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Zula Patrol

Next Airing: Sun, Nov 1st, 2020 at 7:00 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:

  • GIANT LITTERBUGS FROM SPACE: The Zula Patrol learns about simple machines when a passing spaceship of giant Zlorgs (from the Zulean Panhandle) drop some huge litter on their headquarters -- including a massive paper cup that completely covers the building! They manage to remove the cup using two simple machines, the inclined plane and the lever, only to discover that the littering was no careless act, but a result of Dark Truder's latest plot! RV OF THE GIANTS: After running into their friends, the gigantic Zlorg family, who are camping in their huge R.V., the Zula Patrollers get accidentally trapped inside the R.V. They have to figure out how to get out, using two examples of simple machines, a wedge and a pulley, before Dark Truder steals their spaceship! Mistakenly thinking he's no longer wanted, Gorga leaves the Zula Patrol in search of a new home. In an effort to find him, the Zula Patrol searches The Solar System and all Nine Planets before ultimately rescuing him from the Intergalactic Pet Catcher.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 1st, 2020 at 7:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 4/1/2020
  • 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.

    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2021
  • SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL: During the Super Planet Competition, Truder shrinks all nine planets. When Multo tries to come to the rescue, he is accidentally shrunk as well. Truder places the shrunken planets (and the miniature Multo) into a sack and rockets away, threatening not to return them until he is proclaimed Ruler of the Universe. The Zula Patrol races after Truder, but before they can come to the rescue, Multo gets the competing planets to cooperate in a "sack break." Once out of the sack, Multo is able to return the planets (and himself) to normal size. Everyone learns that being small doesn't mean you can't do big things. CASE OF THE MISSING RINGS: In a spoof of crime dramas, the rings around the planets are stolen, one by one. As Bula narrates, film noir style, the Zula Patrol looks for clues, questions suspects and goes on a stakeout to find the thief. Thanks to their determination and persistence, they get their man.

    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 4/1/2019
  • BLUE MOON: Wizzy and Wigg journey to Earth's Moon to prove their separate theories: Wizzy believes the Moon is made out of cheese, and Wigg is certain the Man in the Moon inhabits it. During their adventure, they learn the truth about the Moon's surface, as well as how important it is not to take off without letting a team member know where you're going. GOING THROUGH A PHASE: Bula gets sprayed with Zulabane Plant pollen and is turned into a Zulean Were-Mouse. Bula is certain his days as a member of the Zula Patrol Team are over until he learns to make use of his condition rather than give up because of it. Bula takes advantage of his Were-mouse powers to save his friends from a Zula Cave Kitty. While Multo searches for a cure, the other Zula Patrollers study the phases of the Moon so they can help free Bula from his Were-Mouse curse.

    Length: 00:28:36
    Usage rights: Expires 4/1/2019
  • 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.

    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 4/1/2021
  • 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

    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2021
  • The Probe Who Came to Dinner/Forget-Me-Not

    THE PROBE WHO CAME TO DINNER: When Multo discovers a far away planet, he sends a probe, Spaceus Exploreus, to safely investigate it and send back information. Much to the Zulean's surprise, at the same time, a probe from that planet arrives to investigate them. After jumping to a few wrong conclusions, they learn that while there are differences, the quest for information, pizza and friendship is universal. FORGET-ME-NAUT: When a fall seems to have given Bula amnesia, it turns out that Dark Truder has secretly abducted Bula and replaced him with a robot, in hopes of getting rid of The Zula Patrol forever. But when the Bula-bot goes through Astronaut re-training at The Zula Academy, he becomes a "rock solid" member of the team and single-handedly foils Truder's latest plan to rule the universe.

    Length: 00:28:40
    Usage rights: Expires 4/1/2019

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