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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1BARNEY & FRIENDS (907) All About Me 6:30 AM Through Barney's help, the children learn that they are all special.
SESAME STREET (4038) Big Bird Writes A Story 7:00 AM Big Bird has written a story and everyone is excited to hear him read it out loud. Big Bird begins to read the story to all of his friends on Sesame Street and as he reads we see his friends acting out the story. As Big Bird nears the end of the story everyone waits with obvious anticipation. Then, Big Bird has no ending! He can't figure out how to end the story. The problem is solved, however, when everyone comes up with their own possibilities for story endings. Everyone has a chance to tell their own ending and finally Big Bird comes up with his very own ending that combines everyone's great ideas.
CYBERCHASE (405) Measure for Measure 8:00 AM Hacker's mysterious machine is finally revealed - "The Transformatron"can change anyone into anything! He learns the kids have the Network Interface Card - the final piece he needs. But the kids have also found a map that leads them to Coop, Slider's long lost father. They are shocked to discover Coop has been a victim of magnetite. Before they can measure out the antidote, Hacker grabs the "NIC" - and Slider! Will the CyberSquad be able to rescue Slider? Can they cure Coop? And how will they stop Hacker from taking over Cyberspace with his dastardly device?
ARTHUR (910) Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues 8:30 AM Binky Goes Nuts - When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy. Breezy Listening Blues - Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.
CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG (207) Big Hearted T-Bone/Cleo's Valentine Surprise 9:00 AM BIG HEARTED T-BONE - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible T-Bone generously offers to watch Cleo's niece KiKi so Cleo can get some rest. But his honorable intentions are challenged when his female canine friend Mimi comes to town. CLEO'S VALENTINE SURPRISE - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others Cleo, with some help from K.C., prepares a special gift for Clifford and T-Bone and expects a BIG gift in return.
DRAGON TALES (124) The Greatest Show In Dragon Land/Prepare According 9:30 AM The Greatest Show in Dragon Land--The kids and dragons are really excited about flying to Wonder World amusement park. When they find out Zak and Wheezie have a broken wing and are unable to fly, however, they agree to accommodate their friends by walking there instead. Prepare According to Instructions--Quetzal sends the gang to see one of the most special sights in all of Dragon Land: the dancing crystals at Crystal Cave! He gives them precise instructions for things they must collect along the way. In a rush to make it there before sundown, Emmy dismisses the need for a map and a first aid kit. After they complete the first two instructions (with the help of the first aid supplies that Zak and Wheezie grabbed just in case), they head for Turtle Rock... but they don't know know how to get there. As Cassie gets ready to fly home to retrieve the map, Emmy begins to understand the importance of thinking ahead and suggests she bring back one more item as well.
JAKERS (137) Searching for a Shamrock 10:00 AM Piggley and friends borrow a special wooden shamrock from Mr. Hornsby-then misplace it. Following advice from Don Toro, they retrace their steps to find it, starting from the last place they saw it. Working together and helping each other they eventually find what they were looking for. Jakers! Live and Learn: Whether you're a member of a championship soccer team or playing with friends, cooperation makes the experience more successful-and a lot more fun. A group of kids demonstrate cooperation by putting together a difficult puzzle in no time at all! LESSON: Cooperation and working together to solve a problem can be fun.
CAILLOU (124) Knowing I'm Growing 10:30 AM Caillou is getting bigger! Caillou's feet are growing, so Mommy takes him to the shoe store where the salesman measures his feet, and Caillou gets a new pair of shoes. But he's not as big as Andre, who can ride a big bike, or Sarah, who is losing a tooth and waiting for the Tooth Fairy. Caillou is reassured he's growing when the growth chart shows how tall he has become. And, Caillou is too big for his favorite shirt, so he gives it to his favorite teddy bear to wear. Meanwhile, Rexy is discouraged when he realizes he hasn't grown - not even an inch! Teddy explains to Rexy that growing happens inside as well as outside.
BERENSTAIN BEARS (119) Too Small for the Team/The Prize Pumpkin 11:00 AM TOO SMALL FOR THE TEAM: Sister is keen on joining the school soccer team, but Coach Brown thinks she still has some growing to do before she's ready to compete with the bigger cubs. Sister grudgingly accepts the position of team manager instead. It's a tough job and Sister's perseverance doesn't go unnoticed by the coach, who ultimately invites her to play in a big soccer match.
THE PRIZE PUMPKIN: Papa's longstanding friendship with Farmer Ben becomes strained when winning first place at a pumpkin growing contest becomes far too important. On Thanksgiving Day, after his pumpkin fails to take the blue ribbon, Papa is thankful that Farmer Ben still wants to be his friend in spite his unneighbourly behavior during the competition.
MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD (1514) Games 11:30 AM Mister Rogers visits Brockett's Bakery and plays electronic arcade games. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Neighbors prepare for the Make-Believe Olympic Games and practice several events. Lady Elaine Fairchilde still wants to control the outcome of the games (in her favor!). She makes it snow in the Neighborhood.
BOB THE BUILDER (113) Problem Solving 2:30 PM Skip desperately tries to have a good idea in Skip's Big Idea. Will he have one? A problem with some floorboards causes problems for Mr Ellis's Exhibition until Bob has a solution. Lofty and Skip let their imaginations run wild in Lofty's Jungle Fun.
BETWEEN THE LIONS (307) Out In Outer Space 3:00 PM Grandpa Lion visits the library to tell the cubs a true story about a friend who traveled out in outer space. Guest Stars: Melissa Etheridge, Brian McKnight, and astronaut Ellen Ochoa. Designated Reader: Vanessa Williams. Key word: out. Target vowel: ou POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER (107) Up The River (Mandan and Bismarck, North Dakota) 3:30 PM Following in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, Buster takes a canoe trip with the Stensley family. Along the way they introduce him to Norwegian music, language, and dance that make up their family traditions. The adventures continue with the Miller family who share their favorite pastime: motocross racing.
ARTHUR (407) Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat 4:00 PM Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show!
Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too?
MAYA & MIGUEL (136) The Taming of Mr. Shue 4:30 PM When the beloved teacher Mrs. Langley leaves to have a baby, the kids get a long-term substitute, Mr. Shue. Mr. Shue seems much more serious and not nearly as much fun as Mrs. Langley, so the kids decide they have to win him over. The only problem is, he only seems to like one thing - math. With the help of Celia Lopez, Gus the baker's niece, they eventually succeed, and in the process learn that sometimes you need to give people a chance.
CYBERCHASE (206) Mother's Day 5:00 PM Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. The Big Idea: Use a decimal point to join tenths with whole numbers and you have a decimal system you can use to easily record, compare and combine whole numbers with fractions. Math Topic: Decimals; NCTM Links: Number and Operations.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 BARNEY & FRIENDS (908) My Baby Brother 6:30 AM Barney helps children learn what to expect when a new baby joins the family.
SESAME STREET (4099) Elmo's and Zoe's Scientific Exploration 7:00 AM Elmo watches a leaf floating in a bucket of water and this observation leads Elmo to many other scientific questions. Elmo, Zoe, and Telly are all curious about whether or not objects such as a leaf, an apple, a rock (Rocco), and a triangle either float, sink, and/or slide. They first have a hypothesis about what might happen and then they test their hypothesis with an experiment. In the meantime, Gordon is there to ask Elmo, Zoe, and Telly about what is happening and what might happen next. They all have a wonderful time exploring together, and learning great new words such as experiment and hypothesis.
CYBERCHASE (206) Mother's Day 8:00 AM Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. The Big Idea: Use a decimal point to join tenths with whole numbers and you have a decimal system you can use to easily record, compare and combine whole numbers with fractions. Math Topic: Decimals; NCTM Links: Number and Operations.
ARTHUR (410) My Music Rules/That's A Baby Show!
8:30 AM It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers...in the Elwood City library?! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz? In the second story, will Arthur be exposed as a a baby show lover? What he gest hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!
CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG (208) Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm 9:00 AM Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone helps him feel better by telling their own tales of embarrassing moments. However, Jetta insists these things never happen to her. LUCKY CHARM - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself After losing her lucky stone, Emily Elizabeth loses her confidence.
DRAGON TALES (125) Wheezie's Last Laugh/Frog Prints 9:30 AM Wheezie's Last Laugh--While searching for their soccer ball in the tall grass, the kids and dragons are startled to discover a dragon frog crowing like a rooster. What's causing such a thing? An elfin wise guy named Mr. Pop! He collects unique sounds with his sucking gizmo, then gleefullly switches them with other sounds at will. When he steals Wheezie's loud guffaw and disappears, the group tracks him by following the trail of animals making the wrong sounds. Frog Prints--When Quetzal takes the gang on a ride through Dragon Lagoon, Max finds a new friend. He immediately loves Hoppy, a little uni-croaker frog, and decides to take him home to keep as a pet. But Quetzal gently explains that's not possible.
JAKERS (138) Wish Upon A Story - Part 1 10:00 AM Grandpa is feeling a little blue on his birthday, so his young grandpigs decide to try to cheer him up by telling the great storyteller a few stories of their own describing how life would be if they were in Tara. Jakers! Live and Learn: Cobi Jones introduces a local elementary school where the kids demonstrate another way to tell a story: by putting on a play starring Piggley, Ferny and Dannan!
LESSON: There are many ways to tell a story, it's important to use your own particular skills.
CAILLOU (125) All Kinds of Weather 10:30 AM Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away. And when a winter storm hits, Mom and Dad make a scary blackout into a fun indoor camping trip, complete with sleeping bags and marshmallows! For their part, Teddy and Rexy can't figure out why the sky goes to so much trouble to change, but Gilbert tells them that rain and snow help things grow.
BERENSTAIN BEARS (120) The Bad Habit/Ferdy Factual 11:00 AM THE BAD HABIT: Sister develops a habit of nail biting and various attempts to find a remedy are unsuccessful. When Brother notices a connection between Sister's math anxiety and her nail biting, he offers his services as a tutor. Sister's fingernails start growing back when she no longer worries about how to add and subtract fractions. FERDY FACTUAL: When Brother promises to help a new kid get settled in at school, he's shocked to discover that Ferdy Factual is a stuck up know-it-all that corrects everyone including Teacher Bob. Although Brother tries harder than most to be Ferdy's friend, the pint size genius continues to snub him.