What's Cooking? / Buster's Special Delivery

Season 10, Ep 10, Aired 5/26/06
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  • Episode Description
  • #101001 "What's Cooking?"Arthur enters a cooking competition at school, hosted by famous chef, Ming Tsai, with plans to make a chocolate cake. His dad insists on wanting to help, even thought it's a Kids-only competition. But when Arthur makes a mistake, adding baking soda instead of baking powder, he learns that many great foods were created by accident. Meanwhile, Arthur, Muffy and the others are also worried about the type of judge Ming will be. #101002 "Buster's Special DeliveryWhen Ms. Tingly quits the position of handling the school's morning mail, Mr. Haney selects the first student mail carrier. Many students try out, but in the end, Buster makes the cut. On the first day of the job, he mixes up the letters, resulting in several delivery problems around the school, but with advice from the neighborhood mailman, Buster learns what doing the job well is all about. Buster becomes very proud of his job, but finds that it's taking a lot out of him.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Cusi Cram

  • Elie Klimos

  • Stefanie Gignac

  • Hilary Illick

  • Ming Tsai


  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • A great episode.

    By cjd01, Jul 25, 2007

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    By CURLYHURLEY, Apr 29, 2007

  • A brilliant episode that essentially does right what Arthur has been doing right all along.

    By 99jonathan, Oct 10, 2006

  • Season 10 Finale

    By cdogg6705isback, Jun 03, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (12)

    • Buster: I'm too tired to eat.

    • Arthur: Tired? Buster: Well, of course I'm tired! Do you know what kind of stress I'm under at work?

    • Mr. Higgins: Can I impart some words of wisdom to you --- one mailman to another? Buster: Sure. Mr. Higgins: This is the creed we all live by --- neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom sways these carriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Buster: What does that mean? Mr. Higgins: It means nothing stops us from delivering the mail.

    • Mr. Haney: What are three adjectives that describe the "real you?" George: Uh --- quiet, shy, afraid of you.

    • Arthur: It's important not to give up on something you like to do.

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    Trivia (2)

    • Real-Kids Segment: A group of kids do cooking with the real Ming Tsai, including his son.

    • Binky reads the title card for "What's Cooking?" It's the one where an egg cracks open to reveal the gang, but they're scared away by a giant bird. Francine reads the title card for "Buster's Special Delivery." It's the one where a spaceship lands and the occupant removes its alien head --- to reveal that it's actually Buster.

    Allusions (1)

    • In "What's Cooking," Muffy fantasizes American Chef Idol, a spoof of American Idol. Ming Tsai speaks much as Simon Cowell would and there's another judge intended to be like Paula Abdul.

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