Dr. Wonder's Workshop (45 Videos)

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  • Obedience is Important

    Pops and Dr Wonder are working on a surprise -- a new soft drink for the Finger Food Café. Dr. Wonder tells the staff not to go into his office until the project is finished. But one night Lisa goes into his office to straighten it up. She is so thirsty she drinks a green liquid sitting in a b...

  • Be Fair with One Another

    Billy is really excited about entering a model boat in a boat building competition. When he learns that Pops had built an award winning boat for last year's contest, borrows Pops' boat and enters it in the competition. The boat wins first prize, but Paula and Lisa help Billy understand that ent...

  • Be Content With What You Have

    Situation: Billy loves the Cardinals and they’re in a pennant race. He gets so excited and he just overspends and overspends. He buys more and more and more until his work area is just absolutely overflowing with St. Louis Cardinals stuff. He can’t even work. Resolution: He has to learn a le...

  • To Be Fair About It

    It all starts when Lisa makes a cup of cocoa from a packet in the break room. She doesn't know that it's Paula's and that it's the last one. So when Paula comes looking for some chocolate, there isn't any cocoa. But she does find a chocolate cake in the fridge with Lisa's name on it. Paula de...

  • Celebrate Diversity

    A hearing chemist from another inventing lab wants to collaborate with Paula on a new formula to reduce pollutants in car exhaust. But Paula is reluctant because of all the extra hassles of working through a sign language interpreters on a complex chemical formula. Meanwhile Edwin and Miguel lea...

  • The Magic of Thank You

    Situation: Lisa had a nice birthday party given for her, and she received a lot of nice gifts. But she fails to thank them and people think, “She must not like my gift.” The simple act of thanking someone makes a big difference. Lisa didn’t mean to be mean, she just wasn’t thinking and failed ...

  • Never Give Less Than Your Best

    Situation: Billy is making something in the lab. He made it just barely “good enough” and it blows up. The other people in the lab decide they’re going to show him how that feels, so the next day Lisa brings in a cake and it looks terrible. She says, “Well, I thought it’d be good enough.” Ano...

  • Share the Gift

    Doc, Miguel and Pops are working on a big new electronics project together. Lisa and Edwin are busy, too, working on contracts and marketing for the project. The only person not involved is Paula, because the project doesn't have any chemistry in it. Paula feels left out, working alone in her l...

  • Accept Differences

    Billy returns from vacation and begins to make fun of Edwin. Lisa and Paula can't help but laugh. Doc reminds them to be more accepting of people's differences. But when Edwin fixes Lisa's broken calculator, and shows that he loves the Cardinals as much as Billy does, Edwin is accepted – differe...

  • Trust God

    Lisa has a new desk. She asks Billy to put it together for him. Billy is happy to do it, but he doesn't think he needs to follow the designer's directions, so he tosses them aside. Later Lisa comes back to see how Billy's doing, but the desk is an absolute mess. Lisa explains why Billy should...

  • Spiritual Fruit

    Billy invents a cactus bush that grows beautiful apples, but they taste terrible! In the meantime, Lisa asks Doc how we develop the "fruits of the spirit." When Billy shows up with his cactus, Doc answers both questions: a cactus can't produce tasty apples in poor soil. And if we want to produce ...

  • Always Be Honest

    Paul has a problem. Every time she turns on the water at the sink in her lab it sprays her in the face. She asks around to find someone to fix the plumbing. Billy claims he can do it. But his solution is silly and doesn't work. It's obvious he knows nothing about plumbing but lied about it b...

  • Bully for You

    Situation: One of Paula’s children comes to her; she’s having a problem at school with a bully. Paula tries to give her some good advice. Billy comes up with an idea for an invention to get back at the bully. Resolution: You can’t be mean to the bully. You have to stand up to him/her, but do...

  • Be Humble

    Paula's creation of a revolutionary new formula that can double the gas mileage in any car has made her famous. At first everyone congratulates her until she starts acting like a stuck up movie star. So her friends wear animal masks to show how she makes them feel – like they are not even human....

  • True Love is Unconditional

    Situation: We see Billy messing up all through the week: One way or another he’s created problems for everybody that week. One morning we see him shaving, and he starts to talk to himself. (We do the thing of using the twins like he’s seeing himself in the mirror.) He says, “Today’s my birthd...

  • Be Wise Online

    Lisa orders some new supplies for the lab from a new online supplier but when the order arrives it's all messed up. Billy and Edwin buy tickets for a ball game online, only to learn they are fake. Paula's experiences were better but in the end they all decide the Internet can be a cool place, bu...

  • Be Sensitive

    Situation: Lisa breaks her leg and Paula breaks her arm. Billy can’t stop teasing and making fun of them. He’s getting a big joke out of it. But then Dr. Wonder points out to Billy that it could happen to him at any time. Billy has a dream and in his dream he sees himself as a quadriplegic in...

  • Keep Your Eyes Open

    Edwin, the new accountant, wants to change the way the team reports expenses. Lisa and Paula are nervous about the changes, but Dr. Wonder encourages them to keep an open mind and give the new system a try. Soon they all agree the new system is easier and better than the old one.

  • A Servant's Heart

    Paula's working on something in the lab. A beaker of something is heating up over a burner. She is called away by Billy to help him with something. In the meantime, the beaker boils and foams, and explodes. A cloud goes over everyone leaving orange residue on everyone's face. From that momen...

  • Be Yourself

    Situation: Billy decides that he is not happy being Billy. He wants to be Dr. Wonder and have his own lab and everything. So in the first scene he shows up with a lab coat that looks just like Dr. Wonder’s. The next time he comes with a shirt and a tie that look just like Dr. Wonder’s. The th...