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 / ... (150 episodes, 1996-2015)
Daniel Brochu ...
 Buster Baxter / ... (139 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Binky Barnes / ... (138 episodes, 1996-2015)
Jodie Resther ...
 Francine Alice Frensky / ... (137 episodes, 1996-2015)
Arthur Holden ...
 Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... (110 episodes, 1996-2015)
Sonja Ball ...
 Jane Read / ... (102 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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In "Buster and The Daredevils," Arthur and Buster meet Tobey and Slink and the comic book store. They have a conversation. When Tobey says, "He's not a peanut, he's a pecan," the background all of a sudden changes to the park and then back to the comic book store. 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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Referenced in Bro'Town: Sons for the Return Homo (2007) 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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My son and I love this cartoon!
11 March 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful cartoon. My son is 18 months old and he loves to watch it. This is a show that deals with stuff that kids go through every day. One episode that is one of my favorites deals with Arthur being teased because he is the only one in his class who hasn't lost a baby tooth.

I now see why children like Arthur and his friends so much. Kids of all ages can identify with him, not just eight year olds (Arthur and his friends are all in the third grade), but everybody can identify with the characters. Even adults can identify with the parents on the show.

Also, I like this show because each character is different (except for Timmy and Tommy Tibbles) both physically and personally. No two characters are the same, and the friends all accept each other's differences. I think that that is one thing that parents need to teach their kids: to accept the fact that no two people are exactly the same and that everybody is different. That is what makes everybody special.

I hope that parents watch this show with their kids. If you do, I think you'll approve of it for your children. I know I approve of this one!


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