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The following is an episode list for the animated television series Arthur. This episode list includes specials and episodes.

Series Overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 30 October 7, 1996 November 15, 1996
2 20 October 20, 1997 April 17, 1998
3 15 November 16, 1998 January 1, 1999
4 10 October 4, 1999 October 18, 1999
5 10 September 25, 2000 November 27, 2000
6 10 September 24, 2001 November 26, 2001
7 10 October 8, 2002 November 29, 2002
8 10 September 15, 2003 December 26, 2003
9 10 December 27, 2004 April 8, 2005
10 10 May 15, 2006 May 26, 2006
11 10 June 25, 2007 September 7, 2007
12 10 October 6, 2008 April 24, 2009
13 10 October 12, 2009 April 9, 2010
14 10 October 11, 2010 April 28, 2011
15 10 October 10, 2011 June 15, 2012
16 10 October 15, 2012 May 10, 2013
17 10 November 11, 2013 May 14, 2014
18 10 September 29, 2014 September 11, 2015
19 10 June 2, 2015 May 26, 2016
20 7 October 10, 2016 June 1, 2017
21 7 October 24, 2017 February 15, 2018

Season 1: 1996-1997

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Picture 4 "Arthur's Eyes" 1 1a October 7, 1996
After waking up late one night, D.W. finds pictures of Arthur before he had glasses. He tells her the story of when he first started needing them and the teasing that followed.
1x01b "Francine's Bad Hair Day" 1 1b October 7, 1996
School Picture Day is just around the corner, and Muffy wants to make sure Francine has a photo to be proud off, unlike last year's. However, she doesn't seem interested in the rush and is in fact interested in a kickball game.
Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn "Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn" 2 2a October 8, 1996
Arthur and his friends are horrified when they learn that their third grade teacher will be the infamous Mr. Ratburn. He is described by Prunella as a cruel vampire with hypnotic powers who eats nails for breakfast without milk. Arthur and Buster, along with Francine, try to investigate.
Arthur's Spelling Trubble "Arthur's Spelling Trubble" 2 2b October 8, 1996
Arthur practices for the spelling bee and competes against Prunella and the Brain, last year's winner and the smartest kid in his class, respectively. Even with the support of his family, he is nervous.
1x03a "D.W. All Wet" 3 3a October 9, 1996
On a hot summer day, D.W. and her preschool class go on a field trip to the aquarium. When a shark swims by, her classmates hide while she teases it, but when an octopus appears, she is the only one afraid. The Reads go to Bear Lake to escape from the summer heat and everyone is having a wonderful time, except for D.W. who won't swim because she thinks there are octopuses there.
1x03b "Buster's Dino Dilemma" 3 3b October 9, 1996
Mr. Ratburn's make a long-awaited field trip to a Rainbow Rock State Park. On his own, Buster discovers a fossilized dinosaur footprint and takes it home. Despite it being against museum rules, he doesn't want to relinquish his find.
D.W.'s Imaginary Friend "D.W.'s Imaginary Friend" 4 4a October 10, 1996
D.W. has a new imaginary friend named Nadine who follows her everywhere. When Arthur and Buster find out about a new amusement ride at Wonderworld, they don't want her to come along and embarrass them because she would bring Nadine.
1x04b "Arthur's Lost Library Book" 4 4b October 10, 1996
Everyone loves the Scare-Your-Pants-Off book series and the new addition is coming out. Arthur is the first to borrow it along with many other books at the same time, but when he collects the ones scattered around the house, he can't find it.
Perky "Arthur's Pet Business" 5 5a October 11, 1996
Arthur wants a dog very badly but his parents will not allow him to have one until he proves he is responsible enough. He starts his own pet business to prove it, which includes watching over Mrs. Wood's unfriendly dog, Perky.
D.W. the Copycat "D.W. the Copycat" 5 5b October 11, 1996
Arthur doesn't like to play with D.W. because she likes "baby" stuff and not what he likes, so she starts acting and dressing like him and following him around, even into the bathroom.
Lockedin "Locked in the Library" 6 6a October 14, 1996
Francine, who has been friends with Arthur since preschool, is mad at him for telling everyone she looks like a marshmallow when she wears a white sweater. Mr. Ratburn assigns them to work together on a project on heroes. With her still mad at him, they go to the library together to research their project and get locked in for the weekend. As they try to find a way out, they realize their friendship.
Accusation "Arthur Accused!" 6 6b October 14, 1996
Arthur is in charge of the fundraiser for the Elwood City Fire Department. He leaves a bag of quarters from it for Mrs. MacGrady, who is distracted by a phone conversation. When she doesn't receive them, Arthur is accused of stealing them, giving Buster his first case as a Private Eye.
1x07a "Arthur Goes to Camp" 7 7a October 15, 1996
Arthur and his friends go to Camp Meadowcroak where everything is a competition between boys and girls. The final day arrives and they must work together to compete against Camp Horsewater in order to win the all-camp scavenger hunt.
1x07b "Buster Makes the Grade" 7 7b October 15, 1996
Buster's marks continue to fall and he will have to repeat third grade if he doesn't get a B on the next test. Arthur, Francine, and Muffy tutor him, but he still doesn't seem interested in studying.
1x08a "Arthur's New Puppy" 8 8a October 16, 1996
Arthur's new puppy, Pal (from "Arthur's Pet Business"), is exactly what he wanted, but he must train him to be a good dog or he will have to move out of the house.
1x08b "Arthur Bounces Back" 8 8b October 16, 1996
Arthur wants Moon Boots and tries different ways to get money to buy them. His mom wants him to clean the garage for $2. As he is doing so, Mrs. Tibble comes by, thinking there's a yard sale and buys a necklace, giving him enough money to buy the Moon Boots.
1x09a "Arthur Babysits" 9 9a October 17, 1996
Arthur thinks that babysitting is the easiest job in the world until D.W. volunteers him to her friends, the Tibble Twins. Prunella describes her sister's only time babysitting them as an experience that still gives her nightmares. Naturally, Arthur is nervous, but he eventually lays things down with them.
1x09b "Arthur's Cousin Catastrophe" 9 9b October 17, 1996
The Reads are hosting a family reunion at their house. Arthur spends his time avoiding his cousin, Mo, because of experiences from past family reunions.
1x10a "Arthur's Birthday" 10 10a October 18, 1996
Arthur and Muffy have their birthday parties on the same day and neither can change the date. This splits the boys and girls. Arthur and Francine come up with a plan to remedy the situation.
1x10b "Francine Frensky, Superstar" 10 10b October 18, 1996
Francine has often had bad roles in school plays where she gets injured. She finally gets a safer role as the lead, when Mr. Ratburn decides they will dramatize the story of Thomas Edison. While she is trying to make the best of a good opportunity for her to shine, she alienates her friends as she studies for the role and bosses them around.
Vlcsnap-2014-07-12-16h23m08s10 "Arthur's Baby" 11 11a October 21, 1996
Arthur tells the story of when his mom was pregnant with his baby sister, Kate. He was nervous, wondering what it would be like to have a new baby in the house. When Kate was brought home from the hospital, he was worried that she hated him, as she always cried when he was around. It wasn't until he was forced to watch her that he realized how wrong he was.
1x11b "D.W.'s Baby" 11 11b October 21, 1996
Arthur tells D.W how she acted when Kate was born, starting after she was brought home from the hospital in "Arthur's Baby". D.W. is excited but frustrated when she doesn't get to help with Kate. Kate's crib is moved into D.W.'s room but D.W. soon finds drawbacks to sharing a room with her. D.W. soon becomes jealous over the attention Kate is getting. She tries lots of things to get rid of her.
1x12a "Arthur Writes a Story" 12 12a October 22, 1996
Arthur needs to write a story for homework, so he decides to write about how he got Pal ("Arthur's Pet Business".) He is afraid that no one will like it after D.W. informs him that it's boring. He begins fictionalizing the events and revising the story using advice from different people, as he tries to write a good one.
1x12b "Arthur's Lost Dog" 12 12b October 22, 1996
It's Downtown Day in Elwood City and the Reads are attending the event. They pass Pickles the Clown giving out balloons. Kate begins to cry and no one knows why, except for Pal who knows she wants one. He runs off after Pickles to get one, but Arthur thinks he's running away from him.
1x13a "So Long, Spanky" 13 13a October 23, 1996
D.W.'s pet bird, Spanky, dies. She leaves a can of flowers on his grave after his funeral but finds a toad in there. Arthur takes her to the pet store to buy a new pet to replace Spanky, but they don't find one. The toad reappears several more times, following her, but she hates it since it won't leave her alone. When it doesn't reappear, she realizes that she misses it.
1x13b "Buster's New Friend" 13 13b October 23, 1996
Arthur and Buster are doing a project together, but Buster doesn't seem to have the time for it, Arthur, or anyone else. All he does is talk about his new friend, Mike. Arthur decides to return everything related to Buster. At Buster's house they become friends again and he finds out Mike isn't just another kid to replace him.
1x14a "Arthur the Wrecker" 14 14a October 24, 1996
Arthur is addicted to a new computer game, "Deep, Dark Sea", playing it even when he shouldn't. When he gets to a new area he's excited about, he calls up Buster. When it appears that they have broken the computer, they look for the Brain to help them fix it, but he can't find the problem.
1x14b "Arthur and the True Francine" 14 14b October 24, 1996
Muffy and Francine were best friends since second grade, when Muffy was a new student. They decide to study together for an upcoming math test, but Muffy continually procrastinates, claiming that she knows her addition and subtraction. When the test day comes, she cheats off of Francine's test and claims that she would never do so, getting Francine into trouble.
1x15a "Arthur's Family Vacation" 15 15a October 25, 1996
Arthur wants to go back to Camp Meadowcroak (from "Arthur Goes to Camp") with Buster for the summer and tries to get out of the family vacation to the beach. He changes his mind with the mention of lobster and after several impediments, they finally make it there. They lose their hotel reservation and stay in a leaky rundown hotel as it rains for days. Things eventually start to get better.
1x15b "Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm" 15 15b October 25, 1996
Arthur and D.W. go to visit Grandpa Dave who lives on an old rundown farm. It has been in the family for 150 years and he doesn't want help running it. Arthur and D.W. are concerned by the state of things there and try to help him fix it up with the help of his friend, Ed Billings.
1x16a "Arthur and the Crunch Cereal Contest" 16 16a October 28, 1996
Arthur finds an entry form for a jingle writing contest for Crunch Cereal and he's determined to win the year's supply of it. He starts a band with some of his friends, Mrs. McGrady, and Grandma Thora, but he has nothing for them to play. Without a tune, he hears D.W. singing a song about Nadine and plagiarizes it. He feels guilty as he is about to mail it.
1x16b "D.W. Flips" 16 16b October 28, 1996
D.W. wants to take gymnastics after seeing a gymnast on TV, but her mom gives several examples of her never finishing what she wants to do. She gets her way and goes to her first class. Emily is there and D.W. doesn't like her because she seems to do everything perfectly. D.W. is determined to be better than her and ends up making a new friend.
1x17a "Meek for a Week" 17 17a October 29, 1996
Muffy bets Francine she can't be nice to everyone for a whole week and she can't tell anyone about why she's being nice. Arthur and his friends are worried when she starts acting nice for no apparent reason and are worried she may "pop" if she continues bottling up her anger. They try fruitlessly to diffuse her.
1x17b "Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper" 17 17b October 29, 1996
Arthur and Buster sit at the only available table with the Tough Customers. Buster claims that Arthur is the world's greatest "gleeper" to stop the teasing, only to find out later that "gleep" means "steal." He lets the lie grow into a schoolwide rumor.
1x18a "Arthur's Chicken Pox" 18 18a October 30, 1996
Arthur gets the chicken pox. While he hopes he recovers in time for a family trip to the circus, D.W. is jealous of the attention and extra freedom he gets while Grandma Thora is taking care of him. In an attempt to regain the lost attention she fakes having chicken pox. In the end she. catches them from him and ends up missing the trip to the circus, but she doesn't mind, due to her finally having them.
1x18b "Sick as a Dog" 18 18b October 30, 1996
Arthur feeds Pal things other than dog food, like pancakes and old gummy worms. He gets sick as a result. Arthur thinks D.W. had something to do with it. Then he finds out from the vet that it's the food Pal has eaten.
1x19a "D.W. Rides Again" 19 19a October 31, 1996
D.W. gets her first bike and needs to learn how to use it. Arthur teachers her the basics and she learns to ride by herself without training wheels in time for the bikeathon.
1x19b "Arthur Makes the Team" 19 19b October 31, 1996
Arthur and his friends are trying out for the baseball team and everyone wants to be the pitcher. Arthur makes it but he's the worst player. He and Francine, who can't pitch, work together to improve their skills.
1x20a "Arthur's Almost Boring Day" 20 20a November 1, 1996
Arthur and his friends are assigned to write about what they do over Saturday, but it rains and ruins plans. Arthur and D.W. are sent over to Grandma Thora's house. Without anything better to do, they help her clean out her attic and find some interesting things, including old home movies.
1x20b "The Half-Baked Sale" 20 20b November 1, 1996
Grandma Thora can't cook. When she decides to bake cookies for the bake sale, Arthur tries to think up ways to stop her bad cooking from ruining it. He decides to buy all of her cookies before anyone else can. When Mr. Morris, the janitor, finds them in his closet, Arthur has to tell the truth.
1x21a "Sue Ellen Moves In" 21 21a November 4, 1996
Rumors are circulating about the new family that has moved to Elwood City and Buster thinks that they may be aliens, even after he met Sue Ellen. When his mom invites them over for dinner, he finds out that Sue Ellen isn't an alien, but just a kid who has lived in various places around the world.
1x21b "The Perfect Brother" 21 21b November 4, 1996
The Brain is spending the weekend with the Reads because his parents are going to an ice cream convention. Arthur thinks this will be like having a brother around, but he is neat, finishes his homework early, and reads to D.W., making Arthur look bad. However, Arthur discovers that he is not so neat when he invites him over to his own house, and he has to be polite as he is the houseguest.
1x22a "D.W.'s Snow Mystery" 22 22a November 5, 1996
D.W. kept a snowball in the freezer from the best day of her life, but it disappears. Buster, as a detective, investigates, listening to biased accounts of those present the day it did so. They argue and accuse each other but everyone, except D.W., lets the incident go as the first snowfall of the year appears.
1x22b "Team Trouble" 22 22b November 5, 1996
Arthur, Buster, and Francine are assigned to do a group project on Ancient Rome. They discuss how they're going to do it, each coming up with their own idea and eventually decide to draw a comic book. Each has their own idea of what to draw and after a failure to communicate have a mismatched one. They argue over this and finally realize that they need to work together to finish it.
1x23a "Bully for Binky" 23 23a November 6, 1996
Binky has a reputation for being a bully. He bullies Sue Ellen, who is still a new student ("Sue Ellen Moves In"), and she demands that he apologize to her. When he doesn't, she challenges him to a fight to settle it. He gets nervous when he finds out she knows Tae Kwon Do. He decides to beat her at music but loses, so he apologizes to her so they wouldn't have to fight.
1x23b "Misfortune Teller" 23 23b November 6, 1996
For her half-birthday, Prunella's big sister, Rubella, gives her a cootie catcher. Rubella claims that it can tell the future and the answers it gives do come true. Arthur and his friends begin following the its advice. When it goes missing and turns up ruined by the washing machine, they realize that they don't need it to run their lives.
1x24a "Arthur's Tooth" 24 24a November 7, 1996
Arthur has a loose tooth, but he is the only one in his class that hasn't lost any of his baby teeth yet. He unsuccessfully tries various ways to get it out so that Francine will stop calling him a baby. She, later, unintentionally knocks it out.
1x24b "D.W. Gets Lost" 24 24b November 7, 1996
D.W. wants earrings because her friend, Emily, has some. She asks her mom and dad, but they claim her ears will turn green. After her persistence, Mrs. Read takes her shopping for earrings only if she approves of them. While at the All In One Mart, she wanders off when her mom is distracted. Lost, she runs into Emily, whose ears have turned green. Emily proceeds to direct her back to her mom.
1x25a "D.W. Thinks Big" 25 25a November 8, 1996
At Aunt Lucy's wedding, Arthur is the ring bearer and their dramatic diva cousin, Cora, is the flower girl, but D.W. is too little to do anything. However, when the wedding ring gets lost in the pipe organ, D.W.'s size helps gets it back.
1x25b "Arthur Cleans Up" 25 25b November 8, 1996
Arthur and Buster are playing Frisbee in the park when it lands in a polluted fountain. Arthur's dad overhears him and Buster talking about the park and he involuntarily becomes the leader of a cleanup crew of kids. His friends aren't pleased and don't help him. But with the help of Francine's dad and a few volunteers, they manage to clean up the park.
1x26a "My Dad, the Garbage Man" 26 26a November 11, 1996
Mr. Ratburn's class is going on field trips to several of the students' parents at work to learn about careers. Francine is embarrassed by her dad's job as a garbage man, but her classmates don't seem to think so.
1x26b "Poor Muffy" 26 26b November 11, 1996
Muffy is allergic to the new carpets in her house, so she decides to stay with Francine while it is being removed. She brings some of the things from her room with her including TVs, wardrobes, and sculptures. During her stay, Francine can't deal with her spoiled attitude and she can't handle the less-than-wealthy condition in which Francine's family lives.
1x27a "D.W.'s Blankie" 27 27a November 12, 1996
D.W. can't find her blankie and enlists the help of Arthur to search for it, retracing her steps over Elwood City.
1x27b "Arthur's Substitute Teacher Trouble" 27 27b November 12, 1996
Mr. Ratburn loses his voice and his sister, Miss Ratburn, substitutes for him. Initially, the class is excited by the easiness of the lessons, doing things such as reciting the one times table and that yellow and blue make green. They are soon bored and are excited when Mr. Ratburn returns the next day.
1x28a "I'm a Poet" 28 28a November 13, 1996
Fern is the only person who volunteers to enter the Poetry Competition, which is will be judged by Jack Prelutsky. When the others start making fun of her, she reveals a new side to her quiet character, and challenges them all to write poems for the competition. If they don't succeed, they will be roped into a year's membership of the School Poetry Club.
1x28b "The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club" 28 28b November 13, 1996
Arthur and his friends start a petition when they learn that the Scare-Your-Pants-Off books have been removed from the library. They find out that it's Muffy's parents who want them banned.
1x29a "My Club Rules" 29 29a November 14, 1996
Arthur and his friends create a club to stop D.W. from bothering them. When they can't agree on its rules it splits. This leads to more disagreements and more clubs created. They eventually come back together, under D.W..
1x29b "Stolen Bike" 29 29b November 14, 1996
Francine has outgrown her bike so her dad finds his old one for her, except she is embarrassed by it. She hides it and pretends it's stolen when it is accidentally taken way by a garbage truck.
1x30a "Arthur's First Sleepover" 30 30a November 15, 1996
Arthur has a sleepover with Buster and the Brain, even when all they talk of is UFOs. D.W. wants to join them so that she can take a picture of one. They don't agree. She plays a prank on them with fake UFOs in retaliation and vice versa.
1x30b "Arthur's New Year's Eve" 30 30b November 15, 1996
Arthur has never stayed up until midnight on New Year's Eve. His friends all have their theories on what occurs when the new year comes. He tries to stay up until New Year's Eve to find out what really happens at midnight.

Season 2: 1997-1998

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
2x01a "Arthur Meets Mister Rogers" 31 1a October 20, 1997
Mister Rogers is visiting Mr. Ratburn's class and staying at Arthur's house. Arthur is afraid of telling anyone the latter because he doesn't want to be called a baby. It's not so bad when they find out.
2x01b "Draw!" 31 1b October 20, 1997
When Francine makes fun of Fern, she draws a comic humiliating her, which everyone finds amusing. Other comics about her are drawn. During the school carnival, those teasing her are convinced by Mrs. MacGrady to dump green slime on her. As they prepare to do so, they realize how much they hurt her feelings.
2x02a "Binky Barnes, Art Expert" 32 2a October 21, 1997
Arthur and Buster have to work with Binky on an art report, but they believe he will make them do all the work. He wants to do it on an abstract painting he believes is hanging sideways. To avoid embarrassment, Arthur and Buster make an agreement with him to do separate reports. Ironically, he is the only one who does any of the work and turns out to be correct.
2x02b "Arthur's Lucky Pencil" 32 2b October 21, 1997
Arthur's luck begins to change after he finds a pencil right before the stop of a rainstorm. After several lucky breaks, he and his friends are convinced that it is lucky. As it gets shorter, he is more conservative with it. Even with an upcoming history test, he won't let anyone use it, not even himself.
2x03a "D.W., the Picky Eater" 33 3a October 22, 1997
D.W.'s reluctance to eat unfamiliar food will keep the whole family from celebrating Grandma Thora's birthday at a special restaurant unless Arthur can persuade her to be more open-minded.
2x03b "Buster and the Daredevils" 33 3b October 22, 1997
Buster begins keeping bad company in his eagerness to learn his new "friends'" skating tricks. Arthur realizes that they are just having Buster make a fool of himself for their own amusement.
2x04a "Arthur Makes a Movie" 34 4a October 23, 1997
Arthur and his friends are too young to watch a James Hound movie. They instead decide to make their own movie. Although it doesn't come out as planned, they have fun filming it.
2x04b "Go to Your Room, D.W." 34 4b October 23, 1997
D.W. doesn't get along well with Kate and is sent to her room for ten minutes after threatening to pinch her. She thinks that her parents only love Arthur and Kate. While she watches Kate for the rest of her punishment, she realizes that she has been a horrible sister.
Arthur's underwear "Arthur's Underwear" 35 5a October 24, 1997
Binky rips his pants in class, revealing his underwear. Arthur can't stop laughing every time he thinks of it, but he's getting nightmares in which he doesn't have any pants. He tells Buster about this, who tells everyone else, which embarrasses him. Inevitably, he does rip his pants and has to deal with it.
Francine Frensky Olympic Rider "Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider" 35 5b October 24, 1997
Francine goes for horseback riding lessons and her sister, Catherine, has to bring her there. Catherine is better than Francine! Feeling over shadowed by Catherine, Francine considers quitting but returns and remembers why she wanted to take horseback riding in the first place.
2x06a "Buster Baxter, Cat Saver" 36 6a October 27, 1997
Buster gets a cat down from a tree with his ice cream and his mother publishes a story on it. When people start calling him a hero, this goes to his head and he starts acting important and retells the story with embellished details. Arthur, Francine, and the Brain make a fool out of him to humble him, but he ends up saving Arthur and Francine from a runaway piano.
2x06b "Play it Again, D.W." 36 6b October 27, 1997
D.W. is still playing her "Crazy Bus" CD (since "Buster Baxter, Cat Saver") and Arthur is already annoyed by it. She surprises him with four tickets to "Crazy Bus Live". He is embarrassed to be there but finds Buster enjoying the show. When the CD goes missing, she accuses him of taking it, but their parents have done so by mistake.
2x07a "Arthur's TV-Free Week" 37 7a October 28, 1997
Arthur and his friends are participating in TV-Free Week. His family also goes without TV in support of the idea. Everyone tries to resist the temptation of TV while they go through their week.
2x07b "Night Fright" 37 7b October 28, 1997
Binky has a night light. He tries to go without it when Arthur has to spend the night because his parents are stuck out of town. When Arthur finds out about it, he believes Arthur may use this against him, although Arthur isn't particularly interested. Even so, he eventually musters the courage to tell everyone before Arthur does.
2x08a "Arthur vs. the Piano" 38 8a October 29, 1997
The school band has a recital on Friday. Everyone except Arthur is worried and practicing. He is confident that he knows everything well enough until a nightmare makes him worry he may miss a note. In a subplot, D.W. has hiccups that won't go away.
2x08b "The Big Blow-Up" 38 8b October 29, 1997
Francine and the Brain have an argument over soccer practice that carries into class and through the next match. They may not make it to the playoffs if the argument continues. Arthur uses D.W.'s idea of writing an early letter to Santa to resolve things between them with fake apology letters.
Lost! 001 Arthur Crying "Lost!" 39 9a October 30, 1997
After school, Arthur is supposed to take the bus to the public pool for his swimming lesson, but he falls asleep and misses his stop. Then he ends up at the edge of town but luckily, the bus driver helps him find his way home.
2x09b "The Short, Quick Summer" 39 9b October 30, 1997
Arthur has a to-do list for the summer, but he can't find it and summer's nearly over. He finds out everyone else had a great summer. He finds his list and D.W. accidentally helps him realize that he did all the things on it and had a great time too.
D.W. goes to washington "D.W. Goes to Washington" 40 10a October 31, 1997
The Reads go to Washington D.C. for a holiday vacation. They tour the popular landmarks and at the White House, D.W. separates from the tour group and meets The President.
Arthur's Mysetery Envelope "Arthur's Mystery Envelope" 40 10b October 31, 1997
Mr. Haney gives Arthur an envelope to give to his mom. He is worried about its contents, thinking that it's about him, so he comes up with a way of giving it to her without her opening it. It turns out to contain Mr. Haney's tax documents.
D.W.'s Deer Friend "D.W.'s Deer Friend" 41 11a April 6, 1998
When the Reads goes camping, D.W. befriends a deer. She names him Walter and wants to take him home.
Buster Hits the Books "Buster Hits the Books" 41 11b April 6, 1998
Buster needs to write a book report, but he has never finished a book. His friends try to find one he can finish.
Arthur's Faraway Friend "Arthur's Faraway Friend" 42 12a April 7, 1998
Arthur and Buster start writing their own adventure book based on Buster's book choice from "Buster Hits the Books", but he is leaving for a couple of months.
Arthur and the Square Dance "Arthur and the Square Dance" 42 12b April 7, 1998
Arthur's and Francine's friends think that they are in love, leading both of them to think the other is in love. They avoid each other afraid of getting "cooties" and finally solve the problem.
Water and the Brain "Water and the Brain" 43 13a April 8, 1998
Muffy is throwing a party at Waterworld and everyone is excited except the Brain. Arthur and Binky discover that he is afraid of water and try to help him get over this fear so he can go to the party.
Arthur the Unfunny "Arthur the Unfunny" 43 13b April 8, 1998
In a letter to Buster, Arthur tells him about how he was determined to be too hopelessly unfunny to be a clown and how he discovered he can be funny playing the piano.
Sue Ellen Lost Diary "Sue Ellen's Lost Diary" 44 14a April 9, 1998
Sue Ellen loses her diary in the library. Muffy, Francine, Binky, and Arthur find it, wondering what's inside and whether to open it or return it unread.
Arthur's Knee main image "Arthur's Knee" 44 14b April 9, 1998
Arthur accidentally hurts his knee at the dump while retrieving a wheel to fix his school project. He hides the injury and makes D.W. promise not to tell anyone because he was told not to go there.
Grandma Thora Appreciation Day "Grandma Thora Appreciation Day" 45 15a April 10, 1998
Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party to show their appreciation for Grandma Thora. She unexpectedly shows up early when her car breaks down and they must finish their last minute preparations without her noticing.
Fern's Slumber Party "Fern's Slumber Party" 45 15b April 10, 1998
Fern's mother wants her to invite some girls over for a slumber party to which she reluctantly agrees. Everyone thinks she is boring and bring their own entertainment, but she later manages to impress them with her detective skills.
Love Notes for Muffy "Love Notes for Muffy" 46 16a April 13, 1998
The Brain and Francine use fake love notes to get revenge against Muffy after she puts them down at the science fair. Their joke has unintended consequences and they must fix it before things get worse.
D.W. blows the whistle "D.W. Blows the Whistle" 46 16b April 13, 1998
D.W.'s overzealous safety patrolling and whistle blowing is annoying everyone. Arthur and his friends worry she may ruin the upcoming soapbox derby. During it, she finds herself in an unsafe situation when she is stuck at the top of a large pine tree after she climbs it to get a better view.
Francine Redecorates "Francine Redecorates" 47 17a April 14, 1998
Francine and her older sister, Catherine, share a room and can't stand each other's tastes in decor, so Catherine moves out. Francine finds her room to be empty without her sister in it.
ARTHUR LOSES "Arthur the Loser" 47 17b April 14, 1998
Arthur keeps losing at the new "No Guessing!" board game and other things as well, so he starts cheating to win. His friends are annoyed by his "sore winner" attitude and use Binky to make him lose, because Binky has no qualms about cheating.
CrossingGuardWarning "Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard" 48 18a April 15, 1998
Arthur and the Brain are afraid of the new crossing guard who charges them $10 per trip and will send his goons after them if they don't pay. They try to figure out ways to circumvent crossing the intersection before they realize his true intent.
D.W. Very Bad Mood "D.W.'s Very Bad Mood" 48 18b April 15, 1998
Arthur and Francine try to find out why D.W. has been in a bad mood for days.
D.W.'s Name Game "D.W.'s Name Game" 49 19a April 16, 1998
Arthur and D.W. use a thesaurus to aid in calling each other names until he calls her "Dora Winifred" and she is upset. She later has a strange dream with him, Walter (from "D.W.'s Deer Friend"), and the Thesaurus.
Finders Key-pers "Finders Key-pers" 49 19b April 16, 1998
Arthur, Binky, and the Brain find a key in the grass while looking for a baseball. They each think it's for something they would like and argue over who gets to keep it before they find out what its real use is.
How the Cookie Crumbles "How the Cookie Crumbles" 50 20a April 17, 1998
Muffy is having trouble coming up with a recipe so her friends make a joke one, which turns out to taste good and she takes all the credit.
Sue Ellen's Little Sister "Sue Ellen's Little Sister" 50 20b April 17, 1998
Sue Ellen feels lonely not having a sibling, so she opts for one of her friends, but they each have their flaws.

Season 3: 1998-1999

  • This is the final season to use the 1993 PBS Kids logo with the P Pals.
  • This is the final season where Michael Caloz voices D.W.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Buster's Back "Buster's Back" 51 1a November 16, 1998
Buster is coming home and Arthur is excited. He is also afraid that Buster will have changed too much, so he reads up on all the places Buster had visited. His fears worsen when Buster doesn't call back or come over.
The Ballad of Buster Baxter "The Ballad of Buster Baxter" 51 1b November 16, 1998
Art Garfunkel guest stars as a guitar playing moose who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter". Buster has returned to Elwood City. He's surprised by how much has changed and feels left out because of the things he didn't get to experience while he was away. Arthur decides to throw a party for him.
D.W., All Fired Up "D.W. All Fired Up" 52 2a November 17, 1998
D.W. is afraid of the upcoming fire drill at her preschool, so her family names her a fire warden and run fire drills in their house.
3x2b "I'd Rather Read It Myself" 52 2b November 17, 1998
D.W. wants to prove to the Tibble Twins that she can read so she picks up one of Arthur's books and makes up a story because the twins can't read either. They are impressed as she rehashes events from the last two seasons into a sci-fi/fantasy adventure story about her.
Arthur Goes Crosswire "Arthur Goes Crosswire" 53 3a November 18, 1998
When Arthur and Muffy are assigned to work on a project together, he begins to act more and more like her. His friends try to turn him back into Arthur before it's too late.
Sue Ellen and the Brainasaurus "Sue Ellen and the Brainasaurous" 53 3b November 18, 1998
Sue Ellen and the Brain are assigned to work on a project together (same assignment as "Arthur Goes Crosswire"). Francine and Buster say it will be easy as the Brain does almost all of the work by himself. Sue Ellen wants to help, but he doesn't let her. This turns into a struggle that nearly ruins their project.
Background Blues "Background Blues" 54 4a November 19, 1998
Mr. Ratburn's class is asked to research their ancestors. Muffy and Francine try to one-up each other with who theirs were, even after each find nothing interesting. Even though Muffy is eventually caught lying about hers, Francine continues with her lie.
Let's Talk to Some Kids 5 "And Now Let's Talk to Some Kids" 54 4b November 19, 1998
The Magic Toolbox is coming to Mr. Ratburn's class to put the kids on TV! The kids prepare for stardom, all practicing their various talents. The Brain is the only one not interested in appearing on the show, but when it turns out that the segment is not what the others expect it to be, they need his help.
The Chips are Down "The Chips are Down" 55 5a November 20, 1998
Arthur and Buster are sorting potato chips and find a big green one. D.W. eats it so they trick her into think it's poisonous. Binky eats one, too, and they both make the best out the last days of their lives.
Revenge of the Chip "Revenge of the Chip" 55 5b November 20, 1998
D.W. does not like to be reminded of the events in "The Chips are Down". Throughout the day, all of the kids and adults tease her about the green chip incident. She is furious that this went public, and blames Arthur but finds out it was her mom who told other people. She apologizes, but D.W. is upset again and runs off when her mom starts telling the story to someone else.
Binky Rules "Binky Rules" 56 6a November 23, 1998
When graffiti stating "Binky Rules" mysteriously appears on the walls of the school, everyone thinks that Binky wrote it. Buster and Fern, who are well known for being good detectives, attempt to prove that he didn't do it. After more investigating, they realize that it was done by an unknown band called Binky to promote themselves. Värttinä guest stars as Binky.
Meet Binky "Meet Binky" 56 6b November 23, 1998
Binky, the unknown band from "Binky Rules", has their first concert. Arthur gets to visit them backstage and struggles with whether or not he should bring his friends along and decides to do so at the last minute. They get to meet Binky backstage because Arthur's father is catering for them. When they meet them, they realize that they are actually holograms. Värttinä guest stars as Binky.
Arthur Rides the Bandwagon 12 "Arthur Rides the Bandwagon" 57 7a November 24, 1998
Arthur doesn't like the new Woogle fad, but when everyone else has one, he tries to get one. Frustrated after several failed attempts, he starts playing with a bottle cap and starts a new fad.
DDD 94 "Dad's Dessert Dilemma" 57 7b November 24, 1998
Arthur brings a cake his dad made to a party in his class celebrating Galileo's birthday. Everyone likes the cake so he asks his dad to make another one, but this makes him run behind on his other orders. He realizes this after the Brain's mom starts bringing ice cream to the school. A subplot has Mr. Ratburn attempting to get Mr. Read's cake by pretending to try to give anyone who is having one a schedule of Spring Reading, but his final attempt doesn't work when it turns out that Arthur and his dad aren't having cake; they're making ones for other people.
Popular Girls "Popular Girls" 58 8a November 25, 1998
Francine accidentally takes her sister Catherine's backpack to school and discovers a magazine called "Popular Girl". Reading it convinces Sue Ellen and Fern to change their personality to become more likable.
Buster's Growing Grudge "Buster's Growing Grudge" 58 8b November 25, 1998
Buster has never been mad at anyone for long, but he holds a grudge against Binky for telling the joke he was going to tell. This culminates to an onstage rant during a school talent show and Arthur has to set things right.
Arthur Digging "Arthur's Treasure Hunt" 59 9a November 26, 1998
After Buster finds an arrowhead in his backyard, Arthur wants to dig around his house to see what he can find. When he gets too involved, he starts digging where he's not allowed to do so.
The Crowning Of King Arthur "The Return of the King" 59 9b November 26, 1998
Mr. Ratburn's class is at a medieval fair competing for a trophy against a class from Glenbrook Academy led by Mr. Ratburn's former teacher, Mr. Pryce-Jones. During the competitions, Arthur is sidetracked by the sword in the stone and his classmates fear that Mr. Pryce-Jones may replace Mr. Ratburn if they lose.
Attack of the Turbo Tibbles "Attack of the Turbo Tibbles" 60 10a November 27, 1998
The Tibble twins watch an episode of Terrific Turbo-Trooper Toy T-Bot Team and start dressing and acting like the T-Bots, a duo of crime-fighting robots (who bear a striking resemblance to the Power Rangers). They play roughly while pretending to fight crime and end up hurting D.W..
Toothfairy "D.W. Tricks the Tooth Fairy" 60 10b November 28, 1998
D.W. wants a tooth pulled out so that she can get money from the tooth fairy. When her plan doesn't work, she tries to trick the tooth fairy with a fake one.
Double Tibble Trouble "Double Tibble Trouble" 61 11a December 28, 1998[1]
Tommy Tibble is sad and less active because Timmy is sick. Although D.W. would like to have them less hyperactive, she and Tommy try to help Timmy out by playing like a Tibble.
Arthur 2 Song "Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival" 61 11b December 28, 1998
Arthur and Buster have an imaginary music festival featuring the whole cast in songs based on their lives, themselves, and the library.
What Scared Sue Ellen main image "What Scared Sue Ellen?" 62 12a December 29, 1998
Sue Ellen is hard to scare and is frightened by a mysterious howl in the woods. She enlists the help of Arthur, Buster, and Binky to investigate the noise.
CIC 001 "Clarissa is Cracked" 62 12b December 29, 1998
D.W. borrows Grandma Thora's porcelain doll, Clarissa, and she cracks her the day she is supposed to return her. Arthur gets the help of Mr. Ratburn to try to fix her.
Arthur's Dummy Disaster "Arthur's Dummy Disaster" 63 13a December 30, 1998
George becomes more popular with his ventriloquist dummy, Wally, and starts a short-lived ventriloquism fad at school. He starts acting less rationally as Wally starts falling apart, because before Wally, nobody noticed him.
FATF Francine's New Kitten "Francine and the Feline" 63 13b December 30, 1998
Francine's family gets a new cat that Francine renames Nemo after her sister, Catherine, named him Rose Petal. Arthur is a dog person and doesn't like him, thinking he is trying to kill Pal. He dislikes him so much that it may end his friendship with Francine.
Mom and dad have a great big fight "Mom and Dad Have a Great Big Fight" 64 14a December 31, 1998
Arthur and D.W. overhear their parents arguing and fear that it will split their family.
D.W.'s Perfect Wish "D.W.'s Perfect Wish" 64 14b December 31, 1998
D.W. isn't as excited about her fifth birthday as her previous ones because according to Emily, after she turns five, she will no longer be a kid. Arthur goes over past events (from previous episodes) with her to cheer her up. This works and she goes on to her birthday party to make a wish.
Arthur and D.W. clean up "Arthur and D.W. Clean Up" 65 15a January 1, 1999
Arthur and D.W. need to clean their rooms and work together to get things done quicker. However, they each are picky about what stays and goes and how it all goes together.
The Long, Dull Winter "The Long, Dull Winter" 65 15b January 1, 1999
Arthur and his friends are feeling different, but can't put a finger on it. They eventually realize that they haven't had a holiday in a while, so they embark on making a new one.

Season 4: 1999

  • This is the first season to use the new 1999 PBS Kids logo. Some have the Dash logo, and some have the Dot logo.
  • This is the first season to have two special guest stars, Yo-Yo Ma and Joshua Redman.
  • Beginning with season 4, only 10 episodes were aired per season.
  • This is the first season where Oliver Grainger voices D.W.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
D.W.'s Library Card 001 "D.W.'s Library Card" 66 1a October 4, 1999
Arthur refuses to get a book for D.W.. Luckily, she figures out how to get a library card and check it out. But the Tibble Twins make her worried.
Arthur's Big Hit "Arthur's Big Hit" 66 1b October 4, 1999
Having had enough of D.W., Arthur angrily punches her for tossing his model airplane (that he worked on for a long time) out the window and breaking it, but nobody sees his side. Worse, when the Tough Customers hear about this, they dare Binky to hit him the next time he sees him.
Hide and Snake "Hide and Snake" 67 2a October 5, 1999
Arthur and his friends find a snake and decide to keep it in a box in his room without telling his parents. It escapes and he and his friends are worried when they can't remember if it was a venomous coral snake (Micrurus) or the similarly-colored, but harmless king snake (Lampropeltis Triangulum).
Muffy's New Best Friend "Muffy's New Best Friend" 67 2b October 5, 1999
Muffy and Francine are best friends, but Muffy does not like practicing soccer and Francine does not like shopping. Since Francine and Jenna like soccer, Muffy searches for a new best friend who likes what she does.
Buster's Breathless "Buster's Breathless" 68 3a October 7, 1999
When D.W. has a brush with poison ivy, Buster tells a story about his asthma. When he learns he has it, his friends start treating him differently, thinking that he needs special attention. He educates them about it.
The Fright Stuff "The Fright Stuff" 68 3b October 7, 1999
Muffy and Francine play several pranks on Arthur, Buster, Binky, and the Brain and invite them to a party at a haunted house. The boys decide to retaliate at it and Muffy and Francine are ready with another prank. They call off all pranks when they discover a real ghost.
The Contest "The Contest" 69 4a October 8, 1999
Buster is entering the TV Schedule Magazine's contest for writing an episode for The Andy and Company Show. His friends decide to enter too with their stories styled like South Park (Buster), Beavis and Butt-Head (Muffy), Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (Arthur), WWF (Francine and Binky), and Dexter's Laboratory (the Brain) amongst other things. Five years later, they are 13 and watch for the winning episode only to find out a girl named Holly Holland from Canadian, Oklahoma has won.*
Prove It "Prove It" 69 4b October 8, 1999
D.W. becomes interested in science after she watches an episode of Nova (ironic considering both it and Arthur are on PBS). When Arthur won't take her along to the Exploratorium, she makes her own museum with false explanations of real-life occurrences, such as why the sky is blue or what the formula for water stands for. She challenges Arthur and the Brain to "prove it" when they say she is wrong, only to have to take her to the Exploratorium.
The Blizzard "The Blizzard" 70 5a October 11, 1999
A blizzard hits Elwood City, leaving Mr. Ratburn, Mr. Haney, and Mr. Morris trapped in the school, the Brain at Prunella's house, and several families at the Reads' house. Francine has to write a report on pioneers and bases it on her experience with the people who came over to the Reads' house and pooled their resources.
The Rat Who Came to Dinner "The Rat Who Came to Dinner" 70 5b October 11, 1999
After his roof caves in from snow, Mr. Ratburn stays at Arthur's house. Arthur is afraid that it will be non-stop homework and teaching, only to find out Mr. Ratburn is more fun than he thought. However, at school, his friends start calling him a teacher's pet.
D.W. Tale Spins "D.W. Tale Spins" 71 6a October 12, 1999
Arthur and Buster are into the Vegemorphs series which they think is better than Scare-Your-Pants-Off. D.W. says she can tell a better story than the Vegemorphs to which Arthur disagrees. She retells The Odyssey to prove him wrong. Note: "Vegemorphs" is a parody of the Animorphs book series. Also, there is such thing as the Vegemorphs spoof series in the real world; it is published by Troll.
Prunella Gets it Twice "Prunella Gets it Twice" 71 6b October 12, 1999
Prunella gets two Polly Locket dolls and dismisses the second one, which was from Francine. Later, she thinks that Francine spoiled the party by not joining in on the festivities. That night, The Ghost of Presents Past takes her through time to clear things up in a way similar to A Christmas Carol.
Binky Barnes, Wingman "Binky Barnes, Wingman" 72 7a October 13, 1999
Binky is doing a project on butterflies and becomes obsessed with catching "Big Blue", a rare blue one. He eventually manages to catch it but lets every butterfly go when he is horrified by how they are kept in collections.
To Beat or Not to Beat "To Beat or Not to Beat" 72 7b October 13, 1999
When Francine enters the talent show, her friends try to tell her she is horrible when she sings and drums at the same time, even though she is a good drummer. After she hears a recording of herself, she realizes her friends had been right, but at the talent show, she surprises them without her drum set as she sings very well.
1001 Dads "1001 Dads" 73 8a October 14, 1999
Father's Day is approaching and Arthur and his friends come up with an idea to find a substitute for Buster's dad who is a pilot and often away.
Prunella's Prediction "Prunella's Prediction" 73 8b October 14, 1999
Prunella wants Flash Pants and thinks she is getting them for her birthday, only to be disappointed by a watch instead. Arthur is afraid of being teased when wearing his dad's old Mr. Puffy jacket because he has outgrown his old winter coat. Together, they realize that they don't have to hide because of what they wear.
What is that thing "What is that Thing?" 74 9a October 15, 1999
Arthur and his friends separately find the same metal bobbin but do not know what it is. It happens to fit exactly what they need at the moment it appears. They argue over it and find out that it is Mr. Ratburn's and learn what it is at his puppet show.
Buster's Best Behavior "Buster's Best Behavior" 74 9b October 15, 1999
Buster is funny but wants to be good at something else, and Arthur wants to be vice versa. They end up acting like each other. This annoys their friends and they realize that they are fine the way they are.
My Music Rules "My Music Rules" 75 10a October 18, 1999
The library is looking for a musician to perform for the children's show later in the week. D.W. suggests that they find the guy who wrote "Crazy Bus", her favorite song. Arthur and his friends are immediately annoyed, so they choose to find a musician. Francine's father suggests that they hire Joshua Redman, her uncle and a jazz musician. But then Grandma Thora takes D.W. to a concert, and she decided the one she wants is Yo-Yo Ma. Yo-Yo Ma and Joshua Redman guest star as themselves.
That's a Baby Show "That's a Baby Show!" 75 10b October 18, 1999
Arthur is put in an awkward situation, when, after arguing with D.W. because she watches Mary Moo Cow, a baby show, she tells him that the real baby show is The Love Ducks. Intrigued, he watches an episode and becomes hooked on it! He tries to hide it from his friends, which isn't easy, because it clashes with Dark Bunny, the show they are all hooked on and always talking about. When they find out initially, they tease him for it. In the end, however, they all admit they like The Love Ducks.

Season 5: 2000

  • This is the first season to have three guest stars, which are Alex Trebek, with Caroline Botelho and Kenny Yates.
  • This is the final season where Michael Yarmush voices Arthur.
  • This is the final season to use cel animation.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Arthur and the Big Riddle "Arthur and the Big Riddle" 76 1a September 25, 2000
Arthur goes on the game show, Riddle Quest, against a really smart contestant. In the final round, he must decide between winning and his friends. Alex Trebek guest stars as the host, Alex Lebeck.
Double Dare "Double Dare" 76 1b September 25, 2000
Arthur, Buster, Francine, and the Brain resent the large amount of homework they are assigned, which culminates in a large number of dares issued to skip school. However, the next morning, everyone agrees to call off the plot due to guilt (personified by a giant clam). Francine fails to receive the message and carries on with it.
Kids Are from Earth, Parents Are from Pluto "Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto" 77 2a October 2, 2000
Lakewood Elementary is having an open house and Arthur and his friends are embarrassed by how their parents will act judging from the previous year's open house. This prompts Sue Ellen to ask her parents to act more "normal".
Jim's drug store "Nerves of Steal" 77 2b October 2, 2000
Buster wants the new CyberToy, but they're too expensive, so while he's at the drugstore he slips one into Arthur's backpack without him noticing. He feels guilty later, so he and Arthur try to return it without getting into trouble.
It's a No-Brainer "It's a No-Brainer" 78 3a October 9, 2000
Buster beats the Brain at a class Mathathon, so the Brain gives up on his studies and Buster must represent the class. Buster realizes that he can't do so and comes up with several plans to turn the Brain back to the way he is.
The Shore Thing 8 "The Shore Thing" 78 3b October 9, 2000
Arthur, Buster, Binky, Sue Ellen, and the Brain are excited that Arthur's dad is going to take them some place better than Aqualand. Although disappointed that they're brought to the beach, he tells them about Ocean Zone and leaves them to find it. They have fun at the beach and realize that it is Ocean Zone.
The World Record "The World Record" 79 4a October 16, 2000
Arthur and his friends attempt to break a world record by making the world's largest pizza.
The Cave "The Cave" 79 4b October 16, 2000
Mr. Ratburn's class takes a field trip to some caves in Palisades Park. Arthur is afraid of going into the caves, but inside, he's not the one that's spooked the most. He uses what his dad told him and gets everyone out of there calmly.
The Lousy Week "The Lousy Week" 80 5a October 23, 2000
When Muffy gets lice, she is nervous about how her friends will feel. However, it ends up spreading to everyone at school, forcing them to be checked everyday and instead of doing homework, are forced to stay up late and have their parents take nits out of their hair.
You Are Arthur "You Are Arthur" 80 5b October 23, 2000
Arthur is training for and running a 3k race. Everything is seen from his point-of-view the whole episode.
The Election "The Election" 81 6a October 30, 2000
Mr. Ratburn's class holds a class election. Muffy takes the candidacy for class president seriously and a competitive campaign against Arthur ensues. However, they both lose to Binky and learn about elections and campaigning in the process.
FGTW "Francine Goes to War" 81 6b October 30, 2000
Being annoyed by her new neighbor, Francine tries to get her to move by setting traps to scare her. This doesn't work and she makes a new friend as she gets to know her.
Sleep No More "Sleep No More" 82 7a November 6, 2000
Buster believes its his destiny to go to Pizza Paula's Pizzaland and win the pizza-eating contest for free pizza for life. While he is there, he goes back to the hotel room to sleep early for the contest, except he can't fall asleep.
Pet Peeved "Pet Peeved" 82 7b November 6, 2000
Francine pays Binky to look after Nemo for the weekend, but he doesn't take a look at her written instructions. When Nemo acts strangely at the mention of her, Binky keeps him away from her, thinking she is a bad owner.
The Last Of Mary Moo Cow 1 "The Last of Mary Moo Cow" 83 8a November 13, 2000
When D.W. favorite show, Mary Moo Cow, is canceled, she starts a petition to try to get it back on the air and visits its set at the TV station.
Bitzi's Beau "Bitzi's Beau" 83 8b November 13, 2000
Buster's mom has a boyfriend and he is nervous to meet him. At first he thinks it's Mr. Ratburn but finds out it's not. When he eventually meets her boyfriend, Harry, he finds out he's not so bad.
Just Desserts "Just Desserts" 84 9a November 20, 2000
Arthur has a stomachache after eating too many sweets and has dreams involving fairy tales made famous by the Brothers Grimm.
The Big Dig "The Big Dig" 84 9b November 20, 2000
Arthur and D.W. don't want to spend time with Grandpa Dave because all he does is play checkers and sleep. He tells them about a buried family treasure, but they don't want to wait up for him so they take the map and look for it themselves.
Arthur's Family Feud "Arthur's Family Feud" 85 10a November 27, 2000
After Mr. Read's soufflé is destroyed, Arthur and D.W. both explain their sides of the story and ultimately attempt to bake one to compensate for the one they destroyed.
Muffy Gets Mature "Muffy Gets Mature" 85 10b November 27, 2000
Muffy hangs out with Francine's sister, Catherine, because Francine is not mature enough. Catherine's friends don't receive her well and ridicule her because she uses "Mature Miss" as her guide for acting mature.

Season 6: 2001

  • This season has a remixed version of the Arthur theme for the end credits.
  • This is the only season in which Justin Bradley voices Arthur.
  • This is the final season where Oliver Grainger voices D.W.
  • This is the first season to use digital ink and paint animation.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked "Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked" 86 1a September 24, 2001
Sue Ellen and her friends continuously lose against an anonymous player on an Internet game, "Virtual Goose". When she finds herself obsessed with winning against that player, she makes a promise not to play for a week.

Note: It was the first episode that they use digital ink and paint animation and the first episode that Arthur was voiced by Justin Bradley, Although Mark Rendall voiced Arthur in the redubbed version.

Best of the Nest "Best of the Nest" 86 1b September 24, 2001
Arthur and his friends stop playing "Virtual Goose", due to the fact that D.W. always wins, and move onto "Virtual Goose v5.0", a six-player multiplayer game where only one will win. The Brain loses and is challenged as to whether or not he could survive out in the wild, so he starts a camping trip. However, his friends, and even Mr. Ratburn, seem more interested in the internet.
Arthur Plays the Blues "Arthur Plays the Blues" 87 2a October 1, 2001
Arthur gets a new piano teacher, Dr. Frederique Fugue, who is not only one of the best teachers but also one of the strictest. When he fails to practice sufficiently, Dr. Fugue "fires" him. Wanting to be rehired, he begins practicing the piece he was supposed to.
Buster's Sweet Success "Buster's Sweet Success" 87 2b October 1, 2001
Buster is fundraising for the school band by selling chocolates, but he ends up eating some of them and giving others away. Since he does not have the money to pay for them he opts to make some, which he calls Buster Clusters, but they are only worth of being joke ones.
Prunella's Special Edition "Prunella's Special Edition" 88 3a October 8, 2001
Prunella is excited to get her new monogrammed limited edition Henry Skreever book in the mail, but finds that it is in Braille. When she goes to the library to get it with words, she meets a blind girl named Marina, who is looking for it in Braille, and they become friends.
The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies "The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies" 88 3b October 8, 2001
Kate and Pal can understand each other, but older people like the rest of the Reads can't. When David can not find the figurine that goes on top of the wedding cake he made (which D.W. has mistaken for one of her "delicate" toys), Kate and Pal work together to get it on top of the cake before it gets to the wedding.
Muffy's Soccer Shocker "Muffy's Soccer Shocker" 89 4a October 15, 2001
Muffy's dad is the new soccer coach and has the team do drills named after car parts. Muffy is not enjoying it since he is tougher on her and even makes her the goalie. The team doubts his coaching methodology until they finally tie a game.
Brother Can You Spare a Clarinet "Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet?" 89 4b October 15, 2001
The Young Person's Orchestra is going to hold tryouts at Lakewood Elementary. Everyone in the band thinks Binky is the best. However, since he can't perform well with his malfunctioning clarinet and can't afford a new one, he starts a scheme with the rest of the Tough Customers to get rid of music.
The Boy Who Cried Comet 13 "The Boy Who Cried Comet" 90 5a October 22, 2001
Buster thinks he saw a UFO, but no one believes him because he said that too many times. He borrows Muffy's telescope and finds a comet headed for Earth. No one believes him, but this time he has proof. They discover that the telescope is malfunctioning.
Arthur and Los Vecinos "Arthur and Los Vecinos" 90 5b October 22, 2001
A new family is moving in next door to the Reads after their neighbor, Mr. Sipple, moves away. They get to know the Molinas and discover how similar they are
Citizen Frensky "Citizen Frensky" 91 6a October 29, 2001
Francine is head of the new school newspaper after shadowing Buster's mom at work and taking a front page picture. She takes potentially embarrassing photos and publishes them out of context with embarrassing captions.
D.W.'s Backpack Mishap "D.W.'s Backpack Mishap" 91 6b October 29, 2001
D.W. grabs the wrong backpack when it starts to rain at the community pool. She goes in search of the mysterious "_OM__ ___BLE" who she believes is a backpack thief. She uses things she found in it (i.e. a pair of panpipes, an Eiffel Tower figure, a Great Wall snowglobe, etc.) and concludes that "_OM_____BLE" wears the pipes to hide his sharp pointy teeth, and lives in a snowy section of China. It turns out that the mysterious "_OM_____BLE" is none other than Tommy Tibble.
The Boy with His Head in the Clouds "The Boy with His Head in the Clouds" 92 7a November 5, 2001
George has trouble reading and does not want anyone to think he is dumb. He takes Binky to be his mentor to teach him to be tough so no one will tease him, but realizes he was not cut out for being tough. He finds out that he has dyslexia and works his way around it.
More 2 "More!" 92 7b November 5, 2001
D.W. is excited to be getting an allowance, but is discontent once she learns that Emily and the Tibble Twins have already been getting one and have more money. When she fails to get a bigger one, she pretends that she gets more than they do.
RhymeforyourLife "Rhyme for Your Life" 93 8a November 12, 2001
Binky is trying to write a rhyming poem for his mom, but he does not think he can. When he falls asleep he finds himself in a dream where it is a crime not to rhyme.
For Whom The Bell Tolls "For Whom the Bell Tolls" 93 8b November 12, 2001
Arthur is overjoyed that D.W. lost her voice, but is not so excited when he has to do what she wants him to. When he discovers that she is better but continues faking, he gets his friends to come up with a plan to expose her lie.
The Good Sport "The Good Sport" 94 9a November 19, 2001
Michelle Kwan is presenting the Athlete of the Year Award, but Francine is upset when it goes to Jenna. She rubs in the fact that she thinks she should deserve it by giving Jenna unwanted attention. Michelle Kwan guest stars as herself.
Crushed "Crushed" 94 9b November 19, 2001
Arthur has a crush on his new babysitter, Sally. He is devastated when he discovers that she has a boyfriend named Corey. He tries to avoid her by going to Buster's only to find that she is there to babysit him.
Arthur loses his marbles "Arthur Loses His Marbles" 95 10a November 26, 2001
Muffy's new marbles prompt Arthur and his friends to start playing marbles. Arthur signs up for a marbles tournament after he gets trained by Grandma Thora. When he discovers that he has to compete against her in the tournament, he plays poorly on purpose, but she loses first when she finds out what is happening.
Friday the 13th promo "Friday the 13th" 95 10b November 26, 2001
The Brain does not believe in superstitions and goes on to try to prove this by doing things superstitiously believed to bring bad luck, like breaking a mirror. Counter to his hypothesis, a streak of bad luck strikes.

Season 7: 2002

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Cast Away promo "Cast Away" 96 1a October 8, 2002
Arthur is thrilled when his dad invites him to go fly fishing. But there is a change of plan, and D.W. has to come along, and he is disappointed. Why does she always have to get her way and not his?
0701bmi "The Great Sock Mystery" 96 1b October 8, 2002
D.W. is grumpy because one of her socks is missing. Pal investigates and stumbles upon the sock market, which supposedly helps the economy. He and Kate team up to play the sock market to get D.W.'s sock back.
0702ami "Francine's Split Decision" 97 2a October 9, 2002
Francine's bowling tournament and her cousin Seth's bar mitzvah being held at the same time. Her friends try to help her so that she can attend both at once, but she is eventually caught by her parents.
Muffy Goes Metropolitan "Muffy Goes Metropolitan" 97 2b October 9, 2002
Muffy goes with Sue Ellen to Crown City, which Muffy thinks is a glamorous metropolis of high culture. However, her trip is nothing like she imagined it would be. It's a dump there!
Ants in Arthur's Pants "Ants in Arthur's Pants" 98 3a October 10, 2002
Arthur is doing a science project on ants to prove that he has PANTS by being patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. However, all but one make it into the ant farm. After he tries various ways to collect them, he accidentally ruins Francine's project.
Don't Ask Muffy "Don't Ask Muffy" 98 3b October 10, 2002
Muffy is starting an advice column and dreams of becoming famous like Hoprah Linseed but everyone is listening to another advice-giver. After she finds out that it is Molly, Muffy starts acting like her so that she can rival her in giving advice. Molly advises Muffy that she needs to be a better listener in order to be a better advice giver.
To Tibble the Truth "To Tibble the Truth" 99 4a October 11, 2002
When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? They try to be honest before they lose all their friends—and each other.
Waiting to Go "Waiting to Go" 99 4b October 11, 2002
Binky and the Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking the Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides co and go, leaving them behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot waiting for theirs?
Elwood City Turns 100! "Elwood City Turns 100!" 100 5 October 14, 2002
Lakewood Elementary has been chosen to put on a musical tribute for Elwood City's centennial. However, Francine hasn't arrived and a prop is accidentally destroyed. In the interstitial, Arthur and a few of his friends talk to Larry King about their centennial production. In Part II, the show goes on without Francine. When she arrives with the destroyed prop, Buster, in a makeshift alien costume, enters onstage unscripted and entertains much of the bored audience. The entire production is deemed ruined as he accidentally tears the backdrop, but it goes on better than expected as they realize that the audience enjoyed his stunt.
Car For Sale Sign "Pick a Car, Any Car" 101 6a November 25, 2002
The Reads have to replace their car because it would cost too much to fix. Arthur is attached to it and fights to keep it from being sold to the mechanic. He makes a call to Car Talk, hoping they know how to fix it. Tom and Ray Magliozzi (the Car Talk guys) guest star as Click and Clack Tappet from Car Talk.
Jenna's Bedtime Blues "Jenna's Bedtime Blues" 101 6b November 25, 2002
Jenna is reluctant to go to Muffy's annual slumber party because she still wets the bed. She goes and has a great time while trying to keep herself from needing to use her diaper when she sleeps.
D.W.'s Time Trouble "D.W.'s Time Trouble" 102 7a November 26, 2002
D.W. is sick of being the younger one. In a dream, she travels through time and changes it so that she is born first and Arthur second. After a time travel mishap, she realizes how much she appreciates having an older sibling.
Buster's Amish Mismatch "Buster's Amish Mismatch" 102 7b November 26, 2002
After a field trip to Amish country to see how they live, Buster wants to live like them. However, his Amish lifestyle clashes with that of the city and he has only himself to help him with that lifestyle.
The World of Tomorrow "The World of Tomorrow" 103 8a November 27, 2002
Binky had already failed Mr. Ratburn's class once and went on the sleepover at the Science Museum. This year, they're going again and he's just as bored as he was the first time. Interested in a new unopened exhibit, he sneaks in when everyone else is asleep.
Is their an doctor in the house "Is There a Doctor in the House?" 104 8b November 27, 2002
Arthur and D.W. face the ultimate challenge when their mom gets a bad cold and then (gulp!) gives it to their dad! What if Arthur has to take over his dad's catering business and how would D.W. be an accountant if she can't count past ten? And most importantly, how will they raise Kate all by themselves?
Prunella Sees the Light 18 "Prunella Sees the Light" 104 9a November 28, 2002
Prunella is inviting Marina over for a Henry Skreever themed sleepover. However, she worries that Marina may not see the decoration in her room or get injured because she is blind.
Return of the Snowball "Return of the Snowball" 105 9b November 28, 2002
D.W. finds that her snowball has returned (from "D.W.'s Snow Mystery"). She keeps it at bedside to prevent it from being stolen again, but it starts to melt. When Arthur doesn't answer accusations to his snowball theft, D.W. tricks the Brain to come over and investigate, only to discover that wasn't actually her snowball.
April 9th "April 9th" 105 10 November 29, 2002
It's April 9, but the day goes awry when a fire destroys Lakewood Elementary. Buster is devastated that he didn't go through it. The kids are sent to Mighty Mountain School. Binky pulls the fire alarm because of his fear of the flames at the burning school. When Arthur fakes an illness, his dad finds out that he is worried about him because he was trapped in the school during the fire. He helps him see that it's his job to worry about Arthur. Sue Ellen gets a new diary from Muffy. Soon, the kids return to Lakewood.

Season 8: 2003

  • This is the final season in which Mark Rendall voices Arthur.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
0801ami "Dear Adil" 106 1a September 15, 2003
Arthur decides to write to a Turkish boy named Adil who is looking for a pen pal after reading his dad's letters from Japan. He isn't sure what life is like in Turkey, so to give him an idea, he looks at Buster's comics set there. However, these give him a stereotypical picture of there, and Adil is confused when Arthur asks him about his camel, tent, or the taste of lamb's eyes. Arthur finds Adil's email address and they find out that they are alike in many ways.
0801bmi "Bitzi's Break-Up" 106 1b September 15, 2003
Bitzi has a confession to make to Buster: she's breaking up with her boyfriend, Harry. He is dismayed, so with the help of Muffy, he creates a plan to get them back together again.
0802ami "Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain" 107 2a September 16, 2003
Mr. Frensky takes several of the girls on a mountain trail hiking trip at Moose Mountain. Fern believes that it's where her hero, Zutzut, went to. She and Francine clash personalities on the way up and end up getting separated from the group. They have to learn to work together and end up as the only ones that make it to the top of the mountain.
0802bmi "Thanks a Lot, Binky" 107 2b September 16, 2003
After saving Rattles from getting hurt in a dangerous stunt and not getting thanked for it, Binky is shown in a dream, what the world would be like if he decided to never be nice again with Uncle Sam the wrestler. It ends with his parents leaving on a cruise without him, and without leaving him money, food, or water. Realizing that his mother does a lot of things without getting thanked, he decides to do her chores for her and alongside a thank you card.
0803ami "Arthur's Snow Biz" 108 3a September 17, 2003
Arthur begins a snow shoveling business to make some extra money. He allows Buster to join but he hardly does any work and expects to earn more money. They argue and Buster decides to start his own snow shoveling business and they have to compete to keep their customers.
0803bmi "Bugged" 108 3b September 17, 2003
The Brain has a dream in which he becomes a bug to see how his friends really see him (as someone who bugs them all the time). He decides to never speak or to help them again, but soon learns that that might not be the best solution to his problems.
0804ami "Fernkenstein's Monster" 109 4a September 18, 2003
Fern tries to write a story that matches up to Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein. She completes it and when she reads it to her friends they are horrified and frightened while refusing to talk to her, fearing another story as fear inspiring.
0804bmi "D.W., Dancing Queen" 109 4b September 18, 2003
D.W. and Binky are paired up together for a school project. He teaches her how to dance, but thinks she is not doing well. Molly and Rattles then wants to learn "Kung Fu Young" (ballet). This time, they both point out Binky's mistakes. After days of practicing with a reformed curriculum, he teaches D.W. how to spin, but he ends up with a twisted ankle. She has to do the recital herself, although she does not have enough courage.
0805ami "Vomitrocious" 110 5a September 19, 2003
Francine and her friends pick on George due to his constant nosebleeds. But when she suddenly vomits in the cafeteria during lunch, she learns a hard lesson about teasing others when she and George discuss their embarrassment.
0805bmi "Sue Ellen Chickens Out" 110 5b September 19, 2003
The Sugar Bowl is going out of business and a fast-food chain called Chickin Lickin' is trying to buy it. Sue Ellen immediately goes to the Sugar Bowl's defense, but her friends ignore this crisis. She, Binky, and Buster protest at the new location opening at the mall but with no avail.
0806mi "Postcards from Buster" 111 6 December 22, 2003
The gang gets lost on a whirlwind tour of New York City, while Buster uses his new video camera.
0807amib "Desk Wars" 112 7a December 23, 2003
On a super-hot day, Arthur and his friends get into a complete war over each other's desks involving the seats by the fan. Everyone except George fights over with consequences. After Mr. Haney gets slapped by a moldy sandwich, they clean up the room and goes to Muffy's pool party.
0807bmi "Desperately Seeking Stanley" 112 7b December 23, 2003
D.W. sells Arthur's teddy bear, Stanley, at the garage sale. He regrets this decision and goes on a search. Later, after the commotion, he gives him to Mrs. Tibble, who has a room full of stuffed animals.
0808ami "Muffy's Art Attack" 113 8a December 24, 2003
Muffy tries to build a beach house for her dolls. Owing inspiration from an exhibition of the work of Arthur Ganson, she and Bailey build kinetic sculptures. The exhibition is a success and Ganson shows up to install "Machine with Wishbone", whom was bought by Mr. Crosswire. He sees Muffy's beach landscape and tells her that it is art.
0808bmi "Tales from the Crib" 113 8b December 24, 2003
Vicita has to use a new bed, but she wants to keep her crib. D.W. tells her the story of when she grew out of hers.
0809ami "Flea to Be You and Me" 114 9a December 25, 2003
A flea named Pepe tells his around the world story of how he got separated from his brother, Sale.
0809bmib "Kiss and Tell" 114 9b December 25, 2003
Emily tells D.W. how she felt when a boy kissed her on vacation, and D.W. begins to wonder what it feels like. When James kisses her, though, she realizes that she may be too young to fully appreciate it, and Emily told her that it was a kiss on the hand.
Big Horn George 2 "Big Horns George" 115 10a December 26, 2003
George learns how to sing the blues with a little inspiration from Wally and the Brain's CDs.
Bleep "Bleep" 115 10b December 26, 2003
D.W. overhears a curse word said by a teenage boy, but she's afraid if she says it, something will break. The Tibble Twins tell her if she says it, anyone will become her zombie servant. She tests this on Vicita, only to get in trouble, but her mom does not punish her because she did not know what it meant. She then decides to talk to her friends about cursing.

Season 9: 2004-2005

  • This is the final season produced by Cinar. Starting with Season 10, Cookie Jar produced the show.
  • This is the first season in which Cameron Ansell voices Arthur.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Castles in the Sky "Castles in the Sky" 116 1a December 27, 2004
The tree house collapses under the weight of snow on the roof. After meeting Frank Gehry at the Sugar Bowl, Arthur and his friends come up with different ideas to build a new one. The only design they agree on is the original, which they rebuild. Frank Gehry guest stars as himself.
Tipping the scales "Tipping the Scales" 116 1b December 27, 2004
The school choir is excited about singing in Crown City, but they aren't excited about Ms. Krasny's replacement, Dr. Frederique Fugue. All goes well until the road is closed and the trip is canceled. They stop at a diner and sing anyway.
Francine's Big Top Troubles 3 "Francine's Big Top Trouble" 117 2a December 28, 2004
Francine and her friends go to circus camp, but she becomes frustrated when she isn't as good as her sister, Catherine, was.
George Blows His Top 1 "George Blows His Top" 117 2b December 28, 2004
George becomes increasingly annoyed when Buster begins to take advantage of his kindness.
Arthur Weighs In "Arthur Weighs In" 118 3a December 29, 2004
After being unable to fit into a suit for his play (and instead, is given a "husky" suit for the role), Arthur looks at a variety of diets. He finds that exercise is the best way of keeping fit, as opposed to diets.
The Law of the Jungle Gym "The Law of the Jungle Gym" 118 3b December 29, 2004
Muffy gets a new camera, and wants to use the playground as a photo studio. Unfortunately, that is the Tough Customers turf, and disagreements arise about who it really belongs to.
Buster's Green Thumb "Buster's Green Thumb" 119 4a December 30, 2004
Buster decides to try his own hand at gardening with a tomato plant after trying home-grown tomatoes and finding out that commercial ones do not taste as good.
My Fair Tommy "My Fair Tommy" 119 4b December 30, 2004
D.W. teaches Tommy Tibble manners in a bet with Emily.
Lights, Camera, Opera "Lights, Camera... Opera!" 120 5a December 31, 2004
Muffy is not excited about going to the opera.
All Worked Up "All Worked Up" 120 5b December 31, 2004
Arthur aces five quizzes in a row. But his luck runs out when his mom takes a new job. At first, he and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority #1.
MacDonalds Pool "Arthur Makes Waves" 121 6a April 4, 2005
The community pool is closed for repairs, but Arthur and D.W. can use the MacDonalds' pool. Arthur discovers that James' older sister is Molly. Eventually, they get along but avoid each other in public because their friends won't approve.
Killer "It Came From Beyond" 121 6b April 4, 2005
Grandma Thora finds a stray dog named Killer. She is a ferocious dog that barks at and bites other people and pets. Grandma Thora finds out that she has been in and out of the pound several times and changes her mind after leaving her there. She rethinks her behavior toward others.
9x07a "Three's a Crowd" 122 7a April 5, 2005
Prunella gets jealous when her friend, Marina, joins the yoga lessons which she has with her mother, and turns out to be better at it than her.
9x07b "A is for Angry" 122 7b April 5, 2005
Arthur cracks after unwanted support from his friends, who want him to defeat the Brain and participate in the inter-scholastic checkers tournament.
9x08a "The "A" Team" 123 8a April 6, 2005
The Brain and Francine feel that their soccer team is doing stuff that is much too easy for them, so they join the Elwood City All-Stars. They practice hard, until they have a soccer game against their old team, but they become extra players for it.
9x08b "Emily Swallows a Horse" 123 8b April 6, 2005
D.W. finds a ball, drops it, and finds Emily holding it. Emily tries to make up an excuse to keep it instead of D.W. She lies but it keeps getting bigger as she tells more lies, such as when she said Marie-Hélène had a terrible disease called halitosis. She has a dream and tells Marie-Helene and D.W.
9x09a "D.W. Beats All" 124 9a April 7, 2005
When the Tibble Twins get a set of drums and decide to perform the Summer Serenade Festival, D.W. wishes that she has an instrument of her own to play, and ultimately creates her own.
9x09b "Buster the Myth Maker" 124 9b April 7, 2005
After finding that Siberian tigers are living in Turkey Hill Park, Arthur and Buster decide to investigate. However, the myth turns out to be a hoax, set up by the Brain as an experiment.
9x10a "Binky Goes Nuts" 125 10a April 8, 2005
Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts. He finds this discovery rather daunting at first, but soon discovers that there are many ways to cope with his allergy.
9x10b "Breezy Listening Blues" 125 10b April 8, 2005
The Brain is convinced that his parents' Breezy Listening Blues CD is the reason why he didn't do as well as usual on a test. He also has to find some music that will suit everyone to play in their ice cream shop.

Season 10: 2006

  • This is the final season where Jason Szwimmer voices D.W.
  • This is the final season to have the original kids announce "And Now Back to Arthur" after the "A Word From Us Kids" segment.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Happy Anniversary "Happy Anniversary" 126 1 May 15, 2006
It is Arthur's parents' 10th anniversary and for their special dinner, they're going to a special restaurant but Arthur needs to go to Buster's house to sleepover, write a report about perspective, and watch the Bionic Bunny 10th Anniversary Special while D.W. needs to look for tin. All gets worse when Grandpa Dave needs to go to the Fireman's Ball and the car is stuck in the middle of the road. The entire Read family comes to understand that spending time together is indeed the most valuable celebration of all.
The Squirrels "The Squirrels" 127 2a May 16, 2006
Tonight on TV is a special film that freaks Arthur and Buster out was called The Squirrels. Everyone except Binky sees it and they (except him) start becoming afraid of squirrels, but they find that knowledge is the key to overcoming their fear.
Fern & Persimmony Glitchet 42 "Fern and Persimmony Glitchet" 127 2b May 16, 2006
Fern's favorite author is Persimmony Glitchet. One day, she wants to write her own story and gets advice from him. When her story under the name "Agatha Shelley" gets published and it is a disaster, she realizes that her old writing style suites her better, so she writes as she normally would and it is a hit.
Desert Island Dish "Desert Island Dish" 128 3a May 17, 2006
As a year-end assignment, Mr. Ratburn's class is to find the "ideal food", that is, if they were stranded on a desert island, they'd have to decide on a food to bring an unlimited supply of and why. The Brain researches many food items, but comes to the conclusion that a variety of foods is the best way to survive.
The Secret About Secrets "The Secret About Secrets" 128 3b May 17, 2006
D.W. is jealous because everyone seems to have been told a secret except her. When she learns one which could cause her friend, James, real embarrassment if she ever told it, she discovers that having one isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Feeling Flush "Feeling Flush" 129 4a May 18, 2006
With Catherine complaining that Francine is using excessive water during a drought, she and Arthur compete to see who can conserve the most water in a bet.
Family Fortune "Family Fortune" 129 4b May 18, 2006
Arthur, D.W, and Grandma Thora search for something to bring to a TV auction show.
D.W. Aims High "D.W. Aims High" 130 5a May 19, 2006
D.W. dreams of becoming an astronaut and being the first person to set foot on Mars. The only problem is the Tibble Twins keep talking about it being the home of martians and purple blood-thirsty aliens, she decides it is scary, until her dad shows her "The War of the Worlds" and Mars in the planetarium. She learns that it is anything but the Tibbles' descriptions, and decides that she wishes to do her career project about being the first to set foot on there.
Perske's Kitchen Shop in Flaw and Order (Buster and Arthur) "Flaw and Order" 130 5b May 19, 2006
Buster and Arthur are falsely accused of breaking a cake plate that Mr. Read ordered. He now needs proof that they didn't do it: Arthur and Buster must go around and collect clues to determine that they aren't at fault.
The Curse of the Gerbes "The Curse of the Grebes" 131 6a May 22, 2006
After the Elwood City Grebes lose their lead in the World Championships, Buster believes that he is "The Curse of the Kid", a curse that was put on them 86 years ago, but later believes otherwise after meeting three famous players at the market. Edgar Rentería, Mike Timlin, and Johnny Damon guest star.
Arthur Changes Gears "Arthur Changes Gears" 131 6b May 22, 2006
After saving up the funds to buy the GX Trailblazer 10,000 bike and having purchased one, Arthur is hesitant in riding it for fear that it will become damaged. However, after a dream, he decides that the best way is to enjoy riding it, hence the purpose of having purchased it.
Unfinished "Unfinished" 132 7a May 23, 2006
After finding an old novel titled "93 Million Miles in a Balloon", Arthur discovers that the end is missing and embarks on a hunt to find out what it is.
D.W. Bossy Boots 48 "D.W., Bossy Boots" 132 7b May 23, 2006
D.W. acts very bossy at Emily's birthday party and at home, until she has a dream that makes her realize her bossiness.
Binky vs. Binky "Binky vs. Binky" 133 8a May 24, 2006
Binky overcomes his fear of competition within athletics when he takes up biking, and finds out that winning isn't everything, but rather, the courage to continue in the light of failure.
Operation D.W. 2 "Operation: D.W.!" 133 8b May 24, 2006
D.W. needs ear tubes, and is initially fearful. Her family supports her and convinces her to go through with the operation.
Do You Speak George "Do You Speak George?" 134 9a May 25, 2006
The kids have split into groups who all have their own special, made-up language. Muffy and Francine refuse to let Arthur and Buster learn theirs, so they decide to make up their own. George wants to learn it, but struggles, and therefore tries to invent his own sign language. The ensuing confusion convinces everyone that their original one is the most practical.
World Girl "World Girls" 134 9b May 25, 2006
Muffy has become obsessed with World Girls. Each is dressed in the national costume of a particular country, and comes with accessories related to that country - there is also a book accompanying each one. Sue Ellen is interested in purchasing an accessory for hers, but when it goes out of production, she decides on another solution.
What's Cooking "What's Cooking?" 135 10a May 26, 2006
The big cooking competition is coming up and everyone is making a dish of their choice. Arthur decides to make a chocolate cake. Everything goes wrong when he accidently uses baking soda instead of baking powder, but he learns making mistakes in cooking may lead to the creation of a new recipe. Ming Tsai guest stars as himself.
4th Graders 2 "Buster's Special Delivery" 135 10b May 26, 2006
Mr. Haney has decided to choose the very first student mail carrier. Buster accepts the job with great enthusiasm. He starts not liking it, but eventually, some assistance teaches him to perform it better.

Season 11: 2007

  • This is the final season in which Cameron Ansell voices Arthur.
  • This is the first season where Robert Naylor voices D.W.
  • A Word From Us Kids was replaced by Postcards from You for this season and Season 12.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Swept Away "Swept Away" 136 1a June 25, 2007
Arthur, D.W., and Buster try to keep their sand castle from being swept away by the tide at the beach.
Germophobia 111 "Germophobia" 136 1b June 25, 2007
Buster is unhygienic. After his friends tell him how germs are bad, he develops germophobia and starts seeing germs everywhere.
Arthur6 "Arthur Sells Out" 137 2a June 26, 2007
Arthur tries to earn money for a new video game by selling some old toys, albeit unethically.
Mind your Manners "Mind Your Manners" 137 2b June 26, 2007
The Tibble Twins need to learn table manners, and they practice with the help of Molly, until they eat at a restaurant where they had been naughty before.
Jungle animals "Buenas Noches, Vicita" 138 3a June 27, 2007
Vicita can't fall asleep until she finds her book, so Arthur and D.W. help by remaking it.
Prunella Packs It In "Prunella Packs It In" 138 3b June 27, 2007
Prunella is worried about college and decides to take numerous extra classes to become more "well-rounded." The work load and additional stress soon take their toll on her.
Phony Fern "Phony Fern" 139 4a June 28, 2007
Fern gets a cell phone for emergencies, but Muffy shows her the features and she won't stop using it to talk to Muffy, including texting in Mr. Ratburn's class.
Kindergarten "Brain's Shocking Secret" 139 4b June 28, 2007
The Brain is afraid of his classmates learning that he got held back in kindergarten, and for what reason.
Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery "Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery" 140 5a June 29, 2007
When Nadine goes missing, Kate and Pal try to find out where she went, suspecting that the Tibbles had kidnapped her.
Sue3 "Strangers on a Train" 140 5b June 29, 2007
Sue Ellen finds a diary on a train and wonders who it belongs to.
The Making of Arthur "The Making of Arthur" 141 6a September 3, 2007
Arthur and his friends are making home videos to send to "Postcards From You", hosted by Matt Damon. Arthur doesn't have anything interesting to enter and accidentally deletes his entry. Buster gives Arthur credit on his video about Arthur's life. Although they don't win, Matt is interested in making a television series about Buster's video. Matt Damon guest stars as himself.
11x06b "Dancing Fools" 141 6b September 3, 2007
Francine and George are not excited about dancing classes as Muffy and Binky are, but they are chosen to represent the class in a dancing contest. They have fun but don't win. Meanwhile Muffy and Binky become jealous of them and plan to get them to drop out of the competition.
HOT2 "Hic or Treat" 142 7a September 4, 2007
Before Halloween, Arthur and his friends help D.W. get rid of the hiccups.
Mr. Alwaysright "Mr. Alwaysright" 142 7b September 4, 2007
Buster is annoyed by the Brain because he always seems to be right, even about Buster's present for his mom. Buster tries to find something the Brain is wrong about but fails. He confesses what he's been doing. The Brain finds out he was wrong about something and Buster finds a present he knows his mom will like.
Francine's Pilfered Paper "Francine's Pilfered Paper" 143 8a September 5, 2007
Mr. Ratburn assigns essays to his class and asks them to write a paper on a Thanksgiving topic. Francine plagiarizes an essay from the Internet and turns it in as her own work, only to discover she might be suspended from school.
Buster Gets Real "Buster Gets Real" 143 8b September 5, 2007
Buster is interested in a new reality series that Arthur can't stand. When Buster shows no interest in Bionic Bunny, Arthur is afraid that they will no longer be friends.
D.W. On Ice "D.W. on Ice" 144 9a September 6, 2007
D.W. boasts about her skills at ice skating for an upcoming ice skating party, but becomes worried that her friends will find out that she actually can't skate too well.
Spoiled rotten "Spoiled Rotten!" 144 9b September 6, 2007
Accused of being spoiled by her friends, Muffy sets about to prove them wrong by being the most charitable person around. But Francine is unimpressed by Muffy's token efforts - that is, until a used clothing store helps Muffy discover her true talents, and the true meaning of charity.
Mei-lin 2 "Big Brother Binky" 145 10 September 7, 2007
The Barneses adopts a baby girl named Mei Lin from China. They bring her home to Elwood City, and the episode deals with how Binky copes with his new sister.

Season 12: 2008-2009

  • A Word From Us Kids was replaced by Postcards from You for this season and Season 11.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Is That Kosher? "Is That Kosher?" 146 1a October 6, 2008
Francine makes a bet with her sister, Catherine, that she can fast through Yom Kippur with their parents, but Arthur's pizza party is on the same day.
Nevernevernever "Never, Never, Never" 146 1b October 6, 2008
D.W. has too many toys in her room and her mom wants to send some to charity. She decides that she will give all of them to the people who love her most, forgetting that her mom said that she only needed to get rid of the ones she doesn't use. The Tibble Twins falsely say they love her more than ever, while Emily declines.
Room to Ride "Room to Ride" 147 2a October 13, 2008
Binky watches a tape of Lance Armstrong, and decides to bike. Unfortunately, he hits a pothole and gets injured. He, Arthur, Buster, and the Brain start a campaign to put in more bike lanes for the city.
The Frensky Family Fiasco "The Frensky Family Fiasco" 147 2b October 13, 2008
The episode begins with everyone arguing about who it should be about until Binky rolls the tape. Francine realizes that her family isn't spending enough time together and makes every Tuesday family night.
D.W.'s Stray Netkitten "D.W's Stray Netkitten" 148 3a October 20, 2008
D.W. asks Arthur and Emily to babysit her Netkitten since a "clown" virus hacked their computer.
Bats in the Belfy "Bats in the Belfry" 148 3b October 20, 2008
Arthur, D.W., and Buster turn Grandma Thora's attic into a clubhouse until Arthur spots a bat.
Gdgdgsdgf "For the Birds" 149 4a October 27, 2008
The Brain eats breakfast when he hears talk on radio about sightings of a rare bird and he unsuccessfully attempts to spot it so he can win a prize after he signs up for a bird-watching club. He is angry when Buster talks about it at school and disguises as a monster so he can scare away the remaining club members.
Ungifted "Ungifted" 149 4b October 27, 2008
Buster builds an old model harvester (called the Grain Reaper) bought by his Uncle Stu after he stumbled upon it in his closet. He hands it over to Arthur, who trades it for Binky's Bionic Bunny poster, who then gives it to the Brain, who donates it to Lakewood Elementary, who then puts it in the school sale.
The Chronicles of Buster "The Chronicles of Buster" 150 5a November 3, 2008
Buster watches a commercial for the 376-disc special edition DVD of The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia. One month later, he does bad and Arthur does good when they train for a rock-climbing expedition.
On This Spot "On This Spot" 150 5b November 3, 2008
After a lecture, Arthur prints out some images of the famous Native American Sitting Bull and a tree on the site where he performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Arthur's friends are not interested, and Buster starts making a tour called the "Derek Montaigne Tour" after Arthur asks what historic events were done in Elwood City.
Cherry tree "The Cherry Tree" 151 6a April 20, 2009
Muffy's insistence on having a huge Dream Bouncy Castle at her party results in her favorite cherry tree being cut down to make room for it.
Matchmaker, Match Breaker "Matchmaker, Match Breaker" 151 6b April 20, 2009
Francine and Muffy play matchmaker for their older siblings, Chip and Catherine, thinking if they marry they will become sisters.
War of the Worms 35 "War of the Worms" 152 7a April 21, 2009
Fern tricks the Brain into believing that Elwood City is under attack from giant worms, leaving unmistakable evidence, while eventually leading him into a rampage against worms.
I Owe You One "I Owe You One" 152 7b April 21, 2009
Buster tries to repay all of the favors he owes Arthur by helping everyone whom Arthur owes favors to.
The Blackout "The Blackout" 153 8a April 22, 2009
Arthur and D.W. aren't sure they can survive without T.V. and A.C., when a blackout hits Elwood City on the hottest day of the year, until they learn about how the Molinas deal with the heat.
Mei Lin Takes A Stand "Mei Lin Takes a Stand" 153 8b April 22, 2009
Binky's adopted sister, Mei Lin, would rather crawl than walk until she hears a story from Pepe the flea (from "Flea To Be You and Me") and his brother, Sale.
Home Sweet Home 101 "Home Sweet Home" 154 9a April 23, 2009
Buster is fearful of attending summer camp, but discovers making new friends isn't as difficult as he thought.
Do You Believe in Magic "Do You Believe in Magic?" 154 9b April 23, 2009
Arthur is jealous of Buster when his magic talents outshine his own.
The Perfect Game "The Perfect Game" 155 10a April 24, 2009
Francine is excited about designing a model city for class until she starts the project and obsesses on the baseball stadium for her favorite team, the Elwood City Grebes. Eventually she forgets about the whole project devoting everything to the stadium.
D.W.'s Furry Freakout "D.W.'s Furry Freakout" 155 10b April 24, 2009
A cat finds its way to D.W., where she is accepted into her house. She causes much trouble with D.W. while they wait for her owner to claim her.

Season 13: 2009-2010

  • This is the first season in which Dallas Jokic voices Arthur.
  • A Word From Us Kids returned this season.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
The Great MacGrady "The Great MacGrady" 156 1a October 19, 2009
Mrs. MacGrady is diagnosed with cancer and the kids react differently. Arthur and D.W. rush to her support, Francine is scared, and Muffy is initially unaware of the symptoms, but jumps to action when she realizes how to help. Lance Armstrong guest stars as himself for the second time.
The Silent Treatment "The Silent Treatment" 157 2a October 13, 2009
George wonders whether anyone would notice if he just disappeared, and so vows not to speak until someone notices him. Of course, his friends do notice, and they decide to cheer him up with a surprise party.
Kung Fool "Kung Fool" 157 2b October 13, 2009
Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbour, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity. Suddenly she imagines herself as his student, and she will soon be a Kung Fu master herself! But will she be disappointed to learn that dish cleaning and laundry folding are not really part of some special martial arts training? Or can she learn a valuable lesson in acceptance and friendship?
Arthur Number Nightmare "Arthur's Number Nightmare" 158 3a October 14, 2009
Buster finds a piece of paper with names of his classmates and numbers beside them. He, Arthur, and Francine believe it's a class ranking system based on behavior, and Francine tries to find ways to have a higher rank.
13 Brain Gets Hooked "Brain Gets Hooked" 158 3b October 14, 2009
The Brain's addiction to a reality show called Junior Island falls him behind his schoolwork.
13x04a "MacFrensky" 159 4a October 15, 2009
Francine and the Brain are competing for Student of the Month. He is in the lead and Muffy wants her to win. Francine and Muffy frame him into doing a bad deed, so Francine becomes Student of the Month. They continue to frame other students in fear of being caught from their first plan.
The Good, the Bad, and the Binky "The Good, the Bad, and the Binky" 159 4b October 15, 2009
Binky introduces Emily into wrestling when he babysits her. Her personality changes from being nice and polite to being loud and rough. He changes her back to her normal self when she begins to hurt other children in result of her behavior.
NPA 115 "No Acting, Please 160 5a October 12, 2009
When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of It Began with a Whistle, she fears that she isn't talented enough to be a star actress. But director William Fillmore Toffman, voiced by Philip Seymour Hoffman, teaches her how to have fun, be herself, and truly shine.
Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending "Prunella and the Disappointing Ending" 160 5b October 12, 2009
The final volume of the Henry Skreever series, "The Knights of the Bouillabaisse", is released at last. Prunella and Marina compete to see who will be first to finish it, but they soon learn that speed reading does not always pay off.
Asp-1024x846 "When Carl Met George" 161 6a April 5, 2010
George meets a new friend named Carl, who has Asperger's syndrome—a form of autism. George is unsure about how to act around him, but the Brain helps put autism in perspective for him so he can understand some of Carl's mannerisms.
D.W. Swims With the Fishes "D.W. Swims with the Fishes" 161 6b April 5, 2010
D.W. and James enter the preschool swim meet and recruit their older siblings to coach them. It all goes well until Arthur and Molly begin to get more competitive than them.
Arth TibblesDW 2414 3 "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble" 162 7a April 6, 2010
The Tibble Twins sell their artwork to raise money for a toy by using pity.
SMAL Arsubia - The secret guardians "The Secret Guardians" 162 7b April 6, 2010
Arthur, Sue Ellen, and Binky find a woodland oasis near their homes and vow to keep it a secret. Soon they start to find evidence of human habitation and wonder if they've discovered an ancient civilization.
Fernlets by Fern 10 "Fernlets by Fern" 163 8a April 7, 2010
Fern and Muffy start a greeting card business. Muffy paints the covers and Fern writes the poems. All the work makes Fern lose interest in writing, so she tries to figure out how to get make it interesting again.
4th Grade Class 2 "Prunella and the Haunted Locker" 163 8b April 7, 2010
Prunella is assigned a new locker, which is rumored to be haunted. She learns how to be brave and face her fears.
Paradise lost "Paradise Lost" 164 9a April 8, 2010
Kate begins to learn to talk, but starts to not be able to understand Pal anymore. They go to the Dolly Llama for an answer.
The Pride of Lakewood "The Pride of Lakewood" 164 9b April 8, 2010
To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which seems to pressure and brainwash students to have pride for their school. Sue Ellen and the Brain don't join the group and are accused of not loving their school.
Looking For Bonnie "Looking for Bonnie" 165 10a April 9, 2010
Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and asks George's dad to fix his guitar.
The Secret Orgin of Supernova "The Secret Origin of Supernova" 165 10b April 9, 2010
Arthur is dismayed when he learns that the energy drink endorsed by Dark Bunny, his favorite superhero, is unhealthy. He goes in search for a new superhero who doesn't sell out from their principles, and ends up making his own named Supernova.

Season 14: 2010-2011

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Wheel-Deal4 "The Wheel Deal" 166 1a October 11, 2010
The Brain is put in a wheelchair after slipping on a banana peel and copes with the encouragement of Lydia, a disabled girl who uses a wheelchair. She helps Lakewood Elementary beat Mighty Mountain School in a basketball hoops contest.
The Buster Report "The Buster Report" 166 1b October 11, 2010
George plans on doing a report on Buster. While waiting for Buster to get back to his house, his mother gives George a CD with pictures of him on it. Buster thinks that George will write an embarrassing report on him, but it is the contrary.
The Agent of Change "The Agent of Change" 167 2a October 12, 2010
While at the movie theater, Francine and Muffy notice the lack of female roles in movies. With the help of Molly, they make their own movie starring a female character.
D.W. Unties the Knot "D.W. Unties the Knot" 167 2b October 12, 2010
After watching a reality show about crazy weddings, D.W. wants to have her own dream wedding with unicorns. She gets help from Emily, who helps her plan the wedding at the Crosswire Estate. She is confused when she finds out that she needs somebody to marry.
NBAN81 "Nicked by a Name 168 3a October 13, 2010
The Brain starts to give people nicknames, but becomes frustrated when he is always being asked to give one to someone. When Binky started making fun of Arthur, the Brain gave him the nickname "Stinky Binky," which caused a chain reaction of other mean names. He resolves this by giving everyone soccer nicknames.
The Play's the Thing "The Play's the Thing" 168 3b October 13, 2010
The kids abandon the playground to look at Muffy's mySmartPhoney. The Tough Customers get angry because there is nobody to pick on. Binky persuades Muffy to get everybody to use the playground again by turning it into a theme park.
Falafelosophy 1 "Falafelosophy" 169 4a October 25, 2010
Sue Ellen goes to Neil Gaiman's book signing, and he encourages her to write her own graphic novel. She decides to write about a war between circles and triangles.
The Great Lint Rush "The Great Lint Rush" 169 4b October 25, 2010
Pal and Amigo try to get Mr. Toad to like lint after Pal accidentally bets a lot of socks for his house.
Grim bunny "Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny" 170 5a October 29, 2010
Freddie K. gives ownership of Meteor Comix to his cousin, Gerald. He makes it horror-themed, so Fern, Arthur, and Buster combine their money so they can get "Grotesquely Grim Bunny". It scares Arthur and Buster, but Fern likes it.
Pet Projects "Pet Projects" 170 5b October 29, 2010
Arthur, Francine, Buster and Muffy are making videos about Pal and Nemo, but to the pets' dismay, they aren't liking the results.
Muffy "Follow the Bouncing Ball" 171 6a April 22, 2011
After Francine and Alberto get their soccer balls mixed up at the park, his "El Boomerang" ball travels around Elwood City, and eventually the world. Meanwhile, George is setting up a domino line, and is frustrated when Francine accidentally sets it off...twice.
Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea "Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea" 171 6b April 22, 2011
Buster finds a letter in a bottle from a stranded 1960s explorer and believes it is from sea people in the lost city of Atlantis.
Around the World in 11 minutes "Around the World in 11 Minutes" 172 7a April 25, 2011
Wondering how big the world really is, Pal, Amigo, Kate, and Mei Lin take an imagined trip around the world, and they make a bet with Nemo that they can do it all in eleven minutes.
Muffy and the Big Bad Blog "Muffy and the Big Bad Blog" 172 7b April 25, 2011
Muffy becomes addicted to blogging after chronicling her holiday to Costa Rica on her blog. However, after Francine suggests she should spend less time gossiping about everybody, they begin feuding online.
Arthur Unravels "Arthur Unravels" 173 8a April 26, 2011
Grandma Thora teaches Arthur how to knit, but he's embarrassed about anyone knowing about it and attempts to hide it from his friends.
All The Rage "All the Rage" 173 8b April 26, 2011
Muffy tries to come up with fashion trends after watching fashion icon Capri de Vapida on TV, but her ankle purses, edible scarves, and fluffy armings don't catch on. Instead, Sue Ellen's old hat grabs the attention of everybody.
D.W., Queen of Comeback "D.W., Queen of the Comeback" 174 9a April 27, 2011
While at a barber shop, D.W. gets her hair cut too short and the Tibble Twins begin teasing her about it, calling her "Dennis", so she asks for advice on comebacks from Grandma Thora and Mrs. MacGrady.
In My Africa "In My Africa" 174 9b April 27, 2011
Chiekh, the Brain's cousin from Senegal, moves to Elwood City. After being embarrassed that she doesn't know anything about Africa, D.W. is helped by the Brain to remember all the countries in there and something about them by making them into a song.
Buster Spaces Out 19 "Buster Spaces Out" 174 10a April 28, 2011
After seeing footage of the Moon Landing, Buster decides to build a model rocket ship, and recruits Arthur, George, Carl, Francine and Muffy to help him. However, chaos ensues until he receives advice from guest star Mike Fincke.
The Long Road Home 105 "The Long Road Home" 174 10b April 28, 2011
Deciding he performed disappointingly in a running race, George decides to walk from Crown City to Elwood City to raise money for autism research. Meanwhile, Arthur's pen pal, Adil, finds Alberto's "El Boomerang" soccer ball, which, after traveling around the world and into space, is returned to him on his birthday.

Australian air dates

Season 14 began screening on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's iView service and ABC2 on September 27, 2010. The episode order does not agree with the list above, but is in accordance with the episode titles listed on IMDb. The episodes that have not been scheduled to air in the U.S. from October 2010 to April 2011 will be aired as season 15.

Series


Season


Title Australian air date
166 14-1 "Follow the Bouncing Ball / Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea"[9] September 27, 2010 (2010-09-27)[10]
167 14-2 "Around the World in 11 Minutes / Muffy and the Big Bad Blog"[11] September 28, 2010 (2010-09-28)[12]
168 14-3 "I Wanna Hold Your Hand / Whistling in the Wind"[13] September 29, 2010 (2010-09-29)[14]
I Wanna Hold Your Hand: Binky becomes afraid George will tell their classmates and Binky's fellow Tough Customer gang members that he still holds his Mom's hand.Whistling in the Wind: Timmy Tibble becomes frustrated when he discovers that his brother can whistle, but he can't.
169 14-4 "Nicked by a Name / The Play's the Thing"[15] September 30, 2010 (2010-09-30)[16]
170 14-5 "Buster's Garden of Grief / Through the Looking Glasses"[17] October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01)[18]
Buster's Garden of Grief: Fritz, who runs the Elwood City community garden, breaks his ankle and asks Buster to look after the garden. When Buster goes on vacation, he asks Arthur, Francine and Muffy to water it, but they fail to. Buster then gives up, until he receives a helping hand.Through the Looking Glasses: Arthur can't find his glasses, so he gets a new pair. After thinking his classmates will laugh at him, he actually receives praise about them, but becomes overconfident with his new look.
171 14-6 "Arthur Unravels / All the Rage"[19] October 2, 2010 (2010-10-02)[20]
172 14-7 "S.W.E.A.T. / To Eat or Not to Eat"[21] October 3, 2010 (2010-10-03)[22]
S.W.E.A.T.: The third grade students at Lakewood Elementary are stressing about their upcoming S.W.E.A.T. aptitude tests, including Sue Ellen, who panics that she doesn't have any #2 (HB) pencils, and Brain, who worries he will do bad after he accidentally skips a question on the practice test. To Eat or Not to Eat: Buster investigates a new candy bar, Big Boss. He finds a chemical called 'tri-enzomated zorn jelly'. This happens when his classmates become hyperactive after eating it, while also imagining himself as a detective in a classic crime film setting.
173 14-8 "Muffy's Classy Classics Club / Best Enemies"[23] October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04)[24]
Muffy's Classy Classics Club: Muffy makes her own book club, but doesn't want to read books others suggest after her own suggestions prove unpopular.Best Enemies: D.W. and Jane's client's daughter W.D., despite being the same age, are opposites and don't get along until they pretend to fight to avoid spending a weekend together, however, they both find it was the most fun they had together.
174 14-9 "The Agent of Change / D.W. Unties the Knot"[25] October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05)[26]
175 14-10 "Trouble with Trophies / The Butler Did... What?"[27] October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06)[28]
Trouble with Trophies: Muffy wants Fern to admit she wants a trophy after George wins a class award for most improved student.The Butler Did... What?: When resident Crosswire butler Bailey disappears, Muffy realizes she doesn't know anything about him when she tries to find him.
176 14-11 "Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny / Pet Projects"[29] October 7, 2010 (2010-10-07)[30]
177 14-12 "The Wheel Deal / The Buster Report"[31] October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08)[32]
178 14-13 "In My Africa / D.W., Queen of the Comeback"[33] October 9, 2010 (2010-10-09)[34]
179 14-14 "Buster Spaces Out / The Long Road Home"[35] October 10, 2010 (2010-10-10)[36]
180 14-15 "Buster's Secret Admirer / The Last King of Lambland"[37] October 11, 2010 (2010-10-11)[38]
Buster's Secret Admirer: Buster receives chocolates in the mail from a "secret admirer" and tries to uncover who it was sent by, asking everyone from Arthur to Molly.The Last King of Lambland: James is sent a stuffed toy lamb based on a legend by relatives in Scotland, but his classmates don't like it when the Tibble twins treat him like a king because of it.
181 14-16 "Fifteen"[39] October 12, 2010 (2010-10-12)[40]
George wins a contest to appear on a radio quiz show, "15 Minutes of Fame" to earn money for his school. Arthur forgets his class report on Michelangelo to help the class get the 15 merit points to get his class a No Homework Day, and after overhearing, Pal and Kate try to help get it to him. But when Nemo takes the "report" and Nadine says that the "report is an ingredient to remove imaginary friends, things get complicated.
182 14-17 "Buster the Lounge Lizard / Cents-Less"[41] October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13)[42]
Buster the Lounge Lizard: After seeing an advertisement for a "Dark Buggy" on TV and bringing it to school, Buster accidentally gets the wayward electronic toy car lost in the teacher's lounge, so he tries to find a way to get it back with help from Binky.Cents-Less: Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to avoid spending money for a weekend. Muffy learns how to barter to get a World Girl doll.
183 14-18 "Grandpa Dave's Memory Album / Buster's Carpool Catastrophe"[43] October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14)[44]
Grandpa Dave's Memory Album: Arthur and D.W. learn Grandpa Dave has Alzheimer's after he forgets he was playing hide-and-seek with them, so Arthur receives help from Francine's grandma Bubby to aid his memory (Joan Rivers in her second voice appearance after "Is That Kosher?").Buster's Carpool Catastrophe: To attend a cooking class run by famous chef Francois Puffeau, Muffy has to carpool with Buster and Arthur after the Crosswire limousine breaks down. After initial squabbling, however, all three find they enjoy the carpooling.
184 14-19 "Falafelosophy / The Great Lint Rush"[45] October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15)[46]
185 14-20 "What's in a Name? / Prunella the Packrat"[47] October 16, 2010 (2010-10-16)[48]
What's in a Name?: Muffy threatens to reveal Binky's real name, Shelley, after she thinks his winning the class award for most improved student is undeserved.Prunella the Packrat: Prunella receives help from friends to clean out her closet after it comes to light she has stored everything, even insignificant items, since she was a baby, but she resists and still tries to save what she can.

Season 15: 2011-2012

  • This is the final season in which Robert Naylor voices D.W..
  • This is the final season to use the Season 2 Back to Arthur logo at the end of A Word From Us Kids.
  • This is the final season to use digital ink and paint animation.
  • This is also the final season to use standard screen.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Fifteen "Fifteen" 166 1a October 10, 2011
George is appearing on a game show. Arthur forgets his class report on Michelangelo to help his class get the 15 merit points to get them a No Homework Day. Kate and Pal try to get it to the school.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" 167 2a October 11, 2011
When picking out a tie for a clarinet recital, Binky holds his mom's hand. George sees it, and Binky tells him not to tell anybody. Meanwhile, the Tough Customers are trying to find out what Binky's secret is.
Whistling in the Wind "Whistling in the Wind" 167 2b October 11, 2011
Timmy Tibble becomes disappointed and frustrated when he discovers that Tommy can really whistle real loud, but he can't.
Buster's Secret Admirer "Buster's Secret Admirer" 168 3a October 12, 2011
Buster receives chocolates in the mail from a "secret admirer" and tries to uncover who it was sent by, asking everyone from Arthur to Molly.
The Last King of Lambland "The Last King of Lambland 168 3b October 12, 2011
James is sent a stuffed toy lamb based on a legend by relatives in Scotland, but his classmates don't like it when the Tibble Twins treat him like a king because of it.
Cents-Less "Cents-less" 169 4a October 13, 2011
Mr. Ratburn assigns his class to not spend any money for one week. Instead, they have to barter.
Buster the Lounge Lizard "Buster the Lounge Lizard" 169 4b October 13, 2011
After seeing an advertisement for a "Dark Buggy" on TV and bringing it to school, Buster accidentally loses it in the teacher's lounge, so he tries to find a way to get it back with help from Binky.
To Eat or Not to Eat "To Eat or Not to Eat 170 5a October 14, 2011
There is a new candy bar out and Buster wants to eat it. But it is causing all his friends to go crazy. He investigates it and discovers an ingredient that is addictive.
S.W.E.A.T "S.W.E.A.T." 170 5b October 14, 2011
The third graders at Lakewood Elementary are stressing about their upcoming S.W.E.A.T. aptitude tests, including Sue Ellen, who panics that she doesn't have any #2 HB pencils, and the Brain who worries that he will do bad when he accidentally skips a question on the practice test.
Prunella the Pack Rat "Prunella the Packrat" 171 6a April 16, 2012
Arthur and Prunella are assigned to work together for the upcoming Earth Day fair at school, but he learns that she has kept several beloved items (including an old sock and birthday cards) over the years and they have been piling up in her closet. While he and Rubella try to help her learn to let go, she resists and still tries to save what she can.
What's in a Name? "What's in a Name?" 171 6b April 16, 2012
After Binky gets Muffy in trouble for using her cell phone in class, she learns that his real name is Shelly, and threatens to use this information as revenge against him. He is upset at first (because his parents never told him that was his real name), until his mother tells him about how his great grandfather and namesake, Shelly Barnes, saved the circus.
MCCC39 "Muffy's Classy Classics Club" 172 7a May 23, 2012
Muffy starts a book club with Arthur, Francine, and Brain, but she refuses to read any other books they suggest after her own suggestions prove unpopular.
Best Enemies "Best Enemies" 172 7b May 23, 2012
Mrs. Read's new client has a daughter D.W.'s age named W.D.. However, they are complete opposites and don't get along. After learning that the Reads have been invited to spend the week at W.D.'s house, they come up with a plan to cut the visit short.
BGOG99 "Buster's Garden of Grief" 173 8a May 24, 2012
Fritz injures his ankle while staying at the Shady Pines Retirement Home and asks Buster to takes over. He finds out that it is a big responsibility, but he can handle it. All is going well until he finds out that he and his mother are going camping.
Through the looking glasses 58 "Through the Looking Glasses" 173 8b May 24, 2012
Arthur can't find his glasses, so he gets a new pair. After thinking his classmates will laugh at him, he actually receives praise about them, but becomes overconfident with his new look.
The Butler Did... What? "The Butler Did... What?" 174 9a May 25, 2012
After Bailey goes missing, Muffy realizes that she doesn't know anything about him when she searches for him.
Trouble with Trophies "The Trouble with Trophies" 174 9b May 25, 2012
After Fern tells Muffy and George she has no trophies, they come up with a plan to try to get her to win one.
Grandpa Dave's Memory Album "Grandpa Dave's Memory Album" 175 10a June 15, 2012
Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, Bubby, is on hand to help the kids understand that he loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory.
Buster's Carpool Catastrophe "Buster's Carpool Catastrophe" 175 10b June 15, 2012
Muffy, Arthur, and Buster are carpooling to their cooking class. Buster wants this to be the best carpool ever, but his rolling party on wheels turns into a disaster. Can the kids stop fighting long enough to see the sights right in front of them?

Season 16: 2012-2013

  • This is the first season where Jake Beale voices D.W.
  • Beginning this season, over 14 seasons later, there was a new Back to Arthur logo at the end of A Word From Us Kids.
  • This is the first season to use flash animation.
  • This is also the first season to have widescreen.
Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Based on a True Story "Based on a True Story" 175 1 October 15, 2012
There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. She charms Arthur and his friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction?
Flippity Francine "Flippity Francine" 176 2a October 16, 2012
When Muffy posts a goofy video of Francine on the Muffington Post, Francine worries she will become the laughing stock of the entire school. Can Francine regain her dignity? Or will she have to swap her cleats for clown shoes?
MTTW "Muffy Takes the Wheel" 176 2b October 16, 2012
It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy is revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can she hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?
AAD "All About D.W." 177 3a October 17, 2012
When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, she appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can she handle the spotlight?
Blockheads "Blockheads" 177 3b October 17, 2012
D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime. But apathy turns to obsession when they begin building their dream house. Forget snacks and naptime! They've got a palastle to build!
Get Smart "Get Smart" 178 4a October 18, 2012
Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it. After a crash course from the Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. Let the battle of rat vs. machine begin!
Baby Steps "Baby Steps" 178 4b October 18, 2012
Mei Lin can say "hello" and play the piano?!? Kate can't even wave! Worried about her sister's future, D.W. enlists the help of the Brain to determine if Kate is above average, below average, or (gulp!) just average-average. Meanwhile, Kate and Pal are puzzled by D.W.'s odd behavior and vow to find a "cure".
Arthur-193A-Night "Night of the Tibble" 179 5a October 19, 2012
The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will they lock him in the dark basement, strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling, and serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!?
Read and Flumberghast "Read and Flumberghast" 179 5b October 19, 2012
A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can she get him to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?
The Last Tough Customer Ice Cream Shop "The Last Tough Customer" 180 6a May 6, 2013
The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever change her ways?
BCM Screenshot "Brain's Chess Mess" 180 6b May 6, 2013
The Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be...Rattles?!?
BusterandArthur "Baseball Blues" 181 7a May 7, 2013
It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play! After all, no one knows more about baseball than him. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
Bbb "Brain's Biggest Blunder" 181 7b May 7, 2013
When the Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can the Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?
Busterbookbattle "Buster's Book Battle" 182 8a May 8, 2013
Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP: a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster is thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
Busterscale "On the Buster Scale" 182 8b May 8, 2013
Buster and the Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while the Brain doesn't seem to like anything. Only one of them can be right...or so they think.
Ladonna and Fern "Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story" 183 9a May 9, 2013
The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna is full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong?
Sue Ellen Vegges Out Screenshot "Sue Ellen Vegges Out" 183 9b May 9, 2013
When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak?
Sfiftl "So Funny I Forgot to Laugh" 184 10a May 10, 2013
Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully?
The Best Day Ever "The Best Day Ever" 184 10b May 10, 2013
It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one?

Season 17: 2013-2014

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Showoffscreenshot uk "Show Off" 185 1a November 11, 2013
It's the Elwood City dog show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz, the snooty, championship-winning poodle. At stake: the Reads' honor. Can Killer's coach, Pal, transform her from combative canine to sophisticated show dog?
Dog's Best Friend - Arthur dog treat "Dog's Best Friend" 186 1b November 11, 2013
Arthur agrees to watch Amigo while Alberto is away at camp. At first Pal is thrilled to have the company! (He even teaches Amigo his coveted table begging secrets!) But when Arthur appears to favor Amigo during a game of catch, Pal begins to worry that he's lost his place as top dog.
Adventuresofbudylonscreenshot uk "Adventures in Budylon" 187 2a November 12, 2013
D.W. and Bud embark on an epic wilderness adventure! Dense jungles, mystical ruins...the backyard has never been so exciting!
Lcpa Ladonna Compson: Party Animal 188 2b November 12, 2013
Apple picking, bake sales, craft classes...there's so much to do in Elwood City in the fall! And Ladonna is determined to do it all. But when you're juggling so much at once, you're bound to drop a ball...or five.
Molinasmulliganscreenshot uk "Molina's Mulligan" 189 3a November 13, 2013
Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing at the local country club. But will his dad's over-enthusiastic and embarrassing cheers cause him to give up the sport altogether?
Buster Bombs "Buster Bombs" 190 3b November 13, 2013
The unthinkable has happened! Buster has lost his flair for funny, and the harder he tries to make people laugh, the worse it gets. Fortunately, comic legend Vince Ruckles is on hand to teach Buster the true secret to comedy.
Opposites Distract "Opposites Distract" 191 4a November 14, 2013
Arthur and Buster are best friends. But when a leaky roof forces Arthur to study in Buster's room, they discover that they make better friends than roommates.
Justtheticketscreenshot uk "Just the Ticket" 192 4b November 14, 2013
Arthur's ecstatic when he wins free concert tickets on the radio. They're even in the front row! The problem is, he can only take one friend. Let the pestering begin!
Allthumbs "All Thumbs" 193 5a November 15, 2013
When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can he stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share?
Kidonia "Kidonia" 194 5b November 15, 2013
Tired of doing chores, Arthur and his friends decide to invent their own country: Kidonia. But when there are no rules, no laws, and no chores, someone's bound to ruffle a few feathers. Will this kid-ruled utopia flourish or descend into anarchy?
Speak Up, Francine! "Speak Up, Francine!" 195 6a April 21, 2014
The local creek is polluted! The culprit: pesticide run-off from neighborhood lawns. Francine is determined to get the word out at the annual Earth Day rally. But will a crippling fear of public speaking derail this aspiring environmental activist?
Waiting for Snow "Waiting for Snow" 196 6b April 21, 2014
Ladonna can't wait to experience her first blizzard. Skiing, sledding...SNOW DAYS!! If only the weather would cooperate. Can Arthur and Buster help make her snowy dreams a reality?
Pets and Pests "Pets and Pests" 197 7a April 22, 2014
There's a mouse loose in the Reads' house! And D.W. wants it gone...NOW! When traps fail, Arthur enlists the help of an expert mouse catcher…a fearless hunter who laughs in the face of danger: Nemo??
1707b
"Go Fly a Kite" 198 7b April 22, 2014
While playing in the park, Binky, Muffy, and Ladonna stumble upon an abandoned kite. After failing to find its owner, they decide to take joint custody of it. But sharing it is easier said than done...
Tdc "The Director's Cut" 199 8a May 12, 2014
After meeting his hero, Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie of his own. He enlists his friends as crew and Muffy as his producer. The problem is, everyone wants to be the director! Will George stand his ground or is his budding film career a flop?
Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 12.37.11 PM "Crime and Consequences" 200 8b May 12, 2014
When George accidentally breaks the class's prize woodworking project, Binky gets unfairly blamed. Will George come clean to Mr. Haney? Or will he let Binky take the fall?
CaughtInTheCrosswires "Caught in the Crosswires" 201 9a May 13, 2014
Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when she's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought?
Framed "Framed!" 202 9b May 13, 2014
Buster has just won the best young artist award at the Elwood City Arts Festival. Sensing his work might be worth something someday, Muffy hires him to paint her portrait. But can he satisfy his critical client?
Bang on a Can All-Stars
"Binky's Music Madness" 203 10a May 14, 2014
Everyone loves the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a funky experimental music group that's touring around Elwood City. Everyone that is, except Binky. A musical purist, he thinks their nontraditional sound is just a bunch of noise and sets out to prove it. Will he succeed or is he headed for treble?
Brain Freeze
"Brain Freeze" 204 10b May 14, 2014
A new ice cream shop has just opened up across the block. With whimsical flavor names, futuristic furniture, and a cute mascot named Puk-Puk, it is threatening to put the Powers' shop out of business. It's gonna be a rocky road...

Season 18: 2014-2015

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
The Tattletale Frog "The Tattletale Frog" 206 1a[2] October 1, 2014[2]
When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall.[2]
D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose "D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose" 206 1b[2] October 1, 2014[2]
D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard", Wonderworld's newest roller coaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker...or come up short?[2]
The Friend Who Wasn't There "The Friend Who Wasn't There" 207 2a[3] September 29, 2014[3]
Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful-the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls...oh my![4]
Surprise "Surprise!" 207 2b[3] September 29, 2014[3]
It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially uninvited to the party. With the help of her friends, she whips up the perfect present for her big sister...a sneaky surprise with a side of payback![4]
TCOTGWTLF 1 "The Case of the Girl with the Long Face" 208 3a[5] September 30, 2014[5]
Fern has been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten...[6]
The Substitute Arthur "The Substitute Arthur" 208 3b[5] September 30, 2014[5]
With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. The problem is, he only wants to play games his way. Will he learn to compromise or is he destined to play alone?[6]
1804ami "Best Wishes" 209 4a October 2, 2014[7]
After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can he deliver or is he out of luck?[7]
1804bmi "The Tardy Tumbler" 209 4b October 2, 2014[7]
Prunella is excited about making the gymnastics team...until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment...or hit the snooze button?[7]
Season 18 Promo
"Fountain Abbey" 210 5a January 26, 2015[8]
Muffy is devastated when she learns her great, great grandmother, Mary Alice Miller, wasn't royalty, but a common maid. The indignity! However, her old diary reveals a more interesting story.[9]
ACI7
"Arthur Calls It" 210 5b January 26, 2015[8]
Pressure from his classmates has Arthur doubting his decision to call Buster out during a baseball game. Will he succumb to peer pressure, or stick with what he believes is right?[9]
Whip-mix-blend "Whip. Mix. Blend." 211 6a September 7, 2015[10]
When Rattles' mother starts dating Archie Vanderloo, Rattles finds himself spending lots of time with Archie's twins. The problem is, he doesn't have anything in common with them! Can this blended family learn to get along?[10]
1806bstaycation "Staycation" 211 6b September 7, 2015[10]
Arthur offers to babysit so that his parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the backyard. What could go wrong? With D.W. on the loose...just about everything![10]
1807atwominutes "Two Minutes" 212 7a June 1, 2015[11]
Power shifts in the Tibbles' house when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Frustrated in his new role, Timmy enlists the help of an expert older brother tamer: D.W.![12]
Messy Dress Mess "Messy Dress Mess" 212 7b June 1, 2015[11]
Ladonna is thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress. But a run-in with a painted bench leaves Ladonna wondering how to break the news to her fashionista friend.[12]
1808asupersaver "Arthur Read: Super Saver" 213 8a September 10, 2015
Business is slow for David and Jane Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green?[13]
1808btibblestotherescue "Tibbles to the Rescue" 213 8b September 10, 2015
When D.W. saves the Tibble twins from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether she likes it or not.[13]
TPP7 "The Pageant Pickle" 214 9a September 11, 2015[14]
School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year...except maybe D.W.'s spring pageant![14]
SomeAssemblyRequired12 "Some Assembly Required" 214 9b September 11, 2015[14]
D.W. can't wait to test out her new playset! But while it's being built she'll have to settle for the box. With the help of Bud and Emily, she realizes her imagination is way better than any toy![14]
The shelter 1 "Shelter from the Storm" 215 10 September 8, 2015[15]
When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Alan seeks the help of a therapist, voiced by special guest Idina Menzel, to help him manage his anxiety.[15]

Season 19: 2015-2016

Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Brain's Brain "Brain's Brain" 216 1a[16] January 18, 2016[17]
Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: his brain.[18]
1901bbrainseesstars "Brain Sees Stars" 216 1b[16] January 18, 2016
Brain plans to see a meteor shower for the first time.[19]
1902asueellenaddsitup "Sue Ellen Adds It Up" 217 2a[20] January 19, 2016 [21]
Sue Ellen is dismissive about math until she runs into a problem her artistic vision can't solve.
Wish You Were Here Image "Wish You Were Here" 217 2b[20] January 19, 2016
Sue Ellen meets her pen pal but he is more interested in fashion than world culture.[22]
1903aarthurstoytrouble "Arthur's Toy Trouble" 218 3a[23] January 20, 2016[24]
Arthur accidentally gives away his chance at two million dollars.
1903bsparforthecourse "Spar for the Course" 218 3b[23] January 20, 2016
Muffy, Buster, and Binky must agree on an idea for a new 18th hole at the miniature golf course.
CarriedAwayABC "Carried Away" 219 4a[25] May 26, 2016
Kate and Mei Lin get a chance to tour the solar system with Pal's cousin, Dr. Yowl, but Pal suspects he is up to no good.
Dueling Detectives "Dueling Detectives!" 219 4b[25] May 26, 2016
Wally is missing and Elwood City's best detective is on the case. And that detective is… Binky?! Not if Fern (aka Detective Virgule Watteau) has anything to say about it!
BIBI11 "Buster Isn't Buying It" 220 5a[26] June 2, 2015[27][28]
Buster tries to convince his friends that a megatoad exists amongst them, but as a result he begins to challenge his own beliefs about everything.[27]
One-ornery-critter
"One Ornery Critter" 220 5b[26] June 2, 2015[29]
Buster's aunt's dog, Carrot Cake, dislikes Arthur.[29]
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"Maria Speaks" 221 6a[30] May 24, 2016
Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's class but her time to speak has finally come.
13051555 10156924843710203 3960694540581450714 n "Postcards from Binky" 221 6b[30] May 24, 2016
When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only things didn't quite happen the way he portrays them.
Carl'sConcerto "Carl's Concerto" 222 7a[31] April 4, 2016
Carl's accordion routines are hindering George's puppet show rehearsals. George must decide whether to keep Carl and risk the show, or replace him and risk his friendship. [1]
TooMuchofAgoodthing "Too Much of a Good Thing" 222 7b[31] April 4, 2016
Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious cookies. Will he manage to keep his self-control or crumble?[2]
FrancinesCleatsofStrength "Francine's Cleats of Strength" 223 8a[32] June 3, 2015[33]
Francine takes a job as Muffy's personal assistant when she needs money to buy new cleats.[33]
Muffy and Lydia "Little Miss Meanie" 223 8b[32] June 3, 2015[34]
Lydia and Muffy join forces to topple a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" beauty pageant.[34]
Mr.RatburnSecretIdentity "Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity" 224 9a[35] May 25, 2016
The kids suspects Mr. Ratburn is secretly a superhero when he receives mysterious calls and displays apparently superhuman strength.[3]
BestiesImage "Besties" 224 9b[35] May 25, 2016
Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, prompting Arthur to suspect she has taken his place as his best friend.
The Last Day Facebook 1 "The Last Day" 225 10[36] May 23, 2016
The last day of school approaches, and Arthur and Buster look forward to fourth grade, where they hope to find themselves in the class of the cool new teacher Mr. Cramp.

Season 20: 2016-2017

Picture Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Buster Time Portal "Buster's Second Chance"[37] 226 1a October 10, 2016[38]
Buster turns back the clock to see what life would be like if he were a genius.[39][2]
Busterwascompletelywrong "Arthur and the Whole Truth"[37] 226 1b October 10, 2016[38]
Arthur finds out Buster has been lying to protect his feelings.[39][2]
Hqdefault2RUF73RY "Fern's Flights of Fancy"[40] 227 2a October 11, 2016[41]
Fern considers giving up being a writer after a rejection.[7]
Podcasting "Cereal"[40] 227 2b October 11, 2016[41]
Buster relays the story of a missing cereal box on his podcast.[7]
Hqdefault5 "He Said, He Said"[42] 228 3a October 12, 2016[43]
When an episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, Carl is the only one who can recall what comes next.[11]
14484822 10157543041500203 506382976502949147 n "Bunny Trouble"[42] 228 3b October 12, 2016[43]
Larry, the class bunny, wanders off.[11]
Hqdefault13 "Bud's Knotty Problem"[44] 229 4a October 13, 2016[45]
Bud falls in love with his new pair of boots, but must learn to tie his shoes.[46]
Hqdefault8 "That's MY Grandma!"[44] 229 4b October 13, 2016[45]
D.W. is jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the town's most popular babysitter.[46]
Lendmeyourearscreenshot "Lend Me Your Ear" 230 5a[47] May 30, 2017[48]
Arthur, Buster, and Alan are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them...so what has made him change his tune?
Tbdi "The Butler Did It" 230 5b[47] May 30, 2017[48]
When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.
Hqdefault4 "Prunella's Tent of Portent" 231 6a[49] May 31, 2017[50]
At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers.
45g54 "Mutiny on the Pitch" 231 6b[49] May 31, 2017[50]
The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. To show the team how much they need her, she gives up her post to the most unlikely teammate...Buster!
Tyjjty "The Hallway Minotaur" 232 7a[51] June 1, 2017[51]
Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff, er, hallway monitor in town and his name is George Lundgren.
IMG 0516 "Ladonna's Like List" 232 7b[51] June 1, 2017[51]
Ladonna is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

Season 21: 2017-2018

Picture Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Hqdefault1 "Binky's 'A' Game"[52] 233 1a October 24, 2017[2]
When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that he actually studied?
Time capsule line up "Brain and the Time Capsule"[52] 233 1b October 24, 2017[2]
The Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for them or give them the boot?
Hqdefault3 "The Master Builders"[53] 234 2 October 24, 2017[54]
Buster struggles to build a birdhouse that will save the community garden from pests, while Muffy and Francine design a cat toy that they think will really change the pet toy game.
Hqdefault2 "Francine & the Soccer Spy"[11] 235 3a October 26, 2017[7]
When Ladonna befriends a new member of the Mighty Mountain Elementary Soccer Team, Francine becomes convinced she is leaking top secret team info.
Last Page "Sue Ellen & the Last Page"[11] 235 3b October 26, 2017[7]
The City Council has voted to close the library! Can Sue Ellen save it before it's too late?
Hqdefault14 "Muffy Misses Out"[46] 236 4a February 12, 2018[55]
Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a bake sale without her.[46]
Atas "Arthur Takes a Stand"[46] 236 4b February 12, 2018[55]
Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly and seeks guidance from Congressman John Lewis.[46]
Sst "Slink's Special Talent"[48] 237 5a February 13, 2018[56]
When Rattles takes over Slink's paper route, Slink is determined to prove himself and earn it back.
Hqdefault11 "Take a Hike, Molly"[48] 237 5b February 13, 2018[56]
When the Tough Customers go on a hike in the woods, Molly makes a few mistakes and has to apologize...but she refuses to!
Hqdefault8T9410BC "The Lost Dinosaur"[50] 238 6a February 14, 2018[57]
It's pretty hard to lose a dinosaur...but Rapty is missing! Can Bud be brave without his imaginary friend?
Hqdefault10 "The Princess Problem"[50] 238 6b February 14, 2018[57]
D.W. loves the Princess Platoon series until she realizes that it doesn't represent everyone. With the help of Arthur's friend, Lydia, she discovers the true qualities of a princess.
Hqdefault12 "Invasion of the Soccer Fans"[58] 239 7a February 15, 2018[59]
Kate appears to be hypnotized by the soccer game on the television! Can Pal, Amigo, and Killer snap her out of her TV trance?
Screen Shot 2018-01-11 at 8.34.22 AM 1 "Pal and the Big Itch"[58] 239 7b February 15, 2018[59]
When Pal has to wear a cone, he takes advantage of his friends' special treatment...and the decision comes back to bite him.

Specials

# Airdate Title Guest Star/Plot Explanation
1 November 23, 2000 Arthur's Perfect Christmas None Arthur is looking forward to Christmas and is hoping that it will be perfect. Muffy is having a Christmas party but Francine can't come because her family is celebrating Hannukah. D.W. wants Tina the Talking Tabby, but got Quackers instead. Buster wants to create a new holiday. Binky forgets to read directions when making desserts. George's family is Swedish and celebrates Saint Lucia Day.
2 September 1, 2002 Arthur - It's Only Rock 'n' Roll Backstreet Boys After Muffy and Francine watch a Backstreet Boys music video, Francine decides to host auditions for a rock band which doesn't work out very well and Muffy daydreams about meeting Nick Carter. Muffy eventually joins the band as manager. In the end, the band dissolves and Muffy still hasn't met the Boys.
3 May 29, 2017 Arthur: D.W. and the Beastly Birthday D.W.’s fifth birthday doesn’t go the way she’d always imagined it would, and she decides to escape to the magical island of Ukubonga. Meanwhile, Arthur has skipped her birthday party to go on a school trip to the planetarium – but instead of transporting him into outer space, it transports him four years in the future.
4 October 2017 Arthur and the Haunted Treehouse While trick-or-treating, Francine meets an elderly woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn's amazing haunted house (that's scarier than math class!). And as for Arthur, Buster and Ladonna? Their treehouse sleepover seems to be haunted.
5 April 25, 2000 Kideo's Arthur's New Friend Home video special episode. Personalized, depending on picture and name sent in by the buyer.
6 October 24, 2004 Arthur's Halloween Special

Special television events

# Airdate Title Guest Star/Plot Explanation
November 24, 2005 Arthur and Buster Thanksgiving Spectacular The Arthur and Buster Thanksgiving Spectacular was a special that aired on Thanksgiving Day in 2005 which featured episodes of Arthur and Postcards from Buster.
February 20, 2006
(President's Day)
Arthur Day A short marathon of Arthur episodes was aired on PBS with accompanying games and activities on the Arthur website. The theme was that there were lots of famous presidents but only one famous aardvark.

Movie

# Airdate Title Plot
August 18, 2006 (select PBS stations)
August 19, 2006 (Treehouse TV)
August 22, 2006 (DVD Release)
Arthur's Missing Pal Pal goes missing after Arthur leaves for his friends' water balloon fight because Arthur has forgotten to feed Pal. (Note: This Arthur episode is 1 hour, and is the first episode to be made using CGI as opposed to the traditional hand drawn episodes. It is computer animation with a few different looks and voices and is from the Lionsgate company).

Other specials featuring Arthur

External links

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