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The Heroes

Word Girl / 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 Word Girl, she defends Fair City with her superpowers and exceptional vocabulary.

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.

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 (for example: telling WordGirl which way the bad guy went).

The Villains

Doctor Two-Brains / Professor Steven Boxleitner

 Voiced by Tom Kenny

He used to be a benevolent scientist who assisted WordGirl, but a Freak Lab Accident merged his brain with that of a mouse's, turning him evil.

Theodore "Tobey" McCallister III

 Voiced by Patton Oswalt

A genius 10 year-old boy who terrorizes the city with giant robots. He also has an obsessive crush on WordGirl.

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.

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.

Kid Potato

 Voiced by Edward Asner

The Butcher's father, who has power over potatoes.

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".
  • Art Initiates Life: By eating or looking at an image, she can bring it to life.
  • Berserk Button: Dave receiving praise. Messing with her beloved copy machine. If someone claims copies are no good compared to originals.
  • Dark Action Girl: She was able to beat the crap out of Captain Huggyface while her powers were disabled.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: She constantly repeats herself in different ways. For example: "You are beaten, defeated, vanquished!" or "Hi, hello, aloha."
  • Easily Forgiven: Whenever she's released from jail, Dave gives her her job back.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: For Dave.
  • Idiosyncrazy: Copying, 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 hit and she can make them disappear if she feels like it.


 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 her name, and he can easily tell her apart from the original. Sadly, she dumped him and fled the city on a bus. However, she kept a photo of him and seemed to pine for him.

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. He made the mistake of breaking the copy machine. Lady Redundant Woman angrily destroyed him.

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.

Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy

 Voiced by Fred Stoller

A man with a sandwich-looking head and an obsession with sandwiches. He lives in his mother's basement and plays video games, but he commits crimes either because he's angry or in an attempt to be cool.

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 agreed to be Chuck's sidekick.

Seymour Orlando Smooth

 Voiced by Darran Norris

A man who pretends to be a game show host to scam contestants out of their cash and valuables.

Mr. Big / Shelly Smalls

 Voiced by Jeffery Tambor

A smug businessman who relies on mind control devices to gain the advantage on the competition.


 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.

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 "wham" or "whammer" at least once into each sentence. Example: "Wow, that was so whammer!"

Nocan the Contrarian

 Voiced by Darran Norris

A barbarian warrior who speaks and acts in opposites, kind of like Bizarro from Superman.

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 things. If she is refused, she will throw a tantrum and grow into a hulking 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 not so much of a villain and more of a fumbling, comic relief character.

Miss Power

 Voiced by Jane Lynch

A new villain introduced in the four-part special "The Rise of Miss Power". She came to Earth, pretending to be a superhero and taking WordGirl under her wing, while preparing to take over.

The Learnerer

 Voiced by "Weird Al" Yankovic

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

A creature made of electricity that is driven to absorb electricity and rampage through the city.


 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.


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.

Sally Botsford

 Voiced by Maria Bamford

Becky's adoptive mother. She's a district attorney who prosecutes criminals.

TJ Botsford

 Voiced by Tom Kenny

Becky's adoptive brother. He can't stand Becky, but is ironically WordGirl's biggest fan.

  • Annoying Younger Sibling
  • Fan Boy
  • 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 is erased and he doesn't know why his WordGirl stuff is on the floor.
  • Too Dumb to Live

Violet Heaslip

 Voiced by Maria Bamford

Becky's best friend. She's a talented artist and poet and has a tedious grasp on reality.

Todd "Scoops" Ming

 Voiced by Ryan Raddatz

A boy who runs the school newspaper, and the object of Becky's affections.

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.

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