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The character sheet for the Creator/{{PBS}} cartoon, ''WesternAnimation/WordGirl''.
!!The Heroes
[[folder:[=WordGirl=] / Becky Botsford]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Dannah Phirman

The main protagonist of the show. She is from the planet Lexicon, but crashed to Earth as a baby, where she was adopted by the Botsfords. As the 10-year-old superhero [=WordGirl=], she defends Fair City with her superpowers and exceptional vocabulary.
* AchillesHeel: She is hopeless at art, poetry, music, singing, and dancing.
** And [[KryptoniteFactor Lexonite]].
* AlienAmongUs: She is an alien from planet Lexicon.
* AllGirlsLikePonies: She is a major fan of "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour".
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Justified for [=WordGirl=], since that's what the creator of the show was really shooting for. (She is an alien.) Interestingly enough, her ''adoptive'' family are a ''different shade'' of ambiguous brown.
* BatmanCanBreatheInSpace: She can breathe just fine in space.
* BerserkButton: [=WordGirl=] can't stand it when words are used incorrectly. Especially on purpose.
* BrainyBrunette: [=WordGirl=] knows the definition of every word that exists.
* CatchPhrase: Whenever she transforms into [=WordGirl=], she cries out, "Word up!"
* ChestInsignia: A star inside a pentagon.
* ClarkKenting: She doesn't wear a mask or change her voice, yet no one connects Becky Botsford and [=WordGirl=] together.
* CrazyPrepared: [=WordGirl=] and Huggy have 999 different emergency plans.
* CutenessProximity: To kittens, unicorns, and other stereotypical cute things.
* {{Expy}}: Her origin and powers are very similar to that of Superman.
* GeniusBruiser
* HappilyAdopted: While being the only member of her family that seems to remember that she's adopted, Becky shows no inclination to find her real parents. It's also extremely easy for the viewers to forget she's adopted (aside from the opening theme singing she's "from the planet Lexicon") since it's almost never mentioned and she's very close to her family.
* [[TheHero The Heroine]]
** HeroineWithBadPublicity: Unfortunately, she happens to fall into this a few times, such as "Down with Word Up", "Swap Meat", "Tiny Big", "I Think I'm a Clone Now", "Bonkers for Bingo", "Wrong Side of the Law", and "Crime in the Key of V".
* HumanAlien: Looks like an ordinary human despite being an alien.
* InsufferableGenius: When it comes to vocabulary.
* KidHero
* KryptoniteFactor: Lexonite, a mineral from her home planet and a parody of kryptonite. It takes away her powers, drains her energy, and [[ArsonMurderandJaywalking makes her misuse and mispronounce words.]]
* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Girl]]: Is often annoyed at how the townspeople are frequently TooDumbToLive.
* MuggleFosterParents: The Botsfords are ordinary humans and have no idea of Becky's secret identity. When they do (temporarily) find out in "Two-Brains Forgets", while shocked at first, they're extremely proud of her.
-->'''Tim:''' Look, Sally, it's our little girl as [=WordGirl=]. Hi, honey!
* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: Sometimes, she can lift and punch out giant robots. Other times, she can be restrained by ordinary people or objects.
* SuperpowerLottery
* {{Flight}}
* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Her vocabulary.
* NighInvulnerability
* SuperBreath: Miss Power teaches her how to do this.
* AnIcePerson[=/=]BreathWeapon
* SuperSenses
* SuperSpeed
* SuperStrength
* WeaksauceWeakness: [=WordGirl=] isn't so much defeated by a cute little kitten, but rather [[CutenessProximity easily distracted by one]]. She also compensates for her language abilities by showing a complete lack of competence in art, poetry, and dance.

[[folder:Captain Huggyface / Bob]]
An intelligent chimpanzee who was flying the ship that sent baby [=WordGirl=] to Earth. He was adopted into the Botsford family as their pet. He is [=WordGirl's=] sidekick.
* AcePilot
* AlienAmongUs
* ApesInSpace
* BigEater: He was once able to eat the entire contents of the Meat Dimension, where the Butcher's meat powers come from. An ''entire dimension.''
* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys
* FormallyNamedPet
* TheGoodCaptain
* NameFaceName

[[folder:The Narrator]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Chris Parnell
The Narrator of the story is able to freely interact with the characters. He is biased toward the heroes, so often assists them by giving advice (for example: telling [=WordGirl=] where to find the villain she's after).
* DeadpanSnarker
* FirstPersonSmartass: The narrator refers to himself in the first person, and often offers his own (usually unsolicited) opinion on what's happening. Once, when Two-Brains was humiliating Tobey, he joined in.
-->'''Two-Brains:''' We all know you're just stalling because you have a silly schoolboy crush on [[=WordGirl=]]!
-->'''Tobey:''' Wh- I do ''not!''
-->'''Narrator:''' Do too, do too!
-->'''Tobey:''' ''You stay out of this!''
* InteractiveNarrator: He talks to characters all the time.
* LemonyNarrator
* TheOmniscient: He can see everything at once and even read minds, but the level of his omniscience varies according to the plot.

!!The Villains
[[folder:Doctor Two-Brains / Professor Steven Boxleitner]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomKenny
He used to be a benevolent scientist who assisted [=WordGirl=], but a FreakLabAccident merged his brain with that of a mouse's, turning him evil.
* AffablyEvil: Often has very positive interactions with WordGirl, including stopping in the middle of an evil speech to allow her to explain words, complimenting her on various things, teaming up with her temporarily, and even giving her advice on life issues. Occasionally they reminisce about their past friendship, most notably in "A Game of Cat and Mouse" and "Showdown in the Secret Spaceship Hideout".
* BeardOfSorrow: Shown with one when he falls out of the #1 villain ranking.
* Borderline LittleBitBeastly: Due to his brain being fused with a mouse's, he has the albino coloring, whiskers, super smelling sense, and can chew through solid steel. Every now and then he will be drawn with mouse-like teeth, especially when about to bite into a piece of cheese.
* BodyAndHost: It's been explored in the show that Dr. Two-Brains, Steven Boxleitner, and Squeaky all exist within one body, with Dr. Two-Brains usually at the front. In "Mouse Brain Take-Over", he allows Squeaky to be in control of the body, which causes him to be far more evil and ruthless than usual.
* BrainMonster
* BrainyBrunette: When he was still Professor Boxleitner.
* ChildHater: Somewhat. Specifically [=WordGirl=] and Tobey.
* ComplexityAddiction: An entire episode, "A Simple Plan", revolves around his inability to make a simple plan-- he just cannot help himself and adds more and more steps.
* EinsteinHair: After becoming Dr. Two-Brains.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He is against causing extreme pain to others.
* EvilAlbino: Due to Squeaky being an albino mouse.
* EvilGenius
* EvilLaugh
* EvilSoundsRaspy
* {{Expy}}: His characteristics is where the idea for [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Ice King]] happened. He is also an expy of Dr. Conners/Lizard from Spider-Man, and the Joker from Batman. His name is similar to that of Two-Face, also from Batman.
* FaceHeelTurn
* FishEyes: Happens whenever he has a particularly evil laughing session.
* FromNobodyToNightmare: Was just a normal scientist until the awful experiment of reading Squeaky's mind went wrong.
* HeliumSpeech: When taken over by Squeaky.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Cheese and mice.
* LabcoatOfScienceAndMedicine
* LargeHam
* MadScientist
* NauseaFuel: Any time he touches, pokes, or strokes his exposed brain, which throbs and glows in response to how hungry he is.
* OhCrap: As Dr. Boxleitner, he gives out this expression when Squeaky is pressing the red button that causes his experiment to read his mind turns him into Dr. Two-Brains.
* OperaGloves: Looong rubber gloves that go up to his shoulders.
* PurelyAestheticGlasses: If he is wearing an outfit that involves glasses, he usually puts a pair on his brain too.
* TeamDad: Even though he IS [=WordGirl=]'s nemesis. Before his lab accident, Steven seemed to be somewhat of a mentor to her, and even as Two-Brains, he often shows signs of this trope. For example, in the episode "A Few Words From [=WordGirl=]", he gives her fatherly advice when she can't think of a good speech for Inspiration Day. ("You're [=WordGirl=]! Your actions inspire people more than anything you could say.") He also acted this way towards Tobey in "Mousezilla", saying he'd been following Tobey's career and addressing him as "Tobey, my lad", and was proud of his robotic expertise...at least until they started bickering over how to fight [=WordGirl=].
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Cheese, of course. A lot of his plans involves stealing cheese or inventing gadgets than turn things into cheese. Sometimes his plans involve turning valuable objects such as diamond or gold into cheese, prompting WordGirl to ask why he doesn't just use the money to buy cheese in the first place.
* WasOnceAMan: Well, he was human as Steven Boxleitner, until the experiment on Squeaky went haywire and he became half-mouse as a result.
* WeUsedToBeFriends: [=WordGirl=] and Dr. Boxleitner used to be friends, before he transformed into the evil Dr. Two Brains.
* WhiteHairBlackHeart
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Absolutely terrified of cats, due to being part mouse. This is his downfall in a few episodes.
* WildHair
* WillingChanneler: Allows the mouse brain to take over his personality at times, causing his front teeth to grow longer, his hair to get disheveled, and his eyes to be more wild than usual. Not to mention he gains an appropriately squeaky voice as well.

[[folder:Doctor Two-Brains' Henchmen]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Chris Parnell (Meatloaf)
Doctor Two-Brains' bumbling henchmen who always screw everything up for him.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys
* VoiceForTheVoiceless: "Meatloaf", the unnamed henchman with the beanie, always speaks for the mute Charlie.

[[folder:Theodore "Tobey" [=McCallister=] III]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/PattonOswalt
A genius 10 year-old boy who terrorizes the city with giant robots. He also has an obsessive crush on [=WordGirl=].
* FakeBrit: InUniverse; he drops the accent only when in the presence of his mother.
* GadgeteerGenius
* GeniusSweetTooth: 10-year-old prodigy. Adores sweets.
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk
* LoveMakesYouEvil: Tobey's threats to destroy the city are usually just out of an attempt to battle (and flirt with) [=WordGirl=].
* LovesMyAlterEgo: He treats Becky as just another citizen, or as something of a rival. Most of the time, he addresses her with casual disdain.
** In "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot!" Tobey accidentally revealed that he may actually have a crush on Becky, too. While trying to get her to admit her secret identity, he lets himself slip:
--> You both have the same hairstyle! And color! The same sparkling smile. The same ruby lips! The same... ''(realizes Becky is staring at him)'' I realize [[SayingTooMuch I've said too much]].
* MommasBoy: After being defeated, he usually gets taken away by his mother, who grabs him by the ear. Over the course of the series, her ability to tell where her son is at any given time became more and more exaggerated and ridiculous, to the point that one episode has her dropping out of a ''tree'', in the middle of a ''national park'', to haul him back home.
** Actually, Tobey seems to be somewhat ''afraid'' of his mother. The mere mention of her name is sometimes enough to make him jump and look around in terror. In the Miss Power special, Miss Power picks up on this right away and encourages [=WordGirl=] to make fun of him for it, which they both promptly do to the point that he has a [[HeroicBSOD Heroic BSOD]].
* NerdGlasses
* PreppyName
* StalkerWithACrush: At first. In the earlier seasons, he has little to no respect for [=WordGirl=]'s boundaries. Hell, the very first episode has him declaring that once he can prove he's smarter than her, she'll be all his. And the robotic suit he tricks Johnson into giving her in "Go Gadget Go" is rigged so that once she's trapped inside, he can literally control her actions...ew. However, by the end of the show, he thankfully seems to have grown out of this. At the end of "It's Your Party And I'll Cry If I Want To", since he had a change of heart and didn't destroy Katie's birthday party, Wordgirl agrees with his suggestion that they get some ice cream. Later, in "The Robot Problem", when she has to go to Tobey for help defeating a robot, she declares that they make a pretty good team, to which he replies enthusiastically before catching himself. They also treat each other more like frenemies at this point than outright rivals.
* TemptingFate: At the end of "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot!" when Mrs. Botsford tells Tobey he's in big trouble, he scoffs at her and tells her she isn't his mother. Cue the sudden arrival of Mrs. [=McCallister=], complete with ominous lightning flashes.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Not to the extent of Two-Brains and cheese, but he is very fond of ice cream.
* VerbalTic: From season two onward, the word "robot" is pronounced "robit".
* VillainousCrush: Tobey rather obviously has a thing for [=WordGirl=], though she continually rebuffs his affections.

[[folder:Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Fred Stoller
A big guy with a sandwich for a head and a general obsession with sandwiches. He lives in his mother's basement and plays video games, only committing crimes either because he's angry at something/someone, or in an attempt to be cool.
* {{Adorkable}}
* AffablyEvil: He's mainly soft-spoken and friendly to [=WordGirl=], but he's still a villain. He does go out of his way to make sure [=WordGirl=] doesn't get hurt, such as asking her if she's allergic to peanut butter before shooting her with it.
* ApologizesALot
* AtrociousAlias: Some other names he considered were "Destructo the Destroyer", "Amazo the Amazing Guy Who's Evil but Not Really That Bad When You Get to Know Him", "Handsome Eddie" and "The Handsome Panther".
* BasementDweller: He tried to move out once, but got homesick when he realized his mother wasn't there to kiss his booboos or tuck him in. Sleeps in a bunkbed with tons of stuffed animals and has pin-ups of sandwiches on the walls.
* BerserkButton: Has a few; mainly people mocking sandwiches or simply saying they don't like them, and it is shown many small things cause him to go berserk and try to crush something. (Someone calling his sandwich repulsive, his mother interrupting him while he is doing "evil things," not having a hairnet that fits his head correctly, etc.)
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Refuses to believe a "High-Five Sandwich" is not actually a new kind of sandwich that everyone likes better than his, despite being told by multiple people throughout the episode.
* DisappearedDad: {{Word of God}} says Chuck and Brent have different fathers; both are missing.
* DontTellMama: Chuck spends the majority of the "Chuck E. Sneeze" episode terrified his mom will find out he's gotten sick, since she makes him stay inside for a month and eat chicken gizzard soup.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* {{Expy}}: A possible one of D-list Franchise/{{Batman}} villain Condiment King.
* FatAndProud: Has a very high opinion of his looks and calls himself handsome quite often.
* FingerlessGloves
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: The foolish one.
* GreenEyedMonster: Toward his brother, Brent.
* HarmlessVillain: He gets his occasional NotSoHarmlessVillain moment. Like when he made a giant machine that would fold and press the city like a sandwich.
* HumanMomNonhumanDad: Appears to be the case as what we've seen of his mother--her having ears and Chuck/Brent not--she appears to be human.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Sandwiches.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Uses a ray gun that fires ketchup, mustard, and relish, but occasionally switches it up with olive oil, honey mustard, ranch dressing or peanut butter.
* IWorkAlone: Tells the Whammer he's a "lone wolf" when the Whammer offers to be his sidekick.
* MamaDidntRaiseNoCriminal: Subverted; his mother doesn't seem to care about his villainy, and even threatens to take away his "evil villain allowance" if he doesn't stop losing to [=WordGirl=].
* MommasBoy: He still lives in his mother's basement. He makes her sandwiches, watches her stories with her, and does chores such as mowing the lawn. His mother refers to him as "Chucky-boo", "Chuckleberry", "Chucky-buttons", and if he is in trouble, "Charles!"
* MyBelovedSmother: His mom babies him and does everything for him, despite Chuck being about 30 years old. Chuck either resents this or loves it depending on his mood.
* NerdGlasses: Wears a big ole pair of these when not wearing his goggles, and in flashbacks of him as a kid.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Without a [=WordGirl=] to stop him, he would be ruling the city, as evidenced by "A World Without [=WordGirl=]".
* ObjectHead
* PlantHair
* SharedFamilyQuirks: The entire family seems to have a deep obsession with sandwiches; they eat them for Thanksgiving dinner (with stuffing) and Chuck and Brent get sandwiches in their Christmas stockings.
* ShyFingerTwiddling
* SiblingsInCrime: His brother Brent becomes his evil sidekick for a couple episodes, although Chuck can't stand how organized Brent is.
* SuccessfulSiblingSyndrome: His older brother invented Crustless Bread and is now famous for it. Chuck lives in his mom's basement and is in and out of jail.
* UnnamedParent: Not even "Mrs. Sandwich Making Guy", just "Chuck's mom".
* VerbalTic: "Oh, I don't know, what's the word...?" Always forgetting the word he wants to use.

[[folder:Granny May]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/CreeSummer
A villain who poses as a sweet, deaf old lady but who in actuality is a master thief who specializes in fooling others and convincing everyone to turn against [=WordGirl=].
* AntagonisticOffspring: Granny May's mother is much kinder and sweeter than her, and disapproves of her daughter's villainous ways.
* BitchInSheepsClothing
* ConArtist: When she's not robbing and stealing outright, she's doing things like tricking people into taking ridiculous coupons or buying useless cure-alls.
* CoolOldLady
* EvilOldFolks
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Averted, especially when compared to a lot of the other villains. She just tries to steal things.
* MinionWithAnFInEvil: She once attempted to enlist the help of her hulking grandson Eugene, although this was foiled by Violet when she catered to his [[GentleGiant timid nature]].
* ManipulativeBitch
* ObfuscatingDisability: Even when confronted with undeniable proof of her past crimes, people seem to have a tough time believing such a harmless little old lady could be planning to rob them, much to [=WordGirl=]'s chagrin.
* PoweredArmor
* VillainWithGoodPublicity
* WoundedGazelleGambit: Pulls this in "Down with Word Up" when she manages to deceive the citizens (except T.J.) into thinking [=WordGirl=] is a [[HeroWithBadPublicity cold-hearted menace]] and hurts elderly people.

[[folder:The Butcher]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Jack D. Ferraiolo
A large man who dresses like a butcher and has power over meat, which includes conjuring it up and telekinetically controlling it.
* AffablyEvil: He's actually pretty nice.
* TheButcher
* CallingYourAttacks
* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: His meat constructs are often strong enough to restrain [=WordGirl=]. She usually relies on [[BigEater Captain Huggyface]] to eat through them.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Meat.
* LargeHam
* LoveAtFirstSight: With Dupey. Interestingly, he hates her template, Lady Redundant Woman and vice versa.
* {{Malaproper}}: Often [[IncrediblyLamePun butchers]] the English language when he talks.
* NoNameGiven: The other eponymous characters in "The Butcher, The Baker, and The Candlestick Maker" are old friends of his, and refer to him as though Butcher is his ''actual name''.
* PermaStubble
* WeaksauceWeakness: Tofu.

[[folder:Kid Potato]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/EdwardAsner
The Butcher's father, who has power over potatoes.
* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParent: When he teamed up with his son.
* CallingYourAttacks
* CardCarryingVillain: Similar to [[Film/AustinPowers Dr. Evil]], he insists on doing stereotypical villain actions.
* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Similar to his son, his potato constructs are strong enough to restrain [=WordGirl=].
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Potatoes.
* NoNameGiven

[[folder:Lady Redundant Woman / Beatrice Bixby]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Amanda Plummer (first appearance), Creator/GreyDeLisle
Beatrice Bixby works in a copy shop, and is bitterly jealous of the star employee, Dave. She obsessively cleans and maintains a copy machine, doting on it like it's her child. After curiously pressing a mysterious BigRedButton on the machine, she becomes Lady Redundant Woman and wreaks havoc.
* AchillesHeel: She needs to touch her nose to use her powers. Also, she can't use her powers if her ink supply runs low or if her ink cartridges are removed.
* AllGirlsLikePonies: She can be seen watching "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour".
* ArtInitiatesLife: By eating or looking at an image, she can bring it to life.
* BerserkButton: Dave receiving praise. Messing with her beloved copy machine. If someone claims copies are no good compared to originals.
* DarkActionGirl: She was able to beat the crap out of Captain Huggyface while her powers were disabled.
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: She constantly repeats herself in different ways. For example: "You are beaten, defeated, vanquished!" or "Hi, hello, aloha."
* EasilyForgiven: Whenever she's released from jail, Dave gives her her job back.
* EvilIsPetty: She's very bitter and spiteful towards her BenevolentBoss Dave out of jealously and minor faults.
* GreenEyedMonster: For Dave.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Copying machines and redundancy.
* TheInsomniac: Implied, as she is the only character with lines and dark circles under her eyes.
* MesACrowd: Her copies turn into paper when destroyed, and she can make them disappear if she feels like it.

-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/GreyDeLisle
One of Lady Redundant Woman's copies, who gained free will and started dating The Butcher, abandoning her mistress. The Butcher gave her her name, and he can easily tell her apart from the original. [[spoiler:Sadly, she dumped him and fled the city on a bus. However, she kept a photo of him and seemed to pine for him.]]
* CloningBlues
* LoveAtFirstSight: With The Butcher. Interestingly, the original hates him and vice versa.
* PutOnABus
* TheQuietOne
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere

[[folder:Royal Dandy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Sergio Cilli
A prince or nobleman from a painting whom Lady Redundant Woman brought to life. He is very greedy and obnoxious, but he calls Lady Redundant Woman "mom" and claims he is her son. He went on a rampage of mischief and destruction throughout Fair City. [[spoiler: He made the mistake of breaking the copy machine. Lady Redundant Woman angrily destroyed him.]]
* ArtAttacker: He can spray blue paint from his hands.
* CoolHorse: Brought to life from another painting
* {{Greed}}
* {{Jerkass}}
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Unless his "mom" changes her mind and recreates him.]]
* SpoiledBrat

[[folder:Evil Malicious [=WordGirl=]]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Dannah Phirman
An evil copy of [=WordGirl=] that Lady Redundant Woman created from a picture of her.
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Just like "mom", right?
** She is [=WordGirl=], girl of words. She's bad, evil, ''and'' malicious.
* EvilKnockoff
* KilledOffForReal: Via sprinkler.

[[folder:Ms. Question]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/GreyDeLisle
A woman obsessed with questions. She always speaks in the form of a question and she does her best to confuse people to force them to ask questions, usually by spreading chaos. Her lair is very strange, keeping with the theme.
* BerserkButton: The phrase "No questions asked".
* ChewbaccaDefense: Relied on this when she was put on trial.
* EasyAmnesia: Can fire a beam that gives whoever it hits temporary amnesia.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Questions, confusion.
* LightningCanDoAnything: She got her confusion and SkySurfing abilities after being struck by a bolt of lightning from a question mark-shaped cloud. Lampshaded by the Narrator.
* SkySurfing: She rides on a giant question mark.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: Originally, Ms. Question was just a villain-in-training at The Coach's old villain school, who only talked in questions. She had no other 'powers' of any kind.

-->'''Voiced by:''' H. Jon Benjamin
A man with the power to turn invisible at will. His need for attention often ends up ruining every crime he's part of.
* AttentionWhore
* TheDitz
* GenkiGuy
* Invisibility
* MinionWithAnFInEvil: Along with Big Left Hand Guy.
* NerdGlasses
* NoIndoorVoice: Likes to yell things at the top of his lungs, especially his own name.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Occasionally refers to himself this way.

[[folder:Big Left Hand Guy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Mike O'Connell
A man with a big left hand. He tends to use his large hand to hail one of the few cabs of Fair City to escape after committing a crime.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: He's a guy with a really big left hand.
* MundaneUtility: Big Left Hand Guy is capable of using his big left hand to perform feats of super strength... but he mainly uses it to hail taxi cabs.
* StraightMan: Invisi-Bill's hyperactive, happy-go-lucky personality often plays off of Big Left Hand Guy's seriousness.
* PermaStubble

[[folder:Brent the Handsome Successful Everybody-Loves-Him Sandwich Making Guy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomKenny
Chuck's older brother, who is a popular and successful business man. He also has a sandwich-shaped head. Though he is a legit worker and has no malicious tendencies, he briefly agreed to be Chuck's sidekick.
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: For Chuck, though Brent admits that Chuck is better at video games.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Defends Chuck even when Chuck tries to break Brent's relationship with his new girlfriend.
* ChickMagnet: Women swoon whenever he passes by.
* DisappearedDad: WordofGod says Chuck and Brent have different fathers; both are missing.
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: The responsible one.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* InventorOfTheMundane: He invented ''Crustless Bread''...which we find out in a later episode is literally just bread with the crust cut off.
* MommasBoy: She likes him better than Chuck, who is resentful of this fact.
* MinionWithAnFInEvil
* ObjectHead
* ParentalFavoritism: Totally driven home in ''Who Wants to Get Rid of [=WordGirl=]?'' where Chuck is on TV and waves to his mother, who waves back briefly only to pull out a photo of Brent to admire instead.
* PlantHair
* RelationshipUpgrade: With Ms. Question in the later seasons.
* SharedFamilyQuirks: The entire family seems to have a deep obsession with sandwiches; they eat them for Thanksgiving dinner (with stuffing) and Chuck and Brent get sandwiches in their Christmas stockings.
* SiblingsinCrime: Becomes Chuck's sidekick, although his organizational skills drive Chuck insane.
* SuccessfulSiblingSyndrome
* UnnamedParent: Not even "Mrs. Sandwich Making Guy", just "Chuck's mom".
* WealthyPhilanthropist

[[folder:Seymour Orlando Smooth]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DaranNorris
A man who pretends to be a game show host to scam contestants out of their cash and valuables.
* AlliterativeName
* ChainPain: Wields chains made of fool's gold.
* ConArtist
* ImprobableWeaponUser: He can flick hair gel, which hardens like cement.
* TheRival: with Beau Handsome.
* SmarmyHost
* SmugSnake
* TwinkleSmile: It's so bright it can blind people. (It's actually a set of false teeth.)

[[folder:Mr. Big / Shelly Smalls]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JeffreyTambor
A smug businessman who relies on mind control devices to gain the advantage on the competition.
* BerserkButton: If someone claims to be richer or bigger than him.
* ChildHater
* ConArtist: Some of his schemes included using mind control to force people to buy his bogus products.
* CutenessProximity: For squishy things.
* DominoMask
* EmbarrassingFirstName: Possibly an issue for Mr. Big, whose real name is revealed to be Shelly Smalls in "Truth, Revision, and the Lexiconian Way".
* InLoveWithYourCarnage: He gets really excited when he learns that Leslie TookALevelInBadass and nearly took over the city while he was away.
* {{Malaproper}}: He explains that he only ever took business classes.
* MassHypnosis
* MindControl - it's in their business plan.
* MisterBig: [[InNameOnly In Villainous Name Only]].
* OutlawCouple: With Leslie, although rather than a romantic partner, she's his overworked, underpaid, and underappreciated assistant.
* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: In "Big Business", he more or less admits that his company doesn't actually ''do'' anything besides his mind control schemes.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
* SharpDressedMan
* VillainWithGoodPublicity

-->'''Voiced by:''' Maria Bamford
Mr. Big's personal assistant, who does most of the heavy lifting in his schemes.
* AllGirlsLikePonies: She is a fan of "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour".
* TheBaroness
* BeleagueredAssistant: Sometimes expresses that her greatest wish is for Mr. Big to ''notice'' her.
* BerserkButton: Getting the name or details of "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour" wrong.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: She wasn't as much of a snarker and didn't speak in a monotone in "Mr. Big".
* DarkActionGirl: She knows karate and was a gymnast, and can fight evenly with Captain Huggyface.
* DeadpanSnarker
* DominoMask: Starts wearing one in "Leslie Makes It Big".
* TheDragon
* DullEyesOfUnhappiness
* EmotionlessGirl: She even ''laughs'' in monotone. The emotion she is most likely to ever express is annoyance.
* HypercompetentSidekick
* {{Meganekko}}
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: In "Leslie Makes It Big", ''everyone'' assumes she can't possibly be a threat without Mr. Big to guide her. She proves them all wrong.
* OnlySaneWoman
* OutlawCouple: With Mr. Big.
* PluckyOfficeGirl
* PunchClockVillain: She doesn't seem to care that much whether or not Mr. Big's plans succeed. After all, she does this because it's her job, not because she wants to. Although she ''does'' have quite a bit of fun with villainy when she tries it on her own in "Leslie Makes It Big".
* SexySecretary
* TookALevelInBadass: Becomes even more dangerous in "Leslie Makes It Big".

[[folder:Victoria Best]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Kristen Schaal (speaking), Dev (singing)
A child prodigy whose parents expect her to be the best at everything she does.
* AlphaBitch
* AbusiveParents: See MovingTheGoalposts.
* CatchPhrase: "I'm THE BEST!"
** Along with "VB, in!", a clear ShoutOut to Ryan Seacrest's sign-off in ''Series/AmericanIdol''.
** "Eyes on the prize."
* ExtracurricularEnthusiast: Inverted - she's forced into this by her parents, who expect her to excel and beat the pants off everyone else.
* EvilCounterpart: The members of her family are oddly similar to Becky's in appearance; along with her parents she has a younger brother and an intelligent pet. And when you think about it, Becky's and Victoria's personalities have quite a few comparisons: they are both very competitive, excel in whatever they do, and are particularly arrogant. The only difference is the side they fight on...
** Becky and Victoria both wear sweater-and-skirt-based outfits.
* EvilGenius
* EyeBeams: They pull whatever they hit into her hands: great for stealing or collecting.
* FreudianExcuse: Really, if you had parents like hers...
* GirlishPigtails
* GlowingEyesOfDoom[=/=]RedEyesTakeWarning: Along with her parents.
* ItsAllAboutMe
* MagicMusic
* MovingTheGoalposts: Victoria's parents are never happy with ''anything'' she does, acting like she's a failure even when she's just done something amazing. They always complain that she isn't doing ''better,'' achieving ''more''. They do this to a completely unrealistic extent, for example wondering why she can't just magically develop superpowers better than [=WordGirl=]'s.
* MindControl: Via playing her recorder. She can't control people per se, but her music freezes them in place while she goes about her business stealing their stuff, and then makes them forget about it afterwards.
* TheNicknamer: Heh. Beckface...
* TheRival
* SecondPlaceIsForLosers
* SoreLoser
* VillainExitStageLeft: Often leaves with "The Best, ''out!"''

[[folder:The Whammer]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' John C. [=McGinley=]
A muscle bound man with the power to make powerful sonic booms by bringing his fists together. He inserts the word "wham" or variations thereof at least once into each sentence. Example: "Wow, that was so whammer!"
* BoisterousBruiser
* DumbMuscle
* TheFool
* GaleForceSound: Powerful enough to shatter rock and send [=WordGirl=] flying. It can also cancel out Victoria Best's MagicMusic.
* HornyVikings: He doesn't claim to be a viking, but he does wear the helmet.
* LargeHam
* NoIndoorVoice: He always speaks at a level that's almost yelling.
* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Often annoys fellow villains this way.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: He may be an idiot, but there's no denying that he's one of the most powerful characters in the series. In "Crime In The Key Of V", he easily reduces the city to rubble.
* SuperStrength
* VerbalTic: The word "wham".
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]: There's a green mohawk underneath that helmet.

[[folder:Nocan the Contrarian]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DaranNorris
A barbarian warrior who speaks and acts in opposites, kind of like Bizarro from {{Superman}}.
* {{BFS}}
* CoolBoat: Sails a Viking longship.
* DeflectorShields: Can generate them with his sword.
* GoodIsBadAndBadIsGood
* {{Irony}}: He gets confused by OppositeDay.
* LargeHam
* {{Parody}}: Of Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian.
* ReversePsychology
* SuperStrength
* SwordPlant: He's so strong that doing this triggers earthquakes.
* WalkingShirtlessScene

[[folder:Birthday Girl / Eileen]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Pamela Aldon
A greedy little girl who thinks every day is her birthday. She demands that anyone she meets give her whatever she wants. If she is refused, she will throw a tantrum and grow into a hulking green behemoth.
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever
* CatchPhrase: "MINE! MINE! MINE!"
* ElmuhFuddSyndwome
* {{Expy}}: Of Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk and [[Franchise/WonderWoman Giganta]].
* EvilRedhead
* FluffyTamer: Eventually becomes the Energy Monster's master.
* {{Greed}}
* HairTriggerTemper: When she doesn't get what she wants.
* HulkingOut: Her transformation reverses if she does something generous.
* ItsAllAboutMe: After all, today's her birthday.
* MoralityPet: Violet. In one episode, during a field trip she chose her as her buddy, calling her her best friend.
* SizeShifter
* SpoiledBrat
* SuperStrength

[[folder:Captain Tangent]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' John Henson
An annoying waiter who is prone to telling boring stories and then going off on even more boring tangents. He becomes a pirate themed criminal after discovering his power.
* EyepatchOfPower
* TheGoodCaptain: Averted, as he's a villain.
* HookHand
* MotorMouth
* {{Pirate}}
* PirateParrot: His assistant, Oscar.
* SelectiveMagnetism: Which works on any metal, even gold.

[[folder:Amazing Rope Guy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Larry Murphy
A villain who's not so much of a villain and more of a [[ButtMonkey fumbling, comic relief character]].
* ButtMonkey: He gets no respect from anyone.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent
* GiftedlyBad: He was once hired as an entertainer at Becky's school, doing rope tricks. The kids were not impressed.
* HiddenDepths:
** He can make great dioramas.
** He is also so good at impressions that the only time he had any success as a villain was when he used his mimicry skills to impersonate other villains.
* {{Idiosyncrazy}}: Rope.
* LaughablyEvil: Probably the most prominent in the series, which is saying a lot considering that the other villains include the likes of Chuck (who, while successful at his job, does ''not'' give that impression), Invisi-Bill, and Big Left Hand Guy.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: The only things he's good at are impersonations and tying knots.
* NonIndicativeName: He's... really not that amazing.

[[folder:Miss Power]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JaneLynch
A new villain introduced in the [[BigDamnMovie four-part special]] "The Rise of Miss Power". She came to Earth, pretending to be a superhero and taking [=WordGirl=] under her wing, while secretly preparing to take over and not really caring about the city's wellbeing.
* BewareTheSuperman: She thinks that her power gives her the right to be the city's dictator.
* BlackAndWhiteInsanity
* TheBully
* CatchPhrase: When she flies, she shouts, "Power up, up, and away!"
* TheCorrupter[=/=]EvilMentor: While training [=WordGirl=], she brought out the worst in her, and soon everyone else, turning them into bullies like her.
* EvilCounterpart: She's [=WordGirl=] if she was cruel and arrogant, and decided her powers give her the right to take control instead of merely protect others.
* HumanAlien
* IShallTauntYou
* KnightOfCerebus: Completely outclasses [=WordGirl=] in power, is much smarter and more serious than the other villains, and nearly took over the world.
** Though, it's implied that she doesn't know what the word "victorious" meant.
* KnightTemplar: Probably the only villain to genuinely believe what they do is good.
* LightIsNotGood: Looks like a hero, but acts like a villain.
* ManipulativeBitch
* PeekABangs: Of the [[spoiler: deception/concealment]] type.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveSupernaturalPowers: See BewareTheSuperman.
* SuperpowerLottery
** [[spoiler: EmotionEater: She draws strength from negative emotions like feeling upset or uncertain. If everyone is happy and confident, she loses her powers.]]
** EyeBeams
** {{Flight}}
** NighInvulnerability
** SuperBreath: She teaches [=WordGirl=] how to do this, too.
*** AnIcePerson[=/=]BreathWeapon
** SuperSenses
** SuperSpeed
** SuperStrength
* TheSociopath
* TwoFaced
* VillainousBreakdown: Once [=WordGirl=] finally gets the better of her, she {{Rage Quit}}s, fleeing Earth while ranting that if she leaves of her own volition, then it doesn't count as losing.
* VileVillainSaccharineShow
* WeCanRuleTogether: Tries this with [=WordGirl=] until she got wise.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity
* WouldHurtAChild: She gives [=WordGirl=] quite the beating when the latter starts rebelling against her.
** She also clearly doesn't care that Tobey is a child, and a non-superpowered child at that, being just as verbally cruel to him as she was to the other villains. He even gets a HeroicBSOD because of it!
** When she dumps all the villains in prison after taking over, Tobey and Eileen the Birthday Girl can be seen languishing in their own cells. She left two ten-year-old children in concrete cells for ''hours''. In addition, this is one of the only times Tobey and Eileen are ever seen in jail- unlike the other villains, they aren't used to this.

[[folder:The Learnerer]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Music/WeirdAlYankovic
A man who can learn anything and devise counter-measures after observing it once. He has a habit of using suffixes twice. For example: "Learnerer" and "adaptinging".
* AdaptiveAbility: His super suit adapts according to his analysis of his opponents.
* AwesomenessByAnalysis
* BarrierWarrior
* {{Expy}}: Of Taskmaster from Marvel Comics.
* InASingleBound
* InsistentTerminology: Believes his way of speaking to be the correct way, and gets annoyed at people who speak normally.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: By observing [=WordGirl=]'s moves, he can easily dodge her despite her SuperSpeed.
* SmugSnake

[[folder:Energy Monster / [[spoiler:Maria]]]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Maria Bamford
A creature made of electricity that is driven to absorb electricity and rampage through the city. [[spoiler:Eventually, a device made by Dr. Two-Brains allows her to talk, and it is revealed that her name is Maria.]]
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever
* EnergyAbsorption
* EnergyBeing
* KillerRabbit: Her default form is very tiny and cute.
* MotorMouth
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: [[spoiler:Her name is actually Maria.]]
* SamusIsAGirl
* SizeShifter: She grows larger the more energy she has.
* ShockAndAwe
* SuddenlyVoiced: She is given the ability to speak from Dr. Two-Brains' device in "Dinner or Consequences".
* WeaksauceWeakness: Getting her wet shorts her out.

-->'''Voiced by:''' Dannah Phirman
A robot created by Tobey in [=WordGirl=]'s image and programed to be devoted to him. She has all of [=WordGirl=]'s abilities, but is slightly more powerful.
* CreepyMonotone
* RobotGirl
* SuperpowerLottery
** {{Flight}}
** NighInvulnerability
** SuperSpeed
** SuperStrength
* WeaksauceWeakness: She runs on a vulnerable battery pack.
* {{Yandere}}: As [=WordGirl=] explains to Tobey, "devotion" can quickly become "jealousy". This doesn't go well for him when he starts paying more attention to the real [=WordGirl=] than to [=WordBot=], who doesn't appreciate this.

[[folder:Tim Botsford]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Ryan Raddatz
Becky's adoptive father. He's a stay-at-home dad with bizarre mannerisms, and is completely oblivious to his various blunders, as well as to his daughter's secret identity.
* {{Adorkable}}
* [[AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents Amazingly Embarrassing Parent]]
* AmbiguouslyBrown
* BumblingDad
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* TheDitz
* FunPersonified
* HappilyMarried
* HouseHusband: He seems to be a stay-at-home dad, while Mrs. Botsford is a district attorney.
* MuggleFosterParents
* PickyEater
* TooDumbToLive

[[folder:Sally Botsford]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Maria Bamford
Becky's adoptive mother. She's a district attorney who prosecutes criminals.
* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParent
* AmbiguouslyBrown
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: She was able to rally every villain in the city, leading them to break out of prison and rampage through the streets to fight Miss Power. And of course, she led the charge herself, standing on the head of one of Tobey's robots.
--> "It's time to show this Miss Power why the rest of the city can't STAND you guys!"
* GeniusDitz: She's usually only ''slightly'' less goofy and out-of-it than her husband, but the first time we see her in the courtroom she proves terrifyingly competent and composed, not letting control of the trial of Granny May slip for a second and refusing to fall for the sort of tricks she'd likely buy in her home life. She wins the trial, of course.
* HappilyMarried
* HelloAttorney
* LetsGetDangerous: She's defeated quite a few villains on her own.
* MuggleFosterParents

[[folder:TJ Botsford]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomKenny
Becky's adoptive brother. He can't stand Becky, but is ironically [=WordGirl=]'s biggest fan.
* AmbiguouslyBrown
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* BiTheWay: Most likely. He seems to have a crush on [=WordGirl=], but WordOfGod says he and his best friend Johnson are dating by the end of the show.
* {{Fanboy}}
* LovesMyAlterEgo: As he's oblivious to the fact Becky and [=WordGirl=] are one in the same, he has a crush on [=WordGirl=] while constantly annoying Becky.
** In one episode where the Botsfords find out Becky is [=WordGirl=], he is mortified and throws away his [=WordGirl=] merchandise. He can't get over the fact that someone he looks up to and admires is someone he hates (or vice versa). He even refuses to help her when the entire family is captured by Dr. Two-Brains. In the end, their memories of Becky as [=WordGirl=] is erased and he doesn't know why his [=WordGirl=] stuff is on the floor.
* TooDumbToLive

[[folder:Violet Heaslip]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Maria Bamford
Becky's best friend. She's a talented artist and poet and has a tenuous grasp on reality.
* AmbiguousDisorder
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: She doesn't have the greatest grasp on reality or what's going on around her.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Violet is a very good-natured and gentle girl, and she has blonde hair.
* KindheartedCatLover
* MoralityPet: Birthday Girl considers Violet her best friend, and Violet can calm her down.
* RhymesOnADime: She's very fond of poetry, and in "Day At The Museum" she has a lot of fun with the rhyming puzzle clues she finds on the cave walls, at one point insisting that one clue has to be fake because it doesn't rhyme (she's right).
* SecretKeeper: [[spoiler:Becomes this in the GrandFinale.]]
* ShipTease: With Scoops.
* ShrinkingViolet: She tends to be pretty shy. Bonus points for her name actually being Violet.

[[folder:Todd "Scoops" Ming]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Ryan Raddatz
A boy who runs the school newspaper, and the object of Becky's affections.
* BadBadActing: He can't act to save his life, even ReadingTheStageDirectionsOutLoud, leading to him being cast as a prop in the school play.
* PlayingATree: He gets cast as a wall. It's an interesting twist, considering [[spoiler: he saves the play when the other characters are off dealing with villains by narrating it himself.]]
* GoingForTheBigScoop
* InSeriesNickname
* ObliviousToLove: Is completely blind to Becky.
* RealMenWearPink: Collects unicorn toys.
* SecretChaser: He always tries to find out [=WordGirl=]'s secret identity.
** [[spoiler:SecretKeeper: He eventually does, in "Invasion of the Bunny Lovers".]]
* SchoolNewspaperNewshound
* ShipTease: With Violet. [[spoiler: With Becky as well, once he learns of her SecretIdentity, because sharing the secret brings them closer together.]]
* SmallNameBigEgo: Fancies himself an awesome writer, but even Becky admits that his articles are somewhat dull.

[[folder:Chuck's Mother]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Dannah Phirman
Chuck and Brent's mysterious, naggy and New York-accented mother who is only ever seen from behind or with her face obscured. Loves both of her children, but tends to favor Brent.
* DoesNotLikeSpam: HATES pineapples. "Pineapple of My Eye" is all about Chuck trying to crush every pineapple in the city for her birthday present. She is thrilled when he goes through with it, saying it was the best birthday present she'd ever received.......after the hammock Brent got her, of course.
* TheFaceless: We see every part of her body except her face throughout the series.
** {{Unreveal Angle}}: Occasionally we see her from the front, but her face is covered by blinds or a door frame.
* {{Housewife}}: Though no husband is present, she is permanently in an apron and oven mitts, even in flashbacks to when Chuck was very young.
* GlamorousSingleMother: The upstairs of her home is immaculate and nicely decorated; she appears to have no trouble supporting herself and Chuck while also giving him an evil villain allowance.
* MamaDidntRaiseNoCriminal: Subverted: she doesn't seem to care much that Chuck (and later Brent) are criminals.
* MyBelovedSmother: Doesn't allow Chuck to do much on his own and goes so far as to iron his socks for him. Chuck either loves the attention from his mom or hates her for it, depending on his mood.
* NeatFreak: Demands Chuck keep the house immaculate while she is gone; Chuck is scared enough of what will happen if he doesn't that he goes up against ''every other villain in the show at the same time'' to keep his house clean.
* SharedFamilyQuirks: The entire family seems to have a deep obsession with sandwiches; they eat them for Thanksgiving dinner (with stuffing) and Chuck and Brent get sandwiches in their Christmas stockings.
* UnnamedParent: Not even "Mrs. Sandwich Making Guy", just "Chuck's mom".
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]: When we see her hair, it's seafoam green.

[[folder:Exposition Guy]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Chris Parnell
A man with no real purpose besides moving the plot along by running up screaming for help, alerting [=WordGirl=] to a crime or disaster. He constantly mistakes random places for the police station. According to "Scary with a Side of Butter", he sets his watch ahead so he can be the first to panic.
* BreakTheCutie: He's so annoying that Miss Power snaps and yells at him for being so stupid, causing him to cry.
* CatchPhrase: "Heeeeelp! [insert villain here] is [insert villainous activity]! Wait...is this the police station?"
* TheDitz: Is so scatterbrained that he didn't even recognize his own wife.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep
* MrExposition
* {{Megane}}
* NoSenseOfDirection
* PlotDevice: Is actually called this by [=WordGirl=] and the Narrator.
* TooDumbToLive