Season 4: 2012Edit
On December 6, 2011, the show was renewed for a fourth season with 10 episodes, bringing the show's overall episode total to 80 episodes (160 segments). The season began airing on January 23, 2012 with the episodes "Eyes on the Skies" and "Camp Truman". The official season premiere episodes, "Cora! Cora! Cora!" and "Cora Encore!", guest starring Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt, aired on February 20, 2012. Also this season, Christina Crivici has departed as the role as Alice Boxwood and has been replaced by Michelle Creber from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. This is actually season three in production time.
|#||Original airdate||Title||Plot||Vocabulary words|
|71/4-1||February 20, 2012||Cora! Cora! Cora!||Helen's family friend Kit Luntayne is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson, an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. Together they hatch a plan to reunite Kit with her dog. What could possibly go wrong?||admire, reunite, ambition, famous, audition|
|Cora Encore!||Confusion ensues as Martha and Ham cross paths with a troupe of circus dogs who all look exactly like Cora. Can our heroes find the real Cora before she's sent off to perform in the big top? Or before Kit finds out about the mess they've made?||stash, bold, chaos, actor/actress, understudy|
|72/4-2||April 2, 2012||Billy Collins Speaks||Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises... as is he.||poem, poet, prose, imposter, metaphor(ically)|
|Milo's Reading Buddy||When Milo reads in front of other people he gets nervous. T.D. has the perfect, confidence-building solution: a Reading Buddy! The whole gang gets excited about helping Milo. Maybe too excited. Can Milo find the Reading Buddy who's perfect for him?||fluent, struggle, apprehensive, interject, nervous|
|73/4-3||April 3, 2012||Verb Dog, When Action Calls!||Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes – Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil.||verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify|
|Martha's Adverb Adventure||Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. The Adverbalizer activates adverbs – giving the user the ability to make things happen completely, sloppily, instantly... Of course T.D. orders one... immediately!||sloppily, instantly, immediately, completely, adverb|
|74/4-4||April 4, 2012||Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words||Part 1:
The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion?
The Announcer is still at large and has put the city into grammatical peril. Fortunately, the Bookbots have discovered a secret weapon: adjectives. Equipped with this new linguistic leverage, our heroes may just be able to save their beloved city from their phonological foe.
|noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r), oath, adjective, define, modify, weightless|
|75/4-5||June 15, 2012||Eyes on the Skies||Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. Does T.D. have what it takes to become a great scientist?||telescope, seminar, identify, curious, astrophysicist, presentation.|
|Camp Truman||Milo is super-excited to go to Camp Winnetka this summer – he's been packing since Christmas. But when Truman discovers that Camp Winnetka is closing, he takes it upon himself to cheer Milo up – by showing him how miserable and grueling camp can be.||activity, hike, forage, nature, grueling.|
|76/4-6||July 23, 2012||Monkeyshines Martha||Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures.||relieve, genius, unwind, cherish, pressure|
|Dog Daze||When Carolina chastises Martha for her dogish mannerisms, Martha wishes Carolina could just see things from her point of view. That night, Carolina goes to sleep, only to awake as... a dog! What will happen when she's forced to take on a furry, four-legged perspective?||empathy, sympathy, mannerisms, characteristics, point of view|
|77/4-7||November 19, 2012||Martha's Thanksgiving||Part 1: When Martha learns that Helen's extended family will be coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to search for her own long-lost canine siblings. Tails begin to wag as the family reunites, but where is Martha's mother?|
Still in search of her mother, Martha digs into her past to uncover the reason why they were separated. Can Martha and her friends solve the mystery and find her mom in time for the family reunion?
|reunion, prepare, organize, trace, quest, assemble, connect, memory, recognize, arrange|
|78/4-8||February 1, 2013||Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!||T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. He uses a time machine to bring a dinosaur back from the late Cretatious period. Let the competition begin.||match, force, equal, contend(er), clash|
|Carolina Tackles Football||The Wagstaff Dogs are tired of losing every game. In their search for new leadership, the gang is shocked to discover a fanatical coach in... Carolina? Can the girly-girl protect her image and still bring the team to victory?||pass, tackle, fumble, huddle, intercept(ion)|
|79/4-9||February 4, 2013||Too Many Marthas||When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another dog, a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer. Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing?||number, diva, solo, aria, a capella|
|Too Much Martha||Martha's constant pursuit of snacks has added some extra pounds and the vet says she needs to lose some weight. The family resolves to help Martha control her portions and maintain a balanced diet, but when Martha learns what this means, she's pretty fed up. No more late night pizza?||weight, portion, restrict, nutrition, balanced diet|
|80/4-10||April 21, 2013||Martha's Market||Martha pitches in to run Tio Jorge's market while everyone else is busy. Will Martha and her canine coworkers be able to satisfy their customers' needs? Or is a staff of dogs in a store full of food a recipe for trouble?||market, stock, inventory, display, order|
|Bye Bye Burger Boy||Burger Boy, the gang's favorite childhood restaurant, is going out of business. Can Martha and Friends' advertising campaign save their local eatery? Or are they doomed because of competition from the newest burger chain in town, Big Burgertorium?||business, customer, commercial, advertisement, market(ing)|