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Accordion Tradition/Can't Touch This (#710H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Accordion Tradition - When Becky inherits Mrs. Botsford's old accordion, she discovers she comes from a long line of stellar female accordion players. At first, Becky is excited about learning an instrument, but she quickly realizes that she, well... isn't very good. She is pretty terrible actually. But her practice session gets cut short by Granny May who, with the help of the stolen Magnifying Diamond, is cracking safes all around the city. Can WordGirl defeat Granny May and still get in enough accordion practice to make Mrs. Botsford proud? Vocabulary Words: Hesitate, Select.
* Can't Touch This - The Botsfords are out enjoying a family hike through the woods. The sounds of leaves rustling, birds chirping and TJ and Becky's incessant arguing fill the air. TJ won't keep his hands off of Becky's things, and she is getting fed up. When the Botsfords stumble across WordGirl's secret spaceship hideout, TJ immediately runs inside, eager to play with all the cool gadgets inside. As Becky is rushing to get her family out of the hideout, she hears the Whammer whamming trees close by. If he discovers her hideout, WordGirl will really be in trouble! But how can she defeat the Whammer and monitor TJ at the same time? Vocabulary Words: Property, Tinker.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 1:30am

Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question (#225H) Duration: 28:46 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 5:30am

Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues (#224H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Be Careful What You Wish For - 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 1:30am

Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy/Kid Action News (#226H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Oh What A Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy - As a villain, the Amazing Rope Guy is not so amazing. He discovers that his true talent is mimicking others. When he goes on a crime spree impersonating all of the villains of the city WordGirl must find a way to end his career as an imposter. Vocabulary Words: Imposter, Untangle.
* Kid Action News - This just in: Becky, Scoops, and Violet won a chance to host Kids Action News at Noon. While covering a story of the largest grilled cheese sandwich, WordGirl swoops in to stop Chuck and Dr. Two Brains from snagging the sandwich. WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face team up again to save the sandwich, the city, and the news hour. Vocabulary Words: Tantalizing, United.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 5:30am

News Girl/Diorama Drama: The Scene of the Crime (#707H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* News Girl - There's a new girl in school, and though Becky wants to do her best to make Rose feel welcome, the new arrival may spell trouble for WordGirl. Rose fancies herself the town's greatest kid reporter (which really irks Scoops), and she makes uncovering WordGirl's real identity her first big assignment. When the Energy Monster breaks lose, WordGirl must not only figure out how to contain the Monster, but how to avoid a snooping Rose. Vocabulary Words: Expose, Details.
* Diorama Drama: The Scene of the Crime - The Diorama Bonzana Extravaganza has the whole school - and especially Violet - excited to create their own unique diorama. Becky, however, is dreading the event. While she might have a way with words, art is not her strong suit. She doesn't want to be embarrassed by a sub par project, so she does everything in her power to procrastinate, even letting herself get tangled up in the Amazing (and completely inept) Rope Guy's latest scheme. Vocabulary Words: Confront, Diorama.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Granny and Clyde/Too Loud Crew (#302H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 5:30am 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: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town (#303H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 1/Wordgirl Makes A Mistake: Part 2 (#220H) Duration: 28:46 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 1:30am 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: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven (#304H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Remote Control - 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment (#305H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout (#306H) Duration: 28:46 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again (#307H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Sparkling Clean/The Smile Collector (#704H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Sparkling Clean - It's the day of the Pretty Princess Power Hour Marathon, and Becky is anxiously waiting for it to begin when Mrs. Botsford tells her that she cannot watch any TV until she finishes her chores. Becky decides to use her WordGirl superpowers not to complete her chores, but to hide the mess, and she discovers that her lack of responsibility may not only disappoint her parents, but Pretty Princess herself. Vocabulary Words: Shirk, Unruly.
* The Smile Collector - Violet is selling drawings to the public in exchange for smiles, and Becky, her best friend in the world, has promised to help her with her new business. However, when Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy causes trouble near Violet's art stand, Becky feels torn between her duties as a friend and her duties as the city's #1 superhero. Will WordGirl sacrifice her relationship with Violet to stop Chuck or will she keep her word to her friend, letting the super villain win? Vocabulary Words: Unique, Repulsive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior (#308H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back (#309H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* 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?
* 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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Rise of Miss Power, Part 1/The Rise of Miss Power, Part 2 (#601H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Part 1 - There's a new super hero in town! Miss Power has come to earth from outer space along with her sidekick,Captain Giggle Cheeks. WordGirl is excited for Miss Power to teach her everything she knows. But is Miss Power really a super hero? Or could she be a super villain? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.
* Part 2 - Besides using her super strength and super speed to defeat villains, Miss Power has another secret weapon: using mean words against others. WordGirl would rather not use her words harshly...but after giving it a shot, she feels empowered. Soon,everyone starts wondering "what has gotten into WordGirl?" And the Botsford's are beginning to wonder "What has gotten into Becky?" Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4 (#602H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Part 3 - Miss Power has taken the bullying thing way too far and WordGirl doesn't like being associated with such a mean person. But when WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power,she gets belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Dejected and sulking, Becky goes home to her family. But Miss Power is there to take Mrs. Botsford away! Will WordGirl be able to save her mom and defeat Miss Power without sinking to her level? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.
* Part 4 - WordGirl needs to come up with a plan to save her mom and get rid of Miss Power, fast! Huggy decides to share with her a pamphlet full of secret battle moves from her home planet: Lexicon. Will these moves be enough to save the city from Miss Power? Vocabulary Words: Harsh, Vigor, Encourage, Ploy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 5:30am 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: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg (#603H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy.
* The Talented Mr. Birg - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. But when Mr. Birg proves to be telling the truth, will WordGirl look foolish in front of her fans again, or is Mr. Big actually behind this? Vocabulary Words: Employee, Doppelganger.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

One Last Sandwich/Caper Or Plastic (#604H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* One Last Sandwich - While Becky and her mom set out to build a new bookcase that will hold all of Becky's books, The Whammer convinces Chuck to commit one last crime with him before he retires. Will they be able to work as a team and pull off the ultimate sandwich heist? Vocabulary Words: Final, Pacify.
* Caper or Plastic - While Becky is busy thinking about what she wants to be when she grows up, Hal Hardbargain is busy trying to get WordGirl to help him get his bag blaster back from the infamous and mysterious Masked Bagger. Will WordGirl be able to figure out the Masked Bagger's true identity? Vocabulary Words: Muffled, Flashback.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Tell Her What She's Won/Victoria Is The Best...Wordgirl? (#605H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Tell Her What She's Won - A jealous Seymour Smooth has kidnapped Beau Handsome, the host of everyone's favorite game show, "May I Have a Word?" When he starts stealing money from innocent contestants, WordGirl makes an appearance. Will she be able to rescue Beau and come up with a game plan to put Seymour back where he belongs-behind bars? Vocabulary Words: Bombard, Emcee.
* Victoria is the Best.. . WordGirl? - When Scoops snaps a picture of Victoria Best suspiciously appearing after WordGirl has disappeared, he believes he has finally figured out who the real WordGirl is! Victoria is thrilled to be called WordGirl, the BEST superhero in the city. Will WordGirl be able to prove that Victoria is actually fibbing without giving away WordGirl's actual secret identity? Vocabulary Words: Fib, Mistaken.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

High-Five Sandwich/The Robot Problem (#606H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* High-Five Sandwich - Chuck has won the prestigious "Sandwich of the Year" competition, but when his story in the Big City Times is overshadowed by the new High Five Sandwich trend that Becky, Scoops and Violet came up with, he goes out in to the city to seek revenge. He won't stop until he figures out who is responsible for this new and trendy "sandwich". Vocabulary Words: Trendy(y), Eager.
* The Robot Problem - At school, Becky's class is learning about how potatoes can be used to generate electricity. This gives Tobey a brilliant idea: potatoes used to fuel robots! But when The Coach steals his idea, WordGirl has to team up with Tobey to defeat the evil potato-fueled robots and save the city! Vocabulary Words: Fuel, Cackle.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 5:30am 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: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Bampy Battles Bots/Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way (#311H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Bampy Battles Bots - The Botsfords couldn't be more excited to have Bampy, Becky and TJ's grandfather, visit! Becky is thrilled to see him until he tells her that he used to fight robots better than WordGirl. When Tobey invents the ultimate invincible robot, will Bampy be able to help WordGirl save the day?
* Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way - Mr. Big tries a new form of mind control by taking over the school's newspaper, the "Daily Rag". With his misleading articles and city-wide contests, Mr. Big threatens to reveal WordGirl's secret identity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

A Better Mousetrap: Part 1/A Better Mousetrap: Part 2 (#313H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* A Better Mousetrap: Part 1 - On the latest episode of "Getting the Scoop with Scoops," Scoops interviews WordGirl, reminiscing about her victorious adventures defeating Dr. Two Brains. Humiliated and worried about his villainous reputation, Dr. Two Brains hijacks the television studio with a Goop Ray to give WordGirl her final interview.
* A Better Mousetrap: Part 2 - In an attempt to maintain his dignity, Dr. Two Brains' takes over Scoops' talk show. He shows footage of himself defeating WordGirl, butt isn't long before WordGirl seizes the opportunity to turn the tides, and the cameras, restoring order to the show.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Of Two Minds/Yes Monkey (#607H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Of Two Minds - It looks as though Dr. Two Brains has given up his cheese-stealing ways and decided to go straight. It's true, he's not stealing cheese anymore because he's discovered a giant cheese asteroid and has used his cheese seizer to redirect its path straight towards Earth! Will WordGirl convince him to change his mind in time to save Earth from being covered in cheese? Vocabulary Words: Waver, Vast.
* Yes Monkey - When Leslie resigns as Mr. Big's assistant, he goes out in search of a new one. Captain Huggy Face gets the job and Mr. Big uses mind control to make sure Huggy obeys his every order. When WordGirl sees that Huggy is on Mr. Big's team, she can't help but feel betrayed. So WordGirl teams up with a new sidekick, Leslie, to get her old one back. Vocabulary Words: Trance, Resign.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Big and Brent/Silence of the Whams (#608H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Big and Brent - Chuck is furious (and maybe a little jealous) when he finds out his brother Brent is spending time with Mr. Big. He can't understand why his brother wants to hang out with this criminal, and by his own free will-Mr. Big is NOT using mind control! After pursuing them around town, Chuck finally realizes he needs to talk to Brent about his feelings, but is it too late? Has Mr. Big got Brent right where he wants him? Vocabulary Words: Dubious, Conspire.
*Silence of the Whams - After losing his "wham" and deciding to give up crime, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face try to help The Whammer come up with a new career. Will The Whammer find happiness being a jammer or a clammer or a crammer? Or will he figure out why he lost his "wham" in the first place and get back into a life of whamming? Vocabulary Words: Fragile, Burst.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 5:30am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

Dr. Two Brains, Mr. Cheese/Kitty Cat Criminals (#609H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Dr. Two Brains, Mr. Cheese - Fed up with his henchmen, Dr. Two Brains begins the search for a new sidekick. He's thrilled to find Mr. Cheese, who seems to be perfect for the job, but soon regrets the decision as Mr. Cheese takes control and makes Dr. Two Brains HIS sidekick! Will Dr. Two Brains agree to take orders from a tiny, evil mouse? Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face stop the evil pair before it's too late? Vocabulary Words: Command, Location/Locate.
* Kitty Cat Criminals - When The Butcher and Chuck join forces, they have a surprisingly hard time coming up with a meat-and-sandwich related crime to commit. Stumped, they discover an opportunity to steal feline artifacts and memorabilia, prompting Chuck to bring back his former alter-ego, The Hansome Panther and the Butcher to take on the identity of his former sidekick Lil' Mittens! Will WordGirl be too distracted jazzing up her own costume to outsmart the duo and once again save the day? Vocabulary Words: Ornamental, Feline.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

A Questionable Pair/All That Chazz (#610H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* A Questionable Pair - When Becky sees Ms. Question in the jewelry store having a friendly conversation with Reginald she wonders what she might be up to. What she can't see is that Ms. Question has joined forces with Invisi-Bill to trick Reginald and rob the store. Meanwhile, Scoops can see that Becky is distracted from the movie they're watching. Will Becky be able to figure out what the villains are up to? Will she be able to stop them as WordGirl and not abandon Scoops as Becky? Vocabulary Words: Flatter, Tactic.
* All That Chazz - There's a new kid in town! Chazz does what he wants and is the authority on all things "cool". TJ is so impressed with Chazz that he does everything Chazz tells him in order to be as cool as his new friend. What will happen when TJ's new friendship gets him involved with Dr. Two Brains? Will TJ turn his back on WordGirl in order to prove he's cool enough? Or will he discover that being true to himself is even cooler? Vocabulary Words: Fascinated, Obey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Fortune Crookie/Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Crime (#611H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Fortune Crookie - When Seymour Smooth's latest show is cancelled, the desperate host must come up with a plan to get some quick cash. Meanwhile, Becky is suspicious when the townspeople start giving their hard-earned money to a mysterious object that claims to know the future. Will WordGirl be able to connect Seymour to the scam and help the townspeople get their money back? Vocabulary Words: Predict, Enthrall.
* Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Crime - When Becky and Mr. Botsford head into the forest to find an important ingredient for their Bold Botsford Stew they run into trouble! Dr. Two Brains and his henchmen are also searching for Bold Botsford Basil to complete a stolen recipe. Will WordGirl step in to make sure all's fair in the forest? Vocabulary Words: Concoction, Elusive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This (#401H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Backyard Camping/The Power of Whamship (#706H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)

* Backyard Camping - Becky, Violet and TJ want to try their hand at roughing it in the great outdoors, so they set up a tent in the Botsford backyard. Though TJ spends the night trying to frighten the girls with his best ghost stories, the night gets really scary when the Energy Monster breaks loose, making Violet confront her fear of the dark and WordGirl her fear of - spiders? Vocabulary Words: Portable, Farfetched.
* The Power of Whamship - It's a day at the beach for both superheroes and super villains. However, while Becky and Bob bicker over how to properly build a sand castle, The Whammer and Invisi-Bill form a new (crime-filled) friendship at the Villian School Barbeque. Can this friendship be the key to finally defeating WordGirl and Huggy, or will our superheroes resolve their differences in time to stop the crime spree? Vocabulary Words: Collaborate, Solo.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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