|Ann (capriuni) wrote,|
@ 2010-03-21 07:40 pm UTC
|Entry tags:||language, television|
Wordgirl Her powers are: flight, super strenghth, supersonic speed, and, (most important), always knowing the right word for any occasion. It's intended primary audience is kids aged 4-9, so it doesn't go into the realms of whether a word is a gerund or a verb, or dangling participle.
She's a ten and a half, and a girl. But she's not presented as a "deviation from the default." Nor is her superhero costume pink.
Here's the first clip the show producers created for the Web, in order to introduce the main character(s), and the show's tone. For some reason, lately, I've not been able to see embedded content, even though I can watch just fine on YouTube... So, this is also a test:
(and keep an eye out for a very startled-looking giant squid near the end).
And, in case the vid is as invisible to you as it still seems to be to me, here's the url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLw3ExL1