Arthur (1996– )

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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 ... See full summary »

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J.T. Turner ...
 Descriptive Narrator / ... (216 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Mary Alice Crosswire / ... (144 episodes, 1996-2015)
Daniel Brochu ...
 Buster Baxter / ... (131 episodes, 1996-2015)
Jodie Resther ...
 Francine Alice Frensky / ... (131 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Binky Barnes / ... (129 episodes, 1996-2015)
Arthur Holden ...
 Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... (103 episodes, 1996-2015)
Sonja Ball ...
 Jane Read / ... (100 episodes, 1996-2015)
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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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Trivia

Arthur appeared as a guest in hand puppet form in a 1999 episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968), in which Fred Rogers makes a visit to Marc Brown's house and, later, Arthur makes a visit to the Neighborhood of Make Believe. Fred Rogers himself appeared (as an aardvark) in two episodes of Arthur. (One of these episodes, Arthur: Elwood City Turns 100! (2002), was aired after Rogers' death.) See more »

Goofs

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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Followed by Arthur's Missing Pal (2006) 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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Delightful tales of an Adventurous Aardvark
30 August 2004 | by (Pennington, NJ) – See all my reviews

For some reason, I have always been taken with this show. It's devoid of the fast-paced "ADD" glitz and flashing lights and endless one-liners. It's simply about a young Aardvark trying to survive in his family. There's not a better word to describe this show other than "delightful." It's simple, entertaining, and I'd watch it over anything else on TV. It's not blatantly "educational," it simply follows Arthur around, discounts his irrational beliefs and supports he and his friends' right answers and good deeds. I'd recommend this show to anyone and everyone-- especially if you are tired of head-spinning animated features like Shrek, and you want to enjoy a moment of purity on TV in an otherwise deteriorating field.


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