Arthur

Prunella's Special Edition / The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies

Season 6, Ep 3, Aired 10/8/01
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  • Episode Description
  • #60301"Prunella's Special Edition"The latest book about everyone's favourite 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.#60302"The Secret Life of Dogs and 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!moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jodie Resther

    Francine Alice Frensky

  • Arthur Holden

    Mr. Nigel Emil Ratburn

  • Michael Yarmush

    Voice of Arthur Timothy Read (1996-2001)

  • Sonja Ball

    Janet Read

  • Bruce Dinsmore

    David Read / Binky Barnes

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • I like arthur, I think it\\\'s a O.K. show, and this episode was ok with some good and some bads, and here they are.

    By lindsayrox9, May 15, 2006

  • Possibly the worst episode ever! (The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies)

    By Ablative3, Dec 28, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Pal: It's a good thing your master's here to protect you. Nemo: Cats don't have masters, just good friends.

    Notes (5)

    • In addition to the Vote-A-Rama, "The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies" also aired during the PBSKids Pet-tacular shown on Labor Day 2003.

    • This episode was rated #1 in the PBS kids Vote-a-Rama.

    • Arthur received the Vernon Henley award from the American Association for the Blind for the episode "Prunella's Special Edition."

    • Jane, David and DW Read do not appear in "Prunella's Special Edtition".

    • Interstitial (Real Kids Segment) Students publish their own books -- and host a book signing.

    Trivia (2)

    • Spells said by Prunella in "Prunella's Special Edition" Snickety-snackety sugary smore, Magic wand show me the door! Higgledy-piggledy-poggledy-pee, Lakewood School I transform thee! Pouncery-trouncery victory splatch, Make me the star of the Soupitch match. Hickory-tickory dickory-dum, Henry Skreever here I come!

    • In "Prunella's Special Edition," Rubella is shown to live in the basement.

    Allusions (5)

    • In her dream sequence, Prunella finds three books, The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe, The Seagull by Anton Checkov and The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen. These are all real books by real authors.

    • Ask Jeeves Prunella uses a search engine called AskFrank.net, featuring the image of a butler. This site is a parody of "Ask Jeeves," a search engine that once featured a butler called "Jeeves" that was intended as the user's personal servant to information on the internet. The site has since been renamed to simply "ask.com" and the butler image is no longer used.

    • Harry Potter Henry Screever is just like Harry Potter

    • Rugrats and Teletubbies In the beginning of the episode, Arthur and D.W. are watching a show that is like Rugrats. Then the show Kate turns on is a spoof of Teletubbies.

    • The Secret Life Of Dogs and Babies is kind of a parody of SpyDogs, a show that aired on FOX from Sept. 1998 to Feb. 1999.

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