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

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This series focuses on the adventures of four fairytale friends who transform into reading-powered superheroes: Alpha Pig with Alphabet Power, Wonder Red with Word Power, Princess Presto with Spelling Power, Super Why with the Power to Read and Super YOU with the Power to Help. Together, they are the "Super Readers!" The Super Readers jump into books (literally) to find answers to everyday preschool challenges and embark on exciting adventures, where they play interactive reading games to overcome obstacles and save the day. In every episode, young viewers dive directly into a pop-up story to experience a brightly-illustrated children's tale brought to magical life.

TV Schedule

The Boy Who Drew Cats #144 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers meet a boy in a Japanese folktale who is struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor.

  • KET Monday, January 26 at 1:00 pm EST

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story #148 [TV-Y]
Little Boy Blue disappears and the prince in Cinderella's fairytale may help solve the mystery.

  • KET Tuesday, January 27 at 1:00 pm EST

The Swan Maiden #147 [TV-Y]
The heroes help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets.

  • KET Wednesday, January 28 at 1:00 pm EST

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf #149 [TV-Y]
Poppa Pig teaches the team to construct a sturdy building before Big Bad Wolf ruins their plans.

  • KET Thursday, January 29 at 1:00 pm EST

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse #150 [TV-Y]
The heroes jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other - one in the city and one in the country.

  • KET Friday, January 30 at 1:00 pm EST

Bedtime for Bear #203 [TV-Y]
Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything!

  • KET Monday, February 2 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 17 at 1:00 pm EST

King Midas #151 [TV-Y]
Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas.

  • KET Tuesday, February 3 at 1:00 pm EST

Aladdin #145 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers meet a lucky lad and dive into his magic lamp to speak to a genie who grants wishes.

  • KET Wednesday, February 4 at 1:00 pm EST

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure #146 [TV-Y]
The team convinces a witch to trade her gingerbread house for something delicious and nutritious.

  • KET Thursday, February 5 at 1:00 pm EST

Molly's Dance Show #204 [TV-Y]
The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too.

  • KET Friday, February 6 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 18 at 1:00 pm EST

The Prince and the Pauper #152 [TV-Y]
When they switch houses, a prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to confusion.

  • KET Monday, February 9 at 1:00 pm EST

King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti #205 [TV-Y]
It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti!

  • KET Tuesday, February 10 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, March 19 at 1:00 pm EST

Naila and the Magic Map #206 [TV-Y]
Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map, but they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt.

  • KET Wednesday, February 11 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, March 20 at 1:00 pm EST

George and the Dragon #153 [TV-Y]
Knight George is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave.

  • KET Thursday, February 12 at 1:00 pm EST

Jasper's Cowboy Wish #207 [TV-Y]
Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it!

  • KET Friday, February 13 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 24 at 1:00 pm EST

Baby Dino's Big Discovery #208 [TV-Y]
The super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy.

  • KET Monday, February 16 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, March 26 at 1:00 pm EST

The Swiss Family Robinson #154 [TV-Y]
Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure!

  • KET Tuesday, February 17 at 1:00 pm EST

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day #209 [TV-Y]
Princess Pea pretends she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts.

  • KET Wednesday, February 18 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Dolittle #155 [TV-Y]
Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig, and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them!

  • KET Thursday, February 19 at 1:00 pm EST

The Great Robot Race #210 [TV-Y]
Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie win a race too!

  • KET Friday, February 20 at 1:00 pm EST

Alice in Wonderland #156 [TV-Y]
Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party. The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time!

  • KET Monday, February 23 at 1:00 pm EST

The Adventures of Math-A-Million #211 [TV-Y]
The super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies.

  • KET Tuesday, February 24 at 1:00 pm EST

Monty's Adventures In Music Town #212 [TV-Y]
The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster who is having trouble picking an instrument to play for the big show.

  • KET Wednesday, February 25 at 1:00 pm EST

The Story of Mother Goose #157 [TV-Y]
Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poems. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories?

  • KET Thursday, February 26 at 1:00 pm EST

Zora's Art Adventure #213 [TV-Y]
The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas.

  • KET Friday, February 27 at 1:00 pm EST

The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan #158 [TV-Y]
Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger.

  • KET Monday, March 2 at 1:00 pm EST

Around The World Adventure #214 [TV-Y]
With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer, but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie.

  • KET Tuesday, March 3 at 1:00 pm EST

The Muddled-Up Fairytales #160 [TV-Y]
Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After!

  • KET Wednesday, March 4 at 1:00 pm EST

Galileo's Space Adventure #215 [TV-Y]
The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston.

  • KET Thursday, March 5 at 1:00 pm EST

The Story of the Tooth Fairy #161 [TV-Y]
Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to keep it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.

  • KET Friday, March 6 at 1:00 pm EST

The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser #162 [TV-Y]
Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match?

  • KET Monday, March 9 at 1:00 pm EST

The Big Game #163 [TV-Y]
Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing, and blowing them right off the field!

  • KET Tuesday, March 10 at 1:00 pm EST

The Cookbook #164 [TV-Y]
Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister.

  • KET Wednesday, March 11 at 1:00 pm EST

The Beach Day Mystery #165 [TV-Y]
Whyatt and the other fairytale buddies have found a clue leading to treasure and they need a little help! So the superhero readers fly into The Beach Day Mystery where they set off on a swashbuckling scavenger hunt adventure filled with clues, pirates, and of course, treasure!

  • KET Thursday, March 12 at 1:00 pm EST

Woofster Finds A Home #201 [TV-Y]
Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team!

  • KET Friday, March 13 at 1:00 pm EST

Webby In Bathland #202 [TV-Y]
Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty!

  • KET Monday, March 16 at 1:00 pm EST

The Three Little Pigs #101 [TV-Y]
Pig asks the Super Readers to get Jill to stop knocking down his tower. But when they fly into the Three Little Pigs story, they come face-to-face with the Big Bad Wolf himself.

  • KET Monday, March 23 at 1:00 pm EST

Hansel and Gretel #102 [TV-Y]
Peter Piper is angry at Red because she took his peppers without asking, and the Super Readers are trying to help Hansel and Gretel out of a sticky (sweet) situation. They get the witch's side of the story while Red learns to be more considerate.

  • KET Wednesday, March 25 at 1:00 pm EST

Humpty Dumpty #103 [TV-Y]
Pig is stuck at the very top of his brand-new slide and is afraid to come down. So the Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out about getting down from walls.

  • KET Friday, March 27 at 1:00 pm EST

Jack and the Beanstalk #104 [TV-Y]
Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a giant-sized tantrum. The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's beanstalk to talk to a real giant and get advice from Jack about the soothing power of music.

  • KET Monday, March 30 at 1:00 pm EST

The Tortoise and the Hare #105 [TV-Y]
Princess Pea and Red are in a potato-sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go. The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare for ideas on how to help the two friends.

  • KET Tuesday, March 31 at 1:00 pm EST
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Official web site: http://pbskids.org/superwhy/

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