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The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All- Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Ore are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat. Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. justfound, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie... er, fly?

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 8:00 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.

Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/Best of the Nest (Episode #601)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked - Sue Ellen is the champion of the popular Internet game, Virtualgoose. com. She becomes so obsessed, however, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! Can Sue Ellen give up Virtualgoose before she finally quacks...er, cracks?
* Best of the Nest - Now that the gang has beaten Virtualgoose, they move onto Best of the Nest, where five geese fight to survive in the virtual woods. As the competition escalates, Brain becomes inspired to initiate a camping trip in the real woods. Will any of his friends be willing to forgo their computers for a real, live adventure?

Prunella Sees The Light/Return of the Snowball (Episode #709)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Prunella Sees the Light - To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her... or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities?
* Return of the Snowball - For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W.has been trying to solve the mystery of her snowball's disappearance. So when it re-appears in the freezer, she's ecstatic!! But wait - if it was taken once, how can she stop it from being stolen again? Can D.W. keep the snowball safe from plotting thieves... or even from melting?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues (Episode #910)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Binky Goes Nuts - When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy. Breezy Listening Blues - Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All- Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Ore are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat. Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. justfound, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie... er, fly?

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All- Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Ore are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat. Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. justfound, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie... er, fly?

D.W.'s Time Trouble/Buster's Amish Mismatch (Episode #707)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* D.W.'s Time Trouble - D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time and demands to know why she couldn't have been born before Arthur! So she goes on a magical trip through time to see what life would be like with Arthur as her little brother. Surely D. W. would be much happier if she were in charge... wouldn't she?
* Buster's Amish Mismatch - During a field trip to Amish country, Buster becomes enamored with the simple lifestyle and vows to forgo all modern conveniences back home. But this is easier said than done - living without TV or car rides is a bumpy road, and far worse, a lonely one. Will Buster find anyone to join him in his quest for a simple life?

Pick A Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues (Episode #706)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Pick a Car, Any Car - The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart. How can Mom and Dad even think of replacing it? "Car Talk" hosts Click and Clack the Tappet brothers (otherwise known as Tom and Ray Magliozzi) lend some much-needed advice as Arthur desperately tries to save the beloved vehicle.
* Jenna's Bedtime Blues - Muffy's annual slumber party is the envy of Lakewood Elementary. This year Jenna is finally invited and she's absolutely... horrified! What if the other girls discover that she's an occasional bed-wetter? She'll be the lonely laughingstock of Elwood City! Can Jenna make it though the night with her sheets dry - and her secret safe?

D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker (Episode #909)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!) D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat. Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All- Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Ore are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat. Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. justfound, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie... er, fly?

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:00 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?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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?

To Tibble The Truth/Waiting to Go (Episode #704)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* To Tibble the Truth - When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? Tommy and Timmy try to be honest Tibbles before they lose all their friends - and each other.
* Waiting to Go -Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides have come and gone, leaving Binky and Brain behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot, waiting to go?

Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery (Episode #701)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Cast Away - Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. Finally - an escape from D.W.! But when a change in plans forces them to include her, Arthur's had enough. Does D.W. always have to get her own way?
* The Great Sock Mystery - Ever wonder where all those missing socks go?One minute they're in the laundry basket, and the next - poof! - they've vanished! Find out once and for all when Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:30 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.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

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?

Ants In Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy (Episode #703)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Ants in Arthur's - Pants To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got `em to ace his ant project... until the crawly creatures end up everywhere but in their ant-farm! Can Arthur's P.A.N.T.S. save his project - and save the ants from the exterminator?
* Don't Ask Muffy - Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper to launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host. There's only one problem - the kids are ignoring her, and flocking to a mystery advice-giver instead! If Muffy wants to be as popular as Hoprah Linseed, she'll have to learn a few lessons about competition and what really makes a good listener...

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 8:30 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.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 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?

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 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?

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 6:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

The A Team/Emily Swallows A Horse (Episode #908)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

* The "A" Team - Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously. So when they make the Elwood City All-Stars Traveling Team, they're as happy as they could be. Or are they? Is winning really everything - or is there something about playing with friends that can't be beat?
* Emily Swallows a Horse - Emily really wants the sparkly ball D.W. just found, so she tells a little white lie about how Marie-Helene actually gave it to her. No harm done, right? But then Emily has to tell even bigger lies to cover her story! Will she be like that old woman in the fairy tale, who had to swallow the horse to eat her lie - er, fly?

Francine's Split Decision/Muffy Goes Metropolitan (Episode #702)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

* Francine's Split Decision - Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday, with Francine leading the team. So what if Francine's cousin is having his Bar Mitzvah at exactly that same time? The amazing Francine can be in both places - or at least seem to be- and no one will be the wiser. Or so she thinks... < br />* Muffy Goes Metropolitan - Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitation to spend the weekend in the bustling metropolis, Crown City. At last! Her big chance to revel in an unending parade of glamorous fashions, high culture, and fine cuisine! But can Muffy accept city realities that are quite different... yet perhaps more interesting... than her fantasies?

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005H)

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

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 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.

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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.

The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List (Episode #2007H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch (Episode #2006H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, Francine gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 8:00 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.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 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.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 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.

Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It (Episode #2005H)

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

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem (Episode #2004H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:00 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.

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 5:00 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 Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

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.

Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal (Episode #2002H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 8:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

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

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

* Carl's Concerto - 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.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:30 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Carl's Concerto - 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.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - 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.

Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth (Episode #2001H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:30 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

* Carl's Concerto - 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.
* Too Much of a Good Thing - 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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - 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.
* One Ornery Critter - 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 Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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?

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - 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.
* One Ornery Critter - 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 Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy (Episode #904)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

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

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

* Buster Isn't Buying it - 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.
* One Ornery Critter - 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.

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 5:30 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!

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

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 9:30 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!

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 8:30 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!

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 8:00 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 5:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 6:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 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.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:30 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?

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

* Buster Isn't Buying it - 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.
* One Ornery Critter - 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.

Arthur Weighs in/the Law of the Jungle Gym (Episode #903)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Arthur Weighs In - When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's gotten "husky-sized." Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical.. .exercise?! The Law of the Jungle Gym - Muffy found the perfect place to take pictures with her new digital camera - the jungle gym. Unfortunately, it's Tough Customer territory, and Molly wants to bully Muffy right out of her new studio. But Crosswires do not compromise! Or. do they?

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