The BEST Episodes of WordGirl

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2022

Network: PBS

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#1 - Granny-Sitter

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 28, 2007

Granny May finds an alibi for her next crime when she responds to a wanted ad for a babysitter. But the children she must babysit turn out to be Becky/WordGirl Botsford and her brother TJ. Becky must investigate as WordGirl in order to stop Granny May from stealing the Mazo-Racer (a solid gold-plated race car which accelerates from 0 to 105 miles per hour). Vocabulary Words: Investigate Accelerate

star 10.00
1 votes
The Wrong Side of the Law, Part 1

#2 - The Wrong Side of the Law, Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 12, 2009

The Birthday Girl steals a priceless collection of Pretty Princess figurines from the jewelry store. In an unexpected turn of events Eileen (a.k.a. the Birthday Girl) charms the Police Commissioner and convinces him that WordGirl is the culprit. Vocab words: Examine, Priceless

star 10.00
1 votes
High-Fat Robbery

#3 - High-Fat Robbery

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 3, 2007

The Butcher is hosting free barbecues as diversions to help him carry out his crimes; WordGirl takes him down, after discovering his meaty powers are neutralized by tofu! Vocab words: Impressive, Diversion

star 9.40
5 votes
Two-Brain Highway

#4 - Two-Brain Highway

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 14, 2007

Dr. Two-Brains escapes a life-sized prison maze that the warden guarantees is escape-proof. Coincidentally, during the same week, many different cheese events occur in town. WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face aim to stop Two-Brains before he steals all the rare cheese in the city, but by one strange coincidence after another, Two-Brains continues to elude capture. Vocabulary Words: Coincidence Guarantee

star 9.00
3 votes
You Can't Crush City Hall

#5 - You Can't Crush City Hall

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 2007

The city seems to be doomed when Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy invents a way to demolish City Hall by crushing it with his Giant Sandwich Press. WordGirl must find out Chuck's secret password to stop the crushing machine before time runs out. Meanwhile, Captain Huggyface dashes off to District Attorny Botsford's office to find Chuck's file in order to find a clue about the password. Vocabulary Words: Doomed Dash

star 8.80
5 votes
Chuck E. Sneeze

#6 - Chuck E. Sneeze

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 11, 2008

WordGirl has a contagious cold, but she must put a stop to Chuck's latest evil scheme before resting up. Chuck tries to avoid getting sick, but ends up catching WordGirl's cold when she accidentally sneezes on him. Vocabulary Words: Avoid Contagious

star 8.50
2 votes
Tobey or Consequences

#7 - Tobey or Consequences

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 3, 2007

While Tobey has a babysitter, WordGirl and Tobey get into a battle of words on a real-live match of the game show "Crash or Pie." Vocabulary Words: Enormous, Bicker

star 8.09
11 votes
Jerky Jerk

#8 - Jerky Jerk

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 28, 2007

When Becky/WordGirl goes on a field trip to the museum, the Butcher tries to steal the ancient "Beef Jerky of Supreme Power" artifact on display there. But he has trouble snatching it due to his supreme clumsiness. Vocabulary Words: Clumsy Supreme

star 7.67
3 votes
Coupon Madness

#9 - Coupon Madness

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 21, 2007

WordGirl faces off against Granny May who prints fake coupons to get things for free. Vocabulary Words: Squint Bargain

star 7.00
1 votes
When Life Gives You Potatoes...

#10 - When Life Gives You Potatoes...

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 21, 2007

Dr. Two Brains escapes from prison and develops a weapon that transforms gold into potato salad, and another that transforms potato salad into cheese. Vocabulary Words: Glum Transformation

star 7.00
1 votes
Tobey's Masterpiece

#11 - Tobey's Masterpiece

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 21, 2007

In Tobey's Masterpiece, Tobey builds an artistic robot to aid him in art class, but when the robot gains more praise than its creator, he calls in a super robot, his masterpiece, to reek havoc on the city. Will WordGirl be able to take it down? Vocabulary Words: Masterpiece Gasp

star 7.00
1 votes
Mr. Big's Big Plan

#12 - Mr. Big's Big Plan

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 18, 2008

Mr. Big and Leslie are back, and this time, Mr. Big is running for mayor. Mr. Big says he's reformed, and makes false promises to the townspeople in order to steal the election. WordGirl must find out his evil plan and save the city before Mr. Big wins the election and takes over. Vocabulary Words: Decide Opponent

star 7.00
1 votes
Department Store Tobey

#13 - Department Store Tobey

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 15, 2008

In Department Store Tobey, Tobey, who's still grounded, is forced to go with his mother to the department store. There he plots to destroy the city with his robots again and tries to impress WordGirl using clever riddles, but his plan backfires when the robots start malfunctioning. Vocabulary Words: Malfunction Clever

star 7.00
1 votes
Shrinkin' in the Ray

#14 - Shrinkin' in the Ray

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 15, 2008

Dr. Two-Brains creates a shrink ray to decrease the size of large amounts of cheese, making it easier for him to steal, while his supply of parsnips for the grow ray quickly decreases. Becky a.k.a. Wordgirl and school reporter Todd "Scoops" Ming try to stop Two-Brains at the supermarket, but when he shrinks Scoops and the grocery store manager, WordGirl must find a way to stop his cheese shrinking and return everyone to their original size. Vocabulary Words: Increase Decrease

star 7.00
1 votes
Bonkers for Bingo

#15 - Bonkers for Bingo

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired May 4, 2009

Granny May becomes the city's newest bingo champion. WordGirl challenges her in a bingo tournament to confirm that she's given up her evil ways. Vocab words: Undefeated, Adore

star 7.00
1 votes
The Ballad of Steve McClean

#16 - The Ballad of Steve McClean

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired May 4, 2009

Snazzy, cool, and sanitized Steve McClean, a new villain, appears in town. Dr. Two-Brains teams-up with WordGirl in order to defeat Steve McClean, restore order, and reclaim his status as the city's number one villain. Vocab words: Snazzy, Heist

star 7.00
1 votes
Pretty Princess Premiere

#17 - Pretty Princess Premiere

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 19, 2009

After WordGirl defeats the Energy monster at an electronics/frozen yogurt super store, it wreaks havoc at the premiere of The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Movie. Will Becky be able to see the movie, or will the Energy Monster spoil the party? Vocab words: Anticipate, Premiere

star 7.00
1 votes

#18 - Robo-Camping

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 13, 2009

It's off to the woods for a serene camping trip with Becky, Violet, Tobey... and his robots. While the other campers attempt to rough it, Tobey commands his robots to do all of his tasks and create a luxurious weekend free from work. But will Tobey and his robots survive when an unexpected thunderstorm hits? Vocab words: Independent, Serene

star 7.00
1 votes

#19 - Bummertime

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 2010

In this episode, Becky's plans for the last day of summer vacation are interrupted by Tobey and his latest robot creation; Chronos, created with the intent to stop time and prolong summer. Wordgirl must find a way to stop the robot and still make time to enjoy her last day of vacation. Vocabulary Words: Prolong Aggravate

star 7.00
1 votes
The Home Run King

#20 - The Home Run King

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 7, 2010

Home Run King follows Bummertime. In this episode, TJ is anointed a superhero after his home run foils a crime during a baseball game. But when he takes the praise and attention too much to heart and sets out to fight real crimes, it's up to WordGirl to bail him out and save the day. Vocabulary Words: Extraordinary Fortunately

star 7.00
1 votes
Granny and Clyde

#21 - Granny and Clyde

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 13, 2010

In Granny and Clyde, Granny May, after getting caught by WordGirl yet again, pretends to the police to be injured. Being fooled by Granny, the police lets her go. Thinking that she is hurt, Mr. Botsford unknowingly serves as Granny May's getaway driver when she embarks on a crime spree. Vocab words: Injury, Spree

star 7.00
1 votes
Too Loud Crew

#22 - Too Loud Crew

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 13, 2010

In Too Loud Crew, the Butcher and Whammer join forces, but both want to be the leader. Vocab words: Considerate, Manual

star 7.00
1 votes
The Invisi-Bill Hand

#23 - The Invisi-Bill Hand

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 14, 2010

In The Invisi-Bill Hand when Invisi-Bill and Big Left Hand Guy team up, Invisi-Bill quickly becomes jealous because when he stole jewelry, he was left behind wearing flipflops. Meanwhile, Tim Botsford is setting a compost in the Botsford families backyard. When WordGirl gets her 199th Key to the City, Invisi-Bill steals it again. WordGirl apprehends Big Left Hand Guy when Invisi-Bill left. Vocab words: Acknowledge, Conceal Vocabulary Words: Conceal Acknowledge

star 7.00
1 votes
Where's Huggy?

#24 - Where's Huggy?

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 19, 2009

As they rehearse their ventriloquist act for the annual Pet Talent Show, Bob (a.k.a. Captain Huggyface) runs away from Becky (a.k.a. WordGirl). WordGirl tracks down her missing sidekick by making house calls to the evil villains' lairs, ultimately winding up at The Butcher's hideout. Vocab words: Rehearse, Shrug

star 7.00
1 votes
When Chuck's Mom Is Away...

#25 - When Chuck's Mom Is Away...

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 16, 2010

Two-Brains invites himself and the other villains over to Chuck's house when Chuck's left alone; WordGirl battles the Energy Monster after he escapes from prison and interrupts the Botsfords' family TV time. Vocabulary Words: Immaculate Reckless

star 7.00
1 votes