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Muffy's Classy Classics Club: Muffy starts a book club. Things don't go over so well when she starts picking out all the books for the club members to read.
Best Enemies: The Reads meet another family with a little girl D.W.'s age named W.D. Both of the families think that their daughters will be good friends, but the girls don't like any of the same things.
Buster's Garden of Grief: Fritz asks Buster to take care of the community garden for him while he recovers from his ankle injury. Buster has to stop short when he finds out he's going on a camping trip with his mother. So, he asks Muffy, Francine and Arthur to care for the garden for him. Through the Looking Glasses: Arthur becomes overconfident about his new look when he gets a new pair of glasses, and begins to give advice to friends, while Buster starts to get jealous and knows it's only because of Arthur's new glasses.moreless
The Butler Did... What?: Bailey disappears, and Muffy tries to find him. In doing so she discovers that she doesn't really know much about her Butler. The Trouble with Trophies: Muffy tries to get Fern to say that she wants a trophy after George wins a trophy.
S.W.E.A.T: The third graders students are worrying over their upcoming Stoddard Wilkins Elementary Aptitude Test (S.W.E.A.T).
To Eat or Not to Eat: A new candy bar that Buster wants to try is making anyone who eats the candy bar act strange.
Mr. Ratburn shows a film about perspective and then assigns the class an essay about it. Arthur and Buster are disappointed to have homework on the weekend of the big Bionic Bunny / Dark Bunny special (in which everything will be revealed), but vow to complete it before the start of the special. Arthur, however, struggles with the assignment. Mr. and Mrs. Read are celebrating their tenth anniversary at a fancy restaurant. They're dropping Arthur off for Buster's sleepover and D.W. at Grandma Thora's. But car troubles leave everyone stranded. Things seemingly go from bad to worse when Arthur and D.W. get locked in a storage room in an old diner. They're disappointed, and a bit scared, but find inspiration in an old radio drama called "Kid Carter and his Sidekick Mistral."moreless
Arthur finds himself the only kid at a "party for old folks." Heading away from the action, he instead becomes engrossed in a book titled 93 Million Miles in a Balloon (a bit like Around the World in 80 Days.) The books last pages are missing, however, leading Arthur on a frantic quest to try to find out the ending.
"D.W., Bossy Boots"
D.W. rates a "ten" on the boss-o-meter and lately her bossiness is causing her to lose friends. Stating that the problem is with everyone else, D.W. decides that she doesn't need friends anyway.moreless
Binky has always somewhat fancied himself as "tough," but when it comes to athletics, it seems he always chokes when it comes to the clutch. He decides to erase all evidence of his past failures and give up sporting activities for good, only to find that he's a natural at biking. Mr. Frensky compares him to the champion Vince Legstrong and convinces him to register for a race. Binky, however, is still worried about failure, but learns that it's important to have fun and the only person you're ever really competing against is yourself.
After a series of ear infections, D.W.'s been having some problems hearing. It turns out that she needs to have an operation to remove some fluid in her ears. At first she isn't scared because she doesn't think it's a big deal. When Arthur says that she's being brave, she begins to wonder if she really is so brave at all.moreless
Arthur and his friends are challenged by Mr. Ratburn to come up with the perfect food for surviving on a desert island. Brain becomes suspicious about why Mr. Ratburn would give out such an easy assignment. When everyone brings in junk foods on presentation day, they discover it's not so easy, and must dive deeper for the perfect food - one that contains all the essential elements. Arthur, Francine and Buster think they have it figured out, but Brain is seemingly obsessed with the perfect food.
"The Secret About Secrets"
D.W. wonders what the big deal about secrets is, until she's finally told one by her preschool friend, James, who is ashamed after splitting his pants. He reminds her that she cannot tell anyone, so D.W. desperately tries to find a way to stop herself from letting the cat out of the bag. She imagines that she's part of a secret club, but finds its not as fun as she thought it would be. She's worried by nightmares, and also by her friend Emily, who wants to know the secret.moreless
It is almost Career Day at preschool, and D.W. is unsure of what she wants to be when she grows up, but after watching a space show on T.V., she is inspired to become to the first person to walk on Mars. The Tibbles try to trick her into believing that Mars is a dangerous place with giant martian lizards, which makes her start to wonder what's really there.
"Flaw and Order"
Dad's new crystal wedding cake platter is cracked, and Arthur is accused of breaking it after being caught on D.W.'s videotape, along with the off-screen noise of shattering glass. With the help of friends, Arthur and Buster launch a full Law and Order style investigation to find out what really happened. They become stumped trying to find out the source of an unknown sound that was also caught on tape.moreless
A drought comes to Elwood City, so residents are asked to conserve water. Due to their families' bad habits of wasting it, Francine and Arthur make a bet on whose family can use less water in one week. However, Francine soon finds that someone in her home doesn't seem to be living up the challenge, but she's not sure who. It becomes a sort of rivalry between Arthur and Francine, but despite Francine's best efforts, she finds herself losing.
Arthur and Grandma Thora are fans of the show Treasure Caravan, so when it's announced that the show is coming to Elwood City, everyone begins rummaging for their most valuable possessions. Arthur has high hopes that an old chair found in Thora's attic, very similar to one that fetched a high price on the show, will be just as valuable, or more. Meanwhile, Muffy is eager to show off a necklace that's been passed down in her family, but it is in for a surprise.moreless
Someone has been writing "Binky Rules" all over Lakewood Elementary, and Mr. Morris thinks it is Binky. Binky says he didn't do it, so Fern and Buster are trying to find out. They later find out it is a music group with the same name as Binky's.
Written by Sandra Willard
Storyboard by Jeremy O'Neil and Larry Jacobs
Everyone gets tickets for a concert starring the new group Binky.moreless
Arthur and his friends are trying to get the best desk.
"Desperately Seeking Stanley"
Arthur sells his bear Stanly, after he thinks the Brain thinks he needs to get rid of the bear, and move on.
Kids at school begin to make up their own languages. Arthur and Buster create "Arster-Buther", and Francine and Muffy create "Oola". George, however, feels left out because he can't understand any of it, due to his Dyslexia, so he comes up with a language of his own, a language without words.
A new line of dolls has come out. The "World Girls", figurines dressed to represent every nationality, are the new trend, and when the new superstore "World Girl World" opens, Muffy is determined to buy every single one, and brings along Francine, who is not particularly interested in it, and Sue Ellen, who has her heart set on finding only one specific doll, Pema. When she finds out that Pema was discontinued she also learns that they also canceled out Little Tibet altogether.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
Buster and Arthur poke fun at a classic horror film called The Squirrels, shown to them by Mrs. Baxter. Both of them, however, are secretly scared by it and afraid to go outside. In fact, everyone in Arthur's class except Binky has seen the film and are suddenly spending a lot more time indoors doing homework. Arthur resorts to drastic measures to solve the problem until he realizes that the only way to face the fear is to confront it head-on..
"Fern & Persimmony Glitchet"
Fern loves writing stories and dreams of being published. She sends a letter to the author of the books A Series of Horrendously Horrible Happenings, Persimmony Glitchet, who writes back in invisible ink. He encourages her to read, write and rewrite, and always look for opportunities to publish. She publishes a story in the Lakewood Elemntary Reader under the name Agatha Shelley, but it's dismissed as a boring failure. She wonders if she should give up, but reconsiders after receiving another letter and thinking about the second bit of advice.moreless
"Arthur's Family Vacation"
Arthur will do anything to get out of going on a family vacation and go to camp, until the prospect of one-upping D.W. convinces him to give it a shot. Everyone has all sorts of exciting dream plans --- Dad's lobster dinner, fun at the beach and an exciting stay at the hotel's Family Fun Suite. From the beginning, though, things go wrong, with the plans plagued by storms, traffic, unplanned pit stops and other assorted hassles. By the time everyone's in the hotel, they're thoroughly soured on the idea of vacation. Arthur, though, comes up with an idea that may just save their plans for a fun trip.
"Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm"
D.W. and Arthur enjoy visiting Grandpa Dave's farm, but when they get there, they find it in a far different state than they remember. The farm has gone to rack and ruin --- chickens are being kept in the bedroom and things are falling apart all over the place. Grandpa Dave is an independent country type and doesn't want any help, but he's in no condition to fix up the farm on his own. D.W. and Arthur decide that they have to find some way to help Grandpa Dave because, among other things, they want to sleep in separate beds, something they can't do as long as there's chickens in one of the bedrooms.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
Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday, with Francine leading the team. So what if Francine's cousin is having his Bar Mitzvah at exactly that same time? The amazing Francine can be in both places - or at least seem to be- and no one will be the wiser. Or so she thinks...
"Muffy Goes Metropolitan"
Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitation to spend the weekend in the bustling metropolis, Crown City. At last! Her big chance to revel in an unending parade of glamorous fashions, high culture, and fine cuisine! But can Muffy accept city realities that are quite different... yet perhaps more interesting... than her fantasies?moreless
Arthur falls asleep on the bus to his swimming lessons and gets lost. He acts maturely and asks people to help him get back to Elwood City.
"The Short, Quick Summer"
It's the end of the school year and Arthur and his friends enjoy the summer but things get tangled when it all goes by too quickly!moreless
Viewers are taken back, as Arthur and D.W. recollect what happened when Baby Kate was first-born. D.W. is excited with anticipation, but Arthur is very worried. His worries are only made worse when his friends tell him about all the awful stuff that's going to happen when the baby comes. Still, Arthur, is determined to be a good big brother, but ends up thinking that the baby hates him!
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D.W. was excited to have a new little sister, but when she doesn't get to help much and the baby moves into her room, things don't seem so great. Kate stinks and makes a lot of noise. D.W. hatches a plan to get rid of her, but finds that maybe being a big sister isn't so bad after all.
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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
When Arthur starts acting oddly at school, he's sent to the nurse who finds he has a fever and sends him home. The next morning, he wakes up with chicken pox and is worried he won't be able to attend the circus that's coming to town. D.W. is delighted at an opportunity to torture him, but soon becomes jealous at all the attention he's getting.
"Sick as a Dog"
Despite his parents' warnings, Arthur has been letting Pal eat a lot of things he shouldn't --- everything from stale gummi worms from a Halloween possibly long past to a hot dog snatched directly from D.W.'s bun. Pal then starts looking ill and making a weird noise and ends up having to go to the vet and stay the night. Arthur is very worried, as Pal's never been away from him that long before. Worried about what's going to happen to Pal, he tries to shift the blame to D.W., convinced that she's done something after her statement that she would "teach that dog a lesson he'll never forget."moreless
Every kid at school's parents has cool jobs except for Francine's dad. He's a garbage man and Francine is embarrassed by it so to make him look cool she tells the kids at school that he's a CIA agent.
Muffy is allergic to the rugs at her house. She has to live with Francine until the rugs get cleared out but she starts to become a pain in the butt. Can Francine deal with her any longer?moreless
Arthur enters a contest to find the perfect jingle for a Crunch Cereal commercial. So far he's come up with nothing but is struck with an idea as D.W. hums a melody.
D.W. decides that she wants to be a gymnast so her mom puts her in a class.moreless
Mr.Ratburn assigns partners for a project and Arthur gets teamed up with Muffy? After spending alot of time with her he starts to act just like her except he gets snotty with his friends so they change him back.
"Sue Ellen And The Brainasaurus"
Written by Ken Scarborough and Chris Moore
Storyboard by Robert Yap
Once again Mr.Ratburn assigns another partner project. This time Sue Ellen gets partnered up with Brain? Soon he starts to be a report hog and gets on Sue Ellen's nerves. Can she snap him to his senses to get this prehistoric project done with as a team?moreless
Arthur is excited about his birthday. After shopping for party supplies, he makes invitations and passes them out at school. He then finds out that Muffy is having her party on the same day, at the same time. This starts a huge battle between the boys and the girls in the Ratburn Fortunately, Francine and Arthur devise a great solution to the problem.
"Francine Frensky, Superstar"
Francine has always gotten the worst roles in school plays, so everyone in the Ratburn asks Mr. Ratburn to give her a good part in the next one. The play is about Thomas Edison, and Francine is given the role of Edison himself. She takes her role very seriously, to the point where she starts to trying to run everything her way and insults her friends. After the hurt and the anger, they set out to show her that she can't just forget their needs.moreless
Arthur's Eyes: We flash back to when Arthur was having vision problems and thus needed glasses, resulting in him being made fun of initially. Arthur tries to hide from others, do away with his glasses, etc., but this leads to even more problems...
Francine's Bad Hair Day: Muffy wants the typically not-so-well-groomed Francine to look her best for school picture day. The problem? There's a kickball game before the photos are taken, and Francine is not permitted to play since it will mess up her new hairdo and dress for the picture!
Arthur has plenty of gripes about his past babysitters, but soon finds himself trying his hand at some babysitting of his own. He ends up having the Tibble Twins' Grandma ask him to babysit the infamous Tibble Twins and he agrees to the job. Despite the warnings from both his friends and D.W., he takes on the task and quickly finds himself overwhelmed. After some quick thinking, and a willingness to keep at things, he comes up with a plan.
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"Arthur's Cousin Catastrophe"
The Read Family is having a big reunion, with aardvark relatives from all over coming. Arthur normally enjoys the festivities, such as sack-racing and swapping stories, but finds himself hiding because he's worried that his cousin Mo has a big practical joke planned for him. He remembers her being awful to him in the past and is sure that she has something big planned. However, his worries might just be unfounded.
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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
When Sue Ellen drops her diary at the library, she is worried that someone has found it and is going to read it. She gets the gang to find the diary.
Written by Shelarae Carpentier Lou
Storyboard by M. Gagnon and M. Cuadrado
Arthur and the Brain are doing a report, and one of the wheels breaks off. Arthur and D.W. go to the dump, where they are forbidden to go, and Arthur cuts his knee. How can Arthur tell his mom?moreless
An art teacher assigns Arthur's class an art assignment and Binky gets teamed up with Arthur and Buster. They go to an art museum and Binky discovers a mistake with a certain drawing!
"Arthur's Lucky Pencil"
Written by Peter K. Hirsch
Storyboard by Stefanie Gignac
Arthur finds a pencil that gives him luck but when everyone else starts to use it, the pencil starts to get smaller and smaller, so Arthur hides it somewhere. He can't find it but is lucky anyway and when it is found D.W. takes it.moreless
Having landed a role for a class play, Arthur finds that he can't fit into his outfit. It would seem that he's become a bit, well, "husky." There's no way, though, that he's going to wear an ugly-looking husky suit. He and his friends team up to get him in shape, but it seems some non-peer advice might hold the key to the real solution.
"The Law of the Jungle Gym"
The Tough Customers --- most of the kids in Arthur's class fear them, even though they're definitely not the most fierce as far as bullies go. However, when Muffy tries using the jungle gym they use as their Tower of Pain for a photo shoot, she starts a feud that has everyone in Ratburn's class on her side. Muffy, however, doesn't care about freeing the jungle gym, she just wants a good space for her photo shooting. And Molly doesn't really want to terrorize Muffy, she just wants her old place to chill back.moreless
Arthur and Buster are on the urge of finishing their story for the sequel of Robin Hood. Everything is well until Arthur discovers that Buster has decided to go on a long trip to bond with his dad. Arthur fears that it's the end of their story and their friendship!
"Arthur And The Square Dance"
Francine and Arthur always are partners at Ms. MacGrady's square dance and soon Binky and Muffy start to wonder if Arthur and Francine are in love? Things get complicated and Arthur writes a letter to Buster (he's on a trip with his dad) for help. Does Buster have the solution?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
Muffy won last year's Strawberry baking contest in The Strawberry Festival because her father was the judge but this year when her friends help her bake strawberry cookies she takes the credit and wins the contest. Soon the cookies become so good that Muffy decides to run a business and sell them but not before she lets Arthur and friends get their share.
"Sue Ellen's Little Sister"
Sue Ellen is an only child and she envies her friends and their siblings, so the next day she goes out on a mission to find a little brother or sister. When Binky, Brain, and Prunella all fail she decides that D.W. is the perfect choice but one day with D.W. has changed her mind but when she goes home her parents have announced that they've adopted a little boy named Tenzin how is her new little brother.moreless
Mr. Rogers from Mr.Rogers Neighborhood comes to the Read family for a visit. Everyone especially D.W. loves him except for Arthur who's even embarrassed to be seen with him. Can he overcome this embarrassment before his friends find out?
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Eric Bergeron and Gerry Capelle
Francine hurts Fern's feelings by calling her a mouse so to get even she and a bunch of kids draw embarrassing pictures of Francine. They continue until Ms. MacGrady tricks the kids into letting them know how Francine feels.moreless
D.W. is devastated when her pet parakeet, Spanky, dies. She has a funeral for him and doesn't want to replace him with any other pet. Naturally, she's terribly annoyed when a slimy, warty toad starts following her around and getting into Spanky's stuff. She tries to get it to leave for good, but it seems to have other ideas.
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"Buster's New Friend"
Arthur is very surprised when Buster doesn't show up to watch Bionic Bunny with him and even more surprised when it turns out that Buster's hanging out with some new friend named Mike. Buster makes Mike sound plenty cool, but Arthur really needs Buster's help with their science project. What's worse is that Arthur keeps asking just who Mike is, but it seems like Buster can only gush about who Mike is, rather than give a straight answer. Arthur begins wonder if Buster isn't his friend anymore.
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Arthur is 8 years old and her hasn't lost all of his baby teeth yet. When Francine and the others find out they tease Arthur. He yet becomes even more determined to lose his tooth and fit in with the others.
"D.W. Gets Lost"
D.W.'s friend Emily gets earrings. She says it's because her parents view her as a adult so D.W. tries to act like one but she gets lost in the store and realizes that even adults aren't perfect either and after seeing what happened to Emily's ears she decides not to wear earrings until she is a grown up.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
George's bad day gets worse when he comes over to Mrs. McGrady's house to sing for Koko Taylor and his friends insult his quiet voice. After listening to one of the Brain's CDs, George dreams that he and his ventriloquist dummy Wally are in a blues-related adventure. He builds a guitar with his dad and gets a second chance to overcome his stage fright. Will he be able to prove he isn't a a "small-mouth" to Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal?
At a glass shop, D.W. overhears a word she doesn't know. D.W. is afraid to ask anyone what the word means, because she thinks that it causes people to break stuff. Arthur and the Tibbles warn her not to say it in front of grownups, or they will become zombie slaves (or at least the Tibbles say...). D.W. and Nadine put it to the test by having the neighborhood kid Vecita say it to her parents. D.W. accidentally says it to her mother while spying, and after apologizing to the neighbors, Mother tells her what the cuss word means. But the next day at school, all DW's friends are saying it. Here we go again...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
Three new power hitters join the Elwood City baseball team, The Grebes. Buster and Harry are huge fans and attend almost every game. But when the team begins to lose the championship, Buster learns the story about a decades-old curse that was set on the team, and wonders if he is the carrier of that curse, because the Grebes seem to lose every game he is at.
"Arthur Changes Gears"
Arthur scrimps and saves to buy a special bike called the GX Trailblazer 10,000. This bike has all sorts of special features, such as a 21-speed skip-shift. When he finally gets the bike, though, he finds that it's so nice that he wants to save it for a "special occasion." Despite his friends pleas that he should ride his nice new bike, he just polishes it and admires it. But then a specter from the past shows up to show Arthur just what might happen if he simply leaves that bike to sit.moreless
Everyone knows that Francine is rather bossy and somewhat independent, but when she insults Muffy on her street hockey playing skills, it would seem she's gone to far. After a bit of crying, Muffy decides to make a bet with Francine --- she'll give Francine the Princess Peach watch that she's always adored if Francine can be nice for an entire week. Francine takes the bet seriously and pretty soon, her behavior is barely recognizable to her friends. Worried that she may be bottling her anger, Arthur and the rest of the group try to get Francine to let off some steam, before she ends up doing something really rash.
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"Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper"
Before Arthur knows it, he's dragged into the Tough Customers after Buster brags about him being the "world's greatest gleeper." He and Buster didn't even know that "gleep" is a slang term for stealing, but they didn't want Arthur to look stupid in front of this tough group. Pretty soon, gossip gets around the entire school about Arthur being a thief, causing him some newfound popularity, but also to lose some friends. Then, he faces a trial that could change things for him forever, or restore what he lost.
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After Arthur calls Francine a marshmallow, Francine and her friends get really mad, and it looks like she and Arthur are going to fight. But when they both get locked inside the Elwood City Library they either have to make up or prepare for a long and scary weekend, because the library closes until Monday!
Arthur is assigned to collect coins for Mrs. McGrady, who is raising money for a new dog for the Elwood City firemen. He leaves the bag of quarters where Mrs. McGrady had been working, but she says she never received them. Meanwhile, Buster opens his detective agency, though he has no idea his first job will involve Arthur. Now, it's up to Buster to solve this mystery! Is Arthur the real thief?moreless
D.W. eats a big green potato chip and to get her off his back Arthur tells her that it's fatal and she could die so D.W. spends this day as her last day until she finds out the truth.
"Revenge of the Chip"
Written by Dietrich Smith
Storyboard by Mario Cabrera
D.W's mom tells the newspapers and everyone in town that story about D.W. and the green chip embarrassing her ultimately.moreless
The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world! Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild?
"Tipping the Scales"
Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. Everyone knows nothing beats that post-concert cheesecake at Finklemeyers! But when strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher, the gang worries -- will music class ever be fun again?moreless
"Arthur's First Sleepover"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Jean Lajeunesse
Arthur throws a sleepover and invites Brain and Buster. He doesn't invite D.W. so she decides to ruin the sleepover until she gets to come along.#13002
"Arthur's New Years Eve"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Darren Brereton
Arthur plans to stay up through New Years. He feels that he's missed it but Grandma Thora said that as long as you've had good times from the past year there sure to follow up in the new year.
It's trouble, right here in Elwood City. The kids--and their parents--have all pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. That's days, hours, and a whole bunch of minutes (10,680 to be exact, as Buster is horrified to discover). Can they last? Who will be the first to break?
Storyboard by Gerry Capelle
Written by Joe Fallon
Big, brave Binky Barnes. He'd be toast if people ever discovered he couldn't sleep without a night light. It's his deepest, darkest secret. When Arthur spends the night, and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to try... bribery.moreless
Arthur is hooked on a brand-new computer game called Deep Dark Sea which he borrowed from the Brain. He's so excited about it that he just has to show it to Buster --- even if it means playing it when his Mom specifically said not to use the computer. When the two have a tussle, the computer appears to be broken, leading to a huge scramble as Arthur tries to hide the truth.
"Arthur and the True Francine"
A game of Truth or Dare brings up scenes from Muffy's past, back to when she first came to Lakewood Elementary. She and Muffy quickly became friends, but Muffy plays fast-and-loose with the truth, even going so far as to claim they she taught math at her old school. Then, she cheats off of Francine's math test, putting Francine in detention and threatening to ruin the bond that had been built between the two.moreless
When the Read family car breaks down, Arthur is heartbroken...and a little bit suspicious. Will he be able to use his brain to save the vehicle before his parents replace it?
"Jenna's Bedtime Blues"
An invitation to Muffy's exclusive slumber party terrifies Jenna, an occaisional bed-wetter. How will she make it through the night without the other guests finding out her big secret?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
D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time and demands to know why she couldn't have been born before Arthur! So she goes on a magical trip through time to see what life would be like with Arthur as her little brother. Surely D.W. would be much happier if she were in charge... wouldn't she?
"Buster's Amish Mismatch"
During a field trip to Amish country, Buster becomes enamoured with the simple lifestyle and vows to forgo all modern conveniences back home. But this is easier said than done - living without TV or car rides is a bumpy road, and far worse, a lonely one. Will Buster find anyone to join him in his quest for a simple life?moreless
Mr Crosswire brings Muffy to an opera; she thinks she won't like it.
"All Worked Up!"
Mom (Mrs. Read) has to work a full time job; Arthur's good grade streak slips; chaos ensues.
When Buster finds an arrowhead in his yard; everyone wants to know if there are treasures in their yards. How will Arthur know if there are treasures in his yard if Mom will only let him dig behind the garage?
"The Return Of The King"
Written by Peter K. Hirsch
Storyboard by Mario Cabrera
When Mr. Ratburn's class goes to a medieval style fair, his old teacher, Mr. Pryce-Jones, comes with his class. Mr. Pryce-Jones' class wins all the games. The last contest is pulling a sword from a stone. Will Arthur prove that Lakewood is better than Glenbrook? (Glenbrook is the name of the school where Mr. Pryce-Jones' class is from).moreless
Whew, boy is it HOT today. The Reads decide to head to the beach in order to cool off, but D.W. refuses to go along (she thinks there is an octopus in the water).
"Buster's Dino Dilemma"
Storyboard by Raymond Lebrun
Written by Matt Steinglass
When the class goes on a field trip to a dinosaur museum, Buster finds a fossil on the ground - and wants to keep it for himself.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
Arthur gets exactly what he's been wanting - a new puppy! The only problem is that his new dog Pal destroys everything in sight. Can Arthur teach him to behave, or will he have to send Pal away?p>#10802
"Arthur Bounces Back"
Arthur's dream is to have Moon Boots, but he doesn't have the ten dollars to get them. He begins doing chores to earn money, but gets too desperate and does something he will later regret.moreless
Arthur and his friends go to summer camp and Binky brings up the issue that it's boys vs. girls. The other team participating always won because of this problem, so now the kids of Elwood must work together to defeat them this year.
"Buster Makes the Grade"
Buster's grades aren't as good as his jokes, and now he is on the verge of repeating his third grade year. If he does not receive at least a B on his next test, he fails...moreless
On the way home from school, Arthur and the Brain meet a crossing guard who wants $10.00 from them to cross the street. Is he for real or not?
"D.W.'s Very Bad Mood"
D.W. has been acting very badly in the Read household, and Arthur doesn't know why. Can Arthur and Francine find out before she keeps the whole family awake?moreless
Mr. Ratburn assigns a project that involves family ancestors. Muffy and Francine turn this project into a competition to see who has the best ancestors.
"And Now Let's Talk To Some Kids"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Stefanie Gignac
Arthur's class gets picked to be on a television show in which the Brain does not want to go on.moreless
When Muffy annoys Francine and Brain they decide to get even with her by sending her fake love notes for an anonymous person to make her look goofy.
"D.W. Blows the Whistle"
When D.W. is given a whistle from a man who taught her preschool class about safety, she becomes obsessed with safety. Pretty soon, she's blowing the whistle at any potential unsafe situation and annoying everyone. Arthur and his friends begin to wonder just what they're going to do about her obsessive behavior.moreless
D.W. has an imaginary friend, Nadine, says she has to come everywhere, but Arthur is sick of it.
"Arthur's Lost Library Book"
When Arthur checks out a library book and loses it a week later; he thinks he is banned from the library. So he and Binky team up to find it.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
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
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
To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got `em to ace his ant project... until the crawly creatures end up everywhere but in their ant-farm! Can Arthur's P.A.N.T.S. save his project - and save the ants from the exterminator?
"Don't Ask Muffy"
Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper to launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host. There's only one problem - the kids are ignoring her, and flocking to a mystery advice-giver instead! If Muffy wants to be as popular as Hoprah Linseed, she'll have to learn a few lessons about competition and what really makes a good listener...moreless
The Strawberry Festival is coming to town and Arthur and his friends all band together and form a club to create the perfect float, but when everyone gets their own ideas on what the float should be they all form their own clubs. In the end D.W. brings them back together and she creates a float that they can all agree on.
Francine gets too old for her bike so her father gets one out of a dumpster and fixes it up for her. When she gets disappointed she hides the bike and says that it was stolen just so her friends won't see her on it.moreless
D.W. is a picky eater an doesn't eat everything on her plate. Grandma Thora's birthday dinner is coming up soon and because of her actions in the past she's not invited. Can she overcome this and come to the dinner?
"Buster and the Daredevils"
Buster meets these cool guys who knows skating tricks. He wants to be their friend but they dare him to do bad things. Will Buster see these guys for who they truly are?moreless
It's the most wonderful time of the year...for shoveling snow! Both Arthur and Buster start their own snow-removal businesses, eager to rake in the big bucks! Can these best friends be best competitors, too?
When Francine insults the Brain, he wakes up to find out he has a bug's body! Is this a crazy dream? Will Francine learn to keep her rude comments to herself?moreless
Arthur and Buster fear that their new teacher, Mr. Ratburn, is some kind of evil maniac who collects children's heads - until they discover the truth about him, of course.
"Arthur's Spelling Trubble"
Arthur does some heavy-duty studying, in order to compete in the school's upcoming spelling bee.moreless
D.W. wants to ride in a bike-a-thon, just like her big brother Arthur, but she's still riding with training wheels. She has Mr. and Mrs. Read remove them, but finds that learning to ride without them is slow-going. She resolves to learn how, no matter how painful it is, or how long it takes.
"Arthur Makes the Team"
Arthur stinks at baseball on his team and makes them lose games so Francine tries to make him a better player.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
"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
D.W. loses her snowball out the freezer. Her 3 main suspects are Francine, Buster, & Arthur but in the end everyone is innocent. D.W. doesn't find out what happened to her snowball but she still has a feeling it was Arthur.
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Gerry Capelle
Arthur, Buster and Francine have been assigned an ancient history project. They find out why it is important to work together in order for the project to be a success.moreless
Fern dares everyone to write a good poem for a contest. If the loser backs out they have to join art club for a year. They all make good poems and loved doing it so much that they wanted to join anyway.
"The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club"
Written by Terence Taylor
Storyboard by Angus Bungay
Muffy's dad decides to ban all the Scare-Your-Pants-Off books because Muffy got a nightmare from it so Arthur and the kids band together to put a stop to it.moreless
All of the kids nightmares were the Parents Open House, where all there parents gather at the school. Francine's Father sleeps every reunion, Arthur's dad telling jokes that no one gets, etc... This open house would be very embarrassing to the kids of Lakewood Elementary.
"Nerves of Steal"
Buster can't cope with being the only kid in Elwood City who doesn't have a Cybertoy. Now, he could not stand it anymore, and he does something that would ruin his life, shoplift.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
Pack your bags! Buster is going to New York to visit his dad Bo. He won't have to go alone; the Reads will be joining him.
"Postcards from Buster, Part II"
In this combination of live action and animation, Buster and the Reads enjoy all the wonderous sights of New York, including Central Park and Broadway. With his trusty video camera documenting every move, Buster is having a blast! But what happens when he and his aardvark friend get lost in Chinatown?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.
It's time to go hiking! The Elwood city kids are thrilled, but when pro Francine is assigned to be novice Fern's partner, squabbling ensues. Can the pair resolve their differences and get to the top of Moose Mountain?
"Thanks a Lot, Binky"
What's the point of doing a good deed if it goes unnoticed? When Binky is deprived of a simple 'thank-you', he resolves to quit doing good things for other people. Who can change his mind?moreless
Arthur is chosen to appear on the popular game show, Riddle Quest.
Arthur, Francine, Buster and The Brain dare each other to skip school for a day.
Sue Ellen moves into town and everything has a different story about her to tell. Sue Ellen and her family has been all over the world and are normal people, much to Buster's dismay since he thought they were aliens.
"The Perfect Brother"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Stefanie Gignac
Brain spends the weekend over Arthur's house and turns into the perfect guest. He fixes Mom's computer, Dad's cooking problem and gets Kate to say her first word-"Brain". Arthur is happy to see Brain leave only to see how he lives at home.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
Arthur wants to see a movie, but he is too young to see it, so he and his friends make a parody of the movie.
"Go To Your Room, D.W."
When D.W. is sent to her room, she thinks it is because her parents only love Kate and Arthur. She eventually learns to be nice to Kate.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
"D.W., All Fired Up"
D.W. loves preschool and wants to go everyday, but when Ms. Morgan announces that they will have a fire drill she fears for her safety and doesn't want to go anymore. Will she get over her fear of fire drills?
"I'd Rather Read It Myself"
The Tibble Twins can do anything better than D.W. They even learned how to ride a 2-wheeler before her, so D.W. tries the impossible and tells them that she is able to read before them. They challenge her and she picks up a book and makes up a story, but will D.W. be able to pull it off?moreless
It's the 2nd family trip and D.W. gets to choose. She chooses camping and D.W. gets attached to a deer she met and wants to bring home.
"Buster Hits The Books"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Jeremy O'Neil and J. Tankusev
Buster doesn't do a book report for Mr. Ratburn and the others react and think that he can't read. The truth is Buster only reads books that interest him, so when he picks up Robin Hood he decides to do his report on that. At the end Arthur and Buster start writing a sequel to Robin Hood.moreless
Buster learns to care for plants.
"My Fair Tommy"
DW helps Tommy learn to be good.
D.W. loses her blankie and she and Arthur search all over town just to find it.
"Arthur's Substitute Teacher Trouble"
When Mr. Ratburn gets sick his sister has to substitute for his class and all the kids think that she's going to be tougher but when she comes they realize that she's an easy teacher. Tired of not being challenged enough the kids want Mr. Ratburn back.moreless
Arthur is excited to have a new pen pal named Adil and fantasizes about what life would be like in Turkey. Unfortunately, his notions about the country are just a tad outdated. Will Arthur learn about the hazards of stereotyping?
When Bitzi and Harry break up, Buster is sad to lose his favorite baseball buddy. How can he reunite the former couple in time for the next game?moreless
D.W. finds Aunt Lucy's wedding ring after she lost it at her wedding.
"Arthur Cleans Up"
The park is in bad condition and Arthur decides to team up with Francine's dad and clean it up.
When Fern composes a truly terrifying tale, the rest of her classmates begin to fear her. Determined to win them back, she tries her hand at a being a fun author rather than a scary one. Will she succeed?
"D.W., Dancing Queen"
When Binky and D.W. are paired up for a school project, they discover a mutual love for dancing, and decide to perform for the class. Everything seems great until Binky realizes that D.W. is not as talented when it comes to rhythm and beats and coordination. He decides to teach her the principles of ballet himself, but soon becomes frustrated by her practically non-existent progress. Will the duo get their act together in time?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
Since Binky's repeating third grade, he's totally dreading Mr. Ratburn's annual class sleepover at the Science Museum. After all, he remembers how boring it was last year... wouldn't the second time around be twice as dull? But an enticing new exhibit - on visions of the future! - shows Binky that science knowledge can really come in handy.
"Is There a Doctor in the House?"
Arthur and D.W. face the ultimate challenge when Mom gets a bad cold and then... (gulp!)... gives it to Dad! What if Arthur has to take over Dad's catering business? And how will they raise Baby Kate all by themselves?moreless
After a loss in the rehearsal math-a-thon against Buster, Brain decides to work on his new life....as a Comedian. Now Brain wants to hand everything down to Buster so Buster could be the new brain.
"The Shore Thing"
Arthur and D.W. who were obsessed with going to Aqualand, begged their father to go with them, but David tells them that going to Ocean Zone would be more fun. To Arthur, D.W. and Arthur's friends, it was a surprise.moreless
Arthur is supposed to write a report about what he did over the weekend. He planned to write about a day at the park but it rained. Bored both he and D.W. were forced to go to Grandma Thora's where Arthur discovered something great for his report!
"The Half-Baked Sale"
Grandma Thora can't cook. Her food is terrible but Arthur and D.W. always pretend to like it to spare her feelings. She plans to have a bake sale but things get so bad that Arthur and D.W. decide to save the people from her food.moreless
When Francine gets sick in school one day, she is reluctant to return. Will the kids call her Barfine?
"Sue Ellen Chickens Out"
Chickin Lickin, a fast food restaurant wants to replace the gang's beloved Sugar Bowl and Sue Ellen is outraged. She organizes a protest, but will her friends rally by her side?moreless
"Buster Baxter, Cat Saver"
Buster saves a cat from up a tree and now he is known as a local hero because of an article in the newspaper.
"Play it Again, D.W."
D.W. discovers the beauty of music as she first listens to her Crazy Bus compact disc which annoys Arthur. When it disappears she thinks he did it until they get a phone call from their parents at a party telling D.W. that they took it and it's the life of the party.moreless
When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed and to understand his allergy.
"Breezy Listening Blues"
Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ. (official website synopsis)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
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
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 Arthur desperately wants a dog, he starts a pet business. When he gets too many he decides to just take care of one pet.
"D.W. the Copycat"
When D.W. gets told she doesn't like any interesting stuff, she decides to copy Arthur.
It's the 1st family trip and Arthur gets to choose. He chooses going to Washington, D.C. and D.W. thinks that she's going to be bored until she accidentally runs into the president of U.S.A.
"Arthur's Mystery Envelope"
Arthur gets an envelope from Mr. Haney to give to his mom but he's afraid that there's something bad in it!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
Mr. Ratburn gives the class an assignment --- to write a story about anything they want. It seems like a simple assignment and it doesn't even have to be bound and sent to a publisher as Muffy suggests. Arthur, however, finds it a hard task when he starts trying to write to please everyone's tastes. He starts out with the simple story of how he got his dog Pal, but after following the advice of each of his friends, it morphs into a bizarre country tune about baby elephants being born in outer space.
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"Arthur's Lost Dog"
It's Downtown Day in Elwood City, with all sorts of fun games and activities. Arthur, D.W., their parents, Baby Kate and Pal are all out enjoying the activities when suddenly Baby Kate starts crying. The noise seems to upset Pal and he ends up with D.W., then breaks away and runs off. As Arthur and his friends chase after the apparently lost dog, Pal seems to be on a mission the entire time.
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Fern and Sue Ellen read a teenage magazine, and after they take a quiz, they change the way they act. Fern turns loud and aggressive, while Sue Ellen falls back in everything.
"Buster's Growing Grudge"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Robert Yap and Daniel Decelles
When Binky steals Buster's joke for his report, Buster has a grudge against him.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
Arthur tells his friends about the World Records that have been broken, and they try to break some of the records. Buster, walking backwards, Francine trying to kick a soccer ball in the air the most times, Muffy not talking, and Binky, building the largest popsicle stick bridge. All these were very hard tasks, so Arthur decides to make the largest pizza in the world by getting help from the whole city.
The kids of Lakewood Elementary go to the Clark Caves, and Fraincine and D.W. starts to bother Arthur of being afraid of bats and the dark. But it was Mr. Ratburn and Francine who were terribly afraid.moreless
Arthur has an embarrassing dream about being seen in his underwear and it gets even worse when it happens for real!
"Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider"
Francine decides that she wants to learn how to ride a horse so she saves her money and gets lessons but things become worse when Katherine falls in love with her instructor.moreless
Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying-a comet hurtling directly toward earth! Can Buster convince his friends that this sighting is real in time for them to save the planet?
"Arthur and Los Vecínos"
Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away and Arthur wonders-who will be the new neighbours? When Alberto Molina and his family settle in, Arthur makes a new friend and learns about a different culture...and about a comic book character named Conejitos Mechanicos! (That's Spanish for "Bionic Bunny")moreless
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 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?
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
Arthur and D.W. look for a place to cool off and end up going to (the boy that kissed D.W.)'s house and learn that Molly lives there too. Molly makes many attempts to not let Arthur into the pool, but they all wind up becoming friends. When Muffy sees them shaking hands, she goes ahead and blabs to everybody that Arthur and Molly like each other and Binky, Rattles, and gang go to stop them from possibly becoming boyfriend and girlfriend!
"It Came From Beyond"
Grandma Thora takes in a stray dog that is extremely mean. When the dog is thought to go back to the animal shelter, it turns out it's a nice dog that has had a hard time.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
Prunella enjoys doing yoga with her Mom each morning and invites her friend Marina to join in. Marina seems to be a natural at yoga --- so much so that Prunella begins to worry that Marina is her Mom's new "favorite." Feeling rather upstage, she goes over to visit Marina's mom to hang out.
"'A' is for Angry"
The all-school checkers competition is coming up and Brain seems to be a shoo-in for the win. Suddenly, Arthur finds himself taking the Brain on --- but is he up to the challenge, and more importantly, is the bitter publicity campaign that's started to follow him healthy?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
Binky is the toughest kid in school and everyone is afraid of him. He messes with the wrong person: Sue Ellen, and thinks that she is a pushover until he finds out that she is a blackbelt in Tai-Kwan-Do!
Prunella has a 9 1/2 birthday party. She received many presents, but the paper fortune teller from her sister was the best of all. Soon it starts predicting everyone's fortune's and it comes true!moreless
To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her... or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities?
"Return of the Snowball"
For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W.has been trying to solve the mystery of her snowball's disappearance. So when it re-appears in the freezer, she's ecstatic!! But wait - if it was taken once, how can she stop it from being stolen again? Can D.W. keep the snowball safe from plotting thieves... or even from melting?moreless
Francine goes circus camp thinking she would be like Catherine, her sister, who was good at every thing at the camp. but when Francine does badly, she thinks that when it is time for the circus she wont have anythingto do. Will she be able to find something in time.
"George Blows His Top"
George is very generous with his things and is willing to give people things. Buster begins to take advantage of George asking him for so many things. But George is shy and is afraid to tell Buster no. Will he have the courage to stand up to his friend.moreless
When Francine and Katherine get sick of each other Katherine moves out and haves her own room in the living room. While Francine tries to decorate her room it just won't work the way she plans. They soon want each other back and Katherine and Francine decide to both decorate the room by combining their ideas.
"Arthur The Loser"
Written by Joe Fallon
Storyboard by Brian Anderson
Arthur loses at every game at anytime but when he gets a "No Guessing" game he becomes the biggest winner (cheater) in school.moreless
Arthur must play a Beethoven piece on the piano in the Spring recital. He thinks it'll be a breeze and he goofs off, but then he has a nightmare about messing up the recital big time, and he begins to worry. Meanwhile, D.W. has a serious hiccuping problem! #20802
"The Big Blow-Up"
Francine and The Brain get into a fight over which of them is the better soccer player. Their refusal to cooperate results in their team losing a bunch of games leading up to the big playoffs. Arthur and Buster have to find a way to get them to make up.moreless
Arthur and his friends are all invited by Muffy to go to Waterworld, but the Brain doesn't want to go. He and Binky spy on Brain and find out that he's afraid of water. They desperately try to cure this fear so they can all go to Waterworld together.
"Arthur The Unfunny"
Muffy has planned an after school carnival to take place at her house. She lets all her friends become clowns and goons except for Arthur because Arthur is not funny. He tries hard but no matter what he does it's just not funny until he finds a funny way to play the piano.moreless
Pal and Kate meet a flea who's a "circus performer". He Begs them not to squish him after everything he's been through.
"Kiss and Tell"
Emily got kissed by a boy in France. Now D.W tries to find someone to kiss her.
When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? Tommy and Timmy try to be honest Tibbles before they lose all their friends - and each other.
"Waiting to Go"
Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides have come and gone, leaving Binky and Brain behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot, waiting to go?moreless
Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. Finally - an escape from D.W.! But when a change in plans forces them to include her, Arthur's had enough. Does D.W. always have to get her own way?
"The Great Sock Mystery"
Ever wonder where all those missing socks go? One minute they're in the laundry basket, and the next - poof! - they've vanished! Find out once and for all when Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.moreless
Arthur and his friends are facing impossible tasks, and they encounter a device that could help them fix all those problems, but they do not know what it is.
"Buster's Best Behavior"
Buster and Arthur feel like that they are boring and they think they are not good at anything, so they try to imitate each others' lifestyle.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
A new student, Ladonna Compson, moves to Elwood City and joins Mr. Ratburn's class. She quickly impresses the gang with a wide variety of interesting stories about her old life back in Louisiana. However, after the facts in one of Ladonna's stories don't seem to hold true, they begin to wonder if she was ever telling the truth to begin with.
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All About D.W.: D.W. get jealous when Emily gets to be Little Red Riding hood and D.W. has to be tree number two. Blockheads: D.W. and Emily don't like the fact that during play time they only have the blocks to playtime with. When they start building their dream castle/palace they can't stop building.moreless
Flippity Francine: Muffy videotapes Francine attempting a soccer stunt that goes horribly wrong, and uploads it online, where it becomes increasingly popular. Francine is initially embarrassed, but when she sees how popular she is, she begins to let the fame go to her head. But will this go over with her other friends? Muffy Takes The Wheel: Muffy enters the 1st annual Lakewood Derby. She asks her father to help, but he ends up taking over the whole project.moreless
So Funny I Forgot to Laugh: Arthur's teasing of Sue Ellen's new sweater makes her feel bad.
The Best Day Ever: Everyone remembers their best days.
Night of the Tibble: The Tibble twins are having their first sleepover and invite James over. How will James be treated at the sleepover? Read and Flumberghast: Bud believes that Tommy Tibble ate his cupcake. In order to prove his case he hires D.W. and Nadine as his lawyers.
The Last Tough Customer: The Tough Customers have to change their ways. Molly might not be able to do so.
Brain's Chess Mess: In order to improve his game for a competition Brain forms a chess club.
When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone is affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy and her family relocate to a shelter when their mansion is flooded, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And after his family's ice cream shop is demolished from the storm, The Brain seeks the help of a therapist to help him manage his anxiety.moreless
Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story: Suffering from a case of writers' block, Fern begins to copy some of Ladonna's stories.
Sue Ellen Vegges Out: Sue Ellen makes a change in her diet, prompting Muffy and Francine to try and imitate her vegetarianism.
Buster's Book Battle: Buster starts reading books in order to earn points to win prizes.
On the Buster Scale: Buster and Brain disagree over movie reviews.
Get Smart: Mr. Ratburn must prove that his answers are correct and that a 100% accurate computer's answers are wrong. Baby Steps: D.W. is worried that Kate might not be as smart as Mei Lin. So she tries to teach Kate to become smarter by example.
Baseball Blues: George can't wait to play baseball.
Brain's Biggest Blunder: Brain teaches Buster arithmetic.
George is inspired to make a movie after meeting his favorite director. Binky is mistakenly blamed for breaking a class project.
Arthur and Buster study together, an experience that teaches them they're better friends than roommates. Arthur wins two tickets to a concert.
Everyone loves the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a funky experimental music group that's touring around Elwood City. Everyone that is, except Binky. A musical purist, Binky thinks their nontraditional sound is just a bunch of noise and sets out to prove it. Another ice cream shop opens near Brain's.
A local creek is polluted. Ladonna can't wait to experience her first blizzard.
Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, which causes Buster to worry that Arthur will tell everyone at school. Arthur and friends create their own country where there are no rules or chores.
Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star. But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought? Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait.moreless
The Reads have unwanted company: a mouse. Binky, Muffy and Ladonna have fun with a kite.
Killer competes in a dog show against a snooty poodle.
Alberto discovers he's a good golfer, but his enjoyment of the game is tempered by his father's over-enthusiastic cheers. Buster loses his knack for comedy.
D.W. and Bud have an adventure in the backyard. Ladonna tries to take part in absolutely every fall activity that's offered in Elwood City.
MacFrensky: Francine and Brain are competing for Student of the Month. Brain is in the lead and Muffy wants Francine to win. Francine and Muffy frame Brain into doing a bad deed, so Francine becomes Student of the Month. The two girls continue to frame other students in fear of being caught from their first plan.
The Good, the Bad, and the Binky: Binky introduces Emily into wrestling when he babysits her. Emily's personality changes from being nice and polite to being loud and rough. Binky changes her back to her normal self when she begins to hurt other children in result of her behavior.moreless
The Secret Guardians: Arthur, Binky, and Sue Ellen find a woodland oasis near their homes and vow to keep the area a secret. Soon they start to find evidence of human habitation and wonder if they've discovered an ancient civilization.moreless
Fernlets by Fern: Fern and Muffy start a greeting card business. Muffy paints the covers and Fern writes the poems. All the work makes Fern lose interest in writing, so she tries to figure out how to get make it interesting again.
Prunella and the Haunted Locker: Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumored to be haunted. Prunella learns how to be brave and face her fears.moreless
The Pride of Lakewood: To boost school pride, Arthur and his ates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which seems to pressure and brainwash students to have pride for their school. Sue Ellen and Brain don't join the group and are accused of not loving their school.moreless
Grandpa Dave's Memory Album: Grandpa Dave moves closer to the family. The problem is he can't remember much about anything anymore due to his Alzheimer's Disease, so Arthur and D.W. assemble a memory album for Dave, with help from Francine's grandmother Bubba.
Buster's Carpool Catastrophe: To get to a cooking class run by a famous chef, Muffy, Arthur and Buster all have to carpool. Buster thinks it'll be fun at first, but soon they begin to discover its flaws...
Falafelosophy: Sue Ellen writes a graphic novel about circles and triangles. However her friends think it's unusual. The Great Lint Rush: Pal and Amigo need to buy back socks from Mr. Toad. who has brought all of the socks.
Follow the Bouncing Ball: When Alberto and Francine accidentally exchange soccer balls in the park, Alberto's ball travels with Francine throughout Elwood City and, eventually, the world. Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea: Buster discovers a message in a bottle and believes it to be a from the people of the lost City of Atlantis.moreless
Around the World in 11 Minutes: In an attempt to discover just how big the world is, Pal, Kate, Mei-Lin, and Amigo take an imaginary trip around the world. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog: A feud erupts after Francine suggests to an obsessed Muffy that she spends too much time blogging.moreless
Fifteen: Arthur has fifteen minutes to get back home get his report and get back to school before class starts. Pal and Kate have to foil the Red Claw and George is on the school's radio show "15 minutes of Fame" The question is can everyone get their missions accomplished in only fifteen minutes?moreless
Prunella the Packrat: Prunella receives help from her friends to clean out her closet. She has kept everything since she was a baby, making her closet very full.
What's in a Name?: Muffy threatens to reveal Binky's real name, after his winning an award she thinks he does not deserve.
Cents-less: Mr. Ratburn decides to have his students learn a lesson about handling money. Telling them that they can't spend any money for the weekend and have to barter for what they want. Buster the Lounge Lizard: Buster brings his dark buggy toy to school, however his toy accidently ends up in the teacher's lounge. Now it's up to Buster, with the help of Binky to get his toy back.moreless
I Wanna Hold Your Hand: George sees Binky hold his mother's hand. Binky doesn't want anyone else to know.
Whistling in the Wind: Timmy Tibble can't whistle as loud as his brother Tommy Tibble.
D.W. Queen of Comeback: When D.W. gets her hair cut too short by a clown barber, the Tibbles begin to tease her about it, prompting her to seek advice on comebacks. In My Africa: When Brain's cousin Cheikh moves to Elwood City from Senegal, D.W. is embarrassed that she knows nothing about the continent. With the help of Brain, she makes a song to re-memorize all the names of African countries.moreless
Arthur Unravels: Arthur's Grandmother teaches him how to knit. However, embarrassed by his new skill, he tries to hide it from everyone else. All the Rage: Inspired by fashion icon Capri, Muffy tries her hand at making accessories. She comes up with edible scarves, ankle purses, and soft "armings." All of which fail to gain popularity.moreless