The Wonder Pets Join the Circus!

03/08/2009 at 07:00 AM ET

Get ready for three rings of fun as the Wonder Pets, the number two ranked preschool show on cable TV debut a new primetime special this Monday night, The Wonder Pets Join the Circus! In the half-hour episode airing on Nick Jr. at 8 pm ET/PT, the Wonder Pets are on summer vacation but still on the job as they rescue a circus lion from falling off of circus train. As a reward, they’re offered their own acts in the circus. The episode is also available on a new DVD that includes three additional new-to-DVD episodes from the series and a bonus music video. also features an interactive game and activities to complement the premiere of “Join The Circus!”  In addition to offering circus-themed printables, crafts, activities, kids can join the act in “The Wonder Pets Join The Circus” by spelling out words with seals, getting penguin clowns to the show and helping orangutans perform on the trapeze.  will also feature and more.

The following week five new episodes featuring guest voiceovers from Ben Vereen, Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller (Ben Stiller‘s mom and dad) will air. Click for the schedule!

All episodes air at 10 am ET/PT on Nick Jr.

Monday, March 16: “The Adventures of Bee & Slug” — Little Bee and Slug accidentally take the Flyboat for a ride that quickly gets out of control.

Tuesday, March 17: “Save The Old White Mouse!” — Features Jerry Stiller as Old White Mouse and Anne Meara as Ginny.  The Wonder Pets travel to Linny’s grandmother Ginny’s local nursing home to rescue an Old White Mouse who’s stuck in a cuckoo clock.

Wednesday, March 18: “Save The Glowworm!” — The Wonder Pets help a Little Glowworm discover what she’s good at – glowing!

Thursday, Mar. 19: “Save The Hound Dog!” — The Wonder Pets travel to Memphis to save a Baby Hound Dog in a mansion who is stuck inside a jukebox.

Friday, March 20: “Save The Rat Pack!”– Features Ben Vereen as voice of Sammy.  The Wonder Pets travel to Las Vegas to assist three performing Rats who are having trouble working together on their song and dance routine. / “Save The Fiddler Crab!” – Features music by Jerry Bock, the original composer for Fiddler On The Roof.  The Wonder Pets journey to a small village in Russia to save a Fiddler Crab on the roof of a small house.

— Danielle

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Erica on

my 3 year old non verbal autistic son loves the wonder pets, it’s one his favorite shows

eternalcanadian on

lol, that is such a cute show. way better than barney, teletubbies or boobahs.

Mary-Helen on

My 2 year old daughter loves the Wonder Pets and for some reason it’s only on twice a week here in Canada. We have alot of DVD’s and I’m sooooooo excited that there will be a new one (If I have to see the Wonder Pets save that owl one more time…)

Morgan on

My daughter Sofia is 3 and LOVES the WonderPets!! I just saw this DVD in Target yesterday and have promised it to her for this week. Thanks so much for posting the schedule as well!

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