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No Night Today/Fun in the Sun (#204) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. Not according to The Cat! His friend Hilda the Hippo knows all about having fun in the sun. A visit to Muddymoo River teaches them that hippos make their very own sunscreen to protect them from the hot sun. Now that they all have their sunscreen on, it's time for some fun in the sun!

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, May 19, 2019 -- 12:00am
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 24, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe (#203) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. Cat tries to show them how it's done but he can't do it either! Time to go see Timmy Tippy Toe, the Klipspringer who is an expert climber! Timmy teaches them to use their hands and their feet, and now they can reach the top of their own "mountain"!

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, May 19, 2019 -- 9:00am
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Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic (#126) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. There they learn that distraction is a great way for some sea creatures to hide themselves from other fish who might be looking for a bite to eat. Back at home, Nick and Sally use what they learned to make their stuffed panda disappear!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 20, 2019 -- 9:00am
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 12:00am

Mind to Change/Curious Minds (#317H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Sally is convinced that a tall thin glass of juice holds more than a short wide glass so Cat takes them to Point O'View where they learn that getting evidence can cause them to change their mind. Nick and Sally wonder if they can walk on a cloud, and the Cat takes them to Mount Knowmore. As they climb, they discover that materials have different properties that allow them to be solid or fluid. And when they get to the top, they have gathered enough evidence through experience of walking through the clouds to answer the original question.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, May 20, 2019 -- 12:30pm

Whatever Floats Your Boat/Building Bridges (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

When Nick and Sally's boat sinks, they need to build another boat, but don't know how. A trip to Floating Island helps them discover that, along with needing the right material, you also need to make the shape of your boat float. Nick is in pursuit of finding out how to build a drawbridge. In Spansylvania, they meet a dragon who chases after them - and along the way they find out that some materials are better suited for bridges than others.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Name That Sound/Fabulous Feathers (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Name That Sound - Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. But the Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! That didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Cricket can surely show them! Off to the Grassy-Grove-Dell to meet him! He shows him his wings, one that is comb-like, the other a scraper, when he rubs them together, he makes his wonderful cricket noise. Back at home Nick and Sally find things around the house they can use to mimic Clarence - a deck of cards and a comb! Fabulous Feathers - Sally is playing dressup, but her favourite hat no longer has any feathers on it. Where can they find more? The Cat's good friend Puranjay might be able to help! He's a peacock who lives in Feathery Flats, he has plenty of feathers! Sally collects the feathers that have fallen out of Puranjay and discover that each one has it's own distinct job. But it's his tail feathers that are just jazzy and snazzy enough for her hat! They are the most fabulous feathers!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds (#122) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Treehouse Handshake/The Big Pictures (#318H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Reindeer Games - Sally and Nick can't find their sled. The Cat takes them to meet Magnus the reindeer who uses his antlers to find things in the snow.
* Along Came a Spider - Nick and Sally's soccer goal has a hole in it. The Cat takes them to see Mabel the spider who teaches how she spins webs and fixes holes.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Little Lemmings/Keep The Beat (#209) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Little Lemmings - It's cold outside, but Nick and Sally want to keep playing. Is there a way to stay warm out in the cold? Cat's friend Lars the Lemming will know! He lives in the Wundra-Bundra-Tundra. It's cold out, but with Lars' fur coat, he doesn't even notice! They help Lars find a new home, one where there's more food for him and his family and they discover that he uses the snow to help keep him warm! Back at home the kids wear two winter coats to help them keep warm. But what's even warmer than that, hot chocolate! Keep the Beat - Nick and Sally have been running around the backyard and now their chests are thumpity thumping! The Cat explains that that is their hearts boom boom booming! But why? wonders Sally. A visit to Dr. Giggles will answer that question. By shrinking down super small, they follow Dr. Giggles' directions to follow the path that blood takes, learning about how the heart is a pump. They watch Thing 2's heart beat faster when he runs, and slows down when he stops. With all this running around, their bodies are now making another sound - rumbling tummies!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Sniff and Seek/Aye Aye! (#125) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Sniff and Seek - Nick's most favourite smell is chocolate chip cookies! But what is Sally's? She's not sure. What better way to find out than by playing sniff and seek with a skunk! Cat introduces Nick and Sally to Whiffy, and in the adventure of finding Sally's favourite smell they discover how good Whiffy is at protecting himself with his very own special smell. Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. Cat takes them to meet Aiya, the Aye Aye, in the forest of Spookywoowoo. Aiya shows them, that even though he may look scary - his big ears, huge eyes and long fingers help him to find food. And now Nick and Sally know just how to make their masks scary!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, May 24, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Checking The Boxes/Batteries Not Included (#319H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Fri, May 24, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Be Cool/Elephant Walk (#127) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. Well, the Cat knows just who to visit to find out - Themba the African elephant! Themba, and her daughter Efia, show the Cat and the kids all the different things their trunks can do. Nick and Sally realize that elephant trucks are just like hands, so they already have a one-thing-does-it-all tool!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 27, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Bump Bump Bump Around/Snow Difference (#312H) Duration: 28:46 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: Mon, May 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink (#128) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. He learned them from Pinkie the flamingo. The kids want to learn too, so off they go to Gooney Goon Lagoon! There they learn all about flamingos - fun moves and all! Back at home Cat, Nick and Sally all move together... the flamingo way!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Babies/Fast (#208) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. But how does that help Nick and Sally? Well all the babies were happiest with their moms, so they'll just leave them all together. Fast - It's a race to the treehouse, but Nick and Sally wish they could go as fast as an airplane! How about a peregrine? asks The Cat. What's that? The fastest creature in the world! His friend Perry the Peregrine Falcon will show them how fast he can be. Off to Steep-and-Deep Cliffs to meet him! Using Cat's special backpacks, the kids have wings like Perry's so they can fly through the air too. Perry shows them how he dives straight down to catch his food. Who wants to be as fast as an airplane, when you can be a peregrine falcon!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Pulling Together/Fact and Friction (#303) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

The kids want to get a trunk up into the treehouse and go to the Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they're introduced to simple machines, and learn about the pulley. Sally loses her "slidiness" and when they go to the Frictionarium, they find out that there's a force called friction that can stop a person from sliding.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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The Song Flower Solution/The Hard Weigh (#320H) Duration: 28:46 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.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Accidents Happen....If You're Lucky/Making Waves (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

When Sally accidentally destroys Nick's model of a mountain, the Cat takes them to meet Sara of Serendip, an inventor who helps them understand that you can make new discoveries through your mistakes. Nick discovers that Sally can't hear him when he yells from his bedroom window if their bedroom windows are closed. The Cat takes them to the Soundy Sea and they learn that sound travels in waves.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral (#207) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. After shrinking down in the Thingamajigger, they find Wally and start to play the Tough Enough game! Wally is tough enough to live anywhere, so it's off to Freeze Your Knees Snowland to test it out. Then they go to the super hot Gritchity-Gratch Desert, then even a trip into space! Wally can live anywhere! He really is the toughest of all! How Cool is Coral - The Cat needs help! He needs to get his fish friend Ting Tang Tony back to his family. Off to Scoobamareen they go! Tony and Cat got distracted while he was drawing pictures of the beautiful coral that's all around them. Using Cat's drawings as a map, they swim to get Tony back home. Along the way they meet little polyps that live in the coral and learn that they actually helped to make it! They learn about how long it takes to make and how delicate it is. Luckily they soon find Tony's family and they're reunited. Back home Nick and Sally make their own coral drawings, cause you never know when the Cat might need help again!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (#304) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick and Sally are having a sleepover in the treehouse and Nick is startled by a shadow. The Cat explains that shadows aren't scary if you know what they are. He takes them to Silhouette Valley where they learn that shadows are made by blocking light and the position of the light can make shadows grow or shrink. Nick unintentionally loses Sally's bouncy ball. They go to Ballaballo and learn how different balls are made of different materials, which help them move in different ways.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, May 31, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate (#206) Duration: 28:55 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, May 31, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Skin I'm In/Fishy Washy (#220H) Duration: 28:46 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!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 3, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice (#138H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 5, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders (#201) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Biggest Bird/Drum Di Drum (#219H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently (#139H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 14, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter (#140H) Duration: 28:46 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! < br />* 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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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 17, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Balancing Act/Marvelous Marbles (#218H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Surprising Bean/Hear Here (#202) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Surprising Bean - Nick keeps trying to surprise Sally, but he just can't do it! The Cat takes them to find a real surprise in the Skippylarito Fields! Once there, Cat shows them a special bean - that suddenly moves! With a shrunken Thingamajigger, they go inside the bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there. They learn that it's really the moth that causes the bean to move. What a neat surprise indeed! Hear Here - The kids hear chirping but can't find where it's coming from. If only they had better ears. Ears like an elephant? Or maybe an owl or even a fox? Not a problem when the Cat's around! He takes them to meet these animals with amazing ears. Back home the kids used what they learned from their new friends to find the sound - a teeny tiny cricket! What other great sounds are around?

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 19, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied (#205) Duration: 28:55 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: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Design Time/A Prize Surprise (#309H) Duration: 28:46 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: Fri, Jun 21, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Cause and Effect/Good Vibrations (#314H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

When Nick's water glass suddenly falls over without anyone touching it, Cat comes to help them solve the mystery. They go to The Great Causeway and discover the world of cause and effect. Nick and Sally are playing musical instruments and notice that Fish's water is rippling. Why? Cat takes them to the Jingly Jungle for a concert by the great Vibrato. They discover that sound and vibration go together.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Smart Move/Simply Simple (#315H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick and Sally's soccer game is obstructed by a large log that they can't lift out of the way. In Machine-a-ma-zoo they discover that there's a much easier way to move that log than by lifting it. Nick's new plane is flying well but is a little dull so the kids add buttons and glitter but then they don't understand why the plane isn't flying as well as it did. In Odds n' Endsville, they discover that there can be too much of a good thing, and sometimes keeping it simple is the best solution.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Paper Chase/A Polar Adventure (#217H) Duration: 28:46 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 28, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.