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The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (#304H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 -- 7:30am
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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: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 -- 9:00am
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The Search for String/Mirror Mirror (#305H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 -- 7:30am
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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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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 -- 9:00am
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Opposites Attract/The Talents of Balance (#306H) Duration: 28:46 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.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 23, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 23, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Who Can See The Wind?/Gravity Drop (#307H) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Tue, Apr 24, 2018 -- 7:30am 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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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 24, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow (#308H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)

Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 -- 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: Thu, Apr 26, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Fri, Apr 27, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Mon, Apr 30, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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, May 1, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Wed, May 2, 2018 -- 9:00am 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: Thu, May 3, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Fri, May 4, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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 8, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Wed, May 9, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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: Wed, May 9, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Pulling Together/Fact and Friction (#303H) Duration: 28:46 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: Thu, May 10, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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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: Fri, May 11, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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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  • KQED 9: Tue, May 15, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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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  • KQED 9: Mon, May 21, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me
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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: Tue, May 22, 2018 -- 7:30am 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: Wed, May 23, 2018 -- 7:30am 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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  • PBS Kids: Fri, May 25, 2018 -- 9:00am 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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  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 28, 2018 -- 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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  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 29, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 7:30am Remind me

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: Wed, May 30, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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