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Popular animated series about a young aardvark, his family and friends. Based on the books by Marc Brown.

Premiered: September 2, 1996

Rating: TV-Y

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Video: PBS Kids' Arthur Goes Noir for Season 18

There's nothing wrong with your TV reception! The beloved PBS Kids series Arthur returns for its 18th season Monday, Sept. 29 with an all-new series of adventures including a black-and-white riff on Hollywood film noir that finds Buster Baxter the ra… Read more

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Shelter From the Storm Season 18, Episode 10 Jan 26, 2015 $2.99

When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist--voiced by special guest Idina Menzel--to help him manage his anxiety.

The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required Season 18, Episode 9 Jan 26, 2015 $2.99

School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year... except maybe-D.W.'s Spring Pageant!/ D.W. can't wait to test out her new play set! But while it's being built she'll have to settle for the box. With the help of Bud and Emily, D.W. realizes her imagination is way better than any toy!

Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! Season 18, Episode 8 Oct 2, 2014 $1.99

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green?/ When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not.

Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess Season 18, Episode 7 Oct 2, 2014 $2.99

Power shifts in the Tibble household when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Frustrated in his new role, Timmy enlists the help of an expert older brother tamer: D.W.!/ Ladonna's thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress. But a run-in with a painted bench leaves Ladonna wondering how to break the news to her fashionista friend.

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Fri Aug 28 4:00pm
Francine's Cleats of Strength; Little Miss Meanie PBS

Francine takes a job as Muffy's personal assistant when she needs money to buy new cleats; and Lydia and Muffy join forces to topple a mean beauty queen.

Sun Aug 30 12:30pm
The Director's Cut; Crime and Consequences PBS

George is inspired to make a movie after meeting his favorite director; Binky is mistakenly blamed for breaking a class project.

Mon Aug 31 6:30am
Buster Isn't Buying It; One Ornery Critter PBS

Buster tries to convince his pals that a megatoad exists; and Arthur is surprised when Buster's aunt's dog dislikes him.

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Robert Edelstein, father of kids 11, 7 and 2 and frequent contributor to TV Guide on the subject of…