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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
J.T. Turner J.T. Turner ...  Descriptive Narrator / ... 213 episodes, 1996-2015
Melissa Altro ...  Mary Alice Crosswire / ... 157 episodes, 1996-2018
Daniel Brochu Daniel Brochu ...  Buster Baxter / ... 147 episodes, 1996-2018
Jodie Resther ...  Francine Alice Frensky / ... 146 episodes, 1996-2018
Bruce Dinsmore ...  Binky Barnes / ... 143 episodes, 1996-2018
Arthur Holden Arthur Holden ...  Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... 141 episodes, 1996-2017
Sonja Ball Sonja Ball ...  Jane Read / ... 104 episodes, 1996-2015
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

PBS

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Artur See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Hugo is an interactive whiteboard that is introduced to Mr. Ratburn's third grade class. The teacher and students ask a question and it gives them the answer. It's used in school classrooms in real life too. See more »

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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 »

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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 bsbcowboysfnSee 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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