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Web site: http://pbskids.org/arthur

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The series revolves around an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister D.W., and their family and friends. It is about being a kid, exploring the world, and finding your place in it. Based on the the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown.

TV Schedule

Sleep No More/Pet Peeved #507 [TV-Y]
Buster is so excited about a pizza-eating contest that he can't sleep—but how can he win if he hasn't gotten any sleep? Binky volunteers to watch Francine's cat for the weekend, but gets into trouble when he decides to ignore Francine's instructions.

  • KET2 Friday, January 23 at 6:30 am EST

Fountain Abbey/Arthur Calls It #1805 [TV-Y]
The diary of Muffy's great, great grandmother Mary Alice reveals a very interesting story. Arthur doubts his decision to call Buster out during a baseball game.

  • KET2 Monday, January 26 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, January 26 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, January 30 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, January 30 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, February 10 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, February 10 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 20 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, March 20 at 4:00 pm EST

The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose #1801 [TV-Y]
When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride Wonder World's newest rollercoaster.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 27 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 pm EST

The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! #1802 [TV-Y]
Muffy searches for her long lost imaginary friend. Francine is un-invited to Catherine's party.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 28 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, January 28 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, March 12 at 4:00 pm EST

The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur #1803 [TV-Y]
Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 29 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 16 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, March 16 at 4:00 pm EST

Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler #1804 [TV-Y]
After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team until she realizes practice starts at 6 am!

  • KET2 Monday, February 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, February 2 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 17 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 pm EST

The Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau #508 [TV-Y]
D.W. is devastated when her favorite TV show is cancelled. Buster fears the worst when it's time to meet his mother's new boyfriend.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, February 3 at 4:00 pm EST

Just Desserts/The Big Dig #509 [TV-Y]
Overindulging in sweets leads to a night of very strange dreams for Arthur. After Grandpa Dave shows them a secret map, Arthur and D.W. hunt for buried treasure and learn some family history.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 4 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, February 4 at 4:00 pm EST

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend #1701 [TV-Y]
It's the Elwood City dog show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz. Arthur agrees to watch Amigo while Alberto's off at camp.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, February 5 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature #510 [TV-Y]
Arthur and D.W. tell conflicting and imaginative versions of what exactly happened to Dad's perfect soufflé, and Mom and Dad try to sort things out. Muffy's been reading Mature Miss magazine and thinks she needs more sophisticated friends.

  • KET2 Friday, February 6 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, February 6 at 4:00 pm EST

Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal #1702 [TV-Y]
D.W. and Bud embark on an epic wilderness adventure in the backyard! Apple picking, bake sales, craft classes - there's so much to do in Elwood City in the fall!

  • KET2 Monday, February 9 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, February 9 at 4:00 pm EST

Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs #1703 [TV-Y]
Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing. Buster has lost his flair for funny, and the harder he tries to make people laugh, the worse it gets!

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 11 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, February 11 at 4:00 pm EST

Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/Best of the Nest #601 [TV-Y]
Sue Ellen has become a champion at the Internet game Virtual Goose, but she may be taking things too far: She's starting to imagine that her friends are geese to be conquered. As everyone else gets involved in another online game involving multiple geese, Brain tries to convince them to leave their computers behind and have a real-life camping adventure in the woods.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, February 12 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur Loses His Marbles/Friday the 13th #610 [TV-Y]
Arthur trains with Grandma Thora, a marbles champion, so he can beat all his friends. But when the Elwood City marbles tournament comes down to Read vs. Read, he learns that she didn't quite pass along all her secrets. While others are stepping over cracks or walking around ladders, Brain scoffs and defies all the superstitions—but then he has a run of bad luck. With Friday the 13th on the way, should he rethink things?

  • KET2 Friday, February 13 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, February 13 at 4:00 pm EST

Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket #1704 [TV-Y]
Arthur and Buster discover that they make better friends than roommates. Arthur is ecstatic when he wins concert tickets on the radio.

  • KET2 Monday, February 16 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, February 16 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur Plays the Blues/Buster's Sweet Success #602 [TV-Y]
Arthur's piano teacher retires, telling him that he'll get along just fine with her replacement. But when Arthur meets the famous—and very strict—Dr. Fugue, he begins to doubt whether he'll be able to keep up. Buster signs up to sell candy to raise money for the band, but then eats up all the profits.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 17 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, February 17 at 4:00 pm EST

All Thumbs/Kidonia #1705 [TV-Y]
Buster gets caught sucking his thumb. Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, February 18 at 4:00 pm EST

Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies #603 [TV-Y]
While everyone else lines up at the bookstore for the latest Henry Skreever book, Prunella orders a special monogrammed limited edition from England—and gets a Braille version by mistake. A journey inside the minds of Baby Kate and dog Pal shows what they really think of Arthur, D.W., and the silly grown-ups around them.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, February 19 at 4:00 pm EST

Speak Up Francine/Waiting for Snow #1706 [TV-Y]
The local creek is polluted! Francine is determined to get the word out at the annual Earth Day rally. Ladonna can't wait to experience her first blizzard.

  • KET2 Friday, February 20 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, February 20 at 4:00 pm EST

Muffy's Soccer Shocker/Brother, Can You Spare A Clarinet? #604 [TV-Y]
Muffy is proud that her father is the new coach of the soccer team—until he starts exhausting everyone on the squad with drills like the piston, the muffler, and, worst of all, the shock absorber. Tryouts for the Young Person's Orchestra are coming to town, and everyone thinks Binky is a shoo-in. So why is he suddenly refusing to play his clarinet in band practice?

  • KET2 Monday, February 23 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, February 23 at 4:00 pm EST

The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences #1708 [TV-Y]
After meeting Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie. George accidentally breaks the class's prize woodworking project and Binky gets blamed.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, February 24 at 4:00 pm EST

The Boy Who Cried Comet/Arthur and Los Vecinos #605 [TV-Y]
Buster uses Muffy's new telescope to try to prove that the UFOs he's been seeing are real, but discovers something even more frightening: a comet headed straight for Earth! When a Latino family moves in next door, Arthur makes a new friend and learns about a different culture—including a Spanish version of Bionic Bunny named Conejitos Mecánicos.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, February 25 at 4:00 pm EST

Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite #1707 [TV-Y]
There is a mouse loose in the Read home and D.W. wants to eliminate it. Binky, Muffy, and Ladonna have fun with a kite they find in the park.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, February 26 at 4:00 pm EST

Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap #606 [TV-Y]
Sensational headlines and embarrassing photos make Francine's new newspaper, the Frensky Star, a great success—except that now none of her friends is speaking to her. Someone makes off with D.W.'s backpack but leaves a different one in its place, and she uses the objects in it as clues to try to puzzle out the identity of the thief.

  • KET2 Friday, February 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, February 27 at 4:00 pm EST

Caught in the Crosswires/Framed #1709 [TV-Y]
Muffy is worried that she will be protrayed as a spoiled brat in a reality TV show. Sensing his work might be valuable someday, Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait.

  • KET2 Monday, March 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, March 2 at 4:00 pm EST

The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! #607 [TV-Y]
George is smart, but he sometimes has trouble reading and writing. With the help of others with dyslexia, he discovers that there are many different ways to learn. D.W. is thrilled that she is finally going to get an allowance. But when she learns that Emily and the Tibble twins have been getting allowances for years, she frets over the financial head start they've gotten on her.

  • KET2 Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00 pm EST

Rhyme for Your Life/For Whom the Bell Tolls #608 [TV-Y]
Binky is trapped in Verseberg, where it's a crime not to rhyme. Arthur takes care of a sick D.W., and he finds himself at the mercy of his little sister and her cowbell.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 4 at 4:00 pm EST

Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze #1710 [TV-Y]
Binky sets out to prove the music of the Bang on a Can All-Stars is just a bunch of noise. A new ice cream palor is threatening to put Brain's shop out of business.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, March 5 at 4:00 pm EST

The Good Sport/Crushed #609 [TV-Y]
Francine makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings when Jenna gets the Athlete of the Year award instead of the rightful recipient—Francine. Then figure skater Michelle Kwan explains a few things about good sportsmanship. Arthur thinks he's too old to need a babysitter, but changes his mind when the sitter turns out to be a 16-year-old who loves ice cream and the Dark Bunny VI: Curse of the Moomy video game.

  • KET2 Friday, March 6 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, March 6 at 4:00 pm EST

Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery #701 [TV-Y]
Arthur is thrilled that a weekend of fly-fishing with his dad means no D.W. for two days—but then a change of plans forces them to include her. Baby Kate, Pal, and some of their furry friends team up to investigate where socks go when they disappear from the laundry.

  • KET2 Monday, March 9 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, March 9 at 4:00 pm EST

Francine's Split Decision/Muffy Goes Metropolitan #702 [TV-Y]
With the big bowling tournament and her cousin's bar mitzvah happening at exactly the same time, Francine tries to figure out a way to be two places at once. Muffy finally gets to visit the big city when Sue Ellen invites her to Crown City for a weekend, and the realities of city life turn out to be nothing like her fantasies.

  • KET2 Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 10 at 4:00 pm EST

Ants in Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy #703 [TV-Y]
Arthur thinks his ant-farm project is sure to impress Mr. Ratburn—until the ants end up everywhere but in their farm. Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper, but finds herself ignored when everyone turns to the mysterious Hoprah Linseed instead.

  • KET2 Friday, March 13 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, March 13 at 4:00 pm EST

Elwood City Turns 100! #705 [TV-Y]
The musical Mr. Ratburn's class is staging for Elwood City's centennial turns into a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions—and that's just what's going on behind the scenes. During the intermission, Larry King interviews Elwood City residents.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 18 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 18 at 4:00 pm EST

To Tibble the Truth/Waiting To Go #704 [TV-Y]
Tired of constantly being in trouble because of their lies, the Tibble twins promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth that much better? Binky and Brain have a collision on the soccer field that severely strains their friendship, then find themselves stuck in the school parking lot together after everyone else's rides have come and gone.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, March 19 at 4:00 pm EST

Pick a Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues #706 [TV-Y]
Click and Clack of Car Talk offer some helpful advice as Arthur desperately tries to prevent his parents from replacing the beloved family car. Jenna is finally invited to Muffy's annual slumber party, but is terrified that the others will learn her awful secret: that she occasionally wets the bed.

  • KET2 Monday, March 23 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, March 23 at 4:00 pm EST

D.W.'s Time Trouble/Buster's Amish Mismatch #707 [TV-Y]
A magical trip through time lets D.W. see what life would have been like if she had been Arthur's older sibling instead of the other way around. Inspired by a field trip to Amish country, Buster vows to forgo all modern conveniences when he gets back home—but that's easier said than done.

  • KET2 Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 24 at 4:00 pm EST

The World of Tomorrow/Is There A Doctor in the House? #708 [TV-Y]
Binky, who's repeating the 3rd grade, dreads Mr. Ratburn's annual class sleepover at the science museum because he remembers how boring it was the first time around. But a new exhibit on visions of the future surprises him. When Mom gets a bad cold and then gives it to Dad, Arthur and D.W. fear they'll have to take over Dad's catering business and raise Baby Kate all by themselves.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 pm EST

Prunella Sees the Light/Return of the Snowball #709 [TV-Y]
Prunella does her room over in a Henry Skreever theme to get ready for a visit from Marina, then panics when she realizes she doesn't know how Marina, who is blind, will react to decorations she can't see. Six months, two weeks, and four days after it disappeared, D.W.'s snowball reappears in the Read family freezer. But how can she stop it from being stolen again?

  • KET2 Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 pm EST

Fifteen - Parts I & II #1501 [TV-Y]
How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends.

  • KET2 Friday, March 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, March 27 at 4:00 pm EST

I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind #1502 [TV-Y]
During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! The Tibbles look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't?

  • KET2 Monday, March 30 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, March 30 at 4:00 pm EST

Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up #801 [TV-Y]
Arthur gets a new Turkish pen pal, Adil. Imagining Adil riding a camel to school and eating exotic foods, he worries that his letters about life in Elwood City will be awfully dull by comparison. Bitzi is breaking up with her boyfriend, Buster's baseball buddy Harry. Can Buster get them back together in time for the next game? And if not, can Buster and Harry stay friends anyway?

  • KET2 Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 31 at 4:00 pm EST
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