As Becky Botsford, she wears a green V-neck shirt, purple skirt and headband, and knee length socks with black and white shoes. Jimmy Z, Between the Lions At the same time, she must worry about maintaining her second life as Becky, keeping people from discovering the truth and living normal family situations. Dr. Two-Brains (WordGirl) (18) TJ Botsford (11) Original Characters (8) Sally Botsford (8) The Narrator (WordGirl) (8) Include Relationships Becky Botsford | WordGirl/Theodore "Tobey" McCallister III (25) Violet Heaslip/Todd "Scoops" Ming (11) Becky Botsford | WordGirl & Violet Heaslip (5) Mr. Hinkle, Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse While test flying the ship, Huggy was startled by WordGirl after she woke up, thus causing the ship to collide with an asteroid, which forced them to crash land somewhere on planet Earth (where the ship permanently remains as their Super Secret Spaceship Hideout). He said as he finished making the toast for both of them and finally turning around with the plate of hot French toast and another that had eggs and bacon and placed them both on the table along with the … Dannah Phirman: Becky Botsford/Wordgirl, Claire McCallister, Chuck's Mom, Edith Von Hoosinghaus, Pretty Princess.. Chris Parnell: Narrator, Henchmen #1, Museum Security Guard, Exposition Guy.. James Adomian: Bob/Captain Huggy Face. In the episode, "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot", Tobey realizes Becky's identity by her shoes. Nemo | Read Family: (Arthur Read | D.W. Read | Kate Read | David Read | Jane Read | Thora Read | Dave) | Finn | will PBSKIDS 01/25 04:30: A Sticky Situation - Somehow a broken figurine leads to WordGirl and TJ becoming glued together, back-to-back. "A World Without WordGirl" December 16, 2011 () 413: Part 1: Today is Becky's birthday, and her parents have planned her "the greatest party EVER!" Jeffery | Daisy the Bunny, Ready Jet Go! Diamonds | Conductor, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! At one point, in the episode "Becky’s Birthday", her parents begin to make the connection, but just when they are about to figure it out, Captain Huggy Face (a.k.a. Gnocchi | Narrator: Becky "WordGirl" Botsford and her little brother TJ "Has-No-Idea-His-Sister-Is-WordGirl" Botsford walk down the street with their pet monkey Bob. Koki | Snuffy | Elizabeth the Emotional Pig | Only problem is that TJ doesn't want Becky's help. Brother Bear | Mac | Friends/Allies Oliver the Great Western Engine | Despite obvious similarities, only a few others have made the connection; in the episode "Two-Brains Forgets", the villain does find out and tells Becky’s family, but they all forget when they are hit with his amnesia ray, which is redirected toward a mirror by TJ, thanks to his WordGirl boomerang and hits everyone but WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face. Abby Cadabby | Caillou | Sesame Street Francis Haney | Perdita Shrinks | Splash | Doris | Becky Bo Baxter | Dizzy | Leah MacGrady | Ladonna Compson | The reasoning is that children can understand words like “cumbersome” when told that it means “big and heavy and awkward.”[5], PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer agreed to do a mock interview with WordGirl. He grew up to love and idolize WordGirl, and would always support her even if the rest of the city didn't, as shown in the episodes "Down with Word Up" and "Two-Brains Forgets". Often, short animated segments are shown in between and at the end of episodes. Becky could not have been able to control this situation, Lexiconite is her weakness. Stripes | Gordon | Agent Olympia | "WORDGIRL VS. TOBEY VS. Helen Lorraine | Truman Oatley | Wanda Li, Arthur / Postcards from Buster Benjamin Franklin | [3], The show was created for children ages 4 to 9. Muck | WordGirl is the titular main protagonist of the PBS animated series of the same name. Millicent Crosswire | Big Bird | Sir Topham Hatt, Barney and Friends Sheegwa Miao, Liberty's Kids Ms. O | Cleo | Alias It would just be Sally, Bob, Becky and him until he could see TJ again. ", ostensibly hosted by Todd "Scoops" Ming, is a series of vox populi interviews asking random children what their favorite words are and why. Hal the Dog | The show's creator, Dorothea Gillim, believes that children's shows often underestimate children's intelligence: Part of my mission is to make kids' television smart and funny. Gilbert | Sean Rafferty | Carlos Ramón | WordGirl is an alien from the planet Lexicon, and as a baby somehow accidentally wandered onto a spaceship piloted by Lexiconian Air Force pilot Captain Huggy Face. Agent Oona, Nature Cat Hundley | The first season of the animated series WordGirl premiered on September 3, 2007, which was originally broadcast on PBS in the United States on September 3, 2007.. [7], Rather than hiring writers experienced with children's television, the show's original writers' previous credits included The Onion and Family Guy. Motherboard | Carmen Mariposa | She also battles villains in her hometown of Fair City along with her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face. Theo | Dr. Two-Brains (arch-nemesis) Tobey McCallister IIIChuck the Evil Sandwich-Making GuyLady Redundant WomanThe ButcherThe WhammerThe Energy MonsterMr. Ruff Ruffman | The Renkins | Dannah Phirman: Becky Botsford/Wordgirl, Claire McCallister, Chuck's Mom, Edith Von Hoosinghaus, Pretty Princess.. Chris Parnell: Narrator, Henchmen #1, Museum Security Guard, Exposition Guy.. James Adomian: Bob/Captain Huggy Face, Chip Von Dumor, Harry Kempel, Hal Hardbargain.. Jack D. Ferraiolo: The Butcher. Lance Armstrong | As Becky Botsford, she attends Woodview Elementary and has a few friends. Bob Johnson | Mr. Bernard Bentley | Becky Lopez, Jay Jay the Jet Plane Becky and her friends gets injured from a car crash. Sister Bear, Maya and Miguel He is voiced by one of the show's writers, Ryan Raddatz. Wordgirl/Becky: Yeah. 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With Pamela Adlon, Maria Bamford, Matt Besser, Dannah Feinglass Phirman. Laa-Laa | Compass | Powers/Skills Studios new KaBOOM! WordGirl has shoulder length dark brown hair and light brown skin. line. Also, in the episode "Big's Big Bounce", Becky knows the definition of the word "boost", and Mr. Big becomes suspicious for a while. Bitzi Baxter | Paige Turner | Liz | Her alter ego is mild-mannered 10 (later 11)-year-old fifth grade student Becky Botsford, who attends Woodview Elementary School. Po, Caillou Princess Presto | wbra Blue Ridge PBS Kids 15.3 01/24 21:30: A Sticky Situation - Somehow a broken figurine leads to WordGirl and TJ becoming glued together, back-to-back. Leo Nick | Julia | Buster Baxter | Fern Walters | She is the wife of Tim Botsford, adoptive mother of Becky, and the biological mother of TJ. Type of Hero Max | WordGirl flies to the rescue when there is trouble in The City, and this super heroine uses vocabulary to defeat outlaws. Alpha Pig | As soon as T J Botsford gets the first taste of being a super hero by using his talent of being praised as a hero for his act of hitting a baseball over a wall at Rod Carew Stadium that kayoed the Amazing Rope Guy, Becky Botsford and her pet monkey Bob look at each other in amazement that due to a freak accident, they feel like the city will have the services of another super hero wannabe. Sagwa Miao | Dannan O'Mallard | And she didn’t even chip a nail! Mindy Melendez, Splash and Bubbles "What's Your Favorite Word? Matt Damon | Ferny Toro | Telly Monster | [5][6], Gillim says she created the show, in part, with the idea that parents would watch the show with their children to support their learning. Betsy | Becky Knows Best - TJ entered himself in the school writing contest, and Becky is thrilled. Fred Stoller: Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy. The names of the volumes and the stories within them are: WordGirl currently airs in the US on PBS Kids on its 24/7 channel as of January 2021. While in her alter ego, she has a younger brother, TJ, obsessed with WordGirl, but still unknowingly a typical sibling rival to Becky. Digit | Hobby Wally | Ponies and unicornsReading Princess Triana booksWatching The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour television showHanging out with her friendsBattling villains Andre | sketch, presumably to fill the double-length (52 minutes) time slot. Charkie | Billy | Teddy | Agent Olive | With the help of her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face, WordGirl spends each episode defeating a quirky cast of misfit bad guys. Mrs. Gould | The series ended[2] with the two-part episode "Rhyme and Reason", which was released online on August 7, 2015. If she had intervened this accident, I wouldn't have any children left for my family. It contains vocabulary-building games, a section where children can submit their favorite word, a video page with clips from the show (only available in the US due to legal reasons), a "Heroes and Villains" section with character biographies and activities, and a PBS Parents section with episode guides, lessons, a site map, and more activities to play at home. Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy is facing a similar problem. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Boris | Pal | The third season of the animated series WordGirl was originally broadcast on PBS in the United States from September 7, 2010 to July 8, 2011.. One of WordGirl's emergency plan numbers, 619 (used in the episode "Kids Action News"), could be a reference to the finishing move, "The 619", used by famous professional wrestler Rey Mysterio in WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). Jakers! Ord | Xavier | Subscribe to my Channel! Grandma | Lionel | WordGirl was eventually found and adopted by a couple named Tim and Sally Botsford, who decided to name their then newly adopted daughter "Becky", while Huggy was adopted as their pet and named him "Bob". Rosie | General Higgings | Despite growing up in a normal life, WordGirl displayed her keen intelligence at an early age, shown when she once read a Sunday newspaper and doing the crossword puzzle therein on the front doorstep of the Botsford residence, where she was found by Tim and Sally (even though another flashback shows that the Botsfords found her in the woods). Violet HeaslipTodd "Scoops" MingBob A.K.A Captain Huggy FaceProfessor Steven Boxleitner (formerly, prior to becoming Dr. Two-Brains) Oliver Frensky | Oscar the Grouch | Charley | Emma | Spud | Bubbles | The Magic School Bus | Captain Huggy Face, a monkey who was a pilot in the Lexicon Air Force, piloted the ship, but lost control when WordGirl awoke, and crash-landed on Earth (more specifically in Fair City), a planet that affords WordGirl her superpowers, including flight and super strength. Unfortunately, she doesn't have much time to figure out a solution. Riff, The Magic School Bus Phoebe Terese | Tinky Winky | Rattles | Tiny | Junior Shrinks | Alan, Thomas and Friends Becky "WordGirl" Botsford/Theodore "Tobey" McCallister III Becky "WordGirl" Botsford/Violet Heaslip/Todd "Scoops" Ming/Theodore "Tobey" McCallister III Becky and Huggy (platonic) Sid Sycamore | However, his suspicions dissipate when Becky painstakingly misdefines a word in the episode "Vocab Bee". Dongwa Miao | Kid/Preteen Alien Superhero, The Living DictionaryThe Pint-Size PowerhouseThe Super Sweet and Really Strong Princess Who Also Knows VocabularyWordGrump (by Dr. Two-Brains in the episode "The Straw That Broke Two-Brains' Back")WordLassie (by Captain Tangent)Human/Alien Girl (by Squeaky)Pajama Girl (by Squeaky)Becky, Superior IntellectSuper SpeedSuper HearingSonic ScreamArctic BreathImmense StrengthInvulnerabilityAbility to communicate with her sidekick Captain Huggy Face, Reading Princess Triana booksWatching The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour television showHanging out with her friendsBattling villains, Protect Fair City from the villainsKeep her identity secret, Sally Botsford (adopted mother)TJ Botsford (adopted younger brother)Bampy Botsford (adopted paternal grandfather), Todd "Scoops" MingBob A.K.A Captain Huggy FaceProfessor Steven Boxleitner (formerly, prior to becoming Dr. Two-Brains), Tobey McCallister IIIChuck the Evil Sandwich-Making GuyLady Redundant WomanThe ButcherThe WhammerThe Energy MonsterMr. Tim Botsford is a supporting character on the series WordGirl. George Shrinks | Earlier seasons it was pretty clear he had a crush on her, while later in the series, I feel it grew to be more of a fanboy dynamic, where he idolized her, but maybe didn’t necessarily have a crush on her. QuestionInvisi-BillBig Left Hand GuyCaptain TangentThe LearnererVictoria BestMiss Power (worst arch-nemesis) The Coach Agent Otto | Ed Crosswire | Origin Kermit the Frog | What's first in store is an enormous Pretty Princess bouncy castle, which Becky wants to … Scoops realizes that Becky doubles as WordGirl when she runs into him, forgetting that she is still wearing the WordGirl cape; Scoops observes that she’s also worn the costume frequently, having chosen WordGirl as her Halloween costume. Professor Wiseman | Padrig Winks | In season three, her newest rival is Victoria Best, a girl who is \"the best at everything she does\" according to her parents. 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