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Season 2: 2009 – 2010Edit
Season 2 premiered on September 14, 2009 with "Martha's Chair" and "T.D. the Pack Rat" and concluded on May 14, 2010 with the two-part episode "Martha: Secret Agent Dog". This season produced 30 episodes (60 segments), for the broadcast span of two years, with 15 episodes airing as part of this season, bringing the overall episode total to 55 episodes (110 segments).
|#||Original airdate||Title||Plot||Vocabulary words|
|41/2-1||September 14, 2009||Martha's Chair||Martha's family has a birthday surprise — a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow.||antique, donate, upholstery, profit, valuable, furniture, worth, worthless, rich, cost, clean|
|T.D. the Pack Rat||T.D. has too much junk! T.D.'s mom makes him an offer: He can keep everything he has, as long as he doesn’t bring anything else home. Does T.D. have the willpower?||worthless, rubbish, clutter, salvage, priceless, perspective, garbage, junk, collect, keep, sell|
|42/2-2||September 15, 2009||Painting for Peanuts||The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and T.D. volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought...||realistic, easel, participate, abstract, portrait, painting, artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose|
|Martha's No Dummy||Granny Flo is hosting a variety show. Helen and Carolina team up to perform a pantomime, Alice practices her tap routine, and Truman perfects his water glass symphony, but T.D. and Martha struggle to come up with an act. Will they ever find their voice?||pantomime, routine, rehearse, ventriloquist, entertain, host, show, old-fashioned, star, act|
|43/2-3||September 16, 2009||Martha Puts Out the Lights||
Part 1: For Martha and the other dogs, Saturday night fireworks are the worst part of summer, and Mrs. Demson couldn't agree more. In fact, she's trying to get people to sign a petition to ban fireworks. Can Martha get enough signatures to make summer less scary for dogs?
Part 2: Helen and her friends are devastated about the fireworks ban. Martha realizes that she helped Mrs. Depmson ruin their fun, but can she find a way to reverse the ban and still protect her sensitive ears?
|petition, illegal, cause, picket, goal, ban, protest, sign, ask, on strikem, purpose, signature, unite, majority, prohibit, fireworks, summer, write, support|
|44/2-4||September 17, 2009||The Penguin Always Rings Twice||Someone keeps stealing the zoo's peanut supply. All clues point to Jeffy the elephant, but Martha and Skits are determined to prove his innocence. Can their crack crime-fighting team — a lemur, a bat, a penguin, a baby tiger, and Jeffy — help them outwit the thieves?||mystery, clue, culprit, hunch, motive, first, second, next, last, after|
|The Martha Code||After Martha accidentally eats a secret code, it's really, really hard to understand what she's saying. Now Martha's lost and she's leaving Helen coded phone messages. Can Helen break the code and find out where she is?||code, decipher, message, gibberish, arbitrary, break, unbreakable, crack, secret, key, figure out|
|45/2-5||September 18, 2009||Martha in the Hold||Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride?||cargo, passenger, turbulence, taxi, arrive, depart, travel, suitcase, flight, trip, take off|
|Get Along, Little Dogies!||Martha is excited to go on a cattle drive. Cookie the cowhand isn't so sure that Martha is fit for the trip and he might be right. Can Martha show Cookie that she has what it takes to be at home on the range?||vacation, stampede, lodging, sightseeing, cattle drive, scenery, wagon, cowboy, camp, outdoors, tour|
|46/2-6||May 10, 2010||Martha's Life in Crime||
Part 1: Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha.
Part 2: Puppy Martha's new owner turns out to have unsavory plans for her. Can Martha turn the tables on the bumbling crooks and still find a family?
|autobiography, possible, yearn, promise, narrate, flashback, tell, back then, now, recall, before, reminiscing, background, aspire, sequence, time, past, wish, happened, when|
|47/2-7||May 11, 2010||Martha Plays Favorites||Truman is worried that his mom doesn't think he's special anymore. She's too busy taking care of the babies at her daycare. Martha knows just how he feels. She felt the same way when the family got that cute puppy Skits.||include, exclude, notice, snub, replace, favorite, special, touchy, cute, cuddly|
|Martha and the Doggie Lover||T.D.'s little cousin C.D really likes dogs. Really, Really likes dogs. C.D. loves dogs so much he squeezes them too hard. Can Martha teach C.D. how to be gentle with dogs?||sensitive, aggressive, delicate, aggravate, out of control, shy, gentle, choke, careful, tame|
|48/2-8||February 17, 2010||Paws and Effect||When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, Everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. But what can they do about it? As Alice, Helen and T.D. know, Protecting the environment (and Paws) is important, But it is easier said than done.||discard, litter, thoughtless, debris, recycle, careless, trash, important, broke, injured|
|The Trouble with Teddy||Teddy, a neighborhood dog, is sick, and the vet doesn't know why. When Martha is called in to consult, even she can't diagnose the patient. Enlisting the help of the dog pack, they scour the yard for hazardous materials — when the cause of the problem could be right under their noses.||hazardous, ingest, environment, poisonous, pesticide, rotten, spoil, safe, dangerous, gross|
|49/2-9||February 18, 2010||¿Qué Pasa, Martha?||Señor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade?||pronounce, bilingual, recite, memorize Interstitial: articulate|
|T.D. Is Talking Dog||Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, T.D. decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons.||enunciate, language, linguist, vocabulary|
|50/2-10||February 19, 2010||Dogs in Space||Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but T.D. finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time?||solar system, orbit, planet, star Interstitial: constellation|
|Dogs from Space||Inspired by T.D.'s comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog.||universe, humane, invasion, extraterrestrial, astronomy, astronaut, asteroid, alien, world, creature|
|51/2-11||February 15, 2010||Martha in the White House||
Part 1: The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself?
Part 2: The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. But why does the president want Martha? Is there a top-secret cat conspiracy?
|neighborhood, national, volunteer, recommend, community, nominate, president, white house, leader, country, mission, function, appoint, advise, representative, cabinet, aide, serve, official, secretary|
|52/2-12||February 16, 2010||The Jakey Express||Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time.||schedule, delivery, funicular, delay, transportation. flag down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time|
|Martha, Sled Dog||Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. Now Martha wants to become a sled dog, too! Weaselgraft and Pablum overhear her desire to mush. Will "Malto" deliver herself right into their hands?||serum, sled, vehicle, transform, accelerate, glide, hitch, steer, haul, brake|
|53/2-13||April 12, 2010||Skits on Ice||Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day.||risky, thaw, solid, freeze, frozen, defrost, ice, cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin|
|Martha's Steamed!||When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. While they try to track down the owner, it becomes almost impossible for them to keep their cool.||emergency, scorching, parched, sizzling, broiling, panting, sweat, heat, thirsty, page|
|54/2-14||May 13, 2010||Martha and the One Thousand Fleas||Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus!||charity, contribute, fundraiser, salesman, benefit, funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise|
|Nice and Crabby||Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery.||complain, disposition, cruel, personality, amiable, grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful|
|55/2-15||May 14, 2010||Martha: Secret Agent Dog||
Part 1: Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo — and Martha's speaking voice — out of commission?
Part 2: The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. Undaunted, Martha uses disguises and gadgets to hound the evil soup thieves.
|secret agent, service, formula, surveillance, defeat, safe, steal, spy, chief, warn, trespass, self-destruct, invisible, scheme, mastermind, disguise, combination, crook, hideout|