Web site: http://pbskids.org/fetch
Part game show, part reality series, part spoof, FETCH! explores the untapped potential of the hugely popular reality television genre and proves it can be a great venue for kids to learn problem-solving skills and teamwork, while at the same time exposing them to different cultures and experiences. Featuring an animated dog, Ruff Ruffman, and a group of real kids, this series will offer young viewers some perspective on competition by reinforcing the age old adage "it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game! "
Ruff Fetches the Fetchers #501
Ruff has been so preoccupied with trying to find his long-lost parents that he's forgotten to cast the Season 5 FETCHers!
- KET2 Friday, December 6 at 6:00 pm EST
Game Show Isle #502
The FETCHers are stranded on a mysterious island and must find the "Fabulous Four" game show relics before they can get off.
- KET2 Monday, December 9 at 6:00 pm EST
You Can't Teach an Orange Dog New Tricks #503
Ruff sends Marco and Shreya to Disney's Animal Kingdom to learn how to care for large animals. Rubye learns the art of magic from Penn & Teller.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 pm EST
The Ol' Shell Game #504
Marco and Shreya head to Florida to learn about sea turtles. Ruff sends Jay out to be a contestant on a mysterious radio game show.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 pm EST
Ruffman Manor Is Haunted #505
Ruff sends all six FETCHers out to investigate a haunted mansion.
- KET2 Thursday, December 12 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Wednesday, December 18 at 6:00 pm EST
It's Ruff in the Ring #506
Ruff sends Shreya out to learn how to box. Marc and Marco engineer a safe boxing helmet.
- KET2 Friday, December 13 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Thursday, December 19 at 6:00 pm EST
A Whole Flock of Cheese #507
Jay and Rubye dress up like pigeons and race an actual carrier pigeon, while Emmie fulfills her lifelong dream—making homemade cheese!
- KET2 Monday, December 16 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Friday, December 20 at 6:00 pm EST
How Much Frosting Can You Bear? #508
Ruff sends Rubye and Jay to engineer a bear-proof picnic basket. Shreya, Emmie, Marc, Marco compete in a wedding cake bake-off.
- KET2 Tuesday, December 17 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Monday, December 23 at 6:00 pm EST
The Legend of Ruffman's Gold #509
Ruff's ancestor Gus Ruffman is believed to have hidden gold in an abandoned mine somewhere in Colorado. He sends Marc, Jay, and Rubye find the mine, and most importantly, find the gold!
- KET2 Tuesday, December 24 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Monday, December 30 at 6:00 pm EST
Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks? #510
Emmie and Marco analyze fossilized dinosaur footprints out in the field, while Rubye and Shreya learn how to make a good trade.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 25 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Tuesday, December 31 at 6:00 pm EST
Eureka Is Not a Brand of Dog Food #511
Emmie and Shreya learn how to build a hovercraft and then compete in a fetching race. Ruff sends Jay and Marco to invent a device that will make his life easier.
- KET2 Thursday, December 26 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Wednesday, January 1 at 6:00 pm EST
That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime #512
Ruff sends Emmie and Marc to learn how to mime. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to build sculptures that move.
- KET2 Friday, December 27 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Thursday, January 2 at 6:00 pm EST
Look What the Dog Dug Up! #513
After digging up an ancient sarcophagus in his backyard, Ruff sends the FETCHers out to authenticate the artifact and verify the age of the mummy.
- KET2 Friday, January 3 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Thursday, January 9 at 6:00 pm EST
Ruff Follows His Dream #514
Ruff sends Marco to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. Marc and Rubye go indoor skydiving.
- KET2 Monday, January 6 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Friday, January 10 at 6:00 pm EST
Birds Are Handy! #515
Emmie and Rubye head out to Wyoming to work with songbirds in the field. Ruff sends Marc and Shreya to learn how to dance with their hands.
- KET2 Tuesday, January 7 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Monday, January 13 at 6:00 pm EST
Wolfing Down Some Barbeque #516
Emmie and Rubye go to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and Ruff sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 8 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Tuesday, January 14 at 6:00 pm EST
Go Belugas Go! #517
FETCH! competes with Go Get It!, the rival cat game show, in a synchronized swimming match, so he sends Marco, Shreya, and Rubye to learn about synchronized swimming, and he sends Marc to Mystic Aquarium to learn how beluga whales are adapted for the water.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Tuesday, January 21 at 6:00 pm EST
Snoop Dog #518
FETCH!'s rival game show Go Get It! is produced by a mysterious organization called PURRS. Ruff sends all six kids to meet with a team of private investigators and learn how to become gumshoes. Ruff and the FETCHers then try to use their sleuthing skills to get to the bottom of who is behind PURRS.
- KET2 Thursday, January 16 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 pm EST
Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie! #519
Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! website. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie. Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. And at Glen's request, he makes them dress up as pirates.
- KET2 Friday, January 17 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Thursday, January 23 at 6:00 pm EST
The Fetch Finale #520
Ruff has learned that PURRS, the organization that runs Go Get It!, is an evil cat organization! PURRS plans to brainwash the entire country with a device that makes everyone think they're cats! PURRS is also responsible for the disappearance of Ruff's parent. After learning that PURRS headquarters is hidden somewhere inside a water park, Ruff sends the FETCHers to find a way inside. Now all Ruff needs to do is stop the brainwashing device, find his parents, and crown a FETCH! Grand Champion!!
- KET2 Monday, January 20 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Friday, January 24 at 6:00 pm EST
The Debut of Smell-o-Vision #301
Broadcasting the season premiere in Smell-o-Vision seems like a great idea to Ruff—until he is sprayed by a skunk.
- KET2 Monday, January 27 at 6:00 pm EST
- KET2 Friday, January 31 at 6:00 pm EST
When Home Is a House of Cards #302
While Ruff is trying to build a card table (which, of course, he naturally assumes is a table made of cards), he interviews the first candidate to be his new assistant: a mouse named Chet who abruptly moves into the Fetch 3000.
- KET2 Tuesday, January 28 at 6:00 pm EST
Just Call Him Spot #303
Spot Spotnik spatters Ruff with permanent ink, so Ruff decides that DJ, Jay, and Sam should meet with a chemistry expert to learn to fight stains. Then, realizing that the ink spots make him look like a Dalmatian, Ruff sends Noel to a fire academy so she can learn how to fight fires.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 pm EST
Mr. Ruffman Goes to Washington #304
When Ruff learns that it's illegal for a dog to host a reality game show, he decides to run for Local Dog Officer of Canine-Human Affairs to overturn the law. But first he needs to know more about the job of an elected official.
- KET2 Thursday, January 30 at 6:00 pm EST
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/fetch