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Zula Patrol

Grade Levels: K - Pre K
Core Subject(s): Science
Website: http://www.zula.com
Next Airing: Tue, Feb 27th, 2018 at 12:30 PM on UEN-TV

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In THE ZULA PATROL, a group of animated aliens travel the galaxies to learn new and exciting things about science and space exploration. The series, targeted to pre-kindergarteners through third-graders, delivers both astronomy-based science education (orbits, eclipses, moon phases, asteroids, comets, gravity), as well as character- building lessons. The Zula Patrol, stationed in the far reaches of outer space on the bright orange planet Zula. The group, always on the lookout for the villain Dark Truder & his toupee-wearing sidekick Traxie, includes: Bula, the fearless captain and intrepid explorer; his co-pilot Zeeter, a wild space jockey in her own right; Multo, an intergalactic absent-minded professor; Gorga, a loyal puppy-sized pet with amazing tranformative abilities, and Wizzy & Wigg, a cosmic pair of flying dictionaries. THE ZULA PATROL provides a dynamic, focused and fun learning experience for children, while encouraging them to think innovatively and approach problems evenhandedly.

Episodes:

  • Villain of the Year/One Is The Loneliest Number

    VILLAIN OF THE YEAR - Dark Truder, Deliria and every other villain in the galaxy are competing for this year's Villain Of The Year Award, trying to outdo each other with acts of nefarious nastiness. The Zula Patrol has their hands full trying to quash the cosmic crime wave - especially when Truder announces to all that he plans to pull off the ultimate heist - he's going to steal an entire galaxy! ONE IS THE LONELIEST NUMBER - Zeeter is given a tough choice when The Zula Academy offers her a position that means leaving The Zula Patrol. But her decision is put on hold when the space pirate Captain Jacquie Stellar starts stealing stars out of their binary pairs. As the whole Zula Patrol works together to stop Jacquie, Zeeter realizes her place is with her friends.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 27th, 2018 at 12:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • A Comet's Tale/This Looks Like A Job for the Zula Dudes

    A COMET'S TALE: When a comet passes near Zula, Zeeter decides she wants to race it. But when Zeeter, Wizzy and Wigg get too close, their Space Ship starts to freeze and they are forced to land on the comet. Bula, Multo, and Gorga's mission is to assist their Team in returning safely home to Zula. THIS LOOKS LIKE A JOB FOR THE ZULA DUDES: In his latest attempt to take over the Universe, Dark Truder empties out the Asteroid Belt, sending all the asteroids in the direction of Planet Zula. The ZP uses Multo's latest invention "The Multo-Grabber" to grab all the Asteroids and return them to their proper home.

    Next Airing: Sun, Mar 4th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 4/1/2018
  • Bula's Spin Party/Day for Night

    BULA'S SPIN PARTY: The Zpers learn about rotation as they practice a dance routine to compete in Bula's Zula Spin Party dance contest. Meanwhile Dark Truder, who wasn't invited, crashes the party disguised as a mysterious dancing planet so he can ruin it for everyone else. DAY FOR NIGHT: Dark Truder has somehow stolen daytime from the planet Zula, and won't give it back till the Zuleans accept him as Master Of The Universe. The Zula Patrollers assume he has hijacked the Sun, and go looking for it. They discover that Truder hasn't made off with the sun, but has invented a Ray that has stopped Zula from turning.

    Next Airing: Sun, Mar 11th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 4/1/2018
  • Shadow Play/The Jealous Moon

    SHADOW PLAY: Gorga sees a large shadow and runs back to the ZP team. Bula notifies them that a Space Monster has landed on Zula, sent from none other than the nefarious Dark Truder. His plot: to have the monster eat the Zula Patrol ship, thus incapacitating the ZP. But the Patrollers use a shadow of their space ship from a distance to distract the monster from its original intention, thus foiling Truder's plan. THE JEALOUS MOON: An unscheduled Total Solar Eclipse threatens to shroud Zula in darkness forever. It's all due to Dark Truder, who's kindled the Moon's jealousy over the Patrol's celebration of the annual Sun Festival.

    Next Airing: Sun, Mar 18th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 4/1/2018
  • Sun Day/Time Out

    SUN DAY: Truder tries to get rid of the Sun by hijacking all her birthday cards and gifts. The Sun, depressed that no one appreciates her, decides to quit her job. The Zula Patrollers must recover the cards and gifts and rescue the solar system. TIME OUT: When Dark Truder knocks out all the clocks on Zula, Multo shows the Zula Patrollers how to tell time by using shadows cast by the Sun. Unfortunately, Truder blocks the Sun too, so the Patrollers have no idea if they're in time to save Zula from being demolished

    Next Airing: Sun, Mar 25th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 4/1/2018
  • Choosing Sides/Camp Worm

    CHOOSING SIDES - The Zula Patrol is worried - their shipment of honey never arrived and oatmeal just isn't the same without it. The flowers, beetles and bees have all walked off the job, each claiming they are the most important cog in the honey production wheel! Can the Zula Patrol settle things? They'll have to agree first! Zeeter, Bula and Multo take different sides in this standoff. It's Wizzy and Wigg, armed with knowledge of ecosystems, who finally prove that none can exist without the others -when they work together, can't be beat, just like the ZP! CAMP WORM - When Zeeter and Bula scoff at the big importance of tiny earthworms to the ecosystem, Multo sends them to Camp Worm. They expect a cakewalk, but face a rude awakening when Camp Leader Burrows pushes them and their worm teammates (Team Wriggler) to the limit. Zeeter and Bula gradually learn to respect the value of worm activities. So when an ecosystem emergency springs up, Team Wrigglers are the only worms available. With training and heart, they answer the call, save the ecosystem and earn the honor of being called worms.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • May The Force Be Wigg You/Five Zuleans in a Boat (and Gorga)

    MAY THE FORCE BE WIGG YOU - One of Multo's gadgets accidentally gives Wigg with super- strength, giving Wigg a chance to live out his superhero fantasies. But when a bully challenges him to a show of force to determine who's the strongest, Wigg has to rely on his friends (and their knowledge of force) to save the day. FIVE ZULEANS IN A BOAT (AND GORGA) - While on a relaxing boat trip down the Amazula River, the Zula Patrol spots Deliria racing up the river, causing mayhem in her vast luxury cruise liner . But her perilous piloting causes the ship to become wedged in a narrow part of the river. Water builds up behind her boat, threatening a flood! It's up to the Zula Patrol to utilize the law of force to find a way to pull it free before the Amazula bursts its banks.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • Mine Shaft/The Crystal Cavern

    MINE SHAFT - Dark Truder is at it again. At Zula's mines, he switches the labels of the minerals being shipped out to manufacturing plants and now everything is in disarray. Then, disguised as a home redecorating guru, Truder gets the ZPers to replace their "dingy old" equipment. Soon, at the ZP HQ and all over Zula, nothing, absolutely nothing, is working like it should. While the ZPers, in their new wobbly ship, try to find out what's gone wrong, Truder is the only one with equipment that works properly! Will Truder finally win? THE CRYSTAL CAVERN - Thanks to a rocky Truder space chase, The Zula Patrol needs a new crystal to power their ship. That means an expedition to the mysterious Crystal Cavern, where the legendary (and notoriously growly) Big Toe lives. Will they find the special crystal they need in time to stop Truder, or will they hit rock bottom?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • The Great River Race/When You Wish Upon A Sea Star

    THE GREAT RIVER RACE - As The Zula Patrol competes in Zula's annual Great River Race, their nemesis, Dark Truder, plans to win the race by cheating so he can become famous which he's sure will cause people to finally listen to him. Unfortunately for Truder, every time he plots to knock the ZPers out of the competition, they rally back using their newfound knowledge about rivers. In the end, with quite a bit of help from Gorga, the ZPers win the race and Truder and Traxie wind up all wet. WHEN YOU WISH UPON A SEA STAR - The Zula Patrol is spending a fun day at the beach, when they meet Stella, a young Sea Star, in a tide pool. She needs the Zula Patrol's help to find her way back home, and in the process, our heroes learn all about the ocean's different habitats, and their fascinating inhabitants.

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • The Lizard Who Came to Dinner/Island of the Endotherms

    THE LIZARD WHO CAME TO DINNER - Ziggy the Iguana comes to stay with The Zula Patrol, and his abundance of energy and desire to "help" makes him a handful. He wears out his welcome further by turning up the thermostat to keep his ectothermic system from cooling off. But when Ziggy loses the eggs he's babysitting, The Zula Patrol mounts a rescue expedition to the desert, where they learn that being ectothermic can be cool after all. ISLAND OF THE ENDOTHERMS - When Dark Truder sends a phony distress signal, the Zula Patrol find themselves trapped on a remote island with extremely rapid weather changes. While the Zula Patrollers search the island for a power source to start their ship, they learn about endotherms and how they are able to keep their body temperatures relatively constant. Meanwhile, Dark Truder takes over their headquarters, and learns NEVER to touch anything without knowing what it does!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • The Missing Elements/Journey to the Center of Gorga

    THE MISSING ELEMENTS - While Wizzy and Wigg learn about elements, the building blocks of matter, Dark Truder puts his latest devious scheme into action. The plan: use elements to create tools needed to take over the universe. However, his plan goes awry and he accidentally releases several gremlin-like elements from their container. The Zula Patrol steps in to track them down. But the runaways transform themselves into a giant rubber band which sling-shots Truder far into space. Fortunately, in the end, the ZPers convince the homesick elements to return to the Keeper of the Elements and everyone is happy. JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF GORGA - To help explain chemical reactions, Multo uses the Sizerizer to shrink Bula and Zeeter down to atomic size -- but before they can get back to normal, they must escape from a refrigerator ice tray, bacteria in a container of spoiled milk, and a bowl of sticky cake mix. Unfortunately, Gorga swallows the mix, sending our micro-heroes on a journey to the center of Gorga, learning more about chemical reactions, and even using one to help them get out!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • The Show Must Float on/the Truder Crown Affair

    THE SHOW MUST FLOAT ON - It's time for the annual Ballet of the Water Striders, a beautiful water-top dance to celebrate the coming of Spring. However, during rehearsals the water striders can't keep themselves on top of the water! Enter The Zula Patrol, who find out the water striders are having trouble holding onto each other. It turns out, an unwelcome substance is making it impossible for the water molecules to form their natural elastic layer. The ZPers need to find the source of the pollution fast or the water could get way too sick to recover... and the water ballet will have to be cancelled! THE TRUDER CROWN AFFAIR - Princess Marina invites The Zula Patrol to the Zulean Isles to enjoy her coronation, but when a suspiciously familiar "Count Von Troodles" takes her crown, the ZPers are back on the job. Unfortunately, Wizzy and Wigg discover the crown they've retrieved floats instead of sinking like the genuine article. The ZPers will have to get the real crown back from Truder before he becomes king of the isles and Marina's hopes sink like...well, like her crown should!

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • Where Did All The Water Go?/The Dew Drops

    WHERE DID ALL THE WATER GO? - When Bula reads about a "vanishing lake" in Zula's tabloid newspaper, Zeeter is skeptical. They go to investigate and find out the lake is hoax perpetrated by the nefarious villain, Dark Truder, whose ultimate goal is to make all the water of Zula disappear by vaporizing it. He traps Multo, Bula and Zeeter, but they manage to escape, thanks to their knowledge of evaporation and vaporization. They're too late to stop Dark Truder's wicked plan, but the joke is on Truder - when he learns the hard way that vaporized water turns to rain. THE DEW DROPS - The Zula Patrol learns all about condensation when they meet the Dew Drops, three drops of water who sing like a 50's Doo-Wop group. The Dew Drops need the Zula Patrol's help to enter a Battle of the Bands contest. Our heroes discover that Dark Truder has a condensation-singing group of his own, and will stop at nothing to make the Dew Drops lose! Using what they've learned about condensation, Wizzy & Wigg and the Zula Patrol save the Dew Drops and foil Truder's plans!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018

Availability:

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