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.
"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?moreless
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.
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 favourite hobbies are eating ice cream and playing the Dark Bunny VI: Curse of the Moomy videogame, and now all Arthur can think is ... wow.moreless
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??
"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?moreless
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 DaVinci! ... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways.
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?moreless
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.
"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?moreless
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?
"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 the clarinet or against music itself?moreless
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.
"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
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?
"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?moreless
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?
"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?moreless
Who ruined Dad's perfect soufflé? To solve this problem, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W.'s version of what happened -- and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling!
"Muffy Gets Mature"
Muffy began to read Mature Miss magazines, and she began to act more mature, and finds out all her friends are too juvenile and she searches for a more grown-up experience with Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.moreless
Arthur could not resist sweets and when he gobbled down millions of sweets, a cake produced by his father was available and Arthur did not want to waste the chance, so he engulfed enough pieces to make him fall into a crazy dream... starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, and many other insane events.
"The Big Dig"
Grandpa Dave would now only want to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for the buried treasure.moreless
When D.W.'s favorite TV show is cancelled; she makes a petition to bring it back. She gets a tour of the set, and finds out it is still cancelled.
Buster's mom announces she has a new boyfriend, and Buster thinks his mom won't have time for him with her new boyfriend.moreless
Buster's destiny was to have a Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest... free pizza for life! The only problem is that he is too excited so he could not go to sleep.
Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Binky thought it would be a fun weekend, plus that he would get ten dollars, but he ignores the instructions given from Francine, plus all Nemo wanted to do was to sleep.moreless
Mr. Ratburn's class has a mock election, and Muffy and Arthur are taking it really seriously until Binky is nominated.
"Francine Goes to War"
When there is a new neighbour in Francine's apartment, Mrs. Pariso, Francine and Muffy try everything to get rid of her, until Francine meets her and realizes she is just like her!moreless
An army of lice has been unleashed on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Now, the whole school must get rid of them before they all go insane.
"You Are Arthur..."
Hey, do you want to be Arthur for a day, Well here is a chance. You (Arthur) wake up one morning and you are going to run in a 3 kilometre race against other kids, but he must go through a training day with the Tibble Twins and D.W.moreless
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Saxophonist Joshua Redman were invited by Grandma Thora and D.W, Arthur and his friends. They battle over what kind of music is better than the rest-Classical or Jazz.
"That's a Baby Show!"
When Arthur was about to watch Bionic Bunny, he realized that the show after Mary Moo Cow was weird and Fascinating, but all his friends think it is the babiest show of all time. What can Arthur do now?moreless
Arthur believes that Buster is sad because Buster could not bring his dad to the Father's Day Picnic to have a fun time because his dad is divorced so Arthur tries to help him by "borrowing" a father for Buster just for that day.
Flashpants! That was all that Prunella wanted and when she gets a hint from her sister, Rubella, she was excited about getting them for her birthday, but the gift was not what she suspected.moreless
Binky Barnes has a favourite pastime when Bug Week comes along - Butterflies, he worked very hard to collect these bugs for his report especially a hard blue-coloured kind.
"To Beat or Not to Beat"
There's a huge racket going on, on the roof of Francine's apartment but the kids realized it was Francine and now they must try to stop Francine from playing the drums and singing at the same time for the Talent Show.moreless
Grandma Thora tells D.W. a myth and this gave D.W. an idea to show to Arthur that she would make a better story than the "Veggiemorphs" using mythologies in her own version.
"Prunella Gets it Twice"
Prunella receives a Polly Locket for her birthday from her sister but she also gets one from Francine and Prunella did not like the gift so this made Francine unhappy, so Ghosts visit Prunella to tell her about how Francine worked so hard to get the doll.moreless
A blizzard strikes Elwood City and all the kids have to return home but before they do, they have to hand in their report which Francine did not finish so she had to write a longer report over the snowstorm days while the adults are scrambling all over the city, losing electricity and supplies.
"The Rat Who Came to Dinner"
Mr. Ratburn's house ceiling collapsed because of the weight from the snow on his roof, so he stays over at Arthur's house, and the surprising thing is that he began to like Mr. Ratburn.moreless
Arthur and his friends enter a contest that they have to wait 5 years to find out who wins.
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Jeremy O'Neil
When D.W. makes up a fake science museum, she makes up science to go with it! Can Arthur and the Brain stop her before she convinces everyone that snakes used to have feet?moreless
D.W. obtained poison ivy while playing a game, so Buster recaps his problem with asthma and how everyone was afraid of him being injured or getting themselves injured.
"The Fright Stuff"
The girls prank the boys and the girls invite them to Muffy's celebration for the new "Scare Your Pants Off Club Books". The boys were really mad and they tried to pull a prank on the girls but they did not know that Muffy and Francine was also pulling a trick.moreless
While the kids played hide and seek, a snake showed up and Arthur brought it home. The thing that they discovered was that it was a poisonous snake and it was loose in Arthur's house.
"Muffy's New Best Friend"
Francine, tired of playing with Muffy because she never played soccer hangs out with Jenna, so Muffy searches for a new friend.moreless
"D.W.'s Library Card"
D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card and feel the power as Arthur has, but she can not write her own name. When she learns to do so and waits a week for a certain book to come in, she borrows it but never reads it because she thinks she might destroy it. Can Arthur help her out of this one?
"Arthur's Big Hit"
Arthur works hard hours of building a model airplane, and then D.W. throws it out the window to see if it can fly, and the model breaks apart. Arthur gets really mad and hits D.W., and is disciplined for it. Binky is then ordered by the Tough Customers to hit Arthur because of all his. How will he get out of it?moreless
Arthur is devastated that he has to clean up his room, and D.W.'s too. Will he have to miss Happy Crazy Wow Day at the park?
"The Long, Dull Winter"
Is Arthur bored? The gang decides to make up another holiday for the wintertime.moreless
When Mom and Dad begin to fight over spilled milk, D.W. is worried that they might be getting a divorce. Arthur tries to convince her that they aren't getting a divorce, but Arthur, too, is worried.
"D.W.'s Perfect Wish"
Arthur notices that D.W. is not excited about her birthday, and he tells her about her memories throughout her year as a 4-year-old.moreless
When George brings his dummy, Wally, to school, everyone loves him. After awhile, they get tired of Wally. Will they stop him?
"Francine and the Feline"
Francine never had a pet, until Nemo comes along. Will Arthur convince her to get rid of him?moreless
After everyone has told scary stories, Everything scares Sue Ellen, who is hardly scared at all, until she hears noises in the woods.
"Clarissa is Cracked"
Grandma Thora lends her doll to D.W. for a week, and she has a lot of fun. Then one day, Clarissa breaks! Will she get fixed before the end of the week?moreless
Tommy Tibble gets sick and Timmy Tibble gets sad so D.W. and Emily pretend to be Tibble's to make Timmy feel better until Tommy is well.
"Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival"
Written by Joe Fallon and Ken Scarborough
Storyboard by Robert Yap
In this musical episode Arthur and Buster show D.W. that you don't need cameras, lights, etc. to make a music video.moreless
The Tibble's watch a dangerous superhero show and imitate it, but things get out of hand when they pretend that D.W is a bad guy and give her a busted lip.
"D.W. Tricks The Tooth Fairy"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Stefanie Gignac
D.W. wants money to buy a toy, so she plans to trick the tooth fairy so she can earn enough money for it.moreless