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

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

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. 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.

Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret (Episode #1104H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 8:30 PM

Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person. Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in Kindergarten - and that's a fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans??

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 -- 4:30 AM

Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs (Episode #1703H)

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

*Molina's Mulligan - Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing at the local country club. But will his dad's over-enthusiastic and embarrassing cheers cause him to give up the sport altogether?
* Buster Bombs - The unthinkable has happened! Buster has lost his flair for funny, and the harder he tries to make people laugh, the worse it gets. Fortunately, comic legend Vince Ruckles is on hand to teach Buster the true secret to comedy, and Buster eventually learns some things can't be forced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Invasion of the Soccer Fans/Pal and the Big Itch (Episode #2107)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 -- 8:30 PM

Kate appears to be hypnotized by the soccer game on the television! Can Pal, Amigo, and Killer snap her out of her TV trance? When Pal has to wear a cone, he takes advantage of his friends' special treatment...and the decision comes back to bite him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 4:30 AM

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

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

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. 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.

Invasion of the Soccer Fans/Pal and the Big Itch (Episode #2107)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Kate appears to be hypnotized by the soccer game on the television! Can Pal, Amigo, and Killer snap her out of her TV trance? When Pal has to wear a cone, he takes advantage of his friends' special treatment...and the decision comes back to bite him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 4:30 AM

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

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

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. 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.

Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood (Episode #1309)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 -- 8:30 PM

Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. Along the way, they learn that growing up is inevitable and maybe it isn't so bad. The Pride of Lakewood - To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which immediately and fervently adds members, distributes buttons and creates special chants. But Brain and Sue Ellen, feeling pressured, decide they don't want to join - and are accused of not loving their school. Can they prove that they're proud of Lakewood Elementary even if they're not part of this new group?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 -- 4:30 AM

Muffy's House Guests/Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants (Episode #2203H)

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

Muffy is terrified when peregrine falcons build a nest right outside her bedroom window. Can her friends help her cure her ornithophobia? / Binky gets cast in a TV commercial and he's certain his career as a superstar has begun. But when filming the commercial conflicts with his commitment to perform in a talent show, he has to make a difficult decision.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

Macfrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky (Episode #1304)

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

MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. But when Emily starts ruffling the feathers of other pre-schoolers on the playground, Binky worries he hasn't been the best role model. Can Binky restore Emily to her former, tea-party loving self?

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

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

Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends? Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back...and does he even want it back?

Carried Away/Dueling Detectives (Episode #1904H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 12, 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.

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

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

Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

Carried Away/Dueling Detectives (Episode #1904H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 12, 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.

Macfrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky (Episode #1304)

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

MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. But when Emily starts ruffling the feathers of other pre-schoolers on the playground, Binky worries he hasn't been the best role model. Can Binky restore Emily to her former, tea-party loving self?

Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand (Episode #2104)

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

Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat.

Macfrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky (Episode #1304)

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

MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. But when Emily starts ruffling the feathers of other pre-schoolers on the playground, Binky worries he hasn't been the best role model. Can Binky restore Emily to her former, tea-party loving self?

Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand (Episode #2104)

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

Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat.

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

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

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand (Episode #2104)

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

Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat.

All Thumbs/Kidonia (Episode #1705H)

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

* All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
* Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

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

Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends? Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back...and does he even want it back?

Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top (Episode #902)

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

Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. But when Buster's borrowing gets out of control, will George risk their friendship to say enough is enough!

Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners (Episode #1102)

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

Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends? Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back...and does he even want it back?

Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top (Episode #902)

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

Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. But when Buster's borrowing gets out of control, will George risk their friendship to say enough is enough!

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 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.

Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top (Episode #902)

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

Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. But when Buster's borrowing gets out of control, will George risk their friendship to say enough is enough!

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 10, 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.

Silent Treatment/Kung Fool (Episode #1302)

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

Silent Treatment - When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party! Kung Fool - Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbor, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity. Suddenly she imagines herself as his student - and soon, she will be a Kung Fu master herself! But will Fern be disappointed to learn that dish cleaning and laundry folding are not really part of some special martial arts training? Or can she learn a valuable lesson in acceptance and friendship?

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

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

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

Silent Treatment/Kung Fool (Episode #1302)

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

Silent Treatment - When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party! Kung Fool - Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbor, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity. Suddenly she imagines herself as his student - and soon, she will be a Kung Fu master herself! But will Fern be disappointed to learn that dish cleaning and laundry folding are not really part of some special martial arts training? Or can she learn a valuable lesson in acceptance and friendship?

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

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

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

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

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

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. 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.

Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up (Episode #905)

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

Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than ` Tween Dream! All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.

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

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

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. 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.

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending (Episode #1305)

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

No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine. Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

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

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending (Episode #1305)

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

No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine. Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

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

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

Muffy's Car Campaign/Truth Or Poll (Episode #2204H)

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

Francine rallies the troops around a petition to help Lakewood Elementary protect the environment. Muffy wants to support her friends, but worries that their plans could put Crosswire Motors out of business. / Binky is convinced Mr. Ratburn's latest math test was too hard, so Brain suggests he conduct a poll to find out what the rest of the class thinks. There's a 100 percent chance that these polls will cause more trouble than Binky had accounted for.

The Master Builders, Parts 1 & 2 (Episode #2102)

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

Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.

Muffy's Car Campaign/Truth Or Poll (Episode #2204H)

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

Francine rallies the troops around a petition to help Lakewood Elementary protect the environment. Muffy wants to support her friends, but worries that their plans could put Crosswire Motors out of business. / Binky is convinced Mr. Ratburn's latest math test was too hard, so Brain suggests he conduct a poll to find out what the rest of the class thinks. There's a 100 percent chance that these polls will cause more trouble than Binky had accounted for.

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

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

Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries -will music class ever be fun again?

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

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

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend (Episode #1701H)

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

* Show Off - It's the Elwood City Dog Show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz, the snobby, championship-winning poodle. Can Pal, Killer's coach, transform her into a sophisticated dog and beat the bully?
* Dog's Best Friend - Arthur agrees to watch his neighbor Alberto's dog Amigo while Alberto is away. However, when Arthur is looking after Amigo, Pal feels he is losing his rank as top dog of the house.

Francine and the Soccer Spy/Sue Ellen and the Last Page (Episode #2103)

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

When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain soccer team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info. The City Council has voted to close the Elwood City Library! Can Sue Ellen save the library before it's too late?

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend (Episode #1701H)

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

* Show Off - It's the Elwood City Dog Show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz, the snobby, championship-winning poodle. Can Pal, Killer's coach, transform her into a sophisticated dog and beat the bully?
* Dog's Best Friend - Arthur agrees to watch his neighbor Alberto's dog Amigo while Alberto is away. However, when Arthur is looking after Amigo, Pal feels he is losing his rank as top dog of the house.

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

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

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation. Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

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

Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries -will music class ever be fun again?

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians (Episode #1307)

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

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation. Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along?

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries -will music class ever be fun again?

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

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. 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.

Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales (Episode #901)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries -will music class ever be fun again?

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

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

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. 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.

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked (Episode #1303)

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

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list. Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

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

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked (Episode #1303)

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

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list. Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* The Director's Cut - After meeting his hero, Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie of his own, but he doesn't seem to be getting his own way in it.
* Crime and Consequences - When George accidentally breaks the class's prize woodworking project, Binky gets unfairly blamed. Will George come clean to Principal Haney? Or will he let Binky take the fall?

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond (Episode #906)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Arthur Makes Waves - With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along-and if they can, will their friends let them? It Came From Beyond - Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named. Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences (Episode #1708H)

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

* The Director's Cut - After meeting his hero, Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie of his own, but he doesn't seem to be getting his own way in it.
* Crime and Consequences - When George accidentally breaks the class's prize woodworking project, Binky gets unfairly blamed. Will George come clean to Principal Haney? Or will he let Binky take the fall?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 5:30 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?

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

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

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

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

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

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?

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 2, 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.

Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule (Episode #2101)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 2, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 2, 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.

Fernlets By Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker (Episode #1308)

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

Fernlets by Fern - As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City. But booming business causes Fern to burn out. Can Fern and Muffy find a way to make writing fun again? Prunella and the Haunted Locker - Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen. Will Prunella have seven years of bad luck (and bad grades) or can she get to the bottom of this mystery?

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

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

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back.and does he even want it back?

Fernlets By Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker (Episode #1308)

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

Fernlets by Fern - As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City. But booming business causes Fern to burn out. Can Fern and Muffy find a way to make writing fun again? Prunella and the Haunted Locker - Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen. Will Prunella have seven years of bad luck (and bad grades) or can she get to the bottom of this mystery?

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back.and does he even want it back?

Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket (Episode #1704H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 -- 5:30 PM

* Opposites Distract - Arthur and Buster have always been best friends. But when a leaky roof forces Arthur to study in Buster's room, they discover they make better friends than roommates.
* Just the Ticket - Arthur's ecstatic when he wins free concert tickets on the radio. They're even in the front row! The problem is, he can only take one friend. Let the pestering begin!

Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry (Episode #907)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 -- 7:30 AM

Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back.and does he even want it back?

Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket (Episode #1704H)

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

* Opposites Distract - Arthur and Buster have always been best friends. But when a leaky roof forces Arthur to study in Buster's room, they discover they make better friends than roommates.
* Just the Ticket - Arthur's ecstatic when he wins free concert tickets on the radio. They're even in the front row! The problem is, he can only take one friend. Let the pestering begin!

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