Web site: http://pbskids.org/arthur
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.
The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools #1106
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.
- KET Tuesday, July 15 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Election/Francine Goes to War #506
Muffy runs for president in the class's mock election—and takes it very seriously. Francine's nosy new next-door neighbor keeps getting her in trouble.
- KET Tuesday, July 15 at 4:30 pm EDT
Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real #1108
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 Wednesday, July 16 at 4:00 pm EDT
Sleep No More/Pet Peeved #507
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.
- KET Wednesday, July 16 at 4:30 pm EDT
D.W. on Ice/Spoiled Rotten! #1109
D.W. tells her friends that she's a fantastic skater—even though she can barely stand on ice. Accused of being spoiled by her friends, Muffy sets out to prove them wrong by being the most charitable person around.
- KET Thursday, July 17 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Last of Mary Moo Cow/Bitzi's Beau #508
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.
- KET Thursday, July 17 at 4:30 pm EDT
Big Brother Binky #1110
Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China.
- KET Friday, July 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
Just Desserts/The Big Dig #509
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.
- KET Friday, July 18 at 4:30 pm EDT
Is That Kosher/Never Never Never #1201
Francine tried to fast on Yom Kippur, but can she resist a pizza party? Joan Rivers guest stars as Francine's grandma, Bubba.
- KET Monday, July 21 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature #510
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.
- KET Monday, July 21 at 4:30 pm EDT
D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry #1203
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.
- KET Tuesday, July 22 at 4:00 pm EDT
For the Birds/Ungifted #1204
Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird called the green-tailed grebe. Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy to get out of "favor debt" to Arthur.
- KET Tuesday, July 22 at 4:30 pm EDT
The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot #1205
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.
- KET Wednesday, July 23 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker #1206
Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best.
- KET Wednesday, July 23 at 4:30 pm EDT
War of the Worms/I Owe You One #1207
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 Thursday, July 24 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes a Stand #1208
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.
- KET Thursday, July 24 at 4:30 pm EDT
Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe in Magic? #1209
Buster is worried he won't know anyone at summer camp. Arthur is jealous of Buster's magic tricks.
- KET Friday, July 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Perfect Game/D.W.'s Furry Freakout #1210
Francine is excited for Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet - he's asked them to design their very own model cities! D.W. finds a stray kitten and begs to keep it. But the unbearably cute kitten soon turns out to be a lot more than D.W. can handle.
- KET Friday, July 25 at 4:30 pm EDT
Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/Best of the Nest #601
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.
- KET Monday, July 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Plays the Blues/Buster's Sweet Success #602
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.
- KET Monday, July 28 at 4:30 pm EDT
Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies #603
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.
- KET Tuesday, July 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
Muffy's Soccer Shocker/Brother, Can You Spare A Clarinet? #604
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?
- KET Tuesday, July 29 at 4:30 pm EDT
The Boy Who Cried Comet/Arthur and Los Vecinos #605
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.
- KET Wednesday, July 30 at 4:00 pm EDT
Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap #606
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.
- KET Wednesday, July 30 at 4:30 pm EDT
Silent Treatment/Kung Fool #1302
George decides not to speak until his friends notice. Fern learns a neighbor was a Kung Fu artist.
- KET Thursday, July 31 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! #607
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.
- KET Thursday, July 31 at 4:30 pm EDT
Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked #1303
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 Friday, August 1 at 4:00 pm EDT
Rhyme for Your Life/For Whom the Bell Tolls #608
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.
- KET Friday, August 1 at 4:30 pm EDT
MacFrensky/The Good, the Bad, and the Binky #1304
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 Monday, August 4 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Good Sport/Crushed #609
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.
- KET Monday, August 4 at 4:30 pm EDT
No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending #1305
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 Tuesday, August 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Loses His Marbles/Friday the 13th #610
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?
- KET Tuesday, August 5 at 4:30 pm EDT
When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes #1306
George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome and D.W. and James enter the pre-school swim meet.
- KET Wednesday, August 6 at 4:00 pm EDT
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians #1307
The Tibble Twins sell pre-school art masterpieces. Arthur and Binky find a secret spot in the woods.
- KET Wednesday, August 6 at 4:30 pm EDT
Fernlets by Fern/Prunella and the Haunted Locker #1308
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 Thursday, August 7 at 4:00 pm EDT
Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery #701
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.
- KET Thursday, August 7 at 4:30 pm EDT
Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood #1309
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 Friday, August 8 at 4:00 pm EDT
Francine's Split Decision/Muffy Goes Metropolitan #702
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.
- KET Friday, August 8 at 4:30 pm EDT
Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova #1310
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 Monday, August 11 at 4:00 pm EDT
Ants in Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy #703
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.
- KET Monday, August 11 at 4:30 pm EDT
Show Off/Dog's Best Friend #1701
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.
- KET Tuesday, August 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Wednesday, September 24 at 4:00 pm EDT
Elwood City Turns 100! #705
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.
- KET Tuesday, August 12 at 4:30 pm EDT
Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal #1702
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!
- KET Wednesday, August 13 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Thursday, September 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
D.W.'s Time Trouble/Buster's Amish Mismatch #707
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.
- KET Wednesday, August 13 at 4:30 pm EDT
Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs #1703
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!
- KET Thursday, August 14 at 4:00 pm EDT
Pick a Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues #706
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.
- KET Thursday, August 14 at 4:30 pm EDT
Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket #1704
Arthur and Buster discover that they make better friends than roommates. Arthur is ecstatic when he wins concert tickets on the radio.
- KET Friday, August 15 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Friday, September 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
The World of Tomorrow/Is There A Doctor in the House? #708
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.
- KET Friday, August 15 at 4:30 pm EDT
All Thumbs/Kidonia #1705
Buster gets caught sucking his thumb. Tired of doing chores, Arthur and the gang decide to invent their own country: Kidonia.
- KET Monday, August 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
To Tibble the Truth/Waiting To Go #704
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.
- KET Monday, August 18 at 4:30 pm EDT
Speak Up Francine/Waiting for Snow #1706
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.
- KET Tuesday, August 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
Prunella Sees the Light/Return of the Snowball #709
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?
- KET Tuesday, August 19 at 4:30 pm EDT
Pets and Pests/Go Fly A Kite #1707
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.
- KET Wednesday, August 20 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences #1708
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.
- KET Wednesday, August 20 at 4:30 pm EDT
Caught in the Crosswires/Framed #1709
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.
- KET Thursday, August 21 at 4:00 pm EDT
Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze #1710
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.
- KET Thursday, August 21 at 4:30 pm EDT
Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up #801
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?
- KET Friday, August 22 at 4:00 pm EDT
Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks A lot, Binky #802
Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain and have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero, but she and her assigned hiking buddy, Francine, end up fighting all the way up the trail. When Rattles doesn't seem to appreciate him for saving him from a dangerous stunt, Binky swears off good deeds—until one day he is shown what life would be like without any acts of kindness.
- KET Friday, August 22 at 4:30 pm EDT
Vomitrocious!/Sue Ellen Chickens Out #805
Francine gets queasy and throws up in the cafeteria, then is afraid to go back to school the next day. Sue Ellen tries to organize a protest against the fast-food chain that's taking over the beloved Sugarbowl, but the other kids confess that they actually like the food at Chickin Lickin. Will Sue Ellen have to fight the mighty empire of Beaurigaard Poulet all by herself?
- KET Monday, August 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
Postcards from Buster #806
Buster is going to New York to meet his dad, and the Reads are going with him.
- KET Monday, August 25 at 4:30 pm EDT
Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley #807
Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks, setting off a chain reaction that results in an explosive desk war. Having reached the ripe old age of 8, Arthur reflects on the favorite present from his 3rd birthday, a teddy bear named Stanley.
- KET Tuesday, August 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib #808
Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in an episode about art appreciation and the value of creating for self-expression, not competition. Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage.
- KET Tuesday, August 26 at 4:30 pm EDT
Big Horns George/Bleep #810
George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song after hearing the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him—until Koko and Taj Mahal encourage him to keep singing. D.W. embarks on a quest to discover the meaning of a mysterious and obviously powerful word she has heard. What will happen if she blurts out "Bleep!" to her parents?
- KET Wednesday, August 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
Castles in the Sky/Tipping the Scales #901
The gang's treehouse collapses, and architect Frank Gehry steps in to help them rebuild—if they can agree on a new design. Arthur's choral group is looking forward to a performance in Crown City, and to the post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers. But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the kids wonder whether music class will ever be fun again.
- KET Wednesday, August 27 at 4:30 pm EDT
The Wheel Deal/the Buster Report #1401
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 Thursday, August 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top #902
Francine's sister, Catherine, was a star at circus camp, so Francine is sure she will be, too. But when she can't seem to get the hang of tumbling, she wonders whether she'll ever get out of her sister's shadow. George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, and Buster seems to be taking advantage of his generosity.
- KET Thursday, August 28 at 4:30 pm EDT
The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties the Knot #1402
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 Friday, August 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Weighs In/The Law of the Jungle Gym #903
Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play and is shocked to learn that he's now "husky-sized." He wants to get in shape, but is he ready to try something as radical as ... exercise? Muffy has discovered that the jungle gym is the perfect place to take pictures with her new digital camera—if playground bully Molly will let her.
- KET Friday, August 29 at 4:30 pm EDT
Lights, Camera ... Opera!/All Worked Up #905
Muffy's dad gives her tickets to the opera, and she worries about whether she'll understand what's going on—or even be able to stay awake. But opera singer Rodney Gilfrey shows her how much fun Bizet's Carmen can be. Arthur aces five quizzes in a row, but then his luck suddenly runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's new schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?
- KET Monday, September 1 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond #906
The community pool is closed for repairs, so Arthur and D.W. accept an invitation to James' pool. Then they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers—and an old nemesis of Arthur's. Grandma Thora takes in a stray dog named Killer who lives up to her name by bullying every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends?
- KET Tuesday, September 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
The 'A' Team/Emily Swallows a Horse #908
Francine and Brain have sometimes wished that their soccer teammates would take the game more seriously, so they're thrilled to make the Elwood City All-Stars Traveling Team. But are their new teammates really more compatible? Emily tells a little white lie to get a sparkly ball she wants, then keeps having to embellish it to maintain her cover story.
- KET Wednesday, September 3 at 4:00 pm EDT
Nicked by a Name/The Play's the Thing #1403
There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other - it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun!
- KET Thursday, September 4 at 4:00 pm EDT
Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush #1404
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, September 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa #1409
The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music. D.W., Brain, and Cheikh team-up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!
- KET Monday, September 8 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Unravels/All the Rage #1408
Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But...he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?
- KET Tuesday, September 9 at 4:00 pm EDT
Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home #1410
Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to go to outer space! Well, someday. For now, it'd be really cool to build and launch a rocket! So Buster enlists his friends to help...but they can't agree on anything and the mission stalls. Luckily, NASA astronaut Mike Finke guest-stars to teach the kids that only teamwork will accomplish this mission-and then it's blast-off! After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself.
- KET Wednesday, September 10 at 4:00 pm EDT
Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard #1504
Mr. Ratburn decides it's time for his class to learn a little about money...or, rather, the lack of it. For the entire weekend, no one in the class can spend a cent. Buster has the brand-new Dark Bunny Dark Buggy, complete with grappling hook and voice commands! But with all its bells and whistles, the Buggy seems to have a mind of its own and has zoomed its way into the mysterious teacher's lounge, where no student dares to enter.
- KET Thursday, September 11 at 4:00 pm EDT
To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. #1505
A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? It's time for the kids at Lakewood Elementary to take the Stoddard-Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test, or "S.W.E.A.T." But with anxiety running high, it becomes clear that the kids need to learn some relaxation techniques.
- KET Friday, September 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? #1507
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
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.
- KET Tuesday, September 16 at 4:00 pm EDT
Happy Anniversary #1001
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.
- KET Wednesday, September 17 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies #1510
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.
- KET Thursday, September 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
Feeling Flush/Family Fortune #1004
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.
- KET Friday, September 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears #1006
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.
- KET Monday, September 22 at 4:00 pm EDT
Do You Speak George?/World Girls #1009
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.
- KET Tuesday, September 23 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Monday, September 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Tuesday, September 30 at 4:00 pm EDT
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