Season 2 Episode 19

D.W.'s Name Game / Finders Key-pers

Aired Daily 4:00 PM May 18, 1998 on PBS
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D.W.'s Name Game / Finders Key-pers
"D.W.'s Name Game"D.W. introduces this story by telling viewers about all of the mean things that Arthur does. She wants to get him back, but she's really not sure how. D.W. has a discussion with the Tibbles, but their far-out ideas (either waiting until Arthur becomes a famous piano player and ruining his concert or hypnotizing him) just aren't practical. After D.W. bests them in name-calling, they suggest that she use her skills on Arthur. Arthur, however, knows more words, but D.W. gets help from baby-sitter Katherine's thesaurus. When Arthur comes up with the ultimate insult, D.W. is sent to bed and has an enlightening dream.#21902
"Finders Key-pers"Binky, Brain, and Arthur all find a lost key and they all use their imaginations that tells them that it belongs to important stuff. They decide to split it 50/50/50, but when they find out that Mr. Morris is missing the keys to the sprinkler system they discover who it belongs to.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

    Jodie Resther

    Jodie Resther

    Francine Alice Frensky

    Arthur Holden

    Arthur Holden

    Mr. Nigel Emil Ratburn

    Michael Yarmush

    Michael Yarmush

    Voice of Arthur Timothy Read (1996-2001)

    Sonja Ball

    Sonja Ball

    Janet Read

    Bruce Dinsmore

    Bruce Dinsmore

    David Read / Binky Barnes

    Danny Brochu

    Danny Brochu

    Buster Baxter

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (8)

      • D.W.: I had this dream. And the Tibbles were in it. And you were in it, Arthur. (Mr. and Mrs. Read giggle) And you were in it, too.
        (Thesaurus appears at the window)
        Thesaurus: Ah, sheesh.
        D.W.: (gasps)

      • D.W.: Are you the "saurus?"
        Thesaurus: It's one word! Thesaurus! The... Thesaurus! Sheesh!
        D.W.: Hey, I don't even know how to read.
        Thesaurus: I-I'd love to hear your whole life story, but I gotta a lot of words to organize. It's a mess in here!!
        D.W.: I need the perfect word for Arthur.
        Thesaurus: First, you must prove yourself worthy.
        D.W.: Oh, nothing's ever easy.
        Thesaurus: Name three words for goofy! (ding!)
        D.W.: Silly, foolish,... and Arthur!
        (cheers and applause)
        Thesaurus: That's right!!!

      • Arthur: Oh, I know what you are. You wanna know what you really are? You're such a (short pause) Dora Winifred!
        D.W.: (gasps)
        Arthur: (walking around, chanting meanly in sing-song) Dora Winifred! Dora Winifred! Dora Winifred!
        D.W.: (trying to get away from Arthur) Stop it! Stop it! MAKE HIM STOP!!!!!!!!!
        Catherine: All right! BEDTIME!

      • D.W.: You are distended from eating cake. Plus, you are both adipose and corpulent.
        (Arthur goes and finds D.W. in her room)
        Arthur: You are... (reads word off of piece of paper) vapid.

      • Arthur: Turtle-breath.
        Katherine: Hey!
        D.W.: I don't have turtle-breath. Smell!
        (she breathes in Katherine's face and Katherine turns away, looking revolted)

      • Mrs. Read: We'll be back at 10:30. Here's the phone number. The kids shouldn't need anything.
        D.W.: Mom! Arthur said my face looks like a watermelon, except with a bad haircut!
        Arthur: She started it.

      • Timmy: D.W., you get secret hypnotic powers and make Arthur your obedient hypno-brother.
        (Arthur dusts off one of D.W.'s trolls while she lays her bed reading a book about hypnotism with a red spiral on the cover)
        Arthur: (droning) I enjoy doing your chores. I enjoy doing your chores.
        D.W.: (amused) Of course you do.

      • D.W.: I know this is where Arthur usually talks, but I think there's some things you need to know about (pauses and lowers her voice) Arthur! The worst big brother in the whole world!

    • NOTES (1)

      • "Finders Key-pers" is similar to the Simpsons episode "Three Men and a Comic Book." Both include the line of dialogue, "What about Sundays?"

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