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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Series cast summary:
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 Mary Alice Crosswire / ... (143 episodes, 1996-2015)
Jodie Resther ...
 Francine Alice Frensky / ... (128 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Binky Barnes / ... (126 episodes, 1996-2015)
Daniel Brochu ...
 Buster Baxter / ... (126 episodes, 1996-2015)
Arthur Holden ...
 Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... (101 episodes, 1996-2014)
Sonja Ball ...
 Jane Read / ... (97 episodes, 1996-2015)
J.T. Turner ...
 Narrator (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
Tamar Kozlov ...
 Prunella Deegan / ... (71 episodes, 1996-2014)
Joanna Noyes ...
 Grandma Thora Read / ... (68 episodes, 1996-2012)
A.J. Henderson ...
 Ed Crosswire / ... (67 episodes, 1996-2013)
Patricia Rodriguez ...
 Sue Ellen Armstrong (65 episodes, 1996-2003)
Michael Yarmush ...
 Arthur Timothy Read / ... (62 episodes, 1996-2012)
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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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George's surname is Nordgren. It used to be Lundgren, but this changed in recent seasons. Also Mr. Ratburn's name was Emil Nigel Ratburn, but now it is Nigel Charles Ratburn. 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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Arthur Theme Song
Composed by Judith Henderson and Jerry Devilliers
Performed by Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
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This Show is Rad!
14 August 2000 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Arthur is such a great show because, it has everything for kids like learning, playing, and kids sticking up with each other. It's much like watching "Flying Rhino Junior High" and "Recess", too. I had first seen this show back in 1996 (right before 1997). Let me tell you a few funny parts: Arthur imagines that he was Oliver Twist; Buster shrieks after he daydreams about the substitute teacher (which was Mr. Ratburn's sister); Francine sings loud while beating her drums and interupted everywhere in Elwood City; and D.W. pretends to be Arthur and pretends to be the audiences sleeping. Oh, yeah. D.W. makes fun of Arthur's Crunch cereal commercial song that's with the line, "my brother stinks like a piece of cheese." Man. I wuv this show and it rocks!


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