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Wolf, right, with the Wörterfee.

Wolf vom Wörtersee is a green wolf with a strong Italian accent who lives in a hut by the Wörtersee ("Words-Lake," as the title of the segment is a pun on the show "Das Schloss am Wörthersee" about a castle located nearby famous Austrian lake Wörthersee).

Introduced on Sesamstrasse in 2007, Wolf stars in a recurring series of four-minute segments. He is an avid skateboarder and loves spaghetti with tomato sauce, and often converses with the lake's Wörterfee (a "word fairy" living in the lake, played by Felicitas Woll).

The "Wolf vom Wörtersee" segments focus primarily on the alphabet and words.

The same puppet was later used for Wolf on Eine Moehre fuer Zwei, and on Sesame Street's Homelamb.


Sketches

Picture Summary Earliest Known Appearance Description
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The worlds longest word Folge 2443 The Wörterfee has a problem is are supposed to present the worlds longest word at a conference, but she does not know the worlds longest word. The Wolf suggest a few words but they are not very long, he then promise that he will go and search for the word. He asks his two friends for help, to find a word longer than skateboard, they suggest the word skateboard-wheels and as they continue to talk the word just keeps growing to skateboard-wheel-oil-rag-washing machine-washing powder-can-shelf. Wolf hurries back to say the word to the Wörterfee, however on his way back he forgets the word. Just as the Wörterfee has given up hope for the longest word in the world, Wolfs skateboard wheels makes a noise and she tells him that she thinks she has can of oil on her a skateboard-wheel-oil-rag-washing machine-washing powder-can-shelf. Then she realizes that she just found the word, and she thanks Wolf for bringing it to her.
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The missing I Folge 2444 The Wolf vom Wörtersee are making spaghetti and tomato sauce, however he do not notice the letter "I" that he by accident places in the sauce. The Wörterfee appears and asks the Wolf if he can help her locate her missing "I", just then Wolf tastes his sauce and by coincidence eats the "I", afterwards he can only say words that contain "I's". They try to scare him and hang him upside down with no effect. They then suggest he eats letter biscuits except the "I", he refuses and return to the lake. Were the Wörterfee realizes that he has eaten the letter, she does some magic and the I leaves Wolf. The Wörterfee then asks him if he has sen a "U", Wolf don't care he is hungry and wants to eat his spaghetti, however the "U" is in his spaghetti.
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Tongue twister Folge 2448 The Wöterfee don't have time for Wolf, she's talking to a good fish friend on her cell phone, who are god at making tongue twisters. Wolf goes to his friends to ask them if they have a pair of tongue twisters. They tell him it's not a tool, but a sentence that are hard to say. They come up with a tongue twister, he can tell the Woterfee. They then have a conversation using tongue twisters.
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The wand Folge 2450 Wolf vom Wörtersee calls the Wörterfee, so she can see the mess around the lake. Unfortunately she has lost her wand so she can't magically get rid of all the garbage, she wants Wolf to do something about it so that the lake area can be cleaned. Wolf tells her that he can use magic to clean it up, she don't believe he will be able to do it so she goes to find her wand. As wolf is trying to find a spell in his book that will work, he discovers a black wand on the ground. Two kids comes by just as he finds a spell, that he tries to cast. He is surprised that it actually worked, the Wörterfee are impressed at first, then she notice that he is holding her wand. He gives her the wand and goes to his shed to take a nap, all this magic makes you tired. It turns out that his shed are full of garbage.
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Birthday Folge 2451 It's the Wörterfee's birthday, and the Wolf vom Wörtersee has completely forgotten about it and he is going to another friends birthday today. Wolf decides that he have to find gift for her, and he quickly leaves to go to his other appointment. He asks his two friends if they have an idea for what he could give the Wörterfee. Together they compose a birthday rap for her. Back at the lake Wolf sings the rap to the Wörterfee, she loves the gift and Wolf has even brought a piece of birthday cake with him for her.
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Can't sleep Folge 2452 The Wolf vom Wörtersee can't sleep, so he asks the Wörterfee for advice, she tries with a rime and lullaby but none of it works. The wolf then asks his two friends for advice to fall asleep. They suggest him to count spaghetti and he likes that idea. He goes back to the lake and begins to count, but shortly after the pack are empty. He once again asks the Wörterfee for advice. She suggest him to say the alphabet slowly, but he can't remember it correctly. When the Wörterfee demonstrate it he falls asleep, but now she can't go back to sleep.
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Concert Folge 2453 The Wolf vom Wörtersee calls on the Wörterfee to tell her that he will be arranging a concert for her. To prepare for the concert he eats some spaghetti, however he ends up having voice problems, so he tries to find out how to solve it with help from some kids. They tell him he got a frog in his throat, so Wolf decides to hold up a glass with flies so that the frog would come up into his mouth to eat the flies, however the flies fly into his mouth. The kids explain that he does not have a real frog in his throat. But it has gotten late, so Wolf hurries back to the Wörterfee. He tells her about his throat problem, after she asked him what could have caused the problem he coughs up some of the spaghetti and was able to sing. However the Wörterfee thinks he sang better with the frog in the throat.
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The golden letters Folge 2454 The Wörterfee has entrusted Wolf vom Wörtersee with her collection of golden letters, which he must take to the bank. However, he rests it on a park "bank" (bench). The Wörterfee is shocked that he misinterpreted her and he assures her he'll get it to a bank. With the help of two kids, he takes the letters to the bank, making more misinterpretations along the way.
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Stopper Folge 2455 The Wörterfee asks Wolf vom Wörtersee for his help, it seems that the lake are loosing water, the lakes stopper are missing. Wolf tries to figure out what a stopper are. He finds a weird round thing on a chain near the lake, but since he don't know what it is he throws it away. With the help of his friends he tries to figure out how to stop the water. He decides that the right thing to do are to build a submarine. As the submarine are finished, he once again notice the weird round thing on a chain, he decides that it would make a great submarine captain amulet. However as he are about to put the submarine in the water, it falls a part. The Wörterfee re-appears and notice the stopper around Wolfs neck and thanks him for saving the lake.
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Meal of letters Folge 2456 Wolf wants to make dinner for the Wörterfee, spaghetti with tomato sauce. However the Wörterfee would like something else, she challenge him to come up with a dish that begins with "B", afterall it's her favorite letter. Woulf goes shopping with his two friends, they find many things that starts with "B", but Wolf will only have sometihing that reminds him about spagetti. Finally he finds something he can use and hurries home. It turns out that he found some Bandnudeln (Tagliatelle), that he serves to the Wörterfee with tomato saus.
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Exercises Folge 2458 The Wörterfee does some exercises and she thinks her fitness trainer looks so good with all of his muscles. The Wolf vom Wörtersee wanna train his muscles, but how to do it. He asks his two friends for advise for how to train his muscles, they show him various exercises. After a good exercise he returns to the lake to show off his muscles, but now the Wörterfee have started on Yoga instead. She thinks her Yoga trainer are impressive, after all he can sleep on a bed of nails.
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Trash Folge 2498 The Wolf vom Wörtersee drops some trash in the lake by accident, and the Wörterfee asks him if he knows who did it and he says no. As the Wörterfee suspect that Wolf are lying she tells him that liars are gonna get short legs. Wolf gets very worried that he will get short legs, he does what he can to get the trash out, but he just ends up with more stuff in the water. When the fairy returns Wolf confess that it was him and pleads her not to give him short legs. She informs him that it are just something you say, Wolf are happy to keep his current legs.
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The opposite of thirsty Folge 2505 The Wörterfee has gotten a asignement to find the opposite of the word "durstig" (thirsty), the Wolf vom Wörtersee tries to help and he asks his two friends for advice. They can't really come up with anything, so they decide to drink all the sodas they can, and then they might be able to feel the word. But that did not help either, Wolf thinks that he needs to drink more, but they have run out of sodas, but remembers that he has one more bottle at the lake. After he drinks the last one the Wörterfee appears again. He tells her that he are no longer thirsty, but he has not found the word yet. She tells him that the fairy council has made a mistake, there are no opposite word for thirsty, instead they have given her a new assignment, she has to find the best soda and she has already lined a bunch of sodas up for Wolf to drink.

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