Bespectacled aardvark Arthur Read demonstrates to kids how to deal with such childhood traumas and challenges as homework, teachers and bullies. He also has to contend with his sisters, but loves playing with his friends: tomboy Francine, foodie and best pal Buster, super smart Brain, rich girl Muffy and geography expert Sue Ellen.
Did You Know?
Arthur (1996) is the second longest-running show on PBS, behind only Sesame Street
(1969). See more
In the opening sequence, D.W. is shown turning the pages of the book with her left hand, yet when it cuts to a close-up, her right hand is on the book. See more
Arthur is seen in a freeze frame waving bye to the viewers after the end credits See more