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A String's the Thing / J-J-Jelly
Part of the Series: WordWorld
PBS
A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right ing word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to…
The Boston Tea Party
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
At the direction of Benjamin Franklin, Moses, James and Henri travel to Boston in search of Sarah, who has arrived from England on a tea-laden ship. When they get to the Harbor, they happen upon the disguised colonists and discover…
Talk to Me
Part of the Series: Zoboomafoo
PBS
We may not understand what they are saying but all animals talk to each other. Some of the biggest communicators are elephants. The best way for humans, and sometimes lemurs, to communicate is by writing letters. Chimps use their faces…
The Intolerable Acts
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
Moses, James, Sarah and Henri hide at poet Phillis Wheatley's house in Boston, where some of His Majesty's soldiers are being quartered. Hearing Phillis Wheatley's story, Sarah is confronted with the horror of slavery for the first time. Later, though…
Kite Flight / Hide and Seek
Part of the Series: WordWorld
PBS
Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him. Luckily for the WordFriends, Kangaroo comes along just in time to help. Will her knowledge about the letter…
Lu the Explorer / I've Got Rhythm?
Part of the Series: Splash and Bubbles
PBS
Lu the Explorer - Splash takes his pals to go see his friend, LU, a fearless explorer in the deep. He has met Lu in his travels, and she has been an inspiration for Splash. Lu turns out to be…
The Really Red Ruby / Firefighters to the Rescue
Part of the Series: WordWorld
PBS
The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he…
H2O
Part of the Series: Zoboomafoo
PBS
Water covers most of the Earth, but Zoboo and the Kratt brothers are having a hard time finding it in their clubhouse. Chris, Martin and Zoboo discover the ways that animals find and use water in different environments.
Think in the Rink / X Marks the Spot
Part of the Series: WordWorld
PBS
Think in the Rink - Duck and Dog want to join Sheep and Frog in their ice skating show. Although Frog warns Duck and Dog to be careful as they practice, the enthusiastic duo gets carried away and carelessly break…
United We Stand
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
Moses lets James report on Congress and after a British sailor is "tarred and feathered," James learns about the ugliness of mob rule, when emotions get in the way of compassion. Sarah and Henri meet Abigail Adams and travel with…
Grow, Zoboo, Grow
Part of the Series: Zoboomafoo
PBS
Zoboomafoo is going to help Chris and Martin take care of a very different baby -- a human baby.
Liberty or Death
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
James, Sarah, Henri and Moses travel to Virginia, where they witness Patrick Henry's speech. Moses is shocked to find his brother Cato on the slave auction block and risks his own freedom to rescue him. Cato sees hope for himself…
Hot and Cold
Part of the Series: Zoboomafoo
PBS
Zoboomafoo and the Kratt brothers discover the difference between hot and cold climates. Chris and Martin tell us how animals have adapted to survive in the heat and the cold. Then we visit animals in the desert and in the…
Green Mountain Boys
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
James heads to the Grants to cover the story of the settlers' struggle; Sarah goes hoping to find a place in the Green Mountains for her family to settle, and Henri wants to find maple syrup. Sarah and James witness…
Midnight Ride
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
Sarah and James travel to Boston to deliver a message to Patriot leader Dr. Joseph Warren and end up riding with the famous messengers so that they can write about it for the paper.
The Shot Heard Round the World
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
James, reporting on the Minutemen, and Sarah, falling in with the British forces, report from both sides of the "shot heard 'round the world" at Concord Bridge. They each leave the scene fearful of what the future will bring though…
Race to the Spaceship / Sandbox Surprise
Part of the Series: WordWorld
PBS
Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag. By adding one word to another, the WordFriends learn how to make a…
Postmaster General Franklin
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
When Patriot mail falls into the hands of the British, James and Sarah agree to carry important letters safely to New York. On the way they evade British troops and get help from the New Jersey Committee of Correspondence. They…
The Second Continental Congress
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
Desperate for information on what Congress is doing behind the closed doors of the statehouse, James unknowingly befriends a British spy. Sarah and Moses meet George Washington and together use "Yankee ingenuity" to fix Washington's carriage after it breaks.
Bunker Hill
Part of the Series: Liberty's Kids
PBS
Sarah searches for a British officer who may know her father's whereabouts. James, with Dr. Joseph Warren at Bunker Hill, witnesses the battle and learns firsthand the high price of freedom. Henri makes mischief as a messenger between the battle…