The Wordball Is My Oyster is the 20th episode of Season 1 of The Electric Company. It first aired on September 10, 2009.


Lisa is acting in a play for Hector, but unfortunately Lisa comes down with a case of stage fright. Attempting to resolve this, Jessica shoots wordballs at the other side of the stage to help Lisa remember her lines, but a jealous Annie Scrambler, who wants Lisa's part in the play, scrambles Jessica's wordballs, and Danny Rebus, who plays Lisa's character's love interest, is unaware of Annie's scrambling actions, becomes unable to work with Lisa, and Lisa decides to give her part to Annie. However, Annie also comes down with stage fright. Luckily, Lisa saves the day with a musical number.


•The play that the characters are doing in this episode is the William Shakespeare classic Hamlet.