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Splash and Bubbles

Website: http://pbskids.org/splashandbubbles/
Next Airing: Thu, Nov 15th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD

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Splash and Bubbles is an animated preschool comedy inspiring kids to connect with and care about the ocean. Splash, Bubbles, and their Reeftown friends share amazing adventures, meet new creatures, and explore the diversity and wonder of life in the ocean.

Episodes:

  • Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef

    Splash and friends are playing in their clubhouse when Jerome and the fusiliers show up, claiming that the ship is actually their clubhouse. The two groups must then figure out who can use the clubhouse once and for all. / Being the newest member of Reeftown, Splash discovers the majority of things around him on the reef are actually living creatures. Some corals, some spongy things, some creatures he had no idea about, but no matter what their size, color or shape, he finds out that each have their own unique voice to be heard!

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 15th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Stormy Waters/Scoot On Over!

    When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends experience rain and stormy conditions. They learn they don't need to be afraid, but it's good to stay close to home in a storm and take shelter. / The kids' old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang. While there, he explains that he is getting older and wants to scout for some potential places to settle, so the kids show him everything that Reeftown has to offer!

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 16th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Puffy/The Big Shake

    Dunk meets Puffy, a female pufferfish who admires his sand patterns, and becomes friends with her. When he starts spending all his time with just Puffy and not with the group, the gang teaches Dunk that it's good to make new friends, but keep the old ones as well. / When Splash experiences his first earthquake on the reef, Bubbles and Dunk decide to go on a quest to find out what causes "the big shake" and help put their friend's mind at ease.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Seal Sitters/from Ray to Zee

    Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and fearless new mammal friend. / Splash and Bubbles realize that Zee is alone on the reef as the only shark, but when they learn that she has a distant relative in Reeftown, Zee is excited to discover who it is.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 20th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs

    When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. Zee can't help it, she goes out to play and look for food at night! Bubbles is so excited about this new discovery that she tries to stay up with Zee to learn about and explore what it's like to be nocturnal.

    Next Airing: Sat, Nov 24th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • I Only Have Eyespots for You/Double Bubbles

    Splash sees a beautiful fish go by and instantly wants to be its friend, but whenever he tries to talk to the fish, it ignores him. He and his friends soon learn the fish has false eyespots on her back and had no idea they were trying to talk to her. / When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles starts to worry that they're so similar, her friends won't need her around anymore.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 8th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Whitebeard/Coral Day

    Ripple is excited because, according to legend, tonight is the night that Whitebeard, a mysterious creature who lives in the North Pole, sails over Reeftown, singing his beautiful music. She tries to convince the other Reeftown friends to stay up and watch for him to appear. / It's the holiday season in Reeftown as everyone gets ready for Coral Day, a celebration of the wonderful coral that make up their home. Splash, new to Reeftown and its traditions, wonders what he can contribute to the festival.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 9th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale

    The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 15th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Cleaner of the Kelp/How Bubbles Got Her Moves Back

    While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy. / Bubbles injures her fin and has trouble swimming, but still wants to move around, so she begins trying all of the methods that other creatures on the reef use to move.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 16th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Splash's Swim School/Light at the End of the Tunnel

    Splash's old school comes to visit the reef. Splash and his friends are impressed by their synchronized swimming abilities and try to duplicate them, but their attempt is complicated by the fact that they all move differently. / After losing Dunk's lucky shell in the abyss without any light to guide them, Splash and friends follow a mysterious light in the distance before realizing that the light is from a firefly squid.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 22nd, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo

    While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. The kids try to accommodate Mo, despite his large size, but he's only there for a short time, because large fish like him prefer the space in the open ocean.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 23rd, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Super Splash!/Pearlene

    While playing, Splash senses something is wrong and quickly swims out of Dunk's way as he comes in for a hard landing. The strange thing is that Splash wasn't even looking in Dunk's direction, so how did he know he was coming? Convinced that he has some sort of superpower, the kids begin testing Splash's limits in a series of sneak attacks, which never work. Gush soon explains that Splash isn't a superhero, but simply has a lateral line sense, which is common for fish. / Ripple feels like she is struggling to be part of her group of friends, then meets a shy oyster named Pearlene, who also feels isolated from those around her. Seeing how nice and kind Pearlene truly is, Ripple encourages her to "open up" to others and make new friends. She does, and finds that, despite her rocky, mucky exterior, she has a great inner beauty: not just the pearl inside of her shell, but also her warmth and compassion for everyone.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 29th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Guess Who?/Sleepless Sleepover

    Splash, Dunk and Bubbles try to help a fish that they've never seen before find out who it is and where its home is. / When Splash joins Bubbles, Dunk, and Ripple for a sleepover in the Sandy Bed, they discover that Splash doesn't sleep much; after unsuccessfully trying to help him, they learn that "schooling fish" don't need as much sleep.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 30th, 2018 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2

    When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way!

    Next Airing: Sat, Jan 5th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4

    Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. / Splash and his friends end their journey, returning home to Reeftown, where they are delighted to see that Splash now knows that although there are fun adventures to be found all over their "One Big Ocean," Reeftown is home to him.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 6th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around

    Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. The kids learn that what they thought was one jellyfish were actually two identical clones of each other.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jan 12th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek

    Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can blend into the background, making them very hard to find.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Sea Sparkles/Tyke and Seek

    While camping, Splash and Bubbles admire all of the beautiful sparkles in the sky. The kids soon think that those sparkles may have fallen from the sky into the sea when they see a brand new light show in Reeftown. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple play a big game of hide and seek with Tyke, the Pacific harbor seal in the Kelp Forest. When they temporarily can't find Tyke, they are relieved to learn that even though she's quite independent and curious, she won't wander far from her home.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jan 19th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Smell of Fear/A New Spin

    When Splash and his friends are playing "surprise fish," they accidentally release a "fear smell alarm," which spreads from fish to fish and causes Mayor Sting to call for everyone to be "reef ready!" / The Reeftown Rangers help Dorsal locate his old friend Spin, another spinner dolphin who he hasn't seen since he was young. They recognize each other with their unique whistle names and are happy to be reunited after many years.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 27th, 2019 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy

    Bubbles learns that every drop of ocean water is full of life, and decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. / Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner, a female garibaldi fish named Neat. Splash and his friends, however, get Mrs. Tidy mixed up with another fish, who's not an easy fit in the kelp forest. When the real Mrs. Tidy (Neat) arrives, she is very impressed with Tidy's clean algae bed, and appreciates the kelp forest.

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers

    Tired of always being the "nervous friend," Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. At first, Splash, Bubbles and Ripple are happy that Dunk won't be nervous, but soon realize that Dunk's cautiousness and puffing up serves a great function in their relationship. / Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tidy, the Garibaldi Fish, as "kelp forest keepers." Tidy's desire to have everything "just so" conflicts with Bubbles, Dunk and Splash's desire to have fun exploring the kelp forest.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Gush's White Whale/Exreme Clean

    Gush travels with the kids to the Arctic Ocean to finally find the mysterious "horned whale," which has eluded him for a long time. As it turns out, what they see is not really a "horned whale," but a narwhal. / After hearing that a great white shark has a toothache, Splash and friends enlist Denny to help, not realizing that in the world of cleaner shrimp cleaning the teeth of the great white shark is a revered accomplishment.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell

    When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted.

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Mayor for a Day/Oblo from Down Below

    Mayor Sting has to attend a stingray migration, which will take him away from the reef. Dunk volunteers to fill in as the mayor for the day, thinking it will be an easy job, but has no idea what it takes to keep the reef thriving and safe. / When Bubbles goes looking for the ultimate mud puddle, she ventures down to the Deep, where Lu takes them to see a hydrothermal vent and meet some lipstick tubeworms and Oblo the blobfish.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Mo's Sunburn/Imagin-Ocean

    Dunk's cousin Mo comes to visit everyone in the reef, because he has a sunburn from spending too much time sunning himself above the surface. Looking to get as far away from the warmth of the sun as possible, the kids take Mo down to the Arctic, but he quickly realizes it is too cold for him there. / Splash and friends are having a great time pretending to be different fish, but Finny isn't good at pretending she is a fin whale because she is not used to using her imagination. Together, the kids teach Finny how to have fun harnessing the power of her imagination, while also learning about fin whales.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • My Son, The Frogfish/A Day for Papa

    Gush's long-lost son Wart shows up in Reeftown to visit. Gush is excited to be a "hands-on" dad and take care of Wart, but Wart is extremely independent, and only wants to visit. Ultimately, Gush realizes that the Reeftown Rangers all look up to him as a father figure. / To show how much she appreciates everything he does for her and her brothers, Ripple wants to give her Papa time to relax, so she sets up a day full of special activities for him.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Pole-To-Pole, Parts 1 & 2

    The Reeftown Rangers discover that, unlike them, Melody the fin whale migrates twice a year to follow the krill. Inspired by Melody, Splash and the others attempt to experience migration for themselves, beginning in the Antarctic, where they meet Mac, a mackerel icefish. / The Reeftown Rangers, continuing their migration adventure in the Antarctic, meet Pebbles, a gentoo penguin, and learn that she will receive a gift of a pebble from a male penguin who wants her to be his partner for life.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Pole-To-Pole, Parts 3 & 4

    The Reeftown friends arrive at the Arctic, where they don't find Melody, but instead meet Whistler, a narwhal who is a very unique creature with many interesting attributes, including a tusk on his head. / The kids finally find Melody just in time to see her at the krill bloom, where they learn all about the food chain going from the tiny krill all the way up to the huge whale. Their journey ends by hearing the beautiful music of the humpback whale before returning home to Reeftown.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Small But Mighty/Washed Away

    Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The End of the Ocean/Antarctic Ranger

    The Reeftown Rangers wonder where the end of the ocean is, or if the ocean even has an end. They venture out to find the end of the ocean and discover a rainbow salmon, Sal, who teaches them about the difference between fresh water and seawater, and about where all the water goes beyond the ocean. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple travel to the Antarctic and meet a new friend, Dive, a gentoo penguin who can live in and out of the water. Dive wants to be a Reeftown Ranger, but needs to learn that he is not just like a fish!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

    After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, feeling self-conscious about a healing blemish on her face, meets Myshell, a friendly, outgoing decorator crab who has covered her shell with all kinds of shells, coral and sponges. Myshell teaches Bubbles how to feel good about herself from the inside out.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The House Hunt/Dolphin Games

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Job Search/Reeftown's Got Talent!

    When Splash and the others want to play with Dorsal, he tells them that first he needs to do his "job," which that day is using his echolocation to help his group find food. Splash and the others wonder if they need "jobs" to do in Reeftown and try to figure out what those would be. / To honor his talented Reeftown friends, Splash creates a talent show for everyone to show off their abilities. Splash then laments that he's got so many talented friends, but he has no talent to show. His friends remind him that his talent is making friends and organizing events like the talent show.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Kelp Needs Help/Mountain of Fire

    After putting some Asterina starfish in the Kelp Forest where they don't belong, Splash, Ripple, and Tidy must get rid of them before the starfish eat all of the kelp. / Dunk, Bubbles, and Ripple don't believe Splash when he tells them about a mountain that spits out fire that can be found in the water really far down in the deep. To solve this mystery, the kids find Lu, who takes them into the deep to find a submarine volcano.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

    After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always "spreading the word" about things on the reef, often gets things wrong. Due to his poor vision, he sometimes mistakes what he thinks he sees, with comic results.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove

    When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Luckily she's not alone when they discover Wave in there, who they think is also stuck until he show that being an invertebrate means he can squeeze even tiny spaces.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022
  • Yuck Or Treat/The Thing from Above The Reef

    After visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss. / Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it's a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant "Thing" that circles in the waters above the reef - Mayor Sting!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/23/2016 to 11/22/2022

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