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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.

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Where Did All The Water Go?/The Dew Drops

WHERE DID ALL THE WATER GO? - When Bula reads about a "vanishing lake" in Zula's tabloid newspaper, Zeeter is skeptical. They go to investigate and find out the lake is hoax perpetrated by the nefarious villain, Dark Truder, whose ultimate goal is to make all the water of Zula disappear by vaporizing it. He traps Multo, Bula and Zeeter, but they manage to escape, thanks to their knowledge of evaporation and vaporization. They're too late to stop Dark Truder's wicked plan, but the joke is on Truder - when he learns the hard way that vaporized water turns to rain.

  • 2017-12-15T22:00:00-08:00
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Small Is Beautiful/Case of the Missing Rings

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.

  • 2017-12-15T22:30:00-08:00
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The Show Must Float on/the Truder Crown Affair

THE SHOW MUST FLOAT ON - It's time for the annual Ballet of the Water Striders, a beautiful water-top dance to celebrate the coming of Spring. However, during rehearsals the water striders can't keep themselves on top of the water! Enter The Zula Patrol, who find out the water striders are having trouble holding onto each other. It turns out, an unwelcome substance is making it impossible for the water molecules to form their natural elastic layer. The ZPers need to find the source of the pollution fast or the water could get way too sick to recover...

  • 2017-12-16T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-12-22T22:00:00-08:00
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Blue Moon/Going Through A Phase

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.

  • 2017-12-16T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2017-12-22T22:30:00-08:00
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The Great River Race/When You Wish Upon A Sea Star

THE GREAT RIVER RACE - As The Zula Patrol competes in Zula's annual Great River Race, their nemesis, Dark Truder, plans to win the race by cheating so he can become famous which he's sure will cause people to finally listen to him. Unfortunately for Truder, every time he plots to knock the ZPers out of the competition, they rally back using their newfound knowledge about rivers. In the end, with quite a bit of help from Gorga, the ZPers win the race and Truder and Traxie wind up all wet.

  • 2017-12-23T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-12-29T22:00:00-08:00
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Giant Litterbugs from Space/Rv of the Giants

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!

  • 2017-12-23T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2017-12-29T22:30:00-08:00
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Mine Shaft/The Crystal Cavern

MINE SHAFT - Dark Truder is at it again. At Zula's mines, he switches the labels of the minerals being shipped out to manufacturing plants and now everything is in disarray. Then, disguised as a home redecorating guru, Truder gets the ZPers to replace their "dingy old" equipment. Soon, at the ZP HQ and all over Zula, nothing, absolutely nothing, is working like it should. While the ZPers, in their new wobbly ship, try to find out what's gone wrong, Truder is the only one with equipment that works properly! Will Truder finally win?

  • 2017-12-30T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-01-05T22:00:00-08:00
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Chili Cook-Off/Treasure in the Clouds

CHILI COOK-OFF: Multo's cooking up a pot of "Galactic Goo" for lunch. But when Bula unwittingly puts Multo's Goo in the freezer, The Zula Patrol finds themselves face to face with a "whirlgoo" of gigantic proportions. TREASURE IN THE CLOUDS: After hearing Multo tell a story about a Golden Cloud, Wizzy and Wigg set out to find it to give to Multo as a surprise present. Dark Truder overhears them and, unaware it's just a story, plots to find the Golden Cloud himself so he will be rich. Our heroes hike up Mount Zula, meeting many types of clouds along the way.

  • 2017-12-30T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-01-05T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-01-06T22:30:00-08:00
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The Lizard Who Came to Dinner/Island of the Endotherms

THE LIZARD WHO CAME TO DINNER - Ziggy the Iguana comes to stay with The Zula Patrol, and his abundance of energy and desire to "help" makes him a handful. He wears out his welcome further by turning up the thermostat to keep his ectothermic system from cooling off. But when Ziggy loses the eggs he's babysitting, The Zula Patrol mounts a rescue expedition to the desert, where they learn that being ectothermic can be cool after all.

  • 2018-01-06T22:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-01-12T22:00:00-08:00
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Star Crossed/Night of the Fweebs

STAR CROSSED: After luring the Zula Patrol into deep space, Dark Truder steals all the constellations in the sky. He corrals them in a caravan of cages so the ZPers won't be able to "steer by the stars" and chart a course home. The quarrelling, star-crossed constellations have to learn to work together before the Zula Patrol can set them free - and make Truder see stars. NIGHT OF THE FWEEBS: It's the Night of the Fweeebs and the Zula Patrol gets a front row seat as these furry creatures migrate to the North Pole using Polaris, the North Star, as a guide.

  • 2018-01-12T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-01-13T22:30:00-08:00
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Villain of the Year/One Is The Loneliest Number

VILLAIN OF THE YEAR - Dark Truder, Deliria and every other villain in the galaxy are competing for this year's Villain Of The Year Award, trying to outdo each other with acts of nefarious nastiness. The Zula Patrol has their hands full trying to quash the cosmic crime wave - especially when Truder announces to all that he plans to pull off the ultimate heist - he's going to steal an entire galaxy! ONE IS THE LONELIEST NUMBER - Zeeter is given a tough choice when The Zula Academy offers her a position that means leaving The Zula Patrol.

  • 2018-01-13T22:00:00-08:00
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