New Season of Arthur
New Season of Arthur
Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:00am
Tune in all week long for the premiere of Arthur's 16th season! Arthur, television’s longest-running children’s animated series, returns for a 16th season with five all-new episodes featuring new adventures, new laughs, and a brand-new character on PBS KIDS! Arthur airs Monday through Friday at 7 a.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11 and 1011). The new season premieres October 15th.
Monday, October 15
Based on a True Story - 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?
Tuesday, October 16
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?
Wed, October 17
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!
Thursday, October 18
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.”
Friday, October 19
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?