Arthur revolves around the lives of Arthur Timothy Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other. The series often deals with social and health-related issues that affect young children. There is a strong emphasis on the educational value of books and libraries as well as relationships with friends and family members. The television series is based on the Arthur book series, illustrated and written by Marc Brown.

Genre: Animation, Children

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    • Episode 10

      Buster Spaces Out / The Long Road Home

      aired: Wed, Apr 27, 2011

      Buster Spaces Out: Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help…but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Fincke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! Educational Objective: Buster and the gang learn that working together on one project can be challenging - but by assigning tasks that suit each person's strengths they discover how to solve problem creatively. The Long Road Home: After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise. Educational Objective: George learns that if he believes in himself, he can accomplish even the most challenging tasks.

    • Episode 9

      D.W., Queen of the Comeback / In My Africa

      aired: Tue, Apr 26, 2011

      D.W., Queen of the Comeback: The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. Educational Objective: Through storytelling, D.W. learns that it's better to work cooperatively and sometimes let things go rather than to seek revenge. In My Africa: D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is Brain's young cousin…and is also from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music - and she, Brain and Cheikh team up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent! Educational Objective: D.W. learns to research a country before making assumptions about its people and culture. Through collaboration and song, she teaches her friends about Africa.

    • Episode 8

      Unravels / All the Rage

      aired: Mon, Apr 25, 2011

      Arthur Unravels: Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But…he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing…right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that knitting is fun and creative. He also learns that stereotypes about who does certain hobbies aren't true and that he should follow his own creative talents. All the Rage: Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself? Educational Objective: Muffy learns that it's better to be yourself than to copy others for the sake of fitting in.

    • Episode 7

      Around the World in 11 Minutes / Muffy and the Big Bad Blog

      aired: Sun, Apr 24, 2011

      Around the World in 11-Minutes: Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Educational Objective: Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin discover differences in land, cultures, and modes of transportation as they travel around the world. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog: Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move…whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private? Educational Objective: Muffy learns that being in the moment is important for living, not for blogging. Muffy and Francine learn the appropriate way to confront a problem with a friend is by talking to each other instead of posting their grievances online.

    • Episode 6

      Follow the Bouncing Ball / Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea

      aired: Thu, Apr 21, 2011

      Follow the Bouncing Ball: Alberto Molina's beloved soccer ball - signed by his favorite Ecuadorian soccer star, El Boomerang - is lost! Is it the same soccer ball bounding all over town, eluding potential captors?! This kicks off the first of 10 stories which follow the incredible journey of "El Boomerang" around the world! Come, follow the bouncing ball! Educational Objective: Francine learns the importance of the word "sorry" when she realizes she could have stopped a chain of events from occurring if she would have taken a moment to apologize to George. Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea: While on vacation with the Read family, Buster discovers a message in a bottle on the shore. Could it be an urgent message from the people of the lost city of Atlantis? Buster is determined to find out and sends them a message back…by throwing his own bottles in the ocean…! Will he learn that keeping the beach and waters clean is the real message? Educational Objective: Buster learns about the effect his seemingly harmless actions will have on the environment

    • Episode 5

      Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny / Pet Projects

      aired: Wed, Oct 27, 2010

      Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny: When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes. / Pet Projects: Arthur and Francine enter their pets to compete against each other in the "Perfect Pet" video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo knows so many tricks! Who will win? But after jumping through hoops - literally - Nemo and Pal decide that enough is enough. Can't their owners love them for who they are?

    • Episode 4

      Falafelosophy / The Great Lint Rush

      aired: Sun, Oct 24, 2010

      Falafelosophy: At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor! / The Lint Rush: Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks….or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929?

    • Episode 3

      Nicked by a Name / The Play's the Thing

      aired: Tue, Oct 12, 2010

      Nicked by a Name: There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other….it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? / The Play's the Thing: The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?

    • Episode 2

      The Agent of Change / D.W. Unties the Knot

      aired: Mon, Oct 11, 2010

      The Agent of Change: The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! / D.W. Unties the Knot: After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D.W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?

    • Episode 1

      The Wheel Deal / The Buster Report

      aired: Sun, Oct 10, 2010

      The Wheel Deal: After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player…and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the "ARTHUR CVS All Kids Can" Contest!) / The Buster Report: The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks….Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection? Or...will George sing the praises of some of Buster's other traits that often go overlooked?

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    • Episode 10

      Looking for Bonnie / The Secret Origin of Supernova

      aired: Fri, Apr 9, 2010

      Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie.

    • Episode 9

      Paradise Lost / The Pride of Lakewood

      aired: Thu, Apr 8, 2010

      Baby Kate is growing up!

    • Episode 8

      Fernlets by Fern / Prunella and the Haunted Locker

      aired: Wed, Apr 7, 2010

      As part of her latest business venture, Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes the hit of Elwood City.

    • Episode 7

      Portrait of the Artist As a Young Tibble / The Secret Guardians

      aired: Tue, Apr 6, 2010

      The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle.

    • Episode 6

      When Carl Met George / D.W. Swims With the Fishes

      aired: Mon, Apr 5, 2010

      George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about… well lots of things!

    • Episode 5

      No Acting Please / Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending

      aired: Mon, Nov 16, 2009

      Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts.

    • Episode 4

      MacFrensky / The Good, the Bad and the Binky

      aired: Tue, Nov 17, 2009

      When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it.

    • Episode 3

      s Numbers Nightmare / Brain Gets Hooked

      aired: Wed, Nov 18, 2009

      When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise.

    • Episode 2

      Silent Treatment / Kung Fool

      aired: Thu, Nov 19, 2009

      When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea.

    • Episode 1

      The Great MacGrady, Parts 1 and 2

      aired: Fri, Nov 20, 2009

      When Mrs. McGrady is diagnosed with cancer, Arthur and his friends all act differently to the news.

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    • Episode 10

      The Perfect Game / D.W.'s Furry Freak Out

      aired: Fri, Apr 24, 2009

      Francine is excited for Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet he's asked them to design their very own model cities!

    • Episode 9

      Home Sweet Home / Do You Believe in Magic

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Buster heads off to summer camp relunctantly, worried that he won't know anyone.

    • Episode 8

      The Black Out / Mei Lin Takes a Stand

      aired: Wed, Apr 22, 2009

      It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity.

    • Episode 7

      War of the Worms / I Owe You One

      aired: Tue, Apr 21, 2009

      Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts.

    • Episode 6

      The Cherry Tree / Matchmaker

      aired: Mon, Apr 20, 2009

      Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at the party, or so she thinks.

    • Episode 5

      The Chronicles of Buster / On This Spot

      aired: Sun, Nov 2, 2008

      Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage!

    • Episode 4

      For the Birds / I Owe You One

      aired: Mon, Oct 27, 2008

      Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird species called the green-tailed grebe.

    • Episode 3

      D.W.'s Stray Netkitin / Bats in the Belfry

      aired: Mon, Oct 20, 2008

      D.W. is panicked when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer.

    • Episode 2

      Room to Ride / The Frensky Family Fiasco?

      aired: Mon, Oct 13, 2008

      Lance Armstrong makes a special trip to Elwood City in this episode about bicycling and good citizenship.

    • Episode 1

      Is That Kosher? / Never, Never, Never

      aired: Mon, Oct 6, 2008

      Joan Rivers lends her voice as Francine's sharp-tongued grandma, Bubba, in this episode about family traditions and communal celebration.

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    • Episode 910

      Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues

      aired: Thu, Apr 7, 2005

      When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down?

    • Episode 909

      D.W. Beats All/Buster the Myth Maker

      aired: Wed, Apr 6, 2005

      After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one.

    • Episode 908

      The "A" Team/Emily Swallows a Horse

      aired: Tue, Apr 5, 2005

      Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously.

    • Episode 907

      Three's a Crowd/A Is for Angry

      aired: Mon, Apr 4, 2005

      Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga.

    • Episode 906

      Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond

      aired: Sun, Apr 3, 2005

      With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool.

    • Episode 905

      Lights, Camera...Opera!/All Worked up

      aired: Thu, Dec 30, 2004

      When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited -until she discovers that she's going to - gasp! - the opera.

    • Episode 904

      Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy

      aired: Wed, Dec 29, 2004

      Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes!

    • Episode 903

      Weighs in/The Law of the Jungle Gym

      aired: Tue, Dec 28, 2004

      When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's gotten "husky-sized."

    • Episode 902

      Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top

      aired: Mon, Dec 27, 2004

      Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp.

    • Episode 901

      Castles in the Sky/Tipping the Scales

      aired: Sun, Dec 26, 2004

      The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses.

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    • Episode 810

      Big Horns George/Bleep

      aired: Thu, Dec 25, 2003

      Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues."

    • Episode 809

      Flea to Be You and Me/Kiss and Tell

      aired: Wed, Dec 24, 2003

      Pal is itching like crazy and the culprit is Pepe, an Italian circus flea.

    • Episode 808

      Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib

      aired: Tue, Dec 23, 2003

      Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation.

    • Episode 807

      Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley

      aired: Mon, Dec 22, 2003

      It's the hottest school day of the year and tempers are even hotter.

    • Episode 806

      Postcards from Buster, Parts I & II

      aired: Sun, Dec 21, 2003

      Buster's going to New York City to meet his dad, Bo, and the Reads are coming with him!

    • Episode 5

      Vomitrocious! / Sue Ellen Chickens Out

      aired: Thu, Sep 18, 2003

      It's just a regular day until Francine starts to feel queasy - and then throws up in the cafeteria!

    • Episode 4

      Fernkenstein's Monster / D.W., Dancing Queen

      aired: Wed, Sep 17, 2003

      Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her!

    • Episode 3

      s Snow Biz / Bugged

      aired: Tue, Sep 16, 2003

      Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs!

    • Episode 2

      Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain / Thanks a Lot, Binky

      aired: Mon, Sep 15, 2003

      Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain so that she can have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero!

    • Episode 1

      Dear Adil / Bitzi's Break-Up

      aired: Sun, Sep 14, 2003

      Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring.

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    • Episode 10

      April 9th

      aired: Thu, Nov 28, 2002

      April 9th begins like any normal day - until a fire destroys the teacher's lounge and forces Lakewood Elementary to close.

    • Episode 9

      Prunella Sees the Light / Return of the Snowball

      aired: Wed, Nov 27, 2002

      To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book.

    • Episode 8

      The World of Tomorrow / Is There a Doctor in the House?

      aired: Tue, Nov 26, 2002

      Since Binky's repeating third grade, he's totally dreading Mr. Ratburn's annual class sleepover at the Science Museum.

    • Episode 7

      D.W.'s Time Trouble / Buster's Amish Mismatch

      aired: Mon, Nov 25, 2002

      D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time and demands to know why she couldn't have been born before Arthur!

    • Episode 6

      Pick a Car, Any Car / Jenna's Bedtime Blues

      aired: Sun, Nov 24, 2002

      The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart.

    • Episode 5

      Elwood City Turns 100!

      aired: Sun, Oct 13, 2002

      Arthur and his friends commemorate their 100th episode in show-stopping style!

    • Episode 4

      To Tibble the Truth / Waiting to Go

      aired: Thu, Oct 10, 2002

      When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better?

    • Episode 3

      Ants in Arthur's Pants / Don't Ask Muffy

      aired: Wed, Oct 9, 2002

      To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S.-the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic.

    • Episode 2

      Francine's Split Decision / Muffy Goes Metropolitan

      aired: Tue, Oct 8, 2002

      Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday, with Francine leading the team.

    • Episode 1

      Cast Away / The Great Sock Mystery

      aired: Mon, Oct 7, 2002

      Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend.

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