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 55 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)

Wed, Jun 19 6:30 A.M. The Tiny-Saur Train/How Many Horns     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jun 21 6:30 A.M. Kenny Kentrosaurus/Don and the Troodons     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jun 24 6:30 A.M. Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jun 25 6:30 A.M. The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jun 26 6:30 A.M. Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jun 27 6:30 A.M. Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jun 28 6:30 A.M. The Beelzebufo Cometh/Dennis Comes to Visit     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 1 6:30 A.M. Trains, Submarines and Zeppelins: Part 1/Part 2     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jul 2 6:30 A.M. Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 3 6:30 A.M. New Neighbors /Don's Collection     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 4 6:30 A.M. Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jul 5 6:30 A.M. Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 8 6:30 A.M. Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Diamond Anniversary     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jul 9 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 10 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 11 6:30 A.M. The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit     NH Kids (11.5)


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