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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

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

Closed Captioned 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

Closed Captioned 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

Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland #1503 [TV-Y]
Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland - a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's!

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, April 1 at 4:00 pm EST

Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks A lot, Binky #802 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, April 2 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged #803 [TV-Y]
It's winter, and Arthur's snow shoveling business is booming—until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up. Brain wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach. Is this a dream, or has he finally become a real pest?

  • KET2 Friday, April 3 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, April 3 at 4:00 pm EST

Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard #1504 [TV-Y]
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.

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

Closed Captioned Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen #804 [TV-Y]
Fern's scary story is a little too scary—now the other kids are afraid of her. So she sets out to prove her skills as a writer by creating a story that's fun instead of frightening. Binky isn't having much luck teaching D.W. to dance, but is it the student or the teacher who needs more practice?

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

To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T. #1505 [TV-Y]
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.

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

April 9th #710 [TV-Y]
The kids find support from parents and teachers when a fire forces the elementary school to close.

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

Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe #1506 [TV-Y]
Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother. Muffy, Arthur, and Buster are carpool to their cooking class.

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

Vomitrocious!/Sue Ellen Chickens Out #805 [TV-Y]
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?

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

Closed Captioned Postcards from Buster #806 [TV-Y]
Buster is going to New York to meet his dad, and the Reads are going with him.

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

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!

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, April 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 Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, April 16 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 Friday, April 17 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, April 17 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley #807 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Monday, April 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, April 20 at 4:00 pm EDT

Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses #1509 [TV-Y]
With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head!

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

Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib #808 [TV-Y]
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.

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

Flea To Be You and Me/Kiss and Tell #809 [TV-Y]
Pal is itching like crazy. Could the culprit be Pepe, an Italian circus flea? Emily returns from her summer in Paris with the amazing news that she's been kissed ... by a boy!

  • KET2 Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, April 23 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Big Horns George/Bleep #810 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Friday, April 24 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, April 24 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, April 27 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, April 27 at 4:00 pm EDT

Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel #1602 [TV-Y]
Francine tries to regain her dignity after Muffy posts a goofy video of her on the Muffington Post. Muffy enlists her dad to help her make a winning car for the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby, but he completely takes over.

  • KET2 Tuesday, April 28 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, April 28 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 Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00 pm EDT

Get Smart/Baby Steps #1604 [TV-Y]
A battle begins when HUGO, the new interactive whiteboard, corrects Mr. Ratburn in front of the class. D.W. enlists the help of Brain to determine if her sister Kate is above average, below average, or just average-average.

  • KET2 Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, April 30 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.

  • KET Friday, May 1 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess #1606 [TV-Y]
The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying, but can Molly ever truly change her ways? Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master.

  • KET Monday, May 4 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.

  • KET Tuesday, May 5 at 4:00 pm EDT

Buster's Book Battle/On the Buster Scale #1608 [TV-Y]
Buster is thrilled when Lakewood Elementary starts a program where kids can earn prizes for reading. Buster and Brain disagree on movies.

  • KET Wednesday, May 6 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.

  • KET Thursday, May 7 at 4:00 pm EDT

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever #1610 [TV-Y]
Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's sweater are all in good fun, but her feelings are hurt. Everyone reminisces about their "best days" except Arthur.

  • KET Friday, May 8 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.

  • KET Monday, May 11 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!

  • KET Tuesday, May 12 at 4:00 pm EDT

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!

  • KET Wednesday, May 13 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.

  • KET Thursday, May 14 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Friday, May 15 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Monday, May 18 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Tuesday, May 19 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Wednesday, May 20 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Thursday, May 21 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Friday, May 22 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.

  • KET Monday, May 25 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.

  • KET Tuesday, May 26 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.

  • KET Wednesday, May 27 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!

  • KET Thursday, May 28 at 4:00 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Friday, May 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
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