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funding for arthur with captioning is provided by: ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] fun for everyone makes a family strong. chuck e. cheese's proudly supports pbs kids. and by contributions to your pbs station from: ♪ every day when you're walking down the street ♪ ♪ everybody that you meet has an original point of view. ♪ ( laughs ) ♪ and i say hey! ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ if we could learn to work and play ♪ ♪ and get along with each other ♪ ♪ you got to listen to your heart ♪ ♪ listen to the beat ♪ ♪ listen to the rhythm, the rhythm of the street ♪ ♪ open up your eyes open up your
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ears ♪ ♪ get together and make things better by working together ♪ ♪ it's a simple message and it comes from the heart ♪ ♪ believe in yourself ♪ ♪ for that's the place to start ♪ ♪ and i say hey! ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ if we could learn to work and play ♪ ♪ and get along with each other. ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ hey! what a wonderful kind of day. ♪ hey! arthur: hey, d.w. hey! whoa! ( crash ) whoa! ahoy, lookout, is it clearing?
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surf's way up, dude. ahoy, captain! second mate brain, where are we? there's no way to tell without the sun. any sign of the sun from up there? captain! ship surgeon francine, you should be belowdecks. i found him in my quarters, sir. ( squawks ) excuse me? he had this. do you know what this means, captain? it means he's really hungry. we're close to land. land? land? but where? ( all grunting ) ( all groaning )
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land ho! ( squawking ) all right! our very own island! whoo-hoo! yeah! whoo-hoo! only seven more days to summer vacation. and ratburn promised no more pop quizzes for the rest of the year. that's only because he's saving up for the big end-of-the-year final homework assignment. but... but haven't we suffered enough? miss sweetwater's class is already cleaning out their desks and planning a party with cake. he does it every year. why should this year be any different? ( bell rings ) ( laughing ) ratburn: let's see. i've given you the word problems for tomorrow, the sentences to diagram and the reading on gastropods. ratburn: but this is the end of the year.
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it's time for a little something extra. oh, no, here it comes. please take out your notebooks and write down your final end-of-the-year assignment. imagine that all of you are stranded on a desert island. each of you may choose an unlimited supply of one food to bring with you. what would you choose? that's it? francine: it's a no-brainer. if i was stuck on a desert island i'd bring barbecue potato chips. i'd bring that new cereal cotton candy crunch. what about you, buster? desert island... one food only... donuts! mmm... maybe chocolate would be better.
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or maybe mayonnaise straight out of the jar. mmm! arthur: buster, pass me the ball. ( slurping ) buster? i don't know which food i like best. oh, this is so much harder than i thought. is something wrong? this desert island assignment is much too simple. i don't understand it. maybe you should just enjoy the fact that it's easy. but mr. ratburn never gives easy assignments. buster: this wasn't easy, but after thinking about it a lot and i mean a lot i finally decided on... ice cream. ( all exclaiming ) you did choose a dairy product so you'd be getting calcium, but not enough vitamins, fiber or protein.
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i knew it. i should have gone with marshmallows. francine how about you? i would bring an unlimited supply of barbecued potato chips. ratburn: hmm, let's think about all those spicy, powdery, very very salty potato chips. ( coughing ) need... water. and you, arthur, how long can anyone survive on sugar and yellow dye number five? true, you'd be getting carbohydrates, but with far too much refined sugar and far too little protein. anyone else? alan, what did you come up with? alan? i don't have the answer! ( all gasp ) well, at the moment, nobody does. none of you would have survived for very long on the island.
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what if i switched to jelly beans? your food choices have to sustain you. help could be a long time in coming. i think i like the pop quizzes better. i want you all to try the assignment again. all: aw... another chance? remember, each of you may bring only one food, but your overall goal is to survive for as long as you can. you have the weekend to come up with the solution. brain: i knew it was too simple. you didn't even give an answer. mmm. i still think i could survive on this. i simply didn't settle for the wrong one. this time i'll sift through all the available nutritional data. i was hoping for a weekend without homework. somewhere out there is the perfect food and i'm going to find it.
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( sighs ) buster: hey, brain, are you in there? brain? come on. we're riding to the park. i can't. i'm still looking for the perfect food. did you guys give up? no, we're done. what? look, we'll help you, okay? the answer's obvious once you think about it. last time, we all picked fun food. there's no way ratburn would let us get away with that. see, we picked food that we like to eat. but the trick is to pick a food that we're supposed to eat. stuff like this: whole grains.
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in other words, oatmeal. oatmeal. plain oatmeal. it's so healthy that it's probably worth extra credit. francine: and i'm going with vegetables. probably brussels sprouts. get it now? i don't know. oh, come on, it's perfect. i bet brussels sprouts are ratburn's favorite food. according to this, they do contain several vitamins as well as being high in fiber and water. i rest my case. but there's no protein. my dad told me eggs are great protein so i'm bringing ten hard-boiled eggs. fine, but you can't survive that long on eggs alone. i'm looking for a single perfect food that has everything. maybe there isn't one. but there has to be. you just can't admit that we found a solution before you did. your solutions are incomplete. you're making this harder than it is. let's go to the park. good luck.
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one perfect food... one perfect food... may i help you? where would i find one food that has it all? some protein, a little fat carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber? i'm afraid i can't help you with that. ( yells ) this assignment is impossible. ( laughing ) ( screams ) that's it! it is impossible. why didn't i think of it earlier? brain: so, what do you say? it's risky. i know. but there's no other way. count me in. and we'll need buster and francine, too.
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( squeaking ) francine: while each of us could survive for some time on a single food from one of the food groups... research led us to the undeniable conclusion that it would be impossible to survive for very long without combining our food choices. so, you decided to form a group. otherwise, it's impossible. of course i never directed you to work together. but you never said that we couldn't. so arthur brought something from the protein group.
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hard-boiled eggs. but we also needed vegetables, so i brought a salad with olive oil. which takes care of our fat. and i brought fruit. and i brought some bread rolls and cheese. and lots of water to wash it down. brain: so that takes care of our dairy and grains. the assignment said that the overall goal was to survive. and you just can't make it on only one kind of food. you have to have grains, fruits and vegetables, dairy, protein and healthy fats. well done. you've made a perfect presentation. you figured out that you need a selection from each of the major food groups. well, almost perfect. you forgot one thing. i knew we forgot something. oh, does this mean we failed? ratburn: a desert island dessert. there's nothing wrong with a desert island treat now and then. after this, i've challenged mrs. sweetwater's class to a game of capture the flag. eat up!
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( all cheering ) kids: and now... this is my sister juliet. this is my friend elizabeth. and this is my friend mary ellen. we're making healthy snacks in my kitchen. well, there's, um, fruits in it, and it's not ice cream. it's frozen yogurt so that makes it healthy. my name is corinne. i have diabetes, and that means that something in my body called a pancreas does not work or as my mom says, it's sleeping. and i have to have this pump and it gives me insulin whenever i eat or my blood sugar is too high. and if i get low which means i don't have enough sugar in my blood, then i have to have something to eat right away. right now we're making a fruit smoothie. we're using strawberries, frozen yogurt, and maybe bananas. cut it in half first and then we can peel it. ( blender whirring )
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mary ellen: bon appétit. corinne: i calculated how many carbohydrates are in the frozen yogurt and the fruit. and then i put it into this and it tells you how much insulin you need to do. in this snack, there's 20 grams of carbohydrates. i entered it in to my pump, and it told me to do 0.3 of insulin. this morning in the nurse's office i was feeling a little low before recess, so i did a check. you take something called a meter you put a little strip into it and then you prick yourself with the little needle. and when you put the blood onto the strip it reads how much sugar is in that drop of blood. and i'm 157, and that's a good number. and we're still kind of hungry so we're going to make apple slices wrapped in turkey. i think it's a healthy snack because apples are fruits and the turkey is low fat and it has protein in it. mmm. this is really good. corinne: well, you need nutritional food because if all you ate was junk food, you'd lie on the couch all day.
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kids: and now... ( indistinct whispering ) really? yep, but you can't tell anybody. i won't. wow! that is so cool. well, see you tomorrow. d.w.: not so fast! huh?! what were you guys whispering about? i'm not telling you. it's a secret. i won't tell anybody. i won't, either. that's what makes it a secret. t-w-i-n-s. really? that's quite a secret. i'm sorry, dear, but your mother asked me not to show this to you. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. it's a secret. all right, already!
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wait a minute. do any of you know a secret? don't worry, you can tell me. i won't tell anybody. please tell me. please! please! arthur! shh! oh, no. not again. that's the tenth secret arthur wouldn't tell me. and i think it was a good one, too. why can't anybody ever tell me just one? i could tell you one. it's not the same. oh, i wish i knew one. well, the good thing about a secret is that it's secret. nobody has to know you weren't told one. i know a secret, but i'm not telling it to you. okay. fine. aren't you going to ask me what it is? no. aren't you even going to ask me who
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told it to me? whoever told it to you doesn't want you blabbing it to us. d.w., when a friend tells you a secret and asks you to keep it... but nobody told me! it's a secret i made up all by myself. well, i didn't tell you to keep blabbing about it. well, you also didn't tell me that you have to have someone tell you a secret or it's not actually a secret. that's it! my mom told it to me. she said i couldn't tell this secret to anybody. ever! uh-huh. ka-pow! she heard it from... um... miss morgan! you can't get away from me. grr! gotcha! i think miss morgan heard it from your grandma. grandma? grandma? really? what did she say? my lips are sealed. it's a secret. grandma tells us everything. she'd never keep a secret from us.
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let's call grandma and see. well, um... no. you don't have to call her. it's not that big a secret. hi, grandma. okay, i was just kidding. there's no secret. tommy: and there's no cell phone! ( tibbles laughing ) good one, tommy. ow! are you okay? i never knew fake secrets were so dangerous. stay right there. ( phone ringing ) hello? oh, yes. i called because you need to bring james a change of clothes. what happened to you? it's kind of a secret. what about you? oh, well, it's kind of a secret, too. really? i'll tell you my secret if you tell me yours. uh... i was fighting with the tibbles and fell down. now you. uh... james split his pants right down the middle. oh, there's no hiding it. you can see his underwear clear as day from the back.
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( gasps ) you can't tell anyone. it's a secret. remember? a secret. sorry, this clubhouse is for secret-holders only. d.w.: i've got one. ( secret-holders whispering ) ( conversations stop ) it's okay, everybody. she's cool. here. what's that? well, that's to put your secret in. go on. ( whispers ): james split his pants. ( indistinct whispering )
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yes! wow, you're so happy today. what happened? well, let's just say i know a secret. oh. what do you mean, "oh"? what did the tibbles' grandma tell you? no. this time it's real. well, if it's real why can't you tell me? because it's a secret. but i'm your best friend. true... hmm. okay. but you can't tell anybody. uh, i'll tell you tomorrow. she's my best friend. can't i at least tell one person? but if you tell her, then how do you think james will feel? it's just one person. james split his pants.
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really? yep. but you can't tell anybody. what are you doing?! don't worry, i'm just telling timmy. ( whispers ): james split his pants. wow! wait until i tell tommy! tell me what? ( whispers ): james split his pants. no, you guys! you've got to stop! ( laughs ) ( whispers ): james split his pants. james split his pants. james split his pants. ( gasps ) ( all whispering ) oh, no! james: hey, d.w. what are they all talking about? uh... kids ( taunting ): ♪ james split his pants! ♪ ( laughter, taunting ) ( insects chirping ) ( sighs sadly ) d.w.: i know this secret and it's a really great secret, and... a-and i just got to tell it to somebody! you can tell it to me. you should always share your secrets
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with dad or me so we can help you. okay. well, the other day, james split his pants at school. his mom had to bring him extra clothes. i bet james is embarrassed and wouldn't want the other kids at school to know. but it's really hard not to tell anyone. i'm glad you told me but let's keep it between us. but how do i stop myself from telling it? well, try not to think about it. try thinking about something else like christmas. ( humming "jingle bells" ) so, what's the secret? what? oh, uh, i, uh... ( d.w. humming "jingle bells" ) d.w., did you hear me? ( thinking ): ♪ his mom had to bring him new clothes ♪ ♪ 'cause james split his pants. ♪ oh, look-- the tibbles are making a sand castle! d.w.? i'll tell you tomorrow!
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drive! hey, see you later, guys. see you! ( indistinct whispering ) hey, little girl what's up with your bag? oh, uh... i don't know. ( all gasp ) never open your bag! but... you open that bag and you're out of the clubhouse. ( all gasp ) whoa! ( grunts ) ( metal clicks ) don't, d.w.! please, d.w.! ( gasps ) d.w.'s voice: james split his pants!
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( yells ) mom... can i stay home today? i think i'm sick. oh? what is it, honey? do you feel nauseous? sore throat? i think i have secret-itis. thanks, thora, you're a lifesaver. hi, grandma! hello, arthur. d.w. needs a flop day, but these appointments i have just can't wait. i'll be back at 2:00. ( "frère jacques" plays on tv ) so, your mother tells me you have a very distinctive ailment. secrets can be hard, can't they? i think i hate them. well, i'll tell you a secret. i used to suffer from secret-itis myself-- until i was ten, when i found the perfect something to tell my secret to.
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go ahead and shout it, dear as loud as you can. james split his pants! now throw it as far as you can! maybe i'm wrong, but i think you're better. what do you think? ( paddles splashing ) hey, d.w. i missed you yesterday. i spent the whole day thinking about what your secret could be. can you tell me now? ( whispers ): i found out how to keep a secret. you did? how? ( indistinct whispering )
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really? yep. but you can't tell anybody. i won't. wow, that is so cool. d.w.'s voice: james split his pants! ( seagulls squawking ) hi, everyone, it's me, buster. we always have something to dance about in elwood city, but you won't believe all the cool dances people are doing all around the country. on my trip with my dad i see people rock, stomp, twirl, pop and boogie to the beat. i'm filming all the groovy fun and sending it back to my friends in elwood city on my very own video postcards. they're postcards from buster.
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♪ graceful and beautiful ♪ ♪ smooth and agile ♪ whoa! ♪ clumsy and klutzy ♪ so stay tuned for a very moving episode of martha speaks. mrs. clusky: now, class, i want you to be on your best behavior. it isn't every day we have a ballet company come and visit. this is so exciting. i've never seen a real, live ballet before. i saw my cousin d.d.'s recital at the twinkle toes academy of dance, but i'm not sure that counts. that looks more like a counting horse. a counting horse. i wish. what is the square root of four? uh... (clops twice) two! td no horses in the classroom.
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hasta la vista, gang! i wish i had a horse to get me out of this ballet. yawn city. oh i think you'll love the ballet, alice. it's an extremely difficult sport. how is dancing a sport? it's very athletic. and it takes a lot of coordination. coordination? yes. when you're able to move different parts of your body together in a smooth way, it's called coordination. does ballet have any tackling or field goals? ah, no. i rest my case. (music plays) i still don't see how you can call ballet a sport. that's like calling school summer vacation.
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i saw a show on tv where they proved a ballet dancer was just as fit as a linebacker. no way. really. and it said lots of athletes like football players or baseball players take ballet to improve their balance. really? (grunts, groans) i'm athletic, but next to alice i'm a klutz. alice? are you okay? me? sure. why? you're popping up and down like a jack in the box. oh. uh... i'm trying to get that thing on the top shelf. i can't quite reach it. swimming goggles? what do you need those for? i have sensitive eyes. uh see ya. how can she see in those things? whoa! ugh! (groans) why am i such a klutz? mrs. boxwood: so, how was the ballet? did you like it? it was okay. the dancers were really graceful.
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not as graceful as professional wrestlers, but close. (laughs) alice went gaga for it. she was all "yaaaaaaaaay." i did not go "gaga." did so. did not. well that's good. 'cause dancers have to be coordinated. if you danced you'd be all... la la, la... ooh! sorry. oh! excuse me. ooh! sorry. whoa...! i can be coordinated when i want to be. just watch me. whoa...! (thuds) (laughing) here come the dancers. just because i liked the ballet, doesn't mean i want to do it. ugh! ow! (sighs) you should've seen it, nelson.
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they were so beautiful. it was like watching a dream. (yawns): i wish i could be graceful like that. (piano plays) (alarm rings) aah! oh who am i kidding? even in my dreams, i'm a klutz. i'll never be a dancer. i cannot get that ballet out of my head. me neither. last night, i danced my way through all my chores. ♪ da, duh-duh-duh-duh da, duh, da ♪ whoa! whoa! ♪ da, duh-da-da-da duh-da-da... ♪ dad! whoa...! alice, you do it.
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yeah, you're so athletic. you have much better balance on skates than i do. balance? i don't have balance. "balance" means you can stay on your feet and not wobble or fall down. i'm a klutz. aah...! only when you're on your feet. what td means is, you're really graceful on the ice. yeah, it's kind of the opposite of everybody else. come on, try it. whoa! (laughing) here come the dancers. carolina: i was such a klutz today. if ballet works for football players and for baseball players, maybe it works for hockey players, too. hey, maybe we should all take a ballet class together? i'm game, if alice is. alice...? (piano plays) plié, relevé, plié, relevé and pas de bourrée...
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again. plié, relevé plié, relevé and pas de bourrée. come on, try it, alice. it's fun. oh. uh... i can't. i've got a charlie horse in my leg. (gasps): you have a horse named charlie in there? how? alice doesn't really have a horse in her leg. it's an expression. it just means she's got a muscle cramp. i got to go. see you later. huh. (humming ballet music) ugh! i wish i could quit thinking about ballet. (ballet music playing) are you watching ballet? no. you were so. i heard it. how do you know? have you memorized all the ballet music in the world? no, i just know what boring sounds like.
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(gasps) beautiful. oh, look at you. i bet you're quite the dancer. well, i, uh... (giggles) oh. stand back. my sister is a little clumsy. this girl is not clumsy. "clumsy" means someone falls down a lot or stumbles into things. she is the opposite of clumsy. i mean she moves so smoothly. and she's so beautiful to watch. oh...! oh, my goodness. may i help you?
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uh... okay. why don't you try them out? hmm. what do you know? aren't they beautiful? (meows) okay. first position. second position. this is easy! third position. fourth position. this can't be right. it feels really awkward.
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does it look awkward? oh! (meows) why am i asking you? you probably don't even know what "awkward" means. (meows) awkward is when you do something and it looks goofy and feels even worse. "keep your bottom tucked under, your chest lifted, and your knees straight." they've got to be kidding! hey, look, nelson! i'm doing it. whoa! hey, alice. and this is really awkward. why do you have to be sneaky? if you like ballet, you like ballet. i'm sure your mom would let you take classes. if i took a ballet class ronald would never let me live it down. alice boxwood. (audience applauding) (screams) here come the dancers!
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whoa! here come the dancers! oh! here come the dancers! everybody's awkward when they first start something. that's why you take classes. to get better. yeah. if you want something, i think you should just go for it. as td says, "you can't let a little thing "like total public humiliation stand between you and a good time." (all laughing) mom, i've been thinking and i don't care what ronald says, but i wish he wouldn't say anything because i already feel like a jerk but even if he does say something, i want to take ballet classes. and i know what you're thinking. it's hopeless, and i'm a klutz, and i'm awkward, and i'll never be able to keep my balance, and i'll stumble all over the place, but i want to try. ronald thought you'd say that. he did?
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he said he thought you really wanted to take ballet classes, and he made me get you this. mom! thank you! oh it's so beautiful! i got you a leotard, too. i had it made special. you're a pretty good athlete when you practice. i figure you'll get the hang of dancing eventually. but, in the meantime... thanks. here come the dancers! hello. i thought i would show you some home movies that will help demonstrate the difference between movements that are graceful and movements that are awkward. oops! that was graceful. whoa! that was awkward. graceful. wha-oa-aoh! awkward.
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graceful. argh! uh... awkward. (meows) you'll have to excuse my assistant. he's not used to feeling awkward. (crowd cheering) martha: jumping. boring! running. boring! balancing. boring! grr! why isn't there anything good on? it's some international sports games thing. none of the usual shows are running. oh! i don't like sports shows! singers on tv: ♪ sporty animals animals doing sports ♪ ♪sporty animals ♪ now that's more like it! ♪ animals doing sports! ♪ wow! you just said you didn't like sports shows. that was people. this is dogs!
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dogs make everything fun to watch. flippin' fajitas! what is that? what you're seeing now is an agility course. agility course? what's that? beats me. you may ask yourself, "what is an agility course?" "agility" means moving quickly and easily. and "course" means a place where you play a sport. like playing golf on a golf course or racing cars on a racecourse. now let's watch while our nimble friend, rudy, speeds through the agility course. he quickly jumps through the hoop. he easily clears that hurdle. that takes real flexibility folks. uh... what? i was going to ask what flexibility meant, but he'll probably explain it. "flexibility" is a fancy way of saying you can bend easily like this straw. this show is so informative.
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martha's putting on speed! what flexibility, folks! balancing like that takes real skill! (crowd applauding whistling and cheering) zowie! where do i sign up? why not? because. because why? because i don't think you'd like it. why not? because you're not exactly the most athletic dog in town. helen, being an agility dog is my lifelong dream. i thought your lifelong dream was to be a firehouse dog. dog dreams are like cable tv-- there's always more than one thing on.
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oh, all right. i'll ask mrs. clusky. maybe she knows where there's an agility course. as a matter of fact i've got one in my yard. you do? mm-hmm. i had it custom-made especially for francois. you're welcome to try it if you like. speed is important, but you also must be nimble. and flexible. good boy, francois. it's very challenging. challenging? "challenging" means something is hard and takes a lot of work. what's challenging about running in a circle and jumping over rails? oh there's more to it than that. oh, right. it's also a lot of fun! okay, helen i'm ready! let's go! promise you won't be upset if you don't move as smoothly as francois. i mean, it is your first time. smooth?
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oh, i'm smooth. what makes you think i won't be smooth? yeah, yeah, yeah. that's... argh! (gasping) argh! (barking) argh! no reason. see? i'm smooth. i'm speedy. watch out! argh! i'm okay! whoops! huh? what? huh? ooh! argh! whoo... whoo... argh! ow! oh! argh! (yipping) (grunting) ow!
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(grunting) (goofy grunting) (yapping) clumsy sausage? who are you calling a clumsy sausage? (yapping) at least she didn't fall down again. there you are! feel better now? oh the indignity. (martha whining) (continues whining) (wind whistling) (wood creaking) (pounding steps) huh? (pounding footsteps continue) (gasps) ♪ ♪ (gasps) (gasping) (whimpering) (yelling) (grunts) (gasps)
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♪ ♪ (gasps) (laughing yaps) (laughing) (all laughing) helen: martha! martha! hey. (relieved sigh) chasing rabbits? just being clumsy. really clumsy. were you dreaming about the agility course again? yuh-huh. francois was right there laughing at me. i bet all dogs fall down on the first time. you just need practice. no. francois is right. i'm a clumsy sausage. i'm never going to move in public ever again. ever?
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(panting) sure is a nice day for a walk isn't it, martha? (whimpers) come and get it! (barking) (groans) (grunting, panting) (soft grunt) (frustrated sigh) so, why isn't martha moving? she fell down in front of another dog, and he made fun of her. if i refused to move just 'cause i fell down in front of someone i'd have stopped trying when i was about six months old. once i fell down just standing still in an empty room. (grunts) at least the room was empty. there wasn't anyone around to call you a... clumsy sausage. you fell down-- it's not a big deal.
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not everyone is naturally nimble. nimble? yeah. it's like "agile." it means you move easily and quickly. whoa! hey! i didn't fall! that was pretty nimble of me. maybe ballet classes are paying off. uh, alice... (grunts) i'm okay. (barking) sure you don't want to dive in, martha? sausages don't swim. i'm really worried about martha. i'm sure she's not really that clumsy. agility stuff is just challenging. yeah like learning to ride a bike. (groans): oh, remember how quickly td learned to ride? i know-- i felt like such a klutz. it took me forever to get rid of my training wheels. (sighs): i wish i could get rid of mine. you've still got them? uh-huh. all this time i thought there was something wrong with me,
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but then i realized my bike is too tall. too tall? yeah. when i'm standing still my feet can't touch the ground. it feels really awkward. my parents are trading it in for a smaller one. hey! maybe that's martha's problem! she... needs a smaller bike? no. she needs a bigger agility course! francois' course was custom-made to fit him. he's much smaller than martha. that's probably why she got stuck in the tunnel. she's not uncoordinated she's just too big. exactly! if we make an agility course that fits her she should be able to move through it more smoothly. ♪ ♪ helen: keep your eyes closed, martha. we've got a surprise for you. okay, you can open your eyes now. martha & alice: ta-da! (gasps)
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isn't it great? it's your very own customized agility course. we figured you couldn't move smoothly on francois' course because it didn't fit you right. i bet you'll be very agile on this course. well, aren't you going to try it out? i bet you'll be much more coordinated on this one. i can't-- i'd only fall down and embarrass myself. take it from a klutz like me-- you can't worry about what other people think of you. like td always says... both: "you can't let a little thing like total humiliation stand between you and a good time." come on, martha, try it. nope. (barking) you want to try, skits? (skits barking) why not? maybe i'll try it, too. alice: yeah. maybe i will, too. (gasping) (grunting) (laughing) (panting, barking) (grunting)
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(both laughing) (barking) you guys make messing up look fun. it is! come on, try it! (barks twice) ooh... make way! martha: clumsy sausage coming through! (both laughing) (skits barking) (skits whining) (chuckles) hello. welcome to our... stakeout. mom has some "steaks," and we want to take them "out." (barks) exactly! out of the house and into our bellies! it's a tough job, but my nimble friend is up to the challenge. watch. martha: skits nimbly runs across the yard. he nimbly avoids tripping on the skateboard. he nimbly clears the bushes and jumps through the window.
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(barks, whimpers) (thud) (whines) skits! you are in trouble... martha: and makes a nimble retreat. uh, are we still rolling? cut. cut! boy, that was awkward. (gasps strikes cymbal) oh, hi. were you nimble enough to catch all our moving words? why don't we speed through them again. "balance" means you can stay on your feet and not wobble or fall down. "challenging" means something is hard and takes a lot of work. nimble? yeah. it's like "agile." it means you move easily and quickly. yes! see you next time. ♪ who's that dog? ♪ ♪ who's that dog? ♪ ♪ dog, d-d-dog, d-dog. ♪ that dog is decota. i got decota at mspca angell. they have an adoption center there. woman: do you want to take that dog for a walk? yeah.
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woman: so you're all set. you can bring decota home. puppies need exercise. the best thing about having a puppy is that you have someone to play with. ♪ he's that dog... ♪ ♪ dog, d-d-dog, d-dog. ♪ announcer: look who's coming your way every weekday. hot diggity! wonderific! isn't that amazing? perfect! [ruff ruff ruff] announcer: catch all your pbs kids friends weekdays and anytime you want at martha speaks is funded in part by... kiddie academy child care learning centers... proud supporter of pbs kids. providing educationally focused child care preparing children for school and for life. kiddie academy...
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the corporation for public broadcasting, by a cooperative agreement from the u.s. department of education's ready-to-learn grant by: and by: to dig up some more fun words and games, visit or check out your local library for the "martha speaks" books. captioned by media access group at wgbh
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miss rosa, voice-over: it's the pbs kids field trip. can you guess where we're going today? here's a clue. so did you guess where we are today? yes! at an aquarium. where you can go on a real underwater adventure. hey, what are they doing? well, that's colleen and chuck. let's go ask them. come on. hi, kids, did you see us cleaning the exhibit? oh, so that's what you were doing. yup, we were cleaning the windows with these cloths. cleaning the windows for the fish? and also for you, so you can see our exciting exhibit. and so you can see all of these amazing fish... and hey a turtle, too! would you like to help us feed the turtle? children: sure! wow, you never know what you might learn when you explore new places and new things.
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(george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: for more than 90 years stride rite's been there. helping you choose the right shoes. stride rite is a proud sponsor of curious george. [ female announcer ] we believe a little bit of curiosity can fuel a lifetime of learning. early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. funding for curious george is provided by contributions to your pbs station... ooh. ...and from: [ man ] ♪ you never do know what's around the bend ♪ ♪ a big adventure or a brand-new friend ♪ ♪ when you're curious like curious george ♪ [ chorus ] ♪ swing ♪
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♪ well, everything ♪ ♪ everything ♪ ♪ is so glorious ♪ george! ♪ and everything ♪ ♪ everything ♪ ♪ is so wonderous ♪ ♪ wonderous ♪ ♪ there's more to explore ♪ ♪ when you open your door ♪ ♪ and meet friends like this you just can't miss ♪ ♪ whoa ♪ ♪ get curious ♪ ♪ curious ♪ ♪ and that's marvelous ♪ ♪ marvelous ♪ ♪ and that's your reward ♪ ♪ you'll never be bored ♪ ♪ if you ask yourself what is this? ♪ ♪ like curious like curious ♪ ♪ curious george ♪ oh! ooh! [ man narrating ] george was excited. he was on his way to australia. [ chittering ] no. we haven't even taken off. [ george ] oh! here you go, george. maybe this will help.
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[ snoring ] [ muttering ] sir. uh-- uh-- we're in sydney. ha ha ha! oh. [ woman ] g'day. welcome to the land down under. i'm your tour guide, bailey bungee. how'd you know it was us? recognized you by your monkey. [ hooting ] mum said a monkey would be on the safari so i begged to come along. this is my vacation too. [ chuckles ] my daughter, bindi. and you must be george. yeah! let's get going. your australian outback safari adventure awaits. [ george hooting ] i hope you like animals because you're about to meet a lot of them. yeah! hee-hee! [ hoots ] ♪ we're in the land down under enjoy the view ♪
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hey! ♪ we have so many strange animals that'll amaze you ♪ these are dingoes, wild cousins of man's best friend. ♪ you can meet 'em on the ground or in a tree ♪ [ yelps ] ♪ i'll bet you make a new buddy just wait and see ♪ [ snarling ] uh-- uh-- [ grunts ] ♪ so keep your heart wide open and true ♪ ♪ you'll find a friend smilin' back at you ♪ ♪ thanks, mate ♪ ♪ no worries g'day ♪ ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ yeah! ♪ in the outback there's much more to see ♪ hey. koalas. ♪ there's a brumby over there by a wallaby ♪ ♪ here's a bird called the emu who doesn't fly ♪ it'll dry out and be as good as new. ♪ but he can beat you in a footrace every time ♪
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strangely refreshing. ♪ so keep your heart wide open and true ♪ ♪ you'll find a friend smilin' back at you ♪ uh-huh. ♪ thanks, mate ♪ ♪ no worries g'day ♪ ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ it's an emu. ♪ ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ my hat! ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ my monkey! ♪ thanks, mate ♪ ♪ no worries ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ my friend ♪ ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ ♪ thanks, mate no worries ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ my friend ♪ ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ hi! ♪ no, no, no ♪ ♪ thanks, mate no worries ♪ ♪ my friend ♪ ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ ♪ thanks, mate ♪ here we are. all the comforts of home. even a shower. [ laughs ] oh!
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george! ooh-ooh! [ laughs ] no worries, george. we get rain six months out of the year. so the tents are waterproof. ooh! today was great, but tomorrow's gonna be even better. we're gonna see my favorite australian animal, the-- [ low humming ] what's that? cook. why, i've never heard of an animal called a cook. [ laughs ] cook isn't an animal. cook's a cook. [ humming ] he plays a didgeridoo whenever it's time for dinner. wow. that was neat. uh-huh! [ man ] thanks. that was a great meal. why don't you get some shut-eye. yes. you have a big day tomorrow. okay. okay. i'll set up our beds. okay. [ hooting ]
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[ gasps ] ooh. [ narrator ] these were the biggest footprints... george had ever seen. he wondered who or what made them. oh, hey. everyone else's footprints went one in front of the other. huh? but these footprints were side by side. huh? ah! ah! and they were really far apart. ah. yah! ooh! aha. ah. [ grunting ] the only way you could get that far and keep your feet side by side... was-- aha! by hopping. rabbits hopped. maybe it was a giant rabbit. or-- clowns have big footprints. maybe it was a hopping clown. or maybe it was a giant hopping clown rabbit.
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[ chuckles ] [ man ] george, it's bedtime. ohh! [ birds chirping ] a bunch of dugongs were sighted off the coast. dugongs are australian sea cows. come on. let's go, george. [ narrator ] cows? that swam in the sea? that did sound cool. but a giant clown rabbit sounded even cooler. [ chitters ] you wanna stay here? are you sure? uh-huh. okay. wait. better leave my hat here. since you won't be around to get it back for me. [ laughs ] bye, george. be a good little monkey. bye! now to find that giant rabbit. [ gasps ]
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there were those footprints again. only now the giant clown rabbit had a tiny friend. it looked like they'd stopped here for a drink of water, but then-- aw. the smaller footprints disappeared. [ gasps ] could it be? when clown rabbits drank water they could fly? ahh! [ grunting ] huh? the little one had landed again. ah. [ gasps ] [ sniffing ] ah! oh! the footprints weren't made by a hopping clown rabbit. they were made by a-- a-- hello! whatever this little guy was.
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huh! they had hopped around so much they were back at camp. hopping sure made a monkey thirsty. [ chittering ] [ sighs ] maybe his friend was thirsty too. if only he had a bowl to feed him with. it'll dry out and be as good as new. ah! aha! george's new friend looked cute in the man's hat. but he couldn't keep it. hey! [ chittering ] [ gasps, yells ]
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it was the bigger whatever it was. oh! his small friend couldn't fly. he'd just been getting a ride. ah! george had to get that hat. ooh! [ hooting ] but his new friends were too fast. hmm. they were pretty still when they were drinking. but that watering hole was too far away. by the time george got there the animals might be gone. if only he had his own watering hole. [ gasps ] yeah! and then george realized... he did. [ chittering ] he just needed someplace to put it. ah! yeah! ah! and a lot of water to put into it.
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he hoped his friends were thirsty. [ hooting ] [ gasps ] aha! ah! [ hooting ] ah! aw! george was happy to have the man's hat back but he was sad his new friends ran off. ah. george you won't believe it. sea cows are amazing. you wanna see? yeah. uh-huh. huh? [ narrator ] sea cow? that didn't look anything like a cow. george, what happened to the rain cover on the tent? uh-- well-- uh-oh. no worries, mate. yeah. long day. [ toy duck squeaks ] i could use a nice bath. [ laughing ] there you go.
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[ both laughing ] hmm. [ both laughing ] oh, this day just keeps getting better. turn around and i'll show you my favorite australian animal. aha! his friends were back. those are kangaroos. so that's what they were called. they really like to eat grass. just put it on the ground right beside you. and that's when george decided... kangaroos were his favorite australian animal too. ♪ that's the aussie way ♪ [ boy ] george learned about the animals of australia and today we are too. today we're at capron park zoo. we came here to see the emus and kangaroos. stephanie is the zookeeper. [ stephanie ] emus are one of the
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largest birds. we have the father, the two sons and the daughter on the side and mom is separated. in the wild, the dad will actually take over the nest once the female lays the eggs, which is very different from most other groups. [ girl ] a kangaroo kind of looks like a bunny. [ woman ] these are red kangaroos, so most males turn bright red, and the females are grayer. an emu can walk like this. but a kangaroo can go like this. because their legs can't do this. it's fun to see where they're from... and how they live. [ narrator ] the only thing little monkeys like better than being in pictures-- [ camera shutter clicking ] is taking pictures.
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hey, george! hey, bill! look! guess what it's of. you'll never guess. guess. huh? um-- they're perseids. "pursey" what? they're teeny-tiny animals that look like purses. well, i think. i heard my grandpa talking to my grandma about them. he says you can see them best down by the lake. [ hooting ] [ gasps ] george that's a great idea. let's get a picture of 'em. that would make a perfect surprise for grandpa. yeah! [ hooting ] wait! well, where are you going? uh-- [ chittering ] [ sighs ] you can only see perseids at night, george. oh! uh-huh.
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but grandpa said you can see them best of all... if you get up early, early, early in the morning. uh-huh? fishermen early. and if you both come with me grandpa says i can go. sure! uh-huh. ah! no. george i can't take the picture. uh-huh? no. i may be great at doing drawings, but i'm not nearly as good a picture-taker as you. ah. [ chitters, laughs ] besides, if i take the picture, i can't be in it. see you bright and early. uh-huh. bye! early, early, early? [ gulps ] [ beeping ] [ sighs ] ah! ah!
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hey, allie. george. bill. what are you doing up so early? looking for the perseids. oh, they're beautiful. have fun. [ laughs ] this way. keep your eyes open. the perseids should be around here someplace. grandpa said you can't miss 'em. whoo! shh! ooh, ooh. [ gasps ] shooting stars! wow! ah! be sure to save some pictures for the perseids, george. [ hooting ] okay they're here somewhere. do you see them? uh-uh. [ whispering ] no.
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bill, you go that way. me and george will go this way. aye, aye. [ gasps ] i hear something. [ rustling ] [ gasps ] i hear something. [ both ] huh? here. hey! too late. they're gone. of course, because you scared them. okay. perseids are delicate, gentle creatures like me. well this isn't going to work. yeah. if only we had a way to talk to each other... without making any sound. hmm. [ chitters ] good idea, george. we'll just wave to each other if we see a perseid. uh-huh, uh-huh. okay. let's go.
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here, pursy, pursy, pursy. well, he's waving. bill's trying to tell us something. - huh? - he's saying-- go-- go this way. [ both grunt ] hmm. that way? yeah. that way. hurry, george. [ hooting ] [ panting ] what is it? well, where are they? oh. i was saying there weren't any. it's my new signal. watch. shazoo-shazam. "no perseids over that way." flim-flam-bam-- "or that way." ohhh! [ gasps ] oogie-woodige-wooga-boo! what's that mean?
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it means, "i can't tell what you're saying." oh. that's a good one. [ hooting ] yeah, george is right. even if we knew what you were saying it would be too hard to see you when you get to the end of the lake. yeah. we need flashlights or something if we're going to signal. mm. only it's getting light. the perseids will all be hiding now. at least we tried. yeah, i guess. there's nothing left to do but go home and... practice for tomorrow! ooh, tomorrow? [ chitters ] [ bill ] okay, ready? what does that mean? simple. i am sending you a message. see? well, it didn't look like that. what did it look like? hmm. flash, flash-flash, flash, flash, flash-flash.
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hey, pretty close. but how am i supposed to know what it means? yeah. [ yawning ] it had been a long morning. george was so tired, it took both hands just to keep his eyes open. what are you three working on so hard? [ chittering ] shh. it's a surprise, grandpa. hmm. well, this should wake you up. my super spicy hot curry soup. [ chuckles ] be careful. it's zowie hot. no problem. i love spicy stuff. the spicier the better. [ slurping ] [ gasps, chittering ] bill, do you think you should-- [ sighs ] there. see? oooh! huh? what is it? what do you want a napkin?
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[ muttering ] ah! oh! bill was pointing because he needed a glass of water. ah! what is it, george? [ chittering ] how is "pass me the water" a code? [ chittering ] water! oh! [ sighs ] oh! hmm. george realized their code could be a lot simpler. yeah. ah! one flash meant "nothing here." ah, ah. two flashes-- huh? [ chitters ] "i heard a sound." hey. [ hooting ] "it came from that direction." okay. [ chittering ] "it came from that way." george, that's great. it's so simple and clear. not bad for a city kid.
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[ laughs ] so the next morning with their flashlights and their new secret code, the trio set out to find the perseids. ohh! okay. ooh! whoop. sorry. [ chitters ] wow! [ shutter clicks ] hurry up. operation perseids is on. go, go, go. nothing here. [ gasps ] one flash. bill says there's nothing there. [ quacking ] oh! two flashes. that means they heard a sound.
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it came from over there. [ yelling ] shh. you ready, george? [ hooting ] okay. [ gasps ] [ quacking ] [ yells ] [ gasps ] george! huh? [ allie ] nothing, nothing. nothing. all we have is a bunch of pictures-- the perseids! what? where? right there. huh?
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awesome! aviva: it will be incredible! pbs kids presents the world premiere of "wild kratts lost at sea," the number one underwater event,
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where you... both: never mess with a blowfish. announcer: "wild kratts lost at sea" premieres monday on pbs kids or watch "wild kratts" anytime at announcer: pbs kids has your ticket for the "dinosaur train." we wanna go! announcer: join buddy on adventures from every dino era! let's do this! announcer: climb aboard "dinosaur train," weekdays on pbs kids or anytime you want at (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: [ female announcer ] at we believe that learning and curiosity go hand in hand. early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. for more than 90 years stride rite's been there. helping you choose the right shoes. stride rite is a proud sponsor
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of curious george. funding for curious george is provided by contributions to your pbs station... ooh. ...and from: hola! curious george loves to play games, so let's play a matching game. ready? which hat belongs to the firefighter? is it the red hat or the yellow hat? the red hat! right! the red hat! this hat belongs to the man with the yellow hat and you can play more games with him and curious george at now do you know who this hat belongs to? it's the cat in the hat, and "the cat in the hat knows a lot about that" is next!
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hi, there! dash here! to reveal my secret treasure, find the weather pictures that match like these snowflakes! ready? what is this? the sun! and this? the sun! do we have a match? yes! an umbrella! clouds! do we have a match? no. an umbrella! an umbrella! do we have a match? yes! there's just one match left! kids: clouds! what is our secret treasure? a winter hat! that's right! enrique has our secret treasure a warm winter hat! now go to and see what happens when you find today's secret treasure.
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thanks for playing! got to dash! funding for this adventure is brought to you in part by: viewers like you, and you, and you, and you... ha, ha! thanks so much you're very kind. ♪ ♪ hey! ♪ ♪ what? ♪ ♪ come over here, ♪ ♪ the cat in the hat is about to appear. ♪ ♪ he's whizzing over to whisk you away ♪ ♪ on a fabulous journey today. ♪ ♪ he's coming! ♪ ♪ and now he's arrived in the thingamajigger ♪ ♪ the thing that he drives ♪ ♪ he's a cat and he's oodles of fun ♪ ♪ with his hairy helpers thing two and thing one ♪ ♪ instrumental ♪ ♪ instrumental ♪ ♪ it's the cat in the hat! ♪
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♪ all of our adventures start like that. ♪ ♪ wherever you're going where ever you're at ♪ ♪ the cat in the hat kns a lot about ... ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about he knows a lot about, ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about ....that! ♪ (laughter) ♪ ooof! just about sally. now remember to keep your head tucked in next time. somersaults are hard to do, mom. try again in a minute. okay, nick go ahead. here i go. tuck your head into your chest. and use your hands to roll oh-verrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! oof...whoa...ooff just about nick, nice work. both of you need a little bit more practice! i'm gonna fix us some lunch now. we'll try more somersaults later. awwwwwwwww. (chuckling) i'll be right back. i can't wait
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that long to do somersaults. did someone say somersaults? (laughs) it's the cat. the cat in the hat! i know how to do double flippy flop-overs. and triple whammy hops. we want to do somersaults. you know - roly-polys. somersaults? roly-polys? hmm, they're not easy. sally's mom says we need more practice. we could use some help. hmm...i know an expert somersaulter. the king of the roly-polys. (gasp) you do? it's luis, the three banded armadillo from bossa nossa! an armadillo? can we meet him? your mother will not mind at all if you do. mom! can we go with the cat to meet luis the armadillo? he's the king of roly-polys. luis the armadillo? well don't forget to roll back for lunch afterwards. thanks,
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mom. (laughs) we can go! we can go! we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thinga-ma-jigger! watch me! watch me! this is my fish flip. yack a poe. hey. where's everyone gone? (laughing) you're swimming upside down, fish. (giggles) buckle up! [honk] ♪ flick the jiggermawhizzer! [giggles] [boing] [honk] [pop] ♪ isn't this fun? ya-hooooooo! ♪ here we go, go, go go! on an adventure. ♪ ♪ the thingamajigger is up and away! ♪ ♪ go, go, go go! on an adventure! ♪ ♪ we're flying with the cat in the hat today! ♪ ♪ we'll see my friend luis who can roll into a ball. ♪ ♪ for this armadillo it's no trouble at all! ♪ ♪ here we go, go, go, go!
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on an adventure. ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go go! ♪ ♪ welcome to bossa nossa! luis lives down there? sure does. (laughs) hey guys wait up! i think i got it this time. uh. okay i'm still working on it. oh luis! luis! yo-ho! anyone seen a three-banded armadillo? why is luis called a 'three banded' armadillo? well, because he has three stripy bands on his back. bands like the red stripes on my hat. see? 1,2,3. (laughs) keep those peepy eyes peeled. i know luis is around here somewhere.
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(laughs) ♪ hi cat old buddy! aghhhhh! (chuckle) did i make you jump? ahhh! luis! you nearly blew my whiskers off. you're luis! the three banded armadillo. that's me! (laugh) three-banded luis. count 'em. 1,2,3. neat aren't they? some armadillos have nine but i'm a little guy. three suits me just fine. they help you roll into a ball right? couldn't do it without 'em. we're not very good at rolling into a ball for somersaults. can you show us how you do it? i'd sure love to but.... come on luis don't be shy. me? shy? i... take a seat everyone the show is about to begin. hooray!, i need a word. luis...luis...luis! ladies and gentlemen i present the incredible
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the amazing, the splendiferous, ....luis! huh? cat! - yes? i've been trying to tell you. i can't roll into a ball just like that. you can't? no, no. i only roll into a ball when i get surprised. you mean like this. booo! nearly. not bad, but you're gonna have to do better than that. are you sure? our moms say making someone jump isn't a nice thing to do. that's true with most animals. you don't want to scare them. but you're talking to luis here. armadillos are tough. check out my shell. go ahead. give it a knock. [knocks] wow! it's really hard! [knocks] yeah! keeps me safe
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from all those knocks and bumps. (gasp) it's like a knight's armour! seems like luis is tough enough to take our biggest surprises. let's go team. give it your best shot! ♪ surprise! (laugh) not even close. ♪ [squeak] saw you coming! [bing] nice try. great sound! ♪ nothing surprises luis. we've tried everything. surprising luis is so hard to do! but we can get help from thing one and thing two! [whistles] hello! ♪ (giggle) help. oh no! aagh! ♪ nice try! you nearly
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did it that time. well, we've tried all my favourite surprise ideas. what else could possibly make luis roll into a ball? wait! i know. i know! what is it cat? tell us. if i told you it wouldn't be a surprise, now would it? (laughs) back in two shakes of a cat's tail. (laughs) ♪ what is he doing? i'd really like to show you guys how to roll but unless you surprise me.... huh? what was that? it looks like a big bird! a b-b-big bird? i don't wanna be a big bird's lunch! i'm outta here! (rolling sounds) he did it! he rolled into a ball! hooray! that's not a bird. where's luis going?
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i wanted to surprise him with this. a big beautiful kite. luis thought it was a big bird. it does look like a big bird. (gasp) oh my. i only meant to surprise him not f-fr-frighten him. oh, we have to find him and say sorry. you're absolutely right sally, come on! ♪ (rolling sounds) wait! stop luis! i hope luis doesn't get hurt. his armor will protect him! (rolling sounds) wow, look at that armadillo go! he sure is a fast runner. i'm... (pant) right behind you (pant)... no problem! ♪ look! those bubbles must be coming from luis. yeah. he's even running underwater! like an armadillo submarine! let's find a way across. where'd he go? hey!
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stop! hello! who is it? it's only us luis. a big bird! a big bird! no. no. no, no. luis, luis it's not a bird. look. see? it's not real. (chuckles) you really did surprise me that time, cat. i'm sorry, luis. i forgot how much you hate birds. not so much i hate birds. more like birds like me ...for lunch. you mean birds eat armadillos? some of the large ones do. that's why i rolled into a ball. keeps me outta trouble. well, you certainly surprised us, luis. by how fast you can run... even underwater.. and how good you are at digging! but most of all... you're the best somersaulter ever. how do you do it? it's easy. i just scrunch my body together tuck in my head and go with the roll!
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oh. cool i get it! how about some salad with crunchy bugs to say sorry? yum! my favourite food! you're forgiven cat! oh, that reminds me. mom is making us lunch... we'd better get home. oh yeah, bye luis. thanks for teaching us how to somersault! (chewing then swallow noise) bye! ♪ so now we know the secret of the somersault: the rule is the same in the backyard or fish-bowl - hold in your head and go with the... roll! (laughs) watch me! watch me! yay! way to go! i did it. i did it! (laughs) (rolling efforts) yay! wow! you really are fast learners! we had great teachers! you.... ...and luis the three-banded armadillo! well i'm certainly in good company. now, i have a surprise for you.
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(gasp) you do? what is it? this is for completing your first ever somersault. you're on my roll of honour! (laugh) wow! thank you! awesome! thanks! now how about some lunch? yay! (giggles) hi everybody. check out my new whistle! pretty loud, huh? oh look... a nine banded armadillo! there are different kinds of armadillos and when they're scared they do different things. can you guess what nine-banded armadillos do when they're scared? did some of you say they jump up in the air!? that's right! next time i'll stump you for sure! yikes!
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sounds> mmmm...yummy! ♪ we're in a hu-uge forest! ooh, it's soooooo dark. i can't see a thing! oh no! we're lost! nick what are we going to do? follow me sally! we have to go 'round this mountain. what about that bear? oh, he doesn't look friendly at all! this way! ♪ yes! we're home, we made it! wah-hoo! that was fun!
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and pretty scary. it's only a game sally. but what would happen if we really did got lost? what would we do? hey, who turned out the lights? where am i? it's the cat! the cat in the hat! ahh! lucky you found me. i must have taken a wrong turn. i got myself lost in there. we were playing at being lost too, cat. sally was scared. is it scary when you are lost for real? not if you know what to do. and i know someone who knows all about getting lost and found again. you do? he's a wolf pup called grayson. a wolf! he lives in the hooty-howly-woods. if we visit he'll show us what to do. your mother will not mind at all if you do! (giggles) mom! moo-ooom! can we go with the cat to the hooty-howly-woods to meet a wolf named grayson? the hooty-howly-woods? (laugh) just don't be too long.
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i'm baking cookies which i know you and nick will wolf down! yay! thanks, mom! we can go! we can go! we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! not the hooty howly woods! you always get lost there cat. every tree looks the same. don't worry, fish. we're going to meet someone who knows all about what to do when you get lost. i stay in my bowl. that way i never get lost. (laugh) buckle up! [honk] ♪ flick the jiggermwhizzer! (giggles) [boing] [honk] [pop] ♪ isn't this fun!? yahoooo! ♪ here we go, go, go, go on an adventure! ♪ ♪ the thingamajigger is up and away! ♪ ♪ go go go go on an adventure ♪
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♪ we're flying with the cat in the hat today! ♪ ♪ being lost in the night can give you a fright, ♪ ♪ but with help from a wolf pup, you'll be alright. ♪ ♪ here we go, go, go, go! ♪ ♪ on and adventure. go, go, go, go go! ♪ ♪ welcome to the hooty-howly-woods! hmmm... now where can that wolf pup be? [sniffing sound] i hear him, but i can't see him. grayson! grayson! the cat in the hat! ooh awoo, these must be your friends, huh huh? hi i'm sally. and i'm nick. we were hoping you can help us. what do you do when you get lost in a really really huge forest? how do you find your way home? easy! uh huh uh huh. i get lost all the time - like now. you're lost right
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now? no idea where i am. mom says: "you must not run off and forget your way back to the pack." but sometimes, i just can't help it. so a wolf pack is like a family. it would be great to meet them all. okay let's go find them! how do we do that? the three wolf rules are: use your eyes; use you nose; use your ears. let's try it. eyes first. ♪ i can't see anything. neither can i. it's hard to see with all these trees. lucky i brought my see-round -the-trees glasses along. ouch! who put that tree there? (giggle) (climbing efforts) why did you bring us all the way up here? whew! ohhh. we're above the trees. whoa! you can see all of the hooty-howly-woods
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from up here. we're sure to see your pack now, grayson. hmmm. nope. no sign of them. oooh, big hill (panting) ... let me know next time, woncha, (pant) and i'll bring my climbing boots. what should we do cat? grayson can't see his pack even when he's way up here! and it's too dark now to see anything! you need a light that's as bright as the sun? that sounds like a job for thing two and thing one. [whistles] hello! ♪ ta-da! coooollll! i think i might need these. i don't see my pack anywhere. unh uh. not there, not there, and not even over there. [whistles] [silly noises] hmmm. maybe we can
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try your second way. okay! wolf rule number two: use your nose! try it! sniff like me! uh huh. [sniffing] can you smell wolf? we don't know what wolves smell like. they smell like me. go on have a sniff... whoah! that's strong. and wolfy! sniff that smell! and it'll lead us right to grayson's mom and dad! you got it! i smell wolf... awoo! here...! and here! [sniffing] and here! did you find grayson's pack? no. but i'm sure i could smell wolf. maybe it was grayson you could
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smell. yeah. we've been to all the places he's just been. my you're clever! uh huh and you're still lost. humph! well sniffing didn't work. unh uh. but there's wolf rule number three! use our ears right? you got it! [cricket] did you hear that? huh huh? i didn't hear anything. you can hear things way better than us! if you want to hear as good as a wolf, you're going to need super duper sound rebounders! just like super-duper wolf ears! [cricket chirping] whoah.... i hear it now! cool! i'm listening like a wolf! woof! this way! uh huh uh huh! that sound is getting louder... [chirping] it's only a cricket! hi jimmy. hi! how can something so teeny weeny make such a loud noise? i'm looking for my pack. you haven't seen them have
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you? un-uh. thanks jimmy. wow. wolf ears are stronger than i thought! guess the ears didn't work either, unh unh. we used our eyes and our noses and our ears and we still haven't found your pack. isn't there anything else you could do? well, there is one last thing i do - but only when i'm in real trouble. what is it? i'll show you. uh huh, uh huh, here goes. that was loud! you could hear that far far away! wow! good huh? do it again. shhh. listen. [howling] wow! did you hear that? is it your pack? sure is. hurray! yay! i need to keep howling so they can follow the sound and find where i am? want to help? sure! like this!
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on a one, a two, and a three: howl! the other howls are getting louder. your pack must be coming closer! hoowwwwwllllllll! h-h-h-h-h-howwwwww-welllll! (even louder) howl! (responding) howl! over here, over here uh huh...uh huh! grayson! there you are! hoowwwlll! how many times have we told you not to run off? you always end up getting lost! sorry mom. sorry dad. don't be too upset. he was really good at finding you! he was? uh huh. he showed us how to sniff. to look... and to listen. but, best of all he showed us how to howl. now that the pack's all together again time for a group howl to celebrate! [barks] group howl! come on! ohhh! you too! [giggles]
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if you're ever lost, just act like a pup. use your nose, eyes and ears to sniff look and listen up. if that doesn't work don't whimper, don't yelp, no, throw back your head and howl "help"! huh? [hoot] huh huh? where's that owl going huh huh? bye, nick, bye sally, bye cat awoo! see 'ya grayson! bye! grayson! stop! not again! ♪ sally, where are you? i'm over here! but where did cat go? i don't see him. [sniffs] i don't smell him. and i don't hear him. no problem, we know what we
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have to do! listen. i'm right here! goodbye, cat! see you! (giggles) ah-wooooooooooo! welcome to hat chat! today we're interviewing greg and gary. they are gulls! can you tell us about being a gull? we are pretty talented birds! we swim like ducks, we're expert flyers and we can even walk! great huh? (gasp!) greg... show them your webbed feet! hey! you ate all the chips... did you eat my sandwich too? sorry. we can't help it. we're scavengers! sca..ven-gers? sca..ven-gers? mostly gulls eat things like fish but we also like to eat leftovers and things
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people forget about. gulls are expert scavengers. well... it was very nice meeting you even if you did eat our lunch! bye! bye! later! bye! let's go home! i am starving! (laughs) ♪ here is a footprint on the ground. ♪ ♪ who could have made this mark i found? ♪ ♪ with big soft pads on the lion's paws. ♪ ♪ he walks and barely makes a sound. ♪ ♪ to help him reach the trees so tall. ♪ ♪ the giraffes's so big but that's not all ♪ ♪ his neck may stretch for miles and miles ♪ ♪ but his hooves are really small. ♪ ♪ who could have made that footprint? ♪ ♪ to find out there's one catch ♪ ♪ just check the shape that those feet made. ♪ ♪ and find the ones that match. ♪ ♪ with four webbed toes for walking ♪ ♪ in water or on land. ♪ ♪ those hippo feet are really neat ♪ ♪ so big and really grand. ♪ ♪ who could have made that footprint? ♪ ♪ to find out there's one catch. ♪ ♪ just check the shape that those feet made ♪ ♪ and find the ones that
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match. ♪ ♪ who could have made that footprint? ♪ ♪ to find out there's one catch. ♪ ♪ just check the shape that those feet made ♪ ♪ and find the ones that match ♪ announcer: monday on pbs kids, the kratt brothers want you to... pretend you're a piece of floating sea scum! uh... in the television event that is absolutely... awesome! aviva: it will be incredible! pbs kids presents the world premiere of "wild kratts lost at sea," the number one underwater event, where you... both: never mess with a blowfish. announcer: "wild kratts lost at sea" premieres monday on pbs kids or watch "wild kratts" anytime at announcer: pbs kids has your ticket for the "dinosaur train." we wanna go! announcer: join buddy on adventures from every dino era! let's do this! announcer: climb aboard "dinosaur train," weekdays on pbs kids or anytime you want at funding for this adventure is brought
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to you in part by: viewers like you, and you, and you, and you... ha, ha! thanks so much you're very kind. ♪ the cat in the hat sure knows a lot about animals. do you? let's play an animal guessing game. which of these animals would you find in the ocean, el mar? is it the chicken? no! no. chickens live on land. how about this turtle? would you find it in the ocean? yes! right! but you might also find a turtle living on land, too. you can play more games like this with the cat in the hat at now let's go on a reading adventure with "super why!"
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