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The Search for String/Mirror Mirror (#305) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick and Sally need a strong piece of string to pull their train, but it breaks, and they don't have anything stronger in their craft box. The Cat takes them away, but the Thinga-ma-jigger malfunctions and they have to make an unscheduled landing. It turns out they've shrunken and are inside the craft box, where they discover that they can create a stronger string by braiding several strands together. Nick and Sally are in the treehouse making funny faces at themselves in the mirror when they notice a bird flying back and forth into the tree branches. They discover that the bird is building a nest and they want to get a closer look but can't do it without disturbing the birds. The Cat takes them to a mirror world where they learn how reflections work and they concoct a kind of periscope that allows them to watch the bird without disturbing it.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 12:00am
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Treehouse Handshake/The Big Pictures (#318) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Sally invents a secret treehouse handshake, but Nick can't remember the sequence. The Cat takes them to Over-and-Overton, where they figure out how to get through a series of obstacles by recognizing patterns. Nick and Sally don't understand why one toy car goes faster than another. The Cat says he needs their help to move some big pictures and along the way, they find out about how air is matter (takes up space and has mass) and can push on objects.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 9:00am
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 4:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 12:00am

Clever Levers/Going, Going, Gong (#310) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

The kids need to move a big rock in their backyard so they can plant an apple tree. The Cat takes them to Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they learn how a lever can solve their problem. Sally is playing a song on an instrument made up of different things in the Treehouse but she can't find the right note for her song. In Gongolia, they find out that bigger things make lower sounds and smaller things make higher sounds.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 12:30pm

Opposites Attract/The Talents of Balance (#306) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick gets some new train cars for his train set and wants to add them to his train, but the magnets won't connect. The Cat takes them to the Magnetic Fields where they learn how magnets work. Nick is trying to learn how to ride his bike so the Cat takes him and Sally to Balence Point, where he discovers the things to keep in mind when trying to maintain your balance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 9:00am
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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Bump Bump Bump Around/Snow Difference (#312) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

When Nick's magic trick causes his toy car to disappear under the porch, the Cat takes them to Arcade Island to win a Grasper-ma-clasper. Instead, they find out the magic of bumping things around. The kids want to make a great snowman but the clothes they've chosen are frozen in the ice and snow. Cat takes them to Coldsnap Island, where they discover that when they warm up ice or snow it becomes water.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Checking The Boxes/Batteries Not Included (#319) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Sally and Nick have wrapped Father's Day gifts, but when they get mixed up the kids can't tell which is which. Cat takes them to Zippy Zaroo's Cookie Factory where each cookie has a toy inside. When the shrunken Thingamajigger ends up inside a cookie, they have to use their knowledge about the properties of matter and deductive reasoning to identify which cookie it's in. Nick and Sally are disappointed when their toy's battery runs out of power. The Cat takes them to Lots-o-Lakes Land to see the flight of the Dipsydoodlers. But along the way, the Thinga-ma-jigger runs out of Go-Go-Go juice and they have to find alternative forms of energy to make it go.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied (#205H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe!
* Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell.And by using Cat's "Not-So-Fast-Glasses", they can see Colin the chameleon's lightening fast tongue get him his food. Nick and Sally realize that their tongues are pretty useful too.. for asking for another popsicle!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Who Can See The Wind?/Gravity Drop (#307) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Sally wants to fly her kite but can't seem to work out the timing to get the wind right - after all, you can't see wind. The Cat takes them to Windnasium where they learn to "see" wind in all kinds of ways. When Nick's favorite flyer gets stuck in the tree, Nick wishes he could jump really high and retrieve it, but gravity holds him down. Cat takes them to Gravity Drop where they discover what happens when there's more or less gravity. And Nick figures out how to use gravity to get his plane back.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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The Song Flower Solution/The Hard Weigh (#320) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick and Sally are trying to build a sandcastle but the sand is either too dry or too wet. Cat takes them to see the Song Flower Sisters, who need just the right mixture of water and soil before they'll sing. Through multiple trials, Nick and Sally learn the importance of recording procedures and of perseverance as they find the right mixture for the flowers. Sally wants to make a mobile balance with four identical rubber ducks, but she's only got three. Cat takes them to The Bazaar at Balance Point, where the Things throw everything off balance. Sally discovers that weight and size are not always equivalent and that there are many different ways to balance objects.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate (#206H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. And when they get back home, Nick and Sally will be sure to tell everyone to "Slow down for manatees!"
* The Last Chocolate - Only two chocolates left in the whole box, what a great present for Nick and Sally's Moms. That is until The Cat excitedly eats them! Oh no! How are they going to find more chocolate to give to their moms? Why a trip to visit Princess Lottachoca in the Cocoalicious Forest will help them! There, the Princess teaches Nick and Sally the chocolate-making song and they help to pick the beans, roast them, and to heat the juice and add sugar. And then, pouring the hot liquid into moulds of any shape. Now that the chocolate has cooled, it's time to go home and surprise their moms! Educational Objective: The process of how chocolate is made from the humble cocoa bean - by picking the beans, drying them, roasting them and then crushing them to get the juice, then adding sugar while you heat it, pour it into a mould and cool it.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Skin I'm In/Fishy Washy (#220) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Skin I'm In - Nick and Sally are playing super heroes when Nick cuts his finger. He wishes he had skin like a super hero. Oh but you do, says The Cat! And a visit to Dr. Giggles to learn all about how super skin is, is just the thing! By shrinking down really small, they discover teeny tiny hairs on our skin, how stretchy our skin is and slippery too! They even learn that old skin falls off and new skin grows. It even fixes itself when it's hurt! Skin really is super! Fishy Washy - Sally and Nick need to clean up the backyard. Cat has a friend who's an expert at cleaning, perhaps he can give them some tips! It's off to the ocean to meet this cleaner fish! They discover that Rufus doesn't clean the ocean, he cleans other fish! They watch as Rufus cleans one bit at a time, that's the trick! It's not so hard to clean up, especially when you have friends to help!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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Design Time/A Prize Surprise (#309) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Sally is trying to make a vase for her mother but each one she tries falls over. Cat takes the kids to Blueprintia where designs become real. They discover what they can learn by designing before building, which helps Sally make the vase back at home. The kids are creating a game that involves "fishing" for prizes, but they can't "catch" any of the prizes. The Cat takes them to Arcade Island where they discover what will and won't be attracted to a magnet.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop (#216) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the leaf so it doesn't rip and it protects the egg. Back at home they can finally finish wrapping their present - a statue of the Cat in the Hat! Dive Swim Scoop - There's a frog in Nick and Sally's pool! They have to get him out but can't catch him. Cat's good friend Penny the Pelican can teach them how to catch things in water! Along the way they meet a gannett who shows them how he dives deep into the water to catch his food and a cormorant that zigs and zags through the water to catch hers. But that won't help them catch the frog in their shallow pool. They finally find Penny and watch how she scoops with her big bill, like a net! Now Nick and Sally know how they can rescue the frog in their pool.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Paper Chase/A Polar Adventure (#217) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Paper Chase - Sally and Nick are making paper airplanes, but have run out of paper! Luckily Cat's friend Dr. Twiggles can help them! Off to the Woody Wood Woods to see him. There, Dr. Twiggles shows them how to make new paper out of old paper - recycling! They watch how the old paper is shredded, then water and cleaner are added to make it into a thick, soupy mess! Then they put it through rollers that flatten it into large sheets of paper! Now Nick and Sally can make their airplanes, and the best part, they used recycled paper! A Polar Adventure - Nick and Sally have lost Teddy outside, they need to find him, bears don't like the snow! Well some bears do, proclaims the Cat. In Freeze-Your-Knees-Snowland, Cat's friend Polly the polar bear loves the snow! They meet Polly and her two bear cubs and learn how their thick fur keeps them warm and how their long claws keep them from slipping on the ice. When a storm blows in, Polly keeps everyone warm in her den. Polar bears really do like the cold! Back home, Sally finds Teddy buried under the snow, but he was nice and safe in his own little den!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Biggest Bird/Drum Di Drum (#219) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Biggest Bird - Sally and Nick are pretending to be birds, because it's fun to fly! But not all birds can fly, says the Cat. His friend Os the ostrich can't fly, but he can do oh so many other things! Why don't they go meet him and try to guess what he's best at doing? Off to Savannah Saloo! They guess that he's good at being big, a really fast runner, growing beautiful feathers and seeing really far away! But those aren't what he does best. They meet Os' wife and ostrich chicks and realize that being moms and dads are what ostriches do best! Just like Nick and Sally's moms and dads! Drum Di Drum - Nick and Sally are trying to make some music, but they need drums. What about the drums in your ears? asks the Cat. Drums in ears?? Dr. Giggles will teach them all about it! By shrinking down super small, they go inside Thing One's ear to explore. They get to the ear drum and learn that it's not for making sounds, but for catching them! Back at home they play their music, and thank their ear drums for being able to hear it!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Balancing Act/Marvelous Marbles (#218) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Balancing Act - Sally and Nick are trying to walk across a beam in their backyard, but are having trouble staying on it! Can the Cat help? Why of course! His friend Zappa the snow leopard is an amazing balancer! He uses his big wide feet and his long tail to help him keep his balance. Nick and Sally don't have tails, but they see how Zappa moves carefully to keep his weight balanced, now they know what to do at home. Using broomsticks to help them stay balanced, Nick and Sally are able to cross the balance beam. And just in time to have some yummy bran berry muffins! Marvelous Marbles - The kids are playing with glass marbles, until one of them rolls away! It was Nick's "extra luck never miss marble", now what is he going to do? Cat will take them to a sandy beach that's full of marbles! But when they get there, all they see is sand. Cat's friend Sharky McGee explains that sand makes glass. He shows them how sand is turned into glass and all the wonderful things you can make with it. Including marbles!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones (#215) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. Where is the top of the sky? They keep going higher until they're in space! They meet Audrey the Astronaut who explains that there is no top to the sky. The sky turns into space and space goes on forever! Just when the kids think their rocket is lost, they find it in Audrey's space station. Though they can't launch their rocket to the top of the sky, launching it to the moon is just as cool! Jiggle Bones: Nick and Sally are wiggling and jiggling like the jelly mould in front of them. But they can't quite widdle the same way. How come? Bones, of course! announces the Cat. Bones keep their bodies from being wiggly and jiggle. But why do they need bones? A visit to Dr. Giggles will answer that question! They learn about the big strong bones that help us stand and walk, the small bones that help us bend and move, and all the important bones that help protect our squishy bits. Even though they won't let you wiggle and jiggle like jelly, bones are important!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Rumbly Tumbly/Planet Name Game (#212) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rumbly Tumbly: Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is empty, the sounds are much louder! There's only one way to quiet Nick's rumbly tumbly... a chewy chocolate chunky chunk chip cookie! Planet Name Game: Nick and Sally have run out of things to name in the garden. Good thing Cat needs help putting his model of the solar system back together - they can help him name the planets! Off in the Space-a-ma-racer they go on a whirlwind trip around the universe, learning the names of the seven planets as they go.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon (#214) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. Off to the Twisty-Misty Mountains to meet him! They discover that gorillas build nests to sleep in, with the dads sleeping on the ground and the moms and kids sleeping in a tree! Now Nick and Sally know how to make their own comfy cozy "nests" at home! Tale of a Dragon - Dragons don't really exist, but Cat knows some lizard friends who are oh-so like dragons! They can show Nick and Sally how to pretend to be dragons. The first one they meet is Ignacio the green iguana who shows them his spikes and dewlap. Then it's off to meet Draco the flying lizard who has wings! Kimora the komodo dragon is the last stop, she shows the kids her long wiggly tongue. Now, with some help from things around the house, Nick and Sally know just what they need to be dragons!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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Step This Way/Anything You Can Do (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Step This Way - The kids are playing dressup, with Sally wearing her mom's shoes, and Nick wearing his dad's shoes. They're having trouble walking, and the Cat thinks it's because their feet are the wrong shape. But doesn't everyone have the same shaped feet? Not at all! The Cat takes them to the Jungle of Bingle-Bungle Boo to meet his friends Emily the teal, Mikey the lemur and Greg the Gecko. They see that animals have differently shaped feet to help them do different things! You need the right feet for the right job! Anything You Can Do - Nick and Sally are pretending to be The Cat in the Hat. But there's only one Cat, no doubt about that! Pretending to be other people is hard. The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet his good friend Mimi the Mimic Octopus to learn some tips on how to pretend to be someone else. They learn how to observe, pick out something special about the person and then copy it. Mimi does it to protect herself, but now Nick and Sally can pretend to be the one and only Cat!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Take A Walk/Cotton Patch (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Take a Walk - Sally and Nick are practicing to be in a three-legged race, but walking on three legs is hard! Well if anyone knows about walking, its Cat's friends Sid the centipede, Spinny the spider and Bugsy the beetle! They all teach the kids how they walk on many legs by keeping a steady pace and walking in a rhythm and a beat. Back at home, Nick and Sally practice what they learned by using their own special rhythm! Cotton Patch - Oh no! Nick has torn his favourite shirt! He needs a perfect patch of cotton to fix it. Good thing Cat's friend Dr. Twiggles knows all about cotton! Off to Fluff'n Stuff Fields to see him! Once there, the kids are astonished to learn that you can make clothes from plants! Dr. Twiggles shows them how to pick the cotton, clean and dry it, comb it and spin it into thread. Finally, he demonstrates how the thread comes together to make a patch by using his loom. They even learn how to dye the cotton by using berry juice. Nick's favourite shirt is as good as new!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter (#140) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. Back to the Garden of Seasons to visit Fall and Winter! In Fall, they meet up with their friends from Spring and Summer to have a going away party for Candy the goose who's about to fly south. In Winter, they have a great time playing with Sam the hare while all his other friends hibernate. Nick can't decide on just one season, so he makes a picture of all the fun they had in both seasons!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Minnie Meerkat/Leaves (#137) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. And it doesn't hurt to have the best lookout ever - The Cat in the Hat! Leaves - Nick and Sally are going to make a leaf collage of Cat, but the leaves they have aren't the right shape, they need different ones. It's off to Kaloo-Kalee for some leaf collecting! There, they learn that leaves help trees make food, and that's why it's best not to pick the leaves from the branches. They collect fallen leaves from three different trees with very different leaves. Now they have everything they need to make their picture of Cat, and even one for Fish!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently (#139) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. They find the Cat in the Hat instead! Cat suggests that Sally and Nick might find Harvey by meeting three friends who always do things differently - like a bird that runs instead of flies, or a cat that swims, or a fish that walks on the mud! Nick and Sally are sure to find Harvey now - by doing it differently!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice (#138) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Big Cats/Fantastic Flour (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. Cat knows just where to get more - Finola's Farm! With help from Cat, Sally, Nick, and the Things, Finola harvests the wheat then shows them how to turn it into flour. Now that they have enough flour, they can finish making their muffins!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers (#134) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

A Sweet Deal/King of Swing (#133) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. Back at home, Sally and Nick follow Eddy's example and proudly serve their first customer! King of Swing - Swinging from a rope isn't so easy for Sally and Nick. Good thing the Cat knows the king of swing, Charlie the chimpanzee! In the Leafylafoo Rainforest, Charlie teaches them how to use their hands and feet to swing as they help him search for bananas, his favourite food! Back at home, Sally and Nick mimic Charlie and swing across the backyard to where Cat has a surprise snack waiting for them - bananas!

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Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water (#135) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Super Cleaner Upper: Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. Back at home, they think of other ways to use the water in the pool instead of just dumping it out - like giving Cat a bath!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Stripy Safari/Wool (#132) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. The Cat, Nick and Sally have fun helping Finola get the wool from Feleecia the sheep and then turning it into yarn. Now Sally can teach Nick how to knit his own scarf!

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Trick Or Treat/King Cecil The Seahorse (#131) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Trick or Treat - It's Halloween! The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Nick trick or treating - his way! Around the world they go, meeting three new friends who teach them each of the tricks they do and share the treats that they like to eat. Back at home Nick and Sally are ready to go trick or treating, with plenty of new tricks to share! King Cecil the Seahorse - Sally is off to fight the "dragon"! But Nick wants to go, he doesn't want to stay and watch the baby princess, he wants to go on an adventure. The Cat explains that babies can be part of the adventure. Why don't they go meet King Cecil the Seahorse, he takes all his babies wherever he goes! Nick and Sally discover that taking care of babies is much more fun than fighting dragons.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 26, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle (#129) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Digging The Deep - Nick and Sally are exploring how deep they can dig in the sandbox. The Cat arrives to whisk them away to the deepest place he knows - the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! They meet up with Aurilia the Angler fish who guides them to the very bottom of the ocean floor. Now that they've gone as deep as deep can be, it's off to find the next adventure! Puddle Puzzle - Nick and Sally are excited to jump in the giant puddle in their backyard - but it's gone! Where did it go? With the help of Cat's Seussian camera, they see that the puddle has turned into water vapour. Off they go to the Bluey Blue Sky to follow their puddle. They discover that the water vapour rises high into the sky, then cools off and falls as rain. They go back home and are delighted to see that their puddle is back.

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Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom (#130) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. Oh how they wish they were tall! Being tall is something Cat's friend Treetop Tom knows all about. They meet the giraffe in the So Sunny Savannah, and with the help of Cat's "tallerizers", Nick and Sally are as tall as Tom! They soon learn that being small has its

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