Video Details

WordGirl

Grade Levels: Pre K - 5
Core Subject(s): Preschool Core, K - 2 Core, Language Arts
Website: http://pbskids.org/wordgirl
Next Airing: Wed, Apr 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD

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"WordGirl "follows the adventures of mild-mannered fifth grader, Becky Bostford, who becomes WordGirl armed with a cape, vocabulary words and lots of definitions.

Episodes:

  • The Rise of Miss Power, Part 1/The Rise of Miss Power, Part 2

    THE RISE OF MISS POWER, PART 1 - There's a new super hero in town! Miss Power has come to earth from outer space along with her sidekick, Captain Giggle Cheeks. WordGirl is excited for Miss Power to teach her everything she knows. But is Miss Power really a super hero? Or could she be a super villain? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy. THE RISE OF MISS POWER, PART 2 - Besides using her super strength and super speed to defeat villains, Miss Power has another secret weapon: using mean words against others. WordGirl would rather not use her words harshly...but after giving it a shot, she feels empowered. Soon, everyone starts wondering "what has gotten into WordGirl?" And the Botsford's are beginning to wonder "What has gotten into Becky?" Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4

    THE RISE OF MISS POWER, PART 3 - Miss Power has taken the bullying thing way too far and WordGirl doesn't like being associated with such a mean person. But when WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Dejected and sulking, Becky goes home to her family. But Miss Power is there to take Mrs. Botsford away! Will WordGirl be able to save her mom and defeat Miss Power without sinking to her level? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy. THE RISE OF MISS POWER, PART 4 - WordGirl needs to come up with a plan to save her mom and get rid of Miss Power, fast! Huggy decides to share with her a pamphlet full of secret battle moves from her home planet: Lexicon. Will these moves be enough to save the city from Miss Power? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg

    WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED MR. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. But when Mr. Birg proves to be telling the truth, will WordGirl look foolish in front of her fans again, or is Mr. Big actually behind this? Vocabulary Words: Employee, Doppelganger.

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 25th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner

    Earth Day Girl - When the Birthday Girl learns that the Earth is having a special celebration (on her birthday!) she decides to teach the Earth a lesson. Will WordGirl find a way to stop the Birthday Girl and save Earth Day? Vocabulary Words: Recycle, Excess. A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner - A police officer arrives at the Jewelry Store only to find Reginald, Chuck, Captain Huggy Face, and WordGirl encased in condiment cocoons. He questions everyone, but uncovering the truth from a superhero, a villain, a monkey and a dramatic jewelry store clerk isn't as easy as it sounds. Vocabulary Words: Version, Recollect.

    Next Airing: Sun, Apr 27th, 2014 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • One Last Sandwich/Caper Or Plastic

    ONE LAST SANDWICH - While Becky and her mom set out to build a new bookcase that will hold all of Becky's books, The Whammer convinces Chuck to commit one last crime with him before he retires. Will they be able to work as a team and pull off the ultimate sandwich heist? Vocabulary Words: Final, Pacify. CAPER OR PLASTIC - While Becky is busy thinking about what she wants to be when she grows up, Hal Hardbargain is busy trying to get WordGirl to help him get his bag blaster back from the infamous and mysterious Masked Bagger. Will WordGirl be able to figure out the Masked Bagger's true identity? Vocabulary Words: Muffled, Flashback.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Tell Her What She's Won/Victoria Is The Best...Wordgirl?

    TELL HER WHAT SHE'S WON - A jealous Seymour Smooth has kidnapped Beau Handsome, the host of everyone's favorite game show, "May I Have a Word?" When he starts stealing money from innocent contestants, WordGirl makes an appearance. Will she be able to rescue Beau and come up with a game plan to put Seymour back where he belongs-behind bars? Vocabulary Words: Bombard, Emcee. VICTORIA IS THE BEST...WORDGIRL? - When Scoops snaps a picture of Victoria Best suspiciously appearing after WordGirl has disappeared, he believes he has finally figured out who the real WordGirl is! Victoria is thrilled to be called WordGirl, the BEST superhero in the city. Will WordGirl be able to prove that Victoria is actually fibbing without giving away WordGirl's actual secret identity? Vocabulary Words: Fib, Mistaken.

    Next Airing: Tue, Apr 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars/Great Granny May

    Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars - Everyone in town is obsessed with the new Walk& Talk WordGirl doll. There's just one BIG problem: she misuses and misspells words! Vocabulary Words: Constantly, Indignant. Great Granny May - After a salon robbery the conniving Granny May is sentenced to house arrest... with her Mom, Great Granny May. Will house arrest and Granny May's doting mother get in the way of her crazy crime sprees? Vocabulary Words: Doting, Evidence.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 30th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Theme Park Wham-Page/Chuck Makes A Buck

    Theme Park Wham-Page - Becky and Bob are anxiously waiting in line for their chance to ride The Coaster-- the ultimate new roller coaster ride. The Whammer's enthusiasm for chocolate hot dogs and hi-striker machines at the park could ruin a totally fun day. Will WordGirl forfeit her chance to ride the coaster in order to stop the Whammer destroying the park? Vocabulary Words: Patience, Enthusiastic. Chuck Makes A Buck - WordGirl helps Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy get a job as the spokesman for Edible Edibles Sandwiches hoping he will give up a life of crime to stay on the straight and narrow. But Chuck becomes determined to show people what a real sandwich is. Vocabulary Words: Stupendous, Edible.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Highway to Havarti/Tiny Big

    Highway to Havarti - The Botsford Family vacation gets diverted when Becky discovers that Dr. Two-Brains is going to be performing his latest heist at the International Cheese Exposition. Tiny Big - Mr. Big manufactures the ultimate teen idol, Tiny Big, to steal WordGirl's thunder and brainwash the town into spending all their money on pop star merchandise.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • I Think I'm a Clone Now/Answer All My Questions and Win Stuff

    I Think I'm a Clone Now - Lady Redundant Woman has an evil plan to destroy WordGirl's reputation. When she creates an evil WordGirl copy the real WordGirl has to prove that she hasn't turned to a life of crime. Vocabulary Words: Thesaurus, Malicious. Answer All My Questions and Winn Stuff - Seymour Orlando Smooth is the host of the hottest new game show and Mrs. Botsford is a contestant! WordGirl has to find a way to stop the fun and games before Seymour steals all the contestant's money. Vocabulary Words: Contestant, Permission.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Bonkers for Bingo/The Ballad of Steve McClean

    Bonkers for Bingo - Granny May is the city's newest bingo champion. WordGirl challenge Granny May in a bingo tournament to make sure that she's given up her evil ways. Vocabulary Words: Undefeated, Adore. The Ballad of Steve McClean - There's a new villain in town: the snazzy, cool and sanitized Steve McClean. Dr. Two-Brains teams-up with WordGirl to defeat Steve McClean, restore order and reclaim his status as the number one villain. Vocabulary Words: Snazzy, Heist.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 6th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Robo-Camping/The Stew, The Proud....

    Robo-Camping - It's off to the woods for a serene camping trip with Becky, Violet, Tobey... and his robots. While the other campers attempt to rough it, Tobey commands his robots to do all of his tasks and create a luxurious weekend free from work. But will Tobey and his robots survive an unexpected thunderstorm? Vocabulary Words: Independent, Serene. The Stew, The Proud... - Time is running out for Becky to return her library books and maintain her perfect record when Raul Demiglasse and the Butcher go head-to-head in a culinary showdown. Vocabulary Words: Overdue, Superior.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Becky and the Bard/Monkey Robot Showdown

    Becky and the Bard - Violet and Becky compete for the coveted role of Juliet to play opposite the dreamy Hunter Throbheart in Romeo & Juliet. Violet is cast as Juliet while Becky is the understudy. When the Energy Monster captures Violet, Becky must chose between the role of a lifetime and saving her friend. Vocabulary Words: Shimmer, Memorize. Monkey Robot Showdown - The city is hosting the Big Checker Championship and Bob has to face off against Tobey's Robot, the Checkmate 3000! When Tobey puts the pressure on to win, his robot snaps and WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face must team up to stop Checkmate from destroying the city. Vocabulary Words: Champion, Vanquish.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best

    Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. To insure that Tobey's real mother doesn't hear about his robot distractions he creates "Mobot," a robot designed to act like his mom. Will Tobey's Mobot act human enough to fool his teacher?

    Next Airing: Fri, May 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/23/2010 to 1/18/2038
  • Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce

    Two Brains Quartet - For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition. Both the Botsford family and Dr. Two Brains are assembling talented groups. Will Dr. Two Brains be able to sing his way to victory and run away with the city's oldest and most valuable cheese? Vocabulary Words: Melodious, Quartet. Big's Big Bounce - Becky and Bob join the City Scout Troop only to discover Mr. Big is the Guest Troop Leader. He vows to motivate Troop 865 to sell the most Scholastic Crunch Granola Bars in order to win the world famous Mega-Jump Trampoline. Vocabulary Words: Boost, Tempting.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Mr. Big's Colossal Mini-Golf/The Young and the Meatless

    The Young and the Meatless - Romantic sparks fly when the Butcher meets Lady Redundant Woman's copy Dupey. Will Lady Redundant Woman allow a union between one of her copies and the meat-wielding villain? Vocabulary: Duplicate, Interruption. Mr. Big's Mini-Golf - There's a new villain in town, Guy Rich, he's a super rich evil businessman. Everyone is impressed by Guy... everyone except Mr. Big. Mr. Big schemes to win back the spotlight by building a Colossal Mini Golf Course. But what will happen when he puts his fellow evil villains under mind control? Vocabulary: Colossal, Scoff.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad

    Nocan The Contrarian - Mr. Botsford wins the role of "Mayor for the Day" just as WordGirl's newest villain Nocan the Contrarian lands ashore. When Mr. Botsford says "down" he says "up"! When WordGirl says "attack" he says "defend" followed by a barbaric yelp. WordGirl has to find his weakness in order to restore the city to normalcy. Vocabulary Words: Contrary, Exquisite. Meat My Dad - When the Butcher's Dad "Kid Potato" appears on the scene, they unite to create the ultimate supervillain team: "Meat and Potatoes!" Quality father-son time gets on the Butcher's nerves, but somehow they still find a way to break the law. Vocabulary Words: Nemesis, Badger.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • High-Five Sandwich/The Robot Problem

    HIGH-FIVE SANDWICH - Chuck has won the prestigious "Sandwich of the Year" competition, but when his story in the Big City Times is overshadowed by the new High Five Sandwich trend that Becky, Scoops and Violet came up with, he goes out in to the city to seek revenge. He won't stop until he figures out who is responsible for this new and trendy "sandwich". Vocabulary Words: Trendy(y), Eager. THE ROBOT PROBLEM - At school, Becky's class is learning about how potatoes can be used to generate electricity. This gives Tobey a brilliant idea: potatoes used to fuel robots! But when The Coach steals his idea, WordGirl has to team up with Tobey to defeat the evil potato-fueled robots and save the city! Vocabulary Words: Fuel, Cackle.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Of Two Minds/Yes Monkey

    OF TWO MINDS - It looks as though Dr. Two Brains has given up his cheese-stealing ways and decided to go straight. It's true, he's not stealing cheese anymore because he's discovered a giant cheese asteroid and has used his cheese seizer to redirect its path straight towards Earth! Will WordGirl convince him to change his mind in time to save Earth from being covered in cheese? Vocabulary Words: Waver, Vast. YES MONKEY - When Leslie resigns as Mr. Big's assistant, he goes out in search of a new one. Captain Huggy Face gets the job and Mr. Big uses mind control to make sure Huggy obeys his every order. When WordGirl sees that Huggy is on Mr. Big's team, she can't help but feel betrayed. So WordGirl teams up with a new sidekick, Leslie, to get her old one back. Vocabulary Words: Trance, Resign.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Who Is Ms. Question?/Lunch Lady Chuck

    Who Is Ms. Question? - Is asking question a superpower? The Coach certainly doesn't think so when he eliminates Ms. Question from Villain School. When lightning strikes, WordGirl is going to have to dodge more than just questions in order to stop her. Vocabulary Words: Inquire, Hilarious. Lunch Lady Chuck - Rather than spend his time in jail, Chuck is recruited to serve in the cafeteria at Becky's school. Chuck wows the students with superb sandwiches but things turn ugly when people request non-sandwich related lunches. Irritated by the lack of sandwich appreciation, Chuck returns to his evil ways forcing WordGirl to bring him to justice. Vocabulary Words: Disorderly, Famished.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2

    Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1 - Newsflash: WordGirl is mispronouncing words! Realizing her weakened state, Mr. Big captures WordGirl and plans to set up a mind control ray on the moon. Can the city and the entire planet be saved without her? (To be continued. . . ) Vocabulary Words: Flawless, Dominate. Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 - Mr. Big has captured WordGirl by exploiting her weakness to Lexonite. He's building a mind control device on the moon to achieve total global domination. WordGirl is forced to battle Mr. Big in outer space but will she be able to save the Earth? Vocabulary Words: Potent, Mission.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club

    Opposite Day - Becky's Opposite Day Extravaganza is in full swing until the festivities are interrupted by Nocan the Contrarian. The party guests must find a way to send Nocan back to the land of Contraia. Vocabulary Words: Extravaganza, Antonym. Granny's Book Club - The Association of Villains is ready to retire Granny May unless she's able to capture WordGirl. She successfully lures WordGirl into a trap by starting a book club. Will WordGirl be able to read between the lines and escape the clutches of Granny May? Vocabulary Words: Feisty, Retire.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt

    Wham Up - The Whammer is on a mission to become WordGirl's new sidekick. When he whams Captain Huggy Face into outer space WordGirl must find a way to rescue Huggy and put the Whammer back in the slammer. Vocabulary Words: Assist, Blunder. Seeds of Doubt - Ms. Question is scheming to steal the world-famous statue of the Ponderer in order to update her lair but she has to get past Joe the Guard. Ms. Question spreads seeds of doubt on Joe's bagel and throughout the museum so she can distract Joe and steal the statue. Can WordGirl defeat Ms. Question's seeds of doubt and save the statue? Vocabulary Words: Doubt, Refresh.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues

    Wishful Thinking - Seymour Orlando Smooth is hoodwinking the audience members of his new show "Wishful Thinking." When he tricks Violet and TJ into giving him their money, Becky has had enough. She teams up with TJ to bring Smooth down and save the whole city from being tricked. Vocabulary Words: Gleaming, Hoodwinked. Lady Redundant Woman Gets the Blues - Beatrice Bixby is trying to prove a point: she thinks copies are just as good as the original. She helps the character from a painting, Royal Dandy, to become a real life kid and he's the most spoiled child the town has ever seen. WordGirl needs to help Lady Redundant Woman and the city stop his greedy rampage and return the original painting to the museum. Vocabulary Words: Admirer, Greed.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Bummertime/The Homerun King

    Bummertime - t's the last day of summer and Becky just wants to read her favorite book in the hammock and play outside with her friends ... but Tobey and his latest robot creation, Chronos, are getting in the way. She has to figure out how to stop crime and still enjoy her last day of vacation. The Homerun King - When TJ hits a home run during his baseball game that foils a crime he becomes The Home Run King, the city's latest superhero. But when he starts to fight real crimes and gets in over his head, WordGirl has to step in and save the day.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/23/2010 to 1/18/2038
  • Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy/Kid Action News

    Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy - As a villain, the Amazing Rope Guy is not so amazing. He discovers that his true talent is mimicking others. When he goes on a crime spree impersonating all of the villains of the city WordGirl must find a way to end his career as an imposter. Vocabulary Words: Imposter, Untangle. Kid Action News - This just in: Becky, Scoops, and Violet won a chance to host Kids Action News at Noon. While covering a story of the largest grilled cheese sandwich, WordGirl swoops in to stop Chuck and Dr. Two Brains from snagging the sandwich. WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face team up again to save the sandwich, the city, and the news hour. Vocabulary Words: Tantalizing, United.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Granny and Clyde/Too Loud Crew

    Granny and Clyde - Granny May cons Mr. Botsford into using him as her getaway driver as she goes on a citywide crime spree. WordGirl must find a way to turn Granny May in to the cops without putting her dad behind bars. Too Loud Crew - The Butcher and the Whammer unexpectedly team up and things get a little noisy. What happens when they both want to be the leader, not the sidekick? Will WordGirl be able to stop their crimes and restore the city streets to a quieter place to be?

    Next Airing: Wed, May 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/23/2010 to 1/18/2038
  • The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town

    The Invisi-bill Hand - When Invisi-Bill and Big Left Hand Guy team up, Invisi-Bill quickly becomes jealous when he doesn't get any publicity for being the true villain that he is. WordGirl uses his need for fame to trick him into revealing himself. Birthday Town - At "Mr. Big's Birthday Time All the Time Party Supply Store" all of the parents are going crazy! They think every day is their child's birthday. WordGirl has to find a way to shut off Mr. Big's mind control device and get the Birthday Girl to stop being so greedy.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/23/2010 to 1/18/2038
  • A Better Mousetrap: Part 1/A Better Mousetrap: Part 2

    A Better Mousetrap: Part 1 - On the latest episode of "Getting the Scoop with Scoops," Scoops interviews WordGirl, reminiscing about her victorious adventures defeating Dr. Two Brains. Humiliated and worried about his villainous reputation, Dr. Two Brains hijacks the television studio with a Goop Ray to give WordGirl her final interview. A Better Mousetrap: Part 2 - In an attempt to maintain his dignity, Dr. Two Brains' takes over Scoops' talk show. He shows footage of himself defeating WordGirl, butt isn't long before WordGirl seizes the opportunity to turn the tides, and the cameras, restoring order to the show.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 30th, 2014 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/23/2010 to 1/18/2038
  • A Vote for Becky/Class Act

    A Vote for Becky: It's Election Day! Mrs. Botsford is running for D.A. and Becky is running for student council president. Tobey decides to run against Becky and uses his robots to distract WordGirl. How will Becky win the election and save the city from total robot destruction? Vocabulary Words: Elect, Candidate. Class Act: The Butcher decides that his "wordiability" is getting in the way of his robbing sprees. So he enrolls in an adult education class to learn to articulate. Will the Butcher's new speech skills finally give him the advantage he needs to defeat WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face? Vocabulary Words: Ramble, Articulate.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Chuck E Sneeze/Swap Meat

    CHUCK E SNEEZE: WordGirl has to battle Chuck's latest evil scheme, while also fighting off a nasty cold. SWAP MEAT: The Butcher is making a bundle, auctioning off forgeries of famous lost works of art.. WordGirl has to figure out how he's pulling it off.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Chuck!/Down with Word Up

    CHUCK!: Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy tries to steal gold instead of sandwiches, which is confusing to everyone else. WG must decide which is a bigger threat to the city - Chuck's crimes, or Mr. Botsford's strange-smelling traditional family recipe. DOWN WITH WORD UP: The clever villain Granny May tricks the townspeople to turn against WordGirl - providing a cover for her latest crime spree. WordGirl must save the town and turn public opinion back to her side.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Coupon Madness/When Life Gives You Potatoes....

    Coupon Madness - Granny May goes on a crime spree by using her coupons printing-press to get things for free... WordGirl has to track her down and foil her plan. When Life Gives You Potatoes. . . Dr 2-Brains has escaped from prison again! WordGirl must find him before he perfects his latest weapon... a ray that can turn gold into cheese. (Luckily, so far, he's only succeeded in turning gold into potato salad.)

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Day at the Museum/Best Fan Club Meeting Ever

    DAY AT THE MUSEUM - Scoops takes Becky, Bob, and Violet to the museum to find inspiration for his news story for The Big City Times. When they hear a rumor about a haunted treasure, the team goes on a search - with The Butcher right behind! Can Scoops, Becky, Bob, and Violet find the treasure, evade The Butcher, and do it all in time for Scoops to keep his deadline? Vocabulary Words: Rumor, Deadline. BEST FAN CLUB MEETING EVER - TJ plans a meeting to divulge a secret about WordGirl to International WordGirl Fan Club members. However, when Tobey finds out that a secret about his love/nemesis will be revealed, he crashes the meeting with an eavesdropping robot and threatens to destroy the clubhouse. WordGirl has to spring into action to save the clubhouse and her fans! Vocabulary Words: Divulge, Eavesdrop.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Dinner Or Consequences, Part 1/Dinner Or Consequences, Part 2

    DINNER OR CONSEQUENCES, PART 1 - Dr. Two Brains is stealing all the city's milk and using it-with help from the unusually talkative Energy Monster-to superpower his new ray and turn the whole city into cheese! It's up to WordGirl to find the disappearing dairy and stop Dr. Two Brains... even if it means missing her family feast and having to face the consequences. Vocabulary Words: Feast, Consequences. CONSEQUENCES, PART 2 - Becky has to rely on an old Botsford tradition - the family trial - to convince her family that she vanished from the feast for a good reason. But when the Energy Monster breaks Dr. Two Brains out of jail and the two head over to the Botsfords to take back a powerful invention, will Becky be able to prove her innocence and transform into WordGirl in time to stop two super villains? Vocabulary Words: Vanish, Rely.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Don't Mess with the Best/Peanut Butter Battles

    DON'T MESS WITH THE BEST - Since Victoria Best couldn't outdo WordGirl at being a superhero she decides to become the cities' best villain. Using her magic recorder, she steals all the villains' weapons and lures WordGirl to the bank. Will WordGirl be able to stop her or will Victoria be the one villain who takes down WordGirl once and for all? Vocabulary Words: Defeat, Unstoppable. PEANUT BUTTER BATTLES - Chuck adds a new condiment to his arsenal -- peanut butter! The highly sticky substance envelops its victims in a giant ball of peanut butter. Since Huggy has to roll a peanut butter covered WordGirl around town, will she be able to stop him? Vocabulary Words: Envelop, Hinder.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Dr. Three Brains/Bongo Rock

    Dr. Three Brains - Glen Furlblam is back on the scene and this time he's posing as Dr. 3Brains. He steals Dr. 2Brain's blackout ray and he's on a mission to outdo his evil idol. WordGirl works with Dr. 2Brains to anticipate his next cheesy crime. Bongo Rock - Chuck disables the security cameras and ties up the guards at City Hall in what he thinks is the ultimate show of villainous power. But little does he know that Mr. Big is behind his latest crimes. WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face must prove that they are mightier than these two villains combined.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Granny Mayor/Tobey Goes Good

    Granny Mayor - Granny May uses her wily ways to become the Mayor's Senior Aide. WordGirl has to help the Mayor see past her "nice old lady" act to stop him from signing laws which actually help villains commit more crimes. Tobey Goes Good - In order to win WordGirl's heart Tobey decides enters "The Young Inventors Challenge and Friendly Competition." He nearly has WordGirl convinced that he's given up his evil ways, until he loses the competition and loses his cool.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Granny's Goodtime All-Cure Spritzer/Mecha-Mouse

    GRANNY'S GOODTIME ALL-CURE SPRITZER: WordGirl must put a stop to GrannyMay's latest con game - selling phony bottles of 'all-cure' spritzer that restores youth. MECHA-MOUSE: Dr.. 2-Brains builds a mechanical mouse muscle suit, to make him as strong as he is smart... WordGirl must stop him from robbing the annual 2-for-1 festival.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony

    HARD-LEARNED MONEY - After helping him break out of jail multiple times, The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. Will he have learned too much by the time WordGirl figures out his plan and possibly be able to defeat her? Vocabulary Words: Divvy, Repetitive. GIFT PONY - When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. Will WordGirl figure out that the brooch is made of Lexonite, a stone that drains her power, before the Whammer destroys the city? Vocabulary Words: Brooch, Woozy.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Have You Seen The Remote?/Sidekicked to the Curb

    Have You Seen the Remote? - Tobey and WordGirl team up to track down missing remote control for his robots. When Tobey finally has a chance to spend time with his crush-WordGirl (sigh)- she has to ignore his distractions and stop whoever is in charge of the robots attack on the city. Sidekicked to the Curb - The Whammer has had enough of all of this sidekick business. He wants to be his own boss, so he signs up for the Coach's motivational help program. Are all of these evil deeds really steps in the program, or has he just become a pawn in the Coach's master plan? Vocab words: Motivate, Finale

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Invasion of the Bunny Lovers, Part 1/Invasion of the Bunny Lovers, Part 2

    INVASION OF THE BUNNY LOVERS, PART 1 - Mr. Big and Dr. Two Brains team up to create a plan to control the minds of everyone in the city. Their plan seems to be working and turning everyone into zombies! Scoops is on the scene to get the story, but will he get the surprise of his life when he sees Becky turn into WordGirl to save him from the evil mind control? Vocabulary Words: Delightful, Innovative. INVASION OF THE BUNNY LOVERS, PART 2 - Mr. Big and Dr. Two Brains have managed to turn the enitre town into mind controlled zombies - everyone except for Scoops and WordGirl! Now that Scoops knows Becky's big secret will he write the biggest story of his career? Or will he help his friend outsmart the villains before they take their mind control scheme and take over the whole world??? Vocabulary Words: Confidential, Global.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 1/18/2038
  • Meat with a Side of Cute/Mr. Big Words

    Meat with a Side of Cute - Tired of being defeated by WordGirl, the Butcher enlists the unlikely ally of an adorable kitten - hoping to conquer WG with cuteness. Mr. Big Words - WordGirl is busier than ever when Mr Big invents a ray that causes everyone in town to use big, complicated words.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Monkey Business/Say It Again, Eileen

    MONKEY BUSINESS - After a battle, WordGirl accidentally leaves Captain Huggy Face behind (again). So he spends the day doing all of his favorite things. When an overzealous Chuck strikes, it's up to Captain Huggy Face to single-handedly save the day. Vocabulary Words: Recall, Zeal. SAY IT AGAIN, EILEEN - Eileen won't stop copying Becky - and it's driving Becky nuts! Can WordGirl stop Eileen from transforming into the Birthday Girl before the bake sale (and Becky's treasured crumpets) are ruined? Vocabulary Words: Stymie, Guidance.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Plain Old Mischief Makers/House Arrest

    PLAIN OLD MISCHIEF MAKERS - When best friends Big Left Hand Guy and InvisiBill risk losing their super villain status, they decide to pull off their biggest heist to date. Can WordGirl stop this determined duo who always manage to escape her at the last minute? Vocabulary Words: Diminish, Declare. HOUSE ARREST - While Chuck's jail cell is being painted, he's put under house arrest at the Botsford's. Becky is stuck spending more time waiting on Chuck rather than fighting the other villains. Vocabulary Words: Release, Rowdy.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave

    Princess Triana & the Ogre of Castlebum - WordGirl does battle with Tobey, who is determined to steal a copy of the newest sequel to everyone's favorite book series so he can read it before everyone else. Heat Wave, Crime Wave - On the hottest day of the summer, GrannyMay uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree - and WG and CHF just might be too darn hot to stop her.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Road Rage, Anger, and Fury/By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robots!

    ROAD RAGE, ANGER, AND FURY - Feeling at the end of her rope and fed up with all of the city's traffic, Lady Redundant Woman creates an army of copies in order to block all of the other cars and get her own carried out of traffic. Can Becky successfully trick her family into believing that a Becky balloon is actually her so that WordGirl can get out into traffic to defeat Lady Redundant Woman? Vocabulary Words: Obstacle, Rant. BY JOVE, YOU'VE WRECKED MY ROBOTS! - With the hopes of exposing WordGirl's true identity, Tobey takes a game about evil robots to Becky's house. When the game turns out to be a real battle between actual robots, Becky must do what she can to save the city and keep WordGirl's true identity a secret. Vocabulary Words: Savvy, Realize.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey

    SCARY WITH A SIDE OF BUTTER - After telling the tale of the giant evil artichoke, Bampy Botsford sparks a panic throughout the city. Mr. Big uses this opportunity to do, what else, become even richer and more powerful! Will the giant artichoke really show up or will Mr. Big finally find a way to control the minds of citizens? Vocabulary Words: Fable, Artichoke. TALENT SHOW TOBEY - Becky volunteers to be Scoops' assistant for his magic act in the talent show. But when Tobey tricks WordGirl into performing his poetry at the talent show, she has to find a way to be on stage as Becky and WordGirl at the same time -- all while saving the city from Tobey's latest robot. Vocabulary Words: Discombobulated, Essential.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Shrinkin' in the Ray/Department Store Tobey

    SHRINKIN' IN THE RAY: WordGirl must defeat Dr.. 2-Brains when he invents a shrink ray, and uses it to shrink down the cheesy items he covets for easy stealing. DEPARTMENT STORE TOBEY: Tobey interrupts the Botsford's shoe shopping trip, as he tries to impress WordGirl with his elaborate riddles - but he's too clever for his own good.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Slumber Party Pooper /Line Lessons with Lady Redundant Woman

    Slumber Party Pooper - Becky finally convinces her parents to let her have her first slumber party. But who invited Eileen, a.k.a. The Birthday Girl? Becky has to find a way to placate the bratty guest and still have fun at her own party. Vocabulary Words: Blurt, Nuisance. Line Lessons with Lady Redundant Woman - It's the last straw when someone cuts Beatrice Bixby in line. She transforms into Lady Redundant Woman and dispatches her copies to dole out some payback in the form of rude behavior. It's up to WordGirl put a stop to their impolite ways. Vocabulary Words: Impolite, Oodles.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2008 to 1/18/2038
  • Super-Grounded/Mouse Army

    SUPER-GROUNDED: Becky is grounded for not cleaning her room; when she sends Captain Huggy Face in WG's place to battle the Butcher, he feels like chopped liver. MOUSE ARMY: Dr... 2-Brains has created an army of super-smart mice - but they've become too smart! WordGirl must step in and save the city before the mice take over.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE CHUCKY - Chuck is finally fulfilling is dream and selling grilled cheese sandwiches out of the back of his station wagon -- a totally legitimate, non-villainous plan. But when Dr. Two-Brains smells cheese, he can't resist. Will Chuck be able to pursue his dream or will it be foiled by Dr. Two-Brains? Vocabulary Words: Pursue, Yearn. GRANNY'S PET PLAN - It seems as though Granny May has given up a life of crime to knit cute little scarves for pets. But when everyone in the city begins to misplace their things, will WordGirl be able to figure out if people are really misplacing things or if someone else is responsible? Vocabulary Words: Accessory, Misplace(d).

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World

    The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford

    THE MEATY DIMENSION - The Butcher discovers the portal where all of his meat is stored and concocts a plan to trap Huggy and WordGirl so that he can take over the city. Will WordGirl and Huggy be able to outsmart the butcher and get rid of his meat portal for good? Vocabulary Words: Portal, Overpower. THE CASE OF THE COPIED MRS. BOTSFORD - LRW has made copies of all the important city officials and has sent them out into the city to do all of her dirty work. A copy of Mrs. Botsford has robbed the bank sending the real Mrs. Botsford to run from the police. Will WordGirl be able to prove her mom innocent? Vocabulary Words: Grip, Convince.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038
  • Thorn in the Sidekick/Crime Takes A Holiday

    Thorn in the Sidekick - Chuck reluctantly teams up with an obnoxious, exasperating new sidekick named The Whammer. WG and CHF must track them down - before everything in town gets whammed. Crime Take a Holiday - Dr 2-Brains is on vacation, and WG has to battle his replacement - a super-fan named Glen who isn't quite as scary as the real Doc.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Tobey's Masterpiece/Chuck The Nice Pencil-Selling Guy

    TOBEY'S MASTERPIECE: After Tobey fails to paint a masterpiece in art class, Tobey's robot turns out to be a great artist in its own right. CHUCK THE NICE PENCIL-SELLING GUY: Chuck, freed from jail, tries to go straight - but when he finds out his new boss doesn't like sandwiches, he snaps and takes him captive. WordGirl must broker a compromise to save the day.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns

    WHERE HAVE ALL THE VILLAINS GONE? - Ms. Question comes up with a brilliant plan to get rid of WordGirl: eliminate all of the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed. Will Ms. Question be able to keep WordGirl away? Or will a villian-less city need her after all. Vocabulary Words: Eliminate, Entire. CAPTAIN TANGENT RETURNS - With hopes of having an article published in the Big City Times, Scoops decides to go undercover and become part of Captain Tangent's pirate crew. After leaking Captain Tangent's plans to rob a vessel, will WordGirl make it time to save the day? Vocabulary Words: Vessel, Publish.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/14/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Who's Your Granny?/Win A Day with Wordgirl

    WHO'S YOUR GRANNY? - Granny May decides to become more notorious by committing bigger crimes involving crazy contraptions. Meanwhile, Becky is frustrated that she does not appear in any yearbook photos since she always has to escape to fight crime as WordGirl. Will Becky/WordGirl ever be able to get her photo in the yearbook and find time to interact with the new, hi-tech Granny May? Vocabulary Words: Interact, Contraption. WIN A DAY WITH WORDGIRL - The Big City Times announces a writing contest prize: win a day with WordGirl. A chance at a full-day encounter with everyone's favorite superhero causes Tobey, Scoops, and TJ to go to extremes to win - ending in a robot-filled squabble at the library. Vocabulary Words: Encounter, Squabble.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/10/2012 to 1/18/2038

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