Web site: http://pbskids.org/arthur
The series revolves around an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister DW, 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.
All About D.W./Blockheads #1603
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.
- KET Friday, November 29 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, November 29 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Monday, December 2 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, December 2 at 4:30 pm EST
Get Smart/Baby Steps #1604
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.
- KET Tuesday, December 3 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, December 3 at 4:30 pm EST
Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast #1605
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 Wednesday, December 4 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, December 4 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, December 5 at 4:30 pm EST
The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess #1606
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 Friday, December 6 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, December 6 at 4:30 pm EST
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, December 9 at 7:00 am EST
Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale #1608
Buster is thrilled when Lakewood Elementary starts a program where kids can earn prizes for reading. Buster and Brain disagree on movies.
- KET Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, December 11 at 4:30 pm EST
Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out #1609
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, December 12 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, December 12 at 4:30 pm EST
So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever #1610
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, December 13 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, December 13 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Monday, December 16 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, December 16 at 4:30 pm EST
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, December 17 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, December 17 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, December 18 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Thursday, December 19 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, December 19 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Friday, December 20 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, December 20 at 4:30 pm EST
Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged #803
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?
- KET Monday, December 23 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, December 23 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Tuesday, December 24 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, December 24 at 4:30 pm EST
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, December 26 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, December 26 at 4:30 pm EST
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, December 27 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, December 27 at 4:30 pm EST
All Thumbs/Kidonia #1705
Buster gets caught sucking his thumb.
- KET Monday, December 30 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, December 30 at 4:30 pm EST
Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve #130
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.
- KET Monday, December 30 at 1:30 pm EST
- KET Tuesday, December 31 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, December 31 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Wednesday, January 1 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, January 1 at 4:30 pm EST
Silent Treatment/Kung Fool #1302
When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party! Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbor, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity.
- KET Thursday, January 2 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, January 2 at 4:30 pm EST
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, January 3 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, January 3 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Monday, January 6 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, January 6 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Tuesday, January 7 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, January 7 at 4:30 pm EST
Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy #904
Buster discovers gardening, composting, and the thrill of having fresh veggies to give away. Tommy Tibble sets his sights on winning the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award, and D.W. offers to show him how it's done. But will his twin Timmy stand in his way?
- KET Wednesday, January 8 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, January 8 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Thursday, January 9 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, January 9 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Friday, January 10 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, January 10 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Monday, January 13 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, January 13 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Tuesday, January 14 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, January 14 at 4:30 pm EST
Three's a Crowd/A Is for Angry #907
Marina wants to join Prunella and her mom in their early-morning yoga routine, but Prunella isn't sure she wants to share that special time with her mom. Arthur takes on Brain at a checkers competition, and everyone rallies behind him—until he lets out a "yowl" that alienates his fans.
- KET Wednesday, January 15 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, January 15 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Thursday, January 16 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, January 16 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Friday, January 17 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, January 17 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Monday, January 20 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, January 20 at 4:30 pm EST
D.W. Beats All/Buster the Myth Maker #909
The Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, and D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But Mom says no, and D.W. has to come up with another plan. Buster, who's known for his outrageous stories, claims that dogs are disappearing because there's a tiger living in the state forest. Doubtful, Arthur sets out to get to the bottom of things.
- KET Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, January 21 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Wednesday, January 22 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, January 22 at 4:30 pm EST
Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues #910
Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts and sets out to find answers to the many questions he has. Brain gets the disastrous grade of B- on a test and wonders whether the new "breezy listening" background music at the Ice Cream Shop is sapping his intelligence.
- KET Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, January 23 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Friday, January 24 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, January 24 at 4:30 pm EST
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, January 27 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Monday, January 27 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Tuesday, January 28 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Tuesday, January 28 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Wednesday, January 29 at 4:30 pm EST
Follow The Bouncing Ball/Buster Baxter and the Letter From The Sea #1406
Alberto Molina's beloved soccer ball - signed by his favorite Ecuadorian soccer star, El Boomerang - is lost! Is it the same soccer ball bounding all over town, eluding potential captors?! While on vacation with the Read family, Buster discovers a message in a bottle on the shore. Could it be an urgent message from the people of the lost city of Atlantis? Buster is determined to find out and sends them a message back.
- KET Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Thursday, January 30 at 4:30 pm EST
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 Friday, January 31 at 7:00 am EST
- KET Friday, January 31 at 4:30 pm EST
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/arthur