The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is an American/Canadian/British animated television series that premiered August 7, 2010 on Treehouse TV in Canada, on September 6, 2010 on PBS Kids in the US and also in the UK on CITV and Cartoonito. The award-winning series is based on Random House’s Beginner Books franchise, The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, and is developed by Portfolio Entertainment, Random House Children Entertainment and Collingwood O’Hare Productions. The first season has 40 half-hour episodes. PBS Kids renewed it for a second season of 20 episodes which premiered on September 10, 2012. Each episode features The Cat in the Hat, who leads six-year-old neighbours Nick and Sally, the Fish, and Thing One and Thing Two on a variety of adventures in his "Thinga-ma-jigger", a Seussian contraption that can sprout wings, pontoons, booster rockets, change size, and do just about anything else necessary to further the adventure. The adventures are prompted by a question posed by either Nick or Sally at the beginning of each episode, which will inevitably lead them around the globe to "make natural science discoveries." Similar to other PBS Kids series such as Curious George and Sid the Science Kid, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! focuses on introducing preschoolers to various science and learning concepts.
Where to Watch The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
Below you'll find every episode from all 3 season of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!.
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Season 1Netflix | PBS Kids | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 6, 2010
Show Me the Honey Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey.
S01 E02Sep 6, 2010
Migration Vacation The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate.
S01 E03Sep 7, 2010
I Love the Nightlife Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals that stay up all night!
S01 E04Sep 7, 2010
Oh Give Me a Home! Nick has a super-duper special shell and Sally wants one, too! The Cat in the Hat takes them on an adventure to the beach where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab, who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. A seaside fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!
S01 E05Sep 8, 2010
Many Ants Make Light Work Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million- trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that team-work makes almost anything possible.
S01 E06Sep 8, 2010
Nest Best Thing Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for the homeless eggs.
S01 E07Sep 9, 2010
A Plan for Sand Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
Season 2Netflix | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 10, 2012
Jumping on the Moon; Sneezy Riders Nick and Sally wanted to jump high enough to reach the moon, but the Cat says that gravity was keeping them from jumping too high.
S02 E02Sep 10, 2012
The Suprising Bean; Hear Here Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!
S02 E03Sep 11, 2012
Bouce; Timmy Tippy Toe Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question — Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day.
S02 E04Sep 11, 2012
No Night Today!; Fun in the Sun Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. Not according to The Cat! His friend Hilda the Hippo knows all about having fun in the sun. A visit to Muddymoo River teaches them that hippos make their very own sunscreen to protect them from the hot sun. Now that they all have their sunscreen on, it's time for some fun in the sun!
S02 E05Sep 12, 2012
Meet the Beetles!; Tongue-Tied Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make!
S02 E06Sep 12, 2012
Manatees and Mermaids; The Last Chocolate Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. Cat tries to show them how it's done but he can't do it either! Time to go see Timmy Tippy Toe, the Klipspringer who is an expert climber! Timmy teaches them to use their hands and their feet, and now they can reach the top of their own "mountain"!
S02 E07Sep 13, 2012
Toughest One of All; How Cool is Coral Nick keeps trying to surprise Sally, but he just can't do it! The Cat takes them to find a real surprise in the Skippylarito Fields! Once there, Cat shows them a special bean - that suddenly moves! With a shrunken Thingamajigger, they go inside the bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there. They learn that it's really the moth that causes the bean to move. What a neat surprise indeed!