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    WordGirl / Becky Botsford 
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Word up!
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.


  • Achilles' Heel: She is hopeless at art, poetry, music, singing, dancing... and Lexonite.
  • Alien Among Us: She is an alien from planet Lexicon.
  • All Girls Like Ponies: She is a major fan of "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour", she has a collection of porcelain unicorns, and even a unicorn poster on her bedroom wall.
  • Alliterative Name: Becky Botsford. No surprise there considering her similarities to Superman.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Justified, since that's what the creator of the show was really shooting for. Interestingly enough, her adoptive family are a different shade of ambiguous brown.
  • An Ice Person/Breath Weapon
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: She can breathe just fine in space.
  • Being Good Sucks: Becky frequently misses fun events in her life because of her crime fighting. It even leads her to wish that WordGirl didn't exist in "A World Without WordGirl".
  • Berserk Button:
    • WordGirl can't stand it when words are used incorrectly. Especially on purpose.
    • She gets enraged every time someone breaks her favorite unicorn, Angel Face.
    • Do not keep her from watching "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour" if you know what's good for you.
  • Brainy Brunette: WordGirl knows the definition of every word that exists.
  • Calling Your Attacks: She does this frequently. "Monkey Throw!"
  • Catchphrase: Whenever she transforms into WordGirl, she cries out, "Word up!"
  • Chest Insignia: A star inside a pentagon.
  • Clark Kenting: She doesn't wear a mask or change her voice, yet no one connects Becky Botsford and WordGirl together. In "WordGirl Makes a Mistake," Becky tells both Mr. Botsford and T.J. her origin story. They don't believe her.
  • Crazy-Prepared: WordGirl and Huggy have 999 different emergency plans.
  • Cuteness Proximity: To kittens, unicorns, and other stereotypical cute things.
  • Early Installment Character Design Difference: In the earliest "Amazing Colossal Adventures of WordGirl" shorts, she has a noticeable bust. Subsequent shorts and the series make her more obviously prepubescent by giving her a flat chest.
  • Expy: Her origin and powers are very similar to that of Supergirl.
  • Flanderization: Her arrogance seems to be at a premium in Season 3.
  • Flight
  • Flying Brick: She has Flight, Super Strength, and Nigh-Invulnerability, among other powers.
  • Forgot About His Powers: Even she's not immune to this occasionally.
  • Genius Bruiser
  • Happily Adopted: 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.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Her vocabulary.
  • The Hero
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: 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".
  • Human Aliens: Looks like an ordinary human despite being an alien.
  • Insufferable Genius: When it comes to vocabulary.
  • Kid Hero: She's 12 years old and goes around defending the city as a superhero. Deconstructed though, as she sometimes finds that Being Good Sucks and sees the superheroing as a job rather than her real self. It's almost lucky that the only time something happens while Becky is at school is when the scheme itself is at the school.
  • Kryptonite Factor: Lexonite, a mineral from her home planet and a parody of kryptonite. It takes away her powers, drains her energy, and makes her misuse and mispronounce words.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability
  • Oblivious to Love: Her awareness of Tobey's crush fluctuates from episode to episode.
  • Only Sane Man: Is often annoyed at how dumb the townspeople frequently are.
  • Red Is Heroic: Her superhero suit is mostly red in color.
  • Secret Identity: Keeps her hero side a secret from everyone, even from her adoptive family.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Rather subverted, since Becky has a great vocabulary, but seems to prefer being understood rather than showing off. One episode even has her telling a villain it's more important to use the "right" word than the biggest.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Apparently Captain HuggyFace isn't the only primate she's able to understand, as in "World's Best Dad" she's able to translate General Smoochington's gorilla noises to her dad.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Sometimes, she can lift and punch out giant robots. Other times, she can be restrained by ordinary people or objects.
  • Superheroes Wear Capes: WordGirl wears a yellow cape.
  • Superpower Lottery: Besides her vocabulary, she has the ability to fly, pick up objects that are much heavier than she is, and hear sounds from far away, among others.
  • Super Breath: Miss Power teaches her how to do this.
  • Super Senses: She can hear people talking from miles away, which often sends her into action as WordGirl when she hears anybody who needs help.
  • Super Speed
  • Super Strength: Has exhibited the ability to pick up objects much bigger than she is on several occasions.
  • Up, Up and Away!: Her standard flight pose.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: WordGirl isn't so much defeated by a cute little kitten, but rather easily distracted by one. She also compensates for her language abilities by showing a complete lack of competence in art, poetry, and dance.
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    Captain Huggyface / Bob 
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An intelligent chimpanzee from space who once famously served in the Lexicon Air Force, but after a mishap in space ended up on Earth with an infant WordGirl. He was then adopted into the Botsford family as their pet, and fights alongside WordGirl as her loyal sidekick.
  • Ace Pilot: Is the only one to ever pilot WordGirl's spaceship hideout, which is technically his ship.
  • Alien Among Us: He came from Lexicon like WordGirl
  • Apes in Space: He's a chimp, from space.
  • Badass Adorable: He's a cute little monkey but also a crime fighter.
  • Big Eater: He's able to eat the entire contents of the Meat Dimension, where the Butcher's meat powers come from. An entire dimension.
  • Blue Is Heroic: He wears a blue shirt as part of his superhero outfit.
  • Break the Haughty: "The Rise of Miss Power" and "Monkey Business".
  • Butt-Monkey: Not as bad as The Amazing Rope Guy, but he's usually the Botsford who finds himself at the end of most jokes, usually poking fun at the fact that he's a monkey or not nearly as powerful as WordGirl.
  • Civilized Animal: Is seen walking around casually as Bob and as Huggy. He even attends Becky's school.
  • Depending on the Writer: Just what exactly he's capable of varies between episodes; some episodes have him capable of taking out Fair City's number #1 villain and his hired help or The Butcher all by himself while other episodes have him unable to handle Leslie, Beatrice, or even an unarmed Tobey.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: Absolutely no one gets his name right, or even his species right, constantly being referred to as a hairy man, a chipmunk, an otter, an oscillate, or even a hamster. Even WordGirl forgets about Huggy every now and then when flying off, forcing him to catch the bus home. One episode shows that WordGirl has left Huggy after battle multiple times in places like an abandoned lair with a laser beam about to go off, deep in the ocean, or in the arctic with some yetis. And for most of that episode WordGirl abandons Huggy in the outskirts of town and completely forgets about him for the entire day while he's fleeing for his life from an upset Chuck. On top of that, no villain takes him seriously as a crime fighter, usually scoffing at or dismissing him when he arrives alone. Even Chuck, who has no self-esteem, thinks a fight with Huggy will be an easy win for him.
  • The Engineer: Can be seen tinkering around the ship, and has even built his own tube slide exit on it.
  • Everything's Better with Monkeys: Technically he's not a monkey, he's a super ace pilot chimp from space, but you get the jist.
  • Formally Named Pet: As Captain HuggyFace. As Bob not so much.
  • The Good Captain: He is the captain of the ship that brought Becky to Earth.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: While just how competent a crime fighter he is depends on the writing, he has shown that he is fairly competent as a hero on his own when needed.
  • Intellectual Animal: Is very intelligent for a chimp, and while WordGirl has more book smarts than him, it's made pretty clear that he's the emotionally mature one of the pair.
  • Killer Rabbit: While he looks like a harmless civilized chimp, he's been able to beat The Butcher, Two-Brains, and his henchmen all on his own.
  • Morality Pet: On those rare times WordGirl does something wrong out of selfishness or rage, Huggy is usually the one to set her straight.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: It should be pretty obvious that he's Captain HuggyFace. Then again, no one seems to pay attention to him as Bob ''or'' Captain HuggyFace.
  • Secret Keeper: The only one who knows of Becky's identity as WordGirl.
  • Sidekick: He's WordGirl's sidekick, though he likes to consider his and WordGirl's work a team effort.
  • Silent Snarker: Usually sighs or rolls his eyes when Becky does something he finds silly or disapproves of.
  • Speech-Impaired Animal: Sorta. He squeaks and makes typical monkey noises, but he is clearly communicating. However, only Becky can understand him.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Some episodes like "Book Ends" have Captain HuggyFace strong enough to take out multiple of Tobey's robots, and in "Mr. Big", he's even strong enough to overpower WordGirl, but other episodes, like "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot!", have him unable to take out even one of Tobey's robots or even get beaten by a non-super-powered Lady Redundant Woman.
  • True Companions: Has been with Becky since the very beginning, sacrificing his life as an air force pilot to look after her on Earth, doing his best to make sure Becky's happy and safe. Likewise, Becky usually goes to Bob when she needs advice, and he's the only person (or monkey) she trusts with her secret identity.
  • Undying Loyalty: No matter how bad the odds may be, if WordGirl is ever in any kind of danger he'll gladly sacrifice himself for her cause.
  • The Unintelligible: He can only be understood by Becky. However, TJ appears to have an understanding of his "language" in "The Homerun King", and Violet does too in "The Fill-In".
  • Name-Face Name: Captain HuggyFace.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Well, technically neither of them are human to begin with (WordGirl is a human alien), but still.

    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 he often assists them by giving advice, like telling WordGirl where to find the villain she's after.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • First-Person Smartass: 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 is humiliating Tobey, he joins 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!
  • Interactive Narrator: He talks to characters all the time. In "Have Snob, Will Travel", WordGirl tries directly asking the Narrator where The Butcher went, since after all, she knows that he knows. The Narrator refuses because, after all, there are formal (one of the featured words) rules that they're supposed to follow regarding this sort of thing. WordGirl manages to get the one-up on him anyway.
  • Lemony Narrator
  • The Omniscient: He can see everything at once and even read minds, but the level of his omniscience varies according to the plot.

The Villains

    Doctor Two-Brains / Professor Steven Boxleitner 
Voiced by: Tom Kenny
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Fair City's #1 Villain
He used to be a benevolent scientist who assisted WordGirl, but a Freak Lab Accident merged his brain with that of a evil lab mouse, turning him into an unhinged scientist whose only goals in life are to eat cheese and to cause as much destruction as possible.
  • Absent-Minded Professor: As Prof. Boxleitner. It's what changed him into Dr. Two-Brains!
  • Affably Evil: 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".
  • Big Bad: He's without a doubt the main antagonist of the entire series.
  • Big Eater: Don't let his thin physique fool you, this guy has eaten entire buildings worth of cheese and was still ready to eat more. Even before their two brains merged he seemed obsessed with food (but not limited to cheese).
  • Body and Host: 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.
  • Brain Monster
  • Brainy Brunette: When he was still Professor Boxleitner.
  • Child Hater: Somewhat. Specifically WordGirl and Tobey.
  • Comfort Food: Cheese, most notably in "The Ballad of Steve McClean" and "A Game of Cat And Mouse".
  • Complexity Addiction: 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.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has a sarcastic and witty sense of humor.
  • Einstein Hair: After becoming Dr. Two-Brains.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • He is against causing extreme pain to others.
    • He's also against stealing from other villains, as he considers it uncreative and shameful.
  • Evil Genius
  • Evil Laugh: And a great one at that.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: His voice got noticeably more raspy after he became two-brains, and even more so when squeaky was in charge of his body.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: He's a doctor and he has two brains.
  • Expy:
    • Of Dr. Conners/Lizard from Spider-Man.
    • His role in the show and certain mannerisms are similar to that of the Joker from Batman.
    • He shares the two (or three!) personalities in one body thing with Two-Face, also from Batman.
  • Face–Heel Turn: From a kind-hearted professor to an evil scientist whose only interest outside eating cheese is to harm society so much that they see him as the biggest threat in a city filled with psychos in costumes running around.
  • Fish Eyes: Happens whenever he has a particularly evil laughing session.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Was just a normal scientist until the awful experiment of reading Squeaky's mind went wrong.
  • Fusion Dance: Squeaky and Steven. It remains unclear who has how much control over what, though it's obvious and has even been stated outright that both personalities are present in Two-Brains.
  • G-Rated Drug: His apparent cheese addiction. He seems to go through serious withdrawal in "A Simple Plan".
  • Gollum Made Me Do It: Squeaky does this sometimes, like this example from "When Life Gives You Potatoes...".
    Henchman: Stop running, stop!
    Dr. Two-Brains: I can't help it! Mouse brain makes me run!
    :: : The episode where WordGirl and Two-Brains swap minds has the mouse brain do this to WordGirl, while Two-Brains acts more heroically in her body.
  • Helium Speech: When taken over by Squeaky.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Cheese and mice.
  • It's What I Do: Usually responds with this when people call him out on his overly complex plans or how ridiculous his obsession with cheese can get.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: It's complicated. Seeing as he once was a good person he is capable of compassion, like to his henchman. Despite the fact that he can be rude and dismissive of the two, he has shown that he does care and tries his best to be a decent boss. Even to WordGirl he has shown, such as in "A Few Words From WordGirl", that he does care for her and treats her like an old friend. However, he's also perfectly down with murdering her in "A Better Mousetrap". According to Word of God this is because on certain days, Steven's personality is more in charge of Two-Brains than Squeaky is and hence more friendliness and decent banter, versus when Squeaky's more in charge of Two-Brains, those are the days where he's more ruthless and sadistic.
  • Labcoat of Science and Medicine
  • Large Ham: I mean, it is Tom Kenny, like c'mon.
  • Lean and Mean: He's pretty thin, and pretty mean.
  • Leitmotif: An organ fugue.
  • Little Bit Beastly: A borderline example. Due to his brain being fused with a mouse's, he has albino coloring, whiskers, a super sense of smell, 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.
  • Loss of Identity: Steven Boxleitner gets this when his mind merges with that of a demonic lab mouse and he becomes the evil Doctor Two-Brains.
  • Mad Scientist: Both as Steven and Dr. Two-Brains.
  • Opera Gloves: Looong rubber gloves that go up to his shoulders.
  • Purely Aesthetic Glasses: If he is wearing an outfit that involves glasses, he usually puts a pair on his brain too.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: When turned into Dr. Two-Brains, both his iris and sclera were turned red.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: His brain merge with Squeaky gave him the ability to speak to mice.
  • Team Dad: 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 acts this way towards Tobey in "Mousezilla", saying he's been following Tobey's career and addressing him as "Tobey, my lad", and being proud of his robotic expertise... at least until they start bickering over how to fight WordGirl.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cheese, of course. A lot of his plans involves stealing cheese or inventing gadgets that 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.
  • Two Beings, One Body: Steven and Squeaky are two distinct individuals fused into one to make the weirdly eccentric Dr. Two-Brains.
  • Was Once a Man: He was human as Steven Boxleitner, until the experiment on Squeaky went haywire and he became half-mouse as a result.
  • We Used to Be Friends: WordGirl and Dr. Boxleitner used to be friends, before he transformed into the evil Dr. Two Brains.
  • White Hair, Black Heart
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Absolutely terrified of cats, due to being part mouse. This is his downfall in a few episodes.
  • Wild Hair: He did say he sported the dry look...
  • Willing Channeler: 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.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Has no problem with going after WordGirl, though she does have superhuman powers. He also has no issue with letting a group of royally pissed-off super villains attack an unarmed Victoria Best because she stole their things.

    Doctor Two-Brains's Henchmen 
Voiced by: Chris Parnell (Meatloaf)
Doctor Two-Brains's bumbling henchmen who always screw everything up for him.
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    Theodore "Tobey" McCallister III 
Voiced by: Patton Oswalt
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The Boy Genius
A genius 10 year-old boy who terrorizes the city with giant robots. He also has an obsessive crush on WordGirl.
  • Amazon Chaser: Possibly. His lovestruck reaction when WordGirl starts destroying his robots in "Tobey or Consequences" implies that her battle prowess is one of the many things he finds attractive about her.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: When not in his villain mode he's very awkward, usually choosing to keep to himself at school.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: His "rivalry" with Becky is a one-sided example, considering "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot!" implies he may have a crush on her too.
  • Child Prodigy: He can build giant city-destroying robots, and he's only 10.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Not as dry as Reginald, but he's pretty close. For example, his response to some of his fellow students admiring the cabin his robot built in "Robo-Camping".
    Ryder: That cabin looks so comfortable!
    Johnson: And you didn't even have to do any work!
    Tobey: Well, congratulations, you're both capable of stating the obvious.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Seems to genuinely care for his mother.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Becky. Both are gifted with incredible intellect and talent, but Tobey uses his gifts for more selfish needs while Becky uses her gifts more selflessly.
  • Evil Brit: While not exactly evil, he's pretty darn malicious at times and speaks with an upper-class English accent.
  • Evil Genius: It's what he's best at after all.
  • Evil Laugh: Does this from time to time.
  • Fatal Flaw: He's got a few.
    • His ego is pretty big, and he'll usually throw a robotic fit if he feels like he's been insulted.
    • He's pretty insecure behind his ego, and if you shake him enough to get at his insecurities he'll fall apart (though WordGirl considers doing this too low for her liking).
    • He tends to overlook certain minor details, which on occasion comes back to bite him.
    • He can get distracted by his love for WordGirl.
    • His mother.
  • Fatherly Scientist: A very downplayed example since he, being a villain, lacks the nurturing attitude associated with the trope. However, he does occasionally treat his robots a bit like his children. In "Have You Seen the Remote?", he scolds a misbehaving robot that he "raised [it] better than that", and in "Guess Who's Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner" he outright calls himself their daddy.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: It's literally the only reason he's a threat to the city, though his cunningness certainly helps. If he didn't have this ability, he'd just be known as that weird kid with anger issues.
  • Geek Physiques: He's absolutely terrible at athletics. In "Department Store Tobey", he fails to throw some crumpled-up papers further than about a foot.
  • Genius Sweet Tooth: 10-year-old prodigy. Adores sweets.
  • Insufferable Genius: He's VERY proud of his intellect, and usually boasts to anyone who'll listen.
  • Jerkass: When not terrorizing the city he's being petty, self-entitled, and rude.
  • Love Makes You Evil: While not his main motive there are occasions when Tobey threatens to destroy the city just so he can spend time with WordGirl.
  • Loves My Alter Ego: He treats Becky as just another citizen, or as something of a rival. Most of the time, he addresses her with casual disdain. However, "By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robot!" implies that Tobey may actually have a crush on Becky, too. While trying to get her to admit her secret identity, he lets himself slip:
    Tobey: 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 I've said too much.
  • Making a Spectacle of Yourself: While he normally just wears a plain pair of Nerd Glasses, his work outfit includes a pair of welding goggles with one red lens and one blue.
  • Momma's Boy: 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. He actually seems to be somewhat afraid of her. The mere mention of her name is sometimes enough to make him jump and look around in terror. In "The Rise of Miss Power", 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 where he has a Heroic BSoD.
  • Narcissist: While not as bad as Victoria Best, his ego is pretty big (though semi justified, as he is a boy genius), and any time his ego is struck he usually doesn't take it well.
  • Nerd Glasses: And a big pair at that.
  • Not So Above It All: While usually calm and collected, he'll throw a fit if his ego takes a hit. He also tends to drop the calm facade when he's excited or in the company of WordGirl.
  • Preppy Name
  • Robot Master: His specialty is building robots, especially of the giant variety.
  • Smart People Speak the Queen's English: He's a highly intelligent Gadgeteer Genius Child Prodigy and the only Evil Brit in WordGirl's large rogues' gallery.
  • Sore Loser: In "Tobey or Consequences", he admits to being this after losing "Crash or Pie", and tries to activate all his robots to wreak havoc anyway. He's not any more graceful a winner either.
  • Stalker with a Crush: 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.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Not to the extent of Two-Brains and cheese, but he is very fond of ice cream.
  • Verbal Tic: From Season 2 onward, the word "robot" is pronounced "robit".
  • Villainous Crush: Tobey rather obviously has a thing for WordGirl, though she continually rebuffs his affections.
  • Villain Respect: Despite the fact that she constantly rebuts his feelings and foils his schemes, he does seem to respect WordGirl. In "The Robot Problem" he even calls her "practically [his] equal", which says a lot considering his massive ego.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Although he is ten years old, he is clearly voiced by an adult.

    Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy 
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Yes, his head is a sandwich.
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.
  • Affably Evil: He's mainly soft-spoken, timid 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.
  • Ambiguously Human: No-one's exactly sure just what Chuck is, as he's mostly human, but his head is a sandwich. Apparently he's sensitive about it.
  • Apologizes a Lot: Despite being a villain, he tries his best to be humble.
  • Atrocious Alias: 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".
  • Basement-Dweller: 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.
  • Berserk Button: Mainly people mocking sandwiches or simply saying they don't like them, but there are many small things that cause him to go berserk and try to crush something, like 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.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Well, little brother, but mess with Brent and he'll make sure you pay. Just ask Mr. Big.
  • Buffy Speak: His name speaks for itself.
  • Disappeared Dad: Chuck and Brent have different fathers; both are missing.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Yes, he does.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He asks WordGirl if she's allergic to peanut butter before shooting her with it.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin
  • Expy: A possible one of D-list Batman villain Condiment King.
  • Fat and Proud: Has a very high opinion of his looks and calls himself handsome quite often.
  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish one.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Towards his brother, Brent, who's more liked and rich, while he's less liked and lives with his mother still.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: The main reason he can't become a member of society is because his immediate instinct upon hearing something that offends him or hurts his feeling is to flip his shit.
  • Harmless Villain: Subverted, as he's tied with the Butcher for Fair City's #2 most feared criminal (behind Dr. Two-Brains), though he can come off as this on occasion.
  • Hidden Depths: If the kitten costume he makes for the Butcher in "Kitty Cat Criminals" is any indication, he's proficient with a sewing machine.
  • Human Mom, Non-Human Dad: Appears to be the case, as judging from what we've seen of his mother - her having ears and Chuck/Brent not - she appears to be human.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Sandwiches and anything to do with sandwiches.
  • Improbable Weapon User: 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.
    • He also has a giant panini press that he uses to crush buildings slowly.
  • I Work Alone: Tells the Whammer he's a "lone wolf" when the Whammer offers to be his sidekick.
  • Momma's Boy: He's a neurotic manchild who 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!"
  • Nerd Glasses: Wears a big ole pair of these when not wearing his goggles, and in flashbacks of him as a kid.
  • Non-Human Head: Chuck's head is a sandwich, befitting of a villain whose motif is sandwiches.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Without a WordGirl to stop him, he would be ruling the city, as evidenced by "A World Without WordGirl".
  • Plant Hair: Lettuce.
  • Shared Family Quirks: 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.
  • Shy Finger-Twiddling
  • Siblings in Crime: His brother Brent becomes his evil sidekick for a couple of episodes, although Chuck can't stand how organized Brent is.
  • Successful Sibling Syndrome: 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.
  • Verbal Tic: "Oh, I don't know, what's the word...?" Always forgetting the word he wants to use.

    Granny May 
Voiced by: Cree Summer
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.
  • Antagonistic Offspring: Granny May's mother is much kinder and sweeter than her, and disapproves of her daughter's villainous ways.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She poses as a harmless old lady who's hard of hearing.
  • Con Artist: When she's not robbing and stealing outright, she's doing things like tricking people into taking ridiculous coupons or buying useless cure-alls.
  • Cool Old Lady: Is there any argument that her robotic, jet-propelled, air-conditioned supersuit is not cool?
  • Evil Old Folks: She's a senior citizen who loves to con people out of their money.
  • Fun with Acronyms: The initials of her real name spells out "Gem".
  • Granny Classic: Uses this as part of her charade, complete with knitting needles, perfume, and being hard of hearing.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Averted, especially when compared to a lot of the other villains. She just tries to steal things.
  • Manipulative Bitch: She loves using her "harmless old lady" facade to turn people against WordGirl.
  • Obfuscating Disability: She regularly pretends to be hard-of-hearing.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Her real name is Gwendolyn Edna May.
  • Powered Armor: She has a metallic suit she sometimes uses to fly around in the sky.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Only because she looks helpless and sweet. In "Down with Word Up", she plays this trope almost to hilt when pulling a Wounded Gazelle Gambit.

    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.
  • Affably Evil: He's actually pretty nice.
  • The Butcher: His main shtick, though not nearly as Ax-Crazy as the usual examples of this trope. In one episode, "The Baker" and "The Candlestick Maker" are added to the mix.
  • Calling Your Attacks: He works really hard on them.
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: He could be rich if he just sold his meat at an affordable price.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Say what you will of their treatment of one another, it's been made pretty clear that The Butcher really does love his dad.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He tries to be considerate of readers in the library.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: He's literally a butcher.
  • Food-Based Superpowers: The Butcher is capable of creating and firing meat out of thin air using his hands.
  • Friendly Enemy: He even lampshades it in "Meat My Dad", commenting that except for fighting, he and WordGirl get along pretty well.
  • Has Two Daddies: Perhaps unintentionally on the writers' part, but in an early episode he mentions that "Mr. Butcher" is his father after being called by that name. A later episode shows his father to be Kid Potato, who is obviously not a butcher. Since he's never mentioned a mother, this is entirely possible.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: His meat constructs are often strong enough to restrain WordGirl. She usually relies on Captain Huggyface to eat through them.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Meat.
  • Large Ham: He likes to yell.
  • Like Father, Like Son: He only does what he does out of admiration for his father, a man who raised him from birth to believe Bad is Good and Good is Bad.
  • Love at First Sight: With Dupey. Interestingly, he's indifferent her template, Lady Redundant Woman, and vice versa.
  • Malaproper: Often butchers the English language when he talks.
  • No Name Given: 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. His father calls him Junior, implying he shares his real name with his father. Unfortunately, we never learn his real name either.
  • Perma-Stubble: And it's beautiful.
  • Pocket Dimension: Where his meat comes from. He trapped Word Girl and Huggy in there once.
  • Starter Villain: He is the very first villain that WordGirl fights in the shorts. After that, he becomes a recurring villain in the series.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Tofu.

    Kid Potato 
Voiced by: Edward Asner
The Butcher's father, who has power over potatoes.
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    Lady Redundant Woman / Beatrice Bixby 
Voiced by: Amanda Plummer (first appearance), Grey DeLisle
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 Big Red Button on the machine, she becomes Lady Redundant Woman and wreaks havoc.
  • Achilles' Heel: 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.
  • All Girls Like Ponies: She can be seen watching "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony Power Hour".
  • Alliterative Name: Fittingly enough for her theme, the letter "B" appears thrice in her name.
  • Art Initiates Life: By eating or looking at an image, she can bring it to life.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Dave receiving praise. In Dave period.
    • Messing with her beloved copy machine.
    • If someone claims copies are no good compared to originals.
  • Dark Action Girl: She's able to beat the crap out of Captain Huggyface while her powers are disabled.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: She constantly repeats herself in different ways. For example: "You are beaten, defeated, vanquished!" or "Hi, hello, aloha."
  • Doppelgänger Attack: Basically all of her attacks.
  • Easily Forgiven: Whenever she's released from jail, Dave gives her job back.
  • Evil Is Petty: She's very bitter and spiteful towards her Benevolent Boss Dave out of jealously and minor faults.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: For Dave.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Copying machines and redundancy.
  • The Insomniac: Implied, as she is the only character with lines and dark circles under her eyes.
  • Me's a Crowd: Her copies turn into paper when destroyed, and she can make them disappear if she feels like it.
  • Self-Duplication: She has this power.
  • Single-Minded Twins: Though not twins, and inverted by the presence of Dupey in "The Young And The Meatless", her clones frequently exhibit identical movements as their original, while saying the exact same thing. This is likely just a case of reducing animation and voice acting costs, even though it doesn't make sense for LRW's copies to know exactly what she's going to say, how she's going to say it, and how she's going to move while saying it, when she does. They only have their own personalities (such as Dupey) when it's needed for the plot.

    Dupey 
Voiced by: Grey DeLisle
One of Lady Redundant Woman's copies, who gained free will and started dating the Butcher, abandoning her mistress. The Butcher gave her a name, and he can easily tell her apart from the original. Sadly, she dumps him and flees the city on a bus. However, she keeps a photo of him and seems to pine for him.
  • Cloning Blues: She falls in love with and starts dating the Butcher, while trying to avoid disappearing.
  • Love at First Sight: With the Butcher. Interestingly, the original hates him and vice versa.
  • Meaningful Name: "Dupey" is short of "duplicate", which is what she is.
  • Put on a Bus: Literally. At the end of "The Young and the Meatless", she gets on a bus and leaves.
  • The Quiet One: She's not as talkative as LRW.

    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 goes on a rampage of mischief and destruction throughout Fair City. He makes the mistake of breaking the copy machine. Lady Redundant Woman angrily destroys him.
  • Art Attacker: He can spray blue paint from his hands.
  • Cool Horse: He rides around on a horse which was brought to life from another painting.
  • Greed
  • Jerkass: Goes without saying, and it's testament that his "horsie" runs off.
  • Killed Off for Real: Unless his "mom" changes her mind and recreates him.
  • Spoiled Brat: Well, he's the copy of a painting of a prince and he's even more demanding. He'll whine when he doesn't get his way and goes on a rampage because he doesn't get what he wants.

    Evil Malicious WordGirl 
Voiced by: Dannah Phirman
An evil copy of WordGirl that Lady Redundant Woman creates from a picture of her.

    The Coach 
Voiced by: Ned Bellamy
A devious man with no superpowers of his own, he instead manipulates other villains into committing crimes for him. One recurring scam of his is a villain night school, which produced Invisi-Bill and Big Left Hand Guy (as well as Ms. Question, though she didn't graduate).—-
  • Faux Affably Evil: He acts nice to his "students" in order to manipulate them, but only acts that way to get what he wants.
  • Jerkass
  • Would Hurt a Child: Or steal one's robot blueprints, then attack him using said robot.

    Ms. Question 
Voiced by: Grey DeLisle
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.

    Invisi-Bill 
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.

    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.

    Brent the Handsome Successful Everybody-Loves-Him Sandwich Making Guy 
Voiced by: Tom Kenny
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 agrees to be Chuck's sidekick.

    Seymour Orlando Smooth 
Voiced by: Daran Norris
A man who pretends to be a game show host to scam contestants out of their cash and valuables.

    Mr. Big / Shelly Smalls 
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Voiced by: Jeffrey Tambor
A smug, childish, and greedy businessman out to line his pockets with even more money than he already has. He usually relies on mind control devices to achieve his goals, though on occasion has tried other means to little success.
  • Alliterative Name: His real name, Shelly Smalls, repeats the letter "S".
  • Berserk Button: DO NOT gloat about how much richer or bigger you are than him. He won't take it well.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He's a big ol' goof who's childishly obsessed with bunnies, but manage to piss him off, and your mind and free will forcibly become his new plaything.
  • Child Hater: Isn't fond of children, though he tries to be friendly to them in public.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Is the head of his business but also actively goes out of his way to do immoral deeds to get richer.
  • Con Artist: Not as bad as Seymour, but some of his schemes include using mind control to force people to buy his bogus products.
  • Cuteness Proximity: For squishy things, mainly bunnies.
  • Dick Dastardly Stops to Cheat: Could've carried out his scheme in "Ears to You" very legitimately, but throws in mind control just for the hell of it. This is even lampshaded by Mr. Big himself.
    WordGirl: Now why would you try that...?
    Mr. Big: Hey, you can't get to the end of a Mr. Big story and not have any mind control.
  • Domino Mask: Is never seen without it, even on vacation.
  • Embarrassing First Name: Possibly an issue for him, as his real name is revealed to be Shelly Smalls in "Truth, Revision, and the Lexiconian Way".
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: Leslie has stated outright that Mr. Big has no sense of humor, though this is more out of not understanding the concept of a set-up and punchline rather than being a cold-hearted felon.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He chews up the scenery like no other villain, though his hamminess is balanced by Leslie's monotone and dull attitude.
  • Evil Is Petty: Took over the minds of everyone on Earth once, just because his neighbor borrowed his casserole dish for a little too long.
  • Greed: He's already rich, as he's the head of a multi-million company, and could live very comfortably. He does what he does because he wants more money, that's it. He also takes time out of everyday to count his money, an activity he looks forward to.
  • Malaproper: He explains that he only ever took business classes.
  • Mass Hypnosis: Most of his schemes and episodes featuring him involve this.
  • Mind Control: It's in his business plan.
  • Mind-Control Device: His main weapon. He uses them so much that WordGirl gets genuinely confused when he appears to not have a mind control device in "Mr. Big's Big Plan".
  • Outlaw Couple: With Leslie, although rather than a romantic partner, she's his overworked, underpaid, and underappreciated assistant.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: In "Big Business", he more or less admits that his company doesn't actually do anything besides his mind control schemes.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Doesn't care to do anything legally cause he's richer than anyone.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: The guy cleans up nicely.
  • Villainous Friendship: With Leslie, who is someone he's shown he absolutely needs. Also with Two-Brains.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: He's basically the Lex Luthor of WordGirl.

    Leslie 
Voiced by: Maria Bamford
Mr. Big's personal assistant, who does most of the heavy lifting in his schemes.

    Victoria Best 
Voiced by: Kristen Schaal (speaking), Dev (singing)
A child prodigy whose parents expect her to be the best at everything she does.
  • Alpha Bitch
  • Abusive Parents: See Moving the Goalposts.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "I'm THE BEST!"
    • "VB, in!", a clear Shout-Out to Ryan Seacrest's sign-off in American Idol.
    • "Eyes on the prize."
  • Extracurricular Enthusiast: A negative example. She's forced by her parents to be "the best" at every activity. She's genuinely good at all of them, and flaunts her overachieving, but is a bratty, egotistical and narcissistic jerk and a Sore Loser.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • 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. They also both wear sweater-and-skirt-based outfits.
  • Evil Genius
  • Eye Beams: They pull whatever they hit into her hands: great for stealing or collecting.
  • Freudian Excuse: Really, if you had parents like hers...
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom/Red Eyes, Take Warning: Along with her parents.
  • It's All About Me: She constantly claims she is the best at everything and doesn't care what the others think about her bragging.
  • Leitmotif: A harpsichord ditty.
  • Mind-Control Music: One of her many talents is her recorder-playing skills. She can play her recorder so well that anyone who hears it falls into a trance.
  • Moving the Goalposts: 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.
  • Mind Control: 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.
  • The Nicknamer: Heh. Beckface...
  • The Rival
  • Second Place Is for Losers
  • Sore Loser
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Often leaves with "The Best, out!"

    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!"

    Nocan the Contrarian 
Voiced by: Daran Norris
A barbarian warrior who speaks and acts in opposites, kind of like Bizarro from Superman.

    Birthday Girl / Eileen 
Voiced by: Pamela Adlon
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.

    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.

    Amazing Rope Guy 
Voiced by: Larry Murphy
A villain who's less of a villain and more of a fumbling, comic relief character.
  • Butt-Monkey: He gets no respect from anyone.
  • Giftedly Bad: He was once hired as an entertainer at Becky's school, doing rope tricks. The kids were not impressed.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • 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.
  • Laughably Evil: 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.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: The only things he's good at are impersonations and tying knots.
  • Non-Indicative Name: He's... really not that amazing.

    Miss Power 
Voiced by: Jane Lynch
A new villain introduced in the four-part special "The Rise of Miss Power". She comes to Earth pretending to be a superhero and takes WordGirl under her wing, while secretly preparing to take over and not really caring about the city's wellbeing.

    The Learnerer 
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".

    Energy Monster / Maria 
Voiced by: Maria Bamford
A creature made of electricity that is driven to absorb electricity and rampage through the city. Eventually, a device made by Dr. Two-Brains allows her to talk, and it is revealed that her name is Maria.

    WordBot 
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.

    Rhyme and Reason 
Voiced by: Amy Sedaris (Rhyme) and Tyler Labine (Reason)
A criminal duo who steal things for whatever rhyme with the reasonable thing.

Citizens

    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.

    Sally Botsford 
Voiced by: Maria Bamford
Becky's adoptive mother. She's a district attorney who prosecutes criminals.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parent
  • Ambiguously Brown
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: She's 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 leads the charge herself, standing on the head of one of Tobey's robots.
    Mrs. Botsford: It's time to show this Miss Power why the rest of the city can't stand you guys!
  • Genius Ditz: 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.
  • Happily Married
  • Hello, Attorney!
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: She's defeated quite a few villains on her own.
  • Muggle Foster Parents: 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!
  • Parental Obliviousness: She and her husband both completely miss all signs of Becky having superpowers.

    TJ Botsford 
Voiced by: Tom Kenny
Becky's adoptive brother. He can't stand Becky, but is ironically WordGirl's biggest fan.
  • Ambiguously Brown
  • Annoying Younger Sibling
  • Fanboy
  • Loves My Alter Ego: 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 are erased and he doesn't know why his WordGirl stuff is on the floor.
  • Undying Loyalty: In "Down with Word Up!", he is the only citizen to not turn against WordGirl, as he holds up a pro-WordGirl picket sign.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Despite being 7-8 years old, his voice sounds much older.

    Violet Heaslip 
Voiced by: Maria Bamford
Becky's best friend. She's a talented artist and poet and has a tenuous grasp on reality.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Violet is a very good-natured and gentle girl, and she has blonde hair.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover
  • Morality Pet: Birthday Girl considers Violet her best friend, and Violet can calm her down.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: 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).
  • Secret Keeper: Becomes this in the Grand Finale when she decides to keep Becky's secret identity as WordGirl as a personal secret between them.
  • Shrinking Violet: She tends to be pretty shy. Bonus points for her name actually being Violet.

    Todd "Scoops" Ming 
Voiced by: Ryan Raddatz
A boy who runs the school newspaper, and the object of Becky's affections.

    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.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Hates pineapples. "Pineapple of My Eye" is all about Chuck trying to crush every pineapple in the city for her birthday present. She's thrilled when he goes through with it, saying it's the best birthday present she's ever received... after the hammock Brent got her, of course.
  • The Faceless: We see every part of her body except her face throughout the series. 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.
  • Glamorous Single Mother: 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.
  • Mama Didn't Raise No Criminal: Averted. She doesn't seem to care much that Chuck (and later Brent) are criminals.
  • My Beloved Smother: 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.
  • Neat Freak: 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.
  • Shared Family Quirks: 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.
  • Unnamed Parent: Not even "Mrs. Sandwich-Making Guy", just "Chuck's mom".
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: When we see her hair, it's seafoam green.

    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.

    Warden Chalmers 
Voiced by: Tom Kenny
The warden of the local prison who wears a large cowboy hat that he often threatens to eat.

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