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Welcome![edit]

Welcome to the Super Why talk page. Just as a reminder, this page is not a general discussion board. Dalekusa 23:47, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Copyvio.[edit]

To the person adding episode summaries....it's not considered acceptable to copy the episode summaries word-for-word from PBSKids.com. Please rewrite in your own words; in the meantime, they have to be removed because they are a violation of copyright. Sorry if this seems harsh....Gladys j cortez (talk) 02:19, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

Ages of Characters[edit]

To the person adding the ages of the characters: Please site a source for where you got this information. Otherwise, it can't be accepted as a fact, and thus can't stay in an encyclopedia article. Post here if you have any more questions....Thanks!Gladys J Cortez 23:12, 23 December 2007 (UTC)

Whyatt is much older than six. If you watch his surprise birthday episode, there are at least 8 or 9 candles on his cake. I would p ut his age at nine. Grimmte (talk) 11:55, 3 September 2008 (UTC) Todd
Todd, according to his bio at PBSKids.org, Whyatt Beanstalk is six years old. Hence the age. Some people have put it at nine or even (heaven forbid) 15 years old. If he's 15, he'd be vertically challenged (a midget). NoseNuggets (talk) 5:51 PM US EDT Sept 22 2008.
Hi, if you mean here : http://pbskids.org/superwhy/parentsteachers/program/characters.html, it clearly says he is 9 years old. Todd.

Episode descriptions...[edit]

Thanks for the (non-copyvio!!! yay!!!!) episode descriptions. When I get a chance (and some reliable episode numbers from PBSKids.org) I'll table-fy this and make it pretty. Gladys J Cortez 23:23, 7 January 2008 (UTC)

  • I checked the Oregon Public Broadcasting pages, and the episodes are officially listed numerically there. I'll add them right now. NoseNuggets (talk) 2:21 AM US EDT Nov 3 2008.

Problem with intro paragraph[edit]

"Super Why! is the pilot production of Out of the Blue Enterprises, which was formed in 2007 by Romero and Alpert." "Romero" is never mentioned before that, so shouldn't be mentioned only by last name --Rehcsif (talk) 13:51, 26 March 2008 (UTC) "Angela Santomero Created This Show." --Logan Thomas 17:35, 30 April 2011 (UTC) The only thing I believe Super Why writers and animation artists got wrong was 'Princess Pea' she was in old stories portrayed as a Caucasian female not a biracial female. this seemed sort of racist to me and teaches kids that this sort of thing is ok but it is not. I am not trying to vandalize in any way just putting the facts out there. it seems egotistical to make a character who is originally white then make them biracial. its also a double standard because God forbid we ever try and make Martin Luther King white when he wasn't. Princess Pea is not politically based but you cannot just change a color of a character. if this is alright then may I change Maulana Karenga into a white man of course not that would lead to an outrage. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.59.145.47 (talk) 15:11, 24 November 2012 (UTC)

Mistake in Princess Pea description[edit]

It is never specified that Princess Pea is African or American, much less both. Chzwhl (talk) 13:35, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

No, the article said "African American", which means black, which she obviously is. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.184.243.179 (talk) 18:23, 20 July 2008 (UTC) Note edited by NoseNuggets (talk) after offensive comment was removed. 12:32 AM US EDT Oct 22 2008

actually it is specified that the original princess pea was indeed Caucasian but due to government funding for the show they had to make princess pea biracial in order to receive said funding. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.59.145.47 (talk) 15:17, 24 November 2012 (UTC)

In which episode(s) does Whyatt refer to himself as "Whyatt Griffen?"[edit]

I've never heard this. Also according to the PBS Kids website the character's name is Whyatt Beanstalk. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Donutz420 (talkcontribs) 12:20, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

Very simple--he doesn't. This is incorrect info and I've reverted it, along with a couple of other errors. (You could have done it too--be bold! If you can't find info to support a statement, it's okay to remove it; if it's true, someone who HAS the correct info will be around to put it back, and if it's false it didn't belong there anyhow. Never fear.)Gladys J Cortez 13:48, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
According to IMDB.com, Whyatt's last name is Beanstalk. So, I added that some time ago to his character bio. NoseNuggets (talk) 8:08 AM US EDT Aug 13 2008.

Please...[edit]

Do not add any nonsense to this article. Otherwise, someone will ask for making this page semi-protected so those who have Wiki accounts may edit this. This has become too prevailant with edits that border on silliness. First and formost, if you want to expariment, please use the sandbox. And second, any nonsense, such as fictional stories, will be deleted posthaste. NoseNuggets (talk) 10:53 AM US EDT Aug 14 2008.

I've asked for semi-protection for the Super Why! pages, and I will not tolerate the nonsense from non-registered users. If this keeps up, I will have no other choice but to ask the moderators for a permament protection until unregistered users are blocked. If you believe that this is harsh, tough beans as they say... NoseNuggets (talk) 5:48 PM US EDT Sept 22 2008
Last time. I have asked Gladys_j_cortez to semi-protect the page in question, and hopefully, she'll do so as am administrator. If any non-registered user vandalizes these pages, then that person will face the consequenses no questions asked. NoseNuggets (talk) 12:38 AM US EDT Oct 22 2008.

I undid some vandalism. TLE —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.253.218.240 (talk) 02:00, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

Vandalism message deleted as nonsense. NoseNuggets (talk) 12:18 AM US EST Jan 8 2009

Jack Beanstalk is a guitarist and jack is an 18-year-old, olive-skinned, green-eyed, spiky dark-brown-haired male teenager, and he gives the best hugs and kisses. but that's okay, they can still make that fairy-tale character. and he is a cool teenage boy who gives hugs. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.32.5.29 (talk) 04:07, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

Ended?[edit]

What?! Why did the show end in December 2008? 24.183.52.110 (talk) 00:30, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

{{Editsemiprotected}} It probably did not end yet. 24.183.52.110 (talk) 00:32, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done Requests to edit pages must be accompanied by references to appropriate reliable sources.  Chzz  ►  01:44, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

How Does Changing the Story "Solve" the Problem?[edit]

I recognize the main intent of Super Why! is to give practical uses and compliment what parents should already be doing with their children in equipping them with "the power to read." The strong reinforcement that reading is power is certainly true enough and rightly applauded. However, I do not understand how changing the story at Whyatt’s will resolves the problem either in the story being parodied or the actual problem faced by one of the main characters. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jharlanhorn (talkcontribs) 13:41, 30 January 2011 (UTC) 30 September, 2011 Super Why is not a practical show for children to watch. You cannot base a story line on problem solving through a book — Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.199.115.94 (talk) 16:21, 30 September 2011 (UTC) Andy--Super why is the source of the apocalypse! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.194.118.11 (talk) 15:07, 20 August 2012 (UTC)

There is no proof that I have seen that the show has ended. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.59.145.47 (talk) 15:24, 24 November 2012 (UTC)

Telling Stories[edit]

Ok someone keeps on making up FAKE ‘Super Why’ episodes; with made up titles and summaries, and I think that it needs to STOP! (3:17 PM, on October/12/2011/)(talk) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.247.93.197 (talk) 19:17, 12 October 2011 (UTC)

Edit request on 28 December 2011[edit]


76.186.30.3 (talk) 01:52, 28 December 2011 (UTC) Adventures of math boy/counting by tens: Whyatt's teenage brother jack is having problems doing his very easy his math homework upstairs in his old bedroom with the same way it used to look like after he moves back to the same house whyatt lives in but he exercises his brain by counting by 2s, 10s, 5s and 1s and he uses a pencil to write with, a magic bean-shaped calculator in case he needs it, play money, a toy cash register, charts, math books with math problems to solve, scratch paper, graph paper, protractors, rulers to measure things with, a foam play clock, a plastic toy clock, a timer, a black ink pen, gel pens to to write with, glitter pens, glue bottles, white glue sticks, purple twist-up glue sticks, a journal, scissors, rainbow gel pens, neon gel pens, his laptop to do math playground and cool-math games on the internet, mathematics cubes and blocks and even shapes, building blocks, colorful see-through tiles, and his fingers to count on and he concentrates hard on his math homework due Friday by studying arithmetic and geometry, then he hugs his little brother whyatt very, very tight and he kisses him and whyatt hugs and kisses Jack back. and jack pats whyatt gently in the middle of his back and his spine and he ruffles whyatt's hair with his right hand gently near his forehead side to side and round and round and he tells whyatt that he's almost finished doing his homework at his desk and in his light green chair on wheels. and this makes him feel puzzled.

X mark.svg Not done, not remotely clear what you're requesting--Jac16888 Talk 02:08, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
This is a vandal, who for some reason has been doing variations of this strange edit for weeks.-Dwimble (talk) 06:05, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
And likely will start again in a few hours. --Skywatcher68 (talk) 03:15, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
Great. They're multiplying. --Skywatcher68 (talk) 01:49, 16 February 2012 (UTC)

Possible source[edit]

I'm working on creating an article about Angela Santomero, and came across an article that may be useful: [1] Good luck. Christine (Figureskatingfan) (talk) 22:39, 27 June 2012 (UTC)

Edit request on 24 October 2012[edit]

163.153.122.197 (talk) 18:52, 24 October 2012 (UTC)

Empty request RudolfRed (talk) 01:10, 25 October 2012 (UTC)

The Two Nicks[edit]

Nicholas Castel Vanderburgh
Nicholas Kaegi
Not the same, right? Does Kaegi even look nearly 20?
Skywatcher68 (talk) 17:00, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

The IP user appears to be engaged in disruptive edits. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 17:07, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

My recent edits[edit]

Just thought I'd expand on my explanation for these bold edits. The Additional voices section is ridiculously long. I added a {{notability-section}} tag because I don't think the section meets notability standards. Why do we care who played "Audience Kid"? Removed a ton of redlinks from the page, most of them from the Additional voices section. Removed a bunch of wikilinks for common words that don't improve our understanding of the article. Everybody knows what a dog is, and a flashlight, brown hair, etc. The color "khaki", however, might not be as common in other parts of the world. Changed "Storyline" section to "Plot" to better conform with the Wikipedia Manual of Style for Telvision. The Cast section is redundant with the character section. Down the line it might be worth incorporating the cast into the character section, a la: "Whyatt Beanstalk" (voiced by Nicholas Kaegi) is a blah blah blah..." The article is long enough, especially with the List of episodes. I also got rid of the redundant sub-sections under Characters. It seemed needlessly repetitive to have a Whyatt Beanstalk section title only to begin the next sentence with Whyatt Beanstalk. Same for the other characters. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 17:42, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 June 2014[edit]

I will unprotect the page. 184.7.86.182 (talk) 13:07, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Padlock-dash2.svg Not done: requests for decreases to the page protection level should be directed to the protecting admin or to Wikipedia:Requests for page protection if the protecting admin is not active or has declined the request. - Arjayay (talk) 14:02, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Pig is NOT one of the Three Little Pigs[edit]

The description of Pig states he is the youngest of the Three Little Pigs. In the episode where they jump into "The Three Little Pigs: Return of the Wolf" Pig states the story features his father and his father's brothers (uncles). Pig's father is the one of the three that wants to follow the instructions to build the brick house. This would make Pig the third son of the third Little Pig, not one of the actual Little Pigs. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.38.226.91 (talk) 20:14, 4 July 2014 (UTC)

Fixed - I have removed the content, thanks for the note. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 00:36, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Getting round to a tidy up and strip out[edit]

Wow. Just, wow. This article really needs a clean up and a strip out of all the unnecessary information - I'm going to set about this in the next day or two, so if anyone is free to step in with me and start sweeping out the cobwebs and tidying up the bookshelf, please feel free to let me know. Ten people with ten hoovers are better than one with a handbrush! CharlieTheCabbie (talk) 13:20, 31 July 2014 (UTC)