Yes, you read that right. Our favorite childhood aardvark icon is leaving third grade now that the beloved PBS animated series is coming to a close. The final season will conclude with a four-episode flash-forward to reveal the grown-up versions of Arthur and his friend group.
Arthur, potentially married, dealing with taxes, and tired from a real-life job?! We can’t wrap our brains around it, either.
Thankfully, audiences will have the chance to relive Arthur’s adolescence as part of a special 25th-anniversary marathon featuring over 250 episodes and movie specials. The marathon will air on PBS Kids and live-stream on the PBS Kids YouTube channel from Feb. 16 to 21, culminating in the “Arthur” extended universe flash-forward sequence.
“For more than 25 years, Arthur and his friends have kept viewers learning and growing through their true-to-life experiences,