Descriptive Video Service alleged that Michael Yarmush was a "12-year-old boy." In truth, Yarmush was born June 19, 1982. That made him 17 years of age at the debut of this program.
King Friday: Now what were you telling me about King Arthur?
Lady Aberlin: Oh, uh, no. Not King Arthur, Uncle Friday. His name is Arthur and he's an aardvark, and right now he's playing with Cousin Tuesday.
King Friday: Is his father King Arthur or is he an aardvark also?
Lady Aberlin: I imagine he's an aardvark.
Arthur is the last star of another children's show ever to appear on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.