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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

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, October 16 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned 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 Friday, October 17 at 1:00 pm EDT

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, October 20 at 1:00 pm EDT

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 Tuesday, October 21 at 1:00 pm EDT

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, October 22 at 1:00 pm EDT

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 Thursday, October 23 at 1:00 pm EDT

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 Friday, October 24 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween #135 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers teach a Little Ghost who is scared that there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!

  • KET Monday, October 27 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, October 31 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, October 28 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, October 29 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, November 27 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned 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, October 30 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 Tuesday, November 4 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 Wednesday, November 5 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 31 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 Thursday, November 6 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 Friday, November 7 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 Monday, November 10 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 Tuesday, November 11 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 Wednesday, November 12 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 Thursday, November 13 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, November 14 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 Monday, November 17 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 Tuesday, November 18 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 Wednesday, November 19 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 Thursday, November 20 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 Friday, November 21 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, November 24 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 Tuesday, November 25 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 Wednesday, November 26 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 Friday, November 28 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Goldilocks and the Three Bears #106 [TV-Y]
Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in big trouble with his big brother. The Super Readers visit Goldilocks and find her surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge, and three times the mess.

  • KET Monday, December 1 at 1:00 pm EST

The Boy Who Cried Wolf #107 [TV-Y]
Baby Joy has said her first words, but Whyatt was the only one around to hear her, and no one believes him. The Super Readers fly into the story of the Boy Who Cried Wolf and help the boy convince the townspeople that his tale is true.

  • KET Tuesday, December 2 at 1:00 pm EST

Rapunzel #108 [TV-Y]
To help Princess Pea's kitten, who is stuck in the top of a tree, the Super Readers talk with Rapunzel. Climbing her hair turns out not to be the answer, so the Prince helps them come up with a new rescue plan.

  • KET Wednesday, December 3 at 1:00 pm EST

The Ugly Duckling #109 [TV-Y]
Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching. The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim. With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect.

  • KET Thursday, December 4 at 1:00 pm EST

The Elves and the Shoemaker #110 [TV-Y]
Whyatt has a secret admirer. The Super Readers visit the shoemaker and discover that he is just as curious about his own secret friends, so they help him write a note to them. Meanwhile, Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer.

  • KET Friday, December 5 at 1:00 pm EST

Little Miss Muffet #111 [TV-Y]
Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away. So the Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and the spider who keeps frightening her right off her tuffet.

  • KET Monday, December 8 at 1:00 pm EST

Cinderella #112 [TV-Y]
Red doesn't feel like much of a princess, so she wonders how she'll fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party. A visit to Cinderella's story teaches her that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is.

  • KET Tuesday, December 9 at 1:00 pm EST

The Ant and the Grasshopper #113 [TV-Y]
Littlest Pig arrives at a picnic and realizes that he forgot to pack any food. The Super Readers fly into the story of the Ant and the Grasshopper, where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared.

  • KET Wednesday, December 10 at 1:00 pm EST

The Little Red Hen #114 [TV-Y]
When Red needs help gathering apples, all her friends can say is, "Not I!" So the Super Readers consult the Little Red Hen, whose friends didn't want to help her, either.

  • KET Thursday, December 11 at 1:00 pm EST

The Frog Prince #115 [TV-Y]
Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out the story of the Frog Prince, where they meet another princess who can't see eye-to-eye with a friend.

  • KET Friday, December 12 at 1:00 pm EST

The Princess and the Pea #116 [TV-Y]
With the annual Junior Princess Competition approaching, Princess Pea is worried that she won't be able to pass the test and win her golden crown. The Super Readers visit the story of "The Princess and the Pea" to learn how Pea's mother, Priscilla, handled her own princess test.

  • KET Monday, December 15 at 1:00 pm EST

Little Red Riding Hood #117 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers travel "over the river and through the woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma, and the Wolf.

  • KET Tuesday, December 16 at 1:00 pm EST

Twas the Night Before Christmas... #138 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers catch up with Santa and his reindeer and unravel the mystery of Santa's childhood.

  • KET Wednesday, December 17 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 24 at 1:00 pm EST

The Nutcracker #159 [TV-Y]
Princess Pea doesn't know what to do about her friend Sleeping Beauty who is very, very grumpy! Super Why and his friends dance their way into the story of The Nutcracker, accompanied by Tchaikovsky's memorable music, to find out why the Mouse King is so cranky and give an innovative twist to the holiday classic. But will the super readers be able to restore magic to The Land of Sweets?

  • KET Thursday, December 18 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, December 25 at 1:00 pm EST

The Emperor's New Clothes #120 [TV-Y]
Jill wants Littlest Pig to wear a bucket on his head for their game, but it makes him feel quite silly. The Super Readers dive into the tale of "The Emperor's New Clothes," about a ruler whose new clothes seem to be invisible, for some guidance.

  • KET Friday, December 19 at 1:00 pm EST

The Twelve Dancing Princesses #121 [TV-Y]
Whyatt wants to know why his family is acting sneaky, so the Super Readers waltz into the story of the 12 Dancing Princesses to see whether they can discover what the princesses are concealing.

  • KET Monday, December 22 at 1:00 pm EST

The Three Billy Goats Gruff #122 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to get the Troll's side of the story.

  • KET Tuesday, December 23 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Thumbelina #123 [TV-Y]
The friends shrink down to the size of ants and join Thumbelina on her big adventure to find her missing brother.

  • KET Friday, December 26 at 1:00 pm EST

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery #124 [TV-Y]
The Super Readers consult with Goldilocks, who is determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house.

  • KET Monday, December 29 at 1:00 pm EST

Beauty and the Beast #125 [TV-Y]
If the Beast can tune down his roaring, Beauty might learn they're not as different as she thinks.

  • KET Tuesday, December 30 at 1:00 pm EST
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