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    Dextorslab

    [1]Oct 20, 2006
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    In the episode where Arthur enters his favorite cereal contest, he starts to get bossy.In the episode A is for angry, he gets really mad after school and shouts Hurah! In the episode unfinshed, Arthur is so whiny about a stupid book!
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    telvisnostic

    [2]Oct 21, 2006
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    He can be whiny at times. 
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    NovaScotianDude

    [3]Oct 25, 2006
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    telvisnostic wrote:
    He can be whiny at times. 

    yeah

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    JessWH

    [4]Oct 28, 2006
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    I still like him
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    NovaScotianDude

    [5]Oct 30, 2006
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    Yeah, he is ok...
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    agent_0042

    [6]Nov 6, 2006
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    I think Arthur gets the short-shrift sometimes because as the main character, he's required to display a wide-range of behaviors that could be done by any kid. So his character is sometimes written to do things that you normally wouldn't expect. If he weren't the main character, his personality would be more clearly defined.
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    idontwatchtv99

    [7]Nov 11, 2006
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    I agree.
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    celentanoad

    [8]Nov 15, 2006
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    he is extremely well behaved for a 3rd grader. I know many 3-5th graders who are much worse then him. also, hes growing, so like, what do you expect?
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    Lokar

    [9]Nov 18, 2006
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    I guess he has his moments, but maybe that's to show nobody is perfect. I think by the end he usually goes back to being normal. They have to show him making mistakes, I think.
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    idontwatchtv99

    [10]Nov 18, 2006
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    He's like that sometimes to express his character more differently in different situations.
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    Emerson1895

    [11]Apr 19, 2007
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    Sometimes, I think D.W. rubs off on him

    I think it irritates Arthur when the parents always "give in" to D.W.

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    SpaceWay2007

    [12]Apr 20, 2007
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    Arthur is the main character that's why we don't know his exact personalities. If you look at Buster or his other friends, you can tell their exact personalities. Buster - he likes to eat, lazy, get bad grades, and not quite really smart. Since Arthur is the main character of the show, the writers have to show Arthur's attitude in different situation and sides of him, but in the end, he goes back to normal.
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    CURLYHURLEY

    [13]Jun 12, 2007
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    His new voice I think makes him seem more whiny
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    dancingbeatle

    [14]Jun 17, 2007
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    CURLYHURLEY wrote:
    His new voice I think makes him seem more whiny
    Yep, plus the thing about his parents giving in to D.W. sometimes. Yeah I know that she's only 5, but you gotta start sometime right?
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    LexClarkaresexy

    [15]Jun 20, 2007
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    Well if you ask me a lot of little kids are winny by times, I mean everyone can get winny sometimes if they are having a really bad day and they want something to go their way.
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    Vital_Shot

    [16]Jun 22, 2007
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    I agree. One of the worst shows still on television. He doesn't make any sence, and complains way too much. I guess PBS is still running it because little kids look up to him.
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    Roabe

    [17]Jun 22, 2007
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    Hey Vital_Shot, this thread is talking about Arthur the character, not Arthur the TV show. You need to pay a bit more attention next time.

    Besides, if you think Arthur is "one of the worst shows still on television", what are you doing here? I feel you're entitled to your opinion, but it's just something I'm wondering.

    Edited on 06/22/2007 12:46pm
    Edited 2 total times.
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    telvisnostic

    [18]Jun 22, 2007
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    Emerson1895 wrote:
    I think it irritates Arthur when the parents always "give in" to D.W.
    I would be irritated as well. His parents do that too much.

    Thank goodness for the Sugar Bowl, he can get away from her by going there sometimes.

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    chanelissweet

    [19]Jun 23, 2007
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    agent_0042 wrote:
    I think Arthur gets the short-shrift sometimes because as the main character, he's required to display a wide-range of behaviors that could be done by any kid. So his character is sometimes written to do things that you normally wouldn't expect. If he weren't the main character, his personality would be more clearly defined.


    couldn't say it better myself
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    TomWellingSexy

    [20]Jul 5, 2007
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    Ya he is really winny!! And like he is really is bossy and selfish!!
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