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ARTHUR Episodes

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Arthur #401

"D.W.'s Library Card"
When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the first place...) This show will be the centerpiece of an outreach effort to highlight library resources and activities.

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Third and fourth graders give us a tour of their library and talk about all the fun stuff to do there.

"Arthur's Big Hit"
Is it ever okay to hit someone? Sometimes you just get so mad, you wanna.... pow! Right?? Arthur experiences considerable confusion, and finally clarity, as he finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.

Arthur #402

"Hide and Snake"
The kids capture a snake and learn that it's possibly poisonous-but only after it gets lost in Arthur's house! Can they find the snake before Arthur's parents discover their slippery little secret?

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A first grade class discovers nature (and snakes!) at the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge.

"Muffy's New Best Friend"
Why is Muffy interviewing for a new best friend? She and Francine are usually inseparable, but lately it seems they have less in common than they thought. Will the girls realize that even the best of friends can have different interests?

Arthur #403

"Buster's Breathless"
Will Buster's friends ever treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through... Buster's lungs?!
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Brothers who have asthma visit their pediatrician--who also has asthma.

"The Fright Stuff"
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.
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Arthur #404

"The Contest"
What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for their favorite television show? Holly Holland of Canadian, Oklahoma, winner of TV Guide's "Create Your Own Arthur Episode!", answers just that question. The kids realize that winning would be great, but that writing and sharing is the best part.

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A day in the life of TV Guide contest winner Holly Holland of Canadian, Oklahoma.

"Prove It"
Look out world, D.W. has discovered science! But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken?

Arthur #405

"The Blizzard"
A big blizzard comes to Elwood City, taking out the electricity (and--gasp--television!) and sending residents scrambling for supermarket supplies. Can neighbors find ways to help each other survive through the storm?

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Kids enjoy a snow day.

"The Rat Who Came To Dinner"
The unthinkable is happening... Arthur's teacher is moving in! After his roof collapses, Mr. Ratburn stays with the Reads in order to teach and grade Arthur every second of the day! Or so Arthur fears.

Arthur #406

"D.W. Tale Spins"
What happens when you combine Greek Mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be a author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. tells a fantastic tale (with a little help from Homer) that impresses even Arthur.

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Nine-year old Francesca tells us a fantastic story of her own.

"Prunella Gets It Twice"
Getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood--why, she wouldn't even sing the Happy Birthday song! Wait... is there a connection? The Ghost of Presents Past appears to Prunella and shows her a thing or two about friendship and gratitude.

Arthur #407

"Binky Barnes, Wingman"
Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick... er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches?

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Kids make beetles from paper machete, and share what they've learned about all sorts of fun insects.

"To Beat or Not To Beat"
There's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation... but save their friendship, too?

Arthur #408

"1001 Dads"
When Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans, Arthur is convinced that he's really sad about his parents' divorce and embarrassed to show up alone. Can Arthur and the gang find Buster a new dad in time for the picnic?

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Second graders talk about their family members--and illustrate them with dioramas.

"Prunella's Prediction"
When Rubella's tarot cards foresee the delivery of a special birthday present, Prunella predicts a gift of... flashpants, the hottest new fashion. When she gets a watch instead, Prunella can't bear to face the others, particularly since Muffy will be wearing them to the big skating party.

Arthur #409

"What Is That Thing?"
Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. (!) But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing?!

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Second graders share imaginative invention ideas. (How about a camera that produces pictures and candy bars?)

"Buster's Best Behavior"
Buster knows he's fun, but he's beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring. When Buster and Arthur try to become like each other, everyone feels confused!

Arthur #410

"My Music Rules"
It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers... in the Elwood City Library! Whose music will rule after the greats duke it out in the battle of classical versus jazz?

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Violinist Ilana and saxophonist Max make music with their teachers--and with each other.

"That's a Baby Show!"
Will Arthur be exposed as a baby show lover? When he gets hooked on Love Ducks, Arthur tries to hide it from his friends-not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic-Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about!

Arthur #501

"Arthur and the Big Riddle"
Alex Trebek lends his voice as Alex Lebek -- host of the cool new game show, RiddleQuest -- in this episode which poses the age-old riddle... is winning really everything?

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Third graders put on their own riddle show.

"Double Dare"
What if your friends dared you to skip homework -- and then double dared you to skip school?! Find out what happens when Arthur's wish to play hooky becomes a group pact... and the plan goes not quite as expected.

Arthur #502

"Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto"
Francine's dad falling asleep in class? Arthur's dad telling food jokes in the cafeteria? Is it a bad dream?? No, it's Lakewood Elementary Parents Open House! How will the kids survive a whole evening of their parents' embarrassing antics?

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'And now... a word from us parents!'

"Nerves of Steal"
Buster can't cope with being the only kid in Elwood City who doesn't have a Cybertoy, so he decides to take matters in his own hands by 'borrowing' one from the store. But Buster gets caught... by his guilty conscience.

Arthur #503

"It's a No-Brainer"
When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he abandons his books and nickname for a career in... stand-up comedy?!? Is The Brain gone forever?

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Kids reveal their own nicknames -- and the qualities that make them special.

"The Shore Thing"
Arthur and D.W. beg Dad to take them to Aqualand -- the coolest water park ever! But he says that he knows an even better place... 'Ocean Zone.' The kids explore the old-fashioned ocean, and find all kinds of cool sea stuff by the sea shore.

Arthur #504

"The World Record"
Why is Buster walking backwards... and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Everyone tries to go it alone, but Arthur and the gang discover that working together more readily creates success, fun... and the world's largest pizza!

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First graders visit a pizza parlor and learn the secrets of making fantastic pizza.

"The Cave"
Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool... but won't it be, um, dark in there??

Arthur #505

"The Lousy Week"
An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? Principal Haney? Nurse Flynn? Mayonnaise??

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Second graders invent a disease (!), and talk about being sick and getting well.

"You Are Arthur"
What if you could live in the Read house? What if you could run a race in Elwood City? What if you could BE Arthur for a day? View Arthur's life through his very own eyes for this special episode.

Arthur #506

"The Election"
'I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office of the President of the United ...' Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. How far will she go to win?

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First graders exercise their voting skills on a special task.

"Francine Goes to War"
Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does -- thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor! Will Francine get to play her drums... or fight with her sister... ever again??

Arthur #507

"Sleep No More"
Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest... free pizza for life!... is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?

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Second graders reveal what helps them sleep... and demonstrate heartfelt gratitude to their bedtime books, blankets and stuffed animals!

"Pet Peeved"
Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great... all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.

Arthur #508

"The Last of Mary Moo Cow"
D.W. is Mary Moo Cow's greatest fan. She watches the show every day and collects countless videos, toys, and clothes. When Mary Moo Cow is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television -- or life as she knows it -- ever be the same?

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A behind-the-scenes tour of another favorite kids' show... ZOOM!

"Bitzi's Beau"
Buster and his mom are very close -- they like the same movies, the same food, the same boyfriends... wait, what?! Actually Buster hasn't yet met Bitzi's new boyfriend, but he fears the worst. Is he an alien? Is he Mr. Ratburn? Or worst of all... is he a Mom-stealer?

Arthur #509

"Just Desserts"
Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather 'Grimm' dreams... starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, the Tibbles as seven dwarves, and a fearsome giant made entirely of food!

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Kids talk about healthy snacking... and why it's important.

"The Big Dig"
Arthur and D.W. used to love it when Grandpa Dave came to visit -- but now he only wants to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.

Arthur #510

"Arthur's Family Feud"
Who ruined Dad's perfect soufflé? The only thing Arthur and D.W. can agree on is that poor Pal was an unwitting accomplice. To solve this whodunit, Mom and Dad listen to both sides -- and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling!

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A third grade class uses conflict resolution techniques to tackle a tricky dilemma.

"Muffy Gets Mature"
When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she searches for more sophisticated friends -- and finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts. But is Muffy in over her head?

Arthur #601

"Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked"
Sue Ellen is the champion of the popular Internet game, Virtualgoose.com<. She becomes so obsessed, however, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! Can Sue Ellen give up Virtualgoose before she finally quacks... er, cracks?

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First-graders use computers for a different purpose -- composing poems! The students make a slide show of their creations, complete with cool graphics and voice narration.

"Best of the Nest"
Now that the gang has beaten Virtualgoose, they move onto Best of the Nest, where five geese fight to survive in the virtual woods. As the competition escalates, Brain becomes inspired to initiate a camping trip ... in the real woods. Will any of his friends be willing to forgo their computers for a real, live adventure?

Arthur #602

"Arthur Plays the Blues"
Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding ... and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue -- who's as strict as he is odd -- and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano?

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Kids express their musical talent in a ... (drum roll please) ... drumming circle!

"Buster's Sweet Success"
When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money -- who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?

Arthur #603

"Prunella's Special Edition"
The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard -- Henry Skreever, of course -- is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it ... except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead.

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Students publish their own books -- and host a book signing.

"The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies"
Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. watch impossibly immature TV shows ... and silly grown-ups are often in need of rescue!

Arthur #604

"Muffy's Soccer Shocker"
Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach ... until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the -- gulp! -- shock absorber. Even if Muffy survives playing goalie in the big game against Mighty Mountain, will the team survive her dad?

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An afternoon of girls' soccer with the Gold Team, the Sky Blue Team, and their coach-dads.

"Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet?"
The try-outs for the Young Person's Orchestra are coming to Lakewood Elementary and everyone agrees that Binky is a shoe-in, since he's the best musician in school. So why is Binky suddenly refusing to play in band practice? Has Binky turned against his clarinet ... or against music itself?

Arthur #605

"The Boy Who Cried Comet"
Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying -- a comet hurtling directly toward earth! Can Buster convince his friends that this sighting is real in time for them to save the planet?

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Exploring the night sky at a real observatory ...

"Arthur and Los Vecinos"
Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away and Arthur wonders -- who will be the new neighbors? When Alberto Molina and his family settle in, Arthur makes a new friend and learns about a different culture ... and about a comic book character named Conejitos Mechanicos! (That's Spanish for Bionic Bunny...)

Arthur #606

"Citizen Frensky"
After visiting The Elwood City Times, Francine decides to start her own paper -- The Frensky Star! The tabloid, complete with embarrassing photos and sensationalized headlines, is a smashing success ... until all her friends stop speaking to her.

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Live from Agassiz Elementary -- the morning show! A behind-the-scenes look at the school's daily broadcast of important news and information.

"D.W.'s Backpack Mishap"
Somebody stole D.W.'s backpack!! Who is this fluffy unicorn thief ... this Mary Moo Cow-napper? In the backpack left behind, D.W. finds clues in an assortment of exotic objects. Could the backpack thief be even more sinister than she imagined -- or just well traveled?

Arthur #607

"The Boy with His Head in the Clouds"
All the kids know that George is smart -- so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? With a little help from others with dyslexia like Principal Haney ... and Leonardo DiVinci! ... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways.

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First graders show us how a tricky math problem can be solved in many different ways.

"More!"
D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful! When she learns that Emily and the Tibbles have been already getting theirs for ... well ... years, D.W. is devastated. How can she remain friends with them if they have more money than she does?

Arthur #608

"Rhyme for Your Life"
While struggling to write a poem for his mom, Binky falls asleep and gets trapped in Verseberg ... where it's a crime not to rhyme! After tangling with the big purple orange and meeting poet William Carlos Williams, Binky finally escapes this curse -- but will he be able to stop speaking in verse??

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Kids rap some colorful rhymes of their own.

"For Whom the Bell Tolls"
D.W. lost her voice! For Arthur it's a dream come true ... until Mom asks Arthur to take care of D.W., and he finds himself at the mercy of a bad mime with a cowbell. Will Arthur spend the rest of his life at D.W.'s beck and call, endlessly fetching ginger ale and playing Crazy-eights?

Arthur #609

"The Good Sport"
When the Athlete of the Year Award doesn't go to Francine, she makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings from Jenna, the recipient. Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater and graduate of Lakewood Elementary (who knew?), guest stars to teach Francine about good sports(wo)manship.

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Jennifer Kirk, Junior World Champion figure skater, demonstrates the art and dedication of her sport.

"Crushed"
Arthur can't believe his parents are hiring a babysitter -- he's 8 years old! Besides, babysitters are b-o-r-i-n-g! But 16-year old Sally MacGill's favorite hobbies are eating ice cream and playing the Dark Bunny VI: Curse of the Moomy videogame, and now all Arthur can think is ... wow.

Arthur #610

"Arthur Loses His Marbles"
When Arthur discovers that Grandma Thora is a marbles champion, he trains with her so he can beat all his friends. And though Thora teaches Arthur everything he knows, she doesn't teach him everything she knows ... and it's Read versus Read in the first-ever Elwood City Marbles Tournament.

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An intergenerational tutoring program features Mrs. Hardy, a grandmother and literacy volunteer ... and Dashawn, her young student.

"Friday the 13th"
Brain doesn't believe in superstitions, even though his friends step over sidewalk cracks ... and even Mr. Ratburn walks around ladders. So when Brain's defiance leads to a string of bad luck, he's stunned. Can he reverse the trend before the unluckiest day of them all -- Friday the 13th?

Arthur #701

"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?

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Kids spend a windy afternoon on a whale watch, hoping to catch a glimpse of the magnificent sea creatures ...

"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.

Arthur #702

"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...

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Students draw timelines to illustrate their busy days ... and how time flies!

"Muffy Goes Metropolitan"
Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitation to 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?

Arthur #703

"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?

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First-graders explore the natural world outside their school doors -- making their own scientific observations and experiencing the joy of discovery.

"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.

Arthur #704

"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.

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Have you ever told a fib? How do you feel when someone is lying to you? Second-graders talk about being on both sides of truth-bending situations.

"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?

Arthur #705

"Elwood City Turns 100!"
Arthur and his friends commemorate their 100th episode in show-stopping style! Mr. Ratburn's class is chosen to stage a musical tribute to Elwood City for its centennial celebration ... which quickly becomes a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions. And that's just behind the curtain!

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The real, human Larry King interviews the animated Elwood City gang between parts I and II...

Arthur #706

"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.

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Fourth-graders Ruth and Stephan visit Broadway Bicycle School to learn how to fix and maintain their bikes.

"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?

Arthur #707

"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?

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Kids draw pictures of a sibling or close relative, describing their special relationships and what it's like being part of a family.

"Buster's Amish Mismatch"
During a field trip to Amish country, Buster becomes 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?

Arthur #708

"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.

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Second-graders propose their visions of the future -- including candy houses, money that falls from the sky ... and merry-go-rounds that turn back time!

"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?

Arthur #709

"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?

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Ty, a bilateral amputee, tells us about his life as a fourth-grader and baseball player.

"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?

Arthur #710

"April 9th"
April 9th begins like any normal day ... until a fire destroys the teacher's lounge and forces Lakewood Elementary to close. This unexpected event finds the children dealing with a wide range of emotional reactions: Sue Ellen is devastated when her diary is ruined. Binky sees the frightening flames up close but tries to act cool. Mr. Read escapes a school catering job unhurt -- but now Arthur is constantly worried about his dad's safety. And Buster feels totally left out because he overslept and completely missed the disaster!

As Arthur and his friends struggle with their feelings about the fire, they wonder if life will ever return to normal. But with the support of parents, teachers, and community members, they discover that by reaching out and working together, they can help each other through the most difficult of times.

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Third-graders discuss fire safety with firefighters -- and then all work together to create a special page for the ARTHUR Web site!

Arthur #801

"Dear Adil"
Arthur is worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school ... and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth?

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What's fun about having a pen pal? Fourth graders show us by reading letters from their pen pals ... and then meeting them for a picnic!

"Bitzi's Break-Up"
Bitzi is breaking up with her boyfriend, and Buster is really sad. Harry is his favorite baseball buddy! Can Buster get them back together in time for the next game? And, more importantly, will Buster and Harry be able to stay friends?

Arthur #802

"Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain"
Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain so that she can have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero! But Francine is assigned to be her hiking buddy, and the two girls fight all the way up the trail. Will Fern and Francine be able to work together and weather some unexpected challenges?

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Kids find their way using maps and compasses on an orienteering adventure at the Boston Common.

"Thanks a Lot, Binky"
Binky decides to become "No More Mr. Nice Guy" after not getting thanked for saving Rattles from a dangerous stunt. After all, if he's not going to be appreciated, why bother doing any good deeds? But then he's shown what life would be like without any acts of kindness...

Arthur #803

"Arthur's Snow Biz"
Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! His snow-shoveling business is booming -- that is, until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up ... and the boys battle to be the best on the block.

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A fourth grade class learns the ins and outs of running a business ... then donates the proceeds from selling their homemade cupcakes to the local animal rescue league.

"Bugged"
Sure, Brain can be a know-it-all, and sometimes he really bugs people. But when Brain wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach, he can't believe it! Is this a dream ... or has he finally become a real pest?!

Arthur #804

"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?

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What makes a good scary story? Students share some of their favorite hair-raising tales and explain why they get spooked!

"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?

Arthur #805

"Vomitrocious!"
It's just a regular day until Francine starts to feel queasy ... and then throws up in the cafeteria! Now Francine is afraid to go back to school. Won't the kids all laugh and call her -- ugh! -- "Barfine"?

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Third graders talk about the digestive system, and explore theories of why we get sick.

"Sue Ellen Chickens Out"
Sue Ellen learns that a fast-food chain is taking over the beloved Sugar Bowl, so she rallies the gang to stage a protest. But when the kids confess that they actually like the food at Chickin Lickin, Sue Ellen worries -- will she have to fight the mighty empire of Beaurigaard Poulet all by herself?

Arthur #806

"Postcards from Buster, Part I"
Buster's going to New York City to meet his dad Bo, and the Reads are coming with him! He's thrilled ... but won't his mom cry day and night, missing him? Luckily, Bitzi gives Buster a special present at the airport that will let him share his exciting trip with her -- a video camera!

"Postcards from Buster, Part II"
In this special episode combining live-action and animation, the gang goes on a whirlwind tour of New York. As D.W. enjoys Central Park, a Broadway show, and daydreams of living in the glamorous Metropole Hotel, Bo leads Arthur and Buster on a journey through the neighborhoods of Chinatown, El Barrio, and ... wait, they're lost! Will they find their way? Will Buster ever get to take a bite out of the Big Apple? One thing's for sure -- he'll capture the adventure on his new video camera!

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"Desk Wars"
It's the hottest school day of the year, and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks ... and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history!

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What do kids keep in their school desks? A third grade class gives us the inside scoop.

"Desperately Seeking Stanley"
On his third birthday, Arthur's favorite present was Stanley, his teddy bear. Stanley protected Arthur when he was afraid of the dark ... and even when his new baby sister D.W. arrived. But Arthur is 8-years old now -- he doesn't need his furry friend anymore ... right?

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"Muffy's Art Attack"
Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation. When Muffy sees Ganson's machines, she brags that she can make even better ones ... until the artist himself shows her that art is beautiful when created out of self-expression, not competition.

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Young art enthusiasts check out Arthur Ganson's exhibit ... and are given a tour by the artist himself!

"Tales from the Crib"
Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage. D.W. was also reluctant to make the transition to a bed without bars, but then discovered the joys -- and responsibilities -- of her new-found freedom.

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"Flea to Be You and Me"
Pal is itching like crazy and the culprit is Pepe, an Italian circus flea. To save himself from being "squeeshed," Pepe enthralls Kate, Pal, and Amigo with the story of his heartbreaking separation from brother Sale -- followed by an incredible journey across four continents!

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A second grade class explores world cultures by celebrating Japanese Children's Day. The students make Japanese maps and kites ... and taste yummy fish balls!

"Kiss and Tell"
Emily returns from her summer in Paris with the amazing news that she's been kissed .... by a boy! Just like in a fairy tale! Now D.W. wants a kiss so that she can be a princess, too. But where can she find her Prince Charming?

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"Big Horns George"
Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues." George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him ... until Koko and Taj encourage George to keep singing those blues!

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Musicians Paul Rishell and Annie Raines jam with some second graders, and teach them about writing and playing the Blues.

"Bleep"
D.W. overhears a mysterious word and immediately embarks on a quest to discover its meaning. This word must be very powerful -- after all, a boy said it and his mom nearly fainted! Can D.W. risk the consequences of blurting out <"BLEEP!"> to her parents?