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.
Flea To Be You and Me/Kiss and Tell #809
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!
- KET Monday, May 20 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, May 20 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 23 at 4:00 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, May 22 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, May 22 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 am EDT
Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder #1607
George can't wait to play baseball. Brain tries to transform Buster into a mathematic marvel for the Arithmattack competition.
- KET Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, May 23 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Monday, July 29 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny #1405
When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes. Arthur and Francine enter their pets to compete against each other in the "Perfect Pet" video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo knows so many tricks! Who will win? But after jumping through hoops - literally - Nemo and Pal decide that enough is enough.
- KET Friday, May 24 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, May 24 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Monday, May 27 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, May 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Friday, July 26 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, July 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, May 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, May 29 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 1 at 10:30 am EDT
Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog #1407
Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine.
- KET Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, May 30 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 Friday, May 31 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, May 31 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, June 3 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, June 3 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 31 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 Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, June 4 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, June 5 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, June 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 30 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, June 6 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, June 6 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, June 7 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, June 7 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Monday, June 10 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, June 10 at 4:00 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 Tuesday, June 11 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, June 11 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 Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, June 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 15 at 10:30 am EDT
Fifteen - Parts I & II #1501
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.
- KET Thursday, June 13 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, June 13 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Friday, June 14 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, June 14 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Monday, June 17 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, June 17 at 4:00 pm EDT
I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind #1502
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?
- KET Tuesday, June 18 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, June 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, June 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 am EDT
Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland #1503
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!
- KET Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, June 20 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 Friday, June 21 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, June 21 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 Monday, June 24 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, June 24 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 Tuesday, June 25 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, June 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
The Squirrels/Fern and Persimmony Glitchet #1002
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.
- KET Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, June 26 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 am EDT
Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe #1506
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.
- KET Thursday, June 27 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, June 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets #1003
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.
- KET Friday, June 28 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, June 28 at 4:00 pm EDT
Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? #1507
Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's Shelley!
- KET Monday, July 1 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 1 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 Tuesday, July 2 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 2 at 4:00 pm EDT
D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order #1005
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.
- KET Wednesday, July 3 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 3 at 4:00 pm EDT
Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses #1509
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!
- KET Thursday, July 4 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, July 4 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 6 at 10:30 am 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 Friday, July 5 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, July 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery #1010
Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's cooking contest, and Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning—if he can just get his dad to stop giving him advice. Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds the job harder than he expected. When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and lunches of stewed prunes, Buster is left holding the bag.
- KET Monday, July 8 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 8 at 4:00 pm EDT
Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots #1007
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.
- KET Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 9 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 Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 10 at 4:00 pm EDT
Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) #1601
Ladonna Compson, a new kid in town, charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories real?
- KET Thursday, July 11 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, July 11 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 13 at 10:30 am EDT
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, July 12 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, July 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
Swept Away/Germophobia #1101
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.
- KET Monday, July 15 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 15 at 4:00 pm EDT
Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel #1602
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.
- KET Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Tuesday, July 16 at 4:00 pm EDT
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 Wednesday, July 17 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 17 at 4:00 pm EDT
Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners #1102
To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through the school web site. At an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind underdog Arthur—until he alienates all the fans by letting out a big "yowl."
- KET Thursday, July 18 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, July 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 am EDT
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 Friday, July 19 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Friday, July 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In #1103
Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book, a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon jungle. Even though she's still in elementary school, Prunella has become obsessed with thoughts of college and piles on extracurricular activities to make herself more appealing to the good schools.
- KET Monday, July 22 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Monday, July 22 at 4:00 pm EDT
Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret #1104
Fern's parents give her a cell phone, telling her it's for emergencies only. But soon Muffy is introducing her to the joys of personalized ringtones, texting, and incessant chatting. As the smartest kid in class, Brain really doesn't want anyone to know that he was kept back in kindergarten.
- KET Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, July 24 at 4:00 pm EDT
Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train #1105
Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend, is missing, and Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case. Sue Ellen takes a train trip and finds a mysterious diary on board.
- KET Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, July 25 at 4:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 am EDT
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