"Dude, you're meat." . . .
* The thrilling adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg's picture book "Zathura" opens in theaters Friday. To get in the spirit, read KidsPost's interview with the author Thursday and watch the scary "Jumanji," Saturday at
3 p.m. on TBS.
* The emotional "Paper Clips" tells of the Tennessee school that set out to collect one paper clip for each of the millions of victims of the Holocaust. The documentary airs Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on HBO.
* "SpongeBob SquarePants" is searching for Gary, Friday at
7:30 p.m. on Nick.
* More chances to see "The Wizard of Oz": Friday at 9 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at
8 p.m. on TBS. The network also begins the endless airings of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
* "I Have Tourette's, But Tourette's Doesn't Have Me," Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on HBO, is an interesting look at kids 8-13 who live with the disorder.
* Former president Bill Clinton talks about kids' fight to be physically fit on "Nick News With Linda Ellerbee," Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
* The DVD release of the excellent "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" includes segments on author Roald Dahl, the training of squirrels and how one actor, Deep Roy, played all the Oompa-Loompa characters.
* New games: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Karaoke Revolution Party, Mario Party 7 (for GameCube) and Donkey Kong
Country 3 (for GBA).
-- Scott Moore
Below: Sponge and snail, together again.