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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

  • 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 HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • King Cryolophosaurus; Buddy the Tracker

    A singing dinosaur named King has a voice that sounds like Elvis Presley; Buddy and Don find fossilized tracks dating back millions of years. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and Therapod Race; Hungry, Hungry Carnivores

    The Pteranodon family travels to the Classic in the Jurassic competition where turtle and therapod teams race to see who is the fastest. (60 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
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Paulie Pliosaurus; Elmer Visits the Desert

    The family visits a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus; Elmer visits the desert. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • Zeppelin Waterfall; Zeppelin: Atoll

    The kids learn about waterfalls; the Pteranodon family takes a ride over the ocean, landing in an atoll where they meet a mother and daughter from Australia. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Zeppelin: Pangaea; Zeppelin: Crater

    The Conductor takes the kids back to the time of Pangaea; the family goes up in the zeppelin to view a giant crater from above. (30 minutes)

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    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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  • Now With Feathers!; A Frill a Minute

    Dad gives Tiny and Buddy a mystery feather; the kids help Tank Triceratops overcome his awkwardness. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Carla Cretoxyrhina; Train Trouble

    The family has an underwater excursion with a shark; dinosaur brothers Oren and Ollie take a train trip to Troodon Town. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 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
    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 HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • Armored Like an Ankylosaurus; Campout!

    The kids play a game of Dinoball with Hank Ankylosaurus, Mr. Pteranodon's hero; the family has its first overnight camp out. (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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  • Elmer Elasmosaurus; Dinosaur Block Party

    The family takes the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back home; a block party introduces the Lambeosaurus family to their neighbors. (30 minutes)

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    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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  • 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
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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  • Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet; Hornucopia

    Tiny loses Shiny's favorite shell; Stacie Styracosaurus has a crown of horns on her head. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • One Big Dinosaur; Play Date With Annie

    The dinosaur family called Argentinosaurus is made up of big land creatures; Buddy's friend Annie comes for a play date. (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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  • Dinosaur Train Submarine: Maisie Mosasaurus; Date Night

    Maisie and Shiny bond when they find out neither one of them likes to go deep in the water; the kids are left with a baby sitter for the first time. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • Hootin' Hadrosaurs!; Hatching Party

    Perry Parasaurolophus teaches everyone a new way to hoot some hip music; egg hatching party. (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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  • Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale; Rocket Train

    Baby Archelons learn their mother doesn't stay with them after they are born; the new Rocket Train races the Dinosaur Train. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • The Theropod Club; Surprise Party

    Tiny feels left out of Buddy's Theropod Club; a surprise party for Buddy on the Dinosaur Train. (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 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 HDTV 34.1 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
    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 HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • One Small Dinosaur; T. Rex Migration

    Tiny is annoyed that Mikey Microraptor is smaller than she; Buddy and Tiny follow clues to find that Annie is on a migration with her family. (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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  • Long Claws; Tank's Sleep Over

    The group visits a therizinosaurus family to ask about its colossal claws; Tank spends the night at Pteranodon Terrace. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • One Big Frog; Caving With Vlad

    Dad and the kids search for the biggest frog ever -- the Beelzebufo; caving adventure. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
    WNIT Kids 34.3 Stereo HD
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