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Who thinks that D.W is an illogical impossibility?.

Who thinks that D.W is an illogical impossibility?

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    matrix103

    [1]Feb 10, 2007
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    Who thinks that D.W is an illogical impossibility? well I would be one of these people that think so. D.w is so weird and strange. Why would the designers create D.W anyway? she is the worst character ever to play a role on Arthur .
    Edited on 02/20/2007 8:29am
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    agent_0042

    [2]Feb 11, 2007
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    D.W. is my personal favorite character. She is witty, spirited, smart and unique. Besides, I'm not really sure what you mean by "the designers." All of the core characters were created by Marc Brown.
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    telvisnostic

    [3]Feb 11, 2007
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    That's ok, I not a fan of hers either. 

    Is she based on someone from Marc's life?

    Edited on 02/12/2007 10:28am
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    agent_0042

    [4]Feb 12, 2007
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    Actually, I think I recall reading that D.W. is to some degreed modeled on one of Marc Brown's sisters.
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    telvisnostic

    [5]Feb 12, 2007
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    Thanks, I never knew.

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    ljv20

    [6]Feb 13, 2007
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    agent_0042 wrote:
    She is witty, spirited, smart and unique.


    Oy, I can't say I agree with those points. I can't STAND the episodes where D.W. comes off as smarter and more clever than everybody else. They're just so cheesy.

    Another thing that bugs me about her is that she's allowed to be a spoiled brat for entire episodes at a time and hardly ever gets called on it (the few times she actually does, she merely gets sent to her toy stockpile of a bedroom for a few minutes). It's even worse that there's a blatant pro-D.W. bias from the writers.
    Kind of like "D.W. Goes To Washington", somebody who posted a review of the episode on this site brought up a good point. She acts like a brat and disobeys her parents, but the storyline is manipulated to the point that D.W. actually gets REWARDED for being a brat and disobeying her parents. What kind of lesson does that teach kids watching at home?
    Edited on 02/13/2007 6:20am
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    agent_0042

    [7]Feb 13, 2007
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    Hey, I'm not saying D.W. is always written as I'd like. But when D.W. is written as I like, I enjoy her character. The problem is we get these junk stories like you describe where she comes off as annoying, lame, etc.
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