Season 10 Episode 7

Unfinished / D.W., Bossy Boots

Aired Daily 4:00 PM May 23, 2006 on PBS



  • Trivia

    • For the first story, "Unfinished," Francine reads the title card. It's the one where Arthur is caught out in a rainstorm and searches for an umbrella. Binky reads the title card for "D.W., Bossy Boots." It's the one where Toady escapes and D.W. runs after and catches him.

    • Real-Kids Segment: A group of kids decide to make up their own ending to Arthur's unfinished story. Each of them take turns creating a portion of the ending.

  • Quotes

    • D.W.: It's everyone else who's no fun. They should be more like me. Move over.

    • D.W.: I can't help it if people do things the wrong way.

    • Tommy: Run for your lives!
      James: What are you, a monster?
      Tommy: No, even scarier. I'm D.W.! Run for your lives!

    • Arthur: With the help of Brain's new "boss-o-meter," I can measure just how bossy someone is. Dad bosses by setting example. Tough, but fair.

    • Arthur: Sometimes people just can't tell you the answer to something and you have to find it out for yourself.

    • Sally: (in cheesy "93 million miles" movie, singing) It always seemed that old Broadway / Was 93 million miles away / But with the help of this balloon / I'll get to Broadway sooooon.

    • Arthur: Mom! Dad! The ending's missing!
      Mrs. Read: What are you doing up past your bedtime?
      Arthur: Reading. That's good, isn't it?

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Children of The Beans , the movie that Arthur and Buster are watching in "DW, Bossy Boots" is a reference to
      Children of The Corn (1984), a movie based on a Stephen King novella.

      Find out more about Children of The Corn on IMDb:

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