WordGirl

Weekdays 4:30 PM on PBS
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 7 : Ep 10

    A Little Bigger WordGirl

    Aired 8/8/14

  • S 7 : Ep 9

    First One to Win Wins

    Aired 8/8/14

  • S 7 : Ep 8

    Becky's Bad-itude

    Aired 8/7/14

  • S 7 : Ep 7

    It's Your Party and I'll Cry If I Want To

    Aired 8/7/14

  • S 7 : Ep 6

    Putt With Honor

    Aired 8/6/14

  • Cast & Crew
  • Chris Parnell

    The Narrator

  • Dannah Feinglass

    Becky Botsford/WordGirl

  • Tom Kenny

    T.J. Botsford/Dr. Two-Brains

  • Cree Summer

    Granny May

  • Patton Oswalt

    Theodore McAlister/Tobey

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  • show Description
  • Learn new words and expand your vocabulary with the help of a different kind of superhero known as WordGirl. WordGirl and her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face, are the resident superheroes of Fair City, and originally arrived from the planet Lexicon, protecting the innocent, and righting the wrong of villains such as Doctor Two-Brains, The Butcher, Granny May and Mr. Big. When not fighting crime, they turn themselves into an ordinary 10-year-old named Becky Botsford and her pet monkey, Bob.moreless

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (21)

    • Narrator: Is this the end of WordGirl? Will Dr. Two-Brains try to turn her into potato salad?
      Dr. Two-Brains: Hey! Don't give it away!
      Narrator: Sorry.
      Dr. Two-Brains: Blabbermouth. . .

    • Narrator: Unbeknownst to Becky, her decision to go home early could very well set off a chain of events that will lead to the ruin of her surprise birthday party! Oops. . .
      Becky: (excited) There's a surprise party? For my birthday?
      Narrator: No! I mean--
      Becky: This is awesome! But wait. . . I'm not gonna be surprised by the surprise anymore. . . Aw, man. I'm gonna have to fake it!
      Narrator: Sorry about that. . .
      Becky: Let's see if I can pull it off. How does this look? (sticks out tongue and goes cross-eyed)
      Narrator: Kinda looks like you drank some bad milk.
      Becky: No it doesn't!
      Scoops: Hey, Becky! You drink some bad milk, or something?

    • WordGirl: Dr. Two-Brains! Did you create this electrical monstrosity?
      Two-Brains: That thing? (chuckles) No, no, no. . . I'm just out shopping for some crackers!
      WordGirl: You're shopping? I thought you just stole everything.
      Two-Brains: No, I steal the cheese! I buy the crackers.

    • (Tobey's giant super-robot crashes down from the sky after he activates a new remote)
      Tobey: Meet my masterpiece, the --
      WordGirl: Wait, I thought the artsy robot was your masterpiece.
      Tobey: No, no, he's no masterpiece. He's mediocre, pedestrian, second rate. . .
      WordGirl: Hmm, no I'm pretty sure you called him your masterpiece.
      Narrator: I'll check the tape.
      Tobey: Quiet, you!

    • Tobey: Oh, I love the sound of people gasping in fear! It relaxes me. . .

    • Art Teacher: (marveling over Tobey's robot's painting) Oh, my! It just keeps getting better and better! A true masterpiece! (gives the robot a gold star sticker)
      Tobey: I thought you said you ran out of stickers!
      Art Teacher: I bought more. . .

    • Granny May: Why walk when you can drive? Ha ha ha! WordGirl: Stop right there, Granny May! Granny May: White hair? Actually, mine is more gray. WordGirl: Quit pretending you're deaf! There's nothing wrong with your hearing. Granny May: What?! I lost my earring? Where? Hiya!

    • Becky: What's better than defining words? Oh I know. Nothing! (loud snorting laughter)

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    Notes (38)

    • "Tobey or Consequences" Vocab words: Enormous, Bicker
      "High-Fat Robbery" Vocab words: Impressive, Diversion

    • "You Can't Crush City Hall" Vocab words: Doomed, Dash
      "Two Brain Highway" Vocab words: Coincidence, Guarantee

    • "Coupon Madness" Vocab words: Squint, Coupon
      "When Life Gives You Potatoes. . ." Vocab words: Transformation, Glum

    • Starting with this episode, the Narrator tells us what words to listen for.

    • "Jerky Jerk" Vocab words: Clumsy, Supreme
      "Becky's Birthday" Vocab words: Appetite, Expand

    • "Chuck!" Vocab words: Traditional, Confusing
      "Down With Word Up" Vocab words: Deceive, Idolize

    • "Super-Grounded" Vocab words: Disappointed, Preposterous
      "Mouse Army " Vocab words: Depend, Stampede

    • "Book Ends" Vocab words: Destroy, Predictable
      "Mr. Big" Vocab words: Vague, Specific

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    Trivia (5)

    • In "Banned on the Run" we saw Mr. Botsford cried for the first time.

    • In "I Think I'm a Clone Now", we saw TJ cry for the first time.

    • In "Big's Big Bounce" we saw Scoops cry for the first time.

    • In "Big's Big Bounce" we saw Violet cry for the first time.

    • In "Big's Big Bounce" we saw Ms. Ripley cry for the first time.

    Allusions (15)

    • Tobey or Consequences: A play on the phrase "Truth or Consequences"

    • Episode Title: When Life Gives You Potatoes... A take on the phrase, "When life gives you lemons..."

    • Chuck the Nice Pencil-Selling Guy, is a take of Chuck's super villan name, Chuck, the Evil Sandwhich-Making Guy.

    • "Granny-Sitter" is a play off the word "baby-sitter".

    • Vocab Bee is a play off of "spelling bee".

    • Segment Title: Shrinkin' in the Ray

      The segment title is a play off the 1930's song and 1952 movie, Singing in the Rain.

    • Swap meat is a play off the word{s} "swap meet".

    • Segment Title: Banned on the Run

      The title plays off Paul Mccartney and Wings' 1970's hit song "Band on the Run".

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  • Fan Reviews (14)
  • WurdGurl can't spell - WordGirl threatens to ruin the English language not spelling words on screen

    By delwynlounsbury, Jul 17, 2014

  • this show reminds me of a repeat of super Why and Martha Speaks......

    By panteirra84, Mar 27, 2014

  • Favorite Words

    By raluam, Mar 12, 2014

  • Superman clone

    By Raven77, Dec 18, 2013

  • WordGirl is Very Very Inportant Words in History

    By sealyzicodevo, Jan 22, 2013

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