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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 viewers like you. thank you. ♪ every day when you're walking down the street ♪ ♪ everybody that you meet has an original point of view ♪ (laughing) ♪ 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
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of the street ♪ ♪ open up your eyes open up your ears ♪ ♪ get together and make things better by working together ♪ ♪ it's a simple message and it comes from the heart ♪ ♪ oh, believe in yourself ♪ ♪ believe in yourself ♪ ♪ for that's the place to start ♪ ♪ place to start ♪ ♪ and i say, hey ♪ 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 (over tv): hey, d.w.! hey! whoa! (loud thud) (letters shattering) announcer: somewhere, in the ancient ruins of egypt lies a horror buried deep beneath the desert sands an unnatural force bent on destruction, not dead, not alive, and nothing can stop them.
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(mooing) (screaming) the new video game from the makers of "extreme gamma cube"-- "dark bunny: revenge of the moomies." yes, it's moomies as you've never seen them before. they're bigger they're badder and they're much, much madder. it's milking time. cool! cool! i've got to have that. hey... but how are you going to afford it? i could ask my parents for it but they'll just say "if you really want it you'll have to buy it with your own money." (both sigh) if i bought everything i ever wanted, i'd have to have so many jobs, i'd never have time to play with the things i bought. just like grown-ups.
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hey, i know how you can buy that game. come on! just like i figured. you are sitting on a gold mine. i don't get it. it's just a bunch of junk no one plays with anymore. shh. not junk... merchandise. buster: you can sell this stuff on the school newspaper's web site. they've got a section for online ads. hey, i remember these. anyway, you write a description of what you want to sell set up a contact box at the paper and submit it. but who's going to want this old stuff? you'd be surprised. some people will buy anything. (imitating jet engine) how much you want for it? this is going to be easy. (coughs)
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(giggling) (crying) (kate giggling) nice job, honey. what you doing? writing an ad. i'm selling my old toys on the school's online newspaper. p.u.! i hope whoever buys this stuff likes stinky toys. hey! d.w. okay, okay, but that hippo needs a bath. arthur: for sale... lots of old toys. if interested, e-mail toyguy22. (computer beeping) computer: toyguy22, you have no mail. (sighs)
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computer: toyguy22, you have no mail. (groans) no mail... no mail... no mail... no mail. i don't get it. why isn't anything selling? i'll tell you why. there's no oomph no pizzazz. you don't sell the steak; you sell the sizzle. i told you muffy would be able to help. but i'm selling toys. exactly! (in singsong): "for sale: lots of old toys"? ho-hum. you'll never make a sale with that pitch. i thought it was okay. "okay" doesn't move merchandise. you need "spectacular." who's your target market? what about product branding? where's the eye candy? eye candy? boy, do i have my work cut out for me. a picture is worth a hundred words. you mean a thousand.
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nah. this camera only has three megapixels. layout is important. an ad's got to be easy to read, with bright colors that grab the buyer's attention. now description. adjectives are key. but you can't say just anything. you need to know the lingo. for instance you don't say "old." you say "retro." you don't say "banged up." you say "well-loved." and if something's a total wreck, you say "needs tlc," or "handyman special."
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buster: wow, you made all that in one day? i sold just about everything. even the woogle? yeah, they needed it to complete their set. and they paid you money for it? arthur: i've got some merchandise that isn't moving, but i figure all i need is the right hook. muffy: okay, no more mr. nice guy. it's time to pull out the aggressive tactics: celebrity endorsements. hmm? hmm? arthur: celebrity endorsements? you think bionic bunny really loves zippy doodles? he's paid to say that. don't tell buster. it'd crush him. so who do you know who's famous? uh... beauregard poulet. yeah, he might work if you're selling chickens. come on, we need someone really famous. that's it. i don't know anyone else. okay, let's move on to raves. muffy: a rave is when you drum up business in chat rooms or by talking on a phone where people can overhear you
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about some product saying how great it is blah, blah, blah. i'd do it for you, but you can't afford my fee. (dial tone) hey, i thought you'd like to know where you can get some really cool toys. toyguy22 is selling stuff (dial tone) you can't get anywhere else. and the prices are super cheap. why are you yelling about yourself? (barking) these toys aren't selling, pal. i'm not any good at raves. and i can't afford to hire muffy to do them. ugh, d.w.'s right. it is kind of smelly. hmm. stuffed hippo for sale. smells just like the real thing. (pal whimpering) i can't say it's broken. no one will buy that. wait. i know. robotron for sale.
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perfect for display. oh, i've got it. toy soldiers for sale. new, larger size. what a bargain! larger size? all you did was put it in a bigger box! d.w., you just don't understand marketing. maybe. but i sure know what lying sounds like. it's not lying. it's advertising. wow! this is so cool. well, that's the last of your inventory. congratulations. whoo-hoo! i've got enough money for moomies! you must be the world's greatest salesman. i mean, how did you get james to buy a robotron that loses its arms and legs every time you move it? well, i sort of left that part out of my ad. but i said it was for display purposes. hey, arthur, there's something wrong
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with this robotron. yeah, it kind of does that. arthur just forgot to mention it. but don't worry. arthur will give you your money back. right, arthur? technically, arthur, you are under no obligation to return any funds. as long as arthur didn't lie james doesn't have a leg to stand on. neither does his robotron. you're going to give him his money back, right? let the buyer beware i always say. arthur! you can't do that! i said "display purposes." come on! think how we felt when we bought some toy that wasn't what we thought it would be. like those sea squirrels. remember? arthur: that doesn't look like a squirrel! it looks like something my baby sister spit up! but it's not like i said you know "action figure" or something.
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i said, "for display purposes." it's bad enough when grown-ups cheat kids, but when kids cheat kids it's like a total meltdown of the fabric of our society. and who needs melty fabric? don't worry, james. i'm pretty good at fixing broken toys. i've broken tons of them. thanks. i suppose your ad could be considered misleading. at most, it's a misdemeanor. the worst you'd get is house arrest. house arrest? uh... wait. i just want to look at something. i'll be right back. good one, james! good aim. couldn't fix it, huh? nah. but buster thought up a really good game to play with it. it's called robotron arm toss. you try to get his arm to shoot off
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and hit the bull's-eye. cool. so, did you get your moomy game? nope. i got something even better. here you go, james. i'm really sorry about everything. thanks, arthur! but what about the moomies? i'm sure we'll get to play it someday. muffy: i just had to see what all the fuss was about. deep voice: who dares approach the tomb of nocaloreeti? all: we do! deep voice: you've been warned! prepare to meet your moomy! muffy: that's it? that's all you get for $35.95? the sea squirrels were better than this. well, if you ever need someone to sell it for you don't call me. deep voice: game over. game over. game...
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buster: ♪ you're in them, you shoot them ♪ ♪ you make them it's "postcards from you!" ♪ and now, a video from you! ♪ it's "postcards from you!" ♪ this "postcard from you" was made by jamie, kade and manhal in henderson, nevada. all: bring the ocean to the desert. come on in. we have an ocean in the desert. this is where we keep all of our aquatic animals. there are no oceans near the desert, especially where we live because there are no oceans near. i love sharks. i think they're very cool. the puffer fish looks really nice but,
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when it gets mad it looks like this. all: bye! our next postcard comes from kids at the delano optional school in memphis, tennessee. hey, buster, this is my friend khalik. we're going to take him to get some ribs because he's been dreaming of ribs all day. ♪ i love ribs ♪ ♪ take a bite you'll want some ribs. ♪ somebody say ribs? come on. let's go. all: do you have ribs here? yes, we have plenty of ribs. come on in. yay! do you think people in memphis really like ribs? of course. they love ribs in memphis. memphis is the home base of ribs. ♪ ribs, ribs are the best ♪ ♪ take a bite you'll want the rest. ♪
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buster: to see more "postcards from you," visit: (phone rings) hello? oh, hi, thora. the movies? (laughing): oh, i'd love to. (door closes) oh, but i'd have to find a sitter gotcha! for the boys. i got you first! the last one quit. i don't know why. timmy: come on, tommy. it's my turn to wear the spaghetti. tommy: no. (laughing) extreme sitters? no, i've never heard of them. i'll look at their web site and call you right back. hmm. gus grim, child trainer. like all pack animals, children want to know who's in charge. that's why i believe in setting the ground rules early on. oh, my! that seems a little harsh. how about shelley, the singing sitter? ♪ if you're naughty and you know it, you should stop. ♪
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please? ♪ if you're naughty and you know it, you should stop. ♪ pretty please? ♪ if you're naughty and you know it ♪ ♪ you should really try to forego it ♪ ♪ if you're naughty and you know it, you should stop. ♪ i'm asking nicely. hey, is that our new baby-sitter? i'd like to fill her shoes with pudding. me first. i'm going to get you. (tommy laughing) (phone rings) timmy: run for your life! hi, thora. i, um, think i'll be staying home tonight. (crashing) thanks anyway. (screams) (both laughing) d.w.: okay, so the pigs will go here and the chickens here, and now the organical farm is all ready. wait. i have one more animal. what's that? ferdie the flying bull from circo de la luna. that's the live show we took my grandmere to
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for grandparents' day. she had such a good time. (crowd gasping) (applause) yeah, well, i made my grandma a card with my very own hands and she said it was the best card she'd ever gotten. so there. tommy: tractor coming through! aah! (timmy making tractor noises) we thought you might want some more dirt for your farm. vroom. thanks a lot. what did you two do for your grandma on grandparents' day? grandparents' day? we didn't even know there was one. typical. well, you missed it. it was last sunday. gee, timmy, do you think grandma's upset? i don't know. we could plan something nice for her this weekend. yeah, like take her to a wrestling match. body slam! (laughing) (grunting) gotcha. maybe you should do something that she would like.
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(horse neighing on television) tommy & timmy: charge! (both laughing) man (on television): come to trattoria molto denaro. the best italian dining in all of elwood city. perfect for that special occasion or just to say "thank you" to that special someone. grazie! that's it, timmy. let's take grandma to that fancy restaurant. okay. we have three dollars saved up. that should be enough. let's tell her now. no. let's make it... a surprise. surprise! (gasps): oh! breakfast in bed. how lovely. careful, dear. this isn't even the real surprise, grandma. we're going to take you out to a fancy restaurant to make up for missing grandparents' day. oh, that's very sweet.
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but maybe we should do something else. remember the last time we went to a restaurant? hey, you're hogging all the sauce. oops. (snickers) oops, yourself. (gasps) (laughing) got you. no way i got you first. no, you didn't. yes, i did. (laughing) (laughing) that was a great dinner. yeah. hey, we can go there if you want. why don't we just have a cake at home? she didn't want to go to a restaurant. i can't figure out why. (munches loudly) (slurps) probably because you two are slobs. no, we're not. are we? you're the slobbiest slobs i've ever met. if you want to eat in a restaurant, you need table manners. you know, like eating with a fork and knife.
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using a napkin that sort of thing. okay, so teach us. forget it. i'm done teaching tibbles. fine, we'll just teach ourselves. timmy: but we don't know anything about table manners, tommy. so? we've seen people eat in restaurants on tv all the time. we'll just do what they do. okay, i'll pretend to be grandma. first, you have to pull my chair out for me, sweetie. ugh! not that far, timmy. oh. sorry, grandma. great. now pour me some juice young man. into a cup, timmy. oh, yeah. (gulping) aah... now ask me what i want to eat. what would you like to eat, grandma?
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we have cookies. would you like them mashed or crumbled? mashed, please. they're not quite mashed enough. let me help you, timmy. oh, dear. you got some on your cheek, grandma. let me wipe it off for you. (laughing) ow! (groans) quit it! come on. stop pushing me! they said they needed to practice their table manners on someone so they came to me. don't sweat it, little bro. i'll keep them in line. (arguing continues) no, let me! (grunting) you first, james. uh, thanks. here's your napkin. i'll have a root beer, no ice, no straw, please. what about for you, gentlemen? ice cream. you scream. we all scream we all scream
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for ice cream! for ice cream! molly: okay we're out of here. but... now! hey, wait, that's not fair. we were doing everything right. i let james sit first, didn't i? yeah, and i gave him his napkin. but then what? you started shouting at the top of your lungs. so? so, would you like it if there was someone shouting next to you while you tried to eat?! no. me neither. table manners are about being aware of the people around you and thinking about what they'd like. how do we know what that is? we're not mind readers. you got to look for the signs. tommy: we're not used to doing that. yeah. if we do that, we probably won't be able to take grandma out to dinner until we're grownups. just remember these three things: stop, look, listen. you'll get the hang of it. (both gasp)
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i saw it first! no, i did! gimme! (grunts) wait. we're forgetting something. stop. look. listen. shh. (grunting softly) thank you, tommy. (gobbling loudly) (gobbling) are you ready? i think so. okay. (inhales deeply)
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let's try it. grandma. could we get something to drink? of course. now let's see, i think there was a water fountain back that way... timmy: no. in there. grandma: the restaurant?! um... how about some juice? i know there's a machine just up... please, grandma? we're really thirsty. (coughing) and the juice tastes better in there! well... okay. (slurping) you two are awfully quiet. is everything all right? uh-huh. we're just reading signs. thank you. (boys gasp) (gasps)
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i'm really sorry, grandma. i was trying so hard to be quiet that i didn't see the... that's okay. it's just a spill. it happens to everyone. here are some more napkins. you know what? i think i am going to take you up on that special dinner. and i know just the place. grandma: here we are! wow! wow! timmy: this is a fancy place. i'll say. what if it's too fancy for us? what if we embarrass grandma? (whispering): just read the signs. timmy: what kind of sign was that, tommy? tommy: i don't know that one! welcome, me lords and lady to "fit for a king"! eat! drink! and be merry! argh. there are no forks and knives. how are we supposed to eat this?
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look! tommy: with our hands? grandma, are you sure this is where you wanted to go? oh, yes! you boys have been so well-behaved recently i thought it might be nice to go somewhere where we can all just... relax a little. well? you heard the man. let's dig in! (boys chomping) hi, i'm marc brown. i write and illustrate the arthur books. there's a secret about the arthur books that i bet you didn't know. in almost all the arthur books, i hide the names of my kids: "tolon," "tucker" and "eliza." this is probably one of the hardest to find the name hidden. if you look very carefully on arthur's desk the pencil holder has eliza's name. the other names are hidden on the ends of these baby beds in the hospital. see if you can find their names.
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captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org visit us online at: you can find arthur books and lots of other books, too at your local library. captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org ♪ ...and everybody that you meet ♪ ♪ has an original point of view ♪ ♪ 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! ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] fun for everyone makes a family strong. chuck e. cheese's proudly supports pbs kids.
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and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. every week... that's me! martha speaks is proof positive... do we love llamas, people? ...there's nothing like a talking dog. hello! (voices wobbling) you guys are really irritating. does "irritating" mean "fun"? on your mark, go! martha speaks on pbs kids. wow! (barking) (honks)
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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... the corporation for public broadcasting, by a cooperative agreement from the u.s. department of education's ready-to-learn grant by: and by: was an average dog ♪ ♪ she went... and... and... ♪ (barking, growls) ♪ when she ate some alphabet soup ♪ ♪ then what happened was bizarre... ♪ on the way to martha's stomach the letters lost their way.
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they traveled to her brain and now... ♪ she's got a lot to say ♪ ♪ now she speaks... ♪ how now, brown cow? ♪ martha speaks yeah, she speaks and speaks ♪ ♪ and speaks and speaks and speaks... ♪ what's a caboose? when are we eating again? ♪ martha speaks... ♪ hey, joe, what do you know? my name's not joe. ♪ she's not always right, but still that martha speaks. ♪ hi, there! ♪ she's got a voice she's ready to shout ♪ ♪ martha will tell you what it's all about ♪ ♪ sometimes wrong but seldom in doubt ♪ ♪ martha will tell you what it's all about ♪ ♪ that dog's unique... ♪ testing, one, two! ♪ hear her speak ♪ ♪ martha speaks and speaks ♪ ♪ and speaks and speaks and... ♪ ♪ communicates, enumerates ♪ ♪ elucidates, exaggerates ♪ ♪ indicates and explicates ♪ ♪ bloviates and overstates ♪ and... (panting) ♪ ...hyperventilates! ♪ ♪ martha, to reiterate... ♪ martha speaks! ♪ martha speaks. ♪ you know, some stories you just want to tell in a song. fortunately, i brought my guitar. "fortunate" means lucky, so it's lucky for you that i brought my guitar,
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so we can have a song. unfortunately, i don't know how to play it. "unfortunately" means it's not lucky for you. fortunately, someone else will be playing and singing so be sure to watch out for all the words that have to do with things that are... fortunate and unfortunate. (blows musical chord) martha: well i guess i'm a pretty fortunate dog-- fortunate meaning "lucky in life." i have a home, a family, a chewie or two, but you never know when you might go from lucky to unlucky. (pigeon cooing) aah! hey! last week, i found out what it's like to be unlucky so i wrote a song about it. uh, we'll get to that later. for now, this is a story about losing the most precious thing of all: your freedom. you've got no right! it's not fair! martha, you have to take a bath. get in there!
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no, not the... (whines) ...bubbles. martha, you're fortunate to have a family that gives you a bath when you need one. having to do something you hate doesn't seem very fortunate to me. if you knew how many dogs are all alone in the world, maybe you'd appreciate how fortunate you are. mom: helen! did you take out the garbage yet? i hear the truck down the street. coming, mom! come on, let's dry you off, quick. (giggling) so, are you fortunate to have to take out the garbage? no, but mom is fortunate i take it out for her. okay, you're done. i better hurry before the garbage truck gets here. wait, you forgot my...! i'll get it later. (sighs) if you want something done... (grunting) (screams) (sighs)
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(bird twittering) noooooo! it's okay, mom-- the truck's still here. (gasps) no! stop the garbage! don't let them take it away! stop! don't give him the garbage! whoa, how did you get all wet again? i slipped on the slippery tub. stop! come back! chasing after garbage trucks. that dog is acting like... a dog. after i cleaned her and everything! (auto-dial beeping) (ring tone playing) animal rescue-- this is officer kazuo. an out-of-control dog?! chasing you?! covered in foam?! be right there. (heavy metal rock music playing) stop, my collar is in there!
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turn off the machine, and let me search for it! (heavy metal rock music playing) let's rock and roll. my collar-- the thing that goes around my neck! oh, good, can you explain to him that i'm searching for my ... (martha's voice muted by blaring rock music) martha: doesn't anybody here understand human?! what's that stick thing for? okay, this is where the song starts. (upbeat country music playing) ♪ well in this harsh old world, you know ♪ ♪ luck can come and luck can go ♪ ♪ and you may think that you're born free ♪ ♪ but that's not how it works you see ♪ ♪ 'cause if you're caught in the wrong spot ♪ ♪ then my friend, you will end up in... ♪ ♪ the pound ♪ ♪ the dog pound ♪ ♪ the animal shelter, that is ♪
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♪ the pooch hooch the doggy basket of steel. ♪ (dogs barking in distance) (heavy metal rock music playing through headphones) you don't understand! my collar got lost in the garbage. (lock buzzes) (dogs barking) in you go. wait! i don't belong here! (lock buzzes) this is all a mistake! i have a family! (barking) what do you mean, "that's what they all say?" (sighs) i wouldn't worry, mi amor. she's been gone longer than this. sure, she probably got a job on the radio or phone banking or something. you don't think she feels neglected, do you? neglected? martha? how could she be neglected? neglected dogs are dogs who are forgotten or not looked after properly. you take good care of martha. you wash h you groom her. she's hardly neglected. (gasps) washed?
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¿qué pasa? i just realized. i never put martha's collar back on after her bath! she doesn't have her tags on. the animal shelter. hello, i'm calling to find out if you picked up a talking dog today. sir, i can't check the records at the moment, but... a talking dog? yes, a dog that can speak. human language. sir, is this some kind of joke? no it's not a joke. i'm looking for a talking... (dial tone) i guess that's a no, then. martha: so, there i was, back in the dog pound, just like when i was a puppy. it was a harsh, gloomy place, full of tough dogs who looked like they'd just as soon bite you as sniff you. most of them, anyway. i hoped i wouldn't be there long. (growling) uh, sorry, is there a problem? (barks) uh i'll only be here one day or two. i don't mean to cause any... (barking)
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my name? oh, i'm martha. what's your name? (barks) pops? hiya, pops. uh, what are you in for? (barking) turned out he had a story that was pretty rough. (country music playing) martha: ♪ ol' pops was a junkyard dog so tough ♪ ♪ not a cat in the city would touch his stuff ♪ ♪ protecting his master's junk from harm ♪ ♪ he was a one-dog junkyard burglar alarm ♪ ♪ but then his master sold the yard ♪ ♪ and bought a car ♪ ♪ and left pops far... ♪ ♪ behind. ♪ and he was abandoned. left behind, all alone, abandoned. then there was miranda. her story was pretty bad. ♪ her name was miranda a yorkie-poodle cross ♪ ♪ she did her business outside ♪ ♪ 'cause she knew who was boss ♪ ♪ she stayed out of trouble, never got into scrapes ♪ ♪ till one day her owner said ♪ ♪ "hon, you don't match the drapes" ♪
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♪ and she was abandoned ♪ ♪ left behind, all alone abandoned. ♪ (whimpering) each dog's story was harsher than the next. estelle's owners moved to a building where no pets were allowed. streak butterscotch and mandarin never had an owner. they were deserted as puppies. (whimpering) pretty rough. i know how you feel. (barks) what a harsh thing to say. of course, i've had it rough! why, just today i had to take a bath. well, uh, with bubbles and... and they get... they get in your nose. (barks) well, sure, my family will come for me in the morning but i know what it's like to be abandoned and lonely, too. (barks) but i do! i was once in the pound, too, you know. what if i told you i had a plan to get us all out of here together? (all barking, yipping) (barking)
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leave it to me, pops, i have a plan. okay, time to come up with a plan. (clinking) if i could just figure out how to make something heavier fly across the room. hmm... hah! yah! (buzzes) i did it! yes! we're out! we're out! we're... uh... (sighs) there must be something i've overlooked. (barks) no, no, no. if i overlooked something that means i didn't think of it or i forgot it. (barks) yes, i overlooked the fact that we're all inside cages. thank you. (sighs) there must be some way... (grunts) hey, pigeon! could i please get your help down here?
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push in the other side of this. (cooing) what's in it for you? no wonder they call you flying rats. wait! uh... my owner's neighbors keep a 20-pound bag of birdseed in their garage. you let me out, i'll get you in. (cooing) thanks. now you better stand back. yes! i'm free! (barking) (tires screech) (gasps) negative. pound break is under control. repeat: under control. i must say, this is unfortunate timing. (growls) pops! kazuo: hey, pops! get back here! hey! you behave yourselves! how come we just abandoned all those others back there? (barking)
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you'll never make it, pops! up ahead, the woods-- he can't follow us there. (tires screech) pops, we're leaving them behind. deserted! alone! (barks) how can we enjoy being free when... gotcha! please, let pops go. i can explain. hey, that's enough out of you. uh so you noticed i can talk? shh! did i ask for your opinion? pops, what are you doing? look, we've been through all this before. you break out the world is harsh. you feel lonely and neglected. and three weeks later you're back at the shelter again. come back, pops. we'll find you a real family to live with. that a boy.
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in you go. okay, listen up. i know this place gets a little gloomy. but i'm trying to find families for all of you. trying to escape doesn't help anybody. could i just ask... kazuo: we will discuss it in the morning. good night. (switch clicks, door closes) (pigeon cooing) martha: yes, the birdseed deal is still on. peepers. ...after some words from these words. martha: the deserted hot dog a story by martha. td: illustrated by td. once upon a time, there was a little hot dog. it sat upon the barbecue grill getting nice and cooked with all of its hot dog friends. td: hi, friends! martha (with deep voice): hi, hot dog! martha: but then something unfortunate happened. dad took the hot dogs away, but he overlooked the little one. the little hot dog was... deserted.
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does that mean i get dessert? no, "deserted" means you've been left all alone. all your friends have deserted you. the hot dog tried to catch up with his friends, but it only fell on the ground. oh! what will i do?! i'm all deserted and alone. to be continued later in the show. (upbeat country music plays) martha: ♪ well, it was morning time in that big ol' pound ♪ ♪ but none of those dogs was a happy hound ♪ ♪ they dreamed of slippin' past the gates ♪ ♪ but there they were, back in their crates ♪ ♪ and the saddest part of all, you see ♪ ♪ was that every one of those dogs blamed me. ♪ morning, estelle. morning, miranda. (whimpering) (groans) (lock buzzes) howdy, boys and girls! hey, why the long faces? it's morning. say hello to a new day.
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or not. hey, new dog. what kind of chow do you like? bark once for meaty bix twice for waggy wafers. my name is martha. and i'd like meaty bix, please. i'm kazuo. and let's try this again. bark once for meaty bix twice for waggy wafers. i don't need to bark! i can talk! look, can i just phone my family so they can take me back where i belong? i'm sorry, dogs are not allowed to make outgoing calls. miranda, i know you adore your waggy wafers. (barking) but you said you hoped all the dogs would find families. i've already got one. kid, you have no collar to prove that you belong to anyone. if i let you use the phone, next thing, all the dogs will want to. didn't anyone call here looking for me? oh, somebody did call about a talking dog. but how do i know you're that talking dog? ...four-five-eight-three. wait-- what if you're just calling
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another talking dog? kazuo! (phone line clicks) helen: hello? hi it's me. i'm in the animal shelter. thank goodness! are you all right? what were you thinking, running out of the house like that?! anyone who cares enough to yell that loud, has got to be your family. (lock buzzes) it's been a pleasure having you around, martha. kazuo, why is it so hard to find families for the dogs to belong to? well, i guess people just don't know about them. i wish there were some way we could show the humans how great these dogs are. (door opens) martha! oh, thank you so much for finding her. it will certainly be nice to get you home again. oh but i'm not leaving. what?! i've decided i can't leave at all, if my friends have to stay here. i can't just abandon them. maybe we could adopt them. uh, that's a lot of dogs. and a lot of responsibility. if you adopt a dog, that means you're promising to make them part of your family.
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i couldn't let you adopt them all unless i knew you could really take care of them. but how can we get people to want to adopt all the dogs? they just have to meet them that's all. then they'll adore them. but how do we do that? i know! we sneak into people's houses at night. and then when they wake up, bingo-- they have a dog. it's like christmas. but that doesn't mean they'll be good families. like kazuo said, people really have to want them to be a part of their family. hmm... i guess you're right. (tv theme playing in distance) hey, you're missing international icon. oh who cares? it's only a talent show. only everybody. both: hey, a talent show! you let everyone know and i'll stay here and make sure we're ready. you really think this will work? of course. oh, i can't wait to see the look on those dogs' faces when i tell them. (whimpering) (whines) (groans) (growls) (grumbles) come on, guys. at least give it a shot.
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what other chance do you have? right, kazuo? i think martha's plan just might work. (curious grunting and whining) look, i can't guarantee anything but with your help, i think i can make this a success. i can't promise it's going to be easy. it's going to mean work. work, work, and more work. day and night. but if we pull this off you're going out there dogs but you'll be coming back... well, you'll-you'll still, still be dogs. but you'll have families! yeah! (barking) (growls) hi. would you like to come see "wagstaff city's top dog"? it's the most amazing dog show ever. if you're lucky you might go home with a devoted, loyal pet of your own. we move around a lot. my parents say it'd be too hard to take a dog. look, just come, okay? i guarantee your parents will change their minds. you really think his parents will change their minds?
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think they will? i hope they will. martha: well, it was hard work but helen and td delivered those flyers to every dogless kid in town. martha: ♪ some parents didn't want hair on the chair ♪ ♪ some kids had trouble learning to share ♪ ♪ some figured a dog wouldn't mix with their pet ♪ ♪ but we promised a show they'd never forget. ♪ only thing we needed now was well, a show. okay, guys, what we're trying to do here is get you families, so streak, butterscotch and mandarin, somebody walks in looking for a dog, what do you do? (puzzled whimper) show 'em you're affectionate, right? let's see you be affectionate. (all yapping) okay, okay, quiet! yapping is not being affectionate. (yaps twice) being affectionate means being friendly,
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loving showing people that you like them. you know how to do that, right? (barking, yapping) okay, a little less affection. the most important thing is to show them what makes you you. your best qualities. pops! how about you? you want to show off some of your stuff? (growls) (barks) okay, wally, show us what you got. maybe we need to review what i meant when i said "best qualities." if you want to be adopted messy isn't going to cut it. (whimpers) no one comes into the dog pound saying "give me a really messy dog." take it from me. people want cute. they want adorable. like the low wiggle. it works like this. you see the person come in. they aren't looking at you. suddenly they turn, and pow! (panting) you turn on the charm. see how i'm making my face light up? "i like you"-- that's what this says. "i hope you like me."
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you crouch low to the ground like this then you start the wiggle and move towards them. it really helps if your back end starts to get ahead of your front end, like this. and then, for the big finish you show the belly. (sighs) now, let's see all of you try. (panting) (all barking, yapping) oh, boy this is going to take a lot of work. pops, are you going to try, at least? (grumbles) pops? martha: eyes and tails. ears eyes and tails. wagging! come on! i want to see wagging! it was a long, hard night but come the morning, that ragtag group was ready to strut its stuff. kazuo: welcome, welcome to the show of the year! it's wagstaff city's top dog! look at all these people. we're sure to get all these dogs adopted. let's not get our hopes up too high, td. kazuo has been trying for years.
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are we ready? i think so. (rock music drum intro plays) kazuo: it's the afternoon you've all been waiting for! time to find out who will be wagstaff city's next top dog! and here's your host, martha! thanks, folks, for coming out today. now, no time to waste. it's time for this show to go to the dogs! man: aw! girl: that's so cute! (crowd murmuring and laughing) (gasping) i'm sure you all know what "loyalty" means. a dog who's loyal is one that's always your friend and takes care of you no matter what. well, they don't come any more loyal than wally. a full-bred english pointer wally is so loyal, he nearly lost an ear protecting his last owner from a wild bear! whoa! (crowd gasps) cool! is that all true? uh, mostly.
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(panting) can we please adopt him, dad? it can't be that hard to take him on a plane! helen (quietly): wally! martha: a frequent flyer dog for the family on the go! yes! oh thanks, dad! martha: she's elegant! she's stylish! but is she devoted? well, if devoted means "someone who is going to love you for a long long time," then that's estelle. right, estelle? go! good girl. and a poodle has hair, not fur, so there's no fuzz on the couch. (laughs) what does every human dream of in a dog? affection! (barks) and as you can see, butterscotch here is about the most adoring, affectionate... oh, a puppy! oh, he's mine! no, he's mine. both: no, he's mine! please, stop fighting. there's more where she came from.
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oh, he's adorable! oh he's so cute! i love him! that's about it for our show. you'll find the adoption forms in the lobby. thank you all for coming, a. martha you forgot someone. pops? do you want to come up here and be adopted? (grumbles) oh, it looks like we have one final contestant-- pops! how about we have a big hand for pops? (applause) pops may look fierce but he's as loyal, affectionate and devoted as any dog here. (crowd murmuring) woman: that dog doesn't look very friendly... martha: wouldn't anyone like to take him home? sweetheart, we don't need two dogs. anyone? (moaning) ah, no, i don't want that dog. (crowd murmuring) kazuo: i'll adopt him. kazuo? pops, you and i go back a long time. it wouldn't be the same around here without you. you could still be here during the day but at night, you could come home with me. you wouldn't have to sleep in a cage. what do you say, old guy?
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want to be my dog? (panting) (visitors cheering) martha: ♪ so that's the way it all turned out ♪ ♪ and it's strange to think we ever would doubt ♪ ♪ that pops would ever find the home ♪ ♪ he'd waited for so long ♪ ♪ and as for me ♪ ♪ well, you can see... ♪ okay, but i won't enjoy it. aw, no, not the bubbles! ♪ ...that i'm the very same dog i used to be. ♪ td: and now for the thrilling conclusion of... martha: the deserted hot dog. as you recall in our last episode, the little abandoned hot dog tried to catch up with his friends. td: oh, what will i do? i'm all deserted and alone. martha: just then, something fortunate happened. "i just adore hot dogs," said martha. td: does that mean she thinks we're a door? no, "adore" means "i like them a lot."
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and she ate the hot dog. it went down her throat... whoo-hoo! martha: ...and into her stomach where it joined all the other hot dogs. and they had a big party. the end. td: the moral of the story is-- if you're a lonely deserted hot dog... martha: come see martha! so, so, did you catch all the words about being abandoned and neglected and adopted and adored? here are some of those words again. neglected? martha? how could she be neglected? neglected dogs are dogs who are forgotten or not looked after properly. being affectionate means being friendly, loving. well, that's our show. i'll be moseying along now. see you next time! ♪ who's that dog? ♪ ♪ who's that dog? ♪ ♪ dog, d-d-dog, d-dog. ♪ that dog is rugby. my name is allison, and rugby is a reading partner. "martha's family had a wonderful party trick." rugby listens to me
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reading to him. "her pals were scratching, sniffing or snoozing." a dog will pay attention. a dog won't say you're bad at reading. they just roll with it. "she was..." ♪ he's that dog... ♪ ♪ dog, d-d-dog, d-dog. ♪ all aboard! it's adventure time! announcer: join the adventure with all your pbs kids pals. [chattering] doesn't that sound great? weekdays on pbs kids or any time you want at pbskids.org. 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 pbskids.org or check out your local library for the "martha speaks" books. captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
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rosa: hi. i'm miss rosa from pbs kids with martha ... martha: from martha speaks. rosa: it's easy to help your kids learn anytime, anywhere. right martha? martha: right. like at the doctor's office. mom: what rhymes with toy? kid: boy. martha: or when you're walking the dog. mom: what letter does that sign start with? girl: s! rosa: visit pbskids.org/read for more tips and free games like these that make it fun for your child to learn to read. martha: so remember... martha and rosa: anytime is learning time.
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♪ whoo-hoo ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ i grew up in a simple house ♪ ♪ with my brothers my mom, and my dad ♪ ♪ my friend's house is an apartment ♪ ♪ he likes to call it his pad ♪ ♪ there's an upside-down house ♪ ♪ at the big museum downtown ♪ ♪ you can walk around on the ceiling ♪ ♪ look straight up at the ground ♪ ♪ and there are houses made of snow ♪ ♪ and there are houses built in trees ♪ ♪ and there are houses that are boats ♪ ♪ out sailing on the seas ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ so many different houses ♪ ♪ built every which way ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ some are made of plants and grass ♪ ♪ some are made out of clay ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ they seem to get a little more different ♪ ♪ the further you roam ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ houses ♪ ♪ so many different kinds of houses ♪
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♪ that people call home ♪ ♪ whoo-hoo ♪ (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: she doesn't know that her new shoes are designed for kids to be as active as their imaginations. all she knows is that, today purple is her favorite color and that's good enough for us. stride rite is a proud sponsor of "curious george." [ female announcer ] we believe a little bit of curiosity can fuel a lifetime of learning. abcmouse.com 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: (lively drum intro) ♪ you never do know what's around the bend ♪ ♪ big adventure or a brand-new friend ♪ ♪ when you're curious like curious george ♪
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♪ swing! ♪ ♪ well, every day ♪ ♪ every day ♪ ♪ is so glorious ♪ ♪ glorious ♪ george! ♪ and everything ♪ ♪ everything ♪ ♪ is so wondrous ♪ ♪ wondrous ♪ ♪ there's more to explore when you open the door ♪ ♪ and meet friends like this, you just can't miss ♪ ♪ i know you're 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... captioning sponsored by nbc/universal narrator george loved the museum. every time he went he discovered something new. the new north pole exhibit was frosty fun with its igloos and polar bears.
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hey! and so was the south pole exhibit with its penguins. (george squawking) (laughs) (gasps) but what was this exhibit? hey! (chatters curiously) oh, these are the museum's new vending machines, george. they dispense food like milk, fruit soup, sandwiches. oh... all you do is insert a coin and... oh, here let me get you a coin. here's a coin, george. my treat! hi, professor! hey, how are your plans to explore the poles coming along? you mean, "operation snow go"? oh, it's a no-go. the arctic and the antarctic associations aren't getting along. each thinks its pole is the best pole. (chatters) george wasn't sure if he wanted a sandwich or soup or milk or...
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an apple! aha! george wondered what was inside the vending machines and how they worked. (george exclaiming) aha! (chatters "thank you!") i bet if both groups sat down and talked over dinner they'd see how much they have in common. exactly! my apartment is full of expedition gear so would you be willing to host? a... a dinner? um, well, sure... (chuckles nervously) i-i-i guess. wonderful! here's a timetable recipes, menu and a guest list for tomorrow night. tomorrow tomorrow? it's the only day both groups are in town. (chattering) yes, uh, but, professor ...
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professor? you're doing a wonderful thing for science. "operation snow go" will be a go-go! right, go-go. (george exclaims) (grunts) george tried to describe his amazing adventure with the farmer inside the vending machine. man: excuse me there, fellas. huh? george was surprised to discover there was no farmer inside. these machines are something huh? huh-huh! you just put in a coin... uh-huh. ...the wheel turns huh. and... bingo! (chuckles) no doubt about it, the museum was one surprise after another. the next day, george and the man with the yellow hat followed professor wiseman's directions for the party. okay, that takes care of the main
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course. mm. i'll put the oven on high to speed things up. next. "please come up with something festive to 'break the ice' after dinner." oh, boy. huh? it means professor wiseman wants us to entertain the guests. (gasps) is that smoke? huh? smoke? (screams) oh, no! that was our dinner! (chatters anxiously) (sighs) okay, we can handle this. i'll just go to chef pisghetti's and-and buy another dinner. uh-huh! oh, while i'm gone, can you try to make the desserts? you see, it's this "snow on a mountain" thing with blueberries and coconut? (chatters excitedly)
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oh, thanks, george! oh, can you believe i almost went out like this? (sighs) aw... george got right to work making the desserts. first, he scooped blueberries into a bowl. then he sprinkled coconut on top. perfect! now all george had to do was... make a lot more. (sighs) wouldn't it be great if there was a vending machine that could make dessert? ah... hey! hey, why not make a vending machine? then george remembered. ♪a wheel inside the vending machine moved the apples. so why not use a wheel to move
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blueberries? uh-huh, uh-huh! this car had wheels... but they were pretty small. (george exclaims) this wheel was bigger. (whines) maybe too big. (gasps) yeah! this would be perfect. george attached a spoon to one of the wheels so it could scoop blueberries each time it went around. huh... maybe it needed two spoons for balance. uh-huh! now for the test. uh-huh, uh-huh...
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hey! it worked! and george figured if it worked for blueberries, it should also work for coconut. whoo-hoo! aha! george's creation worked like a vending machine but it didn't look like one. (door opens) not yet. hmm... as the saying goes, "one person's refrigerator box is another monkey's vending machine." (chattering excitedly) george finished his machine by making a serving slot for the bowls.
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whoo! aha! everything looked great... but who would turn the wheels? (meowing) (meowing) aha! even after a great pisghetti meal the two groups were still poles apart. we've got to get both groups to relax and mingle. maybe the after-dinner entertainment will help? oops. i, uh, i forgot all about that. sorry! (chattering inquisitively) right. dessert. yes, george we're ready.
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(chattering excitedly) (clears throat) may i have everyone's attention, please? i want to thank professor chilla dewinter and professor dewey freezum. i represent the north pole, of course. the one on top of the world. it all depends on how you hold the map. yes, um, well, thank you for joining us tonight. and may i just say... what is that?! (chatters "ta-dah!") (crowd gasps, murmurs) is that a vending machine? (chattering) uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh. wiseman (chuckles): wow! (crowd oohing) george's special dessert started with a special coin. gnoochi's love of toys was exactly what the george-o-matic needed. chilla (chuckles): look at that. man: that is amazing! (crowd murmuring) thank you.
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oh, why, this is snow on a mountain. my mommy used to make that. mine, too! (chuckles) what do you mean you forgot the entertainment? this is perfect. (meowing) (meowing) (shrieking) (chattering wildly) (crowd screaming, shouting) whoa! whoa! (bowls clatter) (meows) (laughter) look at you! look at you!
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(laughter continues) it's like the arctic in here. i'd say more like the antarctic. oh, frostbite and icicles. snow is snow, right? right. put her there. happy to. man: well, george, thanks to you, operation snow-go is go-going. uh, george? (chattering) as for george, he was busy perfecting his plans for the next george-o-matic. (kids buzzing lips) girl: george is a monkey. he made a machine that could make dessert. curious george made a dessert machine but a bicycle is also a machine. this is bikes not bombs. bikes not bombs teaches kids about bikes.
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ben-. he works here. he's teaching us about bikes and how the gears work. i want you to count how many times this spins all the way around and then comes back here. kids: one... two... so when i turn the crank around just once the wheel spun around about-- a little more than two and a half. when you have a bigger gear turning a smaller gear the smaller gear is going faster than the bigger gear. and that makes the wheel turn really fast. ben: we can use pedal power to make other things. this is a really good use of pedal power. this is a really good smoothie! narrator: george thought it was a great day for the county fair and sheep competition. oh, i'm so excited, george. grandpa's in the sheepdog competition. george: ooh...
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and he's not even a sheepdog. oh! let's hurry. it's almost time for the final round. it was hard for george and allie to hurry at a spring fair. (makes engine noises) there were tractors to play on and prize-winning turnips to admire. (applause) (laughs) (electric razor buzzing) huh? there was even a barbershop for sheep. (george gasps) (chattering excitedly) (laughs) don't worry, george, the sheep's hair will grow back. besides, now that summer's coming, the sheep wants to get rid of that heavy coat. (sheep bleating) (chatters) george figured all that sheep hair was being taken to a trash can. but the farmer had other plans.
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(chatters) a sheep's hair is called "wool." and after you wash it... you comb it out... oh. ...and dye it... ooh. ...then spin it into yarn, and use it to make things like sweaters, socks and blankets. so people help sheep stay cool in the summer and sheep help people stay warm in the winter. ooh! (chattering contentedly) george had been saving his allowance for months and now he knew what he wanted to spend it on. you want to buy a scarf? you won't need it till next winter, george. are you sure? uh-huh! announcer: final contestants for the sheep dog herding: mr. renkins and his dog bo. (crowd murmuring) oops, we're gonna be late!
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come on! nice scarf, george. (chuckles) hiya, grandpa! hi, bo! ready? (buzzer sounds) (bo barking) (calling whistles) so, uh, who's winning, us or the sheep? well, it's up to bo to herd the sheep around those barrels and into that empty pen. and bo knows what to do because of your grandpa's whistling. huh? quint: now, those whistles are actually commands for bo to follow. (calling whistles) he just whistled "head toward the sheep" and then "get them closer together." ooh. (barking) quint: if they can get the sheep in the pen before two minutes are up, they've won!
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announcer: farmer renkins wins! (buzzer sounds) (crowd cheering) (panting) (barks) good job! he did it! (sniffs) (chattering) thanks for the fun day mr. yellow pants. it's too bad you didn't get a scarf, though. i bet i know what color you'd like. maybe next time. hey, i have to finish some errands, george. i-i won't be long. bye! (car horn honks) (groans) no, no, no! you have to pull it hard and fast. that's the only way to fix it. like this. (gasps) (chattering)
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(sighs) well, if that doesn't work then you have to pull it more slowly. oops. (groans) (groans) it's wrecked all right. george wondered if there was some way to knit the scarf back together? aha! (chatters) oh, yeah! let's go find my grandma. she can fix all kinds of stuff. (chattering) grandma? are you home? grandma? (chatters) (clucking) oh, yeah. let's try the chicken coop. (door opens, then closes) never leave yarn around where a jumpy squirrel can find it.
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(chattering) yarn makes a very soft nest. (door opens) i'll be happy to fix your scarf, george. where's the yarn? ah. (chattering) huh? (gasps) oops. it escaped. well, when you find it just give a holler. george and allie searched everywhere for the yarn. uh-uh. (sighs) oh, it's gone, george. completely, forever gone. no yarn meant no scarf. george knew where he could get more yarn. (excited chatter)
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(sheep bleating) hiya, george. hi, allie. come to visit the sheep? yeah. george would like some wool, please. (bleating) aw. i'm afraid you'll have to wait till next year. i got them all shorn at the fair. oh. hmm... maybe some other animal grew hair that george could turn into yarn. but leslie's hair was much too short. uh-uh. the pigs had hardly any hair. (grunting) and chickens have feathers instead of hair. (unhappy sigh) oh, don't worry george hey, maybe there's a pilot with a plane who can fly us over the whole country so we can look around for a sheep with hair. mrs. renkins: allie, mr. renkins come to the house.
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cousin ida's on the phone. i'll be right back, george. and i'll bring my bike so we can start looking for pilots. uh-huh. (sheep bleating) george figured he'd pass the time watching the sheep eat grass. a lot of grass. (sheep bleating) oh no. a sheep was escaping. (hooting anxiously) (hooting anxiously) bo didn't seem to understand monkey. (sheep bleating) (chatters curiously) aha. but he did understand this. now what was the whistle for "help: runaway sheep"? george didn't know. so he guessed. (blowing whistle) (sheep bleating, bo barking) huh? (blowing whistle)
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(sheep bleating, bo barking) wrong guess. (screams) now george wondered how to whistle "come back." (blowing whistle) another wrong guess. george was suddenly wishing he'd paid more attention at the sheepdog competition. (sheep bleating, bo barking) he tried every whistle he could think of to get bo to turn the sheep around. none of them was right. (bleating continues) (sighs) been a slow day today. (bleating continues) (whistle blowing continues) (sheep bleating) you were saying? never mind. (blowing whistle) the sheep ended up at george's house. (chattering anxiously)
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uh-oh. (humming) hi, george! anything interesting happen while i was gone? um, uh... (sheep bleating) oh, no. george?! (sheep bleating) don't worry, mr. renkins. yes, we have your sheep, and-and they're all safe. (tuba playing) george, could you get those sheep away from the tuba? (renkins shouting) (sheep bleating) boy, am i grateful. that storm blew a bunch of trees down in the pasture. if george hadn't found shelter for the sheep, they might've gotten hurt.
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huh? hear that, george? you're a hero monkey! aw. (giggling) we went to a friend's to get a thank-you gift. allie knew just what you wanted. wool and lots of it. we can dye it any color you want. (chuckles) (chatters happily) i'll teach you how to knit. you'll have a new scarf in no time. (chatters happily) and that was how george not only made a new scarf for himself, but also one for the man with the yellow hat. (chattering happily) a long scarf. and i think you picked the right color. (giggles) boy: george is a monkey. boy: george is a monkey. he learned all about wool and how to herd sheep. do you want to go meet some sheep? kids: yeah! girl: today we're at mass audubon's drumlin farm.
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(bleating) well, on the top, it feels rough and in the inside it feels nice and warm. boy: andy is shearing this angora goat that has nice fleece. woman: but you can get fiber from lots of different kinds of animals and this is wool. boy: and we combed it. girl: combing it so it can turn soft. see, i can pull it right apart. but if i just spin it a little bit look at how much stronger it is! and then we spin it so it stays strong. woman: there's your piece of yarn. i have, over here, a pot of color from some berries. by tomorrow, its going to be purple. girl: wool is good for making clothes because it's very soft and it's very warm. announcer: get ready for a pbs kids voyage to the bottom of the sea. mr. conductor: all aboard! announcer: ...for a submarine adventure on "dinosaur train." this is gonna be awesome. wait. that's my line. announcer: dive into a spectacular underwater event. buddy: it's the dinosaur train submarine.
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it can take us to any part of any ocean. are we there yet? well, don, even at this speed it'll take a little while. announcer: it's the "dinosaur train submarine adventure" on pbs kids monday, february 18, and watch "dinosaur train" anytime at pbskids.org. announcer: astronaut monkey... spy monkey...cowboy monkey... he's everybody's favorite monkey-- ha ha...i'a love 'tis monkee! announcer: watch "curious george"! weekdays on pbs kids or watch your favorite monkey anytime you want at pbskids.org. (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: [ female announcer ] at abcmouse.com we believe that learning and curiosity go hand in hand. abcmouse.com early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. he doesn't know that his new shoes have over 90 years of first steps behind them. what he does know is that, today, he's started walking, and life got a whole lot more exciting.
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stride rite is a proud sponsor of "curious george." funding for curious george is provided by contributions to your pbs station... ooh. ...and from: hola! curious george loves to figure things out and i need help figuring out how to finish this picture. i'm making a house out of shapes, and all i have left is the roof. what shape can i use to make the roof? the triangle! let's try it. you're right. the triangle makes the perfect roof. you can play more games like this with curious george at pbskids.org. up next it's "the cat in the hat knows a lot about that."
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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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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
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in the hat! ♪ ♪ all of our adventures start like that. ♪ ♪ wherever you're going where ever you're at ♪ ♪ the cat in the hat knows a lot about ... ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about he knows a lot about, ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about ....that! ♪ (laughter) ♪ nick! don't eat all the pickles. how can we have a restaurant, if we run out of food to serve? serve to who? no one's coming! you're right. (sigh) i wish somebody would come by. [ringing bell] excuse me, is this the pickle cafe? (giggles) the cat! the cat in the hat! and a hungry cat at that! do you have a table for me? yes, sir! this way, please. why, thank you! what's on the menu today? pickles. try one! oh! mmm... crunch-a-riffic!
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(giggles) gee. nice waiters, great food - why aren't there more people here? well, you're the only one who came. only me? what a shame! what a waste of perfect pickles! we simply must bring people here to try your food... okay! how do we do that? my friend eddy knows lots about bringing people to food. he's a honeyguide bird in kwana-ma-ray you know. maybe eddy can tell us how to bring more people. can we go? please? of course! your mother will not mind at all if you do. (giggles) ♪ (humming) ♪ mom! ooops. hi kids. everything okay at the restaurant? not exactly. nobody's coming! can we go to meet a honeyguide bird in kwana-ma-ray, to learn how to bring more people? kwana-ma-ray? sure, go ahead. thanks mom! we
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can go! we can go! we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! ♪ why do humans need help finding food, anyway? goldfish never have that problem. ours floats right on top of the water! (giggles) buckle up! [horn] ♪ flick the jiggermawhizzer! [boing] [honk] [pop] ♪ isn't this fun? yahooooooo! ♪ 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're off to the woodlands of kwana-ma-ray, ♪ ♪ to learn to bring folks to the pickle cafe! ♪ ♪ here we go, go,
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go, go! on an adventure. ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go, go! ♪ ♪ welcome to kwan-ma-ray! yea! eddy! oh eddy! look! well, fluff my feathers - it's cat! nice to see you. eddy meet nick and sally. hi! - hello! hi sally! hi nick! so pleased to meet you! did you have a good trip? yes, it was fine. are you hungry? no thanks. i'm full of pickles. oh. well maybe later. so! what brings you to kwana-ma-ray? we were hoping you could help us. nobody's coming to eat in our restaurant! and cat said you know how to bring people to food. oh, you bet your beak i do! i was just on my way somewhere. but if you tag along
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i'll tell you everything you need to know. okay! thanks, eddy. oh, my pleasure. let's get going! yes sir! oooh. this looks like a good spot. for what? for this! ! wow! what was that? that's my attention-getting sound! the one i use when i have news to share. about food. ooh! like a new recipe? i bet eddy makes that sound to tell people that he knows where the food is! right? - bingo! do you think making noise could bring people to our restaurant? just might. go on, give it a try! [bird call] [laughs, mimic bird call] not bad! but maybe you should make up your own special sound, to get people's attention. hmmm.. well... i could do this? [taps]
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good! oh, and how about this noise? [taps] yeah, yes . that's the idea! hang onto those. you'll want them for the show! [laughs] huh? what show? let's find out! ♪ ladies and gentlemen cats in hats! now that i have your attention, are you ready for the greatest show in kwana-ma-ray? (laugh) yeah! great! by the way, you're all in the show too. ooh. did i miss rehearsal? (laugh) don't worry. you'll pick it up in no time! ♪ ho ho ho, hee hee hee - ♪ ♪ fall in line and follow me! ♪ ♪ step in time step to the beat ♪ ♪ step to this way for tasty treat! ♪ what are you waiting for? come on! ♪ ho ho ho, hee hee hee - ♪ ♪ fall in line and follow me! ♪ ♪ step in time, step to the beat
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♪ ♪ step to this way for tasty treat! ♪ oh yes brilliant! stupendous! i'd follow you guys anywhere. is that how you to get people to follow you to food? oh you bet! everyone loves a show. would that work for us? sure it would! now come on, we're almost there... almost where? it's a surprise! ooh! i just love surprises. [laughs] ♪ [effort grunts] i like surprises a lot better when they're not uphill. (whew) we made it! you sure did! and i bet the climb made you hungry. would you like a snack? like maybe some... honey? yes, please! - oh yummy! great! [buzzing] here it is. this bees' nest is chock full of honey. but getting it out is your job. our job? it's called teamwork, folks.
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i already did my part by guiding you to the honey. so that's why you're called a honeyguide bird! yep! and now i need you to get some food for us to share. so hop to it! wait a second! you brought us all the way out here just so you could get some honey? of course not! i want the beeswax not the honey. but we thought you were showing us how to bring people to our food! i was! and i did it by bringing you to my food. smart, huh? my. he is clever! (giggle) but why do you need us to get you some food? well because i'm not strong enough to break off any beeswax by myself. but a big, strong human could do it. huh? or a big strong cat? oh well, i am rather muscley... won't the bees mind if we take their beeswax? hmm. i'll ask! ♪ buzz? buzz-buzz. buzza-zuzz?
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(curious buzzing) [buzzing] buzzy-buzz-buzz. [buzzing] (curious buzzing) (laugh) good news! they're happy to share in exchange for some fun the bees want a show, by thing two and thing one! [whistles] [funny sounds, humming] ♪ hello! what are those smoky things for? oh, smoke makes bees feel all warm and fuzzy. they love it! but don't try this at home. the things are expert bee-pleasers. ♪ they like it! of course! (giggles)
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bees appreciate talent. and i appreciate bees wax. let's check out that nest! ♪ wow, this is one big bees' nest! yummy! mm. so much honey! too bad we don't have any toast to spread it on! who says we don't? ♪ (laugh) whoa! mmmmm! yum! and here's your beeswax, eddy. thanks for your help today. thanks for yours, too! mmm! teamwork. what a sweet deal. (eating noises) (laugh) bye, everyone!
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good luck bringing people to your food! we won't need luck. thanks to you, we know just what to do! bye eddy! thank you! see you later! - bye! [laughs] isn't it funny, isn't it great? how birds and humans cooperate? people and honey guides strike up a deal when they work together, they both get a meal! (giggles) all this talk about food is getting me hungry. time for a fish flake break! (laugh) ♪ ♪ ho ho ho, hee hee hee - ♪ ♪ fall in line and follow me! ♪ ♪ step in time, step to the beat ♪ ♪ step to this way for tasty treat! ♪ oh very nice! that's a great way to 'drum up' business for your restaurant. we thought it might get your attention. would you like a pickle? oooh i'd love one. ♪ i might need a little help.
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(laugh) no problem. (effort) there! thanks mom! hey... they're half-gone! huh? mm. [eating sounds] mmm-mm-mm. crunch-a-riffic! [laughs] hi kids! i've got a great question for you! which direction can a hummingbird fly? can it fly forwards or backwards? up, down, sideways? can it hover in mid air? what do you think? ♪ you're right! it can fly in all those directions! you got it this time but next time i'll stump you for sure. hey, do you hear something humming?
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ta-da! ta-da! ♪ will we ever find the treasure nick? we have to get through this jungle first, sally. [effort grunts] i see it! there's the treasure! but we have to cross this massive river to reach it! and it's full of snappy crocodiles! we can swing over the river using this. i'll go first! here i goooooo! oooof!
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(giggles) let me try. whoaa! watch out! whoa! that was close! the crocodiles nearly got me! what are we going to do? we can't swing across to reach the treasure. did someone say treasure? it's the cat! the cat in the hat! what are you doing? we're playing 'brave explorers'. only we can't swing across the river! swing, you say? why it's easy! i'll show you how. throw the rope over! aagh! whee! ah! a crocodile got my tail! (giggles) it's a good thing i know the king of swing! a king? - yes! charlie the chimpanzee in the leafylafoo rainforest! he can give us all a swinging lesson. a swinging lesson from a chimpanzee! cool! your mother will not mind at all if you do! [laughs] mom!
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can nick and i go to the leafylafoo rainforest - to take a swinging lesson from a chimpanzee? leafylafoo rainforest? sure - so long as you swing back in time for dinner! (laughing) we will! we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! ♪ buckle up! [horn] ♪ and flick the jiggermawhizzer! [boing] [horn] [pop] ♪ isn't this fun? yahooooo! ♪ 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're off to meet charlie and swing through the trees - ♪ ♪ up high and down
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low, ♪ ♪ like wild chimpanzees! ♪ ♪ here we go, go, go, go! on an adventure. ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go go! ♪ ♪ there it is! the leafylafoo rainforest! yipee! ♪ charlie! hello? anybody home? (monkey noises) fishhh! - yikes! (chuckle) good to see you, charlie! you too. hey, cat! what's up? i brought my friends sally and nick to see you! (excited ape 'ooohs') hey there! hi charlie! we were hoping you could give us a swinging lesson. (ape sounds) me? sure! i love swinging... almost as much as i love bananas...
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mmmm i looove bananas. (ape calls) i'll show you how i swing while we look for some! okay! - yeah! yoo hoooo! - huh? just a minute there, son. you're not going anywhere 'till you've been groomed. aww, maaaa. do i have to? yes. grooming? what's that? grooming means keeping yourself clean and neat. i don't need grooming. when you live in a bath you're always clean! come on. - aw! [monkey sounds] you too. - us? who else? ♪ what exactly are you looking for? bugs! yuk! grooming is a good way to keep clean and free of bugs! my mom likes me to stay clean too. only... i use shampoo. (giggle) this is way
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more fun! right and we all get to spend 'family' time together too! nope. no. nothing. wait a minute! huh? - no. false alarm. (giggles) cat! (giggles) - all clear. no bugs here. but what about you cat? you haven't been groomed. you say i need grooming? what shall i do? i've got it! i'll whistle up thing one and thing two! [whistles] ♪ hello! hmm. [laughs] i wondered what happened to rubber ducky. [laughing] whoa! ah-ha! ♪ thanks guys. i knew i had an itch there somewhere.
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ummmm. all done here. whoohoo! - swing time! yeah. let's go find some bananas! bye mom. - take care everyone! we will! [laughs, monkey sounds] whew. walking like a chimp is really hard to do. i prefer walking on two legs. i can do that too. watch me. (laugh) but why walk when you can swing? yay! (ape call)... your turn! ah, c'mon, you can do it! grab the vine, run at the log, jump up and hang on tight!" okay. woah! hey, i did it! horray! maybe we can learn to swing like a chimp?
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there. whoa! hey, i can do it! ♪ swing so fast, swing so high, ♪ ♪ swing me up into the skyyyyyyyy-- ♪ whoooa! ooof. cat! i forgot to hang on tight. itchy, itchy! [laughs] i know that 'itchy scratchy' dance - you landed next to a termite mound! termites? oh sorry little fellas! [chattering] [monkey sounds] what are you doing, charlie? using this stick to catch termites. they're yummy! you mean you eat them? urgh. sure. they're almost as good as bananas! no! you wouldn't! you couldn't! why some of my best friends are termites! well... okay. i like bananas better anyway! we'll help you find some.
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yah. and where there's bananas there's got to be good places to swing! you've got that right! come on! (climbing, effort noises) wait up charlie! (climbing, effort noises) weeeeeee! [monkey sounds] hiya! how does he do that? i know! charlie has good climbing hands! they look a lot like ours. so... we should be good at gripping things too... right? and look! charlie uses his feet too - not just his hands! we can't use our feet like that but we can wrap our legs around! okay let's try swinging over that big log! ready? yahooo! (landing effort) - that's it! you did it! (giggles) - cool! just like a chimpanzee!
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wait for me! ahhh! - ssssssssssssss! oops. sorry mr snake i thought you were a vine. [laughs] [monkey sounds] what was that? (giggle) that was me. that's the sound i make when i'm excited... i was trying to tell my mom we found lots of- bananas! yummy! i hope she can hear me! but... how are we going to get them? the bananas are waaay over there. now that's a reeeally big swing. do you think we can make it across? woah guys. that's too big a swing for you. tell me if you pleeeease is it too far for chimpanzeez? stand back and watch me! go charlie! [laughs] [yodels] [cheering] he did it! mmmm come to charlie. a
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chimpanzee really is the king of swing! way to go charlie! i loooove bananas! (pant-hoots) - mom! [monkey sounds] [eating sounds] bananas. thanks! and thanks for the swinging lesson, charlie. we can swing really well now using our hands and our feet. thanks to you too--oo-oh-oh! who are chimps like? i'll tell you who. chimpanzees are much like you! with hands that grip and groom and play they swing through trees and like to say, [monkey sounds] [laughs] look out for the snake! whoa! weeeeee! wha-ho-ooooooo. yeah! [clears throat]
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(gasp) cat! ta-da! you found the treasure! what... what is it? gold? diamonds? something even better... bananaaaas! yea! (giggles) (bees buzzing) welcome to "hat chat." today, we are interviewing queen priscilla bazzoo. your highness, you must be very busy making honey all the time. not at all. queens don't make the honey, other bees do that. oh, but you collect pollen from the flowers, right? me? never! um, do you build the hive? (giggles) don't be silly. i am a queen. oh, so you don't do anything. (bees) what? what? a queen bee is very busy. her job is to eat lots and lots and to lay all the eggs. all these bees you can see are my children.
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hi, mom. hi, mom. hi, mom. wow! and that ends our interview with queen priscilla bazzoo! i'm in an african savannah on a jungle patrol. surrounded by green at this old water hole. a good place to be at least that's what i think for so many animals come here to drink. the black and white zebras arrive in a crowd so do the monkeys... ...who are terribly loud. the elephants plod down their very worn path they drink and they spray... that's an elephant's bath. a giraffe braces his legs - dipping down for a sip with his extra long tongue flipping over his lip. and there's a small oxpecker perched on his back eating ticks, eating fleas, it's his favourite snack. but all of the animals step to one side when the king of the
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beasts wants his thirst satisfied. they're all shapes and all sizes, with fur skin or feather. an african water hole... ... brings the creatures together! announcer: get ready for a pbs kids voyage to the bottom of the sea. mr. conductor: all aboard! announcer: ...for a submarine adventure on "dinosaur train." this is gonna be awesome. wait. that's my line. announcer: dive into a spectacular underwater event. buddy: it's the dinosaur train submarine. it can take us to any part of any ocean. are we there yet? well, don, even at this speed it'll take a little while. announcer: it's the "dinosaur train submarine adventure" on pbs kids monday, february 18, and watch "dinosaur train" anytime at pbskids.org. announcer: astronaut monkey... spy monkey...cowboy monkey... he's everybody's favorite monkey-- ha ha...i'a love 'tis monkee! announcer: watch "curious george"! weekdays on pbs kids or watch your favorite monkey anytime you want at pbskids.org.
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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. ♪ the cat in the hat loves to rhyme, so let's play a rhyming game about different animal feet. you shout out the answers. people have feet that are really neat, but this black bird caw-caws and has bright, yellow... claws! claws. this horse is fast, he's never last. he prances and moves on all 4 of his... hooves! hooves. you can play more rhyming games with the cat in the hat at pbskids.org. up next it's "super why!"
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