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Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark! (#214) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. When Duck introduces his new friend "Sh-ark" to the gang, Duck learns a lesson about the /sh/ sound, while everyone else discovers that acceptance is an important part of friendship.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2019 -- 12:30pm

Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2019 -- 12:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Totally Terrific Duck - Totally Terrific Duck - Bear is going to paint everyone's picture today, and Duck wants to look "totally terrific" for his portrait. Not to worry! Frog and Sheep help him build a tie, top hat and tutu - because if you want to look totally terrific you need the letter T. A tie, top hat and tutu? Now that's one totally, totally, TOTALLY terrific looking Duck! A Star is Born - Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word "star," Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees. With a little word building, Sheep and Ant solve Duck's problem, and soon a "star" is born.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball (#212) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion (#104) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie! Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word "family".

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Kite Flight/Hide and Seek (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him. Luckily for the WordFriends, Kangaroo comes along just in time to help. Will her knowledge about the letter K rescue Frog and get them all home safely? Hide and Seek - The WordFriends play a game of Hide and Seek where they have to hide behind WordThings that end in "ake." The bugs build a RAKE, and Pig builds a CAKE. But Shark is so big that it's always hard for him to find a good hiding place. Time is running out! What "ake" word is just right for Shark to build?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue (#303) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot (#304) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Think in the Rink - Duck and Dog want to join Sheep and Frog in their ice skating show. Although Frog warns Duck and Dog to be careful as they practice, the enthusiastic duo gets carried away and carelessly break the ice skating rink. Will Duck and Dog think up a good solution to the problem before the show begins? X Marks the Spot - Duck must search high and low for his letter X that has gone missing. His good pal Shark accompanies him. Duck hears the letter X everywhere he goes, but why can't he find it? And why does Shark have a stomachache? Both mysteries are solved when Frog builds an X-ray to look inside Shark's stomach.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise (#305) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag. By adding one word to another, the WordFriends learn how to make a car, boat and bike go faster. Sandbox Surprise - Duck and Dog become curious about compound words when they discover the word "sandbox" is made of two words. How many words can they pull apart in WordWorld before chaos breaks loose?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball (#105) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. When Duck introduces his new friend "S-hark" to the gang, Duck learns a lesson about the /sh/ sound, while everyone else discovers that acceptance is an important part of friendship. Dog Wants to Play Ball: Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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