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.moreless
George is inspired to make a movie after meeting his favorite director. Binky is mistakenly blamed for breaking a class project.
The Reads have unwanted company: a mouse. Binky, Muffy and Ladonna have fun with a kite.
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.
Arthur and Buster study together, an experience that teaches them they're better friends than roommates. Arthur wins two tickets to a concert.
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.
Killer competes in a dog show against a snooty poodle.
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.
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.moreless
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.
Baseball Blues: George can't wait to play baseball.
Brain's Biggest Blunder: Brain teaches Buster arithmetic.
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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
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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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.moreless
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.
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.
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.
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
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...
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
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.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
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