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Zula Patrol

Grade Levels: K - Pre K
Core Subject(s): Science
Website: http://www.zula.com
Next Airing: Sun, Nov 26th, 2017 at 8:30 AM 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:

  • If It Looks Like A Plant/Splitsville

    When Deliria shapeshifts into a sickly looking plant to avoid a citation, Wizzy and Wigg take "the plant" to Headquarters to take care of it. To better understand their new responsibility, the older Zpers teach the youngsters the qualities of living things (and the difference between a plant and an animal). Wizzy and Wigg decide to study "the plant", to figure out how a plant makes its food. However Deliria isn't a plant, so she doesn't respond like the others. It isn't long before the curious duo deduce that their "plant" is really an animal. The Zula Patrol returns to Itty-Bitty City to settle a crisis when Mayor Paula Paramecium splits in two and neither twin is willing to relinquish office.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 26th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Larva Or Leave Me/Egg Hunt

    LARVA OR LEAVE ME - Skip needs the help of The Zula Patrol to find his best friend, Wriggly. On their search, they find out the missing worm isn't a worm at all but a beautiful butterfly. They finally locate her just as she emerges from the chrysalis in her new form. Through their search mission, The Zula Patrol learns about the life cycles of different creatures and about a stage of growth called metamorphosis. Now that she's been found, Wriggly worries that Skip won't like her anymore because she's different. Nonsense! Change is a part of life. EGG HUNT - Deliria hatches an evil plan to steal all of the frogs and their eggs on Zula and use them in her quest to takeover the planet. Wizzy and Wigg catch wind of her scheme and come up with their own plan to stop her. Along the way they discover that the eggs hatch into tadpoles and then grow into frogs through metamorphosis. It's up to Zula to find the stolen eggs and frogs and return them to the planet for the good of all.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 3rd, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • Spin Control: The Venus Effect/Crater Raters: Journey to Mercury

    SPIN CONTROL: THE VENUS EFFECT - Venus refuses to pose for a picture on Multo's Mega-Map of the Solar System because she feels that she doesn't fit in with the other planets. The Zula Patrol figures out how unique Venus is, then (with some musical help from Wizzy and Wigg) manage to convince her that having a "retrograde" rotation really rocks! CRATER RATERS: JOURNEY TO MERCURY - The Zulean Crater Rater Society is late in arriving for Multo's luncheon and that means trouble. The Zula Patrol must race to the planet Mercury to rescue the Raters from the clutches of Dark Truder - who wants to use their knowledge of craters to build a gigantic golf course where even HE can't miss the holes.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • Hey Kids, Amazing Space Monkeys!/The Blorp

    HEY KIDS, AMAZING SPACE MONKEYS! - Wizzy and Wigg send away for their very own LIVE SPACE MONKEYS. When they add the freeze-dried Space Monkey eggs to water they spring to life. But at night, the Space Monkeys sneak out of their tank, take apart Zula Patrol headquarters and everything in it, roll it all up into a giant mixture, and make off with it. The ZPers have to chase down the aqua-primates and get the mischievous pets to reassemble the pieces to restore HQ. THE BLORP - When Deliria gets her hands on some solid Smellanium and liquid Stenchide she ends up creating a monster concoction she calls "The Blorp." But before long, "The Blorp" takes off on a path of destruction. The Zula Patrol can't figure what the blobish thing is or how to stop it as it almost wipes out their Headquarters and the city of Zulopolis. Wizzy and Wigg finally realize they must separate the solutions that make "The Blorp" tick to stop it in its tracks.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 17th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:42
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • Vanishing Cream/There Goes The Neighborhood

    VANISHING CREAM - Deliria and Cloid start a galaxy-wide "beautification" project to remove the craters from every moon, planet and asteroid. When the planets start missing the features that make them unique, it's up to The Zula Patrol to stop Deliria before the problem gets any crater...er, greater. THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD - Dark Truder has moved his secret hideout into The Zula Patrol's back yard... the nearby Zula Canyon. His very presence is threatening to destroy the ecosystem. As The Zula Patrol fights to keep the destruction of the canyon in check, Wizzy and Wigg uncover fascinating lessons about their habitat... and Dark Truder learns a lesson, too. Well, no, actually he never really does.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 24th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 31st, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 7th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 14th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 21st, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 28th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 4th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    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?

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 11th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 18th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • 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: Sun, Feb 25th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2008 to 4/1/2018
  • A Friend Named Breezy/Erosion Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Wizzy and Zeeter befriend BREEZY, a gentle breeze, and learn all about wind. When they help Breezy become a bigger wind, she gets used by DELIRIA and CLOID, who want to blow down Zula Patrol Headquarters - but Zeeter and Wizzy get their friend Breezy to stop just in time. During a fun day at the beach, the ZPers are impressed when Gorga snorts out a huge sandcastle that's a replica of a real eroding stone castle on a nearby cliff. On exploring Gorga's creation, they get lost inside it and meet a 400-year old knight and his pet dragon - both made entirely of sand! The real challenge comes in trying to find their way out of the sandcastle before it erodes from the tide and collapses around them.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Birds of a Feather/Bula's Heros: The Great Camouflage Caper

    When their space craft freezes up, the Zula Patrol makes an emergency landing in the Zula Forest near a bird's nest - with an abandoned egg! After the baby bird hatches, the ZPers decide to track down its mother, who Deliria bird-napped in order to design a flying machine for Cloid. Along the way, the Zula Patrol learns about animal adaptation and attempt to teach the little bird how to fly; only they have no luck. But when the time is right, the bird does fly, rescuing its mother and helping the Zula Patrol snare Deliria and Cloid. In his quest for control of Zula, Dark Truder shrinks Bula, Zeeter and Multo, and then puts them in a terrarium where a beetle named Bruto will keep them from escaping. Deep inside the terrarium, the ZPers meet a group of very polite insects with camouflage abilities. Bug-phobic Bula comes to like the insects and get over his phobia. The insects use their camouflage abilities to help get the ZPers past Bruto, out of the terrarium and defeat Truder.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Blast to Earth's Past/The Great Climb

    Deliria thinks she's found a way to own the entire Earth - by taking a time machine back to when there were no people on the planet, and being the first to claim it. Zeeter accidentally gets whisked along on the time trip, which takes them back to 250 million years ago when Earth's continents were combined as one. Going forward in time to the present, Deliria's clunky time machine continually breaks down. In between encounters with dinosaurs and an Ice Age, Zeeter gets to observe how today's continents were formed because of Plate Tectonics. Zeeter is excited about climbing in The Great Climb, an annual mountain climbing event in her home town, Zazu Falls. It's a two-person team event and Bula's to be her partner. But when Bula is injured, Multo volunteers to be her partner. Zeeter is skeptical of Multo's climbing abilities; however, Multo's knowledge of mountains is what helps them climb close to the top. Unfortunately, the mountain, who prefers to be called the "Grand Zeeterondack," prevents the two from reaching its summit. After asking some questions, Zeeter and Multo learn that the mountain is worried that once someone reaches the top, no one will climb it any more. In the end, the two ZPers must convince the mountain that it is like an old friend and that the climbers will never abandon it. Once they do this, the mountain allows them to climb the rest of the way to the top.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Creature Features/Fried Greenhouse Tomatoes

    When the Zula Patrol helps the Pet Catcher out by taking some strange creatures he's retrieved back to Zula, they get more than they bargained for. The creatures create chaos aboard the ship, including trying to eat it! It's up to our heroes to figure out where they belong and get them back there fast... which means examining their appearance and behavior for clues that will lead them to the proper climate for each strange creature. Clock's ticking. Good luck. The Zula Patrol learn all about the Greenhouse Effect first-hand when a seemingly helpful robot shows up at Zula Patrol Headquarters -- and starts making duplicates of itself. It turns out that the robot - sent by Dark Truder - emits powerful amounts of greenhouse gases that can increase the Greenhouse Effect and someday make Zula uninhabitable.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Down Under/Singin' in the Rain Forest

    The Zula Patrol comes to the aid of Zulean insects whose entire neighborhood (a lush green field with rich topsoil) has been bulldozed away by Bruce and Sheila Mole, who are building an above-ground winter home to get away from those chilly months "down under" the ground. Wizzy and Wigg are taking care of Iris' orchid, but when it wilts, they decide to replace it - by going to where most orchids come from: Earth's Amazon rain forest. As they try to find the orchid, they learn all about the incredible rain forest - and make friends with its fascinating animal inhabitants, some of whom are endangered.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Hide 'n Seek On Jupiter/A Tale of Two Planets

    It's time for the Interplanetary Hide 'n Seek Game. Perennial losers Wizzy, Wigg and Gorga decide to on Jupiter when they find out that no one has ever hidden there. While five-time hide 'n seek champion Zeeter is looking for them, the trio discover that the huge planet is filled with storms, the most powerful are in The Great Red Spot, and there is no solid land mass for them to land on. When the twin Giant Ice Planets Uranus and Neptune quarrel, Dark Truder swoops in and hoodwinks Neptune into becoming part of his newly formed personal Planetary System, the Truderverse. But when the dour planet wants out, it's up to the Zula Patrol to release him from Truder's greedy grip.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • Moon Struck/Me, Myself and Io

    The Zula Patrol is called into action to rescue Venus from her erratic behavior in her quest to acquire a moon of her own. It's time again for Jupiterfest, the yearly celebration to honor the Solar System's Big Guy, and this year all of Jupiter's moons will take part in a talent show to cap off the day. All except Io, that is, the most volcanically active moon in the Solar System. Not only doesn't she think she's talented, but she also is embarrassed about her incessant eruptions. The Zula Patrol steps in to give Io confidence (and an act) for the talent show. Meanwhile, Dark Truder, posing as a judge for the competition, plans to take advantage of the talent show... for a chance to steal the contest's grand prize.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018
  • The Sound of Multo/Eyes in the Skies

    The Zula Patrol comes to the rescue when Deliria leads a swarm of Zulean Music-Munchers into the city to devour Zuleans' musical instruments. Her plan: to force Zuleans to buy only her brand of instrument. After years of hard work, Bula, Zeeter and Multo have finished building satellites. Taking a well-deserved break, they enjoy an afternoon in the wilderness. Dark Truder takes advantage of their absence to steal all of Zula's satellites so he can become "Rula of Zula". Without Zula's satellites, Zula becomes helpless, and our heroes become lost in the wilderness.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2007 to 4/1/2018

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