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Arthur

Arthur, D.W., and their family and friends demonstrate effective, age-appropriate problem-solving skills. Each episode consists of two independent stories focusing on themes and events central to children's lives.

8/18/18

  • Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel 8:00 AM - Kids

    Flippity Francine - 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? Muffy Takes the Wheel - It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy's revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can Muffy hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?

  • Get Smart/Baby Steps 8:30 AM - Kids

    Get Smart - 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 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 - 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 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."

8/19/18

  • Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder 8:00 AM - Kids

    Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play! After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel? Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?

  • Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party 8:30 AM - Kids

    Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party for Grandma Thora. But somehow, in the midst of all the party-planning mayhem, one teeny detail gets forgotten -- the guest of honor! In the second story, shy Fern hosts a slumber party. Her guests are sure it will be boring, but when disaster strikes, Fern's special talents save the day. Or, in this case, the night.

8/20/18

  • Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name? 6:30 AM - Idaho (1)

    Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces...you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's... Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. Until his mom tells him the story of his ancestor, Shelley Barnes, the greatest circus owner of his time...

  • Francine Redecorates/Arthur The Loser 8:00 AM - Kids

    Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. In part two, Arthur really wants to say "I win! " But whether it's basketball or a board game, Arthur just can't stop losing. Is it really so wrong to cheat a little?

  • So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever 8:30 AM - Kids

    So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - 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 - 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?

  • Francine Redecorates/Arthur The Loser 9:00 PM - Kids

    Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. In part two, Arthur really wants to say "I win! " But whether it's basketball or a board game, Arthur just can't stop losing. Is it really so wrong to cheat a little?

  • So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever 9:30 PM - Kids

    So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - 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 - 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?

8/21/18

  • Francine Redecorates/Arthur The Loser 5:00 AM - Kids

    Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. In part two, Arthur really wants to say "I win! " But whether it's basketball or a board game, Arthur just can't stop losing. Is it really so wrong to cheat a little?

  • So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever 5:30 AM - Kids

    So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - 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 - 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?

  • Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) 6:30 AM - Idaho (1)

    There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction?

  • How The Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister 8:00 AM - Kids

    Muffy's homemade cookies hit the big time, but the recipe isn't really hers. Should she do the right thing -- or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? In the second story, Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes she should be careful what she wishes for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to D.W.

  • Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter 8:30 AM - Kids

    Buster's coming home! Today!! The word spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ... different, somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? In the second story, Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter"--the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that, not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him! Will he ever fit in again?

  • How The Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister 9:00 PM - Kids

    Muffy's homemade cookies hit the big time, but the recipe isn't really hers. Should she do the right thing -- or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? In the second story, Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes she should be careful what she wishes for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to D.W.

  • Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter 9:30 PM - Kids

    Buster's coming home! Today!! The word spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ... different, somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? In the second story, Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter"--the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that, not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him! Will he ever fit in again?

8/22/18

  • How The Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister 5:00 AM - Kids

    Muffy's homemade cookies hit the big time, but the recipe isn't really hers. Should she do the right thing -- or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? In the second story, Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes she should be careful what she wishes for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to D.W.

  • Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter 5:30 AM - Kids

    Buster's coming home! Today!! The word spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ... different, somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? In the second story, Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter"--the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that, not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him! Will he ever fit in again?

  • All About D.W./Blockheads 6:30 AM - Idaho (1)

    All About D.W. - 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, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight? Blockheads - 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!

  • Show Off/Dog's Best Friend 8:00 AM - Kids

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  • Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal 8:30 AM - Kids

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  • Show Off/Dog's Best Friend 9:00 PM - Kids

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  • Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal 9:30 PM - Kids

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8/23/18

  • Show Off/Dog's Best Friend 5:00 AM - Kids

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  • Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal 5:30 AM - Kids

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  • Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast 6:30 AM - Idaho (1)

    Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim...err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!? Read and Flumberghast - A cupcake's been stolen! The primary suspect: Tommy Tibble. D.W. gathers a jury and demands that justice be served. Can D.W. get Tommy to confess? Or will she lose control of this kangaroo court?

  • Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs 8:00 AM - Kids

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  • Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket 8:30 AM - Kids

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  • Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs 9:00 PM - Kids

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  • Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket 9:30 PM - Kids

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8/24/18

  • Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs 5:00 AM - Kids

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  • Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket 5:30 AM - Kids

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  • The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies 6:30 AM - Idaho (1)

    The Butler Did...What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues...an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And-will he ever come back!? The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what.... whether Fern wants it or not.

  • Background Blues/and Now Let's Talk to Some Kids 8:00 AM - Kids

    Wouldn't it be way cool to find out that your ancestors were famous frontier explorers? Or royalty? But what if, as Francine and Muffy are about to find out, they were just ... plain folks? In the second story, The Magic Toolbox show is coming to Ratburn's class to put the kids on TV! The kids prepare for stardom, but a behind-the-scenes star saves the show.

  • All Thumbs/Kidonia 8:30 AM - Kids

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