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Secrets of the Spider's Web (#208) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 2:30am
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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Capture The Fishmobile (#324) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 3:00am

Bad Hair Day (#201) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 6:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 -- 2:30am

Eel-Lectric! (#412) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Termites Vs. Tongues (#204) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Hermit Crab Shell Exchange (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Chameleons On Target (#315) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Cheetah Adopted (#423) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris are creature adventuring on the African savannah when they encounter a warthog mom and her piglets. But they notice something odd. One of the piglets is the cheetah cub Spotswat! It's up to the Kratt Bros to find out why this cub has been adopted into the warthog family and to reunite him with his mother, Blur. Science Concept: Interspecies relationships.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Lemur Stink Fight (#320) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts hear signs of a dispute between two troops of ringtailed lemurs. So they set out to figure out just what these two lemur groups are arguing about...

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Creature Power Challenge (#203) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

A Bat in the Brownies (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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This Orca Likes Sharks (#421) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Lemur Legs (#319) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts arrive in Madagascar for the first time - touching down in the southern region known as the spiny desert - where they discover a group of sifaka lemurs. Soon, they are learning about these lemurs amazing vertical clinging and leaping abilities.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Race for the Hippo Disc (#202) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

Under Frozen Pond (#305) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1 (#325) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 2:30am Remind me

Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2 (#326) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

When Fish Fly (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Aye Aye (#318) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

When the Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean, they discover a very strange, other-worldly castaway.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (#413) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Gecko Effect (#133H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

There's a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it's all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko's marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. Martin and Chris activate the new Gecko Powers of their Creature Power Suits and must retrieve the Miniaturizer before Zach shrinks all the animals in the creature world.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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Episode #605H Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Episode #606H Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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Episode #607H Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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Episode #608H Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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Episode #609H Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret (#309H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

To Touch A Hummingbird (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Wild Ponies (#507) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

While creature adventuring on the sand dunes, Martin and Chris discover a band of Wild Ponies. An excited Aviva and Koki rush over to meet their "favorite creature", but before they can get acquainted, a rogue wave hits the shore, separating a young foal from his mother. It's up to Martin and Chris to rescue the foal and reunite him with his mother. Science Concept: Social organization.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Crocogator Contest (#311) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

City Hoppers! (#510) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

While Aviva and Koki help two Wild Kratt kids make a catapult, Chris and Martin explore the world of grasshoppers. They soon realize that these mighty jumpers were really the first catapulters and the Kratt Brothers set off on a creature adventure to learn everything they can about the grasshopper's amazing jumping powers. Science Concept: How levers and catapults work.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Prairie Who? (#313) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Sloth Bear Suction (#509) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

While in India, the Wild Kratts try to figure out if a Sloth bear is a bear or a sloth? They soon discover some unique creature powers of this animal, including special features that enable it to harness the power of suction to acquire food. Science Concept: Physics - suction.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Elephant Brains! (#508) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts are on a mission to figure out the differences between African and Asian elephants. They soon discover that despite their differences, all elephants have lots in common. Like feelings, emotions and real intelligence. Science Concept: Elephants have feelings, emotions and real intelligence.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Happy Turkey Day (#205H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts are on a mission to defend the honor of the wild turkey and to stop Gourmand, who is hunting for the largest, fattest turkey in the forest.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Fossa Palooza (#316) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest - amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 8:00am 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.

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