Video Details

Arthur

Grade Levels: Pre K - 2
Core Subject(s): Preschool Core, K - 2 Core
Website: http://pbskids.org/arthur
Next Airing: Sun, Sep 19th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD

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ARTHUR is based on the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown. The series revolves around an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister DW, and their family and friends. ARTHUR is a show about being a kid, exploring the world, and finding your place in it. It's about kids finding inner strengths, learning to make choices for themselves, taking responsibility for them and of course, having fun. In each episode, Arthur and his gang guide us through stories that deal with real "kid issues" -- timeless difficulties and joys that all kids experience. The series also models the joys and rewards of literacy by presenting the many ways kids and adults incorporate reading and writing into their lives. Above all, ARTHUR is a comedy that tells its stories from a kids' point of view, never moralizing or talking down to them.

Episodes:

  • Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W.

    Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. drives Arthur to distraction with her "Crazy Bus" CD, playing it 4,000 times a day! When the CD disappears, D.W. suspects Arthur has finally snapped.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 19th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/1/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe

    Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - 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, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. Buster's Carpool Catastrophe - Muffy, Arthur and Buster are carpooling to their cooking class. Buster wants this to be the best car pool ever, but his rolling party on wheels turns into a disaster. Can the kids stop fighting long enough to see the sights right in front of them?

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 20th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/15/2012 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W., The Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils

    D.W. has a tantrum in a restaurant -- someone tried to slip her some spinach! Is this the end of D.W.'s nights on the town? Based on a book of the same title by Marc Brown. In the second story, two really cool kids agree to teach Buster some skateboard tricks, but he has to do whatever they dare him to. How far will Buster go to be cool?

    Next Airing: Tue, Sep 21st, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/24/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope

    D.W. gets lost during a tour of the White House. A kind employee reunites her with her family and invites them all in for pizza -- but doesn't that guy look a little ... familiar? In part two, when Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home, Arthur fears the worst.

    Next Airing: Wed, Sep 22nd, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/14/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T.

    To Eat or Not to Eat - 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? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing. S.W.E.A.T. - 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. Luckily, Mrs. MacGrady is on hand to teach them a thing or two about de-stressing.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 23rd, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/14/2011 to 10/13/2024
  • Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer

    Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

    Next Airing: Fri, Sep 24th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/13/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland

    Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much?? The Last King of Lambland - 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! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 27th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/12/2011 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up

    Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not -- so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

    Next Airing: Tue, Sep 28th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/3/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • Fifteen - Parts I & II

    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. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell!

    Next Airing: Wed, Sep 29th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 10/10/2023 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Tv-Free Week/Night Fright

    The kids and their parents have pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. Can they last? Who will be the first to crack? In part two, big, brave Binky is afraid someone will discover his secret -- he can't sleep without a night light. When Arthur spends the night and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to resort to bribery.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 30th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2014 to 10/31/2024
  • The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies

    The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 1st, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/25/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Pick A Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues

    Pick a Car, Any Car - The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart. How can Mom and Dad even think of replacing it? "Car Talk" hosts Click and Clack the Tappet brothers (otherwise known as Tom and Ray Magliozzi) lend some much-needed advice as Arthur desperately tries to save the beloved vehicle. Jenna's Bedtime Blues - Muffy's annual slumber party is the envy of Lakewood Elementary. This year Jenna is finally invited and she's absolutely... horrified! What if the other girls discover that she's an occasional bed-wetter? She'll be the lonely laughingstock of Elwood City! Can Jenna make it though the night with her sheets dry - and her secret safe?

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 4th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/18/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • To Tibble The Truth/Waiting to Go

    To Tibble the Truth - When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? Tommy and Timmy try to be honest Tibbles before they lose all their friends - and each other. Waiting to Go - Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides have come and gone, leaving Binky and Brain behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot, waiting to go?

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 5th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies

    Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age....and 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. So D.W. and W.D. work together to convince their parents that they'll just never get along...and somehow, have a lot of fun in the process.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 6th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Eyes/Francine's Bad Hair Day

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's Eyes," Arthur has vision problems, and discovers that he needs glasses. He finds that some of the kids at school treat him differently because he is different. In "Francine's Bad Hair Day," Francine gets ready for school pictures by changing her hair, and the way she acts, only to discover that while her looks are different, she's no longer happy.

    Next Airing: Thu, Oct 7th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2018 to 11/10/3019
  • Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses

    Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - 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! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 8th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/24/2012 to 10/13/2024
  • Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen

    Fernkenstein's Monster - Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can Fern prove her skills as a writer and create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? D.W., Dancing Queen - Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't seem to get the moves. Is D.W. a no-talent klutz? Or is it Binky's teaching that needs practice?

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 11th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/30/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W.'s Time Trouble/Buster's Amish Mismatch

    D.W.'s Time Trouble - D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time and demands to know why she couldn't have been born before Arthur! So she goes on a magical trip through time to see what life would be like with Arthur as her little brother. Surely D. W. would be much happier if she were in charge... wouldn't she? Buster's Amish Mismatch - During a field trip to Amish country, Busterbecomes enamored with the simple lifestyle and vows to forgo all modern conveniences back home. But this is easier said than done - living without TV or car rides is a bumpy road, and far worse, a lonely one. Will Buster find anyone to join him in his quest for a simple life?

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 12th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright

    Hic or Treat - D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. No matter how much advice she gets from Arthur and his friends, she just can't find the right cure. (Well, at least her Halloween costume as "Hiccup Girl" is all set...) Will D.W. ever get relief - or will she have the hiccups for the rest of her life and set the world record? Mr. Alwaysright - It seems that Brain is always right about everything and it's really starting to get on Buster's nerves. But Buster is convinced that someday Brain will make a mistake - and when he does, Buster will be waiting. But is friendship really about being right or wrong?

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 13th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/15/2012 to 3/8/2026
  • Ants In Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy

    Ants in Arthur's - Pants To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got `em to ace his ant project... until the crawly creatures end up everywhere but in their ant-farm! Can Arthur's P.A.N.T.S. save his project - and save the ants from the exterminator? Don't Ask Muffy - Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper to launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host. There's only one problem - the kids are ignoring her, and flocking to a mystery advice-giver instead! If Muffy wants to be as popular as Hoprah Linseed, she'll have to learn a few lessons about competition and what really makes a good listener...

    Next Airing: Thu, Oct 14th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/8/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff

    Will Buster's friends treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through...Buster's lungs! In the second story, prankster poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City--and just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girls in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 15th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/14/2010 to 3/8/2026
  • The World of Tomorrow/Is There A Doctor in the House?

    The World of Tomorrow - Since Binky's repeating third grade, he's totally dreading Mr. Ratburn's annual class sleepover at the Science Museum. After all, he remembers how boring it was last year... wouldn't the second time around be twice as dull? But an enticing new exhibit - on visions of the future! - shows Binky that science knowledge can really come in handy. Is There a Doctor in the House? - Arthur and D.W. face the ultimate challenge when Mom gets a bad cold and then... (gulp!)... gives it to Dad! What if Arthur has to take over Dad's catering business? And how will they raise Baby Kate all by themselves?

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 18th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/19/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Prunella Sees The Light/Return of the Snowball

    Prunella Sees the Light - To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her... or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities? Return of the Snowball - For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W. has been trying to solve the mystery of her snowball's disappearance. So when it re-appears in the freezer, she's ecstatic!! But wait - if it was taken once, how can she stop it from being stolen again? Can D.W. keep the snowball safe from plotting thieves... or even from melting?

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 20th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/28/2023 to 10/13/2024
  • Fright Night/Citizen Cheikh

    Next Airing: Thu, Oct 21st, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/14/2019 to 3/8/2026
  • Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery

    Cast Away - Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. Finally - an escape from D.W.! But when a change in plans forces them to include her, Arthur's had enough. Does D.W. always have to get her own way? The Great Sock Mystery - Ever wonder where all those missing socks go? One minute they're in the laundry basket, and the next - poof! - they've vanished! Find out once and for all when Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 22nd, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/28/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Francine's Split Decision/Muffy Goes Metropolitan

    Francine's Split Decision - Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday, with Francine leading the team. So what if Francine's cousin is having his Bar Mitzvah at exactly that same time? The amazing Francine can be in both places - or at least seem to be- and no one will be the wiser. Or so she thinks... Muffy Goes Metropolitan - Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitationto spend the weekend in the bustling metropolis, Crown City. At last! Her big chance to revel in an unending parade of glamorous fashions, high culture, and fine cuisine! But can Muffy accept city realities that are quite different... yet perhaps more interesting... than her fantasies?

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 26th, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/3/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter

    Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad...Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it. Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 1st, 2021 at 4:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/2/2015 to 10/13/2024
  • Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog

    Around the World in 11-Minutes - 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! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - 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. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/25/2011 to 3/8/2026
  • Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room!

    Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? In part two, D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/25/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur Meets Mister Rogers/Draw!

    Mister Rogers is staying at Arthur's house but Arthur's friends don't know about it, yet. Mister Rogers is a nice guy, but ... his show is for babies! Can Arthur keep his friends in the dark? Fred Rogers provides his character's voice. In the second story, Fern draws a not-too-flattering cartoon of Francine. Francine pretends not to care, but its not much fun being a punch line.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/23/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Almost Boring Day/The Half-Baked Sale

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aarvark, his sister D.W., aynd their family and friends. Arthur is worried that his day will be boring when the weather looks gloomy, but Grandma comes to the rescue with some attic treasures in "Arthur's Almost Boring Day." In "The Half-Baked Sale," D.W. and Arthur have the rough task of telling Grandma Thora that she's not so great of a cook.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Family Vacation/Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. On "Arthur's Family Vacation," things get off to a rocky start, but the family makes the best of some tough situations. In "Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm," Grandpa is too proud to accept some much-needed help in keeping up his farm, until the kids come for a visit and show him how badly the repairs are needed.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 3/9/2026
  • Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to find out what really happens at midnight, on "Arthur's New Year's Eve."

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Tooth/D.W. Gets Lost

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. Arthur's the only kid in school that hasn't yet lost a tooth, in "Arthur's Tooth." "D.W. Gets Lost" when she goes off on her own at the All-In-One Mart.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider

    Arthur thinks its hilarious when Binky's pants split during class -- until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him. In the second story, Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider! Can Francine stand the humiliation of being second-best?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/26/2014 to 10/13/2024
  • Arthur Unravels/All The Rage

    Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. 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? All the Rage - 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?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/26/2025 to 3/8/2026
  • Binky Barnes, Art Expert/Arthur's Lucky Pencil

    Arthur and Buster have to work with Binky on an art project, but what does a bully like Binky know about art? A lot more than they do, it turns out. In part two, Arthur discovers the secret to success -- a pencil that brings good luck to whoever possesses it. But pencils get shorter when they're sharpened, and soon, Arthur's entire future rests on a small stub of lead.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/4/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Bully for Binky/Misfortune Teller

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. Sue Ellen teaches Binky a lesson in "Bully For Binky." The kids put too much faith in Prunella's 'Cootie Catcher' in "Misfortune Teller."

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home

    Buster Spaces Out - 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! The Long Road Home - After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself. Ok, George might be a slower runner but he is determined to walk all the way from Crown City to Elwood City and raise money for charity. There's just one problem - no one really thinks he can do it! This episode also marks the homecoming for "El Boomerang" and the suspense is - will the beloved soccer ball arrive from (believe it or not) Turkey in time for Alberto's birthday?? Everyone's in for a surprise.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/28/2011 to 3/8/2026
  • Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard

    Cents-Less - 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. Will the kids survive!? And can't Muffy just use her credit card?? Or will she figure out how to use an actual skill and...barter? Buster the Lounge Lizard - 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. Until...now?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/13/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa

    D.W., Queen of the Comeback - 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. In My Africa - D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is Brain's young cousin.. .and is also from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music - and she, Brain and Cheikh team up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/27/2011 to 3/8/2026
  • D.W.'s Blankie/Arthur's Substitute Teacher Trouble

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. When "D.W.'s Blankie" is missing, D.W. leads Arthur all over the city in search of it. Arthur starts to miss Mr. Ratburn, in "Arthur's Substitute Teacher Trouble."

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W.'s Snow Mystery/Team Trouble

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. Buster and Francine help search for D.W.'s missing snowball in "D.W.'s Snow Mystery." Buster, Francine and Arthur have trouble working together in "Team Trouble."

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry

    D.W.'S Stray Netkitin - D.W. is panicked when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer. Who will take care of her virtual Netkitin pet? "Tickly" needs her hair brushed just so and will only eat Net Nibbles! So D.W. turns to Arthur and Emily for help - but is she really ready to give up control? Bats in the Belfry - Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora lets them turn her attic into a clubhouse. They each have their own fantasy vision of what it should look like... but their argument is interrupted by the appearance of a very real bat! Will the bat threaten their new play space? Or can they appreciate meeting this unfamiliar creature?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2025 to 3/8/2026
  • D.W. Thinks Big/Arthur Cleans Up

    "D.W. Thinks Big" - Once again, Arthur gets to do everything. Mostly he gets to carry the ring in Aunt Lucy's wedding. "Why can't I carry the ring?" D.W. grumbles. "Because you're too little," Arthur reminds her. But D.W. gets her chance when the ring falls in between the church organ pipes. Suddenly it's a good thing to be little, because only D.W. can save the day! Based on a book of the same title by Marc Brown. "Arthur Cleans Up" - Elwood City's park is in sad shape, and after grumbling about it, the kids find themselves volunteered to clean it up. And even though it's a lot of work, in the end they all decide it feels great to make a difference.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush

    Falafelosophy - 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! The Great Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another great sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929??

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/25/2010 to 3/8/2026
  • For The Birds/Ungifted

    For the Birds - Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird species called the green-tailed grebe. When Mr. Ratburn starts a bird-watching club at school, Brain is panicked! What if someone finds the grebe first and ruins his chances at fame and fortune? Or, can Brain learn that nature is a gift meant for everyone to share? Ungifted - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship? Educational Objective: Buster learns a lesson about debt, and that true friendship means doing favors without expecting anything in return.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 3/8/2026
  • Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic

    Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all. Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. When Buster is hired as the magician for DW's birthday party, Arthur is tempted to show the kids that Buster's tricks aren't so magical after all. Or, will Arthur step in and help his friend after all?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/29/2014 to 10/22/2022
  • I'm A Poet/The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. All the kids agree to write a poem as part of a bet, in "I'm A Poet." Guest poet Jack Prelutsky reads 3 of his poems from "The New Kid on the Block": "My Sister is a Sissy," "Today is Very Boring" and "Jelly Fish Stew." In "The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club," when some parents get the kids' favorite books banned from the town library, the children themselves fight back.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Is That Kosher/Never Never Never

    Is that Kosher? - Joan Rivers lends her voice as Francine's sharp-tongued grandma, Bubba, in this episode about family traditions and communal celebration. Francine's convinced that she can fast on Yom Kippur just like her older sister. But then Arthur wins a free pizza party for all his friends for that very same day! Will Francine be able to resist? With Bubba's help, Francine learns that there's more to the special holiday than making it through a fast. Never, Never, Never - Since Grandma Thora gives D.W. so many gifts, it must mean she really loves her, right? When D.W's extra toys fall into the hands of the destructive Tibble twins, she worries that no one loves her anymore - until Arthur comes to the rescue and proves that giving gifts isn't the only way of showing you care.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2014 to 3/8/2026
  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind

    I Wanna Hold Your Hand - 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! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby? Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They 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? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/11/2023 to 10/13/2024
  • My Club Rules/Stolen Bike

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "My Club Rules," the kids each create their own club, but find being a lone member isn't as fun as they thought. Francine pretends her bike is stolen in "Stolen Bike," when she's embarrassed about having a used bicycle.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • My Dad, The Garbage Man/Poor Muffy

    This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. Francine learns to have pride in her father's job in "My Dad, The Garbage Man." Muffy comes to stay with Francine, where they learn how different their homes are in "Poor Muffy."

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name?

    Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Sue Ellen Moves in/the Perfect Brother

    "Sue Ellen Moves In" A new girl has arrived in town and no one knows anything about her. And judging by the strange things happening at her house no one wants to know. Is she an invisible spy from an alien nation? Or just a regular girl named Sue Ellen? "The Perfect Brother" It's great having a friend spend the weekend, isn't it? He can do his homework quietly, clear the table, say " thank you" and "please" and in general prove what a perfect kid he is--and you aren't.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/11/2013 to 10/13/2024
  • That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem

    D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/13/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes A Stand

    The Blackout - It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV? Luckily, the Molina family steps in to teach the Reads a lesson on how to keep cool and have fun as a community even under the toughest of weather conditions! Mei Lin Takes a Stand - Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling. But then Baby Kate and Pal's flea friends, brothers Sale and Pepe, return to Elwood City and share a tale of a little princess in the land of "Hanzan-Niis" who learns to walk in order to save her beloved court jester. Will Mei Lin be inspired to take a stand or continue to stumble?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/28/2014 to 10/22/2022
  • The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker

    The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. What can Muffy do to fix the damage she's done? Matchmaker Matchbreaker - Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/24/2014 to 3/8/2026
  • The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot

    The Chronicles of Buster - Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In fact, he's so engrossed that he neglects his training for a class rock-climbing trip. After jeopardizing his relationship with best friend and climbing partner, Arthur, Buster finally learns that special effects can't take the place of hard work when conquering real mountains. On this Spot - Arthur is thrilled to learn that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City! He rallies the residents to mark the spot of the legend's visit with a monument - but is dismayed when his friends care more about celebrity sightings than local history. Can Arthur get them to see the specialness of their city's spots?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/17/2025 to 3/8/2026
  • The Perfect Game/D.W.'s Furry Freakout

    The Perfect Game - Francine is excited for Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet - he's asked them to design their very own model cities! From minarets to fancy lights, Francine's got plenty of good ideas. But as the deadline looms, she's so obsessed with making everything perfect, that she can't seem to get anything done at all. D.W.'s Furry Freak Out - D.W. finds a stray kitten and begs to keep it - after all, Arthur has his own dog! But the unbearably cute kitten soon turns out to be a lot more than D.W. can handle and wrecks havoc (and fur balls) all over her life. Maybe D.W. isn't quite ready for a pet after all?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/2/2014 to 10/22/2022
  • War of the Worms/I Owe You One

    War of the Worms - Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe. But things gets out of hand, when Fern convinces Brain that there really are giant worms attacking Elwood City! I Owe You One - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/20/2025 to 3/8/2026

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