Arthur and his friends explore the outdoors in a week of fun, outdoor-themed episodes called “Outdoor Week”. This is a part of the PBS Explore the Outdoors campaign which encourages families to celebrate nature and the outdoors this spring. “Outdoor Week” includes the premieres of two all-new Arthur episodes, “Pets and Pests/Go Fly a Kite” which airs on April 29 and “Speak Up Francine/Waiting for Snow” which airs on April 30. These episodes focus on teaching important values, such as speaking up for what you believe in, patience, sharing and teamwork. Other episodes include “War of the Worms/I Owe You One”, “Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks a Lot, Binky”, and “Buster's Garden of Grief/Through the Looking Glasses”. Read on for episode descriptions and air dates/times.
“War of the Worms/I Owe You One”
April 28 at 7:30am & 4:30pm
“War of the Worms”: Fern tells a story about an explorer in a forest and Brain is taking the fun out of it by correcting her facts.
“I Owe You One”: Buster always asks Arthur for favors and fears that one day he’ll have to repay the favors all at once.
“Pets and Pests/Go Fly a Kite” *NEW*
April 29 at 7:30am & 4:30pm
May 28 at 4:30pm
May 29 at 7:30am
“Pets and Pests”: There's a mouse loose in the Read home!
“Go Fly a Kite”: While playing in the park, Binky, Muffy, and Ladonna stumble upon an abandoned kite.
“Speak Up Francine/Waiting for Snow” *NEW*
April 30 at 7:30am & 4:30pm
May 1 at 7:30am
May 23 at 4:30pm
May 26 at 7:30am
“Speak Up Francine”: The local creek is polluted and Francine is determined to get the word out at the annual Earth Day rally.
“Waiting for Snow”: Ladonna can't wait to experience her first blizzard but there are no signs of snow.
“Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks a Lot, Binky”
May 1 at 7:30am & 4:30pm
“Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain”: Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain but she and Francine end up fighting all the way up the trail.
“Thanks a Lot, Binky”: Binky saves Rattles but when Rattles doesn't seem to appreciate it, Binky swears off good deeds.
“Buster's Garden of Grief/Through the Looking Glasses”
May 2 at 7:30am & 4:30pm
“Buster’s Garden of Grief”: Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person.
“Through the Looking Glasses”: Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head.