Season 1 Episode 8

Arthur's New Puppy / Arthur Bounces Back

Aired Daily 4:00 PM Oct 28, 1996 on PBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (A commercial for Moon Boots begins, showing four children standing covered in cobwebs and wearing normal footwear, looking bored...)
      Announcer: (yawns) Regular boots...
      (The scene changes to show the kids wearing Moon Boots...)
      Announcer: Moon Boots!
      (As circus music plays, two of the kids play on a seesaw with the Moon Boots, while the other two bounce around, do cartwheels, and then jump up and high-five each other.)
      Announcer: 'Nuff said.

    • (Arthur shows his parents a chart while they are putting away dishes.)
      Arthur: And I'll let you and Dad use them whenever you want.
      Dad: Well, I don't know about that, but if you want Moon Boots, you'll have to buy them with your own money.
      Mom: That way you'll appreciate them more.
      D.W.: Like the way you appreciate me.

    • D.W.: Forget calling him Puddles. How about Wake?
      Arthur: I'll clean it up, Mom.
      Mom: Then, you'll need this. (hands Arthur a small hand shovel)
      D.W.: No, you'll need this. (hands him a much larger snow shovel)

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The Moon Boots a parody of an actual children's toy called Moon Shoes, which allows kids to bounce in the air.