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.
Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha #307
When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. But then she finds a story that's stranger than she bargained for.
- KET2 Friday, August 22 at 6:00 pm EDT
TD's Magic/Scaredy Cat #308
TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD - he's going to put on a magic show at his party. TD wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? To escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house. TD, Alice, and Helen decide to tell spooky stories to pass the time. But as spooky things start happening in the house, they wonder if their stories might be a little too real.
- KET2 Monday, August 25 at 6:00 pm EDT
Martha Acts Up/Ronald Is In #309
Mrs. Boxwood offers Martha a part in Alice in Wonderland, and Martha is thrilled at her new chance to become a star of the stage. But when Martha finds out what she's cast as, she's horrified. When Ronald finds a book on psychology, he becomes the expert on everyone's "problems." Is his cure worse than the complaint?
- KET2 Tuesday, August 26 at 6:00 pm EDT
Myth Me?/TD's Myth Take #310
On a rainy, boring day, the gang does what everybody does on a rainy day: act out Greek myths! And, as always, they are really better with dogs! TD isn't satisfied with any Greek myth, so he decides to write his own version. With the help of Martha and Truman, he puts on a performance that exceeds everyone's expectations.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 6:00 pm EDT
Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two #405
Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. The Announcer has put the city into grammatical peril. Fortunately, the Bookbots have discovered a secret weapon: adjectives.
- KET2 Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 pm EDT
Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat/Grandpa Bernie Cleans #603
Will the Bookbots be able to get fit in time to stop a new literacy-loathing villain? The dogs meet Candy, an elderly dog who claims she was bit by a ball from outer space!
- KET2 Friday, August 29 at 6:00 pm EDT
- KET Sunday, October 19 at 5:00 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 Monday, September 1 at 6:00 pm EDT
Skits under the Weather/Martha the Weather Dog #126
Martha and Skits hate the sound of thunder. One day Skits gets fed up and tries to outrun the storm, but soon discovers that all roads somehow lead back home. Windy McCloud, Wagstaff City's meteorologist, wants Martha to be her weather dog. Martha's thrilled that she'll be able to change the weather to suit Helen and her friends, until she finds out she's not going to make the weather, she's going to predict it.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 2 at 6:00 pm EDT
Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models #127
Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. All she needs is for everybody to be quiet for, oh, 16 hours a day. Is that too much to ask? Helen and the gang try to help by designing a doghouse for Martha. Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade. She teams up with Helen to design outfits for Martha and Skits.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 3 at 6:00 pm EDT
- KET Sunday, September 7 at 5:00 am EDT
TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke #128
TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. He's sure if he takes good care of it, soon he'll be harvesting freshly blossomed steaks. Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops. After many failed schemes to catch the gluttonous gopher, they realize the best way to keep him from eating the crops is by offering him a better meal elsewhere!
- KET2 Thursday, September 4 at 6:00 pm EDT
Virtually Martha/Martha vs. Robot #129
While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework. Martha decides to show that she's even more perfect than the perfect pet, so Helen won't replace her with a mechanical mutt.
- KET2 Friday, September 5 at 6:00 pm EDT
Martha the Witness/Martha Takes a Stand #132
Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. But she changes her tune after Martha witnesses an accident that destroys Mrs. Demson's lawn furniture. Something smells bad and it's Martha. Faced with yet another bath, Martha makes a stand for her right to, well, stink. But if Martha is going to stand up for her rights, Dad says she can do it outside.
- KET Sunday, September 14 at 5:00 am EDT
Here's Martha!/Dog Fight #137
Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Unfortunately, the only viewers are Martha and her friends, so the producers try a new format, Crime Scene Doggie. Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy. Their bickering is driving Helen nuts, and now TD and Alice have taken sides.
- KET Sunday, September 21 at 5:00 am EDT
Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy #202
The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Granny Flo is hosting a variety show. Helen and Carolina team up to perform a pantomime, Alice practices her tap routine, and Truman perfects his water glass symphony, but TD and Martha struggle to come up with an act.
- KET Sunday, September 28 at 5:00 am EDT
The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog #207
Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. Now Martha wants to become a sled dog, too! Weaselgraft and Pablum overhear her desire to mush. Will Malto deliver herself right into their hands?
- KET Sunday, October 5 at 5:00 am EDT
Martha Plays Favorites/Martha and the Doggie Lover #212
Truman is worried that his mom doesn't think he's special anymore. She's too busy taking care of the babies at her daycare. Martha knows just how he feels. She felt the same way when the family got that cute puppy Skits. TD's little cousin CD really likes dogs. Really, really likes dogs. CD loves dogs so much he squeezes them too hard. Can Martha teach CD how to be gentle with dogs?
- KET Sunday, October 12 at 5:00 am EDT
The Martha Show #301
Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show. Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. Our talking dog comes up with a whale of a show. But is her new partner - or TV - ready for it?
- KET Sunday, October 26 at 5:00 am EST
The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha #306
An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. Very strange music. Can Martha turn down the volume on their evil scheming before it's too late?
- KET Sunday, November 2 at 5:00 am EST
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/martha/
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