Arthur (1996– )

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Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.

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J.T. Turner ...
 Descriptive Narrator / ... (214 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Mary Alice Crosswire / ... (151 episodes, 1996-2015)
Daniel Brochu ...
 Buster Baxter / ... (140 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Binky Barnes / ... (138 episodes, 1996-2015)
Jodie Resther ...
 Francine Alice Frensky / ... (138 episodes, 1996-2015)
Arthur Holden ...
 Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... (111 episodes, 1996-2015)
Sonja Ball ...
 Jane Read / ... (103 episodes, 1996-2015)
Rick Jones ...
 Additional Voices / ... (89 episodes, 1996-2010)
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The adventures of 8-year-old Aardvark Arthur Read. When he's not at home being hounded by his obnoxious, but scene-stealing little sister D.W. and his working class parents, he's finding educational misadventure at school with his pals: would-be bully Binky, pompous Francine, spoiled rich girl Muffy, genius Brain, and his best friend Buster. Arthur and the gang get into some pretty wild trouble sometimes, like the time Arthur and Brain are taunted by a dark-humored crossing guard, when Arthur, Brain and Binky find a key and fight about it, when Arthur and D.W. have to run the house when Mom and Dad fall ill, and many more. Based on the children's books by Marc Brown. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Arthur has bunny slippers, and his best friend, Buster, has aardvark slippers. See more »

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In "D.W.'s Baby", when D.W. is playing with her toy truck on the floor, it's brown, but when she offers it to Baby Kate, it's blue. See more »


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Arthur Theme Song
Composed by Judith Henderson and Jerry Devilliers
Performed by Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
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25 January 2005 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I am 32 years old. I started watching the show just because I had PBS on for my son. Now I watch it even when he's not there! There is so much subtle humor for adults in this show. I, too, dislike the way they sometimes get heavy-handed with the "lessons," but that's an educational kids' show for you. This show illustrates how people aren't perfect (Francine is too bossy, Muffy is spoiled, etc.) and that is soooooo refreshing! Plus, they make fun of themselves (The Andy and Company episode, the Magic Toolbox, etc.) Arthur is written in such a way that it is appealing to kids AND their parents, whereas most kids' shows make their parents want to vomit.


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