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.
Did You Know?
Arthur is one of the longest running animated shows to exist, topped as of 2018 only by The Simpsons, which just celebrated the release of its 30th season. As of November 2018, Arthur has had 21 released seasons, an animated film, a book series, four hour-long TV specials, and a line of coinciding products including toys, dolls, games, coloring books, clothing and children's hair products. See more
In the opening sequence, D.W. is shown turning the pages of the book with her left hand, yet when it cuts to a close-up, her right hand is on the book. See more