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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

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.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 am EST
  • 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!

  • KET2 Friday, November 21 at 6:30 am EST
  • 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?

  • KET2 Monday, November 24 at 6:30 am EST
  • 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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, November 25 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, November 25 at 4:00 pm EST

Nicked by a Name/The Play's the Thing #1403 [TV-Y]
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!

  • KET2 Wednesday, November 26 at 6:30 am 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.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • 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.

  • KET2 Friday, November 28 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, November 28 at 4:00 pm EST

Follow The Bouncing Ball/Buster Baxter and the Letter From The Sea #1406 [TV-Y]
Alberto Molina's beloved soccer ball signed by Ecuadorian soccer star El Boomerang is lost! While on vacation with the Read family, Buster discovers a message in a bottle on the shore.

  • KET2 Monday, December 1 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 1 at 4:00 pm EST

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog #1407 [TV-Y]
The gang encounters many obstacles traveling around the world by plane, balloon, and motor scooters. Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date whether they're interested or not!

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, December 2 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur Unravels/All the Rage #1408 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 3 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 3 at 4:00 pm EST

D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa #1409 [TV-Y]
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!

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

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home #1410 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Friday, December 5 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, December 5 at 4:00 pm EST

Hide and Snake/Muffy's New Best Friend #402 [TV-Y]
The kids learn that a snake they have captured may be poisonous—but not before it gets loose in Arthur's house. Muffy realizes that she and Francine don't share all the same interests and starts interviewing candidates for the position of new best friend.

  • KET2 Monday, December 8 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 8 at 4:00 pm EST

Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff #403 [TV-Y]
Buster learns that he has asthma, and suddenly his friends start treating him differently. The kids learn a lesson about carrying practical jokes too far when a boys-vs.-girls prank contest gets a little out of hand.

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 9 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, December 9 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 Wednesday, December 10 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 10 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 27 at 4:00 pm EST

The Contest/Prove It #404 [TV-Y]
The kids think about entering a contest to write story ideas for their favorite TV show. D.W. discovers a passion for science, but her explanations for questions like why the sky is blue don't sound right to Arthur.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 11 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, December 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 Friday, December 12 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, December 12 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, January 28 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, January 28 at 4:00 pm EST

The Blizzard/The Rat Who Came to Dinner #405 [TV-Y]
A big snowstorm knocks out the electricity in Elwood City, sending everyone scrambling to the supermarket. When Mr. Ratburn's roof collapses, Arthur's parents invite him to stay at their house, and Arthur is afraid that means his teacher will be grading him every minute.

  • KET2 Monday, December 15 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 15 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 Tuesday, December 16 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, December 16 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 29 at 4:00 pm EST

D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice #406 [TV-Y]
The combination of Greek mythology and D.W.'s imagination results in a fantastic tale. Francine's bad mood and the fact that she got two of the same present leave Prunella feeling unhappy on her birthday—until the Ghost of Presents Past appears to explain things.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 17 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 Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, December 18 at 4:00 pm EST

Binky Barnes, Wingman/To Beat or Not To Beat #407 [TV-Y]
During Bug Week, Binky becomes obsessed with catching a particular big blue butterfly. Francine is practicing her singing and drumming for the talent show, but her friends just think she's making a terrible racket.

  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, December 19 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur and D.W. Clean Up/The Long, Dull Winter #315 [TV-Y]
Before he can go to Happy Crazy Wow Day at the park, Arthur has to help D.W. clean both their rooms. Suffering from January doldrums, the kids decide to invent a new holiday of their own.

  • KET2 Monday, December 22 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 22 at 4:00 pm EST

What Is That Thing?/Buster's Best Behavior #409 [TV-Y]
A magical device helps everyone finish their seemingly impossible tasks—but what is it? Fun-loving Buster begins to think he's not really good at anything, and smart Arthur worries that he's boring. Their attempts to be more like each other confuse everybody else.

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 23 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, December 23 at 4:00 pm EST

My Music Rules/That's a Baby Show! #410 [TV-Y]
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and saxophonist Joshua Redman duke it out in a classical-vs.-jazz battle at the Elwood City Library. Arthur is embarrassed to admit that he's hooked on a new TV show that's really for younger kids.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 24 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 24 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur and the Big Riddle/Double Dare #501 [TV-Y]
The cool new game show RiddleQuest poses a really old riddle: Is winning really everything? Arthur's wish to play hooky becomes a group pact when the kids start daring and double-daring one another, but things don't go as planned.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 25 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, December 25 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, December 26 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, December 26 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, December 29 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 29 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 Tuesday, December 30 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, December 30 at 4:00 pm EST

Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve #130 [TV-Y]
Despite D.W.'s warning of an alien invasion, Arthur and his friends camp out in the backyard. A jealous D.W. plans a prank to scare them off. On New Year's Eve, Arthur and D.W. are determined to stay up till midnight to see what happens.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 31 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 31 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 Thursday, January 1 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 1 at 4:00 pm EST

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 Friday, January 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, January 2 at 4:00 pm EST

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, January 5 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, January 5 at 4:00 pm EST

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, January 6 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 6 at 4:00 pm EST

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, January 7 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, January 7 at 4:00 pm EST

Kids Are from Earth, Parents Are from Pluto/Nerves of Steal #502 [TV-Y]
Lakewood Elementary is hosting a Parents Open House. How will the kids survive their parents' embarrassing antics? Buster hates being the only kid without a Cybertoy, so he decides to "borrow" one from the store ... until his own conscience catches him.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 8 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 8 at 4:00 pm EST

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 Friday, January 9 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, January 9 at 4:00 pm EST

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 Monday, January 12 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Monday, January 12 at 4:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 13 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 13 at 4:00 pm EST

It's a No-Brainer/The Shore Thing #503 [TV-Y]
When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he decides it's time to give up his books and his nickname. Arthur and D.W. beg their dad to take them to the fancy new water park, but he suggests the plain old-fashioned seaside instead.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 14 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, January 14 at 4:00 pm EST

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, January 15 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 15 at 4:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET2 Friday, January 16 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Friday, January 16 at 4:00 pm EST

The World Record/The Cave #504 [TV-Y]
The kids try to set world records on their own, then discover that they have a better chance if they work together. Arthur is looking forward to a class trip to a cave, although he is just a little concerned about how dark it will be in there.

  • KET2 Monday, January 19 at 6:30 am EST

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 Tuesday, January 20 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 20 at 4:00 pm EST

The Lousy Week/You Are Arthur #505 [TV-Y]
An army of lice has descended on the heads of the Lakewood Elementary kids. Who or what will be strong enough to defeat them? Viewers get a chance to see Arthur's life through his own eyes.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 21 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, January 21 at 4:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET Thursday, January 22 at 4:00 pm EST

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
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