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 »

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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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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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Great Message
23 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

This show gives off such a great message of friendship. Even though all the characters are so lovable, they each have their own unique flaws. Like how Arthur complains about D.W all the time or like when Muffy gets her snobby attitudes. Also when Francine gets competitive, and the brain brags about his I.Q. Then there's also how Binky can be a bully and how Fern isn't very social. Well, anyway, back to my point: They're all friends even though none of them are perfect, which is one of the main reasons why I love this show so much. Its not like one of those perfect, happy all the time "kiddy shows". This show represents life's imperfections and how to deal with them. Arthur and his friends have so much fun together because they except each other for who they are, which i think is definitely a message kids should learn early in their lives. Does anyone agree/disagree with me?


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