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's Market/Bye Bye Burger Boy #404
Martha and her canine co-workers pitch in to run Tio Jorge's market when everyone else is busy. Martha and her friends plan an advertising campaign to save their favorite childhood restaurant.
- KET2 Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 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.
- KET Monday, May 20 at 7:30 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.
- KET Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 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 Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 am EDT
Best in Show/Truman on the Ball #118
Carolina decides to enter Francois in the dog show, and Helen just can't help herself. She has to enter Martha, too, so she can show Carolina who the true champion really is. And, why does Truman want to become a hobo and/or join the circus? Is he actually trying to run away? Maybe it has something to do with tomorrow's softball game, and the fact that Truman can't actually catch the ball.
- KET Thursday, May 23 at 7:30 am EDT
Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman #302
Everyone's too busy to play with Skits. While he's moping around the neighborhood, he meets Milo, a lonesome newcomer who just moved to Wagstaff City. The two bond, but when they tell their respective families about their new companion, no one believes they're real. Truman is afraid to try out his new sled on the town's steepest, scariest, lumpiest hill. His friends are convinced that Truman is braver than he seems. Is he?
- KET Friday, May 24 at 7:30 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.
- KET Monday, May 27 at 7:30 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?!
- KET Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted #303
When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift.
- KET Wednesday, May 29 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 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.
- KET Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 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!
- KET Friday, May 31 at 7:30 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.
- KET Monday, June 3 at 7:30 am EDT
Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day #304
When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. When the two decide to switch roles for a day, they discover that life can be surprisingly tough in someone else's shoes (or tail).
- KET Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30 am EDT
Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course #124
Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. After she sees a performance of the ballet, she secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. But how can she ever admit she's interested when she knows her brother Ronald will tease her mercilessly? After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.
- KET Wednesday, June 5 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 am EDT
Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily #305
Everyone is going to a pool party, including Alice until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Carolina adopts a new puppy, and she's so excited. It matches her purse! But when the gang points out the pup won't stay pocketbook-sized for long, she regrets her impulsive adoption. Will they be able to find a home for Lily?
- KET Thursday, June 6 at 7:30 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!
- KET Friday, June 7 at 7:30 am EDT
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 Monday, June 10 at 7:30 am 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.
- KET Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30 am 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.
- KET Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 am EDT
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.
- KET Thursday, June 13 at 7:30 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!
- KET Friday, June 14 at 7:30 am 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.
- KET Monday, June 17 at 7:30 am 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.
- KET Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 am 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?
- KET Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 am EDT
Martha's Dirty Habit/Helen's All Thumbs #130
Every spring, Martha gets an urge to dig that she just can't control. When Martha's habit gets her in trouble neighborhood, the family decides they need to put her desire to dig to good use. Ronald gives Helen his old gamekid, and pretty soon she's hooked! She forgets to walk Martha, neglects her homework, and becomes completely preoccupied.
- KET Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents #131
Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. But when a last-minute order comes in at the flower shop, Martha and Skits decide to take over. Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent. After a few tries, he concocts the perfect pooch perfume.
- KET Friday, June 21 at 7:30 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.
- KET Monday, June 24 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 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.
- KET Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET Friday, July 26 at 7:30 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.
- KET Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 29 at 10:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 22 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper #505
Martha sets out to train a baby to be a puppy. Helen thinks she has uncovered a cheating scandal.
- KET Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha's Life in Crime #211
Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Puppy Martha's new owner turns out to have unsavory plans for her. Can Martha turn the tables on the bumbling crooks and still find a family?
- KET Friday, June 28 at 7:30 am 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 Monday, July 1 at 7:30 am 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.
- KET Tuesday, July 2 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom #133
TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. What started out as a joke, turns into a nightmare for Helen, Alice, and TD, when Martha gets the job and takes it very seriously. TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts!
- KET Wednesday, July 3 at 7:30 am EDT
The Dog Did It/Martha Out West #311
Martha shares the Great Oral History of Dogs with Helen, TD, and Truman. According to Martha, dogs gave humans lots of stuff: fire, philosophy, physics, art, and even language. Could this explain why Shakespeare's hero is named Hamlet? The gang has borrowed a video camera from the library so they can film their very own Wild West production. They each tell their version, featuring with pioneers, outlaws, and... strawberry milkshakes?
- KET Thursday, July 4 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 6 at 10:00 am EDT
Martha Treads the Boards/Martha's Pack #134
Helen's mom and dad are starring in the community theater production, and Helen's the stage manager. Even Martha gets a part... as a bull. When the big night finally comes, Mom and Dad get trapped in their dressing room. When Helen leaves Martha off her family tree, Martha decides to make her own pack. However, the call of the wild becomes the call of the can opener for her pack mates, and soon Martha is left alone at Doghead Lake hunting for dinner.
- KET Friday, July 5 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird/Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird #313
The gang is camping out. The tent is pitched, they've played a hundred hands of Go Fish, they've even eaten all the s'mores - but they still aren't tired. When TD suggests they tell science fiction stories, no one expects this story to end as it does. A shadow on the outside of the tent inspires still more stories. With humans shrinking to the size of ants, and ants growing to the size of humans, everyone has something to contribute.
- KET Monday, July 8 at 7:30 am EDT
Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper #312
Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Helen wishes she could be a kid detective just like her favorite book character, Curious Crystal. When Helen and Martha find a business card for "The Whistler" with "You've been warned" written on the back, they think their career as super sleuths has begun.
- KET Tuesday, July 9 at 7:30 am EDT
Martha Smells/Martha Hears #135
Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. She manages to call Helen and tell her how to get there by smell. For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears.
- KET Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 am EDT
Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery #314
Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Who's been stealing things from t-he local junkyard? When Detective TD announces the identity of his main suspect, everyone is shocked.
- KET Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 13 at 10:00 am EDT
Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother #136
Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman figures out that she's saying the exact reverse of what she means to say. Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?
- KET Friday, July 12 at 7:30 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 Monday, July 15 at 7:30 am EDT
The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase #315
For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem.
- KET Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 am EDT
Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble #138
Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. But trouble brews when Mrs. Demson, who claims a horrible allergy to dogs, is admitted for an invisible rash. Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce. Pretty soon, it feels like the duck is taking over.
- KET Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 20 at 10:00 am EDT
Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy #401
Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks it must be because he is a canine! When Milo reads in front of other people he gets nervous, so T.D. finds a solution: a Reading Buddy!
- KET Friday, July 19 at 7:30 am EDT
Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures #402
Struck by a falling book of 501 English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes Verb Dog! Weaselgraft and Pablum come up with a new invention - The Adverbalizer.
- KET Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 am EDT
Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around #139
Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. He finally agrees to tell the whole gruesome story, but will it be too horrible for them to bear? Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV. In fact, he loves Malcolm so much he wants to be Malcolm, and he starts wearing a polka dot bowtie. Martha is mortified to be seen with him in public.
- KET Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 am EDT
Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football #403
T.D. uses a time machine to bring a dinosaur back from the late Cretaceous period. Carolina coaches the Wagstaff Dogs football team.
- KET Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 am EDT
What's Bothering Bob?/Martha Spins a Tale #140
What's gotten into Bob? He's off his chain and he's chasing Truman all over town. Soon Truman, Helen, Alice, TD, Kazuo the dog officer, the pizza guy, and Bob's owner are all up a tree, imprisoned by a barking Bob. It's sweltering hot and everybody is miserable. To distract Jake from the heat, Martha tells him about Goldi-Martha and the Skits Hatter and Little Red Riding Helen and their adventures among giants, queens, and a very familiar fire-breathing cat.
- KET Monday, July 29 at 7:30 am EDT
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/martha/
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