treasures that will make them famous on TV - and rich beyond their wildest dreams. But what they really discover is that family history and cultural traditions are far more precious.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 5:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Shelter from the Storm Part 1 & 2 (Episode #1810)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist--voiced by special guest Idina Menzel--to help him manage his anxiety. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize the importance of family, friendship, and the support and compassion of others in times of crisis

Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! (Episode #1808)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not. Educational Objective: The Tibbles learn how to accept and reciprocate kindness.

Arthur Rides The Bandwagon/Dad's Dessert Dilemma (Episode #307H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

They all have their own names and personalities and they're so darned cute! They're Woogles, and Arthur's gotta have one. Especially now that everyone else (even the Rat!) is collecting them. But there aren't anymore--stores are sold out. Will Arthur grow up Woogle-less? In the second story, Arthur wouldn't mind if Dad's infamous dessert "experiments" remained a family secret. So when Dad volunteers to cater a school party, Arthur fears the worst. What will Dad make this time: chunky pudding balls? cranberry-prune crumble?? turnip muffins?!?

Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots (Episode #1007)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Unfinished: Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends. Butà oh no! The last few pages are missing! Now what? Will Arthur ever find out what happens to Dr. Gustavius Boles and Caleb Trimingham on their round-the-world balloon adventure? Or will Arthur have to make up his own ending? D.W., Bossy Boots: For D.W., there's nothing better than getting her own way - that is, until all her friends stop playing with her. Will D.W. be forever shunned at the playground - or will she figure out how to be a little nicer to her friends?

Arthur Rides The Bandwagon/Dad's Dessert Dilemma (Episode #307H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

They all have their own names and personalities and they're so darned cute! They're Woogles, and Arthur's gotta have one. Especially now that everyone else (even the Rat!) is collecting them. But there aren't anymore--stores are sold out. Will Arthur grow up Woogle-less? In the second story, Arthur wouldn't mind if Dad's infamous dessert "experiments" remained a family secret. So when Dad volunteers to cater a school party, Arthur fears the worst. What will Dad make this time: chunky pudding balls? cranberry-prune crumble?? turnip muffins?!?

Do You Speak George?/World Girls (Episode #1009)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther," George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again? World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every countryà and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. But maybe with some creativity, the friends can work together and find a fun solution to their respective dilemmas.

What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery (Episode #1010)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. Will Buster be able to dig out of the pile of mail - and mess - he's created? Or will he crack under the pressure?

Do You Speak George?/World Girls (Episode #1009)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther," George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again? World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every countryà and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. But maybe with some creativity, the friends can work together and find a fun solution to their respective dilemmas.

What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery (Episode #1010)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. Will Buster be able to dig out of the pile of mail - and mess - he's created? Or will he crack under the pressure?

Binky Rules/Meet Binky (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Writing your own name in graffiti all over the school wouldn't be very smart, right? Binky says he didn't do it, so detectives Fern and Buster are on the case. Can they work together to solve the crime or will their client be sent up the river? In the second story, Arthur and the gang have Binky hats, Binky t-shirts and Binky CDs, but what they really need are Binky concert tickets!

What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery (Episode #1010)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. Will Buster be able to dig out of the pile of mail - and mess - he's created? Or will he crack under the pressure?

Binky Rules/Meet Binky (Episode #306H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Writing your own name in graffiti all over the school wouldn't be very smart, right? Binky says he didn't do it, so detectives Fern and Buster are on the case. Can they work together to solve the crime or will their client be sent up the river? In the second story, Arthur and the gang have Binky hats, Binky t-shirts and Binky CDs, but what they really need are Binky concert tickets!

My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show! (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Shelter from the Storm Part 1 & 2 (Episode #1810)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist--voiced by special guest Idina Menzel--to help him manage his anxiety. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize the importance of family, friendship, and the support and compassion of others in times of crisis

My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show! (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Shelter from the Storm Part 1 & 2 (Episode #1810)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist--voiced by special guest Idina Menzel--to help him manage his anxiety. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize the importance of family, friendship, and the support and compassion of others in times of crisis

The Last Day (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1910H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC-voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn to embrace the future, while appreciating the past.

Shelter from the Storm Part 1 & 2 (Episode #1810)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist--voiced by special guest Idina Menzel--to help him manage his anxiety. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize the importance of family, friendship, and the support and compassion of others in times of crisis

The Last Day (Part 1 & 2) (Episode #1910H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC-voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn to embrace the future, while appreciating the past.

The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required (Episode #1809)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year... except maybe-D.W.'s Spring Pageant! Educational Objective: Arthur learns that being a good older brother sometimes means making sacrifices. D.W. can't wait to test out her new play set! But while it's being built she'll have to settle for the box. With the help of Bud and Emily, D.W. realizes her imagination is way better than any toy! Educational Objective: D.W. learns that the best toy is her imagination.

Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! (Episode #1808)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not. Educational Objective: The Tibbles learn how to accept and reciprocate kindness.

The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required (Episode #1809)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year... except maybe-D.W.'s Spring Pageant! Educational Objective: Arthur learns that being a good older brother sometimes means making sacrifices. D.W. can't wait to test out her new play set! But while it's being built she'll have to settle for the box. With the help of Bud and Emily, D.W. realizes her imagination is way better than any toy! Educational Objective: D.W. learns that the best toy is her imagination.

Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! (Episode #1808)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not. Educational Objective: The Tibbles learn how to accept and reciprocate kindness.

Brain's Brain/Brain Sees Stars (Episode #1901H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* Brain's Brain - Brain's Easter egg hunts are notoriously hard. But this year's might prove impossible if Brain can't remember where he hid the final egg. To track down the missing memory, Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: Brain's brain! Educational Objective: Brain explores the inner workings of the brain.
* Brain Sees Stars - Crazy coincidences have prevented Brain from seeing a meteor shower in person. But this time, he's planned for everything. Will Brain finally satisfy his astronomical ambition - or is he cosmically cursed? Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize that Brain always puts others' needs before his own, and resolve to help him accomplish a personal goal.

Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! (Episode #1808)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not. Educational Objective: The Tibbles learn how to accept and reciprocate kindness.

Brain's Brain/Brain Sees Stars (Episode #1901H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

* Brain's Brain - Brain's Easter egg hunts are notoriously hard. But this year's might prove impossible if Brain can't remember where he hid the final egg. To track down the missing memory, Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: Brain's brain! Educational Objective: Brain explores the inner workings of the brain.
* Brain Sees Stars - Crazy coincidences have prevented Brain from seeing a meteor shower in person. But this time, he's planned for everything. Will Brain finally satisfy his astronomical ambition - or is he cosmically cursed? Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize that Brain always puts others' needs before his own, and resolve to help him accomplish a personal goal.

Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess (Episode #1807)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

Power shifts in the Tibble household when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Frustrated in his new role, Timmy enlists the help of an expert older brother tamer: D.W.! Educational Objective: Tommy and Timmy learn that it doesn't matter which brother is older. Ladonna's thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress. But a run-in with a painted bench leaves Ladonna wondering how to break the news to her fashionista friend. Educational Objective: Ladonna learns to be comfortable in her own skin.

Whip. Mix. Blend./Staycation (Episode #1806)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

When Rattles's mom starts dating Archie Vanderloo, Rattles finds himself spending lots of time with Archie's kids. The problem is, Rattles doesn't have anything in common with these twins! Can this blended family learn to get along? Educational Objective: Rattles learns how to adjust to life in a blended family. Arthur offers to babysit so that his parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the backyard. What could go wrong? With D.W. on the loose... just about everything! Educational Objective: Arthur and D.W. learn when to ask for help.

Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess (Episode #1807)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

Power shifts in the Tibble household when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Frustrated in his new role, Timmy enlists the help of an expert older brother tamer: D.W.! Educational Objective: Tommy and Timmy learn that it doesn't matter which brother is older. Ladonna's thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress. But a run-in with a painted bench leaves Ladonna wondering how to break the news to her fashionista friend. Educational Objective: Ladonna learns to be comfortable in her own skin.

Whip. Mix. Blend./Staycation (Episode #1806)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

When Rattles's mom starts dating Archie Vanderloo, Rattles finds himself spending lots of time with Archie's kids. The problem is, Rattles doesn't have anything in common with these twins! Can this blended family learn to get along? Educational Objective: Rattles learns how to adjust to life in a blended family. Arthur offers to babysit so that his parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the backyard. What could go wrong? With D.W. on the loose... just about everything! Educational Objective: Arthur and D.W. learn when to ask for help.

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

Whip. Mix. Blend./Staycation (Episode #1806)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

When Rattles's mom starts dating Archie Vanderloo, Rattles finds himself spending lots of time with Archie's kids. The problem is, Rattles doesn't have anything in common with these twins! Can this blended family learn to get along? Educational Objective: Rattles learns how to adjust to life in a blended family. Arthur offers to babysit so that his parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the backyard. What could go wrong? With D.W. on the loose... just about everything! Educational Objective: Arthur and D.W. learn when to ask for help.

Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties (Episode #1909H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

* Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
* Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through...Buster's lungs! In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City--and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

What Is That Thing?/Buster's Best Behavior (Episode #409)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. (!). But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?1! In the second story, Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie (Episode #1908H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

* Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
* Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.

1001 Dads/Prunella's Prediction (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

When Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, Arthur is convinced that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Can Arthur and the gang find Buster a new dad in time for the picnic? In the second story, Rubella's tarot cards foresee the delivery of a special birthday present and Prunella predicts a gift of flashpants, the hottest new fasion. When she gets a watch instead, Prunella can't bear to face the others, particularly since Muffy will be waring them to the big skating party.

Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

1001 Dads/Prunella's Prediction (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

When Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, Arthur is convinced that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Can Arthur and the gang find Buster a new dad in time for the picnic? In the second story, Rubella's tarot cards foresee the delivery of a special birthday present and Prunella predicts a gift of flashpants, the hottest new fasion. When she gets a watch instead, Prunella can't bear to face the others, particularly since Muffy will be waring them to the big skating party.

Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky (Episode #1906H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
* Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.

Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?

Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky (Episode #1906H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

* Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
* Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.

D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit (Episode #401)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the fist place...) In the second story, Arthur wonders if it's ever okay to hit someone. Sometimes you just get so mad, you wanna...pow! Arthur experiences considerable confusion, and finally clarity, as he finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through...Buster's lungs! In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City--and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.

D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit (Episode #401)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the fist place...) In the second story, Arthur wonders if it's ever okay to hit someone. Sometimes you just get so mad, you wanna...pow! Arthur experiences considerable confusion, and finally clarity, as he finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through...Buster's lungs! In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City--and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad...Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it. Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through...Buster's lungs! In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City--and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter (Episode #1905)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad...Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it. Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

Hide and Snake/Muffy's New Best Friend (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

The kids capture a snake and learn that it's possibly poisonous--but only after it gets lost in Arthur's house! Can they find the snake before Arthur's parents discover their slippery little secret? In the second story, Muffy is interviewing for a new best friend. She and Francine are usually inseparable, but lately it seems they have less in common than they thought. Will the girls realize that even the best of friends can have different interests?

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Hide and Snake/Muffy's New Best Friend (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

The kids capture a snake and learn that it's possibly poisonous--but only after it gets lost in Arthur's house! Can they find the snake before Arthur's parents discover their slippery little secret? In the second story, Muffy is interviewing for a new best friend. She and Francine are usually inseparable, but lately it seems they have less in common than they thought. Will the girls realize that even the best of friends can have different interests?

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Carried Away/Dueling Detectives (Episode #1904)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Kate and Mei Lin are thrilled to tour the solar system with Pal's cousin, Dr. Yowl. But Pal suspects his Plutonian relative is up to no good. Educational Objective: Kate and Mei Lin learn about the solar system. Wally is missing and Elwood City's best detective is on the case. And that detective is...Binky?!? Not if Fern (aka Detective Virgule Watteau) has anything to say about it! Educational Objective: Fern and Binky learn to set aside their differences and work together to help their friend.

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur. In the second story, getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the happy birthday song! Wait...is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Carried Away/Dueling Detectives (Episode #1904)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Kate and Mei Lin are thrilled to tour the solar system with Pal's cousin, Dr. Yowl. But Pal suspects his Plutonian relative is up to no good. Educational Objective: Kate and Mei Lin learn about the solar system. Wally is missing and Elwood City's best detective is on the case. And that detective is...Binky?!? Not if Fern (aka Detective Virgule Watteau) has anything to say about it! Educational Objective: Fern and Binky learn to set aside their differences and work together to help their friend.

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that winning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the sceond story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

The Blizzard/The Rat Who Came to Dinner (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

A big blizzard comes to Elwood City, taking out the electricity (and--gasp--television!) and sending residents scrambling for supermarket supplies. Can neighbors find ways to help each other survive through the storm? In the second story, the unthinkable is happening... Arthur's teacher is moving in! After his roof collapses, Mr. Ratburn stays with the Reads in order to teach and grade Arthur every second of the day! Or so Arthur fears!

The Contest/Prove It (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that winning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the sceond story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

The Blizzard/The Rat Who Came to Dinner (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

A big blizzard comes to Elwood City, taking out the electricity (and--gasp--television!) and sending residents scrambling for supermarket supplies. Can neighbors find ways to help each other survive through the storm? In the second story, the unthinkable is happening... Arthur's teacher is moving in! After his roof collapses, Mr. Ratburn stays with the Reads in order to teach and grade Arthur every second of the day! Or so Arthur fears!

Arthurs Toy Trouble/Spar for the Course (Episode #1903)

KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

It's a race to the toy store after Arthur realizes he may have given away his chance at two million dollars! Who knew a defective swamp monster action figure could be so valuable? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that value is in the eye of the beholder. The new 18th hole at the mini golf course will be a tribute to musical instruments! No wait, an alien moon odyssey! No, a ride through the country! Unless Muffy, Buster, and Binky learn to comprise, they'll be stuck with another boring windmill... Educational Objective: Buster, Muffy, and Binky learn about collaboration.

The Blizzard/The Rat Who Came to Dinner (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

A big blizzard comes to Elwood City, taking out the electricity (and--gasp--television!) and sending residents scrambling for supermarket supplies. Can neighbors find ways to help each other survive through the storm? In the second story, the unthinkable is happening... Arthur's teacher is moving in! After his roof collapses, Mr. Ratburn stays with the Reads in order to teach and grade Arthur every second of the day! Or so Arthur fears!

Arthurs Toy Trouble/Spar for the Course (Episode #1903)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

It's a race to the toy store after Arthur realizes he may have given away his chance at two million dollars! Who knew a defective swamp monster action figure could be so valuable? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that value is in the eye of the beholder. The new 18th hole at the mini golf course will be a tribute to musical instruments! No wait, an alien moon odyssey! No, a ride through the country! Unless Muffy, Buster, and Binky learn to comprise, they'll be stuck with another boring windmill... Educational Objective: Buster, Muffy, and Binky learn about collaboration.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution. Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold...or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite (Episode #1707)

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

Sue Ellen Adds It Up/Wish You Were Here (Episode #1902)

KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Math, schmath. That's what Sue Ellen thinks...until she runs into a problem her artistic vision can't solve. Educational Objective: Sue Ellen realizes that math is a valuable tool for everyday life. Sue Ellen can't wait to meet her pen pal in person. But Tenzin seems to be more interested in cars and fashion than world culture. Has her friend changed, or was Sue Ellen just reading him wrong? Educational Objective: Sue Ellen learns the importance of listening to others.

Fountain Abbey/Arthur Calls It (Episode #1805H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

* Fountain Abbey - Muffy's devastated when she learns her great, great grandmother Mary Alice wasn't royalty, but a common maid. The indignity! However, Mary Alice's old diary reveals a more interesting story. Educational Objective: Muffy learns to appreciate her family history.
* Arthur Calls It - Pressure from his classmates has Arthur doubting his decision to call Buster out during a baseball game. Will he succumb to peer pressure, or stick with what he believes is right? Educational Objective: Arthur learns to stand up for his beliefs, even in the face of peer pressure.

Sue Ellen Adds It Up/Wish You Were Here (Episode #1902)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Math, schmath. That's what Sue Ellen thinks...until she runs into a problem her artistic vision can't solve. Educational Objective: Sue Ellen realizes that math is a valuable tool for everyday life. Sue Ellen can't wait to meet her pen pal in person. But Tenzin seems to be more interested in cars and fashion than world culture. Has her friend changed, or was Sue Ellen just reading him wrong? Educational Objective: Sue Ellen learns the importance of listening to others.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler (Episode #1804H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

* Best Wishes - After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence.
* The Tardy Tumbler - Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team - until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment - or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.

He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble (Episode #2003)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 5:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution. Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold...or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur (Episode #1803H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

* The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
* The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.

Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing (Episode #1907)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution. Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold...or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 5:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite (Episode #1707)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! (Episode #1802H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

* The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
* Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite (Episode #1707)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 5:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

* The Tattletale Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

George and the Missing Puzzle Piece/D.W. Swims With the Fishes (Episode #1306)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet and recruit their big siblings to coach them. All goes swimmingly until Arthur and Molly start taking their jobs a little too seriously. Who's this race about, anyway?

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose (Episode #1801H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 9:30 PM

* The Tattletale Frog - When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions.
* D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose - D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker - or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence.

George and the Missing Puzzle Piece/D.W. Swims With the Fishes (Episode #1306)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 6:30 AM

When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet and recruit their big siblings to coach them. All goes swimmingly until Arthur and Molly start taking their jobs a little too seriously. Who's this race about, anyway?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 5:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 7:30 AM
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