Arthur 1996 | TV Show Watchlist


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

TV Guide Rating:(72 ratings)

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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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The Last Day Part 1/The Last Day Part 2 Season 19, Episode 10 Jan 20, 2016 $1.99

It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC—voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship.

Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity/Besties Season 19, Episode 9 Jan 20, 2016 $1.99

Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions. / When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud?

Francine's Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie Season 19, Episode 8 Jan 19, 2016 $2.99

When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? / Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant.

Carl's Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing Season 19, Episode 7 Jan 19, 2016 $2.99

Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship?/ Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold...or crumble?

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Arthur Season 11
Based on the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown, ARTHUR follows the adventures of the world's most famous aardvark, 8-year-old Arthur Read, a (more…)
Hic or Treat
13:00 — D.W. gets the hiccups but they won't go away. Will she ever get relief or will she have the hiccups for the rest of her life?
Arthur Season 13
A six-time Emmy Award winner, this daily animated series, based on Marc Brown's best-selling Arthur adventure books, shows how Arthur and his friends (more…)
Brain's Shocking Secret
13:00 — Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in kindergarten. That's a fact Brain would (more…)

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Tue Jul 26 6:00am
Sue Ellen Adds It Up; Wish You Were Here PBS

Sue Ellen dislikes math; and Sue Ellen meets her pen pal.

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Tue Jul 26 3:00pm
Sue Ellen Adds It Up; Wish You Were Here PBS

Sue Ellen dislikes math; and Sue Ellen meets her pen pal.

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Wed Jul 27 6:00am
Arthur Read: Super Saver!; Tibbles to the Rescue! PBS

Arthur worries when business slows for his parents; and D.W. saves Timmy and Tommy from a nasty spill.

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Parents' Guide: What's New for Schoolkids?

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