Underwater Race/Buddy Wants to Fly
dinosaur train

The Pteranodon Family, with the Conductor, have raced on land a few times and in the air against Thurston Troodon, but have never raced in the water! So, after Thurston shows up in his own souped-up, "state-of-the-art" submarine, the challenge is on! Buddy, Tiny, and Mrs. Pteranodon are with Mr. Conductor in the Dinosaur Train Submarine, racing across the great Western Interior Sea against Thurston, Shiny, Don, and Mr. Pteranodon! On the way, they meet a new species of marine reptile, Leo the Liopleuridon, who helps Thurston a little too much in the race. / but he doesn't have wings like his siblings do! For 4 seasons, Buddy has run along while his siblings fly, although sometimes they carry him. When Shiny complains that Buddy is getting too big to carry around Pteranodon Terrace, Buddy feels sad for a little while, then decides to do something about it - build himself his own set of wings! Our Pteranodon kids love this, and they get to work designing and engineering, starting with funny homemade versions, a try-and-fail sequence with some hilarious crashes and some success, leading up to a cool, Leonardo-esque set of mechanical wings. The wings work! Buddy can fly with his siblings, and they have a triumphant flying session. But in the end, Buddy misses being carried. "Who am I kidding? I'm not a Pteranodon! I'm a T. rex who really loves to fly!" Buddy goes happily back to the status quo. And even better, he knows what to do with his mechanical wings - he gives them to the Pteranodon kid with a stunted wing. We end with them all flying together, the neighbor kid joyfully flying Buddy's mechanical wings.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 503

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.


Future Broadcast times for "Dinosaur Train": (show all)

Fri, Feb 23 6:30 A.M. Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-off/Back in Time     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Feb 26 6:30 A.M. New Neighbors /Don's Collection     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Feb 27 6:30 A.M. Kenny Kentrosaurus/Don and the Troodons     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Feb 28 6:30 A.M. Zeppelin: Pangaea/Zeppelin: Crater     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Feb 29 6:30 A.M. One Big Frog/Caving with Vlad     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Mar 1 6:30 A.M. Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Mar 4 6:30 A.M. A Brand New Species     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Mar 5 6:30 A.M. That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Mar 6 6:30 A.M. Don's Hole-Iday/We're Not All Dinosaurs     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Mar 7 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Mar 8 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 3/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 4     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Mar 11 6:30 A.M. Gilbert The Conductor/A Clubhouse of Their Own     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Mar 12 6:30 A.M. The Earthquake/Nursery Car     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Mar 13 6:30 A.M. Father's Day     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Mar 14 6:30 A.M. Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Diamond Anniversary     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Mar 15 6:30 A.M. Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers     NH Kids (11.5)


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