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Becky Knows Best/As Something As Something (#801H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Becky Knows Best - TJ entered himself in the school writing contest, and Becky is thrilled. After all, she has only won, like, a bajillion times! Only problem is that TJ doesn't want Becky's help. He wants to do it alone. Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy is facing a similar problem. His brother, Brent, has struck up a new friendship with Ms. Question and won't heed Chuck's warnings that Ms. Question is a no-good villain. But is Chuck right? Is Ms. Question up to something? And will he (and WordGirl) figure it out before it's too late? Vocabulary Words: Compatible, Certain. As Something as Something - It's the first official Botsford family De-Clutter Day, and Becky is having a hard time parting with some of her old things. She has so many memories attached to them! Mrs. Botsford on the other hand has no trouble parting with even some of the more valuable things, eager to bring them down to the new game show "As Something As Something" hosted by everyone's favorite villain, Seymour Smooth. Will WordGirl stop Seymour before he steals people's most prized possessions, or will she find herself tricked by him, too? Vocabulary Words: Clutter, Simile.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 1:30am
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Staycation/Dr. No-Voice (#804H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Staycation - The Botsford Family is excited for their big, tropical vacation. A week of relaxation is very much needed, especially for a tired WordGirl! However, their plans get ruined when a big snowstorm cancels their flight. Mr. Botsford decides they're going to make the best of it by having a tropical(ish) vacation inside their own house! But that vacation gets put in jeopardy, too, when Mr. Big unveils his latest mind control scheme, causing Becky's vacation to become anything but relaxing. Vocabulary Words: Balmy, Frigid. Dr. No-Voice - Dr. Two-Brains went out for a night of Villain Karaoke, and now his voice is hoarse, which is a big problem for a villain who loves to talk. Since he can't just stop committing crimes, Dr. Two-Brains hires an actor to serve as his voice in the meantime. Now, WordGirl has Dr. Two-Brains, his henchman and his voice actor to defeat, and to make matters worse, Becky has really hurt TJ's feelings. But how can she take the time to make things right with her brother when there's a crime spree to stop?! Vocabulary Words: Hoarse, Modify.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 5:30am
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Ordinary, Extraordinary Botsfords/The Penny, the Pony, and the Pirate (#802H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Ordinary, Extraordinary Botsfords - Becky's class at school is having fun with their family tree projects and discovering the extraordinary accomplishments of their ancestors. Unfortunately, the most extraordinary Botsford family member that Becky found was a paint inspector whose job was to literally watch paint dry. However, when the Butcher breaks out of jail, Becky realizes that her ordinary, human family possesses special powers of their own. Vocabulary Words: Remarkable, Ordinar. The Penny, the Pony, and the Pirate - While normally the "Pretty Princess Magic Pony Power Hour" can be described as out-of-this-world amazing, the latest special episode was... awful, and Violet and Becky just can't figure out why. As if this disappointment isn't bad enough, Becky must attend the Rare Penny Exhibit with Mr. Botsford and TJ, which Becky is certain will be equally as uneventful as the Pretty Princess episode... that is, until Captain Tangent attempts to rob the Exhibit of all its doubloons. Vocabulary Words: Attend, Rare.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 1:30am
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Patch Game/Girls Day Out Throws Chuck (#805H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Patch Game - The city is giving away a Key to the City to whichever City Scout can earn the most skill patches in a single day. Even though WordGirl has won dozens of Keys, ordinary Becky Botsford hasn't won any. Becky wants to win the Key to show that there is more to her than just super speed and super strength. Trouble is, Tobey also wants to win the Key. So badly in fact, he uses his robot to cheat and earn skill patches for him. Will Becky resist using her super powers and compete honestly or will her desire to win get the better of her? Vocabulary Words: Award, Eventually. Girls' Day Out Throws Chuck - Mrs. Botsford is treating Becky, Bob and Violet to a relaxing day at a spa far, far away - so far, that Becky's super hearing can't pick up any sounds from the city. Becky thinks this is great; WordGirl deserves a day off! But timing could not be worse when Chuck decides to go on a crime spree. Will Chuck finally get away with his crimes and WordGirl return to a city covered in ketchup? Vocabulary Words: Tranquil, Haven.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 11:30pm
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 5:30am
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Pineapple of My Eye/Big Baby (#803H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pineapple of My Eye - It's the 129th Annual Botsford Family BBQ, and tradition decrees that any Botsford 10-years-of-age must prepare a bowl of pineapple pistachio coleslaw in order to earn their apron. That means this year, it's Becky's turn to prepare this (very elaborate) coleslaw. It's an important rite of passage, and Becky is struggling to get the recipe just right. To make it even worse, Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy is on a mission to rid the city of pineapples, the main ingredient in Becky's coleslaw. Can WordGirl stop him in time, or will she end the day apron-less? Vocabulary Words: Eureka, Eradicate. Big Baby - Pretty Princess has released a limited edition Magic Sparkle Wand, and Becky Botsford really, really, really wants it. Mrs. Botsford tells her that if she wants the wand, she has to earn the money for it, so Becky gets a job plant sitting for her neighbor. The job seems easy enough, until Mr. Big begins his latest mind control scheme, which involves a ray that can turn anything - person, dog or beluga whale - into an adorable, baby version of itself. It's WordGirl to the rescue! But will Mr. Big cause Becky to neglect her plant-sitting duties and miss out on that Pretty Princess Wand? Vocabulary Words: Hire, Hydrate/Dehydrate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

What Would Wordgirl Do/Granny's Corner (#806H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

What Would WordGirl Do - Becky, Bob, TJ and Johnson are spending the day at the city water park... right after Mrs. Botsford finishes her seemingly unending list of errands. As the kids follow Mrs. Botsford to the bank, the grocery, everywhere but the water park, TJ and Johnson amuse themselves by imagining what WordGirl would do if a villain were to suddenly appear. Little do they know, their crime fighting knowledge will be put to the test when they finally arrive at the park. Vocabulary Words: Amuse, Errand. Granny's Corner - Granny May is the star of her own advice show called "Granny's Corner", and though her advice sounds innocent enough, it has a way of inciting chaos around the city. WordGirl knows Granny May is up to something (she always is), but how can a couple of pieces of bad advice be criminal? Vocabulary Words: Suggest, Pester.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Trustworthy Tobey/The Tooth Hurts (#807H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Trustworthy Tobey - Becky is returning a very, very large stack of books to the library, and - oh no! - she is one book short, which means she can't rent the latest in the Princess Triana series. Suddenly, she remembers that she loaned that book to Tobey. Becky shifts the blame to Tobey, who insists he returned the book to Becky days ago. The librarian believes Becky, and Tobey, hurt at being called irresponsible, sends his robots out to destroy the library. Will WordGirl stop the robots, or will her beloved library be crushed? Vocabulary Words: Trustworthy, Shipshape. The Tooth Hurts - Scoops is going to be absent from school for a few days (for reasons he wants to keep private), and he asks Becky to take over the Daily Rag while he is gone. While Scoops is gone, Becky makes the story behind his absence front-page news. Scoops is mortified - now everyone in the school knows his embarrassing secret! Scoops wants to make Becky feel as crummy as he did, but would he really go so far as to reveal WordGirl's secret identity? Vocabulary Words: Absent, Mortify/Mortified.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

A Sticky Situation/Eight Legs Vs. Two-Brains (#808H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

A Sticky Situation - Somehow a broken figurine leads to WordGirl and TJ becoming glued together, back-to-back. Though TJ can't think of anything better than spending time with his favorite superhero, WordGirl is desperate to get unstuck. Unfortunately, she doesn't have much time to figure out a solution. Granny May is on a crime spree! Will WordGirl find her way out of this sticky situation in time to stop Granny or will TJ weigh her down? Vocabulary Words: Adhesive, Precious. Eight Legs vs. Two-Brains - Unfortunately for Becky, it's her turn to take home the class pet - a hairy, scary, crawly tarantula named Shaggy. Though she is afraid of the spider, it's her responsibility to care for him, which means when Dr. Two-Brains reveals his latest cheesy crime, Shaggy comes along for the ride. Will WordGirl's fear of the spider get in her way, or will she find a way to overcome her phobia? Vocabulary Words: Volunteer, Habitat.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Time-Out with Two-Brains/Dr. Wordgirl-Brains (#809H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Time-Out with Two-Brains - Unfortunately for Becky, it's her turn to take home the class pet - a hairy, scary, crawly tarantula named Shaggy. Though she is afraid of the spider, it's her responsibility to care for him, which means when Dr. Two-Brains reveals his latest cheesy crime, Shaggy comes along for the ride. Will WordGirl's fear of the spider get in her way, or will she find a way to overcome her phobia? Vocabulary Words: Volunteer, Habitat. Dr. WordGirl-Brains - When Dr. Two-Brains realizes his vault of cheese is going to expire, he decides the only way to save his beloved cheese is to freeze time. WordGirl and Captain Huggyface start to enjoy the extra hours of relaxation, until they find out the city could be frozen forever! Can our dynamic duo put a stop to Dr. Two-Brains and before his pause is permanent? Vocabulary Words: Expire, Pause.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Tim Botsford: Neighborhood Assistant/Set Sail for the Bake Sale (#810H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Tim Botsford: Neighborhood Assistant - Mr. Botsford, Becky, and Bob are walking through the park when they hear Pete the Porcupine crying for help. Becky is confident she can climb the tree to save Pete, but Mr. Botsford is convinced that she needs his help and protection. Hurt that Becky refuses his help, Tim becomes the Neighborhood Assistant, determined to help anyone who needs it (or doesn't). Can WordGirl save the city from Chuck's sandwich-making schemes AND keep Mr. Botsford from interfering? Vocabulary Words: Prevent, Assistant. Set Sail for the Bake Sale - When Becky finds out there's a Pretty Princess on Roller Skates show, she has to see it. She decides that the debate club should use the money from their bake sale to buy tickets instead of buying new podiums. But when Nocan the Contrarian sets out to steal all the granola bars from the bake sale, WordGirl springs into action! Will the debate team get their new podiums, Pretty Princess tickets, or nothing at all? Vocabulary Words: Distant, Transport.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

A World Without WordGirl, Part 1/A World Without WordGirl, Part 2 (#413H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

A WORLD WITHOUT WORDGIRL, PART 1 - When Becky's most amazing birthday party ever gets interrupted one too many times by citizens in need of WordGirl's assistance, she wishes on her birthday candle for a WordGirl-free world. After they're blown out, she realizes her wish has come true. What has she done?! Vocabulary Words: Obligation, Antsy.
A WORLD WITHOUT WORDGIRL, PART 2 - After making a wish for a WordGirl-free world, Becky realizes it has come true. Not only does WordGirl not exist, but Chuck is now the King and has the new city following all sorts of strange rules. Will Becky find the last piece of enchanted birthday cake so that she can wish for the return of WordGirl and make things go back to how they were before? Vocabulary Words: Enchanted, Unusual.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Best of the Best/Art's Parts (#811H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Best of the Best - After TJ tells Becky all about his new friend Victor, she has a sneaking suspicion that he's related to the boastful Victoria Best. Turns out she's right - and now both Bests are spending the day at the Botsfords. As Becky tries to get along with Victoria, Victor makes a devious plan to not only best his sister, but to take away WordGirl's superpowers! Can WordGirl find a way to stop the bragging Bests and get back her powers? Vocabulary Words: Ancient, Twist. Art's Parts - When someone starts stealing every piece of art in the city, Becky sees just another crime - but Violet sees a downright awful tragedy. Although Becky has a hard time putting the importance of art into words, she's determined to catch this thief and put the art back where it belongs. Can she catch the villain in the act, or will all the creativity be sucked out of the city? Vocabulary Words: Evasive, Linger.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Rhyme and Reason, Part 1/Rhyme and Reason, Part 2 (#812H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rhyme and Reason, Part 1 - Rhyme and Reason, a new villainous duo, arrive in the city for a crime spree. But when WordGirl goes to put a stop to them, she finds that these scoundrels aren't on the same page - resulting in some of the strangest crimes she's ever seen. As WordGirl chases the quarreling villains around town, she realizes one of her own friendships is in jeopardy, too! Can WordGirl save her friendship AND her city? Vocabulary Words: Harmony, Resolve. Rhyme and Reason, Part 2 - Heroes, villains, and narrators alike are feeling down. WordGirl can't muster the enthusiasm to battle Tobey's robots, and Rhyme is lost without Reason. In order to stop these ridiculous (and destructive) crimes, WordGirl decides to get the villains back together and making sense. But once their back together, will Rhyme and Reason be too powerful to stop? Vocabulary Words: Forlorn, Chaos.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

World's Best Dad/The Good Old, Bad Old Days (#813H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

World's Best Dad - When Becky orders a gigantic book of world records, she decides it's time to help her dad break one. Unfortunately, Victoria Best finds out about their plan and decides she should be the world record holder, not Mr. Botsford. After being bested by Victoria again and again, Becky comes up with a brand new record - one that isn't even in the record book! Will Mr. Botsford beat Victoria fair and square, or will she find a way to take the prize? Vocabulary Words: Attempt, Combine/Combination. The Good Old, Bad Old Days - Becky and Scoops are ready to start working on their school project when the Butcher charges past them. After Becky finds out that he's up to no good, WordGirl is on the case - but the Butcher has changed his usual routine, and leaves WordGirl in the dust! WordGirl discovers that the Butcher's new moves came from a book about how to defeat super heroes. Can WordGirl take back the book and defeat the Butcher before it's too late? Vocabulary Words: Hazy, Reminisce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Book Ends/Mr. Big (#106) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

BOOK ENDS: When WordGirl accuses Tobey of being too predictable with his crimes, he responds by using his robots to hold WG's beloved town library hostage, unless she plays them in a game of winner-take-all dodge ball. MR. BIG: Mr. Big, a slick business man up to no good, introduces his new product: "The Thing" that does "stuff". WordGirl must figure out his secret motive and save the city.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Oh, Holiday Cheese/Change Day (#219H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Oh, Holiday Cheese - The Botsfords kick off the holiday festivities with a cheese party. With lots of cheese and sing-a-longs, the party is a huge success until Dr. Two Brains shows up with his cheese-swiping ray. Can WordGirl save the party and get Dr. Two Brains into the holiday spirit? Vocabulary Words: Curmudgeon, Festivity.
* Change Day - Everyone is bringing their loose change to the bank to convert it into savings. What will happen when the Butcher locks Becky and Bob in the vault? Will the city's police officers be able to stop him when WordGirl can't come to the rescue? Vocabulary Words: Quandary, Fidget.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Super-Grounded/Mouse Army (#107) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Tobey's Masterpiece/Chuck The Nice Pencil-Selling Guy (#108) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Birthday Girl/Granny-Sitter (#109) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

THE BIRTHDAY GIRL: WordGirl meets The Birthday Girl - a spoiled brat who enlarges when she doesn't get her way. WG's only hope is to use Violet's help to teach her to be generous. GRANNY-SITTER: Granny May answers an ad to be the Botsford's new babysitter - so she can have an alibi for her latest crime. But she didn't plan on babysitting WordGirl!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee (#110) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Shrinkin' in the Ray/Department Store Tobey (#111) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Chuck E Sneeze/Swap Meat (#112) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Granny's Goodtime All-Cure Spritzer/Mecha-Mouse (#113) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon/Art in the Park (#510H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon - It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution.
* Art in the Dark - Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. Meanwhile, Mr. Big has turned into a self-help guru, touting a good kind of mind control. Can Becky help out her best friend while finding out the truth behind Mr. Big's big ruse? Vocabulary Words: Performance, Ruse.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave (#114) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Thorn in the Sidekick/Crime Takes A Holiday (#115) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Meat with a Side of Cute/Mr. Big Words (#116) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Two Brains Forgets/Banned on the Run (#117) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Two Brains Forgets - It looks like all is lost when Dr 2-Brains discovers WordGirl's secret identity! But some quick thinking, some help from the Botsford family, and a little luck save the day when 2-Brains' amnesia ray ends up working on the Doc himself. Banned on the Run - Mr. Big finally cheats his way to becoming the town Mayor - and his first order of business is to ban Word Girl! WG and Huggy must restore order to the town and undo all of the silly laws Mr Big keeps passing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me

Have You Seen The Remote?/Sidekicked to the Curb (#118) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse (#119) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World (#120) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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