A photo of Buster visiting the Eiffel Tower

D.W. Bossy Boots 51

Emily's Eiffel Tower cake

4th Grade Class 2

Prunella's model of the tower, which at this point in the episode isn't in good condition

The Eiffel Tower is a famous tower in Paris, France. It has received a wide variety of references in the Arthur series:

  • In "Fern's Slumber Party" Fern's mother made cookies of famous landmarks. Francine passed them out; the Eiffel Tower was one of the cookies on the plate.
  • In "Buster's Back," there is a photo of Buster in front of the Eiffel Tower in Arthur's room.
  • In "The World Record," when Buster imagines going around the world walking backwards, he fantasizes himself walking in France past the Eiffel Tower.
  • In "Pet Peeved," to demonstrate the importance of following instructions, the opening depicts the crew of the Eiffel Tower building it sideways because they didn't follow the plan.
  • When Muffy is on a train in her fantasy during the song "What's the Use of Presents?" in Arthur's Perfect Christmas, the train goes past the Eiffel Tower.
  • In "D.W.'s Backpack Mishap," D.W. finds a clay model of the Eiffel Tower in the backpack she picked up by mistake.
  • In "D.W., Bossy Boots," Emily has a birthday cake shaped like the Eiffel Tower. It also appears in a video watched by Emily and her friends at the party.
  • In the opening of "World Girls," the Eiffel Tower is present in a fantasy of sorts that depicts the World Girls as talking characters.
  • In "Strangers on a Train", Sue Ellen is telling a story to Betsy Johnson, in which she references the Eiffel Tower: "The taxi driver who spoke perfect English, asked where we wanted to go, and I said, 'take us to the awful tower', oh it was terrible. My mom and dad couldn't stop laughing."
  • In "Mr. Alwaysright," Mr. Ratburn asks which structure Gustav Eiffel is most famous for. The answer to the question was the Eiffel Tower, which Brain purposely answered wrong.
  • In "Prunella and the Haunted Locker," Prunella" builds a model of the Eiffel Tower for class.

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