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Big Birds Song (#4712) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 2:30pm
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Get Ready for Today (#4713) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm
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Super Sitters (#4704) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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Counting Hats (#4718) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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Dress Up (#4707) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo play dress up and pretend to be lots of different people, like bike repair assistants to help Nina fix Rosita's bike.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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Abby Helps Clear Things Up (#4703H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby helps Prince Charming calm down so he doesn't feel anxious at the Eye Doctor's office.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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Snuffys Dance (#4708) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Zoe choreographs a ballet & the dancers have to work together to figure out how to make Snuffy fly through the air

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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Painting with Cookie Monster (#4714) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cookie Monster learns how to control himself from eating his own paintings.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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House of Worm (#4719) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby helps Frankie the worm build a place that feels like home.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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Elmo's Sweet Ride (#4706) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo shares his scooter with Zoe and learns how to be patient and wait for his turn, while she practices and learns how to ride.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 1, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
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Halloween (#4715) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo is excited to wear his homemade Galactic Stan costume but becomes jealous of another boy's store-bought costume. Alan and Abby help Elmo realize that he doesn't need a fancy costume to be Galactic Stan; he just needs to use his imagination.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
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Be Kind to Your Worm (#4701) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities because he knows it'll make his best friend Slimey happy.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
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Elmo Comes Clean (#4710) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
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Having A Ball (#4705) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Saul the Ball is disappointed that he can't play ball with Elmo and Rosita inside the house, Elmo and Rosita help him use his imagination to play other games.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
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Elmo and Rositas Rainbow Search (#4723) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo sees a rainbow and goes to show it to Rosita but it disappears before she can see it. Rosita, who has never seen one, now becomes determined to.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
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Sheep in a Jet Pack (#4721) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Ovejita flies up high after putting on a jetpack, Abby and Nina figure out how to get her back down low.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Elmo (#4727) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo doesn't give up and keeps practicing until he learns how to play the song "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" on his piano.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
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      We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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