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Arthur 

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Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.
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Series cast summary:
J.T. Turner J.T. Turner ...  Descriptive Narrator / ... 213 episodes, 1996-2015
Melissa Altro Melissa Altro ...  Mary Alice Crosswire / ... 158 episodes, 1996-2019
Arthur Holden Arthur Holden ...  Emil Nigel Ratburn III / ... 152 episodes, 1996-2019
Daniel Brochu Daniel Brochu ...  Buster Baxter / ... 149 episodes, 1996-2019
Jodie Resther ...  Francine Alice Frensky / ... 148 episodes, 1996-2019
Bruce Dinsmore ...  Binky Barnes / ... 145 episodes, 1996-2019
Sonja Ball Sonja Ball ...  Jane Read / ... 104 episodes, 1996-2015
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Storyline

Bespectacled aardvark Arthur Read demonstrates to kids how to deal with such childhood traumas and challenges as homework, teachers and bullies. He also has to contend with his sisters, but loves playing with his friends: tomboy Francine, foodie and best pal Buster, super smart Brain, rich girl Muffy and geography expert Sue Ellen. Written by Jwelch5742

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Official Sites:

PBS

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1996 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Artur See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The pet Sock Exchange is a parody of the stock exchange. See more »

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In the opening sequence, D.W. is shown turning the pages of the book with her left hand, yet when it cuts to a close-up, her right hand is on the book. See more »

Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Arthur Theme Song
Composed by Judith Henderson and Jerry Devilliers
Performed by Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
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Sooooooooooooooooooo Under-rated
13 July 2003 | by music310See all my reviews

This show is so great. it deserves a lot more credit. its a show for all ages. its not just for the little ones, which most people assume. Also, its WAY different than the books. The books are for kids, and the show is for everyone. Which is why i love this show so much! Actually it reminds me of the show doug, a cartoon that aired on nickelodeon a few years ago. I recently found out that doug arthur have the same writer! But arthur is a lot better. I heard that there is gonna be an arthur movie? did any one else hear this?


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