The wordball is the basic skill of the Electric Company. While Hector, Lisa, Jessica, and Keith's are all blue with a lighter blue in the letters, some variations have been made. Marcus' second word ball is a blue swirl with random letters and Francine's are always pink. A word ball can be hit, launched, and stored. When thrown, a wordball creates letters, words, phrases, or sentences. Also, Marcus's special skill includes throwing wordballs to create numbers and math problems. Lisa's skill is to change a sentence or phrase or word. Hector's skill is to make pictures of what he sees. Jessica's skill is to rewind what some says. Finally Keith's skill is to draw pictures