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Staycation/Dr. No-Voice (#804) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 -- 9:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 -- 5:30am

A Sticky Situation/Eight Legs Vs. Two-Brains (#808) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Tim Botsford: Neighborhood Assistant/Set Sail for the Bake Sale (#810) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout (#306) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Rhyme and Reason, Part 1/Rhyme and Reason, Part 2 (#812) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 22, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Trustworthy Tobey/The Tooth Hurts (#807) Duration: 28:55 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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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Best of the Best/Art's Parts (#811) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

World's Best Dad/The Good Old, Bad Old Days (#813) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Becky Knows Best/As Something As Something (#801) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Ordinary, Extraordinary Botsfords/The Penny, the Pony, and the Pirate (#802) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Pineapple of My Eye/Big Baby (#803) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Patch Game/Girls Day Out Throws Chuck (#805) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Who Is Ms. Question?/Lunch Lady Chuck (#218) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Time-Out with Two-Brains/Dr. Wordgirl-Brains (#809) Duration: 28:55 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

What Would Wordgirl Do/Granny's Corner (#806) Duration: 28:55 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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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage! (#501) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (#220) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey (#505) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (#225) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Don't Mess with the Best/Peanut Butter Battles (#506) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues (#224) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan (#503) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Wham Up/Seeds of Doubt (#223) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Father's Day Dance-A-Thon/Big Is Botsford's Boss (#508) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Day at the Museum/Best Fan Club Meeting Ever (#511) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Plain Old Mischief Makers/House Arrest (#507) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford (#502) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club (#222) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Monkey Business/Say It Again, Eileen (#509) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner (#221) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony (#504) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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KQED 9 / KQET

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

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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.