A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest
dinosaur train

The Pteranodon kids have a Nature Trackers adventure when they meet Denise Diplodocus, a super-long, super big dinosaur. At first the kids mistake Denise's neck for a snake, and tail as a bridge. Later, Denise amazes the kids, telling them how hard it is for her to raise up her long, heavy neck. Shiny and the others help her raise her neck higher than normal just once, but it feels better for Denise to keep closer to the ground and low-lying trees. Shiny is nervous about Gilbert's impending visit to Pteranodon Terrace. She goes into a cleaning frenzy, wanting everything to look perfect, and her siblings to act perfectly. When Gilbert arrives, everyone starts having fun except Shiny who feels ignored. Soon Gilbert and the other kids persuade Shiny to join them, and they all eat, play, and laugh together.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 218

About Dinosaur Train:

"Dinosaur Train" is an animated series for 3-to-6 year olds.

The series features a curious young T-rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to meet, explore, and have adventures with all kinds of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures.


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Fri, Dec 2 12:00 P.M. Don's Winter Wish/Festival of Lights     NHPBS
Sat, Dec 3 10:30 A.M. The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers/Dads' Day Out     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Dec 4 10:30 A.M. King and Crystal Play Red Rock/Nick of Time     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Dec 5 12:00 P.M. Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers     NHPBS
Tue, Dec 6 10:30 A.M. Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Dec 6 12:00 P.M. Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis     NHPBS
Wed, Dec 7 10:30 A.M. Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Dec 7 12:00 P.M. What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!     NHPBS
Thu, Dec 8 10:30 A.M. Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Dec 8 12:00 P.M. What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!     NHPBS
Fri, Dec 9 10:30 A.M. Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Dec 9 12:00 P.M. Night Train/Fossil Fred     NHPBS
Sat, Dec 10 10:30 A.M. Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Dec 11 10:30 A.M. Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Dec 12 10:30 A.M. Underwater Race/Buddy Wants to Fly     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Dec 12 12:00 P.M. Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother     NHPBS

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