New Volume of Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum and “Odd Squad: World Turned Odd” Movie Also Launching on the Channel
Arlington, VA – February 11, 2021 – In celebration of 25 years of ARTHUR on PBS KIDS, brand new episodes of the longest running children’s animated TV series will arrive on the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel this February. Young (and old!) fans can watch four new episodes, including one that gives viewers a glimpse into what’s in store for the future of these beloved characters. Also arriving on the channel is a new collection of XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM episodes, and a new PBS KIDS film ─ in ODD SQUAD: WORLD TURNED ODD,Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past and undo every odd case the Odd Squad ever solved!
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Families and kids can also stream full episodes of shows for free on PBS KIDS.
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Arthur, Volume 25
Streaming Date: February 22, 2022
Celebrate 25 years of Arthur! Arthur and his friends solve a mystery, see a silent movie, find out what it’s like to be a reporter, learn how to help a grieving friend and go on a family vacation. Plus, get a glimpse at what’s in store for a grown-up Arthur and the rest of these beloved characters as they play a mysterious fortune-telling game.
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, Volume 9
Streaming Date: February 4, 2022
In “I Am Rukmini Devi Arundale/I Am Bob Ross,” Rukmini Devi shows Xavier and Yadina why their annual family walk is so special. Then, Bob Ross teaches Yadina about happy accidents. Next, in “I Am Jigonsaseh/I Am Sacagawea,” Jigonsaseh inspires the pals to stop arguing, while Sacagawea helps Xavier and Brad realize they shouldn’t misjudge Yadina. In “I Am Ibn Batutta/I am Beulah Louise Henry,” Ibn Batutta helps Brad see that a change of scenery might be just what he needs. Then, Beulah Louise Henry inspires Yadina to not give up so easily. And, in “I Am Fred Rogers,” a playdate with Fred Rogers helps Xavier understand that he’s a special person who’s liked just the way he is.
Odd Squad: World Turned Odd
Streaming Date: February 15, 2022
When the Odd Squad agents celebrate Ms. O’s 100th year of service, Olympia, Otis, and Oona use a new gadget to return to 1983 in the hopes of witnessing their boss’ legendary takedown of a notorious villain. In doing so, they inadvertently change history and return to the present day to find Odd Todd in charge and the world teeming with all the oddities the Squad has ever solved. The team begins a time-traveling adventure to see if they can restore the world they once knew!
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