PBS Kids 1993 Ident

PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) is an American public broadcasting television network that once aired Theodore Tugboat. The station first launched in July 5th, 1996.

PBS Kids was the children's block of PBS and formerly where Theodore Tugboat was broadcast in the United States. All 130 episodes ran on this channel in a 65 dual episode format from 1997 to 2002.

PBS Kids made a separate Theodore Tugboat web page which was removed in 2002.

PBS Kids had its VHS tapes released by Warner Home Video.

PBS also aired Shining Time Station, an American spinoff of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends where Robert D. Cardona was never credited for producing the Thomas stories.


Season 1

  1. Theodore's Whistle/Carla the Cool Cabin Cruiser
  2. George's Ghost/Hank and the Hug
  3. Whale of a Tug/Night Shift
  4. Theodore to the Rescue/Theodore and the Northern Lights
  5. Northumberland is Missing/Theodore Visits Ceilidh's Cove
  6. Emily Goes Overboard/Hank and the Night Light
  7. Theodore and the Harbour Crane/Hank's Wheezy Whistle
  8. Emily's Bruised Bumper/Theodore and the Homesick Rowboat
  9. Rebecca and the Big Snore/Theodore's Big Friend
  10. George and the Underwater Mystery/A Joke Too Far
  11. Theodore Hugs the Coast/Theodore Changes Sides
  12. Owan on the Loose/The Tugboat Pledge
  13. George's Turn/Hank's New Name
  14. Scally's Stuff/Theodore Tells a Lie
  15. Digby's Disaster/All Quiet in the Big Harbour
  16. Dartmouth Says Goodbye/George and the Navy Ship
  17. Theodore and the Oil Rig/Sigrid and the Bumpers
  18. Snorri the Viking Ship/Theodore and the Borrowed Bell
  19. Theodore and the Ice Ship/Emily and the Tug of War
  20. True Blue Friends/Foduck Stays Home
  21. Theodore the Tug in Charge/Hank Hurts a Ship
  22. The Cold Snap/Tugboat of the Year
  23. Hank's Hiccups/Theodore and the Missing Barge
  24. Nautilus and the Sinking Ship/Foduck's Hurt Feelings
  25. The Dark and Scary Cove/Emily's New Hat
  26. Big Harbour Fools Day/Theodore and the Boat Bully
  27. Emily's Close Call/Grumpy Garbage Barge
  28. Theodore and the Haunted Houseboat/George's Big Hurry
  29. George and the Funny Noise/Big Harbour Birthday
  30. Theodore and the Pirate/Emily the Vigorous
  31. Guysborough's Garbage/Theodore and the Queen
  32. Theodore Lands on Earth/Foduck Blows His Stack
  33. Theodore in the Middle/Theodore's New Job
  34. R. Boat and the Queen/Theodore's Bright Idea
  35. Hank Makes A Friend/Theodore's Bad Dreams
  36. Theodore's Tough Tugging/Theodore's Prize
  37. Theodore's Backwards Day/Emily and the Splash
  38. Theodore On Time/Theodore Shares His Story
  39. Rebecca's Treasure/Emergency
  40. Theodore's Ocean Adventure/The Dispatcher's Best Birthday

Season 2

  1. Hank and the Sunken Ship/Theodore Gets Lost
  2. Theodore the Jokester/Foduck and the Rainbow
  3. Hank's Funny Feeling/Emily's Easy Job
  4. Theodore and the Runaway Ferry/Hank and the Mermaid
  5. Theodore and the Buoy Boat/Theodore's First Pull
  6. Emily and the Rocket/Is Anybody Listening?
  7. Foduck the Vigilant/Best Friends
  8. Theodore and the Lost Bell Buoy/Theodore and the Welcome
  9. Theodore the Vegetable/Theodore and the Bluenose
  10. Theodore and the Big Harbour/The Day Ice Came to the Harbour
  11. Brunswick's Big Scare/Emily Drifts Off
  12. George and the Flags/Theodore's Day Off
  13. Emily and the Sleep-Over/Bedford's Big Move
  14. Emily Finds a Friend/Different Strokes - Different Boats
  15. Theodore and the Unsafe Ship/Hank's Cozy Cove
  16. George Buzzes the Dock/The Big Harbour Clean Up Contest
  17. Theodore and the Scared Ship/Theodore the Tattletug
  18. Theodore and the Bickering Barges/Theodore and the Missing Siren
  19. Guysborough Makes a Friend/Foduck and the Shy Ship
  20. Pugwash is Gone!/Hank and the Silly Faces
  21. George Waits His Turn/Bumper Buddies
  22. Foduck in Reverse/Theodore's Bright Night
  23. Theodore's Big Decision/Hank Stays Up Late
  24. Theodore the All-Powerful/Theodore Takes Charge
  25. Theodore and the Hunt for Northumberland/Hank Floats Forward

Home Video Releases

Warner Home Video released multiple Theodore Tugboat titles under the "PBS Kids" name.

  1. Theodore's Big Adventure
  2. Theodore's Friendly Adventures
  3. Theodore Helps A Friend
  4. Big Harbor Bedtime
  5. Nighttime Adventures
  6. Underwater Mysteries
  7. Theodore's Exceptional Friends


VHS Release Gallery

External links


"You are the New Day" PBS Positioning Spot version 2-0

"You are the New Day" PBS Positioning Spot version 2-0

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