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?
Even though D.W. is a girl, all of the voice actors for D.W. have been boys. See more
In the pilot episode "Arthur's Eyes" where Arthur does not wear glasses, Muffy is his classmate. Several episodes later is Muffy's introduction, where Arthur does have glasses. See more
Referenced in Escape from Planet Earth