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Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday...and the city. Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural. Escape Wham - When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they're partners in crime. But instead of working together the two villains end up battling each other. Wham! Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous.

Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey (Episode #505H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

*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.

Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap (Episode #405)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Whammer Anniversary - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. Vocabulary Words: Glimpse, Occasion.
Rat Trap - After an anonymous source tips off Word Girl, Dr. Two Brains smells a rat and his name is Hal Hard bargain! In order to get revenge, he forces Hal to create the ultimate weapon, a ray that turns superheroes into cheese! Vocabulary Words: Confiscate, Whiz.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday...and the city. Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural. Escape Wham - When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they're partners in crime. But instead of working together the two villains end up battling each other. Wham! Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous.

Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey (Episode #505H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

*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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Road Rage, Anger, and Fury/By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robots! (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.
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?

Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday...and the city. Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural. Escape Wham - When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they're partners in crime. But instead of working together the two villains end up battling each other. Wham! Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous.

The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Learnerer - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond?
Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam - Mr. Big uses a mind control machine to convince an audience that his dinner theater show is a masterpiece worthy of big bucks, when in reality, it's the farthest thing from that. WordGirl must destroy the mind control machine and expose Mr. Big before he is able to empty the audiences' pocketbooks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Have Snob, Will Travel - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. Tobey's PlayGround Calamity - Ms. Davis holds a recycling fundraiser contest to raise money for a new playground, which was destroyed by villains over the weekend. It will be dedicated in honor of the winner. Will Becky finally be recognized for her merits over WordGirl? Or will Tobey and his evil robots destroy the city in his quest to win? Vocabulary Words: Dedicate, Calamity.

The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Learnerer - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond?
Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam - Mr. Big uses a mind control machine to convince an audience that his dinner theater show is a masterpiece worthy of big bucks, when in reality, it's the farthest thing from that. WordGirl must destroy the mind control machine and expose Mr. Big before he is able to empty the audiences' pocketbooks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler (Episode #409)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift - After being captured by WordGirl and locked safely in a jar on the hottest day of the year, The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so that he is able to continue terrorizing the city and ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. WordGirl must recapture The Energy Monster but will she be able to do so when an angry Eileen turns into The Birthday Girl after her new pet is taken from her?
Hal the Haggler - While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's Bed out of the museum. After a number of attempts, Granny May and WordGirl realize they are both being swindled by Hal. Will WordGirl team up with a villain in order to bring a swindler to justice?

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Where Have All the Villians 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.

Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday...and the city. Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural. Escape Wham - When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they're partners in crime. But instead of working together the two villains end up battling each other. Wham! Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordbot/Mount Rush Here (Episode #411)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Wordbot - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot.
Mount Rush Here - When all the grown-ups suddenly go missing, the kids take full advantage of an adult-free world. But as it starts to take a toll on them, WordGirl discovers that Mr. Big is using yet another mind control device to make all the adults build a tribute in his honor. WordGirl must destroy the machine and rescue the adults, but can she do it without Mr. Big's help?

Road Rage, Anger, and Fury/By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robots! (Episode #412)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.
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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

The Learnerer - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond?
Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam - Mr. Big uses a mind control machine to convince an audience that his dinner theater show is a masterpiece worthy of big bucks, when in reality, it's the farthest thing from that. WordGirl must destroy the mind control machine and expose Mr. Big before he is able to empty the audiences' pocketbooks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordbot/Mount Rush Here (Episode #411)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Wordbot - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot.
Mount Rush Here - When all the grown-ups suddenly go missing, the kids take full advantage of an adult-free world. But as it starts to take a toll on them, WordGirl discovers that Mr. Big is using yet another mind control device to make all the adults build a tribute in his honor. WordGirl must destroy the machine and rescue the adults, but can she do it without Mr. Big's help?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Learnerer - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond?
Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam - Mr. Big uses a mind control machine to convince an audience that his dinner theater show is a masterpiece worthy of big bucks, when in reality, it's the farthest thing from that. WordGirl must destroy the mind control machine and expose Mr. Big before he is able to empty the audiences' pocketbooks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Have Snob, Will Travel - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. Tobey's PlayGround Calamity - Ms. Davis holds a recycling fundraiser contest to raise money for a new playground, which was destroyed by villains over the weekend. It will be dedicated in honor of the winner. Will Becky finally be recognized for her merits over WordGirl? Or will Tobey and his evil robots destroy the city in his quest to win? Vocabulary Words: Dedicate, Calamity.

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler (Episode #409)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift - After being captured by WordGirl and locked safely in a jar on the hottest day of the year, The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so that he is able to continue terrorizing the city and ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. WordGirl must recapture The Energy Monster but will she be able to do so when an angry Eileen turns into The Birthday Girl after her new pet is taken from her?
Hal the Haggler - While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's Bed out of the museum. After a number of attempts, Granny May and WordGirl realize they are both being swindled by Hal. Will WordGirl team up with a villain in order to bring a swindler to justice?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Where Have All the Villians 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.

Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Have Snob, Will Travel - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. Tobey's PlayGround Calamity - Ms. Davis holds a recycling fundraiser contest to raise money for a new playground, which was destroyed by villains over the weekend. It will be dedicated in honor of the winner. Will Becky finally be recognized for her merits over WordGirl? Or will Tobey and his evil robots destroy the city in his quest to win? Vocabulary Words: Dedicate, Calamity.

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up! (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

The Fill-In - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. Vocabulary Words: Surrender, Temporary.
Word (Hicc)Up! - While WordGirl tries to find a remedy for the hiccups, Chuck tries to get his condiment ray fixed by Hal Hardbargain. Can WordGirl stop Chuck's latest crime spree or will her hiccups stop her? And who is this new guy, Hal Hardbargain? Vocabulary Words: Remedy, Glitch.

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Leslie Makes it Big - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume.
Mouse Brain Take-over - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This (Episode #401)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers - Just when meteorologist, Sonny Days, is about to deliver the eagerly-awaited forecast, The Birthday Girl kidnaps him demanding that he announce her birthday on TV. Will WordGirl be able to free Sonny from the clutches of The Birthday Girl? Is it possible that today could be her real birthday? Vocabulary Words: Precipitation, Meteorologist.
Seymour-right After This - When Seymour Smooth delays announcing his new show's winning ticket numbers, Becky gets suspicious. While the entire town is captivated by Seymour's exciting show, WordGirl must find a way to stop him and his evil band of robbers. Vocabulary Words:Delay, Captivated.

Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Have Snob, Will Travel - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. Tobey's PlayGround Calamity - Ms. Davis holds a recycling fundraiser contest to raise money for a new playground, which was destroyed by villains over the weekend. It will be dedicated in honor of the winner. Will Becky finally be recognized for her merits over WordGirl? Or will Tobey and his evil robots destroy the city in his quest to win? Vocabulary Words: Dedicate, Calamity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordgirl and Bobbleboy/Crime in the Key of V (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

WordGirl and BobbleBoy - TJ decides to make and sell his own WordGirl bobblehead dolls at all of her crime scenes. Unfortunately, the booming sales distract WordGirl so much that she loses her battle with Chuck! Will the bobblehead dolls put WordGirl out of business? Vocabulary Words: Bobble, Souvenir.
Crime in the Key of V - Determined to be the best at everything, the villainous Victoria Best sets out to be the best superhero in the city and put WordGirl out of commission for good. When Victoria captures Amazing Rope Guy with her tractor beam eyes will WordGirl have to settle for second best? Vocabulary Words: Exceptional, Meddle.

Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Where Have All the Villians 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Wordgirl and Bobbleboy/Crime in the Key of V (Episode #406)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

WordGirl and BobbleBoy - TJ decides to make and sell his own WordGirl bobblehead dolls at all of her crime scenes. Unfortunately, the booming sales distract WordGirl so much that she loses her battle with Chuck! Will the bobblehead dolls put WordGirl out of business? Vocabulary Words: Bobble, Souvenir.
Crime in the Key of V - Determined to be the best at everything, the villainous Victoria Best sets out to be the best superhero in the city and put WordGirl out of commission for good. When Victoria captures Amazing Rope Guy with her tractor beam eyes will WordGirl have to settle for second best? Vocabulary Words: Exceptional, Meddle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Leslie Makes it Big - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume.
Mouse Brain Take-over - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold (Episode #404)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule.
Yarn-4-Gold - WordGirl and Bampy team up to take down the villainous Granny May and stop her newest criminal enterprise-exchanging gold jewelry for one-of-a-kind purple yarn replacements. Vocabulary Words: Rubbish, Swap.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up! (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

The Fill-In - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. Vocabulary Words: Surrender, Temporary.
Word (Hicc)Up! - While WordGirl tries to find a remedy for the hiccups, Chuck tries to get his condiment ray fixed by Hal Hardbargain. Can WordGirl stop Chuck's latest crime spree or will her hiccups stop her? And who is this new guy, Hal Hardbargain? Vocabulary Words: Remedy, Glitch.

Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over (Episode #403)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Leslie Makes it Big - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume.
Mouse Brain Take-over - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This (Episode #401)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers - Just when meteorologist, Sonny Days, is about to deliver the eagerly-awaited forecast, The Birthday Girl kidnaps him demanding that he announce her birthday on TV. Will WordGirl be able to free Sonny from the clutches of The Birthday Girl? Is it possible that today could be her real birthday? Vocabulary Words: Precipitation, Meteorologist.
Seymour-right After This - When Seymour Smooth delays announcing his new show's winning ticket numbers, Becky gets suspicious. While the entire town is captivated by Seymour's exciting show, WordGirl must find a way to stop him and his evil band of robbers. Vocabulary Words:Delay, Captivated.

The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up! (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Fill-In - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. Vocabulary Words: Surrender, Temporary.
Word (Hicc)Up! - While WordGirl tries to find a remedy for the hiccups, Chuck tries to get his condiment ray fixed by Hal Hardbargain. Can WordGirl stop Chuck's latest crime spree or will her hiccups stop her? And who is this new guy, Hal Hardbargain? Vocabulary Words: Remedy, Glitch.

Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. Chuck gets really frustrated when Nocan does the opposite of all of his instructions to make the perfect award-winning sandwich. And that's when he pulls out the Crusher. How will WordGirl save the day.. . and the sandwiches?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k.a. doubloons) in the city. Chuck and Brent Ride Again - Chuck's famous brother Brent is in a slump; he lost his confidence. Chuck happily takes him under his wing and tries to make Brent his new sidekick. On a routine robbery at the sub shop, Brent gets sidetracked by Reuben Grinder, the owner who wants to talk about innovations in sandwich-making.

Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. Chuck gets really frustrated when Nocan does the opposite of all of his instructions to make the perfect award-winning sandwich. And that's when he pulls out the Crusher. How will WordGirl save the day.. . and the sandwiches?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. Ms. Question will be able to blackmail everyone in the city - including WordGirl! Our favorite superhero and her monkey sidekick must stop Ms. Question by giving her a taste of her own medicine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. When he and his Henchmen wake up from their slumber, they find themselves in WordGirl's secret spaceship hideout. WordGirl must battle them for control of the snooze-ray and her secret hideout.

The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up! (Episode #402)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Fill-In - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. Vocabulary Words: Surrender, Temporary.
Word (Hicc)Up! - While WordGirl tries to find a remedy for the hiccups, Chuck tries to get his condiment ray fixed by Hal Hardbargain. Can WordGirl stop Chuck's latest crime spree or will her hiccups stop her? And who is this new guy, Hal Hardbargain? Vocabulary Words: Remedy, Glitch.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. When Granny May chalks it up to her intuition, WordGirl has a hunch that this villain hasn't changed her ways.

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This (Episode #401)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers - Just when meteorologist, Sonny Days, is about to deliver the eagerly-awaited forecast, The Birthday Girl kidnaps him demanding that he announce her birthday on TV. Will WordGirl be able to free Sonny from the clutches of The Birthday Girl? Is it possible that today could be her real birthday? Vocabulary Words: Precipitation, Meteorologist.
Seymour-right After This - When Seymour Smooth delays announcing his new show's winning ticket numbers, Becky gets suspicious. While the entire town is captivated by Seymour's exciting show, WordGirl must find a way to stop him and his evil band of robbers. Vocabulary Words:Delay, Captivated.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. Chuck gets really frustrated when Nocan does the opposite of all of his instructions to make the perfect award-winning sandwich. And that's when he pulls out the Crusher. How will WordGirl save the day.. . and the sandwiches?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. When Granny May chalks it up to her intuition, WordGirl has a hunch that this villain hasn't changed her ways.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. Ms. Question will be able to blackmail everyone in the city - including WordGirl! Our favorite superhero and her monkey sidekick must stop Ms. Question by giving her a taste of her own medicine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. Chuck gets really frustrated when Nocan does the opposite of all of his instructions to make the perfect award-winning sandwich. And that's when he pulls out the Crusher. How will WordGirl save the day.. . and the sandwiches?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k.a. doubloons) in the city. Chuck and Brent Ride Again - Chuck's famous brother Brent is in a slump; he lost his confidence. Chuck happily takes him under his wing and tries to make Brent his new sidekick. On a routine robbery at the sub shop, Brent gets sidetracked by Reuben Grinder, the owner who wants to talk about innovations in sandwich-making.

Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. Ms. Question will be able to blackmail everyone in the city - including WordGirl! Our favorite superhero and her monkey sidekick must stop Ms. Question by giving her a taste of her own medicine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. When he and his Henchmen wake up from their slumber, they find themselves in WordGirl's secret spaceship hideout. WordGirl must battle them for control of the snooze-ray and her secret hideout.

Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k.a. doubloons) in the city. Chuck and Brent Ride Again - Chuck's famous brother Brent is in a slump; he lost his confidence. Chuck happily takes him under his wing and tries to make Brent his new sidekick. On a routine robbery at the sub shop, Brent gets sidetracked by Reuben Grinder, the owner who wants to talk about innovations in sandwich-making.

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour - WordGirl's wildest dream has come true: she's part of an episode of Pretty Princess. It seems like the perfect situation until we realize the villainous Mr. Big is behind this scheme. WordGirl must escape the grips of Mr. Big's remote control in order to save the city. Clean Up In Aisle Eleven - Bob agrees to be a "substitute WordGirl" for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grocery store while Becky participates in the debate club. When Lady Redundant Woman and her clones stage a heist that's beyond Huggy's control, Becky must choose between the debate club and her quest for justice.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Bummertime - it'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.

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour - WordGirl's wildest dream has come true: she's part of an episode of Pretty Princess. It seems like the perfect situation until we realize the villainous Mr. Big is behind this scheme. WordGirl must escape the grips of Mr. Big's remote control in order to save the city. Clean Up In Aisle Eleven - Bob agrees to be a "substitute WordGirl" for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grocery store while Becky participates in the debate club. When Lady Redundant Woman and her clones stage a heist that's beyond Huggy's control, Becky must choose between the debate club and her quest for justice.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 5:00 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?

Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k.a. doubloons) in the city. Chuck and Brent Ride Again - Chuck's famous brother Brent is in a slump; he lost his confidence. Chuck happily takes him under his wing and tries to make Brent his new sidekick. On a routine robbery at the sub shop, Brent gets sidetracked by Reuben Grinder, the owner who wants to talk about innovations in sandwich-making.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment (Episode #305)

PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. That's Entertainment - The Energy Monster's latest prison break interrupts the Botsford's family television time. While Tim, Sally, and TJ brainstorm new forms of entertainment, WordGirl hunts down the Energy Monster and returns him to his prison cell.

Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. When he and his Henchmen wake up from their slumber, they find themselves in WordGirl's secret spaceship hideout. WordGirl must battle them for control of the snooze-ray and her secret hideout.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour - WordGirl's wildest dream has come true: she's part of an episode of Pretty Princess. It seems like the perfect situation until we realize the villainous Mr. Big is behind this scheme. WordGirl must escape the grips of Mr. Big's remote control in order to save the city. Clean Up In Aisle Eleven - Bob agrees to be a "substitute WordGirl" for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grocery store while Becky participates in the debate club. When Lady Redundant Woman and her clones stage a heist that's beyond Huggy's control, Becky must choose between the debate club and her quest for justice.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment (Episode #305)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. That's Entertainment - The Energy Monster's latest prison break interrupts the Botsford's family television time. While Tim, Sally, and TJ brainstorm new forms of entertainment, WordGirl hunts down the Energy Monster and returns him to his prison cell.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour - WordGirl's wildest dream has come true: she's part of an episode of Pretty Princess. It seems like the perfect situation until we realize the villainous Mr. Big is behind this scheme. WordGirl must escape the grips of Mr. Big's remote control in order to save the city. Clean Up In Aisle Eleven - Bob agrees to be a "substitute WordGirl" for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grocery store while Becky participates in the debate club. When Lady Redundant Woman and her clones stage a heist that's beyond Huggy's control, Becky must choose between the debate club and her quest for justice.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

* Bummertime - it'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.

The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 5:00 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?

Bummertime/The Homerun King (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

* Bummertime - it'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.

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

PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 3:00 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.

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