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The Best Episodes of Arthur

Updated April 22, 2021 3.0k votes 549 voters 26.7k views50 items

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There are so many funny and heartwarming episodes of Arthur, teaching kids life lessons about friendship and family, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Blizzard / The Rat Who Came to Dinner" the best, or is "Buster's Back / The Ballad of Buster Baxter" your favorite episode of Arthur? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Arthur are, let's rank every Arthur episode from best to worst.

Arthur is an animated educations series based on Marc Brown's Arthur Adventure books. It follows eight-year-old Arthur Read and his friends and family. Arthur premiered on PBS Kids on October 7, 1996. Arthur inspired the spin-off series Postcards from Buster.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Arthur, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be tough to put one Arthur episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    A).A blizzard strikes Elwood City and all the kids have to return home but before they do, they have to hand in their report which Francine did not finish so she had to write a longer report over the snowstorm days while the adults are scrambling all over the city, losing electricity and supplies. B).Mr. Ratburn's house ceiling collapsed because of the weight from the snow on his roof, so he stays over at Arthur's house, and the surprising thing is that he began to like Mr. Ratburn....
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      After a huge fire in the teacher's lounge during the middle of the day Elwood Elementary School gets closed down. Frustrated with the devastation Arthur and his friends all react diffrently during the aftermath of the situation....
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        A).Sue Ellen is the champion of the popular Internet game, Virtualgoose.com. She becomes so obsessed, however, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! Can Sue Ellen give up Virtualgoose before she finally quacks...er, cracks? B).Now that the gang has beaten Virtualgoose, they move onto Best of the Nest, where five geese fight to survive in the virtual woods. As the competition escalates, Brain becomes inspired to initiate a camping trip in the real woods. Will any of his friends be willing to forgo their computers for a real, live adventure?...
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          A).Arthur and his friends go to summer camp and Binky brings up the issue that it's boys vs. girls. The other team participating always won because of this problem, so now the kids of Elwood must work together to defeat them this year. B).Buster's grades aren't as good as his jokes, and now he is on the verge of repeating his third grade year. If he does not receive at least a B on his next test, he fails......  more
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