WordWorld

Each episode of "WordWorld" is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second. "WordWorld's" WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word "expert"; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend. A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word "morph" into the thing it is. Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

Wed, May 22 12:30 P.M. The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS

The Best Nest - It's Duck's turn at show and tell at school, and he wants to bring the thing he loves the best: his nest!

Thu, May 23 12:30 P.M. Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug     NHPBS KIDS

Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right.

Fri, May 24 12:30 P.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS

Think in the Rink - Duck and Dog want to join Sheep and Frog in their ice skating show.

Sat, May 25 12:30 P.M. The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue     NHPBS KIDS

The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure.

Sun, May 26 12:30 P.M. Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug     NHPBS KIDS

Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right.

Mon, May 27 12:30 P.M. Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise     NHPBS KIDS

Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag.

Tue, May 28 12:30 P.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS

Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest.

Wed, May 29 12:30 P.M. Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!     NHPBS KIDS

Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled.

Thu, May 30 12:30 P.M. Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged     NHPBS KIDS

Pies, Pies, Pies!

Fri, May 31 12:30 P.M. Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball     NHPBS KIDS

Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house.

Sat, Jun 1 12:30 P.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS

Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest.

Sun, Jun 2 12:30 P.M. Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged     NHPBS KIDS

Pies, Pies, Pies!

Mon, Jun 3 12:30 P.M. Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon     NHPBS KIDS

Robots to the Rescue!

Tue, Jun 4 12:30 P.M. The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS

The Race to Mystery Island: Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other.

Wed, Jun 5 12:30 P.M. Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear     NHPBS KIDS

Bit by Bit: It is Monkey's birthday, and a sick Frog entrusts Duck and Bug to take his present-a banana-to Monkey's birthday party for him.

Thu, Jun 6 12:30 P.M. Dog's Camping Adventure/V Is for Vacation     NHPBS KIDS

Dog's Camping Adventure: Pig and Frog take Dog on his first camping trip.

Fri, Jun 7 12:30 P.M. Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale     NHPBS KIDS

Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery.

Fri, Jun 7 9:30 P.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Sat, Jun 8 5:30 A.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Sat, Jun 8 12:30 P.M. Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear     NHPBS KIDS

Bit by Bit: It is Monkey's birthday, and a sick Frog entrusts Duck and Bug to take his present-a banana-to Monkey's birthday party for him.

Sat, Jun 8 9:30 P.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Sun, Jun 9 5:30 A.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Sun, Jun 9 12:30 P.M. Dog's Camping Adventure/V Is for Vacation     NHPBS KIDS

Dog's Camping Adventure: Pig and Frog take Dog on his first camping trip.

Sun, Jun 9 9:30 P.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Mon, Jun 10 5:30 A.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Mon, Jun 10 12:30 P.M. Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake     NHPBS KIDS

Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track!

Tue, Jun 11 12:30 P.M. Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up     NHPBS KIDS

Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned.

Wed, Jun 12 12:30 P.M. Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!     NHPBS KIDS

Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup.

Thu, Jun 13 12:30 P.M. Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home     NHPBS KIDS

Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it.

Fri, Jun 14 12:30 P.M. Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!     NHPBS KIDS

Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever!

Sat, Jun 15 12:30 P.M. Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up     NHPBS KIDS

Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned.

Sun, Jun 16 12:30 P.M. Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!     NHPBS KIDS

Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever!

Mon, Jun 17 12:30 P.M. Snug As A Bug/Nightlight     NHPBS KIDS

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a .

Tue, Jun 18 12:30 P.M. Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock     NHPBS KIDS

Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present.

Wed, Jun 19 12:30 P.M. Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza     NHPBS KIDS

Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show!

Thu, Jun 20 12:30 P.M. Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!     NHPBS KIDS

Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up.

Fri, Jun 21 12:30 P.M. The Lost Letter L/Catch That C!     NHPBS KIDS

The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog.

Sat, Jun 22 12:30 P.M. Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock     NHPBS KIDS

Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present.

Sun, Jun 23 12:30 P.M. Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!     NHPBS KIDS

Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up.

Mon, Jun 24 12:30 P.M. A Kooky Spooky Halloween/Sheep's Halloween Costume     NHPBS KIDS

A Kooky Spooky Halloween - The WordFriends get their share of scares the night before Halloween, when Pig sleepwalks and everyone thinks he's a ghost!

Tue, Jun 25 12:30 P.M. Play Ball/M Is for Map     NHPBS KIDS

Play Ball!

Wed, Jun 26 12:30 P.M. Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All     NHPBS KIDS

Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time.

Thu, Jun 27 12:30 P.M. Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride     NHPBS KIDS

Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it!

Fri, Jun 28 12:30 P.M. Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship     NHPBS KIDS

Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"!

Sat, Jun 29 12:30 P.M. Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All     NHPBS KIDS

Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time.

Sun, Jun 30 12:30 P.M. Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship     NHPBS KIDS

Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"!

Mon, Jul 1 12:30 P.M. Boppin' with the Bug Band/Shuffleword     NHPBS KIDS

Boppin' with the Bug Band - Ant is having a band showcase on his radio show and while Bug, Fly and Bee have some really good music, they need a lot of help with their lyrics.

Tue, Jul 2 12:30 P.M. Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged     NHPBS KIDS

Pies, Pies, Pies!

Wed, Jul 3 12:30 P.M. The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie!

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