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The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem (#119H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally. The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2019 -- 6:00am

The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. The Ninja Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help their young Ninja-wannabe friend Aki find the fifteen missing cherry blossom trees by using Ninja skills and math skills.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 22, 2019 -- 8:30am

The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem (#112) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Baby Problem - Peg's Room. Babysitters Peg and Cat rescue the precocious Baby Fox from the top of his elaborate block tower. Primary Content: Solid shapes; Secondary Content: Diagrams. The Sparkling Sphere Problem - Magical Forest. Knights of the Round Table Peg and Cat search for the Wizard Ramone, who has floated away in a sparkling sphere. Primary Content: Rectangular prism and rhombus; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem (#111) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. The Birthday Present Problem - Peg's House/Pirate Island/Prehistoric Valley/The Purple Planet/Fairytale Land/The Giants' House. Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg's Mom for her 30th birthday. Primary Content: Counting by fives up to 30; Secondary Content: Time, using a calendar.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Bermuda Triangle Problem/The Breeze in the Branches (#133) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Bermuda Triangle Problem - Bermuda. While on their beach vacation, Peg, Cat and the Pig tumble through a portal to a bizarre triangular universe. The Breeze in the Branches - Idyllic glade. The Toad brings Peg and Cat to the forest where he grew up and introduces him to his old friends, and his old patterns.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem (#122) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat are back as the Knights of the Round Table to reclaim their friends' missing shapes -- and their own Round Table! -- from the mysterious 100-headed creature, The Blabberwocky.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Arch Villain Problem/The Straight and Narrow Problem (#120H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Arch Villain Problem - Mathtropolis. When the Arch Villain wreaks havoc on the city of Mathtropolis by turning everything into arches, Super Peg and Cat Guy come to the rescue. Primary Content: Arches, finding arches in other shapes; Secondary Content: Counting backwards from 9, counting by threes. The Straight and Narrow Problem - Mathtropolis. Super Peg and Cat Guy trail the Arch Villain, who has given up his arch ways and gone on a rampage with straight and narrow shapes instead. Primary Content: Understanding straight, narrow, curved; Secondary Content: Counting sides to determine shapes (rectangles, triangles, squares), counting by tens to 100.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

The Election Problem/The Littlest Chicken Problem (#123) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Election Problem - The Farm. When the Farmer holds an election to see who'll watch over the farm in his absence, Peg and Cat run against the Pig to win the votes of 100 chickens. The Littlest Chicken Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat follow the Littlest Chicken all through Fairytale Land, as she searches for a group that's just the right size to be her new family.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/The Painting Problem (#202) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table - if only they can find a round table! Primary Content: Working with flat shapes. Secondary Content: Solid shapes. The Painting Problem - Paris. To get purple paint for their masterpiece, famous painters Peg Casso and Vincent Van Goo (Cat) need a whole new kind of addition. Primary Content: Adding on to find sums to 5, identifying addition and equal signs. Secondary Content: Working with two dimensional shapes.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 26, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Potty Problem/The Butter Problem (#127) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for making on the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat must learn certain math skills by doing farm chores.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Polka Dot Planet Problem/The Mardi Gras Problem (#201) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Polka Dot Planet Problem - Polka Dot Planet. When Peg's space ship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking. Primary Content: Representing numbers using objects and numerals. Secondary Content: Defining two dimensional shapes by number of sides, patterns. The Mardi Gras Problem - New Orleans. To jam with Billie Holiday in the Mardi Gras parade, Peg and Cat must learn to use a diagram of notes - sheet music. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers Secondary Content: Diagrams.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Cold Camel Problem/The Einstein Problem (#130) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Cold Camel Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While Cleopatra is visiting Peg, her camel wanders off in search of a comfortable climate. Peg and Cat search the neighborhood with a giant thermometer to find him. The Einstein Problem - The Mega Mall. When Cat gets lost in the mall, Peg and her pal Al (Albert Einstein) track him down with the help of a metronome, many equations, and a surprise appearance by Marie Curie.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem (#129) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Imaginary Friend Problem/The Promise Problem (#206) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Imaginary Friend Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. Primary Content: The meaning of zero Secondary Content: Comparative size. The Promise Problem - Verona. Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal Secondary Content: Between, above, vertical.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Robin Hood Problem/The Owl and the Pussy Cat Problem (#140) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Robin Hood Problem - Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood can't tell how to redistribute the goodies! So Peg and Cat must teach him more and less. The Owl and the Pussy Cat Problem - Dreamland. The Pig will only give Cat the hat he needs to warm his ears, if Peg and Cat will give him "infinity". So Peg and Cat sail off in search of infinity.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Groovy Sixties Problem/Bad Jack Is Back (#137) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Groovy Sixties Problem - Woodstock. Peg and Cat help Peg's hippy Grandmom create a groovy birthday present for Granddad based on his favorite numbers: the sixties. Bad Jack is Back - Wild West. When Bad Jack returns with his gang to tickle the townspeople, a surprise guest shows Peg and Cat how to fend off the bad guys' six feathers with four feathers.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Roxanne Problem/The Girl Group Problem (#134) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Roxanne Problem - Pirate Island. Cat longs to impress the savvy Roxanne with his knowledge of solid shapes. So he moves his lips as his hidden friend Peg speaks for him. The Girl Group Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg's girl group the Pentagirls has its biggest show ever, featuring a new hit song about flips, slides, and turns.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem (#139) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Magic Uke - Kingdom of Night/Kingdom of Day. Peg must trek through the Kingdom of Night to reach Cat. To cross the star-shaped steps, Peg needs to find lines of symmetry with the help of a magic ukulele. The Rocking Out Problem - Junk Yard. When Baby Fox makes a spectacular musical instrument out of junk, Peg and Cat get stuck in it! To get out they must use up, down, around and 3/4 time.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Allergy Problem/I Do What I Can: The Musical (#132) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Allergy Problem - Peg's house/Inside a Whale. When Peg is told she's allergic to Cat, Cat leaves home! Ramone flies Peg around the world in his flying machine that runs on 100 pebbles, in search of her friend. I Do What I Can: The Musical - Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat present a Broadway musical about the amazing Ramone, who became a hero by doing 30 great things, 5 at a time.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The T-Ball Problem/The Bus Problem (#138) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The T-Ball Problem - Purple Planet. Peg's T-Ball Team, the Mighty Nine, have no chance against a team of Aliens all-stars -- Unless Peg can use the Aliens' T-ball cards to predict where they'll hit. The Bus Problem - The Farm. When the Electric Eleven perform on the farm, the 100 chickens swipe the band's bus and drive it around the world! Peg and Cat use position words to keep up with them.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Richard The Third/The Lemonade Problem (#135) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Richard The Third - The Purple Planet. At Richard's family's highly competitive annual picnic, Peg and Cat try to help Richard achieve his dream of not coming in third in every single event. The Lemonade Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg realizes her lemonade stand has no cups, Cat must make a series of shrewd business deals to get 200 cups with only 2 cookies.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Flat Woman Problem/The Hanukkah Problem (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Flat Woman Problem - Mathtropolis. Super Peg and Cat Guy face their greatest challenge yet: Triangulo and Flat Woman have teamed up to triangulate and flatten the entire town! The Hanukkah Problem - Albert Einstein's House. When Albert Einstein has Peg and Cat over on Hanukkah, he shows them how to make a 2D piece of paper into a 3D dreidel. Later, they need to use this process to bring peace to Al's home and save his Hanukkah.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Wonderland Problem/The Bat Mitzvah Problem (#131) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Wonderland Problem - Wonderland. Landing in Wonderland, Peg and Cat eat berries to grow bigger or smaller, in their quest to get back Peg's stick from the Queen of Hearts. The Bat Mitzvah Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat help Tessa's Bat Mitzvah run smoothly by keeping an eye on Uncle Phil, who thinks he can do ten more of everything than he actually can.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Peg Meets Cat/The Valentine's Day Problem (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A Peg Meets Cat - Carnival. Baby Peg is desperate to tell Mom she wants that stray kitty for her pet and problem-solving partner, but she can only point and say "TWO!" Primary Content: Counting to 30 by 5s Secondary Content: More and less. The Valentine's Day Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat scramble to make enough valentines for all their party guests and a pair of surprise visitors. Primary Content: Counting by 2s Secondary Content: 2D and 3D shapes, symmetry.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Package Problem/The Train Problem (#204) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Package Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg and Cat are waiting for a package, one minute feels like forever; but when they're trying to prevent an explosion, time flies! Primary Content: Minutes and seconds Secondary Content: Adding to 7. The Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. Missing lollipops, bananas, symphonies, and chickens can only mean: there's a thief on the Peg + Cat Express! Primary Content: Subtraction Secondary Content: Above and below.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 2 (#208) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 2 Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the earth from a planet-sized Pig's behind. Primary Content: Shapes Secondary Content: Time.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 1 (#207) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1 The Farm / Washington, D.C. The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern. Primary Content: Shapes.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Claymation Problem/The Grumpy Judge Problem (#203) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Claymation Problem - Peg's Yard. Temperamental director Richard finally finds performers he can totally control, shape, and mold: they're made of clay. Primary Content: Comparing height. Secondary Content: Counting to 20. The Grumpy Judge Problem - TV Show Set. On the singing competition "Perfect Ten," Peg and Cat must impress the toughest judge ever: the Grumpy Grouchy Bear. Primary Content: Attributes Secondary Content: Adding to 10.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Compost Problem/Raiders of the Lost Arch (#223) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Compost Problem - Farm. By mixing different types of compost just right, Peg and Cat turn garbage into a garden. Primary Content: Simple ratios, portions Secondary Content: Sorting, classifying objects. Raiders of the Lost Arch - Art Museum / Cave. Peg and Cat head into a deep, winding cave in search of the famous Lost Arch. Primary Content: The shortest distance between two points is a straight line Secondary Content: Using a map; arch.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Too Big Dog Problem/The Giant Baby Problem (#209) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Too Big Dog Problem - Peg's Yard. Big Dog is too big to play Little Red on Peg's stage, until an escaped elephant and mouse get into the act. Primary Content: Size and weight Secondary Content: Balance. The Giant Baby Problem - Giant Land. Babysitters Peg and Cat must figure out how to use a giant beeper while chasing a giant baby and fleeing a giant mouse. Primary Content:Addition and subtraction Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem (#205) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Camp Problem Camp - Niniwawa. Peg and Cat's Gophers face the Rowdy Raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. Primary Content: AABB Patterns. Secondary Content: Counting by 5s to 50, by 10s to 100. The Two Homes Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room? He lives in two places! Primary Content: Doubling Secondary Content: Dividing in half.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Poetry Problem/The Disappearing Art Problem (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Poetry Problem - Amherst / Purple Planet / Peg's Pizza Place / Mega Mall. Peg and Cat lead Emily Dickinson far and wide in search of a rhyming pattern for her new poem. Primary Content: Patterns Secondary Content: One thousand Art Museum. The Disappearing Art Problem - It's a nightmare for art museum guards Peg and Cat: Shapes are being stolen right off the paintings! Primary Content: Identifying flat shapes Secondary Content: Assembling shapes to make new shapes.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
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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.

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      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.

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