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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

Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? #1507 [TV-Y]
Prunella tries to break her packrat habits and Binky find out his real name isn't Binky, it's Shelley!

  • KET Monday, September 15 at 4:00 pm EDT

Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies #1508 [TV-Y]
Muffy invites her friends to join a Pretty Pioneers book club but can't take their criticisms that the books are poorly written. Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age - her name is even W.D.! They're going to be the best of friends! Turns out, no. They don't have anything in common.

  • KET2 Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 16 at 4:00 pm EDT

Happy Anniversary #1001 [TV-Y]
While they're on their way to celebrate Arthur's parents' 10th wedding anniversary, the Reads' van breaks down, stranding the whole family. Arthur and D.W. end up locked in a diner storeroom, where they hear the inspiring radio tale of Crooning Cowboy Kid Carter and his little-sister sidekick.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 17 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies #1510 [TV-Y]
Bailey is missing! With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues. Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, September 18 at 4:00 pm EDT

Feeling Flush/Family Fortune #1004 [TV-Y]
Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his. But despite her conservation efforts, her water meter levels are twice as high. The Treasure Caravan is coming to Elwood City, and Arthur and D.W. search Grandma Thora's attic for treasures that will make them rich and famous.

  • KET2 Friday, September 19 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, September 19 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears #1006 [TV-Y]
Can the addition of three new players—voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria—help the Elwood City Grebes win their first baseball championship since 1918? Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams, then discovers that the new bike is much too nice to actually ride.

  • KET2 Monday, September 22 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, September 22 at 4:00 pm EDT

Do You Speak George?/World Girls #1009 [TV-Y]
Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up languages, and George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. The girls anticipate the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every country.

  • KET2 Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 23 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 24 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, September 25 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Friday, September 26 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, September 26 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Monday, September 29 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, September 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 3 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, October 3 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 23 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 30 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 24 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, October 24 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 1 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 17 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, October 17 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, October 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, October 20 at 4:00 pm EDT

Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) #1601 [TV-Y]
Ladonna Compson, a new kid in town, charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories real?

  • KET2 Monday, October 6 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, October 6 at 4:00 pm EDT

All About D.W./Blockheads #1603 [TV-Y]
When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 7 at 4:00 pm EDT

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast #1605 [TV-Y]
The Tibble Twins have a sleepover and James is the target of their shenanigans. D.W. gathers a jury when a cupcake is stolen and Tommy Tibble is the primary suspect.

  • KET2 Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 8 at 4:00 pm EDT

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder #1607 [TV-Y]
George can't wait to play baseball. Brain tries to transform Buster into a mathematic marvel for the Arithmattack competition.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 9 at 4:00 pm EDT

Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out #1609 [TV-Y]
When Fern gets writers block with a deadline approaching, she "borrows" stories from Ladonna. When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian.

  • KET2 Friday, October 10 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, October 10 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer #209 [TV-Y]
Arthur falls asleep on a bus and wakes up in a strange—and scary—part of town. Later, he realizes that summer vacation is almost over and panics over all the adventures he hasn't had yet.

  • KET2 Monday, October 13 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, October 13 at 4:00 pm EDT

Swept Away/Germophobia #1101 [TV-Y]
Arthur, D.W., and Buster discover the simple joys of building sand castles. Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 14 at 4:00 pm EDT

Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In #1103 [TV-Y]
Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book, a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon jungle. Even though she's still in elementary school, Prunella has become obsessed with thoughts of college and piles on extracurricular activities to make herself more appealing to the good schools.

  • KET2 Wednesday, October 15 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 15 at 4:00 pm EDT

Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret #1104 [TV-Y]
Fern's parents give her a cell phone, telling her it's for emergencies only. But soon Muffy is introducing her to the joys of personalized ringtones, texting, and incessant chatting. As the smartest kid in class, Brain really doesn't want anyone to know that he was kept back in kindergarten.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 16 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 16 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools #1106 [TV-Y]
The superstar host of a new series called Postcards from You (Matt Damon) puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, setting off a frantic rush among Arthur and his friends to film their lives. Mrs. Molina teaches a dance class for kids.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 21 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes a Stand #1208 [TV-Y]
It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling.

  • KET2 Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 22 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Arthur Vs. The Very Mean Crossing Guard/D.W.'s Very Bad Mood #218 [TV-Y]
A new crossing guard tries to charge the kids to cross the street. Francine sets out to discover what it is that's making D.W. so cranky.

  • KET2 Monday, October 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, October 27 at 4:00 pm EST

How the Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister #220 [TV-Y]
Muffy hits the jackpot when her cookies turn out to be a big hit. The only trouble is that the recipe isn't really hers. When Sue Ellen wishes she had a little sister, Arthur and Francine both offer to lend her theirs.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, October 28 at 4:00 pm EST

D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry #1203 [TV-Y]
D.W. panics when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer. Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora finally lets them explore her attic.

  • KET2 Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, October 29 at 4:00 pm EST

The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot #1205 [TV-Y]
Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia and its 100 hours of behind-the-scenes footage. When he learns that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City, Arthur tries to rally the residents to erect a monument on the site of the visit.

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

Hic or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright #1107 [TV-Y]
D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. Annoyed that Brain always seems to be right about everything, Buster becomes determined to catch him in a mistake.

  • KET2 Friday, October 31 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, October 31 at 4:00 pm EST

War of the Worms/I Owe You One #1207 [TV-Y]
Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe. Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once.

  • KET Monday, November 3 at 4:00 pm EST

Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe in Magic? #1209 [TV-Y]
Buster is worried he won't know anyone at summer camp. Arthur is jealous of Buster's magic tricks.

  • KET Tuesday, November 4 at 4:00 pm EST

Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter #301 [TV-Y]
Buster is returning from a trip to exotic places all over the world, and Arthur wonders whether his friend will have changed. Will Buster still want to hang out with "plain old" Arthur? Meanwhile, it seems to Buster that it's his friends who have changed—and that they've forgotten all about him!

  • KET Wednesday, November 5 at 4:00 pm EST

D.W., All Fired Up/I'd Rather Read It Myself #302 [TV-Y]
Ms. Morgan announces that the preschool will be having a fire drill. D.W. isn't sure what that is, but she knows it sounds scary, so she concocts a plan to just stay home from school every day until the danger passes. Then, tired of the Tibble twins always being ahead of her, she tries to convince them that she's already learned how to read.

  • KET Thursday, November 6 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur Goes Crosswire/Sue Ellen and the Brainasaurous #303 [TV-Y]
Arthur and Muffy rescue Wilbur Rabbit and become fast friends. But Arthur's other friends quickly grow tired of the new relationship. Sue Ellen is at first thrilled that Brain is her partner on a school project, but then wonders whether he's going to let her help at all.

  • KET Friday, November 7 at 4:00 pm EST

Background Blues/And Now Let's Talk to Some Kids #304 [TV-Y]
A class project gets the kids tracing their family trees. Will they turn out to be descended from royalty—or just from "plain folks"? The Magic Toolbox comes to Mr. Ratburn's class to put some of the kids on TV.

  • KET Monday, November 10 at 4:00 pm EST

Silent Treatment/Kung Fool #1302 [TV-Y]
George decides not to speak until his friends notice. Fern learns a neighbor was a Kung Fu artist.

  • KET Tuesday, November 11 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked #1303 [TV-Y]
Arthur and friends find what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office. Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show, Junior Island.

  • KET Wednesday, November 12 at 4:00 pm EST

MacFrensky/The Good, the Bad, and the Binky #1304 [TV-Y]
When Francine and Brain compete to become student of the month, Francine resorts to lying to win. Binky introduces Emily to the world of pro-wrestling.

  • KET Thursday, November 13 at 4:00 pm EST

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending #1305 [TV-Y]
Director Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun when she lands a role in a community play. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish a new book the fastest.

  • KET Friday, November 14 at 4:00 pm EST

When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes #1306 [TV-Y]
George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome and D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet.

  • KET Monday, November 17 at 4:00 pm EST

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians #1307 [TV-Y]
The Tibble Twins sell pre-school art masterpieces. Arthur and Binky find a secret spot in the woods.

  • KET Tuesday, November 18 at 4:00 pm EST

Fernlets by Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker #1308 [TV-Y]
Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards which becomes a big hit. Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted!

  • KET Wednesday, November 19 at 4:00 pm EST

Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood #1309 [TV-Y]
Baby Kate is growing up! The more words she learns, the less she seems to understand her dog, Pal. To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee.

  • KET Thursday, November 20 at 4:00 pm EST

Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova #1310 [TV-Y]
Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all!

  • KET Friday, November 21 at 4:00 pm EST

The Wheel Deal/the Buster Report #1401 [TV-Y]
After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player and shows him how it's done. The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection?

  • KET Monday, November 24 at 4:00 pm EST

The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties the Knot #1402 [TV-Y]
The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable.

  • KET Tuesday, November 25 at 4:00 pm EST

Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real #1108 [TV-Y]
Francine copies and pastes information from a web site for her entire five-page report. Buster watches the new reality show Top Supermarket—a show Arthur doesn't like.

  • KET Thursday, November 27 at 4:00 pm EST

Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush #1404 [TV-Y]
At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman (Coraline, The Graveyard Book) Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor! Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft.

  • KET Friday, November 28 at 4:00 pm EST
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