Dr. Wonder's Workshop
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.” Another person makes a pizza that's hard as a rock. But it was “good enough.” Another person makes some awful coffee but “It’s good enough for us.” Resolution: Billy learns that “good enough” is NOT good enough and he needs to take extra effort to do it right.
Up Next in Season 1
Be Wise, Not Impulsive
Situation: Billy is rushing through his work quickly, just to get it done. He isn't thinking things through properly or trying to see the results of doing things haphazardly Paula asks him to make a machine to help her clean up chemical spills in the lab. But Billy's machine is put together s...
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 ...
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...