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 / ... (213 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Mary Alice Crosswire / ... (153 episodes, 1996-2016)
Daniel Brochu ...
 Buster Baxter / ... (143 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Binky Barnes / ... (142 episodes, 1996-2016)
Jodie Resther ...
 Francine Alice Frensky / ... (140 episodes, 1996-2016)
Arthur Holden ...
 Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... (140 episodes, 1996-2016)
Sonja Ball ...
 Jane Read / ... (106 episodes, 1996-2016)
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Bespectacled aardvark Arthur Read demonstrates to kids how to deal with such childhood traumas and challenges as homework, teachers and bullies. He also has to contend with his sisters, but loves playing with his friends: tomboy Francine, foodie and best pal Buster, super smart Brain, rich girl Muffy and geography expert Sue Ellen. Written by Jwelch5742

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The town of Elwood City where the show takes place actually exists near Pittsburgh PA 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 Perfect Christmas (2000) 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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I Love This Show!!
5 November 2005 | by (Illinois, United States) – See all my reviews

I am 19 years old and I still watch Arthur. This show is a very good series chock full of important life lessons. In each episode, there is a problem that the kids have to deal with that does actually happen in real life. Sometimes, the problems cannot be solved at the end of the show and the writers don't try to solve them. I think this is important as in real life not all problems can be solved. Arthur sets the bar for what children's television should be. It is a show that teaches about friendship, family, love, dealing with bullies, siblings, responsibility, growing up, and even death with grace and style. It's topics are very relevant in our society today. Arthur has been a hit in my family for years and will continue to be for many more to come. Based upon Marc Brown's popular Arthur Adventure series, Arthur is a class-A hit for all ages!


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