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Web site: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase

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This series energizes kids ages eight to eleven with math power. Full of cyber-mysteries with eye-popping animation and a sly comic flair, the daily series features the voices of Christopher Lloyd and Gilbert Gottfried.

TV Schedule

Find Those Gleamers! #115 [TV-Y]
Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt, and Inez to a contest on cyberwide television. Hoping to prove that he's not as powerful or smart as he seems, the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their task is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers they'll need.

  • KET2 Sunday, December 14 at 10:30 am EST

Step by Step #605 [TV-Y]
Hacker has inflicted a new virus on Motherboard, and the elusive Dr. Marbles returns—in the company of the ghostly pirate Ivanka—with a possible cure: a powerful cybermineral known as magmalux that's found deep inside a volcano on the cybersite Corsario.

  • KET Monday, December 15 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Hugs and Witches #201 [TV-Y]
On Valentine's Day, Hacker captures Doctor Marbles and Lady Ada Lovelace, placing them inside a time machine Ada herself invented. The kids and Digit must decipher a series of poems left behind by Lady L to free them from the time machine before it time-travels to the netherworld of cyberspace—never to return!

  • KET Tuesday, December 16 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET Friday, February 13 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Trash Creep #903 [TV-Y]
A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome. Hacker searches for seeds to grow an army of monster plants.

  • KET Wednesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 10:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, February 11 at 5:30 pm EST

Cool It #114 [TV-Y]
Determined to destroy Motherboard any way he can, Hacker clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids in to help fix her, but the special cryoxide coolant she needs is found only in Castleblanca—and the supply is closely monitored. To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the volume of her tank. In the process, they discover the importance of standard units of measure.

  • KET Thursday, December 18 at 5:30 pm EST

The Guilty Party #212 [TV-Y]
The game is afoot when Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the mayor. But has someone stolen the key to Hacker's recharger chair? Like Sherlock Holmes and Watson, the kids and Digit set out to sleuth out what's really going on—and the more they investigate, the deeper the mystery gets.

  • KET Friday, December 19 at 5:30 pm EST

A Fraction of a Chance #510 [TV-Y]
When Matt, Jackie, and Inez get stuck in the vortex of a cyberportal, Digit must find the U.V.O.—the Universal Vortex Opener—to rescue them. When he finds all the portals jammed so that he can't travel anywhere, help comes from a surprising source: Wicked!

  • KET Monday, December 22 at 5:30 pm EST

True Colors #204 [TV-Y]
A supposedly "reformed" Hacker runs for election against Motherboard, claiming to have done five good deeds and promising to turn over a new leaf. Can the kids prove that his claims are false, or will Hacker be elected the new ruler of cyberspace?

  • KET Tuesday, December 23 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET Monday, February 16 at 5:30 pm EST

When Penguins Fly #602 [TV-Y]
When Hacker traps all the penguins in icy depths, the kids must save them and save their holiday.

  • KET Wednesday, December 24 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 10:30 am EST

Starlight Night #312 [TV-Y]
On Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year, Hacker concocts a scheme to darken them forever instead. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop the production of new star circuits by kidnapping inventor Archimedes, and the kids have only hours to rescue him.

  • KET Thursday, December 25 at 5:30 pm EST

Snow Day To Be Exact #104 [TV-Y]
Hacker steals the powerful sunisphere from Solaria, causing the cyberworld's sunny vacation paradise to be covered in snow. During a fun-filled chase across the snowy terrain, the kids must use the power and speed of estimation to recover the glowing orb from Buzz and Delete before the temperature reaches zero and the site freezes over forever.

  • KET Friday, December 26 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned A Time to Cook #213 [TV-Y]
First prize in the Fearless Chef cooking contest is the Magnetic Magnotube—the last piece Hacker needs for a machine that will disable Motherboard forever. So he decides to ensure his own victory by kidnapping his competition. Digit takes Hacker on in the kitchen while the Cybersquad sets out to rescue the real Fearless Chef.

  • KET Monday, December 29 at 5:30 pm EST

Hackerized! #804 [TV-Y]
As Hacker sets out to find the mysterious villain who has "hackerized" Sensible Flats, the team must hone up on rock climbing to escape being hackerized themselves and save the town.

  • KET Tuesday, December 30 at 5:30 pm EST

Escape from Merlin's Maze #604 [TV-Y]
On the prowl for a new power source, Hacker descends on Frogsnorts School of Sorcery. His scheme? To steal Professor Stumblesnore's wand and harness its awesome magic to energize himself.

  • KET Wednesday, December 31 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 4 at 10:30 am EST

The Emperor Has Snow Clothes #702 [TV-Y]
Hacker turns the Emperor into frozen a statue and the team must brave a snowstorm to save him.

  • KET Thursday, January 1 at 5:30 pm EST

Trading Places #120 [TV-Y]
The kids learn to trade, barter and create a monetary system to rebuild their crashed cybercraft.

  • KET Friday, January 2 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Face-Off #802 [TV-Y]
The CyberSquad must analyze a sneaky ad campaign to decide if the cool new Cyberblades are truly the best choice to help Fluff's team win the prestigious Penguia Cup.

  • KET Monday, January 5 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Model Behavior #122 [TV-Y]
To protect themselves from Hacker's constant attempts to capture cybersite Happily-Ever-After, the King and his fairy-tale subjects construct a glass Skywall. But Hacker unfolds a scheme to crack open the Skywall using the Wicked Witch's Voice, and the kids must construct a model of the situation to outwit him.

  • KET Tuesday, January 6 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Penguin Tears #403 [TV-Y]
Hacker's search for the legendary Prism of Penguia, the next piece of his mysterious machine, takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop him, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out.

  • KET Wednesday, January 7 at 5:30 pm EST

The Wedding Scammer #211 [TV-Y]
The kids must make their way through an intricate series of puzzles to free the daughter of a king. Al Roker guest stars as reporter Sam Vander Rom.

  • KET Thursday, January 8 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 10:30 am EST

Digit's B-day Surprise #601 [TV-Y]
To keep their surprise party a surprise, the kids pretend to have forgotten Digit's birthday. Hacker tries to take advantage of the situation by convincing Digit that he is his one true friend. But his real aim is to reprogram the cyboid to gain access to Motherboard.

  • KET Friday, January 9 at 5:30 pm EST

Size Me Up #124 [TV-Y]
To give himself time to launch a new virus at Motherboard, Hacker traps the kids in a cybersite from which escape seems impossible. The kids first find themselves in a land of giants, then become giants themselves in a land of little people. They must cope with the disparities of scale and size and use their brainpower to escape and warn Motherboard.

  • KET Monday, January 12 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Totally Rad #202 [TV-Y]
Hacker takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself king. To dethrone him, the kids challenge his hired hands to an Olympic-like skateboard competition. But there's a catch: High-scoring tricks need as much area as possible, and the configuration of the field's perimeter mysteriously keeps changing. Can the kids match their performance to the shifting arena?

  • KET Tuesday, January 13 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Team Spirit #606 [TV-Y]
Interest in the annual Mount Olympus Games is lagging, attendance is sagging, and Zeus is not happy. To restore the spirit of competition, he pits Team Motherboard, coached by Digit, against Team Hacker, coached by Wicked, in the Triadditon, a relay-type race made up of an obstacle course, a swim race, and a foot race.

  • KET Wednesday, January 14 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned An Urchin Matter #901 [TV-Y]
The CyberSquad explores why the once-healthy kelp in Big Bay is washing ashore.

  • KET Thursday, January 15 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 18 at 10:30 am EST

Closed Captioned A World Without Zero #303 [TV-Y]
Discouraged by a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. The sudden disappearance of the number 0 causes confusion and chaos, and the kids and Digit try to get Mister Z back by showing him that he does indeed have a value.

  • KET Friday, January 16 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Peace, Love, and Hackerness #803 [TV-Y]
When Hacker destroys the Far Out Radio antenna to stop the rebooter bees' favorite music, the team has to find and measure each piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down.

  • KET Monday, January 19 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Fairy Borg Father #505 [TV-Y]
After a day of getting yelled at and ridiculed, Delete wishes that things were better. To his surprise, a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko appears and grants him nine wishes.

  • KET Tuesday, January 20 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Father's Day #705 [TV-Y]
Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is named the Cyberdad of the Year but Hacker tries to spoil the celebration.

  • KET Wednesday, January 21 at 5:30 pm EST

The Case of the Missing Memory #407 [TV-Y]
Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But when someone steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator, Digit and the kids must figure out what they know, what they don't know, and what they need to know.

  • KET Thursday, January 22 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 10:30 am EST

Double Trouble #209 [TV-Y]
Hacker invades Shangri-La, imprisons Master Pi, and goes looking for the Good Vibration—the source of peace and happiness on the cybersite—just as the kids and Digit arrive to try to stop him.

  • KET Friday, January 23 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET Friday, February 27 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Creech Who Would Be Crowned #305 [TV-Y]
The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, and she splits from the group and teams up with Hacker's opponent, Creech. The kids try to overcome their differences while using their knowledge of direction and distance to help Creech win the race and restore her family's rule of Tikiville.

  • KET Monday, January 26 at 5:30 pm EST

Zeus on the Loose #106 [TV-Y]
When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete an increasingly difficult series of challenges from Zeus—all while confronting a variety of mythological creatures—to earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie, and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing.

  • KET Tuesday, January 27 at 5:30 pm EST

A Tikiville Turkey Day #410 [TV-Y]
When Hacker steals the legendary Egg of Benedicta, the lush landscape of Tikiville wilts and turns brown. The CyberSquad's attempt to recover the egg fails, and the kids hatch a new plan to replace it instead.

  • KET Wednesday, January 28 at 5:30 pm EST

All the Right Angles #205 [TV-Y]
Motherboard mistakenly sends Hacker a treasure map that leads to the secret of legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. The kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does by using their skill with angles to read the strange map, which contains only riddles about twists and turns.

  • KET Thursday, January 29 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 1 at 10:30 am EST

Closed Captioned A Perfect Score #608 [TV-Y]
Hacker runs into Wicked while on vacation in Solaria, but is upset to learn that she's not traveling alone. When she enters a dance contest with her partner, handsome cyber-surfing champion Nug Grommet, Hacker decides to enter it, too. But who can he coerce into being his partner?

  • KET Friday, January 30 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Bluebird of Zappiness #805 [TV-Y]
In an unlikely twist of events, Hacker and the CyberSquad team up to stop Cyberspace's newest villain, Ledge, and fix Motherboard's virus once and for all.

  • KET Monday, February 2 at 5:30 pm EST

Raising the Bar #210 [TV-Y]
Hacker, disguised as the Vermin Vexer, releases a mysterious bug into the main Cybrary, and the young heroes come to the aid of Ms. Fileshare, the Cybrarian (Jasmine Guy).

  • KET Tuesday, February 3 at 5:30 pm EST

The Halloween Howl #501 [TV-Y]
In an effort to make Wicked jealous, Hacker takes over the Mayor's Castle for a candlelight dinner with Erica Ram. When the Mayor returns and wants him out, Hacker brings the castle's stone gargoyles to life to capture and imprison the Mayor. The kids and Digit must master division to rescue the Mayor and deal with the gargoyles.

  • KET Wednesday, February 4 at 5:30 pm EST

R-Fair City #103 [TV-Y]
Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figure out which ones are fair, and use what they learn to find Hacker and try to beat him at his own game before it is too late.

  • KET Thursday, February 5 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 8 at 10:30 am EST

Balancing Act #401 [TV-Y]
The CyberSquad helps student sorcerer Shari Spotter finish her film about Frogsnorts Sorcerers Academy—despite the attempts of the villainous Hacker to deplete the shooting budget.

  • KET Friday, February 6 at 5:30 pm EST

Shari Spotter and the Cosmic Crumpets #311 [TV-Y]
Digit and the kids help Shari Spotter of Frogsnorts School for Sorcerers make magical Cosmic Crumpets, racing to finish before Hacker crashes the Sorcerer's Ball and becomes the most powerful magician in Cyberspace.

  • KET Monday, February 9 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Deedle Beast #706 [TV-Y]
Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. The kids arrive to help, but how do you figure out what's wrong with an animal that can't talk? The kids begin to see a pattern in the critter's odd behavior - and the plot thickens when they realize that Hacker has moved in right next door. What is the King of Chaos up to this time?

  • KET Tuesday, February 10 at 5:30 pm EST

Spheres of Fears #610 [TV-Y]
In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now!

  • KET Thursday, February 12 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 15 at 10:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Problem Solving in Shangri-La #118 [TV-Y]
While being held captive by Hacker on a ship, the kids are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master. He devises a game of strategy to test their problem-solving skills, with freedom as the prize for the winner. The kids discover that each of them has a different way of solving problems and decide to work together to defeat Hacker and gain everyone's freedom.

  • KET Tuesday, February 17 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Hacker's Challenge #801 [TV-Y]
With the fate of Solaria at stake, the CyberSquad and their friends must invent quick and easy strategies to solve Hacker's tricky number puzzles.

  • KET Wednesday, February 18 at 5:30 pm EST

Crystal Clear #507 [TV-Y]
When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, a glitch sends him flying the wrong way down a deep, dark chasm.

  • KET Thursday, February 19 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 22 at 10:30 am EST

A Crinkle in Time #408 [TV-Y]
Digit and the kids head for a mysterious cybersite called Ticktockia to rescue Slider, but then discover that they've fallen into a trap set by Hacker.

  • KET Friday, February 20 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Snelfu Snafu (Part 1) #309 [TV-Y]
The long-lost encryptor chip, the one computer component that can bring Motherboard back to full power, turns up for sale on the popular cybersite U-WANT, U-BID. The kids save up money and manage to outbid Hacker for the precious chip. But when they implant it into Motherboard, Hacker takes over Cyberspace!

  • KET Monday, February 23 at 5:30 pm EST

The Snelfu Snafu (Part 2) #310 [TV-Y]
The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Slider's new invention, the "Syncolator," may be the answer—but some of the expensive parts are missing, and the kids' funds are limited.

  • KET Tuesday, February 24 at 5:30 pm EST

Jimaya Jam #607 [TV-Y]
Hacker has discovered an army of awesome creatures he can use to rule Cyberspace, but they are carved in stone on the walls of the Pyramid of Jimaya. To bring the animals to life, he must steal the Sphere of Being, a magical orb closely guarded by three ghosts. How can he distract them so he can steal the Sphere?

  • KET Wednesday, February 25 at 5:30 pm EST

A Change of Art #406 [TV-Y]
Heartbroken after losing to the kids yet again, Hacker throws himself into sculpture and starts giving his work away. The problem is, wherever one of his artworks turns up, the power goes off.

  • KET Thursday, February 26 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 1 at 10:30 am EST
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