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Splash and Bubbles : The Kelp Forest Arrives on DVD May 21 from PBS Distribution


Splash and Bubbles are on another ocean adventure.  This time they are heading into the Kelp Forest where they meet Tidy the Garibaldi fish.  Tidy wants to keep the Kelp Forest clean but runs into a slight problem when the Asterina starfish venture into the forest, where they don't belong. Will Tidy be able to keep the Kelp Forest clean, or will the starfish eat all of the kelp ?

This is just one of six different adventures that Splash and Bubbles goes on in this fun new dvd that is due to be released on May 21, 2019. 

This dvd is perfect for fun summer viewing and will teach your little ones about the ocean and the species that live in it.

DVD Available from PBS Distribution on May 21, 2019
“SPLASH AND BUBBLES” airs on PBS Stations, (check local listings) on the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel and Streams on and the PBS KIDS Video app

Splash and Bubbles: The Kelp Forest DVDArlington, VA – May 1, 2019 – PBS Distribution today announced the DVD release of“SPLASH AND BUBBLES: THE KELP FOREST” which includes six exciting ocean adventures!  In the episode, Cleaner of the KelpSplash, Bubbles and Dunk meet the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger, Tidy, the Garibaldi fish. Then Splash and Bubbles are on seal-sitting duties with a fearless seal pup named Tyke. All are having fun in the kelp forest until Splash and Bubbles can’t find Tyke during a game of hide-and-seek.
In the episode, The Kelp Needs Help, some Asterina starfish end up in The Kelp Forest, where they don’t belong. Splash, Bubbles and Tidy must dive into action before the starfish eat
all the kelp! Then, in the episode Mrs. TidyTidy is expecting a new partner to
arrive -- a female Garibaldi fish named Neat. While Tidy stays busy cleaning the  kelp forest, Splash and friends get Mrs. Tidy mixed up with another fish, one who’s not a good fit in the kelp forest. Other episodes included on this DVD are: The Seal Sitters, Tyke and Seek, and Kelp Forest Keepers.

 “SPLASH AND BUBBLES: The Kelp Forest” ($6.99 SRP) has a run time of approximately 84 minutes. The DVD will be available beginning May 21, 2019. Episodes featured on this DVD will also be streaming on PBS KIDS Prime Channel.

Splash and Bubbles, a production of The Jim Henson Company and Herschend Entertainment Studios, is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

About The Jim Henson Company
The award-winning Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 60 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world-famous Muppets, Henson’s most recent television credits include Dot., Word Party, and Doozers, and the Emmy®-nominated Splash and Bubbles, Sid the Science Kid, and Dinosaur Train. Television productions include Fraggle RockThe Storyteller and the sci-fi cult series Farscape. The Company is currently in production on the upcoming Netflix original seriesThe Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio.

PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and the new worlds though television, digital media and community-based programs PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available of more than 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen – and Webby Award-winning provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit, or follow PBS KIDS on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

About PBS Distribution
PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats including direct-to-consumer subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) licensing, and physical products on DVD and Blu-ray. In addition, the company operates three Prime Video Channels on Amazon - PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS, and PBS LIVING, as well as a theatrical releasing division, and educational, non-theatrical, inflight and international licensing businesses. PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators over 4,000 programming hours of the highest quality factual, scripted and children’s programming, including films from producer Ken Burns, hit dramas from MASTERPIECE, entertaining and educational children’s series and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and many independent producers. Forever 20 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations and producers. 
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Street Date: May 21, 2019
Genre: Kids
Run Time: Approx. 84 Minutes on 1 Disc
SRP: DVD, $6.99
Format: DVD and Digital

Disclosure:  I received product to review.


  1. My kids have long outgrown PBS Kids but it's so nice to know they're still producing quality children's television.


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