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Dinosaur Train

Description

Preschoolers get to hop on board the "Dinosaur Train" to learn about natural science, natural history and paleontology. Each half-hour episode of this series, produced in CGI-animated format by the Jim Henson Company, features Buddy, a preschool-aged Tyrannosaurus Rex, and his adoptive Pteranodon family traveling on a special train to meet all kinds of dinosaurs and explore the world inhabited by these amazing creatures. Also included are live-action segments hosted by paleontologist Scott Sampson.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Dinosaur Big City Part 1; Dinosaur Big City Part 2

    Buddy and his family go to the city for the Theropod Club Convention. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Dinosaur Big City Part 3; Dinosaur Big City Part 4

    Buddy and his family go to the city for the Theropod Club Convention. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Stargazing on the Night Train; Get Into Nature!

    Sidney Sinovenator shows the Pteranodon family his favorite stargazing spot; the kids turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Shiny and Snakes; Tiny Loves Flowers

    Dad takes the kids to find Sana Sanajeh -- the ultimate snake; the family goes to the Big Pond to find buttercups. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Buddy Explores the Tyrannosaurs; Rainy Day Fight

    Buddy wants to learn more about his ancestors; the kids must find something in nature that helps calm them. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • That's Not a Dinosaur; Tiny's Garden

    Game rules change at the Biome Block Party so that all creatures can play the games; the Nature Trackers gather seeds and bring them home to plant a garden. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • The Earthquake; Nursery Car

    On a playdate at the desert, the kids experience their first earthquake; the family watches as eggs hatch in the nursery car. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • The Lost Bird; The Forest Fire

    The family tours an area that is recovering from a forest fire; Buddy and Tiny meet a lost bird. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace; Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

    The family goes camping to wait out a drought; Dad is chosen to compete in a fishing contest. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace; Rafting the Cretaceous

    The family seeks shelter during a hurricane; the family meets two refugees after the storm -- a turtle and a small mammal. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Remember the Alamosaurus; Sunrise, Sunset

    The kids meet some of the biggest dinosaurs, including Allie Alamosaurus; the family goes on an overnight camping trip. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • A Heck of a Neck; Gilbert Visits the Nest

    The kids meet a superlong dinosaur while on a nature trackers adventure; Shiny is nervous about Gilbert's impending visit. (30 minutes)

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  • An Apatosaurus Adventure; Nature Art

    Apollo Apatosaurus is a long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur who likes adventure; the kids make nature art on the beach. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Arnie Rides the Flatcar; Old Reliable

    Tiny and Buddy arrange for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the new flatbed car; the kids see the field of geysers. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Tiny and the Crocodile; Meet the Grandparents

    The family meets a 40-foot crocodile with big teeth; the kids find out they share many traits with their grandparents. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • The Egg Stealer?; To Grandparents' Nest We Go!

    Buddy and Don find unhatched eggs on the beach; the kids spend the day at Grandma and Grandpa's cliffside nest. (30 minutes)

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  • Double-Crested Trouble; Erma and the Conductor

    Buddy and Tiny meet twin brothers with double-crests on their heads; Erma Eoraptor and Mr. Conductor watch a meteor shower. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Dome-Headed Dinosaur; Treasure Hunt

    Sibling dinosaurs with enormous dome heads play a sport called dome ball; Don and Gilbert search for amber. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Solar Train; Birdwatching

    The family visits Troodon Town Roundhouse to see the Solar Train, which is powered by the sun; birds show off their feathers for birdwatching/drawing day. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Rocket Train Surprise Party; Cloudy With a Chance of Fun

    The whole family plans a surprise birthday party for Mr. Conductor; the Pteranodon kids learn about clouds. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Tiny's Fishing Friend; Butterflies

    Tiny tries to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish; Don befriends a butterfly. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Best Ever Babysitter; Plant a Tree

    Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don have fun when their babysitter watches them for a night; the kids learn about sycamore trees while visiting their grandparents. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle & Therapod Race; Air Obstacle Race; Air, Water & Land; Ultimate Face-Off

    The Pteranodon family travels to the Classic in the Jurassic competition which includes a contest between turtles and therapods, a race between pterosaurs, a three-part competition between pterosaurs and crocodiles and the Ultimate Smackdown. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race; King and Crystal Live!

    A race between pterosaurs; Buddy, Tiny and Mom are invited to visit King Cryolophosaurus. (30 minutes)

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  • Classic in the Jurassic: Air, Water & Land

    A three-part competition includes flying, swimming and running; the Pteranodon kids find that the desert is not what they thought it was. (30 minutes)

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  • Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-Off; Back in Time

    The Ultimate Smackdown pits carnivores against herbivores; Buddy and Tiny wonder if there was a time before dinosaurs. (30 minutes)

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  • Trains, Submarines and Zeppelins: Part 1/Part 2

    Larry and Mr. Pteranodon must figure out a way home from Big Pond when they miss the last train. (30 minutes)

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  • Junior Conductors Academy: Part One; Junior Conductors Academy: Part Two

    Buddy is disappointed when a new kid at the Junior Conductor's Academy is smarter than him; Buddy and his new friend, Dennis, work together to pass a series of tests. (30 minutes)

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  • Nest Swap; The Herd Is the Word

    The Pteranodon family swaps nests with a family of pterosaurs, but find they have little room; Tank searches for a quiet spot. (30 minutes)

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  • Stop and Smell the Flowers; Moms' Campout

    Mom takes Tiny, Buddy and Don on a day trip, and they meet a Tyrannosaur with a long, thin snout covered with tiny horns; Mr. Conductor challenges the kids to create games to get a new perspective on nature. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Spooky Tree; Spinosaurus Super Model

    Shiny invites Annie Tyrannosaurus to Pteranodon Terrace for a sleepover, but all she wants to do is investigate the spooky tree that Don says comes alive at night; Don wants Old Spinosaurus to pose for a sculpture. (30 minutes)

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  • Where Have All the Lizards Gone?; Conductor's Sleepover

    The family takes a trip to Lizard Island; the Pteranodon family invites the Conductor to stay with them during a hurricane. (30 minutes)

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  • Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One; Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two

    The whole family takes an adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat; Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about the legend of Adm. Globidens. (30 minutes)

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  • Crystal and King Benefit Concert: Part One and Two

    Crystal and the King organize a benefit concert to prevent over-fishing of the Big Pond; Crystal gets stage fright when she's getting ready to perform at the concert. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • The Tiny-saur Train; How Many Horns?

    Tiny and Mikey take the Dinosaur Train to find the tiniest dinosaur of all in Jurassic China; Buddy, Tank, and their pals search for Ceratopsians, which have up to 15 horns. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Mom Was a Kid Once

    Mom and her best friend, Tilly, reunite but can't agree on what they had a disagreement about when they were kids; Mom and Tilly return to their old neighborhood and visit the swamp where they used to play. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • Gilbert the Conductor; A Clubhouse of Their Own

    Gilbert is called upon to run the Dinosaur Train when the Conductor gets sick; the kids build their own clubhouse. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • A Brand New Species

    The Conductor, Buddy and the kids find an intact theropod raptor skeleton, which the team at Troodon Academy says is a new Jurassic dinosaur discovery; Buddy sets out to meet an example of their discovery, a theropod the group named Buddysaurus. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • Don's Hole-iday; We're Not All Dinosaurs

    The kids make up an imaginary holiday for Don; the Pteranodons meet a new small mammal friend, Adele Alphadon. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Dinos A to Z, Part 1, The Big Idea; Dinos A to Z, Part 2, Spread the Word

    The Dinosaur Train picks up all the dinosaurs in the "Dinosaurs A to Z" song for a picnic at Troodon Town. (30 minutes)

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  • Valley of the Stygimolochs; Tiny Loves Fish

    Buddy wonders if he will grow horns; Buddy and Tiny work together to catch fish. (30 minutes)

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  • Haunted Roundhouse; Big Pond Pumpkin Patch

    The kids meet a strange nocturnal creature on the night train to Troodon Town; the Lambeosaurus family invites the Pteranodon family to the Big Pond for Gourd Day. (30 minutes)

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