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|"Arthur Plays the Blues"|
|Number in season:||2A|
|Original Airdate:|| October 1, 2001|
January 8, 2002
April 9, 2002
|Written by:||Catherine Lieuwen|
|Storyboard by:||Jeremy O'Neill|
"Best of the Nest"
"Buster's Sweet Success"
Arthur's piano teacher retires, telling him that he'll get along just fine with her replacement. But when Arthur meets the famous — and very strict — Dr. Fugue, he begins to doubt whether he will be able to keep up.
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- This is the first episode written by Catherine Lieuwen.
- This is one of the episodes focusing on music. The others being Arthur vs. the Piano, Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival, My Music Rules, Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet?, Big Horns George, Tipping the Scales, and Lights, Camera... Opera!.
- Near the end of this episode, Dr. Fugue says he has a few minutes before Soul Train.
- When Arthur is flipping through the channels, references are made to Casablanca and Phantom of the Opera.