Web site: http://pbskids.org/martha/
An animated series that is designed to enrich the vocabulary of 4- to 7-year-olds. Based on the classic books by Susan Meddaugh, each episode uses Martha's unique linguistic abilities and the hilarious consequences to engage kids and help build their vocabulary skills.
Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover #506
Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha uses her superb rodent-ridding skills to help.
- KET2 Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha and Skits/Martha Plays a Part #102
A new puppy named Skits joins Martha's household. But when he eats alphabet soup, nothing comes out except "Woof." Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.
- KET2 Friday, April 18 at 6:30 am EDT
Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery #314
The gang enters an alternative energy fueled Go Green Go-Cart Race using sun, wind and pond scum. Someone has been stealing from the junkyard and TD announces his suspect.
- KET2 Monday, April 21 at 6:30 am EDT
Paws and Effect/The Trouble with Teddy #208
When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. Teddy, a neighborhood dog, is sick, and Martha tries to diagnose him.
- KET2 Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 am EDT
Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold #507
The gang use Truman's cousin Stanley's knowledge of movies when they spot two crooks at a hotel.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent #111
There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! Crafty Weaselgraft invites Martha to a talent show.
- KET2 Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 am EDT
Down on the Farm/Martha Runs Away #105
Helen, Martha, and T.D. visit T.D.'s grandpa C.K. on his farm. When Martha tries to help with chores, things get a little out of hand. Helen gets mad, and Martha feels unappreciated and decides to run away.
- KET2 Friday, April 25 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Blah Blah/Skits Behaves #106
Martha loses her ability to communicate when Granny subtracts letters from the soup at the factory.
- KET2 Monday, April 28 at 6:30 am EDT
The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep #508
Ralph, the conniving duck who is obsessed with television, returns when the family buys a big TV.
- KET2 Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha And The Canine Caper/Perfectly Martha #107
Martha inadvertently helps some stray dogs rob Karl the butcher. The dogs at the Perfect Pup Institute are behaving a little too perfectly, and Martha is determined to find out what's going on before any more dogs lose their essential dogginess.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30 am EDT
Firedog Martha/Martha's Pickle #108
Martha wants to be a firehouse dog like the one in her favorite book, Firehouse Freddie. Have giant alien pickles invaded Wagstaff City? Truman saw something just like it in a movie, but he never saw the ending.
- KET2 Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 am EDT
The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling #109
Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, but there's one problem: No dogs allowed.
- KET2 Friday, May 2 at 6:30 am EDT
Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha #110
Granny Flo's alphabet soup is taking a licking from a competitor, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be her long-lost owner from Poland. The family is suspicious, but why is Martha suddenly speaking Polish?
- KET2 Monday, May 5 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha #112
Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, and Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Courageous Collie Carlo comes to town, and Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous he really is. If she can't help him save his reputation, Carlo's TV career could be history.
- KET2 Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 am EDT
T.D. Gives A Report/Martha's Canine Cleaners #608
T.D. has trouble choosing a topic to research. Lily tears up a pillow while sleeping.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 7 at 6:30 am EDT
Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed #114
Determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on a science project, Carolina organizes an expedition with T.D., Truman, and Martha to gather "exotic" plants. Then a storm blows up, and they worry they may never get off Flea Island. Tiffany plans to turn Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse. But who should be president?
- KET2 Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 am EDT
My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have #504
Martha gets more than she bargained for when she answers the phone using Helen's mom's voice.
- KET2 Friday, May 9 at 6:30 am EDT
Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble! #501
Martha recalls how T.D. first found Skits. Milo and Truman hope to save the museum's fossil exhibit.
- KET2 Monday, May 12 at 6:30 am EDT
Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers #116
T.D. turns in the wrong drawing in art class, then panics and enlists Truman, Martha, and Helen to help him sneak into school after hours and switch drawings. Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille, so she decides to do something really special for Grandma's birthday to make up for it.
- KET2 Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey!/Martha and Truman Get Lost #117
Professor Monkey is coming to town to promote the craft books he co-authored with Beppo. But his directions to the bookstore end up under Bob the dog's fiercely guarded porch. Truman needs Martha to help him find something he lost at Dog Head Lake.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 14 at 6:30 am EDT
Best in Show/Truman on the Ball #118
When Carolina enters Francois in a dog show, Helen enters Martha to create a little competition. Truman wants to run away.
- KET2 Thursday, May 15 at 6:30 am EDT
The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period #502
Martha and Skits become the Puppy Tooth Fairies. Martha feels blue when Helen goes to art camp.
- KET2 Friday, May 16 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Gets Spooked/Martha Changes Her Luck #119
Is someone fixing up the haunted house? If not, who ordered those flowers? Was it the ghost of Mrs. Parkington's great-aunt Martha? Later, Martha the dog is worried that her bad luck is rubbing off on everybody else.
- KET2 Monday, May 19 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2 #120
Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Fed up, Skits decides to follow the cool air into the store, and Martha has to follow to get him out. What are they going to do now that they're stuck in the bathroom and the store is about to close?!
- KET2 Tuesday, May 20 at 6:30 am EDT
Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts #121
Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Until they're gone, she has to wear a cone on her head to keep her from scratching. The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody's art supplies begin disappearing, their affectionate mood begins to fade.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 am EDT
The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember #503
Television producer Laslo Huckey challenges Martha and the gang to come up with an idea for a puppy show. The kids have different recollections of their last game of Kickup.
- KET2 Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 am EDT
There Goes the Neighborhood/I Scream #122
Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Everyone knows kittens are not to be tolerated. Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream. Alice thinks deciding you won't like ice cream without trying it is, well, prejudiced!
- KET2 Friday, May 23 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out #104
Inspired by her favorite show, Courageous Collie Carlo, Martha tries to become a doggie hero. Unfortunately, things don't quite work out the way she plans. When Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping, he warns them about Big Minnie, a monster rumored to live in the woods.
- KET2 Monday, May 26 at 6:30 am EDT
Nurse Martha/TD Gets the Scoop #123
Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. But when Mrs. Clusky's niece brings her puppy to the vet - and he speaks nothing but incomprehensible puppy talk. Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news. TD turns investigative reporter, until he becomes the headline himself.
- KET2 Tuesday, May 27 at 6:30 am EDT
April Fools/Bully for You! #605
T.D. doesn't realize it's April Fool's Day. Martha and Skits stay away from a new dog.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 am EDT
Martha Sings/TD Makes the Band #125
Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! Helen and Martha visit the vet, some musicians, and an opera singer, trying to discover the source of her musical malady to no avail. Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts! He could write a better song than that, and that's just what he's going to do!
- KET2 Thursday, May 29 at 6:30 am EDT
Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze #406
Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey. When Carolina chastises Martha for her doggish mannerisms, Martha wishes Carolina could just see things from her point of view.
- KET2 Friday, May 30 at 6:30 am EDT
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/martha/
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