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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

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.

  • KET2 Monday, May 18 at 6:30 am EDT
  • 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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 am EDT
  • 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.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • 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.

  • KET2 Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 am EDT
  • 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.

  • KET2 Friday, May 22 at 6:30 am EDT
  • 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.

  • KET2 Monday, May 25 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, May 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, June 29 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, June 29 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 Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, May 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 1 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, July 1 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 Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, May 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 2 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, July 2 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, May 28 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, May 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, July 3 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 3 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.

  • KET2 Friday, May 29 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, May 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 6 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, July 6 at 4:00 pm EDT

The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required #1809 [TV-Y]
Arthur is excited because school is almost out, but he doesn't want to go to D.W.'s Spring Pageant! D.W. realizes her imagination is way better than any toy.

  • KET2 Monday, June 1 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, June 1 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, June 4 at 4:00 pm EDT

Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter #1905 [TV-Y]

  • KET2 Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, June 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 5 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, June 5 at 4:00 pm EDT

Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie #1908 [TV-Y]

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, June 3 at 4:00 pm EDT

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, June 8 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, June 8 at 4:00 pm EDT

Arthur Makes Waves/It Came from Beyond #906 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, June 9 at 4:00 pm EDT

Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy #904 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, June 10 at 4:00 pm EDT

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 Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, June 11 at 4:00 pm EDT

Three's a Crowd/A Is for Angry #907 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Friday, June 12 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, June 12 at 4:00 pm EDT

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, June 15 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, June 15 at 4:00 pm EDT

The 'A' Team/Emily Swallows a Horse #908 [TV-Y]
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.

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

D.W. Beats All/Buster the Myth Maker #909 [TV-Y]
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.

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

1001 Dads/Prunella's Prediction #408 [TV-Y]
Buster says he's not coming to the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, but Arthur worries that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Inspired by a fortune teller's prediction, Prunella confidently tells everyone that she'll be getting a pair of oh-so-fashionable flashpants for her birthday. When she gets a watch instead, she can't face the other kids.

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

Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues #910 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Monday, June 22 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, June 22 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 Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, June 23 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, June 24 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, June 24 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 Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, June 25 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 Friday, June 26 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, June 26 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 Tuesday, June 30 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, June 30 at 4:00 pm EDT

Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess #1807 [TV-Y]
Power shifts in the Tibble household when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Ladonna's thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress.

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

The Squirrels/Fern and Persimmony Glitchet #1002 [TV-Y]
After watching the classic horror movie The Squirrels, Arthur and his friends are scared to step out onto the playground—or just about anywhere else. Fern seeks advice from Persimmony Glitchet, the mysterious and elusive author of the Horrendously Horrible Happenings book series.

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

Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets #1003 [TV-Y]
After trying to survive for a while on junk food alone, Arthur and the gang learn about the importance of a balanced diet. D.W. discovers that getting a secret is a lot easier than keeping one.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, July 9 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 Friday, July 10 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 10 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 Monday, July 13 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, July 13 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 Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 14 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 Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, July 15 at 4:00 pm EDT

Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots #1007 [TV-Y]
Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends—but the last few pages are missing. How will he ever find out what happens? For D.W., there's nothing better than getting her own way—until all her friends start refusing to play with her.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, July 16 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 Friday, July 17 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 17 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 Monday, July 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, July 20 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, July 21 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 21 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, July 22 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, July 22 at 4:00 pm EDT

D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order #1005 [TV-Y]
D.W. decides to become the first person to set foot on Mars and starts looking into space exploration. When he is accused of cracking Dad's cake platter, Arthur sets out to clear his name—and to figure out what keeps making that mysterious yet familiar "dun-dun!" sound.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, July 23 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 Friday, July 24 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 24 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 Monday, July 27 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Monday, July 27 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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, July 28 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 28 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.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, July 29 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 Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, July 30 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 Friday, July 31 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 31 at 4:00 pm EDT
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