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Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (Episode #225)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. The People Vs. Ms. Question - When WordGirl puts Ms. Question on the stand, she confuses District Attorney Botsford so much that she forgets why she became a lawyer. WordGirl has to help her mom return to her quest for justice and stop Ms. Questions' tirade of inquiries. Vocabulary Words: Befuddled, Justice.

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (Episode #225)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. The People Vs. Ms. Question - When WordGirl puts Ms. Question on the stand, she confuses District Attorney Botsford so much that she forgets why she became a lawyer. WordGirl has to help her mom return to her quest for justice and stop Ms. Questions' tirade of inquiries. Vocabulary Words: Befuddled, Justice.

Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues (Episode #224)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt (Episode #223)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy/Kid Action News (Episode #226)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Granny and Clyde/Too Loud Crew (Episode #302)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (Episode #225)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. The People Vs. Ms. Question - When WordGirl puts Ms. Question on the stand, she confuses District Attorney Botsford so much that she forgets why she became a lawyer. WordGirl has to help her mom return to her quest for justice and stop Ms. Questions' tirade of inquiries. Vocabulary Words: Befuddled, Justice.

Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy/Kid Action News (Episode #226)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues (Episode #224)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (Episode #225)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. The People Vs. Ms. Question - When WordGirl puts Ms. Question on the stand, she confuses District Attorney Botsford so much that she forgets why she became a lawyer. WordGirl has to help her mom return to her quest for justice and stop Ms. Questions' tirade of inquiries. Vocabulary Words: Befuddled, Justice.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues (Episode #224)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt (Episode #223)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 5:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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).

Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt (Episode #223)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 5:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (Episode #220)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner (Episode #221)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (Episode #504)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 5:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan (Episode #503)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (Episode #502)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (Episode #220)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (Episode #501)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. MS. QUESTION'S RIDDLE RAMPAGE! - On their way to the beach, the Botsford family gets stuck in traffic -- Ms. Question has put up a toll that citizens must answer a riddle to get through, otherwise, they'll be stranded! Will WordGirl be able to defeat Ms. Question by answering her most difficult riddle? Vocabulary Words: Stranded, Puzzled.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner (Episode #221)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (Episode #220)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad (Episode #217)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad (Episode #217)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Mr. Big's Colossal Mini-Golf/The Young and the Meatless (Episode #216)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce (Episode #215)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (Episode #220)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Who Is Ms. Question?/Lunch Lady Chuck (Episode #218)

PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner (Episode #221)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad (Episode #217)

PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Who Is Ms. Question?/Lunch Lady Chuck (Episode #218)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Mr. Big's Colossal Mini-Golf/The Young and the Meatless (Episode #216)

PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad (Episode #217)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Mr. Big's Colossal Mini-Golf/The Young and the Meatless (Episode #216)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce (Episode #215)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Who Wants Candy?/Chuck's Brother (Episode #212)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Who Wants Candy? - On a field trip to the local candy factory, The Birthday Girl goes on a candy eating spree. WordGirl must find a way to save the city's candy and win back her best friend and field trip buddy, Violet. Vocabulary Words: Awestruck, Mastermind. Chuck's Brother - Chuck's successful brother, Brent is in town and being honored for his latest invention... crustless bread! As the city prepares for the celebration, Chuck's envy gets the better of him. Can WordGirl stop Chuck from destroying the precious Golden Sandwich Award? Vocabulary Words: Sibling, Envious.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Robo-Camping/The Stew, The Proud.... (Episode #211)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Who Wants Candy?/Chuck's Brother (Episode #212)

PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Who Wants Candy? - On a field trip to the local candy factory, The Birthday Girl goes on a candy eating spree. WordGirl must find a way to save the city's candy and win back her best friend and field trip buddy, Violet. Vocabulary Words: Awestruck, Mastermind. Chuck's Brother - Chuck's successful brother, Brent is in town and being honored for his latest invention... crustless bread! As the city prepares for the celebration, Chuck's envy gets the better of him. Can WordGirl stop Chuck from destroying the precious Golden Sandwich Award? Vocabulary Words: Sibling, Envious.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Becky and the Bard/Monkey Robot Showdown (Episode #213)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Pretty Princess Premiere/Where's Huggy? (Episode #210)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Pretty Princess Premiere - Will Becky be able to attend "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony" movie premiere or will the Energy Monster foil her chance of seeing Pretty Princess on the silver screen? Vocabulary Words: Anticipate, Premiere. Where's Huggy? - Disaster strikes when Bob goes missing. WordGirl tracks him down by making house calls at the evil villains lairs. Vocabulary Words: Rehearse, Shrug.

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.